The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 170 - 156
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.027% - 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% - 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Average salary £16,500 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £20,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
A+ Certification
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
895 835 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.22% 26.47% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 566 516 644
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the Scotland region.

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Scotland

A+ Certification
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen - 1 £16,500 -
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix