Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+ Certification
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 518 537 638
Rank change year-on-year +19 +101 +15
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 19 56 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.062% 0.16% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.52% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 11
South East median annual salary £35,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.67% +9.09% +54.93%
England median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +17.65%

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 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 8280 10834 13261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.84% 30.99% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6713 8728 10631
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Security+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security+ Certification in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 24 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
Berkshire +46 11 £35,000 -12.50%
Thames Valley +18 11 £35,000 -12.50%
Hampshire -9 3 £33,750 -43.75%
Surrey +6 2 £50,000 +69.49%
Kent +18 1 £35,000 -41.67%
West Sussex +5 1 £62,500 +108.33%
East Sussex -10 1 £35,000 -39.66%
Security+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Security+ Certification.

1 19 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 13 (68.42%) Information Security
3 12 (63.16%) CEH
3 12 (63.16%) Network Security
3 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
4 11 (57.89%) SIEM
4 11 (57.89%) Firewall
4 11 (57.89%) Management Information System
5 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
5 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
6 9 (47.37%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (47.37%) GSEC
6 9 (47.37%) Email Filtering
6 9 (47.37%) Web Filtering
7 8 (42.11%) Security Operations
7 8 (42.11%) CISSP
8 7 (36.84%) Threat Intelligence
9 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (26.32%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (26.32%) Finance
10 5 (26.32%) Security Monitoring
11 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (21.05%) Cisco
11 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 4 (21.05%) CCNA
11 4 (21.05%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 4 (21.05%) LogRhythm
12 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Network Security
2 11 (57.89%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) FCoE
4 1 (5.26%) SNMP
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Redmine
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Information Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Professional Services Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) ModSecurity
2 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Management Information System
2 5 (26.32%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (15.79%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (10.53%) CESG
4 2 (10.53%) Cybercrime
5 1 (5.26%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Kali Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) SIEM
3 9 (47.37%) Email Filtering
3 9 (47.37%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (47.37%) Web Filtering
4 8 (42.11%) Security Operations
5 7 (36.84%) Threat Intelligence
6 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (26.32%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (21.05%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL
9 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
9 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 2 (10.53%) Analytics
10 2 (10.53%) Computer Forensics
10 2 (10.53%) Cyber Intelligence
10 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
10 2 (10.53%) Malware Analysis
11 1 (5.26%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) Korn
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 12 (63.16%) CEH
2 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
3 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
3 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) GSEC
5 8 (42.11%) CISSP
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (21.05%) CCNA
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (15.79%) MCSA
8 3 (15.79%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (15.79%) SSCP
9 2 (10.53%) CREST Certified
9 2 (10.53%) GCFE
9 2 (10.53%) GCIA
9 2 (10.53%) GCIH
9 2 (10.53%) GIAC
9 2 (10.53%) MCSE
10 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) NIST 800
3 1 (5.26%) COBIT
3 1 (5.26%) GDPR
3 1 (5.26%) GPG13
3 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) NFS
1 1 (5.26%) Samba
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) Nessus
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
1 4 (21.05%) LogRhythm
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) AlienVault
2 1 (5.26%) EMC
2 1 (5.26%) Fujitsu
2 1 (5.26%) NetApp
2 1 (5.26%) Remedy
2 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
2 1 (5.26%) Splunk
2 1 (5.26%) VMware