Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 604 630 632
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2 +86
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 245 562 692
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 2.43% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 188 418 486
Median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.09% -1.79%
10th Percentile £40,698 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £81,625 £81,250 £86,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +22.22%

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 11,846 23,089 26,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.03% 15.67% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,247 17,477 21,393
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,196
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -0.42% +2.66%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £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 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 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 +28 231 £65,000 +8.33% 9
UK excluding London +31 126 £62,500 +13.64% 6
London +100 119 £65,000 -3.70% 3
South East +119 43 £65,000 +36.84% 1
South West +65 32 £62,500 +4.17% 2
Midlands +69 24 £42,750 -28.75% 1
Work from Home +77 16 £65,000 +23.81% 1
West Midlands +57 16 £42,500 -29.17% 1
Scotland +92 14 £28,750 -42.50%
North of England +55 10 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire +74 8 £60,000 +14.29%
East Midlands +57 8 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England +67 3 £75,000 +25.00%
North West +66 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 5 July 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.

1 163 (66.53%) Firewall
2 130 (53.06%) Cybersecurity
3 117 (47.76%) Information Security
4 84 (34.29%) SIEM
5 79 (32.24%) CISSP
6 75 (30.61%) Security Operations
7 68 (27.76%) TCP/IP
8 59 (24.08%) Network Security
8 59 (24.08%) Vulnerability Management
9 57 (23.27%) Python
10 54 (22.04%) Windows
10 54 (22.04%) AWS
11 52 (21.22%) Linux
12 49 (20.00%) VPN
12 49 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
13 48 (19.59%) Cisco Certification
13 48 (19.59%) Degree
14 47 (19.18%) Finance
15 46 (18.78%) Management Information System
15 46 (18.78%) Azure
16 44 (17.96%) CISM
16 44 (17.96%) Penetration Testing
17 39 (15.92%) Cisco
18 38 (15.51%) WAN
18 38 (15.51%) LAN
18 38 (15.51%) Malware Analysis
19 37 (15.10%) Internet
20 36 (14.69%) DNS
21 35 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
21 35 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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 8 (3.27%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.22%) Gluu
3 2 (0.82%) IIS
4 1 (0.41%) Apache
4 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.82%) Gephi
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 54 (22.04%) AWS
2 46 (18.78%) Azure
3 20 (8.16%) SaaS
3 20 (8.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 19 (7.76%) IaaS
4 19 (7.76%) PaaS
5 16 (6.53%) Amazon S3
6 11 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (4.49%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 11 (4.49%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (4.49%) Serverless
7 8 (3.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (3.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (3.27%) Office 365
8 7 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.04%) Datadog
9 5 (2.04%) GCP
10 3 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 163 (66.53%) Firewall
2 68 (27.76%) TCP/IP
3 59 (24.08%) Network Security
4 49 (20.00%) VPN
5 38 (15.51%) LAN
5 38 (15.51%) WAN
6 37 (15.10%) Internet
7 36 (14.69%) DNS
8 32 (13.06%) OSPF
9 31 (12.65%) Wireless
10 30 (12.24%) BGP
11 27 (11.02%) Multicast
12 24 (9.80%) IPsec
13 22 (8.98%) VoIP
14 18 (7.35%) HSRP
14 18 (7.35%) HTTP
14 18 (7.35%) VRRP
15 17 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (6.53%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (6.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.86%) Big Data
3 4 (1.63%) MySQL
4 3 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.22%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.82%) Impala
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.41%) Informix
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (5.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (3.67%) Metasploit
3 4 (1.63%) Burp Suite
4 3 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.22%) Selenium
4 3 (1.22%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.82%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.82%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.82%) git-flow
5 2 (0.82%) JIRA
6 1 (0.41%) Ant
General
1 47 (19.18%) Finance
2 15 (6.12%) Law
3 14 (5.71%) Legal
4 9 (3.67%) Japanese Language
5 7 (2.86%) Public Sector
6 6 (2.45%) Military
7 4 (1.63%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.22%) Banking
8 3 (1.22%) Games
9 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.41%) Marketing
10 1 (0.41%) Publishing
10 1 (0.41%) Retail
10 1 (0.41%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 68 (27.76%) Analyst
2 50 (20.41%) Security Engineer
3 39 (15.92%) Security Analyst
4 34 (13.88%) Network Engineer
5 21 (8.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 18 (7.35%) Architect
6 18 (7.35%) Security Architect
7 17 (6.94%) Security Manager
7 17 (6.94%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (6.12%) Senior Security Engineer
9 14 (5.71%) IT Engineer
9 14 (5.71%) IT Security Engineer
10 13 (5.31%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (5.31%) IT Manager
10 13 (5.31%) IT Security Manager
10 13 (5.31%) SOC Analyst
11 12 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.90%) Senior IT Engineer
12 11 (4.49%) Senior Network Engineer
13 10 (4.08%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.67%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.45%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.22%) Nightwatchjs
3 3 (1.22%) Node.js
3 3 (1.22%) OpenID
3 3 (1.22%) Web Services
4 2 (0.82%) Kafka
4 2 (0.82%) LDAP
4 2 (0.82%) Middleware
5 1 (0.41%) .NET
5 1 (0.41%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.78%) Management Information System
2 35 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.98%) Security Operations Centre
4 20 (8.16%) Data Centre
5 19 (7.76%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (4.90%) Public Cloud
6 12 (4.90%) User Experience
7 10 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (3.67%) Cyber Defence
9 8 (3.27%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (3.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.63%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (1.63%) CESG
11 4 (1.63%) PKI
11 4 (1.63%) Smart Home
12 3 (1.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 3 (1.22%) Replication
13 2 (0.82%) BYOD
13 2 (0.82%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.04%) Windows
2 52 (21.22%) Linux
3 22 (8.98%) Unix
4 7 (2.86%) Debian
4 7 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.63%) CentOS
6 4 (1.63%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.63%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.22%) Solaris
7 3 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.82%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (53.06%) Cybersecurity
2 117 (47.76%) Information Security
3 84 (34.29%) SIEM
4 75 (30.61%) Security Operations
5 59 (24.08%) Vulnerability Management
6 49 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
7 44 (17.96%) Penetration Testing
8 38 (15.51%) Malware Analysis
9 34 (13.88%) Load Balancing
10 33 (13.47%) Computer Science
11 32 (13.06%) Network Monitoring
11 32 (13.06%) Threat Intelligence
12 31 (12.65%) Task Automation
13 26 (10.61%) Security Monitoring
14 25 (10.20%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 25 (10.20%) Forensic Analysis
14 25 (10.20%) ITIL
15 22 (8.98%) DevOps
16 21 (8.57%) Privileged Access Management
17 19 (7.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (23.27%) Python
2 34 (13.88%) PowerShell
3 24 (9.80%) Bash Shell
4 11 (4.49%) PHP
5 8 (3.27%) Go
5 8 (3.27%) Perl
6 7 (2.86%) SQL
7 4 (1.63%) C
8 3 (1.22%) AWK
8 3 (1.22%) sed
9 2 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 79 (32.24%) CISSP
2 48 (19.59%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (19.59%) Degree
3 44 (17.96%) CISM
4 35 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 24 (9.80%) SC Cleared
6 23 (9.39%) CCNP
6 23 (9.39%) CISA
7 19 (7.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (6.94%) CEH
9 16 (6.53%) SANS
10 14 (5.71%) CCNA
11 13 (5.31%) DV Cleared
12 12 (4.90%) AWS Certification
13 11 (4.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 11 (4.49%) CCSP
14 10 (4.08%) CCSA
15 9 (3.67%) GCIH
16 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (2.86%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (6.53%) GDPR
3 14 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (5.31%) SLA
5 11 (4.49%) NIST
5 11 (4.49%) PCI DSS
6 6 (2.45%) JSP 440
7 5 (2.04%) NCSC
8 4 (1.63%) NIST 800
9 3 (1.22%) COBIT
9 3 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.82%) QA
11 1 (0.41%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.67%) Snort
4 5 (2.04%) Docker
5 3 (1.22%) iptables
6 2 (0.82%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.82%) Firmware
7 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (4.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 10 (4.08%) Kubernetes
3 8 (3.27%) Ansible
3 8 (3.27%) Terraform
4 7 (2.86%) CSIRT
5 6 (2.45%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 5 (2.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (2.04%) Kibana
6 5 (2.04%) Nessus
7 4 (1.63%) logstash
7 4 (1.63%) Nmap
7 4 (1.63%) OSSEC
8 3 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.22%) Munin
8 3 (1.22%) Nagios
8 3 (1.22%) Packer
8 3 (1.22%) Puppet
9 2 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.82%) Oozie
10 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 39 (15.92%) Cisco
2 33 (13.47%) Palo Alto
3 31 (12.65%) Microsoft
4 22 (8.98%) CheckPoint
5 17 (6.94%) Splunk
6 14 (5.71%) VMware
7 13 (5.31%) F5
8 11 (4.49%) ArcSight
8 11 (4.49%) NetApp
9 10 (4.08%) ForeScout
9 10 (4.08%) Infoblox
10 9 (3.67%) CyberArk
10 9 (3.67%) McAfee
11 8 (3.27%) Citrix
12 7 (2.86%) SolarWinds
12 7 (2.86%) Symantec
13 6 (2.45%) Carbon Black
13 6 (2.45%) Darktrace
14 5 (2.04%) Fortinet
15 4 (1.63%) Google