The table below looks at the statistics for Security+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security+ Certification over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank - 314 313
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 0 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.068% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.27% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 3
Average salary - £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £26,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -23.52%
Security+ Certification
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1774 2570 2547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.23% 25.14% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 2208 2162
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £31,975
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Security+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Security+ Certification
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Security+ Certification Salary Trend in the City of London

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware