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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 599 623 655
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +32
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 40 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.044% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.17% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 8
Average salary £82,500 £44,500 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.39% -9.64%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £26,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -21.80%
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
10707 10510 10712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.07% 25.68% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8954 8568 8571
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security+ Certification across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security+ Certification within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Ealing - 12 £82,500 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £30,000 -
Security+ Certification
England

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 57 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 46 (80.70%) CISSP
3 43 (75.44%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (49.12%) CISA
6 27 (47.37%) Product Management
7 26 (45.61%) Windows
8 22 (38.60%) Firewall
9 21 (36.84%) Linux
9 21 (36.84%) Marketing
9 21 (36.84%) Product Marketing
10 20 (35.09%) Use Case
10 20 (35.09%) Network Security
10 20 (35.09%) IPsec
11 19 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
12 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (31.58%) ITIL
12 18 (31.58%) SQL
13 17 (29.82%) Validation
13 17 (29.82%) Presales
13 17 (29.82%) User Experience
14 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
14 16 (28.07%) Penetration Testing
15 15 (26.32%) Wireshark
15 15 (26.32%) Unix
15 15 (26.32%) SANS
15 15 (26.32%) tcpdump
16 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (24.56%) CCNA

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 4 (7.02%) IIS
2 3 (5.26%) Apache
2 3 (5.26%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (38.60%) Firewall
2 20 (35.09%) IPsec
2 20 (35.09%) Network Security
3 15 (26.32%) tcpdump
3 15 (26.32%) Wireshark
4 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 11 (19.30%) LAN
5 11 (19.30%) Reverse Proxy
5 11 (19.30%) WAN
6 10 (17.54%) DNS
7 5 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (7.02%) DHCP
8 4 (7.02%) iSCSI
8 4 (7.02%) VPN
9 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.51%) Internet
9 2 (3.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) Apache Hive
3 3 (5.26%) Big Data
3 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (36.84%) Marketing
2 9 (15.79%) Law
3 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) Product Manager
1 27 (47.37%) Security Manager
1 27 (47.37%) Security Product Manager
2 23 (40.35%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 17 (29.82%) Analyst
3 17 (29.82%) Software Product Manager
4 13 (22.81%) Security Analyst
5 11 (19.30%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Product Owner
7 5 (8.77%) Security Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) SIEM Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) CISSP Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) CISSP Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Vulnerability Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.26%) Network Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Java EE
1 3 (5.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) User Experience
2 13 (22.81%) Management Information System
3 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (19.30%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (19.30%) PKI
4 2 (3.51%) Cybercrime
4 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) CESG
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Windows
2 21 (36.84%) Linux
3 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
4 15 (26.32%) Unix
5 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (17.54%) FreeBSD
6 10 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (17.54%) Solaris
6 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.26%) Android
7 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (75.44%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (47.37%) Product Management
3 21 (36.84%) Product Marketing
4 20 (35.09%) Use Case
5 19 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (31.58%) ITIL
7 17 (29.82%) Presales
7 17 (29.82%) Validation
8 16 (28.07%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (22.81%) SIEM
10 12 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (19.30%) Configuration Management
11 11 (19.30%) Identity Access Management
11 11 (19.30%) PRINCE2
12 6 (10.53%) Open Source
12 6 (10.53%) OSINT
12 6 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
13 5 (8.77%) Information Security
13 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) SQL
2 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 10 (17.54%) Bash Shell
3 10 (17.54%) Perl
3 10 (17.54%) Ruby
4 4 (7.02%) C#
4 4 (7.02%) C++
5 3 (5.26%) C
5 3 (5.26%) Java
5 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.26%) PHP
6 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 46 (80.70%) CISSP
3 28 (49.12%) CISA
4 15 (26.32%) SANS
5 14 (24.56%) CCNA
5 14 (24.56%) CEH
5 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (21.05%) GCIH
7 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (14.04%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (12.28%) MCSE
10 6 (10.53%) Degree
10 6 (10.53%) Linux+ Certification
11 5 (8.77%) CCNP
11 5 (8.77%) CCSA
11 5 (8.77%) CCSE
11 5 (8.77%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (7.02%) A+ Certification
12 4 (7.02%) GIAC
12 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Snort
2 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.02%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) Nessus
2 10 (17.54%) EnCase
2 10 (17.54%) Nmap
3 4 (7.02%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Cisco
2 10 (17.54%) Red Hat
3 9 (15.79%) VMware
4 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.02%) Altiris
6 4 (7.02%) Citrix
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle
7 2 (3.51%) Websense
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