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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 226 238 230
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 9 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.29% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.97% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 4
Median salary £23,000 £21,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
UK excluding London median salary £20,500 £22,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +2.27%
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
1649 1749 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.74% 29.66% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1375 1179
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +15 3 £22,500 +7.14%
Devon +6 3 £28,500 +42.50%
Cornwall -15 2 £23,000 +9.52% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £20,500 -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 39 (84.78%) Microsoft
3 35 (76.09%) Network+ Certification
4 29 (63.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (63.04%) MS Exchange
4 29 (63.04%) Windows 10
5 28 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (60.87%) TCP/IP
6 26 (56.52%) MCSA
6 26 (56.52%) Windows 8
7 23 (50.00%) VMware
8 22 (47.83%) MS Excel
9 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
9 21 (45.65%) Firewall
9 21 (45.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (43.48%) Windows 7
10 20 (43.48%) Office 365
11 19 (41.30%) WatchGuard
11 19 (41.30%) Cisco
12 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
12 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (34.78%) VoIP
14 16 (34.78%) DNS
15 15 (32.61%) Windows Server
15 15 (32.61%) Driving Licence
15 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2013
15 15 (32.61%) VMware ESXi
15 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2007

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 29 (63.04%) MS Exchange
2 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (47.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (43.48%) Office 365
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (60.87%) TCP/IP
2 21 (45.65%) Firewall
3 16 (34.78%) DNS
3 16 (34.78%) VoIP
4 15 (32.61%) LAN
5 14 (30.43%) WAN
6 12 (26.09%) ADSL
6 12 (26.09%) DHCP
7 6 (13.04%) VPN
8 4 (8.70%) PBX
9 3 (6.52%) Network Security
9 3 (6.52%) Unified Communications
9 3 (6.52%) Wireless
10 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) Law
1 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Support Engineer
2 16 (34.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 16 (34.78%) 2nd Line Support
2 16 (34.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 13 (28.26%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (17.39%) Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) IT Support
5 6 (13.04%) Service Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Support
6 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) IT Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Driving Licence
2 4 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) Windows 10
3 28 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (56.52%) Windows 8
5 20 (43.48%) Windows 7
6 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (32.61%) Linux
8 15 (32.61%) Unix
8 15 (32.61%) Windows Server
9 12 (26.09%) Windows Vista
10 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) PRINCE2
1 12 (26.09%) Project Management
2 9 (19.57%) Network Architecture
3 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
3 4 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (6.52%) ITIL
5 2 (4.35%) Web Design
6 1 (2.17%) Coaching
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%) ITIL V2
6 1 (2.17%) ITSM
6 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.17%) Migration
6 1 (2.17%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (2.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (76.09%) Network+ Certification
2 29 (63.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (56.52%) MCSA
4 11 (23.91%) MCP
5 7 (15.22%) MCTS
6 6 (13.04%) MCSE
7 4 (8.70%) CCENT
7 4 (8.70%) CCNA
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (4.35%) Degree
8 2 (4.35%) MCITP
8 2 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.17%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
1 21 (45.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (32.61%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 39 (84.78%) Microsoft
2 23 (50.00%) VMware
3 19 (41.30%) Cisco
3 19 (41.30%) WatchGuard
4 4 (8.70%) Citrix
5 3 (6.52%) 3Com
5 3 (6.52%) Avaya
5 3 (6.52%) Draytek
5 3 (6.52%) HP
5 3 (6.52%) NETGEAR
5 3 (6.52%) ZyXEL
6 2 (4.35%) Sage
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