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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 106 126 121
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.29% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.30% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £26,250 £34,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% +25.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,075 £34,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £27,125 £34,500 £31,100
UK excluding London average salary £22,867 £22,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +2.32%
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
576 661 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.89% 36.62% 36.16%
Number of salaries quoted 480 476 511
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 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 4 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) E-Learning
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware