The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the 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 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 758 799 787
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -12
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 120 137 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.50% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 112 120 149
Median salary £24,250 £26,000 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.73% +5.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £37,350
UK excluding London median salary £22,750 £25,000 £23,250
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +7.52%
A+ Certification
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
23318 27636 29030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.02% 27.12% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18852 22392 22869
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in England

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the England region.

A+ Certification Salary Trend in England

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram in England

A+ Certification
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +10 38 £22,000 -13.72% 6
London +39 30 £33,000 +3.12% 4
East of England +31 15 £27,000 +15.50%
South West +4 13 £24,500 -33.78%
North East - 10 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands +24 5 £18,000 -20.97% 2
North West +3 5 £55,000 +161.90% 1
West Midlands -8 2 £18,125 -13.69%
Yorkshire +27 1 £23,000 -4.16%
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 163 (71.49%) Microsoft
2 135 (59.21%) Windows
3 127 (55.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 97 (42.54%) MS Excel
5 90 (39.47%) Cisco
6 88 (38.60%) Active Directory
7 82 (35.96%) ITIL
7 82 (35.96%) Network+ Certification
8 81 (35.53%) MCP
9 71 (31.14%) MCSA
10 68 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
10 68 (29.82%) VMware
11 61 (26.75%) HP
12 56 (24.56%) CCNA
13 54 (23.68%) Windows 7
14 51 (22.37%) MS Exchange
15 50 (21.93%) LAN
16 48 (21.05%) SLA
16 48 (21.05%) Windows Server
17 46 (20.18%) WAN
17 46 (20.18%) Citrix
18 45 (19.74%) MS Office
19 44 (19.30%) CCENT
19 44 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
20 42 (18.42%) Windows 8
20 42 (18.42%) MCSE
21 39 (17.11%) Data Centre
22 38 (16.67%) Windows 10
23 37 (16.23%) TCP/IP
23 37 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (22.37%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (3.51%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.07%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 97 (42.54%) MS Excel
2 45 (19.74%) MS Office
3 4 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.75%) MS Project
3 4 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.88%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Eikon
2 1 (0.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.28%) Office 365
2 8 (3.51%) Google Apps
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.75%) SaaS
4 3 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 50 (21.93%) LAN
2 46 (20.18%) WAN
3 37 (16.23%) TCP/IP
4 31 (13.60%) ADSL
5 26 (11.40%) Firewall
6 21 (9.21%) DNS
6 21 (9.21%) VoIP
7 19 (8.33%) DHCP
8 11 (4.82%) SAN
8 11 (4.82%) VPN
9 10 (4.39%) Network Security
9 10 (4.39%) Wireless
10 9 (3.95%) Unified Communications
11 8 (3.51%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (3.07%) Internet
12 7 (3.07%) MPLS
13 5 (2.19%) VPLS
13 5 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.88%) Big Data
2 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.44%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (2.19%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.19%) Grunt
1 5 (2.19%) gulp
1 5 (2.19%) Jasmine
1 5 (2.19%) Karma Test Runner
1 5 (2.19%) Subversion
2 4 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 20 (8.77%) Finance
2 12 (5.26%) Law
3 9 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.51%) Billing
5 5 (2.19%) Marketing
6 4 (1.75%) Back Office
6 4 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.75%) Military
7 2 (0.88%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (24.12%) Analyst
2 51 (22.37%) Support Engineer
3 38 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 35 (15.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 28 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (10.09%) IT Support
6 23 (10.09%) Server Technician
7 20 (8.77%) 1st Line Support
7 20 (8.77%) IT Analyst
8 19 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 18 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (7.46%) 1st Line Engineer
11 16 (7.02%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 15 (6.58%) Network Technician
12 15 (6.58%) Technical Support
13 13 (5.70%) Support Technician
14 12 (5.26%) IT Engineer
14 12 (5.26%) Service Desk Support
15 11 (4.82%) Service Desk Support Analyst
16 10 (4.39%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.07%) CSS
1 7 (3.07%) HTML
2 5 (2.19%) CSS3
2 5 (2.19%) D3.js
2 5 (2.19%) HTML5
2 5 (2.19%) Node.js
2 5 (2.19%) RequireJS
2 5 (2.19%) REST
2 5 (2.19%) Sass
2 5 (2.19%) SVG
2 5 (2.19%) Web Services
2 5 (2.19%) WebGL
3 2 (0.88%) jQuery
3 2 (0.88%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.44%) Middleware
4 1 (0.44%) Velocity
4 1 (0.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.11%) Data Centre
2 32 (14.04%) Driving Licence
3 15 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.70%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.39%) Blackberry
5 10 (4.39%) iPad
6 9 (3.95%) iPhone
7 7 (3.07%) Mathematics
7 7 (3.07%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.19%) User Experience
9 4 (1.75%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.88%) CMDB
11 2 (0.88%) Handset
11 2 (0.88%) IVR
11 2 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.88%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.88%) Social Media
11 2 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 135 (59.21%) Windows
2 54 (23.68%) Windows 7
3 48 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 44 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (18.42%) Windows 8
6 38 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 34 (14.91%) Linux
7 34 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (7.89%) Mac OS X
9 18 (7.89%) Windows Vista
10 17 (7.46%) Unix
11 13 (5.70%) Android
12 12 (5.26%) Apple iOS
13 8 (3.51%) FreeBSD
14 7 (3.07%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.44%) MVS
16 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (35.96%) ITIL
2 24 (10.53%) Project Management
3 19 (8.33%) Service Management
3 19 (8.33%) Time Management
4 17 (7.46%) PRINCE2
5 12 (5.26%) CRM
5 12 (5.26%) Ticket Management
6 11 (4.82%) Logistics
7 10 (4.39%) ITIL V3
7 10 (4.39%) ITSM
8 8 (3.51%) Information Security
9 7 (3.07%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.07%) Analytics
9 7 (3.07%) Change Control
9 7 (3.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (3.07%) Incident Management
9 7 (3.07%) Line Management
9 7 (3.07%) Scrum
9 7 (3.07%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.39%) C
2 9 (3.95%) SQL
3 7 (3.07%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.19%) ES6
5 4 (1.75%) TypeScript
6 2 (0.88%) C++
6 2 (0.88%) VB
7 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 127 (55.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (35.96%) Network+ Certification
3 81 (35.53%) MCP
4 71 (31.14%) MCSA
5 68 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (24.56%) CCNA
7 44 (19.30%) CCENT
8 42 (18.42%) MCSE
9 34 (14.91%) Degree
10 19 (8.33%) MCITP
11 12 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (3.51%) Security Cleared
13 7 (3.07%) DBS Check
13 7 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (3.07%) MCTS
13 7 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (2.19%) CCNP
14 5 (2.19%) Dell Certification
14 5 (2.19%) HNC
14 5 (2.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (21.05%) SLA
2 9 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.07%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.32%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 88 (38.60%) Active Directory
2 37 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (5.26%) Terminal Server
5 11 (4.82%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.95%) XenApp
7 8 (3.51%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.19%) Firmware
8 5 (2.19%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.32%) vSphere
10 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.44%) vCloud
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (5.70%) SCCM
2 9 (3.95%) SCOM
3 6 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 163 (71.49%) Microsoft
2 90 (39.47%) Cisco
3 68 (29.82%) VMware
4 61 (26.75%) HP
5 46 (20.18%) Citrix
6 25 (10.96%) 3Com
6 25 (10.96%) Draytek
6 25 (10.96%) NETGEAR
6 25 (10.96%) ZyXEL
7 20 (8.77%) Apple
8 17 (7.46%) Dell
9 15 (6.58%) WatchGuard
10 11 (4.82%) EMC
10 11 (4.82%) NetApp
11 10 (4.39%) Avaya
12 8 (3.51%) Google
12 8 (3.51%) Sun
13 7 (3.07%) Remedy
14 6 (2.63%) Adobe
14 6 (2.63%) Progress
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Salary: £26,800 - £34,500 per year
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Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum, Benefits 0
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Compu team
Salary: £15,000 - £19,000 pa depending on skills and experience
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IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
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