Period
to 26 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
England > London
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 680 471 658
Rank change year-on-year -209 +187 +140
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 30 10 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.050% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.25% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 75
10th Percentile £24,400 £29,625 £25,000
25th Percentile £25,000 £35,000 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £42,500 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -23.53% +41.67% +11.11%
75th Percentile £40,000 £47,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £49,000 £54,125 £51,250
England median annual salary £28,125 £26,500 £25,750
% change year-on-year +6.13% +2.91% +3.00%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,428 4,051 11,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.29% 20.42% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5,229 3,167 8,546
10th Percentile £37,510 £38,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £49,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,000 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in London

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing A+ Certification in London.

Salary trend for A+ Certification in London

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing A+ Certification in London over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

Salary histogram for A+ Certification in London

A+ Certification
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the London region over the 6 months to 26 September 2021. 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
Central London -49 6 £40,000 +32.23% 1
South London - 3 £43,500 -
A+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 17 (56.67%) ITIL
2 16 (53.33%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
5 11 (36.67%) Degree
6 10 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
6 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 9 (30.00%) Azure
7 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 9 (30.00%) SCCM
8 8 (26.67%) Banking
8 8 (26.67%) DNS
8 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (26.67%) DHCP
9 7 (23.33%) VPN
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (23.33%) Social Skills
10 6 (20.00%) Public Sector
10 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (20.00%) Legal
11 5 (16.67%) ITSM
11 5 (16.67%) Apple
11 5 (16.67%) Wealth Management
11 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
11 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
12 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (30.00%) Azure
3 3 (10.00%) AWS
3 3 (10.00%) GCP
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (26.67%) DHCP
2 8 (26.67%) DNS
3 7 (23.33%) VPN
4 4 (13.33%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) Skype
5 3 (10.00%) LAN
5 3 (10.00%) VLAN
6 2 (6.67%) HTTP
6 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security
6 2 (6.67%) WAN
7 1 (3.33%) VoIP
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (26.67%) Banking
2 7 (23.33%) Social Skills
3 6 (20.00%) Legal
3 6 (20.00%) Public Sector
4 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (10.00%) Finance
5 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.67%) Law
7 1 (3.33%) Electronics
7 1 (3.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Service Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) IT Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 4 (13.33%) IT Support
4 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Legal Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Spring
1 3 (10.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Mac OS
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.33%) Android
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (16.67%) ITSM
4 5 (16.67%) Wealth Management
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) DevOps
5 3 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Strategy
5 3 (10.00%) Microservices
5 3 (10.00%) OO
5 3 (10.00%) Open Source
5 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.00%) SOLID
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
2 11 (36.67%) Degree
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (13.33%) CCNA
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (13.33%) MCDST
4 4 (13.33%) MCSE
5 3 (10.00%) CCENT
5 3 (10.00%) CEH
5 3 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (10.00%) MCP
6 2 (6.67%) CCDA
6 2 (6.67%) CCNP
6 2 (6.67%) CWNA
6 2 (6.67%) Master's Degree
6 2 (6.67%) MCITP
6 2 (6.67%) MOS
7 1 (3.33%) GCIA
7 1 (3.33%) GSEC
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) SCCM
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Apple
3 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) iManage
6 1 (3.33%) Intapp
6 1 (3.33%) Mitel
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds