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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 145 130 121
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.041% 0.054% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.18% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £18,000 £30,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.98% +16.19%
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,000 £20,250
% change year-on-year
- +8.64%
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
689 570 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.97% 31.00% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 454 434 436
Average salary £42,511 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Ticket Management

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware