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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 384 472 465
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -7
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 26 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.018% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 0.060% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 3
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +47.88%
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £51,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-9.75% +44.36%
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
4884 6623 7280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.09% 30.51% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3909 5367 5478
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Oxfordshire - 15 - -
Hampshire - 6 £60,000 -
Kent - 6 £60,000 -
Berkshire +58 5 £40,000 -27.27%
Security+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 54 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 40 (74.07%) CISSP
3 36 (66.67%) CEH
4 33 (61.11%) Firewall
5 32 (59.26%) Degree
6 31 (57.41%) Windows
7 27 (50.00%) CISM
8 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (40.74%) CCNA
9 22 (40.74%) HTTP
9 22 (40.74%) DNS
9 22 (40.74%) Unix
10 21 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
11 19 (35.19%) Presales
11 19 (35.19%) SSL
11 19 (35.19%) Network Security
12 18 (33.33%) Computer Science
12 18 (33.33%) Linux
13 17 (31.48%) Sophos
13 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (31.48%) VMware
13 17 (31.48%) Information Security
14 16 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
14 16 (29.63%) OWASP
14 16 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 15 (27.78%) SIEM
16 14 (25.93%) IPv4
16 14 (25.93%) IPv6
16 14 (25.93%) Intel
16 14 (25.93%) Cisco

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 8 (14.81%) IIS
2 4 (7.41%) Apache
2 4 (7.41%) IBM Notes
2 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (61.11%) Firewall
2 22 (40.74%) DNS
2 22 (40.74%) HTTP
3 19 (35.19%) Network Security
3 19 (35.19%) SSL
4 14 (25.93%) IPv4
4 14 (25.93%) IPv6
4 14 (25.93%) VLAN
5 5 (9.26%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (7.41%) DHCP
6 4 (7.41%) FTP
6 4 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (7.41%) LAN
6 4 (7.41%) SMTP
6 4 (7.41%) SSH
6 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.41%) WAN
7 1 (1.85%) 3G
7 1 (1.85%) IPsec
7 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Aerospace
2 4 (7.41%) French Language
2 4 (7.41%) German Language
2 4 (7.41%) Military
2 4 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (7.41%) Portuguese Language
2 4 (7.41%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
2 14 (25.93%) Presales Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Technical Support
3 8 (14.81%) Technical Trainer
3 8 (14.81%) Trainer
4 6 (11.11%) Information Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Sales Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Security Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Security Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Support Specialist
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Regular Expression
1 4 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 12 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.41%) Cybercrime
4 4 (7.41%) SCADA
4 4 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (57.41%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Unix
3 18 (33.33%) Linux
4 8 (14.81%) Mac OS
4 8 (14.81%) Mac OS X
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
6 4 (7.41%) NetWare
6 4 (7.41%) Windows NT
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (35.19%) Presales
3 17 (31.48%) Information Security
4 16 (29.63%) OWASP
4 16 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (27.78%) SIEM
6 13 (24.07%) Data Protection
7 12 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (22.22%) IT Audit
7 12 (22.22%) Project Management
7 12 (22.22%) SDLC
7 12 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (16.67%) Product Management
9 8 (14.81%) Data Encryption
9 8 (14.81%) Mentoring
9 8 (14.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.26%) Change Control
11 5 (9.26%) CRM
12 4 (7.41%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) C
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 40 (74.07%) CISSP
3 36 (66.67%) CEH
4 32 (59.26%) Degree
5 27 (50.00%) CISM
6 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (40.74%) CCNA
8 12 (22.22%) CISA
9 9 (16.67%) MCSE
9 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
11 4 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (7.41%) CREST Certified
11 4 (7.41%) GCIA
11 4 (7.41%) GCIH
11 4 (7.41%) IISP
11 4 (7.41%) MCP
11 4 (7.41%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (22.22%) COBIT
3 4 (7.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (7.41%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (25.93%) Snort
3 13 (24.07%) Hyper-V
3 13 (24.07%) Xen
4 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (7.41%) Samba
5 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Sophos
1 17 (31.48%) VMware
2 14 (25.93%) Cisco
2 14 (25.93%) Intel
3 4 (7.41%) Dell KACE
3 4 (7.41%) Lotus
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) Novell
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (7.41%) Splunk
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) NetIQ
4 1 (1.85%) Qualys