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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 28 29 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.56% 0.89% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 1.03% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 200 97 54
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 88.89% 86.61% 78.26%
Number of salaries quoted 164 56 47
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Belfast

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Degree
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) CISSP
4 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 6 (35.29%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) OOD
4 6 (35.29%) Front Office
4 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
4 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (35.29%) BDD
4 6 (35.29%) Palo Alto
5 5 (29.41%) IT Strategy
5 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (29.41%) CISM
6 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) Juniper
6 4 (23.53%) Forcepoint
6 4 (23.53%) Service Management
6 4 (23.53%) CISA
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) Intel Security
6 4 (23.53%) Google Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
6 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
6 4 (23.53%) Tufin

Information Security
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Front Office
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Head of Information
3 3 (17.65%) Head of Information Security
3 3 (17.65%) Head of Security
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) CESG
3 1 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) BDD
2 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
2 6 (35.29%) OOD
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) IT Strategy
4 4 (23.53%) Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Information Assurance
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) ISMS
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.76%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) CISSP
3 5 (29.41%) CISM
4 4 (23.53%) CISA
5 2 (11.76%) CCNA
5 2 (11.76%) CCSA
5 2 (11.76%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.88%) CLAS
6 1 (5.88%) CRISC
6 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (17.65%) COBIT
3 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Snort
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) EnCase
1 4 (23.53%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (23.53%) RSA enVision
1 4 (23.53%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
1 6 (35.29%) Palo Alto
2 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
2 4 (23.53%) FireEye
2 4 (23.53%) Forcepoint
2 4 (23.53%) Google
2 4 (23.53%) Intel Security
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
2 4 (23.53%) NetWitness
2 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
2 4 (23.53%) Sourcefire
2 4 (23.53%) Splunk
2 4 (23.53%) Tufin
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft