Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 580 762 699
Rank change year-on-year +182 -63 +49
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 702 450 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.80% 1.61% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 545 339 519
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -10.00%

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 25,037 28,033 32,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.95% 15.89% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19,910 22,766 26,545
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Intrusion Detection in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Top 16 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 25 September 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 +175 670 £55,000 +2.80% 83
UK excluding London +221 435 £52,500 +16.67% 58
London +65 265 £67,500 +12.50% 26
North of England +74 109 £50,000 +11.73% 12
South West +81 102 £55,000 +19.57% 9
East of England +97 89 £40,000 +25.00% 7
South East +32 68 £56,500 -16.30% 19
North West +38 63 £54,750 +23.03% 7
Yorkshire +52 45 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Midlands +25 37 £42,500 - 10
West Midlands +33 28 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Scotland -11 18 £46,000 +24.32% 1
East Midlands +13 9 £32,000 -20.00% 3
Northern Ireland - 7 £62,500 -
Isle of Man - 5 £55,000 -
North East -14 1 £42,500 +8.97%

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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.

1 533 (75.93%) Firewall
2 319 (45.44%) Information Security
3 259 (36.89%) Network Security
4 240 (34.19%) SIEM
5 228 (32.48%) Windows
5 228 (32.48%) Cybersecurity
6 215 (30.63%) CISSP
7 207 (29.49%) Cisco
8 198 (28.21%) Linux
9 180 (25.64%) Degree
10 174 (24.79%) Analytical Skills
11 154 (21.94%) Microsoft Azure
12 153 (21.79%) Microsoft
13 146 (20.80%) TCP/IP
13 146 (20.80%) Kalman Filter
14 140 (19.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 138 (19.66%) Cisco Certification
15 138 (19.66%) Management Information System
16 132 (18.80%) LAN
17 130 (18.52%) WAN
18 127 (18.09%) VPN
19 122 (17.38%) Finance
20 118 (16.81%) Security Operations
21 114 (16.24%) CCNP
22 110 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
23 104 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
24 99 (14.10%) Data Protection
24 99 (14.10%) ITIL
25 98 (13.96%) Active Directory
25 98 (13.96%) Risk Management

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 35 (4.99%) MS Exchange
2 26 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 18 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.42%) Apache
5 7 (1.00%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.71%) Confluence
7 4 (0.57%) IIS
7 4 (0.57%) nginx
7 4 (0.57%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.28%) CMS
8 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.14%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
3 21 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 154 (21.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (8.55%) SaaS
4 55 (7.83%) IaaS
5 53 (7.55%) PaaS
6 40 (5.70%) Office 365
7 10 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (1.14%) Serverless
9 7 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.57%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.57%) AWS CloudTrail
10 4 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.57%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 533 (75.93%) Firewall
2 259 (36.89%) Network Security
3 146 (20.80%) TCP/IP
4 132 (18.80%) LAN
5 130 (18.52%) WAN
6 127 (18.09%) VPN
7 98 (13.96%) Wireless
8 95 (13.53%) DNS
9 72 (10.26%) VoIP
10 56 (7.98%) MPLS
11 55 (7.83%) Ethernet
11 55 (7.83%) Wireshark
12 50 (7.12%) Internet
12 50 (7.12%) IPsec
12 50 (7.12%) SSL
13 43 (6.13%) OSPF
13 43 (6.13%) Wi-Fi
14 38 (5.41%) DHCP
15 35 (4.99%) BGP
15 35 (4.99%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (0.85%) Redis
4 4 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (0.57%) MySQL
4 4 (0.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.28%) GIS
5 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.28%) HBase
5 2 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.14%) Big Data
6 1 (0.14%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.71%) JIRA
3 5 (0.71%) Subversion
4 4 (0.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.14%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.14%) GDB
5 1 (0.14%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.14%) sqlmap
General
1 122 (17.38%) Finance
2 79 (11.25%) Retail
3 33 (4.70%) Telecoms
4 32 (4.56%) Legal
5 31 (4.42%) Banking
6 24 (3.42%) Law
7 12 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.28%) Aerospace
10 8 (1.14%) Games
11 5 (0.71%) Billing
11 5 (0.71%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.57%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.43%) Back Office
13 3 (0.43%) International Banking
13 3 (0.43%) Military
14 2 (0.28%) Advertising
14 2 (0.28%) Automotive
14 2 (0.28%) Electronics
14 2 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 217 (30.91%) Analyst
2 155 (22.08%) Security Engineer
3 128 (18.23%) Security Analyst
4 80 (11.40%) Network Engineer
5 63 (8.97%) Security Manager
6 60 (8.55%) Senior Security Engineer
7 57 (8.12%) Network Security Engineer
8 56 (7.98%) SOC Analyst
9 46 (6.55%) Architect
10 42 (5.98%) Consultant
11 37 (5.27%) Senior Analyst
12 36 (5.13%) Security Consultant
12 36 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
13 32 (4.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 32 (4.56%) Information Analyst
13 32 (4.56%) Information Security Analyst
14 28 (3.99%) Network Analyst
15 27 (3.85%) SOC Engineer
15 27 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
16 26 (3.70%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.42%) LDAP
2 22 (3.13%) Web Services
3 12 (1.71%) SAML
4 10 (1.42%) .NET
4 10 (1.42%) 802.1X
5 8 (1.14%) OAuth
6 7 (1.00%) OpenID
7 6 (0.85%) J2EE
7 6 (0.85%) JSON
7 6 (0.85%) REST
8 5 (0.71%) CSS
8 5 (0.71%) HTML
9 4 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (0.57%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.43%) Apache Flex
11 2 (0.28%) CGI
11 2 (0.28%) Kafka
11 2 (0.28%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.28%) Regular Expression
12 1 (0.14%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 174 (24.79%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (19.66%) Management Information System
3 88 (12.54%) Self-Motivation
4 85 (12.11%) Computer Science
5 69 (9.83%) Data Centre
6 44 (6.27%) Cyberthreat
7 42 (5.98%) Hybrid Cloud
8 40 (5.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 38 (5.41%) PKI
10 32 (4.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 28 (3.99%) Data Protection Act
12 26 (3.70%) Blackberry
13 23 (3.28%) Cyberattack
14 20 (2.85%) Security Operations Centre
15 19 (2.71%) Driving Licence
16 14 (1.99%) Cybercrime
17 13 (1.85%) Fintech
18 9 (1.28%) Cyber Defence
18 9 (1.28%) Private Cloud
18 9 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 228 (32.48%) Windows
2 198 (28.21%) Linux
3 67 (9.54%) Unix
4 64 (9.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (8.97%) Windows Server
6 37 (5.27%) Windows 10
7 34 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (3.99%) Solaris
9 27 (3.85%) Windows 7
10 22 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (1.99%) CentOS
12 10 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.28%) AIX
13 9 (1.28%) HPUX
13 9 (1.28%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.28%) Windows XP
14 7 (1.00%) Android
15 6 (0.85%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.71%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (45.44%) Information Security
2 240 (34.19%) SIEM
3 228 (32.48%) Cybersecurity
4 146 (20.80%) Kalman Filter
5 118 (16.81%) Security Operations
6 110 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
7 99 (14.10%) Data Protection
7 99 (14.10%) ITIL
8 98 (13.96%) Risk Management
9 96 (13.68%) Web Filtering
10 83 (11.82%) Penetration Testing
11 79 (11.25%) Vulnerability Management
12 74 (10.54%) Identity Access Management
12 74 (10.54%) Security Monitoring
13 72 (10.26%) Security Architecture
14 67 (9.54%) Project Management
15 65 (9.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 64 (9.12%) Data Loss Prevention
16 64 (9.12%) Threat Intelligence
17 57 (8.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 82 (11.68%) PowerShell
2 80 (11.40%) Python
3 47 (6.70%) Perl
4 44 (6.27%) C
5 37 (5.27%) Java
6 32 (4.56%) Bash Shell
7 16 (2.28%) VBScript
8 14 (1.99%) SQL
9 13 (1.85%) C#
10 12 (1.71%) PHP
11 11 (1.57%) VBA
12 10 (1.42%) Ruby
13 5 (0.71%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.71%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.57%) C++
15 2 (0.28%) Go
Qualifications
1 215 (30.63%) CISSP
2 180 (25.64%) Degree
3 138 (19.66%) Cisco Certification
4 114 (16.24%) CCNP
5 92 (13.11%) CISM
6 75 (10.68%) Security Cleared
7 69 (9.83%) SANS
8 55 (7.83%) CCNA
9 45 (6.41%) CEH
9 45 (6.41%) GIAC
10 43 (6.13%) SC Cleared
11 40 (5.70%) CCIE
12 39 (5.56%) CISA
13 37 (5.27%) SSCP
14 36 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
15 34 (4.84%) DV Cleared
15 34 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
16 33 (4.70%) MCSE
17 32 (4.56%) ISSAP
17 32 (4.56%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (19.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (10.26%) GDPR
3 60 (8.55%) PCI DSS
4 35 (4.99%) Cyber Essentials
5 32 (4.56%) SLA
6 17 (2.42%) FISMA
7 16 (2.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (2.28%) SAS 70
8 12 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 8 (1.14%) ISO 9001
10 7 (1.00%) COBIT
10 7 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 6 (0.85%) GPG13
12 5 (0.71%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.28%) QA
14 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 1 (0.14%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 98 (13.96%) Active Directory
2 54 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (6.84%) Virtual Desktop
4 31 (4.42%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (1.85%) Firmware
6 13 (1.85%) Snort
7 10 (1.42%) BitLocker
8 8 (1.14%) FreeRADIUS
9 7 (1.00%) XenApp
9 7 (1.00%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.71%) NFS
10 5 (0.71%) vSphere
11 4 (0.57%) RHEV
12 2 (0.28%) Squid
13 1 (0.14%) Docker
13 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (6.70%) SCCM
2 39 (5.56%) SCOM
3 31 (4.42%) Nessus
4 29 (4.13%) RSA Security Analytics
5 26 (3.70%) vRealize
6 24 (3.42%) McAfee ePO
7 21 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
7 21 (2.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 19 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (2.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 17 (2.42%) Ansible
10 17 (2.42%) Puppet
11 14 (1.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 12 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
13 11 (1.57%) Cisco UCCX
13 11 (1.57%) TrustSec
14 10 (1.42%) Cisco Prime
14 10 (1.42%) SCVMM
15 9 (1.28%) FortiGate
16 8 (1.14%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 207 (29.49%) Cisco
2 153 (21.79%) Microsoft
3 84 (11.97%) Splunk
3 84 (11.97%) VMware
4 76 (10.83%) CheckPoint
5 48 (6.84%) McAfee
6 47 (6.70%) Symantec
7 43 (6.13%) Red Hat
8 34 (4.84%) Avaya
9 33 (4.70%) Nortel
9 33 (4.70%) Riverbed
10 29 (4.13%) F5
11 26 (3.70%) SolarWinds
12 25 (3.56%) Sophos
13 23 (3.28%) Citrix
14 22 (3.13%) HP
14 22 (3.13%) LogRhythm
14 22 (3.13%) Palo Alto
15 18 (2.56%) Juniper
16 17 (2.42%) Intel