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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 141 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.080% - 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £19,000 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £42,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-46.42% -23.63%
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
1011 856 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.26% 37.17% 35.60%
Number of salaries quoted 626 626 606
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £64,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 12 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA