Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 23 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.60% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Birmingham median annual salary £63,750 - -
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +50.00% -5.88% -

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 1,172 967 1,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.65% 25.69% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 626 695 869
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -3.61% -8.79%
10th Percentile £25,625 £23,950 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,250 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 22 June 2018, IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for CompTIA Security+.

1 23 (100.00%) CISSP
1 23 (100.00%) Information Security
1 23 (100.00%) CEH
2 21 (91.30%) IT Governance
2 21 (91.30%) ITIL
2 21 (91.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (91.30%) SIEM
3 19 (82.61%) Business Development
3 19 (82.61%) Presales
3 19 (82.61%) Data Centre
3 19 (82.61%) IT Strategy
3 19 (82.61%) Due Diligence
4 17 (73.91%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (73.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (73.91%) PMP
4 17 (73.91%) PMI Certification
4 17 (73.91%) NetApp
4 17 (73.91%) CheckPoint
4 17 (73.91%) Project Management
4 17 (73.91%) PRINCE2
4 17 (73.91%) CRM
4 17 (73.91%) EMC
4 17 (73.91%) ISEB
4 17 (73.91%) Citrix
4 17 (73.91%) Requirements Analysis
4 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
4 17 (73.91%) Zachman Framework
4 17 (73.91%) TOGAF
4 17 (73.91%) Service Management
4 17 (73.91%) Service Delivery

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 17 (73.91%) IaaS
1 17 (73.91%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
General
1 17 (73.91%) Publishing
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Architect
2 17 (73.91%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (34.78%) Security Architect
4 6 (26.09%) Security Solutions Architect
5 4 (17.39%) Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) IT Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Information Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) Data Centre
2 17 (73.91%) CMDB
2 17 (73.91%) Computer Science
2 17 (73.91%) Management Information System
2 17 (73.91%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 21 (91.30%) IT Governance
2 21 (91.30%) ITIL
2 21 (91.30%) SIEM
3 19 (82.61%) Business Development
3 19 (82.61%) Due Diligence
3 19 (82.61%) IT Strategy
3 19 (82.61%) Presales
4 17 (73.91%) Capacity Planning
4 17 (73.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (73.91%) CRM
4 17 (73.91%) Customer Engagement
4 17 (73.91%) Gantt Chart
4 17 (73.91%) ITIL V3
4 17 (73.91%) Line Management
4 17 (73.91%) PRINCE2
4 17 (73.91%) Project Management
4 17 (73.91%) Requirements Analysis
4 17 (73.91%) Technical Architecture
4 17 (73.91%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) CEH
1 23 (100.00%) CISSP
2 17 (73.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (73.91%) Degree
2 17 (73.91%) ISEB
2 17 (73.91%) PMI Certification
2 17 (73.91%) PMP
3 4 (17.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (17.39%) CCSP
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (91.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (73.91%) GPG13
3 4 (17.39%) COBIT
4 3 (13.04%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) CheckPoint
1 17 (73.91%) Citrix
1 17 (73.91%) EMC
1 17 (73.91%) NetApp
1 17 (73.91%) VMware