The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 86 74 95
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.12% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 1.06% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £32,500 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £20,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
A+ Certification
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
281 283 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 32.67% 35.55% 43.73%
Number of salaries quoted 224 246 461
Average salary £38,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

A+ Certification
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) CCENT
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MCSM

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) CCENT
1 1 (100.00%) MCSM
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware