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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 442 461 444
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 6 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.014% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.100% 0.044% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £26,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -20.00%
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
6028 6764 6469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.32% 32.40% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4889 5255 5017
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 11 February 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
(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 -8 4 - -
Hampshire - 2 £50,000 -
Security+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Network Security
1 11 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 9 (81.82%) CISSP
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) VLAN
4 6 (54.55%) Degree
4 6 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) VPN
4 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) LAN
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) Windows NT
6 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) NDS
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000
6 4 (36.36%) SSL
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 4 (36.36%) DNS
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (36.36%) Novell
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 4 (36.36%) Salesforce.com

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Network Security
2 7 (63.64%) VLAN
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (54.55%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) SSL
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (18.18%) DMZ
7 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
7 2 (18.18%) SMTP
7 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Sales Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Officer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000
2 4 (36.36%) Windows NT
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Presales
2 4 (36.36%) Product Management
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
4 2 (18.18%) Server Hardening
4 2 (18.18%) SIEM
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 9 (81.82%) CISSP
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
6 2 (18.18%) CCNP
6 2 (18.18%) CCSA
6 2 (18.18%) CEH
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (18.18%) GIAC
6 2 (18.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) ISA Server
2 4 (36.36%) NDS
2 4 (36.36%) Novell eDirectory
2 4 (36.36%) Squid
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Forcepoint
2 4 (36.36%) Novell
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (18.18%) Altiris
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) VMware