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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 708 724 747
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +23
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 172 133 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.50% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 153 123 111
Average salary £25,000 £22,600 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.61% -3.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £18,050 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,375 £22,600 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +5.11%
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
28446 26544 31664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.00% 26.46% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 22458 21902 26811
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 £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
South East +3 60 £23,750 +5.08% 4
London +6 50 £27,000 -6.08% 3
East of England +3 20 £22,500 +2.27% 1
North West +5 19 £55,000 +99.27% 8
South West -6 14 £22,500 +8.43%
North East -7 4 - -
West Midlands -20 3 £19,000 -24.00% 1
Yorkshire -37 2 £25,250 +20.23% 1
East Midlands -12 1 £24,000 +23.07% 2
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 183 (60.60%) Microsoft
2 182 (60.26%) Windows
3 154 (50.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 146 (48.34%) MS Office
5 123 (40.73%) MS Excel
6 109 (36.09%) ITIL
7 103 (34.11%) Active Directory
8 83 (27.48%) MCP
9 80 (26.49%) Windows 7
10 79 (26.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 77 (25.50%) MS Exchange
12 66 (21.85%) Network+ Certification
13 60 (19.87%) Windows XP
13 60 (19.87%) MCSE
14 56 (18.54%) MCSA
15 53 (17.55%) Blackberry
15 53 (17.55%) Citrix
16 50 (16.56%) LAN
17 48 (15.89%) WAN
17 48 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2010
18 47 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
19 42 (13.91%) CCNA
20 41 (13.58%) VMware
21 38 (12.58%) MS PowerPoint
22 37 (12.25%) MCITP
22 37 (12.25%) Windows Server 2003
22 37 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012
23 35 (11.59%) Service Delivery
23 35 (11.59%) Cisco
23 35 (11.59%) TCP/IP

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 77 (25.50%) MS Exchange
2 48 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (3.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.32%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.66%) Lync
8 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 146 (48.34%) MS Office
2 123 (40.73%) MS Excel
3 38 (12.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.66%) Simulink
5 4 (1.32%) MS Project
5 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (16.56%) LAN
2 48 (15.89%) WAN
3 35 (11.59%) TCP/IP
4 32 (10.60%) Firewall
5 27 (8.94%) VoIP
5 27 (8.94%) ADSL
6 21 (6.95%) DNS
7 20 (6.62%) Wireless
8 19 (6.29%) VPN
8 19 (6.29%) DHCP
9 15 (4.97%) SAN
10 12 (3.97%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (2.32%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.66%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (1.66%) Network Security
12 5 (1.66%) Intranet
12 5 (1.66%) Ethernet
13 4 (1.32%) VLAN
13 4 (1.32%) PBX
13 4 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
2 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.33%) MS Access
4 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (7.62%) Finance
2 22 (7.28%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.63%) Retail
4 10 (3.31%) Law
5 9 (2.98%) Legal
6 7 (2.32%) Banking
7 4 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Front Office
8 2 (0.66%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 103 (34.11%) Analyst
2 64 (21.19%) Service Analyst
3 60 (19.87%) Service Desk Analyst
4 58 (19.21%) Support Engineer
5 52 (17.22%) Support Analyst
6 36 (11.92%) 2nd Line Support
7 33 (10.93%) Desktop Support
8 28 (9.27%) 1st Line Support
9 24 (7.95%) IT Support
10 23 (7.62%) Help Desk Analyst
11 21 (6.95%) Technical Support
12 18 (5.96%) Help Desk Support
13 17 (5.63%) Support Technician
14 15 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 15 (4.97%) Technical Analyst
14 15 (4.97%) Help Desk Support Analyst
15 14 (4.64%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 12 (3.97%) Technical Support Analyst
16 12 (3.97%) Technical Engineer
16 12 (3.97%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.32%) CSS
2 3 (0.99%) .NET
2 3 (0.99%) HTML
3 2 (0.66%) NHibernate
3 2 (0.66%) Hibernate
3 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.66%) HTML5
3 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (0.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 53 (17.55%) Blackberry
2 30 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.62%) Computer Science
4 20 (6.62%) Management Information System
4 20 (6.62%) iPhone
5 18 (5.96%) Mathematics
6 16 (5.30%) iPad
7 14 (4.64%) EPoS
8 13 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.99%) Tandem
10 4 (1.32%) PDA
10 4 (1.32%) GIS
10 4 (1.32%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.32%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.99%) PMI
11 3 (0.99%) IVR
12 2 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.66%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 182 (60.26%) Windows
2 80 (26.49%) Windows 7
3 79 (26.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (19.87%) Windows XP
5 37 (12.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (10.26%) Linux
7 27 (8.94%) Windows 8
8 17 (5.63%) Mac OS X
9 16 (5.30%) Windows Vista
10 15 (4.97%) Android
11 9 (2.98%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (2.65%) UNIX
13 6 (1.99%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.66%) FreeBSD
14 5 (1.66%) AIX
15 2 (0.66%) CentOS
16 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (36.09%) ITIL
2 35 (11.59%) Service Delivery
3 28 (9.27%) Incident Management
4 22 (7.28%) Information Security
5 19 (6.29%) Change Management
6 15 (4.97%) Service Management
7 14 (4.64%) PRINCE2
8 13 (4.30%) Line Management
8 13 (4.30%) Migration
9 11 (3.64%) Software Distribution
9 11 (3.64%) SIEM
9 11 (3.64%) Problem Management
10 8 (2.65%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (2.32%) Time Management
11 7 (2.32%) Cyber Security
11 7 (2.32%) Project Management
12 6 (1.99%) Asset Management
12 6 (1.99%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (1.66%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (1.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.62%) SQL
2 12 (3.97%) C
3 5 (1.66%) MATLAB
4 3 (0.99%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.66%) C#
5 2 (0.66%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.66%) PHP
5 2 (0.66%) VC++
6 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 154 (50.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (27.48%) MCP
3 66 (21.85%) Network+ Certification
4 60 (19.87%) MCSE
5 56 (18.54%) MCSA
6 47 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (13.91%) CCNA
8 37 (12.25%) MCITP
9 33 (10.93%) MCDST
10 26 (8.61%) Degree
11 25 (8.28%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (6.62%) MCTS
13 14 (4.64%) CCNP
13 14 (4.64%) Security Cleared
14 11 (3.64%) CISSP
15 7 (2.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (1.99%) MOS
17 5 (1.66%) SC Cleared
18 4 (1.32%) Security+ Certification
18 4 (1.32%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.26%) SLA
2 11 (3.64%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.99%) QA
3 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.66%) GAMP
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 103 (34.11%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.62%) XenApp
3 14 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.64%) vSphere
4 11 (3.64%) Hyper-V
5 10 (3.31%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.32%) XenServer
7 6 (1.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (1.66%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.32%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.33%) Firmware
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (6.29%) Backup Exec
2 16 (5.30%) SCCM
3 6 (1.99%) ZENworks
4 4 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.66%) Sysprep
5 2 (0.66%) WSUS
6 1 (0.33%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.33%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 183 (60.60%) Microsoft
2 53 (17.55%) Citrix
3 41 (13.58%) VMware
4 35 (11.59%) Cisco
5 25 (8.28%) HP
6 23 (7.62%) Remedy
7 21 (6.95%) Apple
8 15 (4.97%) Dell
8 15 (4.97%) SAP
9 12 (3.97%) Altiris
10 11 (3.64%) ArcSight
11 8 (2.65%) NetApp
12 7 (2.32%) Sun
13 5 (1.66%) Symantec
13 5 (1.66%) MathWorks
13 5 (1.66%) Oracle
13 5 (1.66%) Mitel
14 4 (1.32%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.32%) Nokia
15 3 (0.99%) LANDesk
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