Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 65 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - -
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.24% 1.08% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.93% 2.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Northern Ireland median annual salary - £40,000 -
UK median annual salary £25,000 £20,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year +21.95% -8.89% -10.00%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 108 177 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 25.96% 38.06% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 69 89 113
Northern Ireland median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,350 £25,200
90th Percentile £69,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in Northern Ireland

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for A+ Certification in Northern Ireland

A+ Certification
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
County Antrim +2 1 - -
A+ Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Service Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification