Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Network+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 920 888 1039
Rank change year-on-year -32 +151 +109
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 228 299 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.70% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 123 273 136
UK median annual salary £42,500 £20,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +107.32% -34.40% +9.65%
10th Percentile £16,800 £19,250 £18,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £65,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £20,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year +90.24% -24.07% +3.85%

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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 39,041 42,714 50,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.73% 24.43% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28,923 32,808 40,816
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Network+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network+ Certification in the UK

Network+ Certification
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network+ Certification in the UK

Network+ Certification
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network+ Certification over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Network+ Certification in the UK

Network+ Certification
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network+ Certification within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
England -25 217 £45,000 +119.51% 21
UK excluding London -51 184 £39,000 +90.24% 17
North of England +42 64 £24,000 +17.07% 6
North West +47 58 £17,500 -14.63% 2
East of England +11 50 £40,750 -11.41% 5
London +33 37 £45,000 +5.88% 4
South East -19 33 £31,000 +51.22% 4
South West -18 29 £45,000 +119.51% 1
Midlands +1 14 £22,000 +7.32% 1
East Midlands -8 13 £22,000 +7.32% 1
Yorkshire +28 6 £32,000 +56.10% 2
Scotland -4 6 £25,500 +24.39%
West Midlands +17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 with a requirement for Network+ Certification.

1 145 (63.60%) CCNA
1 145 (63.60%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (62.72%) Windows
3 128 (56.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 118 (51.75%) Firewall
5 106 (46.49%) MCSE
6 101 (44.30%) TCP/IP
6 101 (44.30%) Microsoft
7 95 (41.67%) CompTIA Security+
8 93 (40.79%) Linux
9 90 (39.47%) ITIL
10 84 (36.84%) Security Cleared
11 81 (35.53%) SSCP
12 78 (34.21%) Cisco
13 77 (33.77%) Cybersecurity
14 76 (33.33%) SANS
15 73 (32.02%) Bash Shell
15 73 (32.02%) CISSP
15 73 (32.02%) C
15 73 (32.02%) Linux+ Certification
15 73 (32.02%) GIAC
16 71 (31.14%) DV Cleared
17 69 (30.26%) Java
18 68 (29.82%) Change Management
19 66 (28.95%) Puppet
19 66 (28.95%) User Stories
20 65 (28.51%) A+ Certification
20 65 (28.51%) Software Engineering
21 64 (28.07%) VMware
21 64 (28.07%) PowerShell

Network+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 45 (19.74%) Apache Pig
2 14 (6.14%) MS Exchange
3 12 (5.26%) IBM Notes
4 9 (3.95%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.07%) Apache
5 7 (3.07%) IIS
6 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (14.47%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.88%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.44%) InDesign
4 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.65%) Office 365
2 16 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.32%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 118 (51.75%) Firewall
2 101 (44.30%) TCP/IP
3 50 (21.93%) HTTP
4 45 (19.74%) SSL
5 44 (19.30%) Wireless
6 32 (14.04%) SAN
7 29 (12.72%) Internet
8 25 (10.96%) Ethernet
9 24 (10.53%) LAN
10 22 (9.65%) SNMP
11 21 (9.21%) WAN
12 19 (8.33%) VPN
13 18 (7.89%) Network Security
14 16 (7.02%) ADSL
15 15 (6.58%) FCoE
16 13 (5.70%) DNS
17 12 (5.26%) VoIP
18 11 (4.82%) DHCP
19 9 (3.95%) Skype
20 7 (3.07%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (25.44%) SQL Server
2 53 (23.25%) Big Data
3 45 (19.74%) Apache Hive
3 45 (19.74%) Hadoop
4 43 (18.86%) MySQL
5 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 58 (25.44%) JIRA
2 43 (18.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 43 (18.86%) Bitbucket
2 43 (18.86%) CodeSonar
2 43 (18.86%) Git (software)
2 43 (18.86%) git-flow
2 43 (18.86%) Robot Framework
2 43 (18.86%) Selenium
3 15 (6.58%) Redmine
General
1 54 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 26 (11.40%) Finance
3 20 (8.77%) Games
4 13 (5.70%) Retail
5 3 (1.32%) Law
5 3 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (31.14%) Analyst
2 52 (22.81%) Service Analyst
2 52 (22.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 43 (18.86%) Software Engineer
4 38 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 38 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 38 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 32 (14.04%) C# Software Engineer
6 27 (11.84%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 24 (10.53%) Support Engineer
8 23 (10.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (10.09%) Platform Engineer
9 21 (9.21%) Server Analyst
10 18 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
10 18 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
11 17 (7.46%) Support Analyst
12 16 (7.02%) Telecoms Analyst
13 15 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
13 15 (6.58%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (6.58%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (21.93%) Java EE
2 48 (21.05%) STL
3 43 (18.86%) .NET
3 43 (18.86%) .NET Framework
3 43 (18.86%) ASP.NET
3 43 (18.86%) Django
3 43 (18.86%) LAMP
3 43 (18.86%) Node.js
3 43 (18.86%) RabbitMQ
3 43 (18.86%) REST
3 43 (18.86%) SOAP
3 43 (18.86%) Spring MVC
4 7 (3.07%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.88%) Flash
5 2 (0.88%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.84%) Data Centre
1 27 (11.84%) Management Information System
2 26 (11.40%) Client/Server
3 13 (5.70%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.95%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (3.07%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 7 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.19%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.19%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.88%) Cybercrime
9 2 (0.88%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (0.88%) EPoS
9 2 (0.88%) Life Science
9 2 (0.88%) PKI
10 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 143 (62.72%) Windows
2 93 (40.79%) Linux
3 61 (26.75%) Apple iOS
4 56 (24.56%) Mac OS X
5 49 (21.49%) Android
6 39 (17.11%) Windows 7
7 27 (11.84%) Windows Server
8 22 (9.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (8.77%) Windows 10
10 10 (4.39%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.51%) CentOS
11 8 (3.51%) Fedora
11 8 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (3.51%) Ubuntu
12 7 (3.07%) Kali Linux
13 6 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (2.19%) Unix
15 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (39.47%) ITIL
2 77 (33.77%) Cybersecurity
3 68 (29.82%) Change Management
4 66 (28.95%) User Stories
5 65 (28.51%) Software Engineering
6 61 (26.75%) Service Management
7 56 (24.56%) Test Automation
8 53 (23.25%) Penetration Testing
9 51 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (21.93%) Ethical Hacking
10 50 (21.93%) Incident Management
10 50 (21.93%) Multithreading
10 50 (21.93%) Reverse Engineering
11 48 (21.05%) Knowledge Management
11 48 (21.05%) Problem Management
11 48 (21.05%) Statistics
12 43 (18.86%) API Design
12 43 (18.86%) Kanban
12 43 (18.86%) Scrum
13 29 (12.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 73 (32.02%) Bash Shell
1 73 (32.02%) C
2 69 (30.26%) Java
3 64 (28.07%) PowerShell
4 63 (27.63%) Python
5 50 (21.93%) C++
6 48 (21.05%) C#
6 48 (21.05%) Objective-C
7 43 (18.86%) JavaScript
7 43 (18.86%) PHP
8 15 (6.58%) Korn
9 9 (3.95%) SQL
10 8 (3.51%) VB
11 5 (2.19%) Perl
11 5 (2.19%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.32%) VBA
13 2 (0.88%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.88%) SOQL
13 2 (0.88%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 145 (63.60%) CCNA
1 145 (63.60%) Cisco Certification
2 128 (56.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 106 (46.49%) MCSE
4 95 (41.67%) CompTIA Security+
5 84 (36.84%) Security Cleared
6 81 (35.53%) SSCP
7 76 (33.33%) SANS
8 73 (32.02%) CISSP
8 73 (32.02%) GIAC
8 73 (32.02%) Linux+ Certification
9 71 (31.14%) DV Cleared
10 65 (28.51%) A+ Certification
11 37 (16.23%) MCSA
12 36 (15.79%) MCP
13 32 (14.04%) Degree
14 27 (11.84%) MCDST
15 20 (8.77%) ACDT
15 20 (8.77%) ACHDS
15 20 (8.77%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.16%) SLA
2 9 (3.95%) QA
3 8 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.19%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.32%) COBIT
5 3 (1.32%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 56 (24.56%) Active Directory
2 51 (22.37%) Docker
3 47 (20.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (19.74%) vSphere
5 33 (14.47%) Virtual Servers
6 23 (10.09%) NFS
6 23 (10.09%) Samba
6 23 (10.09%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (8.33%) VMware NSX
8 8 (3.51%) VirtualBox
8 8 (3.51%) Xen
9 6 (2.63%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.88%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 66 (28.95%) Puppet
2 43 (18.86%) Salt
3 27 (11.84%) Nagios
4 23 (10.09%) Ansible
4 23 (10.09%) vCenter Server
5 9 (3.95%) QRadar
6 8 (3.51%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (3.51%) Kubernetes
6 8 (3.51%) OpenNMS
6 8 (3.51%) ZABBIX
7 7 (3.07%) SCCM
8 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.32%) WSUS
9 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 101 (44.30%) Microsoft
2 78 (34.21%) Cisco
3 64 (28.07%) VMware
4 52 (22.81%) Fortinet
5 48 (21.05%) Huawei
6 30 (13.16%) SolarWinds
7 25 (10.96%) EMC
7 25 (10.96%) NetApp
8 22 (9.65%) Apple
9 20 (8.77%) Citrix
10 13 (5.70%) Remedy
11 12 (5.26%) Lotus
11 12 (5.26%) Oracle
12 10 (4.39%) Dell
12 10 (4.39%) HP
12 10 (4.39%) Juniper
13 8 (3.51%) Cloudera
13 8 (3.51%) Hortonworks
13 8 (3.51%) Red Hat
14 7 (3.07%) Splunk