Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Network Security
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 43 32
Rank change year-on-year -21 -11 +15
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.11% 1.18% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.77% 10.53% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £38,625 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £43,600 £40,250 £37,000
UK median annual salary £50,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.50% - +11.11%

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 57 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 12.61% 11.18% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 48 30 13
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,375 £20,850
90th Percentile £50,750 £50,000 £42,850
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Northern Ireland

Network Security
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend 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 18 November 2017. 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 -17 4 £42,500 +21.43%
County Armagh - 1 £42,500 -
Network Security
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Network 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Threat Detection
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JDeveloper
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Oracle Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (40.00%) Threat Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle