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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 771 726 853
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +127
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 121 211 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.75% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 107 156 102
Median salary £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
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
24808 27994 30668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.00% 27.38% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20190 22180 24782
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -4 44 £22,000 -2.22% 3
South West +12 26 £22,000 +4.76%
London +19 21 £28,000 +1.81% 3
East of England +26 15 £22,000 +7.31% 1
North West +10 5 £45,500 -25.71%
Yorkshire +8 4 £20,650 -53.59%
West Midlands -13 4 £18,750 -38.52%
East Midlands +2 2 £35,000 +40.00% 1
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 196 (75.97%) Microsoft
2 177 (68.60%) Windows
3 136 (52.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 124 (48.06%) Active Directory
5 117 (45.35%) MS Excel
6 110 (42.64%) ITIL
7 105 (40.70%) Network+ Certification
8 95 (36.82%) Cisco
9 88 (34.11%) MS Exchange
10 81 (31.40%) Cisco Certification
10 81 (31.40%) MCP
11 73 (28.29%) MS Office
12 68 (26.36%) VMware
13 65 (25.19%) LAN
14 63 (24.42%) Windows 7
15 62 (24.03%) CCNA
16 61 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
17 59 (22.87%) Office 365
17 59 (22.87%) Windows Server 2012
18 58 (22.48%) MCSA
19 53 (20.54%) Linux
19 53 (20.54%) SLA
19 53 (20.54%) Windows Server
19 53 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
20 48 (18.60%) MCITP
21 47 (18.22%) Windows 8
22 46 (17.83%) SQL Server
23 45 (17.44%) Citrix
24 44 (17.05%) TCP/IP
25 43 (16.67%) WAN

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 88 (34.11%) MS Exchange
2 40 (15.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (7.75%) Skype for Business
5 19 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (7.36%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.10%) MS Project Server
6 8 (3.10%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (2.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.39%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.39%) IIS
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 117 (45.35%) MS Excel
2 73 (28.29%) MS Office
3 9 (3.49%) MS Project
4 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.71%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.78%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 59 (22.87%) Office 365
2 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (25.19%) LAN
2 44 (17.05%) TCP/IP
3 43 (16.67%) WAN
4 37 (14.34%) DNS
5 35 (13.57%) Firewall
6 34 (13.18%) DHCP
7 24 (9.30%) ADSL
7 24 (9.30%) VPN
8 22 (8.53%) Wireless
9 19 (7.36%) VoIP
10 18 (6.98%) SAN
11 13 (5.04%) Remote Desktop
11 13 (5.04%) VLAN
12 10 (3.88%) Network Security
13 9 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (2.33%) Unified Communications
15 5 (1.94%) PBX
16 4 (1.55%) Cisco PIX
16 4 (1.55%) Internet
16 4 (1.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (1.55%) Calabash
1 4 (1.55%) Cucumber
1 4 (1.55%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.55%) Hudson
1 4 (1.55%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.55%) JIRA
1 4 (1.55%) Maven
1 4 (1.55%) Selenium
1 4 (1.55%) Subversion
1 4 (1.55%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (7.36%) Finance
2 11 (4.26%) Back Office
3 8 (3.10%) Legal
3 8 (3.10%) Publishing
4 6 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.94%) Marketing
6 4 (1.55%) Billing
6 4 (1.55%) Law
6 4 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.16%) Military
7 3 (1.16%) Retail
8 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.39%) French Language
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 86 (33.33%) Analyst
2 64 (24.81%) Service Analyst
3 59 (22.87%) Service Desk Analyst
4 57 (22.09%) Support Engineer
5 36 (13.95%) 1st Line Support
6 32 (12.40%) Support Analyst
7 31 (12.02%) IT Support
8 30 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
9 29 (11.24%) IT Analyst
10 20 (7.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 20 (7.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 19 (7.36%) IT Engineer
12 17 (6.59%) 1st Line Engineer
13 16 (6.20%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 16 (6.20%) Field Engineer
13 16 (6.20%) Service Desk Support
14 15 (5.81%) IT Support Analyst
15 13 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 13 (5.04%) Service Desk Support Analyst
15 13 (5.04%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.33%) .NET
2 4 (1.55%) Middleware
3 3 (1.16%) CSS
3 3 (1.16%) HTML
3 3 (1.16%) jQuery
4 2 (0.78%) Velocity
5 1 (0.39%) Ajax
5 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.39%) HTML5
5 1 (0.39%) LESS
5 1 (0.39%) Sass
5 1 (0.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.91%) Driving Licence
3 19 (7.36%) Data Centre
4 15 (5.81%) Blackberry
5 14 (5.43%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.26%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.10%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.10%) iPhone
8 5 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.55%) Economics
9 4 (1.55%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.55%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.16%) Clustering
10 3 (1.16%) User Experience
11 2 (0.78%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.78%) iPad
11 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.78%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 177 (68.60%) Windows
2 63 (24.42%) Windows 7
3 61 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (22.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (20.54%) Linux
5 53 (20.54%) Windows Server
6 47 (18.22%) Windows 8
7 40 (15.50%) Windows 10
8 20 (7.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (7.36%) Unix
10 16 (6.20%) Android
10 16 (6.20%) Windows Vista
11 10 (3.88%) Windows XP
12 9 (3.49%) Mac OS X
13 7 (2.71%) AIX
13 7 (2.71%) Apple iOS
13 7 (2.71%) CentOS
13 7 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.55%) FreeBSD
14 4 (1.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (42.64%) ITIL
2 31 (12.02%) ITIL V3
2 31 (12.02%) Service Management
3 21 (8.14%) Project Management
4 16 (6.20%) PRINCE2
5 14 (5.43%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (5.43%) Information Security
6 13 (5.04%) Ethical Hacking
7 12 (4.65%) CRM
8 10 (3.88%) Mentoring
9 9 (3.49%) Incident Management
9 9 (3.49%) ITSM
9 9 (3.49%) Network Architecture
10 8 (3.10%) Coaching
10 8 (3.10%) Data Protection
10 8 (3.10%) ERP
10 8 (3.10%) Logistics
10 8 (3.10%) Ticket Management
10 8 (3.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (2.71%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.69%) SQL
2 8 (3.10%) C
3 7 (2.71%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.55%) Java
4 4 (1.55%) Perl
4 4 (1.55%) Python
4 4 (1.55%) Ruby
5 3 (1.16%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.78%) C++
6 2 (0.78%) VB
7 1 (0.39%) C#
7 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 136 (52.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 105 (40.70%) Network+ Certification
3 81 (31.40%) Cisco Certification
3 81 (31.40%) MCP
4 62 (24.03%) CCNA
5 58 (22.48%) MCSA
6 48 (18.60%) MCITP
7 43 (16.67%) MCSE
8 28 (10.85%) Degree
9 21 (8.14%) CISSP
10 19 (7.36%) MCTS
10 19 (7.36%) RHCE
11 17 (6.59%) CCENT
12 13 (5.04%) MCDST
13 12 (4.65%) CEH
13 12 (4.65%) CISM
13 12 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 11 (4.26%) EC-Council LPT
14 11 (4.26%) ECSA
14 11 (4.26%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (20.54%) SLA
2 15 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.55%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) HL7
4 1 (0.39%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.39%) RMADS
4 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 124 (48.06%) Active Directory
2 53 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.36%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (6.20%) XenApp
5 9 (3.49%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.10%) vSphere
7 7 (2.71%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.55%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.16%) NFS
10 2 (0.78%) Firmware
10 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (4.26%) Backup Exec
2 9 (3.49%) SCCM
3 7 (2.71%) HP SIM
3 7 (2.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (2.71%) WSUS
4 4 (1.55%) SCOM
5 3 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.16%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.16%) Nmap
6 2 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.39%) MOM
7 1 (0.39%) SCSM
Vendors
1 196 (75.97%) Microsoft
2 95 (36.82%) Cisco
3 68 (26.36%) VMware
4 45 (17.44%) Citrix
5 40 (15.50%) HP
6 25 (9.69%) Dell
7 19 (7.36%) WatchGuard
8 18 (6.98%) Red Hat
9 14 (5.43%) IBM
10 9 (3.49%) Sophos
10 9 (3.49%) Symantec
11 8 (3.10%) EMC
11 8 (3.10%) Remedy
12 7 (2.71%) GFI Software
12 7 (2.71%) ProCurve
12 7 (2.71%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.33%) Draytek
13 6 (2.33%) NetApp
13 6 (2.33%) NETGEAR
13 6 (2.33%) ZyXEL
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