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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 238 242 222
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 13 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.63% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 11
Median salary £24,500 £21,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.00%
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,956 £23,750
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -3.34%
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
1895 1747 1640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.47% 29.93% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 1371 1296
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 6 £31,250 - 1
Cornwall -22 4 £24,250 +15.47%
Devon - 3 £28,500 -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 29 (74.36%) Windows
1 29 (74.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
3 26 (66.67%) MCSA
4 25 (64.10%) TCP/IP
4 25 (64.10%) Network+ Certification
5 23 (58.97%) Cisco
5 23 (58.97%) Windows 8
6 22 (56.41%) Windows 10
6 22 (56.41%) VMware
6 22 (56.41%) MS Exchange
7 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (53.85%) Windows 7
8 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
8 20 (51.28%) Firewall
9 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (46.15%) LAN
10 18 (46.15%) WatchGuard
10 18 (46.15%) Driving Licence
10 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
11 17 (43.59%) Exchange Server 2013
11 17 (43.59%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (43.59%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (43.59%) Exchange Server 2007
11 17 (43.59%) Linux
11 17 (43.59%) Unix
11 17 (43.59%) WAN
12 15 (38.46%) PRINCE2

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (56.41%) MS Exchange
2 17 (43.59%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (43.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (43.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (64.10%) TCP/IP
2 20 (51.28%) Firewall
3 18 (46.15%) LAN
4 17 (43.59%) WAN
5 15 (38.46%) ADSL
6 12 (30.77%) VoIP
7 7 (17.95%) DHCP
7 7 (17.95%) DNS
8 4 (10.26%) Unified Communications
8 4 (10.26%) Wireless
9 3 (7.69%) Network Security
9 3 (7.69%) VPN
10 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.56%) PBX
10 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (7.69%) Law
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Support Engineer
2 15 (38.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 15 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
2 15 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) IT Support
4 5 (12.82%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Field Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Field Service Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) IT Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior IT Support
7 2 (5.13%) Senior IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 18 (46.15%) Driving Licence
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Windows 8
3 22 (56.41%) Windows 10
4 21 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
8 17 (43.59%) Linux
8 17 (43.59%) Unix
9 15 (38.46%) Windows Vista
10 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) PRINCE2
1 15 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Network Architecture
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL V2
4 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Management
4 3 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (5.13%) Coaching
5 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.13%) Web Design
6 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.56%) Data Security
6 1 (2.56%) Document Management
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security
6 1 (2.56%) ITSM
6 1 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (74.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (66.67%) MCSA
3 25 (64.10%) Network+ Certification
4 10 (25.64%) MCP
5 6 (15.38%) CCENT
5 6 (15.38%) CCNA
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (10.26%) Degree
7 3 (7.69%) MCTS
8 2 (5.13%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (5.13%) MCITP
8 2 (5.13%) MCSE
8 2 (5.13%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (2.56%) GNVQ
9 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.56%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (43.59%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.13%) vSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) Cisco
3 22 (56.41%) VMware
4 18 (46.15%) WatchGuard
5 5 (12.82%) 3Com
5 5 (12.82%) Draytek
5 5 (12.82%) HP
5 5 (12.82%) NETGEAR
5 5 (12.82%) ZyXEL
6 4 (10.26%) Citrix
7 3 (7.69%) Avaya
8 2 (5.13%) Sage
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