The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Network+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 240 227
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.11% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.41% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Median salary - £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £23,500 £23,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year +2.17% +9.52%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1155 1722 1391
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 23.54% 27.59% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1255 1088
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Network+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Network+ Certification
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network+ Certification in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Network+ Certification in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Network+ Certification.

1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) CISM
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 8 (100.00%) GIAC
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) GCIA
1 8 (100.00%) GCIH
1 8 (100.00%) CEH
1 8 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
1 8 (100.00%) SIEM
1 8 (100.00%) Change Control
1 8 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 8 (100.00%) SANS
1 8 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 8 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 8 (100.00%) Threat Detection

Network+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (100.00%) Network Security
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Security Operations Specialist
1 8 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Change Control
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 8 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 8 (100.00%) SIEM
1 8 (100.00%) Threat Detection
1 8 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 8 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) CEH
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) CISM
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) GCIA
1 8 (100.00%) GCIH
1 8 (100.00%) GIAC
1 8 (100.00%) SANS