The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 31 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.21% 0.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +4.00%

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
200 88 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 88.50% 83.02% 75.76%
Number of salaries quoted 173 60 43
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Information Security
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Belfast region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Belfast

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Belfast

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Degree
3 6 (40.00%) CISSP
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Front Office
4 5 (33.33%) CISM
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) OOD
4 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) Splunk
5 4 (26.67%) Google Analytics
5 4 (26.67%) Analytics
5 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
5 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
5 4 (26.67%) Tufin
5 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
5 4 (26.67%) Sourcefire
5 4 (26.67%) Snort
5 4 (26.67%) Google
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Juniper
5 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (26.67%) Intel Security
5 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Forcepoint

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Information
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Security
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) CESG
2 1 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) BDD
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (33.33%) OOD
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Scorecard
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
6 1 (6.67%) Event Correlation
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) CISSP
3 5 (33.33%) CISM
4 3 (20.00%) CISA
5 2 (13.33%) CRISC
6 1 (6.67%) CLAS
6 1 (6.67%) SANS
6 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) EnCase
1 4 (26.67%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (26.67%) RSA enVision
1 4 (26.67%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
1 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
1 4 (26.67%) FireEye
1 4 (26.67%) Forcepoint
1 4 (26.67%) Google
1 4 (26.67%) Intel Security
1 4 (26.67%) Juniper
1 4 (26.67%) NetWitness
1 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
1 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
1 4 (26.67%) Sourcefire
1 4 (26.67%) Splunk
1 4 (26.67%) Tufin
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft