The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 210 212 219
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 6 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.090% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 6
Average salary £29,000 £46,250 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.29% +86.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £79,250 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £21,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2055 1949 1893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.53% 35.26% 32.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1251 1492 1575
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
A+ Certification
South East

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
Reading +1 5 £29,000 -60.67%
Wokingham - 1 £45,000 -
A+ Certification
South East

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) MS Office
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) SLA
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) MCSA
5 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) DameWare
6 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (23.53%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) MCP
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 3 (17.65%) MCDST
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (11.76%) iPhone
8 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
8 2 (11.76%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (5.88%) VC++
9 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (47.06%) Support Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Service Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
5 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) iPhone
1 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) VC++
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (29.41%) MCSA
3 4 (23.53%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (23.53%) MCP
4 3 (17.65%) MCDST
5 2 (11.76%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) DameWare
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle