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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 90 64 73
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 8 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.81% 1.93% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% 5.41% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 7
Average salary £21,000 £22,600 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.07% +32.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £18,500 £16,600
10% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,600 £90,800
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £22,600 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.65% -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
312 314 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.68% 35.64% 35.72%
Number of salaries quoted 252 294 246
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,920 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (42.86%) MCDST
3 6 (42.86%) MCITP
4 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 4 (28.57%) MCP
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Vista
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) Retail
6 3 (21.43%) Wireless
6 3 (21.43%) SAP
6 3 (21.43%) VoIP
6 3 (21.43%) SLA
6 3 (21.43%) EPoS
6 3 (21.43%) Software Distribution
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.14%) C
8 1 (7.14%) Change Management
8 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 1 (7.14%) VCP4
8 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 1 (7.14%) Active Directory

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) VoIP
1 3 (21.43%) Wireless
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
1 13 (92.86%) Service Analyst
1 13 (92.86%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Graduate
3 1 (7.14%) IT Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) EPoS
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Vista
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Software Distribution
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (42.86%) MCDST
1 6 (42.86%) MCITP
2 4 (28.57%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
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