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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 793 783 820
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +37
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 141 167 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.57% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 123 144 100
Average salary £26,500 £23,000 £23,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.21% -0.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,150 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,400 £34,700
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £22,000 £22,600
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -2.65%

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
28441 29525 28128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.05% 27.72% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22731 23597 22083
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 134 £26,500 +17.77% 20
South East 0 49 £27,000 +22.72% 1
London -12 36 £27,000 +8.00% 8
Surrey +3 14 £38,750 +64.89%
Manchester +25 12 £32,500 +18.18% 4
North West +16 12 £32,500 +18.18% 5
South West +8 12 £22,000 +10.00% 1
East of England -3 12 £24,000 +17.07% 1
Bristol +6 10 £25,000 +25.00%
West Midlands -11 10 £19,000 +5.55% 2
Kent +19 9 £27,000 +35.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 7 - -
Hampshire -10 7 £21,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 7 £23,000 -
Southampton +5 6 £21,000 -
Berkshire -4 6 £42,500 -15.00%
Marlow - 6 - -
Suffolk - 6 £24,000 -
Dudley - 5 £25,000 -
Shropshire - 5 £17,000 -
Telford - 5 £17,000 -
Ipswich - 5 £24,000 -
Woking -9 4 £31,500 +43.18%
Yorkshire +7 3 £20,000 -52.94% 1
Hertfordshire 0 3 £28,500 +29.54%
Reading -5 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Slough - 3 £25,000 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £24,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £28,500 -
Harrogate - 3 £20,000 -

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 177 (60.41%) Microsoft
2 171 (58.36%) Windows
3 156 (53.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 129 (44.03%) ITIL
5 111 (37.88%) Active Directory
6 100 (34.13%) Cisco Certification
7 92 (31.40%) Network+ Certification
8 90 (30.72%) MCP
8 90 (30.72%) MS Excel
9 88 (30.03%) MS Office
9 88 (30.03%) CCNA
10 75 (25.60%) Cisco
11 65 (22.18%) MS Exchange
12 63 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 57 (19.45%) Citrix
14 56 (19.11%) SLA
15 55 (18.77%) VMware
15 55 (18.77%) Windows Server
16 53 (18.09%) Windows 7
16 53 (18.09%) MCITP
16 53 (18.09%) LAN
17 50 (17.06%) Linux
18 49 (16.72%) MCSA
19 48 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
20 47 (16.04%) MCSE
21 46 (15.70%) SQL Server
22 44 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
23 38 (12.97%) Windows Server 2012
24 37 (12.63%) Degree
24 37 (12.63%) TCP/IP

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 65 (22.18%) MS Exchange
2 28 (9.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (8.19%) Skype for Business
4 17 (5.80%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (3.41%) IIS
7 9 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.05%) MS Project Server
9 6 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.37%) WordPress
12 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.34%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 90 (30.72%) MS Excel
2 88 (30.03%) MS Office
3 6 (2.05%) MS Project
4 5 (1.71%) PrintSoft PReS
5 2 (0.68%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (3.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.39%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.71%) PlanetPress Connect
5 2 (0.68%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.34%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.34%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.34%) Linode
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (18.09%) LAN
2 37 (12.63%) TCP/IP
3 36 (12.29%) WAN
4 35 (11.95%) DNS
5 30 (10.24%) DHCP
6 29 (9.90%) VPN
7 24 (8.19%) Firewall
8 21 (7.17%) Network Security
9 20 (6.83%) SAN
9 20 (6.83%) Wireless
10 13 (4.44%) VLAN
10 13 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (2.73%) iSCSI
11 8 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (2.39%) VoIP
12 7 (2.39%) WLAN
13 6 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.71%) Structured Cabling
15 4 (1.37%) Cisco PIX
16 3 (1.02%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.73%) MS Access
5 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.37%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) Big Data
8 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.34%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) ERwin
General
1 19 (6.48%) Finance
2 12 (4.10%) Marketing
3 9 (3.07%) Back Office
4 8 (2.73%) Electronics
4 8 (2.73%) Legal
4 8 (2.73%) Publishing
5 7 (2.39%) Retail
6 6 (2.05%) Military
6 6 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.37%) Games
8 4 (1.37%) Law
9 3 (1.02%) Billing
10 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.68%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 78 (26.62%) Analyst
2 49 (16.72%) Service Analyst
2 49 (16.72%) Service Desk Analyst
3 46 (15.70%) Support Engineer
4 28 (9.56%) Support Analyst
5 26 (8.87%) IT Support
6 22 (7.51%) 1st Line Support
7 21 (7.17%) IT Engineer
8 19 (6.48%) Trainer
9 18 (6.14%) Service Desk Support
10 16 (5.46%) Desktop Support
10 16 (5.46%) IT Analyst
11 15 (5.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 13 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (4.44%) Service Desk Support Analyst
13 12 (4.10%) Data Centre Engineer
13 12 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (4.10%) IT Support Analyst
13 12 (4.10%) IT Trainer
13 12 (4.10%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.48%) HTML
2 14 (4.78%) CSS
3 9 (3.07%) .NET
4 8 (2.73%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.39%) Middleware
6 5 (1.71%) Web Services
7 4 (1.37%) Ajax
7 4 (1.37%) HTML5
7 4 (1.37%) jQuery
7 4 (1.37%) LESS
7 4 (1.37%) Sass
7 4 (1.37%) XHTML
8 3 (1.02%) Velocity
9 1 (0.34%) COM
9 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.17%) Data Centre
3 20 (6.83%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.44%) Blackberry
5 11 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.75%) iPhone
6 7 (2.39%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.39%) Economics
6 7 (2.39%) iPad
6 7 (2.39%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.71%) PDA
7 5 (1.71%) User Experience
8 4 (1.37%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.02%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.02%) Clustering
9 3 (1.02%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.68%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.68%) EPoS
10 2 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 171 (58.36%) Windows
2 63 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (18.77%) Windows Server
4 53 (18.09%) Windows 7
5 50 (17.06%) Linux
6 38 (12.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (9.90%) Windows XP
8 24 (8.19%) Windows 8
9 21 (7.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (5.46%) Android
11 14 (4.78%) Mac OS X
12 12 (4.10%) Unix
13 11 (3.75%) CentOS
13 11 (3.75%) Windows 10
14 8 (2.73%) AIX
15 7 (2.39%) MVS
15 7 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (2.05%) Windows 2000
17 4 (1.37%) FreeBSD
18 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (44.03%) ITIL
2 29 (9.90%) ITIL V3
2 29 (9.90%) Service Management
3 21 (7.17%) Incident Management
4 20 (6.83%) ITSM
5 18 (6.14%) Project Management
6 14 (4.78%) Change Management
6 14 (4.78%) Service Delivery
7 13 (4.44%) Information Security
7 13 (4.44%) Mentoring
8 11 (3.75%) Workflow
9 10 (3.41%) CRM
9 10 (3.41%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (3.41%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (3.41%) Time Management
10 9 (3.07%) Patch Management
11 8 (2.73%) High Availability
11 8 (2.73%) Network Management
11 8 (2.73%) Resource Management
11 8 (2.73%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.95%) SQL
2 18 (6.14%) JavaScript
3 9 (3.07%) C
3 9 (3.07%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.73%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.02%) Perl
6 3 (1.02%) Python
7 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 156 (53.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (34.13%) Cisco Certification
3 92 (31.40%) Network+ Certification
4 90 (30.72%) MCP
5 88 (30.03%) CCNA
6 53 (18.09%) MCITP
7 49 (16.72%) MCSA
8 47 (16.04%) MCSE
9 37 (12.63%) Degree
10 30 (10.24%) MCTS
11 18 (6.14%) CompTIA Security+
11 18 (6.14%) Security+ Certification
12 17 (5.80%) Server+ Certification
13 16 (5.46%) CISSP
14 15 (5.12%) RHCE
14 15 (5.12%) Security Cleared
15 14 (4.78%) MCDST
16 12 (4.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 11 (3.75%) SC Cleared
17 11 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (19.11%) SLA
2 10 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.37%) WCAG
4 1 (0.34%) HL7
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) TickIT
System Software
1 111 (37.88%) Active Directory
2 48 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.12%) XenApp
4 9 (3.07%) VMware ESX
5 8 (2.73%) vSphere
6 7 (2.39%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.39%) Terminal Services
6 7 (2.39%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.37%) Firmware
7 4 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.68%) NFS
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (8.53%) Backup Exec
2 15 (5.12%) SCCM
3 9 (3.07%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (2.39%) HP SIM
4 7 (2.39%) WSUS
5 3 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.02%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.68%) SCOM
6 2 (0.68%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 177 (60.41%) Microsoft
2 75 (25.60%) Cisco
3 57 (19.45%) Citrix
4 55 (18.77%) VMware
5 35 (11.95%) HP
6 30 (10.24%) Dell
7 22 (7.51%) Adobe
8 19 (6.48%) IBM
9 17 (5.80%) Red Hat
10 16 (5.46%) Remedy
11 12 (4.10%) Apple
11 12 (4.10%) Symantec
12 11 (3.75%) Sophos
13 10 (3.41%) BMC
14 7 (2.39%) Altiris
14 7 (2.39%) Bloomberg
14 7 (2.39%) EMC
14 7 (2.39%) Forcepoint
14 7 (2.39%) ProCurve
14 7 (2.39%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 50,000-60,000+bens
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Salary: £17000 per annum
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Webrecruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus Extensive Additional Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Versende
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Caldicot, Gwent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £19742 - £20849
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London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Plus Bens
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Stockport, Cheshire
Compu team
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
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