Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CompTIA Security+ qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.21% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Birmingham median annual salary £62,500 - -
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 - £42,500

CompTIA Security+ is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 958 1345 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.35% 29.16% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 689 880 874
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,349 £22,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CompTIA Security+
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing CompTIA Security+ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for CompTIA Security+ in Birmingham

CompTIA Security+
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ in Birmingham.

Salary trend for CompTIA Security+ in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CompTIA Security+.

1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) SIEM
2 7 (87.50%) GPG13
2 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) CISSP
3 6 (75.00%) PMP
3 6 (75.00%) PMI Certification
3 6 (75.00%) NetApp
3 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (75.00%) CRM
3 6 (75.00%) EMC
3 6 (75.00%) ISEB
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (75.00%) Service Management
3 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (75.00%) Publishing
3 6 (75.00%) CMDB
3 6 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (75.00%) Business Development
3 6 (75.00%) IT Governance
3 6 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (75.00%) Zachman Framework

CompTIA Security+
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (75.00%) IaaS
1 6 (75.00%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 6 (75.00%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
1 6 (75.00%) Security Architect
1 6 (75.00%) Security Solutions Architect
1 6 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
1 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (75.00%) CMDB
2 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Kali Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) SIEM
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Project Management
3 6 (75.00%) Business Development
3 6 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (75.00%) CRM
3 6 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (75.00%) IT Governance
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL V3
3 6 (75.00%) Presales
3 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (75.00%) Service Management
3 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (75.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (75.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CISSP
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) CEH
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 6 (75.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (75.00%) PMP
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) GPG13
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) EMC
2 6 (75.00%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) AlienVault
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk