Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1077 1162 1121
Rank change year-on-year +85 -41 +129
Permanent jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System 41 36 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.021% 0.042%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.24% 0.22% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 48
UK median annual salary £62,500 £42,500 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.06% -15.42% -12.61%
10th Percentile £35,500 £36,250 £34,475
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -22.08% -3.75% -20.00%

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 17,250 16,222 15,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.38% 9.24% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13,494 13,084 12,322
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +1.45% +3.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +4.65%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 +89 33 £62,500 +31.58% 7
London +39 25 £62,500 -
UK excluding London +61 8 £30,000 -22.08% 7
Midlands +26 4 £30,000 -22.08% 5
West Midlands +20 4 £30,000 -22.08% 4
South East - 2 £65,000 -
North of England +51 1 - -
North West +29 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 30 (73.17%) Firewall
2 29 (70.73%) SIEM
3 27 (65.85%) Network Security
4 24 (58.54%) Splunk
5 23 (56.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 21 (51.22%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (43.90%) Vulnerability Management
7 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
8 16 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (39.02%) CCNP
8 16 (39.02%) Management Information System
9 14 (34.15%) CISSP
9 14 (34.15%) Forcepoint
9 14 (34.15%) McAfee
9 14 (34.15%) McAfee ePO
9 14 (34.15%) Degree
10 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
10 13 (31.71%) Office 365
10 13 (31.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 13 (31.71%) Symantec
10 13 (31.71%) SSCP
10 13 (31.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 13 (31.71%) Data Loss Prevention
10 13 (31.71%) CASB
11 12 (29.27%) Linux
12 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
12 11 (26.83%) Trend Micro
13 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
13 10 (24.39%) Elastic Stack
14 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared

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 4 (9.76%) Apache
1 4 (9.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) Office 365
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) GitHub
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (73.17%) Firewall
2 27 (65.85%) Network Security
3 23 (56.10%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
5 6 (14.63%) Internet
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (9.76%) DKIM
6 4 (9.76%) DMARC
7 1 (2.44%) DMZ
7 1 (2.44%) DNS
7 1 (2.44%) HTTP
7 1 (2.44%) VLAN
7 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Metasploit
2 4 (9.76%) Artifactory
2 4 (9.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) GitLab
2 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (19.51%) Military
2 5 (12.20%) Aerospace
2 5 (12.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Analyst
1 18 (43.90%) Security Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) SOC Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Security Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) SOC Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Head of Compliance
7 1 (2.44%) Head of Security
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) BYOD
2 4 (9.76%) Cyber Defence
2 4 (9.76%) Cyberattack
3 2 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) Windows
3 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) SIEM
2 21 (51.22%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (43.90%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (31.71%) Data Loss Prevention
5 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
6 9 (21.95%) Information Security
7 8 (19.51%) Computer Forensics
7 8 (19.51%) Open Source
7 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
8 7 (17.07%) Security Operations
9 6 (14.63%) Security Management
9 6 (14.63%) Threat Analysis
10 5 (12.20%) Data Encryption
10 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
10 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
10 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery Management
10 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (9.76%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) Java
1 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
1 5 (12.20%) Python
2 4 (9.76%) Go
2 4 (9.76%) Ruby
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) CCNP
1 16 (39.02%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (34.15%) CISSP
2 14 (34.15%) Degree
3 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
3 13 (31.71%) SSCP
4 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
5 7 (17.07%) GIAC
6 5 (12.20%) CEH
7 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
7 4 (9.76%) RHCE
7 4 (9.76%) RHCSA
7 4 (9.76%) SANS
8 3 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (7.32%) CREST Certified
9 1 (2.44%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) COBIT
2 1 (2.44%) GPG13
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.76%) Docker
3 4 (9.76%) etcd
3 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.76%) KVM
3 4 (9.76%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (31.71%) CASB
2 13 (31.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 13 (31.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (12.20%) Nessus
3 5 (12.20%) OpenVAS
3 5 (12.20%) QRadar
4 4 (9.76%) Ansible
4 4 (9.76%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 4 (9.76%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 4 (9.76%) confd
4 4 (9.76%) Graphite
4 4 (9.76%) HAProxy
4 4 (9.76%) Kubernetes
4 4 (9.76%) Prometheus
4 4 (9.76%) Puppet
4 4 (9.76%) rkt
4 4 (9.76%) RSA Archer
4 4 (9.76%) SCCM
4 4 (9.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) Splunk
2 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
3 14 (34.15%) Forcepoint
3 14 (34.15%) McAfee
4 13 (31.71%) Symantec
5 11 (26.83%) Trend Micro
6 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
6 8 (19.51%) VMware
7 7 (17.07%) Cisco
8 5 (12.20%) Palo Alto
8 5 (12.20%) Qualys
9 4 (9.76%) ArcSight
9 4 (9.76%) Oracle
9 4 (9.76%) Rapid7
9 4 (9.76%) Tripwire
10 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.44%) Citrix
10 1 (2.44%) Juniper