Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 625 594 783
Rank change year-on-year -31 +189 -84
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 515 699 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.42% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.34% 2.83% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 354 541 339
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.58% +15.56% -

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 21,988 24,697 27,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.71% 14.94% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16,668 19,628 22,685
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 -31 506 £60,000 +9.09% 59
UK excluding London -13 361 £57,500 +10.58% 43
London -25 152 £67,500 - 22
South West +8 96 £60,000 +9.09% 16
South East +57 87 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Midlands +76 76 £62,500 +47.06% 2
North of England -33 62 £55,000 +10.00% 7
West Midlands +55 50 £75,000 +57.89% 2
Yorkshire -16 38 £55,000 +15.79% 3
East of England +14 34 £47,500 +18.75% 2
East Midlands +40 26 £56,250 +75.78%
North West -16 23 £65,000 +18.72% 3
Scotland +10 6 £46,250 +0.54% 4
North East +26 1 £52,500 +23.53% 1

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 374 (72.62%) Firewall
2 251 (48.74%) Cybersecurity
3 201 (39.03%) Information Security
4 197 (38.25%) Network Security
5 192 (37.28%) Linux
6 189 (36.70%) Windows
7 175 (33.98%) SIEM
8 165 (32.04%) Security Operations
9 161 (31.26%) Cisco
10 134 (26.02%) WAN
11 117 (22.72%) Management Information System
12 115 (22.33%) TCP/IP
13 110 (21.36%) Microsoft
14 102 (19.81%) Cisco Certification
15 99 (19.22%) Security Architecture
16 96 (18.64%) Penetration Testing
16 96 (18.64%) Security Cleared
17 92 (17.86%) AWS
18 86 (16.70%) CCNP
19 84 (16.31%) LAN
20 83 (16.12%) Wireless
21 81 (15.73%) Internet
21 81 (15.73%) Degree
22 79 (15.34%) CISSP
23 77 (14.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 77 (14.95%) Data Centre
24 76 (14.76%) Finance
25 75 (14.56%) VPN
26 74 (14.37%) Cisco Nexus
27 71 (13.79%) Active Directory

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 49 (9.51%) MS Exchange
2 9 (1.75%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 92 (17.86%) AWS
2 70 (13.59%) Azure
3 44 (8.54%) IaaS
4 36 (6.99%) SaaS
5 24 (4.66%) PaaS
6 10 (1.94%) Office 365
7 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.78%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (0.58%) GCP
10 2 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.19%) Akamai
11 1 (0.19%) Apigee
11 1 (0.19%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.19%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 374 (72.62%) Firewall
2 197 (38.25%) Network Security
3 134 (26.02%) WAN
4 115 (22.33%) TCP/IP
5 84 (16.31%) LAN
6 83 (16.12%) Wireless
7 81 (15.73%) Internet
8 75 (14.56%) VPN
9 74 (14.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 65 (12.62%) DNS
11 64 (12.43%) IPsec
12 50 (9.71%) Cisco ASA
13 49 (9.51%) Unified Communications
14 47 (9.13%) VoIP
15 44 (8.54%) BGP
16 43 (8.35%) OSPF
17 37 (7.18%) HSRP
17 37 (7.18%) WLAN
18 33 (6.41%) VLAN
19 31 (6.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.27%) MySQL
3 4 (0.78%) DB2
3 4 (0.78%) Maltego
3 4 (0.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (2.52%) Metasploit
2 9 (1.75%) IDA Disassembler
3 8 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (1.17%) Burp Suite
5 5 (0.97%) OllyDbg
6 4 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.58%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.39%) GitLab
8 2 (0.39%) Hudson
8 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.19%) JIRA
9 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 76 (14.76%) Finance
2 48 (9.32%) Public Sector
3 24 (4.66%) Banking
4 19 (3.69%) Legal
5 18 (3.50%) Aerospace
6 15 (2.91%) Retail
7 12 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.14%) Games
9 10 (1.94%) Law
10 8 (1.55%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.17%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.17%) Marketing
12 5 (0.97%) Electronics
13 2 (0.39%) French Language
13 2 (0.39%) Military
14 1 (0.19%) Automotive
14 1 (0.19%) Back Office
14 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (22.52%) Security Engineer
2 115 (22.33%) Analyst
3 97 (18.83%) Network Engineer
4 81 (15.73%) Architect
5 75 (14.56%) Security Analyst
6 48 (9.32%) Security Architect
7 43 (8.35%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 39 (7.57%) Senior Security Engineer
9 36 (6.99%) Consultant
9 36 (6.99%) Senior Network Engineer
10 35 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
11 34 (6.60%) Network Security Engineer
12 33 (6.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 32 (6.21%) SOC Analyst
14 28 (5.44%) Security Consultant
15 24 (4.66%) Network Architect
16 22 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
17 21 (4.08%) Security Manager
18 20 (3.88%) IT Analyst
18 20 (3.88%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.55%) Web Services
2 7 (1.36%) 802.1X
3 4 (0.78%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (0.78%) Middleware
3 4 (0.78%) OLE
4 2 (0.39%) .NET
4 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.39%) XMPP
5 1 (0.19%) LDAP
5 1 (0.19%) OAuth
5 1 (0.19%) OpenID
5 1 (0.19%) REST
5 1 (0.19%) SAML
5 1 (0.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 117 (22.72%) Management Information System
2 77 (14.95%) Data Centre
3 69 (13.40%) Security Operations Centre
4 58 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (7.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 20 (3.88%) Internet of Things
7 17 (3.30%) Cyberattack
7 17 (3.30%) Cyberthreat
8 16 (3.11%) Driving Licence
8 16 (3.11%) Private Cloud
9 14 (2.72%) Cybercrime
10 11 (2.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 10 (1.94%) Cyber Defence
12 8 (1.55%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.17%) PKI
13 6 (1.17%) User Experience
14 5 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
15 4 (0.78%) Clustering
15 4 (0.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 192 (37.28%) Linux
2 189 (36.70%) Windows
3 59 (11.46%) Windows Server
4 55 (10.68%) Unix
5 48 (9.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.55%) CentOS
7 6 (1.17%) Debian
7 6 (1.17%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.17%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.97%) Android
9 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (48.74%) Cybersecurity
2 201 (39.03%) Information Security
3 175 (33.98%) SIEM
4 165 (32.04%) Security Operations
5 99 (19.22%) Security Architecture
6 96 (18.64%) Penetration Testing
7 68 (13.20%) Vulnerability Management
8 67 (13.01%) Kalman Filter
9 65 (12.62%) Security Monitoring
10 64 (12.43%) Data Protection
10 64 (12.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 62 (12.04%) Incident Management
12 56 (10.87%) Mentoring
13 54 (10.49%) Project Delivery
13 54 (10.49%) Threat Intelligence
14 53 (10.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 53 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
15 52 (10.10%) Identity Access Management
16 48 (9.32%) Malware Analysis
17 45 (8.74%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.38%) Python
2 22 (4.27%) SQL
3 20 (3.88%) PowerShell
4 16 (3.11%) C
5 12 (2.33%) Ruby
6 11 (2.14%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.55%) Perl
8 7 (1.36%) Java
9 2 (0.39%) C++
9 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.19%) C#
10 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.19%) PHP
10 1 (0.19%) Rust
Qualifications
1 102 (19.81%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (18.64%) Security Cleared
3 86 (16.70%) CCNP
4 81 (15.73%) Degree
5 79 (15.34%) CISSP
6 46 (8.93%) CCNA
7 38 (7.38%) DV Cleared
8 35 (6.80%) GIAC
9 24 (4.66%) SC Cleared
10 23 (4.47%) CEH
11 22 (4.27%) CISM
11 22 (4.27%) GCIA
12 19 (3.69%) CISA
13 18 (3.50%) SANS
14 16 (3.11%) CCSE
15 13 (2.52%) CREST Certified
16 12 (2.33%) GCIH
17 11 (2.14%) CCIE
17 11 (2.14%) CCSA
18 10 (1.94%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (14.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (8.54%) NIST
3 33 (6.41%) PCI DSS
4 27 (5.24%) GDPR
5 12 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.75%) SLA
7 8 (1.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.78%) NCSC
9 3 (0.58%) COBIT
9 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.58%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.39%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.19%) COSO
11 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 71 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (2.91%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.52%) Snort
6 8 (1.55%) XenApp
6 8 (1.55%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (1.17%) vSphere
9 4 (0.78%) Firmware
9 4 (0.78%) KVM
10 3 (0.58%) Docker
10 3 (0.58%) LXC
10 3 (0.58%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.58%) Xen
11 2 (0.39%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 53 (10.29%) SCOM
2 52 (10.10%) SCCM
3 13 (2.52%) Nessus
4 10 (1.94%) Ansible
4 10 (1.94%) QRadar
5 9 (1.75%) Puppet
6 8 (1.55%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 8 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (1.36%) Nagios
7 7 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.17%) Nmap
9 5 (0.97%) EnCase
9 5 (0.97%) FTK
9 5 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.78%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.78%) Cacti
10 4 (0.78%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (0.78%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 161 (31.26%) Cisco
2 110 (21.36%) Microsoft
3 54 (10.49%) CheckPoint
4 40 (7.77%) NetApp
5 37 (7.18%) Palo Alto
6 36 (6.99%) Splunk
6 36 (6.99%) VMware
7 27 (5.24%) F5
8 26 (5.05%) Juniper
9 25 (4.85%) ArcSight
9 25 (4.85%) Citrix
10 22 (4.27%) CyberArk
11 16 (3.11%) Blue Coat
11 16 (3.11%) Fortinet
12 15 (2.91%) SolarWinds
13 13 (2.52%) Zscaler
14 10 (1.94%) CA
15 8 (1.55%) Forcepoint
15 8 (1.55%) IBM
15 8 (1.55%) Qualys