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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 409 380 427
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +47
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 44 79 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.38% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 1.22% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 43 65 35
Median salary £22,000 £22,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £26,500 £30,900
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
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
5856 6457 7737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.64% 31.33% 33.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4688 4851 6186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +10 20 £21,000 +10.52% 3
Kent - 9 £30,000 -
Berkshire -8 6 £22,500 -1.98%
Surrey -17 5 £30,000 +33.33%
West Sussex -3 2 £16,000 -54.28%
East Sussex - 1 £28,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £20,000 -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 78 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 73 (78.49%) Windows
3 61 (65.59%) Active Directory
4 59 (63.44%) MS Excel
5 52 (55.91%) ITIL
6 49 (52.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 36 (38.71%) MCP
8 35 (37.63%) Cisco
9 34 (36.56%) MS Office
10 33 (35.48%) MS Exchange
10 33 (35.48%) SLA
11 30 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (32.26%) LAN
12 28 (30.11%) CCNA
12 28 (30.11%) VMware
13 26 (27.96%) MCITP
14 25 (26.88%) WAN
15 22 (23.66%) Citrix
15 22 (23.66%) Service Management
15 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (23.66%) Office 365
16 21 (22.58%) HP
17 20 (21.51%) Windows Server
18 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
19 17 (18.28%) Network+ Certification
19 17 (18.28%) VPN
19 17 (18.28%) MCSA
19 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
20 16 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2010

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 33 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 16 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (11.83%) SharePoint
4 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (8.60%) MS Project Server
4 8 (8.60%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (7.53%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 59 (63.44%) MS Excel
2 34 (36.56%) MS Office
3 8 (8.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (7.53%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.15%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.26%) LAN
2 25 (26.88%) WAN
3 17 (18.28%) VPN
4 11 (11.83%) DHCP
4 11 (11.83%) DNS
4 11 (11.83%) SAN
4 11 (11.83%) VLAN
5 8 (8.60%) Firewall
5 8 (8.60%) Wireless
6 7 (7.53%) ADSL
7 5 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.15%) Internet
9 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.08%) Broadband
10 1 (1.08%) Intranet
10 1 (1.08%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (9.68%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Publishing
3 2 (2.15%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) Analyst
2 27 (29.03%) Service Analyst
3 22 (23.66%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (20.43%) Support Engineer
5 15 (16.13%) IT Analyst
6 12 (12.90%) 1st Line Engineer
6 12 (12.90%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (11.83%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 11 (11.83%) IT Support
8 9 (9.68%) IT Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) Support Analyst
9 7 (7.53%) Field Engineer
9 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (6.45%) IT Technician
11 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Support
11 5 (5.38%) IT Support Engineer
12 4 (4.30%) Help Desk Support
12 4 (4.30%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) CSS
1 3 (3.23%) HTML
1 3 (3.23%) jQuery
2 2 (2.15%) Velocity
3 1 (1.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.08%) Ajax
3 1 (1.08%) HTML5
3 1 (1.08%) LESS
3 1 (1.08%) Sass
3 1 (1.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.60%) Client/Server
2 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.53%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.23%) iPhone
5 3 (3.23%) User Experience
6 2 (2.15%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.15%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.08%) Clustering
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 73 (78.49%) Windows
2 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (21.51%) Windows Server
4 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (12.90%) Windows 7
6 9 (9.68%) Windows 8
7 8 (8.60%) Android
8 5 (5.38%) Linux
8 5 (5.38%) Windows 10
9 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.30%) Mac OS
9 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.91%) ITIL
2 22 (23.66%) Service Management
3 12 (12.90%) ITIL V3
4 10 (10.75%) CRM
5 8 (8.60%) ERP
5 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.45%) Ticket Management
7 5 (5.38%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (5.38%) Project Management
7 5 (5.38%) Resource Management
7 5 (5.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.30%) Change Control
8 4 (4.30%) Network Management
9 3 (3.23%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.23%) ITSM
10 2 (2.15%) Change Management
10 2 (2.15%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (2.15%) Ethical Hacking
10 2 (2.15%) Information Security
10 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.98%) SQL
2 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.15%) C
3 2 (2.15%) C++
3 2 (2.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (52.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (38.71%) MCP
3 30 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (30.11%) CCNA
5 26 (27.96%) MCITP
6 17 (18.28%) MCSA
6 17 (18.28%) Network+ Certification
7 14 (15.05%) MCSE
8 9 (9.68%) Degree
8 9 (9.68%) MCDST
8 9 (9.68%) MOS
9 8 (8.60%) CCENT
9 8 (8.60%) MCTS
10 6 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.15%) Dell Certification
12 2 (2.15%) HP ASE
12 2 (2.15%) LPIC
12 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (35.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 61 (65.59%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.90%) XenApp
4 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.45%) Terminal Server
5 4 (4.30%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.15%) Firmware
6 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) SCCM
2 4 (4.30%) SCOM
3 2 (2.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 78 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 35 (37.63%) Cisco
3 28 (30.11%) VMware
4 22 (23.66%) Citrix
5 21 (22.58%) HP
6 12 (12.90%) Dell
7 8 (8.60%) EMC
8 6 (6.45%) IBM
8 6 (6.45%) NetApp
9 4 (4.30%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (4.30%) Synology
10 2 (2.15%) Epicor
10 2 (2.15%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.15%) Sophos
10 2 (2.15%) Symantec
10 2 (2.15%) Veeam
11 1 (1.08%) 3Com
11 1 (1.08%) Apple
11 1 (1.08%) JD Edwards
11 1 (1.08%) Juniper
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