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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 241 233 262
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +29
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 11 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 6
Average salary £20,500 £22,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +3.52%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,600 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-0.44% -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
2129 2066 2516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.25% 31.50% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1686 1617 2093
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
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 30 January 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 +10 6 £20,500 -4.65%
Essex - 3 £29,000 -
Hertfordshire -7 1 £22,000 -38.88% 1
Norfolk - 1 £27,500 - 1
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (89.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (43.59%) MS Office
3 16 (41.03%) Windows
3 16 (41.03%) Blackberry
4 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (33.33%) Apple
6 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 11 (28.21%) ITIL
7 11 (28.21%) Android
7 11 (28.21%) Apple iOS
8 10 (25.64%) iPad
8 10 (25.64%) iPhone
8 10 (25.64%) Mac OS X
9 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
9 9 (23.08%) Degree
10 8 (20.51%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (20.51%) MCP
10 8 (20.51%) Linux
11 7 (17.95%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (17.95%) Cisco
11 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
12 6 (15.38%) VPN
13 5 (12.82%) VoIP
13 5 (12.82%) MathWorks
13 5 (12.82%) MATLAB
13 5 (12.82%) Simulink
13 5 (12.82%) Intranet
13 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
14 4 (10.26%) Video Conferencing

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 17 (43.59%) MS Office
2 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 8 (20.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (12.82%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) VPN
2 5 (12.82%) VoIP
2 5 (12.82%) Intranet
3 4 (10.26%) WAN
3 4 (10.26%) LAN
3 4 (10.26%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) PBX
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (2.56%) Front Office
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Support Technician
2 11 (28.21%) Technical Support
3 8 (20.51%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support
5 4 (10.26%) IT Support
5 4 (10.26%) Service Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Installations Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Support
8 1 (2.56%) Server Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) XMPP
2 1 (2.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Blackberry
2 10 (25.64%) iPad
2 10 (25.64%) iPhone
3 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.26%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.69%) Smartphone
6 2 (5.13%) PDA
7 1 (2.56%) IVR
7 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Android
2 11 (28.21%) Apple iOS
3 10 (25.64%) Mac OS X
4 8 (20.51%) Linux
5 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.69%) UNIX
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.26%) Service Management
5 2 (5.13%) Line Management
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) ITSM
6 1 (2.56%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.56%) System Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.56%) Network Management
6 1 (2.56%) Change Control
6 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (23.08%) Degree
3 8 (20.51%) MCP
4 7 (17.95%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (7.69%) MCSE
5 3 (7.69%) MCSA
5 3 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (7.69%) MOS
6 2 (5.13%) MCDST
6 2 (5.13%) HNC
6 2 (5.13%) HND
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.13%) CCNA
7 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (89.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) Apple
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco
4 5 (12.82%) MathWorks
5 4 (10.26%) Symantec
6 3 (7.69%) Citrix
6 3 (7.69%) Nokia
6 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.69%) Remedy
7 2 (5.13%) Altiris
7 2 (5.13%) VMware
8 1 (2.56%) IBM
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle
8 1 (2.56%) Siemens
8 1 (2.56%) Mitel
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