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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 446 436 435
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.042% 0.044% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £35,500 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.45% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £27,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+31.48% -22.85%
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
7192 6744 7674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.94% 31.14% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5478 5417 6535
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security+ Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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 - 3 £35,500 - 1
Security+ Certification
England

Security+ Certification
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
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