Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 596 738 688
Rank change year-on-year +142 -50 +69
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 711 513 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% 1.82% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 513 375 525
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £79,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +2.27% -12.00%

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 26,562 28,159 34,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 15.88% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21,025 22,878 28,489
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 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 +146 675 £55,000 - 55
UK excluding London +162 424 £52,500 +16.67% 38
London +24 286 £67,500 +12.50% 22
South West +101 129 £50,000 +25.00% 4
North of England +57 97 £54,500 +21.11% 10
South East +6 84 £55,000 - 7
East of England +40 58 £44,500 +39.06% 8
North West +35 52 £57,500 +29.21% 6
Yorkshire +56 45 £47,500 +3.83% 4
Scotland -8 27 £48,000 +29.73% 3
Midlands -7 21 £52,500 +23.53% 4
West Midlands +10 11 £47,500 +11.76% 2
East Midlands +13 10 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Isle of Man - 5 £55,000 -
Northern Ireland - 3 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection 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 Intrusion Detection.

1 551 (77.50%) Firewall
2 293 (41.21%) Information Security
3 266 (37.41%) Network Security
4 252 (35.44%) Cybersecurity
5 235 (33.05%) Windows
6 222 (31.22%) SIEM
7 221 (31.08%) Cisco
8 197 (27.71%) Degree
9 173 (24.33%) CISSP
9 173 (24.33%) Cisco Certification
10 171 (24.05%) Linux
11 169 (23.77%) VPN
12 167 (23.49%) Analytical Skills
13 162 (22.78%) TCP/IP
14 151 (21.24%) Management Information System
15 150 (21.10%) CCNP
16 149 (20.96%) Kalman Filter
17 141 (19.83%) Microsoft Azure
18 137 (19.27%) Finance
19 134 (18.85%) Microsoft
19 134 (18.85%) ITIL
20 126 (17.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 125 (17.58%) LAN
22 119 (16.74%) WAN
23 118 (16.60%) Security Operations
24 96 (13.50%) DNS
24 96 (13.50%) Active Directory
25 93 (13.08%) CISM
26 92 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
27 90 (12.66%) CCNA

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 36 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.94%) MS Exchange
3 16 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (1.13%) Apache
4 8 (1.13%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.56%) nginx
7 2 (0.28%) CMS
7 2 (0.28%) IIS
7 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.14%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 37 (5.20%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 18 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 141 (19.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (8.58%) SaaS
4 55 (7.74%) IaaS
5 53 (7.45%) PaaS
6 42 (5.91%) Office 365
7 6 (0.84%) Serverless
8 5 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 551 (77.50%) Firewall
2 266 (37.41%) Network Security
3 169 (23.77%) VPN
4 162 (22.78%) TCP/IP
5 125 (17.58%) LAN
6 119 (16.74%) WAN
7 96 (13.50%) DNS
8 85 (11.95%) VoIP
9 82 (11.53%) MPLS
10 79 (11.11%) IPsec
11 78 (10.97%) Wireless
12 61 (8.58%) SSL
13 53 (7.45%) Internet
14 46 (6.47%) VLAN
15 45 (6.33%) OSPF
16 44 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
16 44 (6.19%) DHCP
16 44 (6.19%) Ethernet
17 43 (6.05%) Wireshark
17 43 (6.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.13%) MySQL
3 5 (0.70%) NoSQL
3 5 (0.70%) Redis
4 3 (0.42%) GIS
4 3 (0.42%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.14%) Big Data
5 1 (0.14%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.14%) HBase
5 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.28%) Subversion
3 1 (0.14%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.14%) GDB
3 1 (0.14%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.14%) sqlmap
General
1 137 (19.27%) Finance
2 50 (7.03%) Retail
3 41 (5.77%) Legal
4 30 (4.22%) Law
5 25 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.09%) Banking
7 19 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.25%) Games
9 11 (1.55%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.27%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.98%) Back Office
12 4 (0.56%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.56%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Advertising
13 2 (0.28%) Billing
13 2 (0.28%) Electronics
13 2 (0.28%) Marketing
13 2 (0.28%) Military
14 1 (0.14%) Automotive
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 168 (23.63%) Analyst
2 145 (20.39%) Security Engineer
3 119 (16.74%) Network Engineer
4 111 (15.61%) Security Analyst
5 67 (9.42%) Security Manager
6 62 (8.72%) Network Security Engineer
7 55 (7.74%) Consultant
8 51 (7.17%) Senior Network Engineer
8 51 (7.17%) Senior Security Engineer
9 44 (6.19%) Security Consultant
10 36 (5.06%) Head of Security
10 36 (5.06%) SOC Analyst
11 31 (4.36%) Architect
12 30 (4.22%) IT Manager
13 29 (4.08%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 29 (4.08%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 29 (4.08%) IT Security Manager
13 29 (4.08%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 28 (3.94%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 28 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.36%) Web Services
2 18 (2.53%) LDAP
3 10 (1.41%) .NET
3 10 (1.41%) 802.1X
4 6 (0.84%) OAuth
4 6 (0.84%) SAML
5 5 (0.70%) J2EE
5 5 (0.70%) OpenID
6 4 (0.56%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.42%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.28%) POSIX
9 1 (0.14%) CGI
9 1 (0.14%) Jinja
9 1 (0.14%) JSON
9 1 (0.14%) Kafka
9 1 (0.14%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.14%) Middleware
9 1 (0.14%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 167 (23.49%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (21.24%) Management Information System
3 81 (11.39%) Computer Science
4 73 (10.27%) Data Centre
5 63 (8.86%) Self-Motivation
6 45 (6.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 39 (5.49%) Cyberthreat
8 37 (5.20%) Cyberattack
9 36 (5.06%) Hybrid Cloud
10 25 (3.52%) Security Operations Centre
11 24 (3.38%) PKI
12 23 (3.23%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 23 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
13 22 (3.09%) Cybercrime
13 22 (3.09%) Private Cloud
14 19 (2.67%) Driving Licence
15 16 (2.25%) Blackberry
16 15 (2.11%) Fintech
17 12 (1.69%) Public Cloud
18 10 (1.41%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 235 (33.05%) Windows
2 171 (24.05%) Linux
3 73 (10.27%) Unix
4 71 (9.99%) Windows Server
4 71 (9.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (5.06%) Windows 10
7 21 (2.95%) Solaris
8 18 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (2.39%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.41%) CentOS
10 10 (1.41%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.84%) Android
11 6 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.70%) AIX
12 5 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.70%) HPUX
12 5 (0.70%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.56%) Debian
13 4 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (41.21%) Information Security
2 252 (35.44%) Cybersecurity
3 222 (31.22%) SIEM
4 149 (20.96%) Kalman Filter
5 134 (18.85%) ITIL
6 118 (16.60%) Security Operations
7 83 (11.67%) Service Management
8 80 (11.25%) Penetration Testing
8 80 (11.25%) Risk Management
9 79 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
10 77 (10.83%) Data Protection
11 76 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
12 74 (10.41%) Identity Access Management
13 70 (9.85%) Data Loss Prevention
14 68 (9.56%) Change Management
15 64 (9.00%) Vulnerability Management
16 63 (8.86%) Problem Management
17 61 (8.58%) Web Filtering
18 60 (8.44%) Malware Analysis
18 60 (8.44%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 63 (8.86%) PowerShell
2 62 (8.72%) Python
3 40 (5.63%) C
4 29 (4.08%) Perl
5 23 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 23 (3.23%) C#
5 23 (3.23%) Java
6 21 (2.95%) VBA
7 15 (2.11%) PHP
8 11 (1.55%) SQL
9 10 (1.41%) Ruby
10 4 (0.56%) C++
10 4 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.28%) Go
12 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 197 (27.71%) Degree
2 173 (24.33%) Cisco Certification
2 173 (24.33%) CISSP
3 150 (21.10%) CCNP
4 93 (13.08%) CISM
5 90 (12.66%) CCNA
6 77 (10.83%) Security Cleared
7 56 (7.88%) CEH
8 47 (6.61%) CISA
9 45 (6.33%) CCIE
10 41 (5.77%) SANS
11 34 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
12 31 (4.36%) Master's Degree
13 30 (4.22%) SC Cleared
14 27 (3.80%) GIAC
15 24 (3.38%) DV Cleared
16 21 (2.95%) GCIH
17 19 (2.67%) GSEC
18 16 (2.25%) SSCP
18 16 (2.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (17.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (10.27%) GDPR
3 43 (6.05%) PCI DSS
4 30 (4.22%) Cyber Essentials
5 28 (3.94%) SLA
6 12 (1.69%) COBIT
7 11 (1.55%) FISMA
8 10 (1.41%) ISO 9001
9 8 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 7 (0.98%) GPG13
11 5 (0.70%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.56%) COSO
12 4 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.42%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.28%) NIST 800
14 2 (0.28%) QA
14 2 (0.28%) RMADS
15 1 (0.14%) GCP
15 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (13.50%) Active Directory
2 53 (7.45%) Virtual Desktop
3 46 (6.47%) Hyper-V
4 44 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (2.67%) BitLocker
7 15 (2.11%) Snort
8 13 (1.83%) Firmware
9 8 (1.13%) FreeRADIUS
9 8 (1.13%) NFS
10 4 (0.56%) vSphere
11 3 (0.42%) XenApp
11 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.28%) Docker
12 2 (0.28%) Squid
13 1 (0.14%) RHEV
13 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (7.74%) SCCM
2 43 (6.05%) SCOM
3 30 (4.22%) Nessus
4 28 (3.94%) Cisco CUCM
5 21 (2.95%) Cisco Prime
6 19 (2.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 19 (2.67%) SCVMM
7 17 (2.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 16 (2.25%) vRealize
9 15 (2.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 15 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
10 12 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
10 12 (1.69%) TrustSec
11 11 (1.55%) Ansible
11 11 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (1.55%) Puppet
12 10 (1.41%) RSA Security Analytics
13 9 (1.27%) FortiGate
14 8 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
14 8 (1.13%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 221 (31.08%) Cisco
2 134 (18.85%) Microsoft
3 65 (9.14%) CheckPoint
4 60 (8.44%) McAfee
5 57 (8.02%) F5
6 55 (7.74%) VMware
7 54 (7.59%) SolarWinds
8 42 (5.91%) Splunk
9 34 (4.78%) Citrix
10 29 (4.08%) Palo Alto
11 28 (3.94%) Blue Coat
11 28 (3.94%) Forcepoint
12 26 (3.66%) Avaya
12 26 (3.66%) LogRhythm
13 25 (3.52%) HP
13 25 (3.52%) Nortel
13 25 (3.52%) Riverbed
13 25 (3.52%) Sophos
14 22 (3.09%) Zscaler
15 19 (2.67%) Symantec