Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 653 667 707
Rank change year-on-year +14 +40 +70
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 613 585 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 2.11% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 398 430 497
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £82,500 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +4.65% -14.00%

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 26,473 27,713 34,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.92% 16.18% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21,072 22,576 28,623
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 22 April 2018.

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 22 April 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 +6 572 £55,000 -8.33% 62
UK excluding London +32 359 £52,500 +16.67% 39
London -39 249 £67,500 +3.85% 27
South West +65 116 £50,000 +13.64% 7
South East -2 114 £55,000 - 8
North of England -25 46 £47,500 +7.95% 14
Scotland -20 34 £50,000 +42.86% 3
Yorkshire +44 27 £45,000 +2.27% 2
Midlands -6 25 £65,000 +52.94% 4
East of England -21 22 £38,750 -30.96% 2
North West -44 19 £55,000 +25.00% 9
West Midlands -17 14 £61,250 +44.12% 1
East Midlands +15 11 £65,000 +182.61% 3
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 478 (77.98%) Firewall
2 261 (42.58%) Information Security
3 232 (37.85%) Cybersecurity
4 216 (35.24%) Network Security
5 185 (30.18%) SIEM
6 184 (30.02%) Windows
7 177 (28.87%) Degree
8 162 (26.43%) CISSP
9 156 (25.45%) Cisco
9 156 (25.45%) TCP/IP
9 156 (25.45%) VPN
10 147 (23.98%) Management Information System
11 140 (22.84%) ITIL
12 134 (21.86%) Cisco Certification
13 129 (21.04%) Kalman Filter
14 124 (20.23%) Linux
15 122 (19.90%) Finance
16 117 (19.09%) CCNP
17 116 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
18 114 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 109 (17.78%) Microsoft
19 109 (17.78%) Security Operations
20 97 (15.82%) CISM
21 96 (15.66%) WAN
22 90 (14.68%) LAN
23 87 (14.19%) Microsoft Azure
24 86 (14.03%) Computer Science
25 85 (13.87%) Penetration Testing
26 84 (13.70%) DNS
27 83 (13.54%) Security Monitoring

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 43 (7.01%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (0.98%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.65%) CMS
5 2 (0.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.16%) Confluence
6 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.16%) JBoss
6 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (4.89%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.16%) HipChat
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 87 (14.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (11.75%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (6.85%) Office 365
4 31 (5.06%) SaaS
5 28 (4.57%) IaaS
6 24 (3.92%) PaaS
7 14 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.82%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.16%) npm
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 478 (77.98%) Firewall
2 216 (35.24%) Network Security
3 156 (25.45%) TCP/IP
3 156 (25.45%) VPN
4 96 (15.66%) WAN
5 90 (14.68%) LAN
6 84 (13.70%) DNS
7 75 (12.23%) MPLS
8 70 (11.42%) IPsec
9 65 (10.60%) SSL
10 47 (7.67%) VoIP
11 44 (7.18%) Cisco ASA
11 44 (7.18%) HTTP
11 44 (7.18%) VLAN
12 39 (6.36%) Internet
12 39 (6.36%) Wireless
13 37 (6.04%) WLAN
14 35 (5.71%) OSPF
15 33 (5.38%) BGP
16 29 (4.73%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.31%) MySQL
3 3 (0.49%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.33%) GIS
5 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.16%) Big Data
5 1 (0.16%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.16%) Flink
5 1 (0.16%) Infinispan
5 1 (0.16%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.33%) Subversion
3 1 (0.16%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.16%) GDB
3 1 (0.16%) JIRA
3 1 (0.16%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.16%) sqlmap
3 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 122 (19.90%) Finance
2 50 (8.16%) Legal
3 43 (7.01%) Law
4 23 (3.75%) Games
5 18 (2.94%) Banking
6 16 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.28%) Financial Institution
8 13 (2.12%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.31%) Back Office
10 7 (1.14%) Marketing
10 7 (1.14%) Retail
11 6 (0.98%) Military
12 4 (0.65%) Electronics
13 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 115 (18.76%) Analyst
2 103 (16.80%) Security Engineer
3 101 (16.48%) Network Engineer
4 89 (14.52%) Security Analyst
5 68 (11.09%) Security Manager
6 52 (8.48%) Network Security Engineer
7 46 (7.50%) Consultant
8 40 (6.53%) Senior Network Engineer
9 39 (6.36%) IT Manager
9 39 (6.36%) IT Security Manager
10 38 (6.20%) Head of Security
11 37 (6.04%) Senior Security Engineer
12 34 (5.55%) Security Consultant
13 33 (5.38%) Administrator
14 31 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 26 (4.24%) Cloud Engineer
15 26 (4.24%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
15 26 (4.24%) Security Specialist
16 24 (3.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
17 22 (3.59%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.99%) Web Services
2 12 (1.96%) POSIX
3 5 (0.82%) .NET
4 4 (0.65%) LDAP
5 3 (0.49%) OAuth
5 3 (0.49%) OpenID
5 3 (0.49%) SAML
6 2 (0.33%) J2EE
6 2 (0.33%) Node.js
7 1 (0.16%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.16%) CSS
7 1 (0.16%) GStreamer
7 1 (0.16%) HTML
7 1 (0.16%) HTML5
7 1 (0.16%) LAMP
7 1 (0.16%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.16%) Middleware
7 1 (0.16%) Polymer
7 1 (0.16%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 147 (23.98%) Management Information System
2 116 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (14.03%) Computer Science
4 61 (9.95%) Data Centre
5 52 (8.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 43 (7.01%) Self-Motivation
7 38 (6.20%) Cyberattack
8 36 (5.87%) Cyberthreat
9 31 (5.06%) Security Operations Centre
10 26 (4.24%) Hybrid Cloud
11 23 (3.75%) Private Cloud
12 20 (3.26%) Public Cloud
13 18 (2.94%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 16 (2.61%) Cybercrime
15 14 (2.28%) PKI
16 13 (2.12%) Fintech
17 11 (1.79%) Cyber Defence
18 10 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
19 9 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
20 5 (0.82%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 184 (30.02%) Windows
2 124 (20.23%) Linux
3 74 (12.07%) Unix
4 59 (9.62%) Windows Server
5 54 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (3.26%) Windows 10
8 11 (1.79%) CentOS
9 9 (1.47%) Debian
9 9 (1.47%) Ubuntu
10 8 (1.31%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.82%) Solaris
12 4 (0.65%) VMS
12 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.33%) AIX
14 2 (0.33%) Android
14 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.33%) HPUX
14 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (42.58%) Information Security
2 232 (37.85%) Cybersecurity
3 185 (30.18%) SIEM
4 140 (22.84%) ITIL
5 129 (21.04%) Kalman Filter
6 109 (17.78%) Security Operations
7 85 (13.87%) Penetration Testing
8 83 (13.54%) Security Monitoring
9 81 (13.21%) Service Management
10 71 (11.58%) Data Loss Prevention
11 70 (11.42%) Problem Management
12 68 (11.09%) Security Architecture
13 64 (10.44%) Vulnerability Management
14 62 (10.11%) ITIL V3
14 62 (10.11%) Malware Analysis
15 61 (9.95%) Change Management
16 59 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
16 59 (9.62%) Risk Management
16 59 (9.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 56 (9.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 62 (10.11%) Python
2 46 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 41 (6.69%) C
4 39 (6.36%) Perl
5 37 (6.04%) Bash Shell
6 17 (2.77%) C#
6 17 (2.77%) Java
7 16 (2.61%) VBA
8 15 (2.45%) Ruby
9 14 (2.28%) C++
9 14 (2.28%) PHP
10 11 (1.79%) SQL
11 6 (0.98%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.33%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.33%) Tcl
13 1 (0.16%) Go
13 1 (0.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 177 (28.87%) Degree
2 162 (26.43%) CISSP
3 134 (21.86%) Cisco Certification
4 117 (19.09%) CCNP
5 97 (15.82%) CISM
6 81 (13.21%) CCNA
7 69 (11.26%) Security Cleared
8 58 (9.46%) Computer Science Degree
9 50 (8.16%) CEH
10 49 (7.99%) SANS
11 43 (7.01%) CCIE
11 43 (7.01%) CISA
12 25 (4.08%) Master's Degree
13 22 (3.59%) GIAC
14 21 (3.43%) GCIH
15 17 (2.77%) GSEC
15 17 (2.77%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
15 17 (2.77%) SC Cleared
16 15 (2.45%) SSCP
17 14 (2.28%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (9.46%) GDPR
3 35 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials
3 35 (5.71%) PCI DSS
4 22 (3.59%) COBIT
5 12 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (1.31%) COSO
7 6 (0.98%) SLA
8 4 (0.65%) GPG13
8 4 (0.65%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.33%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.33%) RMADS
11 1 (0.16%) FISMA
11 1 (0.16%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 82 (13.38%) Active Directory
2 48 (7.83%) Hyper-V
3 44 (7.18%) Virtual Desktop
4 25 (4.08%) BitLocker
5 23 (3.75%) Snort
6 19 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (2.77%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (2.45%) NFS
9 7 (1.14%) Firmware
10 3 (0.49%) Docker
11 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.16%) Gluster
11 1 (0.16%) iptables
11 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 44 (7.18%) SCCM
2 37 (6.04%) SCOM
3 25 (4.08%) Ansible
3 25 (4.08%) Puppet
3 25 (4.08%) SCVMM
4 23 (3.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 18 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
5 18 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 18 (2.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 16 (2.61%) Cisco Prime
7 15 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (2.28%) Nagios
9 13 (2.12%) Nessus
10 10 (1.63%) ZABBIX
11 9 (1.47%) RSA enVision
12 8 (1.31%) Salt
12 8 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
13 7 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (1.14%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 156 (25.45%) Cisco
2 109 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 61 (9.95%) McAfee
4 58 (9.46%) F5
5 49 (7.99%) SolarWinds
6 36 (5.87%) Palo Alto
7 34 (5.55%) CheckPoint
8 31 (5.06%) VMware
9 28 (4.57%) Forcepoint
10 27 (4.40%) Juniper
11 25 (4.08%) Blue Coat
12 23 (3.75%) Citrix
13 21 (3.43%) Zscaler
14 19 (3.10%) Sophos
15 18 (2.94%) Red Hat
16 17 (2.77%) Qualys
16 17 (2.77%) Splunk
17 16 (2.61%) Fortinet
17 16 (2.61%) Symantec
18 15 (2.45%) Dell