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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA A+ Certification
South East / Kent
Rank 80 86 106
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 8 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.98% 1.25% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.52% 4.13% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 4
Median salary £25,750 £23,000 £16,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.95% +37.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £17,200 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £21,600
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +20.00%

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
177 315 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.59% 30.41% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 134 274 248
Median salary £43,000 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.21% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham -7 4 £24,000 -25.00%
Tunbridge Wells +17 3 £32,500 +32.65%
A+ Certification
South East

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 9 (64.29%) Citrix
4 9 (64.29%) MCSE
4 9 (64.29%) MCP
4 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
4 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
4 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (42.86%) CCNA
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 5 (35.71%) WAN
6 5 (35.71%) MS Office
6 5 (35.71%) MCSA
6 5 (35.71%) SCCM
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) Wireless
6 5 (35.71%) Office 365
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (28.57%) AS400
7 4 (28.57%) SCOM
7 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) DHCP

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) LAN
1 5 (35.71%) WAN
1 5 (35.71%) Wireless
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) IT Support
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix Support
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix Technician
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (28.57%) IT Technician
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Support
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Wintel Support
4 2 (14.29%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) AS400
2 3 (21.43%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (64.29%) MCP
2 9 (64.29%) MCSE
3 6 (42.86%) CCNA
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (35.71%) MCSA
5 3 (21.43%) MCITP
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (21.43%) XenApp
4 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Citrix
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL