Period
to 23 October 2020

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 23 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 657 1073 1133
Rank change year-on-year +416 +60 +43
Permanent jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System 20 12 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.009% 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% 0.068% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 34
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.55%
10th Percentile £50,000 £53,125 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £60,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +87.50% -16.88%

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 7,987 17,707 17,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.26% 12.96% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6,572 13,370 13,855
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,855 £32,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Network Intrusion Detection System
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Network Intrusion Detection System
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System.

Salary trend for Network Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Network Intrusion Detection System
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System over the 6 months to 23 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Network Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Network Intrusion Detection System
Top 8 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 23 October 2020. 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
UK excluding London +325 17 £56,250 -6.25% 3
England +386 16 £57,500 -4.17% 5
South West - 8 £55,000 - 1
Work from Home - 7 £66,250 - 1
Midlands +125 4 £63,000 +5.00%
West Midlands +120 4 £63,000 +5.00%
South East - 4 £57,500 - 2
Scotland - 1 £31,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, 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 18 (90.00%) Security Operations
2 16 (80.00%) Linux
3 12 (60.00%) Python
3 12 (60.00%) SIEM
3 12 (60.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 11 (55.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 11 (55.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 11 (55.00%) SLA
4 11 (55.00%) Information Security
4 11 (55.00%) Firewall
5 10 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (50.00%) Windows
5 10 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (50.00%) Open Source
6 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (40.00%) Task Automation
8 7 (35.00%) Anomaly Detection
8 7 (35.00%) Unix
8 7 (35.00%) DNS
9 6 (30.00%) Internet
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (30.00%) Information Security Management
9 6 (30.00%) Security Management
9 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
9 6 (30.00%) LogRhythm
9 6 (30.00%) Azure
9 6 (30.00%) SaaS
9 6 (30.00%) NIST 800
9 6 (30.00%) Actionable Insight

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Azure
1 6 (30.00%) SaaS
2 5 (25.00%) AWS
2 5 (25.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 5 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (35.00%) DNS
4 6 (30.00%) Internet
5 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.00%) tcpdump
5 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) FTP
6 1 (5.00%) HTTP
6 1 (5.00%) ICMP
6 1 (5.00%) IPv4
6 1 (5.00%) IPv6
6 1 (5.00%) POP3
6 1 (5.00%) SMTP
6 1 (5.00%) SNMP
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (15.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Analyst
2 16 (80.00%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (55.00%) Security Analyst
4 9 (45.00%) Operations Analyst
4 9 (45.00%) Security Operations Analyst
5 8 (40.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 7 (35.00%) SIEM Analyst
7 6 (30.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
8 5 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
9 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 4 (20.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
10 2 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
11 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Public Cloud
1 5 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (5.00%) Cyberattack
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Unix
4 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Security Operations
2 12 (60.00%) SIEM
3 11 (55.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 11 (55.00%) Information Security
3 11 (55.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 10 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (50.00%) Open Source
5 8 (40.00%) Task Automation
6 7 (35.00%) Anomaly Detection
7 6 (30.00%) Actionable Insight
7 6 (30.00%) Information Security Management
7 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (30.00%) Security Management
7 6 (30.00%) Thought Leadership
8 5 (25.00%) Analytics
8 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
8 5 (25.00%) Forensic Analysis
9 4 (20.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
9 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) GCIA
2 4 (20.00%) GCIH
2 4 (20.00%) SANS
3 3 (15.00%) GCFA
3 3 (15.00%) GREM
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) SLA
2 6 (30.00%) GDPR
2 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (30.00%) NIST
2 6 (30.00%) NIST 800
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (15.00%) CSIRT
3 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.00%) Malwarebytes
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) LogRhythm
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 5 (25.00%) Splunk
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Sun
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Sophos
4 1 (5.00%) VMware