Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for CompTIA Security+ qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 211 207
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4 +63
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 2 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.055% 0.081% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.42% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 23
Leeds median annual salary £87,500 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +133.33% +19.05% -23.84%
10th Percentile £86,250 £32,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £43,025 £35,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +19.05% -12.50%

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 Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 582 963 1,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.89% 19.56% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 457 780 1,080
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £22,900 £23,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £64,250 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CompTIA Security+
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for CompTIA Security+ in Leeds

CompTIA Security+
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for CompTIA Security+ in Leeds

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Leeds region with a requirement for CompTIA Security+.

1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) SSCP
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Imperva
1 1 (50.00%) CSSLP
1 1 (50.00%) Gemalto
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity

CompTIA Security+
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Architect
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) CSSLP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
1 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
1 1 (50.00%) SSCP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) AlienVault
1 1 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (50.00%) Gemalto
1 1 (50.00%) Imperva
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) WatchGuard