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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank - 95 -
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.43% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £13,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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
244 411 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.77% 35.52% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 211 349 295
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £27,780
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft