Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 321 329
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 0
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 26 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.87% 0.40% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 13
South West median annual salary £20,500 £24,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.33% -34.67% +66.67%
10th Percentile £18,538 £20,500 £17,750
90th Percentile £21,750 £34,375 £54,250
England median annual salary £20,500 £26,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year -21.15% -1.89% +6.00%

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 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 2,974 3,457 3,608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.46% 32.79% 31.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,204 2,712 2,924
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,325 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Wiltshire - 6 £20,000 - 3
Bristol -10 5 £20,500 -30.51% 4
Dorset -18 4 £20,500 -19.61% 8
Devon - 4 £20,500 - 5
Gloucestershire - 3 £20,500 - 6
Somerset - 3 £20,500 - 7
Cornwall -15 1 £19,250 -21.43%
A+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 19 (73.08%) Network+ Certification
3 18 (69.23%) Windows
4 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (61.54%) Cisco
4 16 (61.54%) CCENT
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) MCSA
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
7 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
7 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (11.54%) Wiki
7 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
7 3 (11.54%) MCITP
7 3 (11.54%) GNVQ
7 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (11.54%) HND
7 3 (11.54%) Internet
7 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.54%) IT Asset Management
7 3 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (11.54%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (7.69%) Network Security
8 2 (7.69%) VMware
8 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
8 2 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+

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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) PBX
3 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Trainee
2 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) IT Support
4 3 (11.54%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
1 3 (11.54%) Wiki
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Thinking
2 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
2 3 (11.54%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) Network+ Certification
2 16 (61.54%) CCENT
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 4 (15.38%) MCSA
5 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (11.54%) GNVQ
5 3 (11.54%) HND
5 3 (11.54%) MCITP
5 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (3.85%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard