The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 750 733 777
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +44
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 145 103 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 128 88 85
Average salary £25,000 £22,600 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.61% -5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,925 £17,250 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £21,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29465 27559 31032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.07% 27.17% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23207 22451 26726
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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
UK

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 August 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 August 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
London -12 57 £27,500 +10.00% 3
South East +2 54 £20,250 +3.84% 2
East of England -7 13 £27,750 +4.71% 2
North West +6 8 £32,500 +38.29% 4
South West -20 5 £25,000 - 2
North East - 4 - - 1
Yorkshire -29 2 £20,125 -1.82%
West Midlands +5 1 £27,600 +10.40%
East Midlands -18 1 £22,000 - 1
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 174 (65.66%) Windows
2 159 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 138 (52.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 131 (49.43%) MS Office
5 116 (43.77%) MS Excel
6 106 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 95 (35.85%) ITIL
8 87 (32.83%) MCP
9 73 (27.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 72 (27.17%) Windows XP
11 69 (26.04%) MS Exchange
11 69 (26.04%) Windows 7
12 53 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
12 53 (20.00%) MCSE
13 52 (19.62%) Citrix
13 52 (19.62%) Blackberry
14 51 (19.25%) LAN
15 49 (18.49%) Cisco Certification
16 48 (18.11%) VMware
17 47 (17.74%) WAN
18 45 (16.98%) CCNA
19 43 (16.23%) Windows Server 2003
20 40 (15.09%) MCSA
20 40 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
21 39 (14.72%) MCDST
22 37 (13.96%) Windows Server 2012
23 36 (13.58%) Cisco
24 35 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
24 35 (13.21%) MCITP
25 34 (12.83%) TCP/IP

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 69 (26.04%) MS Exchange
2 40 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (6.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.26%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.75%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.75%) Lync
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.38%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 131 (49.43%) MS Office
2 116 (43.77%) MS Excel
3 35 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.38%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (19.25%) LAN
2 47 (17.74%) WAN
3 34 (12.83%) TCP/IP
4 29 (10.94%) VoIP
4 29 (10.94%) Wireless
5 25 (9.43%) SAN
6 24 (9.06%) Firewall
7 22 (8.30%) DNS
8 19 (7.17%) DHCP
9 18 (6.79%) ADSL
9 18 (6.79%) VPN
10 10 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (2.64%) Network Security
12 6 (2.26%) Ethernet
13 5 (1.89%) NAS
14 4 (1.51%) Cisco PIX
15 3 (1.13%) IP Telephony
15 3 (1.13%) VLAN
15 3 (1.13%) Broadband
15 3 (1.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.38%) MySQL
2 1 (0.38%) MS Access
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (10.94%) Finance
2 21 (7.92%) Retail
2 21 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.66%) Law
4 13 (4.91%) Legal
5 12 (4.53%) Banking
6 3 (1.13%) German Language
6 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.13%) Back Office
6 3 (1.13%) Games
6 3 (1.13%) Marketing
7 2 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 98 (36.98%) Analyst
2 57 (21.51%) Service Analyst
3 54 (20.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 48 (18.11%) Support Engineer
5 47 (17.74%) Support Analyst
6 37 (13.96%) 1st Line Support
6 37 (13.96%) Help Desk Support
7 35 (13.21%) Help Desk Analyst
8 32 (12.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 31 (11.70%) Desktop Support
10 20 (7.55%) IT Support
11 19 (7.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 17 (6.42%) Help Desk Support Analyst
13 16 (6.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (5.28%) Support Technician
15 12 (4.53%) 3rd Line Support
15 12 (4.53%) Technical Support
15 12 (4.53%) Junior
16 9 (3.40%) IT Support Engineer
16 9 (3.40%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.13%) Flash
2 2 (0.75%) .NET
3 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.38%) HTML5
3 1 (0.38%) jQuery
3 1 (0.38%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.38%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.38%) HTML
3 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (19.62%) Blackberry
2 19 (7.17%) EPoS
3 16 (6.04%) iPhone
4 14 (5.28%) Mathematics
5 13 (4.91%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.91%) iPad
6 11 (4.15%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (3.40%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.64%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.89%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.51%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.51%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.75%) SCADA
11 2 (0.75%) PDA
11 2 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.75%) Tandem
11 2 (0.75%) IVR
11 2 (0.75%) CMDB
11 2 (0.75%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 174 (65.66%) Windows
2 73 (27.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (27.17%) Windows XP
4 69 (26.04%) Windows 7
5 43 (16.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (13.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (12.08%) Linux
8 30 (11.32%) Windows 8
9 16 (6.04%) Mac OS X
10 11 (4.15%) Android
11 10 (3.77%) Windows Vista
12 8 (3.02%) Apple iOS
13 7 (2.64%) UNIX
14 6 (2.26%) AIX
15 4 (1.51%) FreeBSD
15 4 (1.51%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.75%) Solaris
16 2 (0.75%) CentOS
17 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X Server
17 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (35.85%) ITIL
2 25 (9.43%) Service Delivery
3 24 (9.06%) Incident Management
4 21 (7.92%) Change Management
5 16 (6.04%) Software Distribution
6 15 (5.66%) Problem Management
6 15 (5.66%) Migration
6 15 (5.66%) Service Management
7 11 (4.15%) Information Security
8 9 (3.40%) Asset Management
8 9 (3.40%) Practice Management
9 7 (2.64%) PRINCE2
10 6 (2.26%) ITSM
10 6 (2.26%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (1.89%) Software Deployment
11 5 (1.89%) CMMI
11 5 (1.89%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (1.89%) Six Sigma
12 4 (1.51%) Configuration Management
12 4 (1.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.04%) SQL
2 11 (4.15%) C
3 3 (1.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.75%) Java
5 1 (0.38%) R
5 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.38%) C#
5 1 (0.38%) VC++
5 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 138 (52.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (32.83%) MCP
3 53 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
3 53 (20.00%) MCSE
4 49 (18.49%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (16.98%) CCNA
6 40 (15.09%) MCSA
7 39 (14.72%) MCDST
8 35 (13.21%) MCITP
9 27 (10.19%) Degree
10 22 (8.30%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (4.91%) Security Cleared
11 13 (4.91%) MCTS
12 7 (2.64%) CCNP
13 5 (1.89%) CISSP
14 4 (1.51%) Security+ Certification
14 4 (1.51%) SC Cleared
15 3 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (1.13%) MCT
16 2 (0.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.38%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) GAMP
2 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 106 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.68%) XenApp
3 20 (7.55%) vSphere
4 14 (5.28%) XenDesktop
4 14 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.64%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.64%) XenServer
6 5 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (1.89%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.13%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.75%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (5.66%) SCCM
2 13 (4.91%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.89%) ZENworks
4 4 (1.51%) DameWare
5 2 (0.75%) WSUS
5 2 (0.75%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 159 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 52 (19.62%) Citrix
3 48 (18.11%) VMware
4 36 (13.58%) Cisco
5 20 (7.55%) HP
6 17 (6.42%) SAP
6 17 (6.42%) Remedy
7 16 (6.04%) Apple
8 12 (4.53%) Altiris
8 12 (4.53%) Dell
9 7 (2.64%) NetApp
10 6 (2.26%) McAfee
11 4 (1.51%) Sun
12 3 (1.13%) ArcSight
12 3 (1.13%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.13%) LANDesk
12 3 (1.13%) Bloomberg
12 3 (1.13%) Sophos
12 3 (1.13%) Symantec
12 3 (1.13%) Avaya
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £19 - £24 per annum + Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum plus a wide range of flexible benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Online Media Experts - New Look
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Horley, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £15.77 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago