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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 648 773 773
Rank change year-on-year
+125 0
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 206 116 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.11% 0.081%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.39% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 153 101 70
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £32,500 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,250 £22,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+1.13% -2.22%
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
27102 29981 28056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.34% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21480 24264 22837
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +34 76 £22,500 -6.25% 3
London +40 45 £27,500 - 3
East of England +26 20 £20,500 +7.89% 3
South West +7 20 £21,000 -4.54% 2
Yorkshire +21 14 £44,500 +122.50%
East Midlands +20 14 £25,000 +19.04%
North West +10 13 £57,500 +119.04%
West Midlands -6 4 £30,500 +90.62% 1
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 288 (75.59%) Windows
2 253 (66.40%) Microsoft
3 158 (41.47%) Windows 7
4 151 (39.63%) MS Excel
5 147 (38.58%) Active Directory
6 138 (36.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 135 (35.43%) MS Office
8 119 (31.23%) ITIL
9 112 (29.40%) MCP
10 97 (25.46%) LAN
11 91 (23.88%) TCP/IP
12 90 (23.62%) Network+ Certification
13 87 (22.83%) MS Exchange
14 84 (22.05%) Citrix
15 81 (21.26%) WAN
16 76 (19.95%) Blackberry
17 72 (18.90%) HP
18 65 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
19 61 (16.01%) SLA
20 57 (14.96%) Cisco Certification
20 57 (14.96%) Windows 8
21 54 (14.17%) MCITP
22 53 (13.91%) XenApp
23 52 (13.65%) SCCM
23 52 (13.65%) Degree
24 49 (12.86%) DNS
24 49 (12.86%) DHCP
24 49 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
25 47 (12.34%) MCSE
25 47 (12.34%) Analytical Skills

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 87 (22.83%) MS Exchange
2 29 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (4.20%) Lotus Domino
6 7 (1.84%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.52%) Lync
10 1 (0.26%) IIS
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.26%) Apache
Applications
1 151 (39.63%) MS Excel
2 135 (35.43%) MS Office
3 41 (10.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.25%) Office 365
2 8 (2.10%) SaaS
3 5 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 97 (25.46%) LAN
2 91 (23.88%) TCP/IP
3 81 (21.26%) WAN
4 49 (12.86%) DNS
4 49 (12.86%) DHCP
5 42 (11.02%) VoIP
6 36 (9.45%) Firewall
7 28 (7.35%) ADSL
8 19 (4.99%) Wireless
9 17 (4.46%) VPN
10 14 (3.67%) Network Security
11 13 (3.41%) Internet
12 10 (2.62%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (2.10%) VLAN
13 8 (2.10%) Cisco PIX
14 7 (1.84%) ATM
15 6 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (1.57%) SAN
16 5 (1.31%) Structured Cabling
16 5 (1.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.79%) Big Data
3 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.26%) MySQL
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (6.82%) Law
2 18 (4.72%) Marketing
3 16 (4.20%) Finance
4 14 (3.67%) Legal
5 11 (2.89%) Retail
5 11 (2.89%) Electronics
6 10 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.62%) Advertising
7 7 (1.84%) Military
8 5 (1.31%) German Language
9 3 (0.79%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.52%) Back Office
10 2 (0.52%) Publishing
10 2 (0.52%) Games
10 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 92 (24.15%) Support Engineer
2 65 (17.06%) Analyst
3 61 (16.01%) IT Support
4 55 (14.44%) Desktop Support
5 48 (12.60%) 2nd Line Support
6 45 (11.81%) Service Analyst
7 44 (11.55%) Service Desk Analyst
8 38 (9.97%) Support Specialist
9 33 (8.66%) IT Support Specialist
9 33 (8.66%) Technical Support
9 33 (8.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 32 (8.40%) Support Technician
11 31 (8.14%) Desktop Engineer
12 29 (7.61%) Support Analyst
13 25 (6.56%) Field Engineer
13 25 (6.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 23 (6.04%) 1st Line Support
15 15 (3.94%) Network Engineer
15 15 (3.94%) Service Desk Engineer
16 14 (3.67%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.52%) Flash
1 2 (0.52%) COM
1 2 (0.52%) WAP
2 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.26%) HTML5
2 1 (0.26%) CSS
2 1 (0.26%) Web Services
2 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.26%) .NET
2 1 (0.26%) HTML
2 1 (0.26%) NHibernate
2 1 (0.26%) jQuery
2 1 (0.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 76 (19.95%) Blackberry
2 47 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (8.92%) iPhone
4 25 (6.56%) iPad
5 20 (5.25%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.15%) CMDB
7 11 (2.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (2.62%) EPoS
9 6 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.31%) PDA
11 4 (1.05%) Equities
11 4 (1.05%) Derivative
11 4 (1.05%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.05%) Eurex
12 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.52%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.52%) Statistics
12 2 (0.52%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.52%) Kindle
13 1 (0.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 288 (75.59%) Windows
2 158 (41.47%) Windows 7
3 65 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (14.96%) Windows 8
5 49 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (11.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (11.02%) Linux
8 38 (9.97%) Windows XP
9 33 (8.66%) Android
10 30 (7.87%) Windows Vista
11 29 (7.61%) Mac OS X
11 29 (7.61%) Apple iOS
12 26 (6.82%) UNIX
13 13 (3.41%) AIX
14 8 (2.10%) Solaris
14 8 (2.10%) FreeBSD
14 8 (2.10%) Mac OS
14 8 (2.10%) CentOS
15 3 (0.79%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (31.23%) ITIL
2 32 (8.40%) Service Management
3 27 (7.09%) Project Planning
4 22 (5.77%) Incident Management
5 20 (5.25%) Configuration Management
6 19 (4.99%) Service Desk Management
7 18 (4.72%) Mentoring
7 18 (4.72%) Digital Marketing
8 15 (3.94%) Project Management
8 15 (3.94%) Problem Management
9 13 (3.41%) Service Delivery
9 13 (3.41%) ITIL V3
10 11 (2.89%) Document Management
11 10 (2.62%) DDoS Mitigation
11 10 (2.62%) Software Distribution
11 10 (2.62%) Change Management
12 8 (2.10%) Information Security
12 8 (2.10%) Web Analytics
12 8 (2.10%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (2.10%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.04%) SQL
2 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.26%) VBScript
2 1 (0.26%) VB
2 1 (0.26%) C
2 1 (0.26%) C#
2 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.26%) VC++
Qualifications
1 138 (36.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (29.40%) MCP
3 90 (23.62%) Network+ Certification
4 57 (14.96%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (14.17%) MCITP
6 52 (13.65%) Degree
7 47 (12.34%) MCSE
8 45 (11.81%) CCNA
9 43 (11.29%) MCSA
10 34 (8.92%) Security Cleared
11 27 (7.09%) MCDST
12 18 (4.72%) CCNP
13 16 (4.20%) MCTS
13 16 (4.20%) MOS
14 13 (3.41%) CISSP
14 13 (3.41%) DV Cleared
15 12 (3.15%) CCENT
16 8 (2.10%) SC Cleared
17 7 (1.84%) HP ASE
18 5 (1.31%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (16.01%) SLA
2 8 (2.10%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) BS7799
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) GAMP
System Software
1 147 (38.58%) Active Directory
2 53 (13.91%) XenApp
3 35 (9.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 35 (9.19%) XenDesktop
4 25 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (2.89%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.36%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (1.31%) Firmware
7 5 (1.31%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.05%) vSphere
9 3 (0.79%) XenServer
10 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 52 (13.65%) SCCM
2 6 (1.57%) Sysprep
3 3 (0.79%) ZENworks
3 3 (0.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 253 (66.40%) Microsoft
2 84 (22.05%) Citrix
3 72 (18.90%) HP
4 43 (11.29%) Apple
5 41 (10.76%) Cisco
6 34 (8.92%) VMware
7 16 (4.20%) Dell
8 14 (3.67%) SAP
9 8 (2.10%) Mitel
9 8 (2.10%) Sun
9 8 (2.10%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.84%) Bloomberg
10 7 (1.84%) TOWER Software
11 6 (1.57%) Remedy
11 6 (1.57%) NetApp
12 2 (0.52%) Perforce
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle
12 2 (0.52%) Adobe
12 2 (0.52%) IBM
12 2 (0.52%) Siemens
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Salary: £22956 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £19,000 to £25,000 per annum
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Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
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Salary: £37k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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