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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 253 258 280
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +22
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 14 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 1.09% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 10
Median salary £24,000 £20,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £20,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,400 £32,850
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,000 £20,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.31%
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
1979 2285 2609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.57% 29.65% 29.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1813 2086
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 7 £24,000 -
Hertfordshire +22 3 £40,000 +48.14%
Essex +12 3 £17,500 -42.62%
Bedfordshire -17 1 £21,000 +2.43%
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 20 (76.92%) ITIL
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 13 (50.00%) ITIL V3
5 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 10 (38.46%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (34.62%) Windows
8 8 (30.77%) MCP
8 8 (30.77%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (26.92%) MS Office
10 5 (19.23%) SLA
11 4 (15.38%) DHCP
11 4 (15.38%) Citrix
11 4 (15.38%) DNS
11 4 (15.38%) MCTS
11 4 (15.38%) Office 365
11 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
12 3 (11.54%) Security Patching
12 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
12 3 (11.54%) Defect Management
12 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
12 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
12 3 (11.54%) tcpdump
12 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Domino
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (26.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (15.38%) DHCP
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) DMZ
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) tcpdump
3 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
General
1 2 (7.69%) Military
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Service Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (38.46%) Support Analyst
4 8 (30.77%) IT Analyst
4 8 (30.77%) Service Desk Support
4 8 (30.77%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 7 (26.92%) IT Support
5 7 (26.92%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Technical Services Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) ITIL
2 13 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (11.54%) Defect Management
3 3 (11.54%) Logistics
3 3 (11.54%) Network Design
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.85%) Line Management
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
1 3 (11.54%) Perl
1 3 (11.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (30.77%) MCP
2 8 (30.77%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (15.38%) MCTS
4 3 (11.54%) CCNA
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.54%) MCSA
4 3 (11.54%) Server+ Certification
5 2 (7.69%) CASP
5 2 (7.69%) CISA
5 2 (7.69%) CISSP
5 2 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (7.69%) GCED
5 2 (7.69%) GCIH
5 2 (7.69%) GSEC
5 2 (7.69%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (7.69%) SSCP
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) NFS
2 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Nmap
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) Progress
3 3 (11.54%) Remedy
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Lotus