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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 77 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 14 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.62% 1.17% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.98% 3.04% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 6
Average salary £19,000 £18,500 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £20,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
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
352 362 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 40.84% 38.35% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 240 328 224
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,500 £55,000
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 23 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) MS Excel
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) MS Office
2 15 (78.95%) MCP
3 13 (68.42%) Service Desk Management
4 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
4 9 (47.37%) SLA
5 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (31.58%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
6 4 (21.05%) MCDST
6 4 (21.05%) MCITP
6 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
6 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
6 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.79%) Service Management
8 2 (10.53%) COM

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Applications
1 15 (78.95%) MS Office
1 15 (78.95%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Analyst
1 19 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 19 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Service Desk Management
2 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) MCP
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) MCDST
2 4 (21.05%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft