The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 113 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 11 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 0.15% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.04% 0.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 0
Median salary £22,000 £21,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
A+ Certification
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
539 562 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 32.03% 28.97% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 462 484 485
Median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Bristol

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 22 (84.62%) Windows
3 20 (76.92%) DNS
4 19 (73.08%) MS Excel
4 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
4 19 (73.08%) Network+ Certification
5 18 (69.23%) MS Exchange
6 17 (65.38%) Office 365
7 16 (61.54%) Windows 10
8 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (57.69%) DHCP
8 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
10 10 (38.46%) Windows 8
11 9 (34.62%) Network Architecture
11 9 (34.62%) MCSA
12 7 (26.92%) MCP
13 6 (23.08%) Cisco
13 6 (23.08%) CCNA
13 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (23.08%) MCTS
14 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (19.23%) MCITP
14 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
14 5 (19.23%) VMware
14 5 (19.23%) Degree
14 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
14 5 (19.23%) Citrix
14 5 (19.23%) MCSE
14 5 (19.23%) Windows XP

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (73.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (65.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) DNS
2 15 (57.69%) DHCP
3 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.54%) NAS
4 3 (11.54%) SAN
4 3 (11.54%) SSL
4 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications
4 3 (11.54%) Wireless
5 2 (7.69%) LAN
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
5 2 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (11.54%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Field Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Field Service Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) IT Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support
7 1 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows 10
3 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (38.46%) Windows 8
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 3 (11.54%) Linux
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Network Architecture
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Data Security
4 1 (3.85%) Document Management
4 1 (3.85%) High Availability
4 1 (3.85%) ITSM
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) Network+ Certification
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (34.62%) MCSA
4 7 (26.92%) MCP
5 6 (23.08%) CCNA
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (23.08%) MCTS
6 5 (19.23%) Degree
6 5 (19.23%) MCITP
6 5 (19.23%) MCSE
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (11.54%) CCENT
8 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
8 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
9 1 (3.85%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) 3Com
4 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
4 3 (11.54%) Draytek
4 3 (11.54%) Forcepoint
4 3 (11.54%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) Infoblox
4 3 (11.54%) Intel Security
4 3 (11.54%) Juniper
4 3 (11.54%) NETGEAR
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) ZyXEL
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya