The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 206 205
Rank change year-on-year +31 -1  
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 4 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.11% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.34% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 17
Median salary £20,750 £22,500 £22,956
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% -1.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,725 £20,450 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £24,500 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year - -2.22%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 934 1464 1777
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.29% 32.28% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1720 2717 2915
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,750 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in Berkshire

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for A+ Certification in Berkshire

A+ Certification
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Reading +24 4 £20,750 -13.54%
A+ Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) MCP

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 8 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) IT Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) IT Support
2 6 (75.00%) IT Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory