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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA Security+ Certification
London / City of London
Rank 219 - 315
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% - 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Median salary £43,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +82.69%

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
1205 1790 2616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.27% 26.20% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 1596 2221
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Security+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Security+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Security+ Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 3 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Sophos
2 3 (50.00%) CISM
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Law
2 3 (50.00%) GIAC
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (50.00%) CEH
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) Degree

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

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Information Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (50.00%) Security Patching
1 3 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 3 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (50.00%) CEH
2 3 (50.00%) CISM
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) GIAC
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (50.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) AirWatch
1 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Sophos
2 3 (50.00%) VMware