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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 243 250 261
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 16 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.099% 0.097%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 7
Average salary £20,500 £31,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.87% +55.00%
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,600 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.65% -1.73%
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
2280 2253 2383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.20% 31.99% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1813 1759 1964
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Bedfordshire +21 13 £20,500 -25.45%
Norfolk -1 1 £19,000 +8.57%
Hertfordshire -9 1 £27,000 -40.00%
Essex - 1 £32,000 -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 39 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (52.38%) Blackberry
3 18 (42.86%) Android
4 17 (40.48%) iPhone
4 17 (40.48%) Apple iOS
4 17 (40.48%) Apple
5 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (38.10%) Mac OS X
5 16 (38.10%) iPad
6 15 (35.71%) MS Office
6 15 (35.71%) Windows
7 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
8 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 11 (26.19%) ITIL
9 11 (26.19%) MCP
10 9 (21.43%) Cisco
10 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
11 7 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (14.29%) Degree
12 6 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
13 5 (11.90%) Citrix
14 4 (9.52%) Service Management
14 4 (9.52%) MCSA
14 4 (9.52%) VPN
14 4 (9.52%) CCNA
14 4 (9.52%) WAN
14 4 (9.52%) MCTS
14 4 (9.52%) Network+ Certification

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) MS Office
2 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 7 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) VPN
1 4 (9.52%) WAN
2 3 (7.14%) LAN
2 3 (7.14%) VoIP
2 3 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) Intranet
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.38%) Network Security
4 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.38%) PBX
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Support Technician
2 17 (40.48%) Technical Support
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) IT Support
5 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (4.76%) Installations Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (2.38%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Server Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Storage Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) XMPP
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) Flash
2 1 (2.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) Blackberry
2 17 (40.48%) iPhone
3 16 (38.10%) iPad
4 3 (7.14%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.76%) PDA
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.38%) Statistics
6 1 (2.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Android
2 17 (40.48%) Apple iOS
3 16 (38.10%) Mac OS X
4 15 (35.71%) Windows
5 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.76%) Linux
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.38%) UNIX
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.52%) Service Management
4 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.76%) Line Management
6 1 (2.38%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) Network Management
6 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) ITSM
6 1 (2.38%) Migration
6 1 (2.38%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) VBScript
1 1 (2.38%) VB
1 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
1 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (26.19%) MCP
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (14.29%) Degree
4 4 (9.52%) MCTS
4 4 (9.52%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (9.52%) MCSA
4 4 (9.52%) CCNA
5 3 (7.14%) MCSE
6 2 (4.76%) MCDST
6 2 (4.76%) HNC
6 2 (4.76%) HND
7 1 (2.38%) MOS
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.38%) CCENT
7 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) XenApp
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 39 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (40.48%) Apple
3 9 (21.43%) Cisco
4 5 (11.90%) Citrix
5 3 (7.14%) VMware
6 2 (4.76%) Altiris
6 2 (4.76%) Symantec
7 1 (2.38%) Remedy
7 1 (2.38%) MathWorks
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) FalconStor
7 1 (2.38%) Mitel
7 1 (2.38%) CA
7 1 (2.38%) CommVault
7 1 (2.38%) Nokia
7 1 (2.38%) Siemens
7 1 (2.38%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle