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

CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 981 1032 1100
Rank change year-on-year +51 +68 +85
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 196 148 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.086% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.35% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 161 104 146
UK median annual salary £28,500 £30,000 £25,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +18.81% +12.22%
10th Percentile £16,250 £17,250 £18,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £26,000 £26,750 £24,500
% change year-on-year -2.80% +9.18% +8.89%

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 40,769 42,834 54,801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.72% 24.91% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 30,779 33,478 44,077
UK median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,900 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.65% - +6.25%

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 June 2018.

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 18 June 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 +40 187 £28,750 -7.26% 20
UK excluding London +46 146 £26,000 -2.80% 13
North of England +51 54 £22,500 -6.25% 5
North West +46 45 £17,500 -68.89% 2
London -4 44 £32,250 -32.11% 7
East of England +4 41 £26,000 -13.33% 3
South East -8 31 £31,000 +10.71% 1
South West -4 16 £45,000 +143.24% 3
Yorkshire +25 9 £22,500 -6.25% 3
Scotland - 2 £28,500 -
Midlands +3 1 £21,000 - 1
Wales +2 1 £25,250 +18.82%
East Midlands 0 1 £21,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 109 (55.61%) Microsoft
2 103 (52.55%) Cisco Certification
3 100 (51.02%) CCNA
4 94 (47.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 94 (47.96%) Windows
5 87 (44.39%) Firewall
6 77 (39.29%) A+ Certification
7 76 (38.78%) ITIL
8 67 (34.18%) Cisco
9 65 (33.16%) Degree
10 57 (29.08%) Active Directory
11 54 (27.55%) TCP/IP
12 53 (27.04%) C
13 48 (24.49%) Linux
13 48 (24.49%) CompTIA Security+
14 46 (23.47%) MCSE
15 43 (21.94%) Change Management
15 43 (21.94%) Problem Management
15 43 (21.94%) VMware
16 42 (21.43%) Fortinet
16 42 (21.43%) Office 365
17 41 (20.92%) Statistics
18 40 (20.41%) Knowledge Management
19 37 (18.88%) SQL Server
19 37 (18.88%) Telecoms
20 36 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
20 36 (18.37%) Cybersecurity
21 35 (17.86%) SSCP
21 35 (17.86%) CISSP
22 34 (17.35%) Service Management

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 24 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.20%) Apache Pig
3 18 (9.18%) Skype for Business
4 7 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.53%) Apache
6 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.53%) IIS
7 2 (1.02%) JBoss
7 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.02%) WildFly
8 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.51%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 34 (17.35%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.04%) Acrobat
3 3 (1.53%) InDesign
3 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (21.43%) Office 365
2 8 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.53%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.51%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 87 (44.39%) Firewall
2 54 (27.55%) TCP/IP
3 31 (15.82%) WAN
4 27 (13.78%) HTTP
5 24 (12.24%) VoIP
6 22 (11.22%) VPN
7 21 (10.71%) LAN
8 19 (9.69%) IPsec
8 19 (9.69%) Wireless
9 18 (9.18%) SSL
10 14 (7.14%) MPLS
10 14 (7.14%) SAN
11 13 (6.63%) VLAN
12 12 (6.12%) DNS
12 12 (6.12%) Network Security
12 12 (6.12%) SNMP
13 10 (5.10%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (4.59%) ADSL
14 9 (4.59%) DHCP
14 9 (4.59%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.88%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.71%) Big Data
3 20 (10.20%) Apache Hive
3 20 (10.20%) Hadoop
4 18 (9.18%) MySQL
5 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.02%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (13.78%) JIRA
2 18 (9.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 18 (9.18%) Bitbucket
2 18 (9.18%) CodeSonar
2 18 (9.18%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.18%) git-flow
2 18 (9.18%) Robot Framework
2 18 (9.18%) Selenium
3 9 (4.59%) Redmine
4 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (18.88%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.61%) Games
3 8 (4.08%) Legal
4 7 (3.57%) Retail
5 6 (3.06%) Finance
6 4 (2.04%) Marketing
7 2 (1.02%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.51%) French Language
8 1 (0.51%) German Language
8 1 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (31.12%) Analyst
2 43 (21.94%) Service Analyst
3 42 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 38 (19.39%) Support Engineer
5 28 (14.29%) IT Support
6 27 (13.78%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 21 (10.71%) Telecoms Analyst
8 20 (10.20%) Support Analyst
9 19 (9.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (9.18%) Software Engineer
11 15 (7.65%) C++ Software Engineer
11 15 (7.65%) Java Engineer
11 15 (7.65%) Java Software Engineer
11 15 (7.65%) Support Technician
12 14 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 14 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
13 13 (6.63%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (6.12%) 1st Line Support
15 11 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support
15 11 (5.61%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.22%) Java EE
2 20 (10.20%) STL
3 19 (9.69%) .NET
4 18 (9.18%) .NET Framework
4 18 (9.18%) ASP.NET
4 18 (9.18%) Django
4 18 (9.18%) LAMP
4 18 (9.18%) Node.js
4 18 (9.18%) RabbitMQ
4 18 (9.18%) REST
4 18 (9.18%) SOAP
4 18 (9.18%) Spring MVC
5 4 (2.04%) Flash
6 3 (1.53%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (1.53%) Web Services
7 2 (1.02%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.22%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.16%) Driving Licence
3 14 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (5.10%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.59%) Smartphone
6 7 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.06%) EPoS
8 4 (2.04%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.53%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.53%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.53%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.02%) Cybercrime
10 2 (1.02%) iPhone
11 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.51%) PKI
11 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 94 (47.96%) Windows
2 48 (24.49%) Linux
3 36 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (13.27%) Mac OS X
5 25 (12.76%) Windows 10
6 23 (11.73%) Android
6 23 (11.73%) Apple iOS
6 23 (11.73%) Windows 7
7 19 (9.69%) Windows Server
7 19 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (5.10%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.08%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.55%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.53%) Kali Linux
12 2 (1.02%) Unix
13 1 (0.51%) CentOS
13 1 (0.51%) Fedora
13 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (38.78%) ITIL
2 43 (21.94%) Change Management
2 43 (21.94%) Problem Management
3 41 (20.92%) Statistics
4 40 (20.41%) Knowledge Management
5 36 (18.37%) Cybersecurity
6 34 (17.35%) Service Management
7 31 (15.82%) Software Engineering
8 30 (15.31%) Incident Management
9 28 (14.29%) User Stories
10 22 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (11.22%) Ethical Hacking
10 22 (11.22%) Mathematics
10 22 (11.22%) Multithreading
10 22 (11.22%) Penetration Testing
10 22 (11.22%) Reverse Engineering
11 21 (10.71%) Test Automation
12 20 (10.20%) Mentoring
13 18 (9.18%) API Design
13 18 (9.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 53 (27.04%) C
2 32 (16.33%) Bash Shell
3 29 (14.80%) PowerShell
4 26 (13.27%) Java
5 24 (12.24%) Python
6 22 (11.22%) C++
7 21 (10.71%) C#
8 20 (10.20%) Objective-C
9 18 (9.18%) JavaScript
9 18 (9.18%) PHP
10 14 (7.14%) SQL
11 9 (4.59%) Korn
12 5 (2.55%) VB
13 4 (2.04%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.53%) VBA
15 2 (1.02%) Perl
15 2 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 103 (52.55%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (51.02%) CCNA
3 94 (47.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 77 (39.29%) A+ Certification
5 65 (33.16%) Degree
6 48 (24.49%) CompTIA Security+
7 46 (23.47%) MCSE
8 35 (17.86%) CISSP
8 35 (17.86%) SSCP
9 34 (17.35%) Security Cleared
10 33 (16.84%) MCSA
11 32 (16.33%) GIAC
11 32 (16.33%) Linux+ Certification
11 32 (16.33%) SANS
12 27 (13.78%) DV Cleared
13 19 (9.69%) MCP
14 10 (5.10%) MCITP
15 5 (2.55%) CCENT
15 5 (2.55%) CEH
15 5 (2.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.12%) SLA
2 6 (3.06%) GDPR
3 5 (2.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 57 (29.08%) Active Directory
2 22 (11.22%) Hyper-V
2 22 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (11.22%) vSphere
3 20 (10.20%) Docker
4 13 (6.63%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (5.10%) NFS
5 10 (5.10%) Samba
6 9 (4.59%) VMware NSX
7 5 (2.55%) XenApp
8 4 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (14.29%) Puppet
2 18 (9.18%) Salt
3 10 (5.10%) Ansible
3 10 (5.10%) Nagios
3 10 (5.10%) vCenter Server
4 8 (4.08%) SCCM
5 5 (2.55%) DameWare
5 5 (2.55%) SmoothWall
6 3 (1.53%) QRadar
6 3 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.53%) WSUS
7 1 (0.51%) Cacti
7 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.51%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.51%) SCOM
7 1 (0.51%) SCSM
7 1 (0.51%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 109 (55.61%) Microsoft
2 67 (34.18%) Cisco
3 43 (21.94%) VMware
4 42 (21.43%) Fortinet
5 33 (16.84%) Huawei
6 22 (11.22%) HP
7 15 (7.65%) SolarWinds
8 14 (7.14%) EMC
9 11 (5.61%) Citrix
10 10 (5.10%) NetApp
11 9 (4.59%) WatchGuard
12 7 (3.57%) Veeam
13 6 (3.06%) Dell
14 5 (2.55%) Symantec
15 4 (2.04%) Adobe
15 4 (2.04%) Avaya
15 4 (2.04%) CA
15 4 (2.04%) CommVault
15 4 (2.04%) FalconStor
15 4 (2.04%) McAfee