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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 410 458 478
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +20
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 27 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.029% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.091% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 2
Median salary £58,000 £55,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% +189.47%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £29,750
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +42.85%
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
5804 6604 7471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.80% 31.71% 33.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4750 5217 5672
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Security+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security+ Certification across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Security+ Certification Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security+ Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 14 £29,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £85,000 - 2
East Sussex - 4 £58,000 -
Berkshire +12 2 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Kent - 1 £58,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
Security+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Security+ Certification.

1 32 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 29 (90.63%) CISSP
3 24 (75.00%) CISM
3 24 (75.00%) CEH
3 24 (75.00%) Network Security
4 21 (65.63%) Firewall
5 18 (56.25%) SSL
5 18 (56.25%) Windows
5 18 (56.25%) SIEM
6 17 (53.13%) Presales
6 17 (53.13%) Snort
6 17 (53.13%) VLAN
6 17 (53.13%) Linux
6 17 (53.13%) HTTP
6 17 (53.13%) Unix
6 17 (53.13%) DNS
6 17 (53.13%) IPv4
6 17 (53.13%) IPv6
6 17 (53.13%) Intel
7 16 (50.00%) Degree
7 16 (50.00%) Computer Science
8 14 (43.75%) C
9 11 (34.38%) Information Security
10 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (18.75%) CISA
13 6 (18.75%) Project Management
13 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) Network Security
2 21 (65.63%) Firewall
3 18 (56.25%) SSL
4 17 (53.13%) DNS
4 17 (53.13%) HTTP
4 17 (53.13%) IPv4
4 17 (53.13%) IPv6
4 17 (53.13%) VLAN
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (3.13%) 3G
6 1 (3.13%) 4G
6 1 (3.13%) IPsec
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 4 (12.50%) Military
2 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Presales Engineer
1 17 (53.13%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Information Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Information Security Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Security Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) SOC Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.50%) Cybercrime
3 4 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (12.50%) SCADA
3 4 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (9.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.13%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) SIEM
2 17 (53.13%) Presales
3 11 (34.38%) Information Security
4 10 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (18.75%) IT Audit
7 6 (18.75%) OWASP
7 6 (18.75%) Project Management
7 6 (18.75%) SDLC
7 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.50%) Security Operations
8 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (9.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) C
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 29 (90.63%) CISSP
3 24 (75.00%) CEH
3 24 (75.00%) CISM
4 16 (50.00%) Degree
5 6 (18.75%) CISA
6 4 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (12.50%) CREST Certified
6 4 (12.50%) GCFE
6 4 (12.50%) GCIA
6 4 (12.50%) GCIH
6 4 (12.50%) IISP
6 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (6.25%) SANS
8 1 (3.13%) CCNP
8 1 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (3.13%) MCSE
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (18.75%) COBIT
3 4 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (12.50%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Snort
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) QRadar
2 1 (3.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Intel
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) Akamai
3 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.25%) F5
3 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
3 2 (6.25%) Intel Security
3 2 (6.25%) Lancope
3 2 (6.25%) Prolexic
3 2 (6.25%) Sourcefire
3 2 (6.25%) Splunk
3 2 (6.25%) Tufin
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Qualys
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