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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 138 139 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.079% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £55,000 £19,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+189.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £26,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+78.37% -40.57%
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
785 1038 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.14% 41.26% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 562 653 648
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £75,000
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 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 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Workflow
1 6 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (100.00%) Altiris
1 6 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (100.00%) Administrator
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Workflow
1 6 (100.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Altiris