Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 46 -
Rank change year-on-year -21 - +43
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.42% 0.27% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.28% 2.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK median annual salary £53,000 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.92% -2.86% +10.53%

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 61 47 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 12.82% 12.74% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 50 44 14
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,500 £36,250 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% - +16.00%
10th Percentile £24,050 £21,250 £27,525
90th Percentile £50,250 £50,000 £43,600
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 23 January 2018. 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 -19 2 £40,000 -
Network Security
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

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 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint