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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 384 461 470
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +9
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 31 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.028% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.092% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 2
Median salary £59,000 £55,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% +189.47%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,377 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +106.11%
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
5431 6498 7311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.21% 30.85% 33.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4402 5243 5589
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Surrey - 13 £29,500 -
Oxfordshire - 11 - - 1
Hampshire - 3 £85,000 -
Berkshire +27 2 £50,000 -9.09% 1
East Sussex - 2 £58,000 -
Security+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 42 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 31 (73.81%) CISSP
2 31 (73.81%) CEH
3 27 (64.29%) Firewall
4 26 (61.90%) Degree
5 24 (57.14%) Windows
6 21 (50.00%) CISM
6 21 (50.00%) Network Security
7 18 (42.86%) Unix
7 18 (42.86%) HTTP
7 18 (42.86%) DNS
8 17 (40.48%) Presales
9 16 (38.10%) SSL
10 15 (35.71%) Linux
10 15 (35.71%) Computer Science
10 15 (35.71%) SIEM
10 15 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (33.33%) Snort
11 14 (33.33%) VLAN
11 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (33.33%) Intel
11 14 (33.33%) IPv4
11 14 (33.33%) IPv6
11 14 (33.33%) C
12 13 (30.95%) CCNA
13 12 (28.57%) Information Security
14 11 (26.19%) VMware
14 11 (26.19%) Cisco
14 11 (26.19%) Sophos
14 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure

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 5 (11.90%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (64.29%) Firewall
2 21 (50.00%) Network Security
3 18 (42.86%) DNS
3 18 (42.86%) HTTP
4 16 (38.10%) SSL
5 14 (33.33%) IPv4
5 14 (33.33%) IPv6
5 14 (33.33%) VLAN
6 3 (7.14%) DHCP
6 3 (7.14%) FTP
6 3 (7.14%) SMTP
6 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.76%) Internet
8 1 (2.38%) 3G
8 1 (2.38%) 4G
8 1 (2.38%) LAN
8 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.38%) VPN
8 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Aerospace
2 4 (9.52%) Military
2 4 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) French Language
3 1 (2.38%) German Language
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Presales Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Trainer
4 5 (11.90%) Trainer
5 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Sales Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) SOC Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Support Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 9 (21.43%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) Cybercrime
3 4 (9.52%) SCADA
3 4 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Unix
3 15 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Mac OS X
5 4 (9.52%) Mac OS
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.14%) NetWare
7 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Presales
2 15 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (35.71%) SIEM
3 12 (28.57%) Information Security
4 10 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Data Protection
6 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (16.67%) OWASP
6 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (14.29%) IT Audit
7 6 (14.29%) Product Management
7 6 (14.29%) Project Management
7 6 (14.29%) SDLC
7 6 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (9.52%) Malware Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.52%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) C
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 31 (73.81%) CEH
2 31 (73.81%) CISSP
3 26 (61.90%) Degree
4 21 (50.00%) CISM
5 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (30.95%) CCNA
7 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 6 (14.29%) CISA
9 5 (11.90%) MCSE
9 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (9.52%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (9.52%) CREST Certified
10 4 (9.52%) GCFE
10 4 (9.52%) GCIA
10 4 (9.52%) GCIH
10 4 (9.52%) IISP
11 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
11 3 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (14.29%) COBIT
3 4 (9.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (9.52%) RMADS
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) Snort
2 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 8 (19.05%) Xen
4 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
5 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCVMM
2 2 (4.76%) QRadar
3 1 (2.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Intel
2 11 (26.19%) Cisco
2 11 (26.19%) Sophos
2 11 (26.19%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) Splunk
4 2 (4.76%) Akamai
4 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.76%) F5
4 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.76%) Intel Security
4 2 (4.76%) Lancope
4 2 (4.76%) Prolexic
4 2 (4.76%) Sourcefire
4 2 (4.76%) Tufin
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) Lotus
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) NetIQ
5 1 (2.38%) Novell
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 11 hours ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competative + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago