The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Distributed Denial-of-Service in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Distributed Denial-of-Service over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 771 759 836
Rank change year-on-year -12 +77  
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 103 176 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.43% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 84 159 118
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £81,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09%  

Distributed Denial-of-Service is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 37496 40573 44751
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.16% 41.23% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 29273 33282 35719
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Distributed Denial-of-Service as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Distributed Denial-of-Service in the UK

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service.

Salary trend for Distributed Denial-of-Service in the UK

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Distributed Denial-of-Service in the UK

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 97 £55,000 +4.76% 14
London -31 39 £65,000 +18.18% 6
South East +38 24 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Cornwall +7 13 £55,000 +4.76%
South West +4 13 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Surrey +34 10 £37,500 -31.81%
East Sussex - 9 £45,000 -
Manchester -25 8 £40,000 +25.00% 2
North West -29 8 £40,000 +25.00% 2
Rochdale +1 6 £40,000 +25.00% 1
East of England -10 6 £46,000 -15.20%
West Yorkshire +14 5 £47,500 +126.19% 1
Yorkshire +2 5 £47,500 +118.39% 1
Redhill -4 5 - -
Leeds +8 4 £47,500 +126.19% 1
City of London -1 4 £67,500 +32.35%
Norwich - 4 - -
Norfolk - 4 - -
Hampshire +16 3 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Scotland +13 3 - - 1
Wales +8 3 £34,000 -35.23%
Glasgow +2 3 - - 1
South Wales - 3 £34,000 -
Guildford - 3 £37,500 -
Brighton - 3 £35,000 -
Hastings - 3 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire +13 2 £46,000 -15.20%
West Midlands +11 2 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Kent -1 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Maidstone -6 2 £40,000 -5.88%

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Distributed Denial-of-Service.

1 147 (62.29%) Firewall
2 113 (47.88%) Cisco
3 84 (35.59%) Linux
4 80 (33.90%) WAN
5 78 (33.05%) LAN
6 75 (31.78%) Windows
6 75 (31.78%) Network Security
7 72 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
7 72 (30.51%) VPN
8 70 (29.66%) DDoS Mitigation
9 59 (25.00%) CCNP
10 54 (22.88%) BGP
11 53 (22.46%) Cybersecurity
12 51 (21.61%) Juniper
13 50 (21.19%) MPLS
14 49 (20.76%) VMware
15 47 (19.92%) ITIL
16 46 (19.49%) DNS
17 45 (19.07%) CheckPoint
18 43 (18.22%) Wireless
18 43 (18.22%) SIEM
19 42 (17.80%) Telecoms
19 42 (17.80%) Internet
20 41 (17.37%) CISSP
20 41 (17.37%) Information Security
21 40 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
22 39 (16.53%) OSPF
23 37 (15.68%) Cisco ASA
24 35 (14.83%) Change Management
25 34 (14.41%) Finance

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.97%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.42%) IIS
2 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.24%) Office 365
4 6 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.12%) iPaaS
6 3 (1.27%) IaaS
6 3 (1.27%) PaaS
7 2 (0.85%) SaaS
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.42%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.42%) G Suite
8 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 147 (62.29%) Firewall
2 80 (33.90%) WAN
3 78 (33.05%) LAN
4 75 (31.78%) Network Security
5 72 (30.51%) VPN
6 54 (22.88%) BGP
7 50 (21.19%) MPLS
8 46 (19.49%) DNS
9 43 (18.22%) Wireless
10 42 (17.80%) Internet
11 39 (16.53%) OSPF
12 37 (15.68%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (13.98%) Intrusion Detection
14 30 (12.71%) IPv6
15 29 (12.29%) TCP/IP
16 27 (11.44%) VLAN
17 24 (10.17%) VoIP
18 23 (9.75%) DHCP
19 22 (9.32%) Ethernet
20 19 (8.05%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.39%) MySQL
3 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.85%) Redis
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.42%) Big Data
4 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.42%) Maltego
4 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 42 (17.80%) Telecoms
2 34 (14.41%) Finance
3 19 (8.05%) Banking
4 6 (2.54%) Retail
5 5 (2.12%) Online Betting
6 4 (1.69%) Marketing
7 3 (1.27%) Law
8 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (30.93%) Network Engineer
2 63 (26.69%) Security Engineer
3 37 (15.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (12.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 28 (11.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 24 (10.17%) Analyst
7 21 (8.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 20 (8.47%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 20 (8.47%) Senior Network Engineer
9 19 (8.05%) Security Analyst
10 18 (7.63%) Network Security Engineer
11 17 (7.20%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
12 15 (6.36%) Architect
12 15 (6.36%) Support Engineer
13 14 (5.93%) Network Design Engineer
14 13 (5.51%) Core Network Engineer
14 13 (5.51%) IP Engineer
14 13 (5.51%) IP Network Engineer
14 13 (5.51%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 13 (5.51%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.97%) LAMP
2 2 (0.85%) Node.js
3 1 (0.42%) .NET
3 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.42%) Middleware
3 1 (0.42%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.42%) REST
3 1 (0.42%) SAML
3 1 (0.42%) SOAP
3 1 (0.42%) Web Services
3 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.02%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.93%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.51%) Cyber Attack
4 11 (4.66%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.97%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (2.54%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (2.54%) Fintech
7 6 (2.54%) User Experience
8 3 (1.27%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.27%) PKI
9 2 (0.85%) Blog
9 2 (0.85%) BYOD
9 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.85%) IVR
9 2 (0.85%) Social Media
10 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.42%) iPad
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 84 (35.59%) Linux
2 75 (31.78%) Windows
3 33 (13.98%) Windows Server
4 31 (13.14%) Unix
5 10 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.81%) Windows 7
6 9 (3.81%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.39%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.12%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.12%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.27%) Android
10 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.42%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.42%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (29.66%) DDoS Mitigation
2 53 (22.46%) Cybersecurity
3 47 (19.92%) ITIL
4 43 (18.22%) SIEM
5 41 (17.37%) Information Security
6 35 (14.83%) Change Management
7 32 (13.56%) Kalman Filter
8 29 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (11.02%) Penetration Testing
10 22 (9.32%) DevOps
10 22 (9.32%) Network Design
11 21 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (8.90%) Load Balancing
12 20 (8.47%) Configuration Management
13 18 (7.63%) Security Operations
14 17 (7.20%) Threat Management
15 16 (6.78%) High Availability
15 16 (6.78%) Incident Management
15 16 (6.78%) Migration
15 16 (6.78%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.05%) Python
2 18 (7.63%) Java
3 16 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.39%) Perl
4 8 (3.39%) PHP
4 8 (3.39%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.97%) VBScript
6 6 (2.54%) SQL
7 5 (2.12%) C
8 3 (1.27%) Ruby
9 2 (0.85%) C++
9 2 (0.85%) Go
10 1 (0.42%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.42%) C#
Qualifications
1 72 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (25.00%) CCNP
3 41 (17.37%) CISSP
4 33 (13.98%) CISM
5 28 (11.86%) CCNA
6 21 (8.90%) Degree
7 16 (6.78%) JNCIP
8 15 (6.36%) RHCA
8 15 (6.36%) RHCE
8 15 (6.36%) RHCSA
9 14 (5.93%) CEH
10 13 (5.51%) CCIE
10 13 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (4.24%) CCSE
12 10 (4.24%) CISA
12 10 (4.24%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (2.54%) JNCIA
14 6 (2.54%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.71%) PCI DSS
2 25 (10.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (8.05%) SLA
4 5 (2.12%) GDPR
5 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 40 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (12.29%) Active Directory
3 15 (6.36%) Snort
4 10 (4.24%) Terminal Services
4 10 (4.24%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (3.81%) vSphere
6 7 (2.97%) vCloud
7 5 (2.12%) DFS Replication
7 5 (2.12%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.12%) MetaFrame
7 5 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (2.12%) XenApp
7 5 (2.12%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.12%) XenServer
8 1 (0.42%) Docker
8 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (9.75%) Nessus
2 19 (8.05%) Puppet
3 16 (6.78%) SCCM
4 15 (6.36%) Tivoli
5 14 (5.93%) Nagios
5 14 (5.93%) Packer
5 14 (5.93%) Terraform
6 12 (5.08%) FortiGate
6 12 (5.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 11 (4.66%) Cacti
7 11 (4.66%) OpenNMS
7 11 (4.66%) RANCID
8 8 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (2.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (2.12%) EdgeSight
11 3 (1.27%) CSIRT
12 2 (0.85%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.42%) QRadar
Vendors
1 113 (47.88%) Cisco
2 51 (21.61%) Juniper
3 49 (20.76%) VMware
4 45 (19.07%) CheckPoint
5 32 (13.56%) Palo Alto
6 30 (12.71%) F5
6 30 (12.71%) Microsoft
7 25 (10.59%) Huawei
8 23 (9.75%) Splunk
9 21 (8.90%) LogRhythm
10 18 (7.63%) Citrix
10 18 (7.63%) Fortinet
11 16 (6.78%) IBM
12 15 (6.36%) Acunetix
12 15 (6.36%) AlienVault
12 15 (6.36%) Rapid7
13 12 (5.08%) Ericsson
14 11 (4.66%) ArcSight
14 11 (4.66%) Forcepoint
15 10 (4.24%) LogLogic
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 20 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent OTE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus 7.5% Pension - Usual Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits up to 30% bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South East London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Flexible benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Posted: 15 days ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago