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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 840 830 833
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 67 44 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.041% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 67 32 48
Average salary £27,000 £22,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £20,000 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,450 £34,300
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £22,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.46%

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
31211 29077 33502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.00% 27.08% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24194 23648 28318
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +1 64 £27,000 +22.72% 10
South East -3 29 £26,500 +15.21% 2
Surrey +13 23 £26,500 +14.59% 2
London +3 22 £30,000 +30.43% 5
Reigate -14 10 £24,000 +4.34%
South West -22 7 £25,000 +25.00% 1
Woking - 6 £28,000 -
Cornwall - 6 £25,000 - 1
Redruth - 6 £25,000 - 1
City of London +12 4 £41,500 -
Birmingham +2 3 £20,000 - 2
West Midlands -1 3 £20,000 -28.57% 2
Bracknell -2 3 £37,500 +6.38%
Berkshire -11 3 £37,500 +87.50%
Leatherhead - 3 £30,000 -
Wales 0 2 £22,500 -
South Wales -4 2 £22,500 -
Yorkshire -42 2 £23,375 -13.42%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £15,250 -
East Sussex - 2 £15,250 -
Kent - 2 £15,250 -
Cardiff - 2 £22,500 -
Crowborough - 2 £15,250 -
East Midlands -3 1 £14,000 -36.36%
East of England -23 1 £27,500 +10.00%
Dorset - 1 £22,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £30,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £30,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £14,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £27,500 -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 71 (57.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (54.47%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (52.85%) A+ Certification
4 63 (51.22%) Windows
5 60 (48.78%) Microsoft
5 60 (48.78%) CCNA
6 48 (39.02%) Cisco
7 43 (34.96%) ITIL
7 43 (34.96%) MCSA
8 41 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 41 (33.33%) MCSE
9 38 (30.89%) TCP/IP
10 36 (29.27%) SLA
11 35 (28.46%) MCP
12 34 (27.64%) Active Directory
13 32 (26.02%) MS Exchange
13 32 (26.02%) Firewall
14 30 (24.39%) HP
15 29 (23.58%) Windows 7
16 28 (22.76%) VMware
17 27 (21.95%) MS Office
18 24 (19.51%) DNS
19 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
19 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2008
20 22 (17.89%) LAN
20 22 (17.89%) WAN
21 21 (17.07%) ADSL
22 20 (16.26%) Network Monitoring
23 18 (14.63%) Internet
23 18 (14.63%) Sophos

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 32 (26.02%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.69%) Lync
6 4 (3.25%) Moodle
6 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.63%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 41 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 27 (21.95%) MS Office
3 3 (2.44%) MS Project
3 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (30.89%) TCP/IP
2 32 (26.02%) Firewall
3 24 (19.51%) DNS
4 22 (17.89%) LAN
4 22 (17.89%) WAN
5 21 (17.07%) ADSL
6 18 (14.63%) DHCP
6 18 (14.63%) Internet
7 13 (10.57%) VoIP
8 12 (9.76%) Broadband
9 11 (8.94%) Ethernet
9 11 (8.94%) VPN
10 7 (5.69%) SAN
10 7 (5.69%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (5.69%) FWSM
11 5 (4.07%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (4.07%) Wireless
11 5 (4.07%) VLAN
12 4 (3.25%) Network Security
12 4 (3.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.69%) RDBMS
2 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.88%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) German Language
3 5 (4.07%) Law
4 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) French Language
5 1 (0.81%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (34.15%) Analyst
2 36 (29.27%) Support Engineer
3 26 (21.14%) Service Analyst
4 23 (18.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (15.45%) Technical Support
6 16 (13.01%) Support Analyst
7 13 (10.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (8.94%) Technical Support Engineer
8 11 (8.94%) Technical Engineer
9 10 (8.13%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (6.50%) IT Support
10 8 (6.50%) Service Desk Engineer
11 7 (5.69%) Help Desk Support
11 7 (5.69%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (5.69%) Technical Support Analyst
12 6 (4.88%) Help Desk Analyst
12 6 (4.88%) Network Engineer
12 6 (4.88%) Senior Technical Support
12 6 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) .NET
1 1 (0.81%) COM
1 1 (0.81%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) Firmware
1 8 (6.50%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.69%) iPad
3 6 (4.88%) iPhone
4 4 (3.25%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.63%) PMI
6 1 (0.81%) Statistics
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 63 (51.22%) Windows
2 29 (23.58%) Windows 7
3 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (11.38%) Windows XP
6 12 (9.76%) Windows Vista
6 12 (9.76%) Windows 8
7 8 (6.50%) Linux
8 6 (4.88%) Android
9 5 (4.07%) FreeBSD
9 5 (4.07%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.25%) UNIX
11 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.96%) ITIL
2 20 (16.26%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (10.57%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (7.32%) Time Management
5 8 (6.50%) Project Management
6 7 (5.69%) ITIL V3
7 6 (4.88%) Line Management
7 6 (4.88%) Service Management
7 6 (4.88%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.88%) ITSM
7 6 (4.88%) Security Management
7 6 (4.88%) Validation
7 6 (4.88%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.07%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.25%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.25%) Information Security
9 4 (3.25%) Change Control
10 3 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.44%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.63%) C
2 5 (4.07%) SQL
3 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (57.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (54.47%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (52.85%) A+ Certification
4 60 (48.78%) CCNA
5 43 (34.96%) MCSA
6 41 (33.33%) MCSE
7 35 (28.46%) MCP
8 17 (13.82%) MCITP
9 14 (11.38%) Degree
10 11 (8.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (8.13%) MCDBA
12 9 (7.32%) MOS
13 8 (6.50%) CCNP
14 6 (4.88%) CCENT
14 6 (4.88%) MCDST
15 4 (3.25%) CCSE
15 4 (3.25%) CCSA
15 4 (3.25%) CCDA
15 4 (3.25%) CISSP
15 4 (3.25%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (29.27%) SLA
2 3 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.63%) QA
4 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (27.64%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.57%) VMware ESX
4 10 (8.13%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (3.25%) XenApp
6 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.44%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.44%) vSphere
7 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) ARCserve
1 2 (1.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.81%) DameWare
Vendors
1 60 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 48 (39.02%) Cisco
3 30 (24.39%) HP
4 28 (22.76%) VMware
5 18 (14.63%) Citrix
5 18 (14.63%) Sophos
6 17 (13.82%) SolarWinds
7 13 (10.57%) Juniper
7 13 (10.57%) BMC
8 12 (9.76%) CheckPoint
9 8 (6.50%) Dell
10 7 (5.69%) Sun
10 7 (5.69%) F5
11 6 (4.88%) BT
12 5 (4.07%) NetApp
13 4 (3.25%) Barracuda Networks
14 3 (2.44%) Avaya
15 2 (1.63%) Lotus
15 2 (1.63%) Kaspersky
15 2 (1.63%) Mitel
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