Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 721 667 730
Rank change year-on-year -54 +63 +138
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 511 659 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 2.04% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 383 526 528
UK median annual salary £49,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.91% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £32,000 £35,375 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £77,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%

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 28278 32297 36572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.70% 16.98% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22900 26451 30237
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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -58 478 £50,000 -9.09% 27
UK excluding London -10 258 £45,000 -5.26% 17
London -75 233 £60,000 -7.69% 10
South East +10 92 £50,000 -16.67% 6
South West +18 49 £46,000 -10.68% 5
North of England -35 48 £44,500 +1.14% 1
Midlands +58 37 £35,000 -22.22% 2
North West -54 26 £44,500 +1.14%
West Midlands +21 23 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Yorkshire +39 21 £45,000 +21.62% 1
East of England -3 18 £32,000 -28.89% 3
East Midlands +41 13 £28,750 -3.36%
Scotland -1 13 - -
Wales +19 1 - -
North East - 1 £39,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 403 (78.86%) Firewall
2 188 (36.79%) Information Security
3 179 (35.03%) Windows
4 176 (34.44%) Degree
5 171 (33.46%) Network Security
6 151 (29.55%) SIEM
7 145 (28.38%) TCP/IP
8 130 (25.44%) CISSP
9 117 (22.90%) Cybersecurity
10 114 (22.31%) WAN
11 113 (22.11%) Linux
12 112 (21.92%) Finance
13 111 (21.72%) Microsoft
14 107 (20.94%) VPN
15 99 (19.37%) ITIL
16 97 (18.98%) Management Information System
16 97 (18.98%) Computer Science
17 95 (18.59%) Cisco
18 93 (18.20%) CISM
18 93 (18.20%) Security Operations
19 91 (17.81%) LAN
20 86 (16.83%) Kalman Filter
21 75 (14.68%) DNS
21 75 (14.68%) Amazon AWS
22 73 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
23 72 (14.09%) Active Directory
24 70 (13.70%) Security Cleared
25 69 (13.50%) BGP
25 69 (13.50%) Windows Server
26 68 (13.31%) Microsoft Azure

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 26 (5.09%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.50%) MS Exchange
3 18 (3.52%) CMS
4 9 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.59%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.39%) Apache
6 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.20%) Confluence
7 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.20%) IIS
7 1 (0.20%) JBoss
7 1 (0.20%) nginx
7 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 75 (14.68%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (13.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.89%) Office 365
4 18 (3.52%) SaaS
5 12 (2.35%) IaaS
6 7 (1.37%) Mimecast
7 6 (1.17%) GitHub
7 6 (1.17%) npm
8 2 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.39%) PaaS
8 2 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.20%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.20%) Route 53
9 1 (0.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 403 (78.86%) Firewall
2 171 (33.46%) Network Security
3 145 (28.38%) TCP/IP
4 114 (22.31%) WAN
5 107 (20.94%) VPN
6 91 (17.81%) LAN
7 75 (14.68%) DNS
8 69 (13.50%) BGP
9 67 (13.11%) Internet
10 51 (9.98%) VoIP
11 50 (9.78%) OSPF
11 50 (9.78%) VLAN
12 47 (9.20%) MPLS
13 38 (7.44%) HTTP
14 36 (7.05%) SAN
15 32 (6.26%) DHCP
15 32 (6.26%) FTP
16 29 (5.68%) HSRP
17 27 (5.28%) HTTPS
18 26 (5.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.15%) MySQL
3 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.39%) InfluxDB
3 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.20%) Big Data
4 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.20%) Flink
4 1 (0.20%) Infinispan
4 1 (0.20%) Maltego
4 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (1.76%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.78%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.59%) SonarQube
3 3 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.39%) FxCop
4 2 (0.39%) JIRA
4 2 (0.39%) JUnit
4 2 (0.39%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.39%) Selenium
5 1 (0.20%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.20%) GDB
5 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.20%) Gradle
5 1 (0.20%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
General
1 112 (21.92%) Finance
2 23 (4.50%) Military
3 21 (4.11%) Legal
4 19 (3.72%) Law
5 17 (3.33%) Back Office
5 17 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.15%) Banking
7 11 (2.15%) Games
8 4 (0.78%) Retail
9 3 (0.59%) Marketing
10 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.39%) Electronics
10 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 153 (29.94%) Analyst
2 100 (19.57%) Security Analyst
3 94 (18.40%) Security Engineer
4 63 (12.33%) Network Engineer
5 54 (10.57%) Administrator
6 47 (9.20%) Network Security Engineer
7 39 (7.63%) Network Administrator
8 33 (6.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 33 (6.46%) Senior Network Engineer
9 32 (6.26%) Senior Security Engineer
10 31 (6.07%) Systems Administrator
11 29 (5.68%) Architect
12 28 (5.48%) IT Analyst
12 28 (5.48%) Security Specialist
12 28 (5.48%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 28 (5.48%) SOC Analyst
13 27 (5.28%) Senior Analyst
14 25 (4.89%) IT Security Analyst
14 25 (4.89%) Security Manager
15 23 (4.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (9.00%) Web Services
2 24 (4.70%) POSIX
3 12 (2.35%) CSS
3 12 (2.35%) HTML
3 12 (2.35%) HTML5
4 7 (1.37%) Node.js
5 6 (1.17%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.17%) GStreamer
5 6 (1.17%) Polymer
5 6 (1.17%) React
6 5 (0.98%) CGI
7 3 (0.59%) LAMP
8 2 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.39%) Kafka
8 2 (0.39%) Spring
8 2 (0.39%) XML
9 1 (0.20%) OAuth
9 1 (0.20%) RESTful
9 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.20%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 97 (18.98%) Computer Science
1 97 (18.98%) Management Information System
2 73 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (8.81%) Data Centre
4 43 (8.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 28 (5.48%) Cyber Attack
6 27 (5.28%) Video Conferencing
7 22 (4.31%) Data Protection Act
8 19 (3.72%) Security Operations Centre
9 18 (3.52%) Cyberthreat
10 16 (3.13%) Clustering
11 15 (2.94%) FMCG
11 15 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (1.96%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.96%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.57%) Cyber Defence
13 8 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (1.37%) PKI
15 6 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
15 6 (1.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 179 (35.03%) Windows
2 113 (22.11%) Linux
3 69 (13.50%) Windows Server
4 57 (11.15%) Unix
5 30 (5.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.54%) Debian
7 13 (2.54%) Ubuntu
8 11 (2.15%) CentOS
8 11 (2.15%) Windows 10
9 8 (1.57%) Android
9 8 (1.57%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.37%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.39%) SUSE
13 1 (0.20%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (36.79%) Information Security
2 151 (29.55%) SIEM
3 117 (22.90%) Cybersecurity
4 99 (19.37%) ITIL
5 93 (18.20%) Security Operations
6 86 (16.83%) Kalman Filter
7 68 (13.31%) Vulnerability Management
8 56 (10.96%) Incident Management
9 55 (10.76%) Penetration Testing
9 55 (10.76%) Threat Detection
10 53 (10.37%) Mentoring
11 47 (9.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 43 (8.41%) Problem Management
13 41 (8.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 38 (7.44%) Security Architecture
15 37 (7.24%) Change Management
16 36 (7.05%) Service Management
17 35 (6.85%) ITIL V3
18 34 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
18 34 (6.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (10.18%) Python
2 40 (7.83%) C
3 37 (7.24%) SQL
4 35 (6.85%) C++
4 35 (6.85%) Java
5 34 (6.65%) Perl
6 28 (5.48%) PowerShell
7 27 (5.28%) Ruby
8 26 (5.09%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.57%) PHP
10 7 (1.37%) C#
10 7 (1.37%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.20%) Go
12 1 (0.20%) Groovy
12 1 (0.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 176 (34.44%) Degree
2 130 (25.44%) CISSP
3 93 (18.20%) CISM
4 70 (13.70%) Security Cleared
5 54 (10.57%) CISA
6 50 (9.78%) CEH
6 50 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (9.20%) Computer Science Degree
8 45 (8.81%) SANS
9 43 (8.41%) CCNA
10 33 (6.46%) DV Cleared
11 30 (5.87%) CCNP
12 27 (5.28%) SC Cleared
13 26 (5.09%) GIAC
14 23 (4.50%) GCIH
14 23 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 21 (4.11%) MCSE
16 19 (3.72%) GCIA
17 18 (3.52%) CCSA
18 16 (3.13%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (9.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (5.48%) PCI DSS
3 26 (5.09%) Cyber Essentials
4 25 (4.89%) GDPR
5 21 (4.11%) SLA
6 17 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 12 (2.35%) PMO
8 3 (0.59%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.39%) COBIT
9 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.20%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 72 (14.09%) Active Directory
2 56 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (7.05%) Hyper-V
4 28 (5.48%) Virtual Desktop
5 17 (3.33%) Snort
6 15 (2.94%) BitLocker
7 9 (1.76%) vSphere
8 8 (1.57%) XenApp
9 7 (1.37%) NFS
10 5 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.78%) Firmware
12 3 (0.59%) Docker
12 3 (0.59%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.20%) Gluster
14 1 (0.20%) iptables
14 1 (0.20%) KVM
14 1 (0.20%) QEMU
14 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (9.00%) SCOM
2 42 (8.22%) SCCM
3 27 (5.28%) Nagios
4 22 (4.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 18 (3.52%) CSIRT
6 16 (3.13%) Puppet
7 15 (2.94%) SCVMM
8 14 (2.74%) Nessus
8 14 (2.74%) Salt
9 13 (2.54%) Ansible
10 11 (2.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 11 (2.15%) ZABBIX
11 8 (1.57%) Suricata
12 7 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
12 7 (1.37%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 7 (1.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 5 (0.98%) EnCase
13 5 (0.98%) WMI
14 4 (0.78%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 111 (21.72%) Microsoft
2 95 (18.59%) Cisco
3 63 (12.33%) VMware
4 54 (10.57%) CheckPoint
5 52 (10.18%) Juniper
5 52 (10.18%) Palo Alto
6 41 (8.02%) McAfee
7 36 (7.05%) F5
8 30 (5.87%) SolarWinds
9 22 (4.31%) Xerox
10 16 (3.13%) Citrix
10 16 (3.13%) Fortinet
10 16 (3.13%) Splunk
11 15 (2.94%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.35%) Sourcefire
13 11 (2.15%) Qualys
13 11 (2.15%) SaltStack
14 9 (1.76%) Dell
14 9 (1.76%) LogRhythm
14 9 (1.76%) Sun