Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Host-Based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS)
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1077 1120 1146
Rank change year-on-year +43 +26 +63
Permanent jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System 80 63 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.036% 0.042%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.40% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 41 29 54
UK median annual salary £67,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £55,500 £75,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £38,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +75.32% -24.88% +5.67%

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 17,391 15,815 16,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.56% 9.02% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13,789 12,909 13,760
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.44%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Host Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Host Intrusion Detection System
Top 11 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 16 October 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 +74 78 £67,500 +35.00% 21
London +71 52 £69,500 +32.38% 18
UK excluding London -1 27 £67,500 +75.32% 3
South East +35 14 £67,500 -3.57%
Yorkshire +28 5 £70,000 +16.67% 1
North of England +23 5 £70,000 +55.56% 1
West Midlands +25 3 £30,000 -22.08%
Midlands +12 3 £30,000 -22.08%
South West -1 3 - - 2
Scotland -6 1 £40,000 +6.67%
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 43 (53.75%) Firewall
2 42 (52.50%) Information Security
3 38 (47.50%) Cybersecurity
4 31 (38.75%) Linux
5 25 (31.25%) Python
5 25 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 23 (28.75%) ITIL
7 22 (27.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 22 (27.50%) Degree
8 21 (26.25%) Windows
9 20 (25.00%) Middleware
9 20 (25.00%) DevOps
10 19 (23.75%) Unix
11 17 (21.25%) Vulnerability Management
11 17 (21.25%) Threat Management
11 17 (21.25%) CISSP
12 15 (18.75%) Perl
12 15 (18.75%) Management Information System
12 15 (18.75%) GIAC
12 15 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (17.50%) GCIH
13 14 (17.50%) CEH
13 14 (17.50%) Centrify
13 14 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 13 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (16.25%) Adaptive Security
14 13 (16.25%) Manufacturing
14 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
14 13 (16.25%) SANS
14 13 (16.25%) SIEM

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 12 (15.00%) Apache
2 10 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.25%) JBoss
3 5 (6.25%) WildFly
4 2 (2.50%) nginx
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.50%) Amazon S3
3 6 (7.50%) AWS CloudTrail
3 6 (7.50%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (7.50%) Serverless
3 6 (7.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) GitHub
4 2 (2.50%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (53.75%) Firewall
2 22 (27.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.75%) Network Security
5 2 (2.50%) VLAN
5 2 (2.50%) VPN
6 1 (1.25%) DHCP
6 1 (1.25%) DMZ
6 1 (1.25%) DNS
6 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) Big Data
2 10 (12.50%) MySQL
3 7 (8.75%) Maltego
4 6 (7.50%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.50%) Artifactory
2 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.50%) GitLab
2 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (16.25%) Manufacturing
2 12 (15.00%) Legal
3 10 (12.50%) Finance
4 5 (6.25%) Banking
4 5 (6.25%) Marketing
4 5 (6.25%) Retail
4 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.75%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) Analyst
2 19 (23.75%) Security Analyst
3 18 (22.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 13 (16.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Architect
6 8 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Incident Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Security Incident Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Tactical Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (6.25%) Big Data Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Security Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) Middleware
2 7 (8.75%) Regular Expression
3 6 (7.50%) Web Services
4 5 (6.25%) LAMP
5 3 (3.75%) .NET
5 3 (3.75%) Apache Flex
6 2 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.50%) Enterprise Cloud
4 6 (7.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.75%) Cyberattack
6 3 (3.75%) PKI
7 1 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.25%) iPhone
7 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.75%) Linux
2 21 (26.25%) Windows
3 19 (23.75%) Unix
4 10 (12.50%) CentOS
4 10 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Solaris
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (52.50%) Information Security
2 38 (47.50%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (28.75%) ITIL
4 20 (25.00%) DevOps
5 17 (21.25%) Threat Management
5 17 (21.25%) Vulnerability Management
6 15 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 13 (16.25%) Adaptive Security
8 13 (16.25%) Infrastructure Management
8 13 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (16.25%) SIEM
9 12 (15.00%) Deployment Automation
10 11 (13.75%) Project Management
11 10 (12.50%) Change Control
11 10 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
11 10 (12.50%) Computer Security
11 10 (12.50%) IT Strategy
11 10 (12.50%) Open Source
11 10 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.25%) PowerShell
1 25 (31.25%) Python
2 15 (18.75%) Perl
3 10 (12.50%) SQL
4 8 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.25%) Java
6 2 (2.50%) Go
6 2 (2.50%) Ruby
7 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) Degree
2 17 (21.25%) CISSP
3 15 (18.75%) GIAC
4 14 (17.50%) CEH
4 14 (17.50%) GCIH
5 13 (16.25%) SANS
6 8 (10.00%) GCIA
7 5 (6.25%) CISA
7 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (5.00%) CREST Certified
8 4 (5.00%) RHCE
9 3 (3.75%) CCNP
9 3 (3.75%) CISM
9 3 (3.75%) CSSLP
9 3 (3.75%) ISSAP
9 3 (3.75%) ISSEP
9 3 (3.75%) Master's Degree
9 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) PMO
2 8 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.50%) GDPR
4 1 (1.25%) COBIT
4 1 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.25%) GPG13
4 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.50%) Docker
1 2 (2.50%) etcd
1 2 (2.50%) SkyDNS
2 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 12 (15.00%) Puppet
2 10 (12.50%) Xymon
2 10 (12.50%) ZABBIX
3 7 (8.75%) CSIRT
3 7 (8.75%) EnCase
4 2 (2.50%) Ansible
4 2 (2.50%) confd
4 2 (2.50%) Graphite
4 2 (2.50%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.50%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.50%) rkt
5 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.25%) Malwarebytes
5 1 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Centrify
2 12 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.75%) Sun
4 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.00%) Cisco
6 3 (3.75%) Darktrace
6 3 (3.75%) Splunk
6 3 (3.75%) Symantec
7 1 (1.25%) Apple
7 1 (1.25%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.25%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.25%) Dell
7 1 (1.25%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.25%) McAfee
7 1 (1.25%) Okta
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle
7 1 (1.25%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.25%) Sophos
7 1 (1.25%) Veracode
7 1 (1.25%) VMware