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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 88 66 74
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 4 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.45% 2.21% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 6.08% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 6
Average salary £21,500 £22,600 £17,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.86% +31.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,740 £109,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,600 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-0.44% -1.73%
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
239 329 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 27.10% 36.35% 34.84%
Number of salaries quoted 199 306 248
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,840 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 January 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) MS Office
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (33.33%) EPoS
5 4 (33.33%) VoIP
5 4 (33.33%) SAP
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) Retail
5 4 (33.33%) MCDST
5 4 (33.33%) MCITP
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (33.33%) Software Distribution
6 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (25.00%) MCP
7 2 (16.67%) SLA
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (8.33%) C
8 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (8.33%) Active Directory

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) VoIP
1 4 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Service Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) IT Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) EPoS
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCDST
2 4 (33.33%) MCITP
3 3 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) SAP
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