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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 676 761 757
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -4
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 191 127 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.12% 0.096%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 143 114 82
Average salary £22,500 £26,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £17,600
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+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
27522 30066 27917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.01% 27.31% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22014 23929 22889
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 £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 6 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 6 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
(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 +33 68 £22,500 +7.14% 7
London +3 44 £26,251 -4.54% 5
East of England +16 20 £20,500 -2.38% 1
South West +9 20 £21,000 -4.54% 2
Yorkshire +18 14 £29,000 +45.00%
East Midlands +12 11 £22,778 +8.46% 2
North West +1 7 £52,500 +61.53% 1
West Midlands -3 4 - - 2
North East - 3 £24,000 -
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 288 (73.47%) Windows
2 262 (66.84%) Microsoft
3 160 (40.82%) MS Excel
4 151 (38.52%) Windows 7
5 142 (36.22%) Active Directory
6 131 (33.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 129 (32.91%) MS Office
8 112 (28.57%) MCP
9 108 (27.55%) Network+ Certification
10 106 (27.04%) ITIL
11 98 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 91 (23.21%) LAN
13 88 (22.45%) MS Exchange
14 81 (20.66%) WAN
15 77 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 75 (19.13%) Citrix
17 70 (17.86%) Blackberry
18 66 (16.84%) HP
18 66 (16.84%) Windows 8
19 65 (16.58%) Cisco Certification
20 64 (16.33%) SLA
21 61 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
22 56 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
23 55 (14.03%) Cisco
24 49 (12.50%) CCNA
24 49 (12.50%) Apple
25 48 (12.24%) Windows XP
25 48 (12.24%) MCSA
25 48 (12.24%) Degree
25 48 (12.24%) SCCM

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 88 (22.45%) MS Exchange
2 34 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (4.85%) Lotus Domino
6 8 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.02%) Lync
9 3 (0.77%) IIS
10 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 160 (40.82%) MS Excel
2 129 (32.91%) MS Office
3 32 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.38%) Office 365
2 8 (2.04%) SaaS
3 5 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 91 (23.21%) LAN
3 81 (20.66%) WAN
4 42 (10.71%) DHCP
4 42 (10.71%) DNS
5 40 (10.20%) Firewall
6 33 (8.42%) ADSL
7 29 (7.40%) VoIP
8 18 (4.59%) Internet
9 15 (3.83%) Network Security
10 13 (3.32%) Wireless
11 12 (3.06%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (2.55%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (2.30%) VLAN
13 9 (2.30%) VPN
14 7 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.79%) ATM
15 5 (1.28%) Ethernet
15 5 (1.28%) SAN
15 5 (1.28%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.77%) Big Data
2 3 (0.77%) MySQL
3 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (5.36%) Law
2 19 (4.85%) Marketing
3 16 (4.08%) Finance
4 12 (3.06%) Electronics
4 12 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.30%) Advertising
6 8 (2.04%) Legal
7 7 (1.79%) Military
7 7 (1.79%) Retail
8 5 (1.28%) German Language
9 4 (1.02%) Games
10 3 (0.77%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.77%) Publishing
10 3 (0.77%) Back Office
11 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (25.51%) Support Engineer
2 72 (18.37%) Analyst
3 60 (15.31%) IT Support
4 52 (13.27%) 2nd Line Support
5 46 (11.73%) Service Analyst
6 45 (11.48%) Service Desk Analyst
7 42 (10.71%) Desktop Support
7 42 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 40 (10.20%) Technical Support
9 38 (9.69%) Support Specialist
10 34 (8.67%) Support Technician
11 33 (8.42%) IT Support Specialist
12 29 (7.40%) Desktop Engineer
13 28 (7.14%) Support Analyst
13 28 (7.14%) Field Engineer
14 26 (6.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 19 (4.85%) Technical Engineer
16 17 (4.34%) Network Engineer
17 16 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
17 16 (4.08%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.02%) CSS
1 4 (1.02%) HTML
2 3 (0.77%) COM
3 2 (0.51%) Web Services
3 2 (0.51%) WAP
4 1 (0.26%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.26%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.26%) jQuery
4 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.26%) HTML5
4 1 (0.26%) XML
4 1 (0.26%) Flash
4 1 (0.26%) .NET
4 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 70 (17.86%) Blackberry
2 47 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (8.93%) iPhone
4 34 (8.67%) iPad
5 33 (8.42%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.53%) EPoS
9 6 (1.53%) PDA
10 5 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.02%) Eurex
11 4 (1.02%) Derivative
11 4 (1.02%) Equities
12 2 (0.51%) IVR
12 2 (0.51%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.51%) Statistics
12 2 (0.51%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.51%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 288 (73.47%) Windows
2 151 (38.52%) Windows 7
3 77 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (16.84%) Windows 8
5 61 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 56 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (12.24%) Windows XP
8 42 (10.71%) Linux
9 38 (9.69%) Android
10 35 (8.93%) Mac OS X
11 33 (8.42%) Windows Vista
12 32 (8.16%) Apple iOS
13 16 (4.08%) UNIX
14 12 (3.06%) FreeBSD
15 8 (2.04%) CentOS
16 4 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (1.02%) AIX
16 4 (1.02%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (27.04%) ITIL
2 27 (6.89%) Service Management
2 27 (6.89%) Service Desk Management
3 23 (5.87%) Configuration Management
4 20 (5.10%) Project Planning
4 20 (5.10%) Mentoring
5 19 (4.85%) Incident Management
6 18 (4.59%) Digital Marketing
7 17 (4.34%) Problem Management
8 15 (3.83%) Project Management
9 13 (3.32%) Service Delivery
10 10 (2.55%) DDoS Mitigation
11 9 (2.30%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (2.30%) Change Management
12 8 (2.04%) Information Security
12 8 (2.04%) Web Analytics
12 8 (2.04%) Analytics
13 7 (1.79%) Cyber Security
13 7 (1.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.89%) SQL
2 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
2 2 (0.51%) PHP
2 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.26%) VBScript
3 1 (0.26%) VB
3 1 (0.26%) VC++
3 1 (0.26%) C
3 1 (0.26%) C#
3 1 (0.26%) Java
3 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 131 (33.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (28.57%) MCP
3 108 (27.55%) Network+ Certification
4 65 (16.58%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (12.50%) CCNA
6 48 (12.24%) MCSA
6 48 (12.24%) Degree
7 46 (11.73%) MCSE
8 43 (10.97%) MCITP
9 30 (7.65%) Security Cleared
10 21 (5.36%) MCTS
11 18 (4.59%) CCNP
12 16 (4.08%) DV Cleared
13 13 (3.32%) CISSP
14 12 (3.06%) MCDST
15 11 (2.81%) CCENT
16 10 (2.55%) MOS
17 9 (2.30%) SC Cleared
18 8 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 7 (1.79%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (16.33%) 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
1 142 (36.22%) Active Directory
2 41 (10.46%) XenApp
3 28 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (6.89%) XenDesktop
5 26 (6.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 12 (3.06%) VMware Workstation
7 10 (2.55%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.79%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.28%) Firmware
10 4 (1.02%) vSphere
11 2 (0.51%) XenServer
12 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 48 (12.24%) SCCM
2 6 (1.53%) Sysprep
3 3 (0.77%) ZENworks
3 3 (0.77%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.26%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 262 (66.84%) Microsoft
2 75 (19.13%) Citrix
3 66 (16.84%) HP
4 55 (14.03%) Cisco
5 49 (12.50%) Apple
6 41 (10.46%) VMware
7 18 (4.59%) Dell
8 12 (3.06%) Sun
9 10 (2.55%) SAP
9 10 (2.55%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.04%) Remedy
11 7 (1.79%) Bloomberg
12 5 (1.28%) Mitel
12 5 (1.28%) NetApp
13 3 (0.77%) Adobe
14 2 (0.51%) Oracle
14 2 (0.51%) IBM
14 2 (0.51%) Siemens
14 2 (0.51%) Altiris
14 2 (0.51%) TOWER Software
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £13500 - £14000 Per Annum +Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham
Blue Town Online
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwickshire
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 24 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 24 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
SCC
Salary: From £19,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Chiswick, London
International SOS
Salary: Competitive benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
A V M I Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago