Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 136 146
Rank change year-on-year +38 +10 -5
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 9 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.64% 0.19% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 0.97% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 1
Essex median annual salary £20,500 £20,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -50.00% +41.59%
10th Percentile £18,800 £20,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £21,900 £22,625 £42,500
East of England median annual salary £21,000 £20,500 £21,500
% change year-on-year +2.44% -4.65% -14.00%

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 Essex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Essex
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 301 412 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.48% 19.32% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 248 292 509
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £23,400 £24,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,400 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Colchester - 3 £20,500 -
Grays - 1 £20,500 -
Harlow - 1 £20,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £20,500 -
Brentwood - 1 £20,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £20,500 -
A+ Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Network+ Certification
2 7 (77.78%) CCENT
3 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL

A+ Certification
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Trainee
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCENT
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (77.78%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco