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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 848 878 828
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -50
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 48 62 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.052% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 46 56 46
Average salary £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,800 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £34,400 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £23,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% -8.00%

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
30328 32559 30867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.26% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23672 26050 24858
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Network+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

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 May 2015 within the UK.

Network+ Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

Network+ Certification
Top 25 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 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 +19 48 £22,500 -6.25% 37
South West -1 15 £21,000 -3.44% 1
Redruth - 15 £21,000 - 1
Cornwall - 15 £21,000 - 1
South East -3 13 £22,500 -4.25% 1
London +30 11 £27,500 +10.00% 10
Berkshire 0 7 £22,500 +12.50%
East of England +26 6 £29,500 -11.27% 1
Reading -6 6 £22,500 +12.50%
Oxfordshire +13 3 £25,000 +11.11%
Hertfordshire -4 3 £29,500 -11.27% 1
Oxford - 3 £25,000 -
Surrey +3 2 £16,500 -31.25%
North West - 2 £44,000 - 6
Norfolk - 2 £19,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £44,000 -
Letchworth - 2 £29,500 -
Woking - 2 £16,500 -
Bedfordshire +8 1 £47,500 -
West Midlands -7 1 £32,500 +1.56% 4
Birmingham -8 1 £32,500 +1.56% 4
Bracknell - 1 £37,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £52,500 -
Norwich - 1 £19,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 56 (66.67%) Windows
2 52 (61.90%) A+ Certification
3 46 (54.76%) Microsoft
3 46 (54.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 33 (39.29%) Cisco
7 31 (36.90%) MS Exchange
7 31 (36.90%) Firewall
8 29 (34.52%) MS Excel
9 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (32.14%) CCNA
11 25 (29.76%) LAN
11 25 (29.76%) WAN
11 25 (29.76%) MCSA
12 22 (26.19%) ADSL
12 22 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (25.00%) ITIL
13 21 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 20 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
15 19 (22.62%) Active Directory
15 19 (22.62%) Internet
16 17 (20.24%) Linux
17 16 (19.05%) HP
17 16 (19.05%) Sun
17 16 (19.05%) VMware
17 16 (19.05%) Windows Vista
17 16 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
18 13 (15.48%) Broadband

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 31 (36.90%) MS Exchange
2 21 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.95%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.38%) Lync
9 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.19%) Apache
9 1 (1.19%) IIS
9 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 29 (34.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Office 365
2 3 (3.57%) IaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 31 (36.90%) Firewall
3 25 (29.76%) LAN
3 25 (29.76%) WAN
4 22 (26.19%) ADSL
5 19 (22.62%) Internet
6 13 (15.48%) Broadband
7 11 (13.10%) VPN
8 8 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (8.33%) DNS
10 5 (5.95%) Wireless
10 5 (5.95%) VoIP
10 5 (5.95%) DHCP
10 5 (5.95%) Ethernet
11 3 (3.57%) FTP
11 3 (3.57%) Network Security
12 2 (2.38%) VLAN
12 2 (2.38%) SNMP
12 2 (2.38%) SAN
13 1 (1.19%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (9.52%) Law
2 5 (5.95%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (1.19%) German Language
4 1 (1.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Support Engineer
2 16 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (15.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 13 (15.48%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (9.52%) Data Centre Technician
5 6 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 5 (5.95%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) IT Support
7 4 (4.76%) Support Technician
8 3 (3.57%) Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Administrator
8 3 (3.57%) Help Desk Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Junior Support Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) EPoS Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) EPoS Field Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) Flash
1 1 (1.19%) HTML
1 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.38%) EPoS
4 1 (1.19%) NHS
4 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.19%) PMI
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Replication
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (66.67%) Windows
2 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (20.24%) Linux
6 16 (19.05%) Windows Vista
7 8 (9.52%) FreeBSD
8 7 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 6 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 6 (7.14%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.38%) CentOS
10 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.38%) AIX
11 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.19%) Solaris
11 1 (1.19%) UNIX
11 1 (1.19%) Android
11 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 5 (5.95%) Incident Management
4 4 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (3.57%) Project Management
5 3 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.57%) Network Design
5 3 (3.57%) Software Testing
5 3 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.38%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.38%) ITIL V2
6 2 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.38%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.38%) Information Security
6 2 (2.38%) Migration
6 2 (2.38%) ERP
6 2 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) C
3 2 (2.38%) VBScript
4 1 (1.19%) VB
4 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (61.90%) A+ Certification
2 46 (54.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (32.14%) CCNA
5 25 (29.76%) MCSA
6 12 (14.29%) MCITP
7 10 (11.90%) MCSE
8 8 (9.52%) MCP
9 6 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (5.95%) CCNP
10 5 (5.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (5.95%) Degree
11 3 (3.57%) HND
11 3 (3.57%) ISEB
11 3 (3.57%) JNCIA
12 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (2.38%) HP ASE
12 2 (2.38%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (2.38%) CISSP
12 2 (2.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) BS7799
3 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 19 (22.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (3.57%) vCloud
5 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.38%) XenApp
6 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.19%) vSphere
6 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.38%) Nagios
4 1 (1.19%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (1.19%) OpenView
Vendors
1 46 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 33 (39.29%) Cisco
3 16 (19.05%) HP
3 16 (19.05%) Sun
3 16 (19.05%) VMware
4 8 (9.52%) Dell
5 7 (8.33%) Citrix
6 6 (7.14%) Apple
6 6 (7.14%) Sophos
7 4 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.76%) Symantec
7 4 (4.76%) Juniper
7 4 (4.76%) BMC
7 4 (4.76%) CommVault
8 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.57%) PlateSpin
8 3 (3.57%) Zerto
9 2 (2.38%) IBM
9 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.19%) NetApp
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