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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 95 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 5 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.44% 0.65% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.66% 3.06% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 20
Average salary £20,500 £22,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £23,375 £22,600 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +5.11%
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
302 196 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.75% 21.10% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 272 183 326
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
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 1 October 2014.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (50.00%) Android
2 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (40.00%) iPad
3 4 (40.00%) iPhone
3 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (40.00%) Apple
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (20.00%) MCP
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (10.00%) Altiris
6 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
1 5 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Team Leader
1 4 (40.00%) Support Technician
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Deskside Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (40.00%) iPad
2 4 (40.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Android
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Altiris
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco