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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 171 171 255
Rank change year-on-year 0 +84 +77
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 190 109 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.72% 1.35% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.05% 6.72% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 23
10th Percentile £21,150 £22,800 -
25th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £21,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £26,000 £27,000
Median % change year-on-year +34.62% -3.70% +10.20%
75th Percentile £43,750 £28,000 £31,250
90th Percentile - £29,200 -
England median annual salary £28,000 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -13.85% +18.18% +8.91%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,140 1,622 1,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 28.47% 20.03% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,552 1,027 1,384
10th Percentile £26,275 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,125 £35,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% -4.26% +10.59%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in the Midlands

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for A+ Certification in the Midlands

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing A+ Certification in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Salary histogram for A+ Certification in the Midlands

A+ Certification
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
East Midlands +37 108 £42,500 - 2
West Midlands -57 82 £25,000 -3.85% 1
A+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 175 (92.11%) Network+ Certification
2 174 (91.58%) CCNA
2 174 (91.58%) Cisco Certification
3 172 (90.53%) Cisco
3 172 (90.53%) Linux
3 172 (90.53%) Linux+ Certification
3 172 (90.53%) Wireless
4 16 (8.42%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.79%) Social Skills
6 8 (4.21%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (3.16%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (3.16%) CISSP
7 6 (3.16%) CISA
7 6 (3.16%) Data Security
7 6 (3.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (3.16%) Information Security
7 6 (3.16%) Windows
7 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.63%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.11%) Active Directory
9 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.11%) Microsoft 365
10 3 (1.58%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.58%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (1.58%) DNS
10 3 (1.58%) SLA
10 3 (1.58%) ITIL
10 3 (1.58%) MCP
10 3 (1.58%) DHCP

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.11%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (1.05%) Google Workspace
3 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 172 (90.53%) Wireless
2 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.58%) DHCP
3 3 (1.58%) DNS
4 2 (1.05%) LAN
4 2 (1.05%) VPN
4 2 (1.05%) WAN
5 1 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) Network Security
5 1 (0.53%) Structured Cabling
General
1 11 (5.79%) Social Skills
2 2 (1.05%) Documentation Skills
2 2 (1.05%) Law
3 1 (0.53%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (0.53%) Retail
3 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 174 (91.58%) IT Technician
2 172 (90.53%) Network Technician
2 172 (90.53%) Trainee
2 172 (90.53%) Trainee IT Technician
2 172 (90.53%) Trainee Technician
3 13 (6.84%) Analyst
4 6 (3.16%) Security Analyst
5 4 (2.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (2.11%) Service Analyst
5 4 (2.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (1.05%) Information Analyst
6 2 (1.05%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (1.05%) IT Support
6 2 (1.05%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (1.05%) Support Technician
7 1 (0.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (0.53%) Coordinator
7 1 (0.53%) Junior
7 1 (0.53%) Network Engineer
7 1 (0.53%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.53%) CCTV
2 1 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
2 1 (0.53%) NHS
2 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
2 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 172 (90.53%) Linux
2 6 (3.16%) Windows
3 2 (1.05%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (4.21%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (3.16%) Data Security
2 6 (3.16%) Information Security
2 6 (3.16%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (3.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (1.58%) ITIL
3 3 (1.58%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (1.05%) Incident Management
4 2 (1.05%) Information Governance
4 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.05%) Patch Management
4 2 (1.05%) Risk Management
4 2 (1.05%) Time Management
4 2 (1.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL V3
5 1 (0.53%) ITSM
5 1 (0.53%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (0.53%) Migration
5 1 (0.53%) Problem Management
5 1 (0.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 175 (92.11%) Network+ Certification
2 174 (91.58%) CCNA
2 174 (91.58%) Cisco Certification
3 172 (90.53%) Linux+ Certification
4 6 (3.16%) CISA
4 6 (3.16%) CISSP
5 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.58%) MCP
6 3 (1.58%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.05%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.05%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.05%) ECDL
7 2 (1.05%) MCSA
7 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) CCNP
8 1 (0.53%) CompTIA CySA+
8 1 (0.53%) HND
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.53%) MCSE
8 1 (0.53%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.58%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.05%) NIST
System Software
1 4 (2.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 172 (90.53%) Cisco
2 16 (8.42%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.05%) Apple
3 2 (1.05%) Dell
3 2 (1.05%) Google
4 1 (0.53%) BMC
4 1 (0.53%) Citrix
4 1 (0.53%) HP
4 1 (0.53%) IBM
4 1 (0.53%) Intel
4 1 (0.53%) Ivanti
4 1 (0.53%) Remedy
4 1 (0.53%) Snow
4 1 (0.53%) Tanium