The table below looks at the statistics for Security+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security+ Certification over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 453 458 437
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 2 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.009% 0.008% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.030% 0.026% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £28,750 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -38.82%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -31.91%
Security+ Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6702 7765 7427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.21% 32.89% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5030 6134 5912
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 the South East

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

Security+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security+ Certification
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Security+ Certification Salary Trend in the South East

Security+ Certification
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security+ Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Berkshire 0 2 - - 1
Security+ Certification
England

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) Software Deployment
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Legal
2 4 (80.00%) Linux+ Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Sourcefire
2 4 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (80.00%) Intel
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) SSCP
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) CCSP
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (80.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Security Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Network Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Security Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SSCP
2 4 (80.00%) Linux+ Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) CCSP
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) Intel
2 4 (80.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
Windsor
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago