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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 83 97 96
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 6 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.70% 0.57% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% 2.31% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 1
Median salary £28,500 £21,500 £13,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.55% +56.36%
UK excluding London median salary £22,750 £25,000 £23,250
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +7.52%
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
266 260 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 30.82% 24.62% 31.55%
Number of salaries quoted 245 233 267
Median salary £40,000 £36,018 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.05% -19.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 5 £28,500 -
Rochester - 1 £32,500 -
A+ Certification
South East

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) MCSA
3 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (42.86%) MCSE
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (42.86%) DHCP
4 6 (42.86%) DNS
4 6 (42.86%) SAN
4 6 (42.86%) HP
4 6 (42.86%) SCCM
4 6 (42.86%) SCOM
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) XenApp
5 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
5 5 (35.71%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (35.71%) Service Management
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 2 (14.29%) CCNA
7 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DHCP
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) ADSL
2 1 (7.14%) Broadband
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix Support
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) IT Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Technician
3 1 (7.14%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Customer Engagement
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) MCSA
3 6 (42.86%) MCSE
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (14.29%) MCITP
4 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) MCP
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) XenApp
2 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
1 6 (42.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL