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

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 795 904 936
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +32
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 96 36 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.035% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.13% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 70 34 7
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +49.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,800 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £47,100
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £29,750
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +42.85%
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
23984 27899 29704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.14% 27.31% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19632 22568 23202
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,025
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 August 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 August 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 +73 32 £60,000 +20.00%
South East +42 27 £58,000 +5.45% 4
South West +19 21 £50,000 +7.81%
East of England - 8 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire +34 6 £32,500 -21.42%
North West +16 3 £65,000 +18.18% 1
East Midlands +8 2 £37,500 +50.00%
Security+ Certification
UK

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 134 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 112 (83.58%) CISSP
3 77 (57.46%) Firewall
4 74 (55.22%) CISM
5 69 (51.49%) Linux
6 64 (47.76%) Cisco Certification
7 63 (47.01%) CCNA
8 55 (41.04%) Information Security
8 55 (41.04%) CEH
8 55 (41.04%) Cybersecurity
9 54 (40.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 53 (39.55%) SANS
11 52 (38.81%) Unix
11 52 (38.81%) C
12 51 (38.06%) MCSE
13 49 (36.57%) SIEM
14 45 (33.58%) Windows
14 45 (33.58%) Network Security
15 42 (31.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 41 (30.60%) Degree
17 40 (29.85%) Penetration Testing
17 40 (29.85%) SSCP
18 37 (27.61%) GIAC
18 37 (27.61%) ITIL
19 36 (26.87%) Python
20 32 (23.88%) Security Cleared
21 31 (23.13%) Security Operations
22 30 (22.39%) Network+ Certification
23 28 (20.90%) TCP/IP
24 26 (19.40%) CCNP

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 7 (5.22%) IIS
2 3 (2.24%) Apache Pig
2 3 (2.24%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (6.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (57.46%) Firewall
2 45 (33.58%) Network Security
3 28 (20.90%) TCP/IP
4 24 (17.91%) DNS
5 21 (15.67%) SSL
6 20 (14.93%) HTTP
7 19 (14.18%) VLAN
8 17 (12.69%) IPv4
8 17 (12.69%) IPv6
9 16 (11.94%) VPN
10 15 (11.19%) Wireshark
11 6 (4.48%) BGP
11 6 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (4.48%) FCoE
11 6 (4.48%) SNMP
12 5 (3.73%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (2.99%) Internet
13 4 (2.99%) OSPF
14 3 (2.24%) LAN
14 3 (2.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.48%) Big Data
3 4 (2.99%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.24%) Apache Hive
4 3 (2.24%) MySQL
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (5.97%) JIRA
2 5 (3.73%) Redmine
3 3 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.24%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.24%) CodeSonar
3 3 (2.24%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.24%) git-flow
3 3 (2.24%) Robot Framework
3 3 (2.24%) Selenium
General
1 16 (11.94%) Games
2 11 (8.21%) Finance
3 6 (4.48%) Banking
4 4 (2.99%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.99%) Military
4 4 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Local Government
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (29.85%) Analyst
2 31 (23.13%) Security Analyst
3 20 (14.93%) Security Engineer
3 20 (14.93%) Systems Engineer
4 17 (12.69%) Presales Engineer
4 17 (12.69%) Security Manager
5 14 (10.45%) Operations Analyst
5 14 (10.45%) Security Operations Analyst
6 13 (9.70%) Consultant
6 13 (9.70%) Information Manager
6 13 (9.70%) Information Security Manager
6 13 (9.70%) Platform Engineer
7 11 (8.21%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (7.46%) Risk Manager
9 9 (6.72%) IT Analyst
9 9 (6.72%) Senior Security Analyst
10 8 (5.97%) Senior Operations Analyst
10 8 (5.97%) Software Consultant
10 8 (5.97%) Software Test Engineer
10 8 (5.97%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.21%) Java EE
1 11 (8.21%) STL
2 3 (2.24%) .NET
2 3 (2.24%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.24%) Django
2 3 (2.24%) LAMP
2 3 (2.24%) Node.js
2 3 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (2.24%) REST
2 3 (2.24%) SOAP
2 3 (2.24%) Spring MVC
3 2 (1.49%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.67%) Computer Science
2 18 (13.43%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.70%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (7.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.99%) Cybercrime
6 4 (2.99%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.99%) SCADA
7 3 (2.24%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.49%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.75%) Fintech
9 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.75%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.75%) PKI
9 1 (0.75%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 69 (51.49%) Linux
2 52 (38.81%) Unix
3 45 (33.58%) Windows
4 9 (6.72%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.99%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.24%) AIX
7 3 (2.24%) Android
7 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.24%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.49%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.04%) Cybersecurity
1 55 (41.04%) Information Security
2 49 (36.57%) SIEM
3 40 (29.85%) Penetration Testing
4 37 (27.61%) ITIL
5 31 (23.13%) Security Operations
6 22 (16.42%) Ethical Hacking
7 20 (14.93%) Mentoring
8 19 (14.18%) Reverse Engineering
8 19 (14.18%) Risk Management
8 19 (14.18%) Software Engineering
9 18 (13.43%) Presales
9 18 (13.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 17 (12.69%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (12.69%) Vulnerability Management
11 16 (11.94%) Coaching
11 16 (11.94%) Risk Assessment
12 11 (8.21%) Multithreading
12 11 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (8.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 52 (38.81%) C
2 36 (26.87%) Python
3 19 (14.18%) Perl
4 14 (10.45%) Shell Script
5 13 (9.70%) Bash Shell
6 11 (8.21%) C#
6 11 (8.21%) C++
6 11 (8.21%) Java
6 11 (8.21%) Objective-C
7 8 (5.97%) VB
8 7 (5.22%) SQL
9 6 (4.48%) Korn
9 6 (4.48%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.73%) Ruby
11 3 (2.24%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 134 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 112 (83.58%) CISSP
3 74 (55.22%) CISM
4 64 (47.76%) Cisco Certification
5 63 (47.01%) CCNA
6 55 (41.04%) CEH
7 54 (40.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 53 (39.55%) SANS
9 51 (38.06%) MCSE
10 41 (30.60%) Degree
11 40 (29.85%) SSCP
12 37 (27.61%) GIAC
13 32 (23.88%) Security Cleared
14 30 (22.39%) Network+ Certification
15 26 (19.40%) CCNP
16 25 (18.66%) CISA
16 25 (18.66%) DV Cleared
16 25 (18.66%) Linux+ Certification
17 10 (7.46%) CISMP
18 8 (5.97%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (31.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (14.18%) COBIT
3 17 (12.69%) PCI DSS
4 8 (5.97%) ISO27002
5 4 (2.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (2.99%) RMADS
6 2 (1.49%) SLA
7 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (12.69%) Snort
2 8 (5.97%) NFS
3 7 (5.22%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.48%) Samba
4 6 (4.48%) VMware ESX
4 6 (4.48%) vSphere
5 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.24%) Docker
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.75%) XenApp
7 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (11.94%) Nessus
1 16 (11.94%) QRadar
2 14 (10.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 9 (6.72%) Puppet
4 6 (4.48%) Ansible
4 6 (4.48%) Nagios
5 3 (2.24%) Salt
6 2 (1.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.49%) Juniper STRM
6 2 (1.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (16.42%) SolarWinds
2 21 (15.67%) Cisco
2 21 (15.67%) Red Hat
3 17 (12.69%) Intel
4 16 (11.94%) Splunk
5 15 (11.19%) Symantec
6 14 (10.45%) ArcSight
6 14 (10.45%) HP
6 14 (10.45%) IBM
7 10 (7.46%) Oracle
7 10 (7.46%) VMware
8 9 (6.72%) Microsoft
9 7 (5.22%) Palo Alto
10 6 (4.48%) EMC
10 6 (4.48%) NetApp
11 5 (3.73%) Citrix
11 5 (3.73%) Intel Security
12 4 (2.99%) Sourcefire
13 3 (2.24%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.24%) Qualys
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