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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 126 125
Rank change year-on-year +23 -1  
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 4 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.31% 0.17% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 0.50% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 16
Median salary £20,750 £22,500 £22,956
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% -1.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,700 £25,000
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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 456 605 837
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 35.13% 34.26% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 362 438 578
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +18.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £30,000 £23,579
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) MCP

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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 8 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) IT Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) IT Support
2 6 (75.00%) IT Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory