The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 315 321 319
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 16 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.042% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.19% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 3
Average salary £27,500 £26,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,450 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £21,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.32%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3089 2676 3015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.01% 22.40% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2537 2364 2741
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
A+ Certification
London

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014, 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 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 13 (59.09%) Cisco
4 13 (59.09%) MCSE
5 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
5 12 (54.55%) CCNA
5 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (50.00%) Windows XP
6 11 (50.00%) MCSA
6 11 (50.00%) Linux
7 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 10 (45.45%) SAN
7 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (45.45%) Change Management
7 10 (45.45%) VMware
7 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (40.91%) vSphere
8 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (27.27%) Citrix
9 6 (27.27%) WAN
9 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 6 (27.27%) LAN
10 5 (22.73%) Migration
10 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
11 4 (18.18%) Degree
11 4 (18.18%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) SAN
2 6 (27.27%) LAN
2 6 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (9.09%) ADSL
4 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Front Office
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (31.82%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
2 3 (13.64%) IT Support
3 2 (9.09%) IT Technician
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Trainer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Trainer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Instructor
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (50.00%) Linux
3 11 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
7 2 (9.09%) UNIX
7 2 (9.09%) CentOS
8 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
8 1 (4.55%) AIX
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (59.09%) MCSE
3 12 (54.55%) CCNA
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (50.00%) MCSA
5 4 (18.18%) MCP
5 4 (18.18%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) MCTS
7 2 (9.09%) MCITP
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (4.55%) MCT
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) vSphere
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) XenServer
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 2 (9.09%) Sysprep
2 1 (4.55%) ZENworks
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Remedy
5 2 (9.09%) Altiris
5 2 (9.09%) NetApp
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) Bloomberg
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) Bomgar