The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 19 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.88% 1.80% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 1.97% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Median salary £40,000 £82,500 £75,875
Median salary % change year-on-year
-51.51% +8.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £76,500 £38,575
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £88,500 £113,175
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Information Security
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 152 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 88.62% 91.02% 83.43%
Number of salaries quoted 82 74 90
Median salary £38,000 £38,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Information Security
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Information Security
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +21 6 £40,000 -55.55% 3
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Change Control
2 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Security Operations
2 4 (57.14%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) COBIT
4 1 (14.29%) CISMP
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) GCIA
4 1 (14.29%) GCIH
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) OLE
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) HTML

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Information Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Control
1 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
1 4 (57.14%) Security Operations
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISMP
2 1 (14.29%) GCIA
2 1 (14.29%) GCIH
2 1 (14.29%) IISP
2 1 (14.29%) ISACA
2 1 (14.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
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