Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
UK > England
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 628 829 960
Rank change year-on-year +201 +131 +48
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 227 92 114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.100% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% 0.46% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 37 90 87
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £23,500
25th Percentile £28,400 £32,000 £26,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -23.53% +13.33% +29.31%
75th Percentile £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £61,200
UK median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -23.53% +13.33% +31.58%

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 16,148 19,897 33,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.61% 21.56% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11,081 15,006 24,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £26,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

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 9 May 2021.

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 9 May 2021. 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
North of England +49 54 £20,500 -53.14%
South West -2 48 £29,600 -22.11% 1
Midlands +33 40 £32,500 +8.33%
West Midlands +31 40 £32,500 +8.33%
London +72 39 £35,625 -27.30% 4
North East - 30 £20,500 -
East of England +50 29 £55,000 -
North West +44 24 - -
South East +57 16 £28,000 -12.50% 1
Network+ Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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.

1 190 (83.70%) Problem-Solving
2 145 (63.88%) CompTIA Security+
3 136 (59.91%) A+ Certification
4 129 (56.83%) Linux
5 127 (55.95%) Linux+ Certification
6 103 (45.37%) Wireless
7 81 (35.68%) Microsoft
8 75 (33.04%) Cybersecurity
9 68 (29.96%) Server+ Certification
10 65 (28.63%) CCNA
10 65 (28.63%) Cisco Certification
11 64 (28.19%) Ethical Hacking
12 63 (27.75%) Penetration Testing
13 62 (27.31%) Data Security
14 55 (24.23%) Cisco
15 24 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (9.25%) ITIL
16 21 (9.25%) Azure
17 19 (8.37%) MCSE
17 19 (8.37%) Windows
18 18 (7.93%) Social Skills
19 17 (7.49%) Microsoft 365
20 16 (7.05%) Security Cleared
20 16 (7.05%) DNS
20 16 (7.05%) Degree
21 14 (6.17%) MCSA
22 13 (5.73%) DV Cleared
22 13 (5.73%) Network Security
23 12 (5.29%) Windows Server
23 12 (5.29%) Active Directory

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 6 (2.64%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (2.64%) Gephi
2 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.25%) Azure
2 17 (7.49%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.44%) AWS
4 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.44%) Azure Sentinel
4 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.44%) Power Automate
4 1 (0.44%) Power Platform
4 1 (0.44%) PowerApps
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (45.37%) Wireless
2 16 (7.05%) DNS
3 13 (5.73%) Network Security
4 9 (3.96%) HTTP
4 9 (3.96%) VPN
5 8 (3.52%) DHCP
5 8 (3.52%) Firewall
6 6 (2.64%) Ethernet
6 6 (2.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (2.64%) MPLS
6 6 (2.64%) SSL
7 5 (2.20%) Skype
8 4 (1.76%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.32%) VoIP
10 2 (0.88%) FTP
10 2 (0.88%) SMTP
10 2 (0.88%) VLAN
11 1 (0.44%) ICMP
11 1 (0.44%) Internet
11 1 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.52%) Big Data
2 6 (2.64%) Apache Hive
2 6 (2.64%) Impala
Development Applications
1 6 (2.64%) Bitbucket
1 6 (2.64%) Bitbucket Server
1 6 (2.64%) Git (software)
1 6 (2.64%) git-flow
1 6 (2.64%) JIRA
General
1 18 (7.93%) Social Skills
2 11 (4.85%) Legal
3 9 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.32%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.88%) Banking
5 2 (0.88%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.88%) Military
6 1 (0.44%) Finance
6 1 (0.44%) French Language
6 1 (0.44%) German Language
6 1 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.44%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (47.58%) Trainee
2 83 (36.56%) IT Engineer
3 82 (36.12%) Support Engineer
4 79 (34.80%) IT Support
5 77 (33.92%) IT Support Engineer
6 57 (25.11%) Ethical Hacker
7 52 (22.91%) Administrator
8 51 (22.47%) Network Administrator
8 51 (22.47%) Trainee Administrator
8 51 (22.47%) Trainee Network Administrator
9 46 (20.26%) IT Administrator
10 18 (7.93%) Analyst
11 6 (2.64%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.64%) Data Science Analyst
11 6 (2.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (2.64%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.20%) Information Analyst
12 5 (2.20%) Information Assurance Analyst
12 5 (2.20%) Technical Support
13 4 (1.76%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.64%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (2.64%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.08%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 6 (2.64%) Analytical Mindset
2 6 (2.64%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.20%) Data Centre
4 2 (0.88%) Device Driver
4 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.44%) CCTV
5 1 (0.44%) Clustering
5 1 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 129 (56.83%) Linux
2 19 (8.37%) Windows
3 12 (5.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.88%) CentOS
7 2 (0.88%) Fedora
7 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.88%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.44%) Android
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (83.70%) Problem-Solving
2 75 (33.04%) Cybersecurity
3 64 (28.19%) Ethical Hacking
4 63 (27.75%) Penetration Testing
5 62 (27.31%) Data Security
6 21 (9.25%) ITIL
7 10 (4.41%) Information Security
8 8 (3.52%) Cryptography
8 8 (3.52%) Information Assurance
8 8 (3.52%) Risk Management
9 7 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (2.64%) Data Science
10 6 (2.64%) High Availability
10 6 (2.64%) Kanban
10 6 (2.64%) Machine Learning
10 6 (2.64%) MapReduce
10 6 (2.64%) Mathematics
10 6 (2.64%) OSINT
10 6 (2.64%) Reverse Engineering
10 6 (2.64%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.41%) Python
2 8 (3.52%) Bash Shell
2 8 (3.52%) C
2 8 (3.52%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.64%) Perl
3 6 (2.64%) R
Qualifications
1 145 (63.88%) CompTIA Security+
2 136 (59.91%) A+ Certification
3 127 (55.95%) Linux+ Certification
4 68 (29.96%) Server+ Certification
5 65 (28.63%) CCNA
5 65 (28.63%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (8.37%) MCSE
8 16 (7.05%) Degree
8 16 (7.05%) Security Cleared
9 14 (6.17%) MCSA
10 13 (5.73%) DV Cleared
11 11 (4.85%) CCENT
11 11 (4.85%) CISSP
12 9 (3.96%) GIAC
12 9 (3.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (3.52%) SANS
13 8 (3.52%) SSCP
14 7 (3.08%) CEH
15 5 (2.20%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (3.96%) SLA
2 7 (3.08%) NIST 800
3 5 (2.20%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.88%) NIST
System Software
1 12 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.64%) Apache Flume
4 5 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.76%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.88%) Docker
6 2 (0.88%) NFS
6 2 (0.88%) Samba
6 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.88%) Xen
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.64%) Kibana
1 6 (2.64%) Oozie
2 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.32%) SCCM
4 2 (0.88%) Ansible
4 2 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.88%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.88%) Nagios
4 2 (0.88%) OpenNMS
4 2 (0.88%) Puppet
4 2 (0.88%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.88%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 81 (35.68%) Microsoft
2 55 (24.23%) Cisco
3 11 (4.85%) VMware
4 6 (2.64%) BT
4 6 (2.64%) Splunk
5 5 (2.20%) NetApp
6 3 (1.32%) Mitel
6 3 (1.32%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.88%) Aruba
7 2 (0.88%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.88%) Dell
7 2 (0.88%) EMC
7 2 (0.88%) Hortonworks
7 2 (0.88%) Juniper
7 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.44%) Avaya
8 1 (0.44%) Kaspersky
8 1 (0.44%) Polycom
8 1 (0.44%) Tanium
8 1 (0.44%) Veeam