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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA Security+ Certification
England / South East
Rank 371 447 451
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +4
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 18 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.036% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.12% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 1
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +40.84%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £27,250
% change year-on-year
- +83.48%

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
4225 6076 6774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.75% 31.20% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3388 4931 5159
Median salary £45,000 £46,400 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.01% +9.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +26 10 £60,000 +20.00%
Kent - 10 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £36,500 - 5
East Sussex +23 6 £60,000 +33.33%
Berkshire +46 1 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Security+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 47 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 30 (63.83%) CISSP
3 28 (59.57%) Firewall
3 28 (59.57%) CEH
3 28 (59.57%) Degree
4 27 (57.45%) Windows
5 26 (55.32%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (55.32%) CCNA
6 20 (42.55%) Sophos
6 20 (42.55%) VMware
6 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (42.55%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (40.43%) CISM
8 18 (38.30%) Cisco
8 18 (38.30%) OWASP
9 16 (34.04%) Hyper-V
9 16 (34.04%) Data Protection
9 16 (34.04%) Xen
10 15 (31.91%) Information Security
10 15 (31.91%) DNS
10 15 (31.91%) HTTP
11 14 (29.79%) Unix
12 13 (27.66%) Project Management
12 13 (27.66%) CISA
12 13 (27.66%) COBIT
12 13 (27.66%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 13 (27.66%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (27.66%) SDLC
12 13 (27.66%) Continuous Delivery

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 (8.51%) Apache
1 4 (8.51%) IBM Notes
1 4 (8.51%) IIS
1 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
1 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
1 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (59.57%) Firewall
2 15 (31.91%) DNS
2 15 (31.91%) HTTP
3 10 (21.28%) SSL
4 7 (14.89%) Network Security
5 6 (12.77%) IPv4
5 6 (12.77%) IPv6
5 6 (12.77%) VLAN
6 5 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (10.64%) SMTP
6 5 (10.64%) SSH
6 5 (10.64%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (8.51%) DHCP
7 4 (8.51%) FTP
7 4 (8.51%) LAN
7 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.51%) WAN
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.13%) VoIP
8 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.51%) French Language
1 4 (8.51%) German Language
1 4 (8.51%) Portuguese Language
1 4 (8.51%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Technical Trainer
1 11 (23.40%) Trainer
2 8 (17.02%) Technical Support
3 7 (14.89%) Security Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Presales Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Sales Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Security Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Support Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Support Specialist
7 1 (2.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Information Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Regular Expression
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Windows
2 14 (29.79%) Unix
3 11 (23.40%) Mac OS X
4 10 (21.28%) Linux
5 8 (17.02%) Mac OS
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
7 4 (8.51%) NetWare
7 4 (8.51%) Windows NT
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (38.30%) OWASP
3 16 (34.04%) Data Protection
4 15 (31.91%) Information Security
5 13 (27.66%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (27.66%) IT Audit
5 13 (27.66%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (27.66%) Project Management
5 13 (27.66%) SDLC
5 13 (27.66%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (23.40%) Data Encryption
6 11 (23.40%) Presales
7 9 (19.15%) Product Management
8 6 (12.77%) SIEM
9 5 (10.64%) Change Control
9 5 (10.64%) CRM
10 4 (8.51%) Coaching
10 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) C
3 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 30 (63.83%) CISSP
3 28 (59.57%) CEH
3 28 (59.57%) Degree
4 26 (55.32%) CCNA
4 26 (55.32%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (40.43%) CISM
6 13 (27.66%) CISA
7 9 (19.15%) MCSE
7 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
8 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
8 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
9 4 (8.51%) MCP
9 4 (8.51%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
10 1 (2.13%) MCDST
10 1 (2.13%) MCITP
10 1 (2.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) COBIT
1 13 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (34.04%) Hyper-V
2 16 (34.04%) Xen
3 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
4 6 (12.77%) Snort
5 4 (8.51%) Samba
5 4 (8.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Sophos
1 20 (42.55%) VMware
2 18 (38.30%) Cisco
3 6 (12.77%) Intel
4 4 (8.51%) Dell KACE
4 4 (8.51%) Lotus
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.51%) Novell
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (8.51%) Splunk
5 2 (4.26%) NetIQ
6 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.13%) Juniper
6 1 (2.13%) Palo Alto
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