The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 83 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.24% - 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% - 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £20,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £21,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +2.38%
A+ Certification
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
166 188 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.58% 25.30% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 139 152 125
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £30,000 £30,248
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Dorset

A+ Certification
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Beaminster - 1 £19,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £22,000 -
A+ Certification
South West

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Sophos
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) IT Support
4 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Sophos
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix