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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 401 402
Rank change year-on-year +38 +1  
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 29 45 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 0.78% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 29 43 63
Median salary £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.81% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £34,000 £26,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year - -2.22%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4165 5773 6708
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.36% 31.41% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3390 4657 5139
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent +14 9 £32,500 +18.18%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £17,000 - 1
Hampshire -9 5 £32,500 +54.76% 1
Berkshire +29 4 £20,750 -7.77%
Oxfordshire - 2 £20,500 - 1
Surrey +29 1 £46,500 +55.00%
A+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 55 (83.33%) Windows
2 44 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 39 (59.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 29 (43.94%) MCP
6 27 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
6 27 (40.91%) ITIL
7 23 (34.85%) MCSE
8 21 (31.82%) VMware
9 19 (28.79%) SLA
9 19 (28.79%) Windows Server
10 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (25.76%) Citrix
10 17 (25.76%) Network+ Certification
11 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (22.73%) Office 365
12 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (22.73%) Cisco
13 14 (21.21%) CCNA
13 14 (21.21%) Windows XP
13 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
13 14 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (18.18%) Degree
14 12 (18.18%) Hyper-V
14 12 (18.18%) Windows 7
15 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (16.67%) MCSA
16 10 (15.15%) Windows 8
17 9 (13.64%) Apple

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 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.03%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.73%) Office 365
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) LAN
1 8 (12.12%) WAN
2 7 (10.61%) Wireless
3 6 (9.09%) DNS
3 6 (9.09%) Firewall
3 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.06%) 3G
5 3 (4.55%) DHCP
5 3 (4.55%) Network Security
5 3 (4.55%) VPN
6 2 (3.03%) Internet
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.52%) Skype
7 1 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.52%) VLAN
7 1 (1.52%) VoIP
7 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MSI
General
1 5 (7.58%) Legal
2 1 (1.52%) Automotive
2 1 (1.52%) Electronics
2 1 (1.52%) French Language
2 1 (1.52%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.52%) Military
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Analyst
2 25 (37.88%) IT Support
3 22 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 15 (22.73%) IT Engineer
5 14 (21.21%) Support Analyst
6 13 (19.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 13 (19.70%) Service Analyst
6 13 (19.70%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (16.67%) IT Analyst
8 10 (15.15%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (15.15%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (15.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 10 (15.15%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
8 10 (15.15%) Help Desk Analyst
9 9 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (13.64%) Junior
9 9 (13.64%) Junior Analyst
10 8 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (12.12%) Graduate
10 8 (12.12%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Software Packaging
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.61%) AS400
3 6 (9.09%) iPhone
4 3 (4.55%) iPad
5 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.52%) CCTV
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) PDA
6 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 55 (83.33%) Windows
2 19 (28.79%) Windows Server
3 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (21.21%) Windows XP
6 12 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 10 (15.15%) Windows 8
8 8 (12.12%) Android
9 6 (9.09%) Windows 10
10 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) ITIL
2 7 (10.61%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.06%) Application Packaging
4 4 (6.06%) Change Control
4 4 (6.06%) Patch Management
4 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 4 (6.06%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.55%) Migration
5 3 (4.55%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (4.55%) Service Management
6 2 (3.03%) Break/Fix
6 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 2 (3.03%) ITSM
6 2 (3.03%) Process Management
6 2 (3.03%) Project Management
6 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) C
3 2 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (59.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (43.94%) MCP
3 23 (34.85%) MCSE
4 17 (25.76%) Network+ Certification
5 14 (21.21%) CCNA
5 14 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (18.18%) Degree
7 11 (16.67%) MCSA
8 9 (13.64%) HND
9 8 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (12.12%) GNVQ
10 6 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (6.06%) CCENT
12 3 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
12 3 (4.55%) VTSP
13 2 (3.03%) MCTS
14 1 (1.52%) MCDST
14 1 (1.52%) MCITP
14 1 (1.52%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.79%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.55%) XenApp
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) SCCM
2 4 (6.06%) Sysprep
3 2 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.82%) VMware
3 17 (25.76%) Citrix
4 15 (22.73%) Cisco
5 9 (13.64%) Apple
6 6 (9.09%) HP
7 5 (7.58%) Dell
8 4 (6.06%) Google
8 4 (6.06%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.03%) NetApp
10 1 (1.52%) 3Com
10 1 (1.52%) Draytek
10 1 (1.52%) IBM
10 1 (1.52%) Juniper
10 1 (1.52%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.52%) Xerox
10 1 (1.52%) ZyXEL
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