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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 16 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.51% 0.49% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 0.56% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
52 179 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 91.23% 86.89% 78.05%
Number of salaries quoted 44 100 91
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,249 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +24 2 £40,000 - 1
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
3 1 (20.00%) WebSockets
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SABSA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Military
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) WSDL
1 1 (20.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) OWASP
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (20.00%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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