Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 610 638 698
Rank change year-on-year +28 +60 -52
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 438 521 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 2.29% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 339 399 382
UK median annual salary £62,500 £56,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.61% -2.61% -4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,750 £83,750 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.58% +4.00% -2.44%

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 18,435 22,708 26,840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.99% 15.04% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14,507 17,762 21,638
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,355 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Intrusion Detection in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Top 14 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 28 February 2020. 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 +46 412 £62,500 +11.61% 58
UK excluding London +33 243 £57,500 +10.58% 38
London +75 186 £65,000 - 23
South East +52 97 £62,500 +19.05% 6
Midlands +39 53 £52,750 +14.67% 9
West Midlands +43 44 £55,000 +19.57% 6
South West +68 43 £47,500 -13.64% 9
North of England +22 16 £50,000 -11.11% 9
East of England +18 16 £75,000 +150.00% 2
Scotland +35 11 £46,250 -7.50% 3
Yorkshire +32 11 £55,000 +5.26% 6
East Midlands +30 9 £27,500 -38.89% 3
Wales - 7 £52,500 -
North West -2 5 £45,000 -25.00% 3

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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.

1 318 (72.60%) Firewall
2 230 (52.51%) Cybersecurity
3 198 (45.21%) Information Security
4 158 (36.07%) SIEM
4 158 (36.07%) Network Security
5 130 (29.68%) Security Operations
6 116 (26.48%) CISSP
7 106 (24.20%) Windows
8 102 (23.29%) TCP/IP
9 99 (22.60%) Cisco
10 93 (21.23%) Cisco Certification
11 91 (20.78%) Degree
12 90 (20.55%) Vulnerability Management
12 90 (20.55%) Management Information System
13 87 (19.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 86 (19.63%) VPN
15 84 (19.18%) WAN
16 83 (18.95%) LAN
17 82 (18.72%) Linux
18 80 (18.26%) Finance
19 77 (17.58%) Penetration Testing
20 75 (17.12%) IPsec
21 71 (16.21%) Azure
22 68 (15.53%) CISM
22 68 (15.53%) AWS
23 66 (15.07%) OSPF
23 66 (15.07%) BGP
24 64 (14.61%) Kalman Filter
25 63 (14.38%) Microsoft
26 62 (14.16%) Wireless

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 8 (1.83%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.60%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.37%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.14%) IIS
5 4 (0.91%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.23%) Apache
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (2.51%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.46%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 71 (16.21%) Azure
2 68 (15.53%) AWS
3 48 (10.96%) IaaS
4 42 (9.59%) PaaS
5 38 (8.68%) SaaS
6 17 (3.88%) Office 365
7 11 (2.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.60%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.37%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 5 (1.14%) GCP
12 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.91%) Serverless
13 3 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.68%) Datadog
14 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 318 (72.60%) Firewall
2 158 (36.07%) Network Security
3 102 (23.29%) TCP/IP
4 86 (19.63%) VPN
5 84 (19.18%) WAN
6 83 (18.95%) LAN
7 75 (17.12%) IPsec
8 66 (15.07%) BGP
8 66 (15.07%) OSPF
9 62 (14.16%) Wireless
10 60 (13.70%) VoIP
11 54 (12.33%) DNS
12 52 (11.87%) Internet
12 52 (11.87%) Multicast
13 46 (10.50%) Cisco ASA
13 46 (10.50%) HSRP
14 44 (10.05%) VRRP
15 43 (9.82%) HTTP
16 35 (7.99%) Cisco Nexus
16 35 (7.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.60%) MySQL
3 6 (1.37%) Big Data
3 6 (1.37%) Maltego
4 4 (0.91%) Apache Hive
5 3 (0.68%) Impala
6 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.23%) Informix
Development Applications
1 23 (5.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 20 (4.57%) Metasploit
3 17 (3.88%) Burp Suite
4 3 (0.68%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.68%) Bitbucket Server
4 3 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.68%) git-flow
4 3 (0.68%) JIRA
5 1 (0.23%) Fiddler
General
1 80 (18.26%) Finance
2 17 (3.88%) Law
3 16 (3.65%) Legal
4 11 (2.51%) Japanese Language
4 11 (2.51%) Public Sector
5 7 (1.60%) Military
6 6 (1.37%) Games
7 5 (1.14%) Retail
7 5 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.68%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.68%) Banking
8 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.46%) Electronics
9 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.46%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 113 (25.80%) Analyst
2 105 (23.97%) Security Engineer
3 90 (20.55%) Network Engineer
4 69 (15.75%) Security Analyst
5 47 (10.73%) Architect
6 43 (9.82%) Security Architect
7 31 (7.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 31 (7.08%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 30 (6.85%) Senior Network Engineer
9 28 (6.39%) Consultant
9 28 (6.39%) SOC Analyst
10 26 (5.94%) Senior Security Engineer
11 25 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
12 24 (5.48%) Security Manager
13 21 (4.79%) Network Security Engineer
14 20 (4.57%) Security Consultant
15 19 (4.34%) IT Engineer
15 19 (4.34%) IT Security Engineer
16 16 (3.65%) Security Officer
17 14 (3.20%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.20%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.37%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (1.37%) Middleware
3 3 (0.68%) Kafka
3 3 (0.68%) ModSecurity
4 2 (0.46%) LDAP
4 2 (0.46%) Web Services
5 1 (0.23%) .NET
5 1 (0.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 90 (20.55%) Management Information System
2 61 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (13.70%) Data Centre
4 39 (8.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 28 (6.39%) Security Operations Centre
6 26 (5.94%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 19 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (3.65%) Cyberthreat
8 16 (3.65%) User Experience
9 14 (3.20%) Cyber Defence
10 12 (2.74%) Cyberattack
10 12 (2.74%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.60%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.37%) BYOD
12 6 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.91%) PKI
15 3 (0.68%) CESG
15 3 (0.68%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 106 (24.20%) Windows
2 82 (18.72%) Linux
3 41 (9.36%) Unix
4 11 (2.51%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.60%) Kali Linux
5 7 (1.60%) Solaris
5 7 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.91%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.46%) CentOS
9 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (52.51%) Cybersecurity
2 198 (45.21%) Information Security
3 158 (36.07%) SIEM
4 130 (29.68%) Security Operations
5 90 (20.55%) Vulnerability Management
6 77 (17.58%) Penetration Testing
7 64 (14.61%) Kalman Filter
8 61 (13.93%) Load Balancing
9 57 (13.01%) ITIL
10 56 (12.79%) Threat Intelligence
11 52 (11.87%) Network Monitoring
12 50 (11.42%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 49 (11.19%) Computer Science
14 47 (10.73%) Incident Management
14 47 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
15 43 (9.82%) Identity Access Management
16 41 (9.36%) Security Monitoring
17 37 (8.45%) Ethical Hacking
17 37 (8.45%) Malware Analysis
18 36 (8.22%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 54 (12.33%) Python
2 37 (8.45%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.20%) Bash Shell
3 14 (3.20%) Perl
4 12 (2.74%) PHP
5 9 (2.05%) C
6 8 (1.83%) SQL
7 3 (0.68%) Go
7 3 (0.68%) R
8 2 (0.46%) C++
8 2 (0.46%) Ruby
8 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.23%) C#
9 1 (0.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 116 (26.48%) CISSP
2 93 (21.23%) Cisco Certification
3 91 (20.78%) Degree
4 68 (15.53%) CISM
5 58 (13.24%) CCNP
6 57 (13.01%) Security Cleared
7 37 (8.45%) SC Cleared
8 34 (7.76%) CCNA
9 30 (6.85%) CEH
10 27 (6.16%) CISA
11 26 (5.94%) Computer Science Degree
12 24 (5.48%) SANS
13 23 (5.25%) GIAC
14 20 (4.57%) GCIH
15 19 (4.34%) DV Cleared
16 15 (3.42%) CCSA
17 13 (2.97%) OSCP
18 10 (2.28%) CompTIA Security+
18 10 (2.28%) GCFA
18 10 (2.28%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (19.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (9.36%) PCI DSS
3 32 (7.31%) GDPR
4 24 (5.48%) NIST
5 11 (2.51%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (2.28%) JSP 440
7 9 (2.05%) SLA
8 6 (1.37%) COBIT
8 6 (1.37%) NCSC
9 4 (0.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (0.91%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.46%) PSD2
10 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.23%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.23%) RMADS
System Software
1 35 (7.99%) Active Directory
2 27 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.42%) Snort
4 7 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.91%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.68%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.68%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.68%) XenApp
7 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.23%) Firmware
9 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 24 (5.48%) Nessus
2 11 (2.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 10 (2.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 10 (2.28%) Nmap
4 9 (2.05%) CSIRT
5 7 (1.60%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 6 (1.37%) FortiGate
6 6 (1.37%) OpenVAS
6 6 (1.37%) SCOM
7 5 (1.14%) EnCase
7 5 (1.14%) FTK
8 4 (0.91%) QRadar
8 4 (0.91%) SCCM
9 3 (0.68%) Ansible
9 3 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.68%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.68%) Oozie
9 3 (0.68%) Terraform
10 2 (0.46%) Kibana
Vendors
1 99 (22.60%) Cisco
2 63 (14.38%) Microsoft
3 52 (11.87%) CheckPoint
4 51 (11.64%) Palo Alto
5 27 (6.16%) VMware
6 24 (5.48%) NetApp
7 22 (5.02%) F5
8 21 (4.79%) SolarWinds
9 19 (4.34%) ArcSight
9 19 (4.34%) Citrix
10 18 (4.11%) McAfee
11 17 (3.88%) Juniper
11 17 (3.88%) Splunk
12 16 (3.65%) Fortinet
13 14 (3.20%) CyberArk
14 13 (2.97%) Infoblox
15 12 (2.74%) ForeScout
16 11 (2.51%) Darktrace
16 11 (2.51%) Forcepoint
17 10 (2.28%) Centrify