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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 613 625 616
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 16 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.004% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.018% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 8
Average salary £51,000 £38,250 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £19,650 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,850 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £26,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+78.37% -38.46%
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
10996 11418 10933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.07% 24.83% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9160 9108 8938
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £71,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Docklands, London - 3 £43,750 -
City of London - 2 £42,500 -
Security+ Certification
England

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 23 (57.50%) CISSP
1 23 (57.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 21 (52.50%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (47.50%) Network Security
4 18 (45.00%) Information Security
5 15 (37.50%) Finance
6 14 (35.00%) GSEC
6 14 (35.00%) SSCP
7 13 (32.50%) CISM
7 13 (32.50%) CEH
8 12 (30.00%) Identity Management
9 11 (27.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (27.50%) Business Continuity
9 11 (27.50%) Cryptography
9 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
9 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (27.50%) Windows
9 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
10 10 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (25.00%) Firewall
11 8 (20.00%) ITIL
11 8 (20.00%) Cyber Security
11 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (20.00%) Degree
12 7 (17.50%) Incident Management
12 7 (17.50%) Cisco
12 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (15.00%) Management Information System

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) Network Security
2 10 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (25.00%) Firewall
3 6 (15.00%) DHCP
4 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.50%) LAN
4 5 (12.50%) WAN
4 5 (12.50%) DNS
4 5 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 4 (10.00%) Wireless Security
5 4 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.50%) BGP
6 1 (2.50%) VPN
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Law
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Analyst
2 23 (57.50%) Security Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) IT Security Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Security Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Information Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) IT Security Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (12.50%) Administrator
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Testing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Cryptography
2 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 21 (52.50%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (45.00%) Information Security
4 12 (30.00%) Identity Management
5 11 (27.50%) Business Continuity
5 11 (27.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
6 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (20.00%) ITIL
7 8 (20.00%) Cyber Security
8 7 (17.50%) Incident Management
9 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
9 6 (15.00%) Protective Monitoring
10 5 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (10.00%) Password Management
11 4 (10.00%) Information Management
12 3 (7.50%) SDLC
13 2 (5.00%) Time Management
13 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) CISSP
2 14 (35.00%) SSCP
2 14 (35.00%) GSEC
3 13 (32.50%) CISM
3 13 (32.50%) CEH
4 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (20.00%) Degree
6 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (15.00%) MCSA
7 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (15.00%) OSCP
8 5 (12.50%) CCNA
8 5 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (12.50%) A+ Certification
9 4 (10.00%) CISA
9 4 (10.00%) GCIA
9 4 (10.00%) GCIH
9 4 (10.00%) GCWN
9 4 (10.00%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Citrix
2 5 (12.50%) VMware
2 5 (12.50%) Altiris
3 2 (5.00%) Fortinet