Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 323 312 337
Rank change year-on-year -11 +25 +28
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 12 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.16% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.73% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 4
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £26,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +111.54% -3.70% -12.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,025
90th Percentile £70,000 £33,750 £37,850
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £26,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year +111.54% -3.70% -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 2,111 2,321 2,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.55% 22.24% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,797 2,083 2,215
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £94,250 £93,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for A+ Certification in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Legal
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) SCCM
6 4 (33.33%) Time Management
6 4 (33.33%) QA
6 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (33.33%) Law
6 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 4 (33.33%) CCNA
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) Financial Institution
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (33.33%) Hedge funds
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) Data Structures
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Identification
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 10

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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (8.33%) Acrobat
3 1 (8.33%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (8.33%) Skype
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Power BI
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Legal
2 4 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 4 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 4 (33.33%) Hedge funds
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Renewable Energy
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement Process
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Identification
2 4 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Critical Thinking
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CASP
3 2 (16.67%) CEH
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (16.67%) GIAC
3 2 (16.67%) MCDST
3 2 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (16.67%) OSCP
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Clonezilla
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Acronis
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Mitel
4 1 (8.33%) Sage
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Spiceworks