Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1146 1172 1203
Rank change year-on-year +26 +31 +64
Permanent jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System 43 65 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.034% 0.043%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.27% 0.40% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 68
UK median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,550 £41,250
90th Percentile £61,100 £90,000 £65,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £46,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.78% -16.36% +29.41%

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 15824 16442 16739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.78% 8.66% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12972 13273 13598
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +10 34 £47,500 -5.00% 3
UK excluding London +46 32 £41,500 -9.78% 1
Midlands +24 12 £38,500 -8.33%
West Midlands +17 12 £38,500 +2.67%
South West +8 10 £45,000 -5.26% 1
London -13 10 £52,500 -4.55% 2
Scotland - 8 £37,500 -
South East +28 1 £70,000 -22.22%
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
North of England - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Network Intrusion Detection System.

1 34 (79.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 27 (62.79%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (53.49%) Firewall
4 20 (46.51%) Linux
5 19 (44.19%) Network Security
6 18 (41.86%) Windows
6 18 (41.86%) SIEM
7 14 (32.56%) Information Security
8 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
8 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
9 12 (27.91%) Management Information System
9 12 (27.91%) Cisco
9 12 (27.91%) Patch Management
9 12 (27.91%) Security Operations
10 11 (25.58%) SANS
10 11 (25.58%) Palo Alto
10 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
10 11 (25.58%) ITIL
10 11 (25.58%) VMware
10 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (23.26%) GIAC
11 10 (23.26%) Unix
11 10 (23.26%) CISSP
12 9 (20.93%) Degree
12 9 (20.93%) vSphere
12 9 (20.93%) Security Monitoring
13 8 (18.60%) Innovative Thinking
13 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
13 8 (18.60%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (18.60%) Active Directory

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 (13.95%) SharePoint
1 6 (13.95%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.98%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Dynamics 365
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (53.49%) Firewall
2 19 (44.19%) Network Security
3 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
4 8 (18.60%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (16.28%) DNS
6 6 (13.95%) DHCP
6 6 (13.95%) VLAN
6 6 (13.95%) VPN
6 6 (13.95%) Wireless
7 4 (9.30%) DMZ
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.65%) DKIM
8 2 (4.65%) DMARC
9 1 (2.33%) BGP
9 1 (2.33%) Extranet
9 1 (2.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.33%) Maltego
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.33%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) GitLab
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.65%) Law
3 2 (4.65%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Analyst
2 15 (34.88%) Security Analyst
3 12 (27.91%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Security Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
1 3 (6.98%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.65%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.33%) Kafka
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Management Information System
2 7 (16.28%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (16.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (13.95%) iPhone
4 5 (11.63%) SCADA
5 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (9.30%) Cybercrime
5 4 (9.30%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (4.65%) BYOD
6 2 (4.65%) PKI
7 1 (2.33%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Linux
2 18 (41.86%) Windows
3 10 (23.26%) Unix
4 6 (13.95%) Solaris
4 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Phone
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.98%) CoreOS
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (41.86%) SIEM
3 14 (32.56%) Information Security
4 12 (27.91%) Patch Management
4 12 (27.91%) Security Operations
5 11 (25.58%) ITIL
6 9 (20.93%) Security Monitoring
7 8 (18.60%) Innovative Thinking
8 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
8 7 (16.28%) Information Assurance
9 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Risk Management
9 6 (13.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (11.63%) Network Architecture
11 4 (9.30%) Change Management
11 4 (9.30%) Malware Analysis
11 4 (9.30%) Network Packet Analysis
11 4 (9.30%) Open Source
11 4 (9.30%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 7 (16.28%) Python
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
1 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.58%) SANS
3 10 (23.26%) CISSP
3 10 (23.26%) GIAC
4 9 (20.93%) Degree
5 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
6 5 (11.63%) CEH
7 4 (9.30%) CCNP
7 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (9.30%) CREST Certified
7 4 (9.30%) GCIA
7 4 (9.30%) GSEC
8 2 (4.65%) CISM
8 2 (4.65%) GCIH
9 1 (2.33%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (6.98%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 3 (6.98%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.93%) vSphere
3 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
4 7 (16.28%) Snort
5 6 (13.95%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.98%) Docker
7 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.65%) KVM
8 1 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 34 (79.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (18.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (13.95%) Backup Exec
3 6 (13.95%) Malwarebytes
4 5 (11.63%) SCCM
4 5 (11.63%) SCOM
5 4 (9.30%) QRadar
6 3 (6.98%) Ansible
6 3 (6.98%) Kubernetes
6 3 (6.98%) Puppet
7 2 (4.65%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (4.65%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 2 (4.65%) CSIRT
7 2 (4.65%) EnCase
7 2 (4.65%) Nessus
7 2 (4.65%) OpenVAS
8 1 (2.33%) Kibana
8 1 (2.33%) logstash
8 1 (2.33%) Prometheus
8 1 (2.33%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Cisco
2 11 (25.58%) Palo Alto
2 11 (25.58%) VMware
3 8 (18.60%) Symantec
4 6 (13.95%) Apple
4 6 (13.95%) Avaya
4 6 (13.95%) Dell
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.95%) Sophos
5 5 (11.63%) Splunk
6 4 (9.30%) ArcSight
7 2 (4.65%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.65%) IronPort
7 2 (4.65%) McAfee
7 2 (4.65%) Qualys
7 2 (4.65%) Rapid7
7 2 (4.65%) Tripwire
8 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
8 1 (2.33%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) Sourcefire