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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 363 378 389
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 73 43 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 0.66% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 61 42 45
Average salary £22,000 £22,600 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.65% -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,350 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £28,600 £26,800
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,600 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.65% -1.73%
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
6949 6521 7173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.51% 31.51% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5407 5019 5914
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +13 27 £22,250 -11.00% 3
Hampshire -11 24 £21,000 -7.07% 1
Berkshire +16 18 £50,000 +143.90% 1
Kent 0 2 £22,000 -12.87% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £19,500 -38.09% 1
Oxfordshire +1 1 £25,000 +78.57%
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 97 (75.19%) Windows
1 97 (75.19%) Microsoft
2 73 (56.59%) MS Office
3 67 (51.94%) ITIL
4 62 (48.06%) Windows 7
5 61 (47.29%) MS Excel
6 55 (42.64%) MCP
6 55 (42.64%) Active Directory
7 42 (32.56%) HP
8 39 (30.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 38 (29.46%) DNS
9 38 (29.46%) DHCP
10 31 (24.03%) VoIP
10 31 (24.03%) WAN
10 31 (24.03%) LAN
10 31 (24.03%) SCCM
11 30 (23.26%) TCP/IP
11 30 (23.26%) Wireless
12 29 (22.48%) Service Management
12 29 (22.48%) Citrix
13 28 (21.71%) SLA
13 28 (21.71%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (20.93%) MS Exchange
15 26 (20.16%) MS PowerPoint
15 26 (20.16%) XenApp
16 25 (19.38%) XenDesktop
16 25 (19.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 23 (17.83%) MCITP
17 23 (17.83%) Blackberry
18 21 (16.28%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 27 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.75%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 73 (56.59%) MS Office
2 61 (47.29%) MS Excel
3 26 (20.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) MS Project
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) SalesLogix
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.43%) SaaS
2 5 (3.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.46%) DHCP
1 38 (29.46%) DNS
2 31 (24.03%) VoIP
2 31 (24.03%) WAN
2 31 (24.03%) LAN
3 30 (23.26%) TCP/IP
3 30 (23.26%) Wireless
4 12 (9.30%) IP Telephony
4 12 (9.30%) VLAN
5 6 (4.65%) Internet
6 3 (2.33%) VPN
6 3 (2.33%) Intranet
6 3 (2.33%) ADSL
6 3 (2.33%) Broadband
7 2 (1.55%) FTP
8 1 (0.78%) Firewall
8 1 (0.78%) PBX
8 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.78%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.55%) Big Data
2 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (10.85%) Retail
2 8 (6.20%) Advertising
3 7 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.43%) Marketing
4 6 (4.65%) German Language
Job Titles
1 49 (37.98%) Analyst
2 42 (32.56%) Support Engineer
3 38 (29.46%) Service Analyst
4 37 (28.68%) Service Desk Analyst
5 31 (24.03%) Support Analyst
6 28 (21.71%) 1st Line Support
7 18 (13.95%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 15 (11.63%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 14 (10.85%) Desktop Support
10 13 (10.08%) Support Technician
11 12 (9.30%) Network Technician
11 12 (9.30%) IT Support
12 8 (6.20%) IT Graduate
12 8 (6.20%) Graduate
12 8 (6.20%) Junior
13 7 (5.43%) Technical Support
13 7 (5.43%) Field Engineer
13 7 (5.43%) Desktop Engineer
13 7 (5.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 7 (5.43%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.71%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (17.83%) Blackberry
3 11 (8.53%) EPoS
4 6 (4.65%) CMDB
5 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.10%) iPhone
7 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.55%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.78%) IVR
8 1 (0.78%) PDA
8 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 97 (75.19%) Windows
2 62 (48.06%) Windows 7
3 20 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (9.30%) Android
4 12 (9.30%) Windows XP
5 11 (8.53%) Mac OS
6 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.43%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.65%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.88%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.10%) Linux
9 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (51.94%) ITIL
2 29 (22.48%) Service Management
3 16 (12.40%) Project Planning
4 13 (10.08%) Configuration Management
5 12 (9.30%) ITSM
6 10 (7.75%) Software Distribution
7 8 (6.20%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.43%) Web Analytics
8 7 (5.43%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (5.43%) Analytics
9 6 (4.65%) Data Protection
10 5 (3.88%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.88%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.88%) Service Desk Management
11 4 (3.10%) Problem Management
11 4 (3.10%) Change Management
11 4 (3.10%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.10%) E-Commerce
12 2 (1.55%) Project Management
13 1 (0.78%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.88%) SQL
2 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (42.64%) MCP
2 39 (30.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (17.83%) MCITP
4 21 (16.28%) MCSE
5 15 (11.63%) Network+ Certification
5 15 (11.63%) Security Cleared
6 12 (9.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (6.98%) DV Cleared
8 8 (6.20%) CCNA
8 8 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (4.65%) MCDST
10 4 (3.10%) SAP Certification
10 4 (3.10%) MCSA
11 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.55%) VCP4
12 1 (0.78%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.78%) Degree
12 1 (0.78%) MCTS
12 1 (0.78%) Server+ Certification
12 1 (0.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (21.71%) SLA
2 16 (12.40%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (42.64%) Active Directory
2 26 (20.16%) XenApp
3 25 (19.38%) XenDesktop
3 25 (19.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 12 (9.30%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.78%) Xen
7 1 (0.78%) Firmware
7 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 31 (24.03%) SCCM
2 3 (2.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 97 (75.19%) Microsoft
2 42 (32.56%) HP
3 29 (22.48%) Citrix
4 19 (14.73%) Apple
5 14 (10.85%) SAP
6 12 (9.30%) Mitel
7 9 (6.98%) VMware
8 3 (2.33%) Cisco
9 2 (1.55%) Dell
9 2 (1.55%) Sage
9 2 (1.55%) Epicor
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle
10 1 (0.78%) Altiris
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Totton, Southampton
Amicus ITS
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £15,000 to £17,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 25 days ago
Chatham
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago