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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 122 130 132
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.10% 0.14% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.40% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £25,000 £19,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £22,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
A+ Certification
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
620 758 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.78% 34.28% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 516 656 593
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Birmingham

A+ Certification
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (60.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Network+ Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec