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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA A+ Certification
London / City of London
Rank 216 269 314
Rank change year-on-year +53 +45  
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 3 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.059% 0.014% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.056% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% +101.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £24,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  

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 the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1260 1774 2687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.92% 25.00% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1584 2256
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,001 £36,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (33.33%) Samsung
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

A+ Certification
Top Related 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
2 2 (66.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Support
3 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) IT Support
3 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (33.33%) Samsung