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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 223 207 188
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -19
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 10 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.040% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 1
Average salary £17,000 £17,750 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.22% +4.41%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £22,000 £22,600
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -2.65%
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
1472 1282 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.57% 25.78% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1088 889
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram 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 14 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
(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
Shropshire - 6 £17,000 -
Dudley - 4 £25,500 -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 13 (92.86%) MCP
3 7 (50.00%) Economics
3 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 7 (50.00%) Marketing
3 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (50.00%) Service Management
3 7 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) ITSM
3 7 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) SOA
3 7 (50.00%) LAN
3 7 (50.00%) WLAN
3 7 (50.00%) SLA
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (50.00%) SAN
3 7 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 7 (50.00%) MVS
3 7 (50.00%) Middleware
3 7 (50.00%) Private Cloud
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL V3
4 6 (42.86%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Workflow
5 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Management

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
1 7 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (50.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
1 13 (92.86%) Service Analyst
1 13 (92.86%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Economics
1 7 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 7 (50.00%) MVS
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (50.00%) ITSM
2 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (50.00%) Service Management
2 7 (50.00%) SOA
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL V3
4 4 (28.57%) Coaching
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 4 (28.57%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) MCP
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (42.86%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
Burton on Trent
Healthcare at Home
Salary: £18,000 to £19,500 depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
West Midlands Fire Service
Salary: £19742 - £20849
Posted: 13 days ago