Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Intrusion Detection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 304 325 292
Rank change year-on-year +21 -33 +10
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 22 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 0.98% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 28
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,250 £30,870
90th Percentile £69,375 £54,730 £56,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%

Intrusion Detection is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1581 1839 1744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.69% 15.94% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1425 1544
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,500 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Intrusion Detection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in the West Midlands

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Intrusion Detection in the West Midlands

Intrusion Detection
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Intrusion Detection in the West Midlands

Intrusion Detection
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Worcestershire +6 14 £42,500 +16.44%
Birmingham +11 5 £47,500 -8.34% 2
Coventry - 2 £66,250 -
Staffordshire +8 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 12 (54.55%) Firewall
1 12 (54.55%) Information Security
2 11 (50.00%) Network Security
3 10 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Management Information System
4 9 (40.91%) Incident Management
4 9 (40.91%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (36.36%) SIEM
5 8 (36.36%) OSPF
5 8 (36.36%) BGP
6 6 (27.27%) MPLS
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (22.73%) Presales
7 5 (22.73%) Protective Monitoring
7 5 (22.73%) Network Load Balancing
7 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Information Assurance
7 5 (22.73%) CISSP
7 5 (22.73%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (22.73%) Pattern Matching
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
8 4 (18.18%) WAN
9 3 (13.64%) RIP
9 3 (13.64%) VPN
9 3 (13.64%) MCSE
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification

Intrusion Detection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (13.64%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) Network Security
3 8 (36.36%) BGP
3 8 (36.36%) OSPF
4 6 (27.27%) MPLS
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
6 3 (13.64%) LAN
6 3 (13.64%) RIP
6 3 (13.64%) SAN
6 3 (13.64%) Skype
6 3 (13.64%) VLAN
6 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 3 (13.64%) Wireless
7 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.55%) DNS
8 1 (4.55%) SNMP
8 1 (4.55%) SSH
8 1 (4.55%) SSL
8 1 (4.55%) tcpdump
8 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Burp Suite
1 1 (4.55%) GDB
1 1 (4.55%) Metasploit
1 1 (4.55%) sqlmap
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Security Specialist
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) IT Security Specialist
2 6 (27.27%) Security Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Security Solutions Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Junior
4 3 (13.64%) Network Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Principal Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Principal Security Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Principal Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) OAuth
1 1 (4.55%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Kali Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Information Security
2 10 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (40.91%) Incident Management
4 8 (36.36%) SIEM
5 6 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (22.73%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (22.73%) Information Assurance
6 5 (22.73%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (22.73%) Pattern Matching
6 5 (22.73%) Presales
6 5 (22.73%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.64%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
8 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) CISSP
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) CISM
3 2 (9.09%) GCIA
3 2 (9.09%) GCIH
3 2 (9.09%) GIAC
3 2 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (9.09%) SANS
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) CEH
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) NIST 800
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) XenApp
1 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.55%) Nmap
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix
2 3 (13.64%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) NetApp
2 3 (13.64%) Polycom