The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 284 327 324
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -3
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 13 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.078% 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.32% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 8
Average salary £25,500 £27,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £27,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,000 £27,600
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
A+ Certification
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2505 3099 2828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.36% 24.27% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2143 2617 2442
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in the City of London

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram in the City of London

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (54.17%) ITIL
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) MCSE
5 8 (33.33%) MCSA
6 7 (29.17%) LAN
6 7 (29.17%) MS Office
6 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
7 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (25.00%) MCDST
7 6 (25.00%) MCITP
7 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (20.83%) MCP
8 5 (20.83%) SLA
9 4 (16.67%) WAN
9 4 (16.67%) MOS
9 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (12.50%) CMDB
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (12.50%) Multimedia
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Vista
10 3 (12.50%) UNIX
10 3 (12.50%) AIX
10 3 (12.50%) Solaris

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) LAN
2 4 (16.67%) WAN
3 3 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (12.50%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) IT Support
1 5 (20.83%) IT Support Specialist
1 5 (20.83%) Support Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Break Fix Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) CMDB
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Kindle
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) PDA
3 1 (4.17%) AS400
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Vista
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) AIX
3 3 (12.50%) Solaris
3 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.33%) Software Distribution
2 2 (8.33%) Software License Management
2 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (33.33%) MCSE
2 8 (33.33%) MCSA
3 6 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (25.00%) MCDST
3 6 (25.00%) MCITP
4 5 (20.83%) MCP
5 4 (16.67%) MOS
5 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Remedy
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) Perforce
2 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.17%) Mitel
3 1 (4.17%) VMware