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

Intrusion Detection
UK
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 632 633 662
Rank change year-on-year +1 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 226 323 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 1.93% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 157 246 255
Median salary £59,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.38% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,550 £35,000 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00%  

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 13534 16742 19659
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 17.01% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10977 13870 15738
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -16 208 £60,000 +14.28% 19
London +49 128 £62,500 +2.04% 5
City of London +40 34 £65,000 -13.33% 1
South East +13 24 £48,500 +7.77% 4
North West -32 16 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East of England +17 15 £65,000 +34.02%
Scotland +21 13 £37,000 -37.28%
Edinburgh +14 11 - -
West Midlands +11 11 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Manchester -32 10 £44,500 +11.25% 4
Hampshire +21 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Worcestershire - 9 £42,500 - 1
Surrey +37 8 £67,500 +21.62% 2
South West -16 8 £48,500 -3.00% 1
Berkshire +19 7 £41,500 -7.77%
Cambridgeshire +1 7 £65,000 +51.16%
Redditch - 7 £42,500 - 1
Cheshire -17 6 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Peterborough - 6 - -
Reading +18 4 £41,500 -12.63%
Warrington -3 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Norfolk -12 4 £47,250 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £65,000 -
Fleet - 4 £42,500 -
Greenwich - 4 £37,500 - 1
Staines - 4 £48,500 - 1
East Midlands +6 3 £23,000 -23.33% 2
Bristol -7 3 £48,500 -15.65%
South Wales - 3 £20,000 -
Caerphilly - 3 £20,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 351 (64.40%) Firewall
2 246 (45.14%) Information Security
3 207 (37.98%) SIEM
4 204 (37.43%) Windows
5 201 (36.88%) CISSP
6 193 (35.41%) Network Security
7 189 (34.68%) Cybersecurity
8 180 (33.03%) Linux
9 149 (27.34%) Security Operations
10 148 (27.16%) CISM
11 135 (24.77%) Cisco
12 128 (23.49%) Management Information System
13 127 (23.30%) Finance
14 125 (22.94%) Unix
15 120 (22.02%) TCP/IP
16 111 (20.37%) Kalman Filter
17 96 (17.61%) ITIL
17 96 (17.61%) Degree
18 95 (17.43%) Cisco Certification
19 87 (15.96%) SANS
20 85 (15.60%) Vulnerability Management
20 85 (15.60%) Security Operations Centre
20 85 (15.60%) Security Monitoring
21 81 (14.86%) Incident Management
22 77 (14.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 76 (13.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 76 (13.94%) VPN
24 74 (13.58%) WAN
25 72 (13.21%) DNS
25 72 (13.21%) 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 16 (2.94%) Apache
2 11 (2.02%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.02%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.65%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.47%) IBM Notes
5 8 (1.47%) nginx
6 6 (1.10%) IIS
6 6 (1.10%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.73%) JBoss
7 4 (0.73%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.55%) Jetty
8 3 (0.55%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.37%) Confluence
9 2 (0.37%) lighttpd
10 1 (0.18%) CMS
10 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.37%) HipChat
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (2.39%) Amazon ELB
5 11 (2.02%) Amazon S3
5 11 (2.02%) Route 53
6 10 (1.83%) SaaS
7 5 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.55%) Datadog
8 3 (0.55%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.55%) OpenDNS
8 3 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.37%) Akamai
9 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.37%) PaaS
9 2 (0.37%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 351 (64.40%) Firewall
2 193 (35.41%) Network Security
3 120 (22.02%) TCP/IP
4 76 (13.94%) VPN
5 74 (13.58%) WAN
6 72 (13.21%) DNS
7 62 (11.38%) LAN
8 48 (8.81%) Internet
9 46 (8.44%) Cisco ASA
9 46 (8.44%) SSL
10 44 (8.07%) Wireless
11 35 (6.42%) VLAN
12 34 (6.24%) BGP
13 32 (5.87%) DHCP
13 32 (5.87%) HTTP
14 31 (5.69%) MPLS
15 27 (4.95%) IPsec
16 26 (4.77%) OSPF
17 23 (4.22%) SNMP
18 21 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (1.65%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.47%) MySQL
4 7 (1.28%) GIS
5 5 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.73%) MariaDB
6 4 (0.73%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.55%) Maltego
7 3 (0.55%) Redis
8 2 (0.37%) Infinispan
8 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.18%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 15 (2.75%) Git (software)
1 15 (2.75%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.20%) Subversion
3 11 (2.02%) Vagrant
4 8 (1.47%) JIRA
5 2 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.18%) Maven
6 1 (0.18%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 127 (23.30%) Finance
2 47 (8.62%) Banking
3 45 (8.26%) Legal
4 20 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.12%) Law
6 13 (2.39%) German Language
7 12 (2.20%) French Language
7 12 (2.20%) Italian Language
7 12 (2.20%) Marketing
7 12 (2.20%) Spanish Language
8 8 (1.47%) Dutch Language
9 5 (0.92%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.73%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.73%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (0.55%) Advertising
11 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.37%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 166 (30.46%) Analyst
2 111 (20.37%) Security Analyst
3 84 (15.41%) Security Engineer
4 58 (10.64%) Network Engineer
5 47 (8.62%) Architect
6 46 (8.44%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 44 (8.07%) Security Specialist
8 42 (7.71%) Security Architect
9 30 (5.50%) Consultant
10 28 (5.14%) Monitoring Analyst
11 26 (4.77%) SOC Analyst
12 25 (4.59%) Network Security Engineer
13 24 (4.40%) Information Analyst
13 24 (4.40%) Information Security Analyst
14 23 (4.22%) Information Security Engineer
15 21 (3.85%) NOC Engineer
16 20 (3.67%) Malware Analyst
16 20 (3.67%) Security Manager
17 18 (3.30%) Graduate
17 18 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.87%) Web Services
2 7 (1.28%) LAMP
2 7 (1.28%) Regular Expression
3 5 (0.92%) 802.1X
3 5 (0.92%) Kafka
4 4 (0.73%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (0.73%) POSIX
4 4 (0.73%) REST
4 4 (0.73%) SAML
5 3 (0.55%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (0.55%) Serverless Framework
5 3 (0.55%) Spring Boot
6 2 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.37%) Django
6 2 (0.37%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.37%) HornetQ
6 2 (0.37%) JSON
6 2 (0.37%) PCRE
6 2 (0.37%) XML
7 1 (0.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 128 (23.49%) Management Information System
2 85 (15.60%) Security Operations Centre
3 62 (11.38%) Computer Science
4 59 (10.83%) Data Centre
5 55 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (6.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 30 (5.50%) Cyber Attack
8 24 (4.40%) Cyberthreat
9 19 (3.49%) Data Protection Act
10 18 (3.30%) NHS
11 17 (3.12%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (2.94%) Fintech
13 13 (2.39%) PKI
14 11 (2.02%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 9 (1.65%) Cyber Defence
16 8 (1.47%) Mobile App
16 8 (1.47%) Replication
17 7 (1.28%) Cybercrime
17 7 (1.28%) User Experience
18 4 (0.73%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 204 (37.43%) Windows
2 180 (33.03%) Linux
3 125 (22.94%) Unix
4 32 (5.87%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.83%) CentOS
7 9 (1.65%) Solaris
8 8 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.28%) Debian
9 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.92%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.73%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.73%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.73%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.37%) VMS
13 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.18%) Android
14 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (45.14%) Information Security
2 207 (37.98%) SIEM
3 189 (34.68%) Cybersecurity
4 149 (27.34%) Security Operations
5 111 (20.37%) Kalman Filter
6 96 (17.61%) ITIL
7 85 (15.60%) Security Monitoring
7 85 (15.60%) Vulnerability Management
8 81 (14.86%) Incident Management
9 77 (14.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 67 (12.29%) Computer Security
11 61 (11.19%) Risk Management
12 59 (10.83%) Security Architecture
13 56 (10.28%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 52 (9.54%) Malware Analysis
15 46 (8.44%) Analytics
15 46 (8.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 42 (7.71%) Attack Monitoring
17 40 (7.34%) Data Protection
17 40 (7.34%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 58 (10.64%) Python
1 58 (10.64%) SQL
2 43 (7.89%) Perl
3 42 (7.71%) Bash Shell
4 33 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 24 (4.40%) C
6 16 (2.94%) PHP
7 9 (1.65%) Java
8 7 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.73%) C#
9 4 (0.73%) VBA
10 3 (0.55%) C++
10 3 (0.55%) Ruby
10 3 (0.55%) VB
11 2 (0.37%) Go
11 2 (0.37%) Tcl
12 1 (0.18%) AWK
Qualifications
1 201 (36.88%) CISSP
2 148 (27.16%) CISM
3 96 (17.61%) Degree
4 95 (17.43%) Cisco Certification
5 87 (15.96%) SANS
6 70 (12.84%) CEH
7 66 (12.11%) GCIA
7 66 (12.11%) Security Cleared
8 65 (11.93%) GCIH
9 47 (8.62%) CCNP
10 44 (8.07%) CCNA
10 44 (8.07%) SC Cleared
11 41 (7.52%) GIAC
12 36 (6.61%) CISA
13 33 (6.06%) DV Cleared
13 33 (6.06%) Network+ Certification
14 28 (5.14%) GSEC
15 26 (4.77%) GCED
16 24 (4.40%) CompTIA Security+
16 24 (4.40%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (13.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (8.62%) PCI DSS
3 40 (7.34%) Cyber Essentials
4 17 (3.12%) GDPR
5 14 (2.57%) SLA
6 6 (1.10%) QA
7 4 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.73%) FISMA
7 4 (0.73%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.55%) COBIT
8 3 (0.55%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.37%) FIPS 140-2
9 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.18%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 72 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 54 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.04%) Docker
4 16 (2.94%) Snort
5 15 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (2.39%) Xen
7 11 (2.02%) QEMU
8 9 (1.65%) NFS
9 6 (1.10%) Hyper-V
9 6 (1.10%) Sendmail
10 5 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.92%) Firmware
10 5 (0.92%) Gluster
10 5 (0.92%) iptables
10 5 (0.92%) Samba
10 5 (0.92%) XenApp
11 4 (0.73%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.55%) KVM
13 2 (0.37%) PowerDNS
13 2 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 59 (10.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 55 (10.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 45 (8.26%) Nagios
4 42 (7.71%) Puppet
5 30 (5.50%) Ansible
6 26 (4.77%) CSIRT
7 25 (4.59%) Salt
8 23 (4.22%) ZABBIX
9 13 (2.39%) Nessus
10 11 (2.02%) Terraform
11 9 (1.65%) SCCM
12 8 (1.47%) Kubernetes
12 8 (1.47%) SCOM
13 7 (1.28%) Endace
13 7 (1.28%) FortiGate
14 6 (1.10%) HAProxy
15 5 (0.92%) Mesos
15 5 (0.92%) rkt
16 4 (0.73%) Kibana
16 4 (0.73%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 135 (24.77%) Cisco
2 63 (11.56%) VMware
3 61 (11.19%) CheckPoint
4 52 (9.54%) Palo Alto
5 51 (9.36%) Microsoft
6 44 (8.07%) Splunk
7 42 (7.71%) Juniper
8 29 (5.32%) SolarWinds
9 25 (4.59%) SaltStack
10 23 (4.22%) McAfee
10 23 (4.22%) Sun
11 18 (3.30%) Qualys
12 17 (3.12%) ArcSight
12 17 (3.12%) LogRhythm
13 16 (2.94%) Citrix
14 15 (2.75%) Imperva
14 15 (2.75%) LogLogic
15 11 (2.02%) Sourcefire
16 10 (1.83%) Blue Coat
17 9 (1.65%) Fortinet
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23,000 + 5k shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £29,307 to £31,053 per annum (pro-rata if part time)
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £10000 - £99999 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension, bonus, flex. benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £62,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £63,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call + 10% bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call + 7.5% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Greenwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 24 days ago
Gloucester|Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £51,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago