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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 390 377 422
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +45
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 63 50 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.23% 0.095%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.72% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 60 48 20
Average salary £21,500 £20,000 £25,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -21.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £15,500 £17,900
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,400
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £20,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
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
7410 6925 7895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.33% 31.97% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5641 5581 6763
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 August 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 27 August 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 -15 29 £20,000 +6.66% 1
Surrey +10 18 £28,000 +15.46% 2
Berkshire +8 11 £29,000 +10.47%
Buckinghamshire +3 3 £23,500 -27.69%
Kent -5 2 £15,250 +1.66% 1
East Sussex - 2 £15,250 -
West Sussex - 1 £30,500 -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 65 (59.09%) Windows
2 61 (55.45%) Microsoft
3 59 (53.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (50.91%) MS Office
5 40 (36.36%) ITIL
5 40 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 28 (25.45%) MCP
7 25 (22.73%) Network+ Certification
8 23 (20.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (19.09%) Wireless
9 21 (19.09%) MCSE
10 19 (17.27%) Active Directory
10 19 (17.27%) VoIP
10 19 (17.27%) WAN
10 19 (17.27%) Windows 8
11 18 (16.36%) SLA
11 18 (16.36%) LAN
12 17 (15.45%) MS Exchange
12 17 (15.45%) MCITP
13 16 (14.55%) Telecoms
13 16 (14.55%) MCSA
13 16 (14.55%) Windows 7
14 15 (13.64%) VMware
15 14 (12.73%) SAP
15 14 (12.73%) CCNA
15 14 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (11.82%) EPoS
16 13 (11.82%) Retail
17 12 (10.91%) Blackberry
17 12 (10.91%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (15.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.82%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 56 (50.91%) MS Office
2 40 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.73%) MS Project
4 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SalesLogix
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.09%) Wireless
2 19 (17.27%) VoIP
2 19 (17.27%) WAN
3 18 (16.36%) LAN
4 10 (9.09%) Firewall
5 8 (7.27%) VPN
6 7 (6.36%) DNS
6 7 (6.36%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.45%) DHCP
8 4 (3.64%) SAN
9 3 (2.73%) ADSL
9 3 (2.73%) Broadband
10 2 (1.82%) PBX
11 1 (0.91%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.91%) PABX
11 1 (0.91%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (14.55%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.82%) Retail
3 3 (2.73%) Marketing
3 3 (2.73%) German Language
3 3 (2.73%) Games
4 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (34.55%) Analyst
2 29 (26.36%) Service Analyst
3 26 (23.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 26 (23.64%) 1st Line Support
3 26 (23.64%) Support Engineer
4 24 (21.82%) Help Desk Support
5 23 (20.91%) Support Analyst
6 16 (14.55%) Help Desk Analyst
6 16 (14.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 14 (12.73%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 10 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (9.09%) Junior
9 9 (8.18%) Desktop Support
10 8 (7.27%) Junior Support Engineer
11 7 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (5.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 6 (5.45%) Field Engineer
13 5 (4.55%) IT Support
14 4 (3.64%) Desktop Technician
14 4 (3.64%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) .NET
2 3 (2.73%) CSS
2 3 (2.73%) Flash
3 2 (1.82%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.82%) NHibernate
3 2 (1.82%) jQuery
3 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.82%) HTML5
3 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) EPoS
2 12 (10.91%) Blackberry
3 9 (8.18%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.73%) iPhone
4 3 (2.73%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.73%) PDA
5 2 (1.82%) IVR
5 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.82%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 65 (59.09%) Windows
2 23 (20.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (17.27%) Windows 8
4 16 (14.55%) Windows 7
5 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (8.18%) Windows XP
6 7 (6.36%) Windows Vista
6 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.55%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.73%) Linux
8 3 (2.73%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.36%) ITIL
2 12 (10.91%) Software Distribution
3 10 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 6 (5.45%) Problem Management
4 6 (5.45%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (3.64%) Change Management
6 4 (3.64%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.64%) Project Management
6 4 (3.64%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (2.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.73%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (2.73%) Benchmarking
8 2 (1.82%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.82%) Project Planning
8 2 (1.82%) Service Management
8 2 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.82%) MVC
8 2 (1.82%) V-Model
9 1 (0.91%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.18%) C
2 3 (2.73%) SQL
3 2 (1.82%) VC++
3 2 (1.82%) C#
3 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.91%) Java
4 1 (0.91%) R
4 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (53.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (25.45%) MCP
3 25 (22.73%) Network+ Certification
4 21 (19.09%) MCSE
5 17 (15.45%) MCITP
6 16 (14.55%) MCSA
7 14 (12.73%) CCNA
7 14 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (10.00%) MCDST
9 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
10 6 (5.45%) Degree
11 3 (2.73%) MCTS
11 3 (2.73%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.91%) CCNP
12 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.36%) SLA
2 3 (2.73%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.82%) GAMP
System Software
1 19 (17.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.64%) XenApp
3 4 (3.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (3.64%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.73%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.64%) SCCM
3 2 (1.82%) DameWare
Vendors
1 61 (55.45%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.64%) VMware
3 14 (12.73%) SAP
4 12 (10.91%) Citrix
5 7 (6.36%) Cisco
6 6 (5.45%) HP
7 3 (2.73%) Mitel
7 3 (2.73%) Altiris
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle
8 2 (1.82%) McAfee
8 2 (1.82%) Avaya
8 2 (1.82%) Lotus
9 1 (0.91%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.91%) Sage
9 1 (0.91%) Symantec
9 1 (0.91%) Remedy
9 1 (0.91%) Dell
9 1 (0.91%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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