The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 188 215 172
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -43
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.18% 0.020% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.092% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £44,500 £20,000 £18,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+122.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £20,000 £16,300
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £20,000 £21,600
UK excluding London average salary £22,250 £22,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+1.13% -2.22%
A+ Certification
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1059 1087 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.71% 21.97% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 839 924 691
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

A+ Certification Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

A+ Certification
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Leeds +17 5 £44,500 +122.50%
Bradford - 3 - -
A+ Certification
Yorkshire

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
3 5 (41.67%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) MCSE
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) MCSA
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (25.00%) AIX
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) NetApp
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) vSphere
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) IT Support
2 5 (41.67%) Support Specialist
2 5 (41.67%) IT Support Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (8.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) AIX
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Network+ Certification
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) MCSA
4 2 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
2 3 (25.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Siemens
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Mitel