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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 858 894 933
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +39
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 38 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.026% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.095% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 16
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +47.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £44,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +9.37%
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
24935 27253 30102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.01% 27.34% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20244 21581 24365
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
East of England +41 10 £52,500 +10.52%
Yorkshire +12 8 £29,751 +45.12%
London -13 8 £52,500 +10.52% 3
South West - 7 £57,500 -
South East - 5 £60,000 - 2
North West +17 1 £65,000 +47.72%
Security+ Certification
UK

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 106 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 95 (89.62%) CISSP
3 52 (49.06%) Cybersecurity
4 50 (47.17%) Linux
5 47 (44.34%) Network Security
6 46 (43.40%) Firewall
7 45 (42.45%) Information Security
7 45 (42.45%) Windows
8 43 (40.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 42 (39.62%) Cisco Certification
10 40 (37.74%) CEH
11 38 (35.85%) CCNA
11 38 (35.85%) SANS
12 37 (34.91%) SIEM
13 36 (33.96%) Red Hat
13 36 (33.96%) ITIL
14 34 (32.08%) Unix
14 34 (32.08%) CISM
15 28 (26.42%) MCSE
15 28 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
16 27 (25.47%) CISA
17 26 (24.53%) Cisco
17 26 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 25 (23.58%) Management Information System
18 25 (23.58%) SSCP
19 24 (22.64%) Degree
19 24 (22.64%) Security Operations
20 22 (20.75%) Product Management
20 22 (20.75%) SQL
21 21 (19.81%) Perl

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 11 (10.38%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (6.60%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.60%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (6.60%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.83%) IBM Domino
4 3 (2.83%) IIS
5 2 (1.89%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.72%) IaaS
2 5 (4.72%) SaaS
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (44.34%) Network Security
2 46 (43.40%) Firewall
3 21 (19.81%) Wireshark
4 18 (16.98%) TCP/IP
5 17 (16.04%) DNS
6 14 (13.21%) LAN
7 13 (12.26%) IPsec
8 12 (11.32%) Reverse Proxy
8 12 (11.32%) tcpdump
9 11 (10.38%) VPN
10 10 (9.43%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (8.49%) VLAN
12 7 (6.60%) SSL
12 7 (6.60%) WAN
13 6 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (4.72%) BGP
14 5 (4.72%) OSPF
14 5 (4.72%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (2.83%) HTTP
15 3 (2.83%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.66%) Big Data
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.89%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (11.32%) Marketing
2 9 (8.49%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Law
3 8 (7.55%) Back Office
3 8 (7.55%) Games
4 6 (5.66%) Legal
5 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.83%) Retail
7 2 (1.89%) Local Government
8 1 (0.94%) Banking
8 1 (0.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (29.25%) Analyst
2 28 (26.42%) Security Manager
3 27 (25.47%) Security Analyst
4 18 (16.98%) Security Engineer
5 17 (16.04%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 16 (15.09%) Product Manager
6 16 (15.09%) Security Product Manager
7 13 (12.26%) Network Engineer
8 12 (11.32%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 10 (9.43%) Risk Manager
9 10 (9.43%) Software Product Manager
10 9 (8.49%) CISSP Manager
10 9 (8.49%) Operations Analyst
10 9 (8.49%) Security Operations Analyst
11 8 (7.55%) IT Manager
11 8 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (7.55%) Senior Operations Analyst
11 8 (7.55%) Senior Security Analyst
12 7 (6.60%) IT Security Engineer
12 7 (6.60%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) Web Services
2 4 (3.77%) Java EE
2 4 (3.77%) STL
3 2 (1.89%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.58%) Management Information System
2 17 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.26%) Cyberthreat
4 12 (11.32%) PKI
5 10 (9.43%) User Experience
6 9 (8.49%) Computer Science
7 7 (6.60%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (4.72%) Cryptography
8 5 (4.72%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (4.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.89%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.89%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.94%) CESG
10 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.94%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.94%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 50 (47.17%) Linux
2 45 (42.45%) Windows
3 34 (32.08%) Unix
4 26 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (12.26%) Windows Server
7 11 (10.38%) FreeBSD
7 11 (10.38%) Solaris
7 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.60%) AIX
8 7 (6.60%) CentOS
9 4 (3.77%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.77%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.89%) Android
10 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (49.06%) Cybersecurity
2 45 (42.45%) Information Security
3 37 (34.91%) SIEM
4 36 (33.96%) ITIL
5 24 (22.64%) Security Operations
6 22 (20.75%) Product Management
7 21 (19.81%) Ethical Hacking
8 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (16.98%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (16.04%) Presales
10 15 (14.15%) Risk Assessment
10 15 (14.15%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (13.21%) Security Architecture
12 13 (12.26%) Use Case
12 13 (12.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 13 (12.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 12 (11.32%) Identity Access Management
13 12 (11.32%) Open Source
13 12 (11.32%) Product Marketing
13 12 (11.32%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.75%) SQL
2 21 (19.81%) Perl
3 19 (17.92%) Python
4 16 (15.09%) Bash Shell
4 16 (15.09%) C
5 13 (12.26%) PowerShell
6 12 (11.32%) Ruby
7 9 (8.49%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.77%) C#
8 4 (3.77%) C++
8 4 (3.77%) Java
8 4 (3.77%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 106 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 95 (89.62%) CISSP
3 42 (39.62%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (37.74%) CEH
5 38 (35.85%) CCNA
5 38 (35.85%) SANS
6 34 (32.08%) CISM
7 28 (26.42%) MCSE
7 28 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (25.47%) CISA
9 25 (23.58%) SSCP
10 24 (22.64%) Degree
11 21 (19.81%) CCNP
12 15 (14.15%) GIAC
12 15 (14.15%) Network+ Certification
13 13 (12.26%) GCIH
14 11 (10.38%) ISACA
14 11 (10.38%) RHCE
15 10 (9.43%) MCITP
15 10 (9.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (40.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (14.15%) PCI DSS
3 11 (10.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (7.55%) ISO27002
5 4 (3.77%) COBIT
6 2 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (13.21%) Snort
2 8 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.60%) vSphere
4 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.77%) ISA Server
5 4 (3.77%) NDS
5 4 (3.77%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 4 (3.77%) Squid
6 2 (1.89%) NFS
7 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (19.81%) Nessus
2 11 (10.38%) EnCase
2 11 (10.38%) Nmap
2 11 (10.38%) QRadar
3 9 (8.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (6.60%) Backup Exec
4 7 (6.60%) HP SIM
4 7 (6.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (6.60%) WSUS
5 4 (3.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.89%) Juniper STRM
6 2 (1.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 36 (33.96%) Red Hat
2 26 (24.53%) Cisco
3 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
4 16 (15.09%) HP
4 16 (15.09%) IBM
4 16 (15.09%) SolarWinds
4 16 (15.09%) Symantec
5 11 (10.38%) Splunk
6 9 (8.49%) ArcSight
7 8 (7.55%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (7.55%) VMware
8 7 (6.60%) Dell
8 7 (6.60%) GFI Software
8 7 (6.60%) ProCurve
8 7 (6.60%) Sophos
9 6 (5.66%) Oracle
10 4 (3.77%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.77%) Forcepoint
10 4 (3.77%) Intel Security
10 4 (3.77%) Novell
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