The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 74 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 11 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.19% 0.74% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.13% 2.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 0
Average salary £18,500 £17,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
UK excluding London average salary £20,500 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -
Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
351 255 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.07% 31.29% 42.63%
Number of salaries quoted 315 234 386
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
A+ Certification
Hampshire

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 24 April 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 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
3 24 (77.42%) MS Office
4 23 (74.19%) Incident Management
5 22 (70.97%) ITIL
6 21 (67.74%) SAP
6 21 (67.74%) VoIP
6 21 (67.74%) Wireless
6 21 (67.74%) EPoS
6 21 (67.74%) Retail
6 21 (67.74%) Software Distribution
7 14 (45.16%) Linux
8 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (19.35%) MCITP
10 5 (16.13%) MCDST
11 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
12 3 (9.68%) MCP
12 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
13 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
13 2 (6.45%) DHCP
13 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
13 2 (6.45%) DNS
13 2 (6.45%) MCSE
13 2 (6.45%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (6.45%) Cisco
13 2 (6.45%) Avaya
14 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
14 1 (3.23%) Change Management
14 1 (3.23%) MCSA
14 1 (3.23%) SLA

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 24 (77.42%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) VoIP
1 21 (67.74%) Wireless
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
General
1 21 (67.74%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) 1st Line Support
2 21 (67.74%) Help Desk Support
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Service Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Trainer
4 2 (6.45%) Trainer
5 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) EPoS
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Incident Management
2 22 (70.97%) ITIL
3 21 (67.74%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) MCITP
3 5 (16.13%) MCDST
4 3 (9.68%) MCP
5 2 (6.45%) MCSE
5 2 (6.45%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.23%) MCSA
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 21 (67.74%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) Avaya
4 1 (3.23%) HP
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + pension, BUPA, bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago