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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 233 252 253
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 20 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.055% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 0.19% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 25
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £20,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
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
2415 2085 2728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.56% 28.55% 30.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1880 1719 2365
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 August 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 August 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
(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 -1 8 £20,500 +2.50%
Cambridgeshire +3 7 £31,750 -0.78%
Norfolk - 4 £40,000 -
Essex - 1 £22,500 -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (71.43%) MS Office
3 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 13 (46.43%) Windows
5 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (35.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (32.14%) MCP
7 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (28.57%) Degree
8 7 (25.00%) Linux
8 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
9 6 (21.43%) Apple
9 6 (21.43%) VPN
10 5 (17.86%) Cisco
10 5 (17.86%) LAN
10 5 (17.86%) MathWorks
10 5 (17.86%) MATLAB
10 5 (17.86%) Simulink
10 5 (17.86%) Intranet
10 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
11 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
11 4 (14.29%) MCITP
11 4 (14.29%) Network Security
11 4 (14.29%) Android
11 4 (14.29%) iPhone
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (14.29%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (71.43%) MS Office
2 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 10 (35.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (17.86%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) VPN
2 5 (17.86%) LAN
2 5 (17.86%) Intranet
3 4 (14.29%) Network Security
3 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) ADSL
3 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) DNS
General
1 1 (3.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Desktop Support
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) IT Support
4 4 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 4 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Deskside Support
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.57%) Installations Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) iPhone
3 4 (14.29%) iPad
4 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Android
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 4 (14.29%) Data Security
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) System Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) MATLAB
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (32.14%) MCP
3 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (14.29%) MCITP
5 3 (10.71%) CCNA
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (7.14%) MOS
6 2 (7.14%) MCSE
6 2 (7.14%) MCSA
7 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Apple
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) MathWorks
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) Altiris
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) Remedy
5 2 (7.14%) Nokia
5 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
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