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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank - 213 -
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.018% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.063% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £42,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-46.42% -26.95%
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
1524 1583 1366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.49% 29.05% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1363 1124
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCT
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Server+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Trainer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Trainer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCT
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Server+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft