Period
to 21 October 2017

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 6 months to 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 739 666 731
Rank change year-on-year -73 +65 +149
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 466 646 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 2.00% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 354 523 511
UK median annual salary £49,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.91% - +20.37%
10th Percentile £32,000 £35,800 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 27810 32271 36695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.98% 16.89% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22561 26489 30264
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Intrusion Detection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Intrusion Detection in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Top 15 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 6 months to 21 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 -72 434 £50,000 -9.09% 16
London -53 228 £58,500 -10.00% 8
UK excluding London -44 218 £45,000 -5.26% 10
South East -2 64 £60,000 +17.07% 4
North of England -17 52 £44,500 +1.14%
South West +7 39 £46,000 -8.00% 3
Midlands +46 33 £35,000 -20.00%
North West -60 30 £44,250 +0.57%
Yorkshire +36 21 £45,000 +20.00%
West Midlands +19 20 £42,500 -5.56%
East of England +4 16 £32,000 -28.89% 1
Scotland -11 13 - -
East Midlands +42 12 £30,000 +36.36%
Wales +19 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £39,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 358 (76.82%) Firewall
2 162 (34.76%) Information Security
3 158 (33.91%) Windows
4 156 (33.48%) Degree
5 144 (30.90%) SIEM
6 138 (29.61%) Network Security
7 118 (25.32%) CISSP
8 112 (24.03%) TCP/IP
9 109 (23.39%) WAN
10 104 (22.32%) Finance
11 102 (21.89%) Microsoft
12 99 (21.24%) Cybersecurity
13 98 (21.03%) Management Information System
14 96 (20.60%) VPN
14 96 (20.60%) ITIL
15 94 (20.17%) CISM
16 91 (19.53%) Linux
17 90 (19.31%) LAN
17 90 (19.31%) Cisco
18 85 (18.24%) Computer Science
19 81 (17.38%) Security Operations
20 80 (17.17%) Kalman Filter
21 67 (14.38%) VMware
22 66 (14.16%) DNS
23 65 (13.95%) Active Directory
23 65 (13.95%) BGP
23 65 (13.95%) Security Cleared
23 65 (13.95%) Windows Server
24 64 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
25 63 (13.52%) Analytical Skills

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 25 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.22%) CMS
4 11 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.64%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.43%) Apache
6 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.21%) IIS
7 1 (0.21%) nginx
7 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 64 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.43%) Office 365
3 16 (3.43%) SaaS
4 8 (1.72%) IaaS
5 6 (1.29%) GitHub
6 5 (1.07%) npm
7 3 (0.64%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.43%) Serverless
8 2 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.21%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.21%) PaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 358 (76.82%) Firewall
2 138 (29.61%) Network Security
3 112 (24.03%) TCP/IP
4 109 (23.39%) WAN
5 96 (20.60%) VPN
6 90 (19.31%) LAN
7 66 (14.16%) DNS
8 65 (13.95%) BGP
9 61 (13.09%) Internet
10 52 (11.16%) VoIP
11 46 (9.87%) VLAN
12 45 (9.66%) OSPF
13 36 (7.73%) MPLS
14 31 (6.65%) SAN
15 29 (6.22%) DHCP
16 27 (5.79%) HTTP
17 26 (5.58%) HSRP
18 24 (5.15%) HTTPS
18 24 (5.15%) IPsec
19 23 (4.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.93%) MySQL
3 2 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.43%) InfluxDB
3 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.21%) Maltego
4 1 (0.21%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (1.93%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.64%) SonarQube
3 3 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.43%) FxCop
4 2 (0.43%) JUnit
4 2 (0.43%) Selenium
5 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.21%) Gradle
5 1 (0.21%) JIRA
5 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
General
1 104 (22.32%) Finance
2 18 (3.86%) Military
3 15 (3.22%) Manufacturing
3 15 (3.22%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.00%) Back Office
5 13 (2.79%) Legal
6 10 (2.15%) Law
7 9 (1.93%) Games
8 8 (1.72%) Banking
9 4 (0.86%) Retail
10 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 137 (29.40%) Analyst
2 91 (19.53%) Security Analyst
3 85 (18.24%) Security Engineer
4 57 (12.23%) Network Engineer
5 46 (9.87%) Administrator
6 40 (8.58%) Network Security Engineer
7 34 (7.30%) Security Specialist
8 32 (6.87%) Network Administrator
9 30 (6.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 29 (6.22%) Senior Network Engineer
10 29 (6.22%) Senior Security Engineer
10 29 (6.22%) Systems Administrator
11 28 (6.01%) Architect
12 26 (5.58%) IT Security Specialist
12 26 (5.58%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 25 (5.36%) SOC Analyst
14 24 (5.15%) IT Analyst
15 22 (4.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 21 (4.51%) IT Security Analyst
17 20 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (8.58%) Web Services
2 15 (3.22%) POSIX
3 12 (2.58%) CSS
3 12 (2.58%) HTML
4 11 (2.36%) HTML5
5 5 (1.07%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.07%) CGI
5 5 (1.07%) GStreamer
5 5 (1.07%) Node.js
5 5 (1.07%) Polymer
5 5 (1.07%) React
6 2 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.43%) LAMP
6 2 (0.43%) RESTful
6 2 (0.43%) XML
7 1 (0.21%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.21%) JAX-RS
7 1 (0.21%) Kafka
7 1 (0.21%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.21%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 98 (21.03%) Management Information System
2 85 (18.24%) Computer Science
3 63 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (9.01%) Data Centre
5 37 (7.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 33 (7.08%) Data Protection Act
7 28 (6.01%) Video Conferencing
8 24 (5.15%) Cyber Attack
9 17 (3.65%) Cyberthreat
10 15 (3.22%) Clustering
10 15 (3.22%) FMCG
11 13 (2.79%) Security Operations Centre
12 11 (2.36%) Algorithms
12 11 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (1.93%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.93%) PKI
14 8 (1.72%) Replication
15 7 (1.50%) Cyber Defence
16 6 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
16 6 (1.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 158 (33.91%) Windows
2 91 (19.53%) Linux
3 65 (13.95%) Windows Server
4 50 (10.73%) Unix
5 25 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.58%) Debian
7 12 (2.58%) Ubuntu
8 10 (2.15%) CentOS
8 10 (2.15%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.93%) Android
9 9 (1.93%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.93%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.43%) SUSE
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (34.76%) Information Security
2 144 (30.90%) SIEM
3 99 (21.24%) Cybersecurity
4 96 (20.60%) ITIL
5 81 (17.38%) Security Operations
6 80 (17.17%) Kalman Filter
7 60 (12.88%) Vulnerability Management
8 50 (10.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 47 (10.09%) Incident Management
9 47 (10.09%) Mentoring
10 46 (9.87%) Threat Detection
11 44 (9.44%) Penetration Testing
12 43 (9.23%) Data Protection
13 38 (8.15%) Problem Management
13 38 (8.15%) Security Architecture
14 36 (7.73%) Service Management
15 35 (7.51%) Change Management
16 32 (6.87%) Malware Detection/Protection
17 30 (6.44%) Service Delivery
18 29 (6.22%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (9.44%) Python
2 35 (7.51%) C
3 33 (7.08%) SQL
4 30 (6.44%) Perl
5 29 (6.22%) C++
5 29 (6.22%) Java
6 23 (4.94%) PowerShell
7 22 (4.72%) Ruby
8 16 (3.43%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.50%) C#
10 5 (1.07%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.07%) PHP
11 2 (0.43%) Go
Qualifications
1 156 (33.48%) Degree
2 118 (25.32%) CISSP
3 94 (20.17%) CISM
4 65 (13.95%) Security Cleared
5 59 (12.66%) CISA
6 47 (10.09%) Cisco Certification
7 41 (8.80%) CCNA
8 39 (8.37%) CEH
9 35 (7.51%) DV Cleared
10 34 (7.30%) Computer Science Degree
11 31 (6.65%) SC Cleared
12 28 (6.01%) SANS
13 27 (5.79%) CCNP
14 22 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (4.29%) MCSE
16 18 (3.86%) GIAC
17 17 (3.65%) CompTIA Security+
17 17 (3.65%) Security+ Certification
18 16 (3.43%) GCIH
19 15 (3.22%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (10.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (7.08%) Cyber Essentials
3 32 (6.87%) PCI DSS
4 29 (6.22%) GDPR
5 20 (4.29%) SLA
6 12 (2.58%) PMO
7 11 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.43%) FIPS 140-2
9 2 (0.43%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.43%) QA
9 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.21%) COBIT
10 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 60 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.87%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.94%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (2.36%) BitLocker
6 10 (2.15%) Snort
6 10 (2.15%) XenApp
7 9 (1.93%) vSphere
8 8 (1.72%) Firmware
9 5 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.86%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.43%) Docker
12 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.21%) NFS
12 1 (0.21%) QEMU
12 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (8.80%) SCOM
2 37 (7.94%) SCCM
3 25 (5.36%) Nagios
4 17 (3.65%) Nessus
5 15 (3.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 15 (3.22%) Puppet
6 14 (3.00%) CSIRT
6 14 (3.00%) Salt
7 13 (2.79%) Ansible
8 11 (2.36%) SCVMM
8 11 (2.36%) ZABBIX
9 10 (2.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 9 (1.93%) Cisco CUCM
10 9 (1.93%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (1.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (1.07%) WMI
13 4 (0.86%) Computer Incident Response Team
13 4 (0.86%) EnCase
13 4 (0.86%) Suricata
14 3 (0.64%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 102 (21.89%) Microsoft
2 90 (19.31%) Cisco
3 67 (14.38%) VMware
4 54 (11.59%) CheckPoint
5 48 (10.30%) Palo Alto
6 39 (8.37%) Juniper
7 33 (7.08%) McAfee
8 31 (6.65%) SolarWinds
9 24 (5.15%) F5
10 22 (4.72%) Splunk
11 19 (4.08%) Xerox
12 18 (3.86%) Citrix
13 14 (3.00%) LogRhythm
14 12 (2.58%) Red Hat
15 11 (2.36%) Qualys
15 11 (2.36%) SaltStack
16 10 (2.15%) Fortinet
17 9 (1.93%) Sophos
18 7 (1.50%) ArcSight
18 7 (1.50%) Sourcefire