Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for CompTIA Security+ qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
England > East of England
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 183 263 290
Rank change year-on-year +80 +27 +64
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 3 15 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.085% 0.20% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.70% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 9
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -9.09% +7.03%
10th Percentile £45,750 £31,250 £42,275
90th Percentile £57,250 £65,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.66%

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 East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 914 2,153 3,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.89% 28.41% 28.20%
Number of salaries quoted 631 1,599 2,522
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,625 £26,000 £25,963
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,670 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.34% - +11.11%

CompTIA Security+
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing CompTIA Security+ as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for CompTIA Security+ in the East of England

CompTIA Security+
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CompTIA Security+ in the East of England.

Salary trend for CompTIA Security+ in the East of England

CompTIA Security+
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ within the East of England region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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
Suffolk +13 2 £52,500 -4.55%
Hertfordshire +54 1 - -
CompTIA Security+
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 East of England region with a requirement for CompTIA Security+.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SANS
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Linux+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) GIAC
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SSCP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Hortonworks
3 1 (33.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (33.33%) Kafka
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Flume
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (33.33%) Gephi
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity

CompTIA Security+
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Gephi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket Server
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) git-flow
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Science Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Fedora
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) GIAC
2 2 (66.67%) Linux+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SANS
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SSCP
3 1 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Flume
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
1 1 (33.33%) VirtualBox
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (33.33%) Kibana
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Oozie
1 1 (33.33%) OpenNMS
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server
1 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) BT
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Cloudera
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) Hortonworks
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) VMware