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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Host-Based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS)
UK
Rank 782 911 946
Rank change year-on-year +129 +35  
Permanent jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System 75 37 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.036% 0.012%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.07% 0.45% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 42 24 7
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £36,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +37.93% -14.70%  

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 7003 8307 7868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.24% 8.07% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5686 6690 6249
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.19% +2.35%  

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Host Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Host Intrusion Detection System
Top 28 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 24 March 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 +135 73 £55,000 -8.33%
London +75 33 £55,000 -31.25%
South East - 18 £70,000 -
Berkshire - 12 £75,000 -
West Midlands - 11 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 9 £40,000 -
South West +18 8 £40,000 -20.00%
Warwick - 8 £40,000 -
City of London +55 6 £55,000 -8.33%
Bristol +4 5 £40,000 -25.58%
Surrey - 5 £55,000 -
Reading - 5 £70,000 -
East of England +21 3 £85,000 +233.33%
Somerset -8 3 £45,000 -
Royston - 3 £85,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £85,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £43,250 -
Malvern - 2 £43,250 -
Dorking - 2 £55,000 -
Bath 0 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Leatherhead - 1 £55,000 -
West End of London - 1 £47,000 -
Kent - 1 £50,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £40,000 -
South Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

Host Intrusion Detection System
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 110 (83.33%) Firewall
2 95 (71.97%) Windows
3 84 (63.64%) Information Security
4 82 (62.12%) Intrusion Detection
5 79 (59.85%) Linux
6 74 (56.06%) Cybersecurity
7 67 (50.76%) Network Security
8 53 (40.15%) Cisco
9 50 (37.88%) Unix
9 50 (37.88%) SIEM
10 45 (34.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 44 (33.33%) VPN
12 43 (32.58%) CISSP
12 43 (32.58%) SANS
13 41 (31.06%) GCIH
14 40 (30.30%) GCIA
15 39 (29.55%) GIAC
16 37 (28.03%) DNS
17 36 (27.27%) VMware
17 36 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 34 (25.76%) Security Architecture
18 34 (25.76%) TCP/IP
18 34 (25.76%) CheckPoint
19 33 (25.00%) SQL
19 33 (25.00%) Change Management
19 33 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
20 32 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
20 32 (24.24%) VMware ESX
21 31 (23.48%) CISM
22 29 (21.97%) Kalman Filter

Host Intrusion Detection System
Top Related 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 (6.06%) Apache
2 5 (3.79%) IIS
3 3 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.27%) JBoss
3 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (83.33%) Firewall
2 82 (62.12%) Intrusion Detection
3 67 (50.76%) Network Security
4 44 (33.33%) VPN
5 37 (28.03%) DNS
6 34 (25.76%) TCP/IP
7 32 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (18.18%) SSL
9 15 (11.36%) LAN
10 14 (10.61%) HTTP
10 14 (10.61%) WAN
11 12 (9.09%) DMZ
12 11 (8.33%) DHCP
13 10 (7.58%) SNMP
14 8 (6.06%) FTP
14 8 (6.06%) IPv4
14 8 (6.06%) IPv6
15 6 (4.55%) Internet
15 6 (4.55%) POP3
15 6 (4.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.09%) GIS
2 8 (6.06%) MySQL
3 7 (5.30%) Big Data
4 5 (3.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.52%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 29 (21.97%) Finance
2 21 (15.91%) Legal
3 5 (3.79%) Law
4 4 (3.03%) Marketing
5 3 (2.27%) Retail
5 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.52%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (50.00%) Analyst
2 42 (31.82%) Security Analyst
3 30 (22.73%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 19 (14.39%) Architect
4 19 (14.39%) Security Architect
4 19 (14.39%) Security Engineer
5 15 (11.36%) SOC Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) Consultant
7 9 (6.82%) Information Analyst
7 9 (6.82%) Information Security Analyst
7 9 (6.82%) Security Consultant
8 8 (6.06%) Network Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Administrator
9 7 (5.30%) Design Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Data Centre Consultant
10 6 (4.55%) Operational Security Manager
10 6 (4.55%) Operations Manager
10 6 (4.55%) Security Manager
10 6 (4.55%) Security Operations Manager
10 6 (4.55%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.27%) LAMP
1 3 (2.27%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (2.27%) Spring Boot
2 2 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (1.52%) HornetQ
2 2 (1.52%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 21 (15.91%) Cyber Attack
2 21 (15.91%) Management Information System
2 21 (15.91%) Security Operations Centre
3 18 (13.64%) Cyberthreat
4 12 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.82%) SCADA
6 8 (6.06%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.79%) PKI
8 3 (2.27%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.27%) IVR
9 2 (1.52%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.52%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.52%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.76%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.76%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 95 (71.97%) Windows
2 79 (59.85%) Linux
3 50 (37.88%) Unix
4 7 (5.30%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.79%) Debian
5 5 (3.79%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.79%) Windows 8
5 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (63.64%) Information Security
2 74 (56.06%) Cybersecurity
3 50 (37.88%) SIEM
4 34 (25.76%) Security Architecture
5 33 (25.00%) Change Management
6 29 (21.97%) Computer Security
6 29 (21.97%) Kalman Filter
7 28 (21.21%) Vulnerability Management
8 27 (20.45%) Malware Analysis
8 27 (20.45%) Security Patching
9 26 (19.70%) Patch Management
9 26 (19.70%) Security Operations
10 24 (18.18%) Network Design
11 23 (17.42%) Computer Forensics
11 23 (17.42%) Threat Detection
11 23 (17.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 22 (16.67%) Open Source
13 21 (15.91%) E-Discovery
13 21 (15.91%) Forensic Analysis
14 20 (15.15%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.00%) SQL
2 19 (14.39%) Perl
2 19 (14.39%) Python
3 12 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.27%) Java
5 3 (2.27%) PHP
6 2 (1.52%) Lua
7 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (32.58%) CISSP
1 43 (32.58%) SANS
2 41 (31.06%) GCIH
3 40 (30.30%) GCIA
4 39 (29.55%) GIAC
5 31 (23.48%) CISM
6 21 (15.91%) CNA
6 21 (15.91%) Network+ Certification
6 21 (15.91%) Novell Certification
7 19 (14.39%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (9.85%) CEH
9 11 (8.33%) CCNP
10 8 (6.06%) CCNA
10 8 (6.06%) Degree
11 7 (5.30%) Security Cleared
12 5 (3.79%) SC Cleared
13 3 (2.27%) DV Cleared
13 3 (2.27%) LPIC
13 3 (2.27%) MCSE
13 3 (2.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.82%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.76%) GPG13
System Software
1 33 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (24.24%) VMware ESX
3 17 (12.88%) Snort
4 8 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (4.55%) Active Directory
6 5 (3.79%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.79%) XenServer
7 3 (2.27%) iptables
7 3 (2.27%) KVM
8 2 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (1.52%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 45 (34.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 21 (15.91%) CSIRT
3 8 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (3.79%) Nessus
5 3 (2.27%) Check_MK
5 3 (2.27%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 3 (2.27%) Grafana
5 3 (2.27%) Graylog
5 3 (2.27%) Nagios
5 3 (2.27%) Pingdom
5 3 (2.27%) Puppet
6 2 (1.52%) Kibana
6 2 (1.52%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.76%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 53 (40.15%) Cisco
2 36 (27.27%) VMware
3 34 (25.76%) CheckPoint
4 28 (21.21%) Palo Alto
5 24 (18.18%) Imperva
5 24 (18.18%) LogLogic
6 21 (15.91%) Sun
7 12 (9.09%) Intel
7 12 (9.09%) Palantir
8 8 (6.06%) Blue Coat
8 8 (6.06%) Dell
8 8 (6.06%) FireEye
8 8 (6.06%) Intel Security
8 8 (6.06%) Qualys
9 7 (5.30%) Microsoft
10 5 (3.79%) HP
10 5 (3.79%) ProCurve
10 5 (3.79%) Splunk
10 5 (3.79%) WatchGuard
11 4 (3.03%) Fortinet