The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank - 115 118
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.16% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.71% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £43,750 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +118.75%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £22,000 £22,600
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -2.65%
A+ Certification
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
337 424 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.34% 23.31% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 293 339 296
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,122
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Cheshire

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Linode
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Google

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) VMware