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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+ Certification
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 258 307
Rank change year-on-year +25 +49  
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 4 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.077% 0.016% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.068% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 11
Median salary £68,000 £65,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.61% +41.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,625 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -13.40% +57.14%  

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 1284 1480 2549
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.73% 23.20% 24.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1314 2181
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

Security+ Certification
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security+ Certification in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security+ Certification in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) CISM
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 7 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Sophos
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (57.14%) SIEM
3 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (57.14%) CEH
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) CISSP
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Web Filtering
4 3 (42.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (42.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
4 3 (42.86%) Security Patching
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) VPN

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 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Security Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) IT Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) ArcSight Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Information Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (28.57%) Fintech
3 2 (28.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) SIEM
3 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (42.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (42.86%) Security Patching
3 3 (42.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (42.86%) Web Filtering
4 2 (28.57%) Contract Management
4 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (28.57%) ITSM
4 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISM
1 7 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) CEH
3 4 (57.14%) CISSP
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) CASP
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) CCSP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) GSEC
5 2 (28.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) AirWatch
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) Nessus
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
1 5 (71.43%) Sophos
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) CyberArk
3 2 (28.57%) LogRhythm
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
3 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 2 (28.57%) Qualys
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Splunk