The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 239 227 204
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -23
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.081% 0.037% 0.080%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.14% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Median salary £18,500 £24,000 £18,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.91% +31.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £18,800 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,200 £28,550
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,000 £20,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.31%
A+ Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1728 1393 1326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.94% 25.87% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1086 1062
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,145
% change year-on-year
- +5.86%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the West Midlands region.

A+ Certification Salary Trend in the West Midlands

A+ Certification
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 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
(Click see detailed
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
Staffordshire +8 2 £18,750 +7.14%
Birmingham -14 1 £18,000 -40.98%
Dudley - 1 £26,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £17,000 -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) MCP
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) SLA
4 7 (46.67%) LAN
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL V3
5 6 (40.00%) Economics
5 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (40.00%) Marketing
5 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (40.00%) Private Cloud
5 6 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (40.00%) Service Management
5 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) ITSM
5 6 (40.00%) SAN
5 6 (40.00%) Mac OS X
5 6 (40.00%) MVS
5 6 (40.00%) Middleware
5 6 (40.00%) WLAN
5 6 (40.00%) Unix
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) SOA
6 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (20.00%) Coaching
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Management

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) SAN
2 6 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (40.00%) WLAN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Analyst
1 15 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 15 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Economics
1 6 (40.00%) Private Cloud
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 6 (40.00%) MVS
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL V3
3 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (40.00%) ITSM
3 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) Service Management
3 6 (40.00%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) Coaching
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) MCP
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (13.33%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware