Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 24 -
Rank change year-on-year -31 - +52
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.67% 6.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 6.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 0
Belfast median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
County Antrim median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -65.59%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Belfast
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 327 265 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 90.83% 89.83% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 191 205 94
Belfast median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £19,750 £27,050 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,350 £65,000
County Antrim median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +23.08%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Coaching
1 2 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR
2 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (16.67%) Security Auditing
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) PA-DSS
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) CISA

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 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Governance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Risk Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Coaching
1 2 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
1 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
2 1 (16.67%) Security Auditing
2 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (16.67%) PA-DSS