Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 306 310
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Network+ Certification 20 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.086% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.91% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 5
West Midlands median annual salary £20,500 £17,250 £17,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.84% +1.47% -12.82%
10th Percentile £19,250 £16,625 £16,500
90th Percentile £22,350 £17,875 £17,500
England median annual salary £20,500 £42,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -51.48% +30.00% +28.71%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,202 2,623 2,551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.72% 25.16% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,593 1,918 2,033
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,650 £62,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Network+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Network+ Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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

Network+ Certification
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network+ Certification in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Network+ Certification in the West Midlands

Network+ Certification
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network+ Certification within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Birmingham +11 4 £40,250 - 5
Staffordshire - 4 £20,500 - 8
Worcestershire - 3 £20,500 - 4
Shropshire +6 2 £20,500 +18.84% 4
Warwickshire - 2 £20,500 - 4
Solihull - 2 £21,500 - 2
Walsall - 1 £18,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £20,500 - 2
Coventry - 1 £20,500 - 3
Network+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (80.00%) A+ Certification
3 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (75.00%) Cisco
4 15 (75.00%) CCENT
5 5 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (20.00%) Information Security
6 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.00%) CISSP
7 3 (15.00%) Unix
7 3 (15.00%) CISM
7 3 (15.00%) GIAC
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.00%) GCIA
7 3 (15.00%) GCIH
7 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (15.00%) Network Security
7 3 (15.00%) SIEM
7 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (15.00%) SANS
8 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
8 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (10.00%) Threat Detection
8 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (10.00%) Change Control
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (10.00%) CEH

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Trainee
2 2 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Information Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) IT Support
2 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Security Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (5.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Cyberattack
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Information Security
2 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (15.00%) SIEM
2 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (10.00%) Threat Detection
3 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (5.00%) Compliance Management
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (80.00%) A+ Certification
3 15 (75.00%) CCENT
4 3 (15.00%) CISM
4 3 (15.00%) CISSP
4 3 (15.00%) GCIA
4 3 (15.00%) GCIH
4 3 (15.00%) GIAC
4 3 (15.00%) SANS
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
5 2 (10.00%) CCNP
5 2 (10.00%) CEH
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.00%) MCSE
6 1 (5.00%) Novell Certification
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) Veeam
4 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard