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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Host-Based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 882 925
Rank change year-on-year +25 +43  
Permanent jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System 15 42 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.043% 0.042%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.19% 0.50% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 11
Median salary £44,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.66% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £53,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £90,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £55,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -32.72% +69.23%  

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 7782 8403 8417
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.83% 8.66% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6297 6828 6640
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Host Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Host Intrusion Detection System
Top 17 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 25 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 +22 12 £42,500 -29.16% 5
South West +3 4 - -
Gloucestershire +5 3 - -
Cheshire -29 3 £30,000 -61.29%
North West -35 3 £30,000 -61.29% 1
West Midlands - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Gloucester - 3 - -
Warwick - 3 - -
London -2 2 £55,000 -21.42% 3
Glasgow - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Warrington -11 1 £30,000 -61.29%
Bristol -21 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £44,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £44,000 -
Wales - 1 £44,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 69 (76.67%) Firewall
2 63 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
3 60 (66.67%) Windows
4 53 (58.89%) Linux
5 52 (57.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 50 (55.56%) Information Security
7 48 (53.33%) Network Security
8 42 (46.67%) SIEM
9 40 (44.44%) GIAC
10 36 (40.00%) GCIH
10 36 (40.00%) SANS
11 34 (37.78%) GCIA
12 33 (36.67%) Unix
13 31 (34.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 30 (33.33%) Computer Security
14 30 (33.33%) CISSP
15 27 (30.00%) Cisco
16 25 (27.78%) TCP/IP
17 24 (26.67%) SQL
18 23 (25.56%) CISM
18 23 (25.56%) Threat Detection
18 23 (25.56%) CSIRT
19 22 (24.44%) Computer Forensics
19 22 (24.44%) Vulnerability Management
20 21 (23.33%) E-Discovery
20 21 (23.33%) Security Operations
20 21 (23.33%) Security Operations Centre
20 21 (23.33%) Network Design
20 21 (23.33%) Change Management
20 21 (23.33%) Legal

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 (6.67%) Apache
2 3 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.33%) IIS
2 3 (3.33%) JBoss
2 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) HipChat
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (76.67%) Firewall
2 52 (57.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 48 (53.33%) Network Security
4 25 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 19 (21.11%) VPN
6 14 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (14.44%) DNS
8 12 (13.33%) SSL
9 7 (7.78%) LAN
10 6 (6.67%) DHCP
10 6 (6.67%) WAN
11 5 (5.56%) Internet
12 3 (3.33%) DMZ
12 3 (3.33%) HTTP
13 2 (2.22%) FTP
13 2 (2.22%) SNMP
14 1 (1.11%) BGP
14 1 (1.11%) POP3
14 1 (1.11%) SMTP
14 1 (1.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) Big Data
1 3 (3.33%) Maltego
1 3 (3.33%) MySQL
1 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.22%) GIS
2 2 (2.22%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 21 (23.33%) Legal
2 12 (13.33%) Finance
3 5 (5.56%) Banking
4 3 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Law
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (55.56%) Analyst
2 40 (44.44%) Security Analyst
3 31 (34.44%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) Security Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) SOC Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Consultant
7 7 (7.78%) Security Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) Architect
8 6 (6.67%) Security Architect
9 5 (5.56%) Data Centre Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Network Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Network Design Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) SIEM Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Network Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Security Manager
11 3 (3.33%) Operational Security Manager
11 3 (3.33%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) LAMP
1 3 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (3.33%) Spring Boot
2 2 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (2.22%) HornetQ
2 2 (2.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 15 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (15.56%) Management Information System
4 12 (13.33%) SCADA
5 8 (8.89%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (7.78%) Data Centre
7 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.44%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (4.44%) Cybercrime
8 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.22%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (2.22%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (1.11%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 60 (66.67%) Windows
2 53 (58.89%) Linux
3 33 (36.67%) Unix
4 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
2 50 (55.56%) Information Security
3 42 (46.67%) SIEM
4 30 (33.33%) Computer Security
5 23 (25.56%) Threat Detection
6 22 (24.44%) Computer Forensics
6 22 (24.44%) Vulnerability Management
7 21 (23.33%) Change Management
7 21 (23.33%) E-Discovery
7 21 (23.33%) Forensic Analysis
7 21 (23.33%) Network Design
7 21 (23.33%) Security Operations
8 19 (21.11%) Information Assurance
8 19 (21.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 17 (18.89%) Kalman Filter
10 14 (15.56%) Ethical Hacking
10 14 (15.56%) Incident Management
10 14 (15.56%) Malware Analysis
10 14 (15.56%) Security Architecture
11 13 (14.44%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.67%) SQL
2 9 (10.00%) Python
3 8 (8.89%) Perl
4 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.33%) Java
5 3 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (44.44%) GIAC
2 36 (40.00%) GCIH
2 36 (40.00%) SANS
3 34 (37.78%) GCIA
4 30 (33.33%) CISSP
5 23 (25.56%) CISM
6 21 (23.33%) CNA
6 21 (23.33%) Network+ Certification
6 21 (23.33%) Novell Certification
7 15 (16.67%) CEH
8 11 (12.22%) Degree
9 9 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (8.89%) CCNA
10 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
11 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
12 3 (3.33%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (3.33%) LPIC
12 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (3.33%) RHCE
12 3 (3.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.89%) NIST 800
3 4 (4.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (3.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 18 (20.00%) Snort
2 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.33%) iptables
5 3 (3.33%) KVM
5 3 (3.33%) vSphere
6 2 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (2.22%) Gluster
7 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (34.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 23 (25.56%) CSIRT
3 9 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.33%) Check_MK
4 3 (3.33%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 3 (3.33%) Grafana
4 3 (3.33%) Graylog
4 3 (3.33%) Nagios
4 3 (3.33%) Pingdom
4 3 (3.33%) Puppet
4 3 (3.33%) SCCM
4 3 (3.33%) SCOM
5 2 (2.22%) Kibana
6 1 (1.11%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.11%) QRadar
6 1 (1.11%) RSA Archer
6 1 (1.11%) RSA enVision
6 1 (1.11%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) Cisco
2 21 (23.33%) Sun
3 19 (21.11%) CheckPoint
4 16 (17.78%) Palo Alto
4 16 (17.78%) VMware
5 13 (14.44%) LogLogic
6 12 (13.33%) Imperva
7 10 (11.11%) McAfee
8 8 (8.89%) Blue Coat
8 8 (8.89%) Dell
8 8 (8.89%) FireEye
9 7 (7.78%) Splunk
10 5 (5.56%) ArcSight
11 3 (3.33%) Infobright
11 3 (3.33%) New Relic
11 3 (3.33%) PagerDuty
11 3 (3.33%) Palantir
11 3 (3.33%) Qualys
12 2 (2.22%) LogRhythm
12 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
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