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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA A+ Certification
UK / England
Rank 702 767 743
Rank change year-on-year +65 -24  
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 125 153 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.58% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 112 132 157
Median salary £30,000 £24,500 £22,728
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.44% +7.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £19,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,750 £50,000
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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19442 26570 27157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.71% 27.64% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15457 21514 21485
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +96 48 £42,500 +54.54% 6
South East +57 37 £24,000 -9.43% 4
East of England +32 17 £30,000 +25.00% 2
South West +1 8 £19,000 -13.63%
West Midlands +30 5 £22,500 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +7 5 £36,500 +1.38% 1
Yorkshire +26 3 £18,750 -6.25%
North West -30 3 £23,000 -29.23%
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 142 (66.67%) Windows
2 125 (58.69%) Microsoft
3 119 (55.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 104 (48.83%) Active Directory
5 89 (41.78%) MCP
6 77 (36.15%) MS Excel
7 60 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
8 59 (27.70%) Windows Server
9 58 (27.23%) Network+ Certification
10 56 (26.29%) MS Office
10 56 (26.29%) Windows 7
11 55 (25.82%) Cisco
12 52 (24.41%) CCNA
13 51 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
14 49 (23.00%) MCSE
15 47 (22.07%) ITIL
16 46 (21.60%) Degree
17 44 (20.66%) VMware
18 42 (19.72%) MCSA
18 42 (19.72%) MS Exchange
19 36 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
20 34 (15.96%) Office 365
21 32 (15.02%) HP
22 30 (14.08%) Windows XP
22 30 (14.08%) Finance
23 29 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
23 29 (13.62%) VPN
23 29 (13.62%) Citrix
23 29 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
24 28 (13.15%) Firewall

A+ Certification
Top Related 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 42 (19.72%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.76%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.29%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.88%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.94%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 77 (36.15%) MS Excel
2 56 (26.29%) MS Office
3 6 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.94%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.47%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Eikon
1 1 (0.47%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.96%) Office 365
2 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.23%) GitHub
4 7 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.88%) G Suite
7 3 (1.41%) SaaS
8 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.94%) PaaS
8 2 (0.94%) Yammer
9 1 (0.47%) IaaS
9 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.62%) VPN
2 28 (13.15%) Firewall
3 27 (12.68%) TCP/IP
4 21 (9.86%) DNS
5 20 (9.39%) Wireless
6 18 (8.45%) Internet
7 15 (7.04%) WAN
8 13 (6.10%) VoIP
9 12 (5.63%) DHCP
9 12 (5.63%) LAN
10 8 (3.76%) Network Security
10 8 (3.76%) Unified Communications
11 7 (3.29%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (2.82%) IMAP
13 5 (2.35%) HTTP
13 5 (2.35%) HTTPS
13 5 (2.35%) SMTP
14 4 (1.88%) 3G
14 4 (1.88%) MPLS
14 4 (1.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.23%) MySQL
3 7 (3.29%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.94%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (0.94%) CouchDB
4 2 (0.94%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.47%) Big Data
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (4.69%) Git (software)
1 10 (4.69%) Subversion
2 7 (3.29%) Artifactory
2 7 (3.29%) Bitbucket
2 7 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.88%) MSI
4 3 (1.41%) Grunt
4 3 (1.41%) gulp
4 3 (1.41%) Jasmine
4 3 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 30 (14.08%) Finance
2 12 (5.63%) Law
3 11 (5.16%) Legal
4 9 (4.23%) Billing
4 9 (4.23%) Publishing
5 6 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.35%) Military
7 4 (1.88%) Electronics
8 3 (1.41%) Automotive
9 2 (0.94%) Advertising
9 2 (0.94%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.47%) Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Local Government
10 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (29.11%) Support Engineer
2 48 (22.54%) IT Support
3 40 (18.78%) Analyst
4 32 (15.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 31 (14.55%) Support Analyst
6 22 (10.33%) Developer
7 21 (9.86%) IT Analyst
8 20 (9.39%) IT Engineer
9 19 (8.92%) IT Support Analyst
10 18 (8.45%) IT Support Engineer
11 16 (7.51%) 1st Line Support
11 16 (7.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 16 (7.51%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 14 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 13 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (6.10%) Service Desk Support
15 12 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 12 (5.63%) Angular Developer
15 12 (5.63%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.80%) CSS
1 23 (10.80%) HTML
2 19 (8.92%) Angular 2
2 19 (8.92%) AngularJS
2 19 (8.92%) Ember.js
2 19 (8.92%) React
3 11 (5.16%) .NET
4 6 (2.82%) Software Packaging
5 4 (1.88%) CSS3
5 4 (1.88%) HTML5
6 3 (1.41%) D3.js
6 3 (1.41%) Node.js
6 3 (1.41%) RequireJS
6 3 (1.41%) REST
6 3 (1.41%) Sass
6 3 (1.41%) SVG
6 3 (1.41%) Web Services
6 3 (1.41%) WebGL
7 2 (0.94%) Velocity
8 1 (0.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.21%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.33%) User Experience
3 13 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.63%) Driving Licence
5 10 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.69%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (3.29%) Clustering
8 6 (2.82%) AS400
9 4 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.88%) iPhone
10 3 (1.41%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.41%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.94%) BYOD
11 2 (0.94%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.94%) iPad
11 2 (0.94%) Replication
12 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.47%) Social Media
12 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 142 (66.67%) Windows
2 59 (27.70%) Windows Server
3 56 (26.29%) Windows 7
4 51 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (14.08%) Windows XP
7 26 (12.21%) Linux
8 24 (11.27%) Windows 8
9 18 (8.45%) Windows 10
9 18 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (6.10%) Unix
11 12 (5.63%) Mac OS X
12 11 (5.16%) Android
13 10 (4.69%) Apple iOS
14 7 (3.29%) FreeBSD
14 7 (3.29%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.07%) ITIL
2 29 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (10.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 21 (9.86%) Service Management
5 20 (9.39%) Web Design
6 19 (8.92%) E-Commerce
6 19 (8.92%) Economics
6 19 (8.92%) Mentoring
6 19 (8.92%) Web Development
7 14 (6.57%) Service Delivery
8 11 (5.16%) Statistics
9 10 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (4.69%) ITSM
10 9 (4.23%) Incident Management
10 9 (4.23%) Ticket Management
11 8 (3.76%) Change Control
11 8 (3.76%) Software Deployment
11 8 (3.76%) Time Management
12 7 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (3.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.80%) JavaScript
2 11 (5.16%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.16%) SQL
3 9 (4.23%) Python
4 7 (3.29%) Perl
5 5 (2.35%) C
6 3 (1.41%) ES6
7 2 (0.94%) C#
7 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 119 (55.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (41.78%) MCP
3 60 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (27.23%) Network+ Certification
5 52 (24.41%) CCNA
6 49 (23.00%) MCSE
7 46 (21.60%) Degree
8 42 (19.72%) MCSA
9 24 (11.27%) MCTS
10 16 (7.51%) CCENT
11 9 (4.23%) MCITP
12 7 (3.29%) MCDST
13 6 (2.82%) DBS Check
13 6 (2.82%) HND
13 6 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (2.35%) CompTIA Security+
14 5 (2.35%) SC Cleared
14 5 (2.35%) Security Cleared
14 5 (2.35%) Server+ Certification
14 5 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.27%) SLA
2 5 (2.35%) COBIT
3 2 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 104 (48.83%) Active Directory
2 29 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (12.68%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.29%) Docker
5 3 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.41%) vSphere
5 3 (1.41%) XenApp
6 2 (0.94%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (9.39%) SCCM
2 7 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.29%) Puppet
2 7 (3.29%) Rundeck
2 7 (3.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.88%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 125 (58.69%) Microsoft
2 55 (25.82%) Cisco
3 44 (20.66%) VMware
4 32 (15.02%) HP
5 29 (13.62%) Citrix
6 17 (7.98%) Dell
6 17 (7.98%) Google
7 16 (7.51%) Apple
8 13 (6.10%) 3Com
8 13 (6.10%) Draytek
8 13 (6.10%) NETGEAR
8 13 (6.10%) ZyXEL
9 8 (3.76%) IBM
10 7 (3.29%) Avaya
10 7 (3.29%) CA
10 7 (3.29%) Cognizant
10 7 (3.29%) Sun
11 5 (2.35%) NetApp
11 5 (2.35%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.35%) WatchGuard
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wells-next-the-sea, Norfolk
Monica Vinader LTD
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
XLN Telecom
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £17,000 per annum + MS Qualification + more benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Staines
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: £38,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £16000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago