The table below looks at the statistics for Network+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network+ Certification over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 142 133 135
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 6 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.17% 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.46% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Average salary £22,500 £20,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £21,750 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-17.92% +6.00%
Network+ Certification
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1020 867 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.21% 36.22% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 588 615 515
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Network+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network+ Certification across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Network+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Network+ Certification
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network+ Certification across the Reading region.

Network+ Certification Salary Trend in Reading

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Network+ Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network+ Certification.

1 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VPN
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (45.45%) Office 365
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) MCITP
3 5 (45.45%) SCCM
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) Internet
3 5 (45.45%) Apple
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Lotus Domino
3 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 5 (45.45%) MCP
3 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
3 5 (45.45%) A+ Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Network+ Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Network+ Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) VPN
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) Internet
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Technician
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Support
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCP
1 5 (45.45%) A+ Certification
1 5 (45.45%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Workstation
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco