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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 100 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.19% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 0.63% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £13,750 £15,250 £15,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.83% +1.66%
UK excluding London average salary £23,750 £22,500 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
270 317 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.07% 31.80% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 240 277 287
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £23,625
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 3 September 2015. 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 -33 1 £13,750 -9.83%
Maidstone - 1 - -
A+ Certification
South East

A+ Certification
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 September 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%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ADSL
1 1 (50.00%) Broadband
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL