The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 271 - 251
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 4 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.059% - 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% - 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Median salary £20,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year - -2.22%  

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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1488 1362 1553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.04% 24.34% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 1148 1253
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for A+ Certification in the North West

A+ Certification
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 2 £20,500 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £32,500 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
A+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 North West region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) MCSA
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) IVR
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) MCTS
5 2 (28.57%) PDA
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL V2
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
5 2 (28.57%) Line Management
5 2 (28.57%) PBX
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) PBX
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Assistant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Assistant
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Assistant
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) IVR
2 2 (28.57%) PDA
2 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL V2
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCSA
3 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
3 2 (28.57%) MCTS
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
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