Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 85 110
Rank change year-on-year +7 +25 +21
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 14 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.33% 0.64% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.97% 2.12% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 8
Bedfordshire median annual salary £22,500 £25,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +21.95% -
10th Percentile £17,750 £19,250 £20,250
90th Percentile £42,950 £49,250 £20,750
East of England median annual salary £24,000 £21,000 £20,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.44% -10.87%

A+ Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 201 330 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 19.12% 30.11% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 148 260 303
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,225 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing A+ Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in Bedfordshire

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for A+ Certification in Bedfordshire

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing A+ Certification in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for A+ Certification in Bedfordshire

A+ Certification
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -3 2 £21,000 +2.44% 2
Bedford -5 2 £50,000 +41.84%
A+ Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT jobs citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 12 (85.71%) Driving Licence
1 12 (85.71%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (71.43%) Android
2 10 (71.43%) iPhone
2 10 (71.43%) iPad
2 10 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 10 (71.43%) G Suite
2 10 (71.43%) Office 365
2 10 (71.43%) SLA
2 10 (71.43%) Mac OS X
2 10 (71.43%) Apple
2 10 (71.43%) Google
3 8 (57.14%) Blackberry
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (35.71%) MCSA
6 4 (28.57%) MCP
7 2 (14.29%) FalconStor
7 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 2 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) XenApp
7 2 (14.29%) vSphere
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (14.29%) Flash
7 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (14.29%) WAN

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) G Suite
1 10 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Support Technician
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Support
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Administration Assistant
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) IT Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) IT Assistant
4 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Driving Licence
1 12 (85.71%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (71.43%) iPad
2 10 (71.43%) iPhone
3 8 (57.14%) Blackberry
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Android
2 10 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 10 (71.43%) Mac OS X
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) MCSA
3 4 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) MCTS
4 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
1 2 (14.29%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Apple
2 10 (71.43%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) CA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) CommVault
3 2 (14.29%) EMC
3 2 (14.29%) FalconStor
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee
3 2 (14.29%) VMware