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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 239 228 271
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +43
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 26 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.22% 0.089%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.13% 0.72% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 2
Average salary £22,000 £22,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £22,600 £22,900
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -1.31%
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
2307 2077 2732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.37% 30.27% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1821 1587 2238
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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
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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 +2 11 £20,500 -6.81%
Norfolk - 7 £27,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £22,250 -
Essex - 3 £29,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 46 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (50.00%) MS Office
3 19 (38.00%) Windows
3 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
3 19 (38.00%) Blackberry
4 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (34.00%) ITIL
6 16 (32.00%) Active Directory
6 16 (32.00%) Apple
7 15 (30.00%) Service Delivery
7 15 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 13 (26.00%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (26.00%) Android
8 13 (26.00%) Apple iOS
9 12 (24.00%) iPhone
9 12 (24.00%) iPad
9 12 (24.00%) Degree
9 12 (24.00%) Mac OS X
9 12 (24.00%) MCP
10 11 (22.00%) Cisco
11 10 (20.00%) Linux
12 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
13 7 (14.00%) VPN
14 6 (12.00%) Citrix
14 6 (12.00%) VoIP
14 6 (12.00%) MathWorks
14 6 (12.00%) MATLAB
14 6 (12.00%) Simulink
14 6 (12.00%) Intranet
14 6 (12.00%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Applications
1 25 (50.00%) MS Office
2 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
3 15 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (12.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) VPN
2 6 (12.00%) VoIP
2 6 (12.00%) Intranet
3 4 (8.00%) WAN
3 4 (8.00%) DNS
3 4 (8.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) PBX
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) DHCP
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (2.00%) Front Office
1 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Support Technician
2 13 (26.00%) Technical Support
3 9 (18.00%) Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Team Leader
5 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Desktop Support
6 5 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) IT Support
8 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 3 (6.00%) Installations Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Deskside Support
9 2 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) IT Support Technician
9 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Server Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Storage Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) XMPP
2 1 (2.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Blackberry
2 12 (24.00%) iPhone
2 12 (24.00%) iPad
3 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.00%) Smartphone
6 2 (4.00%) PDA
7 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Android
2 13 (26.00%) Apple iOS
3 12 (24.00%) Mac OS X
4 10 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.00%) UNIX
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) ITIL
2 15 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.00%) Service Management
4 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.00%) Line Management
6 1 (2.00%) System Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Network Management
6 1 (2.00%) Change Control
6 1 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.00%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.00%) Change Management
6 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.00%) ITSM
6 1 (2.00%) Migration
6 1 (2.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (26.00%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (24.00%) MCP
3 12 (24.00%) Degree
4 5 (10.00%) CCNA
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.00%) MCSE
5 4 (8.00%) MCSA
5 4 (8.00%) MOS
6 3 (6.00%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (4.00%) HNC
7 2 (4.00%) HND
7 2 (4.00%) MCDST
8 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (32.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (8.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 46 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) Apple
3 11 (22.00%) Cisco
4 6 (12.00%) Citrix
4 6 (12.00%) MathWorks
5 5 (10.00%) VMware
5 5 (10.00%) Symantec
5 5 (10.00%) Altiris
6 4 (8.00%) Remedy
6 4 (8.00%) Nokia
6 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) Siemens
7 1 (2.00%) Mitel
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle