Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 119 131
Rank change year-on-year +28 +12 -
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 23 14 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.60% 0.99% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.22% 2.68% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 24
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,100
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -18.18% -

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 545 522 1,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 37.98% 36.89% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 364 392 830
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,525 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for CompTIA Security+ in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 23 (100.00%) C
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
1 23 (100.00%) MCSE
1 23 (100.00%) CCNA
1 23 (100.00%) CISSP
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 23 (100.00%) SSCP
1 23 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 23 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 23 (100.00%) GIAC
1 23 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 23 (100.00%) SANS
1 23 (100.00%) Systems Engineering
2 21 (91.30%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (91.30%) Software Engineering
3 20 (86.96%) Windows
3 20 (86.96%) User Stories
3 20 (86.96%) Bash Shell
3 20 (86.96%) Puppet
4 18 (78.26%) TCP/IP
4 18 (78.26%) JIRA
4 18 (78.26%) Firewall
5 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (65.22%) Python
5 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
6 13 (56.52%) Java EE
6 13 (56.52%) Reverse Engineering
6 13 (56.52%) STL

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 10 (43.48%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) Firewall
1 18 (78.26%) TCP/IP
2 10 (43.48%) HTTP
2 10 (43.48%) SSL
3 8 (34.78%) FCoE
3 8 (34.78%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) Big Data
2 10 (43.48%) Apache Hive
2 10 (43.48%) Hadoop
2 10 (43.48%) MySQL
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (78.26%) JIRA
2 10 (43.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (43.48%) Bitbucket
2 10 (43.48%) CodeSonar
2 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
2 10 (43.48%) git-flow
2 10 (43.48%) Robot Framework
2 10 (43.48%) Selenium
3 8 (34.78%) Redmine
General
1 11 (47.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Platform Engineer
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) C# Software Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) C++ Software Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Java Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Java Software Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Software Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Java EE
1 13 (56.52%) STL
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
2 10 (43.48%) Django
2 10 (43.48%) LAMP
2 10 (43.48%) Node.js
2 10 (43.48%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (43.48%) REST
2 10 (43.48%) SOAP
2 10 (43.48%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (86.96%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Android
3 10 (43.48%) Apple iOS
3 10 (43.48%) Mac OS X
4 3 (13.04%) Unix
5 2 (8.70%) CentOS
5 2 (8.70%) Fedora
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Systems Engineering
2 21 (91.30%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (91.30%) Software Engineering
3 20 (86.96%) User Stories
4 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
5 13 (56.52%) Ethical Hacking
5 13 (56.52%) Multithreading
5 13 (56.52%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (56.52%) Reverse Engineering
6 11 (47.83%) Coaching
6 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
7 10 (43.48%) API Design
7 10 (43.48%) High Availability
7 10 (43.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (43.48%) Kanban
7 10 (43.48%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C
2 20 (86.96%) Bash Shell
3 15 (65.22%) Python
4 13 (56.52%) C#
4 13 (56.52%) C++
4 13 (56.52%) Java
4 13 (56.52%) Objective-C
5 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
6 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
6 10 (43.48%) PHP
7 8 (34.78%) Korn
8 3 (13.04%) Perl
8 3 (13.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) CCNA
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 23 (100.00%) CISSP
1 23 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 23 (100.00%) GIAC
1 23 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 23 (100.00%) MCSE
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 23 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 23 (100.00%) SANS
1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 23 (100.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Docker
2 10 (43.48%) NFS
2 10 (43.48%) Samba
2 10 (43.48%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (43.48%) vSphere
3 8 (34.78%) VMware NSX
4 2 (8.70%) VirtualBox
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (86.96%) Puppet
2 10 (43.48%) Ansible
2 10 (43.48%) Nagios
2 10 (43.48%) Salt
2 10 (43.48%) vCenter Server
3 2 (8.70%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
3 2 (8.70%) OpenNMS
3 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) EMC
2 10 (43.48%) NetApp
2 10 (43.48%) SolarWinds
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
3 2 (8.70%) Dell
3 2 (8.70%) Hortonworks
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat