The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 96 93 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.19% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.61% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £15,250 £15,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £20,000 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
A+ Certification
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
341 328 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.11% 29.71% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 303 295 176
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

A+ Certification
Salary Trend in Kent

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

A+ Certification Salary Trend in Kent

A+ Certification
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £15,250 -
A+ Certification
South East

A+ Certification
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited A+ Certification.

1 7 (100.00%) MCP
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
2 6 (85.71%) MCITP
3 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 5 (71.43%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
5 3 (42.86%) ADSL
5 3 (42.86%) Broadband
6 2 (28.57%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
6 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited A+ Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Wireless
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) ADSL
2 3 (42.86%) Broadband
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Help Desk Support
2 4 (57.14%) Junior
2 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Junior Support Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) IT Support
4 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCP
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
2 6 (85.71%) MCITP
3 5 (71.43%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory