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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 28 16 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 7 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.73% 10.34% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 40.91% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 0
Average salary £30,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.78% -
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
51 44 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 34.46% 25.29% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 27
Average salary £26,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.82% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £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 11 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 (70.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle ADF
2 4 (40.00%) JDeveloper
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Q1 Labs
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) LogLogic
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Intranet
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) NHS
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (10.00%) PMP
5 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Windows

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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.

Business Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (40.00%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Developer
1 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) SIEM
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (20.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) LogLogic
2 2 (20.00%) Q1 Labs