Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 214 243
Rank change year-on-year +2 +29 +6
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 13 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.097% 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% 0.40% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 1
Scotland median annual salary £20,500 £19,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.89% -20.83% +10.34%
10th Percentile £19,250 £17,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £21,750 £20,500 £24,500
UK median annual salary £20,500 £23,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -10.87% -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 1344 1250 1723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 24.05% 24.20% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 851 741 1192
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,250 £61,700
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 19 November 2017. 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
Fife - 2 £20,500 -
Lanarkshire - 2 £20,500 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £21,500 -
Aberdeen -4 1 £20,500 +7.89%
Highlands -5 1 £20,500 +7.89%
Dundee - 1 £20,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £20,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £20,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £20,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £20,500 -
A+ Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Scotland region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Network+ Certification
2 12 (92.31%) CCENT
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Altiris
3 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Process Management
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) SLA
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) MCP

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 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Trainee
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
2 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (7.69%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) CCENT
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (92.31%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Altiris
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) IBM