Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
England > South West
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 337 315 308
Rank change year-on-year -22 -7 +23
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 5 13 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.047% 0.13% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.41% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 42
South West median annual salary £32,500 £20,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.50% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £21,450 £17,000 £17,375
90th Percentile £46,750 £29,850 £28,000
England median annual salary £26,500 £27,250 £24,000
% change year-on-year -2.75% +13.54% +6.67%

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 3,075 3,169 3,743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.84% 31.33% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,182 2,483 3,013
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,604
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.44% +3.56%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -7 3 £50,000 +7.88% 3
Wiltshire - 2 £26,250 - 3
A+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) Wiki
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (40.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) PhD
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Wiki
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (40.00%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft