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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 125 128 137
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 16 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.71% 0.36% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.99% 0.88% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 1
Average salary £25,000 £29,000 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% -66.85%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,750 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +10.46%
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
803 1028 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.83% 41.38% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 570 649 648
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 August 2015.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram in Reading

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
2 32 (84.21%) Active Directory
3 25 (65.79%) Windows
4 21 (55.26%) MS Excel
5 19 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 18 (47.37%) SLA
7 17 (44.74%) TCP/IP
8 15 (39.47%) ITIL
9 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (36.84%) Network+ Certification
9 14 (36.84%) VMware
10 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (28.95%) HP
11 11 (28.95%) MS Office
11 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
11 11 (28.95%) DV Cleared
11 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
12 10 (26.32%) DNS
12 10 (26.32%) DHCP
13 9 (23.68%) Lotus Domino
13 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
14 8 (21.05%) Office 365
14 8 (21.05%) Windows 8
14 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (21.05%) SCCM
14 8 (21.05%) MCITP
14 8 (21.05%) Linux
14 8 (21.05%) Windows XP

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (23.68%) Lotus Domino
2 6 (15.79%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (55.26%) MS Excel
2 11 (28.95%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP PS
1 1 (2.63%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP PM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) TCP/IP
2 10 (26.32%) DNS
2 10 (26.32%) DHCP
3 8 (21.05%) Internet
4 6 (15.79%) Network Security
4 6 (15.79%) iSCSI
4 6 (15.79%) LAN
4 6 (15.79%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) ERwin
General
1 1 (2.63%) Electronics
1 1 (2.63%) Advertising
1 1 (2.63%) Military
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
1 1 (2.63%) Billing
1 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Technical Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Support Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Field Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) IT Support
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Support
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) IMAC Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Sales Manager
8 1 (2.63%) ATM Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) GIS
2 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.05%) Linux
4 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
4 8 (21.05%) Windows 8
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
3 6 (15.79%) Workflow
4 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.63%) Data Management
6 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) CMMI
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.63%) CRM
6 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.63%) Logistics
6 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) eTOM
6 1 (2.63%) Web Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.63%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Network+ Certification
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (28.95%) DV Cleared
3 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
4 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
5 8 (21.05%) MCITP
6 6 (15.79%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (7.89%) MCP
7 3 (7.89%) MCSE
8 2 (5.26%) Degree
9 1 (2.63%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (47.37%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) TickIT
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Workstation
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (36.84%) VMware
3 11 (28.95%) HP
4 6 (15.79%) Citrix
4 6 (15.79%) Altiris
4 6 (15.79%) Apple
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) SAP
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