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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA Security+ Certification
UK / England
Rank 735 846 914
Rank change year-on-year
+111 +68
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 89 67 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.070% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.25% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 74 57 13
Median salary £45,000 £65,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +54.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £82,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,750 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +87.50%

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
19448 26384 27327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.72% 27.67% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15437 21382 21935
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
London +72 30 £47,500 -42.42% 1
Yorkshire +35 20 £30,000 -40.00% 2
South East +67 19 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South West - 15 £60,000 -
East Midlands +24 12 £45,000 -35.71% 1
East of England +19 1 £38,000 -57.77% 5
Security+ Certification
UK

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 175 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 121 (69.14%) Firewall
3 114 (65.14%) CISSP
4 96 (54.86%) Cisco Certification
5 92 (52.57%) Cybersecurity
6 81 (46.29%) CCNA
7 67 (38.29%) SSCP
8 63 (36.00%) Windows
9 62 (35.43%) CISM
9 62 (35.43%) Information Security
10 55 (31.43%) Degree
11 54 (30.86%) Penetration Testing
11 54 (30.86%) ITIL
12 53 (30.29%) CEH
13 51 (29.14%) Linux
13 51 (29.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 50 (28.57%) TCP/IP
15 49 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 48 (27.43%) SANS
17 47 (26.86%) CISA
18 46 (26.29%) GIAC
18 46 (26.29%) MCSE
19 44 (25.14%) Microsoft
20 40 (22.86%) Cisco
20 40 (22.86%) VMware
21 39 (22.29%) Network+ Certification
22 37 (21.14%) Security Cleared
22 37 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
23 36 (20.57%) DV Cleared
24 34 (19.43%) SIEM

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 15 (8.57%) IIS
2 9 (5.14%) Apache
2 9 (5.14%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.57%) IBM Notes
3 8 (4.57%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.57%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.86%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.86%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (4.57%) Office 365
3 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (69.14%) Firewall
2 50 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 19 (10.86%) LAN
3 19 (10.86%) WAN
4 18 (10.29%) HTTP
5 16 (9.14%) DNS
5 16 (9.14%) Network Security
6 14 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (7.43%) SSL
8 12 (6.86%) VPN
9 9 (5.14%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (5.14%) SSH
10 8 (4.57%) FCoE
10 8 (4.57%) SNMP
10 8 (4.57%) VLAN
11 7 (4.00%) DHCP
11 7 (4.00%) Internet
11 7 (4.00%) SAN
12 5 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.14%) Big Data
3 5 (2.86%) Apache Hive
3 5 (2.86%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (12.00%) JIRA
2 8 (4.57%) Redmine
3 5 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (2.86%) Bitbucket
3 5 (2.86%) CodeSonar
3 5 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.86%) git-flow
3 5 (2.86%) Robot Framework
3 5 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 24 (13.71%) Games
2 13 (7.43%) Spanish Language
3 12 (6.86%) Finance
4 8 (4.57%) French Language
4 8 (4.57%) German Language
4 8 (4.57%) Portuguese Language
5 4 (2.29%) Banking
6 3 (1.71%) Law
7 2 (1.14%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Retail
8 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (29.14%) Analyst
2 50 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 45 (25.71%) Security Engineer
4 26 (14.86%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 24 (13.71%) IT Analyst
5 24 (13.71%) IT Security Analyst
6 19 (10.86%) Technical Support
7 17 (9.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 17 (9.71%) Platform Engineer
7 17 (9.71%) SOC Analyst
8 16 (9.14%) Support Engineer
9 15 (8.57%) SOC Engineer
9 15 (8.57%) Technical Engineer
9 15 (8.57%) Technical Support Engineer
10 13 (7.43%) Security Specialist
11 12 (6.86%) IT Engineer
11 12 (6.86%) IT Security Engineer
12 11 (6.29%) Information Security Specialist
12 11 (6.29%) Information Specialist
12 11 (6.29%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.00%) Java EE
1 14 (8.00%) STL
2 8 (4.57%) Regular Expression
2 8 (4.57%) Web Services
3 5 (2.86%) .NET
3 5 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.86%) Django
3 5 (2.86%) LAMP
3 5 (2.86%) Node.js
3 5 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (2.86%) REST
3 5 (2.86%) SOAP
3 5 (2.86%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.57%) CSS
4 1 (0.57%) CSS3
4 1 (0.57%) HTML
4 1 (0.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.43%) Management Information System
2 22 (12.57%) Cyberthreat
3 21 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.86%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.71%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.57%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 63 (36.00%) Windows
2 51 (29.14%) Linux
3 27 (15.43%) Unix
4 17 (9.71%) Mac OS
5 16 (9.14%) Mac OS X
6 14 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (4.57%) Windows NT
9 6 (3.43%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.43%) Windows Server
9 6 (3.43%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.86%) Android
10 5 (2.86%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.86%) Windows 10
10 5 (2.86%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.29%) NetWare
12 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (52.57%) Cybersecurity
2 62 (35.43%) Information Security
3 54 (30.86%) ITIL
3 54 (30.86%) Penetration Testing
4 34 (19.43%) SIEM
5 33 (18.86%) Software Engineering
6 31 (17.71%) Ethical Hacking
7 29 (16.57%) Coaching
8 28 (16.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 23 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (13.14%) Kalman Filter
9 23 (13.14%) Mentoring
9 23 (13.14%) OWASP
9 23 (13.14%) Reverse Engineering
9 23 (13.14%) Vulnerability Management
10 19 (10.86%) Data Protection
11 16 (9.14%) IT Audit
12 15 (8.57%) Information Management
12 15 (8.57%) Project Management
12 15 (8.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.71%) C
2 25 (14.29%) Python
3 22 (12.57%) Bash Shell
4 14 (8.00%) C#
4 14 (8.00%) C++
4 14 (8.00%) Java
4 14 (8.00%) Objective-C
5 13 (7.43%) SQL
6 12 (6.86%) Perl
7 9 (5.14%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.14%) VB
8 8 (4.57%) Korn
9 6 (3.43%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 175 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 114 (65.14%) CISSP
3 96 (54.86%) Cisco Certification
4 81 (46.29%) CCNA
5 67 (38.29%) SSCP
6 62 (35.43%) CISM
7 55 (31.43%) Degree
8 53 (30.29%) CEH
9 51 (29.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 48 (27.43%) SANS
11 47 (26.86%) CISA
12 46 (26.29%) GIAC
12 46 (26.29%) MCSE
13 39 (22.29%) Network+ Certification
14 37 (21.14%) Security Cleared
15 36 (20.57%) DV Cleared
16 31 (17.71%) Linux+ Certification
17 23 (13.14%) CCNP
18 13 (7.43%) CISMP
19 11 (6.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (18.86%) PCI DSS
3 16 (9.14%) COBIT
4 6 (3.43%) SLA
5 2 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (19.43%) Active Directory
3 24 (13.71%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.14%) Samba
4 16 (9.14%) Xen
5 8 (4.57%) NFS
5 8 (4.57%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.86%) Docker
6 5 (2.86%) vSphere
7 4 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.71%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (7.43%) Puppet
2 11 (6.29%) Backup Exec
3 9 (5.14%) AirWatch
3 9 (5.14%) Nagios
4 8 (4.57%) Ansible
4 8 (4.57%) SCCM
5 7 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (2.86%) Salt
7 4 (2.29%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.71%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 3 (1.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (1.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.57%) Nessus
9 1 (0.57%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.57%) SCOM
9 1 (0.57%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 44 (25.14%) Microsoft
2 40 (22.86%) Cisco
2 40 (22.86%) VMware
3 29 (16.57%) Sophos
4 23 (13.14%) CheckPoint
5 19 (10.86%) Splunk
6 16 (9.14%) ArcSight
6 16 (9.14%) Qualys
7 15 (8.57%) NetApp
8 12 (6.86%) Palo Alto
9 10 (5.71%) Oracle
10 9 (5.14%) SolarWinds
11 8 (4.57%) Dell KACE
11 8 (4.57%) EMC
11 8 (4.57%) Lotus
11 8 (4.57%) Novell
11 8 (4.57%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.14%) HP
12 2 (1.14%) NetIQ
12 2 (1.14%) ServiceNow
King's Lynn, Norfolk
AAP3
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Bens & Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
AAP3
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k per annum + certified training
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
AAP3
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + attractive
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK
Salary: From £34k + up to 10% bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago