The table below looks at the statistics for Security+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security+ Certification over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 577 634 640
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +6
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 21 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.055% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 21
Median salary £55,000 £77,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% +76.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £51,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-9.75% +44.36%
Security+ Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8656 11348 11516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.46% 25.94% 25.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6982 9211 9407
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Security+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security+ Certification
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security+ Certification across the London region.

Security+ Certification Salary Trend in London

Security+ Certification
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security+ Certification across the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Security+ Certification Salary Histogram in London

Security+ Certification
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security+ Certification within the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Canary Wharf - 5 £45,000 -
City of London - 3 - -
Security+ Certification
England

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 London region with a requirement for Security+ Certification.

1 51 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 35 (68.63%) CISSP
3 26 (50.98%) CISM
4 24 (47.06%) Firewall
5 22 (43.14%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (35.29%) Information Security
7 16 (31.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (31.37%) ITIL
8 15 (29.41%) Windows
8 15 (29.41%) CISA
9 14 (27.45%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (27.45%) SANS
10 13 (25.49%) SIEM
10 13 (25.49%) Degree
11 12 (23.53%) CEH
11 12 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 11 (21.57%) GIAC
12 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (21.57%) CCNA
12 11 (21.57%) Unix
12 11 (21.57%) Cisco
12 11 (21.57%) CCNP
13 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
13 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
13 10 (19.61%) COBIT
14 9 (17.65%) GSEC
14 9 (17.65%) VPN
14 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
15 8 (15.69%) Banking

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (47.06%) Firewall
2 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
3 9 (17.65%) VPN
4 6 (11.76%) Network Security
5 5 (9.80%) Wireless
6 3 (5.88%) Internet
6 3 (5.88%) MPLS
7 2 (3.92%) BGP
7 2 (3.92%) IPsec
7 2 (3.92%) VLAN
8 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.96%) FCoE
8 1 (1.96%) Intranet
8 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.96%) LDAP
8 1 (1.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (15.69%) Banking
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Spanish Language
3 3 (5.88%) Games
3 3 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Analyst
2 13 (25.49%) Security Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) SOC Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) Security Engineer
5 8 (15.69%) Support Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Risk Manager
6 7 (13.73%) Senior Manager
6 7 (13.73%) Senior Risk Manager
6 7 (13.73%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Firewall Analyst
7 6 (11.76%) Security Manager
7 6 (11.76%) Technical Support
7 6 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Vulnerability Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) Security Officer
8 5 (9.80%) SOC Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) SIEM Analyst
9 4 (7.84%) SIEM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.96%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Unix
3 5 (9.80%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Mac OS
3 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
3 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.80%) Windows 8
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.88%) AIX
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (35.29%) Information Security
3 16 (31.37%) ITIL
4 14 (27.45%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (25.49%) SIEM
6 12 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 6 (11.76%) Malware Analysis
7 6 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (9.80%) Information Management
8 5 (9.80%) Project Management
8 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.84%) Information Assurance
9 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (5.88%) OWASP
10 3 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Perl
1 3 (5.88%) Python
1 3 (5.88%) Ruby
2 2 (3.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.96%) Korn
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 35 (68.63%) CISSP
3 26 (50.98%) CISM
4 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (29.41%) CISA
6 14 (27.45%) SANS
7 13 (25.49%) Degree
8 12 (23.53%) CEH
9 11 (21.57%) CCNA
9 11 (21.57%) CCNP
9 11 (21.57%) GIAC
9 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (17.65%) GSEC
11 7 (13.73%) CISMP
11 7 (13.73%) SSCP
12 6 (11.76%) GCIA
12 6 (11.76%) GPEN
13 5 (9.80%) MCP
13 5 (9.80%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (31.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (19.61%) COBIT
3 7 (13.73%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.92%) SLA
5 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) NFS
2 1 (1.96%) Samba
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Ansible
1 1 (1.96%) Nagios
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Cisco
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 7 (13.73%) Palo Alto
4 5 (9.80%) ArcSight
4 5 (9.80%) Qualys
5 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.96%) EMC
7 1 (1.96%) NetApp
7 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.96%) Splunk
7 1 (1.96%) VMware