Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS)
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1120 1224 1215
Rank change year-on-year +104 -9 +63
Permanent jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System 72 57 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.028% 0.046%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.33% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 49 45 65
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,750 £36,950
90th Percentile £86,250 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -27.27% +18.92% -2.63%

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

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15562 17306 16868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.72% 8.54% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12574 14040 13390
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £29,475
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Network Intrusion Detection System
Top 11 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 21 July 2017. 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 +96 66 £62,500 +8.70%
London +76 36 £62,500 -21.88%
UK excluding London +90 33 £40,000 -27.27%
Midlands +52 17 £40,000 +6.67%
West Midlands +36 17 £40,000 +6.67%
South West +10 8 £40,000 -30.43%
Scotland +20 3 - -
North of England -14 3 £60,000 +160.87%
South East +68 2 £70,000 +19.15%
North West - 2 - -
Yorkshire +26 1 £60,000 +160.87%

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System 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 Network Intrusion Detection System.

1 48 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 46 (63.89%) Security Operations
3 45 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 44 (61.11%) Management Information System
5 43 (59.72%) Windows
6 36 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
7 35 (48.61%) Information Security
8 33 (45.83%) Incident Management
8 33 (45.83%) Malware Analysis
9 32 (44.44%) Security Operations Centre
10 31 (43.06%) Security Monitoring
10 31 (43.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 31 (43.06%) CEH
11 30 (41.67%) Linux
12 29 (40.28%) Finance
12 29 (40.28%) SIEM
13 28 (38.89%) Attack Monitoring
13 28 (38.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 28 (38.89%) Unix
14 27 (37.50%) CISSP
14 27 (37.50%) CISM
15 25 (34.72%) SANS
16 24 (33.33%) Computer Security
17 23 (31.94%) Network Security
18 22 (30.56%) GCIH
18 22 (30.56%) Risk Management
18 22 (30.56%) Firewall
19 20 (27.78%) GCIA
19 20 (27.78%) GSEC
19 20 (27.78%) GCED

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 3 (4.17%) Apache
1 3 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Mimecast
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 23 (31.94%) Network Security
3 22 (30.56%) Firewall
4 6 (8.33%) DMZ
4 6 (8.33%) DNS
4 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.94%) LAN
5 5 (6.94%) VPN
5 5 (6.94%) WAN
6 3 (4.17%) DHCP
6 3 (4.17%) Extranet
7 2 (2.78%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.39%) BGP
8 1 (1.39%) Internet
8 1 (1.39%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) GIS
1 3 (4.17%) Maltego
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (40.28%) Finance
2 14 (19.44%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (51.39%) Analyst
2 19 (26.39%) Monitoring Analyst
3 16 (22.22%) Malware Analyst
4 12 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Security Manager
6 7 (9.72%) SOC Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Operational Security Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Operations Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Security Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Security Operations Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 4 (5.56%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Security Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) ArcSight Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) SIEM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 44 (61.11%) Management Information System
2 32 (44.44%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (19.44%) Cyber Attack
4 12 (16.67%) SCADA
5 8 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (9.72%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (8.33%) Cybercrime
8 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.17%) Fat Client
8 3 (4.17%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.39%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (59.72%) Windows
2 30 (41.67%) Linux
3 28 (38.89%) Unix
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 46 (63.89%) Security Operations
3 36 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 35 (48.61%) Information Security
5 33 (45.83%) Incident Management
5 33 (45.83%) Malware Analysis
6 31 (43.06%) Security Monitoring
6 31 (43.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 29 (40.28%) SIEM
8 28 (38.89%) Attack Monitoring
9 24 (33.33%) Computer Security
10 22 (30.56%) Risk Management
11 20 (27.78%) Threat Analysis
12 19 (26.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 14 (19.44%) Information Assurance
15 13 (18.06%) Change Management
16 12 (16.67%) Network Packet Analysis
17 11 (15.28%) Cyber Intelligence
17 11 (15.28%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) Perl
1 6 (8.33%) Python
2 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (43.06%) CEH
2 27 (37.50%) CISM
2 27 (37.50%) CISSP
3 25 (34.72%) SANS
4 22 (30.56%) GCIH
5 20 (27.78%) GCED
5 20 (27.78%) GCIA
5 20 (27.78%) GSEC
6 14 (19.44%) GIAC
7 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
7 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
8 11 (15.28%) Degree
9 8 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (6.94%) DV Cleared
11 3 (4.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (4.17%) CCNA
11 3 (4.17%) CCSP
12 2 (2.78%) CCNP
12 2 (2.78%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (23.61%) Snort
2 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.94%) vSphere
3 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (38.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (4.17%) SCCM
2 3 (4.17%) SCOM
3 2 (2.78%) CSIRT
3 2 (2.78%) Nessus
3 2 (2.78%) Nmap
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (1.39%) EnCase
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Cisco
2 5 (6.94%) Citrix
2 5 (6.94%) VMware
3 4 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.56%) Splunk
4 3 (4.17%) ArcSight
4 3 (4.17%) Palantir
4 3 (4.17%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.78%) Forcepoint
5 2 (2.78%) HP
5 2 (2.78%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.78%) Sourcefire
5 2 (2.78%) Tripwire