CompTIA Network+ (CompTIA N+)
UK

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 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 739 893 567
Rank change year-on-year +154 -326 +60
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 169 70 965
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.071% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.22% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 127 62 53
10th Percentile £20,750 £23,750 £21,600
25th Percentile £25,625 £24,688 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06% +1.54%
75th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £46,250 £65,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -15.71% +2.94% +7.94%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 27,556 32,526 44,557
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 27.20% 33.17% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17,216 14,654 19,122
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,791 £31,000
25th Percentile £38,500 £42,210 £40,967
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £71,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £91,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

Network+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network+ Certification in the UK

Network+ Certification
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network+ Certification in the UK

Network+ Certification
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network+ Certification over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Network+ Certification in the UK

Network+ Certification
Top 15 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 24 May 2024. 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
Jobs
England +169 155 £31,250 -10.71% 47
UK excluding London +71 127 £29,500 -15.71% 32
South East +59 46 £28,500 -18.57% 17
London +89 31 £37,917 +8.33% 18
Work from Home +94 29 £25,000 -44.44% 17
North of England +61 28 £29,500 +20.41% 4
Midlands +8 23 £40,000 - 3
West Midlands +31 18 £27,500 -31.25% 3
North West +9 15 £30,000 +22.45% 2
East of England +21 14 £27,000 -36.47% 3
South West -14 12 £62,500 +78.57% 4
Yorkshire +87 10 £22,900 -20.06% 2
East Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
Scotland -58 4 £75,000 +206.12% 1
North East - 3 £29,500 -

Network+ Certification
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (13.02%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.14%) Microsoft Exchange
3 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (10.06%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 83 (49.11%) Azure
2 76 (44.97%) Microsoft 365
3 39 (23.08%) Entra ID
4 27 (15.98%) AWS
5 16 (9.47%) IaaS
5 16 (9.47%) PaaS
6 15 (8.88%) Power Platform
7 6 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.96%) WhatsApp
9 4 (2.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.18%) GCP
11 1 (0.59%) ChatGPT
11 1 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.59%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.59%) Google Workspace
11 1 (0.59%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.59%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (41.42%) Firewall
2 32 (18.93%) Wireless
3 30 (17.75%) DNS
4 25 (14.79%) DHCP
5 23 (13.61%) Wi-Fi
6 21 (12.43%) LAN
6 21 (12.43%) WAN
7 13 (7.69%) Unified Communications
8 11 (6.51%) Network Security
8 11 (6.51%) VPN
9 10 (5.92%) Internet
9 10 (5.92%) TCP/IP
10 9 (5.33%) VoIP
11 8 (4.73%) Wireshark
12 7 (4.14%) VLAN
13 6 (3.55%) SAN
13 6 (3.55%) SD-WAN
14 5 (2.96%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (2.96%) Structured Cabling
15 4 (2.37%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.92%) MySQL
3 8 (4.73%) MariaDB
4 4 (2.37%) Big Data
5 3 (1.78%) Power BI
6 2 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.59%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 94 (55.62%) Social Skills
2 16 (9.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 13 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.51%) Local Government
5 10 (5.92%) Public Sector
6 9 (5.33%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.55%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.96%) Finance
8 5 (2.96%) Games
8 5 (2.96%) Organisational Skills
8 5 (2.96%) Retail
9 4 (2.37%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (2.37%) Legal
10 3 (1.78%) Marketing
10 3 (1.78%) Military
11 2 (1.18%) Law
12 1 (0.59%) Automotive
12 1 (0.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (27.81%) IT Support
2 46 (27.22%) IT Engineer
3 37 (21.89%) Support Engineer
4 32 (18.93%) IT Support Engineer
5 25 (14.79%) Senior
6 19 (11.24%) Analyst
7 17 (10.06%) IT Technician
8 15 (8.88%) Junior
9 13 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (7.69%) Junior IT Engineer
9 13 (7.69%) Junior IT Support
9 13 (7.69%) Junior Support Engineer
10 12 (7.10%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
10 12 (7.10%) IT Support Technician
10 12 (7.10%) Network Engineer
10 12 (7.10%) Operations Engineer
10 12 (7.10%) Support Technician
11 8 (4.73%) Security Analyst
11 8 (4.73%) Senior Communications Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.71%) Driving Licence
2 18 (10.65%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (7.69%) CCTV
4 11 (6.51%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.33%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.14%) Onboarding
7 6 (3.55%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (2.96%) Cyber Threat
9 4 (2.37%) Cyberattack
9 4 (2.37%) Fibre Optics
9 4 (2.37%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 3 (1.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.78%) Educational Technology
10 3 (1.78%) Raspberry Pi
11 2 (1.18%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (1.18%) EPoS
11 2 (1.18%) IoT
11 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.18%) Product Ownership
Operating Systems
1 71 (42.01%) Windows
2 37 (21.89%) Linux
3 26 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 16 (9.47%) Windows 10
4 16 (9.47%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (6.51%) Windows Server 2019
6 8 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.55%) Mac OS
7 6 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.96%) Unix
9 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.09%) Customer Service
2 51 (30.18%) ITIL
3 38 (22.49%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (16.57%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (13.61%) Mentoring
6 18 (10.65%) ITSM
7 17 (10.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 15 (8.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (8.88%) Line Management
9 14 (8.28%) Computer Science
10 13 (7.69%) Information Security
10 13 (7.69%) IT Governance
11 12 (7.10%) Digital Strategy
11 12 (7.10%) Ergonomics
11 12 (7.10%) Human Factors
11 12 (7.10%) Network Management
11 12 (7.10%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (7.10%) Physics
11 12 (7.10%) Project Delivery
11 12 (7.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.51%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (54.44%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (48.52%) A+ Certification
3 74 (43.79%) CCNA
4 43 (25.44%) Degree
4 43 (25.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (20.12%) CompTIA Security+
6 25 (14.79%) CCNP
7 17 (10.06%) Security Cleared
8 15 (8.88%) DBS Check
9 14 (8.28%) MCP
10 11 (6.51%) CISSP
10 11 (6.51%) CompTIA CySA+
10 11 (6.51%) MCSA
10 11 (6.51%) MCSE
11 10 (5.92%) SC Cleared
12 8 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (4.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 7 (4.14%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
13 7 (4.14%) Azure Certification
13 7 (4.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.47%) SLA
2 11 (6.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.33%) NIST
4 5 (2.96%) SOC 2
5 3 (1.78%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (1.18%) GDPR
6 2 (1.18%) ISO 22301
6 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (30.18%) Active Directory
2 25 (14.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.47%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.37%) Firmware
5 3 (1.78%) KVM
5 3 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.78%) vSphere
6 2 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (13.02%) Microsoft Intune
2 13 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (7.69%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (2.37%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.37%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.37%) Terraform
4 3 (1.78%) WSUS
5 2 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.59%) Autotask
Vendors
1 121 (71.60%) Microsoft
2 61 (36.09%) Cisco
3 25 (14.79%) VMware
4 19 (11.24%) HP
5 18 (10.65%) Fortinet
6 17 (10.06%) Palo Alto
7 15 (8.88%) Aruba
7 15 (8.88%) Meraki
7 15 (8.88%) Veeam
8 11 (6.51%) Sophos
9 9 (5.33%) Red Hat
10 8 (4.73%) Citrix
11 7 (4.14%) Google
12 6 (3.55%) ConnectWise
13 4 (2.37%) Dell
14 3 (1.78%) Acronis
14 3 (1.78%) Draytek
14 3 (1.78%) McAfee
14 3 (1.78%) ServiceNow
14 3 (1.78%) SonicWALL