The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 876 847 880
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +33
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 26 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.085% 0.031% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 14
Average salary £32,750 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.31% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £52,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £47,000 -
% change year-on-year
-30.85% -
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30548 28855 32597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.03% 27.73% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24664 23524 27845
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Security+ Certification
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -42 10 £55,000 -26.66%
Yorkshire - 6 £30,000 - 1
East of England - 5 £32,500 -
South East -19 2 £28,750 -38.82% 1
South West - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £32,000 -
Security+ Certification
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Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (63.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (57.89%) Windows
3 30 (52.63%) Firewall
4 28 (49.12%) Cisco
5 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 24 (42.11%) Information Security
7 23 (40.35%) CISSP
8 22 (38.60%) ITIL
9 20 (35.09%) MCSE
9 20 (35.09%) TCP/IP
9 20 (35.09%) LAN
9 20 (35.09%) WAN
10 19 (33.33%) VPN
10 19 (33.33%) MS Office
11 18 (31.58%) Citrix
11 18 (31.58%) Symantec
11 18 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 17 (29.82%) SQL
13 16 (28.07%) DNS
13 16 (28.07%) Network Security
14 15 (26.32%) MS Excel
14 15 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
15 14 (24.56%) IIS
15 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2003
15 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (22.81%) SIEM
16 13 (22.81%) Software Deployment
16 13 (22.81%) MS PowerPoint

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
1 14 (24.56%) IIS
1 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.75%) WorkSite
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (33.33%) MS Office
2 15 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 13 (22.81%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 30 (52.63%) Firewall
2 20 (35.09%) TCP/IP
2 20 (35.09%) LAN
2 20 (35.09%) WAN
3 19 (33.33%) VPN
4 16 (28.07%) DNS
4 16 (28.07%) Network Security
5 13 (22.81%) DHCP
5 13 (22.81%) SAN
6 5 (8.77%) Internet
7 4 (7.02%) VoIP
7 4 (7.02%) Wireless
8 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (3.51%) LDAP
10 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.75%) VLAN
10 1 (1.75%) S/MIME
10 1 (1.75%) SSL
10 1 (1.75%) BGP
10 1 (1.75%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Legal
3 2 (3.51%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Analyst
2 20 (35.09%) Security Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) Information Security Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) Information Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (8.77%) Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Security Officer
7 3 (5.26%) Information Security Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Chief Information Security Officer
7 3 (5.26%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (5.26%) Chief Information Officer
7 3 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Chief Security Officer
7 3 (5.26%) Information Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Clustering
1 13 (22.81%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.77%) iPhone
3 5 (8.77%) Smartphone
4 4 (7.02%) PKI
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.26%) Hedge funds
5 3 (5.26%) CESG
6 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.51%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.75%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 33 (57.89%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.53%) Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.51%) UNIX
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Information Security
2 22 (38.60%) ITIL
3 13 (22.81%) SIEM
3 13 (22.81%) Software Deployment
4 11 (19.30%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (17.54%) Project Management
6 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
6 8 (14.04%) Information Assurance
7 6 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (8.77%) Cyber Security
9 4 (7.02%) Migration
9 4 (7.02%) Service Management
9 4 (7.02%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (7.02%) IT Governance
9 4 (7.02%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.26%) Change Control
10 3 (5.26%) Security Management
10 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) VBScript
2 2 (3.51%) VB
2 2 (3.51%) Perl
3 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (63.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (40.35%) CISSP
3 20 (35.09%) MCSE
4 15 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (21.05%) CEH
6 11 (19.30%) SSCP
6 11 (19.30%) MCP
7 10 (17.54%) MCSA
7 10 (17.54%) CISM
7 10 (17.54%) Degree
8 9 (15.79%) CCNA
9 7 (12.28%) A+ Certification
10 6 (10.53%) GIAC
11 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
11 5 (8.77%) CCSA
11 5 (8.77%) CCIE
12 4 (7.02%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (7.02%) GCIH
13 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
13 3 (5.26%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 6 (10.53%) COBIT
3 5 (8.77%) SLA
3 5 (8.77%) ISO 9001
4 3 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) MetaFrame
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.02%) Terminal Services
4 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.02%) vSphere
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (10.53%) Nessus
3 5 (8.77%) WSUS
4 2 (3.51%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Cisco
2 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 18 (31.58%) Citrix
3 18 (31.58%) Symantec
4 8 (14.04%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.28%) McAfee
6 6 (10.53%) VMware
7 5 (8.77%) Oracle
7 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.02%) Juniper
9 3 (5.26%) Q1 Labs
9 3 (5.26%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.75%) F5
10 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.75%) Altiris
10 1 (1.75%) Interwoven
10 1 (1.75%) CA
10 1 (1.75%) NetApp
10 1 (1.75%) HP
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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