The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Security+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+ Certification
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 380 438 -
Rank change year-on-year +58 -  
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 12 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.082% 0.044% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Median salary £35,000 £59,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.67% -  
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -10.90% +57.14%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4165 5773 6708
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.36% 31.41% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3390 4657 5139
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Security+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Security+ Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security+ Certification in the South East

Security+ Certification
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Security+ Certification in the South East

Security+ Certification
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 Security+ Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +37 10 £35,000 -41.66% 1
Kent +13 1 £35,000 -39.65% 1
Hampshire +7 1 £32,500 -46.93% 1
Security+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Security+ Certification.

1 29 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 23 (79.31%) CISSP
3 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (55.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (55.17%) CCNA
3 16 (55.17%) Windows
4 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
4 14 (48.28%) Information Security
5 13 (44.83%) Firewall
5 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
5 13 (44.83%) MCSE
5 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
6 12 (41.38%) Linux
6 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
6 12 (41.38%) Network+ Certification
6 12 (41.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (34.48%) Python
7 10 (34.48%) OWASP
7 10 (34.48%) Regular Expression
8 9 (31.03%) SIEM
8 9 (31.03%) Analytics
8 9 (31.03%) CEH
8 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
9 7 (24.14%) Samba
9 7 (24.14%) CISM
9 7 (24.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (24.14%) JIRA
9 7 (24.14%) Network Security
9 7 (24.14%) SQL
9 7 (24.14%) ITIL

Security+ Certification
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 6 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (13.79%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) IBM Notes
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) Firewall
1 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
2 7 (24.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (24.14%) Network Security
3 5 (17.24%) DNS
3 5 (17.24%) HTTP
3 5 (17.24%) SSH
4 4 (13.79%) LAN
4 4 (13.79%) SSL
4 4 (13.79%) WAN
5 3 (10.34%) FCoE
5 3 (10.34%) SNMP
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.45%) SMTP
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) Redmine
General
1 5 (17.24%) Games
2 4 (13.79%) French Language
2 4 (13.79%) German Language
2 4 (13.79%) Portuguese Language
2 4 (13.79%) Spanish Language
3 3 (10.34%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Technical Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Technical Support
3 6 (20.69%) Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Professional Services Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Security Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Security Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) IT Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) IT Security Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Linux Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Security Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) SIEM Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) System Design Authority
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Regular Expression
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
2 7 (24.14%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
4 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.45%) PKI
5 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Unix
4 4 (13.79%) Mac OS
4 4 (13.79%) Windows NT
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Information Security
2 10 (34.48%) OWASP
3 9 (31.03%) Analytics
3 9 (31.03%) SIEM
4 7 (24.14%) ITIL
5 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (20.69%) IT Audit
5 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) SDLC
7 4 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (13.79%) Service Management
7 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (13.79%) Web Filtering
8 3 (10.34%) Email Filtering
8 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.34%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (10.34%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Python
2 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.34%) C
4 3 (10.34%) Korn
5 2 (6.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 23 (79.31%) CISSP
3 16 (55.17%) CCNA
3 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (55.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (44.83%) MCSE
5 12 (41.38%) Network+ Certification
6 9 (31.03%) CEH
7 7 (24.14%) CISM
8 6 (20.69%) MCP
9 5 (17.24%) CISA
9 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) GIAC
9 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
10 4 (13.79%) GSEC
10 4 (13.79%) SANS
11 3 (10.34%) A+ Certification
11 3 (10.34%) Degree
11 3 (10.34%) Linux+ Certification
11 3 (10.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.69%) GPG13
3 5 (17.24%) COBIT
4 3 (10.34%) SLA
5 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) Samba
3 3 (10.34%) NFS
3 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Nagios
2 3 (10.34%) Ansible
2 3 (10.34%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) LogRhythm
3 4 (13.79%) Dell KACE
3 4 (13.79%) Lotus
3 4 (13.79%) Novell
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (13.79%) Splunk
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) EMC
4 3 (10.34%) NetApp
4 3 (10.34%) Remedy
4 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) NetIQ
6 1 (3.45%) Sophos
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
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