The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 95 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.080% - 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% - 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £32,000 - £16,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,600 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.65% -1.73%
A+ Certification
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
403 278 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 32.09% 26.50% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 322 194 174
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,661 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the Essex region.

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Essex

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) PDA
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) PBX
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Siemens
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Migration

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) PBX
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PDA
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) IVR
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CCENT
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Siemens
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) Altiris