The first table below looks at the demand for Network 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 Network Security over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Communications & Networking category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 25 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 9 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.96% 10.06% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.36% 37.21% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Average salary £30,250 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 43 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 36.42% 27.04% 45.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 28
Average salary £26,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
County Antrim

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Network Security
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Belfast

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Network 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 Network Security.

1 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) JDeveloper
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) SIEM
5 2 (16.67%) Q1 Labs
5 2 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) LogLogic
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless Security
5 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) WAN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Network 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 Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless Security
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (8.33%) Intranet
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (33.33%) JDeveloper
3 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Developer
1 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (8.33%) Security Management
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CISA
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) CEH
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) LogLogic
3 2 (16.67%) Q1 Labs
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper