Period
to 18 December 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 931 912 1042
Rank change year-on-year -19 +130 +113
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 210 295 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.69% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 107 271 119
UK median annual salary £42,500 £20,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +107.32% -51.19% +29.23%
10th Percentile £24,100 £19,250 £21,450
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £20,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +82.93% -51.19% +29.23%

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 37,899 42,909 47,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.83% 23.95% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 27,744 33,026 38,279
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 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Network+ Certification in the UK

Network+ Certification
Top 14 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 December 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 +1 195 £45,000 +119.51% 18
UK excluding London -35 164 £37,500 +82.93% 11
South East +24 48 £32,975 +60.85% 3
East of England +30 44 £42,500 +11.84% 1
London +39 37 £45,000 +12.50% 7
North of England +18 34 £45,000 +119.51% 6
North West +31 30 £45,000 +119.51%
South West +5 28 £45,000 +28.57%
Midlands +8 14 £22,000 +7.32% 1
East Midlands +31 13 £22,000 +7.32% 1
Scotland +1 7 £25,500 +24.39%
Yorkshire +28 4 £24,000 +17.07% 6
West Midlands +11 1 - -
Wales -7 1 £25,000 +21.95%

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 146 (69.52%) Windows
2 135 (64.29%) CCNA
2 135 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
3 122 (58.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 109 (51.90%) Firewall
5 93 (44.29%) CompTIA Security+
6 92 (43.81%) TCP/IP
6 92 (43.81%) MCSE
7 86 (40.95%) Microsoft
8 81 (38.57%) Linux
9 73 (34.76%) ITIL
10 71 (33.81%) Security Cleared
11 70 (33.33%) A+ Certification
12 67 (31.90%) Cybersecurity
13 66 (31.43%) SANS
13 66 (31.43%) SSCP
13 66 (31.43%) VMware
14 65 (30.95%) CISSP
15 64 (30.48%) GIAC
16 62 (29.52%) Cisco
16 62 (29.52%) Bash Shell
17 60 (28.57%) Linux+ Certification
18 59 (28.10%) C
18 59 (28.10%) DV Cleared
18 59 (28.10%) Systems Engineering
19 57 (27.14%) Puppet
20 56 (26.67%) User Stories
20 56 (26.67%) Active Directory
21 52 (24.76%) Java
22 50 (23.81%) Python

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 30 (14.29%) Apache Pig
2 14 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 13 (6.19%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.38%) Apache
5 5 (2.38%) IIS
6 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.48%) Confluence
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 33 (15.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.62%) Office 365
3 10 (4.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 5 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.43%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.48%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 109 (51.90%) Firewall
2 92 (43.81%) TCP/IP
3 46 (21.90%) Wireless
4 35 (16.67%) HTTP
5 32 (15.24%) Internet
5 32 (15.24%) LAN
5 32 (15.24%) SAN
5 32 (15.24%) SSL
6 27 (12.86%) Ethernet
6 27 (12.86%) Network Security
6 27 (12.86%) WAN
7 24 (11.43%) SNMP
8 19 (9.05%) FCoE
8 19 (9.05%) VPN
9 15 (7.14%) DNS
10 13 (6.19%) DHCP
10 13 (6.19%) VoIP
11 10 (4.76%) ADSL
12 9 (4.29%) BGP
12 9 (4.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.05%) Big Data
2 37 (17.62%) SQL Server
3 32 (15.24%) Hadoop
4 30 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 30 (14.29%) MySQL
5 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 50 (23.81%) JIRA
2 30 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 30 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 30 (14.29%) CodeSonar
2 30 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 30 (14.29%) git-flow
2 30 (14.29%) Robot Framework
2 30 (14.29%) Selenium
3 19 (9.05%) Redmine
General
1 41 (19.52%) Finance
2 27 (12.86%) Telecoms
3 18 (8.57%) Games
4 12 (5.71%) Retail
5 3 (1.43%) Law
5 3 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (22.86%) Analyst
2 30 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 26 (12.38%) Service Analyst
3 26 (12.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 25 (11.90%) C++ Software Engineer
4 25 (11.90%) Java Engineer
4 25 (11.90%) Java Software Engineer
5 23 (10.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (10.48%) Platform Engineer
7 21 (10.00%) Support Engineer
8 20 (9.52%) C# Software Engineer
9 18 (8.57%) Network Engineer
9 18 (8.57%) Server Analyst
9 18 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
10 15 (7.14%) IT Support
10 15 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
10 15 (7.14%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
11 12 (5.71%) Deskside Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.71%) Java EE
1 33 (15.71%) STL
2 30 (14.29%) .NET
2 30 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 30 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 30 (14.29%) Django
2 30 (14.29%) LAMP
2 30 (14.29%) Node.js
2 30 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 30 (14.29%) REST
2 30 (14.29%) SOAP
2 30 (14.29%) Spring MVC
3 10 (4.76%) Visualforce
4 5 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.95%) Flash
6 1 (0.48%) COM
6 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.71%) Management Information System
2 32 (15.24%) Client/Server
3 28 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 15 (7.14%) Blackberry
5 10 (4.76%) Life Science
6 9 (4.29%) Security Operations Centre
7 8 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (2.38%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 5 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.90%) EPoS
11 3 (1.43%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.95%) EMC VMAX
13 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.48%) iPad
13 1 (0.48%) iPhone
13 1 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 146 (69.52%) Windows
2 81 (38.57%) Linux
3 48 (22.86%) Apple iOS
4 39 (18.57%) Mac OS X
5 34 (16.19%) Android
6 33 (15.71%) Windows 7
7 27 (12.86%) Windows Server
8 20 (9.52%) Windows 10
9 17 (8.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (3.81%) CentOS
10 8 (3.81%) Fedora
10 8 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.81%) Ubuntu
11 7 (3.33%) Unix
11 7 (3.33%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (2.38%) Kali Linux
14 3 (1.43%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (34.76%) ITIL
2 67 (31.90%) Cybersecurity
3 59 (28.10%) Systems Engineering
4 56 (26.67%) User Stories
5 49 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (22.86%) Software Engineering
7 46 (21.90%) Change Management
8 44 (20.95%) Service Management
9 40 (19.05%) Test Automation
10 38 (18.10%) Penetration Testing
11 34 (16.19%) Ethical Hacking
12 33 (15.71%) Mentoring
12 33 (15.71%) Multithreading
12 33 (15.71%) Reverse Engineering
13 30 (14.29%) API Design
13 30 (14.29%) Kanban
13 30 (14.29%) Scrum
14 29 (13.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 28 (13.33%) Coaching
16 26 (12.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 62 (29.52%) Bash Shell
2 59 (28.10%) C
3 52 (24.76%) Java
4 50 (23.81%) PowerShell
4 50 (23.81%) Python
5 33 (15.71%) C#
5 33 (15.71%) C++
5 33 (15.71%) Objective-C
6 30 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 30 (14.29%) PHP
7 17 (8.10%) Korn
8 10 (4.76%) Apex Code
8 10 (4.76%) SOQL
8 10 (4.76%) SOSL
9 5 (2.38%) SQL
10 3 (1.43%) Perl
10 3 (1.43%) VB
11 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (64.29%) CCNA
1 135 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 122 (58.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 93 (44.29%) CompTIA Security+
4 92 (43.81%) MCSE
5 71 (33.81%) Security Cleared
6 70 (33.33%) A+ Certification
7 66 (31.43%) SANS
7 66 (31.43%) SSCP
8 65 (30.95%) CISSP
9 64 (30.48%) GIAC
10 60 (28.57%) Linux+ Certification
11 59 (28.10%) DV Cleared
12 43 (20.48%) MCP
12 43 (20.48%) MCSA
13 32 (15.24%) Degree
14 31 (14.76%) MCDST
15 22 (10.48%) ACDT
15 22 (10.48%) ACHDS
15 22 (10.48%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.24%) SLA
2 15 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (5.71%) QA
4 6 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.90%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.43%) COBIT
7 2 (0.95%) GDPR
System Software
1 56 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 47 (22.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (18.10%) Docker
4 33 (15.71%) vSphere
5 32 (15.24%) Virtual Servers
6 27 (12.86%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (12.86%) VMware NSX
7 26 (12.38%) NFS
7 26 (12.38%) Samba
8 8 (3.81%) VirtualBox
8 8 (3.81%) Xen
9 4 (1.90%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.95%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.95%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 57 (27.14%) Puppet
2 35 (16.67%) Nagios
3 30 (14.29%) Salt
4 27 (12.86%) Ansible
4 27 (12.86%) vCenter Server
5 8 (3.81%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (3.81%) Kubernetes
5 8 (3.81%) OpenNMS
5 8 (3.81%) ZABBIX
6 7 (3.33%) QRadar
7 4 (1.90%) SCCM
8 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 86 (40.95%) Microsoft
2 66 (31.43%) VMware
3 62 (29.52%) Cisco
4 37 (17.62%) SolarWinds
5 28 (13.33%) EMC
5 28 (13.33%) Fortinet
5 28 (13.33%) NetApp
6 24 (11.43%) Apple
7 23 (10.95%) Huawei
8 20 (9.52%) Citrix
9 15 (7.14%) Remedy
10 14 (6.67%) Juniper
10 14 (6.67%) Lotus
10 14 (6.67%) Oracle
11 12 (5.71%) Dell
11 12 (5.71%) Google
12 10 (4.76%) HP
12 10 (4.76%) Palo Alto
12 10 (4.76%) Pardot
12 10 (4.76%) Salesforce.com