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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 673 787 782
Rank change year-on-year
+114 -5
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 197 114 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.10% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 0.38% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 171 99 68
Average salary £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,650 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £32,500 £30,950
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £20,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
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
28329 30094 28835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.38% 27.19% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22322 24284 23479
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 £27,000
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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +51 84 £22,500 +7.14% 3
London +32 44 £27,500 - 15
East of England +38 26 £20,500 +7.89% 2
South West -10 17 £21,000 +16.66% 1
North West +13 14 £57,500 +206.66% 6
East Midlands +18 8 £25,000 +8.69% 6
Yorkshire +16 2 £60,000 +100.00% 8
West Midlands -22 2 £24,000 +31.50% 3
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 263 (72.45%) Windows
2 260 (71.63%) Microsoft
3 158 (43.53%) MS Excel
4 154 (42.42%) MS Office
5 151 (41.60%) Active Directory
6 149 (41.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 134 (36.91%) ITIL
8 130 (35.81%) Windows 7
9 120 (33.06%) MCP
10 106 (29.20%) LAN
11 92 (25.34%) MS Exchange
11 92 (25.34%) TCP/IP
12 89 (24.52%) Citrix
13 87 (23.97%) WAN
14 82 (22.59%) HP
15 79 (21.76%) Blackberry
16 64 (17.63%) SLA
16 64 (17.63%) Windows Server 2008
17 63 (17.36%) MCITP
18 59 (16.25%) Cisco Certification
19 58 (15.98%) XenApp
20 57 (15.70%) SCCM
21 55 (15.15%) DNS
22 54 (14.88%) DHCP
22 54 (14.88%) Network+ Certification
23 53 (14.60%) MCSE
24 52 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
25 50 (13.77%) MS PowerPoint
26 49 (13.50%) VoIP
26 49 (13.50%) Degree

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 92 (25.34%) MS Exchange
2 30 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (3.58%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (1.38%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.83%) Lync
9 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.28%) Apache
10 1 (0.28%) IIS
10 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 158 (43.53%) MS Excel
2 154 (42.42%) MS Office
3 50 (13.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.13%) Office 365
2 8 (2.20%) SaaS
3 5 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 106 (29.20%) LAN
2 92 (25.34%) TCP/IP
3 87 (23.97%) WAN
4 55 (15.15%) DNS
5 54 (14.88%) DHCP
6 49 (13.50%) VoIP
7 35 (9.64%) Firewall
8 29 (7.99%) ADSL
9 28 (7.71%) Wireless
10 23 (6.34%) VPN
11 15 (4.13%) Network Security
12 14 (3.86%) Internet
13 11 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (2.48%) Cisco PIX
15 8 (2.20%) VLAN
16 7 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
17 6 (1.65%) SAN
17 6 (1.65%) IP Telephony
18 5 (1.38%) Structured Cabling
18 5 (1.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.83%) Big Data
3 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.55%) MS Access
3 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.28%) MySQL
General
1 31 (8.54%) Law
2 20 (5.51%) Finance
3 17 (4.68%) Marketing
4 15 (4.13%) Retail
4 15 (4.13%) Legal
5 10 (2.75%) Advertising
6 9 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.65%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.38%) German Language
9 4 (1.10%) Electronics
10 3 (0.83%) Military
11 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.55%) Back Office
11 2 (0.55%) Publishing
11 2 (0.55%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (25.34%) Support Engineer
2 81 (22.31%) Analyst
3 55 (15.15%) Desktop Support
3 55 (15.15%) Service Analyst
4 52 (14.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 46 (12.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 43 (11.85%) Support Analyst
7 37 (10.19%) Technical Support
8 32 (8.82%) Support Technician
9 30 (8.26%) 1st Line Support
9 30 (8.26%) IT Support
10 28 (7.71%) Desktop Engineer
11 27 (7.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 23 (6.34%) Field Engineer
13 20 (5.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 20 (5.51%) Technical Engineer
14 19 (5.23%) Junior
15 17 (4.68%) 1st Line Support Engineer
16 14 (3.86%) Service Desk Engineer
17 13 (3.58%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.55%) COM
1 2 (0.55%) Flash
1 2 (0.55%) XMPP
2 1 (0.28%) WAP
2 1 (0.28%) SAML
2 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 79 (21.76%) Blackberry
2 52 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (9.09%) iPhone
4 23 (6.34%) iPad
4 23 (6.34%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.96%) CMDB
6 12 (3.31%) EPoS
7 8 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.10%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.10%) Eurex
9 4 (1.10%) Equities
9 4 (1.10%) Derivative
10 3 (0.83%) PDA
10 3 (0.83%) NHS
10 3 (0.83%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.83%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.55%) Kindle
11 2 (0.55%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 263 (72.45%) Windows
2 130 (35.81%) Windows 7
3 64 (17.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (11.57%) Linux
5 41 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (10.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (9.37%) Windows XP
8 32 (8.82%) Android
9 31 (8.54%) UNIX
10 29 (7.99%) Apple iOS
11 28 (7.71%) Windows Vista
12 27 (7.44%) Mac OS X
13 21 (5.79%) Windows 8
14 17 (4.68%) AIX
15 13 (3.58%) Mac OS
16 12 (3.31%) Solaris
17 9 (2.48%) FreeBSD
18 8 (2.20%) CentOS
19 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (36.91%) ITIL
2 39 (10.74%) Service Management
3 28 (7.71%) Project Planning
4 22 (6.06%) Incident Management
5 21 (5.79%) Configuration Management
6 20 (5.51%) Service Delivery
7 17 (4.68%) Project Management
7 17 (4.68%) Digital Marketing
8 16 (4.41%) Mentoring
9 14 (3.86%) ITIL V3
9 14 (3.86%) Service Desk Management
10 13 (3.58%) Software Distribution
11 12 (3.31%) Document Management
12 11 (3.03%) Analytics
13 10 (2.75%) Problem Management
13 10 (2.75%) Information Security
13 10 (2.75%) Change Management
14 9 (2.48%) Data Protection
14 9 (2.48%) Network Monitoring
15 8 (2.20%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.99%) SQL
2 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.28%) VBScript
3 1 (0.28%) VB
3 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.28%) C
Qualifications
1 149 (41.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 120 (33.06%) MCP
3 63 (17.36%) MCITP
4 59 (16.25%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (14.88%) Network+ Certification
6 53 (14.60%) MCSE
7 49 (13.50%) Degree
8 46 (12.67%) CCNA
9 41 (11.29%) MCSA
10 37 (10.19%) Security Cleared
11 31 (8.54%) MCDST
12 19 (5.23%) CCNP
13 15 (4.13%) CISSP
13 15 (4.13%) MOS
14 14 (3.86%) MCTS
15 13 (3.58%) DV Cleared
16 12 (3.31%) CCENT
17 8 (2.20%) SC Cleared
18 7 (1.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 7 (1.93%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (17.63%) SLA
2 11 (3.03%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.83%) QA
5 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.28%) BS7799
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 151 (41.60%) Active Directory
2 58 (15.98%) XenApp
3 41 (11.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 41 (11.29%) XenDesktop
4 21 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (1.38%) Firmware
7 5 (1.38%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.10%) vSphere
9 3 (0.83%) XenServer
10 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.28%) Xen
11 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 57 (15.70%) SCCM
2 6 (1.65%) Sysprep
3 4 (1.10%) ZENworks
3 4 (1.10%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 260 (71.63%) Microsoft
2 89 (24.52%) Citrix
3 82 (22.59%) HP
4 42 (11.57%) Apple
5 36 (9.92%) Cisco
6 27 (7.44%) VMware
7 21 (5.79%) Dell
8 19 (5.23%) SAP
9 10 (2.75%) Bloomberg
10 9 (2.48%) Mitel
10 9 (2.48%) Sun
11 8 (2.20%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.93%) TOWER Software
13 6 (1.65%) NetApp
14 5 (1.38%) Remedy
15 3 (0.83%) Altiris
15 3 (0.83%) Oracle
16 2 (0.55%) Cognos
16 2 (0.55%) IBM
16 2 (0.55%) Perforce
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