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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 227 217 216
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 11 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.20% 0.059%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.72% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 3
Average salary £21,000 £23,750 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £22,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
1756 1666 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.56% 27.23% 29.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1332 1270
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,650 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 3 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
Cornwall -7 6 £21,000 -16.00%
Gloucestershire -15 2 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Bristol - 1 £36,500 -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 27 (84.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (78.13%) TCP/IP
2 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Network+ Certification
3 24 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 23 (71.88%) Firewall
4 23 (71.88%) MCSA
4 23 (71.88%) LAN
4 23 (71.88%) WAN
5 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (65.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (62.50%) Windows Vista
7 20 (62.50%) ADSL
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
9 7 (21.88%) Degree
10 4 (12.50%) DNS
10 4 (12.50%) MCP
11 3 (9.38%) DHCP
11 3 (9.38%) SLA
11 3 (9.38%) Electronics
11 3 (9.38%) MCTS
12 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
12 2 (6.25%) VMware
12 2 (6.25%) NVQ Level 3
12 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 24 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 20 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) TCP/IP
2 23 (71.88%) Firewall
2 23 (71.88%) LAN
2 23 (71.88%) WAN
3 20 (62.50%) ADSL
4 4 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (9.38%) DHCP
6 1 (3.13%) ATM
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) 2nd Line Support
2 21 (65.63%) Support Engineer
3 18 (56.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 4 (12.50%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.25%) Junior
5 2 (6.25%) IT Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Network Support
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support
5 2 (6.25%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) ICT Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) ATM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (65.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (62.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (3.13%) CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (78.13%) Network+ Certification
3 23 (71.88%) MCSA
4 7 (21.88%) Degree
5 4 (12.50%) MCP
6 3 (9.38%) MCTS
7 2 (6.25%) NVQ Level 3
7 2 (6.25%) MCSE
8 1 (3.13%) CCNA
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.13%) Server+ Certification
8 1 (3.13%) LPIC
8 1 (3.13%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Firmware
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) NFS
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
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