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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 216 209 195
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% 0.036% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £23,300 £25,000 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.80% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,860 £25,000 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £26,740 £26,800 £20,700
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £20,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
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
1520 1607 1369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.46% 28.90% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1251 1395 1130
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham - 2 £23,300 - 1
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Sage
4 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Server+ Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (20.00%) MCDST
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) CCENT

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Trainer
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (20.00%) Junior
1 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) IT Trainer
1 1 (20.00%) Trainee
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Server+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Linux+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCDST
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) CCENT
2 1 (20.00%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago