The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 170 173 181
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 24 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.64% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.80% 1.03% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 6
Average salary £20,623 £19,000 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.53% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,090 £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £20,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
A+ Certification
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1336 1554 1363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.52% 37.60% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1089 1307 1025
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Hampshire

A+ Certification
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 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
Southampton -1 15 £19,000 +2.70%
Eastleigh +5 3 £20,623 +7.12%
Fareham +8 1 £25,000 -9.09%
A+ Certification
South East

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 41 (87.23%) Windows
1 41 (87.23%) Microsoft
2 29 (61.70%) MS Office
3 27 (57.45%) MS Excel
4 25 (53.19%) ITIL
5 19 (40.43%) MCP
5 19 (40.43%) SLA
6 15 (31.91%) Mentoring
7 14 (29.79%) Service Desk Management
8 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (27.66%) Wireless
9 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (21.28%) EPoS
10 10 (21.28%) VoIP
10 10 (21.28%) SAP
10 10 (21.28%) Retail
10 10 (21.28%) Software Distribution
11 9 (19.15%) MCITP
12 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
13 7 (14.89%) Problem Management
13 7 (14.89%) Change Management
13 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
13 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
14 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
14 6 (12.77%) Cisco
14 6 (12.77%) Service Management
14 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
15 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
16 4 (8.51%) HP
16 4 (8.51%) Windows XP

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 29 (61.70%) MS Office
2 27 (57.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) Wireless
2 10 (21.28%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (21.28%) Retail
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Analyst
2 21 (44.68%) Service Analyst
3 20 (42.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) Graduate
4 10 (21.28%) IT Graduate
5 9 (19.15%) Support Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) IT Support
7 5 (10.64%) Desktop Support
8 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Technical Support
8 4 (8.51%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Deskside Support
8 4 (8.51%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior IT Support
9 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (6.38%) IT Support Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Field Engineer
10 2 (4.26%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (21.28%) EPoS
3 4 (8.51%) CMDB
4 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) IVR
5 1 (2.13%) PDA
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) ITIL
2 15 (31.91%) Mentoring
3 14 (29.79%) Service Desk Management
4 10 (21.28%) Software Distribution
5 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
5 7 (14.89%) Change Management
5 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
5 7 (14.89%) Problem Management
6 6 (12.77%) Service Management
7 4 (8.51%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) MCP
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (19.15%) MCITP
4 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) MCDST
5 4 (8.51%) MCSE
6 3 (6.38%) Degree
7 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 41 (87.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) SAP
3 6 (12.77%) Cisco
4 4 (8.51%) HP
4 4 (8.51%) VMware
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) Apple
7 1 (2.13%) Altiris
7 1 (2.13%) Dell