Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 457 518 526
Rank change year-on-year +61 +8 +18
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 92 72 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% 0.67% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 90 68 128
South East median annual salary £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £19,250 £18,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £33,775 £34,425 £34,125
England median annual salary £21,000 £23,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -10.64% -6.00% -

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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8223 10792 13280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.87% 31.13% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6687 8686 10646
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in the South East

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for A+ Certification in the South East

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing A+ Certification in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for A+ Certification in the South East

A+ Certification
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Thames Valley +33 24 £20,500 -8.89% 1
Hampshire +15 21 £24,000 +17.07%
West Sussex - 15 £30,000 - 1
Surrey +2 13 £22,000 -16.19%
Berkshire +48 11 £20,500 -18.81% 1
Kent +17 10 £21,000 -26.32%
Buckinghamshire +14 9 £17,000 -24.44%
East Sussex +4 7 £22,000 +0.12%
Oxfordshire -1 4 £20,500 -2.38%
Sussex - 1 £20,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £40,000 -
A+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 86 (93.48%) Windows
2 63 (68.48%) Microsoft
3 47 (51.09%) Network+ Certification
4 46 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (40.22%) Cisco
5 37 (40.22%) Active Directory
6 33 (35.87%) CCENT
7 30 (32.61%) ITIL
8 22 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Office
10 16 (17.39%) MCP
11 14 (15.22%) Office 365
12 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (14.13%) CCNA
13 12 (13.04%) MCSE
14 11 (11.96%) Windows 8
15 10 (10.87%) Windows 7
16 9 (9.78%) Dynamics CRM
16 9 (9.78%) MCSA
16 9 (9.78%) CRM
16 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
17 8 (8.70%) Windows Server
17 8 (8.70%) Windows XP
17 8 (8.70%) SLA
17 8 (8.70%) HND
17 8 (8.70%) Degree
18 7 (7.61%) Apple
19 6 (6.52%) Citrix
19 6 (6.52%) LAN
19 6 (6.52%) WAN

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.22%) Office 365
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) DNS
1 6 (6.52%) LAN
1 6 (6.52%) WAN
2 5 (5.43%) Firewall
3 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.26%) DHCP
4 3 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.17%) Internet
5 2 (2.17%) Network Security
6 1 (1.09%) SMS
6 1 (1.09%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) MySQL
General
1 5 (5.43%) Legal
2 4 (4.35%) Electronics
2 4 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.09%) French Language
3 1 (1.09%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.09%) Publishing
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (35.87%) IT Support
1 33 (35.87%) Trainee
2 26 (28.26%) Analyst
3 20 (21.74%) IT Analyst
4 18 (19.57%) Support Analyst
5 17 (18.48%) IT Support Analyst
6 16 (17.39%) Service Analyst
6 16 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (13.04%) Support Engineer
8 11 (11.96%) 1st Line Support
9 10 (10.87%) IT Engineer
9 10 (10.87%) IT Support Engineer
9 10 (10.87%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (10.87%) Senior IT Support
9 10 (10.87%) Senior IT Support Analyst
9 10 (10.87%) Senior Support Analyst
10 9 (9.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 9 (9.78%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (9.78%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) AS400
1 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
1 5 (5.43%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.26%) iPad
3 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.09%) CCTV
4 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.09%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.09%) iPhone
4 1 (1.09%) PDA
4 1 (1.09%) Replication
4 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (93.48%) Windows
2 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (11.96%) Windows 8
4 10 (10.87%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 8 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.52%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.35%) Android
9 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) ITIL
2 9 (9.78%) CRM
3 5 (5.43%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.35%) Time Management
5 3 (3.26%) Change Control
5 3 (3.26%) Line Management
5 3 (3.26%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.26%) Process Management
5 3 (3.26%) Project Management
6 2 (2.17%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.17%) Migration
6 2 (2.17%) Service Management
7 1 (1.09%) Change Management
7 1 (1.09%) Coaching
7 1 (1.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.09%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (1.09%) High Availability
7 1 (1.09%) Network Management
7 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (51.09%) Network+ Certification
2 46 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (35.87%) CCENT
4 22 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (17.39%) MCP
6 13 (14.13%) CCNA
7 12 (13.04%) MCSE
8 9 (9.78%) MCSA
9 8 (8.70%) Degree
9 8 (8.70%) HND
10 5 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (5.43%) GNVQ
11 4 (4.35%) HNC
12 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
12 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
13 2 (2.17%) MCTS
14 1 (1.09%) MCDST
14 1 (1.09%) MCITP
14 1 (1.09%) MOS
14 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (40.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (3.26%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.09%) vSphere
5 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) SCCM
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 63 (68.48%) Microsoft
2 37 (40.22%) Cisco
3 7 (7.61%) Apple
4 6 (6.52%) Citrix
4 6 (6.52%) VMware
5 5 (5.43%) Google
6 4 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (1.09%) SonicWALL