The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Intrusion Detection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 594 628
Rank change year-on-year +24 +34  
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 292 376 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 2.08% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 218 270 263
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.64% -15.00%  

Intrusion Detection is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13636 18120 19660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.97% 17.36% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11111 14994 15669
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Intrusion Detection as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection.

Salary trend for Intrusion Detection in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Intrusion Detection in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +14 273 £60,000 +20.00% 27
London +77 145 £62,500 +13.63% 13
South East +25 70 £55,000 +25.00% 5
City of London +54 38 £72,500 +38.09% 6
Berkshire +33 26 £46,750 +3.88% 1
South West +8 18 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North West 0 18 £40,000 -
Hampshire +10 16 £51,250 +14.41% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 13 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Milton Keynes +20 13 £55,000 +20.21%
Surrey +38 11 £50,000 +25.00% 1
East of England +20 11 £56,125 +30.52% 5
Reading +29 10 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Bristol -5 10 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Midlands +18 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Cheshire +9 8 £37,500 -
Manchester -20 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Scotland +12 7 £35,000 -39.39%
Edinburgh +3 7 £35,000 -34.88%
Norfolk - 7 £42,500 - 3
Fleet - 6 £42,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -12 5 - -
Oxfordshire - 5 £70,000 -
Norwich - 4 £42,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 £71,250 - 1
Bracknell +18 3 - -
South Wales +15 3 £20,000 -27.27%
Birmingham +14 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Hertfordshire +12 3 £65,000 +29.35%
Warrington +10 3 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection 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 Intrusion Detection.

1 400 (65.90%) Firewall
2 281 (46.29%) Information Security
3 230 (37.89%) Network Security
4 227 (37.40%) SIEM
5 218 (35.91%) Windows
6 216 (35.58%) CISSP
6 216 (35.58%) Cybersecurity
7 199 (32.78%) Linux
8 153 (25.21%) Cisco
9 149 (24.55%) Finance
10 148 (24.38%) Security Operations
11 146 (24.05%) CISM
12 138 (22.73%) Unix
13 136 (22.41%) TCP/IP
14 130 (21.42%) Kalman Filter
15 122 (20.10%) Cisco Certification
16 118 (19.44%) Management Information System
17 111 (18.29%) Degree
18 104 (17.13%) ITIL
19 100 (16.47%) VPN
20 96 (15.82%) DNS
21 93 (15.32%) WAN
21 93 (15.32%) SANS
22 92 (15.16%) Incident Management
23 91 (14.99%) Security Operations Centre
24 89 (14.66%) Security Monitoring
25 86 (14.17%) Security Cleared
26 85 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 85 (14.00%) CheckPoint
27 82 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management

Intrusion Detection
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 20 (3.29%) Apache
2 15 (2.47%) IIS
2 15 (2.47%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.47%) Tomcat
3 14 (2.31%) IBM Notes
4 12 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (1.98%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.32%) nginx
5 8 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.99%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.66%) JBoss
7 4 (0.66%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.49%) Jetty
9 2 (0.33%) Confluence
9 2 (0.33%) lighttpd
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.48%) MS Office
3 7 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.66%) MS Project
5 2 (0.33%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.82%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (9.56%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (2.14%) Amazon ELB
5 11 (1.81%) Amazon S3
5 11 (1.81%) Route 53
6 9 (1.48%) SaaS
7 5 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.49%) Datadog
8 3 (0.49%) PaaS
8 3 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.33%) Akamai
9 2 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.33%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.33%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 400 (65.90%) Firewall
2 230 (37.89%) Network Security
3 136 (22.41%) TCP/IP
4 100 (16.47%) VPN
5 96 (15.82%) DNS
6 93 (15.32%) WAN
7 78 (12.85%) LAN
8 66 (10.87%) SSL
9 64 (10.54%) Wireless
10 59 (9.72%) Internet
11 50 (8.24%) Cisco ASA
11 50 (8.24%) VLAN
12 41 (6.75%) HTTP
13 39 (6.43%) MPLS
14 38 (6.26%) DHCP
15 36 (5.93%) BGP
15 36 (5.93%) IPsec
16 33 (5.44%) WLAN
17 32 (5.27%) OSPF
18 25 (4.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.64%) GIS
2 11 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (1.81%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.15%) MySQL
4 6 (0.99%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.66%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.49%) MariaDB
7 3 (0.49%) Redis
8 2 (0.33%) Infinispan
8 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.16%) Big Data
9 1 (0.16%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.16%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.31%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.31%) Subversion
3 11 (1.81%) JIRA
4 10 (1.65%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.16%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.16%) Maven
5 1 (0.16%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 149 (24.55%) Finance
2 54 (8.90%) Banking
3 53 (8.73%) Legal
4 32 (5.27%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.13%) Law
6 17 (2.80%) Marketing
7 16 (2.64%) French Language
7 16 (2.64%) German Language
7 16 (2.64%) Spanish Language
8 11 (1.81%) Italian Language
8 11 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.32%) Dutch Language
9 8 (1.32%) Portuguese Language
10 4 (0.66%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.66%) Electronics
10 4 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.49%) Advertising
11 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.49%) Publishing
12 1 (0.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 184 (30.31%) Analyst
2 113 (18.62%) Security Analyst
3 104 (17.13%) Security Engineer
4 57 (9.39%) Network Engineer
5 55 (9.06%) Architect
6 52 (8.57%) Security Architect
7 46 (7.58%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 39 (6.43%) Consultant
9 37 (6.10%) Security Specialist
10 31 (5.11%) Network Security Engineer
11 30 (4.94%) SOC Analyst
12 29 (4.78%) Information Security Engineer
13 26 (4.28%) Information Analyst
13 26 (4.28%) Information Security Analyst
13 26 (4.28%) Monitoring Analyst
14 25 (4.12%) Security Manager
15 22 (3.62%) Cybersecurity Engineer
15 22 (3.62%) SIEM Analyst
16 21 (3.46%) IT Analyst
16 21 (3.46%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.75%) Web Services
2 16 (2.64%) Regular Expression
3 9 (1.48%) 802.1X
4 7 (1.15%) LAMP
4 7 (1.15%) PCRE
5 6 (0.99%) SAML
6 5 (0.82%) Kafka
6 5 (0.82%) REST
7 4 (0.66%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (0.66%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (0.49%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (0.49%) POSIX
8 3 (0.49%) Serverless Framework
8 3 (0.49%) Spring Boot
9 2 (0.33%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.33%) Django
9 2 (0.33%) JSON
9 2 (0.33%) OAuth
9 2 (0.33%) SOAP
9 2 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 118 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 91 (14.99%) Security Operations Centre
3 71 (11.70%) Computer Science
4 69 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (10.54%) Data Centre
6 56 (9.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 37 (6.10%) Cyber Attack
8 23 (3.79%) Cyberthreat
9 22 (3.62%) NHS
10 21 (3.46%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (1.98%) Fintech
11 12 (1.98%) PKI
12 8 (1.32%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.32%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.32%) Thin Client
13 7 (1.15%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.99%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.99%) Cyber Defence
14 6 (0.99%) Replication
15 5 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 218 (35.91%) Windows
2 199 (32.78%) Linux
3 138 (22.73%) Unix
4 19 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (2.80%) Windows Server
6 16 (2.64%) Solaris
7 8 (1.32%) Mac OS
7 8 (1.32%) Windows NT
7 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.15%) CentOS
9 6 (0.99%) Debian
9 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.33%) VMS
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (46.29%) Information Security
2 227 (37.40%) SIEM
3 216 (35.58%) Cybersecurity
4 148 (24.38%) Security Operations
5 130 (21.42%) Kalman Filter
6 104 (17.13%) ITIL
7 92 (15.16%) Incident Management
8 89 (14.66%) Security Monitoring
9 82 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
10 80 (13.18%) Security Architecture
11 71 (11.70%) Analytics
12 70 (11.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 66 (10.87%) Security Management
14 62 (10.21%) Computer Security
15 59 (9.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 55 (9.06%) Risk Management
17 54 (8.90%) Malware Analysis
18 53 (8.73%) Malware Detection/Protection
19 43 (7.08%) Threat Detection
20 39 (6.43%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (12.36%) SQL
2 69 (11.37%) Python
3 56 (9.23%) Perl
4 52 (8.57%) Bash Shell
5 42 (6.92%) PowerShell
6 31 (5.11%) C
7 15 (2.47%) PHP
8 13 (2.14%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.32%) Java
10 4 (0.66%) VB
11 3 (0.49%) C++
11 3 (0.49%) Ruby
11 3 (0.49%) Tcl
12 2 (0.33%) C#
12 2 (0.33%) Go
12 2 (0.33%) VBA
13 1 (0.16%) AWK
Qualifications
1 216 (35.58%) CISSP
2 146 (24.05%) CISM
3 122 (20.10%) Cisco Certification
4 111 (18.29%) Degree
5 93 (15.32%) SANS
6 86 (14.17%) Security Cleared
7 72 (11.86%) CEH
8 69 (11.37%) GCIA
9 68 (11.20%) GCIH
10 66 (10.87%) CCNP
11 51 (8.40%) SC Cleared
12 49 (8.07%) CCNA
13 48 (7.91%) GIAC
14 44 (7.25%) DV Cleared
15 34 (5.60%) Network+ Certification
16 33 (5.44%) CISA
17 24 (3.95%) GCED
17 24 (3.95%) GSEC
17 24 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
18 23 (3.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (14.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (6.75%) PCI DSS
3 29 (4.78%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (2.14%) SLA
5 10 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.32%) COBIT
6 8 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (0.82%) FISMA
8 4 (0.66%) GDPR
8 4 (0.66%) QA
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.16%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.16%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 79 (13.01%) Active Directory
2 60 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.28%) VMware ESX
4 21 (3.46%) Docker
5 18 (2.97%) Snort
6 15 (2.47%) Xen
7 13 (2.14%) QEMU
8 10 (1.65%) NFS
9 9 (1.48%) Sendmail
10 8 (1.32%) Samba
11 5 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.82%) Gluster
11 5 (0.82%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.82%) iptables
12 3 (0.49%) KVM
12 3 (0.49%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.33%) Firmware
13 2 (0.33%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.33%) vCloud
13 2 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 79 (13.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 67 (11.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 50 (8.24%) Nagios
4 41 (6.75%) Puppet
5 30 (4.94%) Ansible
6 26 (4.28%) CSIRT
7 24 (3.95%) Salt
8 22 (3.62%) ZABBIX
9 11 (1.81%) Endace
9 11 (1.81%) Nessus
9 11 (1.81%) SCOM
10 10 (1.65%) Terraform
11 8 (1.32%) Kubernetes
12 7 (1.15%) FortiGate
12 7 (1.15%) SCCM
13 6 (0.99%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.99%) Kibana
13 6 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.82%) Mesos
14 5 (0.82%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 153 (25.21%) Cisco
2 85 (14.00%) CheckPoint
3 68 (11.20%) Palo Alto
4 67 (11.04%) VMware
5 58 (9.56%) Juniper
5 58 (9.56%) Microsoft
6 54 (8.90%) Splunk
7 26 (4.28%) SolarWinds
8 24 (3.95%) SaltStack
8 24 (3.95%) Sun
9 23 (3.79%) Imperva
9 23 (3.79%) LogLogic
10 21 (3.46%) Citrix
11 17 (2.80%) FireEye
12 16 (2.64%) ArcSight
12 16 (2.64%) Sourcefire
13 15 (2.47%) Intel Security
14 14 (2.31%) Blue Coat
14 14 (2.31%) Lotus
14 14 (2.31%) Oracle
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Greenwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Ebury
Salary: £35000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent Flexible Banking Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23,000 + 5k shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Norfolk
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Fleet
Mint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
HCA Hospitals
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent bens incl. private health
Posted: 15 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £80000 - £100000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + car allowance
Posted: 14 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £75000 - £88000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + car allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Flexible depending on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 23 days ago