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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 379 414 417
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +3
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 38 67 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 1.04% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 37 64 60
Median salary £22,000 £25,500 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.72% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £21,000 £17,650
10% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £35,000 £30,350
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £25,000 £23,125
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.10%
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
5367 6445 7256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.16% 30.69% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4352 5211 5532
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +14 11 £19,000 -17.39% 1
Berkshire +17 6 £25,250 -2.88% 2
Kent +6 6 £28,500 +32.55%
East Sussex +10 5 £21,973 -15.48% 1
Surrey +4 4 £25,750 -20.76% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £20,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £22,500 +4.65%
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 69 (86.25%) Microsoft
2 52 (65.00%) Windows
3 46 (57.50%) MS Excel
4 44 (55.00%) ITIL
5 42 (52.50%) Active Directory
6 40 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (41.25%) VMware
8 29 (36.25%) MCP
8 29 (36.25%) MS Exchange
9 26 (32.50%) HP
10 24 (30.00%) Cisco
11 23 (28.75%) SLA
11 23 (28.75%) Citrix
11 23 (28.75%) Network+ Certification
12 19 (23.75%) LAN
12 19 (23.75%) WAN
13 17 (21.25%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (20.00%) MCSE
15 15 (18.75%) CCNA
15 15 (18.75%) CCENT
16 14 (17.50%) Windows Server
17 13 (16.25%) MCSA
17 13 (16.25%) MCITP
18 12 (15.00%) ADSL
18 12 (15.00%) Data Centre
19 11 (13.75%) Ticket Management
19 11 (13.75%) Windows 8
19 11 (13.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
19 11 (13.75%) Windows 7

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 29 (36.25%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (57.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.75%) SaaS
2 2 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.75%) LAN
1 19 (23.75%) WAN
2 12 (15.00%) ADSL
3 8 (10.00%) DHCP
3 8 (10.00%) DNS
4 7 (8.75%) VPN
5 6 (7.50%) SAN
6 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.00%) Internet
7 4 (5.00%) VLAN
7 4 (5.00%) VoIP
8 3 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.25%) Broadband
9 1 (1.25%) Firewall
9 1 (1.25%) Intranet
9 1 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.25%) Skype
9 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) Big Data
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Billing
2 2 (2.50%) Marketing
2 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (27.50%) Analyst
2 21 (26.25%) Support Engineer
3 20 (25.00%) Service Analyst
4 16 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
5 15 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (17.50%) 1st Line Engineer
7 13 (16.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 12 (15.00%) IT Analyst
9 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
9 8 (10.00%) IT Support
9 8 (10.00%) IT Technician
10 6 (7.50%) Citrix Support
11 5 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
12 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 4 (5.00%) IT Engineer
12 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
12 4 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
12 4 (5.00%) Support Technician
13 3 (3.75%) Network Technician
13 3 (3.75%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) CSS
1 2 (2.50%) HTML
1 2 (2.50%) jQuery
2 1 (1.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Social Media
4 2 (2.50%) Statistics
4 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.25%) Telematics
5 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (65.00%) Windows
2 14 (17.50%) Windows Server
3 11 (13.75%) Windows 7
3 11 (13.75%) Windows 8
4 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.75%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.00%) Linux
8 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.00%) ITIL
2 11 (13.75%) Ticket Management
3 10 (12.50%) Time Management
4 9 (11.25%) Service Management
5 5 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
6 4 (5.00%) Data Privacy
6 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.75%) CRM
7 3 (3.75%) Information Security
7 3 (3.75%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.75%) Project Management
7 3 (3.75%) Software License Management
8 2 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.50%) DNA
8 2 (2.50%) ITSM
8 2 (2.50%) Product Management
8 2 (2.50%) Scrum
8 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.50%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) SQL
2 2 (2.50%) C++
2 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.50%) VB
3 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (36.25%) MCP
3 23 (28.75%) Network+ Certification
4 17 (21.25%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (20.00%) MCSE
6 15 (18.75%) CCENT
6 15 (18.75%) CCNA
7 13 (16.25%) MCITP
7 13 (16.25%) MCSA
8 11 (13.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (7.50%) Degree
9 6 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (6.25%) DBS Check
10 5 (6.25%) Dell Certification
10 5 (6.25%) HP ASE
10 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
10 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.75%) SAP Certification
12 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.25%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.75%) SLA
2 6 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.75%) ISO22301
System Software
1 42 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.75%) Terminal Server
2 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.25%) Firmware
3 5 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 5 (6.25%) XenApp
3 5 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.25%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) SCCM
1 6 (7.50%) SCOM
2 5 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (86.25%) Microsoft
2 33 (41.25%) VMware
3 26 (32.50%) HP
4 24 (30.00%) Cisco
5 23 (28.75%) Citrix
6 11 (13.75%) EMC
6 11 (13.75%) NetApp
7 6 (7.50%) Dell
8 3 (3.75%) 3Com
8 3 (3.75%) Avaya
8 3 (3.75%) Draytek
8 3 (3.75%) Epicor
8 3 (3.75%) NETGEAR
8 3 (3.75%) SAP
8 3 (3.75%) Sophos
8 3 (3.75%) Symantec
8 3 (3.75%) Veeam
8 3 (3.75%) ZyXEL
9 1 (1.25%) Polycom
9 1 (1.25%) SonicWALL
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