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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 127 135 132
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 22 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.96% 0.21% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.59% 0.55% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 1
Average salary £22,956 £20,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.78% -66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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
849 903 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 37.01% 38.57% 35.61%
Number of salaries quoted 539 629 591
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
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 26 May 2015.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram in Reading

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
1 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
2 25 (67.57%) Windows
3 24 (64.86%) Windows 7
4 18 (48.65%) Lotus Domino
4 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
5 14 (37.84%) ITIL
5 14 (37.84%) HP
5 14 (37.84%) Configuration Management
5 14 (37.84%) DV Cleared
5 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
6 12 (32.43%) SLA
7 11 (29.73%) MS Office
7 11 (29.73%) Windows XP
8 10 (27.03%) Linux
8 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
8 10 (27.03%) Network+ Certification
8 10 (27.03%) VMware
8 10 (27.03%) VMware Workstation
8 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (27.03%) Internet
8 10 (27.03%) MCITP
8 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (27.03%) SCCM
8 10 (27.03%) Office 365
8 10 (27.03%) Windows 8
8 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (24.32%) Apple
10 8 (21.62%) Advertising

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 18 (48.65%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (2.70%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (29.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Office 365
2 8 (21.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
1 10 (27.03%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Big Data
General
1 8 (21.62%) Advertising
1 8 (21.62%) Marketing
2 5 (13.51%) German Language
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Technical Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Support Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Field Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) IMAC Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) IT Support
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.11%) Account Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Sales Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.70%) ATM Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Windows 7
3 11 (29.73%) Windows XP
4 10 (27.03%) Linux
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (27.03%) Windows 8
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
1 14 (37.84%) Configuration Management
2 8 (21.62%) Analytics
2 8 (21.62%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (21.62%) Web Analytics
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) DV Cleared
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.03%) Network+ Certification
2 10 (27.03%) MCITP
3 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) MCTS
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) VMware Workstation
2 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) HP
3 10 (27.03%) VMware
4 9 (24.32%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat