Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 219 253
Rank change year-on-year +19 +34 +15
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 15 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.32% 0.24% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.21% 1.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 3
Leeds median annual salary £77,500 £35,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +121.43% -46.15% +217.07%
10th Percentile £64,950 £27,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £87,000 £73,750 £66,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% +40.00% +143.90%

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 679 1,022 1,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.32% 20.21% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 552 814 1,127
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £24,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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

CompTIA Security+
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for CompTIA Security+ in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 13 (86.67%) CISSP
1 13 (86.67%) CISA
1 13 (86.67%) CISM
1 13 (86.67%) GIAC
1 13 (86.67%) SANS
2 12 (80.00%) SSCP
2 12 (80.00%) CEH
2 12 (80.00%) CSSLP
3 9 (60.00%) Information Security
3 9 (60.00%) Secure Coding
4 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (53.33%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
4 8 (53.33%) Business Development
5 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (46.67%) Security Architecture
6 6 (40.00%) Degree
7 5 (33.33%) Data Governance
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) Legal
7 5 (33.33%) Big Data
7 5 (33.33%) Data Engineering
8 4 (26.67%) Validation
8 4 (26.67%) Project Management
8 4 (26.67%) Change Control
8 4 (26.67%) Risk Analysis

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) VLAN
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) SMTP
2 1 (6.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Legal
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Architect
1 12 (80.00%) Security Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (26.67%) IT Architect
2 4 (26.67%) IT Security Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Security Technical Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Information Security
1 9 (60.00%) Secure Coding
2 8 (53.33%) Business Development
2 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (53.33%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (46.67%) Security Architecture
4 5 (33.33%) Data Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Change Control
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Validation
6 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (20.00%) SIEM
6 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) CISA
1 13 (86.67%) CISM
1 13 (86.67%) CISSP
1 13 (86.67%) GIAC
1 13 (86.67%) SANS
2 12 (80.00%) CEH
2 12 (80.00%) CSSLP
2 12 (80.00%) SSCP
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) CCIE
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 31000
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) AlienVault
1 2 (13.33%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (13.33%) Gemalto
1 2 (13.33%) Imperva
1 2 (13.33%) Symantec
1 2 (13.33%) WatchGuard