The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 589 547 589
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +42
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 60 44 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.099% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.39% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 58 34 30
Average salary £27,500 £25,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% -4.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £21,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12151 11170 12689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.22% 25.18% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9749 9032 11069
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
A+ Certification
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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
(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
City of London -1 17 £27,500 +1.85%
Bromley - 4 £23,500 -
Hounslow - 3 £17,000 -
West Drayton - 1 £32,500 -
Enfield - 1 - -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 74 (73.27%) Windows
2 64 (63.37%) Active Directory
3 61 (60.40%) MS Excel
4 60 (59.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (57.43%) Microsoft
6 51 (50.50%) Windows XP
7 46 (45.54%) MS Office
8 40 (39.60%) MCP
9 39 (38.61%) Windows 7
10 35 (34.65%) ITIL
10 35 (34.65%) Blackberry
11 32 (31.68%) MS Exchange
12 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (28.71%) Finance
14 25 (24.75%) MCSE
14 25 (24.75%) MCDST
15 24 (23.76%) Citrix
16 22 (21.78%) Network+ Certification
16 22 (21.78%) VMware
17 20 (19.80%) WAN
17 20 (19.80%) Cisco
17 20 (19.80%) MS PowerPoint
18 19 (18.81%) LAN
19 18 (17.82%) SAN
19 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (17.82%) Cisco Certification
19 18 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2010
20 15 (14.85%) MCSA
20 15 (14.85%) Linux
20 15 (14.85%) Law

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 32 (31.68%) MS Exchange
2 18 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (11.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.99%) Lync
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 61 (60.40%) MS Excel
2 46 (45.54%) MS Office
3 20 (19.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.80%) WAN
2 19 (18.81%) LAN
3 18 (17.82%) SAN
4 14 (13.86%) TCP/IP
5 11 (10.89%) DHCP
5 11 (10.89%) DNS
6 9 (8.91%) ADSL
7 8 (7.92%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (5.94%) NAS
9 4 (3.96%) VoIP
9 4 (3.96%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (1.98%) Firewall
10 2 (1.98%) VPN
10 2 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (28.71%) Finance
2 15 (14.85%) Law
3 11 (10.89%) Legal
4 10 (9.90%) Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Advertising
5 2 (1.98%) Back Office
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Automotive
6 1 (0.99%) Front Office
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (40.59%) Analyst
2 24 (23.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 21 (20.79%) Help Desk Analyst
4 20 (19.80%) Service Analyst
4 20 (19.80%) Service Desk Analyst
5 17 (16.83%) Desktop Support
6 15 (14.85%) Support Engineer
6 15 (14.85%) Support Analyst
7 11 (10.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (10.89%) Help Desk Support
8 8 (7.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) IT Support
9 7 (6.93%) Administrator
9 7 (6.93%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.94%) Support Technician
11 5 (4.95%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Desktop Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Help Desk Support Analyst
12 4 (3.96%) Desktop Support Technician
12 4 (3.96%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 35 (34.65%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.91%) iPad
2 9 (8.91%) iPhone
3 7 (6.93%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.94%) Smartphone
4 6 (5.94%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.97%) EPoS
7 2 (1.98%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.99%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.99%) Statistics
8 1 (0.99%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.99%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 74 (73.27%) Windows
2 51 (50.50%) Windows XP
3 39 (38.61%) Windows 7
4 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (14.85%) Linux
6 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.93%) Android
8 4 (3.96%) UNIX
8 4 (3.96%) FreeBSD
8 4 (3.96%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.98%) CentOS
10 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.99%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) ITIL
2 14 (13.86%) Service Management
3 11 (10.89%) Change Management
4 9 (8.91%) Practice Management
5 8 (7.92%) Information Security
5 8 (7.92%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.93%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.93%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (5.94%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.94%) Software Deployment
7 6 (5.94%) Migration
7 6 (5.94%) CMMI
7 6 (5.94%) ITSM
7 6 (5.94%) Six Sigma
8 3 (2.97%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.97%) Time Management
9 2 (1.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.98%) Risk Management
9 2 (1.98%) ITIL V3
9 2 (1.98%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.89%) SQL
2 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.99%) VBScript
2 1 (0.99%) C
2 1 (0.99%) Java
Qualifications
1 60 (59.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (39.60%) MCP
3 25 (24.75%) MCSE
3 25 (24.75%) MCDST
4 22 (21.78%) Network+ Certification
5 18 (17.82%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (14.85%) MCSA
7 14 (13.86%) CCNA
8 9 (8.91%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (8.91%) MCTS
8 9 (8.91%) Degree
9 8 (7.92%) MCITP
10 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.98%) Project+ Certification
12 2 (1.98%) MCT
12 2 (1.98%) CCA
12 2 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.99%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (63.37%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.85%) vSphere
3 14 (13.86%) XenApp
4 11 (10.89%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.96%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.98%) XenServer
6 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) Backup Exec
1 7 (6.93%) SCCM
2 2 (1.98%) Sysprep
2 2 (1.98%) WSUS
3 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.99%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.99%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 58 (57.43%) Microsoft
2 24 (23.76%) Citrix
3 22 (21.78%) VMware
4 20 (19.80%) Cisco
5 14 (13.86%) Remedy
6 10 (9.90%) HP
7 8 (7.92%) Dell
8 6 (5.94%) Altiris
9 4 (3.96%) Sun
9 4 (3.96%) Apple
10 3 (2.97%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.97%) NetApp
10 3 (2.97%) Bloomberg
10 3 (2.97%) McAfee
11 2 (1.98%) Symantec
11 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.98%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.99%) Civica
12 1 (0.99%) Orchard
12 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago