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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 638 624 696
Rank change year-on-year -14 +72  
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 236 297 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 1.79% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 171 239 234
Median salary £55,500 £53,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% -3.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,425 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.94% -4.21%  

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 14378 16628 19302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.13% 16.91% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11702 13814 15724
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,993 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -2 217 £56,000 +1.81% 26
London +19 138 £61,000 -6.15% 11
City of London +25 29 £65,000 - 2
North West -43 23 £44,500 +15.58% 5
Manchester -10 18 £44,500 +27.14% 3
South East +22 14 £67,500 +50.00% 3
East of England -1 13 £32,000 -39.04%
Scotland +9 12 £37,000 -26.00% 1
West Midlands +14 11 £42,500 - 2
Worcestershire - 11 £42,500 - 1
Edinburgh +2 10 - -
Redditch - 8 £42,500 - 1
Surrey +37 6 £67,500 +13.92% 1
Peterborough +4 6 - -
South West +2 6 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 6 - -
Hertfordshire - 6 £32,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £32,000 -
Yorkshire +1 5 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Cheshire -24 5 £37,500 -38.77% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 - -
Oxford - 5 - -
Staines - 5 £48,500 -
East Midlands +11 4 £23,000 -23.33%
Greenwich - 4 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire +10 3 £45,000 - 2
Gloucestershire -6 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Warrington -9 3 £37,500 -38.77% 1
Mitcheldean - 3 £40,000 -
Stockport - 3 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 360 (66.54%) Firewall
2 242 (44.73%) Information Security
3 205 (37.89%) Windows
4 199 (36.78%) CISSP
5 188 (34.75%) SIEM
6 186 (34.38%) Cybersecurity
7 180 (33.27%) Network Security
8 168 (31.05%) Linux
9 156 (28.84%) CISM
10 137 (25.32%) Security Operations
11 136 (25.14%) Management Information System
12 132 (24.40%) Finance
13 130 (24.03%) Cisco
14 122 (22.55%) Kalman Filter
15 119 (22.00%) Unix
16 115 (21.26%) TCP/IP
17 112 (20.70%) Degree
18 93 (17.19%) ITIL
19 88 (16.27%) Cisco Certification
20 87 (16.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 86 (15.90%) VPN
21 86 (15.90%) WAN
22 83 (15.34%) LAN
23 81 (14.97%) Incident Management
23 81 (14.97%) Vulnerability Management
24 79 (14.60%) SANS
25 78 (14.42%) Security Monitoring
26 75 (13.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
27 74 (13.68%) DNS
28 70 (12.94%) Security Operations Centre

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 14 (2.59%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.22%) Apache
3 10 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.11%) CMS
5 6 (1.11%) IBM Notes
5 6 (1.11%) nginx
6 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.92%) IIS
6 5 (0.92%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.74%) JBoss
7 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.55%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.37%) Confluence
9 2 (0.37%) Jetty
9 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.18%) lighttpd
Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.37%) HipChat
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.37%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
3 14 (2.59%) SaaS
4 13 (2.40%) Amazon ELB
5 11 (2.03%) Amazon S3
5 11 (2.03%) Route 53
6 4 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.55%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.37%) Akamai
8 2 (0.37%) Datadog
8 2 (0.37%) PaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.18%) Office 365
9 1 (0.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 360 (66.54%) Firewall
2 180 (33.27%) Network Security
3 115 (21.26%) TCP/IP
4 86 (15.90%) VPN
4 86 (15.90%) WAN
5 83 (15.34%) LAN
6 74 (13.68%) DNS
7 51 (9.43%) Internet
8 46 (8.50%) BGP
9 44 (8.13%) Cisco ASA
10 39 (7.21%) Wireless
11 36 (6.65%) VLAN
12 35 (6.47%) HTTP
12 35 (6.47%) MPLS
13 33 (6.10%) SSL
14 32 (5.91%) OSPF
15 29 (5.36%) DHCP
16 26 (4.81%) VoIP
17 24 (4.44%) SNMP
18 22 (4.07%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (1.66%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.29%) GIS
3 7 (1.29%) MySQL
4 5 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.74%) Maltego
5 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.55%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.37%) Infinispan
7 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.37%) Redis
7 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.18%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 16 (2.96%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.03%) Vagrant
3 8 (1.48%) JIRA
4 7 (1.29%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.92%) Subversion
6 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.37%) JUnit
7 2 (0.37%) Selenium
7 2 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.18%) Maven
8 1 (0.18%) MSBuild
General
1 132 (24.40%) Finance
2 47 (8.69%) Banking
3 40 (7.39%) Legal
4 17 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.40%) German Language
5 13 (2.40%) Law
6 12 (2.22%) French Language
6 12 (2.22%) Spanish Language
7 11 (2.03%) Italian Language
7 11 (2.03%) Marketing
8 9 (1.66%) Military
9 8 (1.48%) Dutch Language
10 7 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.11%) Back Office
11 6 (1.11%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.74%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.74%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.55%) Advertising
14 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 173 (31.98%) Analyst
2 128 (23.66%) Security Analyst
3 89 (16.45%) Security Engineer
4 58 (10.72%) Network Engineer
5 47 (8.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 46 (8.50%) Architect
7 44 (8.13%) Security Specialist
8 36 (6.65%) Security Architect
9 30 (5.55%) Administrator
10 29 (5.36%) Monitoring Analyst
10 29 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
11 28 (5.18%) Consultant
12 24 (4.44%) IT Security Specialist
13 23 (4.25%) Network Administrator
14 22 (4.07%) Information Analyst
14 22 (4.07%) Information Security Analyst
14 22 (4.07%) Security Manager
15 21 (3.88%) SOC Analyst
16 20 (3.70%) IT Analyst
16 20 (3.70%) Malware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.73%) Web Services
2 9 (1.66%) POSIX
3 6 (1.11%) LAMP
3 6 (1.11%) Regular Expression
4 4 (0.74%) Kafka
4 4 (0.74%) REST
4 4 (0.74%) SAML
5 3 (0.55%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.55%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (0.55%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (0.55%) Serverless Framework
5 3 (0.55%) Spring Boot
6 2 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.37%) Django
6 2 (0.37%) HornetQ
6 2 (0.37%) JSON
6 2 (0.37%) XML
7 1 (0.18%) Ajax
7 1 (0.18%) OAuth
7 1 (0.18%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 136 (25.14%) Management Information System
2 70 (12.94%) Security Operations Centre
3 66 (12.20%) Computer Science
4 51 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (9.24%) Data Centre
6 36 (6.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 30 (5.55%) Cyber Attack
7 30 (5.55%) Data Protection Act
8 23 (4.25%) Cyberthreat
9 17 (3.14%) Fintech
10 15 (2.77%) Video Conferencing
11 14 (2.59%) PKI
12 9 (1.66%) Cyber Defence
12 9 (1.66%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 9 (1.66%) NHS
13 8 (1.48%) Clustering
13 8 (1.48%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.29%) Cybercrime
14 7 (1.29%) Replication
15 6 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 205 (37.89%) Windows
2 168 (31.05%) Linux
3 119 (22.00%) Unix
4 42 (7.76%) Windows Server
5 23 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.40%) CentOS
7 10 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.48%) Debian
8 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.29%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.29%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.74%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.74%) Solaris
10 4 (0.74%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.55%) Android
11 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.37%) VMS
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (44.73%) Information Security
2 188 (34.75%) SIEM
3 186 (34.38%) Cybersecurity
4 137 (25.32%) Security Operations
5 122 (22.55%) Kalman Filter
6 93 (17.19%) ITIL
7 87 (16.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 81 (14.97%) Incident Management
8 81 (14.97%) Vulnerability Management
9 78 (14.42%) Security Monitoring
10 66 (12.20%) Computer Security
11 65 (12.01%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 55 (10.17%) Risk Management
13 50 (9.24%) Malware Analysis
13 50 (9.24%) Security Architecture
14 47 (8.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 44 (8.13%) Data Protection
16 43 (7.95%) Attack Monitoring
17 40 (7.39%) Patch Management
17 40 (7.39%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (11.65%) SQL
2 55 (10.17%) Python
3 41 (7.58%) Bash Shell
3 41 (7.58%) Perl
4 31 (5.73%) PowerShell
5 20 (3.70%) C
6 16 (2.96%) PHP
7 13 (2.40%) Java
8 6 (1.11%) C#
9 5 (0.92%) Ruby
10 3 (0.55%) C++
11 2 (0.37%) Go
11 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.37%) VBA
12 1 (0.18%) AWK
12 1 (0.18%) Tcl
12 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 199 (36.78%) CISSP
2 156 (28.84%) CISM
3 112 (20.70%) Degree
4 88 (16.27%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (14.60%) SANS
6 65 (12.01%) CEH
7 60 (11.09%) GCIA
8 57 (10.54%) GCIH
9 55 (10.17%) Security Cleared
10 52 (9.61%) CCNA
11 48 (8.87%) CISA
12 41 (7.58%) CCNP
13 40 (7.39%) SC Cleared
14 32 (5.91%) GIAC
15 31 (5.73%) GSEC
16 29 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
16 29 (5.36%) DV Cleared
16 29 (5.36%) Network+ Certification
17 28 (5.18%) CompTIA Security+
17 28 (5.18%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (13.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (9.24%) PCI DSS
3 44 (8.13%) Cyber Essentials
4 25 (4.62%) GDPR
5 19 (3.51%) SLA
6 6 (1.11%) QA
7 5 (0.92%) PMO
8 4 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.74%) FISMA
8 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.55%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.37%) COBIT
10 2 (0.37%) FIPS 140-2
10 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.18%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.18%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 69 (12.75%) Active Directory
2 52 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.51%) Docker
4 12 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (2.03%) Snort
6 8 (1.48%) NFS
7 6 (1.11%) Firmware
7 6 (1.11%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.11%) XenApp
8 5 (0.92%) iptables
8 5 (0.92%) Samba
8 5 (0.92%) Xen
9 4 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.74%) Gluster
9 4 (0.74%) QEMU
10 3 (0.55%) KVM
11 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.37%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.37%) vCloud
11 2 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 60 (11.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 52 (9.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 38 (7.02%) Nagios
4 36 (6.65%) Puppet
5 26 (4.81%) CSIRT
6 23 (4.25%) Ansible
7 19 (3.51%) Salt
8 18 (3.33%) ZABBIX
9 17 (3.14%) Nessus
10 15 (2.77%) SCOM
11 14 (2.59%) SCCM
12 11 (2.03%) Terraform
13 8 (1.48%) FortiGate
14 6 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
14 6 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
15 5 (0.92%) Kubernetes
16 4 (0.74%) Endace
16 4 (0.74%) HAProxy
17 3 (0.55%) Graylog
17 3 (0.55%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 130 (24.03%) Cisco
2 67 (12.38%) CheckPoint
3 62 (11.46%) VMware
4 50 (9.24%) Microsoft
5 49 (9.06%) Palo Alto
6 42 (7.76%) Juniper
7 41 (7.58%) Splunk
8 34 (6.28%) SolarWinds
9 21 (3.88%) Citrix
9 21 (3.88%) Sun
10 19 (3.51%) SaltStack
11 18 (3.33%) F5
11 18 (3.33%) McAfee
12 17 (3.14%) Qualys
13 13 (2.40%) LogRhythm
14 12 (2.22%) Imperva
14 12 (2.22%) LogLogic
14 12 (2.22%) Red Hat
15 11 (2.03%) ArcSight
16 9 (1.66%) Xerox
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Training and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £40,428 to £48,514 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Normanton, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
The Workshop
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £62,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus and benefi
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday