Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 149 126
Rank change year-on-year +46 -23 -
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 25 2 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.50% 0.12% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.83% 0.36% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 12
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.29% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £34,200
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +7.81%

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 653 555 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 39.29% 34.03% 46.93%
Number of salaries quoted 495 409 705
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,400 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +3.85%

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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 25 (100.00%) C
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
1 25 (100.00%) MCSE
1 25 (100.00%) CCNA
1 25 (100.00%) CISSP
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 25 (100.00%) SSCP
1 25 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 25 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 25 (100.00%) GIAC
1 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 25 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 25 (100.00%) SANS
2 24 (96.00%) DV Cleared
2 24 (96.00%) Security Cleared
3 22 (88.00%) JIRA
3 22 (88.00%) Windows
3 22 (88.00%) Firewall
3 22 (88.00%) TCP/IP
3 22 (88.00%) Bash Shell
3 22 (88.00%) Puppet
3 22 (88.00%) User Stories
4 15 (60.00%) Multithreading
4 15 (60.00%) Python
4 15 (60.00%) STL
4 15 (60.00%) C#
4 15 (60.00%) C++
4 15 (60.00%) Java
4 15 (60.00%) Java EE

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 12 (48.00%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
1 22 (88.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (48.00%) HTTP
2 12 (48.00%) SSL
3 10 (40.00%) FCoE
3 10 (40.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) Apache Hive
1 12 (48.00%) Big Data
1 12 (48.00%) Hadoop
1 12 (48.00%) MySQL
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (88.00%) JIRA
2 12 (48.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (48.00%) Bitbucket
2 12 (48.00%) CodeSonar
2 12 (48.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (48.00%) git-flow
2 12 (48.00%) Robot Framework
2 12 (48.00%) Selenium
3 10 (40.00%) Redmine
General
1 13 (52.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Java Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (40.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (40.00%) Platform Engineer
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Software Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) Java EE
1 15 (60.00%) STL
2 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (48.00%) Django
2 12 (48.00%) LAMP
2 12 (48.00%) Node.js
2 12 (48.00%) RabbitMQ
2 12 (48.00%) REST
2 12 (48.00%) SOAP
2 12 (48.00%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (88.00%) Windows
3 12 (48.00%) Android
3 12 (48.00%) Apple iOS
3 12 (48.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (12.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (88.00%) User Stories
3 15 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 15 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 15 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (60.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (52.00%) Coaching
4 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
5 12 (48.00%) API Design
5 12 (48.00%) Kanban
5 12 (48.00%) Scrum
6 10 (40.00%) High Availability
6 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C
2 22 (88.00%) Bash Shell
3 15 (60.00%) C#
3 15 (60.00%) C++
3 15 (60.00%) Java
3 15 (60.00%) Objective-C
3 15 (60.00%) Python
4 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (48.00%) PHP
4 12 (48.00%) PowerShell
5 10 (40.00%) Korn
6 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 3 (12.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) CCNA
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 25 (100.00%) CISSP
1 25 (100.00%) GIAC
1 25 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 25 (100.00%) MCSE
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 25 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 25 (100.00%) SANS
1 25 (100.00%) SSCP
2 24 (96.00%) DV Cleared
2 24 (96.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Docker
1 12 (48.00%) vSphere
2 10 (40.00%) NFS
2 10 (40.00%) Samba
2 10 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (40.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (88.00%) Puppet
2 12 (48.00%) Salt
3 10 (40.00%) Ansible
3 10 (40.00%) Nagios
3 10 (40.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) EMC
2 10 (40.00%) NetApp
2 10 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 10 (40.00%) VMware