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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 80 92 94
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 12 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.17% 0.69% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.75% 2.23% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 1
Average salary £20,500 £20,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £22,778 £22,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+3.53% -
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
320 359 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.16% 30.76% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 276 310 194
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £67,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 3 August 2015. 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
Luton - 3 £27,000 -
A+ Certification
East of England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (86.67%) Blackberry
3 25 (83.33%) Android
3 25 (83.33%) iPhone
4 24 (80.00%) Apple iOS
4 24 (80.00%) iPad
4 24 (80.00%) Mac OS X
4 24 (80.00%) Apple
5 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (10.00%) MS Office
6 3 (10.00%) MCSA
6 3 (10.00%) SLA
6 3 (10.00%) Remedy
6 3 (10.00%) MCP
6 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.00%) MCTS
7 2 (6.67%) SCCM
8 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.33%) SAN
8 1 (3.33%) CA
8 1 (3.33%) CommVault
8 1 (3.33%) HP
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco
8 1 (3.33%) CCNA

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Support Technician
2 24 (80.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Deskside Support
5 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 26 (86.67%) Blackberry
2 25 (83.33%) iPhone
3 24 (80.00%) iPad
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Android
2 24 (80.00%) Mac OS X
2 24 (80.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) VBScript
1 1 (3.33%) VB
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) MCP
1 3 (10.00%) MCSA
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.00%) MCTS
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) XenApp
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (80.00%) Apple
3 3 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) FalconStor
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) CA
4 1 (3.33%) CommVault
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco