Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 922 950 916
Rank change year-on-year +28 -34 +143
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 141 214 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.55% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 105 106 276
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.10% +104.88% -50.60%
10th Percentile £20,650 £23,125 £19,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £39,500 £20,500
% change year-on-year +13.92% +92.68% -36.92%

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 30,773 38,734 43,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.63% 23.76% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22,662 28,640 33,608
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +46 139 £47,500 +5.56% 33
UK excluding London -8 103 £45,000 +13.92% 31
London +88 38 £47,500 +5.56% 2
South West +17 35 £55,000 +22.22% 5
North of England +18 24 £68,750 +52.78% 6
North West +19 23 £85,000 +88.89% 4
South East +7 18 £25,490 -20.35% 11
East of England +30 17 £19,000 -53.37% 5
West Midlands +31 7 £45,000 - 1
Midlands +29 7 £45,000 +104.55% 4
Scotland +13 1 £32,500 +27.45%
Yorkshire +7 1 £25,000 +4.17% 2
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 86 (60.99%) CCNA
1 86 (60.99%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (53.19%) Windows
3 72 (51.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 71 (50.35%) CompTIA Security+
5 66 (46.81%) Firewall
6 64 (45.39%) Cybersecurity
7 58 (41.13%) Linux
7 58 (41.13%) Penetration Testing
8 57 (40.43%) MCSE
9 56 (39.72%) Ethical Hacking
10 55 (39.01%) Azure
11 53 (37.59%) TCP/IP
12 51 (36.17%) Microsoft
12 51 (36.17%) AWS
12 51 (36.17%) SANS
13 49 (34.75%) Elasticsearch
13 49 (34.75%) Big Data
14 48 (34.04%) Degree
14 48 (34.04%) SSCP
15 46 (32.62%) CISSP
15 46 (32.62%) Software Engineering
15 46 (32.62%) Apple iOS
16 43 (30.50%) A+ Certification
17 42 (29.79%) .NET
17 42 (29.79%) GIAC
17 42 (29.79%) Android
18 41 (29.08%) Git (software)
18 41 (29.08%) Reverse Engineering
18 41 (29.08%) Google

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 49 (34.75%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (29.08%) Apache Spark
3 40 (28.37%) OpenStack
4 9 (6.38%) IIS
5 8 (5.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.13%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 55 (39.01%) Azure
2 51 (36.17%) AWS
3 40 (28.37%) GCP
3 40 (28.37%) OpenShift
4 27 (19.15%) Office 365
5 9 (6.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (6.38%) Amazon S3
5 9 (6.38%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (6.38%) GitHub
5 9 (6.38%) Serverless
5 9 (6.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Flow
7 2 (1.42%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.42%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.42%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.71%) AWS IoT
8 1 (0.71%) G Suite
8 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (46.81%) Firewall
2 53 (37.59%) TCP/IP
3 40 (28.37%) HTTPS
4 27 (19.15%) DNS
5 26 (18.44%) DHCP
6 13 (9.22%) LAN
6 13 (9.22%) WAN
7 12 (8.51%) VoIP
7 12 (8.51%) Wireless
8 10 (7.09%) Network Security
9 9 (6.38%) VPN
10 8 (5.67%) SAN
10 8 (5.67%) VLAN
11 4 (2.84%) DSL
11 4 (2.84%) Skype
11 4 (2.84%) WebEx
12 2 (1.42%) Internet
12 2 (1.42%) MPLS
13 1 (0.71%) IPv6
13 1 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (34.75%) Big Data
2 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.71%) Impala
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (29.08%) Bitbucket
1 41 (29.08%) Git (software)
1 41 (29.08%) git-flow
1 41 (29.08%) JIRA
2 9 (6.38%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (6.38%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.13%) JUnit
3 3 (2.13%) Subversion
4 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 18 (12.77%) Games
2 15 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.09%) Finance
4 8 (5.67%) Public Sector
5 6 (4.26%) Legal
6 4 (2.84%) Electronics
6 4 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (24.11%) Analyst
2 33 (23.40%) Consultant
3 20 (14.18%) Support Engineer
4 16 (11.35%) Automation Test Lead
4 16 (11.35%) Test Automation Consultant
4 16 (11.35%) Test Automation Engineer
4 16 (11.35%) Test Consultant
4 16 (11.35%) Test Engineer
4 16 (11.35%) Test Leader
5 14 (9.93%) C++ Consultant
5 14 (9.93%) Software Consultant
6 13 (9.22%) Windows Consultant
7 10 (7.09%) Network Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) IT Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Security Analyst
8 9 (6.38%) Senior DevOps
8 9 (6.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) Ethical Hacker
9 8 (5.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (29.79%) .NET
2 41 (29.08%) Kafka
3 40 (28.37%) AngularJS
3 40 (28.37%) ASP.NET
3 40 (28.37%) GraphQL
3 40 (28.37%) Node.js
3 40 (28.37%) React
3 40 (28.37%) REST
3 40 (28.37%) Spring
3 40 (28.37%) Spring MVC
3 40 (28.37%) Vue.js
4 3 (2.13%) CSS
4 3 (2.13%) HTML
4 3 (2.13%) JSON
4 3 (2.13%) RESTful
4 3 (2.13%) Software Packaging
4 3 (2.13%) Web Services
5 1 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Cyberattack
1 18 (12.77%) Cybercrime
2 11 (7.80%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.55%) User Experience
3 5 (3.55%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.13%) CMDB
4 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.71%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.71%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.71%) Handset
6 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 75 (53.19%) Windows
2 58 (41.13%) Linux
3 46 (32.62%) Apple iOS
4 42 (29.79%) Android
5 32 (22.70%) Windows Server
6 13 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (7.80%) Windows 10
8 7 (4.96%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.13%) CentOS
10 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.71%) Unix
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (45.39%) Cybersecurity
2 58 (41.13%) Penetration Testing
3 56 (39.72%) Ethical Hacking
4 46 (32.62%) Software Engineering
5 41 (29.08%) Kanban
5 41 (29.08%) Reverse Engineering
5 41 (29.08%) Scrum
6 40 (28.37%) API Design
6 40 (28.37%) MVC
7 27 (19.15%) Malware Analysis
8 18 (12.77%) ITIL
9 16 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (11.35%) Test Automation
10 12 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (8.51%) Computer Science
11 9 (6.38%) Business Continuity
11 9 (6.38%) Deployment Automation
11 9 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (6.38%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.38%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.08%) C
2 20 (14.18%) C++
3 19 (13.48%) PowerShell
4 18 (12.77%) C#
5 16 (11.35%) Python
6 13 (9.22%) Bash Shell
7 9 (6.38%) Ruby
8 5 (3.55%) Java
9 3 (2.13%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.71%) Perl
10 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 86 (60.99%) CCNA
1 86 (60.99%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (51.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (50.35%) CompTIA Security+
4 57 (40.43%) MCSE
5 51 (36.17%) SANS
6 48 (34.04%) Degree
6 48 (34.04%) SSCP
7 46 (32.62%) CISSP
8 43 (30.50%) A+ Certification
9 42 (29.79%) GIAC
10 41 (29.08%) Linux+ Certification
11 18 (12.77%) MCSA
12 14 (9.93%) Security Cleared
13 8 (5.67%) MCP
14 7 (4.96%) CCNP
14 7 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (4.26%) JNCIA
15 6 (4.26%) SC Cleared
15 6 (4.26%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) SLA
2 7 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.42%) COBIT
5 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (28.37%) Docker
2 36 (25.53%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.80%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (28.37%) Kubernetes
2 10 (7.09%) SCCM
3 9 (6.38%) Ansible
3 9 (6.38%) Grafana
3 9 (6.38%) Kibana
3 9 (6.38%) Prometheus
3 9 (6.38%) Terraform
4 4 (2.84%) CSIRT
5 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.13%) OpenView
5 3 (2.13%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.42%) CASB
7 1 (0.71%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.71%) Oozie
7 1 (0.71%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 51 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 41 (29.08%) Google
3 35 (24.82%) Cisco
4 15 (10.64%) VMware
5 9 (6.38%) AppDynamics
5 9 (6.38%) New Relic
6 7 (4.96%) Apple
7 5 (3.55%) Citrix
7 5 (3.55%) HP
7 5 (3.55%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.84%) Juniper
8 4 (2.84%) Meraki
8 4 (2.84%) SAP
8 4 (2.84%) Sophos
8 4 (2.84%) ZyXEL
9 3 (2.13%) Avaya
9 3 (2.13%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.13%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.42%) Oracle
10 2 (1.42%) TOWER Software