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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 93 92 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.30% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.93% 0.96% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £13,750 £15,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% -31.11%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,000 £21,250
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.52%
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
321 312 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.20% 29.16% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 276 276 183
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,625 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 +27 3 £13,750 -38.88%
A+ Certification
South East

A+ Certification
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (100.00%) MCP
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MCITP
3 6 (75.00%) Wireless
3 6 (75.00%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) MCSE
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (50.00%) ADSL
4 4 (50.00%) Broadband
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Retail

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
1 6 (75.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) ADSL
2 4 (50.00%) Broadband
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Junior
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Help Desk Support
2 4 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Junior Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) IT Support
4 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) MCP
2 7 (87.50%) MCITP
3 6 (75.00%) MCSE
3 6 (75.00%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory