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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 866 823 850
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +27
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 41 46 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.042% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 41 36 41
Average salary £25,000 £24,125 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.62% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31712 29651 33003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.13% 27.27% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24819 23877 28269
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 29 July 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 29 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 -46 36 £25,750 +4.56% 3
South East +5 16 £29,000 -3.33% 1
London -31 14 £26,000 +30.00% 1
Berkshire +1 6 £37,500 +25.00%
Bracknell -4 6 £37,500 +6.38%
Surrey -6 6 £27,750 +19.35% 1
South West -9 4 £23,500 +17.50% 1
South Wales -7 3 £22,500 -5.26% 1
Wales -10 3 £22,500 -5.26% 1
Reigate -16 3 £23,500 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £22,500 - 1
Kent - 3 £17,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £15,250 -
Crowborough - 2 £15,250 -
Bournemouth - 2 £22,000 -
Leatherhead - 2 £29,500 -
Dorset - 2 £22,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £15,250 -
East of England -4 1 £21,500 -28.33%
City of London -5 1 £67,500 - 1
Yorkshire -45 1 £16,250 -18.75%
South Yorkshire - 1 £16,250 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £21,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £25,000 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £16,250 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £30,000 -
Redruth - 1 £25,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £21,500 -
Chatham - 1 £24,000 -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 61 (60.40%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (56.44%) Microsoft
3 55 (54.46%) CCNA
3 55 (54.46%) Windows
4 53 (52.48%) A+ Certification
5 51 (50.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (43.56%) Cisco
7 38 (37.62%) MCP
8 36 (35.64%) Active Directory
9 35 (34.65%) ITIL
9 35 (34.65%) MS Excel
10 34 (33.66%) MCSE
11 28 (27.72%) MCSA
11 28 (27.72%) SLA
12 27 (26.73%) TCP/IP
13 26 (25.74%) MS Office
13 26 (25.74%) MS Exchange
13 26 (25.74%) Firewall
14 25 (24.75%) Windows 7
15 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (21.78%) DNS
17 21 (20.79%) HP
17 21 (20.79%) VMware
18 20 (19.80%) Windows XP
19 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2003
20 17 (16.83%) Citrix
21 16 (15.84%) Degree
21 16 (15.84%) MCITP
22 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
22 15 (14.85%) WAN

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 26 (25.74%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.93%) Lync
4 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.96%) Moodle
6 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.99%) WorkSite
Applications
1 35 (34.65%) MS Excel
2 26 (25.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.73%) TCP/IP
2 26 (25.74%) Firewall
3 22 (21.78%) DNS
4 15 (14.85%) WAN
4 15 (14.85%) DHCP
5 14 (13.86%) LAN
6 13 (12.87%) Internet
7 11 (10.89%) VPN
8 10 (9.90%) Broadband
9 9 (8.91%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (7.92%) ADSL
10 8 (7.92%) VoIP
11 7 (6.93%) FWSM
12 5 (4.95%) SAN
12 5 (4.95%) Wireless
13 4 (3.96%) Ethernet
13 4 (3.96%) Cisco PIX
13 4 (3.96%) MPLS
13 4 (3.96%) VLAN
14 3 (2.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.93%) RDBMS
2 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (8.91%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.93%) Finance
3 6 (5.94%) German Language
4 4 (3.96%) Law
5 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.99%) French Language
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Automotive
6 1 (0.99%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 38 (37.62%) Analyst
2 28 (27.72%) Support Engineer
3 26 (25.74%) Service Analyst
4 25 (24.75%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (15.84%) Support Analyst
6 12 (11.88%) Technical Support
6 12 (11.88%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (8.91%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (8.91%) IT Support
7 9 (8.91%) Service Desk Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) Technical Support Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) Help Desk Support
9 7 (6.93%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 6 (5.94%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) Junior
10 6 (5.94%) Network Engineer
11 5 (4.95%) Help Desk Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Blackberry
2 8 (7.92%) Firmware
2 8 (7.92%) iPad
3 7 (6.93%) iPhone
4 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 55 (54.46%) Windows
2 25 (24.75%) Windows 7
3 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (19.80%) Windows XP
5 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (11.88%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.93%) Android
9 6 (5.94%) Linux
10 5 (4.95%) Mac OS X
10 5 (4.95%) Windows Vista
11 4 (3.96%) FreeBSD
12 2 (1.98%) UNIX
13 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) ITIL
2 13 (12.87%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (9.90%) Time Management
4 7 (6.93%) ITIL V3
4 7 (6.93%) ITSM
5 6 (5.94%) Security Management
5 6 (5.94%) Validation
5 6 (5.94%) Project Management
5 6 (5.94%) Service Management
6 5 (4.95%) Asset Management
7 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.96%) Change Control
7 4 (3.96%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.97%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.98%) Information Security
9 2 (1.98%) Risk Management
9 2 (1.98%) Network Management
10 1 (0.99%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.91%) C
2 3 (2.97%) SQL
2 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (60.40%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (54.46%) CCNA
3 53 (52.48%) A+ Certification
4 51 (50.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (37.62%) MCP
6 34 (33.66%) MCSE
7 28 (27.72%) MCSA
8 16 (15.84%) MCITP
8 16 (15.84%) Degree
9 8 (7.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (6.93%) CCENT
10 7 (6.93%) MCDBA
10 7 (6.93%) MOS
11 6 (5.94%) CCNP
12 4 (3.96%) CCSE
12 4 (3.96%) CCSA
12 4 (3.96%) CCDA
12 4 (3.96%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (2.97%) CWNA
13 3 (2.97%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (27.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 36 (35.64%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.91%) VMware ESX
4 7 (6.93%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (2.97%) XenApp
5 3 (2.97%) vSphere
5 3 (2.97%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.98%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) DameWare
2 2 (1.98%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 57 (56.44%) Microsoft
2 44 (43.56%) Cisco
3 21 (20.79%) HP
3 21 (20.79%) VMware
4 17 (16.83%) Citrix
5 12 (11.88%) Sophos
6 11 (10.89%) CheckPoint
7 10 (9.90%) Juniper
7 10 (9.90%) SolarWinds
8 7 (6.93%) F5
9 6 (5.94%) BT
9 6 (5.94%) BMC
9 6 (5.94%) Dell
10 4 (3.96%) Sun
10 4 (3.96%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (2.97%) Apple
11 3 (2.97%) McAfee
11 3 (2.97%) Avaya
11 3 (2.97%) NetApp
12 2 (1.98%) Lotus
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Shift Allowance & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Generous Shift allowance
Posted: 11 days ago