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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 242 249 252
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 11 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.28% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.91% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 2
Average salary £20,500 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.45% -11.29%
UK excluding London average salary £22,956 £24,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
-4.35% +14.28%
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
2266 2414 2070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.43% 30.94% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1937 1881 1717
Average salary £43,700 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 August 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 August 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
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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 +5 7 £20,500 -
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £26,875 -7.32%
Norfolk +4 1 £19,000 -52.50%
Essex -5 1 £40,000 +77.77%
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (84.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (62.50%) Mac OS X
2 20 (62.50%) Apple
2 20 (62.50%) Android
2 20 (62.50%) iPhone
2 20 (62.50%) iPad
3 19 (59.38%) Apple iOS
3 19 (59.38%) Blackberry
4 12 (37.50%) Windows
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco
6 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
8 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (15.63%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (15.63%) CCNA
8 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
8 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
9 4 (12.50%) MCP
10 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
10 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
10 3 (9.38%) SLA
10 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
10 3 (9.38%) Remedy
10 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (6.25%) E-Learning
11 2 (6.25%) MCTS
11 2 (6.25%) Project Management
11 2 (6.25%) ITIL
11 2 (6.25%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Support Technician
2 19 (59.38%) Technical Support
3 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Deskside Support
5 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (62.50%) iPhone
1 20 (62.50%) iPad
2 19 (59.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) E-Learning
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Mac OS X
1 20 (62.50%) Android
2 19 (59.38%) Apple iOS
3 12 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL
2 2 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (3.13%) Security Management
3 1 (3.13%) CRM
3 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.13%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (15.63%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (15.63%) CCNA
4 4 (12.50%) MCP
5 2 (6.25%) MCSE
5 2 (6.25%) MCSA
5 2 (6.25%) MCTS
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (62.50%) Apple
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix