The first table below looks at the demand for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 23 April 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 228 213 211
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 3 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.051% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Average salary £18,000 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £20,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -
Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1656 1908 2128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.19% 34.73% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1353 1646 1852
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the South West region.

A+ Certification Salary Trend in the South West

A+ Certification
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol -7 1 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 £18,000 -
Devon - 1 - -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
3 7 (58.33%) DHCP
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (58.33%) MCTS
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) MCP
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 6 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) MCITP
5 4 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) MS Office
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) LAN
7 1 (8.33%) WAN
7 1 (8.33%) CRM
7 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (8.33%) NHS
7 1 (8.33%) SLA
7 1 (8.33%) Service Management
7 1 (8.33%) ITSM
7 1 (8.33%) Data Security

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 7 (58.33%) DHCP
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Network Support
2 5 (41.67%) Junior
2 5 (41.67%) Junior Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Junior Network Support
2 5 (41.67%) Junior Network Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Junior Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Trainer
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Trainer
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Service Management
1 1 (8.33%) ITSM
1 1 (8.33%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (58.33%) MCTS
3 6 (50.00%) MCP
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) MCITP
4 4 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) DameWare
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
soVision Ltd
Salary: From £31,000 to £35,000 per annum - experience & skills dependent
Posted: 5 days ago