The table below looks at the statistics for Security+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security+ Certification over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 224 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.088% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
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 West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1450 1324 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.47% 26.17% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1124 929
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security+ Certification across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Security+ Certification
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security+ Certification across the West Midlands region.

Security+ Certification Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Security+ Certification
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security+ Certification across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Security+ Certification Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Security+ Certification
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security+ Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 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
Solihull - 5 £42,500 -
Security+ Certification
England

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) CCSP
1 5 (100.00%) DRM
1 5 (100.00%) SSCP
1 5 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (100.00%) CISA
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) ITSM
1 5 (100.00%) GIAC
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
1 5 (100.00%) E-Discovery
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
1 5 (100.00%) ISACA
1 5 (100.00%) IaaS
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (100.00%) IaaS
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) IT Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) DRM
1 5 (100.00%) E-Discovery
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) ITSM
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 5 (100.00%) CCSP
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
1 5 (100.00%) CISA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) GIAC
1 5 (100.00%) ISACA
1 5 (100.00%) SANS
1 5 (100.00%) SSCP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco