The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 70 63 87
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 15 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.77% 3.28% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.75% 10.34% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 4
Average salary £18,250 £21,800 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.28% +24.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £17,250 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £22,600 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £23,375 £22,600 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +5.11%
A+ Certification
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
316 261 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 37.35% 31.67% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 278 256 261
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the Southampton region.

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Southampton

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
3 18 (58.06%) MS Office
4 14 (45.16%) ITIL
5 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
6 10 (32.26%) EPoS
6 10 (32.26%) VoIP
6 10 (32.26%) SAP
6 10 (32.26%) Retail
6 10 (32.26%) Wireless
6 10 (32.26%) Software Distribution
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (25.81%) MCP
8 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (19.35%) MCITP
9 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
9 6 (19.35%) MCDST
9 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (19.35%) Firewall
10 5 (16.13%) SLA
10 5 (16.13%) Backup Exec
10 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
11 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
11 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Management
11 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
11 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (58.06%) MS Office
2 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) VoIP
1 10 (32.26%) Wireless
2 6 (19.35%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
General
1 10 (32.26%) Retail
2 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Analyst
1 23 (74.19%) Service Analyst
1 23 (74.19%) Service Desk Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (32.26%) Support Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Help Desk Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Help Desk Support
3 10 (32.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Junior
6 3 (9.68%) Junior Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) EPoS
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Software Distribution
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Management
4 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.90%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (25.81%) MCP
3 6 (19.35%) MCITP
3 6 (19.35%) MCDST
4 3 (9.68%) MCSE
4 3 (9.68%) MCSA
4 3 (9.68%) MCTS
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CCNP
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19500 per annum + pension, BUPA, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago