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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,600 £22,900
% change year-on-year
-0.44% -1.31%
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
189 156 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.63% 23.60% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 165 128 168
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos