The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 860 834 857
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 57 49 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.044% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 51 38 51
Average salary £24,250 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £18,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £30,150 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.38%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32831 30927 34904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 27.85% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26235 24874 29613
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -30 54 £24,750 +5.31% 6
South East +8 29 £23,000 -8.00% 3
Surrey +10 18 £24,250 +5.43% 3
London -51 13 £26,000 -13.33% 1
Reigate +9 8 £25,250 +21.68%
East of England -8 6 £35,000 +84.21%
Reading +3 4 £20,000 -23.07%
Berkshire 0 4 £20,000 -23.07%
Kent - 4 £13,750 -
Leatherhead - 4 £25,750 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £27,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £13,750 -
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Derbyshire - 3 £25,000 -
Luton - 3 - -
Derby - 3 £25,000 -
South Wales -2 2 £22,500 -10.00% 1
South West -6 2 £21,500 -4.44% 1
Wales -7 2 £22,500 -10.00% 1
West Sussex - 2 £24,750 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £22,500 -
Egham - 2 £30,500 -
Epsom - 2 £24,750 -
Cardiff - 2 £22,500 - 1
Colchester - 2 £33,250 -
Crawley - 2 £24,750 -
Croydon - 2 £24,750 -
Essex - 2 £33,250 -
Wantage - 2 £22,500 -
Hertfordshire +12 1 £45,000 +136.84%

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 94 (65.73%) Microsoft
2 86 (60.14%) Cisco Certification
3 83 (58.04%) Cisco
4 79 (55.24%) CCNA
4 79 (55.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 72 (50.35%) A+ Certification
6 69 (48.25%) Windows
7 60 (41.96%) Active Directory
8 56 (39.16%) ITIL
9 53 (37.06%) Firewall
10 46 (32.17%) MS Excel
11 42 (29.37%) MCSA
12 39 (27.27%) MCSE
12 39 (27.27%) MCP
12 39 (27.27%) MS Exchange
12 39 (27.27%) SLA
13 36 (25.17%) TCP/IP
14 32 (22.38%) MS Office
15 31 (21.68%) WAN
15 31 (21.68%) Citrix
16 30 (20.98%) VPN
16 30 (20.98%) Windows 7
17 29 (20.28%) MCITP
17 29 (20.28%) LAN
17 29 (20.28%) ADSL
18 28 (19.58%) SharePoint
19 27 (18.88%) SQL
19 27 (18.88%) Degree
20 26 (18.18%) Juniper
21 25 (17.48%) Windows XP

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 28 (19.58%) SharePoint
3 20 (13.99%) Lync
4 17 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (8.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (7.69%) Moodle
7 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.10%) Apache
8 3 (2.10%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.40%) IIS
9 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.70%) nginx
10 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.70%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.70%) Gunicorn
10 1 (0.70%) uWSGI
Applications
1 46 (32.17%) MS Excel
2 32 (22.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.70%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 53 (37.06%) Firewall
2 36 (25.17%) TCP/IP
3 31 (21.68%) WAN
4 30 (20.98%) VPN
5 29 (20.28%) LAN
5 29 (20.28%) ADSL
6 25 (17.48%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (16.78%) DNS
8 23 (16.08%) FWSM
9 19 (13.29%) VoIP
10 16 (11.19%) Internet
11 13 (9.09%) Ethernet
12 11 (7.69%) Network Security
13 9 (6.29%) Broadband
14 8 (5.59%) DHCP
15 7 (4.90%) Wireless
15 7 (4.90%) LDAP
16 5 (3.50%) Cisco IOS
16 5 (3.50%) Cisco PIX
16 5 (3.50%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.70%) MySQL
2 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (9.09%) French Language
2 12 (8.39%) German Language
2 12 (8.39%) Dutch Language
3 11 (7.69%) Portuguese Language
3 11 (7.69%) Spanish Language
3 11 (7.69%) Back Office
3 11 (7.69%) Retail
4 10 (6.99%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.50%) Law
6 3 (2.10%) Finance
7 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.40%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.70%) Automotive
8 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (40.56%) Analyst
2 39 (27.27%) Service Analyst
2 39 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
3 21 (14.69%) Support Analyst
4 20 (13.99%) Support Engineer
5 17 (11.89%) IT Support
6 14 (9.79%) Trainer
7 10 (6.99%) Network Support
7 10 (6.99%) Technical Trainer
8 8 (5.59%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (5.59%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (4.90%) Senior Support Analyst
9 7 (4.90%) Administrator
9 7 (4.90%) Support Technician
9 7 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.90%) Network Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Desktop Support
10 6 (4.20%) Technical Support
10 6 (4.20%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 13 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (1.40%) HTML
3 1 (0.70%) LAMP
3 1 (0.70%) Web Services
3 1 (0.70%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.99%) Firmware
2 11 (7.69%) EPoS
3 9 (6.29%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.50%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.10%) iPhone
5 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.10%) Handset
5 3 (2.10%) iPad
6 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.70%) Statistics
7 1 (0.70%) CMDB
7 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 69 (48.25%) Windows
2 30 (20.98%) Windows 7
3 25 (17.48%) Windows XP
4 24 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (13.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (11.89%) Linux
7 10 (6.99%) Windows 8
7 10 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.20%) UNIX
9 5 (3.50%) Android
9 5 (3.50%) FreeBSD
10 4 (2.80%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.10%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.10%) Solaris
11 3 (2.10%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.40%) NetWare
12 2 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.70%) CentOS
13 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.16%) ITIL
2 20 (13.99%) ITIL V3
3 19 (13.29%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (6.29%) Incident Management
5 9 (6.29%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.29%) Service Delivery
6 8 (5.59%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.50%) Test Management
7 5 (3.50%) Software Testing
7 5 (3.50%) CRM
8 4 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (2.80%) Service Management
8 4 (2.80%) Change Management
8 4 (2.80%) Time Management
9 3 (2.10%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.10%) Project Management
9 3 (2.10%) Change Control
10 2 (1.40%) Network Management
10 2 (1.40%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.88%) SQL
2 13 (9.09%) C#
3 11 (7.69%) VBA
3 11 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.90%) C
5 2 (1.40%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.40%) Perl
5 2 (1.40%) VBScript
5 2 (1.40%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 86 (60.14%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (55.24%) CCNA
2 79 (55.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (50.35%) A+ Certification
4 42 (29.37%) MCSA
5 39 (27.27%) MCSE
5 39 (27.27%) MCP
6 29 (20.28%) MCITP
7 27 (18.88%) Degree
8 24 (16.78%) MOS
9 15 (10.49%) CCNP
10 8 (5.59%) Security Cleared
11 6 (4.20%) ISEB
12 5 (3.50%) CCENT
12 5 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (3.50%) HND
13 4 (2.80%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (2.80%) CCDA
13 4 (2.80%) CCSA
13 4 (2.80%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 60 (41.96%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.19%) XenApp
3 10 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.59%) vSphere
5 5 (3.50%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.10%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (8.39%) SCCM
1 12 (8.39%) MOM
2 11 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.80%) DameWare
4 2 (1.40%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.70%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 94 (65.73%) Microsoft
2 83 (58.04%) Cisco
3 31 (21.68%) Citrix
4 26 (18.18%) Juniper
5 25 (17.48%) HP
5 25 (17.48%) SolarWinds
6 23 (16.08%) F5
7 21 (14.69%) CheckPoint
8 20 (13.99%) VMware
9 15 (10.49%) BT
10 14 (9.79%) Sophos
11 13 (9.09%) BMC
11 13 (9.09%) Oracle
12 11 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
13 6 (4.20%) Apple
13 6 (4.20%) Sun
14 5 (3.50%) Dell
14 5 (3.50%) McAfee
15 4 (2.80%) Remedy
15 4 (2.80%) LANDesk
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Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Shift Allowance & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leatherhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Aradco VSI Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Sports Direct
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago