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 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 162 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £26,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+78.37% -40.57%
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
908 920 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.23% 24.63% 26.64%
Number of salaries quoted 632 581 510
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,750 £60,000
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 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

Security+ Certification
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security+ Certification within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 4 £35,000 -
Security+ Certification
UK

Security+ Certification
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) Law
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 8 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 8 (100.00%) Splunk
1 8 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 8 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

General
1 8 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Security Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 8 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 8 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Splunk
1 8 (100.00%) ArcSight