Period
to 22 February 2019

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

CompTIA Security+
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 312 325 331
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6 +57
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 7 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.067% 0.093% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.41% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 3
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £77,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.03% +78.16% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £46,500 £41,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £112,750 £45,250
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £77,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year -35.48% +78.16% -

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 2,177 2,420 2,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.95% 22.56% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,853 2,174 2,270
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.54% +2.73%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for CompTIA Security+ in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region with a requirement for CompTIA Security+.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CEH
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) SIEM
3 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) SSCP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Security Auditing
4 3 (42.86%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (42.86%) Darktrace
4 3 (42.86%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (28.57%) CASP
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
5 2 (28.57%) OSCP
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Critical Thinking
5 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server

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 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) FTP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (42.86%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (42.86%) Security Auditing
3 2 (28.57%) Critical Thinking
3 2 (28.57%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) CEH
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) SSCP
3 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CASP
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) GIAC
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
3 2 (28.57%) MCSA
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (28.57%) OSCP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) Darktrace
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft