The table below looks at the statistics for Security+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 93 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -31.91%
Security+ Certification
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
309 343 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.75% 21.81% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 182 217 166
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Security+ Certification
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security+ Certification Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Security+ Certification
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Law
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) IT Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight