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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Host-Based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS)
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 913 959
Rank change year-on-year +86 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System 47 47 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.045% 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.64% 0.54% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 12
Median salary £55,000 £70,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.42% +43.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11%  

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

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7319 8729 8361
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.54% 8.45% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5867 7056 6610
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  

Host Intrusion Detection System
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Host Intrusion Detection System as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Host Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Host Intrusion Detection System
Top 25 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 3 months to 30 April 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 +100 44 £55,000 -21.42% 1
London +42 17 £55,000 -31.25% 1
Warwickshire - 12 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 12 £40,000 -
Warwick - 11 £40,000 -
South East - 5 £70,000 -
South West +24 4 £40,000 -25.58%
Berkshire - 4 £70,000 -
City of London +31 3 £55,000 -8.33% 1
East of England +15 3 £85,000 +193.10%
Cheshire -3 3 £30,000 -61.29%
North West -24 3 £30,000 -61.29%
Hertfordshire - 3 £85,000 -
Royston - 3 £85,000 -
Bristol +3 2 £40,000 -30.43%
Cardiff - 2 £42,000 -
Reading - 2 £70,000 -
Somerset - 2 £47,500 -
South Wales - 2 £42,000 -
Wales - 2 £42,000 -
Warrington 0 1 £30,000 -61.29%
Dorking - 1 £55,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 88 (77.19%) Firewall
2 75 (65.79%) Windows
3 70 (61.40%) Linux
4 67 (58.77%) Cybersecurity
5 63 (55.26%) Information Security
6 62 (54.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 59 (51.75%) Network Security
8 53 (46.49%) SIEM
9 44 (38.60%) CISSP
10 43 (37.72%) Cisco
10 43 (37.72%) SANS
11 42 (36.84%) GIAC
12 41 (35.96%) GCIH
13 40 (35.09%) GCIA
14 39 (34.21%) Unix
15 37 (32.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 36 (31.58%) VPN
17 34 (29.82%) TCP/IP
18 31 (27.19%) CISM
19 29 (25.44%) Computer Security
19 29 (25.44%) Security Operations
20 27 (23.68%) Vulnerability Management
20 27 (23.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
20 27 (23.68%) Change Management
21 26 (22.81%) VMware
22 25 (21.93%) CheckPoint
22 25 (21.93%) VMware Infrastructure
23 24 (21.05%) Security Architecture
23 24 (21.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
23 24 (21.05%) 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 8 (7.02%) Apache
2 5 (4.39%) IIS
3 3 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.63%) JBoss
3 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.75%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (77.19%) Firewall
2 62 (54.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 59 (51.75%) Network Security
4 36 (31.58%) VPN
5 34 (29.82%) TCP/IP
6 24 (21.05%) DNS
7 22 (19.30%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (14.91%) SSL
9 14 (12.28%) LAN
10 13 (11.40%) HTTP
10 13 (11.40%) WAN
11 11 (9.65%) DHCP
12 9 (7.89%) SNMP
13 8 (7.02%) FTP
13 8 (7.02%) IPv4
13 8 (7.02%) IPv6
14 6 (5.26%) ICMP
14 6 (5.26%) Internet
14 6 (5.26%) POP3
14 6 (5.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) MySQL
2 7 (6.14%) Big Data
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.75%) GIS
5 2 (1.75%) Infinispan
5 2 (1.75%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 21 (18.42%) Legal
2 16 (14.04%) Finance
3 5 (4.39%) Law
4 3 (2.63%) Marketing
5 2 (1.75%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.75%) Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (49.12%) Analyst
2 41 (35.96%) Security Analyst
3 31 (27.19%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 18 (15.79%) SOC Analyst
5 16 (14.04%) Security Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) Architect
6 10 (8.77%) Consultant
6 10 (8.77%) Security Architect
7 9 (7.89%) Security Consultant
8 8 (7.02%) Information Analyst
8 8 (7.02%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (6.14%) Administrator
10 6 (5.26%) Data Centre Consultant
10 6 (5.26%) Network Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) Operational Security Manager
10 6 (5.26%) Operations Manager
10 6 (5.26%) Security Manager
10 6 (5.26%) Security Operations Manager
10 6 (5.26%) SOC Manager
11 5 (4.39%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) LAMP
1 3 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (2.63%) Spring Boot
2 2 (1.75%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (1.75%) HornetQ
2 2 (1.75%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 24 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 24 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
3 12 (10.53%) SCADA
4 11 (9.65%) Cyber Attack
5 8 (7.02%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (7.02%) Data Centre
6 6 (5.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 5 (4.39%) PKI
8 3 (2.63%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.75%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.75%) IVR
9 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.88%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 75 (65.79%) Windows
2 70 (61.40%) Linux
3 39 (34.21%) Unix
4 7 (6.14%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.39%) Debian
5 5 (4.39%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.39%) Windows 8
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (58.77%) Cybersecurity
2 63 (55.26%) Information Security
3 53 (46.49%) SIEM
4 29 (25.44%) Computer Security
4 29 (25.44%) Security Operations
5 27 (23.68%) Change Management
5 27 (23.68%) Vulnerability Management
6 24 (21.05%) Security Architecture
6 24 (21.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 23 (20.18%) Computer Forensics
7 23 (20.18%) Network Design
7 23 (20.18%) Threat Detection
8 22 (19.30%) Kalman Filter
9 21 (18.42%) E-Discovery
9 21 (18.42%) Forensic Analysis
10 20 (17.54%) Information Assurance
11 19 (16.67%) Patch Management
11 19 (16.67%) Security Patching
12 17 (14.91%) Malware Analysis
13 15 (13.16%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.18%) SQL
2 9 (7.89%) Perl
2 9 (7.89%) Python
3 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.63%) Java
4 3 (2.63%) PHP
5 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.75%) Lua
6 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (38.60%) CISSP
2 43 (37.72%) SANS
3 42 (36.84%) GIAC
4 41 (35.96%) GCIH
5 40 (35.09%) GCIA
6 31 (27.19%) CISM
7 21 (18.42%) CNA
7 21 (18.42%) Network+ Certification
7 21 (18.42%) Novell Certification
8 18 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (14.04%) CEH
10 11 (9.65%) Degree
11 10 (8.77%) CCNP
12 8 (7.02%) CCNA
12 8 (7.02%) Security Cleared
13 6 (5.26%) SC Cleared
14 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
14 3 (2.63%) MCSE
14 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (2.63%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (7.02%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.39%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.88%) GPG13
System Software
1 25 (21.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (20.18%) VMware ESX
3 20 (17.54%) Snort
4 8 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
6 5 (4.39%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.39%) XenServer
7 3 (2.63%) iptables
7 3 (2.63%) KVM
8 2 (1.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (1.75%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 37 (32.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 21 (18.42%) CSIRT
3 9 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (4.39%) Nessus
5 3 (2.63%) Check_MK
5 3 (2.63%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 3 (2.63%) Grafana
5 3 (2.63%) Graylog
5 3 (2.63%) Nagios
5 3 (2.63%) Pingdom
5 3 (2.63%) Puppet
6 2 (1.75%) Kibana
6 2 (1.75%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.88%) QRadar
7 1 (0.88%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 43 (37.72%) Cisco
2 26 (22.81%) VMware
3 25 (21.93%) CheckPoint
4 21 (18.42%) Sun
5 19 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 17 (14.91%) Imperva
6 17 (14.91%) LogLogic
7 10 (8.77%) Intel Security
8 8 (7.02%) Blue Coat
8 8 (7.02%) Dell
8 8 (7.02%) FireEye
8 8 (7.02%) Qualys
9 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
10 6 (5.26%) HP
10 6 (5.26%) Splunk
11 5 (4.39%) ProCurve
11 5 (4.39%) WatchGuard
12 4 (3.51%) ArcSight
13 3 (2.63%) Fortinet
13 3 (2.63%) Infobright