Period
to 23 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 753 683 709
Rank change year-on-year -70 +26 +210
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 468 654 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 1.97% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 349 515 511
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £32,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +17.65%

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 28089 33218 37483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.96% 16.88% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22733 27521 30516
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Intrusion Detection in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Top 15 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 August 2017. 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 -51 427 £55,000 +3.77% 22
London -19 243 £60,000 -4.00% 7
UK excluding London -48 204 £45,000 - 15
South East -4 53 £66,250 +44.02% 6
North of England -19 50 £45,000 +12.50% 7
North West -48 34 £44,500 +12.66% 3
Midlands +21 31 £42,500 +21.43% 1
East of England +2 24 £32,000 -34.02%
West Midlands +18 23 £42,500 -
South West -17 23 £46,000 -8.00% 1
Scotland +11 19 £37,000 -26.00%
Yorkshire +17 15 £45,000 +9.09% 4
East Midlands +5 7 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Wales +9 4 £20,000 -
North East - 1 £39,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 332 (70.94%) Firewall
2 200 (42.74%) Information Security
3 158 (33.76%) Windows
4 154 (32.91%) SIEM
5 144 (30.77%) Degree
5 144 (30.77%) CISSP
6 136 (29.06%) Finance
7 135 (28.85%) Management Information System
7 135 (28.85%) Network Security
8 114 (24.36%) CISM
9 113 (24.15%) Linux
10 112 (23.93%) Cybersecurity
11 107 (22.86%) Cisco
12 105 (22.44%) WAN
13 91 (19.44%) TCP/IP
13 91 (19.44%) Kalman Filter
14 89 (19.02%) Security Operations
15 88 (18.80%) LAN
16 82 (17.52%) Computer Science
17 81 (17.31%) ITIL
18 79 (16.88%) VPN
19 72 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 70 (14.96%) DNS
21 69 (14.74%) Microsoft
22 66 (14.10%) Unix
23 62 (13.25%) Active Directory
24 61 (13.03%) Incident Management
25 59 (12.61%) CISA
26 58 (12.39%) Cisco Certification
27 57 (12.18%) VMware

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 (2.99%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.35%) CMS
3 10 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.07%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.85%) Apache
6 4 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.43%) Confluence
7 2 (0.43%) JBoss
7 2 (0.43%) nginx
7 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) HipChat
5 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (9.83%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.85%) SaaS
4 7 (1.50%) Office 365
5 6 (1.28%) GitHub
6 4 (0.85%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.64%) IaaS
8 2 (0.43%) Akamai
8 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.21%) PaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 332 (70.94%) Firewall
2 135 (28.85%) Network Security
3 105 (22.44%) WAN
4 91 (19.44%) TCP/IP
5 88 (18.80%) LAN
6 79 (16.88%) VPN
7 70 (14.96%) DNS
8 56 (11.97%) BGP
8 56 (11.97%) Internet
9 42 (8.97%) VLAN
9 42 (8.97%) VoIP
10 39 (8.33%) MPLS
10 39 (8.33%) OSPF
11 34 (7.26%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (6.20%) DHCP
13 27 (5.77%) Wireless
14 24 (5.13%) SNMP
15 23 (4.91%) HSRP
16 21 (4.49%) SAN
17 19 (4.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.50%) MySQL
3 4 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.64%) GIS
4 3 (0.64%) Maltego
4 3 (0.64%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.43%) Infinispan
5 2 (0.43%) InfluxDB
5 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.21%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.21%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.43%) JIRA
4 2 (0.43%) JUnit
4 2 (0.43%) Selenium
5 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
General
1 136 (29.06%) Finance
2 20 (4.27%) Banking
3 15 (3.21%) Legal
3 15 (3.21%) Manufacturing
3 15 (3.21%) Military
4 14 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.35%) Back Office
6 8 (1.71%) Law
7 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.64%) Retail
9 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.43%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) International Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 128 (27.35%) Analyst
2 103 (22.01%) Security Analyst
3 70 (14.96%) Security Engineer
4 59 (12.61%) Network Engineer
5 43 (9.19%) Administrator
6 35 (7.48%) Architect
6 35 (7.48%) Network Security Engineer
7 34 (7.26%) Network Administrator
7 34 (7.26%) Security Specialist
8 30 (6.41%) IT Security Specialist
9 25 (5.34%) Systems Administrator
10 24 (5.13%) Information Analyst
10 24 (5.13%) Information Security Analyst
10 24 (5.13%) Security Manager
11 21 (4.49%) Security Architect
12 20 (4.27%) Graduate
12 20 (4.27%) IT Analyst
12 20 (4.27%) IT Security Analyst
12 20 (4.27%) Senior Network Engineer
12 20 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.20%) Web Services
2 13 (2.78%) POSIX
3 7 (1.50%) CSS
3 7 (1.50%) HTML
4 6 (1.28%) HTML5
5 3 (0.64%) LAMP
5 3 (0.64%) XML
6 2 (0.43%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.43%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.43%) Django
6 2 (0.43%) HornetQ
6 2 (0.43%) Kafka
6 2 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.43%) RESTful
6 2 (0.43%) Serverless Framework
6 2 (0.43%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.21%) JSON
7 1 (0.21%) OAuth
7 1 (0.21%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.21%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 135 (28.85%) Management Information System
2 82 (17.52%) Computer Science
3 56 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (7.91%) Data Centre
4 37 (7.91%) Data Protection Act
5 28 (5.98%) Security Operations Centre
6 23 (4.91%) Video Conferencing
7 22 (4.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 21 (4.49%) Cyber Attack
9 19 (4.06%) Cyberthreat
10 17 (3.63%) Clustering
11 15 (3.21%) FMCG
12 11 (2.35%) Fintech
12 11 (2.35%) PKI
13 9 (1.92%) Cyber Defence
13 9 (1.92%) Cybercrime
13 9 (1.92%) NHS
14 6 (1.28%) Replication
14 6 (1.28%) Virtual Team
15 5 (1.07%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 158 (33.76%) Windows
2 113 (24.15%) Linux
3 66 (14.10%) Unix
4 53 (11.32%) Windows Server
5 19 (4.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (3.63%) CentOS
7 16 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.35%) Debian
8 11 (2.35%) Ubuntu
9 9 (1.92%) Android
9 9 (1.92%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.92%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.64%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.43%) SUSE
12 2 (0.43%) VMS
12 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (42.74%) Information Security
2 154 (32.91%) SIEM
3 112 (23.93%) Cybersecurity
4 91 (19.44%) Kalman Filter
5 89 (19.02%) Security Operations
6 81 (17.31%) ITIL
7 72 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 61 (13.03%) Incident Management
9 55 (11.75%) Vulnerability Management
10 51 (10.90%) Data Protection
11 46 (9.83%) Security Monitoring
12 41 (8.76%) Risk Management
13 39 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
14 38 (8.12%) Change Management
14 38 (8.12%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 36 (7.69%) Mentoring
16 35 (7.48%) Malware Analysis
16 35 (7.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 34 (7.26%) Penetration Testing
18 33 (7.05%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (10.68%) Python
2 40 (8.55%) Perl
3 39 (8.33%) SQL
4 30 (6.41%) C
5 24 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 19 (4.06%) Java
7 17 (3.63%) C++
7 17 (3.63%) PowerShell
8 15 (3.21%) PHP
9 14 (2.99%) Ruby
10 8 (1.71%) C#
11 2 (0.43%) Go
11 2 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 144 (30.77%) CISSP
1 144 (30.77%) Degree
2 114 (24.36%) CISM
3 59 (12.61%) CISA
4 58 (12.39%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (9.62%) Security Cleared
6 44 (9.40%) CEH
7 40 (8.55%) CCNA
8 34 (7.26%) CCNP
9 30 (6.41%) SC Cleared
10 28 (5.98%) Computer Science Degree
11 26 (5.56%) DV Cleared
12 25 (5.34%) CompTIA Security+
12 25 (5.34%) SANS
12 25 (5.34%) Security+ Certification
13 23 (4.91%) GCIA
13 23 (4.91%) GCIH
14 19 (4.06%) GSEC
15 15 (3.21%) CCSA
15 15 (3.21%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 36 (7.69%) PCI DSS
4 32 (6.84%) GDPR
5 23 (4.91%) SLA
6 10 (2.14%) PMO
7 4 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.85%) QA
8 3 (0.64%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.43%) COBIT
9 2 (0.43%) FIPS 140-2
9 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.21%) FISMA
10 1 (0.21%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 62 (13.25%) Active Directory
2 46 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.50%) Firmware
4 7 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (1.50%) XenApp
5 5 (1.07%) NFS
5 5 (1.07%) Snort
5 5 (1.07%) vSphere
6 4 (0.85%) BitLocker
6 4 (0.85%) iptables
7 3 (0.64%) Docker
8 2 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.43%) Gluster
8 2 (0.43%) KVM
8 2 (0.43%) vCloud
8 2 (0.43%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.21%) QEMU
9 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (6.84%) Nagios
1 32 (6.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 32 (6.84%) SCOM
2 31 (6.62%) SCCM
3 22 (4.70%) Puppet
4 19 (4.06%) Nessus
4 19 (4.06%) Salt
5 18 (3.85%) Ansible
6 16 (3.42%) ZABBIX
7 14 (2.99%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 11 (2.35%) CSIRT
9 9 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.85%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.85%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.85%) WMI
11 3 (0.64%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 3 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.43%) Grafana
12 2 (0.43%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 107 (22.86%) Cisco
2 69 (14.74%) Microsoft
3 57 (12.18%) VMware
4 56 (11.97%) CheckPoint
5 41 (8.76%) Juniper
5 41 (8.76%) Palo Alto
6 39 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 31 (6.62%) Splunk
8 23 (4.91%) F5
9 20 (4.27%) Citrix
10 19 (4.06%) McAfee
11 18 (3.85%) Red Hat
12 16 (3.42%) Qualys
12 16 (3.42%) SaltStack
13 15 (3.21%) Xerox
14 11 (2.35%) ArcSight
15 9 (1.92%) Sophos
16 8 (1.71%) LogRhythm
17 7 (1.50%) CyberArk
17 7 (1.50%) Fortinet