A+ Certification Jobs

CompTIA A+ Certification
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 645 771 1070
Rank change year-on-year +126 +299 -565
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 241 103 210
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 185 99 166
10th Percentile £23,140 £23,200 £21,125
25th Percentile £26,250 £25,625 £23,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £34,000 £25,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.41% +36.00% -19.35%
75th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £43,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,850 £28,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year +4.74% +16.33% -18.33%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK

A+ Certification falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 25,276 27,846 49,472
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 26.39% 33.57% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 14,597 13,988 20,226
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,083 £30,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £76,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.25% +1.04%

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in the UK

A+ Certification
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing A+ Certification.

Salary trend for A+ Certification in the UK

A+ Certification
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing A+ Certification over the 6 months to 21 July 2024.

Salary histogram for A+ Certification in the UK

A+ Certification
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +148 225 £32,500 -4.41% 34
UK excluding London +77 190 £29,850 +4.74% 38
London +63 46 £42,500 +21.43% 4
South West - 44 £28,750 - 5
South East +21 43 £32,000 +19.63% 7
North of England +47 39 £30,000 +6.64% 6
Work from Home +59 33 £32,500 - 12
Midlands -2 30 £27,500 +5.77% 6
East of England -3 23 £30,000 -11.76% 6
North West +10 18 £24,000 -2.04% 2
Yorkshire +60 17 £32,500 +8.33% 4
West Midlands 0 17 £27,500 +12.24% 3
East Midlands -17 13 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Wales +25 7 £40,500 +8.00% 6
North East - 4 £40,000 -
Scotland -44 3 £29,500 +9.26% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

A+ Certification
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (6.64%) Microsoft Exchange
2 15 (6.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 79 (32.78%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 96 (39.83%) Microsoft 365
2 46 (19.09%) Azure
3 15 (6.22%) Entra ID
4 10 (4.15%) AWS
5 7 (2.90%) Azure Monitor
6 4 (1.66%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.66%) WhatsApp
7 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.41%) ChatGPT
8 1 (0.41%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.41%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.41%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (14.94%) Network Security
2 19 (7.88%) Internet
3 15 (6.22%) Firewall
3 15 (6.22%) Wireless
4 14 (5.81%) Broadband
5 11 (4.56%) DHCP
5 11 (4.56%) DNS
6 10 (4.15%) LAN
6 10 (4.15%) Remote Desktop
6 10 (4.15%) SAN
6 10 (4.15%) VPN
7 9 (3.73%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (3.32%) VSAN
8 8 (3.32%) WAN
9 6 (2.49%) VoIP
10 4 (1.66%) VLAN
11 3 (1.24%) IPsec
11 3 (1.24%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.83%) NX-OS
13 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.41%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (0.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.24%) JIRA
2 2 (0.83%) GitLab
General
1 145 (60.17%) Social Skills
2 27 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (9.54%) Telecoms
4 15 (6.22%) Finance
4 15 (6.22%) Retail
5 10 (4.15%) Public Sector
6 9 (3.73%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.32%) Law
7 8 (3.32%) Local Government
7 8 (3.32%) Organisational Skills
8 7 (2.90%) Games
8 7 (2.90%) Legal
9 6 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.66%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (1.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 4 (1.66%) Marketing
11 3 (1.24%) Social Housing
12 1 (0.41%) Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 72 (29.88%) IT Support
2 56 (23.24%) Analyst
3 49 (20.33%) Support Engineer
4 46 (19.09%) IT Technician
5 42 (17.43%) Support Technician
6 37 (15.35%) IT Support Technician
7 36 (14.94%) IT Analyst
8 33 (13.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 31 (12.86%) Desktop Engineer
10 30 (12.45%) 2nd Line Support
11 28 (11.62%) Desktop Support
11 28 (11.62%) Field Engineer
12 26 (10.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 25 (10.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 25 (10.37%) Service Analyst
13 25 (10.37%) Service Desk Analyst
14 24 (9.96%) IT Engineer
15 23 (9.54%) Support Analyst
16 22 (9.13%) Senior
17 21 (8.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.43%) Onboarding
2 36 (14.94%) Driving Licence
3 22 (9.13%) Management Information System
4 16 (6.64%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (5.39%) CCTV
6 11 (4.56%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.56%) Smartphone
7 8 (3.32%) Clustering
7 8 (3.32%) Operational Technology
8 7 (2.90%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.66%) CMDB
11 3 (1.24%) Educational Technology
11 3 (1.24%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.83%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.83%) EPoS
12 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.83%) PKI
12 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 170 (70.54%) Windows
2 52 (21.58%) Windows 10
3 42 (17.43%) Mac OS
4 34 (14.11%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.39%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (4.56%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (3.73%) Linux
8 5 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.66%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.66%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.83%) Android
10 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (53.94%) Customer Service
1 130 (53.94%) Problem-Solving
2 66 (27.39%) ITIL
3 53 (21.99%) Computer Science
4 33 (13.69%) ITSM
5 25 (10.37%) Service Management
6 23 (9.54%) Change Management
7 22 (9.13%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (7.88%) Information Security
9 18 (7.47%) Configuration Management
10 17 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (7.05%) Time Management
11 16 (6.64%) Line Management
12 14 (5.81%) Asset Management
13 13 (5.39%) IT Governance
14 12 (4.98%) Incident Management
15 11 (4.56%) Break/Fix
16 10 (4.15%) Customer-Centricity
17 9 (3.73%) Mentoring
17 9 (3.73%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.05%) SQL
2 4 (1.66%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.83%) Python
3 2 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 138 (57.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (37.76%) Degree
3 70 (29.05%) MCP
4 58 (24.07%) Network+ Certification
5 46 (19.09%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (18.67%) DBS Check
7 41 (17.01%) Computer Science Degree
8 33 (13.69%) CCNA
9 30 (12.45%) Security Cleared
10 25 (10.37%) SC Cleared
11 24 (9.96%) MCITP
12 13 (5.39%) CompTIA Security+
13 11 (4.56%) CCNP
14 9 (3.73%) Azure Certification
14 9 (3.73%) MCSE
15 8 (3.32%) MCSA
16 7 (2.90%) DV Cleared
17 6 (2.49%) MCDST
18 4 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
19 3 (1.24%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.81%) SLA
2 10 (4.15%) GDPR
3 8 (3.32%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (2.07%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.83%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 136 (56.43%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.47%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (5.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (3.32%) Failover Clustering
2 8 (3.32%) SCCM
3 4 (1.66%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.83%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.83%) Terraform
4 2 (0.83%) WSUS
5 1 (0.41%) Autotask
5 1 (0.41%) Dell DRAC
5 1 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 211 (87.55%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.52%) VMware
3 29 (12.03%) Cisco
4 11 (4.56%) Virgin Media
5 8 (3.32%) Meraki
5 8 (3.32%) Sophos
6 7 (2.90%) Veeam
7 6 (2.49%) Citrix
8 5 (2.07%) Acronis
8 5 (2.07%) Apple
8 5 (2.07%) Aruba
8 5 (2.07%) Datto
8 5 (2.07%) Dell
8 5 (2.07%) Mitel
8 5 (2.07%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.66%) Fortinet
9 4 (1.66%) HP
10 3 (1.24%) Adobe
10 3 (1.24%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.83%) ServiceNow