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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 144 123 111
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.045% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.53% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £19,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,750 £22,600 £22,716
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -0.50%
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
777 564 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.98% 27.10% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 694 507 411
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCDST
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) CCENT
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Sage
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCDST
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) CCENT
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Sage
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix