The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 27 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.44% 0.73% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £29,250 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.21% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +1.05%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
103 166 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 74.10% 60.36% 72.06%
Number of salaries quoted 69 97 87
Average salary £30,000 £41,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% +18.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £28,500 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £45,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Information Security
County Antrim

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Information Security 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 Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Chief Information Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Chief Information Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Chief Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26500.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago