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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 374 410 414
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +4
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 69 46 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.04% 0.59% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 61 38 26
Average salary £22,500 £21,750 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,450 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -
A+ Certification
England

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
6659 7796 7345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.37% 33.94% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5136 6140 5940
Average salary £43,500 £42,750 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.75% +4.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Surrey +19 24 £22,500 -13.46% 2
Hampshire -10 21 £22,000 +10.00%
Berkshire +11 18 £22,956 -9.08% 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £20,250 - 1
Kent -1 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £25,000 -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 128 (83.12%) Windows
2 121 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 94 (61.04%) MS Excel
4 76 (49.35%) Active Directory
5 73 (47.40%) Windows 7
6 70 (45.45%) MS Office
7 66 (42.86%) ITIL
8 54 (35.06%) MCP
9 49 (31.82%) HP
10 47 (30.52%) SLA
10 47 (30.52%) TCP/IP
11 40 (25.97%) SCCM
12 37 (24.03%) Citrix
12 37 (24.03%) Analytical Skills
13 36 (23.38%) MS Exchange
14 35 (22.73%) LAN
15 34 (22.08%) DHCP
15 34 (22.08%) DNS
16 29 (18.83%) VoIP
16 29 (18.83%) WAN
17 28 (18.18%) VMware
17 28 (18.18%) XenApp
18 26 (16.88%) XenDesktop
18 26 (16.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 26 (16.88%) MS PowerPoint
19 24 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
19 24 (15.58%) Microsoft Certification
19 24 (15.58%) Windows XP
20 23 (14.94%) Service Management
20 23 (14.94%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 36 (23.38%) MS Exchange
2 19 (12.34%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (1.30%) Lync
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 94 (61.04%) MS Excel
2 70 (45.45%) MS Office
3 26 (16.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.34%) Office 365
2 8 (5.19%) SaaS
3 5 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (30.52%) TCP/IP
2 35 (22.73%) LAN
3 34 (22.08%) DHCP
3 34 (22.08%) DNS
4 29 (18.83%) VoIP
4 29 (18.83%) WAN
5 11 (7.14%) Internet
6 6 (3.90%) Wireless
6 6 (3.90%) VLAN
7 5 (3.25%) Ethernet
7 5 (3.25%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (1.95%) FTP
8 3 (1.95%) Intranet
9 2 (1.30%) SAN
9 2 (1.30%) VPN
10 1 (0.65%) ATM
10 1 (0.65%) Firewall
10 1 (0.65%) Network Security
10 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.95%) Big Data
3 2 (1.30%) MySQL
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (12.34%) Marketing
2 8 (5.19%) Advertising
3 7 (4.55%) Retail
4 5 (3.25%) German Language
4 5 (3.25%) Electronics
5 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (38.31%) Support Engineer
2 48 (31.17%) Analyst
3 38 (24.68%) Service Analyst
3 38 (24.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 20 (12.99%) Desktop Support
5 19 (12.34%) Desktop Engineer
5 19 (12.34%) Technical Engineer
5 19 (12.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (12.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 18 (11.69%) Support Analyst
6 18 (11.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 17 (11.04%) IT Support
8 14 (9.09%) Field Engineer
8 14 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (7.14%) Service Desk Engineer
10 10 (6.49%) 1st Line Support
11 9 (5.84%) Technical Support
11 9 (5.84%) Technical Support Engineer
12 8 (5.19%) IMAC Engineer
13 6 (3.90%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.95%) CSS
1 3 (1.95%) HTML
2 2 (1.30%) COM
3 1 (0.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) XML
3 1 (0.65%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.65%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.65%) jQuery
3 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.03%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (14.94%) Blackberry
3 12 (7.79%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.90%) EPoS
5 2 (1.30%) iPad
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.65%) CMDB
6 1 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 128 (83.12%) Windows
2 73 (47.40%) Windows 7
3 24 (15.58%) Windows XP
3 24 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (12.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (10.39%) Windows 8
7 12 (7.79%) Linux
8 6 (3.90%) Android
9 4 (2.60%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.60%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.95%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (42.86%) ITIL
2 23 (14.94%) Configuration Management
2 23 (14.94%) Service Management
2 23 (14.94%) Service Desk Management
3 21 (13.64%) Project Planning
4 18 (11.69%) Mentoring
4 18 (11.69%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (8.44%) Problem Management
6 10 (6.49%) Project Management
7 8 (5.19%) Service Delivery
7 8 (5.19%) Web Analytics
7 8 (5.19%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.19%) Analytics
8 7 (4.55%) Change Management
9 6 (3.90%) Change Control
9 6 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.25%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.60%) Software Distribution
12 3 (1.95%) E-Commerce
13 2 (1.30%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.90%) SQL
2 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.65%) VC++
3 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.65%) C#
3 1 (0.65%) Java
3 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (35.06%) MCP
2 24 (15.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (14.29%) MCITP
4 21 (13.64%) Network+ Certification
5 17 (11.04%) Security Cleared
6 16 (10.39%) DV Cleared
7 14 (9.09%) Degree
8 9 (5.84%) SC Cleared
9 8 (5.19%) MCSE
10 7 (4.55%) MCSA
11 5 (3.25%) SAP Certification
11 5 (3.25%) Dell Certification
11 5 (3.25%) CCNA
11 5 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (3.25%) HP ASE
12 4 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (2.60%) MCDST
12 4 (2.60%) CCNP
13 2 (1.30%) MCTS
14 1 (0.65%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (30.52%) SLA
2 5 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.65%) GAMP
System Software
1 76 (49.35%) Active Directory
2 28 (18.18%) XenApp
3 26 (16.88%) XenDesktop
3 26 (16.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 16 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (3.90%) VMware ESX
6 6 (3.90%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.25%) Firmware
8 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (25.97%) SCCM
2 3 (1.95%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 121 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 49 (31.82%) HP
3 37 (24.03%) Citrix
4 28 (18.18%) VMware
5 15 (9.74%) Cisco
5 15 (9.74%) Apple
6 9 (5.84%) SAP
7 5 (3.25%) Dell
8 2 (1.30%) NetApp
8 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle
9 1 (0.65%) Altiris
9 1 (0.65%) SonicWALL
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