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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 29 30 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 3.72% 0.87% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 1.02% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 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 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 217 98 50
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 89.67% 85.22% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 180 56 43
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 £25,000 £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 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 March 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 March 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 +2 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Information Security
Northern Ireland

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

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

1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Degree
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) CISSP
4 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) OOD
4 6 (33.33%) Front Office
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (33.33%) BDD
4 6 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 5 (27.78%) IT Strategy
5 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
5 5 (27.78%) CISM
6 4 (22.22%) Service Management
6 4 (22.22%) CISA
6 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) Intel Security
6 4 (22.22%) Juniper
6 4 (22.22%) Forcepoint
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) Google
6 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
6 4 (22.22%) Sourcefire

Information Security
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
1 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Head of Information
3 3 (16.67%) Head of Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) Head of Security
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
3 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.56%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) BDD
2 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 6 (33.33%) OOD
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) IT Strategy
4 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security Management
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Security Management
4 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Service Management
5 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 3 (16.67%) ISMS
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) CISSP
3 5 (27.78%) CISM
4 4 (22.22%) CISA
5 2 (11.11%) CCNA
5 2 (11.11%) CCSA
5 2 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.56%) CLAS
6 1 (5.56%) CRISC
6 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (16.67%) COBIT
3 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Snort
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) EnCase
1 4 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (22.22%) RSA enVision
1 4 (22.22%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
1 6 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
2 4 (22.22%) FireEye
2 4 (22.22%) Forcepoint
2 4 (22.22%) Google
2 4 (22.22%) Intel Security
2 4 (22.22%) Juniper
2 4 (22.22%) NetWitness
2 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
2 4 (22.22%) Sourcefire
2 4 (22.22%) Splunk
2 4 (22.22%) Tufin
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft