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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank - 454 426
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 0 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.004% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.013% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £20,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -56.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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
6320 7696 7346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.03% 33.58% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4781 6143 5927
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) CCSP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Intel
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) SSCP
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Legal
1 4 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 4 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 4 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Security Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Network Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCSP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SSCP
1 4 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Intel
1 4 (100.00%) Sourcefire