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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 309 309 326
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 17 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.067% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.30% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 2
Average salary £27,500 £26,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -2.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,800 £27,450
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £21,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3021 2694 2993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.83% 22.48% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2485 2382 2732
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 £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 22 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 22 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 22 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%) WAN
2 6 (27.27%) LAN
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 ASA
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
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%) Administrator
1 7 (31.82%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
2 3 (13.64%) IT Support
3 2 (9.09%) IT Technician
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Trainer
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Trainer
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Instructor
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 11 (50.00%) Linux
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
7 2 (9.09%) CentOS
7 2 (9.09%) UNIX
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%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Document Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
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%) Degree
5 4 (18.18%) MCP
6 3 (13.64%) MCTS
7 2 (9.09%) MCITP
8 1 (4.55%) MCT
8 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
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%) Sysprep
1 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
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%) Bloomberg
5 2 (9.09%) NetApp
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Bomgar