Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CompTIA Security+ qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Scotland median annual salary £28,000 - -
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -13.04% +35.29%

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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,341 1,092 1,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 23.86% 23.45% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 910 694 1,059
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,225 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CompTIA Security+
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for CompTIA Security+ in Scotland

CompTIA Security+
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for CompTIA Security+ in Scotland

CompTIA Security+
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for CompTIA Security+ in Scotland

CompTIA Security+
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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
Edinburgh - 9 £28,000 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £42,000 - 3
CompTIA Security+
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CompTIA Security+.

1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
1 11 (100.00%) CEH
2 10 (90.91%) Threat Intelligence
3 9 (81.82%) Data Science
3 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 9 (81.82%) Security Operations
3 9 (81.82%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (81.82%) Degree
3 9 (81.82%) Use Case
3 9 (81.82%) SIEM
3 9 (81.82%) Data Analytics
3 9 (81.82%) Analytics
3 9 (81.82%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) CISM
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) CASP
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution

CompTIA Security+
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Threat Intelligence
2 9 (81.82%) Analytics
2 9 (81.82%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 9 (81.82%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (81.82%) Data Analytics
2 9 (81.82%) Data Science
2 9 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (81.82%) Security Operations
2 9 (81.82%) SIEM
2 9 (81.82%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CEH
1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (81.82%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CASP
3 2 (18.18%) CISM