Intrusion Detection
UK

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 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 707 677 932
Rank change year-on-year -30 +255 -211
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 206 291 319
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 1.87% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 165 197 243
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,625 £36,750
25th Percentile £41,750 £50,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £88,750 £88,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £57,600
% change year-on-year -6.98% -6.68% +9.71%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,562 15,535 22,184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 13.13% 15.99% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9,412 7,743 11,780
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.94% -3.81% +5.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% -5.26% +5.56%

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Intrusion Detection as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Intrusion Detection.

Salary trend for Intrusion Detection in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Intrusion Detection over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Intrusion Detection in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Top 18 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 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
England -11 192 £61,500 -5.38% 55
UK excluding London -35 123 £50,000 -6.98% 35
Work from Home +59 104 £67,000 +7.20% 21
London +41 78 £65,000 -7.14% 18
South East -2 49 £52,500 -30.00% 11
North of England +48 42 £65,000 +4.00% 11
Yorkshire +103 27 £70,000 +12.00% 10
Midlands -32 22 £42,000 -2.89% 7
West Midlands -3 18 £42,000 -2.89% 5
North West -6 18 £50,000 -20.00% 1
South West -29 7 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Isle of Man -12 4 £46,500 +3.33%
East Midlands -38 4 £41,750 +34.68% 2
East of England -1 3 £62,500 +31.58% 4
Scotland -63 3 £75,000 +28.46% 1
North East - 3 £62,500 -
Wales -2 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £100,000 -

Intrusion Detection
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.40%) Microsoft Exchange
3 3 (1.46%) Apache
3 3 (1.46%) IIS
4 1 (0.49%) Confluence
4 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 100 (48.54%) Azure
2 59 (28.64%) AWS
3 34 (16.50%) Microsoft 365
4 17 (8.25%) GCP
5 16 (7.77%) Azure Sentinel
6 12 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (4.37%) Entra ID
8 5 (2.43%) Datadog
8 5 (2.43%) Power Platform
8 5 (2.43%) Rubrik
9 4 (1.94%) WhatsApp
10 3 (1.46%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.97%) SaaS
12 1 (0.49%) IaaS
12 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 172 (83.50%) Firewall
2 57 (27.67%) Network Security
3 34 (16.50%) TCP/IP
4 32 (15.53%) VPN
4 32 (15.53%) WAN
5 29 (14.08%) LAN
6 15 (7.28%) SSL
6 15 (7.28%) Wireless
7 13 (6.31%) IPsec
8 11 (5.34%) BGP
8 11 (5.34%) OSPF
9 10 (4.85%) DNS
9 10 (4.85%) SD-WAN
9 10 (4.85%) VLAN
10 9 (4.37%) Internet
11 6 (2.91%) MPLS
12 5 (2.43%) DMZ
12 5 (2.43%) NGFW
12 5 (2.43%) VoIP
12 5 (2.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.43%) NoSQL
1 5 (2.43%) Power BI
1 5 (2.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.97%) Big Data
2 2 (0.97%) MySQL
2 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (1.94%) GitLab
1 4 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.46%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 72 (34.95%) Social Skills
2 65 (31.55%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (14.08%) Law
4 27 (13.11%) Legal
5 25 (12.14%) Finance
6 12 (5.83%) Documentation Skills
7 6 (2.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 6 (2.91%) Organisational Skills
7 6 (2.91%) Retail
8 5 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.43%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.94%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (1.46%) Advertising
10 3 (1.46%) Marketing
11 2 (0.97%) Games
11 2 (0.97%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (31.07%) Analyst
2 43 (20.87%) Lead
3 36 (17.48%) Security Analyst
4 23 (11.17%) Senior
5 22 (10.68%) SOC Analyst
6 20 (9.71%) Team Leader
7 13 (6.31%) Administrator
7 13 (6.31%) Architect
8 11 (5.34%) Security Architect
8 11 (5.34%) Security Engineer
8 11 (5.34%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (4.85%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 10 (4.85%) Information Analyst
9 10 (4.85%) Information Security Analyst
9 10 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (4.37%) IT Administrator
10 9 (4.37%) IT Engineer
10 9 (4.37%) IT Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.88%) Network Engineer
12 7 (3.40%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.43%) Web Services
2 4 (1.94%) Keycloak
3 3 (1.46%) LDAP
4 2 (0.97%) SAML
4 2 (0.97%) ServiceStack
5 1 (0.49%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 65 (31.55%) Management Information System
2 47 (22.82%) Cyber Threat
3 38 (18.45%) Security Posture
4 27 (13.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 15 (7.28%) Data Centre
6 13 (6.31%) Client/Server
7 12 (5.83%) Cyberattack
8 10 (4.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (4.85%) Wiki
9 9 (4.37%) Cyber Defence
10 8 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (2.91%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 6 (2.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (2.43%) Algorithms
12 5 (2.43%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.94%) Operational Technology
13 4 (1.94%) PKI
14 3 (1.46%) BYOD
14 3 (1.46%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.50%) Windows
2 10 (4.85%) Linux
3 8 (3.88%) Kali Linux
3 8 (3.88%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.40%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.91%) Android
6 5 (2.43%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (1.94%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.46%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.49%) Unix
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (65.53%) Cybersecurity
2 112 (54.37%) SIEM
3 90 (43.69%) Incident Response
4 78 (37.86%) Problem-Solving
5 73 (35.44%) Information Security
6 61 (29.61%) Security Operations
7 44 (21.36%) Computer Science
8 39 (18.93%) Kalman Filter
9 28 (13.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 28 (13.59%) Security Architecture
10 27 (13.11%) Penetration Testing
10 27 (13.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 26 (12.62%) Business Continuity
11 26 (12.62%) Vulnerability Management
12 25 (12.14%) Cryptography
12 25 (12.14%) ITIL
13 24 (11.65%) Migration
14 23 (11.17%) ISMS
15 22 (10.68%) Risk Analysis
16 21 (10.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.08%) Python
2 27 (13.11%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.85%) Perl
4 5 (2.43%) SQL
5 2 (0.97%) Bash
5 2 (0.97%) Kusto Query Language
Qualifications
1 72 (34.95%) CISSP
2 51 (24.76%) Degree
3 30 (14.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (13.59%) CompTIA Security+
5 23 (11.17%) GIAC
6 21 (10.19%) CISM
7 19 (9.22%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (9.22%) Security Cleared
8 17 (8.25%) CompTIA CySA+
9 14 (6.80%) CISA
9 14 (6.80%) SC Cleared
9 14 (6.80%) SSCP
10 12 (5.83%) GSEC
11 10 (4.85%) CCSP
12 9 (4.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 7 (3.40%) AWS Certification
13 7 (3.40%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
13 7 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (2.43%) Azure Certification
14 5 (2.43%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (32.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (17.96%) NIST
3 35 (16.99%) GDPR
4 18 (8.74%) PCI DSS
5 16 (7.77%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (6.80%) NCSC
6 14 (6.80%) SOC 2
7 12 (5.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (2.91%) HIPAA
9 5 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (1.46%) California Consumer Privacy Act
10 3 (1.46%) COBIT
11 2 (0.97%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.49%) FISMA
12 1 (0.49%) GRC
12 1 (0.49%) HITRUST
12 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (7.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.46%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.97%) vSphere
6 1 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (5.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (2.91%) Nessus
3 5 (2.43%) Ansible
3 5 (2.43%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (2.43%) Suricata
4 3 (1.46%) SELinux
5 2 (0.97%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (0.97%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.49%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.49%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 53 (25.73%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.65%) Cisco
3 17 (8.25%) VMware
4 13 (6.31%) Palo Alto
4 13 (6.31%) Splunk
5 9 (4.37%) Juniper
6 8 (3.88%) SolarWinds
7 7 (3.40%) Fortinet
7 7 (3.40%) Meraki
8 6 (2.91%) Veeam
9 5 (2.43%) Aruba
9 5 (2.43%) HP
9 5 (2.43%) LogicMonitor
9 5 (2.43%) NetApp
10 4 (1.94%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.94%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.46%) Apple
11 3 (1.46%) F5
11 3 (1.46%) Sun
12 2 (0.97%) Citrix