Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Security+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+ Certification
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 780 803 888
Rank change year-on-year +23 +85 +22
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 64 48 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.086% 0.064% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.26% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 33
London median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +9.09% +29.41%
10th Percentile £31,250 £41,700 £34,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £95,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +7.84% +20.00%

Security+ Certification 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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16784 18139 22855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.48% 24.03% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12496 15063 18626
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.80% +7.00%
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Security+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Security+ Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Security+ Certification in London

Security+ Certification
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Security+ Certification in London

Security+ Certification
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security+ Certification in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security+ Certification in London

Security+ Certification
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security+ Certification within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
West London +27 10 £55,000 -21.43%
South London +11 10 £42,500 +30.77%
Central London +1 1 £80,000 +23.08% 1
Security+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Security+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Security+ Certification.

1 64 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 53 (82.81%) CISSP
3 47 (73.44%) Windows
4 41 (64.06%) Cybersecurity
5 39 (60.94%) Linux
6 38 (59.38%) Information Security
7 36 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 29 (45.31%) Active Directory
9 28 (43.75%) Firewall
9 28 (43.75%) CEH
9 28 (43.75%) SIEM
9 28 (43.75%) Security Operations
10 26 (40.63%) CISMP
11 25 (39.06%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (39.06%) CCNA
12 24 (37.50%) TCP/IP
13 20 (31.25%) ITIL
14 19 (29.69%) Windows Server
15 18 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (26.56%) Finance
16 17 (26.56%) SSCP
17 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
17 16 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
17 16 (25.00%) Data Protection
17 16 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
17 16 (25.00%) Banking
17 16 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
18 15 (23.44%) MCSE

Security+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (4.69%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (43.75%) Firewall
2 24 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 10 (15.63%) NAS
3 10 (15.63%) SAN
4 3 (4.69%) HTTP
4 3 (4.69%) SSL
5 2 (3.13%) FCoE
5 2 (3.13%) SNMP
6 1 (1.56%) DKIM
6 1 (1.56%) DMARC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Apache Hive
1 3 (4.69%) Big Data
1 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
1 3 (4.69%) MySQL
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) JIRA
2 3 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.69%) Bitbucket
2 3 (4.69%) CodeSonar
2 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.69%) git-flow
2 3 (4.69%) Robot Framework
2 3 (4.69%) Selenium
3 2 (3.13%) Redmine
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 16 (25.00%) Banking
3 8 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Analyst
1 12 (18.75%) Security Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Security Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Governance Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Information Governance Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Information Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (9.38%) IT Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Operational Security Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Security Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Security Operations Manager
6 5 (7.81%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) Java EE
1 5 (7.81%) STL
2 3 (4.69%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.69%) Django
2 3 (4.69%) LAMP
2 3 (4.69%) Node.js
2 3 (4.69%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (4.69%) REST
2 3 (4.69%) SOAP
2 3 (4.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (15.63%) Clustering
3 8 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (4.69%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.56%) PKI
6 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (73.44%) Windows
2 39 (60.94%) Linux
3 19 (29.69%) Windows Server
4 12 (18.75%) Apple iOS
4 12 (18.75%) Mac OS X
5 10 (15.63%) Debian
6 3 (4.69%) Android
6 3 (4.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (64.06%) Cybersecurity
2 38 (59.38%) Information Security
3 28 (43.75%) Security Operations
3 28 (43.75%) SIEM
4 20 (31.25%) ITIL
5 16 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 16 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (20.31%) Security Monitoring
7 11 (17.19%) Patch Management
8 10 (15.63%) Email Filtering
8 10 (15.63%) Internal Audit
8 10 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (15.63%) Load Balancing
8 10 (15.63%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 10 (15.63%) Mobile Device Management
8 10 (15.63%) Network Virtualisation
8 10 (15.63%) Time Management
8 10 (15.63%) Use Case
8 10 (15.63%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
1 5 (7.81%) C
1 5 (7.81%) C#
1 5 (7.81%) C++
1 5 (7.81%) Java
1 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
1 5 (7.81%) Objective-C
1 5 (7.81%) PHP
1 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
1 5 (7.81%) Python
2 2 (3.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 53 (82.81%) CISSP
3 28 (43.75%) CEH
4 26 (40.63%) CISMP
5 25 (39.06%) CCNA
5 25 (39.06%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (26.56%) SSCP
8 15 (23.44%) MCSE
8 15 (23.44%) Network+ Certification
9 13 (20.31%) MCSA
10 12 (18.75%) CISA
11 10 (15.63%) CCA
11 10 (15.63%) CCNP
11 10 (15.63%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (15.63%) HP ASE
11 10 (15.63%) HPE ATP
11 10 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (12.50%) CASP
12 8 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 10 (15.63%) ISO 9001
3 10 (15.63%) PCI DSS
4 8 (12.50%) COBIT
5 2 (3.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (45.31%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.31%) vSphere
3 10 (15.63%) Hyper-V
3 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (10.94%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.69%) Docker
6 2 (3.13%) NFS
6 2 (3.13%) Samba
6 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Puppet
2 3 (4.69%) Salt
3 2 (3.13%) Ansible
3 2 (3.13%) Nagios
3 2 (3.13%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.56%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) SolarWinds
2 12 (18.75%) VMware
3 10 (15.63%) Cisco
3 10 (15.63%) Citrix
3 10 (15.63%) Red Hat
4 9 (14.06%) Apple
5 7 (10.94%) Oracle
6 2 (3.13%) EMC
6 2 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (1.56%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.56%) Sophos
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec