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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 124 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 8 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% - 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £62,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £22,000 £21,250
% change year-on-year
+5.68% +3.52%
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
468 409 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.93% 26.20% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 357 329 486
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram in Cheshire

A+ Certification
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 6 £65,000 -
Warrington - 2 £30,050 -
A+ Certification
North West

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) MS Office
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (87.50%) CCNA
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) ArcSight
2 6 (75.00%) SIEM
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
4 3 (37.50%) Cyber Security
4 3 (37.50%) Tandem
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) NetApp
6 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) GIS
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) Legal
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) VMware

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) Tandem
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
1 6 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (37.50%) Cyber Security
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (87.50%) CCNA
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco