Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Network+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
UK > England
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 884 920 942
Rank change year-on-year +36 +22 +83
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 120 193 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.098% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.54% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 85 97 239
England median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% +119.51% -50.90%
10th Percentile £20,650 £24,800 £19,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £53,750
UK median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £20,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +95.12% -50.60%

Network+ Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 27,721 35,644 40,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.56% 23.87% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 20,659 26,465 31,287
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.55%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Network+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Network+ Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Network+ Certification in England

Network+ Certification
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Network+ Certification in England

Network+ Certification
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network+ Certification in England over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Network+ Certification in England

Network+ Certification
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network+ Certification within the England region over the 6 months to 7 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +78 32 £47,500 +5.56% 10
South West +12 29 £55,000 +22.22% 5
South East +25 22 £27,395 -16.92% 11
North of England +41 20 £47,500 +5.56% 7
North West +21 19 £52,500 +16.67% 5
East of England +27 9 £19,000 -53.37% 6
West Midlands +24 8 £32,500 - 6
Midlands +17 8 £32,500 +47.73% 7
Yorkshire +11 1 £25,000 +4.17% 2
Network+ Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT jobs citing Network+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Network+ Certification.

1 62 (51.67%) Windows
2 61 (50.83%) CCNA
2 61 (50.83%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (48.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (44.17%) CompTIA Security+
5 51 (42.50%) Microsoft
6 44 (36.67%) Cybersecurity
7 43 (35.83%) A+ Certification
7 43 (35.83%) Firewall
8 41 (34.17%) MCSE
9 37 (30.83%) Azure
9 37 (30.83%) Ethical Hacking
10 36 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
11 34 (28.33%) Active Directory
12 33 (27.50%) Cisco
12 33 (27.50%) Linux
13 31 (25.83%) TCP/IP
13 31 (25.83%) SSCP
14 30 (25.00%) Big Data
14 30 (25.00%) Office 365
15 29 (24.17%) AWS
15 29 (24.17%) Degree
15 29 (24.17%) Windows Server
15 29 (24.17%) SANS
16 27 (22.50%) Software Engineering
16 27 (22.50%) Apple iOS
16 27 (22.50%) Elasticsearch
16 27 (22.50%) CISSP
16 27 (22.50%) DNS
17 26 (21.67%) DHCP

Network+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (22.50%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (18.33%) Apache Spark
3 21 (17.50%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.00%) IIS
4 6 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.50%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 37 (30.83%) Azure
2 30 (25.00%) Office 365
3 29 (24.17%) AWS
4 21 (17.50%) GCP
4 21 (17.50%) OpenShift
5 6 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (5.00%) Amazon S3
5 6 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (5.00%) GitHub
5 6 (5.00%) Serverless
5 6 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Flow
7 2 (1.67%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.67%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.67%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.83%) AWS IoT
8 1 (0.83%) G Suite
8 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (35.83%) Firewall
2 31 (25.83%) TCP/IP
3 27 (22.50%) DNS
4 26 (21.67%) DHCP
5 21 (17.50%) HTTPS
6 12 (10.00%) LAN
6 12 (10.00%) WAN
7 11 (9.17%) VoIP
7 11 (9.17%) Wireless
8 10 (8.33%) Network Security
9 9 (7.50%) VLAN
9 9 (7.50%) VPN
10 8 (6.67%) SAN
11 4 (3.33%) DSL
11 4 (3.33%) WebEx
12 3 (2.50%) NAS
12 3 (2.50%) Skype
13 2 (1.67%) Internet
14 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
14 1 (0.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.00%) Big Data
2 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.83%) Impala
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (18.33%) Bitbucket
1 22 (18.33%) Git (software)
1 22 (18.33%) git-flow
1 22 (18.33%) JIRA
2 6 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 15 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.17%) Games
3 10 (8.33%) Finance
4 8 (6.67%) Public Sector
5 6 (5.00%) Legal
6 4 (3.33%) Electronics
6 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (22.50%) Analyst
2 21 (17.50%) Consultant
2 21 (17.50%) Support Engineer
3 11 (9.17%) Automation Test Lead
3 11 (9.17%) Test Automation Consultant
3 11 (9.17%) Test Automation Engineer
3 11 (9.17%) Test Consultant
3 11 (9.17%) Test Engineer
3 11 (9.17%) Test Leader
4 10 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (8.33%) C++ Consultant
4 10 (8.33%) Software Consultant
5 9 (7.50%) IT Engineer
5 9 (7.50%) Network Engineer
5 9 (7.50%) Windows Consultant
6 8 (6.67%) Ethical Hacker
6 8 (6.67%) Network Analyst
6 8 (6.67%) Security Analyst
7 7 (5.83%) Team Leader
7 7 (5.83%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.17%) .NET
2 22 (18.33%) Kafka
3 21 (17.50%) AngularJS
3 21 (17.50%) ASP.NET
3 21 (17.50%) GraphQL
3 21 (17.50%) Node.js
3 21 (17.50%) React
3 21 (17.50%) REST
3 21 (17.50%) Spring
3 21 (17.50%) Spring MVC
3 21 (17.50%) Vue.js
4 3 (2.50%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Cyberattack
2 10 (8.33%) Cybercrime
3 9 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.50%) CMDB
5 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.67%) User Experience
7 1 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.83%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.83%) Handset
7 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (51.67%) Windows
2 33 (27.50%) Linux
3 29 (24.17%) Windows Server
4 27 (22.50%) Apple iOS
5 23 (19.17%) Android
6 16 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (10.83%) Windows 10
8 10 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (3.33%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.67%) Cybersecurity
2 37 (30.83%) Ethical Hacking
3 36 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
4 27 (22.50%) Software Engineering
5 22 (18.33%) Kanban
5 22 (18.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 22 (18.33%) Scrum
6 21 (17.50%) API Design
6 21 (17.50%) MVC
7 16 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (12.50%) ITIL
9 12 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
10 11 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (9.17%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.50%) Computer Science
11 9 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (6.67%) Time Management
13 7 (5.83%) Data Protection
13 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 7 (5.83%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.33%) C
2 19 (15.83%) PowerShell
3 12 (10.00%) C#
3 12 (10.00%) C++
3 12 (10.00%) Python
4 9 (7.50%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.00%) Ruby
6 3 (2.50%) Perl
7 2 (1.67%) Java
7 2 (1.67%) SQL
8 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 61 (50.83%) CCNA
1 61 (50.83%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (48.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (44.17%) CompTIA Security+
4 43 (35.83%) A+ Certification
5 41 (34.17%) MCSE
6 31 (25.83%) SSCP
7 29 (24.17%) Degree
7 29 (24.17%) SANS
8 27 (22.50%) CISSP
9 23 (19.17%) GIAC
10 22 (18.33%) Linux+ Certification
10 22 (18.33%) MCSA
11 8 (6.67%) CCNP
11 8 (6.67%) MCP
11 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
11 8 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (5.83%) Server+ Certification
13 6 (5.00%) OSCP
13 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.33%) SLA
2 5 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.67%) COBIT
5 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (28.33%) Active Directory
2 21 (17.50%) Docker
3 11 (9.17%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 21 (17.50%) Kubernetes
2 9 (7.50%) SCCM
3 6 (5.00%) Ansible
3 6 (5.00%) Grafana
3 6 (5.00%) Kibana
3 6 (5.00%) Prometheus
3 6 (5.00%) Terraform
4 4 (3.33%) CSIRT
5 3 (2.50%) OpenView
5 3 (2.50%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.67%) CASB
6 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.83%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.83%) Oozie
7 1 (0.83%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 51 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 33 (27.50%) Cisco
3 22 (18.33%) Google
4 17 (14.17%) VMware
5 6 (5.00%) AppDynamics
5 6 (5.00%) Apple
5 6 (5.00%) New Relic
6 5 (4.17%) HP
6 5 (4.17%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.33%) Citrix
7 4 (3.33%) Juniper
7 4 (3.33%) Meraki
7 4 (3.33%) SAP
7 4 (3.33%) Sophos
7 4 (3.33%) ZyXEL
8 3 (2.50%) McAfee
8 3 (2.50%) Splunk
9 2 (1.67%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.67%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.67%) Veeam