Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Security+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Security+ Certification
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 299 - 309
Rank change year-on-year - +309 -
Permanent jobs citing Security+ Certification 13 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% - 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% - 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 - £42,500
10th Percentile £43,875 - £41,250
90th Percentile £63,750 - £43,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £53,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year -16.28% +2.38% +23.53%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2318 2888 2601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.02% 26.03% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1767 2120 2086
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,913 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Security+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Security+ Certification in the West Midlands

Security+ Certification
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Security+ Certification in the West Midlands

Security+ Certification
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security+ Certification in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Security+ Certification in the West Midlands

Security+ Certification
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security+ Certification within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Birmingham - 8 £62,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £55,000 -
Coventry - 1 £40,000 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Security+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Security+ Certification.

1 13 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 11 (84.62%) CISSP
3 10 (76.92%) Information Security
3 10 (76.92%) SIEM
4 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
4 9 (69.23%) Firewall
5 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
5 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (61.54%) Degree
6 7 (53.85%) GPG13
6 7 (53.85%) VMware
6 7 (53.85%) ITIL
6 7 (53.85%) Project Management
7 6 (46.15%) PMP
7 6 (46.15%) PMI Certification
7 6 (46.15%) NetApp
7 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
7 6 (46.15%) EMC
7 6 (46.15%) ISEB
7 6 (46.15%) Citrix
7 6 (46.15%) Service Management
7 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
7 6 (46.15%) CRM
7 6 (46.15%) Publishing
7 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
7 6 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (46.15%) Business Development
7 6 (46.15%) IT Governance
7 6 (46.15%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering

Security+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (46.15%) IaaS
1 6 (46.15%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 6 (46.15%) Publishing
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Security Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Security Solutions Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Advisor
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Advisor
4 1 (7.69%) Security Compliance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
2 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
3 6 (46.15%) CMDB
3 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Kali Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Information Security
1 10 (76.92%) SIEM
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Project Management
3 6 (46.15%) Business Development
3 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (46.15%) CRM
3 6 (46.15%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (46.15%) IT Governance
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL V3
3 6 (46.15%) Line Management
3 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
3 6 (46.15%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 6 (46.15%) Service Management
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (46.15%) TOGAF
3 6 (46.15%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 11 (84.62%) CISSP
3 8 (61.54%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) CEH
4 6 (46.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (46.15%) ISEB
4 6 (46.15%) PMI Certification
4 6 (46.15%) PMP
5 2 (15.38%) GCIA
5 2 (15.38%) GCIH
5 2 (15.38%) SSCP
6 1 (7.69%) CISA
6 1 (7.69%) CISM
6 1 (7.69%) CNE
6 1 (7.69%) MCSE
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (53.85%) GPG13
3 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (7.69%) COBIT
5 1 (7.69%) HIPAA
5 1 (7.69%) PMO
5 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (7.69%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) EMC
2 6 (46.15%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) AlienVault
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk