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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 74 77 91
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 11 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.14% 1.48% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.70% 6.52% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 0
Average salary £20,500 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £22,600 £22,800
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -0.87%
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
234 230 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.32% 22.68% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 209 204 248
Average salary £42,500 £38,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,470 £57,750
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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

A+ Certification
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 2 £32,500 -
A+ Certification
East of England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) Apple iOS
2 13 (68.42%) Android
2 13 (68.42%) Blackberry
3 12 (63.16%) iPhone
3 12 (63.16%) iPad
3 12 (63.16%) Apple
3 12 (63.16%) Mac OS X
4 6 (31.58%) MS Office
4 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
4 6 (31.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (21.05%) MCP
6 3 (15.79%) CCNA
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) Citrix
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco
7 2 (10.53%) Altiris
7 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (5.26%) VoIP
8 1 (5.26%) DHCP
8 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.26%) DNS
8 1 (5.26%) SAN

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (31.58%) MS Office
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
1 6 (31.58%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Support Technician
1 12 (63.16%) Technical Support
2 4 (21.05%) Team Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Deskside Support
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Blackberry
2 12 (63.16%) iPhone
2 12 (63.16%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Android
1 13 (68.42%) Apple iOS
2 12 (63.16%) Mac OS X
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
1 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) MCP
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) Apple
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Altiris
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) IBM