Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Host-Based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1116 1139 1209
Rank change year-on-year +23 +70 +89
Permanent jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System 65 85 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.045% 0.049%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.42% 0.52% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30 56 64
UK median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £36,250 £45,000 £47,150
90th Percentile £55,250 £75,000 £71,425
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £51,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year -24.88% +7.89% -20.83%

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 15532 16422 16769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.85% 8.66% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12695 13267 13573
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.23%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Host Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Host Intrusion Detection System
Top 11 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 23 October 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 +47 57 £50,000 -16.67% 4
UK excluding London +55 38 £38,500 -24.88% 3
London -23 26 £52,500 -12.50% 1
South West +27 18 £45,000 -10.00% 2
West Midlands - 10 £38,500 -
Midlands - 10 £38,500 -
Scotland - 7 £37,500 -
North of England +5 2 £45,000 -37.93%
South East +39 1 £70,000 +14.29% 1
North West +10 1 £30,000 -58.62%
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 48 (73.85%) Firewall
2 45 (69.23%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (61.54%) SIEM
4 39 (60.00%) Windows
5 38 (58.46%) Linux
6 35 (53.85%) GIAC
7 34 (52.31%) Information Security
8 28 (43.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 27 (41.54%) SANS
10 26 (40.00%) Cisco
11 23 (35.38%) SC Cleared
11 23 (35.38%) Security Cleared
12 21 (32.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 21 (32.31%) GCIH
12 21 (32.31%) GCIA
13 20 (30.77%) Computer Security
13 20 (30.77%) Information Assurance
13 20 (30.77%) Dell
14 19 (29.23%) Finance
15 17 (26.15%) Malware Analysis
16 16 (24.62%) Snort
16 16 (24.62%) Network Security
16 16 (24.62%) McAfee ePO
16 16 (24.62%) McAfee
16 16 (24.62%) ITIL
17 15 (23.08%) CheckPoint
17 15 (23.08%) Blue Coat
17 15 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
17 15 (23.08%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
17 15 (23.08%) FireEye

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.62%) Apache
2 3 (4.62%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (10.77%) Office 365
2 5 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (73.85%) Firewall
2 16 (24.62%) Network Security
3 15 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (18.46%) DNS
6 8 (12.31%) VPN
7 7 (10.77%) Internet
8 6 (9.23%) FTP
8 6 (9.23%) HTTP
9 5 (7.69%) DHCP
9 5 (7.69%) VLAN
9 5 (7.69%) Wireless
10 2 (3.08%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (1.54%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.54%) Maltego
General
1 19 (29.23%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (78.46%) Analyst
2 32 (49.23%) Security Analyst
3 18 (27.69%) Information Analyst
3 18 (27.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 15 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (18.46%) Check Point Analyst
5 12 (18.46%) Cisco Analyst
5 12 (18.46%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Security Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Incident Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Reinsurance
2 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
5 6 (9.23%) Cyber Attack
5 6 (9.23%) Cyber Defence
5 6 (9.23%) SCADA
6 5 (7.69%) iPhone
6 5 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (4.62%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (3.08%) Cybercrime
8 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.00%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Linux
3 11 (16.92%) Unix
4 5 (7.69%) Solaris
4 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Phone
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (69.23%) Cybersecurity
2 40 (61.54%) SIEM
3 34 (52.31%) Information Security
4 20 (30.77%) Computer Security
4 20 (30.77%) Information Assurance
5 17 (26.15%) Malware Analysis
6 16 (24.62%) ITIL
7 15 (23.08%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 15 (23.08%) Threat Intelligence
8 14 (21.54%) Use Case
8 14 (21.54%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 13 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
10 9 (13.85%) Patch Management
11 8 (12.31%) Workflow
12 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
12 7 (10.77%) Security Operations
12 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
12 7 (10.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (10.77%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (9.23%) Event Correlation
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) PowerShell
1 11 (16.92%) SQL
2 9 (13.85%) Python
3 7 (10.77%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.54%) Java
5 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (53.85%) GIAC
2 27 (41.54%) SANS
3 23 (35.38%) SC Cleared
3 23 (35.38%) Security Cleared
4 21 (32.31%) GCIA
4 21 (32.31%) GCIH
5 11 (16.92%) DV Cleared
6 9 (13.85%) CISSP
7 6 (9.23%) Degree
8 5 (7.69%) CEH
8 5 (7.69%) CISM
8 5 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (7.69%) Novell Certification
9 4 (6.15%) CCNP
9 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (6.15%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.54%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (32.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (23.08%) NIST 800
3 6 (9.23%) GPG13
4 3 (4.62%) GDPR
4 3 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.62%) SSAE 16
5 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Snort
2 14 (21.54%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (12.31%) vSphere
5 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 5 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (43.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 16 (24.62%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (10.77%) CSIRT
3 7 (10.77%) RSA Archer
4 6 (9.23%) ArcSight ESM
4 6 (9.23%) EnCase
4 6 (9.23%) RSA enVision
4 6 (9.23%) RSA Security Analytics
4 6 (9.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (7.69%) Backup Exec
5 5 (7.69%) Malwarebytes
5 5 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (6.15%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 4 (6.15%) Suricata
7 3 (4.62%) SCCM
7 3 (4.62%) SCOM
8 1 (1.54%) Ansible
8 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Cisco
2 20 (30.77%) Dell
3 16 (24.62%) McAfee
4 15 (23.08%) Blue Coat
4 15 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 15 (23.08%) FireEye
5 11 (16.92%) Symantec
6 10 (15.38%) ArcSight
6 10 (15.38%) VMware
7 8 (12.31%) Palo Alto
8 7 (10.77%) Sourcefire
9 6 (9.23%) LogLogic
9 6 (9.23%) Trend Micro
10 5 (7.69%) Apple
10 5 (7.69%) Avaya
10 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 5 (7.69%) Sophos
10 5 (7.69%) Sun
11 3 (4.62%) Splunk
12 2 (3.08%) Forcepoint