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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 389 395 375
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 55 63 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 0.85% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 48 60 48
Average salary £24,000 £21,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,500 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £30,000 £31,900
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £23,750 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +10.46%
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
6672 7415 6792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.66% 33.28% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5293 5643 5467
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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
Berkshire +17 19 £24,500 -15.51% 2
Hampshire +11 15 £22,500 +12.50% 2
Surrey -2 14 £27,500 -1.78%
Buckinghamshire -12 4 £21,750 -7.44%
Kent -4 2 £13,750 -9.83%
Oxfordshire - 1 £25,000 -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 104 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 103 (79.23%) Windows
3 72 (55.38%) MS Excel
4 59 (45.38%) MS Office
4 59 (45.38%) Active Directory
5 57 (43.85%) ITIL
6 50 (38.46%) Windows 7
7 44 (33.85%) SLA
8 40 (30.77%) MCP
9 38 (29.23%) TCP/IP
10 37 (28.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 33 (25.38%) VMware
11 33 (25.38%) HP
12 32 (24.62%) LAN
13 31 (23.85%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
15 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2003
16 28 (21.54%) Citrix
17 26 (20.00%) DHCP
17 26 (20.00%) DNS
18 25 (19.23%) MS Exchange
19 24 (18.46%) WAN
19 24 (18.46%) Network+ Certification
20 22 (16.92%) Windows XP
20 22 (16.92%) SCCM
21 20 (15.38%) MCITP
21 20 (15.38%) Service Desk Management
22 17 (13.08%) Blackberry
22 17 (13.08%) VoIP
22 17 (13.08%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 25 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.92%) Lotus Domino
3 7 (5.38%) IIS
4 2 (1.54%) Lync
4 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 72 (55.38%) MS Excel
2 59 (45.38%) MS Office
3 14 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.77%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.77%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.77%) SAP PM
1 1 (0.77%) SAP PS
1 1 (0.77%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.31%) Office 365
2 5 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.23%) TCP/IP
2 32 (24.62%) LAN
3 26 (20.00%) DHCP
3 26 (20.00%) DNS
4 24 (18.46%) WAN
5 17 (13.08%) VoIP
6 8 (6.15%) Internet
7 6 (4.62%) iSCSI
7 6 (4.62%) Network Security
7 6 (4.62%) VLAN
8 5 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (3.85%) Ethernet
9 4 (3.08%) Firewall
9 4 (3.08%) Wireless
9 4 (3.08%) VPN
10 2 (1.54%) SAN
11 1 (0.77%) ADSL
11 1 (0.77%) ATM
11 1 (0.77%) Broadband
11 1 (0.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.54%) MySQL
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.54%) Big Data
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.77%) MS Access
4 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.77%) ERwin
General
1 14 (10.77%) Marketing
2 6 (4.62%) Retail
3 5 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (0.77%) Billing
4 1 (0.77%) Military
4 1 (0.77%) Finance
4 1 (0.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (39.23%) Support Engineer
2 34 (26.15%) Analyst
3 21 (16.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 20 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 20 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 18 (13.85%) Desktop Support
6 17 (13.08%) Technical Engineer
7 16 (12.31%) Desktop Engineer
7 16 (12.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 14 (10.77%) IT Support
8 14 (10.77%) IT Support Engineer
9 13 (10.00%) Support Analyst
9 13 (10.00%) Field Engineer
10 10 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
11 8 (6.15%) Windows Administrator
11 8 (6.15%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 8 (6.15%) Data Centre Engineer
11 8 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (6.15%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.62%) HTML
1 6 (4.62%) CSS
1 6 (4.62%) Web Services
2 4 (3.08%) COM
3 3 (2.31%) XML
4 2 (1.54%) .NET
4 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.77%) HTML5
5 1 (0.77%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.77%) jQuery
5 1 (0.77%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.08%) Blackberry
2 17 (13.08%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.85%) iPad
4 4 (3.08%) EPoS
5 2 (1.54%) PDA
5 2 (1.54%) iPhone
6 1 (0.77%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.77%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.77%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 103 (79.23%) Windows
2 50 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 31 (23.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (16.92%) Windows XP
6 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (11.54%) Windows 8
8 12 (9.23%) Linux
9 8 (6.15%) Android
10 4 (3.08%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.85%) ITIL
2 20 (15.38%) Service Desk Management
3 14 (10.77%) Mentoring
3 14 (10.77%) Project Planning
3 14 (10.77%) Service Management
3 14 (10.77%) Configuration Management
4 11 (8.46%) Project Management
4 11 (8.46%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (6.92%) Problem Management
6 7 (5.38%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.62%) Workflow
7 6 (4.62%) Change Control
7 6 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (4.62%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.85%) Change Management
9 3 (2.31%) Software Distribution
9 3 (2.31%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.54%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.54%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.77%) SQL
2 6 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.77%) PHP
5 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.77%) Java
5 1 (0.77%) C
5 1 (0.77%) C#
5 1 (0.77%) VC++
Qualifications
1 40 (30.77%) MCP
2 37 (28.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (18.46%) Network+ Certification
4 20 (15.38%) MCITP
5 17 (13.08%) Degree
6 12 (9.23%) MCSE
7 11 (8.46%) DV Cleared
7 11 (8.46%) Security Cleared
8 9 (6.92%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (6.92%) CCNA
8 9 (6.92%) SC Cleared
9 8 (6.15%) MCSA
10 6 (4.62%) Security+ Certification
11 5 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (3.85%) HP ASE
11 5 (3.85%) SAP Certification
11 5 (3.85%) Dell Certification
12 3 (2.31%) CCNP
12 3 (2.31%) Server+ Certification
13 2 (1.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (33.85%) SLA
2 6 (4.62%) ISO 9001
3 5 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.77%) GAMP
4 1 (0.77%) TickIT
System Software
1 59 (45.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.54%) XenApp
3 14 (10.77%) XenDesktop
3 14 (10.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 13 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (8.46%) VMware ESX
6 8 (6.15%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (4.62%) Hyper-V
8 5 (3.85%) Firmware
9 1 (0.77%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (16.92%) SCCM
2 7 (5.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.77%) Opsview
3 1 (0.77%) WSUS
3 1 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 104 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (25.38%) VMware
2 33 (25.38%) HP
3 28 (21.54%) Citrix
4 15 (11.54%) Cisco
5 12 (9.23%) Apple
6 9 (6.92%) SAP
7 8 (6.15%) Dell
8 6 (4.62%) Altiris
9 3 (2.31%) Oracle
10 2 (1.54%) NetApp
10 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.77%) WatchGuard
11 1 (0.77%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.77%) Adobe
11 1 (0.77%) Symantec
11 1 (0.77%) Remedy
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