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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 798 849 833
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -16
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 85 58 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.049% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 42 54 44
Average salary £22,500 £23,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,550 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,300 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £23,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-10.63% -6.00%

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
29235 32104 30081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.34% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22964 25766 24182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015 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 May 2015. 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 +60 78 £22,500 -6.25% 10
London +46 17 £27,500 +10.00% 3
South West +3 17 £21,000 -4.54% 2
Redruth - 15 £21,000 -
Cornwall - 15 £21,000 -
South East -11 12 £22,500 -4.25% 2
Yorkshire - 11 - -
Berkshire +6 7 £22,500 -21.73% 1
Reading -5 7 £22,500 +12.50%
East Midlands +13 6 - -
North West - 6 £44,000 -
City of London - 6 £37,500 -
East of England +13 5 £29,500 -6.34% 2
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
South Wales +8 4 - -
Cardiff +7 4 - -
Wales +5 4 - -
West Midlands -4 4 £32,500 +1.56% 1
Birmingham -9 4 £32,500 +1.56% 1
Nottingham - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
Scotland +23 3 - -
Hertfordshire -1 3 £29,500 +37.20% 1
Letchworth - 3 £29,500 - 1
Liverpool - 3 - -
Bradford - 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 - -
Oxfordshire +16 2 £23,000 +2.22%
Bristol -3 2 £22,750 -56.66% 2

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 102 (85.71%) Windows
2 97 (81.51%) A+ Certification
3 50 (42.02%) Windows 7
4 49 (41.18%) Windows 8
5 43 (36.13%) TCP/IP
6 41 (34.45%) Microsoft
7 38 (31.93%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (31.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (26.89%) MS Exchange
8 32 (26.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (26.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (24.37%) Firewall
11 28 (23.53%) MS Excel
12 27 (22.69%) MCSA
12 27 (22.69%) Cisco
13 26 (21.85%) WAN
13 26 (21.85%) CCNA
13 26 (21.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (20.17%) LAN
15 22 (18.49%) Linux
15 22 (18.49%) Active Directory
15 22 (18.49%) Exchange Server 2010
16 21 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
16 21 (17.65%) ADSL
17 19 (15.97%) VMware
18 18 (15.13%) Windows Vista
18 18 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2007
19 17 (14.29%) ITIL
20 15 (12.61%) HP
20 15 (12.61%) Internet

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 32 (26.89%) MS Exchange
2 22 (18.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.72%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.68%) Lync
8 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.84%) IIS
9 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.84%) Apache
9 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.56%) Office 365
2 3 (2.52%) IaaS
3 1 (0.84%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (36.13%) TCP/IP
2 29 (24.37%) Firewall
3 26 (21.85%) WAN
4 24 (20.17%) LAN
5 21 (17.65%) ADSL
6 15 (12.61%) Internet
7 9 (7.56%) VPN
8 8 (6.72%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (5.04%) DNS
9 6 (5.04%) DHCP
10 5 (4.20%) Broadband
11 4 (3.36%) VoIP
11 4 (3.36%) Ethernet
12 3 (2.52%) Wireless
12 3 (2.52%) FTP
12 3 (2.52%) Network Security
13 2 (1.68%) VLAN
13 2 (1.68%) SAN
13 2 (1.68%) SNMP
14 1 (0.84%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) MySQL
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (6.72%) Law
2 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.52%) Retail
4 2 (1.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (39.50%) IT Support
2 40 (33.61%) Support Specialist
2 40 (33.61%) IT Support Specialist
3 26 (21.85%) Support Engineer
4 18 (15.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (13.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Data Centre Technician
7 6 (5.04%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (4.20%) NOC Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Technical Support
10 3 (2.52%) Administrator
10 3 (2.52%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.52%) Network Engineer
10 3 (2.52%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.52%) Software Test Engineer
11 2 (1.68%) EPoS Engineer
11 2 (1.68%) EPoS Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.84%) Web Services
1 1 (0.84%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.52%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.68%) EPoS
3 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.84%) Replication
4 1 (0.84%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.84%) NHS
4 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 102 (85.71%) Windows
2 50 (42.02%) Windows 7
3 49 (41.18%) Windows 8
4 32 (26.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (26.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (21.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (18.49%) Linux
8 18 (15.13%) Windows Vista
9 9 (7.56%) Windows XP
10 8 (6.72%) FreeBSD
11 2 (1.68%) CentOS
11 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.68%) AIX
12 1 (0.84%) Solaris
12 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.84%) UNIX
12 1 (0.84%) Android
12 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.29%) ITIL
2 5 (4.20%) PRINCE2
2 5 (4.20%) Software Testing
3 3 (2.52%) Network Design
3 3 (2.52%) Incident Management
3 3 (2.52%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (2.52%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (1.68%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (1.68%) ITIL V3
4 2 (1.68%) ITIL V2
4 2 (1.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (1.68%) Mentoring
4 2 (1.68%) Risk Management
4 2 (1.68%) ERP
4 2 (1.68%) Project Management
4 2 (1.68%) Business Continuity
4 2 (1.68%) Information Security
4 2 (1.68%) Migration
4 2 (1.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (0.84%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.04%) SQL
2 3 (2.52%) C
3 1 (0.84%) VBScript
3 1 (0.84%) VB
3 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 97 (81.51%) A+ Certification
2 38 (31.93%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (31.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (22.69%) MCSA
4 26 (21.85%) CCNA
5 13 (10.92%) MCITP
6 9 (7.56%) MCSE
7 6 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (4.20%) ISEB
8 5 (4.20%) HND
8 5 (4.20%) Degree
9 4 (3.36%) MCP
9 4 (3.36%) CCNP
10 3 (2.52%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.68%) HP ASE
11 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.68%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) SLA
2 4 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) BS7799
System Software
1 22 (18.49%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.56%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (2.52%) vCloud
5 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.68%) XenApp
6 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.84%) vSphere
6 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) SCCM
2 3 (2.52%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.68%) Nagios
4 1 (0.84%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (0.84%) OpenView
Vendors
1 41 (34.45%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.69%) Cisco
3 19 (15.97%) VMware
4 15 (12.61%) HP
5 11 (9.24%) Sun
6 8 (6.72%) Apple
6 8 (6.72%) Dell
6 8 (6.72%) Citrix
7 5 (4.20%) Sophos
8 4 (3.36%) CommVault
8 4 (3.36%) Symantec
9 3 (2.52%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.52%) Juniper
9 3 (2.52%) BMC
9 3 (2.52%) PlateSpin
9 3 (2.52%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.52%) Zerto
10 2 (1.68%) IBM
10 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.84%) Remedy
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