The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Security+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+ Certification
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 - 324
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.058% - 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Median salary £43,500 - £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £29,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +70.94%  

Security+ Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1301 1787 2669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 25.14% 24.82% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1188 1595 2241
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £36,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Security+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Security+ Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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

Security+ Certification
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Security+ Certification in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Security+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Security+ Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Sophos
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (100.00%) AirWatch
1 3 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 3 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+

Security+ Certification
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 3 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 3 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 3 (100.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) AirWatch
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Sophos
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
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