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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 666 758 767
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +9
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 194 145 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 0.49% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 142 132 91
Average salary £23,250 £25,000 £22,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +10.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £17,275
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £34,850 £32,300
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
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
27720 29856 27735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.05% 27.14% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22233 23610 22578
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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 +41 66 £23,000 +10.84% 9
London +2 47 £29,750 +8.18% 3
East of England +18 19 £20,500 -26.12% 1
Yorkshire +16 18 £24,500 +21.73%
South West -1 17 £21,000 -4.54% 5
East Midlands +9 10 £22,778 +8.46% 1
North West 0 9 £20,000 -38.46% 1
West Midlands -11 5 £17,000 -38.40% 2
North East -10 3 £24,000 -
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 287 (73.40%) Windows
2 257 (65.73%) Microsoft
3 148 (37.85%) MS Excel
4 144 (36.83%) Active Directory
5 142 (36.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 142 (36.32%) Windows 7
6 122 (31.20%) MS Office
7 119 (30.43%) Network+ Certification
8 109 (27.88%) ITIL
8 109 (27.88%) MCP
9 105 (26.85%) TCP/IP
10 92 (23.53%) LAN
11 82 (20.97%) WAN
11 82 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 80 (20.46%) MS Exchange
13 71 (18.16%) Citrix
14 66 (16.88%) SLA
15 64 (16.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 64 (16.37%) Windows 8
16 63 (16.11%) Cisco Certification
16 63 (16.11%) Blackberry
17 61 (15.60%) Windows Server 2012
18 59 (15.09%) HP
19 55 (14.07%) Cisco
20 51 (13.04%) Degree
20 51 (13.04%) MCSA
21 50 (12.79%) Apple
21 50 (12.79%) VMware
22 49 (12.53%) MCSE
23 47 (12.02%) Windows XP

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (20.46%) MS Exchange
2 30 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (7.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
6 9 (2.30%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.30%) IIS
7 8 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.02%) Lync
9 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 148 (37.85%) MS Excel
2 122 (31.20%) MS Office
3 27 (6.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.51%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.88%) Office 365
2 6 (1.53%) SaaS
3 5 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (26.85%) TCP/IP
2 92 (23.53%) LAN
3 82 (20.97%) WAN
4 47 (12.02%) DNS
4 47 (12.02%) DHCP
5 40 (10.23%) Firewall
6 33 (8.44%) ADSL
7 24 (6.14%) VoIP
8 18 (4.60%) Internet
9 16 (4.09%) Network Security
10 12 (3.07%) VLAN
11 11 (2.81%) VPN
11 11 (2.81%) Cisco PIX
12 9 (2.30%) Wireless
13 8 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (1.79%) ATM
15 6 (1.53%) Ethernet
16 5 (1.28%) Structured Cabling
16 5 (1.28%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.77%) MySQL
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.51%) Big Data
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (4.60%) Marketing
2 17 (4.35%) Finance
2 17 (4.35%) Law
3 13 (3.32%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.07%) Electronics
5 8 (2.05%) Legal
5 8 (2.05%) Advertising
6 7 (1.79%) Military
6 7 (1.79%) Retail
7 4 (1.02%) Games
7 4 (1.02%) German Language
8 3 (0.77%) Back Office
8 3 (0.77%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.51%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (26.34%) Support Engineer
2 71 (18.16%) Analyst
3 56 (14.32%) IT Support
4 55 (14.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 46 (11.76%) Service Analyst
6 45 (11.51%) Service Desk Analyst
7 43 (11.00%) Desktop Support
8 42 (10.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 40 (10.23%) Technical Support
10 38 (9.72%) Support Specialist
11 34 (8.70%) Support Technician
12 33 (8.44%) IT Support Specialist
13 31 (7.93%) Desktop Engineer
14 28 (7.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 26 (6.65%) Field Engineer
16 24 (6.14%) Support Analyst
17 20 (5.12%) Technical Engineer
18 16 (4.09%) 1st Line Support
18 16 (4.09%) Service Desk Engineer
19 15 (3.84%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.28%) HTML
1 5 (1.28%) COM
1 5 (1.28%) CSS
1 5 (1.28%) Web Services
2 2 (0.51%) XML
2 2 (0.51%) WAP
3 1 (0.26%) HTML5
3 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.26%) jQuery
3 1 (0.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.26%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.26%) Flash
3 1 (0.26%) .NET
3 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 63 (16.11%) Blackberry
2 45 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (8.44%) iPad
3 33 (8.44%) Data Centre
4 31 (7.93%) iPhone
5 14 (3.58%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.81%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.79%) PDA
9 5 (1.28%) EPoS
10 4 (1.02%) Derivative
10 4 (1.02%) Equities
10 4 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.02%) Eurex
11 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.51%) Statistics
11 2 (0.51%) IVR
11 2 (0.51%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.51%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 287 (73.40%) Windows
2 142 (36.32%) Windows 7
3 82 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (16.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 64 (16.37%) Windows 8
5 61 (15.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (12.02%) Windows XP
7 39 (9.97%) Linux
8 38 (9.72%) Android
9 32 (8.18%) Mac OS X
10 31 (7.93%) Windows Vista
10 31 (7.93%) Apple iOS
11 11 (2.81%) UNIX
11 11 (2.81%) FreeBSD
12 8 (2.05%) CentOS
13 5 (1.28%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.02%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.51%) AIX
16 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (27.88%) ITIL
2 28 (7.16%) Service Desk Management
3 27 (6.91%) Service Management
4 19 (4.86%) Project Planning
4 19 (4.86%) Configuration Management
5 18 (4.60%) Mentoring
6 17 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 16 (4.09%) Digital Marketing
8 15 (3.84%) Problem Management
8 15 (3.84%) Project Management
9 13 (3.32%) Workflow
10 11 (2.81%) Service Delivery
11 10 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (2.05%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (1.79%) DDoS Mitigation
13 7 (1.79%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (1.79%) Migration
14 6 (1.53%) Web Analytics
14 6 (1.53%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (1.53%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.16%) SQL
2 5 (1.28%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.51%) PHP
3 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.26%) VC++
4 1 (0.26%) VBScript
4 1 (0.26%) VB
4 1 (0.26%) C#
4 1 (0.26%) Java
4 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 142 (36.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 119 (30.43%) Network+ Certification
3 109 (27.88%) MCP
4 63 (16.11%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (13.04%) Degree
5 51 (13.04%) MCSA
6 49 (12.53%) MCSE
7 47 (12.02%) CCNA
8 40 (10.23%) MCITP
9 29 (7.42%) Security Cleared
10 25 (6.39%) MCTS
11 15 (3.84%) DV Cleared
12 14 (3.58%) CCNP
13 11 (2.81%) MCDST
14 10 (2.56%) SC Cleared
14 10 (2.56%) CCENT
14 10 (2.56%) CISSP
14 10 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (2.30%) MOS
16 7 (1.79%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (16.88%) SLA
2 6 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) GAMP
4 1 (0.26%) BS7799
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 144 (36.83%) Active Directory
2 33 (8.44%) XenApp
3 31 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 22 (5.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 13 (3.32%) VMware Workstation
7 12 (3.07%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.56%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.28%) Firmware
10 3 (0.77%) vSphere
11 1 (0.26%) KVM
11 1 (0.26%) Xen
11 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 44 (11.25%) SCCM
2 7 (1.79%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.53%) Sysprep
4 3 (0.77%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.26%) Opsview
5 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.26%) Nagios
5 1 (0.26%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 257 (65.73%) Microsoft
2 71 (18.16%) Citrix
3 59 (15.09%) HP
4 55 (14.07%) Cisco
5 50 (12.79%) Apple
5 50 (12.79%) VMware
6 18 (4.60%) Dell
7 11 (2.81%) Sun
8 10 (2.56%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.30%) SAP
10 8 (2.05%) Remedy
11 7 (1.79%) Bloomberg
12 6 (1.53%) Mitel
12 6 (1.53%) Altiris
13 4 (1.02%) Adobe
14 3 (0.77%) NetApp
15 2 (0.51%) Siemens
15 2 (0.51%) SunGard
15 2 (0.51%) Oracle
15 2 (0.51%) IBM
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