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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 243 242 222
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 12 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.068% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.22% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 8
Average salary £22,000 £20,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £22,000 £22,600
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -2.65%
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
1908 1827 1553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.51% 31.03% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1490 1263
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 February 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 +6 10 £25,000 +25.00%
Somerset - 2 £18,750 -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Network+ Certification
3 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
3 11 (47.83%) DNS
4 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
5 7 (30.43%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) Windows 10
6 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
6 6 (26.09%) Office 365
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (26.09%) DHCP
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (21.74%) CCNA
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) MCSE
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) Electronics
8 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
8 4 (17.39%) Firmware
8 4 (17.39%) Military
8 4 (17.39%) MCTS
8 4 (17.39%) C
8 4 (17.39%) HNC
8 4 (17.39%) HND
8 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.04%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) NAS
3 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 3 (13.04%) SSL
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (21.74%) Electronics
2 4 (17.39%) Military
3 3 (13.04%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (30.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) IT Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) IT Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Deskside Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Deskside Support
5 2 (8.70%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 10
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Matrix Management
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Presales
3 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Network+ Certification
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (30.43%) Degree
4 5 (21.74%) CCNA
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (21.74%) MCSE
5 4 (17.39%) HNC
5 4 (17.39%) HND
5 4 (17.39%) MCTS
5 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (13.04%) MCITP
6 3 (13.04%) MCP
6 3 (13.04%) MCSA
7 2 (8.70%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (8.70%) LPIC
7 2 (8.70%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (8.70%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Firmware
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (13.04%) NetBackup
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Blue Coat
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) Infoblox
2 3 (13.04%) Juniper
2 3 (13.04%) McAfee
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Websense
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago