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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank - - 215
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +9.37%
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
1665 1353 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.33% 25.69% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1205 1037 1116
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for 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

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:

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