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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA A+ Certification
UK
Rank 755 808 776
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -32
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 107 144 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.50% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 100 124 153
Median salary £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% +17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,750 £26,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +20.45%

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
20760 28585 29025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.72% 27.91% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16426 22892 23133
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 22 February 2017 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +33 99 £30,000 +13.20% 19
London +66 37 £51,250 +89.81% 7
South East +53 29 £24,000 -11.11% 4
East of England +26 13 £30,000 +25.00% 2
Kent +21 9 £24,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey +51 8 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £30,000 - 1
East Midlands +18 6 £29,880 +35.81% 1
South West +9 6 £20,000 -9.09% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £30,000 - 1
Ipswich +34 5 £30,000 +25.00%
Hampshire +18 5 £33,500 +59.52% 2
Suffolk +12 5 £30,000 +25.00%
Chatham -4 5 £24,000 -25.00%
Milton Keynes +22 4 £22,500 -
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £22,500 -15.09%
West Midlands +17 4 £20,000 +17.64% 1
Leatherhead - 4 £36,500 -
Leicestershire - 4 £23,259 - 1
Oxfordshire +19 3 £23,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +15 3 £32,500 +41.30%
Southampton +11 3 £33,500 +59.52%
North West -33 3 £23,000 -29.23% 1
Leicester - 3 £23,259 - 1
Epsom - 3 £24,000 -
Dorset - 3 £20,000 -
City of London +25 2 £40,000 +100.00% 1
Dudley +8 2 £17,500 -16.66%
Nottingham +8 2 £62,194 +182.70%
Redruth +3 2 £17,000 - 2

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 145 (65.02%) Windows
2 127 (56.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 126 (56.50%) Microsoft
4 95 (42.60%) Active Directory
4 95 (42.60%) MCP
5 85 (38.12%) MS Excel
6 76 (34.08%) Cisco
7 75 (33.63%) Cisco Certification
8 66 (29.60%) Network+ Certification
9 65 (29.15%) CCNA
10 59 (26.46%) Windows 7
11 57 (25.56%) Windows Server
12 54 (24.22%) MCSA
13 53 (23.77%) MS Office
14 50 (22.42%) Degree
14 50 (22.42%) Windows Server 2008
15 49 (21.97%) VMware
15 49 (21.97%) MCSE
15 49 (21.97%) HP
16 45 (20.18%) MS Exchange
17 44 (19.73%) ITIL
18 35 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
19 34 (15.25%) Firewall
20 33 (14.80%) Office 365
20 33 (14.80%) VMware Infrastructure
21 31 (13.90%) Finance
22 29 (13.00%) Hyper-V
23 28 (12.56%) Data Centre
23 28 (12.56%) Windows Server 2003
24 27 (12.11%) Citrix

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 45 (20.18%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (4.48%) Skype for Business
5 9 (4.04%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.35%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 85 (38.12%) MS Excel
2 53 (23.77%) MS Office
3 7 (3.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (2.69%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.79%) Final Cut Pro
6 3 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Eikon
1 2 (0.90%) Summit
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.80%) Office 365
2 10 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.35%) GitHub
4 3 (1.35%) Yammer
5 2 (0.90%) IaaS
5 2 (0.90%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.25%) Firewall
2 27 (12.11%) VPN
3 26 (11.66%) TCP/IP
4 25 (11.21%) WAN
5 22 (9.87%) DNS
5 22 (9.87%) LAN
6 18 (8.07%) VoIP
7 17 (7.62%) Internet
8 16 (7.17%) Wireless
9 13 (5.83%) DHCP
10 10 (4.48%) Network Security
11 8 (3.59%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (3.59%) MPLS
12 7 (3.14%) IMAP
12 7 (3.14%) SMTP
12 7 (3.14%) VPLS
13 6 (2.69%) BGP
13 6 (2.69%) EIGRP
13 6 (2.69%) HTTPS
13 6 (2.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.35%) MySQL
3 2 (0.90%) Big Data
3 2 (0.90%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (3.59%) Git (software)
1 8 (3.59%) Subversion
2 5 (2.24%) Grunt
2 5 (2.24%) gulp
2 5 (2.24%) Jasmine
2 5 (2.24%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (1.79%) MSI
4 3 (1.35%) Artifactory
4 3 (1.35%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.35%) JIRA
4 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (13.90%) Finance
2 11 (4.93%) Billing
2 11 (4.93%) Law
3 10 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.04%) Publishing
5 6 (2.69%) Military
6 4 (1.79%) Electronics
6 4 (1.79%) Legal
7 3 (1.35%) Marketing
8 2 (0.90%) Advertising
8 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.90%) Automotive
8 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.90%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.45%) Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Local Government
9 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (28.25%) Support Engineer
2 42 (18.83%) IT Support
3 35 (15.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 29 (13.00%) Analyst
5 21 (9.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 21 (9.42%) Server Technician
6 20 (8.97%) Developer
6 20 (8.97%) Support Technician
7 19 (8.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 18 (8.07%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (8.07%) IT Engineer
8 18 (8.07%) Support Analyst
9 17 (7.62%) IT Analyst
9 17 (7.62%) IT Support Engineer
10 14 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 14 (6.28%) IT Support Analyst
10 14 (6.28%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (5.83%) Network Technician
12 12 (5.38%) Desktop Support
12 12 (5.38%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.42%) CSS
1 21 (9.42%) HTML
2 15 (6.73%) Angular 2
2 15 (6.73%) AngularJS
2 15 (6.73%) Ember.js
2 15 (6.73%) React
3 8 (3.59%) Software Packaging
4 7 (3.14%) .NET
5 6 (2.69%) CSS3
5 6 (2.69%) HTML5
6 5 (2.24%) D3.js
6 5 (2.24%) Node.js
6 5 (2.24%) RequireJS
6 5 (2.24%) REST
6 5 (2.24%) Sass
6 5 (2.24%) SVG
6 5 (2.24%) Web Services
6 5 (2.24%) WebGL
7 2 (0.90%) Velocity
7 2 (0.90%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.56%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.97%) User Experience
3 15 (6.73%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.28%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.83%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.24%) AS400
7 5 (2.24%) Clustering
8 3 (1.35%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.35%) iPhone
9 2 (0.90%) BYOD
9 2 (0.90%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.90%) IVR
9 2 (0.90%) Social Media
10 1 (0.45%) CMDB
10 1 (0.45%) Handset
10 1 (0.45%) Replication
10 1 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 145 (65.02%) Windows
2 59 (26.46%) Windows 7
3 57 (25.56%) Windows Server
4 50 (22.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (12.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (12.11%) Windows 8
8 25 (11.21%) Linux
9 24 (10.76%) Windows XP
10 19 (8.52%) Windows 10
11 12 (5.38%) Unix
12 9 (4.04%) Mac OS
12 9 (4.04%) Mac OS X
13 8 (3.59%) Apple iOS
13 8 (3.59%) FreeBSD
14 7 (3.14%) Android
15 5 (2.24%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.45%) CentOS
16 1 (0.45%) Debian
16 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.73%) ITIL
2 26 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (10.31%) Service Management
4 20 (8.97%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (7.62%) Mentoring
6 16 (7.17%) Web Design
7 15 (6.73%) E-Commerce
7 15 (6.73%) Economics
7 15 (6.73%) Web Development
8 14 (6.28%) Time Management
9 13 (5.83%) ITSM
9 13 (5.83%) Statistics
10 10 (4.48%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.48%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.48%) Software Deployment
11 9 (4.04%) Change Control
11 9 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (4.04%) ITIL V3
11 9 (4.04%) Ticket Management
12 8 (3.59%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.42%) JavaScript
2 8 (3.59%) SQL
3 5 (2.24%) ES6
4 4 (1.79%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.79%) Python
5 3 (1.35%) C
5 3 (1.35%) Perl
6 2 (0.90%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 127 (56.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (42.60%) MCP
3 75 (33.63%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (29.60%) Network+ Certification
5 65 (29.15%) CCNA
6 54 (24.22%) MCSA
7 50 (22.42%) Degree
8 49 (21.97%) MCSE
9 18 (8.07%) CCENT
10 17 (7.62%) MCITP
10 17 (7.62%) MCTS
11 13 (5.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (3.59%) DBS Check
13 7 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (3.14%) Security Cleared
14 5 (2.24%) HND
14 5 (2.24%) SC Cleared
15 4 (1.79%) HNC
16 3 (1.35%) MCDST
16 3 (1.35%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.21%) SLA
2 4 (1.79%) COBIT
2 4 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 95 (42.60%) Active Directory
2 33 (14.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (13.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.79%) XenApp
5 4 (1.79%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.35%) Docker
7 2 (0.90%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.90%) vSphere
8 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (9.87%) SCCM
2 7 (3.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.79%) Sysprep
4 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.35%) Puppet
4 3 (1.35%) Rundeck
4 3 (1.35%) SCOM
5 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 126 (56.50%) Microsoft
2 76 (34.08%) Cisco
3 49 (21.97%) HP
3 49 (21.97%) VMware
4 27 (12.11%) Citrix
5 26 (11.66%) Draytek
6 20 (8.97%) Dell
7 18 (8.07%) 3Com
7 18 (8.07%) NETGEAR
7 18 (8.07%) ZyXEL
8 16 (7.17%) Apple
9 11 (4.93%) Google
10 9 (4.04%) Adobe
10 9 (4.04%) Avaya
10 9 (4.04%) SonicWALL
11 8 (3.59%) Sun
12 7 (3.14%) WatchGuard
13 5 (2.24%) LANDesk
13 5 (2.24%) ServiceNow
13 5 (2.24%) Twitter
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £19,500 per annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £2200 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Computer Network Services Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: 15 days ago
Stansted
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Redruth
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
South West London
XLN Telecom
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competiive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago