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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA A+ Certification
UK
Rank 751 779 791
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +12
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 101 146 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.53% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85 124 142
Median salary £30,000 £27,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,975 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £37,700
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £27,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%

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
21275 27519 29284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.27% 27.99% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16764 22024 23422
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 £28,000 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +34 89 £27,000 +0.93% 10
London +61 35 £40,000 +48.14% 5
South East +37 32 £24,000 -10.28% 1
East of England +22 10 £30,000 +5.26%
Buckinghamshire +27 8 £22,500 -
Milton Keynes +20 8 £22,500 -
Kent -1 7 £27,500 +20.87%
Hampshire +8 6 £33,500 +59.52%
Surrey +26 5 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Oxfordshire +31 4 £22,500 -
East Midlands +16 4 £23,259 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +12 4 £30,000 +17.64%
Hertfordshire +3 4 £30,000 +11.11%
Tunbridge Wells +16 3 £32,500 +32.65%
Southampton +2 3 £33,500 +59.52%
Chatham -8 3 £24,000 -25.00%
North West -13 3 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Leicester - 3 £23,259 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £18,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £23,259 -
Berkshire +41 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Dudley +11 2 £17,500 -30.00%
South West +10 2 £25,750 -11.20%
Suffolk +3 2 £30,000 -
West Midlands +3 2 £17,500 -16.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £40,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £60,000 -
Chorley - 2 £25,500 -
Epsom - 2 £24,000 -
Leatherhead - 2 £36,500 - 1

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 143 (65.00%) Windows
2 133 (60.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 129 (58.64%) Microsoft
4 90 (40.91%) MS Excel
5 89 (40.45%) Active Directory
6 87 (39.55%) Cisco
7 86 (39.09%) MCP
8 79 (35.91%) Cisco Certification
9 71 (32.27%) Network+ Certification
10 67 (30.45%) CCNA
11 62 (28.18%) MCSA
12 60 (27.27%) HP
13 58 (26.36%) VMware
14 56 (25.45%) Windows Server
15 55 (25.00%) MCSE
16 52 (23.64%) Windows 7
17 51 (23.18%) MS Exchange
18 50 (22.73%) ITIL
19 49 (22.27%) Degree
20 46 (20.91%) MS Office
20 46 (20.91%) Windows Server 2008
21 36 (16.36%) WAN
22 35 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
23 34 (15.45%) Data Centre
23 34 (15.45%) LAN
23 34 (15.45%) TCP/IP
24 33 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
25 29 (13.18%) Windows Server 2003
25 29 (13.18%) SLA
25 29 (13.18%) Draytek

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 51 (23.18%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.00%) Skype for Business
5 9 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (3.64%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.91%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.91%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 90 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 46 (20.91%) MS Office
3 7 (3.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.82%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.45%) MS Project
6 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.91%) Eikon
2 2 (0.91%) Summit
3 1 (0.45%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.36%) Office 365
2 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.36%) Yammer
4 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.91%) IaaS
4 2 (0.91%) SaaS
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.36%) WAN
2 34 (15.45%) LAN
2 34 (15.45%) TCP/IP
3 27 (12.27%) Firewall
4 24 (10.91%) DNS
5 20 (9.09%) VoIP
5 20 (9.09%) VPN
6 18 (8.18%) DHCP
6 18 (8.18%) Wireless
7 13 (5.91%) Internet
8 12 (5.45%) ADSL
9 10 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (4.09%) MPLS
10 9 (4.09%) Network Security
11 8 (3.64%) SAN
12 7 (3.18%) VPLS
13 6 (2.73%) BGP
13 6 (2.73%) EIGRP
13 6 (2.73%) OSPF
13 6 (2.73%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.91%) Big Data
2 2 (0.91%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.45%) Power BI
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.18%) Git (software)
1 7 (3.18%) Grunt
1 7 (3.18%) gulp
1 7 (3.18%) Jasmine
1 7 (3.18%) Karma Test Runner
1 7 (3.18%) Subversion
2 5 (2.27%) JIRA
3 2 (0.91%) MSI
General
1 22 (10.00%) Finance
2 16 (7.27%) Law
3 11 (5.00%) Billing
4 8 (3.64%) Publishing
5 7 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.73%) Military
7 4 (1.82%) Electronics
7 4 (1.82%) Legal
7 4 (1.82%) Marketing
8 2 (0.91%) Advertising
8 2 (0.91%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
9 1 (0.45%) Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Local Government
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (26.36%) Support Engineer
2 33 (15.00%) IT Support
3 31 (14.09%) Analyst
4 30 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (10.45%) Server Technician
6 20 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 19 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 19 (8.64%) Support Technician
8 16 (7.27%) Developer
9 15 (6.82%) IT Engineer
9 15 (6.82%) Support Analyst
10 14 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (6.36%) Service Analyst
11 13 (5.91%) IT Analyst
11 13 (5.91%) IT Support Engineer
11 13 (5.91%) Network Technician
11 13 (5.91%) Service Desk Analyst
12 12 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
13 11 (5.00%) Desktop Support
13 11 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.73%) CSS
1 17 (7.73%) HTML
2 9 (4.09%) Angular 2
2 9 (4.09%) AngularJS
2 9 (4.09%) Ember.js
2 9 (4.09%) React
3 8 (3.64%) CSS3
3 8 (3.64%) HTML5
4 7 (3.18%) D3.js
4 7 (3.18%) Node.js
4 7 (3.18%) RequireJS
4 7 (3.18%) REST
4 7 (3.18%) Sass
4 7 (3.18%) SVG
4 7 (3.18%) Web Services
4 7 (3.18%) WebGL
5 6 (2.73%) .NET
5 6 (2.73%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.91%) Velocity
6 2 (0.91%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.45%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 16 (7.27%) User Experience
4 15 (6.82%) Driving Licence
5 12 (5.45%) Statistics
6 9 (4.09%) Economics
6 9 (4.09%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.36%) AS400
8 3 (1.36%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.36%) Clustering
8 3 (1.36%) iPhone
8 3 (1.36%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.91%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.91%) IVR
9 2 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 143 (65.00%) Windows
2 56 (25.45%) Windows Server
3 52 (23.64%) Windows 7
4 46 (20.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (13.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (11.82%) Linux
8 23 (10.45%) Windows 8
9 20 (9.09%) Windows 10
10 19 (8.64%) Windows XP
11 12 (5.45%) Unix
12 10 (4.55%) FreeBSD
12 10 (4.55%) Mac OS X
13 8 (3.64%) Apple iOS
13 8 (3.64%) Windows Vista
14 7 (3.18%) Android
15 6 (2.73%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.45%) CentOS
16 1 (0.45%) Debian
16 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.73%) ITIL
2 22 (10.00%) Service Management
3 19 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (8.18%) Time Management
5 16 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (6.36%) Project Management
7 13 (5.91%) ITSM
8 12 (5.45%) Mentoring
9 11 (5.00%) Change Control
9 11 (5.00%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.55%) Analytics
10 10 (4.55%) CRM
10 10 (4.55%) Web Design
10 10 (4.55%) Web Development
11 9 (4.09%) E-Commerce
11 9 (4.09%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.09%) Information Security
11 9 (4.09%) Scrum
11 9 (4.09%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.73%) JavaScript
2 9 (4.09%) SQL
3 7 (3.18%) ES6
4 5 (2.27%) C
5 4 (1.82%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 133 (60.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (39.09%) MCP
3 79 (35.91%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (32.27%) Network+ Certification
5 67 (30.45%) CCNA
6 62 (28.18%) MCSA
7 55 (25.00%) MCSE
8 49 (22.27%) Degree
9 25 (11.36%) CCENT
10 21 (9.55%) MCITP
11 14 (6.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (4.09%) MCTS
13 8 (3.64%) Security Cleared
14 7 (3.18%) DBS Check
14 7 (3.18%) HND
15 6 (2.73%) HNC
15 6 (2.73%) SC Cleared
16 5 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 4 (1.82%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.18%) SLA
2 7 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.73%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.91%) COBIT
5 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 89 (40.45%) Active Directory
2 35 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.64%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.18%) XenApp
7 4 (1.82%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.91%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.45%) vCloud
9 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (9.55%) SCCM
2 7 (3.18%) Backup Exec
2 7 (3.18%) SCOM
2 7 (3.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.91%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 129 (58.64%) Microsoft
2 87 (39.55%) Cisco
3 60 (27.27%) HP
4 58 (26.36%) VMware
5 29 (13.18%) Draytek
6 25 (11.36%) Citrix
7 21 (9.55%) 3Com
7 21 (9.55%) NETGEAR
7 21 (9.55%) ZyXEL
8 19 (8.64%) Dell
9 15 (6.82%) Apple
10 10 (4.55%) Avaya
10 10 (4.55%) Sun
11 9 (4.09%) Adobe
11 9 (4.09%) SonicWALL
12 8 (3.64%) Google
12 8 (3.64%) WatchGuard
13 6 (2.73%) NetApp
14 5 (2.27%) Twitter
15 4 (1.82%) Veeam
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Car, Phone, Laptop, Training, Overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Car Allowance, Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Compu team
Salary: From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum plus pension & profit-share scheme
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle
RCDTS
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £57855 - £66533 per annum + allowance + pension + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 24 days ago