The table below looks at the statistics for Network+ Certification in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network+ Certification over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
UK
Rank 786 856 895
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +39
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 59 91 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.091% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.32% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 84 46
Median salary £43,750 £32,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% +38.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £75,000 £37,700
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £32,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +38.29%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21172 28065 29324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.22% 28.02% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16726 22465 23461
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Network+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Network+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Network+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network+ Certification
Salary Trend

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

Network+ Certification Salary Trend in the UK

Network+ Certification
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network+ Certification over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 within the UK.

Network+ Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

Network+ Certification
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network+ Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 57 £45,000 +38.46% 6
London +41 16 £46,250 +42.30% 5
South West +19 16 £45,000 -40.00%
Gloucestershire +1 15 £45,000 -40.00%
South East +38 9 £24,000 -14.28%
East of England +22 8 £40,000 -38.46%
West Midlands +6 8 - -
Birmingham - 8 - -
Hampshire +16 5 £33,500 +59.52%
Hertfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
St Albans - 4 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £23,000 -
Ipswich +20 3 £30,000 -53.84%
Southampton +9 3 £33,500 +59.52%
Suffolk +5 3 £30,000 -53.84%
Cheltenham -4 3 £65,000 -13.33%
Greenford - 2 £57,500 -
Oxford - 2 £23,000 -
City of London - 2 £53,750 - 2
Alton -1 1 £21,500 +10.25%
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Tadley - 1 £33,500 -
Dorset - 1 £25,500 -
Norfolk - 1 £26,500 -
Poole - 1 £25,500 -
County Antrim - 1 £37,500 -
Belfast - 1 £37,500 -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Network+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Network+ Certification.

1 121 (71.18%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (63.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 104 (61.18%) CCNA
4 93 (54.71%) Windows
5 86 (50.59%) Firewall
6 85 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 80 (47.06%) Linux
8 74 (43.53%) MCSE
9 71 (41.76%) A+ Certification
10 68 (40.00%) CISSP
11 67 (39.41%) Microsoft
12 61 (35.88%) GIAC
12 61 (35.88%) SANS
13 57 (33.53%) Security Cleared
14 55 (32.35%) Cybersecurity
15 52 (30.59%) Linux+ Certification
15 52 (30.59%) C
15 52 (30.59%) SSCP
16 51 (30.00%) Security+ Certification
16 51 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
17 48 (28.24%) Cisco
18 46 (27.06%) Software Engineering
19 44 (25.88%) VMware
20 43 (25.29%) MS Excel
21 42 (24.71%) Unix
21 42 (24.71%) DV Cleared
22 41 (24.12%) Reverse Engineering
22 41 (24.12%) Ethical Hacking
22 41 (24.12%) Penetration Testing
23 38 (22.35%) Windows Server

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills 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 21 (12.35%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.00%) Apache Pig
3 12 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (4.12%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (25.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.06%) Office 365
2 7 (4.12%) IaaS
3 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.94%) Slack
5 3 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 86 (50.59%) Firewall
2 85 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 36 (21.18%) WAN
4 27 (15.88%) Network Security
5 24 (14.12%) DNS
6 23 (13.53%) LAN
6 23 (13.53%) VPN
7 18 (10.59%) DHCP
8 16 (9.41%) MPLS
9 14 (8.24%) HTTP
10 13 (7.65%) BGP
11 11 (6.47%) ADSL
11 11 (6.47%) EIGRP
11 11 (6.47%) FCoE
11 11 (6.47%) OSPF
11 11 (6.47%) SNMP
11 11 (6.47%) VoIP
12 10 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (5.88%) VLAN
13 9 (5.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.59%) Big Data
3 17 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 17 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 7 (4.12%) MySQL
5 1 (0.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (11.18%) JIRA
2 12 (7.06%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.47%) Redmine
4 7 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (4.12%) Bitbucket
4 7 (4.12%) CodeSonar
4 7 (4.12%) git-flow
4 7 (4.12%) Robot Framework
4 7 (4.12%) Selenium
General
1 31 (18.24%) Games
2 17 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.47%) Law
4 9 (5.29%) Finance
5 4 (2.35%) Electronics
5 4 (2.35%) Military
5 4 (2.35%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 23 (13.53%) Platform Engineer
3 17 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 15 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 14 (8.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (8.24%) Network Engineer
6 13 (7.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (7.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (7.65%) Consultant
6 13 (7.65%) IT Support
7 12 (7.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) IT Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) Software Consultant
7 12 (7.06%) Software Test Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) Technical Support
7 12 (7.06%) Test Consultant
7 12 (7.06%) Test Engineer
8 11 (6.47%) Support Technician
9 10 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.06%) Java EE
1 29 (17.06%) STL
2 7 (4.12%) .NET
2 7 (4.12%) .NET Framework
2 7 (4.12%) ASP.NET
2 7 (4.12%) Django
2 7 (4.12%) LAMP
2 7 (4.12%) Node.js
2 7 (4.12%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (4.12%) REST
2 7 (4.12%) SOAP
2 7 (4.12%) Spring MVC
3 5 (2.94%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (0.59%) CSS
4 1 (0.59%) CSS3
4 1 (0.59%) HTML
4 1 (0.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.35%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.24%) Management Information System
3 13 (7.65%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.65%) Driving Licence
4 10 (5.88%) Cybercrime
5 9 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.71%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.94%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.76%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.76%) Clustering
9 1 (0.59%) CCTV
9 1 (0.59%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.59%) Replication
9 1 (0.59%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 93 (54.71%) Windows
2 80 (47.06%) Linux
3 42 (24.71%) Unix
4 38 (22.35%) Windows Server
5 28 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (15.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (12.35%) Windows 7
8 18 (10.59%) Apple iOS
9 17 (10.00%) Android
10 16 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (6.47%) Windows 8
12 10 (5.88%) FreeBSD
12 10 (5.88%) Mac OS X
13 8 (4.71%) Windows 10
13 8 (4.71%) Windows Vista
13 8 (4.71%) Windows XP
14 7 (4.12%) Mac OS
15 4 (2.35%) NetWare
16 3 (1.76%) AIX
16 3 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.35%) Cybersecurity
2 46 (27.06%) Software Engineering
3 41 (24.12%) Ethical Hacking
3 41 (24.12%) Penetration Testing
3 41 (24.12%) Reverse Engineering
4 30 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 29 (17.06%) Coaching
5 29 (17.06%) Multithreading
6 25 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (12.35%) ITIL
8 20 (11.76%) Information Security
9 19 (11.18%) High Availability
10 18 (10.59%) Change Control
10 18 (10.59%) User Stories
11 14 (8.24%) Threat Detection
12 13 (7.65%) Time Management
13 12 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (5.88%) Mobile Development
15 9 (5.29%) SIEM
15 9 (5.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (30.59%) C
2 29 (17.06%) C#
2 29 (17.06%) C++
2 29 (17.06%) Java
2 29 (17.06%) Objective-C
3 20 (11.76%) Python
4 19 (11.18%) Bash Shell
5 12 (7.06%) Perl
5 12 (7.06%) VB
6 11 (6.47%) Korn
6 11 (6.47%) SQL
7 8 (4.71%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.12%) PHP
8 7 (4.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 121 (71.18%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (63.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 104 (61.18%) CCNA
4 74 (43.53%) MCSE
5 71 (41.76%) A+ Certification
6 68 (40.00%) CISSP
7 61 (35.88%) GIAC
7 61 (35.88%) SANS
8 57 (33.53%) Security Cleared
9 52 (30.59%) Linux+ Certification
9 52 (30.59%) SSCP
10 51 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
10 51 (30.00%) Security+ Certification
11 42 (24.71%) DV Cleared
12 30 (17.65%) Degree
13 24 (14.12%) MCSA
14 18 (10.59%) MCP
15 13 (7.65%) CCNP
16 10 (5.88%) HND
17 9 (5.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.82%) SLA
2 5 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.18%) COBIT
4 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 36 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (19.41%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.65%) vSphere
4 12 (7.06%) VMware ESX
5 11 (6.47%) NFS
5 11 (6.47%) Samba
6 10 (5.88%) Hyper-V
7 8 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (4.12%) Docker
9 4 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.76%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (10.59%) Puppet
2 11 (6.47%) Ansible
2 11 (6.47%) Nagios
3 10 (5.88%) SCCM
4 8 (4.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (4.12%) Salt
6 4 (2.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 67 (39.41%) Microsoft
2 48 (28.24%) Cisco
3 44 (25.88%) VMware
4 18 (10.59%) HP
5 14 (8.24%) EMC
5 14 (8.24%) NetApp
6 11 (6.47%) SolarWinds
7 10 (5.88%) Dell
7 10 (5.88%) Sun
8 8 (4.71%) Citrix
8 8 (4.71%) WatchGuard
9 7 (4.12%) ServiceNow
10 6 (3.53%) Avaya
11 5 (2.94%) Meraki
12 4 (2.35%) Apple
12 4 (2.35%) Sonus
12 4 (2.35%) Sophos
12 4 (2.35%) Zeacom
13 3 (1.76%) Google
13 3 (1.76%) Red Hat
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