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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 297 304 304
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 11 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.038% 0.095%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.16% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Average salary £23,500 £29,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.65% -31.17%
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
2873 2474 2743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.16% 23.74% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2424 2092 2422
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 19 (70.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (62.96%) ITIL
3 16 (59.26%) Windows
4 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
6 13 (48.15%) MS Office
7 11 (40.74%) LAN
8 9 (33.33%) MCITP
9 8 (29.63%) MCSE
9 8 (29.63%) MCSA
9 8 (29.63%) SLA
10 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
10 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
10 7 (25.93%) VPN
11 6 (22.22%) Citrix
11 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
11 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
11 6 (22.22%) UNIX
11 6 (22.22%) AIX
11 6 (22.22%) Solaris
11 6 (22.22%) Remedy
11 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
11 6 (22.22%) MCDST
11 6 (22.22%) CMDB
11 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (18.52%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (18.52%) HP
12 5 (18.52%) WAN
13 4 (14.81%) ADSL
13 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Office
2 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
3 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) LAN
2 7 (25.93%) VPN
3 5 (18.52%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (18.52%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) ADSL
5 3 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) DNS
6 1 (3.70%) DHCP
6 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.70%) VoIP
General
1 4 (14.81%) Multimedia
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Administrator
2 2 (7.41%) Junior
2 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Trainee
2 2 (7.41%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 6 (22.22%) CMDB
2 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) PMI
3 2 (7.41%) Kindle
3 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
3 6 (22.22%) UNIX
3 6 (22.22%) AIX
3 6 (22.22%) Solaris
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security
3 4 (14.81%) Time Management
3 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) QMS
5 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (33.33%) MCITP
3 8 (29.63%) MCSE
3 8 (29.63%) MCSA
4 6 (22.22%) MCDST
5 4 (14.81%) MCTS
6 3 (11.11%) Degree
6 3 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (11.11%) MCP
7 2 (7.41%) CCNA
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
7 2 (7.41%) APMP
8 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Citrix
2 6 (22.22%) Remedy
3 5 (18.52%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) Bloomberg
4 3 (11.11%) SAP
5 2 (7.41%) Dell
5 2 (7.41%) Perforce
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.70%) McAfee
6 1 (3.70%) Mitel
6 1 (3.70%) Lotus
6 1 (3.70%) Avaya