Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 705 925 941
Rank change year-on-year +220 +16 +120
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 37 136 221
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.43% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 30 134 160
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15% -7.14%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,500 £16,250
90th Percentile £55,250 £87,500 £52,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +48.44% -5.19%

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 12,970 31,915 37,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.27% 24.26% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9,408 23,170 28,305
Median annual salary £54,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.50% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £30,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

Network+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network+ Certification in England

Network+ Certification
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network+ Certification in England.

Salary trend for Network+ Certification in England

Network+ Certification
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network+ Certification in England over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 2020. 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 +181 17 £47,500 -
South East +183 8 £45,000 +47.54% 3
Midlands +116 4 £30,000 -31.43%
West Midlands +97 4 £30,000 -31.43%
South West +88 4 £32,250 -35.50% 2
North of England +138 3 £26,500 -68.82%
Yorkshire - 2 £26,500 -
North West +110 1 £55,000 -35.29%
East of England +95 1 £55,000 +189.47% 2
Network+ Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 22 (59.46%) CCNA
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) CompTIA Security+
3 15 (40.54%) Windows
4 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
5 13 (35.14%) A+ Certification
6 12 (32.43%) Cisco
6 12 (32.43%) Firewall
6 12 (32.43%) Degree
7 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
8 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (27.03%) ITIL
9 9 (24.32%) Network Security
9 9 (24.32%) Law
10 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
10 8 (21.62%) Office 365
11 7 (18.92%) Azure
11 7 (18.92%) SIEM
11 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (18.92%) CCENT
11 7 (18.92%) Fortinet
11 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
11 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
12 6 (16.22%) VoIP
12 6 (16.22%) SLA
12 6 (16.22%) Linux
12 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
12 6 (16.22%) Wireless
12 6 (16.22%) Internet

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 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Office 365
2 7 (18.92%) Azure
3 2 (5.41%) AWS
3 2 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Firewall
2 9 (24.32%) Network Security
3 6 (16.22%) Internet
3 6 (16.22%) VoIP
3 6 (16.22%) Wireless
4 3 (8.11%) DNS
5 2 (5.41%) DHCP
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.41%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) 802.11
6 1 (2.70%) ADSL
6 1 (2.70%) ISDN
6 1 (2.70%) NAS
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Big Data
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (24.32%) Law
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.81%) Retail
4 3 (8.11%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (13.51%) Analyst
1 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
1 5 (13.51%) Security Analyst
1 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco Support
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Network Support
2 4 (10.81%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) Cybercrime
2 5 (13.51%) Driving Licence
3 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.70%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.70%) Handset
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 5 (13.51%) Windows 8
4 4 (10.81%) CentOS
4 4 (10.81%) Fedora
4 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Ubuntu
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
2 7 (18.92%) SIEM
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (13.51%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (13.51%) Data Encryption
4 5 (13.51%) Decision-Making
4 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
4 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (13.51%) Threat Management
4 5 (13.51%) Time Management
5 4 (10.81%) Business Transformation
5 4 (10.81%) High Availability
5 4 (10.81%) Network Management
5 4 (10.81%) Security Operations
5 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.81%) V-Model
5 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
2 5 (13.51%) Python
3 4 (10.81%) C
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) CCNA
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (45.95%) CompTIA Security+
3 13 (35.14%) A+ Certification
4 12 (32.43%) Degree
5 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
6 7 (18.92%) CCENT
7 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (13.51%) CCNP
8 5 (13.51%) CEH
8 5 (13.51%) GIAC
8 5 (13.51%) MCP
8 5 (13.51%) MCSE
8 5 (13.51%) SANS
8 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
8 5 (13.51%) Server+ Certification
9 4 (10.81%) CCSA
9 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (10.81%) Linux+ Certification
9 4 (10.81%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
2 5 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) Docker
2 4 (10.81%) NFS
2 4 (10.81%) Samba
2 4 (10.81%) VirtualBox
2 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) FortiGate
2 4 (10.81%) Ansible
2 4 (10.81%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (10.81%) Kubernetes
2 4 (10.81%) Nagios
2 4 (10.81%) OpenNMS
2 4 (10.81%) Puppet
2 4 (10.81%) vCenter Server
2 4 (10.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) Cisco
3 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
4 7 (18.92%) Fortinet
5 5 (13.51%) NetApp
5 5 (13.51%) VMware
6 4 (10.81%) Aruba
6 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.81%) Cloudera
6 4 (10.81%) Dell
6 4 (10.81%) EMC
6 4 (10.81%) Hortonworks
6 4 (10.81%) Meraki
6 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.41%) CenturyLink
8 1 (2.70%) McAfee
8 1 (2.70%) Samsung
8 1 (2.70%) Sophos
8 1 (2.70%) Splunk
8 1 (2.70%) Veeam