The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 108 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.44% 0.063% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £29,000 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £21,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+8.13% +2.38%
A+ Certification
Cambridgeshire

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
702 563 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.32% 35.75% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 495 475 705
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Cambridge

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Intranet
2 5 (62.50%) MathWorks
2 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
2 5 (62.50%) Simulink
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) MCP
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (37.50%) MOS
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Nokia
3 3 (37.50%) Apple
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) MCSA
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (62.50%) MS Office
1 5 (62.50%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Intranet
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Support
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) MCP
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) MCSA
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MOS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (37.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) MathWorks
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Nokia
3 3 (37.50%) Apple
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy