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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA A+ Certification
UK / England
Rank 741 774 742
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -32
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 99 140 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.53% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 92 120 149
Median salary £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% +17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,900 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,750 £26,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +20.45%

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
19418 26417 26943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.68% 27.64% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15442 21419 21641
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £67,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
London +66 37 £51,250 +89.81% 7
South East +53 29 £24,000 -11.11% 5
East of England +26 13 £30,000 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +18 6 £29,880 +35.81% 1
South West +9 6 £20,000 -9.09% 2
West Midlands +17 4 £20,000 +17.64% 3
North West -33 3 £23,000 -29.23% 1
Yorkshire +29 1 £19,500 -2.50% 1
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 130 (62.50%) Windows
2 122 (58.65%) Microsoft
3 119 (57.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 92 (44.23%) MCP
5 91 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 75 (36.06%) MS Excel
7 67 (32.21%) Cisco
8 65 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
9 63 (30.29%) Network+ Certification
10 56 (26.92%) CCNA
10 56 (26.92%) Windows 7
11 55 (26.44%) Windows Server
12 50 (24.04%) MS Office
12 50 (24.04%) Degree
13 49 (23.56%) MCSE
14 48 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
15 46 (22.12%) MCSA
16 43 (20.67%) MS Exchange
17 42 (20.19%) ITIL
18 40 (19.23%) HP
19 39 (18.75%) VMware
20 34 (16.35%) Firewall
21 33 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
22 32 (15.38%) Office 365
23 31 (14.90%) Finance
24 27 (12.98%) Citrix
24 27 (12.98%) Data Centre
25 26 (12.50%) Windows 8
25 26 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
26 25 (12.02%) VPN

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 43 (20.67%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (8.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (4.81%) Skype for Business
5 9 (4.33%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.44%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.96%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 75 (36.06%) MS Excel
2 50 (24.04%) MS Office
3 6 (2.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.92%) Final Cut Pro
5 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Eikon
1 2 (0.96%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.38%) Office 365
2 10 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.44%) GitHub
4 3 (1.44%) Yammer
5 2 (0.96%) IaaS
5 2 (0.96%) SaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.35%) Firewall
2 25 (12.02%) VPN
3 24 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 24 (11.54%) WAN
4 22 (10.58%) DNS
5 20 (9.62%) LAN
6 16 (7.69%) Internet
6 16 (7.69%) VoIP
7 15 (7.21%) Wireless
8 13 (6.25%) DHCP
9 10 (4.81%) Network Security
10 8 (3.85%) MPLS
11 7 (3.37%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (3.37%) VPLS
12 6 (2.88%) BGP
12 6 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (2.88%) EIGRP
12 6 (2.88%) HTTPS
12 6 (2.88%) IMAP
12 6 (2.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.44%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.44%) MySQL
3 2 (0.96%) Big Data
3 2 (0.96%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 8 (3.85%) Subversion
2 5 (2.40%) Grunt
2 5 (2.40%) gulp
2 5 (2.40%) Jasmine
2 5 (2.40%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (1.92%) MSI
4 3 (1.44%) Artifactory
4 3 (1.44%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 31 (14.90%) Finance
2 11 (5.29%) Billing
3 10 (4.81%) Law
3 10 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.33%) Publishing
5 5 (2.40%) Military
6 4 (1.92%) Electronics
6 4 (1.92%) Legal
7 3 (1.44%) Marketing
8 2 (0.96%) Advertising
8 2 (0.96%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.48%) Automotive
9 1 (0.48%) Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Games
9 1 (0.48%) Local Government
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (29.33%) Support Engineer
2 41 (19.71%) IT Support
3 34 (16.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 26 (12.50%) Analyst
5 21 (10.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 20 (9.62%) Developer
7 19 (9.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 17 (8.17%) IT Analyst
8 17 (8.17%) IT Engineer
9 16 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
9 16 (7.69%) Support Analyst
10 14 (6.73%) IT Support Analyst
10 14 (6.73%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 13 (6.25%) Network Technician
11 13 (6.25%) Server Technician
12 12 (5.77%) Support Technician
13 11 (5.29%) Desktop Support
13 11 (5.29%) IT Technician
14 10 (4.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.10%) CSS
1 21 (10.10%) HTML
2 15 (7.21%) Angular 2
2 15 (7.21%) AngularJS
2 15 (7.21%) Ember.js
2 15 (7.21%) React
3 8 (3.85%) Software Packaging
4 7 (3.37%) .NET
5 6 (2.88%) CSS3
5 6 (2.88%) HTML5
6 5 (2.40%) D3.js
6 5 (2.40%) Node.js
6 5 (2.40%) RequireJS
6 5 (2.40%) REST
6 5 (2.40%) Sass
6 5 (2.40%) SVG
6 5 (2.40%) Web Services
6 5 (2.40%) WebGL
7 2 (0.96%) Velocity
7 2 (0.96%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.98%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.62%) User Experience
3 18 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.21%) Management Information System
5 14 (6.73%) Computer Science
6 13 (6.25%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.40%) AS400
8 5 (2.40%) Clustering
9 3 (1.44%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.44%) iPhone
10 2 (0.96%) BYOD
10 2 (0.96%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.96%) IVR
10 2 (0.96%) Social Media
11 1 (0.48%) CMDB
11 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.48%) Handset
11 1 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 130 (62.50%) Windows
2 56 (26.92%) Windows 7
3 55 (26.44%) Windows Server
4 48 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 23 (11.06%) Linux
7 23 (11.06%) Windows XP
8 20 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (9.13%) Windows 10
10 12 (5.77%) Unix
11 9 (4.33%) Mac OS
12 8 (3.85%) Apple iOS
12 8 (3.85%) Mac OS X
13 7 (3.37%) Android
13 7 (3.37%) FreeBSD
14 5 (2.40%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.19%) ITIL
2 26 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (10.58%) Service Management
4 20 (9.62%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (8.17%) Mentoring
6 16 (7.69%) Web Design
7 15 (7.21%) E-Commerce
7 15 (7.21%) Economics
7 15 (7.21%) Web Development
8 14 (6.73%) Time Management
9 13 (6.25%) Statistics
10 12 (5.77%) ITSM
11 10 (4.81%) PRINCE2
11 10 (4.81%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.81%) Software Deployment
12 9 (4.33%) Ticket Management
13 8 (3.85%) Analytics
13 8 (3.85%) Change Control
13 8 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.10%) JavaScript
2 7 (3.37%) SQL
3 5 (2.40%) ES6
4 4 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.44%) C
5 3 (1.44%) Perl
5 3 (1.44%) Python
6 2 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 119 (57.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (44.23%) MCP
3 65 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (30.29%) Network+ Certification
5 56 (26.92%) CCNA
6 50 (24.04%) Degree
7 49 (23.56%) MCSE
8 46 (22.12%) MCSA
9 18 (8.65%) CCENT
10 17 (8.17%) MCTS
11 9 (4.33%) MCITP
12 8 (3.85%) DBS Check
13 7 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (3.37%) Security Cleared
14 5 (2.40%) HND
14 5 (2.40%) SC Cleared
14 5 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (1.92%) HNC
16 3 (1.44%) MCDST
16 3 (1.44%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.54%) SLA
2 4 (1.92%) COBIT
2 4 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 91 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (10.10%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.92%) XenApp
5 4 (1.92%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.44%) Docker
7 2 (0.96%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (10.58%) SCCM
2 7 (3.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.92%) Sysprep
4 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.44%) Puppet
4 3 (1.44%) Rundeck
4 3 (1.44%) SCOM
5 2 (0.96%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 122 (58.65%) Microsoft
2 67 (32.21%) Cisco
3 40 (19.23%) HP
4 39 (18.75%) VMware
5 27 (12.98%) Citrix
6 18 (8.65%) 3Com
6 18 (8.65%) Dell
6 18 (8.65%) Draytek
6 18 (8.65%) NETGEAR
6 18 (8.65%) ZyXEL
7 16 (7.69%) Apple
8 11 (5.29%) Google
9 9 (4.33%) Avaya
10 8 (3.85%) Adobe
11 7 (3.37%) Sun
11 7 (3.37%) WatchGuard
12 5 (2.40%) Twitter
13 4 (1.92%) Bomgar
13 4 (1.92%) LANDesk
13 4 (1.92%) ServiceNow
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
nGeneration Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Webrecruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
nGeneration Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £19,500 per annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £2200 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer Network Services Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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City, London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
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Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
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Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum
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London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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London
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