Period
to 17 August 2017

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

Host-Based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1114 1168 1201
Rank change year-on-year +54 +33 +78
Permanent jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System 57 79 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.040% 0.042%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 0.46% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 28 45 46
UK median annual salary £46,250 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.92% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £36,750 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £94,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -16.00% +6.38% -21.67%

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 15436 17026 16534
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.77% 8.60% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12502 13852 13200
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Host Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Host Intrusion Detection System
Top 13 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 August 2017. 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 +70 51 £47,500 -20.83% 5
UK excluding London +76 37 £42,000 -16.00% 4
London +2 19 £52,500 -25.00% 1
Midlands - 14 £39,250 -
West Midlands - 14 £39,250 -
South West +8 11 £46,250 -13.95% 3
North of England -3 4 £45,000 -41.94% 1
North West -20 3 £30,000 -61.29%
Scotland - 3 - -
South East +62 2 £70,000 +45.83%
Wales - 2 £42,000 -
Yorkshire +18 1 £60,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 43 (75.44%) Cybersecurity
2 38 (66.67%) SIEM
3 35 (61.40%) Firewall
4 29 (50.88%) Information Security
5 28 (49.12%) GIAC
6 27 (47.37%) Windows
6 27 (47.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 25 (43.86%) Linux
8 21 (36.84%) Network Security
9 20 (35.09%) Information Assurance
10 19 (33.33%) SANS
11 17 (29.82%) Security Operations
11 17 (29.82%) Cisco
12 16 (28.07%) Snort
12 16 (28.07%) Security Operations Centre
13 15 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
13 15 (26.32%) Incident Management
13 15 (26.32%) GCIH
13 15 (26.32%) Management Information System
14 14 (24.56%) GCIA
14 14 (24.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 13 (22.81%) Computer Security
15 13 (22.81%) Finance
15 13 (22.81%) Malware Analysis
16 12 (21.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 12 (21.05%) Network Packet Analysis
16 12 (21.05%) Change Management
16 12 (21.05%) SCADA
16 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
16 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared

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 5 (8.77%) Apache
2 3 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (3.51%) Confluence
3 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.51%) JBoss
3 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (61.40%) Firewall
2 21 (36.84%) Network Security
3 15 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.53%) DNS
6 4 (7.02%) Internet
6 4 (7.02%) VPN
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.26%) DMZ
7 3 (5.26%) FTP
7 3 (5.26%) HTTP
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Maltego
2 2 (3.51%) GIS
2 2 (3.51%) Infinispan
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Legal
4 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (70.18%) Analyst
2 31 (54.39%) Security Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) Information Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) Information Security Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) SOC Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Check Point Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Cisco Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) SIEM Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) ArcSight Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (3.51%) HornetQ
1 2 (3.51%) Kafka
1 2 (3.51%) LAMP
1 2 (3.51%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (3.51%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Security Operations Centre
2 15 (26.32%) Management Information System
3 12 (21.05%) SCADA
4 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (12.28%) Cyber Attack
5 7 (12.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (8.77%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (8.77%) Reinsurance
7 4 (7.02%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (7.02%) Cybercrime
8 3 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Windows
2 25 (43.86%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Unix
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (75.44%) Cybersecurity
2 38 (66.67%) SIEM
3 29 (50.88%) Information Security
4 20 (35.09%) Information Assurance
5 17 (29.82%) Security Operations
6 15 (26.32%) Incident Management
7 13 (22.81%) Computer Security
7 13 (22.81%) Malware Analysis
8 12 (21.05%) Change Management
8 12 (21.05%) Network Packet Analysis
8 12 (21.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 11 (19.30%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (17.54%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 10 (17.54%) Threat Intelligence
11 9 (15.79%) Proactive Monitoring
11 9 (15.79%) Use Case
12 8 (14.04%) Computer Forensics
13 7 (12.28%) ITIL
13 7 (12.28%) Vulnerability Management
14 6 (10.53%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) Python
3 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.26%) Perl
3 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.51%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) GIAC
2 19 (33.33%) SANS
3 15 (26.32%) GCIH
4 14 (24.56%) GCIA
5 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 11 (19.30%) CEH
6 11 (19.30%) Degree
7 10 (17.54%) CISSP
8 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
9 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (7.02%) CISM
9 4 (7.02%) CNA
9 4 (7.02%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (7.02%) Novell Certification
10 2 (3.51%) CCNA
10 2 (3.51%) CCNP
10 2 (3.51%) CREST Certified
10 2 (3.51%) RHCE
10 2 (3.51%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (15.79%) NIST 800
3 4 (7.02%) PCI DSS
4 3 (5.26%) GDPR
4 3 (5.26%) GPG13
4 3 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (5.26%) SSAE 16
5 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 16 (28.07%) Snort
2 8 (14.04%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.26%) vSphere
5 2 (3.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (3.51%) Gluster
5 2 (3.51%) iptables
5 2 (3.51%) KVM
6 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (47.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 10 (17.54%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (10.53%) CSIRT
4 3 (5.26%) ArcSight ESM
4 3 (5.26%) RSA Archer
4 3 (5.26%) RSA enVision
4 3 (5.26%) RSA Security Analytics
4 3 (5.26%) SCCM
4 3 (5.26%) SCOM
4 3 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (3.51%) Check_MK
5 2 (3.51%) EnCase
5 2 (3.51%) Grafana
5 2 (3.51%) Graylog
5 2 (3.51%) Kibana
5 2 (3.51%) Nagios
5 2 (3.51%) Pingdom
5 2 (3.51%) Puppet
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (1.75%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Cisco
2 11 (19.30%) McAfee
3 10 (17.54%) ArcSight
3 10 (17.54%) CheckPoint
4 9 (15.79%) Blue Coat
4 9 (15.79%) Dell
4 9 (15.79%) FireEye
5 7 (12.28%) Splunk
6 6 (10.53%) VMware
7 4 (7.02%) LogLogic
7 4 (7.02%) Palo Alto
7 4 (7.02%) Sun
7 4 (7.02%) Symantec
8 3 (5.26%) Palantir
8 3 (5.26%) Sourcefire
8 3 (5.26%) Trend Micro
9 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
9 2 (3.51%) Forcepoint
9 2 (3.51%) Infobright
9 2 (3.51%) Qualys