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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 219 230 216
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 6 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.052% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.15% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 10
Average salary £18,500 £20,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,600 £22,900
% change year-on-year
-0.44% -1.31%
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
2180 2032 1922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.89% 35.14% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1318 1390 1551
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,000
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
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 24 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
Reading - 4 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £18,500 -
A+ Certification
South East

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (22.22%) MS Office
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) SLA
8 2 (11.11%) C#
8 2 (11.11%) HTML
8 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.11%) .NET
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.11%) CSS
8 2 (11.11%) VC++
8 2 (11.11%) MCSA
8 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 2 (11.11%) GAMP
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
8 2 (11.11%) MVC

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (22.22%) Field Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 2 (11.11%) NHibernate
1 2 (11.11%) jQuery
1 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
1 2 (11.11%) iPhone
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Server+ Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (11.11%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle