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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 632 597 636
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +39
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 2 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.020% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.018% 0.082% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 13
Average salary £38,250 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,850 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £42,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-46.42% -23.63%
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
11387 10997 12888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.72% 24.70% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9090 9081 11010
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

Security+ Certification Salary Histogram in London

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) GIAC

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) IT Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Security Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Product Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) GIAC
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
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