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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 175 139 191
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +52
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 18 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.47% 0.87% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.31% 2.65% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 7
Average salary £20,623 £22,600 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +29.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £17,650 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £22,600 £94,400
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £22,600 £22,800
% change year-on-year
+2.87% -0.87%
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
1370 1095 1619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.46% 32.88% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1154 909 1364
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram 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 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Eastleigh -1 6 £18,250 -19.24%
Fareham 0 3 £22,500 +32.35%
Southampton -16 2 £18,250 -19.24%
Aldershot - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £26,250 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
A+ Certification
South East

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 30 (69.77%) Windows
3 29 (67.44%) MS Office
4 22 (51.16%) ITIL
5 21 (48.84%) MS Excel
6 13 (30.23%) VoIP
6 13 (30.23%) Wireless
7 12 (27.91%) SLA
7 12 (27.91%) EPoS
7 12 (27.91%) Retail
7 12 (27.91%) SAP
7 12 (27.91%) Software Distribution
8 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
9 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
10 8 (18.60%) MCP
11 7 (16.28%) MCITP
11 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
12 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
12 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
13 5 (11.63%) MCSE
13 5 (11.63%) MCSA
13 5 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
14 4 (9.30%) PDA
14 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
14 4 (9.30%) SQL

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
1 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (67.44%) MS Office
2 21 (48.84%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) VoIP
1 13 (30.23%) Wireless
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) PBX
3 1 (2.33%) PABX
3 1 (2.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (27.91%) Retail
2 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Analyst
2 19 (44.19%) Service Analyst
3 16 (37.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (25.58%) Support Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) Help Desk Analyst
5 8 (18.60%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (16.28%) Support Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) Graduate
6 7 (16.28%) IT Graduate
7 5 (11.63%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) Junior
8 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (6.98%) Technical Support Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
9 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
9 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Junior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) EPoS
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
4 4 (9.30%) PDA
5 3 (6.98%) IVR
5 3 (6.98%) CMDB
6 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
4 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) ITIL
2 12 (27.91%) Software Distribution
3 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Management
3 4 (9.30%) Line Management
3 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
3 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
3 4 (9.30%) Change Management
3 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Migration
6 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
3 8 (18.60%) MCP
4 7 (16.28%) MCITP
5 5 (11.63%) MCSE
5 5 (11.63%) MCSA
6 3 (6.98%) MCDST
6 3 (6.98%) MCTS
7 1 (2.33%) Degree
7 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) SAP
3 4 (9.30%) Altiris
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Dell
5 1 (2.33%) Apple
5 1 (2.33%) Remedy
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Mitel