Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 335 324 352
Rank change year-on-year -11 +28 +55
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 12 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.069% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.31% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 3
City of London median annual salary £27,500 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +20.37% -15.63%
Central London median annual salary £28,750 £29,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year -2.54% +9.26% -12.90%

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 2,308 2,270 2,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.88% 22.29% 23.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,994 2,024 2,387
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,450
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - -

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 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for A+ Certification in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 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 City of London region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) CCNA
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (50.00%) Android
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) ERP
5 4 (33.33%) Legal
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) SCCM
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 3 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (25.00%) PLM
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (25.00%) MCP
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (8.33%) Acrobat
3 1 (8.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Skype
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Power BI
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Legal
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (16.67%) Law
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Server Support
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 2 (16.67%) Hedge funds
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Renewable Energy
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Android
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) PLM
4 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement Process
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Identification
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Disk Encryption
5 1 (8.33%) Hardware Maintenance
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
5 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCNA
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCDST
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Clonezilla
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Apple
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Acronis
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Mitel
4 1 (8.33%) Sage
4 1 (8.33%) Samsung
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Spiceworks