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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -
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
377 419 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.42% 24.57% 22.23%
Number of salaries quoted 287 287 305
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,990
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) CCNA
1 9 (90.00%) CISSP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (90.00%) Network Security
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (70.00%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (70.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (70.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) Cyber Security
4 5 (50.00%) UNIX
5 4 (40.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) Information Security
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) MCSE
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (20.00%) RHCE
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Back Office
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Lync
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Network Security
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Security Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) AIX
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) CentOS
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Network Monitoring
1 7 (70.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 6 (60.00%) Cyber Security
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL V2
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) CCNA
1 9 (90.00%) CISSP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCSE
3 2 (20.00%) RHCE
3 2 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (20.00%) MCITP
3 2 (20.00%) HP ASE
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) ProCurve