The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank - - 38
Permanent jobs citing Ethical Hacking 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
Ethical Hacking
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
110 108 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 76.92% 73.47% 62.56%
Number of salaries quoted 49 82 72
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ethical Hacking Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Ethical Hacking
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Ethical Hacking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ethical Hacking.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Ethical Hacking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ethical Hacking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS