Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 187 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 - -
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 24 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.65% 0.18% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.99% 0.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Birmingham median annual salary £72,500 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 1,204 986 1,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.68% 25.72% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 697 728 955
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% -

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 23 October 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 24 (100.00%) CISSP
1 24 (100.00%) Information Security
1 24 (100.00%) CEH
1 24 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 24 (100.00%) SIEM
2 23 (95.83%) IT Governance
2 23 (95.83%) ITIL
3 20 (83.33%) GPG13
4 19 (79.17%) IaaS
4 19 (79.17%) Line Management
4 19 (79.17%) Data Centre
4 19 (79.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 19 (79.17%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (79.17%) ITIL V3
4 19 (79.17%) Requirements Analysis
4 19 (79.17%) Computer Science
4 19 (79.17%) CMDB
4 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (79.17%) Customer Engagement
4 19 (79.17%) PaaS
4 19 (79.17%) Technical Architecture
4 19 (79.17%) Business Development
4 19 (79.17%) Degree
4 19 (79.17%) Software Engineering
4 19 (79.17%) PMP
4 19 (79.17%) PMI Certification
4 19 (79.17%) NetApp
4 19 (79.17%) CheckPoint
4 19 (79.17%) Project Management
4 19 (79.17%) PRINCE2

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 19 (79.17%) IaaS
1 19 (79.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) Firewall
General
1 19 (79.17%) Publishing
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Architect
2 19 (79.17%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (29.17%) Security Architect
4 6 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) IT Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Architect
Miscellaneous
1 19 (79.17%) CMDB
1 19 (79.17%) Computer Science
1 19 (79.17%) Data Centre
1 19 (79.17%) Management Information System
1 19 (79.17%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Information Security
1 24 (100.00%) SIEM
2 23 (95.83%) IT Governance
2 23 (95.83%) ITIL
3 19 (79.17%) Business Development
3 19 (79.17%) Capacity Planning
3 19 (79.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (79.17%) CRM
3 19 (79.17%) Customer Engagement
3 19 (79.17%) ITIL V3
3 19 (79.17%) Line Management
3 19 (79.17%) PRINCE2
3 19 (79.17%) Project Management
3 19 (79.17%) Requirements Analysis
3 19 (79.17%) Service Delivery
3 19 (79.17%) Service Management
3 19 (79.17%) Software Engineering
3 19 (79.17%) Technical Architecture
3 19 (79.17%) TOGAF
3 19 (79.17%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) CEH
1 24 (100.00%) CISSP
2 19 (79.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 19 (79.17%) Degree
2 19 (79.17%) ISEB
2 19 (79.17%) PMI Certification
2 19 (79.17%) PMP
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (16.67%) CCSP
5 1 (4.17%) CCDP
5 1 (4.17%) CCIE
5 1 (4.17%) CISA
5 1 (4.17%) CISM
5 1 (4.17%) CISMP
5 1 (4.17%) ISACA
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) RHCA
5 1 (4.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (83.33%) GPG13
3 11 (45.83%) GDPR
4 4 (16.67%) COBIT
5 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) CheckPoint
1 19 (79.17%) Citrix
1 19 (79.17%) EMC
1 19 (79.17%) NetApp
1 19 (79.17%) VMware