Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for CompTIA Security+ qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 94 125
Rank change year-on-year -33 +31 0
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 18 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.00% 1.66% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.10% 4.46% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 11
Gloucestershire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £49,625 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
South West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -10.00%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 856 561 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 47.74% 37.18% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 626 397 379
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,891 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.51% +1.98% -
10th Percentile £28,777 £26,550 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £68,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% -

CompTIA Security+
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing CompTIA Security+ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for CompTIA Security+ in Gloucestershire

CompTIA Security+
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for CompTIA Security+ in Gloucestershire

CompTIA Security+
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Salary histogram for CompTIA Security+ in Gloucestershire

CompTIA Security+
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. 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
Cheltenham - 1 £35,000 - 1
CompTIA Security+
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for CompTIA Security+.

1 18 (100.00%) C
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) MCSE
1 18 (100.00%) CCNA
1 18 (100.00%) CISSP
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (100.00%) SSCP
1 18 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 18 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 18 (100.00%) GIAC
1 18 (100.00%) Big Data
1 18 (100.00%) SANS
2 17 (94.44%) Docker
2 17 (94.44%) Apache Spark
2 17 (94.44%) Kubernetes
2 17 (94.44%) git-flow
2 17 (94.44%) Kafka
2 17 (94.44%) Bitbucket
2 17 (94.44%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (94.44%) Reverse Engineering
2 17 (94.44%) Git (software)
2 17 (94.44%) Scrum
2 17 (94.44%) Ethical Hacking
2 17 (94.44%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (94.44%) JIRA
2 17 (94.44%) Kanban
2 17 (94.44%) Firewall
3 16 (88.89%) MVC
3 16 (88.89%) HTTPS

CompTIA Security+
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 17 (94.44%) Apache Spark
2 16 (88.89%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (88.89%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 16 (88.89%) AWS
1 16 (88.89%) Azure
1 16 (88.89%) GCP
1 16 (88.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 16 (88.89%) HTTPS
2 16 (88.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.56%) Impala
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Bitbucket
1 17 (94.44%) Git (software)
1 17 (94.44%) git-flow
1 17 (94.44%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 9 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Consultant
2 9 (50.00%) C++ Consultant
2 9 (50.00%) Software Consultant
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Consultant
3 7 (38.89%) Automation Test Lead
3 7 (38.89%) Test Automation Consultant
3 7 (38.89%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Test Consultant
3 7 (38.89%) Test Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Science Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) Kafka
2 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) AngularJS
2 16 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 16 (88.89%) GraphQL
2 16 (88.89%) Node.js
2 16 (88.89%) React
2 16 (88.89%) REST
2 16 (88.89%) Spring
2 16 (88.89%) Spring MVC
2 16 (88.89%) Vue.js
3 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Cyberattack
1 9 (50.00%) Cybercrime
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (5.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) Android
2 16 (88.89%) Apple iOS
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Fedora
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Cybersecurity
1 17 (94.44%) Ethical Hacking
1 17 (94.44%) Kanban
1 17 (94.44%) Penetration Testing
1 17 (94.44%) Reverse Engineering
1 17 (94.44%) Scrum
2 16 (88.89%) API Design
2 16 (88.89%) MVC
2 16 (88.89%) Software Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 7 (38.89%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) MapReduce
5 1 (5.56%) OSINT
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Task Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.56%) V-Model
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C
2 9 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) CCNA
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (100.00%) CISSP
1 18 (100.00%) GIAC
1 18 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 18 (100.00%) MCSE
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 18 (100.00%) SANS
1 18 (100.00%) SSCP
2 16 (88.89%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) CEH
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Flume
2 1 (5.56%) NFS
2 1 (5.56%) Samba
2 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (94.44%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Oozie
2 1 (5.56%) OpenNMS
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Cloudera
2 1 (5.56%) Dell
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) Hortonworks
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) NetApp
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
2 1 (5.56%) Splunk
2 1 (5.56%) VMware