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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 777 797 797
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 119 144 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.49% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 112 125 149
Median salary £24,000 £26,000 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £18,075
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £38,400 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
24908 29553 30654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.05% 27.30% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 20025 23844 23923
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +25 113 £24,250 -6.73% 17
South East +3 37 £22,000 -13.72% 3
London +36 30 £33,000 +6.45% 4
East of England +30 14 £27,000 +31.70% 1
South West -2 13 £24,500 -32.87% 1
Hampshire +6 12 £20,250 -11.95% 1
North East - 10 £37,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £37,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 8 £37,500 - 1
Redruth -3 7 £24,500 +16.66% 1
Cornwall -10 7 £24,500 +16.66% 1
Kent +5 6 £28,500 +58.33%
East Sussex +13 5 £21,973 -15.48%
Bristol +8 5 £22,500 -38.35%
Lewes +5 5 £21,973 -15.48%
Fareham 0 5 £19,000 -17.39%
Reading 0 5 £23,000 -13.20%
Berkshire -4 5 £23,000 -11.53%
Chatham - 5 £28,500 -
South Wales - 5 £22,500 -
Wales - 5 £22,500 -
Surrey +4 4 £25,750 -20.76% 1
Basingstoke -14 4 £22,000 -5.57%
Watford - 4 £23,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £23,000 -
Bridgend - 4 £22,500 -
Cheshire +27 3 £55,000 +218.84%
Warrington +13 3 £55,000 +161.90%
Bedfordshire +12 3 £20,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £34,000 +26.51%

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 173 (69.20%) Microsoft
2 153 (61.20%) Windows
3 133 (53.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 100 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 99 (39.60%) ITIL
6 93 (37.20%) Active Directory
7 92 (36.80%) Cisco
8 88 (35.20%) Network+ Certification
9 86 (34.40%) MCP
10 78 (31.20%) MCSA
11 70 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
11 70 (28.00%) VMware
12 64 (25.60%) HP
13 61 (24.40%) Windows 7
14 58 (23.20%) CCNA
14 58 (23.20%) SLA
15 55 (22.00%) MS Exchange
16 51 (20.40%) LAN
17 49 (19.60%) Windows Server
18 48 (19.20%) Citrix
19 46 (18.40%) WAN
19 46 (18.40%) MCSE
19 46 (18.40%) MS Office
19 46 (18.40%) CCENT
20 45 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
20 45 (18.00%) Windows 8
21 42 (16.80%) Windows 10
22 39 (15.60%) Data Centre
22 39 (15.60%) TCP/IP
23 38 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure

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 55 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 24 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (4.00%) Skype for Business
5 8 (3.20%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 100 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 46 (18.40%) MS Office
3 4 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.60%) MS Project
3 4 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.80%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Eikon
2 1 (0.40%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.40%) Office 365
2 8 (3.20%) Google Apps
3 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.60%) SaaS
4 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.20%) IaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (20.40%) LAN
2 46 (18.40%) WAN
3 39 (15.60%) TCP/IP
4 31 (12.40%) ADSL
5 25 (10.00%) Firewall
6 22 (8.80%) DNS
7 21 (8.40%) VoIP
8 20 (8.00%) DHCP
9 14 (5.60%) VPN
10 12 (4.80%) SAN
11 11 (4.40%) Wireless
12 9 (3.60%) Network Security
12 9 (3.60%) Unified Communications
13 8 (3.20%) Cisco PIX
14 7 (2.80%) Internet
15 6 (2.40%) MPLS
15 6 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (2.00%) VLAN
17 4 (1.60%) Broadband
17 4 (1.60%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.40%) Big Data
3 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.40%) Power BI
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.00%) Grunt
1 5 (2.00%) gulp
1 5 (2.00%) Jasmine
1 5 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 5 (2.00%) Subversion
2 4 (1.60%) JIRA
General
1 20 (8.00%) Finance
2 12 (4.80%) Law
3 10 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.20%) Billing
5 7 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.00%) Back Office
6 5 (2.00%) Military
7 3 (1.20%) Marketing
7 3 (1.20%) Retail
8 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (22.80%) Analyst
2 55 (22.00%) Support Engineer
3 39 (15.60%) Service Analyst
4 36 (14.40%) Service Desk Analyst
5 27 (10.80%) 2nd Line Support
5 27 (10.80%) IT Support
6 25 (10.00%) Server Technician
7 21 (8.40%) IT Analyst
8 20 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
9 18 (7.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 18 (7.20%) Network Technician
10 17 (6.80%) 1st Line Engineer
10 17 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (6.40%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 15 (6.00%) Technical Support
13 14 (5.60%) IT Engineer
14 13 (5.20%) Support Technician
15 12 (4.80%) Service Desk Support
16 11 (4.40%) IT Technician
16 11 (4.40%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.80%) CSS
1 7 (2.80%) HTML
2 5 (2.00%) CSS3
2 5 (2.00%) D3.js
2 5 (2.00%) HTML5
2 5 (2.00%) Node.js
2 5 (2.00%) RequireJS
2 5 (2.00%) REST
2 5 (2.00%) Sass
2 5 (2.00%) SVG
2 5 (2.00%) Web Services
2 5 (2.00%) WebGL
3 2 (0.80%) jQuery
3 2 (0.80%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.40%) .NET
4 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.40%) COM
4 1 (0.40%) Middleware
4 1 (0.40%) Velocity
4 1 (0.40%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.60%) Data Centre
2 31 (12.40%) Driving Licence
3 14 (5.60%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.20%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.00%) Blackberry
6 10 (4.00%) iPad
7 9 (3.60%) iPhone
8 7 (2.80%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.40%) Visualisation
10 5 (2.00%) User Experience
11 4 (1.60%) e-Learning
12 3 (1.20%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.80%) CMDB
13 2 (0.80%) Handset
13 2 (0.80%) IVR
13 2 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
13 2 (0.80%) Statistics
14 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 153 (61.20%) Windows
2 61 (24.40%) Windows 7
3 49 (19.60%) Windows Server
4 45 (18.00%) Windows 8
4 45 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (16.80%) Windows 10
6 36 (14.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (13.60%) Linux
8 19 (7.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (7.20%) Mac OS X
10 17 (6.80%) Unix
10 17 (6.80%) Windows Vista
11 15 (6.00%) Android
12 13 (5.20%) Apple iOS
13 10 (4.00%) Windows XP
14 8 (3.20%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.80%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.40%) MVS
16 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (39.60%) ITIL
2 23 (9.20%) Project Management
3 19 (7.60%) Service Management
3 19 (7.60%) Time Management
4 18 (7.20%) Incident Management
5 16 (6.40%) PRINCE2
6 13 (5.20%) CRM
7 12 (4.80%) Ticket Management
8 11 (4.40%) ITIL V3
8 11 (4.40%) ITSM
8 11 (4.40%) Logistics
9 7 (2.80%) Change Control
9 7 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (2.80%) Information Security
9 7 (2.80%) Line Management
9 7 (2.80%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.40%) Analytics
10 6 (2.40%) Business Continuity
10 6 (2.40%) Coaching
10 6 (2.40%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.40%) SQL
2 10 (4.00%) C
3 7 (2.80%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.00%) ES6
5 4 (1.60%) TypeScript
6 2 (0.80%) C++
6 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.80%) VB
7 1 (0.40%) C#
7 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 133 (53.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (35.20%) Network+ Certification
3 86 (34.40%) MCP
4 78 (31.20%) MCSA
5 70 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (23.20%) CCNA
7 46 (18.40%) CCENT
7 46 (18.40%) MCSE
8 36 (14.40%) Degree
9 23 (9.20%) MCITP
10 12 (4.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (4.40%) MCTS
12 8 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (3.20%) Security Cleared
13 7 (2.80%) DBS Check
13 7 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (2.00%) CCNP
14 5 (2.00%) Dell Certification
14 5 (2.00%) HNC
14 5 (2.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (23.20%) SLA
2 9 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.80%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.20%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 93 (37.20%) Active Directory
2 38 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.80%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (4.80%) Terminal Server
5 11 (4.40%) XenDesktop
6 10 (4.00%) XenApp
7 9 (3.60%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.00%) Firmware
8 5 (2.00%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.20%) vSphere
10 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.40%) vCloud
10 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (6.00%) SCCM
2 9 (3.60%) SCOM
3 7 (2.80%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.40%) MOM
5 1 (0.40%) SCSM
Vendors
1 173 (69.20%) Microsoft
2 92 (36.80%) Cisco
3 70 (28.00%) VMware
4 64 (25.60%) HP
5 48 (19.20%) Citrix
6 27 (10.80%) 3Com
6 27 (10.80%) Draytek
6 27 (10.80%) NETGEAR
6 27 (10.80%) ZyXEL
7 21 (8.40%) Apple
8 18 (7.20%) Dell
9 15 (6.00%) WatchGuard
10 11 (4.40%) EMC
10 11 (4.40%) NetApp
11 9 (3.60%) Avaya
12 8 (3.20%) Google
12 8 (3.20%) Remedy
12 8 (3.20%) Sun
13 6 (2.40%) Progress
14 5 (2.00%) Adobe
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
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