The table below looks at the statistics for Security+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security+ Certification over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank - - 154
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £27,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+27.92% -53.75%
Security+ Certification
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
825 811 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.27% 24.77% 30.15%
Number of salaries quoted 569 477 649
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Security+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Security+ Certification
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Security+ Certification Salary Trend in Scotland