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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 805 773 860
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +87
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 127 206 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.68% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 115 147 115
Median salary £22,000 £22,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £29,700 £33,500
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,500 £22,250
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +1.12%

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
26061 30373 32695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.57% 27.33% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21094 24061 25904
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 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 -36 108 £22,000 -2.22% 9
South East +7 42 £22,250 -1.11% 2
London +1 23 £28,000 +9.80% 4
Hampshire 0 21 £21,000 +1.83% 2
South West +18 16 £22,750 +8.33% 2
East of England +25 13 £20,500 -
Wales +17 13 £22,500 - 1
South Wales +14 13 £22,500 - 1
Bridgend - 12 £22,500 - 1
Kent +19 8 £28,750 -
Cornwall -15 8 £23,000 +9.52% 1
Yorkshire +18 7 £17,800 -38.62%
Surrey +2 7 £30,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire +2 7 £17,800 -38.62%
Southampton -2 7 £21,000 +10.52% 1
Fareham -8 7 £19,000 -15.55%
Essex +21 6 £20,000 -50.00%
Redruth -7 6 £23,000 +9.52% 1
Basingstoke - 6 £22,000 -
Bristol +23 5 £22,500 +7.14%
Staines +13 5 £34,000 -
Scotland +11 5 £19,000 -
Bedfordshire +9 5 £20,500 -
Berkshire +5 5 £22,500 -5.17%
City of London +49 4 £30,500 - 1
Leeds +22 4 £17,800 -38.62%
North East +4 4 £18,750 -21.87% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 4 £18,750 +10.29% 1
Tyne and Wear -4 4 £18,750 -21.87% 1
Halifax +7 3 £23,500 -

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 212 (74.39%) Microsoft
2 188 (65.96%) Windows
3 145 (50.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 127 (44.56%) ITIL
5 123 (43.16%) Active Directory
6 121 (42.46%) MS Excel
7 106 (37.19%) Network+ Certification
8 101 (35.44%) Cisco
9 92 (32.28%) MCP
10 84 (29.47%) Cisco Certification
11 77 (27.02%) MS Exchange
12 76 (26.67%) MS Office
13 73 (25.61%) MCSA
14 69 (24.21%) VMware
15 68 (23.86%) SLA
16 67 (23.51%) Windows 7
17 65 (22.81%) CCNA
18 62 (21.75%) Office 365
19 59 (20.70%) LAN
20 54 (18.95%) Windows Server 2012
20 54 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
21 51 (17.89%) Windows Server
22 50 (17.54%) Windows 8
22 50 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
23 46 (16.14%) Citrix
23 46 (16.14%) Linux
24 45 (15.79%) MCSE
24 45 (15.79%) HP
24 45 (15.79%) Windows 10
25 44 (15.44%) MCITP

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 77 (27.02%) MS Exchange
2 35 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 15 (5.26%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.46%) MS Project Server
6 7 (2.46%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 121 (42.46%) MS Excel
2 76 (26.67%) MS Office
3 9 (3.16%) MS Project
4 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.70%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 62 (21.75%) Office 365
2 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.75%) Google Apps
4 4 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (20.70%) LAN
2 41 (14.39%) TCP/IP
3 40 (14.04%) WAN
4 34 (11.93%) DNS
5 33 (11.58%) Firewall
6 31 (10.88%) DHCP
7 26 (9.12%) ADSL
8 23 (8.07%) VPN
8 23 (8.07%) Wireless
9 19 (6.67%) VoIP
10 13 (4.56%) Remote Desktop
11 12 (4.21%) SAN
12 10 (3.51%) VLAN
12 10 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (3.16%) Unified Communications
14 7 (2.46%) Network Security
15 5 (1.75%) PBX
16 4 (1.40%) Broadband
16 4 (1.40%) Cisco PIX
16 4 (1.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (1.40%) Calabash
1 4 (1.40%) Cucumber
1 4 (1.40%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.40%) Hudson
1 4 (1.40%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.40%) JIRA
1 4 (1.40%) Maven
1 4 (1.40%) Selenium
1 4 (1.40%) Subversion
1 4 (1.40%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (5.96%) Finance
2 10 (3.51%) Back Office
3 9 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.81%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.46%) Publishing
6 6 (2.11%) Billing
6 6 (2.11%) Legal
7 5 (1.75%) Law
8 4 (1.40%) Military
9 3 (1.05%) Marketing
9 3 (1.05%) Retail
10 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 90 (31.58%) Analyst
2 66 (23.16%) Service Analyst
3 63 (22.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 59 (20.70%) Support Engineer
5 39 (13.68%) 1st Line Support
6 36 (12.63%) IT Support
7 33 (11.58%) 2nd Line Support
8 31 (10.88%) Support Analyst
9 30 (10.53%) IT Analyst
10 21 (7.37%) Service Desk Support
11 20 (7.02%) 1st Line Engineer
12 19 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 19 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 19 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (6.67%) IT Engineer
13 18 (6.32%) Field Engineer
14 17 (5.96%) Service Desk Support Analyst
15 16 (5.61%) IT Support Analyst
16 11 (3.86%) Technical Support
16 11 (3.86%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.11%) .NET
2 3 (1.05%) Middleware
3 2 (0.70%) CSS
3 2 (0.70%) HTML
3 2 (0.70%) jQuery
4 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.18%) Data Centre
2 26 (9.12%) Driving Licence
3 24 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 14 (4.91%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.21%) iPhone
7 10 (3.51%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.46%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.46%) iPad
9 5 (1.75%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.75%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.40%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.05%) Clustering
11 3 (1.05%) Economics
11 3 (1.05%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.70%) PDA
12 2 (0.70%) Social Media
12 2 (0.70%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 188 (65.96%) Windows
2 67 (23.51%) Windows 7
3 54 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (18.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (17.89%) Windows Server
5 50 (17.54%) Windows 8
6 46 (16.14%) Linux
7 45 (15.79%) Windows 10
8 20 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (6.67%) Android
10 18 (6.32%) Unix
11 16 (5.61%) Windows Vista
12 14 (4.91%) Mac OS X
13 11 (3.86%) Windows XP
14 10 (3.51%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.40%) AIX
15 4 (1.40%) CentOS
15 4 (1.40%) FreeBSD
15 4 (1.40%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (44.56%) ITIL
2 29 (10.18%) ITIL V3
2 29 (10.18%) Service Management
3 20 (7.02%) Project Management
4 18 (6.32%) Incident Management
5 16 (5.61%) PRINCE2
6 13 (4.56%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (4.56%) Information Security
7 12 (4.21%) Ethical Hacking
7 12 (4.21%) Logistics
8 11 (3.86%) CRM
8 11 (3.86%) ERP
9 10 (3.51%) Coaching
9 10 (3.51%) Mentoring
10 9 (3.16%) Network Architecture
10 9 (3.16%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.16%) Ticket Management
11 8 (2.81%) Data Protection
11 8 (2.81%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (2.46%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.02%) SQL
2 11 (3.86%) C
3 6 (2.11%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.40%) Java
4 4 (1.40%) Perl
4 4 (1.40%) Python
4 4 (1.40%) Ruby
5 2 (0.70%) C++
5 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.70%) VB
6 1 (0.35%) C#
6 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 145 (50.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (37.19%) Network+ Certification
3 92 (32.28%) MCP
4 84 (29.47%) Cisco Certification
5 73 (25.61%) MCSA
6 65 (22.81%) CCNA
7 45 (15.79%) MCSE
8 44 (15.44%) MCITP
9 31 (10.88%) CCENT
10 28 (9.82%) Degree
11 25 (8.77%) MCTS
12 17 (5.96%) CISSP
13 16 (5.61%) RHCE
14 13 (4.56%) MCDST
15 12 (4.21%) CEH
15 12 (4.21%) CISM
15 12 (4.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (3.86%) CHFI
16 11 (3.86%) EC-Council LPT
16 11 (3.86%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (23.86%) SLA
2 16 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.40%) QA
4 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.05%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.35%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.35%) RMADS
System Software
1 123 (43.16%) Active Directory
2 50 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (4.91%) XenApp
5 8 (2.81%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.81%) Terminal Server
6 7 (2.46%) vSphere
7 5 (1.75%) Firmware
7 5 (1.75%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.40%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.05%) NFS
10 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (2.81%) SCCM
2 7 (2.46%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.40%) HP SIM
3 4 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.40%) WSUS
4 3 (1.05%) Nmap
4 3 (1.05%) SCOM
5 2 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.35%) MOM
6 1 (0.35%) SCSM
Vendors
1 212 (74.39%) Microsoft
2 101 (35.44%) Cisco
3 69 (24.21%) VMware
4 46 (16.14%) Citrix
5 45 (15.79%) HP
6 23 (8.07%) Dell
7 19 (6.67%) WatchGuard
8 15 (5.26%) 3Com
8 15 (5.26%) Draytek
8 15 (5.26%) NETGEAR
8 15 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 15 (5.26%) ZyXEL
9 12 (4.21%) Apple
10 11 (3.86%) IBM
11 9 (3.16%) Remedy
12 8 (2.81%) Progress
13 7 (2.46%) EMC
13 7 (2.46%) NetApp
14 5 (1.75%) Google
14 5 (1.75%) Symantec
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Oncall Period, Over
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 35-45k base + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £18,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Alton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17027 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago