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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 688 732 746
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +14
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 166 119 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.45% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 144 103 104
Average salary £23,000 £22,600 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £34,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,250 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -3.26%
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
27163 26239 29498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.60% 27.08% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21914 20860 24968
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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
South East -5 65 £22,000 -2.65% 9
London +28 57 £26,500 -14.51% 14
North West +8 16 £27,500 +37.50% 1
East of England -10 12 £20,500 -6.81% 1
Yorkshire -3 8 £25,000 +19.04%
South West -12 4 £21,250 +18.05% 2
East Midlands -4 2 £38,000 +11.76% 3
West Midlands -12 1 £18,000 +5.88% 2
North East - 1 £35,000 -
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 233 (66.76%) Microsoft
2 218 (62.46%) Windows
3 182 (52.15%) MS Office
4 162 (46.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 141 (40.40%) ITIL
6 139 (39.83%) MS Excel
7 126 (36.10%) Active Directory
8 112 (32.09%) Windows 7
9 92 (26.36%) MCP
10 85 (24.36%) LAN
11 79 (22.64%) MS Exchange
12 69 (19.77%) Blackberry
13 67 (19.20%) WAN
14 63 (18.05%) TCP/IP
14 63 (18.05%) Citrix
15 62 (17.77%) Windows Server 2008
16 60 (17.19%) SLA
17 59 (16.91%) MCSE
18 58 (16.62%) Network+ Certification
19 54 (15.47%) HP
19 54 (15.47%) MCITP
20 53 (15.19%) MCSA
21 50 (14.33%) MS PowerPoint
21 50 (14.33%) Cisco Certification
22 49 (14.04%) DNS
23 46 (13.18%) DHCP
24 45 (12.89%) CCNA
25 44 (12.61%) Degree
26 41 (11.75%) XenApp
26 41 (11.75%) VoIP

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 79 (22.64%) MS Exchange
2 32 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.57%) Lync
7 2 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.29%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) IIS
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 182 (52.15%) MS Office
2 139 (39.83%) MS Excel
3 50 (14.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.72%) Simulink
5 4 (1.15%) MS Project
5 4 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) SalesLogix
1 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.72%) Office 365
2 2 (0.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 85 (24.36%) LAN
2 67 (19.20%) WAN
3 63 (18.05%) TCP/IP
4 49 (14.04%) DNS
5 46 (13.18%) DHCP
6 41 (11.75%) VoIP
7 39 (11.17%) Wireless
8 29 (8.31%) Firewall
9 27 (7.74%) ADSL
10 25 (7.16%) VPN
11 12 (3.44%) IP Telephony
11 12 (3.44%) VLAN
12 11 (3.15%) Internet
13 9 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (2.01%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (2.01%) Network Security
15 6 (1.72%) Intranet
16 5 (1.43%) SAN
16 5 (1.43%) PBX
16 5 (1.43%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.15%) MS Access
3 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.86%) MySQL
4 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (6.59%) Law
2 18 (5.16%) Finance
2 18 (5.16%) Retail
3 13 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.58%) Legal
5 4 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.86%) Advertising
6 3 (0.86%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.57%) Marketing
7 2 (0.57%) German Language
7 2 (0.57%) Publishing
7 2 (0.57%) Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 107 (30.66%) Analyst
2 78 (22.35%) Support Engineer
3 75 (21.49%) Support Analyst
4 56 (16.05%) Service Analyst
5 52 (14.90%) Service Desk Analyst
6 48 (13.75%) Desktop Support
7 39 (11.17%) 1st Line Support
8 37 (10.60%) Technical Support
9 33 (9.46%) 2nd Line Support
10 32 (9.17%) IT Support
11 30 (8.60%) Support Technician
12 28 (8.02%) Technical Engineer
13 26 (7.45%) Junior
14 23 (6.59%) Technical Analyst
15 21 (6.02%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 19 (5.44%) 1st Line Support Engineer
16 19 (5.44%) Technical Support Engineer
17 18 (5.16%) Technical Support Analyst
17 18 (5.16%) Help Desk Analyst
18 14 (4.01%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.15%) CSS
2 3 (0.86%) XMPP
2 3 (0.86%) HTML
2 3 (0.86%) .NET
3 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (0.57%) NHibernate
3 2 (0.57%) jQuery
3 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (0.57%) HTML5
4 1 (0.29%) Flash
4 1 (0.29%) WAP
4 1 (0.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (19.77%) Blackberry
2 35 (10.03%) Computer Science
3 32 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (8.60%) iPhone
5 26 (7.45%) Management Information System
6 19 (5.44%) CMDB
7 16 (4.58%) iPad
8 14 (4.01%) Mathematics
9 12 (3.44%) EPoS
9 12 (3.44%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (2.01%) Tandem
11 5 (1.43%) PDA
11 5 (1.43%) GIS
12 4 (1.15%) PMI
12 4 (1.15%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.15%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.15%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.86%) NHS
13 3 (0.86%) IVR
14 2 (0.57%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 218 (62.46%) Windows
2 112 (32.09%) Windows 7
3 62 (17.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (10.32%) Windows XP
5 35 (10.03%) Linux
6 30 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (7.45%) Windows Vista
7 26 (7.45%) UNIX
8 25 (7.16%) Android
9 18 (5.16%) Windows 8
10 17 (4.87%) Mac OS X
11 15 (4.30%) AIX
12 14 (4.01%) Apple iOS
13 13 (3.72%) Solaris
13 13 (3.72%) Mac OS
14 10 (2.87%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (1.43%) FreeBSD
16 4 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (40.40%) ITIL
2 37 (10.60%) Service Delivery
3 29 (8.31%) Service Management
4 25 (7.16%) Incident Management
5 23 (6.59%) Information Security
6 13 (3.72%) ITSM
6 13 (3.72%) SIEM
7 12 (3.44%) Software Distribution
7 12 (3.44%) Cyber Security
7 12 (3.44%) Line Management
8 11 (3.15%) QMS
8 11 (3.15%) Project Planning
8 11 (3.15%) PRINCE2
9 10 (2.87%) Time Management
10 9 (2.58%) Data Protection
10 9 (2.58%) Configuration Management
10 9 (2.58%) ITIL V3
11 8 (2.29%) Project Management
11 8 (2.29%) Change Management
11 8 (2.29%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.32%) SQL
2 6 (1.72%) MATLAB
3 3 (0.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (0.86%) C
4 2 (0.57%) C#
4 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.57%) PHP
4 2 (0.57%) VC++
5 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 162 (46.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (26.36%) MCP
3 59 (16.91%) MCSE
4 58 (16.62%) Network+ Certification
5 54 (15.47%) MCITP
6 53 (15.19%) MCSA
7 50 (14.33%) Cisco Certification
8 45 (12.89%) CCNA
9 44 (12.61%) Degree
10 34 (9.74%) MCDST
11 25 (7.16%) Security Cleared
12 24 (6.88%) CCNP
13 20 (5.73%) CISSP
14 17 (4.87%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (3.72%) MOS
15 13 (3.72%) MCTS
15 13 (3.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (2.01%) CCENT
17 5 (1.43%) DV Cleared
17 5 (1.43%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (17.19%) SLA
2 21 (6.02%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.72%) QA
4 4 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.57%) GAMP
5 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 126 (36.10%) Active Directory
2 41 (11.75%) XenApp
3 27 (7.74%) XenDesktop
3 27 (7.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 17 (4.87%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (1.72%) vSphere
7 4 (1.15%) XenServer
8 3 (0.86%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.29%) Xen
9 1 (0.29%) Firmware
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (10.89%) SCCM
2 12 (3.44%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.43%) ZENworks
4 4 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.29%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 233 (66.76%) Microsoft
2 63 (18.05%) Citrix
3 54 (15.47%) HP
4 32 (9.17%) Apple
5 22 (6.30%) Dell
5 22 (6.30%) Cisco
6 19 (5.44%) SAP
6 19 (5.44%) VMware
7 16 (4.58%) Mitel
8 13 (3.72%) ArcSight
9 10 (2.87%) Remedy
10 7 (2.01%) TOWER Software
10 7 (2.01%) Sun
10 7 (2.01%) Oracle
11 6 (1.72%) MathWorks
12 5 (1.43%) Symantec
13 4 (1.15%) Bloomberg
13 4 (1.15%) Sage
13 4 (1.15%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.15%) Altiris
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