Cybersecurity Jobs in Northern Ireland

Cybersecurity
UK > Northern Ireland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 23 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 52 39 38
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 25 79 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.49% 8.98% 6.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 9.33% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 40 36
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,500 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -19.05% +5.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,000 £59,375
90th Percentile £90,000 - £83,125
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +4.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland

Cybersecurity 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 634 847 607
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 88.42% 96.25% 90.33%
Number of salaries quoted 298 444 351
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,500 £37,188 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,454 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.91% +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £68,925 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.84% +1.67% +9.09%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Northern Ireland

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cybersecurity in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Northern Ireland

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 23 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Northern Ireland

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 23 May 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
County Antrim -14 20 £42,500 -19.05% 7
County Down - 5 £37,500 -
Cybersecurity
UK

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) AWS
1 12 (48.00%) Azure
2 9 (36.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) HTTP
1 9 (36.00%) MQTT
1 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (32.00%) Firewall
3 6 (24.00%) Network Security
4 5 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (12.00%) Internet
5 3 (12.00%) VPN
5 3 (12.00%) WAN
5 3 (12.00%) Wireless
6 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (8.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (36.00%) Social Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Architect
1 9 (36.00%) Software Architect
2 5 (20.00%) ICT Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Cloud Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Head of IT
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
1 9 (36.00%) Kafka
1 9 (36.00%) Node.js
1 9 (36.00%) RabbitMQ
1 9 (36.00%) RESTful
1 9 (36.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) IoT
2 5 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Cloud Native
3 3 (12.00%) Cyber Security Posture
3 3 (12.00%) Onboarding
4 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Unix
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (44.00%) Threat Analysis
3 9 (36.00%) Analytics
3 9 (36.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 9 (36.00%) Computer Vision
3 9 (36.00%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (36.00%) Data Analytics
3 9 (36.00%) Deep Learning
3 9 (36.00%) Microservices
3 9 (36.00%) Product Management
3 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (20.00%) Information Security
5 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (20.00%) IT Strategy
5 5 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Python
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Degree
2 9 (36.00%) Master's Degree
2 9 (36.00%) PhD
3 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CEH
4 1 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (4.00%) GIAC
4 1 (4.00%) GSEC
4 1 (4.00%) OSCE
4 1 (4.00%) OSCP
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Terraform
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Google
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (8.00%) Meraki
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Apple