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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 840 879 836
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -43
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 37 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.007% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.024% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 35 7 16
Average salary £50,000 £26,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% -38.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,268 £17,400 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £26,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+78.37% -38.46%
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
27580 28716 26558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.07% 26.97% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22488 22526 21817
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 +12 16 £51,000 +33.33%
South West - 8 £46,377 - 1
South East +15 7 £55,000 +189.47% 2
Yorkshire +13 4 £41,362 +13.32%
East Midlands - 1 £25,000 -
North West - 1 £55,000 -
Security+ Certification
UK

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 31 (47.69%) CISSP
2 27 (41.54%) Network Security
2 27 (41.54%) Vulnerability Management
3 22 (33.85%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (33.85%) Windows
4 21 (32.31%) Finance
4 21 (32.31%) Information Security
5 19 (29.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (29.23%) Active Directory
6 18 (27.69%) SSCP
7 16 (24.62%) CISM
7 16 (24.62%) Firewall
7 16 (24.62%) CEH
7 16 (24.62%) Degree
8 15 (23.08%) GSEC
9 13 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
9 13 (20.00%) Identity Management
9 13 (20.00%) DNS
9 13 (20.00%) WAN
9 13 (20.00%) DHCP
10 12 (18.46%) IIS
10 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
10 12 (18.46%) LAN
10 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
10 12 (18.46%) VMware
10 12 (18.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (18.46%) A+ Certification
10 12 (18.46%) Business Continuity
10 12 (18.46%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (18.46%) Cryptography

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 12 (18.46%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (41.54%) Network Security
2 16 (24.62%) Firewall
3 13 (20.00%) WAN
3 13 (20.00%) DHCP
3 13 (20.00%) DNS
4 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
4 12 (18.46%) LAN
4 12 (18.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (16.92%) iSCSI
6 6 (9.23%) Wireless Security
6 6 (9.23%) Wireless
7 4 (6.15%) VPN
8 2 (3.08%) Internet
9 1 (1.54%) BGP
9 1 (1.54%) DMZ
9 1 (1.54%) SMTP
General
1 21 (32.31%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Law
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Legal
3 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Analyst
2 27 (41.54%) Security Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Administrator
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Administrator
4 11 (16.92%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 9 (13.85%) Security Manager
6 7 (10.77%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) IT Security Manager
7 6 (9.23%) Information Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Data Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Training Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Security Specialist
10 1 (1.54%) Security Engineer
10 1 (1.54%) Information Manager
10 1 (1.54%) Information Security Manager
10 1 (1.54%) IT Administrator
10 1 (1.54%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.54%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Cryptography
2 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.15%) PKI
5 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Windows
2 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.15%) Linux
5 2 (3.08%) UNIX
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) Vulnerability Management
2 22 (33.85%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (32.31%) Information Security
4 13 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 12 (18.46%) Business Continuity
5 12 (18.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (16.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
7 10 (15.38%) Cyber Security
7 10 (15.38%) ITIL
7 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.85%) Incident Management
9 6 (9.23%) Project Planning
9 6 (9.23%) Data Analysis
9 6 (9.23%) Protective Monitoring
9 6 (9.23%) Workflow
10 5 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (7.69%) Password Management
10 5 (7.69%) Information Management
11 4 (6.15%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) SQL
2 9 (13.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.54%) Python
4 1 (1.54%) C
4 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (47.69%) CISSP
2 19 (29.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (27.69%) SSCP
4 16 (24.62%) CISM
4 16 (24.62%) Degree
4 16 (24.62%) CEH
5 15 (23.08%) GSEC
6 13 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
7 12 (18.46%) A+ Certification
8 10 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (10.77%) CCNA
9 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
9 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
10 6 (9.23%) CISMP
10 6 (9.23%) OSCP
10 6 (9.23%) MCSA
10 6 (9.23%) GCIH
11 5 (7.69%) GCWN
11 5 (7.69%) CISA
11 5 (7.69%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (13.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (29.23%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.92%) VMware ESX
3 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) VMware
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) Citrix
2 11 (16.92%) Altiris
3 7 (10.77%) Cisco
4 2 (3.08%) Fortinet
4 2 (3.08%) Qualys
4 2 (3.08%) Splunk
4 2 (3.08%) ArcSight
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