The table below looks at the statistics for Network 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 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 24 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.35% 4.76% 10.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.33% 17.31% 38.46%
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
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 52 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 21.58% 27.51% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 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 £20,000 £24,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Network Security
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Network 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 Network Security within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 3 July 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 +12 13 £30,750 +0.81%
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (43.48%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
1 10 (43.48%) Metasploit
1 10 (43.48%) Vulnerability Management
1 10 (43.48%) Database Security
1 10 (43.48%) Rapid7
2 8 (34.78%) SDLC
2 8 (34.78%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) JDeveloper
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) Software Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (21.74%) Firewall
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) MCSE
5 4 (17.39%) MCSA
5 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (17.39%) Terminal Services
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Metasploit
2 8 (34.78%) JDeveloper
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Applications Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) SOAP
1 3 (13.04%) XML
1 3 (13.04%) Spring
1 3 (13.04%) JSON
1 3 (13.04%) RESTful
2 2 (8.70%) Vaadin
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
2 2 (8.70%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
1 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
1 10 (43.48%) Vulnerability Management
1 10 (43.48%) Database Security
2 8 (34.78%) SDLC
2 8 (34.78%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (26.09%) Software Architecture
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.04%) Product Management
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) MCSE
1 4 (17.39%) MCSA
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (17.39%) MCTS
1 4 (17.39%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Rapid7
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco