The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank - 105 103
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.28% 0.081%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.06% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £17,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -45.31%  
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 Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 323 284 357
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 31.82% 26.32% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 237 217 279
Median salary £44,500 £46,750 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.81% -4.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for A+ Certification in Essex

A+ Certification
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 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 Essex region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Publishing

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Designer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft