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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intrusion Detection
England / West Midlands
Rank 203 220 210
Rank change year-on-year +17 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 10 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 2.35% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 5
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £33,000 £33,045
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £60,500 £48,800
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.64% -15.00%  

Intrusion Detection is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 723 935 784
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.31% 15.23% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 590 748 669
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Intrusion Detection as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 4 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Worcestershire - 4 £71,250 - 1
Herefordshire -19 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 30 (85.71%) Firewall
2 26 (74.29%) SIEM
3 17 (48.57%) Information Security
3 17 (48.57%) Network Security
4 15 (42.86%) Security Operations
4 15 (42.86%) CISSP
5 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (40.00%) CCNP
5 14 (40.00%) Unix
5 14 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 14 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 13 (37.14%) Windows
6 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
6 13 (37.14%) CEH
7 12 (34.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (31.43%) GIAC
9 10 (28.57%) CCNA
9 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
9 10 (28.57%) SANS
10 9 (25.71%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (25.71%) Cisco
10 9 (25.71%) OSPF
10 9 (25.71%) DNS
10 9 (25.71%) CISM
11 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
11 8 (22.86%) GCIA
11 8 (22.86%) GCIH
11 8 (22.86%) WAN
11 8 (22.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (22.86%) Change Control

Intrusion Detection
Top Related 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 (8.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (85.71%) Firewall
2 17 (48.57%) Network Security
3 13 (37.14%) TCP/IP
4 9 (25.71%) DNS
4 9 (25.71%) OSPF
5 8 (22.86%) WAN
6 7 (20.00%) BGP
6 7 (20.00%) LAN
7 6 (17.14%) MPLS
8 5 (14.29%) HTTP
8 5 (14.29%) VLAN
9 4 (11.43%) DHCP
9 4 (11.43%) Wireless
10 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (8.57%) RIP
10 3 (8.57%) Skype
10 3 (8.57%) VPN
11 2 (5.71%) IPv6
11 2 (5.71%) SNMP
11 2 (5.71%) SSL
General
1 5 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Security Specialist
2 9 (25.71%) Security Operations Specialist
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) SOC Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Security Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) CISSP Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) SIEM Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 8 (22.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.71%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
6 2 (5.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Unix
2 13 (37.14%) Windows
3 5 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) SIEM
2 17 (48.57%) Information Security
3 15 (42.86%) Security Operations
4 14 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 12 (34.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (25.71%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (22.86%) Change Control
7 8 (22.86%) Data Loss Prevention
7 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
7 8 (22.86%) Threat Detection
8 7 (20.00%) ITIL
9 6 (17.14%) Protective Monitoring
9 6 (17.14%) Security Architecture
10 5 (14.29%) Open Source
10 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (11.43%) Information Assurance
11 4 (11.43%) Network Load Balancing
11 4 (11.43%) Network Management
11 4 (11.43%) Privileged Access Management
11 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Perl
1 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) CISSP
2 14 (40.00%) CCNP
2 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (37.14%) CEH
4 11 (31.43%) GIAC
5 10 (28.57%) CCNA
5 10 (28.57%) SANS
6 9 (25.71%) CISM
7 8 (22.86%) GCIA
7 8 (22.86%) GCIH
7 8 (22.86%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
9 4 (11.43%) OSCP
9 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
9 4 (11.43%) SSCP
10 3 (8.57%) MCSE
10 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (5.71%) GCFA
11 2 (5.71%) GCFE
11 2 (5.71%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (14.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.86%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Cisco
2 4 (11.43%) HP
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) Intel Security
3 3 (8.57%) Splunk
4 2 (5.71%) ArcSight
4 2 (5.71%) Cyberoam
4 2 (5.71%) F5
4 2 (5.71%) LogRhythm
4 2 (5.71%) NetIQ
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.86%) Polycom
5 1 (2.86%) Sourcefire
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