Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for CompTIA Security+ qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 97 - 129
Rank change year-on-year - +129 +30
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 11 0 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.79% - 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% - 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - - £47,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +23.46%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 275 177 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.63% 19.28% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 148 115 191
10th Percentile £29,925 £29,100 £23,500
25th Percentile £35,750 £33,625 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,805 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.66% +12.50% -0.62%
75th Percentile £56,563 £53,750 £55,819
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,900 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £46,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -1.08% +12.05% +0.91%

CompTIA Security+
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for CompTIA Security+ in Glasgow

CompTIA Security+
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CompTIA Security+ in Glasgow.

Salary trend for CompTIA Security+ in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for CompTIA Security+.

1 11 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 11 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Server+ Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (18.18%) Data Security
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless

CompTIA Security+
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) IT Engineer
1 9 (81.82%) IT Support
1 9 (81.82%) IT Support Engineer
1 9 (81.82%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Ethical Hacker
2 2 (18.18%) Trainee
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (18.18%) Data Security
2 2 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Linux+ Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Server+ Certification