Period
to 22 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 506 632 592
Rank change year-on-year +126 -40 +187
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 206 514 706
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.64% 2.35% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 146 361 548
Median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,250 £52,000
% change year-on-year -3.93% +10.10% +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 7,816 21,847 24,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.69% 15.70% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6,178 16,551 19,776
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 22 September 2020.

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 22 September 2020. 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 +136 197 £65,000 +8.33% 41
London +217 119 £65,000 -3.70% 11
UK excluding London +78 85 £55,000 -3.93% 34
South West +70 26 £57,500 -4.17% 9
South East +148 24 £57,500 +15.00% 10
Midlands +91 16 £53,250 -11.25% 2
East Midlands +80 12 £43,500 -22.67%
North of England +145 11 £40,000 -27.27% 6
Work from Home +56 10 £55,138 +5.02% 5
Scotland +109 8 £25,000 -47.37% 4
North West +113 6 £51,250 -21.15% 4
Yorkshire +103 5 £38,750 -29.55% 1
West Midlands +59 4 £63,000 -6.67% 2

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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.

1 148 (71.84%) Firewall
2 115 (55.83%) Cybersecurity
3 101 (49.03%) SIEM
4 93 (45.15%) Information Security
5 66 (32.04%) Kalman Filter
6 65 (31.55%) Azure
7 62 (30.10%) CISSP
8 61 (29.61%) AWS
8 61 (29.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 60 (29.13%) Malware Analysis
10 59 (28.64%) Cyberthreat
10 59 (28.64%) NIST
11 55 (26.70%) Windows
12 53 (25.73%) CISM
13 51 (24.76%) Network Security
14 49 (23.79%) Web Filtering
15 48 (23.30%) Security Operations
15 48 (23.30%) Identity Access Management
16 43 (20.87%) Python
16 43 (20.87%) GDPR
17 42 (20.39%) Finance
18 40 (19.42%) VMware
19 39 (18.93%) Active Directory
19 39 (18.93%) Microsoft
20 38 (18.45%) Linux
21 36 (17.48%) Security Cleared
21 36 (17.48%) Threat Intelligence
21 36 (17.48%) Task Automation
22 35 (16.99%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
22 35 (16.99%) PowerShell

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 5 (2.43%) Confluence
2 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.97%) Gluu
3 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.40%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.40%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 65 (31.55%) Azure
2 61 (29.61%) AWS
3 30 (14.56%) Office 365
4 21 (10.19%) IaaS
5 19 (9.22%) SaaS
6 9 (4.37%) GCP
7 6 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.91%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.91%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (2.91%) Serverless
7 6 (2.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (2.43%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 5 (2.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.97%) GitHub
10 2 (0.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (71.84%) Firewall
2 51 (24.76%) Network Security
3 26 (12.62%) TCP/IP
4 25 (12.14%) VPN
5 20 (9.71%) DNS
6 17 (8.25%) Internet
7 12 (5.83%) Wireless
8 10 (4.85%) OSPF
8 10 (4.85%) SMTP
9 9 (4.37%) IPsec
10 8 (3.88%) Wireshark
11 7 (3.40%) tcpdump
12 6 (2.91%) LAN
12 6 (2.91%) SSL
12 6 (2.91%) VoIP
13 5 (2.43%) BGP
13 5 (2.43%) BIG-IP
13 5 (2.43%) WAN
14 4 (1.94%) Cisco Firepower
14 4 (1.94%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (5.34%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.97%) Selenium
2 2 (0.97%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.49%) Ant
3 1 (0.49%) Burp Suite
General
1 42 (20.39%) Finance
2 15 (7.28%) Law
3 9 (4.37%) Banking
4 8 (3.88%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.91%) Legal
6 4 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.46%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.46%) Games
8 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.97%) Military
9 1 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) German Language
9 1 (0.49%) Marketing
9 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.49%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 65 (31.55%) Analyst
2 51 (24.76%) Security Engineer
3 45 (21.84%) Security Analyst
4 20 (9.71%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (7.28%) Incident Analyst
5 15 (7.28%) Network Engineer
6 13 (6.31%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 13 (6.31%) Senior Security Analyst
7 12 (5.83%) Administrator
7 12 (5.83%) Security Manager
8 11 (5.34%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 10 (4.85%) Information Analyst
9 10 (4.85%) Information Security Analyst
10 9 (4.37%) Information Manager
10 9 (4.37%) Information Security Engineer
10 9 (4.37%) Information Security Manager
10 9 (4.37%) Operations Analyst
11 8 (3.88%) Security Operations Analyst
11 8 (3.88%) Senior Incident Analyst
11 8 (3.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.91%) Web Services
2 5 (2.43%) Middleware
3 3 (1.46%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.97%) Nightwatchjs
4 2 (0.97%) Node.js
4 2 (0.97%) OpenID
5 1 (0.49%) LDAP
5 1 (0.49%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (28.64%) Cyberthreat
2 32 (15.53%) Management Information System
3 28 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (10.68%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (3.88%) Cyberattack
6 5 (2.43%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.94%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (1.94%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.46%) PKI
8 3 (1.46%) Replication
9 2 (0.97%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (0.49%) BYOD
10 1 (0.49%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.49%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.49%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 55 (26.70%) Windows
2 38 (18.45%) Linux
3 27 (13.11%) Windows Server
4 23 (11.17%) Unix
5 9 (4.37%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.91%) Debian
7 5 (2.43%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.94%) CentOS
9 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.97%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (55.83%) Cybersecurity
2 101 (49.03%) SIEM
3 93 (45.15%) Information Security
4 66 (32.04%) Kalman Filter
5 60 (29.13%) Malware Analysis
6 49 (23.79%) Web Filtering
7 48 (23.30%) Identity Access Management
7 48 (23.30%) Security Operations
8 36 (17.48%) Task Automation
8 36 (17.48%) Threat Intelligence
9 35 (16.99%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 33 (16.02%) Forensic Analysis
11 30 (14.56%) Vulnerability Management
12 29 (14.08%) Risk Management
13 20 (9.71%) Data Analysis
13 20 (9.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 19 (9.22%) Penetration Testing
14 19 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (8.74%) Data Security
15 18 (8.74%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.87%) Python
2 35 (16.99%) PowerShell
3 19 (9.22%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.43%) PHP
5 4 (1.94%) Perl
6 3 (1.46%) SQL
7 2 (0.97%) AWK
7 2 (0.97%) C
7 2 (0.97%) Go
7 2 (0.97%) sed
Qualifications
1 62 (30.10%) CISSP
2 53 (25.73%) CISM
3 36 (17.48%) Security Cleared
4 24 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (11.17%) SC Cleared
6 20 (9.71%) Degree
7 14 (6.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 14 (6.80%) CCSP
7 14 (6.80%) CISA
8 13 (6.31%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 10 (4.85%) GCIH
9 10 (4.85%) SANS
10 8 (3.88%) CCNA
10 8 (3.88%) CCNP
10 8 (3.88%) GCFA
11 6 (2.91%) AWS Certification
11 6 (2.91%) CEH
11 6 (2.91%) CREST Certified
12 5 (2.43%) DV Cleared
12 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (29.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (28.64%) NIST
3 43 (20.87%) GDPR
4 15 (7.28%) SLA
5 14 (6.80%) COBIT
6 13 (6.31%) ISO 31000
7 9 (4.37%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (4.37%) PCI DSS
8 8 (3.88%) NIST 800
9 6 (2.91%) QA
10 5 (2.43%) NCSC
11 3 (1.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.97%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.49%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 39 (18.93%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.40%) Firmware
4 6 (2.91%) Docker
4 6 (2.91%) VMware NSX
5 5 (2.43%) Snort
6 2 (0.97%) iptables
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (9.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 14 (6.80%) CSIRT
3 11 (5.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 11 (5.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 9 (4.37%) Kubernetes
4 9 (4.37%) QRadar
5 8 (3.88%) Terraform
6 5 (2.43%) Ansible
6 5 (2.43%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 5 (2.43%) Puppet
7 4 (1.94%) Nessus
8 3 (1.46%) logstash
8 3 (1.46%) OSSEC
8 3 (1.46%) SCCM
9 2 (0.97%) Kibana
9 2 (0.97%) Munin
9 2 (0.97%) Nagios
9 2 (0.97%) Packer
10 1 (0.49%) Nmap
10 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 40 (19.42%) VMware
2 39 (18.93%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.77%) Splunk
4 13 (6.31%) Palo Alto
5 12 (5.83%) Cisco
6 8 (3.88%) F5
6 8 (3.88%) LogRhythm
7 7 (3.40%) SolarWinds
8 6 (2.91%) AlienVault
8 6 (2.91%) Google
8 6 (2.91%) NetApp
9 4 (1.94%) Citrix
10 3 (1.46%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.46%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.97%) ArcSight
11 2 (0.97%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.97%) Juniper
11 2 (0.97%) Lets Encrypt
11 2 (0.97%) NetScout
11 2 (0.97%) NetWitness