Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Network+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 294 277 340
Rank change year-on-year -17 +63 +2
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 39 69 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.64% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.26% 1.93% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 38 47 20
South West median annual salary £27,750 £50,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.50% +112.77% +4.44%
10th Percentile £19,250 £24,250 £20,300
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £78,000
England median annual salary £20,500 £41,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -50.60% +27.69% +22.64%

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 the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3090 3573 3619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.89% 32.95% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2366 2803 2894
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,063 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Network+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Network+ Certification in the South West

Network+ Certification
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Network+ Certification in the South West

Network+ Certification
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network+ Certification in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network+ Certification in the South West

Network+ Certification
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network+ Certification within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Gloucestershire -13 14 £45,000 -18.18%
Bristol - 9 £38,250 -
Devon +22 5 £20,500 -28.07% 1
Dorset - 4 £20,500 -
Cornwall -5 3 £19,250 -21.43%
Somerset - 3 £20,500 -
Wiltshire +2 1 £20,500 +13.89%
Network+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South West region with a requirement for Network+ Certification.

1 35 (89.74%) Windows
2 34 (87.18%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 23 (58.97%) Cisco
5 21 (53.85%) Firewall
6 20 (51.28%) A+ Certification
7 18 (46.15%) SSCP
7 18 (46.15%) CISSP
7 18 (46.15%) VMware
7 18 (46.15%) CCNA
7 18 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (46.15%) SANS
8 17 (43.59%) CCENT
9 14 (35.90%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (28.21%) GIAC
10 11 (28.21%) Security+ Certification
10 11 (28.21%) Linux+ Certification
10 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
10 11 (28.21%) Linux
10 11 (28.21%) MCSE
10 11 (28.21%) C
10 11 (28.21%) Ethical Hacking
10 11 (28.21%) CompTIA Security+
11 10 (25.64%) User Stories
11 10 (25.64%) JIRA
11 10 (25.64%) vSphere
11 10 (25.64%) Bash Shell
11 10 (25.64%) Puppet
11 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure

Network+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (10.26%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) Firewall
2 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
3 10 (25.64%) VPN
4 8 (20.51%) Network Security
5 7 (17.95%) DHCP
5 7 (17.95%) DNS
5 7 (17.95%) FCoE
5 7 (17.95%) LAN
5 7 (17.95%) SNMP
5 7 (17.95%) Software-Defined Networking
5 7 (17.95%) WAN
6 3 (7.69%) HTTP
6 3 (7.69%) PBX
6 3 (7.69%) SSL
6 3 (7.69%) VoIP
7 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Apache Hive
1 4 (10.26%) Big Data
1 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) JIRA
2 7 (17.95%) Redmine
3 3 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (7.69%) Bitbucket
3 3 (7.69%) CodeSonar
3 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.69%) git-flow
3 3 (7.69%) Robot Framework
3 3 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 5 (12.82%) Games
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Trainee
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Security Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Information Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Network Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Network Security Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) 1st Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Java EE
1 6 (15.38%) STL
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.69%) Django
2 3 (7.69%) LAMP
2 3 (7.69%) Node.js
2 3 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (7.69%) REST
2 3 (7.69%) SOAP
2 3 (7.69%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.56%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.56%) Cybercrime
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (89.74%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Linux
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.26%) Android
4 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
4 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.13%) Unix
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (28.21%) Ethical Hacking
3 10 (25.64%) User Stories
4 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) High Availability
5 7 (17.95%) IT Strategy
5 7 (17.95%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (17.95%) Server Virtualisation
5 7 (17.95%) Test Management
6 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
7 5 (12.82%) Coaching
7 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.26%) Information Security
8 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (7.69%) ITIL
9 3 (7.69%) Kanban
9 3 (7.69%) Scrum
9 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) C
2 10 (25.64%) Bash Shell
3 7 (17.95%) Korn
4 6 (15.38%) C#
4 6 (15.38%) C++
4 6 (15.38%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) Objective-C
5 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.82%) PHP
5 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
5 5 (12.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (87.18%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (51.28%) A+ Certification
3 18 (46.15%) CCNA
3 18 (46.15%) CISSP
3 18 (46.15%) SANS
3 18 (46.15%) SSCP
4 17 (43.59%) CCENT
5 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (28.21%) CompTIA Security+
6 11 (28.21%) GIAC
6 11 (28.21%) Linux+ Certification
6 11 (28.21%) MCSE
6 11 (28.21%) Security+ Certification
7 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
8 7 (17.95%) CCNP
8 7 (17.95%) CISM
8 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
8 7 (17.95%) Novell Certification
8 7 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.64%) vSphere
3 7 (17.95%) NFS
3 7 (17.95%) Samba
3 7 (17.95%) VMware NSX
4 3 (7.69%) Docker
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Puppet
2 7 (17.95%) Ansible
2 7 (17.95%) Nagios
2 7 (17.95%) vCenter Server
3 3 (7.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) Cisco
3 18 (46.15%) VMware
4 7 (17.95%) Dell
4 7 (17.95%) EMC
4 7 (17.95%) NetApp
4 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
4 7 (17.95%) SonicWALL
5 3 (7.69%) WatchGuard