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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 156 165 148
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.033% 0.029% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.12% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £20,500 £22,000 £16,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +35.38%
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
924 806 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.50% 23.62% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 614 522 474
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,692
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,996 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 March 2015. 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
Glasgow +10 1 £20,500 -6.81% 1
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) MCDST
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Tandem
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) Novell
3 1 (25.00%) GroupWise

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) GroupWise
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (50.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCDST
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Novell
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