Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
England > South East
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 450 465 523
Rank change year-on-year +15 +58 +13
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 86 89 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.11% 1.07% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 76 87 65
South East median annual salary £25,000 £21,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £18,625 £19,250 £18,000
90th Percentile £35,563 £31,500 £33,750
England median annual salary £25,000 £21,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -12.50% -7.69%

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 7,750 8,327 10,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.62% 26.73% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5,923 6,694 8,515
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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
Hampshire +33 45 £25,000 +13.64% 9
Surrey +46 30 £25,000 +13.64%
Thames Valley +20 7 £22,500 +9.76% 1
Kent +25 3 £32,500 +54.76% 1
Oxfordshire +24 3 £22,500 -17.43%
Berkshire -19 3 £22,500 +7.14% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £20,000 -2.44%
West Sussex -19 1 £25,000 -16.67%
A+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 66 (76.74%) Microsoft
2 65 (75.58%) Windows
3 58 (67.44%) Active Directory
4 53 (61.63%) ITIL
5 45 (52.33%) Office 365
6 38 (44.19%) Windows 7
6 38 (44.19%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (43.02%) Windows 10
8 33 (38.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (27.91%) ITSM
9 24 (27.91%) Wi-Fi
9 24 (27.91%) Microsoft Excel
9 24 (27.91%) VoIP
9 24 (27.91%) High Availability
10 23 (26.74%) MCP
10 23 (26.74%) Microsoft Office
11 18 (20.93%) Network+ Certification
12 17 (19.77%) MCSE
13 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
14 13 (15.12%) Windows Server
15 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (11.63%) MCDST
16 10 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
16 10 (11.63%) CCNA
16 10 (11.63%) SLA
16 10 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
18 8 (9.30%) Degree
18 8 (9.30%) Break/Fix
19 7 (8.14%) CompTIA Security+

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 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.98%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.49%) IIS
4 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (27.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (26.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 45 (52.33%) Office 365
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.91%) VoIP
1 24 (27.91%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (6.98%) NAS
2 6 (6.98%) Skype
3 5 (5.81%) Wireless
4 4 (4.65%) DHCP
4 4 (4.65%) DNS
5 3 (3.49%) Internet
5 3 (3.49%) Network Security
5 3 (3.49%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (2.33%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.33%) VPN
7 1 (1.16%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (4.65%) Aerospace
1 4 (4.65%) Publishing
2 3 (3.49%) Law
2 3 (3.49%) Legal
3 1 (1.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (55.81%) Analyst
2 27 (31.40%) Support Analyst
3 20 (23.26%) Service Analyst
3 20 (23.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (16.28%) Support Engineer
5 11 (12.79%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (9.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) IT Analyst
7 8 (9.30%) IT Support
8 7 (8.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Team Leader
10 5 (5.81%) Service Desk Agent
11 4 (4.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 4 (4.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) IT Support Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) Support Team Leader
12 3 (3.49%) Applications Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (8.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) CCTV
3 3 (3.49%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.16%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 65 (75.58%) Windows
2 38 (44.19%) Windows 7
3 37 (43.02%) Windows 10
4 13 (15.12%) Windows Server
5 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.14%) Apple iOS
6 7 (8.14%) Linux
7 3 (3.49%) Android
7 3 (3.49%) Unix
7 3 (3.49%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (61.63%) ITIL
2 38 (44.19%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (27.91%) High Availability
3 24 (27.91%) ITSM
4 8 (9.30%) Break/Fix
5 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (5.81%) Service Management
6 4 (4.65%) Customer-Centricity
6 4 (4.65%) Line Management
6 4 (4.65%) Software License Management
6 4 (4.65%) Software Licensing
7 3 (3.49%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.49%) Cash Management
7 3 (3.49%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.49%) Network Management
7 3 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.49%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.33%) Logistics
8 2 (2.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.14%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (38.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (26.74%) MCP
3 18 (20.93%) Network+ Certification
4 17 (19.77%) MCSE
5 10 (11.63%) CCNA
5 10 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (11.63%) MCDST
6 8 (9.30%) Degree
7 7 (8.14%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (8.14%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (8.14%) MOS
7 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
7 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.65%) MCSA
9 1 (1.16%) CCENT
9 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (67.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) SCCM
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 66 (76.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Veeam
3 5 (5.81%) Citrix
3 5 (5.81%) VMware
4 3 (3.49%) Cisco
4 3 (3.49%) Dell
4 3 (3.49%) HP
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle
5 2 (2.33%) Apple
5 2 (2.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.16%) Samsung
6 1 (1.16%) Toshiba
6 1 (1.16%) Xerox