Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 222 236
Rank change year-on-year +27 +14 +28
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 5 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.12% 0.041% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.20% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 8
Leeds median annual salary £77,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +121.43% +2.94% -17.80%
10th Percentile £73,750 £32,500 £30,800
90th Percentile £81,250 £37,500 £66,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £76,250 £62,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +22.00% +92.31% -21.43%

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 637 995 1,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.64% 20.24% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 509 773 1,082
Leeds median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) CISA
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) SSCP
1 3 (60.00%) GIAC
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) CEH
1 3 (60.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) CSSLP
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (60.00%) SANS
2 2 (40.00%) Email Filtering
2 2 (40.00%) Web Filtering
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 2 (40.00%) AlienVault
2 2 (40.00%) Gemalto
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Imperva
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) WatchGuard
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall

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 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Architect
2 2 (40.00%) IT Security Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Security Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Email Filtering
2 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (40.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CEH
1 3 (60.00%) CISA
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) CSSLP
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) GIAC
1 3 (60.00%) SANS
1 3 (60.00%) SSCP
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) AlienVault
1 2 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (40.00%) Gemalto
1 2 (40.00%) Imperva
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec
1 2 (40.00%) WatchGuard