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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 133 132 140
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 3 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.83% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 2.09% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 4
Median salary £22,500 £22,956 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.98% +14.78%
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,000 £20,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.31%
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
690 957 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.39% 39.76% 37.13%
Number of salaries quoted 539 563 660
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £23,579 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) MCITP
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Symantec
5 3 (42.86%) EMC
5 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 3 (42.86%) Epicor
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) CRM
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 3 (42.86%) Information Security
5 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) CLARiiON
5 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (42.86%) Veeam
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Manager
1 3 (42.86%) IT Operations Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Operations Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CLARiiON
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCITP
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) CCENT
5 1 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) Epicor
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 3 (42.86%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) 3Com
4 1 (14.29%) Altiris
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Draytek
4 1 (14.29%) NETGEAR
4 1 (14.29%) ZyXEL