Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Host-Based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS)
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1051 1122 1130
Rank change year-on-year +71 +8 +71
Permanent jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System 82 82 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.046% 0.053%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.51% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 31 42 66
UK median annual salary £70,000 £48,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.08% -19.58% +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £63,625 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,250
% change year-on-year +27.78% -10.45% +5.79%

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 17,772 16,234 16,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.13% 9.04% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14,031 13,303 13,392
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Host Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Host Intrusion Detection System
Top 10 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 11 December 2018. 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 +53 78 £70,000 +37.25% 2
London +89 60 £75,000 +42.86% 2
UK excluding London +25 19 £57,500 +27.78%
South East +26 9 £62,500 +16.28%
North of England +42 5 £70,000 +16.67%
Yorkshire +39 5 £70,000 +16.67%
Midlands +29 3 £30,000 -22.08%
West Midlands +11 3 £30,000 -22.08%
Scotland -1 1 £40,000 +6.67%
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Host Intrusion Detection System.

1 47 (57.32%) Firewall
2 46 (56.10%) Cybersecurity
3 41 (50.00%) Information Security
4 36 (43.90%) PowerShell
5 35 (42.68%) Linux
6 28 (34.15%) Windows
6 28 (34.15%) Vulnerability Management
7 25 (30.49%) Python
8 24 (29.27%) SANS
9 23 (28.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 23 (28.05%) Unix
10 22 (26.83%) ITIL
11 21 (25.61%) Legal
12 20 (24.39%) SQL
13 18 (21.95%) Perl
13 18 (21.95%) TCP/IP
13 18 (21.95%) GIAC
13 18 (21.95%) GCIH
13 18 (21.95%) CEH
13 18 (21.95%) DevOps
13 18 (21.95%) Critical Thinking
14 17 (20.73%) GCIA
15 16 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (19.51%) Forensic Analysis
15 16 (19.51%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (18.29%) Strategic Thinking
16 15 (18.29%) CSIRT
16 15 (18.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 15 (18.29%) Computer Security

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 9 (10.98%) Apache
2 5 (6.10%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.10%) WildFly
3 4 (4.88%) nginx
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.76%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (9.76%) Amazon S3
2 8 (9.76%) AWS CloudTrail
2 8 (9.76%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.76%) Serverless
2 8 (9.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (4.88%) GitHub
3 4 (4.88%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.22%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (57.32%) Firewall
2 23 (28.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 18 (21.95%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.88%) Network Security
5 3 (3.66%) VPN
6 2 (2.44%) VLAN
6 2 (2.44%) Wireless
7 1 (1.22%) BGP
7 1 (1.22%) DMVPN
7 1 (1.22%) DMZ
7 1 (1.22%) DNS
7 1 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.22%) IPsec
7 1 (1.22%) IPv4
7 1 (1.22%) IPv6
7 1 (1.22%) MPLS
7 1 (1.22%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.22%) OSPF
7 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) Amazon RDS
1 8 (9.76%) Maltego
2 7 (8.54%) Big Data
3 5 (6.10%) MySQL
4 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.88%) Artifactory
2 4 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (4.88%) GitLab
2 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (25.61%) Legal
2 13 (15.85%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (35.37%) Analyst
2 25 (30.49%) Security Analyst
3 24 (29.27%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 16 (19.51%) Senior Analyst
4 16 (19.51%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
4 16 (19.51%) Senior Security Analyst
5 14 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (13.41%) Architect
7 8 (9.76%) Cloud Architect
7 8 (9.76%) Developer
7 8 (9.76%) Incident Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) Security Incident Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) Tactical Developer
8 6 (7.32%) AWS Architect
8 6 (7.32%) Security Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Big Data Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) Middleware
1 15 (18.29%) Regular Expression
2 8 (9.76%) Web Services
3 5 (6.10%) LAMP
4 4 (4.88%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.22%) OAuth
5 1 (1.22%) OpenID
5 1 (1.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Management Information System
2 11 (13.41%) Data Centre
3 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (3.66%) Cyberattack
5 3 (3.66%) PKI
6 2 (2.44%) Blog
6 2 (2.44%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.22%) iPhone
7 1 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (42.68%) Linux
2 28 (34.15%) Windows
3 23 (28.05%) Unix
4 6 (7.32%) CentOS
4 6 (7.32%) Ubuntu
5 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.22%) Solaris
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (56.10%) Cybersecurity
2 41 (50.00%) Information Security
3 28 (34.15%) Vulnerability Management
4 22 (26.83%) ITIL
5 18 (21.95%) Critical Thinking
5 18 (21.95%) DevOps
6 16 (19.51%) Forensic Analysis
6 16 (19.51%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (18.29%) Computer Forensics
7 15 (18.29%) Computer Security
7 15 (18.29%) E-Discovery
7 15 (18.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 15 (18.29%) Network Design
7 15 (18.29%) Strategic Thinking
7 15 (18.29%) Threat Detection
8 14 (17.07%) Open Source
9 13 (15.85%) Adaptive Security
9 13 (15.85%) Infrastructure Management
9 13 (15.85%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.90%) PowerShell
2 25 (30.49%) Python
3 20 (24.39%) SQL
4 18 (21.95%) Perl
5 4 (4.88%) Go
5 4 (4.88%) Java
5 4 (4.88%) Ruby
6 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (29.27%) SANS
2 18 (21.95%) CEH
2 18 (21.95%) GCIH
2 18 (21.95%) GIAC
3 17 (20.73%) GCIA
4 14 (17.07%) Degree
5 12 (14.63%) CISSP
6 6 (7.32%) CREST Certified
6 6 (7.32%) RHCE
7 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (4.88%) CISA
8 4 (4.88%) RHCSA
9 3 (3.66%) CCNP
9 3 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (3.66%) CSSLP
9 3 (3.66%) ISSAP
9 3 (3.66%) ISSEP
9 3 (3.66%) Master's Degree
10 2 (2.44%) CCSP
10 2 (2.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) PMO
2 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.44%) GDPR
4 1 (1.22%) COBIT
4 1 (1.22%) GPG13
4 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Docker
1 4 (4.88%) etcd
1 4 (4.88%) SkyDNS
2 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) Snort
3 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (18.29%) CSIRT
2 9 (10.98%) EnCase
2 9 (10.98%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (10.98%) Puppet
3 6 (7.32%) ZABBIX
4 5 (6.10%) Graphite
4 5 (6.10%) Xymon
5 4 (4.88%) Ansible
5 4 (4.88%) confd
5 4 (4.88%) HAProxy
5 4 (4.88%) Kubernetes
5 4 (4.88%) Prometheus
5 4 (4.88%) rkt
6 2 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.22%) Cacti
7 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.22%) Nessus
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Sun
2 14 (17.07%) Centrify
3 10 (12.20%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.10%) Splunk
6 4 (4.88%) Cisco
6 4 (4.88%) Symantec
7 1 (1.22%) Avaya
7 1 (1.22%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.22%) Citrix
7 1 (1.22%) Dell
7 1 (1.22%) F5
7 1 (1.22%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.22%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.22%) McAfee
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle
7 1 (1.22%) Qualys
7 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.22%) Sophos
7 1 (1.22%) VMware