Period
to 18 January 2019

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

CompTIA A+ Certification
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 281 316 341
Rank change year-on-year +35 +25 +36
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 36 39 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 1.07% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11 39 23
East of England median annual salary £22,000 £20,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% -25.45% +1.85%
10th Percentile £17,750 £19,200 £17,100
90th Percentile £28,500 £24,000 £34,500
England median annual salary £25,000 £20,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year +21.95% -21.15% -1.89%

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 2,733 3,634 3,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.96% 30.62% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,890 2,901 2,756
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% -1.15%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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
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 January 2019. 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 +29 20 £27,000 +31.71% 1
Cambridgeshire +28 9 £17,500 -23.75% 1
Bedfordshire -18 6 £21,000 -16.00% 2
Suffolk +1 1 £22,000 +7.32%
A+ Certification
England

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

1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 25 (69.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (69.44%) Internet
3 24 (66.67%) Windows
4 22 (61.11%) MCSA
4 22 (61.11%) TCP/IP
4 22 (61.11%) SLA
5 21 (58.33%) Management Information System
5 21 (58.33%) Wireless
5 21 (58.33%) Network+ Certification
6 20 (55.56%) Apple
6 20 (55.56%) MCP
7 16 (44.44%) ITIL
7 16 (44.44%) Client/Server
7 16 (44.44%) MCSE
7 16 (44.44%) Ethernet
7 16 (44.44%) Identity Management
7 16 (44.44%) Change Management
7 16 (44.44%) Validation
7 16 (44.44%) ACTC
7 16 (44.44%) ACHDS
7 16 (44.44%) ACDT
7 16 (44.44%) MCDST
7 16 (44.44%) Time Management
7 16 (44.44%) MCSM
7 16 (44.44%) Server Management
8 13 (36.11%) Apple iOS
8 13 (36.11%) Data Centre
8 13 (36.11%) Degree
8 13 (36.11%) Microsoft

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 8 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 5 (13.89%) Apache
2 5 (13.89%) IIS
3 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (13.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (11.11%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (69.44%) Internet
2 22 (61.11%) TCP/IP
3 21 (58.33%) Wireless
4 16 (44.44%) Ethernet
5 9 (25.00%) LAN
6 6 (16.67%) DHCP
6 6 (16.67%) DNS
6 6 (16.67%) Firewall
6 6 (16.67%) VPN
7 5 (13.89%) HTTP
7 5 (13.89%) ICMP
7 5 (13.89%) SNMP
8 1 (2.78%) NAS
8 1 (2.78%) VLAN
8 1 (2.78%) VoIP
8 1 (2.78%) WAN
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Deskside Engineer
1 8 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 7 (19.44%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) SOC Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Support
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Administration Assistant
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) IT Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) IT Assistant
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 21 (58.33%) Management Information System
2 16 (44.44%) Client/Server
3 13 (36.11%) Data Centre
4 10 (27.78%) Blackberry
5 5 (13.89%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (13.89%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (13.89%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (11.11%) Driving Licence
6 4 (11.11%) iPad
6 4 (11.11%) iPhone
6 4 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (11.11%) Wiki
7 1 (2.78%) Fintech
7 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Apple iOS
3 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 9 (25.00%) Mac OS X
5 5 (13.89%) Android
5 5 (13.89%) Kali Linux
5 5 (13.89%) Linux
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Change Management
1 16 (44.44%) Identity Management
1 16 (44.44%) ITIL
1 16 (44.44%) Server Management
1 16 (44.44%) Time Management
1 16 (44.44%) Validation
2 8 (22.22%) Requirements Management
2 8 (22.22%) Ticket Management
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 5 (13.89%) DevOps
3 5 (13.89%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (13.89%) Information Security
3 5 (13.89%) Open Source
3 5 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (13.89%) Security Architecture
3 5 (13.89%) Security Operations
3 5 (13.89%) SIEM
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
3 5 (13.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (69.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (61.11%) MCSA
3 21 (58.33%) Network+ Certification
4 20 (55.56%) MCP
5 16 (44.44%) ACDT
5 16 (44.44%) ACHDS
5 16 (44.44%) ACTC
5 16 (44.44%) MCDST
5 16 (44.44%) MCSE
5 16 (44.44%) MCSM
6 13 (36.11%) Degree
7 8 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (19.44%) CCNA
8 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (13.89%) CCENT
9 5 (13.89%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (13.89%) GCIA
9 5 (13.89%) GCIH
9 5 (13.89%) GSEC
9 5 (13.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (61.11%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Apple
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.22%) Citrix
3 8 (22.22%) Lotus
3 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 8 (22.22%) Remedy
4 5 (13.89%) Splunk
5 4 (11.11%) Google
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
7 1 (2.78%) VMware