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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 30 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.85% 2.40% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.70% 14.81% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £30,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
73 27 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 35.44% 16.17% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 33
Average salary £26,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 August 2014. 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 -1 9 £30,250 -
County Londonderry - 1 - -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) PL/SQL
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) JDeveloper
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle ADF
4 3 (23.08%) Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) SIEM
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (30.77%) JDeveloper
3 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Developer
1 7 (53.85%) PL/SQL Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Security Management
2 2 (15.38%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) PL/SQL
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) PMP
4 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CISA
4 1 (7.69%) CISM
4 1 (7.69%) CEH
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) LogLogic
4 1 (7.69%) Q1 Labs