The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 33 30
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim - 2.68% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.33% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £25,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Information Security
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
101 120 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 87.07% 80.54% 60.08%
Number of salaries quoted 37 98 76
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,350 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Information Security
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Information Security Salary Trend in County Antrim

Information Security
Top 11 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Chief Information Officer
1 3 (75.00%) Chief Information Security Officer
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security Officer
1 3 (75.00%) Chief Security Officer
1 3 (75.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree