Period
to 19 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for CompTIA Security+ qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+
England > South West
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 187 298 297
Rank change year-on-year +111 -1 +44
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 4 32 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 1.03% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 42
Median annual salary £35,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.45% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £53,675 £65,000 £75,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +2.67%

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 West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,048 3,106 2,988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.55% 30.99% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 776 2,284 2,256
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,625 £26,650 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.38%

CompTIA Security+
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for CompTIA Security+ in the South West

CompTIA Security+
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CompTIA Security+ in the South West.

Salary trend for CompTIA Security+ in the South West

CompTIA Security+
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing CompTIA Security+ in the South West over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Salary histogram for CompTIA Security+ in the South West

CompTIA Security+
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 September 2020. 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
Gloucestershire +42 3 £29,500 -46.36%
Devon - 1 £55,000 -
CompTIA Security+
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for CompTIA Security+.

1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (75.00%) MCP
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Server+ Certification
1 3 (75.00%) CCENT
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (75.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) CISMP
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) CRISC

CompTIA Security+
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (75.00%) CCENT
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) MCP
1 3 (75.00%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Server+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CISMP
2 1 (25.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft