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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 795 863 845
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -18
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 102 42 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.036% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 54 42 36
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £22,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,450 £17,600 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £24,000 £23,250
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%

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
29759 31530 29565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.25% 27.07% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23768 24632 23798
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +77 95 £25,000 - 6
South East +27 24 £25,500 -12.06% 3
London +33 23 £30,000 +11.11% 2
South West -5 13 £21,000 -16.00%
Berkshire +13 11 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Yorkshire +5 11 - -
Redruth 0 11 £21,000 -16.00%
Cornwall -1 11 £21,000 -16.00%
Reading - 11 £25,000 - 1
East of England - 7 £26,250 -
North West - 7 £17,250 - 1
City of London +40 6 £37,500 -44.44%
Kent +9 6 £13,750 -19.11%
East Midlands - 6 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
Wales +2 4 - -
South Wales -2 4 - -
Cardiff -13 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 £17,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
Nottingham - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £52,500 +75.00%
Surrey +1 3 £25,500 -2.85% 1
Glasgow - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Bradford - 3 - -
High Wycombe - 3 £52,500 -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 127 (85.23%) Windows
2 125 (83.89%) A+ Certification
3 65 (43.62%) TCP/IP
4 56 (37.58%) Microsoft
5 55 (36.91%) Windows 7
6 53 (35.57%) Windows 8
7 50 (33.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (33.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 49 (32.89%) Cisco Certification
9 46 (30.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 45 (30.20%) Firewall
11 44 (29.53%) WAN
12 41 (27.52%) LAN
12 41 (27.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (24.16%) MS Exchange
14 34 (22.82%) CCNA
15 33 (22.15%) Cisco
15 33 (22.15%) MCSA
15 33 (22.15%) VMware
16 32 (21.48%) Active Directory
17 31 (20.81%) Exchange Server 2010
18 30 (20.13%) MS Excel
19 28 (18.79%) Exchange Server 2013
20 27 (18.12%) Linux
21 25 (16.78%) ADSL
22 24 (16.11%) Windows Vista
22 24 (16.11%) Exchange Server 2007
23 21 (14.09%) HP
24 20 (13.42%) ITIL
25 18 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 36 (24.16%) MS Exchange
2 31 (20.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (18.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (16.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (6.71%) Lotus Domino
6 6 (4.03%) IIS
7 5 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.68%) Lync
9 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (20.13%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.38%) Office 365
2 6 (4.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (43.62%) TCP/IP
2 45 (30.20%) Firewall
3 44 (29.53%) WAN
4 41 (27.52%) LAN
5 25 (16.78%) ADSL
6 14 (9.40%) DHCP
6 14 (9.40%) DNS
7 11 (7.38%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (6.71%) Internet
8 10 (6.71%) VPN
9 9 (6.04%) Network Security
10 6 (4.03%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.68%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (1.34%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.34%) VLAN
12 2 (1.34%) Wireless
12 2 (1.34%) Broadband
12 2 (1.34%) SAN
12 2 (1.34%) VoIP
12 2 (1.34%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.67%) MySQL
1 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (8.72%) Law
2 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.34%) Back Office
4 2 (1.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (33.56%) IT Support
2 40 (26.85%) IT Support Specialist
2 40 (26.85%) Support Specialist
3 37 (24.83%) Support Engineer
4 26 (17.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (14.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (7.38%) Data Centre Technician
7 7 (4.70%) Administrator
7 7 (4.70%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (4.70%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.03%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.03%) Support Technician
8 6 (4.03%) Windows Administrator
8 6 (4.03%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.36%) Technical Support
9 5 (3.36%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) Technical Support Engineer
10 4 (2.68%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.68%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (2.68%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.03%) Web Services
2 2 (1.34%) COM
3 1 (0.67%) CSS
3 1 (0.67%) Flash
3 1 (0.67%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.08%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.68%) NHS
3 4 (2.68%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.01%) iPhone
4 3 (2.01%) iPad
5 2 (1.34%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.34%) EPoS
6 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Replication
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 127 (85.23%) Windows
2 55 (36.91%) Windows 7
3 53 (35.57%) Windows 8
4 50 (33.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (30.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (27.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (18.12%) Linux
8 24 (16.11%) Windows Vista
9 17 (11.41%) Windows XP
10 11 (7.38%) FreeBSD
11 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.68%) Windows 2000
12 3 (2.01%) Android
13 2 (1.34%) AIX
13 2 (1.34%) CentOS
14 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.67%) Solaris
14 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.42%) ITIL
2 8 (5.37%) Software Testing
3 7 (4.70%) PRINCE2
4 5 (3.36%) Workflow
4 5 (3.36%) Data Analysis
5 4 (2.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (2.01%) Network Design
6 3 (2.01%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (1.34%) Data Privacy
7 2 (1.34%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.34%) ITIL V2
7 2 (1.34%) Migration
7 2 (1.34%) Business Continuity
7 2 (1.34%) ERP
7 2 (1.34%) Project Management
7 2 (1.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (0.67%) Security Management
8 1 (0.67%) Risk Management
8 1 (0.67%) Service Management
8 1 (0.67%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.71%) SQL
2 6 (4.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.67%) PHP
3 1 (0.67%) VBScript
3 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 125 (83.89%) A+ Certification
2 50 (33.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (32.89%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (22.82%) CCNA
5 33 (22.15%) MCSA
6 16 (10.74%) MCITP
7 11 (7.38%) Degree
8 10 (6.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (6.04%) MCSE
10 8 (5.37%) Security+ Certification
10 8 (5.37%) HND
10 8 (5.37%) ISEB
11 7 (4.70%) MCP
12 6 (4.03%) JNCIA
13 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
13 5 (3.36%) Security Cleared
13 5 (3.36%) CCDA
14 4 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (1.34%) MCTS
15 2 (1.34%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.37%) SLA
2 4 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) BS7799
System Software
1 32 (21.48%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.71%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (4.03%) vCloud
4 6 (4.03%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.01%) XenApp
6 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (8.72%) SCCM
2 8 (5.37%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.34%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.34%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.34%) Nagios
4 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (37.58%) Microsoft
2 33 (22.15%) Cisco
2 33 (22.15%) VMware
3 21 (14.09%) HP
4 17 (11.41%) Citrix
5 11 (7.38%) Dell
5 11 (7.38%) Sun
5 11 (7.38%) Apple
6 7 (4.70%) CommVault
7 6 (4.03%) Altiris
7 6 (4.03%) PlateSpin
7 6 (4.03%) Zerto
8 5 (3.36%) IBM
9 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.68%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.01%) Symantec
10 3 (2.01%) Juniper
11 2 (1.34%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.34%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.67%) ProCurve
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