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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank - 132 140
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.27% 0.081%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.79% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Median salary - £55,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +189.47%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,377 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +106.11%
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
588 757 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.21% 34.39% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 427 571 605
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Security+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for Security+ Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (100.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 2 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (50.00%) QRadar
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (50.00%) Tufin
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Akamai
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Prolexic
2 1 (50.00%) Lancope
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) PKI

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
1 1 (50.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Akamai
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (50.00%) Lancope
1 1 (50.00%) Prolexic
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys
1 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk
1 1 (50.00%) Tufin