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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 848 889 839
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -50
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 30 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.007% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.027% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 14
Average salary £51,000 £35,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.71% -32.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £23,900 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,200 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £33,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.67% -25.55%
Security+ Certification
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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
27700 29685 27680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.09% 27.15% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22226 23429 22563
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +45 16 £52,250 -15.04%
South West -5 7 £46,377 -11.66%
South East +4 4 £55,000 +189.47% 1
North West - 2 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £25,000 -
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Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (51.72%) CISSP
2 26 (44.83%) Vulnerability Management
3 24 (41.38%) Network Security
4 20 (34.48%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (34.48%) Information Security
5 18 (31.03%) SSCP
5 18 (31.03%) Finance
5 18 (31.03%) Windows
6 16 (27.59%) Firewall
7 15 (25.86%) GSEC
7 15 (25.86%) CEH
8 14 (24.14%) CISM
8 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
9 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (22.41%) Identity Management
9 13 (22.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (20.69%) Business Continuity
10 12 (20.69%) Cryptography
10 12 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (18.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (18.97%) Degree
12 10 (17.24%) VMware
12 10 (17.24%) Management Information System
12 10 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
12 10 (17.24%) ITIL
12 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
12 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (15.52%) ISO/IEC 27001

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (8.62%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) Lync
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (41.38%) Network Security
2 16 (27.59%) Firewall
3 13 (22.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (10.34%) LAN
4 6 (10.34%) DHCP
5 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.62%) WAN
5 5 (8.62%) Wireless
5 5 (8.62%) DNS
5 5 (8.62%) Wireless Security
5 5 (8.62%) iSCSI
6 4 (6.90%) VPN
7 2 (3.45%) Internet
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.72%) BGP
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Law
2 4 (6.90%) Legal
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
3 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.45%) Back Office
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Analyst
2 24 (41.38%) Security Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Administrator
3 8 (13.79%) Security Manager
4 7 (12.07%) IT Security Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) IT Security Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Information Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Training Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Data Manager
8 3 (5.17%) IT Administrator
9 2 (3.45%) Security Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Network Security Architect
10 1 (1.72%) IT Security Engineer
10 1 (1.72%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Cryptography
2 10 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.90%) PKI
4 2 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.72%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.90%) Linux
5 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.45%) CentOS
6 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.45%) AIX
7 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Vulnerability Management
2 20 (34.48%) Information Security
2 20 (34.48%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (22.41%) Identity Management
4 12 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (20.69%) Business Continuity
5 11 (18.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (17.24%) ITIL
6 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
7 8 (13.79%) Cyber Security
7 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.34%) Incident Management
8 6 (10.34%) Security Architecture
8 6 (10.34%) Protective Monitoring
9 5 (8.62%) Information Management
9 5 (8.62%) Password Management
10 4 (6.90%) Project Management
10 4 (6.90%) Data Security
10 4 (6.90%) Workflow
10 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (51.72%) CISSP
2 18 (31.03%) SSCP
3 15 (25.86%) GSEC
3 15 (25.86%) CEH
4 14 (24.14%) CISM
5 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (18.97%) Degree
7 10 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (13.79%) CCNA
9 7 (12.07%) A+ Certification
9 7 (12.07%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (10.34%) MCSA
10 6 (10.34%) CCNP
10 6 (10.34%) GCIH
11 5 (8.62%) GCWN
11 5 (8.62%) GCED
11 5 (8.62%) GCIA
11 5 (8.62%) CISA
12 4 (6.90%) OSCP
12 4 (6.90%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.07%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.72%) COBIT
3 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
1 10 (17.24%) VMware
2 7 (12.07%) Cisco
2 7 (12.07%) Citrix
3 5 (8.62%) Altiris
4 3 (5.17%) IBM
4 3 (5.17%) Qualys
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.45%) Splunk
5 2 (3.45%) ArcSight
5 2 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) Intel
5 2 (3.45%) Sourcefire
5 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.72%) GFI Software
6 1 (1.72%) ProCurve
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