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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 125 139 132
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 21 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.94% 0.21% 0.089%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.69% 0.51% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 2
Average salary £24,500 £29,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.51% -60.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £62,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £29,000 £84,750
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
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
780 984 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.07% 41.87% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 530 636 681
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,950 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 July 2015.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram in Reading

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 37 (88.10%) Microsoft
1 37 (88.10%) Active Directory
2 30 (71.43%) Windows
3 25 (59.52%) Windows 7
4 21 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 17 (40.48%) ITIL
7 15 (35.71%) Lotus Domino
7 15 (35.71%) SLA
7 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (35.71%) Network+ Certification
7 15 (35.71%) VMware
7 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (33.33%) DV Cleared
8 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 14 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 14 (33.33%) HP
9 12 (28.57%) Windows XP
9 12 (28.57%) MS Office
10 11 (26.19%) Linux
10 11 (26.19%) Internet
10 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (26.19%) SCCM
10 11 (26.19%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (26.19%) MCITP
10 11 (26.19%) Office 365
10 11 (26.19%) Windows 8
10 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
11 9 (21.43%) Apple

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (35.71%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (9.52%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Office 365
2 4 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 11 (26.19%) Internet
3 8 (19.05%) DNS
3 8 (19.05%) DHCP
4 4 (9.52%) LAN
4 4 (9.52%) WAN
4 4 (9.52%) Network Security
4 4 (9.52%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Big Data
General
1 4 (9.52%) Advertising
1 4 (9.52%) Marketing
2 3 (7.14%) German Language
3 1 (2.38%) Military
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Technical Engineer
2 15 (35.71%) Support Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) Field Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Technical Support
4 8 (19.05%) Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) IT Support
5 6 (14.29%) IMAC Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Account Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.38%) ATM Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.38%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (71.43%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Windows 7
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 11 (26.19%) Windows 8
5 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (26.19%) Linux
6 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) ITIL
2 14 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (9.52%) Workflow
3 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
3 4 (9.52%) Web Analytics
3 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (9.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
1 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Network+ Certification
2 14 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (26.19%) MCITP
4 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (9.52%) Security+ Certification
6 4 (9.52%) MCP
7 3 (7.14%) MCSE
8 1 (2.38%) MCSA
8 1 (2.38%) Degree
8 1 (2.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (88.10%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) VMware Workstation
2 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (88.10%) Microsoft
2 15 (35.71%) VMware
3 14 (33.33%) HP
4 9 (21.43%) Apple
5 4 (9.52%) Altiris
5 4 (9.52%) Citrix
6 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
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Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago