Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Host Intrusion Detection System skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Host Intrusion Detection System over the 6 months to 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Host-Based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1146 1094 1220
Rank change year-on-year -52 +126 +32
Permanent jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System 40 90 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.052% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.59% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 33 45 47
UK median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% -8.33% +2.56%
10th Percentile £45,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £77,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% +11.76%

Host Intrusion Detection System is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17,564 15,225 17,461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.09% 8.79% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13,832 12,312 14,135
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,025
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Host Intrusion Detection System
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Host Intrusion Detection System as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Host Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Host Intrusion Detection System
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System.

Salary trend for Host Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Host Intrusion Detection System
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Host Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Host Intrusion Detection System
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System within the UK over the 6 months to 25 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 39 £67,500 +22.73% 5
UK excluding London -46 22 £57,500 +15.00% 2
London -33 18 £67,500 +22.73% 3
South East -14 13 £67,500 -3.57% 1
East of England 0 4 - - 1
South West -16 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Scotland -32 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Host Intrusion Detection System.

1 27 (67.50%) Firewall
2 24 (60.00%) Information Security
3 18 (45.00%) CISSP
3 18 (45.00%) Linux
3 18 (45.00%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (37.50%) Degree
5 15 (37.50%) Windows
6 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (32.50%) Finance
8 12 (30.00%) Network Security
8 12 (30.00%) SIEM
9 11 (27.50%) DevOps
9 11 (27.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
9 11 (27.50%) Unix
10 9 (22.50%) Python
10 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
10 9 (22.50%) Information Management
11 8 (20.00%) Information Assurance
11 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 8 (20.00%) Threat Management
11 8 (20.00%) Puppet
12 7 (17.50%) Change Control
12 7 (17.50%) Big Data
12 7 (17.50%) Xymon
12 7 (17.50%) Deployment Automation
12 7 (17.50%) Middleware
12 7 (17.50%) Apache
12 7 (17.50%) Tomcat

Host Intrusion Detection System
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 (17.50%) Apache
1 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.50%) JBoss
3 2 (5.00%) WildFly
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) Firewall
2 16 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (30.00%) Network Security
4 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (15.00%) Internet
6 2 (5.00%) DNS
6 2 (5.00%) VPN
6 2 (5.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.50%) DHCP
7 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Big Data
1 7 (17.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Marketing
3 5 (12.50%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Security Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Security Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (7.50%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (7.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Information Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Middleware
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) Apache Flex
4 2 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (10.00%) PKI
4 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.50%) iPhone
6 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 11 (27.50%) Unix
4 7 (17.50%) CentOS
4 7 (17.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.50%) CoreOS
5 1 (2.50%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Information Security
2 18 (45.00%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (30.00%) SIEM
4 11 (27.50%) DevOps
5 9 (22.50%) Information Management
6 8 (20.00%) Information Assurance
6 8 (20.00%) Threat Management
7 7 (17.50%) Change Control
7 7 (17.50%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (15.00%) ITIL
8 6 (15.00%) Malware Analysis
8 6 (15.00%) Patch Management
8 6 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Presales
8 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (15.00%) Security Operations
9 5 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
9 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) Python
1 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
2 4 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.50%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) CISSP
2 15 (37.50%) Degree
3 7 (17.50%) CEH
3 7 (17.50%) CISA
3 7 (17.50%) CISM
4 5 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (12.50%) GCIH
4 5 (12.50%) GIAC
4 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (10.00%) CSSLP
5 4 (10.00%) ISSAP
5 4 (10.00%) ISSEP
5 4 (10.00%) Master's Degree
6 2 (5.00%) CRISC
6 2 (5.00%) RHCE
7 1 (2.50%) GCFE
7 1 (2.50%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) COBIT
2 2 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
1 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (20.00%) Puppet
3 7 (17.50%) Xymon
3 7 (17.50%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.50%) Ansible
4 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.50%) Malwarebytes
4 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (12.50%) Darktrace
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco
3 3 (7.50%) Qualys
3 3 (7.50%) Symantec
4 2 (5.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.00%) F5
4 2 (5.00%) FireEye
4 2 (5.00%) Forcepoint
4 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (5.00%) McAfee
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) Radware
4 2 (5.00%) TippingPoint
4 2 (5.00%) Zscaler
5 1 (2.50%) Apple
5 1 (2.50%) Avaya
5 1 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) Sophos