Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 645 772 777
Rank change year-on-year +127 +5 +46
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 87 47 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.069% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.31% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 74 44 79
London median annual salary £30,000 £26,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.15% -10.83% -1.64%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,325 £24,000
90th Percentile £50,500 £41,600 £66,250
England median annual salary £26,895 £25,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year +7.58% +19.05% -8.70%

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 10,978 15,143 16,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.07% 22.31% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8,238 11,268 12,515
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in London

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for A+ Certification in London

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing A+ Certification in London over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 +30 14 £31,500 +16.67% 9
South London -8 4 £45,000 +50.00% 3
West London - 3 £37,500 - 13
East London - 1 £30,000 - 8
A+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 62 (71.26%) Windows
2 59 (67.82%) Office 365
3 55 (63.22%) Active Directory
4 45 (51.72%) Microsoft Office
5 44 (50.57%) ITIL
5 44 (50.57%) Windows 10
6 41 (47.13%) Microsoft
7 36 (41.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (36.78%) Windows Server
9 29 (33.33%) DHCP
9 29 (33.33%) DNS
10 23 (26.44%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (25.29%) CCNA
11 22 (25.29%) Windows 7
12 21 (24.14%) Video Conferencing
13 20 (22.99%) MS Exchange
13 20 (22.99%) MCP
14 19 (21.84%) Finance
15 18 (20.69%) Network+ Certification
15 18 (20.69%) Apple
15 18 (20.69%) SCCM
15 18 (20.69%) Degree
15 18 (20.69%) Windows 8
15 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (19.54%) Time Management
17 16 (18.39%) Mac OS
18 15 (17.24%) Citrix
18 15 (17.24%) Linux
18 15 (17.24%) MCSA
19 14 (16.09%) Service Delivery

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 20 (22.99%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.75%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.30%) Confluence
6 1 (1.15%) CMS
6 1 (1.15%) IIS
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (51.72%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 59 (67.82%) Office 365
2 13 (14.94%) Azure
3 6 (6.90%) AWS
4 4 (4.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (4.60%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.60%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (4.60%) CloudFront
4 4 (4.60%) SaaS
4 4 (4.60%) Serverless
5 2 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.15%) AWS IoT
6 1 (1.15%) G Suite
6 1 (1.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (33.33%) DHCP
1 29 (33.33%) DNS
2 10 (11.49%) LAN
3 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.05%) ADSL
4 7 (8.05%) VoIP
4 7 (8.05%) VPN
5 6 (6.90%) Skype
5 6 (6.90%) VLAN
6 5 (5.75%) Firewall
6 5 (5.75%) Wireless
7 4 (4.60%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.45%) IPv6
8 3 (3.45%) Network Security
9 2 (2.30%) HTTP
9 2 (2.30%) NAS
9 2 (2.30%) SMTP
9 2 (2.30%) SNMP
9 2 (2.30%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) Amazon Athena
1 4 (4.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (4.60%) Amazon QuickSight
2 1 (1.15%) Big Data
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.30%) Hudson
3 1 (1.15%) MSI
General
1 19 (21.84%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.90%) Marketing
4 5 (5.75%) Electronics
4 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.75%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.45%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (29.89%) Support Engineer
2 20 (22.99%) IT Support
3 17 (19.54%) Analyst
3 17 (19.54%) IT Engineer
4 15 (17.24%) 1st Line Support
4 15 (17.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 13 (14.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (14.94%) Support Technician
6 11 (12.64%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 11 (12.64%) Support Analyst
7 10 (11.49%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 10 (11.49%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (9.20%) Desktop Support
9 7 (8.05%) Field Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (5.75%) AWS Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) Video Conferencing
2 13 (14.94%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.94%) iPhone
3 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.20%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (6.90%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.45%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.45%) User Experience
7 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.15%) Apple TV
8 1 (1.15%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 62 (71.26%) Windows
2 44 (50.57%) Windows 10
3 32 (36.78%) Windows Server
4 22 (25.29%) Windows 7
5 18 (20.69%) Windows 8
5 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (18.39%) Mac OS
7 15 (17.24%) Linux
8 14 (16.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (14.94%) Mac OS X
10 6 (6.90%) Apple iOS
11 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (3.45%) Android
13 2 (2.30%) Solaris
13 2 (2.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.57%) ITIL
2 17 (19.54%) Time Management
3 14 (16.09%) Service Delivery
4 13 (14.94%) Critical Thinking
5 12 (13.79%) Asset Management
6 10 (11.49%) Mobile Device Management
6 10 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (9.20%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.90%) Line Management
8 6 (6.90%) Workflow
9 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.75%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (5.75%) Hardware Maintenance
9 5 (5.75%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.75%) Programme Management
9 5 (5.75%) Service Management
10 4 (4.60%) Auto-Scaling
10 4 (4.60%) Break/Fix
10 4 (4.60%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.94%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.30%) C
2 2 (2.30%) VBScript
3 1 (1.15%) C#
3 1 (1.15%) C++
3 1 (1.15%) Python
3 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (41.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (26.44%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (25.29%) CCNA
4 20 (22.99%) MCP
5 18 (20.69%) Degree
5 18 (20.69%) Network+ Certification
6 15 (17.24%) MCSA
7 14 (16.09%) MCITP
8 13 (14.94%) CCENT
8 13 (14.94%) MCSE
9 11 (12.64%) Server+ Certification
10 7 (8.05%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (8.05%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (5.75%) MCDST
11 5 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (2.30%) CCNP
13 2 (2.30%) CEH
13 2 (2.30%) MCTS
14 1 (1.15%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) COBIT
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (63.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.49%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.30%) Firmware
4 2 (2.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (20.69%) SCCM
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.30%) Perfmon
3 2 (2.30%) WMI
4 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (47.13%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.69%) Apple
3 15 (17.24%) Citrix
4 14 (16.09%) Polycom
5 10 (11.49%) VMware
6 6 (6.90%) ServiceNow
6 6 (6.90%) Sony
7 5 (5.75%) Dell
7 5 (5.75%) HP
7 5 (5.75%) SAP
8 3 (3.45%) Sophos
8 3 (3.45%) Veeam
9 2 (2.30%) Aruba
9 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.30%) Cisco
9 2 (2.30%) IBM
9 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.30%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.15%) Samsung
10 1 (1.15%) Sun