The table below looks at the statistics for Security+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security+ Certification over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 824 886 849
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -37
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 26 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.015% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.096% 0.056% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 6
Average salary £47,500 £32,250 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.28% -31.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -31.91%
Security+ Certification
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27076 30148 27875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.18% 27.32% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 21445 24397 22683
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Security+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security+ Certification
Salary Trend in England

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

Security+ Certification Salary Trend in England

Security+ Certification
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security+ Certification across the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Security+ Certification Salary Histogram in England

Security+ Certification
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security+ Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +51 24 £47,500 +26.66%
East of England +25 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Yorkshire -7 1 £20,500 -34.92%
Security+ Certification
UK

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 30 (68.18%) CISSP
2 23 (52.27%) Firewall
2 23 (52.27%) Network Security
3 20 (45.45%) Information Security
4 18 (40.91%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (40.91%) SSCP
5 17 (38.64%) Windows
5 17 (38.64%) Vulnerability Management
6 15 (34.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (31.82%) CCNA
8 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (29.55%) Identity Management
8 13 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (29.55%) Business Continuity
8 13 (29.55%) GSEC
9 12 (27.27%) Cryptography
9 12 (27.27%) CISM
10 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 11 (25.00%) ITIL
10 11 (25.00%) MCSA
10 11 (25.00%) VMware
11 10 (22.73%) Linux
11 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
11 10 (22.73%) Cisco
11 10 (22.73%) CCNP
11 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
12 9 (20.45%) CEH
12 9 (20.45%) Vulnerability Assessment

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.55%) Lync
1 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (52.27%) Firewall
1 23 (52.27%) Network Security
2 15 (34.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (15.91%) VPN
4 5 (11.36%) Wireless
4 5 (11.36%) LAN
4 5 (11.36%) Wireless Security
5 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (9.09%) tcpdump
5 4 (9.09%) WAN
5 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (9.09%) Wireshark
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Legal
3 4 (9.09%) Marketing
4 3 (6.82%) Banking
5 2 (4.55%) Law
5 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.55%) Back Office
6 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Analyst
2 21 (47.73%) Security Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Information Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Information Security Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) IT Security Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Security Manager
4 6 (13.64%) IT Security Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Security Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Network Architect
6 4 (9.09%) IT Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Security Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Junior
8 1 (2.27%) Server Support
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Cryptography
2 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
4 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (9.09%) PKI
6 1 (2.27%) CESG
6 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Linux
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.55%) AIX
5 2 (4.55%) CentOS
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Information Security
2 18 (40.91%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (38.64%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (29.55%) Business Continuity
4 13 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (29.55%) Identity Management
5 11 (25.00%) ITIL
6 9 (20.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (18.18%) Cyber Security
8 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.64%) Protective Monitoring
9 6 (13.64%) Security Architecture
9 6 (13.64%) Project Management
10 5 (11.36%) Password Management
10 5 (11.36%) Information Management
11 4 (9.09%) Network Management
11 4 (9.09%) Software Deployment
11 4 (9.09%) Change Management
11 4 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (68.18%) CISSP
2 18 (40.91%) SSCP
3 14 (31.82%) CCNA
3 14 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (29.55%) GSEC
5 12 (27.27%) CISM
6 11 (25.00%) MCSA
7 10 (22.73%) CCNP
8 9 (20.45%) CEH
9 6 (13.64%) GCIH
9 6 (13.64%) MCITP
9 6 (13.64%) MCSE
10 5 (11.36%) CISA
10 5 (11.36%) GCED
10 5 (11.36%) GCWN
10 5 (11.36%) GCIA
11 4 (9.09%) CCSA
11 4 (9.09%) CCSE
11 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) COBIT
2 2 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (25.00%) VMware
2 10 (22.73%) Cisco
3 5 (11.36%) IBM
4 4 (9.09%) Intel
4 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 4 (9.09%) Sourcefire
5 3 (6.82%) Websense
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) Qualys
7 1 (2.27%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.27%) GFI Software
England
Capita - ITIN
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago