Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 93 119
Rank change year-on-year +7 +26 +23
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 9 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.88% 1.19% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.24% 4.95% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 14
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £29,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.07% +1.75% +58.33%
10th Percentile £18,750 £20,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £37,500
South East median annual salary £22,500 £21,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% -8.33%

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 278 303 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 27.04% 23.95% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 247 275 465
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £57,500
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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing A+ Certification in Kent over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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 6 months to 15 October 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
Tunbridge Wells +7 7 £32,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £22,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £22,500 -
A+ Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (88.89%) Office 365
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) MCP
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (77.78%) CCNA
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) Migration
4 5 (55.56%) MCSE
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (22.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) MCITP
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

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 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Office 365
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) IT Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) IT Support
2 6 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365 Engineer
3 5 (55.56%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (55.56%) Wintel Support
3 5 (55.56%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Junior IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNA
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (77.78%) MCP
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft