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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 143 143 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 0.17% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £26,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -23.52%
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
768 975 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.26% 41.04% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 559 583 599
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 14 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) Presales
2 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Product Management
2 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (66.67%) Squid
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Novell eDirectory
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Novell
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (66.67%) ISA Server
2 4 (66.67%) Forcepoint
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) NDS
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Sales Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 4 (66.67%) Windows NT
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Presales
1 4 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) ISA Server
2 4 (66.67%) NDS
2 4 (66.67%) Novell eDirectory
2 4 (66.67%) Squid
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Forcepoint
2 4 (66.67%) Novell
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (33.33%) Altiris
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) VMware