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 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 217 210 202
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.018% 0.056% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.069% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £17,000 £20,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +11.11%
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
1452 1483 1586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.79% 27.64% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1228 1375
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,850 £26,338
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network+ Certification within the West Midlands region 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Shropshire - 1 £17,000 -
Network+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) A+ Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (20.00%) AVG
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Kaspersky
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (20.00%) Sophos
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Support
2 3 (60.00%) IT Support Specialist
2 3 (60.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec
1 1 (20.00%) Sophos
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (20.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (20.00%) AVG