Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Host-Based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1077 1073 1198
Rank change year-on-year -4 +125 +73
Permanent jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System 80 100 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.056% 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.66% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 42 76 60
UK median annual salary £48,250 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.58% +9.09% -6.19%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,625 £46,250
90th Percentile £63,625 £76,875 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.89% +6.32% -17.04%

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 15,332 15,205 16,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.85% 8.55% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12,525 12,311 13,187
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +4.88%

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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Host Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Host Intrusion Detection System
Top 10 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 17 January 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 -18 73 £52,250 -12.92% 3
UK excluding London +4 45 £45,000 -10.89% 1
London +12 34 £52,500 -22.22% 2
South West +19 20 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Midlands +13 10 £38,500 +2.67%
West Midlands +4 10 £38,500 +2.67%
South East -4 7 £55,000 -21.43%
Scotland - 6 £37,500 -
North of England +10 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System 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 Host Intrusion Detection System.

1 62 (77.50%) Firewall
2 52 (65.00%) Cybersecurity
3 45 (56.25%) Linux
4 43 (53.75%) Windows
5 41 (51.25%) Information Security
6 36 (45.00%) GIAC
7 32 (40.00%) SIEM
8 30 (37.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 29 (36.25%) SANS
9 29 (36.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 28 (35.00%) Unix
11 27 (33.75%) Cisco
12 26 (32.50%) GCIA
13 25 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 25 (31.25%) Network Security
14 24 (30.00%) CISSP
15 23 (28.75%) GCIH
15 23 (28.75%) Computer Security
16 20 (25.00%) Security Cleared
17 19 (23.75%) SC Cleared
17 19 (23.75%) Information Assurance
17 19 (23.75%) Computer Forensics
17 19 (23.75%) Dell
17 19 (23.75%) SQL
17 19 (23.75%) ITIL
18 17 (21.25%) Finance
18 17 (21.25%) CISM
18 17 (21.25%) FireEye
19 16 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 16 (20.00%) DNS

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 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
1 6 (7.50%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.75%) nginx
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) Confluence
4 1 (1.25%) JBoss
4 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (8.75%) Office 365
2 6 (7.50%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.75%) GitHub
5 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (77.50%) Firewall
2 29 (36.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 25 (31.25%) Network Security
4 16 (20.00%) DNS
5 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 15 (18.75%) VPN
6 7 (8.75%) Internet
7 6 (7.50%) DHCP
7 6 (7.50%) VLAN
7 6 (7.50%) Wireless
8 4 (5.00%) FTP
8 4 (5.00%) HTTP
9 2 (2.50%) LAN
9 2 (2.50%) WAN
10 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.25%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.25%) Big Data
4 1 (1.25%) Flink
4 1 (1.25%) Infinispan
4 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Artifactory
1 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.75%) GitLab
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.50%) Marketing
3 2 (2.50%) Military
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Law
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Publishing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (75.00%) Analyst
2 36 (45.00%) Security Analyst
3 18 (22.50%) Senior Analyst
4 16 (20.00%) Information Analyst
4 16 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 14 (17.50%) Incident Analyst
6 11 (13.75%) Check Point Analyst
6 11 (13.75%) Cisco Analyst
6 11 (13.75%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 9 (11.25%) Senior Incident Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Firewall Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Security Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Security Incident Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Kafka
2 3 (3.75%) .NET
2 3 (3.75%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.25%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.25%) HornetQ
3 1 (1.25%) LAMP
3 1 (1.25%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.25%) Middleware
3 1 (1.25%) Node.js
3 1 (1.25%) Spring
3 1 (1.25%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Management Information System
1 11 (13.75%) Reinsurance
2 9 (11.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.75%) Cyberattack
5 6 (7.50%) iPhone
6 5 (6.25%) Cyber Defence
6 5 (6.25%) SCADA
7 4 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (3.75%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (2.50%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 45 (56.25%) Linux
2 43 (53.75%) Windows
3 28 (35.00%) Unix
4 6 (7.50%) Solaris
4 6 (7.50%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Phone
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.25%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.00%) Cybersecurity
2 41 (51.25%) Information Security
3 32 (40.00%) SIEM
4 23 (28.75%) Computer Security
5 19 (23.75%) Computer Forensics
5 19 (23.75%) Information Assurance
5 19 (23.75%) ITIL
6 16 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 15 (18.75%) Malware Analysis
8 13 (16.25%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 13 (16.25%) Threat Intelligence
8 13 (16.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (15.00%) Use Case
10 11 (13.75%) Network Design
10 11 (13.75%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (13.75%) Threat Detection
10 11 (13.75%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (11.25%) Forensic Analysis
11 9 (11.25%) Patch Management
11 9 (11.25%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) SQL
2 13 (16.25%) Python
3 10 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.75%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.25%) Java
7 2 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) C#
8 1 (1.25%) C++
8 1 (1.25%) Groovy
8 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (45.00%) GIAC
2 29 (36.25%) SANS
3 26 (32.50%) GCIA
4 24 (30.00%) CISSP
5 23 (28.75%) GCIH
6 20 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 19 (23.75%) SC Cleared
8 17 (21.25%) CISM
9 10 (12.50%) DV Cleared
9 10 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
9 10 (12.50%) Novell Certification
10 8 (10.00%) Degree
11 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (6.25%) CEH
13 4 (5.00%) CISA
14 3 (3.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 3 (3.75%) CCNP
14 3 (3.75%) CREST Certified
14 3 (3.75%) GSEC
15 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (16.25%) NIST 800
3 5 (6.25%) GPG13
4 4 (5.00%) GDPR
4 4 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.75%) PCI DSS
5 3 (3.75%) SSAE 16
6 2 (2.50%) COBIT
6 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.25%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (17.50%) Snort
2 12 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (7.50%) vSphere
5 5 (6.25%) Docker
6 4 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.25%) Gluster
7 1 (1.25%) iptables
7 1 (1.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 30 (37.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 13 (16.25%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (11.25%) CSIRT
4 7 (8.75%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 6 (7.50%) Backup Exec
5 6 (7.50%) EnCase
5 6 (7.50%) Malwarebytes
5 6 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (7.50%) Puppet
6 5 (6.25%) Ansible
6 5 (6.25%) Kubernetes
6 5 (6.25%) RSA Archer
6 5 (6.25%) Suricata
7 4 (5.00%) ArcSight ESM
7 4 (5.00%) Kibana
7 4 (5.00%) RSA enVision
7 4 (5.00%) RSA Security Analytics
7 4 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (3.75%) HAProxy
8 3 (3.75%) logstash
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) Cisco
2 19 (23.75%) Dell
3 17 (21.25%) FireEye
4 16 (20.00%) McAfee
5 14 (17.50%) Blue Coat
6 13 (16.25%) CheckPoint
7 11 (13.75%) Symantec
8 10 (12.50%) ArcSight
9 9 (11.25%) Sun
9 9 (11.25%) VMware
10 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (7.50%) Apple
11 6 (7.50%) Avaya
11 6 (7.50%) Palo Alto
11 6 (7.50%) Sophos
12 5 (6.25%) Sourcefire
13 4 (5.00%) Fortinet
13 4 (5.00%) LogLogic
13 4 (5.00%) Trend Micro
14 3 (3.75%) Qualys