The table below looks at the statistics for Security+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security+ Certification over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 137 - 138
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% - 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,250 £34,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -38.18%
Security+ Certification
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1044 838 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 44.35% 37.58% 33.73%
Number of salaries quoted 625 609 511
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security+ Certification across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security+ Certification
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security+ Certification across the Reading region.

Security+ Certification Salary Trend in Reading

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Software Deployment
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) Legal
2 4 (57.14%) Linux+ Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Sourcefire
2 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (57.14%) Intel
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) SSCP
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) CCSP
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Security Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Network Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Pre Sales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) Software Deployment
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Linux+ Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) SSCP
2 4 (57.14%) CCSP
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Sourcefire
2 4 (57.14%) Intel
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive, bonus + more
Posted: 17 hours ago