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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 855 921 959
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +38
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 46 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.020% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.075% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 37 21 11
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £35,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+57.14% +8.52%
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
24030 28119 30951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.46% 27.20% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19682 22485 24715
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +32 16 £52,500 +10.52% 3
South East - 10 £58,000 - 3
South West +19 9 £43,000 +1.32%
East of England - 9 £52,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £47,000 -
North West +22 1 £65,000 +18.18%
Security+ Certification
UK

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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.

1 108 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 91 (84.26%) CISSP
3 51 (47.22%) Linux
4 49 (45.37%) Firewall
4 49 (45.37%) Information Security
5 47 (43.52%) Cybersecurity
6 46 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (41.67%) CISM
7 45 (41.67%) Network Security
8 44 (40.74%) Windows
9 43 (39.81%) CEH
10 42 (38.89%) CCNA
11 41 (37.96%) SIEM
12 38 (35.19%) Unix
13 37 (34.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 37 (34.26%) SANS
14 35 (32.41%) ITIL
15 34 (31.48%) Red Hat
16 33 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
16 33 (30.56%) MCSE
17 27 (25.00%) Security Operations
18 26 (24.07%) Penetration Testing
19 25 (23.15%) Python
19 25 (23.15%) CCNP
20 24 (22.22%) Cisco
20 24 (22.22%) Degree
21 23 (21.30%) Nessus
21 23 (21.30%) SSCP
22 22 (20.37%) Management Information System
22 22 (20.37%) Perl

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 9 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.63%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (4.63%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.70%) IIS
4 3 (2.78%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.78%) IaaS
3 3 (2.78%) SaaS
4 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (45.37%) Firewall
2 45 (41.67%) Network Security
3 22 (20.37%) Wireshark
4 18 (16.67%) DNS
5 16 (14.81%) TCP/IP
6 15 (13.89%) VPN
7 11 (10.19%) LAN
8 10 (9.26%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (9.26%) SSL
8 10 (9.26%) tcpdump
8 10 (9.26%) VLAN
9 9 (8.33%) IPsec
9 9 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (5.56%) WAN
11 5 (4.63%) HTTP
11 5 (4.63%) IPv4
11 5 (4.63%) IPv6
12 4 (3.70%) Internet
12 4 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.70%) Big Data
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (8.33%) Games
2 8 (7.41%) Finance
3 7 (6.48%) Law
4 6 (5.56%) Back Office
5 5 (4.63%) Legal
5 5 (4.63%) Marketing
5 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.78%) Retail
7 2 (1.85%) Local Government
8 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.93%) Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Military
8 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (33.33%) Analyst
2 31 (28.70%) Security Analyst
3 22 (20.37%) Security Manager
4 17 (15.74%) Security Engineer
5 12 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
5 12 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
6 11 (10.19%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 10 (9.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 10 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (8.33%) Information Manager
8 9 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
8 9 (8.33%) Network Engineer
8 9 (8.33%) Risk Manager
8 9 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
9 8 (7.41%) Consultant
9 8 (7.41%) Product Manager
9 8 (7.41%) Security Product Manager
9 8 (7.41%) Senior Operations Analyst
10 7 (6.48%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) Java EE
1 4 (3.70%) STL
1 4 (3.70%) Web Services
2 2 (1.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) Management Information System
2 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.19%) Cyberthreat
4 10 (9.26%) PKI
5 9 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 9 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (4.63%) User Experience
8 3 (2.78%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.85%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.85%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.93%) CESG
10 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.93%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 51 (47.22%) Linux
2 44 (40.74%) Windows
3 38 (35.19%) Unix
4 22 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (12.04%) Windows Server
7 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (8.33%) FreeBSD
8 9 (8.33%) Solaris
8 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.63%) AIX
9 5 (4.63%) CentOS
10 4 (3.70%) Windows 2000
10 4 (3.70%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.93%) Android
12 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.37%) Information Security
2 47 (43.52%) Cybersecurity
3 41 (37.96%) SIEM
4 35 (32.41%) ITIL
5 27 (25.00%) Security Operations
6 26 (24.07%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (18.52%) Ethical Hacking
8 17 (15.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 16 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
9 16 (14.81%) Risk Management
10 15 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (13.89%) Security Architecture
10 15 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (12.96%) Presales
11 14 (12.96%) Product Management
12 10 (9.26%) Identity Access Management
12 10 (9.26%) Open Source
12 10 (9.26%) SDLC
12 10 (9.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 9 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.15%) Python
2 22 (20.37%) C
2 22 (20.37%) Perl
3 19 (17.59%) SQL
4 13 (12.04%) Bash Shell
4 13 (12.04%) Ruby
5 12 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 11 (10.19%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.70%) C#
7 4 (3.70%) C++
7 4 (3.70%) Java
7 4 (3.70%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 108 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 91 (84.26%) CISSP
3 46 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (41.67%) CISM
5 43 (39.81%) CEH
6 42 (38.89%) CCNA
7 37 (34.26%) SANS
8 33 (30.56%) MCSE
8 33 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (23.15%) CCNP
10 24 (22.22%) Degree
11 23 (21.30%) SSCP
12 20 (18.52%) CISA
13 15 (13.89%) Network+ Certification
14 14 (12.96%) GIAC
15 12 (11.11%) Security Cleared
16 10 (9.26%) GCIH
17 9 (8.33%) ISACA
17 9 (8.33%) MCITP
17 9 (8.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (34.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (12.96%) PCI DSS
3 9 (8.33%) COBIT
4 8 (7.41%) ISO27002
5 7 (6.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.93%) RMADS
System Software
1 14 (12.96%) Snort
2 8 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.48%) vSphere
4 4 (3.70%) ISA Server
4 4 (3.70%) NDS
4 4 (3.70%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 4 (3.70%) Squid
5 2 (1.85%) NFS
5 2 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.93%) XenApp
6 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (21.30%) Nessus
2 14 (12.96%) QRadar
3 12 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (8.33%) EnCase
4 9 (8.33%) Nmap
5 5 (4.63%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.63%) HP SIM
5 5 (4.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (4.63%) WSUS
6 4 (3.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.85%) Juniper STRM
7 2 (1.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 34 (31.48%) Red Hat
2 24 (22.22%) Cisco
3 17 (15.74%) HP
3 17 (15.74%) IBM
3 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.74%) SolarWinds
3 17 (15.74%) Symantec
4 14 (12.96%) Splunk
5 12 (11.11%) ArcSight
6 8 (7.41%) VMware
7 7 (6.48%) Oracle
8 6 (5.56%) Palo Alto
8 6 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (4.63%) Citrix
9 5 (4.63%) Dell
9 5 (4.63%) GFI Software
9 5 (4.63%) Intel
9 5 (4.63%) ProCurve
9 5 (4.63%) Sophos
10 4 (3.70%) Blue Coat
London
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Car, PMI, pension, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
AAP3
Salary: £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, UK
Intel Security
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
aap3
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
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