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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 853 868 862
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 30 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.025% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.092% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 5
Average salary £46,000 £32,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.53% -30.85%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -31.91%
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
28267 30447 29309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.39% 27.21% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22284 24566 23908
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,500
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 24 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 +39 19 £47,500 -13.63%
South East +16 3 - - 2
East Midlands - 3 £26,000 -
East of England +18 2 £47,500 +46.15%
North West - 2 £44,000 -
Yorkshire -6 1 £20,500 -31.66%
Security+ Certification
UK

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 41 (71.93%) CISSP
2 34 (59.65%) Information Security
3 29 (50.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (47.37%) Firewall
4 27 (47.37%) MCSA
5 26 (45.61%) Network Security
6 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 23 (40.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (38.60%) Business Continuity
8 22 (38.60%) Windows
8 22 (38.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (36.84%) VMware
10 20 (35.09%) SSCP
11 19 (33.33%) Finance
12 18 (31.58%) CCNA
12 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
13 17 (29.82%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
15 14 (24.56%) GSEC
15 14 (24.56%) Linux
15 14 (24.56%) Cisco
16 13 (22.81%) CCNP
16 13 (22.81%) Degree
17 12 (21.05%) ITIL
17 12 (21.05%) Identity Management
18 11 (19.30%) BCP
18 11 (19.30%) Cryptography
18 11 (19.30%) Vulnerability Management
18 11 (19.30%) Business Continuity Planning

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.51%) Lync
1 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (47.37%) Firewall
2 26 (45.61%) Network Security
3 15 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (17.54%) VPN
5 9 (15.79%) LAN
6 8 (14.04%) WAN
7 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
7 7 (12.28%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (12.28%) Wireshark
7 7 (12.28%) tcpdump
8 5 (8.77%) Wireless Security
8 5 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (8.77%) Wireless
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Publishing
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Legal
4 4 (7.02%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Back Office
5 2 (3.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Analyst
2 27 (47.37%) Security Analyst
3 16 (28.07%) Information Analyst
3 16 (28.07%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Security Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Network Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) IT Security Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Security Manager
6 6 (10.53%) IT Security Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Network Architect
7 4 (7.02%) IT Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Network Security Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Security Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Information Specialist
8 3 (5.26%) Information Security Specialist
8 3 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Junior
8 3 (5.26%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Cryptography
2 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
3 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (14.04%) Client/Server
5 4 (7.02%) PKI
6 1 (1.75%) Open Source
6 1 (1.75%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 22 (38.60%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) Linux
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.51%) UNIX
5 2 (3.51%) AIX
5 2 (3.51%) CentOS
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Information Security
2 22 (38.60%) Business Continuity
2 22 (38.60%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (29.82%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (21.05%) ITIL
4 12 (21.05%) Identity Management
5 11 (19.30%) BCP
5 11 (19.30%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (19.30%) Business Continuity Planning
6 8 (14.04%) Document Management
6 8 (14.04%) Workflow
7 7 (12.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (12.28%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (12.28%) Network Management
7 7 (12.28%) Cyber Security
7 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
9 5 (8.77%) SIEM
9 5 (8.77%) Information Management
9 5 (8.77%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (71.93%) CISSP
2 29 (50.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (47.37%) MCSA
4 20 (35.09%) SSCP
5 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (31.58%) CCNA
6 14 (24.56%) GSEC
7 13 (22.81%) Degree
7 13 (22.81%) CCNP
8 9 (15.79%) MCSE
8 9 (15.79%) MCITP
9 8 (14.04%) CEH
9 8 (14.04%) CISM
10 7 (12.28%) CISA
10 7 (12.28%) Check Point Certification
10 7 (12.28%) CCSE
10 7 (12.28%) GCIH
10 7 (12.28%) CCSA
11 5 (8.77%) GCIA
11 5 (8.77%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (40.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.02%) COBIT
3 2 (3.51%) QA
3 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (36.84%) VMware
3 14 (24.56%) Cisco
4 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.77%) IBM
5 5 (8.77%) Websense
6 4 (7.02%) Sourcefire
6 4 (7.02%) Intel
7 3 (5.26%) Qualys
7 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.51%) Citrix
8 2 (3.51%) McAfee
8 2 (3.51%) HP
9 1 (1.75%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.75%) GFI Software
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