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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 825 843 829
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 68 64 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.056% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 60 64 32
Average salary £31,250 £27,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.74% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £37,500 £30,450
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +11.11%

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
29896 31032 28815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.30% 27.04% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24121 24045 23400
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 2015. 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 68 £31,250 +14.67% 5
South East +10 23 £42,500 +60.37% 2
London +13 21 £45,000 +48.76% 3
South West -12 16 £21,000 -16.00%
Berkshire +16 8 £55,000 +46.66%
Redruth 0 8 £21,000 -16.00%
Cornwall -3 8 £21,000 -16.00%
Reading - 8 £55,000 -
Kent +6 6 £13,750 -9.83%
Gloucestershire - 6 £65,000 -
Cheltenham - 6 £65,000 -
East of England +3 5 £26,250 -4.54%
Surrey -14 4 £25,500 -3.77%
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Docklands, London - 3 £43,750 -
High Wycombe - 3 £52,500 - 1
Daresbury - 2 £17,250 -
Weybridge - 2 £25,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £17,250 -
North West - 2 £17,250 -
Essex - 2 £30,750 -
City of London +22 1 - -
Norfolk +6 1 £19,000 -30.90%
West Midlands -7 1 £17,000 -15.00%
Tunbridge Wells -31 1 £13,750 -9.83%
Norwich - 1 £19,000 -
Eynsham - 1 £25,000 -
Telford - 1 £17,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £22,500 -
Letchworth - 1 £29,500 -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 120 (77.42%) A+ Certification
2 117 (75.48%) Windows
3 74 (47.74%) TCP/IP
4 63 (40.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 60 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (35.48%) Microsoft
7 53 (34.19%) Windows 7
8 52 (33.55%) Windows 8
8 52 (33.55%) Firewall
9 47 (30.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (30.32%) CCNA
10 46 (29.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 45 (29.03%) WAN
12 42 (27.10%) LAN
13 36 (23.23%) Linux
14 35 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
15 33 (21.29%) Active Directory
16 32 (20.65%) Cisco
17 31 (20.00%) VMware
18 30 (19.35%) MS Exchange
19 28 (18.06%) MCSA
20 27 (17.42%) MS Excel
21 26 (16.77%) Exchange Server 2010
22 23 (14.84%) Security Cleared
23 22 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2013
24 21 (13.55%) MCSE
24 21 (13.55%) ADSL
25 20 (12.90%) Windows Vista
25 20 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
26 19 (12.26%) DNS

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 30 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 26 (16.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (8.39%) Apache Pig
6 12 (7.74%) IIS
7 8 (5.16%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.29%) Lync
10 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (17.42%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.81%) Office 365
2 3 (1.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (47.74%) TCP/IP
2 52 (33.55%) Firewall
3 45 (29.03%) WAN
4 42 (27.10%) LAN
5 21 (13.55%) ADSL
6 19 (12.26%) DNS
7 18 (11.61%) DHCP
8 11 (7.10%) Network Security
8 11 (7.10%) iSCSI
9 9 (5.81%) VPN
9 9 (5.81%) Cisco PIX
10 8 (5.16%) Internet
11 4 (2.58%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (1.29%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.29%) VoIP
13 1 (0.65%) Broadband
13 1 (0.65%) FTP
13 1 (0.65%) SAN
13 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.39%) Hadoop
1 13 (8.39%) Apache Hive
1 13 (8.39%) Big Data
2 2 (1.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.65%) MS Access
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
General
1 17 (10.97%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.10%) Law
3 3 (1.94%) Retail
4 2 (1.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (32.26%) IT Support
2 41 (26.45%) Support Specialist
3 40 (25.81%) IT Support Specialist
4 32 (20.65%) Support Engineer
5 22 (14.19%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (11.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (7.74%) Administrator
7 12 (7.74%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (7.10%) Windows Administrator
8 11 (7.10%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 10 (6.45%) Developer
10 9 (5.81%) Data Centre Technician
11 7 (4.52%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (4.52%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.87%) Support Technician
13 5 (3.23%) Network Engineer
13 5 (3.23%) Product Manager
14 4 (2.58%) Software Test Engineer
14 4 (2.58%) 2nd Line Support Technician
14 4 (2.58%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.39%) STL
2 12 (7.74%) Java EE
3 7 (4.52%) Web Services
4 2 (1.29%) HTML
4 2 (1.29%) COM
4 2 (1.29%) CSS
5 1 (0.65%) .NET
5 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.45%) Cybercrime
4 5 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.58%) NHS
5 4 (2.58%) iPad
6 3 (1.94%) iPhone
7 2 (1.29%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Replication
8 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.65%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 117 (75.48%) Windows
2 53 (34.19%) Windows 7
3 52 (33.55%) Windows 8
4 47 (30.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (29.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (23.23%) Linux
7 35 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (12.90%) Windows Vista
9 16 (10.32%) Android
10 15 (9.68%) Windows XP
11 14 (9.03%) Apple iOS
12 9 (5.81%) FreeBSD
13 4 (2.58%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.61%) ITIL
2 13 (8.39%) Ethical Hacking
2 13 (8.39%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (8.39%) Software Engineering
2 13 (8.39%) Reverse Engineering
2 13 (8.39%) Cyber Security
2 13 (8.39%) Coaching
2 13 (8.39%) Mobile Development
3 12 (7.74%) Multithreading
4 9 (5.81%) Software Testing
5 6 (3.87%) Data Analysis
5 6 (3.87%) Workflow
6 5 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (2.58%) PRINCE2
8 3 (1.94%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (1.29%) Android Development
9 2 (1.29%) iOS Development
9 2 (1.29%) Data Privacy
9 2 (1.29%) Project Management
9 2 (1.29%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.03%) C
1 14 (9.03%) SQL
2 13 (8.39%) Objective-C
2 13 (8.39%) C#
2 13 (8.39%) C++
2 13 (8.39%) Java
3 9 (5.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.65%) Python
5 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.65%) Perl
5 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 120 (77.42%) A+ Certification
2 63 (40.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (30.32%) CCNA
5 28 (18.06%) MCSA
6 23 (14.84%) Security Cleared
7 21 (13.55%) MCSE
8 15 (9.68%) Degree
9 13 (8.39%) DV Cleared
9 13 (8.39%) CISSP
9 13 (8.39%) SSCP
9 13 (8.39%) Linux+ Certification
9 13 (8.39%) GIAC
10 12 (7.74%) Security+ Certification
10 12 (7.74%) MCITP
11 10 (6.45%) SC Cleared
12 9 (5.81%) ISEB
12 9 (5.81%) HND
13 7 (4.52%) MCP
14 4 (2.58%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) BS7799
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (21.29%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.10%) VMware ESX
4 8 (5.16%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (1.94%) vCloud
6 2 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.29%) XenApp
7 1 (0.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (9.03%) Backup Exec
2 10 (6.45%) SCCM
3 2 (1.29%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.29%) Nagios
3 2 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.65%) WSUS
4 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 55 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 32 (20.65%) Cisco
3 31 (20.00%) VMware
4 19 (12.26%) Citrix
5 17 (10.97%) HP
6 11 (7.10%) Altiris
7 10 (6.45%) Dell
8 9 (5.81%) Sun
8 9 (5.81%) Apple
9 4 (2.58%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.58%) Symantec
10 3 (1.94%) CommVault
10 3 (1.94%) IBM
10 3 (1.94%) PlateSpin
10 3 (1.94%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.94%) Zerto
11 2 (1.29%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.29%) Juniper
11 2 (1.29%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.65%) NetApp
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