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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 871 820 848
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +28
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 44 49 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.045% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 44 41 42
Average salary £24,500 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-6.00% -3.84%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31918 29701 33012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.28% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25035 23900 28313
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 24 July 2014 within the UK.

Network+ Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

Network+ Certification
Top 29 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 July 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 -27 39 £25,000 -3.84% 5
London -37 17 £25,000 -3.84%
South East -20 16 £29,000 -3.33% 3
Surrey +11 6 £27,750 +19.35% 2
Berkshire +7 6 £37,500 +25.00%
Bracknell -3 6 £37,500 +6.38%
South West -20 4 £22,000 +10.00% 1
Wales -6 3 £22,500 -5.26% 1
South Wales -8 3 £22,500 -5.26% 1
Kent - 3 £17,000 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £22,500 - 1
Bournemouth - 3 £22,000 -
Dorset - 3 £22,000 -
Reigate - 3 £23,500 - 2
East Sussex - 2 £15,250 -
Leatherhead - 2 £29,500 -
Crowborough - 2 £15,250 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £15,250 -
East of England -12 1 £21,500 -28.33%
Yorkshire -29 1 £16,250 -18.75%
South Yorkshire - 1 £16,250 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £21,500 -
Chatham - 1 £24,000 - 1
Chertsey - 1 £29,000 -
Bristol - 1 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £21,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £16,250 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £30,000 -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 62 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (59.00%) Microsoft
3 55 (55.00%) CCNA
4 54 (54.00%) A+ Certification
4 54 (54.00%) Windows
5 51 (51.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (45.00%) Cisco
7 38 (38.00%) MCP
8 36 (36.00%) MS Excel
8 36 (36.00%) Active Directory
9 35 (35.00%) MCSE
9 35 (35.00%) ITIL
10 27 (27.00%) MCSA
10 27 (27.00%) SLA
11 26 (26.00%) TCP/IP
11 26 (26.00%) MS Office
12 25 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 25 (25.00%) Firewall
12 25 (25.00%) Windows 7
13 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (22.00%) VMware
13 22 (22.00%) DNS
13 22 (22.00%) HP
14 20 (20.00%) Windows XP
15 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (17.00%) Citrix
17 16 (16.00%) Degree
17 16 (16.00%) MCITP
18 15 (15.00%) DHCP
19 14 (14.00%) WAN

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 25 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.00%) Lync
4 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.00%) Moodle
6 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.00%) WorkSite
8 1 (1.00%) nginx
8 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.00%) uWSGI
8 1 (1.00%) Gunicorn
8 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.00%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 26 (26.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.00%) TCP/IP
2 25 (25.00%) Firewall
3 22 (22.00%) DNS
4 15 (15.00%) DHCP
5 14 (14.00%) WAN
6 13 (13.00%) LAN
6 13 (13.00%) Internet
7 11 (11.00%) VPN
8 10 (10.00%) Broadband
9 9 (9.00%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (8.00%) VoIP
11 7 (7.00%) FWSM
11 7 (7.00%) ADSL
12 5 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (5.00%) Wireless
12 5 (5.00%) SAN
13 4 (4.00%) Ethernet
13 4 (4.00%) MPLS
13 4 (4.00%) VLAN
14 3 (3.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.00%) MySQL
General
1 9 (9.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.00%) Finance
3 6 (6.00%) German Language
4 5 (5.00%) Law
5 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.00%) French Language
6 1 (1.00%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 37 (37.00%) Analyst
2 27 (27.00%) Support Engineer
3 26 (26.00%) Service Analyst
4 25 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (16.00%) Support Analyst
6 12 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (11.00%) Technical Support
8 9 (9.00%) IT Support
8 9 (9.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (8.00%) Service Desk Engineer
10 7 (7.00%) Help Desk Support
10 7 (7.00%) Technical Support Engineer
10 7 (7.00%) Technical Engineer
10 7 (7.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 6 (6.00%) Junior
11 6 (6.00%) Network Engineer
12 5 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
12 5 (5.00%) Network Support
12 5 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) WSGI
1 1 (1.00%) LAMP
1 1 (1.00%) COM
1 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.00%) Firmware
2 8 (8.00%) iPad
3 7 (7.00%) iPhone
4 2 (2.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.00%) Statistics
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 54 (54.00%) Windows
2 25 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (12.00%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.00%) Linux
9 7 (7.00%) Android
10 5 (5.00%) Mac OS X
10 5 (5.00%) FreeBSD
11 4 (4.00%) Windows Vista
12 2 (2.00%) UNIX
13 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.00%) Debian
13 1 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.00%) ITIL
2 14 (14.00%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (10.00%) Time Management
4 7 (7.00%) ITIL V3
4 7 (7.00%) ITSM
5 6 (6.00%) Security Management
5 6 (6.00%) Service Management
5 6 (6.00%) Validation
5 6 (6.00%) Project Management
6 5 (5.00%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.00%) Change Control
7 4 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.00%) Network Management
10 1 (1.00%) Supplier Management
10 1 (1.00%) Software Testing
10 1 (1.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.00%) C
2 4 (4.00%) SQL
3 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (55.00%) CCNA
3 54 (54.00%) A+ Certification
4 51 (51.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (38.00%) MCP
6 35 (35.00%) MCSE
7 27 (27.00%) MCSA
8 16 (16.00%) Degree
8 16 (16.00%) MCITP
9 8 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (7.00%) MOS
10 7 (7.00%) MCDBA
10 7 (7.00%) CCNP
11 6 (6.00%) CCENT
12 4 (4.00%) CCDA
12 4 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (4.00%) CCSE
12 4 (4.00%) CCSA
13 3 (3.00%) MCDST
13 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (27.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.00%) VMware ESX
4 7 (7.00%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (3.00%) vSphere
5 3 (3.00%) XenApp
5 3 (3.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.00%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) DameWare
2 2 (2.00%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.00%) MOM
3 1 (1.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (59.00%) Microsoft
2 45 (45.00%) Cisco
3 22 (22.00%) VMware
3 22 (22.00%) HP
4 17 (17.00%) Citrix
5 12 (12.00%) Sophos
6 11 (11.00%) CheckPoint
7 10 (10.00%) Juniper
7 10 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 7 (7.00%) F5
8 7 (7.00%) Dell
9 6 (6.00%) BMC
9 6 (6.00%) BT
10 5 (5.00%) Sun
11 4 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (3.00%) McAfee
12 3 (3.00%) Apple
12 3 (3.00%) Avaya
12 3 (3.00%) NetApp
13 2 (2.00%) Lotus
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Shift Allowance & Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Generous Shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: Salary: £33,305 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Generous Shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Sports Direct
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago