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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 845 825 838
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 59 46 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.042% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 59 34 48
Average salary £27,000 £22,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.34% -14.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £20,000 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,350 £32,950
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.46%

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
31691 29544 33416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.18% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24541 23973 28364
Average salary £44,000 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

Network+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network+ Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Network+ Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network+ Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 55 £27,000 +28.57% 11
South East -5 27 £26,500 +14.59% 2
Surrey +17 20 £26,000 +12.43% 2
London -3 17 £30,000 +50.00% 6
Reigate -15 10 £24,000 +4.34%
South West -14 5 £25,000 +25.00% 1
Bracknell -3 4 £37,500 +6.38%
Berkshire -10 4 £37,500 +48.51%
Cornwall - 4 £25,000 - 1
Woking - 4 £28,000 -
Redruth - 4 £25,000 - 1
West Midlands -5 3 £20,000 -28.57% 1
Leatherhead - 3 £30,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £20,000 - 1
Wales -3 2 £22,500 -
City of London -5 2 £52,500 - 1
South Wales -7 2 £22,500 -
Yorkshire -37 2 £23,375 +16.87%
East Sussex - 2 £15,250 -
Kent - 2 £15,250 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £15,250 -
Cardiff - 2 £22,500 -
Crowborough - 2 £15,250 -
East of England +1 1 £27,500 +10.00%
East Midlands -12 1 £14,000 -36.36% 1
West Sussex - 1 £30,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £30,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £14,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £27,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £16,250 -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 66 (56.41%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 61 (52.14%) Windows
4 60 (51.28%) A+ Certification
5 59 (50.43%) CCNA
5 59 (50.43%) Microsoft
6 46 (39.32%) Cisco
7 41 (35.04%) ITIL
8 40 (34.19%) MS Excel
9 38 (32.48%) MCSE
10 37 (31.62%) MCSA
10 37 (31.62%) Active Directory
11 36 (30.77%) SLA
11 36 (30.77%) MCP
12 34 (29.06%) TCP/IP
13 31 (26.50%) MS Exchange
14 30 (25.64%) Firewall
15 29 (24.79%) HP
16 27 (23.08%) MS Office
16 27 (23.08%) Windows 7
17 24 (20.51%) VMware
18 22 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (18.80%) DNS
19 20 (17.09%) LAN
19 20 (17.09%) WAN
19 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
20 19 (16.24%) Network Monitoring
21 18 (15.38%) Internet
21 18 (15.38%) Sophos
21 18 (15.38%) ADSL

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 31 (26.50%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.98%) Lync
6 4 (3.42%) Moodle
6 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.71%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (34.19%) MS Excel
2 27 (23.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.71%) MS Project
3 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.06%) TCP/IP
2 30 (25.64%) Firewall
3 22 (18.80%) DNS
4 20 (17.09%) LAN
4 20 (17.09%) WAN
5 18 (15.38%) Internet
5 18 (15.38%) ADSL
6 16 (13.68%) DHCP
7 13 (11.11%) VoIP
8 12 (10.26%) Broadband
9 11 (9.40%) VPN
10 10 (8.55%) Ethernet
11 7 (5.98%) SAN
11 7 (5.98%) FWSM
11 7 (5.98%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (4.27%) Wireless
12 5 (4.27%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (4.27%) Network Security
12 5 (4.27%) VLAN
13 4 (3.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.98%) RDBMS
2 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (6.84%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.98%) Finance
3 6 (5.13%) German Language
4 5 (4.27%) Law
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) French Language
6 1 (0.85%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 39 (33.33%) Analyst
2 34 (29.06%) Support Engineer
3 26 (22.22%) Service Analyst
4 24 (20.51%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (13.68%) Technical Support
6 14 (11.97%) Support Analyst
7 13 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (9.40%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (7.69%) IT Support
9 9 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
9 9 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
10 8 (6.84%) Service Desk Engineer
11 7 (5.98%) Help Desk Support
12 6 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
12 6 (5.13%) Network Engineer
13 5 (4.27%) Junior
13 5 (4.27%) Help Desk Analyst
13 5 (4.27%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 5 (4.27%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) COM
1 1 (0.85%) CSS
1 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.84%) iPad
2 8 (6.84%) Firmware
3 7 (5.98%) iPhone
4 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 61 (52.14%) Windows
2 27 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 22 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (14.53%) Windows XP
6 16 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (9.40%) Windows 8
8 9 (7.69%) Linux
8 9 (7.69%) Windows Vista
9 7 (5.98%) Android
10 5 (4.27%) Mac OS X
10 5 (4.27%) FreeBSD
11 4 (3.42%) UNIX
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.04%) ITIL
2 19 (16.24%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (7.69%) Time Management
5 7 (5.98%) ITIL V3
6 6 (5.13%) Asset Management
6 6 (5.13%) Service Management
6 6 (5.13%) ITSM
6 6 (5.13%) Security Management
6 6 (5.13%) Validation
6 6 (5.13%) Project Management
7 4 (3.42%) Information Security
7 4 (3.42%) Change Control
7 4 (3.42%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.56%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.56%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (1.71%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.71%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.68%) C
2 5 (4.27%) SQL
3 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (56.41%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (51.28%) A+ Certification
4 59 (50.43%) CCNA
5 38 (32.48%) MCSE
6 37 (31.62%) MCSA
7 36 (30.77%) MCP
8 17 (14.53%) MCITP
9 12 (10.26%) Degree
10 9 (7.69%) MOS
10 9 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (6.84%) MCDBA
12 6 (5.13%) MCDST
12 6 (5.13%) CCENT
12 6 (5.13%) CCNP
13 4 (3.42%) CCSE
13 4 (3.42%) CCSA
13 4 (3.42%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (3.42%) CISSP
13 4 (3.42%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (30.77%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (31.62%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.40%) VMware ESX
4 8 (6.84%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (3.42%) XenApp
6 3 (2.56%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.56%) vSphere
6 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) DameWare
1 2 (1.71%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.71%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 59 (50.43%) Microsoft
2 46 (39.32%) Cisco
3 29 (24.79%) HP
4 24 (20.51%) VMware
5 18 (15.38%) Sophos
6 17 (14.53%) Citrix
7 16 (13.68%) SolarWinds
8 12 (10.26%) Juniper
8 12 (10.26%) BMC
8 12 (10.26%) CheckPoint
9 8 (6.84%) Dell
10 7 (5.98%) Sun
10 7 (5.98%) F5
11 6 (5.13%) BT
12 5 (4.27%) NetApp
13 4 (3.42%) Barracuda Networks
14 3 (2.56%) Avaya
15 2 (1.71%) Mitel
15 2 (1.71%) Kaseya
15 2 (1.71%) Kaspersky
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