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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 774 882 929
Rank change year-on-year
+108 +47
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 87 52 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.052% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.19% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 50 43 25
Median salary £46,250 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £82,500 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £51,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-9.75% +44.36%
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
21942 27037 29903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.75% 27.18% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17474 21607 24100
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Security+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security+ Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +82 26 £60,000 +14.28% 1
South West +23 24 £47,500 -13.63%
London +71 20 £53,750 -30.64%
Yorkshire +24 14 £30,000 -5.51% 4
East Midlands +7 3 £45,000 -33.33% 2
Security+ Certification
UK

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for Security+ Certification.

1 182 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 144 (79.12%) CISSP
3 117 (64.29%) Firewall
4 96 (52.75%) Cybersecurity
5 93 (51.10%) Cisco Certification
6 87 (47.80%) CCNA
7 77 (42.31%) CISM
8 76 (41.76%) Linux
9 73 (40.11%) SSCP
10 69 (37.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 69 (37.91%) SANS
11 66 (36.26%) Windows
12 65 (35.71%) CEH
13 62 (34.07%) Penetration Testing
13 62 (34.07%) GIAC
13 62 (34.07%) Information Security
13 62 (34.07%) Degree
14 61 (33.52%) MCSE
14 61 (33.52%) C
15 53 (29.12%) Network+ Certification
15 53 (29.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 53 (29.12%) Security Cleared
16 49 (26.92%) DV Cleared
16 49 (26.92%) Unix
17 48 (26.37%) TCP/IP
18 46 (25.27%) CISA
19 44 (24.18%) Linux+ Certification
20 41 (22.53%) Software Engineering
20 41 (22.53%) SIEM
21 39 (21.43%) ITIL

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.49%) IIS
2 8 (4.40%) Apache Pig
3 4 (2.20%) Apache
3 4 (2.20%) IBM Notes
3 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.20%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.20%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (3.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 117 (64.29%) Firewall
2 48 (26.37%) TCP/IP
3 30 (16.48%) HTTP
4 28 (15.38%) Network Security
5 27 (14.84%) SSL
6 22 (12.09%) DNS
7 18 (9.89%) VLAN
8 14 (7.69%) IPv4
8 14 (7.69%) IPv6
9 12 (6.59%) FCoE
9 12 (6.59%) SNMP
10 10 (5.49%) VPN
11 7 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (3.30%) Internet
12 6 (3.30%) LAN
12 6 (3.30%) WAN
13 5 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (2.75%) Wireless
14 4 (2.20%) SSH
14 4 (2.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.59%) Big Data
3 9 (4.95%) Hadoop
4 8 (4.40%) Apache Hive
4 8 (4.40%) MySQL
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (12.64%) JIRA
2 11 (6.04%) Redmine
3 8 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (4.40%) Bitbucket
3 8 (4.40%) CodeSonar
3 8 (4.40%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.40%) git-flow
3 8 (4.40%) Robot Framework
3 8 (4.40%) Selenium
General
1 26 (14.29%) Games
2 11 (6.04%) Finance
3 9 (4.95%) Spanish Language
4 7 (3.85%) Banking
5 4 (2.20%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.20%) French Language
5 4 (2.20%) German Language
5 4 (2.20%) Military
5 4 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.20%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (1.65%) Law
7 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (20.88%) Analyst
2 32 (17.58%) Security Analyst
3 29 (15.93%) Security Engineer
4 23 (12.64%) Platform Engineer
5 18 (9.89%) Consultant
6 16 (8.79%) Support Engineer
6 16 (8.79%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (7.69%) IT Engineer
7 14 (7.69%) IT Security Engineer
7 14 (7.69%) Presales Engineer
7 14 (7.69%) Technical Support
8 13 (7.14%) IT Analyst
8 13 (7.14%) Security Manager
9 12 (6.59%) IT Security Analyst
9 12 (6.59%) Software Consultant
9 12 (6.59%) Software Test Engineer
9 12 (6.59%) Technical Engineer
9 12 (6.59%) Test Consultant
9 12 (6.59%) Test Engineer
10 11 (6.04%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.99%) Java EE
1 20 (10.99%) STL
2 8 (4.40%) .NET
2 8 (4.40%) .NET Framework
2 8 (4.40%) ASP.NET
2 8 (4.40%) Django
2 8 (4.40%) LAMP
2 8 (4.40%) Node.js
2 8 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (4.40%) REST
2 8 (4.40%) SOAP
2 8 (4.40%) Spring MVC
3 4 (2.20%) Regular Expression
3 4 (2.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.84%) Computer Science
2 24 (13.19%) Management Information System
3 15 (8.24%) Cyberthreat
4 10 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.30%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (2.75%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.20%) Cybercrime
7 4 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.20%) SCADA
8 3 (1.65%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.55%) Fintech
10 1 (0.55%) PKI
10 1 (0.55%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 76 (41.76%) Linux
2 66 (36.26%) Windows
3 49 (26.92%) Unix
4 16 (8.79%) Mac OS X
5 13 (7.14%) Mac OS
6 11 (6.04%) Windows Server
6 11 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (4.40%) Android
8 8 (4.40%) Apple iOS
9 7 (3.85%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.30%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.30%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.75%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.20%) NetWare
12 4 (2.20%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.65%) AIX
13 3 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (52.75%) Cybersecurity
2 62 (34.07%) Information Security
2 62 (34.07%) Penetration Testing
3 41 (22.53%) SIEM
3 41 (22.53%) Software Engineering
4 39 (21.43%) ITIL
5 38 (20.88%) Ethical Hacking
6 32 (17.58%) Mentoring
6 32 (17.58%) Reverse Engineering
7 29 (15.93%) Vulnerability Management
8 28 (15.38%) Coaching
9 27 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (12.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 20 (10.99%) Multithreading
11 20 (10.99%) Presales
12 19 (10.44%) OWASP
12 19 (10.44%) User Stories
13 17 (9.34%) Project Management
14 16 (8.79%) Data Protection
15 15 (8.24%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 61 (33.52%) C
2 31 (17.03%) Python
3 25 (13.74%) Bash Shell
4 20 (10.99%) C#
4 20 (10.99%) C++
4 20 (10.99%) Java
4 20 (10.99%) Objective-C
5 15 (8.24%) Perl
6 13 (7.14%) SQL
7 12 (6.59%) Korn
7 12 (6.59%) VB
8 10 (5.49%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.40%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.40%) PHP
10 4 (2.20%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 182 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 144 (79.12%) CISSP
3 93 (51.10%) Cisco Certification
4 87 (47.80%) CCNA
5 77 (42.31%) CISM
6 73 (40.11%) SSCP
7 69 (37.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 69 (37.91%) SANS
8 65 (35.71%) CEH
9 62 (34.07%) Degree
9 62 (34.07%) GIAC
10 61 (33.52%) MCSE
11 53 (29.12%) Network+ Certification
11 53 (29.12%) Security Cleared
12 49 (26.92%) DV Cleared
13 46 (25.27%) CISA
14 44 (24.18%) Linux+ Certification
15 18 (9.89%) CCNP
16 14 (7.69%) CISMP
17 11 (6.04%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (29.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (12.64%) PCI DSS
3 22 (12.09%) COBIT
4 5 (2.75%) SLA
5 4 (2.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (2.20%) RMADS
6 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (8.79%) Samba
3 15 (8.24%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 14 (7.69%) Snort
5 13 (7.14%) Xen
6 12 (6.59%) NFS
6 12 (6.59%) VMware ESX
7 9 (4.95%) vSphere
8 8 (4.40%) Docker
9 4 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 20 (10.99%) Puppet
2 12 (6.59%) Ansible
2 12 (6.59%) Nagios
3 8 (4.40%) Salt
4 5 (2.75%) Nessus
5 4 (2.20%) QRadar
5 4 (2.20%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.65%) SCCM
7 2 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 30 (16.48%) VMware
2 28 (15.38%) Cisco
3 26 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 19 (10.44%) SolarWinds
5 17 (9.34%) Sophos
6 14 (7.69%) Intel
6 14 (7.69%) NetApp
7 12 (6.59%) EMC
8 11 (6.04%) Oracle
9 9 (4.95%) ArcSight
9 9 (4.95%) Qualys
9 9 (4.95%) Splunk
10 7 (3.85%) Palo Alto
10 7 (3.85%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.75%) HP
11 5 (2.75%) Symantec
12 4 (2.20%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.20%) IBM
12 4 (2.20%) Novell
12 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
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