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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 791 896 900
Rank change year-on-year
+105 +4
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 85 89 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.083% 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 56 84 73
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,987 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £32,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +38.29%

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
23312 29373 31579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.88% 27.38% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18397 23289 25310
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Network+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Network+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network+ Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +93 82 £45,000 +38.46% 4
South West +45 34 £50,000 -33.33%
Gloucestershire +14 31 £50,000 -33.33%
London +50 17 £50,000 +53.84% 2
South East +34 17 £22,000 -32.30% 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £22,000 -
Cheltenham -10 7 £65,000 -13.33%
Cheshire +26 6 £55,000 +218.84%
North West -9 6 £55,000 +218.84%
Warrington - 6 £55,000 -
Hampshire +2 4 £27,500 +30.95% 1
Abingdon - 4 - -
East Sussex +26 3 £21,973 -15.48%
Lewes +12 3 £21,973 -15.48%
West Midlands -11 3 - -
Cornwall - 3 £24,500 -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Redruth - 3 £24,500 -
Greenford - 3 £57,500 -
East of England +5 2 £29,500 -54.61% 1
Nottingham - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Kent +7 1 £32,500 +20.37%
High Wycombe +5 1 £57,500 +9.52%
Southampton +3 1 £33,500 +59.52% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £57,500 +12.19%
Basingstoke -16 1 £19,500 -43.88%
Tadley - 1 £33,500 -
Alton - 1 £21,500 -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Network+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Network+ Certification.

1 121 (66.85%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (59.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 102 (56.35%) CCNA
4 90 (49.72%) Firewall
5 88 (48.62%) TCP/IP
5 88 (48.62%) Linux
6 86 (47.51%) Windows
7 76 (41.99%) MCSE
8 72 (39.78%) CISSP
9 70 (38.67%) A+ Certification
10 65 (35.91%) GIAC
10 65 (35.91%) SANS
11 64 (35.36%) Cybersecurity
12 62 (34.25%) Microsoft
13 59 (32.60%) Security Cleared
14 57 (31.49%) Cisco
15 55 (30.39%) SSCP
15 55 (30.39%) Linux+ Certification
16 54 (29.83%) C
17 53 (29.28%) Security+ Certification
17 53 (29.28%) CompTIA Security+
18 50 (27.62%) MS Excel
19 48 (26.52%) VMware
20 47 (25.97%) Software Engineering
21 44 (24.31%) DV Cleared
22 43 (23.76%) Reverse Engineering
22 43 (23.76%) Penetration Testing
22 43 (23.76%) Ethical Hacking
23 40 (22.10%) Unix
24 38 (20.99%) WAN

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (12.71%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.50%) Apache Pig
3 10 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.21%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 50 (27.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.76%) MS Office
3 3 (1.66%) MS Project
3 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.52%) Office 365
2 8 (4.42%) IaaS
3 5 (2.76%) Slack
4 4 (2.21%) G Suite
4 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 90 (49.72%) Firewall
2 88 (48.62%) TCP/IP
3 38 (20.99%) WAN
4 28 (15.47%) Network Security
5 25 (13.81%) LAN
6 19 (10.50%) DNS
6 19 (10.50%) VPN
7 18 (9.94%) MPLS
7 18 (9.94%) VoIP
8 15 (8.29%) DHCP
9 13 (7.18%) ADSL
9 13 (7.18%) BGP
10 12 (6.63%) Cisco PIX
10 12 (6.63%) FCoE
10 12 (6.63%) HTTP
10 12 (6.63%) SNMP
11 11 (6.08%) EIGRP
11 11 (6.08%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (6.08%) OSPF
12 10 (5.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.26%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.60%) Big Data
3 20 (11.05%) Hadoop
4 19 (10.50%) Apache Hive
5 8 (4.42%) MySQL
6 1 (0.55%) Power BI
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (11.05%) JIRA
2 13 (7.18%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.08%) Redmine
4 8 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (4.42%) Bitbucket
4 8 (4.42%) CodeSonar
4 8 (4.42%) git-flow
4 8 (4.42%) Robot Framework
4 8 (4.42%) Selenium
General
1 29 (16.02%) Games
2 16 (8.84%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.18%) Law
4 11 (6.08%) Finance
5 6 (3.31%) Legal
6 2 (1.10%) Electronics
6 2 (1.10%) Military
7 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (16.57%) Analyst
2 27 (14.92%) Support Engineer
3 23 (12.71%) Platform Engineer
4 19 (10.50%) Software Engineer
5 15 (8.29%) 1st Line Support
5 15 (8.29%) Network Engineer
6 13 (7.18%) Consultant
6 13 (7.18%) Technical Support
7 12 (6.63%) Data Centre Technician
7 12 (6.63%) Data Technician
7 12 (6.63%) Software Consultant
7 12 (6.63%) Software Test Engineer
7 12 (6.63%) Test Consultant
7 12 (6.63%) Test Engineer
8 10 (5.52%) IT Engineer
8 10 (5.52%) IT Support
9 9 (4.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (4.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (4.97%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.13%) Java EE
1 31 (17.13%) STL
2 8 (4.42%) .NET
2 8 (4.42%) .NET Framework
2 8 (4.42%) ASP.NET
2 8 (4.42%) Django
2 8 (4.42%) LAMP
2 8 (4.42%) Node.js
2 8 (4.42%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (4.42%) REST
2 8 (4.42%) SOAP
2 8 (4.42%) Spring MVC
3 5 (2.76%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.94%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.84%) Driving Licence
3 13 (7.18%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.08%) Cybercrime
4 11 (6.08%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.97%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (2.76%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.21%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.21%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.21%) iPad
7 4 (2.21%) iPhone
7 4 (2.21%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.55%) CCTV
8 1 (0.55%) Replication
8 1 (0.55%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 88 (48.62%) Linux
2 86 (47.51%) Windows
3 40 (22.10%) Unix
4 29 (16.02%) Windows Server
5 23 (12.71%) Android
6 22 (12.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (12.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (11.05%) Apple iOS
8 16 (8.84%) Windows 7
9 15 (8.29%) Mac OS X
10 14 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (6.63%) FreeBSD
12 9 (4.97%) Windows 8
13 8 (4.42%) Windows 10
13 8 (4.42%) Windows Vista
14 6 (3.31%) Windows XP
15 4 (2.21%) Mac OS
15 4 (2.21%) NetWare
16 3 (1.66%) AIX
16 3 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (35.36%) Cybersecurity
2 47 (25.97%) Software Engineering
3 43 (23.76%) Ethical Hacking
3 43 (23.76%) Penetration Testing
3 43 (23.76%) Reverse Engineering
4 33 (18.23%) Mentoring
5 31 (17.13%) Multithreading
6 28 (15.47%) Coaching
7 27 (14.92%) ITIL
8 24 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (11.60%) Information Security
10 19 (10.50%) User Stories
11 18 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (9.39%) High Availability
13 15 (8.29%) Threat Detection
14 13 (7.18%) Change Control
15 12 (6.63%) Project Management
16 11 (6.08%) Mobile Development
17 10 (5.52%) Risk Management
17 10 (5.52%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (29.83%) C
2 31 (17.13%) C#
2 31 (17.13%) C++
2 31 (17.13%) Java
2 31 (17.13%) Objective-C
3 21 (11.60%) Bash Shell
3 21 (11.60%) Python
4 15 (8.29%) SQL
5 12 (6.63%) Korn
5 12 (6.63%) Perl
5 12 (6.63%) VB
6 9 (4.97%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.42%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 121 (66.85%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (59.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 102 (56.35%) CCNA
4 76 (41.99%) MCSE
5 72 (39.78%) CISSP
6 70 (38.67%) A+ Certification
7 65 (35.91%) GIAC
7 65 (35.91%) SANS
8 59 (32.60%) Security Cleared
9 55 (30.39%) Linux+ Certification
9 55 (30.39%) SSCP
10 53 (29.28%) CompTIA Security+
10 53 (29.28%) Security+ Certification
11 44 (24.31%) DV Cleared
12 30 (16.57%) Degree
13 20 (11.05%) MCSA
14 19 (10.50%) MCP
15 10 (5.52%) CISM
15 10 (5.52%) GCIA
15 10 (5.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.71%) SLA
2 5 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.76%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.55%) COBIT
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 37 (20.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (18.23%) Active Directory
3 15 (8.29%) vSphere
4 13 (7.18%) VMware ESX
5 12 (6.63%) NFS
5 12 (6.63%) Samba
6 8 (4.42%) Docker
6 8 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.76%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.21%) Terminal Server
8 4 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (11.05%) Puppet
2 12 (6.63%) Ansible
2 12 (6.63%) Nagios
3 8 (4.42%) Salt
4 6 (3.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (2.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (2.21%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 57 (31.49%) Cisco
3 48 (26.52%) VMware
4 27 (14.92%) HP
5 18 (9.94%) Sun
6 17 (9.39%) SolarWinds
7 16 (8.84%) EMC
7 16 (8.84%) NetApp
8 12 (6.63%) Dell
9 9 (4.97%) Citrix
9 9 (4.97%) Sophos
10 8 (4.42%) WatchGuard
11 7 (3.87%) Avaya
12 5 (2.76%) Apple
12 5 (2.76%) Extreme Networks
12 5 (2.76%) Meraki
13 4 (2.21%) Google
14 3 (1.66%) Red Hat
15 1 (0.55%) BMC
15 1 (0.55%) Sage
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