The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 778 808 805
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -3
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 103 166 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.57% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 83 144 160
Median salary £26,000 £26,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.88% +12.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,750 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £34,400 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
23206 29205 31681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.83% 27.44% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18306 23164 25395
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,160
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

A+ Certification
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the UK.

A+ Certification Salary Trend in the UK

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing A+ Certification over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 within the UK.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 94 £24,500 -7.54% 13
South East +34 38 £22,500 -10.00% 2
London +13 28 £27,500 -8.33% 7
North West -11 11 £55,000 +141.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 9 £22,500 +4.65%
Hampshire 0 9 £29,500 +40.47% 1
Milton Keynes - 9 £22,500 -
Oxfordshire +31 7 £22,000 -
Berkshire +47 6 £60,000 +130.76%
Warrington +18 6 £55,000 +74.60%
Cheshire +11 6 £55,000 +125.64%
East Midlands +8 5 £18,000 -5.26%
East of England +2 5 £22,500 -16.66% 1
Reading +34 4 £42,500 +4.29%
South West +5 4 £24,500 -34.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £40,000 -
North East - 4 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £40,000 -
Southampton +4 3 £29,500 +40.47% 1
Kent +1 3 £27,500 +34.14%
Redruth - 3 £24,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £18,000 -
Cornwall - 3 £24,500 -
Leicestershire - 3 £18,000 -
East Sussex +25 2 £21,973 -15.48%
Surrey +14 2 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Lewes +11 2 £21,973 -15.48%
Abingdon +3 2 - -
Farnborough -5 2 £27,000 +8.00%
Manchester -10 2 £30,000 +31.86%

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 143 (63.84%) Microsoft
2 139 (62.05%) Windows
3 132 (58.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 90 (40.18%) MS Excel
4 90 (40.18%) Cisco
5 86 (38.39%) MCP
6 82 (36.61%) Cisco Certification
7 76 (33.93%) Active Directory
8 71 (31.70%) HP
9 70 (31.25%) Network+ Certification
10 69 (30.80%) MCSA
11 68 (30.36%) CCNA
12 60 (26.79%) ITIL
13 57 (25.45%) VMware
14 51 (22.77%) MCSE
15 46 (20.54%) Windows 7
16 45 (20.09%) Windows Server
17 42 (18.75%) MS Exchange
18 40 (17.86%) CCENT
19 39 (17.41%) Data Centre
19 39 (17.41%) MS Office
20 38 (16.96%) Degree
21 37 (16.52%) Draytek
21 37 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
22 36 (16.07%) TCP/IP
23 34 (15.18%) WAN
24 33 (14.73%) LAN
25 32 (14.29%) 3Com
25 32 (14.29%) ZyXEL
25 32 (14.29%) NETGEAR

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (4.91%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.68%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.89%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.45%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 90 (40.18%) MS Excel
2 39 (17.41%) MS Office
3 5 (2.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.34%) MS Project
6 2 (0.89%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.89%) Eikon
2 2 (0.89%) Summit
3 1 (0.45%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.05%) Office 365
2 7 (3.13%) G Suite
3 5 (2.23%) SaaS
4 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.34%) IaaS
5 3 (1.34%) Yammer
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.07%) TCP/IP
2 34 (15.18%) WAN
3 33 (14.73%) LAN
4 23 (10.27%) DNS
5 22 (9.82%) Firewall
5 22 (9.82%) VoIP
6 19 (8.48%) DHCP
7 15 (6.70%) VPN
7 15 (6.70%) Wireless
8 13 (5.80%) ADSL
9 12 (5.36%) Cisco PIX
10 11 (4.91%) SAN
11 10 (4.46%) MPLS
12 9 (4.02%) Network Security
12 9 (4.02%) Unified Communications
13 8 (3.57%) Internet
14 7 (3.13%) VPLS
15 6 (2.68%) BGP
15 6 (2.68%) EIGRP
15 6 (2.68%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.89%) Big Data
2 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.45%) Power BI
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 7 (3.13%) Grunt
1 7 (3.13%) gulp
1 7 (3.13%) Jasmine
1 7 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
1 7 (3.13%) Subversion
2 5 (2.23%) JIRA
General
1 19 (8.48%) Law
2 12 (5.36%) Finance
3 10 (4.46%) Billing
4 8 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.23%) Legal
5 5 (2.23%) Publishing
6 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.79%) Marketing
6 4 (1.79%) Military
7 2 (0.89%) Advertising
7 2 (0.89%) Electronics
7 2 (0.89%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.45%) Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Local Government
8 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (20.09%) Support Engineer
2 36 (16.07%) Analyst
3 31 (13.84%) IT Support
3 31 (13.84%) Server Technician
4 22 (9.82%) Network Technician
4 22 (9.82%) Support Technician
5 20 (8.93%) Service Analyst
6 19 (8.48%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (8.48%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 14 (6.25%) IT Analyst
8 13 (5.80%) 1st Line Support
8 13 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (5.36%) Data Centre Technician
9 12 (5.36%) Data Technician
9 12 (5.36%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.91%) Desktop Support
10 11 (4.91%) IT Engineer
11 10 (4.46%) IT Support Analyst
11 10 (4.46%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.13%) CSS
1 7 (3.13%) CSS3
1 7 (3.13%) D3.js
1 7 (3.13%) HTML
1 7 (3.13%) HTML5
1 7 (3.13%) Node.js
1 7 (3.13%) RequireJS
1 7 (3.13%) REST
1 7 (3.13%) Sass
1 7 (3.13%) SVG
1 7 (3.13%) Web Services
1 7 (3.13%) WebGL
2 2 (0.89%) Software Packaging
2 2 (0.89%) Velocity
2 2 (0.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.41%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.48%) Driving Licence
3 16 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.70%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.91%) Statistics
6 10 (4.46%) Blackberry
7 9 (4.02%) Visualisation
8 8 (3.57%) iPad
9 7 (3.13%) iPhone
9 7 (3.13%) User Experience
10 6 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.79%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.89%) BYOD
12 2 (0.89%) IVR
12 2 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.89%) Social Media
13 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.45%) Telematics
13 1 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 139 (62.05%) Windows
2 46 (20.54%) Windows 7
3 45 (20.09%) Windows Server
4 37 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (11.61%) Windows 10
6 25 (11.16%) Linux
6 25 (11.16%) Windows 8
6 25 (11.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (9.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (8.04%) Mac OS X
9 14 (6.25%) Apple iOS
10 13 (5.80%) Windows XP
11 12 (5.36%) Android
11 12 (5.36%) FreeBSD
12 10 (4.46%) Unix
13 8 (3.57%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.89%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.45%) CentOS
15 1 (0.45%) Debian
15 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (26.79%) ITIL
2 19 (8.48%) Time Management
3 16 (7.14%) Project Management
3 16 (7.14%) Service Management
4 13 (5.80%) ITIL V3
5 11 (4.91%) Change Control
5 11 (4.91%) Incident Management
6 10 (4.46%) Analytics
6 10 (4.46%) CRM
6 10 (4.46%) Information Security
7 9 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (4.02%) ITSM
7 9 (4.02%) PRINCE2
7 9 (4.02%) Scrum
8 8 (3.57%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (3.13%) Network Management
9 7 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (3.13%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.13%) C
1 7 (3.13%) ES6
1 7 (3.13%) JavaScript
1 7 (3.13%) SQL
2 4 (1.79%) TypeScript
3 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 132 (58.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (38.39%) MCP
3 82 (36.61%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (31.25%) Network+ Certification
5 69 (30.80%) MCSA
6 68 (30.36%) CCNA
7 51 (22.77%) MCSE
8 40 (17.86%) CCENT
9 38 (16.96%) Degree
10 17 (7.59%) MCITP
11 12 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (4.02%) Security Cleared
13 8 (3.57%) DBS Check
14 7 (3.13%) HND
14 7 (3.13%) SC Cleared
15 6 (2.68%) HNC
16 5 (2.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (2.23%) MCTS
17 3 (1.34%) MCDST
17 3 (1.34%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.84%) SLA
2 8 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) COBIT
4 1 (0.45%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 76 (33.93%) Active Directory
2 31 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (4.46%) XenDesktop
5 9 (4.02%) XenApp
6 4 (1.79%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.89%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.89%) vSphere
8 1 (0.45%) Firmware
8 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.45%) vCloud
8 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (8.04%) SCCM
2 9 (4.02%) SCOM
3 7 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 143 (63.84%) Microsoft
2 90 (40.18%) Cisco
3 71 (31.70%) HP
4 57 (25.45%) VMware
5 37 (16.52%) Draytek
6 32 (14.29%) 3Com
6 32 (14.29%) NETGEAR
6 32 (14.29%) ZyXEL
7 23 (10.27%) Citrix
8 19 (8.48%) Dell
9 18 (8.04%) Apple
10 13 (5.80%) Google
11 12 (5.36%) Sun
12 11 (4.91%) Avaya
13 8 (3.57%) WatchGuard
14 7 (3.13%) Adobe
15 6 (2.68%) SonicWALL
16 5 (2.23%) NetApp
17 4 (1.79%) Sophos
17 4 (1.79%) Symantec
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