Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Network Intrusion Detection System skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Intrusion Detection System over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1130 1157 1223
Rank change year-on-year +27 +66 -4
Permanent jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System 43 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.028% 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.24% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 39
UK median annual salary £52,500 £66,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.75% +32.50% -13.04%
10th Percentile £28,000 £36,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £91,500 £90,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -24.21% -5.00% -9.09%

Network Intrusion Detection System is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17,558 15,733 17,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.47% 8.92% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14,004 12,782 14,006
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,625 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Network Intrusion Detection System
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Network Intrusion Detection System as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Network Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Network Intrusion Detection System
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System.

Salary trend for Network Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Network Intrusion Detection System
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Network Intrusion Detection System
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System within the UK over the 6 months to 18 September 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 +25 39 £52,500 -20.75% 4
London +38 25 £57,500 -30.30% 3
UK excluding London +5 16 £36,000 -24.21% 1
Midlands +7 6 £32,000 -16.88% 1
South East +10 5 £50,000 -28.57%
East Midlands - 4 £32,000 -
South West -9 3 - -
West Midlands +11 2 £30,000 -22.08% 1
Scotland -4 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System 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 Network Intrusion Detection System.

1 37 (86.05%) SIEM
2 27 (62.79%) Firewall
3 23 (53.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (46.51%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (44.19%) Linux
6 18 (41.86%) Degree
7 17 (39.53%) Windows
7 17 (39.53%) Information Security
8 16 (37.21%) Network Security
9 14 (32.56%) Management Information System
9 14 (32.56%) Security Monitoring
10 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
10 13 (30.23%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
12 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
12 11 (25.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 10 (23.26%) Proactive Monitoring
13 10 (23.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 10 (23.26%) Splunk
13 10 (23.26%) Python
13 10 (23.26%) Unix
14 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
14 9 (20.93%) Cisco
14 9 (20.93%) Vulnerability Management
14 9 (20.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 8 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 8 (18.60%) ITIL
15 8 (18.60%) .NET
15 8 (18.60%) Data Encryption
15 8 (18.60%) QRadar

Network Intrusion Detection System
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 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Office 365
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.98%) PaaS
5 1 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (62.79%) Firewall
2 23 (53.49%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (37.21%) Network Security
4 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.63%) Internet
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (9.30%) DKIM
6 4 (9.30%) DMARC
7 2 (4.65%) Intranet
8 1 (2.33%) DHCP
8 1 (2.33%) DMZ
8 1 (2.33%) DNS
8 1 (2.33%) VLAN
8 1 (2.33%) VPN
8 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) GIS
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.98%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) Security Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Security Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) IT Security Specialist
4 6 (13.95%) Security Specialist
4 6 (13.95%) SOC Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Security Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Security Architect
7 3 (6.98%) SIEM Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Incident Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (9.30%) Regular Expression
3 3 (6.98%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.30%) BYOD
2 4 (9.30%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Cyberattack
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 17 (39.53%) Windows
3 10 (23.26%) Unix
4 6 (13.95%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.33%) CoreOS
6 1 (2.33%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (86.05%) SIEM
2 20 (46.51%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (39.53%) Information Security
4 14 (32.56%) Security Monitoring
5 13 (30.23%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Proactive Monitoring
6 10 (23.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 9 (20.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (20.93%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (18.60%) Data Encryption
8 8 (18.60%) ITIL
9 7 (16.28%) Malware Analysis
10 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
11 5 (11.63%) Patch Management
11 5 (11.63%) Security Management
11 5 (11.63%) Security Operations
11 5 (11.63%) Threat Analysis
12 4 (9.30%) Data Loss Prevention
12 4 (9.30%) DevOps
12 4 (9.30%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) Python
2 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.30%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
6 1 (2.33%) SQL
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Degree
2 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) CCNP
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.95%) CISSP
4 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.30%) SSCP
6 3 (6.98%) SANS
7 2 (4.65%) CISM
7 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (4.65%) CREST Certified
7 2 (4.65%) GIAC
8 1 (2.33%) CEH
8 1 (2.33%) CISA
8 1 (2.33%) GCED
8 1 (2.33%) GCIA
8 1 (2.33%) GCIH
8 1 (2.33%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.30%) KVM
4 1 (2.33%) Docker
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (18.60%) QRadar
3 7 (16.28%) CASB
4 5 (11.63%) Nessus
4 5 (11.63%) OpenVAS
5 4 (9.30%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (9.30%) SCCM
5 4 (9.30%) SCOM
5 4 (9.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.33%) Ansible
6 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.33%) Malwarebytes
6 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Splunk
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco
4 6 (13.95%) Palo Alto
5 5 (11.63%) Qualys
5 5 (11.63%) Symantec
5 5 (11.63%) VMware
6 4 (9.30%) Darktrace
6 4 (9.30%) Forcepoint
6 4 (9.30%) McAfee
6 4 (9.30%) Rapid7
6 4 (9.30%) Tripwire
7 3 (6.98%) ArcSight
7 3 (6.98%) FireEye
8 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.65%) F5
8 2 (4.65%) Google
8 2 (4.65%) Juniper
8 2 (4.65%) TippingPoint
9 1 (2.33%) Apple