The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 143 152 142
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 3 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.42% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Average salary £40,000 £27,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% +42.10%
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,000 £20,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.31%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
685 706 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.30% 30.75% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 521 535 619
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (57.14%) MCTS
2 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Server+ Certification
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) Nmap
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Security Patching
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
2 3 (42.86%) DMZ
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) MCSA
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) NFS
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DMZ
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
1 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
1 3 (42.86%) Security Patching
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCTS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCSA
2 3 (42.86%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Server+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) NFS
1 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft