Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 189 191
Rank change year-on-year +41 +2 +11
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 7 7 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.29% 0.20% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 0.58% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 25
Reading median annual salary £21,000 £23,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% -8.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £18,800 £19,550 £21,050
90th Percentile £23,400 £70,750 £55,000
Berkshire median annual salary £20,500 £25,250 £25,000
% change year-on-year -18.81% +1.00% -13.79%

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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 785 1197 1704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.89% 34.32% 37.00%
Number of salaries quoted 597 807 1248
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,350 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,550
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +8.25% +2.11%

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in Reading

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for A+ Certification in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CCENT
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (57.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) IT Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) IT Support
2 4 (57.14%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Technical Support
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Advisor
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Advisor
4 1 (14.29%) Trainee
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCENT
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft