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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 366 417 421
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +4
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 85 49 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 0.63% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 69 43 26
Average salary £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £30,500 £26,188
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £20,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
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
6678 7802 7529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.15% 32.97% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5027 6151 6001
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Surrey +30 29 £22,500 -16.66% 1
Berkshire +8 24 £22,956 +11.98%
Hampshire +1 22 £20,000 +5.26%
Oxfordshire +15 3 £25,000 +78.57%
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £19,750 -37.30% 2
Kent +15 2 £22,000 +60.00%
West Sussex - 2 £35,000 -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 125 (84.46%) Windows
2 117 (79.05%) Microsoft
3 86 (58.11%) MS Excel
4 81 (54.73%) MS Office
5 76 (51.35%) Windows 7
6 75 (50.68%) ITIL
7 73 (49.32%) Active Directory
8 65 (43.92%) MCP
9 59 (39.86%) HP
10 49 (33.11%) TCP/IP
11 45 (30.41%) SCCM
12 44 (29.73%) Citrix
12 44 (29.73%) DHCP
12 44 (29.73%) DNS
12 44 (29.73%) SLA
12 44 (29.73%) MS Exchange
13 43 (29.05%) LAN
13 43 (29.05%) VoIP
13 43 (29.05%) Analytical Skills
14 42 (28.38%) WAN
15 38 (25.68%) XenApp
16 37 (25.00%) XenDesktop
16 37 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 37 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
17 35 (23.65%) Blackberry
18 34 (22.97%) Service Management
19 28 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
19 28 (18.92%) Project Planning
20 22 (14.86%) Wireless
20 22 (14.86%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 44 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.78%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 86 (58.11%) MS Excel
2 81 (54.73%) MS Office
3 37 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.11%) Office 365
2 8 (5.41%) SaaS
3 5 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (33.11%) TCP/IP
2 44 (29.73%) DNS
2 44 (29.73%) DHCP
3 43 (29.05%) VoIP
3 43 (29.05%) LAN
4 42 (28.38%) WAN
5 22 (14.86%) Wireless
6 6 (4.05%) VLAN
7 5 (3.38%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (3.38%) IP Telephony
7 5 (3.38%) Internet
7 5 (3.38%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.03%) FTP
8 3 (2.03%) Intranet
9 2 (1.35%) ADSL
9 2 (1.35%) Broadband
9 2 (1.35%) SAN
10 1 (0.68%) VPN
10 1 (0.68%) Firewall
10 1 (0.68%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.03%) Big Data
3 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.35%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.35%) RDBMS
General
1 17 (11.49%) Marketing
2 15 (10.14%) Retail
3 9 (6.08%) Advertising
4 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 57 (38.51%) Support Engineer
2 47 (31.76%) Analyst
3 40 (27.03%) Service Analyst
4 39 (26.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 26 (17.57%) Desktop Support
6 25 (16.89%) Support Analyst
7 19 (12.84%) 1st Line Support
7 19 (12.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 19 (12.84%) Desktop Engineer
8 17 (11.49%) IT Support
9 15 (10.14%) Technical Engineer
10 14 (9.46%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 11 (7.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 11 (7.43%) Field Engineer
11 11 (7.43%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (6.76%) Graduate
12 10 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (6.76%) IT Graduate
12 10 (6.76%) Service Desk Engineer
13 8 (5.41%) IMAC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.35%) COM
2 1 (0.68%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 43 (29.05%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (23.65%) Blackberry
3 12 (8.11%) EPoS
4 6 (4.05%) CMDB
5 4 (2.70%) iPhone
6 2 (1.35%) iPad
6 2 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) IVR
7 1 (0.68%) PDA
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 125 (84.46%) Windows
2 76 (51.35%) Windows 7
3 17 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (7.43%) Mac OS
4 11 (7.43%) Windows XP
5 10 (6.76%) Windows 8
6 9 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.73%) Linux
7 7 (4.73%) Apple iOS
7 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.05%) Android
9 4 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (50.68%) ITIL
2 34 (22.97%) Service Management
3 28 (18.92%) Project Planning
4 20 (13.51%) Configuration Management
5 17 (11.49%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (10.14%) Mentoring
7 14 (9.46%) Service Desk Management
8 10 (6.76%) Software Distribution
9 9 (6.08%) Project Management
10 8 (5.41%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.41%) Problem Management
10 8 (5.41%) Web Analytics
10 8 (5.41%) Incident Management
10 8 (5.41%) Analytics
11 7 (4.73%) Change Management
12 6 (4.05%) Data Protection
13 5 (3.38%) Change Control
13 5 (3.38%) ITSM
13 5 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (2.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.70%) SQL
2 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (43.92%) MCP
2 28 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (14.86%) MCITP
4 19 (12.84%) Security Cleared
5 15 (10.14%) Network+ Certification
5 15 (10.14%) MCSE
6 13 (8.78%) DV Cleared
7 8 (5.41%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.38%) Degree
8 5 (3.38%) SAP Certification
8 5 (3.38%) Dell Certification
8 5 (3.38%) CCNA
8 5 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.38%) HP ASE
8 5 (3.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (2.70%) MCDST
10 3 (2.03%) MCSA
11 2 (1.35%) Server+ Certification
12 1 (0.68%) MCTS
12 1 (0.68%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (29.73%) SLA
2 9 (6.08%) ISO 9001
3 5 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (49.32%) Active Directory
2 38 (25.68%) XenApp
3 37 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 37 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 11 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.05%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.38%) Firmware
6 5 (3.38%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.38%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.68%) Xen
7 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 45 (30.41%) SCCM
2 3 (2.03%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 117 (79.05%) Microsoft
2 59 (39.86%) HP
3 44 (29.73%) Citrix
4 16 (10.81%) Apple
5 15 (10.14%) VMware
5 15 (10.14%) SAP
6 8 (5.41%) Cisco
7 6 (4.05%) Dell
8 5 (3.38%) Mitel
9 2 (1.35%) NetApp
9 2 (1.35%) Oracle
10 1 (0.68%) Altiris
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