The table below looks at the statistics for Security+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security+ Certification over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 98 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.084% 0.097% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £33,500 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,750 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-38.65% -3.00%
Security+ Certification
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
347 223 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.04% 21.53% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 303 206 308
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security+ Certification across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Security+ Certification
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security+ Certification across the Bedfordshire region.

Security+ Certification Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Security+ Certification
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security+ Certification within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 1 £33,500 -
Security+ Certification
East of England

Security+ Certification
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Security+ Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security+ Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) MetaFrame
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Software Deployment

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Security+ Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security+ Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec