Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 641 622 666
Rank change year-on-year -19 +44 +33
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 508 649 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 2.49% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 381 439 393
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £91,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% +3.45%

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 22,616 26,060 27,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.57% 15.11% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17,143 20,683 22,042
UK median annual salary £46,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Intrusion Detection in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Top 13 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 24 May 2019. 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 -13 485 £60,000 +4.35% 31
UK excluding London +35 346 £55,000 - 25
London -38 152 £67,500 - 6
South East +27 88 £47,500 -13.64% 5
North of England +52 87 £55,000 +15.79% 7
South West -35 57 £60,000 +16.50% 6
Midlands +64 54 £60,000 -7.69% 4
East of England +95 49 £50,000 +17.65% 3
North West +42 49 £60,000 - 3
West Midlands +42 40 £63,750 +15.91% 3
Yorkshire -1 37 £55,000 +22.22% 2
East Midlands +42 13 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Scotland -12 11 £51,250 +2.50%

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 388 (76.38%) Firewall
2 219 (43.11%) Windows
3 210 (41.34%) Information Security
4 192 (37.80%) Network Security
5 187 (36.81%) Cybersecurity
6 184 (36.22%) Cisco
7 165 (32.48%) SIEM
8 158 (31.10%) Linux
9 141 (27.76%) WAN
9 141 (27.76%) TCP/IP
10 135 (26.57%) CISSP
11 124 (24.41%) Security Operations
12 121 (23.82%) Management Information System
13 120 (23.62%) Security Cleared
14 119 (23.43%) Cisco Certification
15 114 (22.44%) Finance
16 107 (21.06%) VPN
16 107 (21.06%) Microsoft
17 104 (20.47%) LAN
17 104 (20.47%) Unix
18 84 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
19 82 (16.14%) Data Centre
20 77 (15.16%) Penetration Testing
21 75 (14.76%) Active Directory
21 75 (14.76%) Kalman Filter
22 70 (13.78%) CheckPoint
23 69 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
23 69 (13.58%) Degree
24 68 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
24 68 (13.39%) Problem-Solving

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 38 (7.48%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.17%) OpenStack
3 10 (1.97%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 84 (16.54%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (8.07%) Office 365
4 40 (7.87%) IaaS
5 32 (6.30%) SaaS
6 28 (5.51%) PaaS
7 10 (1.97%) Azure Stack
8 8 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.39%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.20%) Akamai
12 1 (0.20%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 388 (76.38%) Firewall
2 192 (37.80%) Network Security
3 141 (27.76%) TCP/IP
3 141 (27.76%) WAN
4 107 (21.06%) VPN
5 104 (20.47%) LAN
6 67 (13.19%) Wireless
7 65 (12.80%) VoIP
8 60 (11.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 60 (11.81%) Internet
9 58 (11.42%) IPsec
10 56 (11.02%) BGP
11 55 (10.83%) OSPF
12 50 (9.84%) DNS
13 45 (8.86%) Sourcefire
14 39 (7.68%) Unified Communications
15 33 (6.50%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (6.10%) Multicast
17 29 (5.71%) HSRP
17 29 (5.71%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.35%) MySQL
3 3 (0.59%) Blockchain
3 3 (0.59%) DB2
3 3 (0.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (0.59%) IDA Disassembler
1 3 (0.59%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.20%) Ant
3 1 (0.20%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.20%) Hudson
3 1 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 114 (22.44%) Finance
2 35 (6.89%) Retail
3 31 (6.10%) Aerospace
4 30 (5.91%) Banking
5 17 (3.35%) Legal
5 17 (3.35%) Marketing
6 16 (3.15%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.56%) Law
8 10 (1.97%) Military
9 9 (1.77%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.57%) Games
11 2 (0.39%) Electronics
11 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 143 (28.15%) Security Engineer
2 136 (26.77%) Analyst
3 95 (18.70%) Network Engineer
4 94 (18.50%) Security Analyst
5 52 (10.24%) Architect
6 46 (9.06%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 35 (6.89%) Security Architect
8 31 (6.10%) IT Analyst
8 31 (6.10%) IT Security Analyst
9 29 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
9 29 (5.71%) Senior Security Engineer
10 25 (4.92%) Design Engineer
11 24 (4.72%) Consultant
12 23 (4.53%) Senior Analyst
13 22 (4.33%) Cloud Engineer
13 22 (4.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 20 (3.94%) Malware Engineer
14 20 (3.94%) Network Analyst
14 20 (3.94%) Network Design Engineer
15 18 (3.54%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.74%) Web Services
2 8 (1.57%) 802.1X
3 5 (0.98%) LDAP
3 5 (0.98%) OAuth
3 5 (0.98%) SAML
4 4 (0.79%) REST
4 4 (0.79%) SOAP
5 3 (0.59%) OLE
5 3 (0.59%) XMPP
6 2 (0.39%) OpenID
7 1 (0.20%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 121 (23.82%) Management Information System
2 82 (16.14%) Data Centre
3 68 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (9.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 45 (8.86%) Security Operations Centre
6 31 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (4.72%) Cyberthreat
8 16 (3.15%) Private Cloud
9 15 (2.95%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 15 (2.95%) Hybrid Cloud
10 14 (2.76%) Cyberattack
10 14 (2.76%) Driving Licence
11 9 (1.77%) Cyber Defence
12 8 (1.57%) Fintech
13 7 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (1.38%) PKI
13 7 (1.38%) Public Cloud
14 6 (1.18%) Internet of Things
15 5 (0.98%) Cybercrime
16 4 (0.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 219 (43.11%) Windows
2 158 (31.10%) Linux
3 104 (20.47%) Unix
4 63 (12.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (11.81%) Windows Server
6 17 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (3.15%) Windows 10
7 16 (3.15%) Windows 7
8 12 (2.36%) CentOS
9 7 (1.38%) Mac OS
9 7 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.18%) AIX
10 6 (1.18%) Debian
10 6 (1.18%) HPUX
10 6 (1.18%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.18%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.20%) Android
11 1 (0.20%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (41.34%) Information Security
2 187 (36.81%) Cybersecurity
3 165 (32.48%) SIEM
4 124 (24.41%) Security Operations
5 77 (15.16%) Penetration Testing
6 75 (14.76%) Kalman Filter
7 68 (13.39%) Problem-Solving
8 66 (12.99%) Mentoring
9 65 (12.80%) Vulnerability Management
10 59 (11.61%) Network Design
11 58 (11.42%) Security Architecture
11 58 (11.42%) Threat Intelligence
12 52 (10.24%) Security Monitoring
13 49 (9.65%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 48 (9.45%) Data Protection
15 47 (9.25%) ITIL
16 45 (8.86%) Service Delivery
16 45 (8.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 43 (8.46%) Identity Access Management
18 42 (8.27%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 60 (11.81%) Python
2 44 (8.66%) PowerShell
3 26 (5.12%) Bash Shell
4 23 (4.53%) Perl
5 18 (3.54%) SQL
6 12 (2.36%) C
7 10 (1.97%) Java
8 2 (0.39%) C#
8 2 (0.39%) C++
8 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.20%) Ruby
9 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 135 (26.57%) CISSP
2 120 (23.62%) Security Cleared
3 119 (23.43%) Cisco Certification
4 69 (13.58%) Degree
5 65 (12.80%) CCNP
5 65 (12.80%) DV Cleared
6 61 (12.01%) GIAC
6 61 (12.01%) SC Cleared
7 58 (11.42%) SANS
8 49 (9.65%) CISM
9 48 (9.45%) CCNA
10 46 (9.06%) CEH
11 28 (5.51%) CISA
12 23 (4.53%) SSCP
13 22 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
14 21 (4.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 21 (4.13%) GCIA
15 20 (3.94%) CCSP
16 18 (3.54%) CCIE
17 13 (2.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (7.09%) PCI DSS
3 24 (4.72%) GDPR
4 13 (2.56%) SLA
5 9 (1.77%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.79%) COBIT
8 4 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 4 (0.79%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.59%) COSO
9 3 (0.59%) GPG13
10 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.39%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.39%) PSD2
11 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 75 (14.76%) Active Directory
2 45 (8.86%) Snort
3 28 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.76%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.76%) Virtual Desktop
5 13 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.97%) BitLocker
7 7 (1.38%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.39%) KVM
8 2 (0.39%) vSphere
9 1 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.20%) Docker
9 1 (0.20%) LXC
9 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.20%) Xen
9 1 (0.20%) XenApp
9 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (9.65%) SCCM
2 48 (9.45%) SCOM
3 26 (5.12%) Ansible
4 17 (3.35%) Nessus
5 14 (2.76%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 13 (2.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 13 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (2.17%) Puppet
7 11 (2.17%) QRadar
8 10 (1.97%) SCVMM
9 8 (1.57%) Nagios
9 8 (1.57%) Stealthwatch
10 7 (1.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 7 (1.38%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (1.18%) Terraform
12 5 (0.98%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 5 (0.98%) Forum Sentry
12 5 (0.98%) Proventia
12 5 (0.98%) RSA Security Analytics
13 4 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 184 (36.22%) Cisco
2 107 (21.06%) Microsoft
3 70 (13.78%) CheckPoint
4 38 (7.48%) NetApp
5 35 (6.89%) VMware
6 29 (5.71%) McAfee
7 27 (5.31%) Palo Alto
7 27 (5.31%) Splunk
8 26 (5.12%) Citrix
9 24 (4.72%) ArcSight
10 22 (4.33%) SolarWinds
11 20 (3.94%) F5
12 18 (3.54%) CyberArk
13 17 (3.35%) Red Hat
14 16 (3.15%) Juniper
15 12 (2.36%) Avaya
15 12 (2.36%) Blue Coat
15 12 (2.36%) Nokia
15 12 (2.36%) Qualys
15 12 (2.36%) Riverbed