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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 801 731 880
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +149
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 131 217 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.74% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 117 158 107
Median salary £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £19,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £36,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +4.65%

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
26745 29349 32683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.13% 27.52% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21499 23020 26235
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -39 122 £22,000 -2.22% 9
South East -5 45 £22,000 -2.22% 2
South West +15 27 £22,000 +4.76% 2
London +7 20 £28,000 +1.81% 1
Hampshire +4 20 £21,000 +10.52% 2
East of England +21 15 £22,000 +7.31% 1
Cornwall -11 15 £22,000 +4.76%
Bristol +13 12 £22,000 +4.76% 1
Redruth -7 12 £23,000 +9.52%
Kent - 10 £28,250 -
Wales +10 8 £20,750 -
South Wales +6 8 £20,750 -
Southampton -7 8 £21,000 +10.52%
Bridgend - 8 £20,750 -
Essex +8 6 £20,000 -34.42%
Berkshire -4 6 £22,500 -1.98%
Basingstoke - 6 £22,000 -
City of London +36 5 £33,000 +26.92%
Hertfordshire +15 5 £40,000 +48.14%
North West +14 5 £45,500 -20.86%
Fareham -2 5 £19,000 - 2
Surrey -19 5 £30,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire +7 4 £20,650 -53.59%
Yorkshire +2 4 £20,650 -53.59%
Reading -3 4 £22,250 -3.07%
West Midlands -14 4 £18,750 -38.52% 1
Merseyside +11 3 - -
Liverpool +4 3 - -
Weybridge - 3 £31,500 -
Ipswich - 3 £24,000 -

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 201 (73.36%) Microsoft
2 188 (68.61%) Windows
3 146 (53.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 126 (45.99%) Active Directory
5 120 (43.80%) ITIL
6 118 (43.07%) MS Excel
7 111 (40.51%) Network+ Certification
8 95 (34.67%) Cisco
9 88 (32.12%) MS Exchange
10 85 (31.02%) Cisco Certification
11 84 (30.66%) MCP
12 79 (28.83%) MS Office
13 71 (25.91%) Windows 7
14 67 (24.45%) MCSA
14 67 (24.45%) CCNA
14 67 (24.45%) VMware
15 64 (23.36%) LAN
16 63 (22.99%) Windows Server 2008
17 61 (22.26%) Windows Server 2012
18 60 (21.90%) Office 365
19 55 (20.07%) SLA
20 54 (19.71%) Windows Server
21 53 (19.34%) VMware Infrastructure
22 52 (18.98%) MCITP
22 52 (18.98%) Linux
23 49 (17.88%) Windows 8
24 48 (17.52%) Citrix
25 47 (17.15%) MCSE
26 46 (16.79%) SQL Server
27 43 (15.69%) WAN

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 88 (32.12%) MS Exchange
2 41 (14.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (10.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (8.03%) Skype for Business
5 19 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (6.93%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.92%) MS Project Server
6 8 (2.92%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.73%) WordPress
10 1 (0.36%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.36%) IIS
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 118 (43.07%) MS Excel
2 79 (28.83%) MS Office
3 9 (3.28%) MS Project
4 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.55%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.73%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 60 (21.90%) Office 365
2 6 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (23.36%) LAN
2 43 (15.69%) WAN
3 42 (15.33%) TCP/IP
4 37 (13.50%) DNS
5 35 (12.77%) Firewall
6 34 (12.41%) DHCP
7 25 (9.12%) VPN
8 23 (8.39%) ADSL
9 22 (8.03%) Wireless
10 19 (6.93%) VoIP
11 18 (6.57%) SAN
12 13 (4.74%) Remote Desktop
12 13 (4.74%) VLAN
13 10 (3.65%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (3.28%) Network Security
15 6 (2.19%) Unified Communications
16 5 (1.82%) Internet
16 5 (1.82%) PBX
17 4 (1.46%) Skype
17 4 (1.46%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (1.46%) Calabash
1 4 (1.46%) Cucumber
1 4 (1.46%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.46%) Hudson
1 4 (1.46%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.46%) JIRA
1 4 (1.46%) Maven
1 4 (1.46%) Selenium
1 4 (1.46%) Subversion
1 4 (1.46%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (7.66%) Finance
2 11 (4.01%) Back Office
3 8 (2.92%) Legal
3 8 (2.92%) Publishing
4 7 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.19%) Marketing
6 5 (1.82%) Billing
7 4 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.46%) Retail
8 3 (1.09%) Law
8 3 (1.09%) Military
9 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) French Language
9 1 (0.36%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) German Language
9 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (32.12%) Analyst
2 66 (24.09%) Service Analyst
3 61 (22.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 59 (21.53%) Support Engineer
5 36 (13.14%) 1st Line Support
6 32 (11.68%) Support Analyst
7 31 (11.31%) 2nd Line Support
7 31 (11.31%) IT Support
8 29 (10.58%) IT Analyst
9 21 (7.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 21 (7.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 20 (7.30%) IT Engineer
11 17 (6.20%) 1st Line Engineer
12 16 (5.84%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 16 (5.84%) Field Engineer
12 16 (5.84%) Service Desk Support
13 15 (5.47%) IT Support Analyst
13 15 (5.47%) Trainer
14 13 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (4.74%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.19%) .NET
2 5 (1.82%) CSS
2 5 (1.82%) HTML
3 4 (1.46%) jQuery
3 4 (1.46%) Middleware
4 2 (0.73%) Ajax
4 2 (0.73%) HTML5
4 2 (0.73%) LESS
4 2 (0.73%) Sass
4 2 (0.73%) Velocity
4 2 (0.73%) XHTML
5 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.36%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.03%) Driving Licence
3 19 (6.93%) Data Centre
4 15 (5.47%) Blackberry
4 15 (5.47%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.01%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.92%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.92%) iPhone
7 5 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.46%) Economics
8 4 (1.46%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.46%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.46%) User Experience
9 3 (1.09%) Clustering
9 3 (1.09%) PDA
9 3 (1.09%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.73%) iPad
10 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 188 (68.61%) Windows
2 71 (25.91%) Windows 7
3 63 (22.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (22.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (19.71%) Windows Server
6 52 (18.98%) Linux
7 49 (17.88%) Windows 8
8 42 (15.33%) Windows 10
9 21 (7.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (6.93%) Unix
11 17 (6.20%) Android
12 16 (5.84%) Windows Vista
13 15 (5.47%) Windows XP
14 10 (3.65%) Mac OS X
15 8 (2.92%) Apple iOS
16 7 (2.55%) AIX
16 7 (2.55%) CentOS
16 7 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (1.46%) Mac OS
17 4 (1.46%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (43.80%) ITIL
2 32 (11.68%) ITIL V3
3 31 (11.31%) Service Management
4 22 (8.03%) Project Management
5 16 (5.84%) PRINCE2
6 15 (5.47%) Information Security
7 14 (5.11%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (5.11%) Incident Management
8 13 (4.74%) Ethical Hacking
9 12 (4.38%) CRM
10 10 (3.65%) Mentoring
11 9 (3.28%) ITSM
11 9 (3.28%) Network Architecture
12 8 (2.92%) Coaching
12 8 (2.92%) Data Protection
12 8 (2.92%) ERP
12 8 (2.92%) Logistics
12 8 (2.92%) Ticket Management
12 8 (2.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 7 (2.55%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.12%) SQL
2 8 (2.92%) C
3 7 (2.55%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.46%) Java
5 4 (1.46%) Perl
5 4 (1.46%) Python
5 4 (1.46%) Ruby
6 2 (0.73%) C++
6 2 (0.73%) VB
7 1 (0.36%) C#
7 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 146 (53.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 111 (40.51%) Network+ Certification
3 85 (31.02%) Cisco Certification
4 84 (30.66%) MCP
5 67 (24.45%) CCNA
5 67 (24.45%) MCSA
6 52 (18.98%) MCITP
7 47 (17.15%) MCSE
8 30 (10.95%) Degree
9 25 (9.12%) MCTS
10 21 (7.66%) CISSP
11 19 (6.93%) RHCE
12 16 (5.84%) CCENT
13 13 (4.74%) MCDST
14 12 (4.38%) CEH
14 12 (4.38%) CISM
14 12 (4.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 11 (4.01%) CCNP
15 11 (4.01%) EC-Council LPT
15 11 (4.01%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (20.07%) SLA
2 15 (5.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.46%) QA
4 2 (0.73%) WCAG
5 1 (0.36%) HL7
5 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.36%) RMADS
System Software
1 126 (45.99%) Active Directory
2 53 (19.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.93%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (5.84%) XenApp
5 9 (3.28%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.92%) vSphere
7 6 (2.19%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.46%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.09%) NFS
10 2 (0.73%) Firmware
10 2 (0.73%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.73%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (4.38%) Backup Exec
2 10 (3.65%) SCCM
3 7 (2.55%) HP SIM
3 7 (2.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (2.55%) WSUS
4 4 (1.46%) SCOM
5 3 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.09%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.09%) Nmap
6 2 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.36%) MOM
7 1 (0.36%) SCSM
Vendors
1 201 (73.36%) Microsoft
2 95 (34.67%) Cisco
3 67 (24.45%) VMware
4 48 (17.52%) Citrix
5 38 (13.87%) HP
6 24 (8.76%) Dell
7 19 (6.93%) WatchGuard
8 18 (6.57%) Red Hat
9 14 (5.11%) IBM
10 10 (3.65%) Symantec
11 9 (3.28%) Remedy
11 9 (3.28%) Sophos
12 7 (2.55%) Apple
12 7 (2.55%) EMC
12 7 (2.55%) GFI Software
12 7 (2.55%) ProCurve
12 7 (2.55%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.19%) Draytek
13 6 (2.19%) NETGEAR
13 6 (2.19%) ZyXEL
South Shields, Tyne and Wear
Colossus Associates
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Versende
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + company car
Posted: 6 days ago