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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 362 406 409
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +3
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 38 71 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 1.08% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 33 66 50
Median salary £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £18,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £32,500 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £24,750 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +11.11%
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
4838 6577 7325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.88% 30.60% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3872 5322 5533
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Buckinghamshire +23 9 £22,500 +4.65%
Hampshire +3 9 £29,500 +40.47% 1
Oxfordshire +40 7 £22,000 -
Berkshire +43 6 £60,000 +130.76%
Kent +3 3 £27,500 +34.14%
East Sussex +26 2 £21,973 -15.48%
Surrey +11 2 £25,000 -23.07% 1
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 52 (75.36%) Windows
1 52 (75.36%) Microsoft
2 50 (72.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (53.62%) MS Excel
4 34 (49.28%) Active Directory
5 32 (46.38%) MCP
6 25 (36.23%) MCSE
7 24 (34.78%) ITIL
8 22 (31.88%) MS Exchange
8 22 (31.88%) VMware
9 20 (28.99%) Windows Server
10 19 (27.54%) Network+ Certification
11 17 (24.64%) CCNA
11 17 (24.64%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (23.19%) Cisco
12 16 (23.19%) HP
12 16 (23.19%) MCSA
13 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
14 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (20.29%) Windows 7
14 14 (20.29%) Citrix
15 13 (18.84%) SLA
16 12 (17.39%) DNS
17 11 (15.94%) DHCP
17 11 (15.94%) MS Office
17 11 (15.94%) Statistics
18 10 (14.49%) MCITP
18 10 (14.49%) Service Management
18 10 (14.49%) WAN

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 22 (31.88%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.35%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.45%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (53.62%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.94%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Office 365
2 3 (4.35%) SaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) DNS
2 11 (15.94%) DHCP
3 10 (14.49%) LAN
3 10 (14.49%) WAN
4 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 8 (11.59%) VPN
6 6 (8.70%) SAN
6 6 (8.70%) VoIP
7 4 (5.80%) ADSL
8 3 (4.35%) Internet
8 3 (4.35%) Skype
8 3 (4.35%) Wireless
9 2 (2.90%) Firewall
9 2 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.90%) VLAN
10 1 (1.45%) IMAP
10 1 (1.45%) LDAP
10 1 (1.45%) POP3
10 1 (1.45%) PSTN
10 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (13.04%) Billing
2 2 (2.90%) Electronics
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Marketing
2 2 (2.90%) Military
2 2 (2.90%) Publishing
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (13.04%) Deskside Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Deskside Support
4 9 (13.04%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) IT Support
5 8 (11.59%) Support Technician
6 7 (10.14%) Service Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Citrix Support
7 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (7.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) 1st Line Support Technician
8 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.25%) IT Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) IT Technician
9 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (15.94%) Statistics
4 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.35%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.90%) Social Media
6 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.45%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (75.36%) Windows
2 20 (28.99%) Windows Server
3 14 (20.29%) Windows 7
3 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.59%) Windows 8
5 8 (11.59%) Windows XP
6 7 (10.14%) Windows 10
7 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.35%) Linux
9 2 (2.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Service Management
3 9 (13.04%) Time Management
4 6 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.25%) Change Control
5 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.80%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.80%) Ticket Management
7 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.35%) CRM
7 3 (4.35%) Information Security
7 3 (4.35%) ITSM
7 3 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.90%) Data Analytics
8 2 (2.90%) DNA
8 2 (2.90%) Scrum
8 2 (2.90%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (2.90%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) C
2 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (72.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (46.38%) MCP
3 25 (36.23%) MCSE
4 19 (27.54%) Network+ Certification
5 17 (24.64%) CCNA
5 17 (24.64%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (23.19%) MCSA
7 10 (14.49%) MCITP
8 9 (13.04%) CCENT
9 6 (8.70%) Degree
10 5 (7.25%) DBS Check
10 5 (7.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
10 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
11 3 (4.35%) HND
11 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (2.90%) HNC
13 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (1.45%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.45%) ISO22301
System Software
1 34 (49.28%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.70%) XenApp
4 5 (7.25%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.80%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.90%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.45%) Firmware
7 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) SCCM
2 6 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 6 (8.70%) SCOM
3 5 (7.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (75.36%) Microsoft
2 22 (31.88%) VMware
3 16 (23.19%) Cisco
3 16 (23.19%) HP
4 14 (20.29%) Citrix
5 5 (7.25%) Apple
5 5 (7.25%) NetApp
6 4 (5.80%) 3Com
6 4 (5.80%) Avaya
6 4 (5.80%) Draytek
6 4 (5.80%) EMC
6 4 (5.80%) NETGEAR
6 4 (5.80%) Sophos
6 4 (5.80%) Symantec
6 4 (5.80%) Veeam
6 4 (5.80%) ZyXEL
7 3 (4.35%) Epicor
7 3 (4.35%) Polycom
8 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.45%) Dell
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