Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 181 217 172
Rank change year-on-year +36 -45 -
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 0.023% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.056% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,500 £27,792 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +78.11% -26.86% -
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +28.57% -61.11%

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 1,026 1,790 1,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 33.08% 41.81% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 715 1,305 1,008
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,139 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.97% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,000 £64,650
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +2.30%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 - 6 £49,500 -
CompTIA Security+
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 February 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for CompTIA Security+.

1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (66.67%) Use Case
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) GCIA
2 4 (66.67%) CEH
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (66.67%) Malware Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) QRadar
2 4 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 4 (66.67%) CSIRT
3 2 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence

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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Malware Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 4 (66.67%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) Content Development
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Process Management
3 2 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) CEH
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) CSIRT
1 4 (66.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Splunk