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

Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS)
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1170 1081 1246
Rank change year-on-year -89 +165 -46
Permanent jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System 33 93 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.054% 0.028%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.19% 0.62% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 66 45
UK median annual salary £51,250 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.58% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,000 £35,000 £41,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £86,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -30.43% +51.32%

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 17,462 15,021 17,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.84% 8.77% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13,877 12,158 14,029
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,470 £30,750 £30,061
90th Percentile £84,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

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 April 2018.

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 21 April 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 -72 32 £52,500 -12.50% 3
London -47 21 £70,000 +12.00% 1
UK excluding London -61 12 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South West -15 7 £42,500 +6.25%
South East -6 3 £50,000 -14.89% 2
North West -5 1 £52,500 -
North of England -5 1 £52,500 -
Scotland -41 1 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (66.67%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (48.48%) Firewall
3 16 (48.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 15 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (45.45%) Windows
5 13 (39.39%) SIEM
5 13 (39.39%) Security Monitoring
6 11 (33.33%) Degree
6 11 (33.33%) CISSP
7 10 (30.30%) Python
8 9 (27.27%) Information Security
8 9 (27.27%) Unix
9 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
9 8 (24.24%) Network Security
10 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
10 7 (21.21%) Mac OS X
10 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
10 7 (21.21%) Proactive Monitoring
10 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
11 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 6 (18.18%) Finance
12 5 (15.15%) CISM
12 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
12 5 (15.15%) Computer Forensics
12 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (15.15%) Computer Security

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 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.09%) GitHub
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 16 (48.48%) Firewall
3 8 (24.24%) Network Security
4 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.09%) DMZ
6 1 (3.03%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) DNS
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.06%) GIS
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Artifactory
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.09%) GitLab
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.06%) Law
2 2 (6.06%) Military
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Security Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) IT Security Specialist
3 7 (21.21%) Security Specialist
4 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Head of Security
7 2 (6.06%) CISSP Manager
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Head of IT
7 2 (6.06%) Head of IT Security
7 2 (6.06%) Monitoring Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Operations Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Network Security Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (9.09%) Kafka
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.03%) Cyberattack
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) Windows
3 9 (27.27%) Unix
4 7 (21.21%) Mac OS X
5 5 (15.15%) CoreOS
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
7 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.03%) Solaris
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (39.39%) Security Monitoring
2 13 (39.39%) SIEM
3 9 (27.27%) Information Security
4 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Proactive Monitoring
4 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
6 5 (15.15%) Computer Forensics
6 5 (15.15%) Computer Security
6 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
6 5 (15.15%) DevOps
6 5 (15.15%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (15.15%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (15.15%) Security Hardening
7 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.09%) ITIL
8 3 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Python
2 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) CISSP
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) CISM
3 4 (12.12%) GCIA
3 4 (12.12%) GSEC
3 4 (12.12%) SANS
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) CISA
5 2 (6.06%) CEH
5 2 (6.06%) GCED
5 2 (6.06%) GCIH
6 1 (3.03%) GCFE
6 1 (3.03%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Docker
2 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (6.06%) Snort
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (48.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (15.15%) Ansible
2 5 (15.15%) Kubernetes
2 5 (15.15%) Puppet
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 3 (9.09%) HAProxy
3 3 (9.09%) Kibana
3 3 (9.09%) logstash
3 3 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (9.09%) Prometheus
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (6.06%) QRadar
5 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.03%) Malwarebytes
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
2 3 (9.09%) Darktrace
2 3 (9.09%) Hortonworks
2 3 (9.09%) Palo Alto
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec
3 2 (6.06%) ArcSight
3 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.06%) Forcepoint
3 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
3 2 (6.06%) IronPort
3 2 (6.06%) McAfee
4 1 (3.03%) Apple
4 1 (3.03%) Avaya
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Sophos
4 1 (3.03%) VMware