Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS)
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1169 1137 1236
Rank change year-on-year -32 +99 -1
Permanent jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System 33 73 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.041% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.18% 0.46% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 20 50 45
UK median annual salary £53,750 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £44,500 £36,750 £36,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £86,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -27.27% +10.00%

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 17,877 15,812 17,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.24% 8.90% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14,126 12,744 14,478
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 18 July 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 18 July 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 30 £52,500 -16.00% 8
London -10 19 £62,500 - 3
UK excluding London -26 12 £50,000 +25.00% 6
South East -2 5 £50,000 -28.57% 2
South West -13 4 £52,500 +31.25% 1
North of England +13 1 £52,500 -12.50%
North West +8 1 £52,500 -
Midlands -11 1 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Scotland -21 1 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £32,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 23 (69.70%) SIEM
2 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) Firewall
3 18 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (48.48%) Windows
5 13 (39.39%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (39.39%) Degree
6 12 (36.36%) Security Monitoring
7 10 (30.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 10 (30.30%) Information Security
8 9 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
9 8 (24.24%) Unix
9 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
9 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
9 8 (24.24%) Proactive Monitoring
10 7 (21.21%) Network Security
10 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (21.21%) Malware Analysis
10 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (21.21%) Mac OS X
10 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
10 7 (21.21%) Python
11 6 (18.18%) Finance
11 6 (18.18%) ITIL
11 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
12 5 (15.15%) Cisco
12 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
12 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure

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 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.09%) Office 365
4 2 (6.06%) PaaS
5 1 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) Firewall
2 18 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (21.21%) Network Security
3 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.09%) DMZ
5 2 (6.06%) Intranet
6 1 (3.03%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) DNS
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) GIS
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) IT Security Specialist
2 7 (21.21%) Security Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) Security Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Head of Security
5 3 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 3 (9.09%) SIEM Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Head of IT
6 2 (6.06%) Head of IT Security
6 2 (6.06%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Network Operations Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
1 3 (9.09%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.03%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 16 (48.48%) Windows
3 8 (24.24%) Unix
4 7 (21.21%) Mac OS X
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
6 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.03%) CoreOS
7 1 (3.03%) Solaris
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) SIEM
2 13 (39.39%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (36.36%) Security Monitoring
4 10 (30.30%) Information Security
5 9 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (24.24%) Proactive Monitoring
7 7 (21.21%) Malware Analysis
7 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (18.18%) ITIL
9 4 (12.12%) Computer Forensics
9 4 (12.12%) Computer Security
9 4 (12.12%) Security Operations
9 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (9.09%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 3 (9.09%) DevOps
10 3 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 3 (9.09%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) Perl
3 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Degree
2 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) CISM
4 4 (12.12%) CISSP
5 3 (9.09%) CISA
6 1 (3.03%) CEH
6 1 (3.03%) GCED
6 1 (3.03%) GCFE
6 1 (3.03%) GCIA
6 1 (3.03%) GCIH
6 1 (3.03%) GSEC
6 1 (3.03%) OSCP
6 1 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (9.09%) QRadar
3 2 (6.06%) CASB
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.03%) Malwarebytes
4 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco
3 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
3 4 (12.12%) Darktrace
4 3 (9.09%) ArcSight
4 3 (9.09%) FireEye
4 3 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 3 (9.09%) Splunk
5 2 (6.06%) F5
5 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.06%) Google
5 2 (6.06%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) TippingPoint
6 1 (3.03%) Apple
6 1 (3.03%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Sophos
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec
6 1 (3.03%) VMware