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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 691 694 751
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +57
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 187 167 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.60% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 163 150 102
Average salary £25,000 £22,600 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.61% -3.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £19,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £34,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,750 £22,600 £22,716
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -0.50%
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
29439 27640 29641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.52% 26.74% 28.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23715 22496 24965
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
South East -16 56 £22,500 -0.44% 7
London -6 54 £27,000 -3.57% 4
East of England -10 28 £25,000 +13.63% 3
North West -10 19 £57,500 +108.33%
Yorkshire -27 13 £25,000 +16.27%
South West -15 11 £22,500 -29.68%
East Midlands -3 3 £38,000 +26.66% 1
West Midlands -3 2 £18,500 -
North East -14 1 £35,000 +169.23%
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 219 (62.75%) Microsoft
2 204 (58.45%) Windows
3 175 (50.14%) MS Office
4 160 (45.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 142 (40.69%) MS Excel
6 137 (39.26%) ITIL
7 115 (32.95%) Active Directory
8 93 (26.65%) Windows 7
9 88 (25.21%) MCP
10 86 (24.64%) MS Exchange
11 78 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 73 (20.92%) LAN
13 68 (19.48%) Network+ Certification
14 66 (18.91%) WAN
15 62 (17.77%) MCSE
15 62 (17.77%) Blackberry
16 57 (16.33%) Citrix
17 56 (16.05%) MCSA
18 55 (15.76%) Cisco Certification
18 55 (15.76%) MS PowerPoint
19 52 (14.90%) Windows XP
20 51 (14.61%) SLA
20 51 (14.61%) TCP/IP
21 47 (13.47%) CCNA
22 46 (13.18%) Service Delivery
23 43 (12.32%) HP
23 43 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010
24 39 (11.17%) Degree
25 38 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2007
25 38 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 86 (24.64%) MS Exchange
2 43 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.86%) Lync
9 1 (0.29%) WordPress
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 175 (50.14%) MS Office
2 142 (40.69%) MS Excel
3 55 (15.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.72%) Simulink
5 4 (1.15%) MS Project
5 4 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) SalesLogix
1 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 73 (20.92%) LAN
2 66 (18.91%) WAN
3 51 (14.61%) TCP/IP
4 37 (10.60%) DNS
5 35 (10.03%) VoIP
6 33 (9.46%) DHCP
7 32 (9.17%) Firewall
8 31 (8.88%) Wireless
9 30 (8.60%) ADSL
10 19 (5.44%) VPN
11 15 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (3.15%) SAN
12 11 (3.15%) IP Telephony
13 10 (2.87%) VLAN
13 10 (2.87%) Internet
14 8 (2.29%) Cisco PIX
15 6 (1.72%) Intranet
15 6 (1.72%) PBX
16 4 (1.15%) Network Security
16 4 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.15%) MS Access
3 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.57%) MySQL
4 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (6.02%) Finance
2 20 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.44%) Retail
4 14 (4.01%) Law
5 7 (2.01%) Legal
6 4 (1.15%) Banking
6 4 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.86%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
8 1 (0.29%) Front Office
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 117 (33.52%) Analyst
2 71 (20.34%) Support Analyst
3 69 (19.77%) Support Engineer
4 65 (18.62%) Service Analyst
5 60 (17.19%) Service Desk Analyst
6 38 (10.89%) Technical Support
7 37 (10.60%) 1st Line Support
8 35 (10.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 33 (9.46%) Desktop Support
10 29 (8.31%) Support Technician
11 26 (7.45%) Help Desk Analyst
11 26 (7.45%) Technical Engineer
11 26 (7.45%) IT Support
12 24 (6.88%) Technical Analyst
13 22 (6.30%) Junior
14 20 (5.73%) Help Desk Support
14 20 (5.73%) Technical Support Analyst
14 20 (5.73%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 18 (5.16%) Technical Support Engineer
16 17 (4.87%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.15%) CSS
2 3 (0.86%) HTML
2 3 (0.86%) .NET
2 3 (0.86%) XMPP
3 2 (0.57%) NHibernate
3 2 (0.57%) jQuery
3 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (0.57%) HTML5
3 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.57%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.29%) WAP
4 1 (0.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (17.77%) Blackberry
2 30 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (8.31%) Computer Science
4 28 (8.02%) Management Information System
5 23 (6.59%) iPhone
6 17 (4.87%) iPad
6 17 (4.87%) Mathematics
7 13 (3.72%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (3.44%) EPoS
9 8 (2.29%) CMDB
10 7 (2.01%) Tandem
11 6 (1.72%) PDA
12 5 (1.43%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.43%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.43%) Thin Client
12 5 (1.43%) GIS
13 4 (1.15%) IVR
13 4 (1.15%) PMI
14 3 (0.86%) NHS
15 2 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 204 (58.45%) Windows
2 93 (26.65%) Windows 7
3 78 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (14.90%) Windows XP
5 38 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (10.60%) Linux
7 36 (10.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (6.59%) Windows 8
9 22 (6.30%) Windows Vista
9 22 (6.30%) Android
10 21 (6.02%) Mac OS X
11 15 (4.30%) UNIX
12 12 (3.44%) Apple iOS
13 11 (3.15%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (2.29%) FreeBSD
14 8 (2.29%) AIX
15 6 (1.72%) Mac OS
16 5 (1.43%) Solaris
17 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (39.26%) ITIL
2 46 (13.18%) Service Delivery
3 29 (8.31%) Incident Management
4 28 (8.02%) Information Security
5 21 (6.02%) Service Management
6 17 (4.87%) PRINCE2
7 16 (4.58%) Line Management
8 15 (4.30%) Change Management
9 13 (3.72%) SIEM
10 12 (3.44%) Software Distribution
11 11 (3.15%) Project Management
11 11 (3.15%) ITSM
11 11 (3.15%) Problem Management
12 10 (2.87%) Migration
12 10 (2.87%) QMS
12 10 (2.87%) Cyber Security
13 9 (2.58%) Time Management
13 9 (2.58%) Configuration Management
14 8 (2.29%) Technical Architecture
15 6 (1.72%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 31 (8.88%) SQL
2 6 (1.72%) MATLAB
2 6 (1.72%) C
3 3 (0.86%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.57%) C#
4 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.57%) PHP
4 2 (0.57%) VC++
5 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.29%) Java
5 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 160 (45.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (25.21%) MCP
3 68 (19.48%) Network+ Certification
4 62 (17.77%) MCSE
5 56 (16.05%) MCSA
6 55 (15.76%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (13.47%) CCNA
8 39 (11.17%) Degree
9 37 (10.60%) MCITP
10 28 (8.02%) MCDST
10 28 (8.02%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (6.30%) MCTS
12 20 (5.73%) CCNP
12 20 (5.73%) Security Cleared
13 17 (4.87%) CISSP
14 13 (3.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (2.01%) MOS
16 5 (1.43%) HNC
16 5 (1.43%) HND
16 5 (1.43%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (14.61%) SLA
2 18 (5.16%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.72%) QA
4 4 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.57%) GAMP
6 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 115 (32.95%) Active Directory
2 26 (7.45%) XenApp
3 17 (4.87%) XenDesktop
4 16 (4.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 15 (4.30%) Hyper-V
6 12 (3.44%) vSphere
7 11 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (1.72%) XenServer
9 5 (1.43%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.86%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.29%) Xen
12 1 (0.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (7.45%) SCCM
2 21 (6.02%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.72%) ZENworks
4 4 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.57%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.29%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 219 (62.75%) Microsoft
2 57 (16.33%) Citrix
3 43 (12.32%) HP
4 35 (10.03%) Cisco
5 32 (9.17%) Apple
5 32 (9.17%) VMware
6 25 (7.16%) Dell
7 19 (5.44%) SAP
7 19 (5.44%) Remedy
8 13 (3.72%) Mitel
8 13 (3.72%) ArcSight
9 12 (3.44%) Altiris
10 10 (2.87%) Sun
11 7 (2.01%) Oracle
12 6 (1.72%) NetApp
12 6 (1.72%) MathWorks
13 5 (1.43%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.43%) Bloomberg
13 5 (1.43%) Symantec
14 4 (1.15%) Sage
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Salary: £21,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
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Salary: £19210 - £22035 per annum + pension, BUPA, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
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Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £15.77 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £15.77 per hour
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Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
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