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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 802 845 883
Rank change year-on-year +43 +38  
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 70 79 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.081% 0.080%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 53 58 43
Median salary £36,500 £23,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.69% -6.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,800 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,500 £22,000 £21,750
% change year-on-year +38.63% +1.14%  

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 21651 25902 30444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.58% 26.68% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16870 20937 24141
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +48 70 £36,500 +58.69% 11
South East +45 18 £35,000 +34.61% 1
East of England +16 18 £52,500 +162.50% 2
South West -1 15 £18,500 -19.56%
Berkshire +39 12 £35,000 +27.27%
London +19 10 £47,500 +27.51% 4
Redruth +6 9 £18,500 -19.56%
Essex -2 9 £52,500 +162.50% 1
Cornwall -3 9 £18,500 -19.56%
Colchester - 9 £52,500 - 1
Reading +26 7 £35,000 +27.27%
Norfolk - 6 £20,000 -
Hampshire +12 5 £32,500 +71.05%
Bristol -15 5 £36,500 +69.76%
Maidenhead - 4 - -
North West - 4 £56,250 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £24,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £27,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £27,500 -
Bradford - 3 £24,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £24,000 - 1
Wells-next-the-Sea - 3 - -
Cheshire - 2 £60,000 -
Havant - 2 £45,000 -
Norwich - 2 £24,250 -
Warrington - 2 £60,000 -
City of London +26 1 £45,000 +36.36%
East Midlands +25 1 £21,000 +5.00%
Fareham +15 1 £23,500 +23.68%
West Midlands +11 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 99 (65.56%) Windows
2 86 (56.95%) Microsoft
3 76 (50.33%) Firewall
4 68 (45.03%) A+ Certification
5 66 (43.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 65 (43.05%) Active Directory
7 58 (38.41%) Cisco Certification
8 57 (37.75%) CCNA
9 49 (32.45%) Linux
10 48 (31.79%) TCP/IP
11 46 (30.46%) CISSP
12 39 (25.83%) VMware
12 39 (25.83%) Network Security
13 38 (25.17%) VPN
13 38 (25.17%) SANS
14 37 (24.50%) Unix
15 36 (23.84%) Information Security
16 35 (23.18%) MCP
16 35 (23.18%) DNS
16 35 (23.18%) Cybersecurity
17 32 (21.19%) CISM
18 31 (20.53%) VMware Infrastructure
18 31 (20.53%) Degree
18 31 (20.53%) ITIL
18 31 (20.53%) Office 365
19 30 (19.87%) Windows Server
19 30 (19.87%) GIAC
20 29 (19.21%) Intrusion Detection
20 29 (19.21%) Vulnerability Management
21 28 (18.54%) CNA

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 22 (14.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.65%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (8.61%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.99%) Adobe Premiere
3 3 (1.99%) Inkscape
3 3 (1.99%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) Revit
4 1 (0.66%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 31 (20.53%) Office 365
2 19 (12.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.66%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 76 (50.33%) Firewall
2 48 (31.79%) TCP/IP
3 39 (25.83%) Network Security
4 38 (25.17%) VPN
5 35 (23.18%) DNS
6 29 (19.21%) Intrusion Detection
7 26 (17.22%) DHCP
8 24 (15.89%) WAN
9 23 (15.23%) VoIP
10 20 (13.25%) LAN
11 12 (7.95%) PBX
12 8 (5.30%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (5.30%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (5.30%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (5.30%) FTP
13 6 (3.97%) Internet
13 6 (3.97%) Software-Defined Networking
14 5 (3.31%) HTTP
14 5 (3.31%) HTTPS
14 5 (3.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.66%) Big Data
2 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (5.30%) JIRA
2 4 (2.65%) JMeter
2 4 (2.65%) Redmine
2 4 (2.65%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (17.22%) Legal
2 13 (8.61%) Finance
3 6 (3.97%) Games
3 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.31%) Digital Economy
5 3 (1.99%) Automotive
5 3 (1.99%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.99%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Electronics
6 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (35.76%) Analyst
2 35 (23.18%) Support Engineer
3 32 (21.19%) Security Analyst
4 27 (17.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 19 (12.58%) IT Support
6 15 (9.93%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (7.95%) IT Engineer
7 12 (7.95%) Service Analyst
7 12 (7.95%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (7.28%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (6.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) Network Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) Support Technician
11 7 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 7 (4.64%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.97%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.99%) COM
3 2 (1.32%) .NET
4 1 (0.66%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.26%) Data Centre
1 17 (11.26%) Driving Licence
2 12 (7.95%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.64%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.64%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.97%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.97%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (3.97%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (3.31%) Clustering
6 3 (1.99%) 3D Printing
6 3 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.32%) iPad
8 1 (0.66%) CESG
8 1 (0.66%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.66%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (0.66%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.66%) iPhone
8 1 (0.66%) Replication
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 99 (65.56%) Windows
2 49 (32.45%) Linux
3 37 (24.50%) Unix
4 30 (19.87%) Windows Server
5 27 (17.88%) Windows 7
6 20 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (6.62%) Windows 8
9 9 (5.96%) Windows 10
10 8 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (3.97%) Apple iOS
11 6 (3.97%) Mac OS
12 5 (3.31%) Android
13 4 (2.65%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.66%) Debian
14 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.84%) Information Security
2 35 (23.18%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (20.53%) ITIL
4 29 (19.21%) Vulnerability Management
5 25 (16.56%) Threat Detection
6 22 (14.57%) Computer Security
7 21 (13.91%) Computer Forensics
7 21 (13.91%) E-Discovery
7 21 (13.91%) Forensic Analysis
7 21 (13.91%) Network Design
8 15 (9.93%) SIEM
9 13 (8.61%) Change Control
10 10 (6.62%) Analytics
10 10 (6.62%) Security Operations
10 10 (6.62%) Test Management
11 9 (5.96%) High Availability
11 9 (5.96%) Risk Management
12 8 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (5.30%) Investment Management
12 8 (5.30%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.22%) SQL
2 7 (4.64%) C
2 7 (4.64%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.97%) Python
4 5 (3.31%) Java
5 4 (2.65%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.65%) Korn
5 4 (2.65%) Perl
5 4 (2.65%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.99%) C#
Qualifications
1 68 (45.03%) A+ Certification
2 66 (43.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (38.41%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (37.75%) CCNA
5 46 (30.46%) CISSP
6 38 (25.17%) SANS
7 35 (23.18%) MCP
8 32 (21.19%) CISM
9 31 (20.53%) Degree
10 30 (19.87%) GIAC
11 28 (18.54%) CNA
11 28 (18.54%) Novell Certification
12 26 (17.22%) GCIA
12 26 (17.22%) GCIH
12 26 (17.22%) MCSE
13 25 (16.56%) CCNP
14 23 (15.23%) CompTIA Security+
14 23 (15.23%) Security+ Certification
15 21 (13.91%) MCSA
16 19 (12.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (7.95%) SLA
2 10 (6.62%) COBIT
3 7 (4.64%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.97%) GPG13
5 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (43.05%) Active Directory
2 31 (20.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.26%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.62%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (5.96%) vSphere
6 4 (2.65%) NFS
6 4 (2.65%) Samba
6 4 (2.65%) XenApp
7 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.66%) pfSense
8 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (13.91%) CSIRT
1 21 (13.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 20 (13.25%) SCCM
3 9 (5.96%) Cacti
4 4 (2.65%) Ansible
4 4 (2.65%) Nagios
4 4 (2.65%) Puppet
4 4 (2.65%) SmokePing
4 4 (2.65%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.99%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.66%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.66%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 86 (56.95%) Microsoft
2 39 (25.83%) VMware
3 27 (17.88%) Cisco
4 21 (13.91%) Citrix
4 21 (13.91%) Sun
5 13 (8.61%) ServiceNow
6 12 (7.95%) WatchGuard
7 10 (6.62%) Apple
7 10 (6.62%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.62%) Google
8 8 (5.30%) Meraki
9 7 (4.64%) HP
9 7 (4.64%) SonicWALL
10 6 (3.97%) Dell
10 6 (3.97%) LogRhythm
11 4 (2.65%) Avaya
11 4 (2.65%) EMC
11 4 (2.65%) NetApp
11 4 (2.65%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.99%) Remedy
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