Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 905 1001 1119
Rank change year-on-year +96 +118 +68
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 269 189 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.40% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 242 125 144
England median annual salary £20,500 £41,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.60% +27.69% +25.00%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,550 £20,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £67,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £20,500 £41,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -50.60% +27.69% +30.00%

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 40542 46966 55485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.96% 26.16% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31388 37952 44536
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
South East +61 56 £20,500 -6.70% 3
East of England +53 54 £42,000 +52.73%
London -10 44 £42,500 +2.41% 1
North of England +29 42 £20,500 -62.73% 4
South West -19 39 £27,750 -44.50% 1
Midlands +57 34 £20,500 +18.84%
North West -1 24 £20,500 -62.73% 3
West Midlands +22 21 £20,500 +18.84%
East Midlands +47 13 £20,500 -
North East +16 10 £20,500 -19.61%
Yorkshire - 8 £20,500 - 1
Network+ Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Network+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Network+ Certification.

1 216 (80.30%) Windows
2 213 (79.18%) Cisco Certification
3 194 (72.12%) Microsoft
4 185 (68.77%) Cisco
5 173 (64.31%) A+ Certification
6 130 (48.33%) CCENT
7 88 (32.71%) Firewall
8 84 (31.23%) CCNA
9 68 (25.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 47 (17.47%) LAN
10 47 (17.47%) WAN
10 47 (17.47%) MCSE
11 46 (17.10%) Linux
12 43 (15.99%) DNS
12 43 (15.99%) CCNP
13 42 (15.61%) Active Directory
13 42 (15.61%) TCP/IP
14 41 (15.24%) VMware
15 40 (14.87%) CISSP
16 38 (14.13%) SANS
17 37 (13.75%) DHCP
18 34 (12.64%) Cybersecurity
18 34 (12.64%) Data Centre
19 31 (11.52%) CompTIA Security+
19 31 (11.52%) GIAC
19 31 (11.52%) Security+ Certification
19 31 (11.52%) Network Security
20 30 (11.15%) ITIL
20 30 (11.15%) Windows Server
21 27 (10.04%) Microsoft Office

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 9 (3.35%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.60%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.74%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (10.04%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.69%) Office 365
2 14 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.74%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 88 (32.71%) Firewall
2 47 (17.47%) LAN
2 47 (17.47%) WAN
3 43 (15.99%) DNS
4 42 (15.61%) TCP/IP
5 37 (13.75%) DHCP
6 31 (11.52%) Network Security
7 24 (8.92%) FTP
8 22 (8.18%) VoIP
9 21 (7.81%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (7.43%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (7.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (5.58%) VPN
12 14 (5.20%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (5.20%) SAN
13 11 (4.09%) MRTG
13 11 (4.09%) NAS
14 10 (3.72%) FCoE
14 10 (3.72%) SNMP
15 7 (2.60%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.60%) Apache Hive
2 7 (2.60%) Big Data
2 7 (2.60%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.23%) MySQL
4 2 (0.74%) Power BI
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (7.43%) JIRA
2 10 (3.72%) Redmine
3 6 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (2.23%) Bitbucket
3 6 (2.23%) CodeSonar
3 6 (2.23%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.23%) git-flow
3 6 (2.23%) Robot Framework
3 6 (2.23%) Selenium
4 4 (1.49%) JMeter
4 4 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (4.09%) Legal
2 7 (2.60%) Finance
2 7 (2.60%) Games
3 6 (2.23%) Automotive
4 4 (1.49%) Digital Economy
4 4 (1.49%) Electronics
4 4 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (47.58%) Trainee
2 31 (11.52%) Analyst
3 29 (10.78%) Network Engineer
4 20 (7.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (6.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (6.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 18 (6.69%) WAN Engineer
6 16 (5.95%) IT Support
7 14 (5.20%) LAN Engineer
7 14 (5.20%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 14 (5.20%) Support Engineer
8 11 (4.09%) Incident Analyst
8 11 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (4.09%) Senior Incident Analyst
9 10 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (3.35%) IT Engineer
11 7 (2.60%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 7 (2.60%) Software Engineer
11 7 (2.60%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 7 (2.60%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.09%) Java EE
1 11 (4.09%) STL
2 6 (2.23%) .NET
2 6 (2.23%) .NET Framework
2 6 (2.23%) ASP.NET
2 6 (2.23%) Django
2 6 (2.23%) LAMP
2 6 (2.23%) Node.js
2 6 (2.23%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (2.23%) REST
2 6 (2.23%) SOAP
2 6 (2.23%) Spring MVC
3 3 (1.12%) Flash
4 2 (0.74%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.37%) COM
5 1 (0.37%) CSS
5 1 (0.37%) HTML
5 1 (0.37%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.64%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.20%) Driving Licence
3 12 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.23%) iPhone
6 4 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.12%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (1.12%) NHS
7 3 (1.12%) User Experience
8 2 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.37%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.37%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.37%) iPad
9 1 (0.37%) Replication
9 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 216 (80.30%) Windows
2 46 (17.10%) Linux
3 30 (11.15%) Windows Server
4 21 (7.81%) Unix
4 21 (7.81%) Windows 7
5 19 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (6.32%) Android
7 14 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (3.72%) Debian
10 9 (3.35%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.23%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.23%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.49%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (12.64%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (11.15%) ITIL
3 24 (8.92%) Information Security
3 24 (8.92%) Time Management
4 20 (7.43%) User Stories
5 14 (5.20%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (5.20%) Ethical Hacking
5 14 (5.20%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (4.83%) Change Control
6 13 (4.83%) Network Management
6 13 (4.83%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (4.83%) Service Delivery
6 13 (4.83%) Threat Detection
7 12 (4.46%) Software Engineering
8 11 (4.09%) Computer Security
8 11 (4.09%) E-Discovery
8 11 (4.09%) Forensic Analysis
8 11 (4.09%) Multithreading
8 11 (4.09%) Network Virtualisation
8 11 (4.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.69%) C
2 16 (5.95%) Bash Shell
2 16 (5.95%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.58%) Java
4 14 (5.20%) SQL
5 12 (4.46%) Python
6 11 (4.09%) C#
6 11 (4.09%) C++
6 11 (4.09%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.09%) Objective-C
6 11 (4.09%) PHP
7 10 (3.72%) Korn
8 4 (1.49%) Perl
8 4 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.74%) VB
9 2 (0.74%) VBA
9 2 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 213 (79.18%) Cisco Certification
2 173 (64.31%) A+ Certification
3 130 (48.33%) CCENT
4 84 (31.23%) CCNA
5 68 (25.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (17.47%) MCSE
7 43 (15.99%) CCNP
8 40 (14.87%) CISSP
9 38 (14.13%) SANS
10 31 (11.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 31 (11.52%) GIAC
10 31 (11.52%) Security+ Certification
11 24 (8.92%) SSCP
12 21 (7.81%) CISM
12 21 (7.81%) MCSA
13 19 (7.06%) Novell Certification
13 19 (7.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (6.32%) Linux+ Certification
15 16 (5.95%) Degree
16 14 (5.20%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.60%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.74%) GPG13
3 2 (0.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (15.61%) Active Directory
2 27 (10.04%) vSphere
3 26 (9.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (4.83%) Hyper-V
6 10 (3.72%) NFS
6 10 (3.72%) Samba
6 10 (3.72%) VMware NSX
7 6 (2.23%) Docker
8 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.12%) XenApp
9 1 (0.37%) pfSense
9 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (8.92%) Cacti
2 16 (5.95%) Puppet
3 11 (4.09%) CSIRT
3 11 (4.09%) SmokePing
4 10 (3.72%) Ansible
4 10 (3.72%) Nagios
4 10 (3.72%) vCenter Server
5 9 (3.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 8 (2.97%) SCCM
7 6 (2.23%) Salt
8 2 (0.74%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.74%) WSUS
9 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 194 (72.12%) Microsoft
2 185 (68.77%) Cisco
3 41 (15.24%) VMware
4 26 (9.67%) CheckPoint
5 22 (8.18%) Citrix
6 21 (7.81%) Meraki
7 13 (4.83%) EMC
8 10 (3.72%) NetApp
8 10 (3.72%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.72%) SolarWinds
9 9 (3.35%) HP
9 9 (3.35%) SonicWALL
10 8 (2.97%) Sun
11 7 (2.60%) Dell
12 6 (2.23%) Polycom
13 5 (1.86%) Apple
14 4 (1.49%) Google
14 4 (1.49%) WatchGuard
15 3 (1.12%) McAfee
15 3 (1.12%) Veeam