Period
to 22 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 6 months to 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 47 66 74
Rank change year-on-year +19 +8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 9 4 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.77% 0.69% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.50% 6.78% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 2
Median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +98.86% -45.00%
10th Percentile £33,500 £33,975 £20,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £61,250 £22,850
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 40 59 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 12.31% 10.17% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 28 37 42
Median annual salary £45,000 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.63% -14.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £36,250 £26,250 £23,100
90th Percentile £60,750 £60,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Northern Ireland

Network Security
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Network Security in Northern Ireland

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Security in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Northern Ireland

Network Security
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 Network Security within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 22 January 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +22 7 £42,500 -2.86% 3
Network Security
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 6 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Technology Roadmap
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Technology Roadmap
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001