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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 828 829 836
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 74 47 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.044% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 74 33 51
Average salary £25,500 £22,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -15.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,750 £22,250 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+11.23% -14.42%

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
30957 28649 33381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.85% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24129 23451 28087
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +12 71 £26,000 +12.43% 7
South East +3 35 £25,500 +10.86% 2
Surrey +26 29 £26,500 +14.59% 1
London -20 21 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Reigate -14 16 £24,500 +6.52%
South West -21 9 £25,000 +25.00%
Redruth - 8 £25,000 -
Woking - 8 £28,000 -
Cornwall - 8 £25,000 -
City of London +10 5 £41,500 - 1
Birmingham -4 4 £19,500 - 1
West Midlands -9 4 £19,500 -30.35% 1
Crowborough - 3 £13,750 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £13,750 -
East Sussex - 3 £13,750 -
Kent - 3 £13,750 -
South Wales +4 2 £22,500 -
Wales -5 2 £22,500 -
Berkshire -7 2 £30,250 +51.25%
Leatherhead - 2 £29,750 -
Cardiff - 2 £22,500 -
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £30,000 -
East Midlands -1 1 £14,000 -36.36% 1
Dorset -4 1 £22,000 +33.33%
Milton Keynes -7 1 £30,000 -
Bournemouth -9 1 £22,000 +33.33%
West Sussex -12 1 £30,500 +24.48%
Bracknell -14 1 £37,500 +6.38%
East of England -25 1 £27,500 +10.00%
Crawley - 1 £30,500 -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 79 (58.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (54.48%) Cisco Certification
3 70 (52.24%) A+ Certification
4 66 (49.25%) CCNA
5 63 (47.01%) Windows
6 62 (46.27%) Microsoft
7 54 (40.30%) Cisco
8 49 (36.57%) ITIL
9 48 (35.82%) MS Excel
10 46 (34.33%) MCSA
11 44 (32.84%) MCSE
12 42 (31.34%) SLA
13 41 (30.60%) TCP/IP
14 39 (29.10%) MS Exchange
15 36 (26.87%) Active Directory
15 36 (26.87%) HP
16 35 (26.12%) MCP
16 35 (26.12%) Firewall
17 30 (22.39%) VMware
17 30 (22.39%) ADSL
18 29 (21.64%) Windows 7
19 28 (20.90%) MS Office
20 26 (19.40%) Network Monitoring
21 25 (18.66%) Windows Server 2003
21 25 (18.66%) LAN
21 25 (18.66%) WAN
21 25 (18.66%) DNS
22 24 (17.91%) Internet
22 24 (17.91%) Sophos
23 23 (17.16%) SolarWinds

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (29.10%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (9.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (5.97%) Lync
6 5 (3.73%) Moodle
6 5 (3.73%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 48 (35.82%) MS Excel
2 28 (20.90%) MS Office
3 4 (2.99%) MS Project
3 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (30.60%) TCP/IP
2 35 (26.12%) Firewall
3 30 (22.39%) ADSL
4 25 (18.66%) LAN
4 25 (18.66%) WAN
4 25 (18.66%) DNS
5 24 (17.91%) Internet
6 18 (13.43%) DHCP
7 17 (12.69%) Ethernet
7 17 (12.69%) VoIP
8 13 (9.70%) Broadband
9 10 (7.46%) VPN
10 8 (5.97%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (5.97%) FWSM
11 6 (4.48%) Wireless
11 6 (4.48%) SAN
12 5 (3.73%) VLAN
12 5 (3.73%) Cisco PIX
13 4 (2.99%) Network Security
13 4 (2.99%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.22%) RDBMS
2 7 (5.22%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (5.22%) Telecoms
1 7 (5.22%) German Language
2 5 (3.73%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Law
3 1 (0.75%) Legal
3 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.75%) Advertising
3 1 (0.75%) Retail
3 1 (0.75%) French Language
3 1 (0.75%) Automotive
3 1 (0.75%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 44 (32.84%) Analyst
2 39 (29.10%) Support Engineer
3 26 (19.40%) Service Analyst
4 23 (17.16%) Service Desk Analyst
5 22 (16.42%) Technical Support
6 17 (12.69%) Support Analyst
7 14 (10.45%) Technical Support Engineer
7 14 (10.45%) Technical Engineer
8 13 (9.70%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (8.96%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (6.72%) Technical Support Analyst
10 9 (6.72%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (6.72%) NOC Engineer
11 8 (5.97%) Service Desk Engineer
12 7 (5.22%) Senior Technical Support
12 7 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (5.22%) IT Support
12 7 (5.22%) Senior Support Engineer
12 7 (5.22%) Help Desk Support
13 6 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.75%) .NET
1 1 (0.75%) COM
1 1 (0.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.97%) Firmware
2 7 (5.22%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.48%) iPad
4 5 (3.73%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.73%) iPhone
5 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.24%) PMI
7 1 (0.75%) CMDB
7 1 (0.75%) VLE
7 1 (0.75%) Statistics
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 63 (47.01%) Windows
2 29 (21.64%) Windows 7
3 25 (18.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (17.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (14.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (11.19%) Windows Vista
7 12 (8.96%) Windows 8
8 11 (8.21%) Windows XP
9 8 (5.97%) Linux
10 5 (3.73%) FreeBSD
10 5 (3.73%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.73%) Android
11 4 (2.99%) UNIX
12 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.57%) ITIL
2 26 (19.40%) Network Monitoring
3 19 (14.18%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (7.46%) Time Management
5 9 (6.72%) Project Management
6 8 (5.97%) ITIL V3
7 7 (5.22%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.22%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.48%) Service Management
8 6 (4.48%) ITSM
8 6 (4.48%) Security Management
8 6 (4.48%) Validation
8 6 (4.48%) Line Management
9 5 (3.73%) Risk Management
9 5 (3.73%) Asset Management
10 4 (2.99%) Information Security
10 4 (2.99%) People Management
10 4 (2.99%) Change Control
11 3 (2.24%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.24%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.42%) C
2 6 (4.48%) SQL
3 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (58.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (54.48%) Cisco Certification
3 70 (52.24%) A+ Certification
4 66 (49.25%) CCNA
5 46 (34.33%) MCSA
6 44 (32.84%) MCSE
7 35 (26.12%) MCP
8 18 (13.43%) MCITP
9 15 (11.19%) Degree
10 12 (8.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (8.21%) MCDBA
12 10 (7.46%) MOS
13 9 (6.72%) CCNP
14 7 (5.22%) CCENT
14 7 (5.22%) MCDST
15 4 (2.99%) CCSE
15 4 (2.99%) CCSA
15 4 (2.99%) CCDA
15 4 (2.99%) CISSP
15 4 (2.99%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (31.34%) SLA
2 4 (2.99%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.24%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (26.87%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.45%) VMware ESX
4 11 (8.21%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (2.99%) XenApp
6 3 (2.24%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.24%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.24%) vSphere
7 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) ARCserve
1 2 (1.49%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 62 (46.27%) Microsoft
2 54 (40.30%) Cisco
3 36 (26.87%) HP
4 30 (22.39%) VMware
5 24 (17.91%) Sophos
6 23 (17.16%) SolarWinds
7 19 (14.18%) BMC
8 18 (13.43%) Citrix
9 14 (10.45%) Juniper
10 13 (9.70%) CheckPoint
11 8 (5.97%) Dell
11 8 (5.97%) F5
12 7 (5.22%) BT
12 7 (5.22%) Sun
13 5 (3.73%) NetApp
13 5 (3.73%) Barracuda Networks
14 2 (1.49%) Kaspersky
14 2 (1.49%) Sage
14 2 (1.49%) AVG
14 2 (1.49%) Kaseya
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