Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 603 726 675
Rank change year-on-year +123 -51 +67
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 653 511 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.71% 1.82% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 492 383 526
UK median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% -10.91% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £35,375
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -

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 24,104 28,153 32,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.89% 15.61% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18,999 22,865 26,285
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,900 £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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +115 626 £55,000 +10.00% 74
UK excluding London +144 409 £50,000 +11.11% 40
London +51 238 £65,000 +8.33% 36
South East +19 88 £60,000 +20.00% 8
East of England +95 87 £40,000 +25.00% 5
North of England +67 87 £47,500 +6.74% 13
South West +21 66 £55,000 +19.57% 7
Midlands +44 60 £46,000 +31.43% 5
North West +44 53 £52,250 +17.42% 10
West Midlands +56 45 £46,000 +8.24% 3
Yorkshire +44 32 £47,500 +5.56% 2
East Midlands +17 15 £32,000 +11.30% 2
Scotland -2 14 £47,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 6 £62,500 -
North East -11 2 £37,500 -3.85% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 484 (74.12%) Firewall
2 318 (48.70%) Information Security
3 247 (37.83%) SIEM
4 228 (34.92%) Network Security
5 213 (32.62%) Windows
6 209 (32.01%) Cybersecurity
7 199 (30.47%) CISSP
8 185 (28.33%) Linux
9 172 (26.34%) Cisco
10 144 (22.05%) Analytical Skills
11 142 (21.75%) Microsoft
12 141 (21.59%) TCP/IP
13 138 (21.13%) Management Information System
14 133 (20.37%) Kalman Filter
15 131 (20.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 129 (19.75%) Degree
16 129 (19.75%) LAN
17 128 (19.60%) WAN
17 128 (19.60%) Security Operations
18 121 (18.53%) Microsoft Azure
19 112 (17.15%) Problem-Solving
20 109 (16.69%) Finance
21 104 (15.93%) Cisco Certification
22 97 (14.85%) VPN
23 94 (14.40%) Active Directory
23 94 (14.40%) ITIL
23 94 (14.40%) Amazon AWS
23 94 (14.40%) Web Filtering
24 92 (14.09%) PowerShell
24 92 (14.09%) Splunk

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 32 (4.90%) MS Exchange
2 22 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.53%) Apache
5 9 (1.38%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.77%) Confluence
7 4 (0.61%) IIS
7 4 (0.61%) nginx
7 4 (0.61%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.31%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.31%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.15%) CMS
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (3.37%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 121 (18.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (14.40%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (7.20%) Office 365
4 42 (6.43%) SaaS
5 35 (5.36%) IaaS
6 34 (5.21%) PaaS
7 14 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (1.23%) Serverless
10 7 (1.07%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.77%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.77%) AWS CloudTrail
11 5 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.61%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.31%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 484 (74.12%) Firewall
2 228 (34.92%) Network Security
3 141 (21.59%) TCP/IP
4 129 (19.75%) LAN
5 128 (19.60%) WAN
6 97 (14.85%) VPN
7 82 (12.56%) Wireless
8 66 (10.11%) DNS
9 58 (8.88%) Ethernet
10 53 (8.12%) VoIP
11 50 (7.66%) Internet
12 47 (7.20%) OSPF
12 47 (7.20%) Wireshark
13 46 (7.04%) BGP
14 42 (6.43%) Wi-Fi
15 35 (5.36%) SSL
16 32 (4.90%) IPsec
17 30 (4.59%) MPLS
18 29 (4.44%) SAN
19 26 (3.98%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (0.92%) Redis
4 5 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (0.61%) MySQL
5 4 (0.61%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.46%) Big Data
7 2 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.31%) GIS
7 2 (0.31%) HBase
7 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (1.84%) Metasploit
2 10 (1.53%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.77%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.77%) JIRA
3 5 (0.77%) Subversion
3 5 (0.77%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 109 (16.69%) Finance
2 77 (11.79%) Retail
3 38 (5.82%) Banking
4 35 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 33 (5.05%) Legal
6 17 (2.60%) Law
7 9 (1.38%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.07%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.92%) Marketing
10 5 (0.77%) Billing
11 4 (0.61%) Electronics
11 4 (0.61%) International Banking
12 3 (0.46%) Military
13 2 (0.31%) Advertising
13 2 (0.31%) Automotive
14 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 217 (33.23%) Analyst
2 138 (21.13%) Security Engineer
3 129 (19.75%) Security Analyst
4 54 (8.27%) Security Manager
5 53 (8.12%) SOC Analyst
6 46 (7.04%) Network Engineer
7 41 (6.28%) Senior Security Engineer
8 40 (6.13%) Architect
8 40 (6.13%) Senior Analyst
9 37 (5.67%) SIEM Engineer
10 35 (5.36%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 35 (5.36%) Senior Security Analyst
11 30 (4.59%) Information Analyst
11 30 (4.59%) Information Security Analyst
11 30 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 30 (4.59%) IT Analyst
11 30 (4.59%) IT Security Analyst
11 30 (4.59%) Network Analyst
12 29 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
13 27 (4.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.68%) Web Services
2 21 (3.22%) LDAP
3 11 (1.68%) Regular Expression
4 9 (1.38%) SAML
5 6 (0.92%) .NET
5 6 (0.92%) JSON
5 6 (0.92%) REST
6 5 (0.77%) CSS
6 5 (0.77%) HTML
7 4 (0.61%) 802.1X
7 4 (0.61%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (0.61%) OAuth
7 4 (0.61%) OpenID
7 4 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.46%) Apache Flex
8 3 (0.46%) CGI
8 3 (0.46%) J2EE
9 2 (0.31%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.31%) Kafka
9 2 (0.31%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 144 (22.05%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (21.13%) Management Information System
3 74 (11.33%) Self-Motivation
4 68 (10.41%) Data Centre
5 63 (9.65%) Computer Science
6 43 (6.58%) Cyberthreat
7 37 (5.67%) PKI
8 35 (5.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 35 (5.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 32 (4.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 25 (3.83%) Security Operations Centre
11 22 (3.37%) Blackberry
12 21 (3.22%) Data Protection Act
13 15 (2.30%) Driving Licence
14 13 (1.99%) Cyberattack
14 13 (1.99%) Fintech
15 11 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
16 9 (1.38%) Cyber Defence
16 9 (1.38%) Public Cloud
17 7 (1.07%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 213 (32.62%) Windows
2 185 (28.33%) Linux
3 74 (11.33%) Unix
4 57 (8.73%) Windows Server
5 48 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (4.75%) Windows 10
7 23 (3.52%) Solaris
8 22 (3.37%) Windows 7
9 19 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (1.99%) CentOS
12 8 (1.23%) Kali Linux
13 7 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.07%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.92%) AIX
14 6 (0.92%) Debian
14 6 (0.92%) HPUX
14 6 (0.92%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.61%) Android
15 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (48.70%) Information Security
2 247 (37.83%) SIEM
3 209 (32.01%) Cybersecurity
4 133 (20.37%) Kalman Filter
5 128 (19.60%) Security Operations
6 112 (17.15%) Problem-Solving
7 94 (14.40%) ITIL
7 94 (14.40%) Web Filtering
8 89 (13.63%) Vulnerability Management
9 84 (12.86%) Data Protection
10 80 (12.25%) Risk Management
11 75 (11.49%) Data Loss Prevention
12 74 (11.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 73 (11.18%) Penetration Testing
14 61 (9.34%) Threat Intelligence
14 61 (9.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 59 (9.04%) Analytics
15 59 (9.04%) Security Architecture
16 58 (8.88%) Incident Management
17 55 (8.42%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 92 (14.09%) PowerShell
2 77 (11.79%) Python
3 50 (7.66%) Perl
4 36 (5.51%) C
4 36 (5.51%) Java
5 33 (5.05%) Bash Shell
6 31 (4.75%) SQL
7 16 (2.45%) VBScript
8 11 (1.68%) Ruby
9 10 (1.53%) C#
10 8 (1.23%) C++
11 7 (1.07%) PHP
11 7 (1.07%) VB
12 6 (0.92%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.77%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.31%) Go
15 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 199 (30.47%) CISSP
2 129 (19.75%) Degree
3 104 (15.93%) Cisco Certification
4 84 (12.86%) SANS
5 77 (11.79%) CISM
6 73 (11.18%) Security Cleared
7 67 (10.26%) CCNP
8 59 (9.04%) CEH
9 48 (7.35%) GIAC
10 45 (6.89%) CCNA
10 45 (6.89%) SC Cleared
11 43 (6.58%) SSCP
12 37 (5.67%) GCIA
13 35 (5.36%) GCIH
14 34 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 32 (4.90%) MCSE
16 30 (4.59%) CISA
17 27 (4.13%) DV Cleared
18 26 (3.98%) CSSLP
18 26 (3.98%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (20.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (11.03%) PCI DSS
3 56 (8.58%) GDPR
4 34 (5.21%) SLA
5 32 (4.90%) Cyber Essentials
6 25 (3.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (2.60%) FISMA
8 16 (2.45%) SAS 70
9 15 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 7 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (0.77%) COBIT
11 5 (0.77%) GPG13
12 4 (0.61%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.31%) IASME
13 2 (0.31%) QA
14 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 1 (0.15%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 94 (14.40%) Active Directory
2 48 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (6.13%) Virtual Desktop
4 31 (4.75%) Hyper-V
5 26 (3.98%) Snort
6 13 (1.99%) XenApp
6 13 (1.99%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.92%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.77%) NFS
9 5 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (0.77%) vSphere
10 4 (0.61%) RHEV
10 4 (0.61%) Squid
11 3 (0.46%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.31%) Firmware
12 2 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.31%) XenServer
13 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (5.97%) SCCM
2 29 (4.44%) SCOM
3 27 (4.13%) McAfee ePO
4 24 (3.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 24 (3.68%) Nessus
4 24 (3.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 23 (3.52%) RSA Security Analytics
6 22 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (3.37%) vRealize
7 20 (3.06%) Ansible
7 20 (3.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 19 (2.91%) Puppet
9 13 (1.99%) CSIRT
10 12 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (1.53%) CASB
12 9 (1.38%) QRadar
13 8 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 7 (1.07%) EnCase
14 7 (1.07%) FTK
14 7 (1.07%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 172 (26.34%) Cisco
2 142 (21.75%) Microsoft
3 92 (14.09%) Splunk
4 91 (13.94%) CheckPoint
5 81 (12.40%) VMware
6 55 (8.42%) McAfee
7 54 (8.27%) Symantec
8 36 (5.51%) Avaya
8 36 (5.51%) Nortel
8 36 (5.51%) Red Hat
8 36 (5.51%) Riverbed
9 28 (4.29%) Citrix
10 27 (4.13%) LogRhythm
11 24 (3.68%) Forcepoint
11 24 (3.68%) Nokia
11 24 (3.68%) Palo Alto
11 24 (3.68%) Trend Micro
12 22 (3.37%) HP
12 22 (3.37%) Qualys
13 21 (3.22%) Sophos