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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA Security+ Certification
UK / England
Rank 728 819 898
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +79
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 86 85 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.091% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.33% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 68 77 25
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £32,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £82,500 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £27,250
% change year-on-year
- +83.48%

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
19584 26088 27150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.17% 27.84% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15589 21099 21818
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 £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,000 £71,500
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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +46 27 £47,500 -38.70% 1
Yorkshire +37 21 £30,000 -40.00%
South West +36 21 £45,000 -21.73%
South East +74 18 £60,000 +20.00% 6
East Midlands +12 5 £45,000 -37.93% 2
Security+ Certification
UK

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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+
2 124 (70.86%) CISSP
3 123 (70.29%) Firewall
4 94 (53.71%) Cisco Certification
5 91 (52.00%) Cybersecurity
6 83 (47.43%) CCNA
7 77 (44.00%) SSCP
8 67 (38.29%) CISM
9 63 (36.00%) Windows
10 62 (35.43%) SANS
11 61 (34.86%) Degree
12 60 (34.29%) Linux
12 60 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 59 (33.71%) GIAC
14 55 (31.43%) Penetration Testing
15 54 (30.86%) Information Security
16 53 (30.29%) ITIL
17 52 (29.71%) MCSE
17 52 (29.71%) TCP/IP
17 52 (29.71%) CEH
18 51 (29.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 49 (28.00%) Network+ Certification
19 49 (28.00%) CISA
20 45 (25.71%) DV Cleared
20 45 (25.71%) Security Cleared
21 44 (25.14%) C
22 40 (22.86%) Linux+ Certification
22 40 (22.86%) Software Engineering
23 37 (21.14%) Ethical Hacking
23 37 (21.14%) VMware

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 8 (4.57%) IIS
2 6 (3.43%) Apache Pig
3 4 (2.29%) Apache
3 4 (2.29%) IBM Notes
3 4 (2.29%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.29%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.86%) Office 365
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 123 (70.29%) Firewall
2 52 (29.71%) TCP/IP
3 19 (10.86%) HTTP
4 17 (9.71%) Network Security
5 15 (8.57%) DNS
6 14 (8.00%) SSL
7 12 (6.86%) VPN
8 10 (5.71%) FCoE
8 10 (5.71%) LAN
8 10 (5.71%) SNMP
8 10 (5.71%) VLAN
8 10 (5.71%) WAN
9 7 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (3.43%) DHCP
10 6 (3.43%) Internet
11 5 (2.86%) SMTP
11 5 (2.86%) SSH
11 5 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (2.86%) Wireless
12 4 (2.29%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.29%) Big Data
3 6 (3.43%) Apache Hive
3 6 (3.43%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (11.43%) JIRA
2 10 (5.71%) Redmine
3 6 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (3.43%) Bitbucket
3 6 (3.43%) CodeSonar
3 6 (3.43%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.43%) git-flow
3 6 (3.43%) Robot Framework
3 6 (3.43%) Selenium
General
1 30 (17.14%) Games
2 9 (5.14%) Spanish Language
3 8 (4.57%) Finance
4 6 (3.43%) Banking
5 4 (2.29%) French Language
5 4 (2.29%) German Language
5 4 (2.29%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (1.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (26.29%) Analyst
2 45 (25.71%) Security Analyst
3 40 (22.86%) Security Engineer
4 23 (13.14%) IT Analyst
4 23 (13.14%) IT Security Analyst
5 22 (12.57%) Platform Engineer
6 17 (9.71%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 17 (9.71%) IT Engineer
6 17 (9.71%) IT Security Engineer
7 16 (9.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 16 (9.14%) SOC Analyst
8 14 (8.00%) Consultant
8 14 (8.00%) Technical Support
9 13 (7.43%) Support Engineer
10 12 (6.86%) Software Consultant
10 12 (6.86%) Software Test Engineer
10 12 (6.86%) Test Consultant
10 12 (6.86%) Test Engineer
11 11 (6.29%) SOC Engineer
11 11 (6.29%) Technical Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.29%) Java EE
1 18 (10.29%) STL
2 6 (3.43%) .NET
2 6 (3.43%) .NET Framework
2 6 (3.43%) ASP.NET
2 6 (3.43%) Django
2 6 (3.43%) LAMP
2 6 (3.43%) Node.js
2 6 (3.43%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (3.43%) REST
2 6 (3.43%) SOAP
2 6 (3.43%) Spring MVC
3 4 (2.29%) Regular Expression
3 4 (2.29%) Web Services
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 19 (10.86%) Computer Science
3 18 (10.29%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.86%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.71%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.57%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.57%) Fintech
8 1 (0.57%) PKI
8 1 (0.57%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 63 (36.00%) Windows
2 60 (34.29%) Linux
3 33 (18.86%) Unix
4 17 (9.71%) Mac OS X
5 13 (7.43%) Mac OS
6 10 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (4.57%) Windows Server
9 6 (3.43%) Android
9 6 (3.43%) Apple iOS
9 6 (3.43%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.86%) Windows 10
10 5 (2.86%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.86%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.29%) NetWare
11 4 (2.29%) Windows NT
12 3 (1.71%) AIX
12 3 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (52.00%) Cybersecurity
2 55 (31.43%) Penetration Testing
3 54 (30.86%) Information Security
4 53 (30.29%) ITIL
5 40 (22.86%) Software Engineering
6 37 (21.14%) Ethical Hacking
7 34 (19.43%) Coaching
8 30 (17.14%) Reverse Engineering
8 30 (17.14%) SIEM
9 29 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (16.57%) Mentoring
10 26 (14.86%) Vulnerability Management
11 25 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 19 (10.86%) Data Protection
13 18 (10.29%) Multithreading
14 17 (9.71%) OWASP
15 16 (9.14%) User Stories
16 15 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
17 13 (7.43%) Project Management
18 12 (6.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 44 (25.14%) C
2 24 (13.71%) Python
3 21 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 18 (10.29%) C#
4 18 (10.29%) C++
4 18 (10.29%) Java
4 18 (10.29%) Objective-C
5 14 (8.00%) Perl
6 12 (6.86%) VB
7 10 (5.71%) Korn
7 10 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 10 (5.71%) SQL
8 7 (4.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 175 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 124 (70.86%) CISSP
3 94 (53.71%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (47.43%) CCNA
5 77 (44.00%) SSCP
6 67 (38.29%) CISM
7 62 (35.43%) SANS
8 61 (34.86%) Degree
9 60 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 59 (33.71%) GIAC
11 52 (29.71%) CEH
11 52 (29.71%) MCSE
12 49 (28.00%) CISA
12 49 (28.00%) Network+ Certification
13 45 (25.71%) DV Cleared
13 45 (25.71%) Security Cleared
14 40 (22.86%) Linux+ Certification
15 18 (10.29%) CCNP
16 13 (7.43%) CSSLP
17 12 (6.86%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (29.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (17.14%) PCI DSS
3 16 (9.14%) COBIT
4 6 (3.43%) SLA
5 2 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (12.57%) Active Directory
3 20 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.14%) Xen
5 14 (8.00%) Samba
6 10 (5.71%) NFS
6 10 (5.71%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.43%) Docker
7 6 (3.43%) Snort
7 6 (3.43%) vSphere
8 4 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (9.14%) Puppet
2 11 (6.29%) Nagios
3 10 (5.71%) Ansible
4 7 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.43%) AirWatch
5 6 (3.43%) Salt
6 5 (2.86%) SCCM
7 4 (2.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (2.29%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.14%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 2 (1.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 37 (21.14%) VMware
2 36 (20.57%) Cisco
3 34 (19.43%) Microsoft
4 25 (14.29%) Sophos
5 15 (8.57%) CheckPoint
6 14 (8.00%) NetApp
6 14 (8.00%) Qualys
7 13 (7.43%) SolarWinds
8 11 (6.29%) ArcSight
8 11 (6.29%) Splunk
9 10 (5.71%) EMC
10 8 (4.57%) Oracle
10 8 (4.57%) Palo Alto
11 4 (2.29%) Dell KACE
11 4 (2.29%) Intel
11 4 (2.29%) Lotus
11 4 (2.29%) Novell
11 4 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.71%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.14%) NetIQ
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