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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 866 833 859
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +26
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 6 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.020% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.021% 0.075% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 21
Average salary £22,500 £42,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.05% -20.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £20,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £48,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £42,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-46.42% -23.63%
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
28902 26664 31363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 26.72% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22755 22055 26662
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
South East -16 2 £19,000 -60.82% 2
Yorkshire -33 2 £31,250 -28.57%
London -35 2 £38,250 -10.00% 1
Security+ Certification
UK

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (66.67%) Information Security
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 10 (55.56%) SSCP
5 9 (50.00%) Finance
5 9 (50.00%) ITIL
5 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
6 8 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (44.44%) SIEM
7 7 (38.89%) Problem Management
7 7 (38.89%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
7 7 (38.89%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (38.89%) Degree
7 7 (38.89%) MCSE
8 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 5 (27.78%) CISSP
10 4 (22.22%) A+ Certification
10 4 (22.22%) MCSA
10 4 (22.22%) Legal
11 3 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (16.67%) Symantec
11 3 (16.67%) McAfee
11 3 (16.67%) Cisco
11 3 (16.67%) MCP
11 3 (16.67%) MS Office
11 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (16.67%) Windows 7

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) Intranet
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Security Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Product Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Information Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Trainer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) IT Trainer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
1 2 (11.11%) iPhone
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Information Security
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (44.44%) SIEM
4 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
4 7 (38.89%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (38.89%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Security Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (55.56%) SSCP
3 7 (38.89%) MCSE
3 7 (38.89%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) CISSP
5 4 (22.22%) A+ Certification
5 4 (22.22%) MCSA
6 3 (16.67%) MCP
6 3 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (11.11%) CCSA
7 2 (11.11%) CCNA
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (5.56%) MCT
8 1 (5.56%) CEH
8 1 (5.56%) CISMP
8 1 (5.56%) MCTS
8 1 (5.56%) MCITP
8 1 (5.56%) Server+ Certification
8 1 (5.56%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Symantec
2 3 (16.67%) McAfee
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
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