The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 190 190 178
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.052% 0.074% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.32% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £27,000 £17,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.82% -38.18%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,750 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +10.46%
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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
889 950 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.11% 23.39% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 718 731 774
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Manchester

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) HND
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (25.00%) KVM
3 1 (25.00%) Opsview
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Junior IT Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) HND
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia
1 1 (25.00%) VMware