The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 219 227 239
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 36 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.27% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.97% 0.91% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 1
Average salary £22,000 £21,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,000 £20,250
% change year-on-year
- +8.64%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1830 1872 1665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.36% 30.26% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1469 1429 1360
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 1 May 2016. 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
Bristol +15 19 £22,000 +10.00%
Cornwall -9 17 £22,000 +4.76% 1
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 41 (89.13%) Windows
2 40 (86.96%) Microsoft
3 36 (78.26%) Network+ Certification
4 31 (67.39%) MS Exchange
5 29 (63.04%) Windows 10
6 28 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (60.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
8 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 23 (50.00%) Windows 8
9 22 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (47.83%) MCSA
9 22 (47.83%) MS Excel
9 22 (47.83%) VMware
10 21 (45.65%) Office 365
11 20 (43.48%) Windows 7
11 20 (43.48%) DNS
12 19 (41.30%) Cisco
13 17 (36.96%) WatchGuard
13 17 (36.96%) Firewall
13 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
14 16 (34.78%) Linux
14 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2007
15 15 (32.61%) DHCP
16 14 (30.43%) VoIP
16 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
17 13 (28.26%) Unix
17 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (28.26%) VMware ESXi

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 31 (67.39%) MS Exchange
2 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (28.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (28.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.52%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (47.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (45.65%) Office 365
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
2 20 (43.48%) DNS
3 17 (36.96%) Firewall
4 15 (32.61%) DHCP
5 14 (30.43%) VoIP
6 12 (26.09%) LAN
6 12 (26.09%) WAN
7 10 (21.74%) ADSL
8 6 (13.04%) VPN
9 4 (8.70%) PBX
10 3 (6.52%) NAS
10 3 (6.52%) SAN
10 3 (6.52%) SSL
10 3 (6.52%) Unified Communications
10 3 (6.52%) Wireless
11 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (6.52%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Support Engineer
2 18 (39.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 18 (39.13%) 2nd Line Support
2 18 (39.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 13 (28.26%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Service Desk Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Service Desk Support
5 4 (8.70%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Field Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Driving Licence
2 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (89.13%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) Windows 10
3 28 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 20 (43.48%) Windows 7
6 16 (34.78%) Linux
6 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
8 13 (28.26%) Unix
8 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (21.74%) Windows Vista
10 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) PRINCE2
1 10 (21.74%) Project Management
2 9 (19.57%) Network Architecture
3 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
3 4 (8.70%) ITIL
4 3 (6.52%) Matrix Management
5 2 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.17%) Data Security
6 1 (2.17%) Document Management
6 1 (2.17%) High Availability
6 1 (2.17%) ITSM
6 1 (2.17%) Migration
6 1 (2.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (78.26%) Network+ Certification
2 28 (60.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (47.83%) MCSA
4 11 (23.91%) MCP
5 6 (13.04%) CCNA
5 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (13.04%) MCTS
6 5 (10.87%) Degree
6 5 (10.87%) MCITP
6 5 (10.87%) MCSE
7 4 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (6.52%) CCENT
8 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.17%) HNC
9 1 (2.17%) HND
9 1 (2.17%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (28.26%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.52%) XenApp
5 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (6.52%) NetBackup
1 3 (6.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 22 (47.83%) VMware
3 19 (41.30%) Cisco
4 17 (36.96%) WatchGuard
5 5 (10.87%) Citrix
6 3 (6.52%) 3Com
6 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat
6 3 (6.52%) Draytek
6 3 (6.52%) Forcepoint
6 3 (6.52%) HP
6 3 (6.52%) Infoblox
6 3 (6.52%) Intel Security
6 3 (6.52%) Juniper
6 3 (6.52%) NETGEAR
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle
6 3 (6.52%) ZyXEL
7 1 (2.17%) Avaya
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
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