The Cyber Security Landscape - Northern Ireland


As part of the UK Cyber Security Sectoral Analysis 2021, Government explored the number of cyber security firms; offices; and the estimated share of UK activity (weighted for revenue, employment and the number of firms) for each region.

For the Northern Ireland, the report identifies the following:

  • 42 registered cyber security businesses
  • 90 active offices related to the cyber security sector
  • Home to an estimated 3.5% of the UK cyber security sector’s employment
  • Key hotspots for cyber security activity are Belfast, followed by Derry/Londonderry
  • Employers include firms such as Allstate, Anomali, Cygilant, Synopsys, Microsoft, Rapid7 and Imperva

The region is also home to the NI Cyber Cluster.

Take a look at the key findings of the full report here.