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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 635 644 682
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +38
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 8 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.053% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.079% 0.20% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 3
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +26.66%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +9.37%
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
10095 11271 12618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.98% 25.90% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8399 9230 10257
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 £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £29,500 -
City of London +57 1 £65,000 +41.30% 1
Security+ Certification
England

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 43 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 39 (90.70%) CISSP
3 34 (79.07%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (51.16%) Firewall
4 22 (51.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (46.51%) Windows
6 18 (41.86%) CEH
6 18 (41.86%) SIEM
7 17 (39.53%) CISA
7 17 (39.53%) Unix
8 15 (34.88%) Ethical Hacking
8 15 (34.88%) Product Management
8 15 (34.88%) ITIL
8 15 (34.88%) Linux
8 15 (34.88%) SQL
9 14 (32.56%) SANS
9 14 (32.56%) Management Information System
9 14 (32.56%) Network Security
10 13 (30.23%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (30.23%) Cyberthreat
10 13 (30.23%) Windows Server
10 13 (30.23%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (27.91%) tcpdump
11 12 (27.91%) Identity Access Management
11 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (27.91%) Nessus
11 12 (27.91%) IPsec
11 12 (27.91%) GCIH
11 12 (27.91%) Wireshark
11 12 (27.91%) Reverse Proxy

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 2 (4.65%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) Firewall
2 14 (32.56%) Network Security
3 12 (27.91%) IPsec
3 12 (27.91%) Reverse Proxy
3 12 (27.91%) tcpdump
3 12 (27.91%) Wireshark
4 7 (16.28%) DNS
5 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.63%) VPN
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.98%) LAN
7 3 (6.98%) WAN
8 2 (4.65%) FWSM
8 2 (4.65%) Internet
8 2 (4.65%) Multicast
8 2 (4.65%) Wireless
9 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
2 2 (4.65%) Big Data
2 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (25.58%) Marketing
2 9 (20.93%) Law
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.98%) Finance
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Analyst
2 16 (37.21%) Security Manager
3 15 (34.88%) Product Manager
3 15 (34.88%) Security Product Manager
4 14 (32.56%) Security Analyst
5 13 (30.23%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 12 (27.91%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 9 (20.93%) Software Product Manager
8 5 (11.63%) SIEM Analyst
9 4 (9.30%) CISSP Analyst
9 4 (9.30%) Consultant
9 4 (9.30%) Security Consultant
9 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
9 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Analyst
10 3 (6.98%) CISSP Manager
10 3 (6.98%) Firewall Engineer
10 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
10 3 (6.98%) Network Security Engineer
10 3 (6.98%) Product Owner
11 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Java EE
1 2 (4.65%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Management Information System
2 13 (30.23%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (27.91%) PKI
4 9 (20.93%) User Experience
5 3 (6.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (4.65%) Cybercrime
6 2 (4.65%) Video on Demand
7 1 (2.33%) CESG
7 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (2.33%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Unix
3 15 (34.88%) Linux
4 13 (30.23%) Windows Server
5 11 (25.58%) FreeBSD
5 11 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (25.58%) Solaris
5 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) Android
6 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (41.86%) SIEM
3 15 (34.88%) Ethical Hacking
3 15 (34.88%) ITIL
3 15 (34.88%) Product Management
4 13 (30.23%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (30.23%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (27.91%) Identity Access Management
5 12 (27.91%) PRINCE2
5 12 (27.91%) Use Case
6 11 (25.58%) Product Marketing
7 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.93%) Presales
7 9 (20.93%) Validation
8 7 (16.28%) Information Security
8 7 (16.28%) Open Source
8 7 (16.28%) OSINT
8 7 (16.28%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (13.95%) Security Operations
10 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 12 (27.91%) Perl
2 12 (27.91%) Ruby
3 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
3 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.65%) C
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) C++
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 39 (90.70%) CISSP
3 18 (41.86%) CEH
4 17 (39.53%) CISA
5 14 (32.56%) SANS
6 12 (27.91%) GCIH
7 9 (20.93%) CCNA
7 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (13.95%) CISM
9 5 (11.63%) MCSE
9 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (11.63%) SSCP
10 4 (9.30%) CCNP
11 3 (6.98%) CCIP
11 3 (6.98%) CISMP
11 3 (6.98%) MCITP
11 3 (6.98%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (4.65%) Degree
12 2 (4.65%) Linux+ Certification
12 2 (4.65%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (51.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.98%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Snort
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) Nessus
2 11 (25.58%) EnCase
2 11 (25.58%) Nmap
3 2 (4.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (4.65%) Juniper STRM
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Palo Alto
4 2 (4.65%) Juniper
5 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
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