The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 21 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 10.40% 4.79% 10.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 48.15% 15.91% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 7
Average salary £30,750 £30,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.81% -35.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,405 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -7.99%
Network Security
County Antrim

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

Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 44 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 21.60% 30.14% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 14
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -39.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,500 £29,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 10 (66.67%) Metasploit
1 10 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
1 10 (66.67%) Database Security
1 10 (66.67%) Rapid7
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 4 (26.67%) MCSA
3 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) MCTS
3 4 (26.67%) MCITP
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Product Management
4 3 (20.00%) RESTful
4 3 (20.00%) User Experience
4 3 (20.00%) JSON
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 3 (20.00%) Spring
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Java

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) SOAP
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) Spring
1 3 (20.00%) JSON
1 3 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 10 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
1 10 (66.67%) Database Security
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Product Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCSE
1 4 (26.67%) MCSA
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) MCTS
1 4 (26.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Rapid7
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco