The table below looks at the statistics for Network+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network+ Certification over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £27,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +30.95%
Network+ Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1476 1284 1390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.56% 26.46% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 1031 1222
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Network+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network+ Certification across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Network+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network+ Certification
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network+ Certification across the West Midlands region.

Network+ Certification Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Sage
3 2 (50.00%) Sophos
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) MCDST
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) L2TP
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) CCENT
2 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCDST
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 2 (50.00%) Kaseya
2 2 (50.00%) AVG
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Sage
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix