The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank - 57 -
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.46% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £17,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,600 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.65% -1.73%
A+ Certification
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
99 92 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.75% 21.30% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 91 72 78
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Lancashire

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) PBX
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) PBX
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Draytek