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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 805 838 819
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -19
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 91 43 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.040% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 90 33 53
Average salary £25,500 £24,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.08% -14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £33,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £22,500 £23,250
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -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
31096 29130 32721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.29% 26.78% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24587 23777 27213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,826
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +38 86 £26,500 -4.50% 6
South East +13 40 £25,500 +20.00% 3
Surrey +27 36 £25,500 +12.08% 3
London +33 24 £34,250 +9.60%
Reigate -14 17 £24,500 +6.52%
South West -18 11 £22,500 -23.07%
Cornwall - 11 £22,500 -
Redruth - 11 £22,500 -
Woking - 8 £28,000 -
City of London - 6 £41,500 -
Addlestone - 6 £23,500 - 2
South Wales +11 4 £21,500 -4.44%
Wales +3 4 £21,500 -4.44%
Birmingham -10 4 £19,500 -
West Midlands -16 4 £19,500 -30.35%
Yorkshire - 4 £21,000 - 1
Reading +2 3 £27,500 -
Berkshire -9 3 £27,500 +37.50%
North Yorkshire - 3 £21,000 - 1
Harrogate - 3 £21,000 - 1
East Midlands +4 2 £25,750 -14.16% 2
East of England -16 2 £27,500 +37.50%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £20,000 -
Norfolk - 2 £27,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £22,500 -
West Sussex 0 1 £30,500 +24.48%
West Yorkshire - 1 £30,500 -
Treorchy - 1 £18,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £13,750 -
Derbyshire - 1 £37,500 - 2

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 81 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (54.81%) Microsoft
3 73 (54.07%) A+ Certification
4 71 (52.59%) Windows
5 60 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (40.00%) Cisco
7 53 (39.26%) CCNA
8 51 (37.78%) MS Excel
9 49 (36.30%) ITIL
10 48 (35.56%) TCP/IP
11 43 (31.85%) MCSA
12 42 (31.11%) MS Exchange
12 42 (31.11%) Active Directory
13 40 (29.63%) MCSE
14 37 (27.41%) SLA
15 35 (25.93%) Firewall
16 34 (25.19%) HP
16 34 (25.19%) MCP
17 33 (24.44%) MS Office
17 33 (24.44%) ADSL
17 33 (24.44%) Windows 7
18 29 (21.48%) DNS
18 29 (21.48%) Internet
19 27 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
20 25 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
21 24 (17.78%) LAN
21 24 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
22 23 (17.04%) Sophos
22 23 (17.04%) VMware
23 21 (15.56%) WAN

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 42 (31.11%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (5.93%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.19%) Lync
7 5 (3.70%) Moodle
8 4 (2.96%) IIS
8 4 (2.96%) Apache
9 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 51 (37.78%) MS Excel
2 33 (24.44%) MS Office
3 7 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.96%) MS Project
4 4 (2.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (35.56%) TCP/IP
2 35 (25.93%) Firewall
3 33 (24.44%) ADSL
4 29 (21.48%) Internet
4 29 (21.48%) DNS
5 24 (17.78%) LAN
6 21 (15.56%) WAN
6 21 (15.56%) DHCP
7 20 (14.81%) Ethernet
8 15 (11.11%) VoIP
9 11 (8.15%) Broadband
10 7 (5.19%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (4.44%) Wireless
11 6 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (4.44%) FWSM
12 5 (3.70%) Network Security
12 5 (3.70%) VPN
13 4 (2.96%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (2.22%) VLAN
14 3 (2.22%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.19%) RDBMS
2 7 (5.19%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.93%) Finance
3 7 (5.19%) Law
3 7 (5.19%) German Language
4 2 (1.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) French Language
5 1 (0.74%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (29.63%) Analyst
2 35 (25.93%) Support Engineer
3 25 (18.52%) Technical Support
4 22 (16.30%) Support Analyst
5 18 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (12.59%) Technical Support Engineer
6 17 (12.59%) Technical Engineer
7 16 (11.85%) Service Analyst
8 13 (9.63%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (8.89%) Technical Support Analyst
9 12 (8.89%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (8.89%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (8.15%) NOC Engineer
11 10 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (6.67%) Senior Support Analyst
13 8 (5.93%) Help Desk Support
14 7 (5.19%) Help Desk Analyst
14 7 (5.19%) Senior Technical Support
14 7 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 7 (5.19%) Data Centre Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) .NET
1 1 (0.74%) COM
1 1 (0.74%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 8 (5.93%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.44%) iPad
5 5 (3.70%) iPhone
5 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.22%) PMI
6 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.74%) CMDB
7 1 (0.74%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 71 (52.59%) Windows
2 33 (24.44%) Windows 7
3 27 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (11.85%) Windows Vista
7 14 (10.37%) Windows 8
8 13 (9.63%) Windows XP
9 10 (7.41%) Linux
10 7 (5.19%) FreeBSD
11 5 (3.70%) UNIX
11 5 (3.70%) Android
12 3 (2.22%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.30%) ITIL
2 21 (15.56%) Network Monitoring
3 18 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (6.67%) Time Management
4 9 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 8 (5.93%) Incident Management
6 7 (5.19%) ITIL V3
6 7 (5.19%) Project Management
7 6 (4.44%) Service Management
7 6 (4.44%) ITSM
7 6 (4.44%) Security Management
7 6 (4.44%) Risk Management
7 6 (4.44%) Validation
7 6 (4.44%) Line Management
8 5 (3.70%) Information Security
8 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.96%) Change Management
9 4 (2.96%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.96%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (2.96%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.81%) C
2 6 (4.44%) SQL
3 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 81 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (54.07%) A+ Certification
3 60 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (39.26%) CCNA
5 43 (31.85%) MCSA
6 40 (29.63%) MCSE
7 34 (25.19%) MCP
8 18 (13.33%) MCITP
9 17 (12.59%) Degree
10 12 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (8.15%) MCDBA
12 9 (6.67%) MOS
13 7 (5.19%) CCENT
14 6 (4.44%) MCDST
14 6 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (4.44%) CCNP
15 5 (3.70%) HND
15 5 (3.70%) CISSP
16 4 (2.96%) CNA
16 4 (2.96%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (27.41%) SLA
2 4 (2.96%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.22%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.37%) VMware ESX
2 14 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.15%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (3.70%) Firmware
5 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.22%) XenApp
6 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.74%) vSphere
7 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.48%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.74%) WSUS
2 1 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 74 (54.81%) Microsoft
2 54 (40.00%) Cisco
3 34 (25.19%) HP
4 23 (17.04%) Sophos
4 23 (17.04%) VMware
5 20 (14.81%) SolarWinds
5 20 (14.81%) BMC
6 14 (10.37%) Citrix
7 11 (8.15%) Sun
8 10 (7.41%) Dell
9 8 (5.93%) Juniper
10 6 (4.44%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.44%) F5
11 5 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (3.70%) BT
12 4 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (2.96%) Symantec
13 3 (2.22%) NetApp
14 2 (1.48%) Sage
14 2 (1.48%) SonicWALL
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