The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 121 141 137
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 24 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.97% 0.29% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.40% 0.78% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 1
Average salary £22,956 £20,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.78% -66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £20,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
A+ Certification
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
998 899 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.34% 37.33% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 591 648 556
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Reading

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Reading

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram in Reading

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 19 (70.37%) Windows
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 18 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 13 (48.15%) DV Cleared
3 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
3 13 (48.15%) HP
3 13 (48.15%) ITIL
3 13 (48.15%) Lotus Domino
3 13 (48.15%) Configuration Management
4 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 8 (29.63%) Web Analytics
5 8 (29.63%) Marketing
5 8 (29.63%) Advertising
5 8 (29.63%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (29.63%) SaaS
5 8 (29.63%) Analytics
6 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) SLA
7 6 (22.22%) MS Office
7 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
8 5 (18.52%) German Language
8 5 (18.52%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (18.52%) VMware
8 5 (18.52%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
8 5 (18.52%) Linux
8 5 (18.52%) Apple
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (18.52%) Internet

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 13 (48.15%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) SaaS
2 5 (18.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 8 (29.63%) Advertising
1 8 (29.63%) Marketing
2 5 (18.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Technical Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) IMAC Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Field Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Account Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Sales Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support
7 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
1 13 (48.15%) Configuration Management
2 8 (29.63%) Web Analytics
2 8 (29.63%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (29.63%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) DV Cleared
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) MCITP
3 5 (18.52%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCTS
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Workstation
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) HP
3 5 (18.52%) Apple
3 5 (18.52%) VMware