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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 862 870 839
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 41 58 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.050% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 40 51 40
Average salary £22,500 £26,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,750 £26,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-17.92% +6.00%

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
30308 31539 30978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.39% 27.20% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23839 25086 25068
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 April 2015 within the UK.

Network+ Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

Network+ Certification
Top 25 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 1 April 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 +20 40 £22,500 -15.09% 9
South East -21 16 £22,500 -6.25% 1
London -15 10 £27,500 +10.00% 2
South West -12 8 £21,000 -34.37% 1
Redruth - 8 £21,000 - 1
Cornwall - 8 £21,000 - 1
Berkshire -3 7 £22,500 +12.50%
Reading -9 6 £22,500 +12.50%
East of England +14 4 £19,000 -45.71%
Surrey -3 4 £16,500 -37.73% 1
Oxfordshire +9 3 £25,000 +11.11%
Woking +9 3 £16,500 -54.79%
Oxford - 3 £25,000 -
North West +10 2 £44,000 - 1
Norfolk - 2 £19,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £44,000 -
Bedfordshire +20 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Kent +12 1 £20,000 +14.28%
Hertfordshire 0 1 - -
Rochester -4 1 £20,000 -33.33%
Reigate -7 1 £23,000 -13.20% 1
Norwich - 1 £19,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £37,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 60 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 56 (56.57%) Windows
3 54 (54.55%) A+ Certification
4 50 (50.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (43.43%) Cisco
7 35 (35.35%) MS Excel
7 35 (35.35%) TCP/IP
8 31 (31.31%) CCNA
9 30 (30.30%) ITIL
10 28 (28.28%) Firewall
11 26 (26.26%) MS Exchange
11 26 (26.26%) Internet
12 25 (25.25%) Active Directory
12 25 (25.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (24.24%) LAN
14 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (21.21%) WAN
16 20 (20.20%) Linux
16 20 (20.20%) MCSA
16 20 (20.20%) Sun
17 19 (19.19%) ADSL
17 19 (19.19%) Broadband
18 18 (18.18%) HP
18 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
20 15 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
21 13 (13.13%) MS Office
21 13 (13.13%) MCP
21 13 (13.13%) VPN

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 26 (26.26%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.05%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.03%) Apache
7 3 (3.03%) IIS
8 2 (2.02%) Lync
8 2 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 35 (35.35%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.13%) MS Office
3 4 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Office 365
2 3 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (35.35%) TCP/IP
2 28 (28.28%) Firewall
3 26 (26.26%) Internet
4 24 (24.24%) LAN
5 21 (21.21%) WAN
6 19 (19.19%) ADSL
6 19 (19.19%) Broadband
7 13 (13.13%) VPN
8 10 (10.10%) DNS
9 9 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
10 8 (8.08%) VoIP
10 8 (8.08%) Wireless
11 7 (7.07%) DHCP
12 6 (6.06%) Ethernet
13 5 (5.05%) Network Security
14 3 (3.03%) PABX
14 3 (3.03%) FTP
15 2 (2.02%) ISDN
15 2 (2.02%) SNMP
16 1 (1.01%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.01%) MySQL
General
1 9 (9.09%) Law
2 5 (5.05%) Retail
3 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Finance
5 2 (2.02%) Back Office
6 1 (1.01%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 19 (19.19%) 1st Line Support
3 14 (14.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (10.10%) Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 9 (9.09%) Data Centre Technician
6 8 (8.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Technical Support Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) NOC Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Technical Support Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) Support Technician
11 3 (3.03%) Help Desk Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (3.03%) Help Desk Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) HTML
1 1 (1.01%) Web Services
1 1 (1.01%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Mathematics
2 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.04%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.02%) EPoS
3 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.01%) NHS
4 1 (1.01%) Replication
4 1 (1.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 56 (56.57%) Windows
2 25 (25.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (20.20%) Linux
5 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (12.12%) Windows Vista
6 12 (12.12%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.09%) FreeBSD
8 8 (8.08%) Windows 8
9 6 (6.06%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.02%) AIX
10 2 (2.02%) CentOS
10 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.01%) Android
11 1 (1.01%) Solaris
11 1 (1.01%) UNIX
11 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.01%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.30%) ITIL
2 13 (13.13%) Incident Management
3 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2
4 5 (5.05%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (5.05%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (3.03%) Network Design
5 3 (3.03%) Software Testing
6 2 (2.02%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.02%) Cyber Security
6 2 (2.02%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.02%) ITIL V2
6 2 (2.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.02%) ERP
6 2 (2.02%) Project Management
6 2 (2.02%) Change Management
6 2 (2.02%) Test Management
6 2 (2.02%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.02%) Migration
6 2 (2.02%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.05%) C
1 5 (5.05%) SQL
2 2 (2.02%) VBScript
3 1 (1.01%) VB
3 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (54.55%) A+ Certification
2 50 (50.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (31.31%) CCNA
5 20 (20.20%) MCSA
6 13 (13.13%) MCP
6 13 (13.13%) MCITP
7 12 (12.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (10.10%) MCSE
9 6 (6.06%) HND
9 6 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (6.06%) Degree
10 5 (5.05%) CCNP
11 3 (3.03%) HNC
11 3 (3.03%) ISEB
11 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
11 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.03%) JNCIA
12 2 (2.02%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (2.02%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 25 (25.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (3.03%) vCloud
5 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.01%) XenApp
5 1 (1.01%) vSphere
5 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) SCCM
2 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.01%) OpenView
3 1 (1.01%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (1.01%) Nagios
3 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 60 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 43 (43.43%) Cisco
3 20 (20.20%) Sun
4 18 (18.18%) HP
5 13 (13.13%) VMware
6 9 (9.09%) Dell
7 6 (6.06%) Apple
7 6 (6.06%) Sophos
8 5 (5.05%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.05%) BMC
8 5 (5.05%) Citrix
9 4 (4.04%) CommVault
10 3 (3.03%) Juniper
10 3 (3.03%) PlateSpin
11 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.02%) IBM
11 2 (2.02%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (2.02%) Symantec
12 1 (1.01%) Remedy
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