Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 27 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.70% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Birmingham median annual salary £67,500 - -
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -

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 1,266 1,013 1,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.78% 25.80% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 700 754 917
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -6.59%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 16 August 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 27 (100.00%) CISSP
1 27 (100.00%) Information Security
1 27 (100.00%) CEH
2 25 (92.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (92.59%) SIEM
3 24 (88.89%) IT Governance
3 24 (88.89%) ITIL
4 22 (81.48%) Business Development
4 22 (81.48%) Data Centre
4 22 (81.48%) Presales
4 22 (81.48%) IT Strategy
4 22 (81.48%) Due Diligence
5 21 (77.78%) GPG13
6 20 (74.07%) IaaS
6 20 (74.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (74.07%) Capacity Planning
6 20 (74.07%) ITIL V3
6 20 (74.07%) Degree
6 20 (74.07%) Computer Science
6 20 (74.07%) CMDB
6 20 (74.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (74.07%) Customer Engagement
6 20 (74.07%) PaaS
6 20 (74.07%) Requirements Analysis
6 20 (74.07%) Technical Architecture
6 20 (74.07%) Software Engineering
6 20 (74.07%) PMP
6 20 (74.07%) PMI Certification
6 20 (74.07%) NetApp
6 20 (74.07%) CheckPoint

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 20 (74.07%) IaaS
1 20 (74.07%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
General
1 20 (74.07%) Publishing
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Architect
2 20 (74.07%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (33.33%) Security Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Security Solutions Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) IT Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Information Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Architect
Miscellaneous
1 22 (81.48%) Data Centre
2 20 (74.07%) CMDB
2 20 (74.07%) Computer Science
2 20 (74.07%) Management Information System
2 20 (74.07%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Information Security
2 25 (92.59%) SIEM
3 24 (88.89%) IT Governance
3 24 (88.89%) ITIL
4 22 (81.48%) Business Development
4 22 (81.48%) Due Diligence
4 22 (81.48%) IT Strategy
4 22 (81.48%) Presales
5 20 (74.07%) Capacity Planning
5 20 (74.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 20 (74.07%) CRM
5 20 (74.07%) Customer Engagement
5 20 (74.07%) Gantt Chart
5 20 (74.07%) ITIL V3
5 20 (74.07%) Line Management
5 20 (74.07%) PRINCE2
5 20 (74.07%) Project Management
5 20 (74.07%) Requirements Analysis
5 20 (74.07%) Software Engineering
5 20 (74.07%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) CEH
1 27 (100.00%) CISSP
2 20 (74.07%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (74.07%) Degree
2 20 (74.07%) ISEB
2 20 (74.07%) PMI Certification
2 20 (74.07%) PMP
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (14.81%) CCSP
5 1 (3.70%) CCDP
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE
5 1 (3.70%) CISA
5 1 (3.70%) CISM
5 1 (3.70%) CISMP
5 1 (3.70%) ISACA
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) RHCA
5 1 (3.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (92.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (77.78%) GPG13
3 6 (22.22%) GDPR
4 4 (14.81%) COBIT
5 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) CheckPoint
1 20 (74.07%) Citrix
1 20 (74.07%) EMC
1 20 (74.07%) NetApp
1 20 (74.07%) VMware