Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CompTIA Security+ qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 331 330 348
Rank change year-on-year -1 +18 +74
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 16 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.010% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.044% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 5
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £80,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.63% +23.08% +36.84%
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £80,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -15.63% +23.08% +25.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,308 2,270 2,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.88% 22.29% 23.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,994 2,024 2,387
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,450
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - -

CompTIA Security+
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for CompTIA Security+ in the City of London

CompTIA Security+
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for CompTIA Security+ in the City of London

CompTIA Security+
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for CompTIA Security+ in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for CompTIA Security+.

1 15 (93.75%) Finance
2 14 (87.50%) CISSP
2 14 (87.50%) Information Security
3 13 (81.25%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (25.00%) CEH
6 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
6 3 (18.75%) CISMP
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
6 3 (18.75%) GIAC
6 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
6 3 (18.75%) Apple
6 3 (18.75%) DRM
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
6 3 (18.75%) SIEM
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (6.25%) Fintech
7 1 (6.25%) Information Security Governance

CompTIA Security+
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 15 (93.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Security Engineer
2 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 11 (68.75%) Security Analyst
3 10 (62.50%) CISSP Analyst
3 10 (62.50%) CISSP Engineer
3 10 (62.50%) Information Analyst
3 10 (62.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 10 (62.50%) Information Security Engineer
3 10 (62.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (62.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Chief Information Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Chief Information Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Chief Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (6.25%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
2 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Information Security
2 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
3 3 (18.75%) DRM
3 3 (18.75%) SIEM
3 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Security Auditing
4 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) CISSP
2 13 (81.25%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) CEH
4 3 (18.75%) CISMP
4 3 (18.75%) GIAC
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) CISA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CISM
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
5 1 (6.25%) MCSA
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Apple
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Darktrace
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) VMware