Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 990 1028 1034
Rank change year-on-year +38 +6 +74
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 117 168 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.095% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.40% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 83 147 93
UK median annual salary £35,000 £28,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.81% -12.31% +16.07%
10th Percentile £23,500 £17,500 £17,400
90th Percentile £54,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £27,391 £29,500
% change year-on-year +24.13% -7.15% +7.27%

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 36,608 41,734 43,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.67% 23.54% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 26,274 31,923 34,059
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,858 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.61% +4.42% -1.18%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +66 110 £37,500 +31.58% 3
UK excluding London +35 81 £34,000 +24.13% 3
South East +75 45 £30,500 -9.96% 1
London +51 33 £47,500 +48.44%
South West +21 25 £44,000 -2.22% 1
North of England +27 5 £37,750 +67.78%
North West +25 4 £52,500 +128.26%
Scotland +7 3 £22,500 -21.05%
East of England +45 1 £20,500 -21.15% 1
Midlands +31 1 - -
East Midlands +29 1 - -
Yorkshire +16 1 £23,000 +2.22%
Wales +6 1 £25,000 -37.50%

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 94 (80.34%) Windows
2 73 (62.39%) Cisco Certification
3 72 (61.54%) CCNA
4 58 (49.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (43.59%) A+ Certification
6 48 (41.03%) Microsoft
7 41 (35.04%) Linux
7 41 (35.04%) Firewall
8 40 (34.19%) TCP/IP
8 40 (34.19%) CompTIA Security+
9 38 (32.48%) Active Directory
10 34 (29.06%) Windows Server
11 31 (26.50%) Cybersecurity
11 31 (26.50%) ITIL
11 31 (26.50%) Microsoft Office
12 30 (25.64%) LAN
13 27 (23.08%) Cisco
14 26 (22.22%) CISSP
14 26 (22.22%) WAN
14 26 (22.22%) GIAC
14 26 (22.22%) VMware
15 25 (21.37%) Windows 7
15 25 (21.37%) Windows 10
16 24 (20.51%) Network Security
17 23 (19.66%) SANS
18 22 (18.80%) SSCP
18 22 (18.80%) Wireless
19 21 (17.95%) MCSE
19 21 (17.95%) Office 365
20 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2012

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 11 (9.40%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.42%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.42%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.42%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.71%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.71%) IIS
5 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.85%) Confluence
6 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (26.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.95%) Office 365
2 15 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.98%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 4 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.42%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.71%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.71%) GitHub
6 2 (1.71%) Serverless
6 2 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 41 (35.04%) Firewall
2 40 (34.19%) TCP/IP
3 30 (25.64%) LAN
4 26 (22.22%) WAN
5 24 (20.51%) Network Security
6 22 (18.80%) Wireless
7 18 (15.38%) VPN
8 13 (11.11%) DHCP
8 13 (11.11%) DNS
9 12 (10.26%) VoIP
10 11 (9.40%) NAS
11 10 (8.55%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (7.69%) FCoE
12 9 (7.69%) SNMP
13 8 (6.84%) BGP
13 8 (6.84%) Internet
13 8 (6.84%) OSPF
13 8 (6.84%) Wireshark
14 7 (5.98%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (5.98%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) Big Data
2 7 (5.98%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.27%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.71%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (13.68%) JIRA
2 9 (7.69%) Redmine
3 6 (5.13%) Bitbucket
3 6 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.13%) git-flow
4 2 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.71%) Bitbucket Server
4 2 (1.71%) CodeSonar
4 2 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.71%) Robot Framework
4 2 (1.71%) Selenium
4 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.85%) JUnit
5 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 19 (16.24%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Games
3 3 (2.56%) Retail
4 2 (1.71%) Legal
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.85%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 31 (26.50%) Support Engineer
2 27 (23.08%) Analyst
3 19 (16.24%) IT Support
4 15 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (12.82%) Security Analyst
5 12 (10.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 12 (10.26%) IT Engineer
5 12 (10.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (9.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (9.40%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 11 (9.40%) Network Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Administrator
8 7 (5.98%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.98%) Salesforce Administrator
8 7 (5.98%) Security Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) Visualforce
2 6 (5.13%) .NET
2 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.13%) Node.js
2 6 (5.13%) REST
2 6 (5.13%) Spring MVC
3 4 (3.42%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.42%) GraphQL
3 4 (3.42%) Kafka
3 4 (3.42%) React
3 4 (3.42%) Spring
3 4 (3.42%) Vue.js
4 2 (1.71%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.71%) CSS
4 2 (1.71%) Django
4 2 (1.71%) Java EE
4 2 (1.71%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.71%) SOAP
4 2 (1.71%) STL
4 2 (1.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.98%) Life Science
3 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.13%) iPad
3 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.27%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (4.27%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.42%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.42%) iPhone
6 3 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.71%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.85%) EPoS
8 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 94 (80.34%) Windows
2 41 (35.04%) Linux
3 34 (29.06%) Windows Server
4 25 (21.37%) Windows 10
4 25 (21.37%) Windows 7
5 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (11.97%) Apple iOS
7 14 (11.97%) Unix
8 13 (11.11%) Android
9 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (5.13%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.42%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.71%) CentOS
13 1 (0.85%) Fedora
13 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.50%) Cybersecurity
1 31 (26.50%) ITIL
2 18 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 17 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (11.97%) Service Management
5 12 (10.26%) Malware Analysis
5 12 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.40%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 11 (9.40%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (9.40%) High Availability
6 11 (9.40%) Software Engineering
6 11 (9.40%) Systems Engineering
6 11 (9.40%) Threat Intelligence
6 11 (9.40%) User Stories
7 10 (8.55%) Computer Science
8 9 (7.69%) Security Operations
8 9 (7.69%) SIEM
9 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (6.84%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.82%) Bash Shell
2 13 (11.11%) C
3 12 (10.26%) PowerShell
4 10 (8.55%) Python
5 7 (5.98%) Apex Code
5 7 (5.98%) Java
5 7 (5.98%) SOQL
5 7 (5.98%) SOSL
6 6 (5.13%) Korn
7 4 (3.42%) C#
7 4 (3.42%) C++
7 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.56%) PHP
9 2 (1.71%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.71%) Ruby
10 1 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (62.39%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (61.54%) CCNA
3 58 (49.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (43.59%) A+ Certification
5 40 (34.19%) CompTIA Security+
6 26 (22.22%) CISSP
6 26 (22.22%) GIAC
7 23 (19.66%) SANS
8 22 (18.80%) SSCP
9 21 (17.95%) MCSE
10 20 (17.09%) MCSA
10 20 (17.09%) Security Cleared
11 19 (16.24%) MCP
12 16 (13.68%) Linux+ Certification
12 16 (13.68%) MCDST
13 15 (12.82%) Degree
14 11 (9.40%) CCNP
14 11 (9.40%) DV Cleared
15 9 (7.69%) CCENT
15 9 (7.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.69%) SLA
3 2 (1.71%) COBIT
3 2 (1.71%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (32.48%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.82%) VMware NSX
3 14 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (9.40%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (7.69%) NFS
5 9 (7.69%) Samba
6 7 (5.98%) Docker
7 6 (5.13%) vSphere
8 4 (3.42%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.85%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (14.53%) Nagios
2 12 (10.26%) Ansible
2 12 (10.26%) Puppet
3 11 (9.40%) vCenter Server
4 5 (4.27%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.71%) Grafana
5 2 (1.71%) Kibana
5 2 (1.71%) Prometheus
5 2 (1.71%) Salt
5 2 (1.71%) SCCM
5 2 (1.71%) Terraform
6 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.85%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.85%) SCSM
6 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 27 (23.08%) Cisco
3 26 (22.22%) VMware
4 18 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 12 (10.26%) Veeam
6 10 (8.55%) Citrix
7 9 (7.69%) EMC
7 9 (7.69%) NetApp
8 7 (5.98%) Dell
8 7 (5.98%) Google
8 7 (5.98%) Juniper
8 7 (5.98%) Pardot
8 7 (5.98%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (5.13%) F5
9 6 (5.13%) Meraki
9 6 (5.13%) Palo Alto
10 5 (4.27%) Apple
11 4 (3.42%) Fortinet
11 4 (3.42%) HP
11 4 (3.42%) WatchGuard