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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 774 852 914
Rank change year-on-year +78 +62  
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 78 98 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.094% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.34% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51 89 39
Median salary £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.20% +17.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,100 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £44,200
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £24,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year +6.12% +8.88%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21176 28957 29482
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.79% 27.74% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16691 23223 23131
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Network+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Network+ Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network+ Certification in the UK

Network+ Certification
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 71 £30,000 +13.20% 10
London +85 32 £40,000 -40.74% 4
East of England +27 15 £30,000 +42.85% 1
South East +54 14 £26,000 +6.12% 3
Hertfordshire +15 7 £16,000 -60.00%
South West 0 6 £23,750 +7.95% 1
Wales - 6 £21,250 -
Caerphilly - 6 £21,250 -
South Wales - 6 £21,250 -
Surrey +40 5 £27,000 +10.20% 2
Ipswich - 5 £30,000 -
Suffolk - 5 £30,000 -
Hampshire +21 4 £24,750 +17.85% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £21,750 -
Oxford - 4 £21,750 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £16,000 -
Redruth +7 3 £17,000 -22.72% 1
Cornwall -2 3 £17,000 -22.72% 1
Norfolk - 3 £32,500 - 1
City of London - 3 £40,000 -
Norwich - 3 £32,500 -
St Albans - 3 £50,000 -
West Midlands +26 2 - -
Birmingham +20 2 - -
Bristol -15 2 £33,500 +52.27%
Basingstoke - 2 £30,000 -
Fareham - 2 £20,500 - 1
Reigate - 2 £26,000 -
Staines - 2 £39,000 - 1
Berkshire +39 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 with a requirement for Network+ Certification.

1 103 (70.55%) Windows
2 76 (52.05%) Cisco Certification
3 75 (51.37%) TCP/IP
4 74 (50.68%) Firewall
5 70 (47.95%) Microsoft
5 70 (47.95%) Linux
6 67 (45.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 67 (45.89%) CCNA
7 60 (41.10%) CISSP
7 60 (41.10%) A+ Certification
8 56 (38.36%) SANS
9 55 (37.67%) GIAC
10 54 (36.99%) Cybersecurity
11 45 (30.82%) Unix
12 43 (29.45%) MCSE
13 42 (28.77%) Active Directory
14 40 (27.40%) Network Security
15 37 (25.34%) Information Security
16 34 (23.29%) Intrusion Detection
16 34 (23.29%) MS Excel
16 34 (23.29%) Vulnerability Management
17 32 (21.92%) Security+ Certification
17 32 (21.92%) CompTIA Security+
18 31 (21.23%) CISM
18 31 (21.23%) GCIA
18 31 (21.23%) GCIH
19 30 (20.55%) Security Cleared
19 30 (20.55%) Windows Server
19 30 (20.55%) Threat Detection
20 29 (19.86%) SQL

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 15 (10.27%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.16%) Apache Pig
3 7 (4.79%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 34 (23.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.68%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.01%) Office 365
2 8 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 75 (51.37%) TCP/IP
2 74 (50.68%) Firewall
3 40 (27.40%) Network Security
4 34 (23.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 23 (15.75%) VPN
6 18 (12.33%) DNS
7 11 (7.53%) DHCP
7 11 (7.53%) WAN
8 10 (6.85%) HTTP
8 10 (6.85%) VoIP
9 8 (5.48%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (5.48%) LAN
10 7 (4.79%) SMTP
11 6 (4.11%) IMAP
11 6 (4.11%) Internet
11 6 (4.11%) Skype
12 5 (3.42%) FCoE
12 5 (3.42%) HTTPS
12 5 (3.42%) SNMP
12 5 (3.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.16%) Apache Hive
2 9 (6.16%) Big Data
2 9 (6.16%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.85%) JIRA
2 5 (3.42%) Redmine
3 4 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.74%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.74%) CodeSonar
3 4 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.74%) git-flow
3 4 (2.74%) Robot Framework
3 4 (2.74%) Selenium
General
1 26 (17.81%) Legal
2 14 (9.59%) Games
3 11 (7.53%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.16%) Finance
5 8 (5.48%) Law
6 6 (4.11%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.74%) Electronics
7 4 (2.74%) Military
8 1 (0.68%) Automotive
8 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (22.60%) Analyst
1 33 (22.60%) Support Engineer
2 27 (18.49%) Security Analyst
3 22 (15.07%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 17 (11.64%) IT Support
5 14 (9.59%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (9.59%) IT Engineer
6 12 (8.22%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (8.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (8.22%) Platform Engineer
7 11 (7.53%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (7.53%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (6.16%) Software Engineer
8 9 (6.16%) Support Technician
8 9 (6.16%) Technical Support
9 8 (5.48%) Data Centre Technician
9 8 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (5.48%) Security Operations Specialist
9 8 (5.48%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.90%) Java EE
2 12 (8.22%) STL
3 6 (4.11%) .NET
4 4 (2.74%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.74%) Django
4 4 (2.74%) LAMP
4 4 (2.74%) Node.js
4 4 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (2.74%) REST
4 4 (2.74%) SOAP
4 4 (2.74%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.68%) CSS
5 1 (0.68%) CSS3
5 1 (0.68%) HTML
5 1 (0.68%) HTML5
5 1 (0.68%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.64%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.22%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.16%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (5.48%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.11%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.42%) Clustering
6 5 (3.42%) Cybercrime
7 4 (2.74%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.37%) iPad
10 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.68%) CCTV
10 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 103 (70.55%) Windows
2 70 (47.95%) Linux
3 45 (30.82%) Unix
4 30 (20.55%) Windows Server
5 22 (15.07%) Windows 7
6 21 (14.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (6.85%) Windows 8
9 9 (6.16%) Android
9 9 (6.16%) Apple iOS
9 9 (6.16%) Windows 10
10 8 (5.48%) FreeBSD
10 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (5.48%) Windows XP
11 7 (4.79%) Mac OS X
12 6 (4.11%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.68%) CentOS
13 1 (0.68%) Debian
13 1 (0.68%) NetWare
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.99%) Cybersecurity
2 37 (25.34%) Information Security
3 34 (23.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 30 (20.55%) Threat Detection
5 22 (15.07%) Computer Security
5 22 (15.07%) Software Engineering
6 21 (14.38%) Computer Forensics
6 21 (14.38%) E-Discovery
6 21 (14.38%) Ethical Hacking
6 21 (14.38%) Forensic Analysis
6 21 (14.38%) Network Design
7 20 (13.70%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (13.70%) Reverse Engineering
8 18 (12.33%) ITIL
9 15 (10.27%) Change Control
10 14 (9.59%) Coaching
10 14 (9.59%) Mentoring
10 14 (9.59%) SIEM
11 13 (8.90%) Security Operations
12 12 (8.22%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 29 (19.86%) SQL
2 24 (16.44%) C
3 15 (10.27%) C#
4 13 (8.90%) Java
5 12 (8.22%) C++
5 12 (8.22%) Objective-C
6 10 (6.85%) Bash Shell
6 10 (6.85%) Python
7 6 (4.11%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.42%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.42%) Korn
9 4 (2.74%) Perl
9 4 (2.74%) PHP
9 4 (2.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (52.05%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (45.89%) CCNA
2 67 (45.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (41.10%) A+ Certification
3 60 (41.10%) CISSP
4 56 (38.36%) SANS
5 55 (37.67%) GIAC
6 43 (29.45%) MCSE
7 32 (21.92%) CompTIA Security+
7 32 (21.92%) Security+ Certification
8 31 (21.23%) CISM
8 31 (21.23%) GCIA
8 31 (21.23%) GCIH
9 30 (20.55%) Security Cleared
10 26 (17.81%) SSCP
11 25 (17.12%) Linux+ Certification
12 23 (15.75%) CNA
12 23 (15.75%) Novell Certification
13 21 (14.38%) Degree
14 20 (13.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) SLA
2 5 (3.42%) COBIT
3 3 (2.05%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.68%) GPG13
5 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (28.77%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.59%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.79%) VMware ESX
4 7 (4.79%) vSphere
5 5 (3.42%) NFS
5 5 (3.42%) Samba
6 4 (2.74%) Docker
7 3 (2.05%) XenApp
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (14.38%) CSIRT
1 21 (14.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 16 (10.96%) SCCM
3 9 (6.16%) Puppet
4 6 (4.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (3.42%) Ansible
5 5 (3.42%) Nagios
6 4 (2.74%) Salt
7 2 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.68%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.68%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 70 (47.95%) Microsoft
2 29 (19.86%) Sun
3 24 (16.44%) VMware
4 19 (13.01%) Cisco
5 12 (8.22%) Citrix
6 11 (7.53%) HP
6 11 (7.53%) ServiceNow
7 9 (6.16%) Dell
8 7 (4.79%) Google
9 6 (4.11%) Avaya
9 6 (4.11%) Sonus
9 6 (4.11%) Zeacom
10 5 (3.42%) Apple
10 5 (3.42%) EMC
10 5 (3.42%) NetApp
10 5 (3.42%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.74%) WatchGuard
12 2 (1.37%) BMC
12 2 (1.37%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.37%) LogRhythm
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: up to £21k
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
United Kingdom
LogRhythm
Salary: Up to £80k pa + 10% bonus + £7,200pa car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
XLN Telecom
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Wells-next-the-sea, Norfolk
Monica Vinader LTD
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: £38,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Staines
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 27 days ago