The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 183 184 168
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.074% 0.12% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.46% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £20,000 £23,000 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £20,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
907 1079 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.41% 26.30% 22.31%
Number of salaries quoted 749 915 711
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
A+ Certification
North West

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 18 April 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) ATM
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) SDH
1 2 (50.00%) WLAN
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) RIP
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) SONET
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) WiMAX
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (50.00%) SCADA
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) xDSL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ATM
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) SDH
1 2 (50.00%) WLAN
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) RIP
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) SONET
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) WiMAX
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) xDSL
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Services Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) SCADA
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification