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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 140 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 3 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.46% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 1.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £22,000 £22,600
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -2.65%
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
757 973 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.29% 40.93% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 548 582 606
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (46.15%) MCITP
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) Backup Exec
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) Change Management
6 4 (30.77%) CRM
6 4 (30.77%) HP
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
7 3 (23.08%) Veeam
7 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (23.08%) CLARiiON
7 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (23.08%) CCNA
7 3 (23.08%) SLA
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco
7 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) Epicor
7 3 (23.08%) EMC
7 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.69%) SAP PM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ERwin
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
2 3 (23.08%) IT Operations Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Operations Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) CLARiiON
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) CRM
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) CMMI
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) eTOM
5 1 (7.69%) Logistics
5 1 (7.69%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (46.15%) MCITP
3 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Server+ Certification
4 2 (15.38%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (15.38%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (7.69%) CITP
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) MCP
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.69%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) EMC
4 3 (23.08%) Epicor
4 3 (23.08%) Symantec
4 3 (23.08%) Veeam
5 2 (15.38%) Altiris
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) SAP