Period
to 25 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 229 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - -
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.039% 0.035% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median annual salary - - -
UK median annual salary £26,000 £26,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year -1.89% -1.85% +8.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,078 1,322 1,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.89% 23.25% 23.96%
Number of salaries quoted 715 896 692
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £27,013
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in Scotland

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for A+ Certification in Scotland

A+ Certification
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 25 March 2019. 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
Aberdeen - 1 - -
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
A+ Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Task-Oriented
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) HNC
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) CCTV
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Creative Thinking

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CCTV
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Task-Oriented
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft