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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 854 836 868
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +32
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 23 42 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.041% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.079% 0.15% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 23 39 6
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £27,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+31.48% -22.85%
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
29078 27689 31132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.58% 26.77% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23445 22452 26309
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
London +5 19 £44,000 -7.36% 3
South East -10 3 £35,500 +77.50% 1
Yorkshire -32 1 £19,000 -22.44%
Security+ Certification
UK

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 21 (72.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (65.52%) MCSA
2 19 (65.52%) Information Security
3 17 (58.62%) Finance
4 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 16 (55.17%) CISSP
5 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
5 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (44.83%) Degree
6 12 (41.38%) Windows
7 10 (34.48%) BCP
7 10 (34.48%) VMware
7 10 (34.48%) Business Continuity
7 10 (34.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (34.48%) Business Continuity Planning
8 8 (27.59%) Banking
9 7 (24.14%) Document Management
9 7 (24.14%) Firewall
9 7 (24.14%) Workflow
9 7 (24.14%) Publishing
9 7 (24.14%) Client/Server
9 7 (24.14%) Network Security
10 6 (20.69%) SIEM
10 6 (20.69%) LAN
10 6 (20.69%) WAN
10 6 (20.69%) Linux
10 6 (20.69%) ITIL
10 6 (20.69%) SSCP
10 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (20.69%) Cisco

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
1 7 (24.14%) Network Security
2 6 (20.69%) LAN
2 6 (20.69%) WAN
3 5 (17.24%) VPN
4 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (10.34%) tcpdump
5 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
6 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.45%) Intranet
7 1 (3.45%) Internet
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Banking
3 7 (24.14%) Publishing
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Analyst
2 16 (55.17%) Security Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Information Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Security Specialist
5 4 (13.79%) Information Security Specialist
5 4 (13.79%) Information Specialist
6 3 (10.34%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Product Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) iPhone
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Solaris
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Information Security
2 10 (34.48%) BCP
2 10 (34.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (34.48%) Business Continuity
2 10 (34.48%) Business Continuity Planning
3 7 (24.14%) Document Management
3 7 (24.14%) Workflow
4 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 6 (20.69%) SIEM
4 6 (20.69%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Network Management
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.45%) Cyber Security
7 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (3.45%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (65.52%) MCSA
3 16 (55.17%) CISSP
4 13 (44.83%) Degree
5 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (20.69%) SSCP
5 6 (20.69%) CCNA
6 5 (17.24%) MCSE
7 4 (13.79%) CEH
7 4 (13.79%) MCITP
8 3 (10.34%) CCNP
8 3 (10.34%) A+ Certification
8 3 (10.34%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (10.34%) CCSE
8 3 (10.34%) CCSA
9 2 (6.90%) GSEC
9 2 (6.90%) CISA
9 2 (6.90%) MCP
10 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (3.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) COBIT
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.90%) McAfee
5 2 (6.90%) Websense
5 2 (6.90%) Qualys
London
Networking People
Salary: £41000 - £45000 per annum + corporate bens & bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive salary and great benefits
Posted: 22 days ago