Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CompTIA Security+ qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
England > South East
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 490 530 546
Rank change year-on-year +40 +16 +106
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 35 20 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.066% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.24% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 26
South East median annual salary £43,750 £35,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -41.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £59,750 £52,500 £76,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% +0.96%

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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,760 8,189 10,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.17% 27.19% 31.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5,991 6,675 8,820
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

CompTIA Security+
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for CompTIA Security+ in the South East

CompTIA Security+
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for CompTIA Security+ in the South East

CompTIA Security+
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ in the South East over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for CompTIA Security+ in the South East

CompTIA Security+
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ within the South East region over the 6 months to 12 November 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
West Sussex +5 11 £55,000 -12.00%
Kent +28 10 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Hampshire +6 9 £40,000 +18.52%
Surrey +33 3 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Thames Valley +3 3 - -
Berkshire -19 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
CompTIA Security+
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 South East region with a requirement for CompTIA Security+.

1 23 (65.71%) ITIL
2 17 (48.57%) Management Information System
3 16 (45.71%) Information Security
3 16 (45.71%) CEH
4 10 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (28.57%) Legal
4 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (28.57%) CISSP
5 9 (25.71%) SSCP
5 9 (25.71%) Network+ Certification
5 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (25.71%) Security Operations
5 9 (25.71%) Problem Management
6 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (22.86%) Service Management
6 8 (22.86%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (22.86%) Due Diligence
7 7 (20.00%) MCSE
7 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.00%) Security Management
7 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (20.00%) Email Filtering
7 7 (20.00%) Web Filtering
7 7 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (17.14%) Contingency Planning
8 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (17.14%) Network Security
8 6 (17.14%) CCSA
8 6 (17.14%) Retail
8 6 (17.14%) Firewall

CompTIA Security+
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Firewall
1 6 (17.14%) Network Security
2 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (8.57%) Skype
2 3 (8.57%) VPN
2 3 (8.57%) Wireless
2 3 (8.57%) Wireless Security
3 2 (5.71%) FCoE
3 2 (5.71%) SNMP
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
1 2 (5.71%) Redmine
General
1 10 (28.57%) Legal
2 6 (17.14%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Analyst
2 19 (54.29%) Security Analyst
3 14 (40.00%) IT Analyst
3 14 (40.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Security Officer
5 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Governance Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Management Information System
2 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (22.86%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) CESG
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) ITIL
2 16 (45.71%) Information Security
3 10 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (25.71%) Problem Management
4 9 (25.71%) Security Operations
5 8 (22.86%) Due Diligence
5 8 (22.86%) Service Management
5 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (20.00%) Email Filtering
6 7 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (20.00%) Security Management
6 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (20.00%) Web Filtering
7 6 (17.14%) Contingency Planning
7 6 (17.14%) ITSM
8 4 (11.43%) Data Security
8 4 (11.43%) ISMS
9 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
10 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.71%) C
3 1 (2.86%) Korn
3 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) CEH
2 10 (28.57%) CISSP
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (25.71%) Network+ Certification
3 9 (25.71%) SSCP
4 7 (20.00%) MCSE
5 6 (17.14%) A+ Certification
5 6 (17.14%) CCSA
6 4 (11.43%) MCSA
7 3 (8.57%) CCNA
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (5.71%) Degree
8 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.71%) GIAC
8 2 (5.71%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (5.71%) SANS
8 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.43%) GDPR
3 3 (8.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) NFS
1 2 (5.71%) Samba
1 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (5.71%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Ansible
2 2 (5.71%) Nagios
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) EMC
2 2 (5.71%) NetApp
2 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
2 2 (5.71%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Remedy
3 1 (2.86%) Splunk