Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS)
UK
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 831 1081 1174
Rank change year-on-year +250 +93 -35
Permanent jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System 15 28 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.13% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 22
Median annual salary £64,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.00% -9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £50,500 £43,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £58,750 £82,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £63,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +26.00% - +25.00%

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 11,196 18,671 18,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.23% 12.70% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8,917 14,267 14,342
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £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 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 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
England +263 12 £63,000 +26.00% 2
UK excluding London +223 7 £63,000 +26.00% 2
London +144 6 £68,750 +37.50%
Midlands +109 3 £63,000 +12.00%
West Midlands +97 3 £63,000 -
Work from Home - 3 £75,000 -
South East +149 2 £65,000 -
Scotland +87 1 £31,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 11 (73.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 11 (73.33%) Security Operations
2 10 (66.67%) Threat Intelligence
3 8 (53.33%) SIEM
4 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (46.67%) Malware Analysis
4 7 (46.67%) Security Monitoring
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) Information Security
5 6 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (40.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (26.67%) Open Source
7 4 (26.67%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (26.67%) Threat Analysis
7 4 (26.67%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (26.67%) Forensic Analysis
8 3 (20.00%) Task Automation
8 3 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (20.00%) SANS
8 3 (20.00%) GREM
8 3 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence

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 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Azure
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) AWS
2 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) tcpdump
3 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) IPsec
5 1 (6.67%) OpenVPN
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 9 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) SIEM Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Security Operations Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technician
7 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (26.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Security Operations
2 10 (66.67%) Threat Intelligence
3 8 (53.33%) SIEM
4 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (46.67%) Malware Analysis
4 7 (46.67%) Security Monitoring
5 6 (40.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 6 (40.00%) Information Security
6 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (26.67%) Forensic Analysis
7 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (26.67%) Open Source
7 4 (26.67%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence
8 3 (20.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
8 3 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (20.00%) Task Automation
8 3 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) GCFA
1 3 (20.00%) GCIA
1 3 (20.00%) GCIH
1 3 (20.00%) GREM
1 3 (20.00%) SANS
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) GDPR
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) NIST
2 2 (13.33%) NIST 800
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Snort
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (20.00%) CSIRT
3 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (6.67%) Malwarebytes
3 1 (6.67%) OSSEC
3 1 (6.67%) Suricata
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
2 1 (6.67%) Avaya
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Sophos
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) Sun
2 1 (6.67%) VMware