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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 291 - 326
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 11 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% - 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% - 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 2
Average salary £46,000 - £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -31.91%
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
2526 3062 2773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.17% 24.24% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2158 2592 2389
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 May 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) Information Security
1 11 (84.62%) Business Continuity
1 11 (84.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (69.23%) Identity Management
2 9 (69.23%) SSCP
2 9 (69.23%) Cryptography
2 9 (69.23%) GSEC
2 9 (69.23%) Network Security
3 8 (61.54%) Cyber Security
4 5 (38.46%) CISSP
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Document Management
7 2 (15.38%) CEH
7 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 2 (15.38%) Publishing
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (15.38%) BCP
7 2 (15.38%) MCSA
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Workflow
7 2 (15.38%) CISM
7 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (7.69%) PKI

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Analyst
1 13 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Information Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Cryptography
2 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Information Security
1 11 (84.62%) Business Continuity
1 11 (84.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (69.23%) Identity Management
3 8 (61.54%) Cyber Security
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Document Management
5 2 (15.38%) BCP
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Password Management
6 1 (7.69%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) SSCP
1 9 (69.23%) GSEC
2 5 (38.46%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) CEH
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) MCSA
3 2 (15.38%) CISM
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) GCED
4 1 (7.69%) CISA
4 1 (7.69%) GCIH
4 1 (7.69%) GCWN
4 1 (7.69%) GCIA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft