The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA A+ Certification
England / South East
Rank 362 405 393
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -12
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 29 49 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.81% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 59
Median salary £24,000 £26,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.43% +20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £21,000 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,250 £25,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +13.63%

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4047 6027 6611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.78% 31.24% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3262 4898 5145
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in the South East

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in the South East

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram in the South East

A+ Certification
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +52 9 £36,500 -18.88% 2
Kent +15 8 £24,000 -10.28% 1
Hampshire +25 6 £27,500 +30.95% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 3 £22,500 -15.09%
Oxfordshire +9 3 £23,000 -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 54 (81.82%) Windows
2 51 (77.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (62.12%) MCP
3 41 (62.12%) Microsoft
4 40 (60.61%) Active Directory
5 29 (43.94%) MCSE
6 28 (42.42%) MS Excel
7 23 (34.85%) Windows Server
8 18 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
9 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (25.76%) Windows 7
10 16 (24.24%) VMware
10 16 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (24.24%) MS Office
10 16 (24.24%) ITIL
10 16 (24.24%) CCNA
11 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (21.21%) MCSA
12 14 (21.21%) Cisco
13 13 (19.70%) Citrix
13 13 (19.70%) SLA
13 13 (19.70%) Windows XP
13 13 (19.70%) Office 365
14 12 (18.18%) Data Centre
14 12 (18.18%) Service Management
14 12 (18.18%) Statistics
15 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
15 11 (16.67%) Apple

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.06%) IBM Domino
6 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 16 (24.24%) MS Office
3 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.12%) DNS
2 8 (12.12%) VPN
3 7 (10.61%) DHCP
3 7 (10.61%) LAN
3 7 (10.61%) WAN
4 6 (9.09%) Firewall
4 6 (9.09%) Wireless
5 4 (6.06%) 3G
5 4 (6.06%) Internet
5 4 (6.06%) VoIP
6 3 (4.55%) Skype
7 2 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (3.03%) VLAN
8 1 (1.52%) IMAP
8 1 (1.52%) LDAP
8 1 (1.52%) POP3
8 1 (1.52%) PSTN
8 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MSI
General
1 10 (15.15%) Billing
2 4 (6.06%) Electronics
2 4 (6.06%) Military
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
3 2 (3.03%) Publishing
4 1 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Support Engineer
2 11 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 10 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (15.15%) Deskside Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Deskside Support
3 10 (15.15%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) IT Support
4 9 (13.64%) IT Technician
5 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (7.58%) Citrix Technician
6 5 (7.58%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Project Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Software Packaging
2 2 (3.03%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.58%) AS400
3 5 (7.58%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.55%) iPhone
4 3 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) Social Media
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (81.82%) Windows
2 23 (34.85%) Windows Server
3 17 (25.76%) Windows 7
3 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (19.70%) Windows XP
6 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (10.61%) Windows 10
8 5 (7.58%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.55%) Android
9 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.55%) Linux
10 2 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) ITIL
2 12 (18.18%) Service Management
2 12 (18.18%) Statistics
3 7 (10.61%) Change Control
4 6 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.58%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.06%) Application Packaging
6 4 (6.06%) ITSM
6 4 (6.06%) Patch Management
6 4 (6.06%) Software Deployment
6 4 (6.06%) Time Management
7 3 (4.55%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (3.03%) Analytics
8 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.03%) Software Licensing
8 2 (3.03%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (77.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (62.12%) MCP
3 29 (43.94%) MCSE
4 18 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
5 16 (24.24%) CCNA
5 16 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (21.21%) MCSA
7 6 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (9.09%) MCITP
8 5 (7.58%) HND
9 4 (6.06%) CCENT
9 4 (6.06%) DBS Check
9 4 (6.06%) Degree
9 4 (6.06%) HNC
10 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
10 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.52%) MCDST
11 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.52%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 14 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) BitLocker
4 2 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) SCCM
2 7 (10.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (6.06%) Sysprep
4 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (62.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.24%) VMware
3 14 (21.21%) Cisco
4 13 (19.70%) Citrix
5 11 (16.67%) Apple
6 8 (12.12%) HP
7 4 (6.06%) 3Com
7 4 (6.06%) Dell
7 4 (6.06%) Draytek
7 4 (6.06%) LANDesk
7 4 (6.06%) NetApp
7 4 (6.06%) NETGEAR
7 4 (6.06%) ZyXEL
8 3 (4.55%) Polycom
9 2 (3.03%) Avaya
9 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (3.03%) Sophos
9 2 (3.03%) Symantec
9 2 (3.03%) Veeam
10 1 (1.52%) Epicor
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