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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 128 134 127
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 9 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 0.044% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 0.11% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 5
Average salary £29,000 £87,500 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-66.85% +253.53%
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £20,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -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
1027 872 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.33% 37.98% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 648 661 637
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) SLA
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) DameWare
5 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
5 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 2 (14.29%) iPhone
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) MCP
5 2 (14.29%) MCSA
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (7.14%) Office 365

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 7 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
1 2 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCP
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) DameWare
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix