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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA A+ Certification
England / South East
Rank 351 396 399
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +3
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 34 52 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 0.85% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 50
Median salary £24,000 £26,750 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.28% +21.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,300 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £54,250 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +20.00%

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
4225 6113 6767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.75% 31.25% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3387 4960 5160
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Kent +9 8 £25,750 +11.95%
Surrey +39 7 £26,000 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire +27 7 £22,500 -
Hampshire +18 6 £33,500 +59.52%
Oxfordshire +24 4 £23,000 -
Berkshire +41 2 £60,000 +9.09%
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 63 (81.82%) Windows
2 58 (75.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (68.83%) Microsoft
4 47 (61.04%) Active Directory
5 43 (55.84%) MCP
6 40 (51.95%) MS Excel
7 33 (42.86%) MCSE
8 27 (35.06%) Windows Server
9 23 (29.87%) VMware
10 22 (28.57%) ITIL
11 21 (27.27%) MS Exchange
11 21 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
12 20 (25.97%) CCNA
12 20 (25.97%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (24.68%) MCSA
13 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (23.38%) Windows 7
14 18 (23.38%) Cisco
15 17 (22.08%) Citrix
16 15 (19.48%) SLA
16 15 (19.48%) MS Office
16 15 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (18.18%) Data Centre
17 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (18.18%) HP
18 13 (16.88%) Office 365
19 12 (15.58%) DNS
19 12 (15.58%) WAN
19 12 (15.58%) LAN

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 21 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.90%) IBM Domino
5 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 40 (51.95%) MS Excel
2 15 (19.48%) MS Office
3 5 (6.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) Office 365
2 2 (2.60%) SaaS
3 1 (1.30%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) DNS
1 12 (15.58%) LAN
1 12 (15.58%) WAN
2 11 (14.29%) DHCP
2 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 9 (11.69%) VPN
4 6 (7.79%) VoIP
4 6 (7.79%) Wireless
5 5 (6.49%) Firewall
5 5 (6.49%) Internet
6 4 (5.19%) SAN
7 3 (3.90%) 3G
7 3 (3.90%) ADSL
7 3 (3.90%) Skype
8 2 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.60%) VLAN
9 1 (1.30%) IMAP
9 1 (1.30%) POP3
9 1 (1.30%) PSTN
9 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) Big Data
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MSI
General
1 10 (12.99%) Billing
2 4 (5.19%) Electronics
2 4 (5.19%) Military
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Publishing
4 1 (1.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Support Engineer
2 11 (14.29%) IT Support
3 10 (12.99%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (12.99%) Deskside Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Deskside Support
3 10 (12.99%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Support Technician
4 9 (11.69%) Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) IT Technician
5 8 (10.39%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) 1st Line Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) IT Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) 1st Line Support Technician
8 4 (5.19%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.60%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 12 (15.58%) Statistics
4 5 (6.49%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.19%) AS400
5 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.90%) iPhone
6 3 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.60%) Social Media
7 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 63 (81.82%) Windows
2 27 (35.06%) Windows Server
3 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (23.38%) Windows 7
5 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (15.58%) Windows XP
7 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (10.39%) Windows 8
9 7 (9.09%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.90%) Android
10 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.90%) Linux
11 2 (2.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) ITIL
2 12 (15.58%) Service Management
3 9 (11.69%) Time Management
4 7 (9.09%) Change Control
5 6 (7.79%) Problem Management
5 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.90%) Application Packaging
8 3 (3.90%) CRM
8 3 (3.90%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.90%) ITSM
8 3 (3.90%) Patch Management
8 3 (3.90%) Project Management
8 3 (3.90%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.90%) Ticket Management
8 3 (3.90%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (2.60%) Information Security
9 2 (2.60%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (75.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (55.84%) MCP
3 33 (42.86%) MCSE
4 21 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
5 20 (25.97%) CCNA
5 20 (25.97%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (24.68%) MCSA
7 10 (12.99%) MCITP
8 7 (9.09%) CCENT
9 6 (7.79%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (6.49%) DBS Check
10 5 (6.49%) Degree
10 5 (6.49%) HND
11 4 (5.19%) HNC
11 4 (5.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
11 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
12 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.30%) MCDST
13 1 (1.30%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.48%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (61.04%) Active Directory
2 15 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.39%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.19%) XenApp
5 3 (3.90%) Terminal Server
5 3 (3.90%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.60%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) SCCM
2 7 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (7.79%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.19%) SCOM
5 3 (3.90%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 53 (68.83%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.87%) VMware
3 18 (23.38%) Cisco
4 17 (22.08%) Citrix
5 14 (18.18%) HP
6 10 (12.99%) Apple
7 6 (7.79%) NetApp
8 4 (5.19%) 3Com
8 4 (5.19%) Avaya
8 4 (5.19%) Draytek
8 4 (5.19%) NETGEAR
8 4 (5.19%) Sophos
8 4 (5.19%) Symantec
8 4 (5.19%) Veeam
8 4 (5.19%) ZyXEL
9 3 (3.90%) Dell
9 3 (3.90%) EMC
9 3 (3.90%) Epicor
9 3 (3.90%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.90%) Polycom