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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 295 - 318
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 2 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.021% - 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.089% - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £42,500 - £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £26,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+78.37% -42.22%
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
2256 3010 2720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.64% 25.31% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1944 2457 2410
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 August 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 10 (76.92%) Network Security
2 9 (69.23%) GSEC
2 9 (69.23%) Cryptography
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 9 (69.23%) Identity Management
2 9 (69.23%) SSCP
2 9 (69.23%) Business Continuity
2 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (61.54%) Cyber Security
4 4 (30.77%) CISSP
4 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) CEH
5 3 (23.08%) CISM
5 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
6 1 (7.69%) Firewall
6 1 (7.69%) GCIA
6 1 (7.69%) Password Management
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) CISA
6 1 (7.69%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
2 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Security Analyst
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Information Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Cryptography
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (69.23%) Identity Management
1 9 (69.23%) Business Continuity
1 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) Cyber Security
3 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Information Management
4 1 (7.69%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) SSCP
1 9 (69.23%) GSEC
2 4 (30.77%) CISSP
3 3 (23.08%) CISM
3 3 (23.08%) CEH
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) GCED
4 1 (7.69%) GCIH
4 1 (7.69%) GCWN
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (7.69%) GCIA
4 1 (7.69%) CISA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix
1 1 (7.69%) VMware
1 1 (7.69%) Altiris