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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 385 378 429
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +51
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 61 59 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.28% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.88% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 60 57 21
Average salary £22,500 £22,600 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.44% -13.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £15,650 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,000 £21,250
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.52%
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
7305 6668 7854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.30% 31.62% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5572 5389 6701
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
Hampshire -19 23 £19,000 -5.00% 1
Surrey -6 19 £27,000 +14.89% 6
Berkshire +3 13 £29,000 +45.00% 2
Kent +3 3 £13,750 -11.29%
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £23,500 -24.80%
East Sussex - 3 £13,750 -
West Sussex -8 1 £30,500 +24.48%
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 63 (57.80%) Windows
2 60 (55.05%) Microsoft
2 60 (55.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (53.21%) MS Office
4 42 (38.53%) MS Excel
5 37 (33.94%) ITIL
6 27 (24.77%) MCP
7 26 (23.85%) Network+ Certification
8 23 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (18.35%) MCSE
10 19 (17.43%) MCITP
10 19 (17.43%) Wireless
10 19 (17.43%) Windows 7
11 17 (15.60%) Windows 8
11 17 (15.60%) WAN
12 16 (14.68%) LAN
12 16 (14.68%) MS Exchange
12 16 (14.68%) Active Directory
12 16 (14.68%) VoIP
12 16 (14.68%) Telecoms
12 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (13.76%) SLA
14 13 (11.93%) MCDST
14 13 (11.93%) MCSA
15 12 (11.01%) CCNA
15 12 (11.01%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (11.01%) Retail
16 11 (10.09%) EPoS
16 11 (10.09%) Blackberry
16 11 (10.09%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 16 (14.68%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 58 (53.21%) MS Office
2 42 (38.53%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.67%) MS Project
4 4 (3.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.43%) Wireless
2 17 (15.60%) WAN
3 16 (14.68%) LAN
3 16 (14.68%) VoIP
4 10 (9.17%) Firewall
5 9 (8.26%) DNS
6 8 (7.34%) DHCP
7 6 (5.50%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.50%) VPN
8 4 (3.67%) ADSL
8 4 (3.67%) Broadband
9 3 (2.75%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.75%) VLAN
10 2 (1.83%) PBX
11 1 (0.92%) PABX
11 1 (0.92%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (14.68%) Telecoms
2 12 (11.01%) Retail
3 1 (0.92%) German Language
3 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (36.70%) Analyst
2 32 (29.36%) Service Analyst
3 29 (26.61%) Service Desk Analyst
4 23 (21.10%) 1st Line Support
4 23 (21.10%) Support Engineer
5 21 (19.27%) Support Analyst
5 21 (19.27%) Help Desk Support
6 16 (14.68%) Help Desk Analyst
7 15 (13.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 14 (12.84%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 11 (10.09%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (10.09%) Junior
10 9 (8.26%) Desktop Support
10 9 (8.26%) Junior Support Engineer
11 7 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (6.42%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 7 (6.42%) Support Technician
12 4 (3.67%) Desktop Support Technician
12 4 (3.67%) Desktop Technician
12 4 (3.67%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) CSS
1 3 (2.75%) .NET
2 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.83%) HTML
2 2 (1.83%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.83%) NHibernate
2 2 (1.83%) jQuery
2 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.09%) EPoS
2 11 (10.09%) Blackberry
3 9 (8.26%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.75%) PDA
5 2 (1.83%) iPhone
5 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.83%) CMDB
5 2 (1.83%) IVR
5 2 (1.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 63 (57.80%) Windows
2 23 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (17.43%) Windows 7
4 17 (15.60%) Windows 8
5 8 (7.34%) Windows Vista
6 6 (5.50%) Windows XP
6 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.59%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) ITIL
2 10 (9.17%) Software Distribution
3 7 (6.42%) Incident Management
4 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.59%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (4.59%) Service Management
6 4 (3.67%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.67%) Change Management
6 4 (3.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.67%) Service Desk Management
6 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.75%) Line Management
7 3 (2.75%) Project Management
7 3 (2.75%) ITSM
7 3 (2.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.83%) V-Model
8 2 (1.83%) Project Planning
8 2 (1.83%) MVC
9 1 (0.92%) Migration
9 1 (0.92%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.17%) C
2 3 (2.75%) SQL
3 2 (1.83%) VC++
3 2 (1.83%) C#
3 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (55.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (24.77%) MCP
3 26 (23.85%) Network+ Certification
4 20 (18.35%) MCSE
5 19 (17.43%) MCITP
6 13 (11.93%) MCDST
6 13 (11.93%) MCSA
7 12 (11.01%) CCNA
7 12 (11.01%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
9 6 (5.50%) Degree
10 3 (2.75%) MCTS
10 3 (2.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.83%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.92%) CCNP
12 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.76%) SLA
2 7 (6.42%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.83%) GAMP
System Software
1 16 (14.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.67%) XenApp
2 4 (3.67%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (55.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.09%) SAP
3 10 (9.17%) VMware
4 9 (8.26%) Citrix
5 5 (4.59%) HP
5 5 (4.59%) Mitel
6 4 (3.67%) Cisco
7 3 (2.75%) Apple
7 3 (2.75%) Altiris
7 3 (2.75%) Oracle
8 1 (0.92%) WatchGuard
8 1 (0.92%) Remedy
8 1 (0.92%) McAfee
8 1 (0.92%) Avaya
8 1 (0.92%) Lotus
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