Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 179 -
Rank change year-on-year +25 - -
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 22 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.67% 0.22% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.09% 0.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year -20.45% - -

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 1,051 919 1,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.81% 25.27% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 592 626 806
Birmingham median annual salary £48,292 £42,349 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.03% -0.36% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,429 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

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

CompTIA Security+
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for CompTIA Security+ in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 22 (100.00%) CISSP
1 22 (100.00%) SIEM
2 20 (90.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (86.36%) Data Protection
3 19 (86.36%) Information Security
4 17 (77.27%) CEH
4 17 (77.27%) GPG13
5 16 (72.73%) IaaS
5 16 (72.73%) Line Management
5 16 (72.73%) Data Centre
5 16 (72.73%) Presales
5 16 (72.73%) Computer Science
5 16 (72.73%) CMDB
5 16 (72.73%) Technical Architecture
5 16 (72.73%) Business Development
5 16 (72.73%) Degree
5 16 (72.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (72.73%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (72.73%) ITIL V3
5 16 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (72.73%) Customer Engagement
5 16 (72.73%) PaaS
5 16 (72.73%) Service Management
5 16 (72.73%) PMP
5 16 (72.73%) PMI Certification
5 16 (72.73%) NetApp
5 16 (72.73%) CheckPoint
5 16 (72.73%) Project Management
5 16 (72.73%) EMC
5 16 (72.73%) ISEB

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 16 (72.73%) IaaS
1 16 (72.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
General
1 16 (72.73%) Publishing
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Architect
2 16 (72.73%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) SIEM Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) CMDB
1 16 (72.73%) Data Centre
1 16 (72.73%) Management Information System
1 16 (72.73%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (13.64%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) SIEM
2 19 (86.36%) Data Protection
2 19 (86.36%) Information Security
3 16 (72.73%) Business Development
3 16 (72.73%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (72.73%) Computer Science
3 16 (72.73%) CRM
3 16 (72.73%) Customer Engagement
3 16 (72.73%) IT Governance
3 16 (72.73%) ITIL
3 16 (72.73%) ITIL V3
3 16 (72.73%) PRINCE2
3 16 (72.73%) Project Management
3 16 (72.73%) Requirements Analysis
3 16 (72.73%) Service Delivery
3 16 (72.73%) Service Management
3 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
3 16 (72.73%) Technical Architecture
3 16 (72.73%) TOGAF
3 16 (72.73%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) CISSP
2 17 (77.27%) CEH
3 16 (72.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (72.73%) Degree
3 16 (72.73%) ISEB
3 16 (72.73%) PMI Certification
3 16 (72.73%) PMP
4 4 (18.18%) CISM
5 1 (4.55%) CCDP
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) CISA
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CISMP
5 1 (4.55%) ISACA
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) RHCA
5 1 (4.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (90.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (77.27%) GPG13
3 16 (72.73%) GDPR
4 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) CheckPoint
1 16 (72.73%) Citrix
1 16 (72.73%) EMC
1 16 (72.73%) NetApp
1 16 (72.73%) VMware