Period
to 19 January 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 203 -
Rank change year-on-year +39 - -
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 29 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.82% 0.36% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.78% 1.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,750 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.50% - -
East of England median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +28.57% -

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 1,045 1,090 1,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.37% 24.34% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 741 919 997
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -

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 January 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
Welwyn Garden City 0 16 - -
Hatfield - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £39,000 -
CompTIA Security+
East of England

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

1 22 (75.86%) CISSP
1 22 (75.86%) SSCP
1 22 (75.86%) GIAC
2 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
3 19 (65.52%) SIEM
4 18 (62.07%) Security Operations
5 17 (58.62%) SANS
5 17 (58.62%) Sophos
5 17 (58.62%) Symantec
5 17 (58.62%) CEH
6 16 (55.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (51.72%) Retail
8 12 (41.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (41.38%) Unix
8 12 (41.38%) Windows
8 12 (41.38%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (41.38%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (41.38%) Security Operations Centre
9 11 (37.93%) Due Diligence
9 11 (37.93%) CISA
9 11 (37.93%) CISM
9 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (34.48%) Linux
10 10 (34.48%) Python
10 10 (34.48%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (34.48%) DevOps
10 10 (34.48%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 10 (34.48%) Kali Linux
10 10 (34.48%) Identity Access Management
10 10 (34.48%) Security Architecture

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) Apache
1 5 (17.24%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (24.14%) Mimecast
2 7 (24.14%) Office 365
3 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (17.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) DKIM
1 7 (24.14%) DMARC
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) DHCP
2 5 (17.24%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) HTTP
2 5 (17.24%) ICMP
2 5 (17.24%) Internet
2 5 (17.24%) SNMP
2 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) VPN
2 5 (17.24%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (51.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Security Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Engineering Manager
3 5 (17.24%) IT Support
3 5 (17.24%) Security Manager
3 5 (17.24%) SOC Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) CISSP Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Information Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Security Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Security Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (24.14%) PKI
3 5 (17.24%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
3 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (17.24%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Unix
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Kali Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) SIEM
2 18 (62.07%) Security Operations
3 16 (55.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (41.38%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (41.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) Due Diligence
6 10 (34.48%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 10 (34.48%) DevOps
6 10 (34.48%) Identity Access Management
6 10 (34.48%) Open Source
6 10 (34.48%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (34.48%) Security Architecture
7 7 (24.14%) Data Loss Prevention
7 7 (24.14%) Information Security
8 6 (20.69%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (20.69%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (20.69%) Use Case
9 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Python
2 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
2 5 (17.24%) Go
2 5 (17.24%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) Perl
2 5 (17.24%) PHP
2 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) CISSP
1 22 (75.86%) GIAC
1 22 (75.86%) SSCP
2 17 (58.62%) CEH
2 17 (58.62%) SANS
3 11 (37.93%) CISA
3 11 (37.93%) CISM
4 10 (34.48%) CSSLP
5 7 (24.14%) CCNA
5 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (24.14%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (17.24%) A+ Certification
6 5 (17.24%) CCENT
6 5 (17.24%) CISMP
6 5 (17.24%) Degree
6 5 (17.24%) GCIA
6 5 (17.24%) GCIH
6 5 (17.24%) GSEC
6 5 (17.24%) OSCP
7 1 (3.45%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (24.14%) CASB
2 7 (24.14%) QRadar
3 5 (17.24%) Nessus
3 5 (17.24%) Nmap
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (58.62%) Sophos
2 17 (58.62%) Symantec
3 7 (24.14%) Forcepoint
4 5 (17.24%) McAfee
4 5 (17.24%) Netsparker
4 5 (17.24%) Qualys
4 5 (17.24%) Splunk
5 2 (6.90%) AlienVault
5 2 (6.90%) ArcSight
5 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.90%) Juniper
5 2 (6.90%) LogRhythm
5 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto