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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 127 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% 0.049% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £27,600 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £22,867 £22,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +4.76%
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
697 684 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.25% 33.50% 31.41%
Number of salaries quoted 561 599 579
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,375 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) MCP

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec