Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1154 1112 1205
Rank change year-on-year -42 +93 -5
Permanent jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System 34 75 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.043% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.21% 0.49% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 23 50 57
UK median annual salary £42,500 £50,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.42% -12.61% +9.52%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,825 £40,950
90th Percentile £62,250 £70,000 £80,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% -20.00% +31.58%

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 16,321 15,277 16,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.26% 8.68% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13,134 12,386 13,672
UK median annual salary £53,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.91% +3.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +6.17%

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 February 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 21 February 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 -33 28 £47,500 -5.00% 6
UK excluding London -13 22 £38,500 -3.75% 3
London -15 12 £62,500 +4.17% 5
South West +4 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Midlands 0 6 £38,500 -
West Midlands -22 6 £38,500 -
Scotland - 6 £37,500 - 2
North of England - 1 £52,500 -
North West - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 26 (76.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 21 (61.76%) Linux
3 18 (52.94%) Firewall
4 17 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (47.06%) Windows
6 13 (38.24%) Unix
7 12 (35.29%) Network Security
8 11 (32.35%) ITIL
8 11 (32.35%) Cisco
8 11 (32.35%) SIEM
9 10 (29.41%) Python
9 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
9 10 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (26.47%) Degree
10 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
10 9 (26.47%) Patch Management
10 9 (26.47%) Palo Alto
10 9 (26.47%) Security Operations
11 8 (23.53%) Innovative Thinking
11 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
11 8 (23.53%) CISSP
11 8 (23.53%) Symantec
11 8 (23.53%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (20.59%) Information Security
12 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
12 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
12 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
12 7 (20.59%) VMware

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 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 6 (17.65%) Skype for Business
2 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.82%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Dynamics 365
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (17.65%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) Firewall
2 12 (35.29%) Network Security
3 10 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
5 6 (17.65%) DHCP
5 6 (17.65%) DNS
5 6 (17.65%) VLAN
5 6 (17.65%) VPN
5 6 (17.65%) Wireless
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.94%) DKIM
6 1 (2.94%) DMARC
6 1 (2.94%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Artifactory
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.82%) GitLab
2 1 (2.94%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.88%) Law
2 2 (5.88%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Security Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) CISSP Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.88%) Monitoring Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Network Operations Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
1 4 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (8.82%) Kafka
3 1 (2.94%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.65%) iPhone
3 4 (11.76%) SCADA
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Cyberattack
4 3 (8.82%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (5.88%) PKI
6 1 (2.94%) BYOD
6 1 (2.94%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Windows
3 13 (38.24%) Unix
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
5 6 (17.65%) Solaris
5 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Phone
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (14.71%) CoreOS
7 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (32.35%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) SIEM
3 9 (26.47%) Patch Management
3 9 (26.47%) Security Operations
4 8 (23.53%) Innovative Thinking
4 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (20.59%) Information Security
6 6 (17.65%) Computer Forensics
6 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
7 5 (14.71%) DevOps
7 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
7 5 (14.71%) Malware Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Security Hardening
7 5 (14.71%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (11.76%) Computer Security
8 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (11.76%) Open Source
9 3 (8.82%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Python
2 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
3 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 8 (23.53%) CISSP
3 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
4 5 (14.71%) GIAC
4 5 (14.71%) SANS
5 4 (11.76%) CEH
6 3 (8.82%) GCIA
6 3 (8.82%) GSEC
7 2 (5.88%) CCNP
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.88%) CISM
7 2 (5.88%) CREST Certified
7 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) CISA
8 1 (2.94%) GCED
8 1 (2.94%) GCFE
8 1 (2.94%) GCIH
8 1 (2.94%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (17.65%) vSphere
4 5 (14.71%) Docker
4 5 (14.71%) Snort
5 3 (8.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.94%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (76.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (23.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (17.65%) Backup Exec
3 6 (17.65%) Malwarebytes
4 5 (14.71%) Ansible
4 5 (14.71%) Kubernetes
4 5 (14.71%) Puppet
5 3 (8.82%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 3 (8.82%) HAProxy
5 3 (8.82%) Kibana
5 3 (8.82%) logstash
5 3 (8.82%) Prometheus
5 3 (8.82%) QRadar
6 2 (5.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (2.94%) Nessus
7 1 (2.94%) OpenVAS
7 1 (2.94%) RSA Archer
7 1 (2.94%) SCCM
7 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) Palo Alto
3 8 (23.53%) Symantec
4 7 (20.59%) VMware
5 6 (17.65%) Apple
5 6 (17.65%) Avaya
5 6 (17.65%) Dell
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.65%) Sophos
6 3 (8.82%) ArcSight
6 3 (8.82%) Hortonworks
7 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.88%) Forcepoint
7 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.88%) IronPort
7 2 (5.88%) McAfee
8 1 (2.94%) Qualys
8 1 (2.94%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.94%) Splunk
8 1 (2.94%) Tripwire