Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 903 1021 1102
Rank change year-on-year +118 +81 +81
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 275 170 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.096% 0.080%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 0.37% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 249 118 165
UK median annual salary £20,500 £42,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -51.48% +30.00% +30.00%
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,450 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £20,500 £42,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -51.19% +29.23% +32.65%

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 40,946 45,462 57,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.52% 25.70% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 31,755 36,133 46,373
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Network+ Certification in the UK

Network+ Certification
Top 16 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 19 January 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 +91 246 £20,500 -53.14% 332
UK excluding London +105 225 £20,500 -51.19% 343
South East +34 51 £20,500 -6.82% 66
London +25 49 £42,500 -5.56% 22
North of England +34 40 £20,500 -62.73% 107
East of England +31 37 £20,500 -34.40% 32
South West -23 36 £22,500 -55.00% 27
Midlands +32 33 £20,500 +18.84% 78
North West +12 22 £20,500 -62.73% 56
West Midlands +30 20 £20,500 +18.84% 49
Wales - 15 £20,500 - 10
East Midlands +29 13 £20,500 - 29
Scotland - 12 £20,500 - 23
North East -9 10 £20,500 -19.61% 16
Yorkshire - 8 £20,500 - 35
Northern Ireland -17 1 £20,500 -45.33%

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 238 (86.55%) Windows
2 212 (77.09%) Microsoft
3 210 (76.36%) Cisco Certification
4 188 (68.36%) A+ Certification
5 183 (66.55%) Cisco
6 154 (56.00%) CCENT
7 84 (30.55%) Firewall
8 64 (23.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 61 (22.18%) CCNA
10 52 (18.91%) TCP/IP
11 45 (16.36%) Linux
12 43 (15.64%) MCSE
13 39 (14.18%) CISSP
14 38 (13.82%) VMware
14 38 (13.82%) SANS
15 37 (13.45%) GIAC
15 37 (13.45%) Active Directory
16 35 (12.73%) CompTIA Security+
16 35 (12.73%) Cybersecurity
17 32 (11.64%) ITIL
18 31 (11.27%) Microsoft Office
18 31 (11.27%) LAN
19 29 (10.55%) WAN
20 26 (9.45%) Network Security
21 23 (8.36%) C
21 23 (8.36%) SSCP
22 22 (8.00%) DNS
22 22 (8.00%) CCNP
22 22 (8.00%) Linux+ Certification
23 21 (7.64%) JIRA

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 16 (5.82%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.27%) Apache Pig
3 4 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.45%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.36%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (11.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.73%) Office 365
2 10 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.73%) IaaS
3 2 (0.73%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 84 (30.55%) Firewall
2 52 (18.91%) TCP/IP
3 31 (11.27%) LAN
4 29 (10.55%) WAN
5 26 (9.45%) Network Security
6 22 (8.00%) DNS
7 18 (6.55%) DHCP
8 15 (5.45%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (4.73%) FCoE
9 13 (4.73%) SAN
9 13 (4.73%) SNMP
9 13 (4.73%) VoIP
9 13 (4.73%) VPN
10 12 (4.36%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (4.36%) FTP
11 11 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (2.91%) HTTP
12 8 (2.91%) NAS
12 8 (2.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.27%) Apache Hive
2 9 (3.27%) Big Data
2 9 (3.27%) Hadoop
3 8 (2.91%) MySQL
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (7.64%) JIRA
2 13 (4.73%) Redmine
3 8 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (2.91%) Bitbucket
3 8 (2.91%) CodeSonar
3 8 (2.91%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.91%) git-flow
3 8 (2.91%) Robot Framework
3 8 (2.91%) Selenium
General
1 14 (5.09%) Legal
2 10 (3.64%) Games
3 8 (2.91%) Finance
4 5 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.09%) Advertising
5 3 (1.09%) Automotive
6 2 (0.73%) Electronics
6 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 148 (53.82%) Trainee
2 23 (8.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (8.00%) Analyst
4 19 (6.91%) IT Support
5 18 (6.55%) Network Engineer
6 16 (5.82%) Support Engineer
7 14 (5.09%) Windows Engineer
8 12 (4.36%) Incident Analyst
8 12 (4.36%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (4.36%) Senior Incident Analyst
9 10 (3.64%) WAN Engineer
10 9 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (3.27%) Cisco Engineer
10 9 (3.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (3.27%) IT Analyst
10 9 (3.27%) IT Engineer
10 9 (3.27%) IT Support Analyst
10 9 (3.27%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (3.27%) Platform Engineer
10 9 (3.27%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.73%) Java EE
1 13 (4.73%) STL
2 8 (2.91%) .NET
2 8 (2.91%) .NET Framework
2 8 (2.91%) ASP.NET
2 8 (2.91%) Django
2 8 (2.91%) LAMP
2 8 (2.91%) Node.js
2 8 (2.91%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (2.91%) REST
2 8 (2.91%) SOAP
2 8 (2.91%) Spring MVC
3 3 (1.09%) Flash
4 1 (0.36%) CSS
4 1 (0.36%) HTML
4 1 (0.36%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.36%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.55%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.27%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.91%) Driving Licence
4 7 (2.55%) iPhone
5 5 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.82%) AS400
5 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.82%) iSeries
5 5 (1.82%) LPAR
5 5 (1.82%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.09%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (1.09%) EPoS
7 2 (0.73%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.36%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.36%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.36%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.36%) iPad
8 1 (0.36%) NHS
8 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 238 (86.55%) Windows
2 45 (16.36%) Linux
3 19 (6.91%) Unix
4 18 (6.55%) Windows 7
5 17 (6.18%) Android
5 17 (6.18%) Windows Server
6 15 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 11 (4.00%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.91%) Debian
9 8 (2.91%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.55%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.82%) OS/400
13 3 (1.09%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (12.73%) Cybersecurity
2 32 (11.64%) ITIL
3 21 (7.64%) User Stories
4 19 (6.91%) Information Security
5 18 (6.55%) Software Engineering
6 16 (5.82%) Time Management
7 15 (5.45%) Vulnerability Management
8 14 (5.09%) Threat Detection
9 13 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (4.73%) High Availability
9 13 (4.73%) Multithreading
10 12 (4.36%) Computer Forensics
10 12 (4.36%) Computer Security
10 12 (4.36%) E-Discovery
10 12 (4.36%) Forensic Analysis
11 11 (4.00%) Mentoring
12 10 (3.64%) Ethical Hacking
13 9 (3.27%) Coaching
13 9 (3.27%) Network Design
13 9 (3.27%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.36%) C
2 21 (7.64%) Bash Shell
3 19 (6.91%) PowerShell
4 18 (6.55%) SQL
5 13 (4.73%) C#
5 13 (4.73%) C++
5 13 (4.73%) Java
5 13 (4.73%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.73%) Korn
5 13 (4.73%) Objective-C
5 13 (4.73%) PHP
5 13 (4.73%) Python
6 3 (1.09%) RPG
6 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.73%) VBScript
8 1 (0.36%) VB
8 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 210 (76.36%) Cisco Certification
2 188 (68.36%) A+ Certification
3 154 (56.00%) CCENT
4 64 (23.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 61 (22.18%) CCNA
6 43 (15.64%) MCSE
7 39 (14.18%) CISSP
8 38 (13.82%) SANS
9 37 (13.45%) GIAC
10 35 (12.73%) CompTIA Security+
11 23 (8.36%) SSCP
12 22 (8.00%) CCNP
12 22 (8.00%) Linux+ Certification
13 19 (6.91%) MCSA
14 16 (5.82%) CISM
15 15 (5.45%) GCIA
15 15 (5.45%) GCIH
15 15 (5.45%) Security Cleared
16 14 (5.09%) Degree
16 14 (5.09%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.18%) SLA
2 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) GPG13
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (13.45%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
3 19 (6.91%) vSphere
4 17 (6.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (4.73%) NFS
5 13 (4.73%) Samba
5 13 (4.73%) VMware NSX
6 12 (4.36%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.91%) Docker
8 2 (0.73%) XenApp
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (7.64%) Puppet
2 16 (5.82%) Nagios
3 13 (4.73%) Ansible
3 13 (4.73%) vCenter Server
4 12 (4.36%) Cacti
4 12 (4.36%) CSIRT
5 10 (3.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 8 (2.91%) Salt
7 6 (2.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (1.82%) SmokePing
9 4 (1.45%) SCCM
10 3 (1.09%) DameWare
11 2 (0.73%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 212 (77.09%) Microsoft
2 183 (66.55%) Cisco
3 38 (13.82%) VMware
4 17 (6.18%) Citrix
5 16 (5.82%) EMC
6 14 (5.09%) CheckPoint
7 13 (4.73%) NetApp
7 13 (4.73%) SolarWinds
8 12 (4.36%) Meraki
9 9 (3.27%) Sun
10 8 (2.91%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.55%) HP
11 7 (2.55%) Symantec
12 6 (2.18%) IBM
12 6 (2.18%) Nimsoft
13 5 (1.82%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.45%) WatchGuard
15 3 (1.09%) FalconStor
15 3 (1.09%) Polycom
15 3 (1.09%) Veeam