Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for CompTIA Security+ qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.26% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.47% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
South Wales median annual salary £42,750 - -
Wales median annual salary £42,500 - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 272 317 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 17.99% 21.89% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 217 272 551
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -5.41%
10th Percentile £25,300 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,080 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -6.67%

CompTIA Security+
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for CompTIA Security+ in South Wales

CompTIA Security+
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for CompTIA Security+ in South Wales

CompTIA Security+
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Cardiff - 4 £42,750 -
CompTIA Security+
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Wales region with a requirement for CompTIA Security+.

1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 4 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) GDPR
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection

CompTIA Security+
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Security Management
1 4 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) GDPR