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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Distributed Denial-of-Service in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Distributed Denial-of-Service over the 6 months to 28 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 799 555 284
Rank change year-on-year -244 -271 +51
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 68 47 25
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.088% 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.33% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 48 43 24
10th Percentile £52,500 - £46,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £45,000 £57,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% -10.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £83,000 £83,125 £95,000
90th Percentile £90,375 £95,000 -
UK median annual salary £73,750 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +9.26% +3.85% +8.33%

Distributed Denial-of-Service is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35,027 14,033 3,288
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.26% 38.32% 37.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17,336 10,058 2,734
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,988 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,835 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.28% - -4.17%
75th Percentile £83,125 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% +0.96%

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Distributed Denial-of-Service as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Distributed Denial-of-Service trend for jobs with a WFH option

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Distributed Denial-of-Service.

Distributed Denial-of-Service salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Distributed Denial-of-Service over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Distributed Denial-of-Service salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, Distributed Denial-of-Service job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Distributed Denial-of-Service.

1 37 (54.41%) Python
2 33 (48.53%) Firewall
3 32 (47.06%) BGP
4 30 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (44.12%) Linux
5 29 (42.65%) Social Skills
6 28 (41.18%) Cisco
6 28 (41.18%) Network Security
7 23 (33.82%) Git (software)
8 21 (30.88%) Cisco ISE
8 21 (30.88%) .NET
9 20 (29.41%) Palo Alto
9 20 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (27.94%) Wireshark
11 18 (26.47%) Agile
11 18 (26.47%) Windows
11 18 (26.47%) Configuration Management
11 18 (26.47%) SIEM
12 17 (25.00%) DevOps
12 17 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 16 (23.53%) Fortinet
13 16 (23.53%) JSON
13 16 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (23.53%) Network Design
13 16 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 16 (23.53%) MPLS
13 16 (23.53%) CCIE
13 16 (23.53%) XML
13 16 (23.53%) TCP/IP
13 16 (23.53%) IOS XR

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 7 (10.29%) Ethereum
1 7 (10.29%) Hyperledger
1 7 (10.29%) MetaMask
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Distributed Ledger
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 7 (10.29%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.59%) AWS
2 12 (17.65%) Azure
3 9 (13.24%) SaaS
4 8 (11.76%) GCP
4 8 (11.76%) Microsoft 365
5 7 (10.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (8.82%) Azure Sentinel
7 4 (5.88%) Akamai
8 3 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (4.41%) Mimecast
9 2 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (2.94%) AWS Direct Connect
9 2 (2.94%) IaaS
9 2 (2.94%) PaaS
9 2 (2.94%) Route 53
10 1 (1.47%) Anthos
10 1 (1.47%) CloudFront
10 1 (1.47%) Google Kubernetes Engine
10 1 (1.47%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 33 (48.53%) Firewall
2 32 (47.06%) BGP
3 28 (41.18%) Network Security
4 21 (30.88%) Cisco ISE
5 19 (27.94%) Wireshark
6 16 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
6 16 (23.53%) IOS XR
6 16 (23.53%) MPLS
6 16 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 15 (22.06%) DNS
8 13 (19.12%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (17.65%) HTTP
9 12 (17.65%) tcpdump
10 7 (10.29%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 7 (10.29%) VPN
11 6 (8.82%) OSPF
12 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (5.88%) IPsec
12 4 (5.88%) VXLAN
13 3 (4.41%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
1 9 (13.24%) MySQL
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.47%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 29 (42.65%) Social Skills
2 10 (14.71%) Finance
3 7 (10.29%) Banking
4 4 (5.88%) Retail
5 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Network Engineer
2 20 (29.41%) Security Engineer
3 16 (23.53%) Design Engineer
3 16 (23.53%) Network Design Engineer
3 16 (23.53%) Senior Design Engineer
3 16 (23.53%) Senior Network Design Engineer
3 16 (23.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Security Specialist
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Security Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Lead Network Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Application Security Specialist
9 2 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
9 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) .NET
2 16 (23.53%) JSON
2 16 (23.53%) XML
3 7 (10.29%) AngularJS
3 7 (10.29%) CSS
3 7 (10.29%) ERC20
3 7 (10.29%) HTML
3 7 (10.29%) Node.js
3 7 (10.29%) React
3 7 (10.29%) REST
3 7 (10.29%) RESTful
3 7 (10.29%) Smart Contracts
3 7 (10.29%) Truffle
3 7 (10.29%) Web Services
3 7 (10.29%) web3js
4 1 (1.47%) COM
4 1 (1.47%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Cyberattack
1 9 (13.24%) Cyberthreat
1 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.29%) Algorithms
2 7 (10.29%) Blockchain
2 7 (10.29%) Cyber Defence
2 7 (10.29%) Data Structures
2 7 (10.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (10.29%) SWIFT
2 7 (10.29%) Web3
3 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.82%) Private Cloud
4 5 (7.35%) Virtual Team
5 4 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.94%) Clustering
6 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.47%) Sports Betting
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.12%) Linux
2 18 (26.47%) Windows
3 5 (7.35%) Unix
4 2 (2.94%) CentOS
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (26.47%) Agile
2 18 (26.47%) Configuration Management
2 18 (26.47%) SIEM
3 17 (25.00%) DevOps
4 16 (23.53%) Business Case
4 16 (23.53%) Network Design
4 16 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (23.53%) Requirements Gathering
4 16 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 15 (22.06%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (20.59%) SOAR
6 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (19.12%) DDoS Mitigation
8 12 (17.65%) Employee Productivity
8 12 (17.65%) Information Security
8 12 (17.65%) Security Management
9 11 (16.18%) Security Monitoring
10 10 (14.71%) Security Operations
10 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) Python
2 12 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 9 (13.24%) Java
3 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.24%) Ruby
4 8 (11.76%) C#
5 7 (10.29%) C++
5 7 (10.29%) DAML
5 7 (10.29%) PHP
5 7 (10.29%) Solidity
6 2 (2.94%) Perl
6 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.94%) SQL
7 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (23.53%) CCIE
3 12 (17.65%) CCNA
3 12 (17.65%) CompTIA Security+
3 12 (17.65%) Network+ Certification
3 12 (17.65%) SSCP
4 9 (13.24%) CISSP
5 8 (11.76%) Degree
6 7 (10.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
7 5 (7.35%) CISM
7 5 (7.35%) GIAC
8 4 (5.88%) CISA
9 3 (4.41%) LPIC
10 2 (2.94%) CCNP
11 1 (1.47%) CRISC
11 1 (1.47%) GCFA
11 1 (1.47%) GCIH
11 1 (1.47%) GSNA
11 1 (1.47%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (11.76%) GDPR
3 7 (10.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (8.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (2.94%) NIST
5 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.47%) COBIT
6 1 (1.47%) COSO
6 1 (1.47%) GRC
6 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 15 (22.06%) Snort
2 14 (20.59%) iptables
3 12 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.47%) KVM
4 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) CSIRT
2 5 (7.35%) Ansible
3 4 (5.88%) Puppet
3 4 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (4.41%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 3 (4.41%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (4.41%) Nessus
4 3 (4.41%) Nmap
4 3 (4.41%) Terraform
5 2 (2.94%) Grafana
5 2 (2.94%) Icinga
5 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.94%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.47%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.47%) Istio
6 1 (1.47%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Cisco
2 20 (29.41%) Palo Alto
3 16 (23.53%) Fortinet
4 13 (19.12%) VMware
5 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.24%) Oracle
6 8 (11.76%) Splunk
7 7 (10.29%) IBM
8 5 (7.35%) ForeScout
9 4 (5.88%) Blue Coat
9 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.88%) F5
9 4 (5.88%) Infoblox
10 3 (4.41%) CrowdStrike
10 3 (4.41%) FireEye
10 3 (4.41%) McAfee
10 3 (4.41%) Proofpoint
10 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.94%) Broadcom
11 2 (2.94%) Qualys