Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS)
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1091 1161 1154
Rank change year-on-year +70 -7 +76
Permanent jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System 44 42 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.023% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 35
UK median annual salary £55,000 £43,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £28,000 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,875 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,000 £40,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -20.99% -15.63% -4.00%

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 17,798 16,146 16,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.88% 8.93% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14,056 13,251 13,676
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,039 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% - +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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Network Intrusion Detection System
Top 10 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 14 November 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 +66 41 £55,000 +10.55% 5
London +73 27 £60,000 -4.00% 3
UK excluding London +13 16 £32,000 -20.99% 3
Midlands +14 7 £32,000 -16.88% 1
East Midlands - 4 £32,000 -
West Midlands +17 3 £30,000 -22.08% 1
South East +15 3 £57,500 -17.86%
South West -5 3 - - 1
Scotland -16 2 £40,000 +6.67%
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 (84.09%) SIEM
2 31 (70.45%) Firewall
3 25 (56.82%) Network Security
4 24 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 23 (52.27%) Splunk
6 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
7 18 (40.91%) Degree
8 17 (38.64%) Management Information System
8 17 (38.64%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
10 15 (34.09%) Information Security
10 15 (34.09%) Linux
10 15 (34.09%) TCP/IP
11 13 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (29.55%) CCNP
11 13 (29.55%) Office 365
11 13 (29.55%) CASB
12 12 (27.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 12 (27.27%) Windows
13 11 (25.00%) Symantec
13 11 (25.00%) McAfee
13 11 (25.00%) CISSP
13 11 (25.00%) Forcepoint
13 11 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
13 11 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (22.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
14 10 (22.73%) Data Loss Prevention
14 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (22.73%) SSCP

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 4 (9.09%) Apache
1 4 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (29.55%) Office 365
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (9.09%) GitHub
4 4 (9.09%) OpenShift
5 3 (6.82%) PaaS
6 1 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (70.45%) Firewall
2 25 (56.82%) Network Security
3 24 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (34.09%) TCP/IP
5 7 (15.91%) Internet
6 5 (11.36%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (11.36%) DKIM
6 5 (11.36%) DMARC
7 2 (4.55%) Intranet
7 2 (4.55%) VLAN
7 2 (4.55%) VPN
8 1 (2.27%) DHCP
8 1 (2.27%) DMZ
8 1 (2.27%) DNS
8 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Metasploit
2 4 (9.09%) Artifactory
2 4 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) GitLab
2 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (11.36%) Legal
2 3 (6.82%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Security Engineer
2 16 (36.36%) Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Security Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) SOC Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Security Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Security Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Security Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Incident Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) SIEM Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Deployment Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Security Monitoring Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (20.45%) .NET
3 5 (11.36%) Regular Expression
4 3 (6.82%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.36%) BYOD
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.09%) Cyberattack
3 4 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.27%) iPhone
6 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Windows
3 9 (20.45%) Unix
4 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) SIEM
2 17 (38.64%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
4 15 (34.09%) Information Security
5 10 (22.73%) Data Loss Prevention
5 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
6 9 (20.45%) Data Encryption
6 9 (20.45%) ITIL
6 9 (20.45%) Open Source
6 9 (20.45%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (20.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (15.91%) DevOps
7 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
7 7 (15.91%) Security Management
7 7 (15.91%) Security Monitoring
7 7 (15.91%) Security Operations
7 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.64%) Malware Analysis
8 6 (13.64%) Patch Management
8 6 (13.64%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) Python
2 8 (18.18%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.36%) SQL
5 4 (9.09%) Go
5 4 (9.09%) Ruby
6 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Degree
2 13 (29.55%) CCNP
2 13 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (25.00%) CISSP
4 10 (22.73%) SSCP
5 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.09%) RHCE
6 4 (9.09%) RHCSA
6 4 (9.09%) SANS
6 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (6.82%) CREST Certified
7 3 (6.82%) GIAC
8 1 (2.27%) CEH
8 1 (2.27%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) COBIT
2 1 (2.27%) GPG13
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.36%) KVM
4 4 (9.09%) Docker
4 4 (9.09%) etcd
4 4 (9.09%) SkyDNS
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) CASB
2 12 (27.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 11 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (22.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (18.18%) QRadar
6 6 (13.64%) Nessus
6 6 (13.64%) OpenVAS
7 5 (11.36%) SCCM
7 5 (11.36%) SCOM
8 4 (9.09%) Ansible
8 4 (9.09%) confd
8 4 (9.09%) Graphite
8 4 (9.09%) HAProxy
8 4 (9.09%) Kubernetes
8 4 (9.09%) Prometheus
8 4 (9.09%) Puppet
8 4 (9.09%) rkt
9 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
9 1 (2.27%) Malwarebytes
9 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Splunk
2 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.00%) Forcepoint
3 11 (25.00%) McAfee
3 11 (25.00%) Symantec
4 10 (22.73%) Cisco
5 7 (15.91%) Palo Alto
5 7 (15.91%) Trend Micro
6 6 (13.64%) Qualys
6 6 (13.64%) VMware
7 5 (11.36%) Rapid7
7 5 (11.36%) Tripwire
8 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.55%) ArcSight
9 2 (4.55%) FireEye
9 2 (4.55%) Google
9 2 (4.55%) Juniper
10 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.27%) F5
10 1 (2.27%) TippingPoint