The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 610 604 614
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 35 49 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.12% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.46% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 33 48 38
Average salary £27,000 £25,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -18.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £19,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £32,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £22,500 £22,600
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -0.44%
A+ Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10635 10697 10958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.01% 25.74% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8878 8727 8759
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in London

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in London

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in London

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram in London

A+ Certification
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Canary Wharf - 3 £24,000 -
City of London +40 1 £20,000 -2.43%
Enfield - 1 - -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 54 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 43 (51.19%) Windows
3 36 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (39.29%) Active Directory
4 33 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (39.29%) ITIL
5 30 (35.71%) Cisco
6 29 (34.52%) MS Office
6 29 (34.52%) Network+ Certification
7 26 (30.95%) CCNA
8 23 (27.38%) Citrix
9 22 (26.19%) MS Excel
9 22 (26.19%) Windows 7
10 20 (23.81%) MCP
10 20 (23.81%) Linux
11 19 (22.62%) Windows Server
12 18 (21.43%) TCP/IP
13 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (17.86%) Degree
14 15 (17.86%) Finance
15 14 (16.67%) VMware
15 14 (16.67%) Windows XP
16 13 (15.48%) MCSE
16 13 (15.48%) MCSA
16 13 (15.48%) SLA
16 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (14.29%) MS Exchange
17 12 (14.29%) HP
18 11 (13.10%) LAN
18 11 (13.10%) WAN

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 12 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (8.33%) IIS
2 7 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (34.52%) MS Office
2 22 (26.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.38%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.10%) LAN
2 11 (13.10%) WAN
3 10 (11.90%) DHCP
3 10 (11.90%) DNS
4 9 (10.71%) Network Security
5 5 (5.95%) Structured Cabling
5 5 (5.95%) VoIP
6 4 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (4.76%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.57%) BGP
7 3 (3.57%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.57%) Firewall
7 3 (3.57%) Multicast
7 3 (3.57%) OSPF
7 3 (3.57%) Skype
7 3 (3.57%) VLAN
7 3 (3.57%) VPN
7 3 (3.57%) Wireless
8 2 (2.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.19%) MS Access
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Games
2 4 (4.76%) Law
2 4 (4.76%) Legal
2 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Back Office
3 2 (2.38%) Billing
3 2 (2.38%) Electronics
3 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.38%) Korean Language
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (16.67%) Desktop Support
1 14 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 11 (13.10%) Analyst
3 8 (9.52%) Trainer
4 7 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) IT Support
6 5 (5.95%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Support Specialist
7 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.76%) IT Trainer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.19%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.38%) Clustering
5 2 (2.38%) EPoS
5 2 (2.38%) iPad
5 2 (2.38%) iPhone
5 2 (2.38%) PDA
6 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.19%) PACS
6 1 (1.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (51.19%) Windows
2 22 (26.19%) Windows 7
3 20 (23.81%) Linux
4 19 (22.62%) Windows Server
5 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (8.33%) Windows 8
9 6 (7.14%) Mac OS X
9 6 (7.14%) Windows 2000
10 4 (4.76%) Android
10 4 (4.76%) FreeBSD
10 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
11 3 (3.57%) CentOS
11 3 (3.57%) Unix
12 2 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.29%) ITIL
2 7 (8.33%) Project Management
3 6 (7.14%) Time Management
4 5 (5.95%) Document Management
4 5 (5.95%) Incident Management
4 5 (5.95%) Information Security
4 5 (5.95%) Service Management
5 4 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.76%) Presales
6 3 (3.57%) Change Management
6 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.57%) High Availability
6 3 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (3.57%) Proprietary Trading
6 3 (3.57%) Systematic Trading
6 3 (3.57%) Ticket Management
6 3 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.19%) Perl
5 1 (1.19%) Python
5 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (34.52%) Network+ Certification
4 26 (30.95%) CCNA
5 20 (23.81%) MCP
6 15 (17.86%) Degree
7 13 (15.48%) MCSA
7 13 (15.48%) MCSE
8 10 (11.90%) MCITP
9 9 (10.71%) MCTS
10 8 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (8.33%) MCDST
12 5 (5.95%) CEH
12 5 (5.95%) CISSP
12 5 (5.95%) RHCE
13 4 (4.76%) CCDA
13 4 (4.76%) CHFI
13 4 (4.76%) CISM
13 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
13 4 (4.76%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.48%) SLA
2 4 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) HL7
System Software
1 33 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.57%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.95%) SCCM
3 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.38%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 54 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 30 (35.71%) Cisco
3 23 (27.38%) Citrix
4 14 (16.67%) VMware
5 12 (14.29%) HP
6 8 (9.52%) Adobe
6 8 (9.52%) Dell
7 7 (8.33%) Bloomberg
7 7 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 7 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.95%) IBM
9 4 (4.76%) Altiris
9 4 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (4.76%) Clearswift
9 4 (4.76%) EMC
9 4 (4.76%) Forcepoint
9 4 (4.76%) NetApp
9 4 (4.76%) Sun
9 4 (4.76%) Veeam
10 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
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