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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 659 629 695
Rank change year-on-year -30 +66  
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 234 308 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.63% 1.84% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 170 249 231
Median salary £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% -3.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,055 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £46,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.48% -6.50%  

Intrusion Detection is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14375 16711 18941
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.12% 16.97% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11703 13908 15439
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Intrusion Detection as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Intrusion Detection in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 215 £56,000 +1.81% 23
London +23 135 £60,000 -7.69% 10
City of London +29 27 £65,000 - 2
North West -42 23 £44,500 +17.10% 4
Manchester -27 18 £44,500 +27.14% 2
South East +12 14 £67,500 +50.00% 2
East of England -13 13 £32,000 -39.04%
Scotland 0 12 £37,000 -26.00% 1
West Midlands +9 11 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Worcestershire - 11 £42,500 - 1
Edinburgh +2 10 - -
Redditch - 8 £42,500 - 1
Peterborough 0 6 - -
Hertfordshire -1 6 £32,000 -11.11%
South West -13 6 £40,000 -21.95% 2
Cambridgeshire -15 6 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £32,000 -
Surrey +36 5 £67,500 +13.92%
Yorkshire -7 5 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Cheshire -27 5 £37,500 -38.77% 1
Oxford - 5 - -
Oxfordshire - 5 - -
East Midlands +9 4 £23,000 -11.53% 1
Staines - 4 - -
Greenwich - 4 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire +9 3 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Warrington -13 3 £37,500 -38.77% 1
Gloucestershire -15 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Stockport - 3 £47,500 - 1
Malvern - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 360 (66.79%) Firewall
2 242 (44.90%) Information Security
3 203 (37.66%) Windows
4 198 (36.73%) CISSP
5 184 (34.14%) SIEM
5 184 (34.14%) Cybersecurity
6 179 (33.21%) Network Security
7 165 (30.61%) Linux
8 156 (28.94%) CISM
9 135 (25.05%) Management Information System
9 135 (25.05%) Security Operations
10 133 (24.68%) Finance
11 131 (24.30%) Cisco
12 120 (22.26%) Unix
12 120 (22.26%) Kalman Filter
13 116 (21.52%) TCP/IP
14 111 (20.59%) Degree
15 92 (17.07%) ITIL
16 89 (16.51%) Cisco Certification
17 86 (15.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 85 (15.77%) VPN
18 85 (15.77%) WAN
19 83 (15.40%) LAN
20 81 (15.03%) Vulnerability Management
21 80 (14.84%) Incident Management
22 78 (14.47%) SANS
22 78 (14.47%) Security Monitoring
23 75 (13.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 74 (13.73%) DNS
25 70 (12.99%) 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 14 (2.60%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.23%) Apache
3 10 (1.86%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.11%) CMS
5 6 (1.11%) IBM Notes
5 6 (1.11%) nginx
6 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.93%) IIS
6 5 (0.93%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.74%) JBoss
7 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.37%) Confluence
9 2 (0.37%) Jetty
9 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.19%) lighttpd
Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.37%) HipChat
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.37%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.60%) SaaS
4 12 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
6 9 (1.67%) Amazon S3
6 9 (1.67%) Route 53
7 4 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.56%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.37%) Akamai
9 2 (0.37%) Datadog
9 2 (0.37%) PaaS
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) Office 365
10 1 (0.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 360 (66.79%) Firewall
2 179 (33.21%) Network Security
3 116 (21.52%) TCP/IP
4 85 (15.77%) VPN
4 85 (15.77%) WAN
5 83 (15.40%) LAN
6 74 (13.73%) DNS
7 50 (9.28%) Internet
8 48 (8.91%) BGP
9 44 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
10 38 (7.05%) Wireless
11 37 (6.86%) VLAN
12 36 (6.68%) MPLS
13 35 (6.49%) HTTP
14 33 (6.12%) OSPF
14 33 (6.12%) SSL
15 28 (5.19%) DHCP
16 25 (4.64%) SNMP
16 25 (4.64%) VoIP
17 22 (4.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
1 9 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.30%) GIS
2 7 (1.30%) MySQL
3 5 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.74%) Maltego
4 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.56%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.37%) Infinispan
6 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.37%) Redis
6 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.19%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.19%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 14 (2.60%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.67%) Vagrant
3 8 (1.48%) JIRA
4 7 (1.30%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.93%) Subversion
6 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.37%) JUnit
7 2 (0.37%) Selenium
7 2 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.19%) Maven
8 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
General
1 133 (24.68%) Finance
2 46 (8.53%) Banking
3 40 (7.42%) Legal
4 17 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.41%) German Language
5 13 (2.41%) Law
6 12 (2.23%) French Language
6 12 (2.23%) Spanish Language
7 11 (2.04%) Italian Language
7 11 (2.04%) Marketing
8 9 (1.67%) Military
9 8 (1.48%) Dutch Language
10 7 (1.30%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.11%) Back Office
11 6 (1.11%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.74%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.74%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.56%) Advertising
14 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 171 (31.73%) Analyst
2 127 (23.56%) Security Analyst
3 88 (16.33%) Security Engineer
4 58 (10.76%) Network Engineer
5 47 (8.72%) Architect
6 46 (8.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 44 (8.16%) Security Specialist
8 37 (6.86%) Security Architect
9 32 (5.94%) Administrator
10 30 (5.57%) Network Security Engineer
11 29 (5.38%) Monitoring Analyst
12 28 (5.19%) Consultant
13 25 (4.64%) Network Administrator
14 24 (4.45%) IT Security Specialist
15 22 (4.08%) Information Analyst
15 22 (4.08%) Information Security Analyst
15 22 (4.08%) Security Manager
16 21 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
17 20 (3.71%) IT Analyst
17 20 (3.71%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.38%) Web Services
2 9 (1.67%) POSIX
3 6 (1.11%) LAMP
3 6 (1.11%) Regular Expression
4 4 (0.74%) Kafka
4 4 (0.74%) REST
4 4 (0.74%) SAML
5 3 (0.56%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.56%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (0.56%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (0.56%) Serverless Framework
5 3 (0.56%) Spring Boot
6 2 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.37%) Django
6 2 (0.37%) HornetQ
6 2 (0.37%) JSON
6 2 (0.37%) XML
7 1 (0.19%) Ajax
7 1 (0.19%) OAuth
7 1 (0.19%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 135 (25.05%) Management Information System
2 68 (12.62%) Security Operations Centre
3 66 (12.24%) Computer Science
4 52 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (9.28%) Data Centre
6 35 (6.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 30 (5.57%) Cyber Attack
7 30 (5.57%) Data Protection Act
8 22 (4.08%) Cyberthreat
9 16 (2.97%) Fintech
9 16 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (2.60%) PKI
11 9 (1.67%) Cyber Defence
11 9 (1.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 9 (1.67%) NHS
12 8 (1.48%) Clustering
13 7 (1.30%) Cybercrime
13 7 (1.30%) Replication
14 6 (1.11%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 203 (37.66%) Windows
2 165 (30.61%) Linux
3 120 (22.26%) Unix
4 42 (7.79%) Windows Server
5 24 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.60%) CentOS
7 11 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.67%) Debian
9 8 (1.48%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.48%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.74%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.74%) Solaris
10 4 (0.74%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.56%) Android
11 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.37%) VMS
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (44.90%) Information Security
2 184 (34.14%) Cybersecurity
2 184 (34.14%) SIEM
3 135 (25.05%) Security Operations
4 120 (22.26%) Kalman Filter
5 92 (17.07%) ITIL
6 86 (15.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 81 (15.03%) Vulnerability Management
8 80 (14.84%) Incident Management
9 78 (14.47%) Security Monitoring
10 66 (12.24%) Computer Security
11 65 (12.06%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 55 (10.20%) Risk Management
13 50 (9.28%) Malware Analysis
13 50 (9.28%) Security Architecture
14 46 (8.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 44 (8.16%) Data Protection
16 43 (7.98%) Attack Monitoring
17 40 (7.42%) Patch Management
18 39 (7.24%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (11.69%) SQL
2 55 (10.20%) Python
3 41 (7.61%) Perl
4 40 (7.42%) Bash Shell
5 28 (5.19%) PowerShell
6 20 (3.71%) C
7 16 (2.97%) PHP
8 13 (2.41%) Java
9 6 (1.11%) C#
10 5 (0.93%) Ruby
11 3 (0.56%) C++
12 2 (0.37%) Go
12 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.37%) VBA
13 1 (0.19%) AWK
13 1 (0.19%) Tcl
13 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 198 (36.73%) CISSP
2 156 (28.94%) CISM
3 111 (20.59%) Degree
4 89 (16.51%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (14.47%) SANS
6 64 (11.87%) CEH
7 60 (11.13%) GCIA
8 57 (10.58%) GCIH
9 54 (10.02%) Security Cleared
10 53 (9.83%) CCNA
11 48 (8.91%) CISA
12 43 (7.98%) CCNP
13 39 (7.24%) SC Cleared
14 32 (5.94%) GIAC
15 31 (5.75%) GSEC
16 29 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
16 29 (5.38%) Network+ Certification
17 28 (5.19%) DV Cleared
18 27 (5.01%) CompTIA Security+
18 27 (5.01%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (13.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (9.65%) PCI DSS
3 44 (8.16%) Cyber Essentials
4 26 (4.82%) GDPR
5 19 (3.53%) SLA
6 6 (1.11%) QA
7 5 (0.93%) PMO
8 4 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.74%) FISMA
8 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.56%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.37%) COBIT
10 2 (0.37%) FIPS 140-2
10 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.19%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.19%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 70 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 54 (10.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.15%) Docker
4 12 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.86%) Snort
6 8 (1.48%) NFS
7 7 (1.30%) XenApp
8 6 (1.11%) Firmware
8 6 (1.11%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.93%) iptables
9 5 (0.93%) Samba
9 5 (0.93%) Xen
10 4 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.74%) Gluster
10 4 (0.74%) QEMU
11 3 (0.56%) KVM
12 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.37%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.37%) vCloud
12 2 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 59 (10.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 51 (9.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 39 (7.24%) Nagios
4 35 (6.49%) Puppet
5 26 (4.82%) CSIRT
6 24 (4.45%) Ansible
7 20 (3.71%) Salt
8 19 (3.53%) ZABBIX
9 17 (3.15%) Nessus
10 15 (2.78%) SCOM
11 14 (2.60%) SCCM
12 9 (1.67%) Terraform
13 8 (1.48%) FortiGate
14 7 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
14 7 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
15 5 (0.93%) Kubernetes
16 4 (0.74%) HAProxy
17 3 (0.56%) Graylog
17 3 (0.56%) Mesos
17 3 (0.56%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 131 (24.30%) Cisco
2 67 (12.43%) CheckPoint
3 64 (11.87%) VMware
4 50 (9.28%) Microsoft
4 50 (9.28%) Palo Alto
5 42 (7.79%) Juniper
6 40 (7.42%) Splunk
7 36 (6.68%) SolarWinds
8 22 (4.08%) Citrix
9 21 (3.90%) Sun
10 20 (3.71%) SaltStack
11 19 (3.53%) F5
12 18 (3.34%) McAfee
13 17 (3.15%) Qualys
14 13 (2.41%) Red Hat
15 12 (2.23%) Imperva
15 12 (2.23%) LogLogic
15 12 (2.23%) LogRhythm
16 11 (2.04%) ArcSight
17 9 (1.67%) Xerox
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Workshop Technologies Ltd
Salary: £negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Training and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £40,428 to £48,514 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Normanton, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
The Workshop
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago
Bromley
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
North West
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago