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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 377 380 429
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +49
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 60 61 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.29% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.91% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 58 59 25
Average salary £23,750 £22,600 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.08% -13.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,550 £17,200 £17,400
10% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £26,500 £31,200
UK excluding London average salary £23,375 £22,600 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +5.11%
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
7112 6682 7822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.98% 31.43% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5430 5394 6694
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £26,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 23 £27,000 +14.89% 2
Hampshire -17 21 £18,500 -15.13% 2
Berkshire +12 12 £29,000 +45.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £23,500 -24.80%
Kent -3 1 £13,750 -27.63%
West Sussex -10 1 £30,500 +24.48%
East Sussex - 1 £13,750 -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (58.88%) Microsoft
2 62 (57.94%) Windows
3 57 (53.27%) MS Office
4 54 (50.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (41.12%) ITIL
6 39 (36.45%) MS Excel
7 26 (24.30%) MCP
8 25 (23.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (20.56%) Network+ Certification
10 19 (17.76%) MCSE
10 19 (17.76%) Windows 7
11 18 (16.82%) Wireless
12 17 (15.89%) Active Directory
13 16 (14.95%) SLA
13 16 (14.95%) MS Exchange
13 16 (14.95%) VoIP
13 16 (14.95%) Telecoms
13 16 (14.95%) MCITP
13 16 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (14.02%) Windows 8
14 15 (14.02%) SAP
15 14 (13.08%) WAN
16 13 (12.15%) Retail
16 13 (12.15%) VMware
16 13 (12.15%) LAN
17 12 (11.21%) EPoS
18 11 (10.28%) ISO 9001
18 11 (10.28%) Software Distribution
19 10 (9.35%) C
19 10 (9.35%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (14.95%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 57 (53.27%) MS Office
2 39 (36.45%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.74%) MS Project
4 4 (3.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SalesLogix
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.82%) Wireless
2 16 (14.95%) VoIP
3 14 (13.08%) WAN
4 13 (12.15%) LAN
5 10 (9.35%) Firewall
6 9 (8.41%) DNS
7 8 (7.48%) DHCP
8 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.61%) VPN
9 4 (3.74%) VLAN
9 4 (3.74%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.87%) Internet
10 2 (1.87%) PBX
11 1 (0.93%) ADSL
11 1 (0.93%) Broadband
11 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.93%) PABX
11 1 (0.93%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.93%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (14.95%) Telecoms
2 13 (12.15%) Retail
3 1 (0.93%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (36.45%) Analyst
2 32 (29.91%) Service Analyst
3 29 (27.10%) Service Desk Analyst
4 23 (21.50%) 1st Line Support
5 22 (20.56%) Support Engineer
6 21 (19.63%) Support Analyst
7 15 (14.02%) Help Desk Analyst
8 14 (13.08%) Help Desk Support
8 14 (13.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 13 (12.15%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 12 (11.21%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (7.48%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 8 (7.48%) Junior
11 8 (7.48%) Support Technician
12 7 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 6 (5.61%) Junior Support Engineer
13 6 (5.61%) Desktop Support
14 4 (3.74%) Desktop Technician
14 4 (3.74%) Service Desk Technician
14 4 (3.74%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) .NET
1 3 (2.80%) CSS
2 2 (1.87%) NHibernate
2 2 (1.87%) jQuery
2 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.87%) HTML5
2 2 (1.87%) HTML
2 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.87%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.21%) EPoS
3 9 (8.41%) Blackberry
3 9 (8.41%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.80%) PDA
5 2 (1.87%) CMDB
5 2 (1.87%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.87%) iPhone
5 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 62 (57.94%) Windows
2 25 (23.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (17.76%) Windows 7
4 15 (14.02%) Windows 8
5 7 (6.54%) Windows XP
5 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.61%) Windows Vista
7 5 (4.67%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.74%) Android
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.12%) ITIL
2 11 (10.28%) Software Distribution
3 7 (6.54%) Incident Management
4 6 (5.61%) Service Management
4 6 (5.61%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (4.67%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (3.74%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.74%) Service Desk Management
6 4 (3.74%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.74%) Project Management
6 4 (3.74%) ITSM
6 4 (3.74%) Change Management
7 3 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.80%) Line Management
7 3 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.87%) Project Planning
8 2 (1.87%) V-Model
8 2 (1.87%) E-Commerce
8 2 (1.87%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.35%) C
2 3 (2.80%) SQL
3 2 (1.87%) C#
3 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.87%) VC++
4 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (50.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (24.30%) MCP
3 22 (20.56%) Network+ Certification
4 19 (17.76%) MCSE
5 16 (14.95%) MCITP
6 10 (9.35%) MCDST
7 9 (8.41%) MCSA
7 9 (8.41%) CCNA
7 9 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (8.41%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.74%) Degree
8 4 (3.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.80%) MCTS
9 3 (2.80%) SAP Certification
10 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.87%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.93%) Dell Certification
11 1 (0.93%) CCNP
11 1 (0.93%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.95%) SLA
2 11 (10.28%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.87%) GAMP
System Software
1 17 (15.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (3.74%) XenApp
4 4 (3.74%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.80%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (58.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.02%) SAP
3 13 (12.15%) VMware
4 9 (8.41%) HP
4 9 (8.41%) Citrix
5 5 (4.67%) Mitel
6 4 (3.74%) Apple
6 4 (3.74%) Cisco
7 3 (2.80%) Altiris
7 3 (2.80%) Oracle
8 1 (0.93%) Sage
8 1 (0.93%) Remedy
8 1 (0.93%) Epicor
8 1 (0.93%) Dell
8 1 (0.93%) WatchGuard
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