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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 62 66 88
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +22
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 22 28 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.60% 3.18% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.15% 10.26% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 4
Average salary £20,000 £18,500 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £15,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,600 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £21,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +2.38%
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
358 273 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 42.37% 31.02% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 308 269 261
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 August 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 (86.21%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
3 18 (62.07%) MS Office
4 15 (51.72%) ITIL
5 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
6 11 (37.93%) SAP
6 11 (37.93%) VoIP
6 11 (37.93%) Wireless
6 11 (37.93%) EPoS
6 11 (37.93%) Retail
6 11 (37.93%) Software Distribution
7 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
8 8 (27.59%) MCP
8 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (24.14%) Incident Management
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (20.69%) Firewall
10 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (17.24%) Backup Exec
11 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (13.79%) Change Management
12 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
12 4 (13.79%) SLA
12 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
12 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
12 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
12 4 (13.79%) MCITP
12 4 (13.79%) MCDST

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (62.07%) MS Office
2 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) VoIP
1 11 (37.93%) Wireless
2 6 (20.69%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
General
1 11 (37.93%) Retail
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Analyst
1 18 (62.07%) Service Analyst
1 18 (62.07%) Service Desk Analyst
2 14 (48.28%) 1st Line Support
3 11 (37.93%) Help Desk Support
4 8 (27.59%) Support Engineer
4 8 (27.59%) Support Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) Help Desk Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.34%) Junior Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 11 (37.93%) Software Distribution
3 7 (24.14%) Incident Management
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (13.79%) Change Management
5 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
5 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) MCP
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (13.79%) MCITP
3 4 (13.79%) MCDST
4 3 (10.34%) MCTS
4 3 (10.34%) MCSE
4 3 (10.34%) MCSA
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
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