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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 674 738 726
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -12
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 173 110 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.41% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 148 99 94
Average salary £22,500 £22,600 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.44% -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £32,500 £33,200
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
29878 26792 27166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.55% 27.25% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23951 21354 22478
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 £64,000 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +7 69 £22,000 -2.65% 3
London +45 55 £27,000 -10.00% 6
North West +12 16 £44,000 +151.42% 2
East of England +10 16 £20,500 -24.07% 1
South West -23 9 £20,000 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire -1 4 £42,500 +44.06% 2
East Midlands +27 2 £26,000 +13.04% 3
West Midlands -25 2 £24,000 +28.00%
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 247 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 238 (67.23%) Windows
3 170 (48.02%) MS Office
4 159 (44.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 148 (41.81%) Active Directory
6 146 (41.24%) MS Excel
7 143 (40.40%) ITIL
8 128 (36.16%) Windows 7
9 113 (31.92%) MCP
10 99 (27.97%) LAN
11 82 (23.16%) Citrix
12 80 (22.60%) MS Exchange
13 79 (22.32%) Blackberry
14 77 (21.75%) WAN
15 73 (20.62%) TCP/IP
16 69 (19.49%) HP
17 65 (18.36%) MCITP
18 64 (18.08%) Windows Server 2008
19 61 (17.23%) MCSE
20 59 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
21 55 (15.54%) SLA
22 54 (15.25%) DNS
23 52 (14.69%) DHCP
23 52 (14.69%) MS PowerPoint
24 49 (13.84%) Network+ Certification
24 49 (13.84%) CCNA
25 48 (13.56%) SCCM
25 48 (13.56%) XenApp
26 47 (13.28%) Degree
27 44 (12.43%) MCSA

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 80 (22.60%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.82%) Lotus Domino
6 7 (1.98%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.85%) Lync
9 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.28%) WordPress
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.28%) Apache
10 1 (0.28%) IIS
10 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 170 (48.02%) MS Office
2 146 (41.24%) MS Excel
3 52 (14.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) SalesLogix
1 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.54%) Office 365
2 7 (1.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 99 (27.97%) LAN
2 77 (21.75%) WAN
3 73 (20.62%) TCP/IP
4 54 (15.25%) DNS
5 52 (14.69%) DHCP
6 43 (12.15%) VoIP
7 38 (10.73%) Wireless
8 30 (8.47%) ADSL
9 27 (7.63%) Firewall
9 27 (7.63%) VPN
10 17 (4.80%) Internet
11 12 (3.39%) IP Telephony
11 12 (3.39%) VLAN
12 11 (3.11%) Network Security
12 11 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (1.98%) Cisco PIX
15 5 (1.41%) SAN
16 4 (1.13%) Intranet
16 4 (1.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.13%) MS Access
3 3 (0.85%) MySQL
4 2 (0.56%) Big Data
4 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 29 (8.19%) Law
2 20 (5.65%) Finance
3 15 (4.24%) Retail
4 14 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.95%) Legal
5 8 (2.26%) Advertising
6 7 (1.98%) Marketing
7 6 (1.69%) German Language
8 4 (1.13%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.56%) Publishing
9 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.56%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (28.81%) Analyst
2 84 (23.73%) Support Engineer
3 63 (17.80%) Support Analyst
4 60 (16.95%) Service Analyst
5 58 (16.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 42 (11.86%) Desktop Support
7 39 (11.02%) Technical Support
7 39 (11.02%) 1st Line Support
8 35 (9.89%) Support Technician
9 29 (8.19%) IT Support
10 27 (7.63%) 2nd Line Support
11 25 (7.06%) Technical Engineer
12 23 (6.50%) Junior
13 20 (5.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 20 (5.65%) 1st Line Support Engineer
14 19 (5.37%) Technical Support Engineer
15 18 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
15 18 (5.08%) Field Engineer
16 17 (4.80%) Help Desk Analyst
16 17 (4.80%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.85%) XMPP
2 2 (0.56%) Flash
3 1 (0.28%) WAP
3 1 (0.28%) SAML
3 1 (0.28%) HTML
3 1 (0.28%) CSS
3 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 79 (22.32%) Blackberry
2 35 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (9.60%) iPhone
4 31 (8.76%) Computer Science
5 22 (6.21%) iPad
6 20 (5.65%) Management Information System
7 18 (5.08%) CMDB
8 11 (3.11%) EPoS
9 8 (2.26%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.41%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.41%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.13%) Tandem
13 3 (0.85%) GIS
13 3 (0.85%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.85%) PDA
13 3 (0.85%) Derivative
13 3 (0.85%) NHS
13 3 (0.85%) Equities
14 2 (0.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 238 (67.23%) Windows
2 128 (36.16%) Windows 7
3 64 (18.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (12.15%) Linux
4 43 (12.15%) Windows XP
5 33 (9.32%) Android
6 31 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (8.47%) UNIX
7 30 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (7.06%) Apple iOS
8 25 (7.06%) Windows Vista
9 24 (6.78%) Mac OS X
10 17 (4.80%) AIX
10 17 (4.80%) Windows 8
11 14 (3.95%) Mac OS
12 13 (3.67%) Solaris
13 7 (1.98%) FreeBSD
13 7 (1.98%) CentOS
14 5 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (40.40%) ITIL
2 34 (9.60%) Service Delivery
3 33 (9.32%) Service Management
4 29 (8.19%) Incident Management
5 18 (5.08%) Information Security
6 16 (4.52%) Project Planning
7 15 (4.24%) ITIL V3
8 14 (3.95%) Configuration Management
9 12 (3.39%) ITSM
9 12 (3.39%) Document Management
10 11 (3.11%) PRINCE2
10 11 (3.11%) Software Distribution
11 10 (2.82%) Analytics
12 9 (2.54%) Cyber Security
12 9 (2.54%) QMS
13 8 (2.26%) Data Protection
13 8 (2.26%) Time Management
14 7 (1.98%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (1.98%) Web Analytics
14 7 (1.98%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.47%) SQL
2 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
2 2 (0.56%) PHP
3 1 (0.28%) C
3 1 (0.28%) Java
3 1 (0.28%) VBScript
3 1 (0.28%) VB
3 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 159 (44.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 113 (31.92%) MCP
3 65 (18.36%) MCITP
4 61 (17.23%) MCSE
5 59 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (13.84%) Network+ Certification
6 49 (13.84%) CCNA
7 47 (13.28%) Degree
8 44 (12.43%) MCSA
9 32 (9.04%) MCDST
10 31 (8.76%) Security Cleared
11 21 (5.93%) CCNP
12 17 (4.80%) CISSP
13 16 (4.52%) MCTS
14 14 (3.95%) MOS
15 12 (3.39%) CCENT
16 11 (3.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (2.54%) DV Cleared
18 6 (1.69%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (15.54%) SLA
2 16 (4.52%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.13%) QA
4 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 148 (41.81%) Active Directory
2 48 (13.56%) XenApp
3 33 (9.32%) XenDesktop
3 33 (9.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 19 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (4.52%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.69%) vSphere
7 4 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (1.13%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.85%) XenServer
9 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.28%) Firmware
9 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (13.56%) SCCM
2 10 (2.82%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.41%) ZENworks
3 5 (1.41%) Sysprep
4 2 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.28%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 247 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 82 (23.16%) Citrix
3 69 (19.49%) HP
4 42 (11.86%) Apple
5 28 (7.91%) Cisco
6 24 (6.78%) VMware
7 22 (6.21%) Dell
8 18 (5.08%) SAP
9 15 (4.24%) Mitel
10 10 (2.82%) Remedy
11 9 (2.54%) Bloomberg
12 8 (2.26%) Sun
12 8 (2.26%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.98%) TOWER Software
13 7 (1.98%) ArcSight
14 4 (1.13%) Oracle
15 3 (0.85%) NetApp
15 3 (0.85%) Avaya
15 3 (0.85%) Symantec
15 3 (0.85%) Altiris
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19210 - £22035 per annum + pension, BUPA, bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
LA International
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £25k DOE + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £17000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
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Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
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Totton, Southampton
Amicus ITS
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
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Salary: £30,000 - 39,999 per year
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