The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA A+ Certification
England / North West
Rank 246 226 245
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 3 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.050% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.46% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 6
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £21,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,750 £27,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +20.00%

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1325 1519 1678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.30% 27.35% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 1177 1399
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in the North West

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in the North West

A+ Certification
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 2 £25,500 -
Manchester -34 1 £30,000 -7.69% 2
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 10 (90.91%) CCNA
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) VoIP
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) WAN
4 6 (54.55%) LAN
4 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
4 6 (54.55%) Avaya
4 6 (54.55%) MPLS
4 6 (54.55%) OSPF
4 6 (54.55%) BGP
4 6 (54.55%) EIGRP
4 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (54.55%) Network Security
4 6 (54.55%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (54.55%) Information Security
4 6 (54.55%) VPLS
4 6 (54.55%) Network Management
4 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (54.55%) Software Deployment
4 6 (54.55%) Security Patching
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) MCSE
6 4 (36.36%) MCP
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 8

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
1 8 (72.73%) VoIP
2 6 (54.55%) BGP
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (54.55%) EIGRP
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) MPLS
2 6 (54.55%) Network Security
2 6 (54.55%) OSPF
2 6 (54.55%) VPLS
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Server Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Server Support
3 2 (18.18%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Officer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
1 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
1 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
1 6 (54.55%) Network Management
1 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (54.55%) Security Patching
1 6 (54.55%) Software Deployment
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CCNA
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (36.36%) MCP
4 4 (36.36%) MCSE
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) DBS Check
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Avaya
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Compu team
Salary: From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum plus pension & profit-share scheme
Posted: 12 days ago