The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 203 209 214
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 19 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.20% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.96% 0.57% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 1
Average salary £22,956 £20,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.98% -65.83%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £20,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
A+ Certification
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1973 1932 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.68% 34.31% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1297 1319 1354
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Berkshire

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram in Berkshire

A+ Certification
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
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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
Reading 0 19 £22,956 +14.78%
A+ Certification
South East

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 14 (46.67%) Lotus Domino
4 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
5 13 (43.33%) ITIL
5 13 (43.33%) HP
5 13 (43.33%) Configuration Management
5 13 (43.33%) DV Cleared
5 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
6 9 (30.00%) Advertising
7 8 (26.67%) MS Office
7 8 (26.67%) SLA
7 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
7 8 (26.67%) Web Analytics
7 8 (26.67%) Marketing
7 8 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (26.67%) SaaS
7 8 (26.67%) Analytics
8 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
8 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (23.33%) MCITP
8 7 (23.33%) Linux
8 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (20.00%) Apple
9 6 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (20.00%) VMware
9 6 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (20.00%) Internet

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 14 (46.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (26.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) SaaS
2 6 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 9 (30.00%) Advertising
2 8 (26.67%) Marketing
3 5 (16.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Technical Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) IMAC Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Field Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Support
5 3 (10.00%) Account Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Sales Manager
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior IT Support
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Trainee
6 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Flash
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (23.33%) Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL
1 13 (43.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (26.67%) Web Analytics
2 8 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (26.67%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) DV Cleared
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) MCITP
2 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (3.33%) MCTS
5 1 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) HP
3 6 (20.00%) Apple
3 6 (20.00%) VMware