The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 223 228
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 12 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 1.12% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 22
Median salary £18,000 £22,750 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.87% +8.33%  
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 West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1674 1614 1799
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.60% 30.81% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1296 1277 1421
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for A+ Certification in the South West

A+ Certification
Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Cornwall -11 9 £18,500 -19.56%
Dorset - 2 £16,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £18,500 - 1
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 West region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (85.00%) MCP
3 15 (75.00%) Office 365
4 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (65.00%) Network+ Certification
5 12 (60.00%) VMware
5 12 (60.00%) Firewall
5 12 (60.00%) VPN
5 12 (60.00%) PBX
5 12 (60.00%) VoIP
5 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (60.00%) WatchGuard
5 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (60.00%) Driving Licence
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Internet
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (15.00%) Wireless
9 2 (10.00%) MCDST
9 2 (10.00%) MCTS
9 2 (10.00%) MCITP
9 2 (10.00%) Degree
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
9 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
9 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (10.00%) DNS
9 2 (10.00%) MCSE
9 2 (10.00%) MCSA

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) Office 365
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
1 12 (60.00%) PBX
1 12 (60.00%) VoIP
1 12 (60.00%) VPN
2 4 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Technician
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Field Service Technician
6 1 (5.00%) Head of Digital
6 1 (5.00%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.00%) Contract Management
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Service Design
2 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) MCP
2 13 (65.00%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) MCDST
4 2 (10.00%) MCITP
4 2 (10.00%) MCSA
4 2 (10.00%) MCSE
4 2 (10.00%) MCTS
5 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.00%) CCENT
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (5.00%) GNVQ
5 1 (5.00%) HND
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 12 (60.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (5.00%) 3Com
3 1 (5.00%) Autodesk
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Draytek
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) NETGEAR
3 1 (5.00%) ZyXEL
Corsham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago