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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 869 838 832
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -6
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 9 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.015% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.030% 0.054% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 31
Average salary £33,500 £52,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.57% -9.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £42,050 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £68,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -21.73%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29850 27723 30960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.14% 27.21% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 23604 22566 26764
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Yorkshire -24 5 £32,500 -25.71%
East of England -11 1 £33,500 +67.50%
South East -33 1 £19,000 -63.46%
London -36 1 £61,500 +17.14%
South West - 1 £52,500 -
Security+ Certification
UK

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 25 (67.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 21 (56.76%) Information Security
4 17 (45.95%) Windows
5 15 (40.54%) Cisco
5 15 (40.54%) SSCP
6 14 (37.84%) MCSE
6 14 (37.84%) ITIL
6 14 (37.84%) Firewall
6 14 (37.84%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (35.14%) Finance
7 13 (35.14%) CISSP
8 11 (29.73%) Symantec
8 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
8 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
8 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
8 11 (29.73%) SIEM
9 10 (27.03%) SQL
10 9 (24.32%) MS Office
10 9 (24.32%) DNS
10 9 (24.32%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (24.32%) Degree
10 9 (24.32%) Data Protection
11 8 (21.62%) Ethical Hacking
11 8 (21.62%) Legal
11 8 (21.62%) VPN
11 8 (21.62%) LAN
11 8 (21.62%) WAN
11 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
1 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (16.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) WorkSite
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (24.32%) MS Office
3 6 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) Firewall
2 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
3 9 (24.32%) DNS
3 9 (24.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (21.62%) VPN
4 8 (21.62%) LAN
4 8 (21.62%) WAN
5 6 (16.22%) DHCP
5 6 (16.22%) SAN
6 5 (13.51%) Network Security
7 2 (5.41%) LDAP
8 1 (2.70%) BGP
8 1 (2.70%) OSPF
8 1 (2.70%) Intranet
8 1 (2.70%) Internet
8 1 (2.70%) VLAN
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Analyst
2 17 (45.95%) Security Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Information Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) IT Security Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Security Officer
6 4 (10.81%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (8.11%) Network Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Security Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Chief Information Officer
7 3 (8.11%) Chief Information Security Officer
7 3 (8.11%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Chief Security Officer
8 2 (5.41%) IT Security Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.41%) Security Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.41%) iPhone
3 2 (5.41%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.41%) CESG
3 2 (5.41%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Information Security
2 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 14 (37.84%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (29.73%) SIEM
4 9 (24.32%) Data Protection
5 8 (21.62%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
6 7 (18.92%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (16.22%) Software Deployment
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management
8 3 (8.11%) IT Governance
9 2 (5.41%) Investment Management
9 2 (5.41%) Network Design
9 2 (5.41%) Security Management
10 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.70%) Data Security
10 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
10 1 (2.70%) Security Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Change Control
10 1 (2.70%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) VBScript
2 2 (5.41%) VB
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (40.54%) SSCP
3 14 (37.84%) MCSE
4 13 (35.14%) CISSP
5 9 (24.32%) Degree
6 7 (18.92%) MCP
6 7 (18.92%) CEH
7 6 (16.22%) CISM
7 6 (16.22%) MCSA
7 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (13.51%) CCNA
8 5 (13.51%) CCSA
9 4 (10.81%) CISMP
9 4 (10.81%) GIAC
9 4 (10.81%) A+ Certification
9 4 (10.81%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (8.11%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (8.11%) GSEC
10 3 (8.11%) CGEIT
10 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
2 3 (8.11%) COBIT
2 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.41%) SLA
3 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) MetaFrame
3 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) Cisco
3 11 (29.73%) Symantec
4 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
5 7 (18.92%) Citrix
5 7 (18.92%) McAfee
6 3 (8.11%) Juniper
6 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.70%) Interwoven
7 1 (2.70%) NetApp
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) Altiris
7 1 (2.70%) LexisNexis