Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 111 125
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14 +22
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 4 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.31% 0.86% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.25% 3.43% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 23
Kent median annual salary £21,000 £28,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +23.91% +64.29%
10th Percentile £19,625 £23,500 £18,000
90th Percentile £27,525 £33,750 £31,100
South East median annual salary £21,000 £23,250 £26,000
% change year-on-year -9.68% -10.58% +15.56%

A+ Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 321 408 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.83% 25.12% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 292 345 508
Kent median annual salary £34,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.75% +11.11% -15.29%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,550 £23,925
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing A+ Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification 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 in Kent.

Salary trend for A+ Certification 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 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham -3 2 £21,000 -20.00% 2
Dartford - 1 £30,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £20,500 - 2
A+ Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT jobs citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) AS400
3 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CCENT
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Content Development
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MCT
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco

A+ Certification
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (25.00%) IT Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Trainee
2 1 (25.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Content Development
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) CCENT
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCT
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco