The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 723 798 756
Rank change year-on-year +75 -42  
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 134 111 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.45% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 120 100 146
Median salary £27,750 £22,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.13% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,475 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £34,000 £29,250
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year - -2.22%  

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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20327 24589 28451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.58% 26.59% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15927 20103 22746
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for A+ Certification in England

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing A+ Certification in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for A+ Certification in England

A+ Certification
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +56 51 £47,500 +69.64% 8
South East +32 29 £23,500 +6.81% 3
East of England +6 19 £30,000 +46.34% 2
South West +3 12 £18,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire +5 8 £22,000 +6.53%
East Midlands +24 7 £23,259 +16.29%
North West - 4 £20,500 - 4
West Midlands +11 3 £25,500 +37.83% 1
North East +14 1 £27,500 +48.64% 2
A+ Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 172 (65.65%) Windows
2 142 (54.20%) Active Directory
3 135 (51.53%) Microsoft
4 133 (50.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 110 (41.98%) MCP
6 77 (29.39%) Windows Server
7 72 (27.48%) Degree
8 70 (26.72%) Microsoft Office
9 66 (25.19%) ITIL
10 65 (24.81%) Network+ Certification
11 63 (24.05%) VMware
11 63 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 59 (22.52%) MS Exchange
12 59 (22.52%) Finance
13 56 (21.37%) Cisco Certification
14 55 (20.99%) CCNA
14 55 (20.99%) Windows 7
15 53 (20.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 51 (19.47%) Office 365
17 50 (19.08%) Cisco
18 48 (18.32%) Windows XP
19 45 (17.18%) MCSE
20 43 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
21 41 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
22 40 (15.27%) MCSA
23 39 (14.89%) VPN
23 39 (14.89%) Firewall
23 39 (14.89%) Windows 8
24 38 (14.50%) MCTS
25 37 (14.12%) Citrix

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 59 (22.52%) MS Exchange
2 18 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.05%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.91%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.76%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 70 (26.72%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.15%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (1.15%) Inkscape
5 3 (1.15%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.38%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.38%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.38%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 51 (19.47%) Office 365
2 27 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.58%) GitHub
4 9 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (3.05%) G Suite
6 5 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.53%) iTunes
8 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.76%) PaaS
8 2 (0.76%) SaaS
9 1 (0.38%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.89%) Firewall
1 39 (14.89%) VPN
2 32 (12.21%) DNS
3 23 (8.78%) Wireless
4 20 (7.63%) DHCP
5 17 (6.49%) Internet
5 17 (6.49%) TCP/IP
6 15 (5.73%) WAN
7 14 (5.34%) PBX
7 14 (5.34%) VoIP
8 12 (4.58%) LAN
9 8 (3.05%) Unified Communications
10 6 (2.29%) Network Security
11 5 (1.91%) HTTP
11 5 (1.91%) HTTPS
11 5 (1.91%) IMAP
11 5 (1.91%) Skype
11 5 (1.91%) SMTP
12 4 (1.53%) 3G
12 4 (1.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.58%) MySQL
3 10 (3.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.76%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (0.76%) CouchDB
4 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.38%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.38%) QlikView
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.82%) Artifactory
1 10 (3.82%) Bitbucket
1 10 (3.82%) Git (software)
1 10 (3.82%) Subversion
1 10 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.53%) MSI
3 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 59 (22.52%) Finance
2 9 (3.44%) Legal
2 9 (3.44%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.53%) Automotive
3 4 (1.53%) Publishing
3 4 (1.53%) Retail
4 3 (1.15%) Law
5 2 (0.76%) Electronics
5 2 (0.76%) Military
6 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.38%) Billing
6 1 (0.38%) French Language
6 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.38%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (29.39%) Analyst
2 72 (27.48%) IT Support
3 63 (24.05%) Support Engineer
4 45 (17.18%) Support Analyst
5 42 (16.03%) 2nd Line Support
6 37 (14.12%) Developer
6 37 (14.12%) IT Analyst
7 33 (12.60%) IT Support Analyst
8 32 (12.21%) Service Analyst
9 30 (11.45%) JavaScript Developer
9 30 (11.45%) Service Desk Analyst
10 28 (10.69%) IT Engineer
11 26 (9.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 25 (9.54%) IT Support Engineer
13 24 (9.16%) Angular Developer
14 21 (8.02%) 1st Line Support
15 19 (7.25%) Support Technician
16 18 (6.87%) IT Technician
17 15 (5.73%) 3rd Line Support
17 15 (5.73%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.36%) Angular 2
1 35 (13.36%) AngularJS
1 35 (13.36%) CSS
1 35 (13.36%) Ember.js
1 35 (13.36%) HTML
1 35 (13.36%) React
2 10 (3.82%) .NET
3 5 (1.91%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.38%) COM
4 1 (0.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.74%) User Experience
2 24 (9.16%) Driving Licence
3 14 (5.34%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.96%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.96%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (3.05%) iPhone
6 7 (2.67%) AS400
6 7 (2.67%) Clustering
6 7 (2.67%) Hedge funds
6 7 (2.67%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.91%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.91%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.53%) iPad
8 4 (1.53%) Social Media
9 3 (1.15%) 3D Printing
9 3 (1.15%) PDA
9 3 (1.15%) Replication
10 2 (0.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 172 (65.65%) Windows
2 77 (29.39%) Windows Server
3 63 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (20.99%) Windows 7
5 53 (20.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (18.32%) Windows XP
7 39 (14.89%) Windows 8
8 29 (11.07%) Android
9 23 (8.78%) Mac OS X
10 19 (7.25%) Linux
11 18 (6.87%) Apple iOS
12 15 (5.73%) Windows 10
13 11 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (3.82%) Unix
15 8 (3.05%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.76%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (25.19%) ITIL
2 41 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (13.74%) Mentoring
4 35 (13.36%) E-Commerce
4 35 (13.36%) Economics
4 35 (13.36%) Responsive Web Design
4 35 (13.36%) Web Design
4 35 (13.36%) Web Development
5 15 (5.73%) ITSM
6 11 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (4.20%) Service Management
7 10 (3.82%) DevOps
7 10 (3.82%) Release Automation
7 10 (3.82%) Target Operating Model
7 10 (3.82%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (3.44%) Incident Management
8 9 (3.44%) Time Management
9 8 (3.05%) Mathematics
9 8 (3.05%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.05%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.36%) JavaScript
2 20 (7.63%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.58%) Python
4 10 (3.82%) Perl
5 9 (3.44%) C
6 7 (2.67%) SQL
7 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.76%) C#
9 1 (0.38%) Java
9 1 (0.38%) Ruby
9 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.38%) VBA
9 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 133 (50.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (41.98%) MCP
3 72 (27.48%) Degree
4 65 (24.81%) Network+ Certification
5 56 (21.37%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (20.99%) CCNA
7 45 (17.18%) MCSE
8 40 (15.27%) MCSA
9 38 (14.50%) MCTS
10 16 (6.11%) MCDST
11 15 (5.73%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
13 13 (4.96%) HND
14 12 (4.58%) GNVQ
14 12 (4.58%) MCITP
15 9 (3.44%) CCENT
16 8 (3.05%) DBS Check
17 6 (2.29%) CCNP
17 6 (2.29%) Security Cleared
17 6 (2.29%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.45%) SLA
2 10 (3.82%) COBIT
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 142 (54.20%) Active Directory
2 43 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (12.21%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.82%) Docker
5 7 (2.67%) vSphere
6 6 (2.29%) XenApp
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.76%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.38%) pfSense
8 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (10.31%) SCCM
2 11 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (4.20%) Puppet
3 10 (3.82%) Rundeck
4 5 (1.91%) WSUS
5 4 (1.53%) Sysprep
6 2 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.38%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.38%) DameWare
7 1 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.38%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 135 (51.53%) Microsoft
2 63 (24.05%) VMware
3 50 (19.08%) Cisco
4 37 (14.12%) Citrix
5 26 (9.92%) Apple
6 18 (6.87%) Google
7 16 (6.11%) HP
8 14 (5.34%) Dell
9 13 (4.96%) IBM
10 12 (4.58%) WatchGuard
11 11 (4.20%) LANDesk
12 10 (3.82%) CA
12 10 (3.82%) Cognizant
12 10 (3.82%) ServiceNow
13 9 (3.44%) Symantec
14 6 (2.29%) 3Com
14 6 (2.29%) Draytek
14 6 (2.29%) NETGEAR
14 6 (2.29%) ZyXEL
15 5 (1.91%) Remedy
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