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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 233 246 256
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 16 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.084% 0.093%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.90% 0.35% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 7
Average salary £57,500 £18,750 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+206.66% -19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,700 £17,750 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £19,750 £24,700
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £21,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.66%
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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1781 1695 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 27.14% 23.74% 24.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1325 1508
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Cheshire - 8 £55,000 - 1
Manchester +6 5 - - 4
Merseyside - 1 £32,500 - 3
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 21 (67.74%) MS Office
3 20 (64.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (61.29%) Windows
5 16 (51.61%) ITIL
6 15 (48.39%) MS Excel
6 15 (48.39%) MCITP
7 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
7 14 (45.16%) ITIL V3
7 14 (45.16%) SQL
7 14 (45.16%) CCNP
7 14 (45.16%) CCNA
7 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (41.94%) CISSP
9 12 (38.71%) Law
9 12 (38.71%) Legal
9 12 (38.71%) MOS
9 12 (38.71%) MCDST
9 12 (38.71%) Incident Management
9 12 (38.71%) Document Management
9 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
10 11 (35.48%) Network Security
11 9 (29.03%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (29.03%) Firewall
12 8 (25.81%) Cyber Security
13 7 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (22.58%) UNIX
13 7 (22.58%) MCSE
14 6 (19.35%) Information Security
15 5 (16.13%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.45%) Lync
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (67.74%) MS Office
2 15 (48.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Network Security
2 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) PBX
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) MS Access
General
1 12 (38.71%) Law
1 12 (38.71%) Legal
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Team Leader
1 12 (38.71%) Technical Team Leader
1 12 (38.71%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 8 (25.81%) Security Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (3.23%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Security Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Field Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Support Technician
4 1 (3.23%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Tandem
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
3 7 (22.58%) UNIX
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Linux
5 2 (6.45%) AIX
5 2 (6.45%) CentOS
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) ITIL
2 14 (45.16%) ITIL V3
3 12 (38.71%) Incident Management
3 12 (38.71%) Document Management
4 8 (25.81%) Cyber Security
5 7 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (19.35%) Information Security
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Network Design
7 2 (6.45%) ERP
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL V2
7 2 (6.45%) SIEM
8 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.23%) Service Management
8 1 (3.23%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (48.39%) MCITP
3 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (45.16%) CCNP
3 14 (45.16%) CCNA
4 13 (41.94%) CISSP
5 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
5 12 (38.71%) MOS
5 12 (38.71%) MCDST
6 7 (22.58%) MCSE
7 4 (12.90%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (9.68%) MCSA
8 3 (9.68%) MCP
9 2 (6.45%) RHCE
9 2 (6.45%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (6.45%) HP ASE
9 2 (6.45%) Degree
10 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.45%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Nortel
5 1 (3.23%) Avaya
5 1 (3.23%) Draytek
5 1 (3.23%) ProCurve
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