Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 50 40
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.08% 1.76% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.31% 18.18% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 6
Northern Ireland median annual salary £21,000 £35,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.43% -6.00% +12.78%
10th Percentile £20,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,775 £43,400 £40,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +2.00%

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 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 14.45% 9.69% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 21
Northern Ireland median annual salary £27,500 £30,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.57% -12.14% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £42,425 £48,750 £41,250
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 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 +6 13 £21,000 -31.15% 3
Network Security
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
2 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) HP
2 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) WAN
3 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (76.92%) ITIL V3
3 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
3 10 (76.92%) Windows 10
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (76.92%) MCDST
3 10 (76.92%) MCITP
3 10 (76.92%) Incident Management
3 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (76.92%) ServiceCenter
3 10 (76.92%) Dell
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 10 (76.92%) VPN
3 10 (76.92%) ITIL
3 10 (76.92%) MCP
3 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) MCSA
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (76.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2013
1 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
2 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) WAN
3 10 (76.92%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) WLAN
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Blackberry
1 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Windows 10
1 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Incident Management
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL V3
1 10 (76.92%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Coaching
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) OWASP
2 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) MCDST
1 10 (76.92%) MCITP
1 10 (76.92%) MCP
1 10 (76.92%) MCSA
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CREST Certified
2 2 (15.38%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (76.92%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
1 11 (84.62%) HP
2 10 (76.92%) Apple
2 10 (76.92%) Bloomberg
2 10 (76.92%) Dell
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Remedy
2 10 (76.92%) Reuters
3 1 (7.69%) Aruba
3 1 (7.69%) Brocade
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) SevOne