Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 463 450 528
Rank change year-on-year -13 +78 -4
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 63 91 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 1.15% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 51 90 74
South East median annual salary £22,500 £21,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% -12.00%
10th Percentile £18,500 £18,500 £18,000
90th Percentile £36,125 £33,750 £36,000
England median annual salary £25,000 £21,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -8.70% -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 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 7,761 7,935 11,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.84% 27.53% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5,981 6,438 8,962
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,925 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -5 32 £25,000 +5.26% 4
Surrey +27 15 £23,500 +6.82% 2
Thames Valley -9 8 £22,250 +8.54% 2
Kent +13 7 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Berkshire -9 4 £22,500 +7.14% 1
Oxfordshire -10 3 £22,250 +8.54%
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £20,000 +17.65% 1
West Sussex -7 1 £25,000 +21.95% 2
A+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 48 (76.19%) Windows
2 45 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 40 (63.49%) Active Directory
4 31 (49.21%) ITIL
4 31 (49.21%) Office 365
5 27 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
6 26 (41.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (36.51%) MCP
7 23 (36.51%) Windows 7
7 23 (36.51%) Windows 10
8 17 (26.98%) MCSE
9 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
9 16 (25.40%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (19.05%) Network+ Certification
11 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
12 11 (17.46%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (14.29%) VMware
13 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (14.29%) High Availability
13 9 (14.29%) ITSM
13 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
13 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (14.29%) CCNA
13 9 (14.29%) SLA
13 9 (14.29%) VoIP
14 8 (12.70%) Break/Fix
14 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V

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 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.52%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.17%) Confluence
7 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 31 (49.21%) Office 365
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (14.29%) VoIP
3 6 (9.52%) Skype
4 5 (7.94%) DHCP
4 5 (7.94%) DNS
4 5 (7.94%) LAN
4 5 (7.94%) Wireless
5 3 (4.76%) IP Telephony
5 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.76%) VPN
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (3.17%) Network Security
6 2 (3.17%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (3.17%) WAN
7 1 (1.59%) Firewall
7 1 (1.59%) Internet
7 1 (1.59%) NAS
7 1 (1.59%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.76%) Law
2 2 (3.17%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Analyst
2 18 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 13 (20.63%) Support Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Service Analyst
4 10 (15.87%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) IT Support
6 8 (12.70%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (12.70%) IT Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.94%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (6.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Office 365 Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Team Leader
9 4 (6.35%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.17%) CCTV
4 1 (1.59%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (76.19%) Windows
2 23 (36.51%) Windows 10
2 23 (36.51%) Windows 7
3 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.35%) Linux
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.35%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.76%) Android
6 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) ITIL
2 16 (25.40%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (14.29%) High Availability
3 9 (14.29%) ITSM
4 8 (12.70%) Break/Fix
5 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (6.35%) Migration
6 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.17%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (3.17%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.17%) Line Management
7 2 (3.17%) Network Management
7 2 (3.17%) Service Management
8 1 (1.59%) Cash Management
8 1 (1.59%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.59%) Project Management
8 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (41.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (36.51%) MCP
3 17 (26.98%) MCSE
4 12 (19.05%) Network+ Certification
5 9 (14.29%) CCNA
5 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (12.70%) Degree
7 7 (11.11%) MOS
8 6 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 5 (7.94%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (4.76%) MCDST
10 3 (4.76%) MCITP
11 2 (3.17%) MCSA
12 1 (1.59%) CCENT
12 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (63.49%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) SCCM
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 45 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (6.35%) Cisco
4 3 (4.76%) Apple
4 3 (4.76%) Citrix
4 3 (4.76%) Dell
4 3 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.59%) Avaya
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle
6 1 (1.59%) Remedy
6 1 (1.59%) Samsung
6 1 (1.59%) Toshiba
6 1 (1.59%) Veeam
6 1 (1.59%) Xerox