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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 252 241 249
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 11 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.066% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.25% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 15
Median salary £55,000 £22,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+141.75% -62.08%
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +11.11%
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
1429 1617 1843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.81% 26.72% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1115 1209 1546
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
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
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 8 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire +11 6 £55,000 +125.64%
Manchester -10 2 £30,000 +31.86%
Lancashire - 2 £25,500 - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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%) ICT 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
Chorley, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
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Posted: 6 days ago