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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 727 715 762
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +47
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 143 168 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.15% 0.099%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.57% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 124 149 88
Average salary £24,750 £26,000 £22,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.80% +15.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,250 £17,075
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £37,500 £32,350
UK excluding London average salary £22,956 £24,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
-4.35% +14.28%
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
27252 29350 27237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.15% 27.02% 26.95%
Number of salaries quoted 22063 22965 22371
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -3 54 £24,000 +11.62% 6
London +25 42 £29,750 +8.18% 6
East of England +7 11 £20,500 -25.45%
South West -3 11 £21,000 -16.00% 2
North West -8 8 £21,000 -35.38%
Yorkshire +12 7 £24,000 - 3
East Midlands - 4 £22,778 - 2
West Midlands -4 3 £21,000 -9.87% 1
North East -10 3 £24,000 -
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 253 (71.47%) Windows
2 230 (64.97%) Microsoft
3 133 (37.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 123 (34.75%) MS Excel
5 120 (33.90%) Active Directory
5 120 (33.90%) Windows 7
6 112 (31.64%) Network+ Certification
7 106 (29.94%) MS Office
8 104 (29.38%) ITIL
9 97 (27.40%) TCP/IP
10 92 (25.99%) MCP
11 81 (22.88%) LAN
12 77 (21.75%) SLA
13 76 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 74 (20.90%) WAN
15 66 (18.64%) MS Exchange
16 62 (17.51%) Windows Server 2003
17 60 (16.95%) Cisco Certification
17 60 (16.95%) Windows 8
18 58 (16.38%) Cisco
19 57 (16.10%) Citrix
20 53 (14.97%) Windows Server 2012
21 52 (14.69%) VMware
22 50 (14.12%) Degree
23 49 (13.84%) CCNA
24 47 (13.28%) Blackberry
25 46 (12.99%) HP
26 45 (12.71%) DNS
26 45 (12.71%) DHCP
27 44 (12.43%) MCSA

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 66 (18.64%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (4.52%) IIS
6 9 (2.54%) Lotus Domino
7 8 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.69%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.56%) Lync
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 123 (34.75%) MS Excel
2 106 (29.94%) MS Office
3 19 (5.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.56%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.28%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) SPSS
6 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) SAP PS
1 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.28%) SAP PM
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.65%) Office 365
2 5 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (27.40%) TCP/IP
2 81 (22.88%) LAN
3 74 (20.90%) WAN
4 45 (12.71%) DHCP
4 45 (12.71%) DNS
5 36 (10.17%) Firewall
6 24 (6.78%) ADSL
7 19 (5.37%) VoIP
8 18 (5.08%) Network Security
9 13 (3.67%) Internet
10 12 (3.39%) VLAN
11 11 (3.11%) Wireless
11 11 (3.11%) iSCSI
12 9 (2.54%) Cisco PIX
13 8 (2.26%) VPN
14 7 (1.98%) ATM
14 7 (1.98%) Ethernet
15 6 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
16 5 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.85%) MySQL
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.56%) Big Data
5 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.28%) MS Access
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.28%) ERwin
1 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (3.95%) Marketing
2 13 (3.67%) Finance
3 12 (3.39%) Electronics
4 11 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.11%) Law
5 7 (1.98%) Retail
5 7 (1.98%) Military
6 4 (1.13%) Publishing
6 4 (1.13%) Games
7 3 (0.85%) Advertising
8 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
8 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (25.14%) Support Engineer
2 65 (18.36%) Analyst
3 56 (15.82%) IT Support
4 51 (14.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 39 (11.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 37 (10.45%) Service Analyst
6 37 (10.45%) Support Specialist
6 37 (10.45%) Desktop Support
7 36 (10.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 33 (9.32%) IT Support Specialist
9 31 (8.76%) Technical Support
10 28 (7.91%) Support Technician
11 27 (7.63%) Support Analyst
12 26 (7.34%) Desktop Engineer
13 25 (7.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 20 (5.65%) Field Engineer
15 17 (4.80%) Technical Engineer
16 16 (4.52%) Administrator
16 16 (4.52%) Systems Administrator
17 15 (4.24%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.98%) CSS
1 7 (1.98%) HTML
2 6 (1.69%) Web Services
3 5 (1.41%) COM
4 3 (0.85%) XML
5 2 (0.56%) WAP
5 2 (0.56%) .NET
5 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.28%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.28%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.28%) jQuery
6 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.28%) Blackberry
2 41 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.91%) iPad
3 28 (7.91%) Data Centre
4 24 (6.78%) iPhone
5 16 (4.52%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.26%) PDA
6 8 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.13%) EPoS
10 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.56%) Derivative
10 2 (0.56%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.56%) Equities
10 2 (0.56%) IVR
10 2 (0.56%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.56%) Eurex
11 1 (0.28%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.28%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 253 (71.47%) Windows
2 120 (33.90%) Windows 7
3 76 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (17.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 60 (16.95%) Windows 8
6 53 (14.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (9.60%) Android
8 33 (9.32%) Windows XP
9 29 (8.19%) Linux
10 22 (6.21%) Mac OS X
10 22 (6.21%) Apple iOS
11 21 (5.93%) Windows Vista
12 9 (2.54%) FreeBSD
13 7 (1.98%) UNIX
14 5 (1.41%) Windows 2000
15 4 (1.13%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.56%) CentOS
16 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (29.38%) ITIL
2 32 (9.04%) Service Desk Management
3 28 (7.91%) Service Management
4 20 (5.65%) Workflow
5 17 (4.80%) Mentoring
6 16 (4.52%) Incident Management
7 15 (4.24%) Problem Management
7 15 (4.24%) Configuration Management
7 15 (4.24%) Project Management
8 14 (3.95%) Project Planning
9 13 (3.67%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.11%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (2.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (1.69%) Migration
13 6 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (1.69%) Asset Management
13 6 (1.69%) Data Analysis
13 6 (1.69%) Change Control
13 6 (1.69%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.04%) SQL
2 8 (2.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.85%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.56%) C
4 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.56%) PHP
4 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.28%) C#
5 1 (0.28%) Java
5 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 133 (37.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (31.64%) Network+ Certification
3 92 (25.99%) MCP
4 60 (16.95%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (14.12%) Degree
6 49 (13.84%) CCNA
7 44 (12.43%) MCSA
8 42 (11.86%) MCSE
9 25 (7.06%) MCITP
10 24 (6.78%) Security Cleared
11 23 (6.50%) MCTS
12 14 (3.95%) SC Cleared
13 12 (3.39%) DV Cleared
13 12 (3.39%) CCNP
14 11 (3.11%) Security+ Certification
15 7 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.98%) CISSP
16 6 (1.69%) MCDST
16 6 (1.69%) MOS
17 5 (1.41%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (21.75%) SLA
2 6 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) GAMP
3 1 (0.28%) BS7799
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.28%) TickIT
System Software
1 120 (33.90%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (7.34%) XenApp
4 18 (5.08%) XenDesktop
4 18 (5.08%) VMware ESX
5 16 (4.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 11 (3.11%) Hyper-V
7 10 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (1.41%) Firmware
9 2 (0.56%) vSphere
9 2 (0.56%) KVM
10 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (9.04%) SCCM
2 14 (3.95%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.56%) Nagios
3 2 (0.56%) Sysprep
3 2 (0.56%) Opsview
4 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.28%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.28%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 230 (64.97%) Microsoft
2 58 (16.38%) Cisco
3 57 (16.10%) Citrix
4 52 (14.69%) VMware
5 46 (12.99%) HP
6 38 (10.73%) Apple
7 18 (5.08%) Dell
8 12 (3.39%) Altiris
9 10 (2.82%) Remedy
10 9 (2.54%) SAP
10 9 (2.54%) Sun
11 6 (1.69%) Adobe
12 5 (1.41%) Mitel
13 4 (1.13%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.13%) Oracle
14 3 (0.85%) NetApp
14 3 (0.85%) Bloomberg
14 3 (0.85%) ServiceNow
15 2 (0.56%) GFI Software
15 2 (0.56%) WatchGuard
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum Up to £24,000 - £28,000 Depending on
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Haywards Heath
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £50-£55,000 + £5800 Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum Up to £20,000 plus van
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Stanmore, Middlesex
Park High stanmore
Salary: £24,744 - £26,277 including London Weighting (HO6)
Posted: 17 days ago
Feltham
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £13.00 - £17.50 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Aldershot
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
London (E1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £25 - 27k
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 27 days ago
Warwick
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Woking
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago