Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 309 345
Rank change year-on-year +28 +36 +31
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 44 49 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.44% 0.41% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.51% 1.32% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14 49 29
East of England median annual salary £23,000 £21,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% -
10th Percentile £17,750 £19,250 £17,400
90th Percentile £44,000 £30,000 £30,600
England median annual salary £25,000 £21,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year +19.05% -10.64% -6.00%

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 East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,910 3,708 3,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.86% 31.00% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,023 2,917 2,974
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,950
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.39% +2.21%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in the East of England

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for A+ Certification in the East of England

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing A+ Certification in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for A+ Certification in the East of England

A+ Certification
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +12 21 - - 1
Bedfordshire +11 12 £22,500 -10.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +24 8 - - 2
Suffolk 0 2 £22,000 +7.32% 1
Norfolk +7 1 £30,000 +46.34% 1
A+ Certification
England

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 East of England region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 32 (72.73%) Windows
1 32 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (65.91%) Active Directory
2 29 (65.91%) Internet
2 29 (65.91%) Network+ Certification
3 28 (63.64%) Apple
3 28 (63.64%) SLA
3 28 (63.64%) MCSA
4 26 (59.09%) TCP/IP
5 25 (56.82%) Management Information System
5 25 (56.82%) Wireless
6 24 (54.55%) MCP
7 20 (45.45%) MCSE
7 20 (45.45%) Client/Server
7 20 (45.45%) Ethernet
7 20 (45.45%) Identity Management
7 20 (45.45%) Change Management
7 20 (45.45%) Validation
7 20 (45.45%) ACTC
7 20 (45.45%) ACHDS
7 20 (45.45%) ACDT
7 20 (45.45%) MCDST
7 20 (45.45%) Time Management
7 20 (45.45%) Apple iOS
7 20 (45.45%) MCSM
7 20 (45.45%) Server Management
8 19 (43.18%) Data Centre
9 18 (40.91%) Blackberry
9 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
10 17 (38.64%) Java

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (27.27%) IBM Notes
2 5 (11.36%) Apache
2 5 (11.36%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.27%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Office 365
2 8 (18.18%) G Suite
3 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (11.36%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (11.36%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (65.91%) Internet
2 26 (59.09%) TCP/IP
3 25 (56.82%) Wireless
4 20 (45.45%) Ethernet
5 12 (27.27%) LAN
6 7 (15.91%) Firewall
7 6 (13.64%) VPN
8 5 (11.36%) DHCP
8 5 (11.36%) DNS
8 5 (11.36%) HTTP
8 5 (11.36%) ICMP
8 5 (11.36%) SNMP
9 2 (4.55%) Network Security
9 2 (4.55%) SAN
9 2 (4.55%) WAN
10 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.27%) Skype
10 1 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Deskside Engineer
1 12 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 8 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) IT Support
5 4 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 4 (9.09%) Systems Support
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Administration Assistant
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) IT Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) IT Assistant
6 2 (4.55%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 25 (56.82%) Management Information System
2 20 (45.45%) Client/Server
3 19 (43.18%) Data Centre
4 18 (40.91%) Blackberry
5 11 (25.00%) Driving Licence
6 10 (22.73%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (18.18%) iPad
7 8 (18.18%) iPhone
8 5 (11.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (11.36%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (11.36%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (9.09%) Wiki
10 2 (4.55%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 32 (72.73%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Apple iOS
3 14 (31.82%) Windows 7
4 13 (29.55%) Mac OS X
5 9 (20.45%) Android
6 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
7 5 (11.36%) Kali Linux
7 5 (11.36%) Linux
8 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Change Management
1 20 (45.45%) Identity Management
1 20 (45.45%) Server Management
1 20 (45.45%) Time Management
1 20 (45.45%) Validation
2 15 (34.09%) ITIL
3 8 (18.18%) Requirements Management
3 8 (18.18%) Ticket Management
4 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.36%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 5 (11.36%) Due Diligence
4 5 (11.36%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (11.36%) Information Security
4 5 (11.36%) Open Source
4 5 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (11.36%) Runbook
4 5 (11.36%) Security Architecture
4 5 (11.36%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (11.36%) Security Operations
4 5 (11.36%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Java
2 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
2 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (65.91%) Network+ Certification
3 28 (63.64%) MCSA
4 24 (54.55%) MCP
5 20 (45.45%) ACDT
5 20 (45.45%) ACHDS
5 20 (45.45%) ACTC
5 20 (45.45%) MCDST
5 20 (45.45%) MCSE
5 20 (45.45%) MCSM
6 16 (36.36%) Degree
7 8 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (11.36%) CCENT
8 5 (11.36%) CCNA
8 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (11.36%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (11.36%) GCIA
8 5 (11.36%) GSEC
8 5 (11.36%) OSCP
8 5 (11.36%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (63.64%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (65.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.27%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) vSphere
3 2 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) QRadar
2 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Apple
2 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 15 (34.09%) Citrix
4 12 (27.27%) Lotus
4 12 (27.27%) Oracle
4 12 (27.27%) Remedy
5 8 (18.18%) Google
6 5 (11.36%) Splunk
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco
8 2 (4.55%) CA
8 2 (4.55%) CommVault
8 2 (4.55%) EMC
8 2 (4.55%) FalconStor
8 2 (4.55%) HP
8 2 (4.55%) McAfee
8 2 (4.55%) VMware
9 1 (2.27%) Adobe
9 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint