The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank - 63 43
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.18% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,600 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-0.44% -1.73%
A+ Certification
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
61 85 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.54% 21.91% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 47 70 79
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £46,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the Bedford region.

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Bedford

A+ Certification
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited A+ Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited A+ Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Storage Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM