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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 221 246 246
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 11 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.25% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.94% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 2
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £18,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £22,000 £22,600
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -2.65%
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
1522 1802 1621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 27.00% 26.09% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1194 1466 1307
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,662 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Manchester +22 11 £32,500 +18.18% 2
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (64.71%) Network+ Certification
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) MCSE
4 10 (58.82%) CCNA
4 10 (58.82%) CISSP
4 10 (58.82%) RHCE
4 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
5 9 (52.94%) VMware
5 9 (52.94%) ITIL
6 8 (47.06%) SQL
6 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 8 (47.06%) AIX
6 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 8 (47.06%) CCNP
6 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (47.06%) CentOS
7 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (41.18%) HP ASE
7 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (41.18%) SolarWinds
7 7 (41.18%) HP SIM
7 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
7 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (41.18%) vSphere
7 7 (41.18%) ITIL V2

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
1 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
1 7 (41.18%) SharePoint 2013
1 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) AutoCAD
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) LAN
1 7 (41.18%) Network Security
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) 4G
3 1 (5.88%) ADSL
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 7 (41.18%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Trainer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) AIX
2 8 (47.06%) CentOS
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL V2
2 7 (41.18%) Patch Management
2 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) MCSE
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (64.71%) Network+ Certification
3 10 (58.82%) CCNA
3 10 (58.82%) CISSP
3 10 (58.82%) RHCE
4 8 (47.06%) CCNP
5 7 (41.18%) CompTIA Security+
5 7 (41.18%) HP ASE
5 7 (41.18%) MCITP
5 7 (41.18%) Security+ Certification
5 7 (41.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (35.29%) MCP
7 3 (17.65%) CEH
7 3 (17.65%) CHFI
7 3 (17.65%) CISM
7 3 (17.65%) EC-Council LPT
7 3 (17.65%) ECSA
7 3 (17.65%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (41.18%) vSphere
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Backup Exec
1 7 (41.18%) HP SIM
1 7 (41.18%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (41.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
4 9 (52.94%) VMware
5 7 (41.18%) Dell
5 7 (41.18%) GFI Software
5 7 (41.18%) HP
5 7 (41.18%) IBM
5 7 (41.18%) ProCurve
5 7 (41.18%) SolarWinds
5 7 (41.18%) Sophos
5 7 (41.18%) Symantec
6 2 (11.76%) Apple
6 2 (11.76%) Google
7 1 (5.88%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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