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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 25 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.71% - 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% - 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Median salary £40,000 - £116,250
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £111,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 - £121,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +6.52%
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
163 107 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 85.34% 94.69% 89.05%
Number of salaries quoted 134 58 117
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £17,249
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,250 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram 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 23 July 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 - 9 £40,000 -
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) Change Control
3 5 (41.67%) Network Security
3 5 (41.67%) Security Operations
3 5 (41.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) CISSP
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (25.00%) CISM
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Internal Audit
6 2 (16.67%) CRISC
6 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript

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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Information Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Information Officer
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Security Officer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) Ext JS
2 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (8.33%) FIXML
2 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) OLE
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
1 5 (41.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Control
1 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
1 5 (41.67%) Security Operations
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Internal Audit
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (8.33%) Proprietary Trading
5 1 (8.33%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) CISM
2 3 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CISA
3 2 (16.67%) CRISC
4 1 (8.33%) CISMP
4 1 (8.33%) GCIA
4 1 (8.33%) GCIH
4 1 (8.33%) IISP
4 1 (8.33%) ISACA
4 1 (8.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) COBIT
3 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Fortify
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (8.33%) Coverity
2 1 (8.33%) Qualys