Period
to 15 July 2018

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 6 months to 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
England > South West
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 354 322 307
Rank change year-on-year -32 -15 +19
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 4 23 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.037% 0.22% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.70% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 46
South West median annual salary £21,500 £18,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.22% -15.91% +4.76%
10th Percentile £20,150 £17,000 £18,500
90th Percentile £44,450 £21,350 £28,000
England median annual salary £25,500 £27,500 £22,250
% change year-on-year -7.27% +23.60% -1.11%

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 West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,199 3,269 3,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.36% 31.03% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,325 2,570 2,832
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,792 £23,500 £24,275
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +5.56%

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing A+ Certification in the South West over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 15 July 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
Bristol +1 2 £50,000 +7.88% 1
Devon +19 1 £20,000 +11.11%
Dorset -40 1 £21,500 +19.44%
A+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 West region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) PhD
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Toshiba
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Wiki
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Samsung
1 1 (25.00%) Toshiba
1 1 (25.00%) Xerox