The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 80 81 95
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 6 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.65% 1.03% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.75% 4.08% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 2
Average salary £20,500 £21,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.65% -47.87%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,600 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-0.44% -1.73%
A+ Certification
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
218 245 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.47% 25.13% 26.13%
Number of salaries quoted 193 226 285
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £29,950 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 January 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Blackberry
2 11 (84.62%) Android
2 11 (84.62%) Apple iOS
3 10 (76.92%) iPhone
3 10 (76.92%) iPad
3 10 (76.92%) Mac OS X
3 10 (76.92%) Apple
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) MCP
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Support Technician
1 10 (76.92%) Technical Support
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Blackberry
2 10 (76.92%) iPhone
2 10 (76.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Android
1 11 (84.62%) Apple iOS
2 10 (76.92%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCP
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Altiris
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec