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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
South East / Kent
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 97 94
Rank change year-on-year +24 -3  
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.80% 0.65% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.82% 2.05% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 2
Median salary £24,000 £26,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.43% +20.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,750 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £23,600
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 157 341 238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 20.82% 31.69% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 129 296 203
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing A+ Certification in Kent over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 30 April 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 -1 3 £24,000 -4.95%
Tunbridge Wells +15 2 £32,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £18,000 -
A+ Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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%) MCP
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (50.00%) CCNA
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (50.00%) Wireless
3 7 (50.00%) AS400
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (42.86%) MCSE
4 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (42.86%) LAN
4 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) Office 365
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Android
5 5 (35.71%) iPhone
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
5 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (7.14%) 3Com
7 1 (7.14%) Google

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Wireless
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) IT Support
2 7 (50.00%) IT Technician
3 5 (35.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 5 (35.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory Technician
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix Technician
3 5 (35.71%) IT Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Support
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Wintel Support
4 4 (28.57%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) AS400
2 5 (35.71%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Android
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) MCP
2 7 (50.00%) CCNA
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (42.86%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) CCENT
4 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) 3Com
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) Draytek
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) NETGEAR
4 1 (7.14%) ZyXEL
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