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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 92 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.10% 0.50% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 1.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £24,000 £17,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £20,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
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
233 431 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.25% 35.65% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 198 356 303
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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
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 5 May 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
Chatham - 1 £24,000 -
A+ Certification
South East

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Junior
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Junior IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft