Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 707 635 714
Rank change year-on-year -72 +79 +121
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 503 641 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 2.16% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 348 505 503
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +3.26% -3.16%

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 26,457 29,649 34,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.20% 16.76% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 21,459 24,122 28,657
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Intrusion Detection in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Top 13 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 19 January 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 -81 472 £55,000 -8.33% 50
UK excluding London -24 285 £46,000 -3.16% 35
London -79 206 £65,000 - 18
South East -5 111 £52,500 -12.50% 11
South West +31 74 £46,000 -8.00% 1
North of England -41 37 £43,500 -1.14% 8
Midlands +12 32 £52,500 +16.67% 10
Yorkshire +45 24 £45,000 +20.81% 1
Scotland -29 19 £52,500 +50.00% 2
West Midlands +6 18 £62,500 +35.14% 5
East Midlands +34 14 £31,000 +34.78% 5
North West -64 13 £43,000 -2.27% 7
East of England +4 12 £35,000 -17.65% 2

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 385 (76.54%) Firewall
2 210 (41.75%) Information Security
3 181 (35.98%) Network Security
4 164 (32.60%) Windows
5 162 (32.21%) TCP/IP
6 159 (31.61%) Degree
7 146 (29.03%) SIEM
8 136 (27.04%) CISSP
9 132 (26.24%) Cybersecurity
10 120 (23.86%) Microsoft
11 119 (23.66%) ITIL
12 118 (23.46%) Linux
13 104 (20.68%) Finance
14 99 (19.68%) VPN
15 98 (19.48%) Management Information System
16 97 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
17 95 (18.89%) Kalman Filter
18 94 (18.69%) CISM
19 91 (18.09%) Security Operations
20 88 (17.50%) Computer Science
21 82 (16.30%) Security Cleared
21 82 (16.30%) WAN
22 80 (15.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 78 (15.51%) Cisco
24 77 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
25 76 (15.11%) Active Directory
26 68 (13.52%) Microsoft Azure
27 67 (13.32%) Windows Server
28 66 (13.12%) Penetration Testing
29 64 (12.72%) DNS

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 40 (7.95%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.38%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.79%) CMS
4 7 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.80%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.40%) Apache
6 2 (0.40%) 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 24 (4.77%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.20%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 77 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (13.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (6.96%) Office 365
4 17 (3.38%) SaaS
5 16 (3.18%) IaaS
6 9 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.39%) Mimecast
8 6 (1.19%) npm
8 6 (1.19%) PaaS
9 4 (0.80%) GitHub
10 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.20%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 385 (76.54%) Firewall
2 181 (35.98%) Network Security
3 162 (32.21%) TCP/IP
4 99 (19.68%) VPN
5 82 (16.30%) WAN
6 64 (12.72%) DNS
7 63 (12.52%) LAN
8 52 (10.34%) Internet
9 43 (8.55%) MPLS
10 39 (7.75%) HTTP
10 39 (7.75%) VoIP
11 37 (7.36%) BGP
12 36 (7.16%) SAN
13 34 (6.76%) SSL
14 33 (6.56%) IPsec
14 33 (6.56%) VLAN
15 31 (6.16%) OSPF
16 29 (5.77%) Ethernet
17 24 (4.77%) FTP
18 19 (3.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.39%) MySQL
3 2 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.40%) InfluxDB
3 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.40%) 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%) GIS
4 1 (0.20%) Infinispan
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 3 (0.60%) SonarQube
2 2 (0.40%) FxCop
2 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.40%) JIRA
2 2 (0.40%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.20%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.20%) GDB
3 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.20%) Gradle
3 1 (0.20%) sqlmap
3 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 104 (20.68%) Finance
2 37 (7.36%) Legal
3 35 (6.96%) Law
4 17 (3.38%) Games
5 12 (2.39%) Banking
6 10 (1.99%) Military
6 10 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.59%) Back Office
7 8 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.19%) Marketing
9 3 (0.60%) Electronics
10 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 139 (27.63%) Analyst
2 82 (16.30%) Security Analyst
3 79 (15.71%) Security Engineer
4 53 (10.54%) Network Engineer
5 44 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 42 (8.35%) Administrator
6 42 (8.35%) Security Manager
7 39 (7.75%) Network Security Engineer
8 31 (6.16%) IT Manager
9 30 (5.96%) IT Security Manager
9 30 (5.96%) SOC Analyst
10 29 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
11 28 (5.57%) Senior Network Engineer
11 28 (5.57%) Senior Security Engineer
12 25 (4.97%) Cloud Engineer
12 25 (4.97%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
13 24 (4.77%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 23 (4.57%) Architect
15 22 (4.37%) Network Administrator
16 20 (3.98%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (10.93%) Web Services
2 16 (3.18%) POSIX
3 10 (1.99%) CSS
3 10 (1.99%) HTML
3 10 (1.99%) HTML5
4 7 (1.39%) Node.js
5 6 (1.19%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.19%) GStreamer
5 6 (1.19%) Polymer
5 6 (1.19%) React
6 5 (0.99%) CGI
7 3 (0.60%) LAMP
7 3 (0.60%) LDAP
8 2 (0.40%) .NET
8 2 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.40%) Kafka
8 2 (0.40%) Spring
9 1 (0.20%) HornetQ
9 1 (0.20%) JAX-RS
9 1 (0.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 98 (19.48%) Management Information System
2 97 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (17.50%) Computer Science
4 51 (10.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 43 (8.55%) Data Centre
6 28 (5.57%) Cyberattack
7 25 (4.97%) Security Operations Centre
8 24 (4.77%) Hybrid Cloud
9 18 (3.58%) Cyberthreat
10 13 (2.58%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.79%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.79%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (1.59%) PKI
13 7 (1.39%) BYOD
13 7 (1.39%) Cyber Defence
13 7 (1.39%) Fintech
13 7 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 164 (32.60%) Windows
2 118 (23.46%) Linux
3 67 (13.32%) Windows Server
4 57 (11.33%) Unix
5 44 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.18%) Windows 10
7 13 (2.58%) Debian
7 13 (2.58%) Ubuntu
7 13 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (2.19%) CentOS
9 5 (0.99%) VMS
10 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.40%) SUSE
12 1 (0.20%) Android
12 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.20%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (41.75%) Information Security
2 146 (29.03%) SIEM
3 132 (26.24%) Cybersecurity
4 119 (23.66%) ITIL
5 95 (18.89%) Kalman Filter
6 91 (18.09%) Security Operations
7 66 (13.12%) Penetration Testing
8 62 (12.33%) Threat Detection
8 62 (12.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 59 (11.73%) Security Architecture
10 54 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
10 54 (10.74%) Incident Management
11 50 (9.94%) Service Management
12 49 (9.74%) Problem Management
13 48 (9.54%) Data Loss Prevention
13 48 (9.54%) ITIL V3
14 46 (9.15%) Security Monitoring
15 45 (8.95%) ITSM
16 43 (8.55%) Service Delivery
17 41 (8.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 55 (10.93%) Python
2 42 (8.35%) PowerShell
3 40 (7.95%) Perl
4 36 (7.16%) C
5 35 (6.96%) Bash Shell
5 35 (6.96%) Java
6 32 (6.36%) C++
7 25 (4.97%) SQL
8 23 (4.57%) Ruby
9 8 (1.59%) PHP
10 7 (1.39%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.99%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.60%) C#
13 2 (0.40%) Tcl
14 1 (0.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 159 (31.61%) Degree
2 136 (27.04%) CISSP
3 94 (18.69%) CISM
4 82 (16.30%) Security Cleared
5 55 (10.93%) SANS
6 52 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 49 (9.74%) CEH
8 47 (9.34%) CISA
9 42 (8.35%) Cisco Certification
10 36 (7.16%) CCNA
11 31 (6.16%) DV Cleared
12 27 (5.37%) GIAC
13 25 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 25 (4.97%) SC Cleared
14 24 (4.77%) CCNP
15 23 (4.57%) MCSE
16 20 (3.98%) GCIH
17 19 (3.78%) GCIA
18 15 (2.98%) Network+ Certification
19 13 (2.58%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (15.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (6.76%) GDPR
3 25 (4.97%) PCI DSS
4 19 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 18 (3.58%) Cyber Essentials
6 16 (3.18%) COBIT
7 10 (1.99%) SLA
8 6 (1.19%) PMO
9 5 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.80%) COSO
11 3 (0.60%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.40%) GPG13
13 1 (0.20%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 76 (15.11%) Active Directory
2 50 (9.94%) Hyper-V
3 42 (8.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 39 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (4.77%) BitLocker
6 22 (4.37%) Snort
7 11 (2.19%) NFS
8 6 (1.19%) vSphere
9 5 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.80%) Firmware
11 3 (0.60%) Docker
11 3 (0.60%) XenApp
11 3 (0.60%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.20%) Gluster
13 1 (0.20%) iptables
13 1 (0.20%) KVM
13 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (8.95%) SCCM
2 42 (8.35%) SCOM
3 29 (5.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 24 (4.77%) Puppet
4 24 (4.77%) SCVMM
5 21 (4.17%) Ansible
6 20 (3.98%) Nagios
7 16 (3.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 15 (2.98%) CSIRT
9 13 (2.58%) Salt
10 12 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (2.19%) ZABBIX
12 9 (1.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 8 (1.59%) RSA enVision
13 8 (1.59%) Suricata
14 7 (1.39%) Computer Incident Response Team
14 7 (1.39%) Nessus
14 7 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 6 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
16 5 (0.99%) EnCase
Vendors
1 120 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 78 (15.51%) Cisco
3 56 (11.13%) McAfee
4 48 (9.54%) VMware
5 41 (8.15%) Palo Alto
6 38 (7.55%) Juniper
7 30 (5.96%) CheckPoint
8 26 (5.17%) F5
9 21 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 17 (3.38%) Fortinet
10 17 (3.38%) Red Hat
11 15 (2.98%) Qualys
12 13 (2.58%) Sourcefire
13 11 (2.19%) SaltStack
13 11 (2.19%) Sophos
13 11 (2.19%) Symantec
14 10 (1.99%) Blue Coat
14 10 (1.99%) Sun
15 9 (1.79%) Xerox
16 7 (1.39%) Citrix