Period
to 19 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for CompTIA Security+ qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 123 215
Rank change year-on-year -23 +92 -1
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 10 84 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.42% 2.08% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.39% 7.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% -9.09%
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -14.29%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 722 1,178 1,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 30.12% 29.15% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 548 854 875
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,925 £26,250 £26,550
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

CompTIA Security+
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CompTIA Security+ in Hertfordshire

CompTIA Security+
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for CompTIA Security+ in Hertfordshire

CompTIA Security+
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £42,500 -
Hitchin - 3 £45,000 -
Borehamwood - 2 £45,000 - 1
Stevenage +8 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City -12 1 - -
CompTIA Security+
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CompTIA Security+.

1 10 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
3 8 (80.00%) Information Security
3 8 (80.00%) Degree
4 7 (70.00%) CEH
4 7 (70.00%) CISSP
5 6 (60.00%) CISM
5 6 (60.00%) Security Management
5 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (40.00%) GIAC
7 4 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (40.00%) SIEM
7 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (40.00%) Office 365
7 4 (40.00%) SANS
7 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
7 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (40.00%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (30.00%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (30.00%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (30.00%) Azure
8 3 (30.00%) AWS
8 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
8 3 (30.00%) ISMS

CompTIA Security+
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) AWS
2 3 (30.00%) Azure
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (10.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) DKIM
2 1 (10.00%) DMARC
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Security Officer
2 3 (30.00%) Information Officer
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Cyberattack
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (80.00%) Information Security
3 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (60.00%) Security Management
4 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (40.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 4 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
5 4 (40.00%) SIEM
5 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
6 3 (30.00%) ISMS
6 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Validation
6 3 (30.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) CEH
2 7 (70.00%) CISSP
3 6 (60.00%) CISM
4 4 (40.00%) GIAC
4 4 (40.00%) SANS
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (30.00%) GSEC
5 3 (30.00%) ISSAP
6 1 (10.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) CASB
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (10.00%) Sophos
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec