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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 69 77 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 18 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.11% 1.56% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.52% 4.91% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 3
Average salary £20,000 £17,500 £15,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,000 £21,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.14%
Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
326 285 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.13% 31.81% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 291 275 294
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 £24,750 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
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 11 July 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 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 20 (66.67%) MS Office
3 20 (66.67%) ITIL
4 17 (56.67%) SAP
4 17 (56.67%) VoIP
4 17 (56.67%) EPoS
4 17 (56.67%) Wireless
4 17 (56.67%) Retail
4 17 (56.67%) Software Distribution
5 14 (46.67%) Incident Management
6 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (16.67%) Firewall
7 5 (16.67%) Linux
7 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 4 (13.33%) MCP
8 4 (13.33%) Backup Exec
8 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (13.33%) MCDST
8 4 (13.33%) MCITP
8 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
9 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (10.00%) SLA
9 3 (10.00%) Change Management

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (66.67%) MS Office
2 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) VoIP
1 17 (56.67%) Wireless
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
General
1 17 (56.67%) Retail
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) 1st Line Support
1 17 (56.67%) Help Desk Support
2 15 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 15 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (50.00%) Service Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) ITIL
2 17 (56.67%) Software Distribution
3 14 (46.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) MCP
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (13.33%) MCDST
1 4 (13.33%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) CCNP
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
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Connectus
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago