The first table below looks at the demand for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 114 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.076% - 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% - 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £21,000 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £20,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -
Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
385 310 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.26% 26.79% 31.33%
Number of salaries quoted 357 257 290
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
A+ Certification
East of England

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Blackberry
3 9 (64.29%) SLA
3 9 (64.29%) iPhone
4 8 (57.14%) Android
4 8 (57.14%) iPad
4 8 (57.14%) Apple iOS
4 8 (57.14%) Mac OS X
4 8 (57.14%) Apple
5 4 (28.57%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (14.29%) MCSA
8 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
8 1 (7.14%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
8 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 1 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
8 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.14%) DNS
8 1 (7.14%) RHCE
8 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Technical Support Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Desktop Support
1 8 (57.14%) Technical Support
1 8 (57.14%) Support Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Blackberry
1 9 (64.29%) iPhone
2 8 (57.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Android
2 8 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 8 (57.14%) Mac OS X
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
1 1 (7.14%) Migration
1 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (7.14%) RHCE
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £17000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago