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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 596 602 624
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 22 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.026% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.10% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 1
Average salary £44,500 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.24% +2.10%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £32,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -45.83%
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
10437 10841 11918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.58% 25.26% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8541 8650 10027
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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
City of London +13 11 £45,000 +28.57%
Security+ Certification
England

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 22 (88.00%) MCSA
1 22 (88.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (76.00%) CISSP
3 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (68.00%) Information Security
5 16 (64.00%) Finance
5 16 (64.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (60.00%) VMware
6 15 (60.00%) MS Excel
7 11 (44.00%) Degree
7 11 (44.00%) Business Continuity
7 11 (44.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (44.00%) BCP
7 11 (44.00%) Business Continuity Planning
8 8 (32.00%) Banking
8 8 (32.00%) Document Management
8 8 (32.00%) MCITP
8 8 (32.00%) Workflow
8 8 (32.00%) Publishing
8 8 (32.00%) Client/Server
8 8 (32.00%) Windows
9 7 (28.00%) Linux
9 7 (28.00%) MCSE
9 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (28.00%) CCNP
9 7 (28.00%) CCNA
9 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (28.00%) LAN
9 7 (28.00%) WAN
9 7 (28.00%) Check Point Certification

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 15 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) LAN
1 7 (28.00%) WAN
1 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (28.00%) Firewall
1 7 (28.00%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (28.00%) Wireshark
1 7 (28.00%) Network Security
1 7 (28.00%) tcpdump
2 5 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Publishing
2 8 (32.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
1 13 (52.00%) Security Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Information Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Network Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Security Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Information Security
2 11 (44.00%) Business Continuity
2 11 (44.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (44.00%) BCP
2 11 (44.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (32.00%) Workflow
3 8 (32.00%) Document Management
4 7 (28.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Network Management
5 3 (12.00%) SIEM
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITSM
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.00%) Security Management
6 1 (4.00%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) MCSA
1 22 (88.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (76.00%) CISSP
3 11 (44.00%) Degree
4 8 (32.00%) MCITP
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (28.00%) CCNP
5 7 (28.00%) CCNA
5 7 (28.00%) MCSE
5 7 (28.00%) Check Point Certification
5 7 (28.00%) CCSA
5 7 (28.00%) CCSE
6 2 (8.00%) CEH
6 2 (8.00%) GSEC
6 2 (8.00%) SSCP
6 2 (8.00%) CISA
6 2 (8.00%) MCP
7 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
7 1 (4.00%) CISM
7 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (64.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.00%) COBIT
3 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.00%) Websense
5 2 (8.00%) McAfee
5 2 (8.00%) Qualys