The first table below looks at the demand for Security+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security+ Certification over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 245 220 220
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.057% 0.038% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £34,500 £43,750 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.14% +108.33%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-25.55% -21.73%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1691 1372 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.95% 25.78% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 1044 1068
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £53,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Security+ Certification
England

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Security+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Security+ Certification
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Security+ Certification Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Security+ Certification
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security+ Certification within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
West Yorkshire -39 3 £36,500 -16.57%
North Yorkshire - 1 £26,000 -
Security+ Certification
England

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 13 (100.00%) SSCP
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) Finance
5 7 (53.85%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (53.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (53.85%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Degree
5 7 (53.85%) Problem Management
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
5 7 (53.85%) Windows
5 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
5 7 (53.85%) SIEM
5 7 (53.85%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (46.15%) MCSE
7 5 (38.46%) MCP
7 5 (38.46%) CCNA
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
7 5 (38.46%) Symantec
7 5 (38.46%) McAfee
7 5 (38.46%) Legal
7 5 (38.46%) CCSA
8 4 (30.77%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (23.08%) Firewall
10 2 (15.38%) CISSP
11 1 (7.69%) MS Excel

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Analyst
1 13 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) IT Security Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Information Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Ethical Hacking
2 7 (53.85%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Problem Management
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Data Protection
2 7 (53.85%) SIEM
2 7 (53.85%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) SSCP
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (53.85%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) MCSE
5 5 (38.46%) MCP
5 5 (38.46%) CCNA
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (38.46%) CCSA
6 4 (30.77%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (15.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
2 5 (38.46%) Symantec
2 5 (38.46%) McAfee