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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 788 890 943
Rank change year-on-year
+102 +53
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 99 39 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.039% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.14% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 58 36 6
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +122.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,460 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £46,377 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+18.59% +106.11%
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
23362 27410 29058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.95% 27.11% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18916 22222 22916
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £66,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 September 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 September 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 +55 30 £70,000 +34.61% 2
South East +58 28 £60,000 +9.09% 3
South West +3 26 £50,000 +7.81%
Yorkshire +24 6 £32,500 -21.42% 2
East of England - 6 £40,000 -
North West - 4 £65,000 -
East Midlands +21 2 £37,500 +50.00%
Security+ Certification
UK

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 145 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 116 (80.00%) CISSP
3 84 (57.93%) Firewall
4 71 (48.97%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (48.28%) CCNA
6 69 (47.59%) Cybersecurity
7 67 (46.21%) Linux
7 67 (46.21%) CISM
8 64 (44.14%) SANS
9 62 (42.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 59 (40.69%) CEH
11 57 (39.31%) C
12 56 (38.62%) MCSE
13 51 (35.17%) Information Security
14 49 (33.79%) GIAC
14 49 (33.79%) Degree
14 49 (33.79%) Unix
14 49 (33.79%) Windows
14 49 (33.79%) SSCP
15 46 (31.72%) Penetration Testing
16 42 (28.97%) SIEM
17 40 (27.59%) Security Cleared
17 40 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 40 (27.59%) Network+ Certification
18 38 (26.21%) Network Security
19 35 (24.14%) DV Cleared
20 33 (22.76%) Linux+ Certification
20 33 (22.76%) Python
21 32 (22.07%) ITIL
21 32 (22.07%) TCP/IP

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 5 (3.45%) IIS
2 4 (2.76%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (5.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 84 (57.93%) Firewall
2 38 (26.21%) Network Security
3 32 (22.07%) TCP/IP
4 20 (13.79%) HTTP
5 19 (13.10%) DNS
5 19 (13.10%) SSL
6 16 (11.03%) VLAN
7 14 (9.66%) IPv4
7 14 (9.66%) IPv6
7 14 (9.66%) VPN
8 11 (7.59%) Wireshark
9 8 (5.52%) FCoE
9 8 (5.52%) SNMP
10 5 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (3.45%) Internet
11 4 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (2.07%) BGP
12 3 (2.07%) IPsec
12 3 (2.07%) MPLS
12 3 (2.07%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.83%) Big Data
3 5 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.76%) Apache Hive
4 4 (2.76%) MySQL
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (7.59%) JIRA
2 7 (4.83%) Redmine
3 4 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.76%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.76%) CodeSonar
3 4 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.76%) git-flow
3 4 (2.76%) Robot Framework
3 4 (2.76%) Selenium
General
1 21 (14.48%) Games
2 11 (7.59%) Finance
3 6 (4.14%) Banking
4 4 (2.76%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.76%) Military
4 4 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.07%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.38%) Law
6 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (26.21%) Analyst
2 29 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 18 (12.41%) Security Engineer
3 18 (12.41%) Systems Engineer
4 17 (11.72%) Consultant
4 17 (11.72%) Platform Engineer
5 14 (9.66%) Presales Engineer
5 14 (9.66%) Security Manager
6 12 (8.28%) Support Engineer
7 11 (7.59%) Operations Analyst
7 11 (7.59%) Security Operations Analyst
7 11 (7.59%) Software Consultant
7 11 (7.59%) Software Test Engineer
7 11 (7.59%) Test Consultant
7 11 (7.59%) Test Engineer
8 10 (6.90%) Information Manager
8 10 (6.90%) Information Security Manager
8 10 (6.90%) IT Analyst
9 9 (6.21%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.52%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.34%) Java EE
1 15 (10.34%) STL
2 4 (2.76%) .NET
2 4 (2.76%) .NET Framework
2 4 (2.76%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.76%) Django
2 4 (2.76%) LAMP
2 4 (2.76%) Node.js
2 4 (2.76%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (2.76%) REST
2 4 (2.76%) SOAP
2 4 (2.76%) Spring MVC
3 2 (1.38%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.17%) Computer Science
2 20 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.21%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (6.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (6.21%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.76%) Cybercrime
5 4 (2.76%) SCADA
6 3 (2.07%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.07%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.07%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.69%) Fintech
7 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.69%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.69%) PKI
7 1 (0.69%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.69%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 67 (46.21%) Linux
2 49 (33.79%) Unix
2 49 (33.79%) Windows
3 12 (8.28%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.52%) Mac OS X
5 7 (4.83%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.45%) Mac OS
7 5 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.45%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.76%) Android
8 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.76%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.07%) AIX
10 2 (1.38%) NetWare
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (47.59%) Cybersecurity
2 51 (35.17%) Information Security
3 46 (31.72%) Penetration Testing
4 42 (28.97%) SIEM
5 32 (22.07%) ITIL
6 30 (20.69%) Ethical Hacking
6 30 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 27 (18.62%) Mentoring
8 25 (17.24%) Reverse Engineering
9 23 (15.86%) Coaching
9 23 (15.86%) Security Operations
10 22 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (12.41%) Vulnerability Management
12 17 (11.72%) Presales
13 16 (11.03%) Risk Management
14 15 (10.34%) Multithreading
14 15 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
15 14 (9.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 13 (8.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 12 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (39.31%) C
2 33 (22.76%) Python
3 18 (12.41%) Perl
4 15 (10.34%) C#
4 15 (10.34%) C++
4 15 (10.34%) Java
4 15 (10.34%) Objective-C
5 14 (9.66%) Bash Shell
6 11 (7.59%) Shell Script
6 11 (7.59%) VB
7 9 (6.21%) SQL
8 8 (5.52%) Korn
9 7 (4.83%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.45%) Ruby
11 4 (2.76%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 145 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 116 (80.00%) CISSP
3 71 (48.97%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (48.28%) CCNA
5 67 (46.21%) CISM
6 64 (44.14%) SANS
7 62 (42.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 59 (40.69%) CEH
9 56 (38.62%) MCSE
10 49 (33.79%) Degree
10 49 (33.79%) GIAC
10 49 (33.79%) SSCP
11 40 (27.59%) Network+ Certification
11 40 (27.59%) Security Cleared
12 35 (24.14%) DV Cleared
13 33 (22.76%) Linux+ Certification
14 28 (19.31%) CISA
15 21 (14.48%) CCNP
16 10 (6.90%) GCIA
17 9 (6.21%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (11.72%) COBIT
3 15 (10.34%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.45%) ISO27002
5 4 (2.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (2.76%) RMADS
6 2 (1.38%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (9.66%) Snort
2 13 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.21%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.21%) NFS
4 8 (5.52%) Samba
4 8 (5.52%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.83%) vSphere
6 6 (4.14%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.14%) Xen
7 4 (2.76%) Docker
8 2 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.69%) XenApp
9 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (8.97%) QRadar
2 12 (8.28%) Nessus
2 12 (8.28%) Puppet
3 11 (7.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (5.52%) Ansible
4 8 (5.52%) Nagios
5 4 (2.76%) Salt
6 2 (1.38%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.69%) Juniper STRM
7 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (15.17%) Cisco
1 22 (15.17%) SolarWinds
2 19 (13.10%) VMware
3 15 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 14 (9.66%) Intel
4 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
5 13 (8.97%) Splunk
6 12 (8.28%) HP
6 12 (8.28%) Symantec
7 11 (7.59%) ArcSight
7 11 (7.59%) IBM
8 8 (5.52%) EMC
8 8 (5.52%) NetApp
8 8 (5.52%) Oracle
8 8 (5.52%) Sophos
9 6 (4.14%) Palo Alto
10 4 (2.76%) Citrix
10 4 (2.76%) Intel Security
10 4 (2.76%) Qualys
11 3 (2.07%) Sourcefire
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