The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 23 38
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.92% 5.00% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 5.69% 0.76%
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 County Antrim with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 145 123 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 92.95% 87.86% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 111 104 59
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £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 County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim 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 County Antrim

Information Security
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for Information Security in County Antrim

Information Security
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in County Antrim over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in County Antrim

Information Security
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -7 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Information Security
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
2 5 (41.67%) CISSP
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) OOD
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 4 (33.33%) Security Management
3 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (33.33%) Front Office
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (25.00%) COBIT
4 3 (25.00%) ISMS
4 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) CISA
4 3 (25.00%) CISM
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) LAN

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 4 (33.33%) Front Office
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Head of Information
2 3 (25.00%) Head of Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Head of Security
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) CESG
3 1 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (8.33%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) BDD
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) OOD
2 4 (33.33%) Security Management
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (25.00%) ISMS
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Process Management
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) CISSP
3 3 (25.00%) CISA
3 3 (25.00%) CISM
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) CCSA
4 2 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (8.33%) CLAS
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) COBIT
3 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto