The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 387 403 414
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 56 40 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 0.55% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 48 36 26
Average salary £20,750 £19,250 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £15,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,750 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £21,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.32%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7605 7213 7967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.59% 32.71% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5852 5804 6849
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
A+ Certification
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +14 34 £20,000 +14.28%
Surrey -5 12 £25,000 +6.38% 1
Berkshire +4 6 £29,000 -37.29% 1
Kent - 3 £17,000 -
East Sussex -19 2 £15,250 -53.07%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 69 (65.09%) Windows
2 58 (54.72%) Microsoft
3 54 (50.94%) MS Office
4 52 (49.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (41.51%) ITIL
6 31 (29.25%) MS Excel
7 30 (28.30%) MCP
8 27 (25.47%) Wireless
9 25 (23.58%) VoIP
10 24 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (20.75%) Active Directory
12 21 (19.81%) SLA
12 21 (19.81%) Network+ Certification
13 20 (18.87%) WAN
13 20 (18.87%) LAN
13 20 (18.87%) MCSE
14 19 (17.92%) MS Exchange
14 19 (17.92%) Telecoms
14 19 (17.92%) Windows 8
15 18 (16.98%) MCITP
15 18 (16.98%) SAP
16 17 (16.04%) EPoS
16 17 (16.04%) Retail
16 17 (16.04%) Software Distribution
17 16 (15.09%) Incident Management
17 16 (15.09%) VMware
17 16 (15.09%) CCNA
17 16 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
18 14 (13.21%) Citrix
18 14 (13.21%) MCSA

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (17.92%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.89%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.94%) WorkSite
Applications
1 54 (50.94%) MS Office
2 31 (29.25%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SalesLogix
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.47%) Wireless
2 25 (23.58%) VoIP
3 20 (18.87%) WAN
3 20 (18.87%) LAN
4 11 (10.38%) Firewall
5 9 (8.49%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.49%) VPN
6 8 (7.55%) DNS
7 6 (5.66%) DHCP
8 4 (3.77%) SAN
9 3 (2.83%) ADSL
9 3 (2.83%) Broadband
10 2 (1.89%) PBX
10 2 (1.89%) PABX
10 2 (1.89%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.94%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (17.92%) Telecoms
2 17 (16.04%) Retail
3 3 (2.83%) Marketing
3 3 (2.83%) German Language
3 3 (2.83%) Games
4 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (36.79%) Analyst
2 31 (29.25%) 1st Line Support
3 29 (27.36%) Service Analyst
3 29 (27.36%) Help Desk Support
4 27 (25.47%) Service Desk Analyst
5 25 (23.58%) Support Engineer
6 23 (21.70%) Support Analyst
7 16 (15.09%) Help Desk Analyst
7 16 (15.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 13 (12.26%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 10 (9.43%) Junior
10 8 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (6.60%) Junior Support Engineer
11 7 (6.60%) Desktop Support
12 6 (5.66%) Field Engineer
13 5 (4.72%) 1st Line Support Engineer
14 4 (3.77%) IT Support
14 4 (3.77%) Service Desk Technician
15 3 (2.83%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) Flash
2 2 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.94%) CSS
3 1 (0.94%) HTML
3 1 (0.94%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.94%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.94%) jQuery
3 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) EPoS
2 11 (10.38%) Blackberry
3 9 (8.49%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.89%) iPhone
5 2 (1.89%) IVR
5 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.89%) PDA
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 69 (65.09%) Windows
2 24 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (17.92%) Windows 8
4 13 (12.26%) Windows 7
5 11 (10.38%) Windows XP
5 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.55%) Linux
7 5 (4.72%) Mac OS X
8 4 (3.77%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.89%) UNIX
10 2 (1.89%) Solaris
11 1 (0.94%) AIX
11 1 (0.94%) HPUX
11 1 (0.94%) SUSE
11 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.51%) ITIL
2 17 (16.04%) Software Distribution
3 16 (15.09%) Incident Management
4 8 (7.55%) Problem Management
5 6 (5.66%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.72%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (3.77%) Change Management
7 4 (3.77%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.77%) Project Management
7 4 (3.77%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (2.83%) Benchmarking
8 3 (2.83%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (2.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (1.89%) Service Management
9 2 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.89%) Project Planning
9 2 (1.89%) Asset Management
10 1 (0.94%) Logistics
10 1 (0.94%) Resource Management
10 1 (0.94%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.43%) C
2 2 (1.89%) SQL
3 1 (0.94%) VC++
3 1 (0.94%) R
3 1 (0.94%) C#
3 1 (0.94%) Java
3 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 52 (49.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (28.30%) MCP
3 21 (19.81%) Network+ Certification
4 20 (18.87%) MCSE
5 18 (16.98%) MCITP
6 16 (15.09%) CCNA
6 16 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (13.21%) MCSA
8 11 (10.38%) MCDST
9 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
10 6 (5.66%) Degree
11 3 (2.83%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (1.89%) MCTS
13 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.94%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.94%) CCNP
13 1 (0.94%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) GAMP
System Software
1 22 (20.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.77%) XenApp
3 4 (3.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (3.77%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.83%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.94%) XenServer
6 1 (0.94%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.77%) SCCM
2 4 (3.77%) DameWare
Vendors
1 58 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.98%) SAP
3 16 (15.09%) VMware
4 14 (13.21%) Citrix
5 7 (6.60%) Cisco
5 7 (6.60%) HP
6 3 (2.83%) Altiris
7 2 (1.89%) Dell
7 2 (1.89%) Avaya
7 2 (1.89%) Mitel
7 2 (1.89%) Remedy
7 2 (1.89%) McAfee
7 2 (1.89%) Lotus
8 1 (0.94%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.94%) Sage
8 1 (0.94%) Symantec
8 1 (0.94%) Novell
8 1 (0.94%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.94%) WatchGuard
8 1 (0.94%) LexisNexis
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Salary: £15.77 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
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