The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 236 239 258
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 20 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.87% 0.39% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 25
Average salary £22,500 £22,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £23,375 £22,600 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +5.11%
A+ Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2309 2040 2779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.50% 28.67% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1794 1689 2348
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in the East of England

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram in the East of England

A+ Certification
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Cambridgeshire +5 9 £29,000 -9.37%
Bedfordshire -17 5 £20,500 -6.81% 1
Essex - 2 £25,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £21,750 - 1
Norfolk - 2 £24,000 -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 20 (60.61%) MS Office
3 18 (54.55%) Windows
4 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
5 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
6 12 (36.36%) MCP
6 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (30.30%) Blackberry
7 10 (30.30%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (27.27%) Service Delivery
8 9 (27.27%) Linux
8 9 (27.27%) ITIL
9 8 (24.24%) Apple
9 8 (24.24%) VPN
10 7 (21.21%) Cisco
10 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (21.21%) Degree
10 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
11 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
11 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
12 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
12 5 (15.15%) Android
12 5 (15.15%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (15.15%) VoIP
12 5 (15.15%) LAN
12 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
12 5 (15.15%) MathWorks
12 5 (15.15%) MATLAB
12 5 (15.15%) Simulink

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (12.12%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (60.61%) MS Office
2 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 10 (30.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (15.15%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) VPN
2 5 (15.15%) VoIP
2 5 (15.15%) LAN
2 5 (15.15%) Intranet
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) ADSL
3 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
3 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.12%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) PBX
General
1 1 (3.03%) Front Office
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Team Leader
3 6 (18.18%) IT Support
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Support
4 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support
5 4 (12.12%) Service Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Support Technician
5 4 (12.12%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Deskside Support
8 1 (3.03%) Installations Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Support Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Support
8 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Blackberry
2 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
4 5 (15.15%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (12.12%) iPhone
5 4 (12.12%) iPad
6 1 (3.03%) PDA
6 1 (3.03%) IVR
6 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
4 5 (15.15%) Android
4 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
5 4 (12.12%) UNIX
5 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Service Delivery
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.12%) Data Security
3 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.03%) System Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Network Management
5 1 (3.03%) Change Control
5 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Line Management
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) MATLAB
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) MCP
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (21.21%) Degree
3 4 (12.12%) MCSE
3 4 (12.12%) MCSA
3 4 (12.12%) CCNA
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.12%) MCITP
3 4 (12.12%) MOS
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (12.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Apple
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) MathWorks
5 4 (12.12%) Symantec
5 4 (12.12%) Remedy
5 4 (12.12%) VMware
5 4 (12.12%) Nokia
5 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.12%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) Altiris
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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