Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for CompTIA Security+ qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 208 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 - -
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 15 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.40% 0.027% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 0.075% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,500 £27,792 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +78.11% - -
East of England median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -14.29% +10.53%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,181 1,335 1,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 31.30% 35.73% 34.05%
Number of salaries quoted 808 959 978
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £65,900
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,398 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.36% +4.47% -

CompTIA Security+
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CompTIA Security+ in Cambridgeshire

CompTIA Security+
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for CompTIA Security+ in Cambridgeshire

CompTIA Security+
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for CompTIA Security+ in Cambridgeshire

CompTIA Security+
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 15 £49,500 -
CompTIA Security+
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for CompTIA Security+.

1 15 (100.00%) SIEM
2 14 (93.33%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (93.33%) Malware Analysis
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (93.33%) Python
2 14 (93.33%) HTTP
2 14 (93.33%) TCP/IP
2 14 (93.33%) VPN
2 14 (93.33%) DNS
2 14 (93.33%) SSL
2 14 (93.33%) CCNA
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (93.33%) MPLS
2 14 (93.33%) GCIA
2 14 (93.33%) CEH
2 14 (93.33%) QRadar
2 14 (93.33%) Security Operations
3 11 (73.33%) Firewall
4 10 (66.67%) Management Information System
4 10 (66.67%) Security Architecture
4 10 (66.67%) Incident Management
4 10 (66.67%) Degree
4 10 (66.67%) Problem Management
4 10 (66.67%) Use Case
4 10 (66.67%) Change Management
4 10 (66.67%) ITIL
4 10 (66.67%) CSIRT
5 9 (60.00%) Perl
5 9 (60.00%) VBA
6 5 (33.33%) Process Management

CompTIA Security+
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) DNS
1 14 (93.33%) HTTP
1 14 (93.33%) MPLS
1 14 (93.33%) SSL
1 14 (93.33%) TCP/IP
1 14 (93.33%) VPN
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) SIEM Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) SOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) SIEM
2 14 (93.33%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (93.33%) Malware Analysis
2 14 (93.33%) Security Operations
3 10 (66.67%) Change Management
3 10 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 10 (66.67%) ITIL
3 10 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 10 (66.67%) Security Architecture
3 10 (66.67%) Use Case
4 5 (33.33%) Content Development
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) Process Management
4 5 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
1 14 (93.33%) Python
2 9 (60.00%) Perl
2 9 (60.00%) VBA
3 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) CCNA
1 14 (93.33%) CEH
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (93.33%) GCIA
2 10 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (93.33%) QRadar
2 10 (66.67%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Splunk