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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 311 318 334
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 15 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.034% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 6
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -15.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,800 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £27,400 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £21,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+8.13% +2.38%
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
2999 2651 3134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.25% 22.41% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2347 2806
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 August 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 August 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 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 16 (66.67%) MCSE
3 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 14 (58.33%) MCSA
5 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 12 (50.00%) Cisco
5 12 (50.00%) VMware
5 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (45.83%) CCNA
6 11 (45.83%) Windows XP
6 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (41.67%) Change Management
7 10 (41.67%) SAN
7 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (41.67%) Linux
7 10 (41.67%) Citrix
7 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (37.50%) vSphere
8 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (29.17%) LAN
9 7 (29.17%) WAN
10 6 (25.00%) ITIL
10 6 (25.00%) Degree
10 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
11 5 (20.83%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) SAN
2 7 (29.17%) LAN
2 7 (29.17%) WAN
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (8.33%) ADSL
4 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Front Office
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 3 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (8.33%) IT Technician
3 2 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Trainer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) IT Trainer
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) PMI
4 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (45.83%) Windows XP
4 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.33%) UNIX
7 2 (8.33%) CentOS
8 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (4.17%) AIX
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Change Management
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.17%) Release Management
7 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.17%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (66.67%) MCSE
3 14 (58.33%) MCSA
4 11 (45.83%) CCNA
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) MCTS
6 4 (16.67%) MCP
7 3 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (8.33%) MCITP
8 2 (8.33%) APMP
8 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (4.17%) MOS
9 1 (4.17%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) vSphere
3 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.67%) XenApp
4 3 (12.50%) XenServer
4 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (8.33%) Sysprep
2 1 (4.17%) ZENworks
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
1 12 (50.00%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) NetApp
3 3 (12.50%) Remedy
4 2 (8.33%) Altiris
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) Bloomberg
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) Bomgar