Period
to 23 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 315 351 335
Rank change year-on-year +36 -16 +22
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 6 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.060% 0.090% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.43% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 6
City of London median annual salary £40,000 £26,500 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.94% -13.82% +9.82%
10th Percentile £27,750 £23,500 £24,875
90th Percentile £56,250 £42,150 £41,875
Central London median annual salary £30,500 £26,750 £28,500
% change year-on-year +14.02% -6.14% +1.79%

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,743 2,335 2,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.46% 20.98% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,453 2,033 2,000
City of London median annual salary £63,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.80% +8.70% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £61,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.63% +11.82% -

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in the City of London

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for A+ Certification in the City of London

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing A+ Certification in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for A+ Certification in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) MCP
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) MCTS
5 2 (33.33%) Android
5 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
5 2 (33.33%) Azure
5 2 (33.33%) AWS
5 2 (33.33%) COBIT
5 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (33.33%) Hudson
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) Network+ Certification

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Hudson
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IT Support
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
3 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (33.33%) MCTS
3 2 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MCDST
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Perfmon
2 1 (16.67%) WMI
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (33.33%) Sophos