The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 21 34
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.99% 5.30% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 5.98% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -55.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 140 117 121
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 92.72% 88.64% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 110 98 58
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Belfast

Information Security
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Belfast

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Belfast over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
2 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (45.45%) CISSP
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) OOD
3 4 (36.36%) Front Office
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (27.27%) COBIT
4 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
4 3 (27.27%) ISMS
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) CISA
4 3 (27.27%) CISM
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Front Office
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Head of Information
2 3 (27.27%) Head of Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) Head of Security
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Network Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) CESG
4 1 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) BDD
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
2 4 (36.36%) OOD
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
3 3 (27.27%) ISMS
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Security Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Process Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) CISA
3 3 (27.27%) CISM
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) CCSA
4 2 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (9.09%) CLAS
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) COBIT
3 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto