The first table below looks at the demand for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 138 155 147
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.24% 0.038% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 0.13% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £23,000 £19,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £19,000 £22,700
UK excluding London average salary £20,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
799 765 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.15% 28.85% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 619 611 594
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
A+ Certification
East of England

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

A+ Certification
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Watford - 5 £19,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £45,000 -
A+ Certification
East of England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 8
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Data Security
3 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) ADSL
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) WAN

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) ADSL
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) IT Support
2 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) IT Consultant
4 2 (28.57%) Consultant
4 2 (28.57%) Support Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 8
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Security
2 2 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) MCP
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) McAfee
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell