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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 19 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 892 679 607
Rank change year-on-year -213 -72 +60
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 312 221 335
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 1.90% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 245 175 260
10th Percentile £36,600 £36,250 £41,195
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +8.33%
75th Percentile £75,000 £65,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -15.32% +12.73%

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 21,454 11,637 14,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.30% 12.89% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11,754 8,684 11,282
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,750 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Intrusion Detection as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Intrusion Detection.

Salary trend for Intrusion Detection in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Intrusion Detection over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

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 19 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -183 288 £60,000 +9.09% 36
UK excluding London -88 190 £57,500 +9.52% 24
Work from Home -240 110 £57,750 +10.00% 11
London -253 98 £85,000 +40.50% 14
North of England -68 60 £50,000 +33.33% 6
South East -59 56 £60,000 +20.00% 3
North West -56 44 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Midlands -61 27 £70,000 +40.00% 4
South West -30 22 £92,500 +76.19% 4
West Midlands -46 22 £70,000 +40.00% 3
East of England -77 22 £60,000 -22.58% 5
Yorkshire -40 14 £51,250 +10.81% 1
East Midlands -36 5 £60,000 +35.59% 1
North East -18 2 £35,000 -
Scotland -47 2 - - 1
Northern Ireland -22 1 £41,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, 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.

1 203 (65.06%) Cybersecurity
2 172 (55.13%) Firewall
3 160 (51.28%) SIEM
4 141 (45.19%) Security Operations
5 139 (44.55%) Information Security
6 111 (35.58%) Azure
7 99 (31.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 96 (30.77%) Social Skills
9 89 (28.53%) Management Information System
10 77 (24.68%) Network Security
11 74 (23.72%) Data Loss Prevention
12 73 (23.40%) Windows
12 73 (23.40%) Microsoft
12 73 (23.40%) CISSP
13 71 (22.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 62 (19.87%) Finance
15 61 (19.55%) Linux
15 61 (19.55%) WAN
16 60 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
17 58 (18.59%) Vulnerability Management
18 54 (17.31%) Threat Modelling
19 52 (16.67%) Security Management
20 49 (15.71%) Cyber Essentials
21 48 (15.38%) GDPR
22 47 (15.06%) VPN
22 47 (15.06%) Microsoft 365
23 46 (14.74%) LAN
23 46 (14.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
24 45 (14.42%) Penetration Testing
24 45 (14.42%) Python

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 9 (2.88%) Cloud Foundry
1 9 (2.88%) OpenStack
2 3 (0.96%) Apache
2 3 (0.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.32%) Confluence
3 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.56%) Distributed Ledger
1 8 (2.56%) R3 Corda
2 7 (2.24%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 111 (35.58%) Azure
2 47 (15.06%) Microsoft 365
3 42 (13.46%) AWS
4 35 (11.22%) SaaS
5 31 (9.94%) GCP
5 31 (9.94%) Mimecast
6 17 (5.45%) IaaS
6 17 (5.45%) PaaS
7 16 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (3.21%) Azure Sentinel
9 5 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.96%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 172 (55.13%) Firewall
2 77 (24.68%) Network Security
3 61 (19.55%) WAN
4 47 (15.06%) VPN
5 46 (14.74%) LAN
6 45 (14.42%) TCP/IP
7 38 (12.18%) Internet
8 35 (11.22%) SSL
9 28 (8.97%) Wireshark
10 25 (8.01%) Wireless
11 21 (6.73%) DNS
11 21 (6.73%) IPsec
12 18 (5.77%) Ethernet
13 15 (4.81%) DHCP
13 15 (4.81%) tcpdump
14 12 (3.85%) BGP
14 12 (3.85%) HTTP
14 12 (3.85%) Kerberos
14 12 (3.85%) OSPF
15 11 (3.53%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.28%) MySQL
2 4 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.96%) GIS
4 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.32%) DB2
5 1 (0.32%) DTS
5 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.88%) JIRA
2 7 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.28%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.64%) Burp Suite
General
1 96 (30.77%) Social Skills
2 62 (19.87%) Finance
3 45 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.73%) Law
5 18 (5.77%) Telecoms
6 17 (5.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 17 (5.45%) Marketing
7 12 (3.85%) Automotive
8 9 (2.88%) Legal
9 7 (2.24%) Presentation Skills
9 7 (2.24%) Retail
10 6 (1.92%) Public Sector
11 5 (1.60%) Documentation Skills
11 5 (1.60%) Manufacturing
12 4 (1.28%) Electronics
12 4 (1.28%) Military
12 4 (1.28%) Police
13 3 (0.96%) Publishing
14 2 (0.64%) Banking
14 2 (0.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 77 (24.68%) Security Engineer
2 67 (21.47%) Analyst
3 45 (14.42%) Security Manager
4 44 (14.10%) Security Analyst
5 31 (9.94%) Architect
6 27 (8.65%) Security Architect
7 25 (8.01%) Network Engineer
8 23 (7.37%) Senior Security Engineer
8 23 (7.37%) SOC Analyst
9 22 (7.05%) Network Security Engineer
10 18 (5.77%) Information Manager
10 18 (5.77%) Information Security Manager
11 16 (5.13%) IT Manager
11 16 (5.13%) IT Security Manager
11 16 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
12 15 (4.81%) Senior Architect
12 15 (4.81%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 15 (4.81%) Senior Security Architect
13 14 (4.49%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 14 (4.49%) Cybersecurity Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.56%) JSON
1 8 (2.56%) YAML
2 7 (2.24%) SAML
3 4 (1.28%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.96%) COM
4 3 (0.96%) OAuth
4 3 (0.96%) OAuth2
4 3 (0.96%) OpenID
5 2 (0.64%) LAMP
5 2 (0.64%) ModSecurity
5 2 (0.64%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.32%) LDAP
6 1 (0.32%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 89 (28.53%) Management Information System
2 44 (14.10%) Security Operations Centre
3 35 (11.22%) Data Centre
4 32 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
5 28 (8.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 24 (7.69%) Cyberattack
7 21 (6.73%) Cyber Defence
8 16 (5.13%) IoT
9 11 (3.53%) Device Driver
9 11 (3.53%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (2.56%) Legacy Systems
10 8 (2.56%) PKI
11 7 (2.24%) CSOC
12 6 (1.92%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.92%) Virtual Team
13 5 (1.60%) Mobile App
14 4 (1.28%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 4 (1.28%) Public Cloud
15 3 (0.96%) Cloud Native
15 3 (0.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 73 (23.40%) Windows
2 61 (19.55%) Linux
3 24 (7.69%) Unix
4 10 (3.21%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.60%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.96%) AIX
6 3 (0.96%) zOS
7 2 (0.64%) CentOS
7 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (65.06%) Cybersecurity
2 160 (51.28%) SIEM
3 141 (45.19%) Security Operations
4 139 (44.55%) Information Security
5 74 (23.72%) Data Loss Prevention
6 71 (22.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 60 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
8 58 (18.59%) Vulnerability Management
9 54 (17.31%) Threat Modelling
10 52 (16.67%) Security Management
11 46 (14.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 45 (14.42%) DevOps
12 45 (14.42%) Penetration Testing
13 43 (13.78%) Agile
14 41 (13.14%) ITIL
15 39 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
16 38 (12.18%) Incident Management
16 38 (12.18%) Security Monitoring
17 36 (11.54%) Data Protection
18 35 (11.22%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (14.42%) Python
2 38 (12.18%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.21%) Shell Script
4 8 (2.56%) Bash
4 8 (2.56%) C++
4 8 (2.56%) Ruby
5 5 (1.60%) Perl
5 5 (1.60%) SQL
6 3 (0.96%) Java
7 2 (0.64%) Go
7 2 (0.64%) PHP
8 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 73 (23.40%) CISSP
2 43 (13.78%) Security Cleared
3 41 (13.14%) CISM
4 29 (9.29%) CEH
5 26 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 24 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
7 23 (7.37%) CISA
8 21 (6.73%) Degree
9 17 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (5.45%) GCIH
10 14 (4.49%) GCIA
11 12 (3.85%) DV Cleared
12 11 (3.53%) GIAC
13 10 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (2.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 8 (2.56%) OSCP
15 7 (2.24%) CCNP
15 7 (2.24%) SANS
16 6 (1.92%) LPIC
17 5 (1.60%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (31.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (15.71%) Cyber Essentials
3 48 (15.38%) GDPR
4 40 (12.82%) PCI DSS
5 33 (10.58%) NIST
6 21 (6.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 20 (6.41%) GRC
8 13 (4.17%) NCSC
9 12 (3.85%) AUTOSAR
10 10 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 8 (2.56%) NIST 800
12 6 (1.92%) HIPAA
13 5 (1.60%) QA
14 4 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.96%) COBIT
16 2 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 2 (0.64%) JSP 440
17 1 (0.32%) ISO 22301
17 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 1 (0.32%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 37 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 13 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (3.53%) vSphere
5 9 (2.88%) Docker
5 9 (2.88%) KVM
5 9 (2.88%) LXC
5 9 (2.88%) Xen
6 6 (1.92%) Snort
7 5 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.32%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.32%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.32%) RACF
Systems Management
1 22 (7.05%) Kubernetes
2 19 (6.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (5.45%) QRadar
4 15 (4.81%) Single Sign-On
5 14 (4.49%) Nessus
6 11 (3.53%) Ansible
6 11 (3.53%) CSIRT
6 11 (3.53%) Nmap
7 9 (2.88%) Mesos
8 5 (1.60%) WSUS
9 4 (1.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.64%) CASB
11 2 (0.64%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 2 (0.64%) EnCase
12 1 (0.32%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 1 (0.32%) FTK
12 1 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 73 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.50%) Cisco
3 29 (9.29%) Palo Alto
4 28 (8.97%) Zscaler
5 22 (7.05%) Splunk
6 21 (6.73%) Google
7 20 (6.41%) SolarWinds
8 18 (5.77%) VMware
9 13 (4.17%) IBM
10 12 (3.85%) New Relic
10 12 (3.85%) QNX
11 11 (3.53%) Rapid7
12 9 (2.88%) AlienVault
13 8 (2.56%) Atlassian
14 7 (2.24%) Juniper
15 6 (1.92%) Proofpoint
15 6 (1.92%) Qualys
16 5 (1.60%) ArcSight
16 5 (1.60%) Aruba
16 5 (1.60%) Veeam