Period
to 19 October 2018

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

CompTIA Security+
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 96 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - -
Permanent jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.12% 0.095% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Staffordshire median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 139 246 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 17.22% 23.36% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 112 201 234
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,750 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.15% -7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £23,528 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,250 £55,000 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% -

CompTIA Security+
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CompTIA Security+ in Staffordshire

CompTIA Security+
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for CompTIA Security+ in Staffordshire

CompTIA Security+
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CompTIA Security+ within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Stafford - 1 £42,500 -
CompTIA Security+
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for CompTIA Security+.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

CompTIA Security+
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Security Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V