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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 831 790 838
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +48
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 35 85 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.082% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.30% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 34 71 35
Average salary £24,500 £27,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.90% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £15,950
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £27,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +30.95%

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
28799 28422 31079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.66% 27.26% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23078 22323 26025
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 28 January 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network+ Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 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 -33 34 £24,000 -12.72% 6
South East -40 20 £19,000 -25.49% 1
Surrey -21 15 £19,000 -17.39% 1
Addlestone - 10 £19,000 -
London -10 8 £29,000 +3.57% 3
Reigate -27 4 £24,750 +7.60% 1
City of London +10 2 £35,000 +12.90% 1
North West -1 2 £27,500 -
Manchester -3 2 £27,500 -
Kent -4 2 £14,000 -50.00%
Reading -5 2 £27,500 -
East of England -6 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Berkshire -9 2 £27,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £14,000 -
Woking +11 1 £16,500 -54.79%
Oxfordshire -2 1 £32,500 -38.09%
East Midlands -4 1 £38,000 +38.18%
Oxford -7 1 £32,500 -38.09%
South West -25 1 £22,500 -33.82% 1
Suffolk - 1 £37,500 -
Wellingborough - 1 £38,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £22,500 -
Norfolk - 1 £27,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £38,000 -
Redruth - 1 £22,500 -
Ipswich - 1 £37,500 -
Northampton - 1 £38,000 -
Norwich - 1 £27,500 -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 79 (61.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (54.26%) Microsoft
3 61 (47.29%) A+ Certification
4 57 (44.19%) Cisco
5 55 (42.64%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (41.86%) ITIL
6 54 (41.86%) Windows
7 49 (37.98%) MS Excel
8 47 (36.43%) CCNA
9 40 (31.01%) MS Exchange
10 38 (29.46%) ADSL
10 38 (29.46%) TCP/IP
11 36 (27.91%) Active Directory
11 36 (27.91%) Internet
12 35 (27.13%) MCSA
13 33 (25.58%) SLA
14 31 (24.03%) HP
15 30 (23.26%) Firewall
16 28 (21.71%) LAN
17 25 (19.38%) WAN
17 25 (19.38%) MCSE
18 22 (17.05%) Sophos
18 22 (17.05%) Broadband
18 22 (17.05%) Ethernet
18 22 (17.05%) BMC
18 22 (17.05%) SolarWinds
18 22 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (17.05%) Network Monitoring
19 21 (16.28%) VoIP
19 21 (16.28%) DNS

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 40 (31.01%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (10.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.88%) Apache
6 5 (3.88%) IIS
7 4 (3.10%) Lync
8 3 (2.33%) Moodle
9 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 49 (37.98%) MS Excel
2 21 (16.28%) MS Office
3 8 (6.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.10%) MS Project
4 4 (3.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.46%) ADSL
1 38 (29.46%) TCP/IP
2 36 (27.91%) Internet
3 30 (23.26%) Firewall
4 28 (21.71%) LAN
5 25 (19.38%) WAN
6 22 (17.05%) Ethernet
6 22 (17.05%) Broadband
7 21 (16.28%) VoIP
7 21 (16.28%) DNS
8 14 (10.85%) DHCP
9 9 (6.98%) VPN
9 9 (6.98%) Wireless
10 6 (4.65%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (3.88%) Network Security
12 4 (3.10%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (3.10%) FWSM
12 4 (3.10%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (2.33%) PABX
14 2 (1.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) MySQL
General
1 7 (5.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.65%) Law
3 4 (3.10%) Finance
4 3 (2.33%) Retail
5 2 (1.55%) German Language
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (21.71%) Analyst
2 23 (17.83%) Support Engineer
3 22 (17.05%) 1st Line Support
4 17 (13.18%) Support Analyst
4 17 (13.18%) Technical Support
5 15 (11.63%) NOC Engineer
6 13 (10.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (8.53%) Technical Support Analyst
7 11 (8.53%) Technical Support Engineer
7 11 (8.53%) Technical Analyst
7 11 (8.53%) Technical Engineer
8 10 (7.75%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (6.98%) Service Analyst
9 9 (6.98%) Senior Support Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Team Leader
10 7 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (4.65%) Senior Technical Support
11 6 (4.65%) Data Centre Technician
12 5 (3.88%) Senior Support Engineer
12 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) HTML
1 1 (0.78%) .NET
1 1 (0.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.75%) Mathematics
2 9 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.10%) PMI
5 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.33%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.55%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.78%) CMDB
7 1 (0.78%) NHS
7 1 (0.78%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 54 (41.86%) Windows
2 22 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (15.50%) Windows 7
4 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (13.18%) Windows Vista
6 11 (8.53%) Windows 8
6 11 (8.53%) Linux
7 6 (4.65%) FreeBSD
8 4 (3.10%) UNIX
9 3 (2.33%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (41.86%) ITIL
2 22 (17.05%) Network Monitoring
3 20 (15.50%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (10.85%) Incident Management
5 11 (8.53%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.65%) Risk Management
7 5 (3.88%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.10%) Change Management
8 4 (3.10%) Project Management
8 4 (3.10%) Information Security
8 4 (3.10%) Line Management
8 4 (3.10%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.10%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.10%) People Management
9 3 (2.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (2.33%) Investment Management
9 3 (2.33%) CRM
10 2 (1.55%) Test Management
10 2 (1.55%) Time Management
10 2 (1.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.28%) C
2 8 (6.20%) SQL
3 1 (0.78%) VBScript
3 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 79 (61.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (47.29%) A+ Certification
3 55 (42.64%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (36.43%) CCNA
5 35 (27.13%) MCSA
6 25 (19.38%) MCSE
7 20 (15.50%) MCP
8 13 (10.08%) MCITP
9 12 (9.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (6.98%) Degree
11 7 (5.43%) MOS
11 7 (5.43%) CCNP
12 5 (3.88%) HND
12 5 (3.88%) MCDST
13 4 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (3.10%) APMP
13 4 (3.10%) CCENT
13 4 (3.10%) MCDBA
13 4 (3.10%) PMI Certification
14 3 (2.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (25.58%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.88%) VMware ESX
3 5 (3.88%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (2.33%) Firmware
5 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.55%) XenApp
6 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.78%) WSUS
2 1 (0.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.78%) OpenView
2 1 (0.78%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 70 (54.26%) Microsoft
2 57 (44.19%) Cisco
3 31 (24.03%) HP
4 22 (17.05%) BMC
4 22 (17.05%) Sophos
4 22 (17.05%) SolarWinds
5 19 (14.73%) Sun
6 10 (7.75%) VMware
7 7 (5.43%) Dell
7 7 (5.43%) Juniper
7 7 (5.43%) Citrix
8 5 (3.88%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.88%) Symantec
9 4 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (3.10%) F5
10 3 (2.33%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (2.33%) BT
11 2 (1.55%) Sage
11 2 (1.55%) McAfee
11 2 (1.55%) Kaspersky
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Britvic
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Wiltshire
Wiltshire Council
Salary: From £22,212 to £24,472 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago