Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CompTIA A+ Certification
South East > Kent
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 129 143
Rank change year-on-year +31 +14 +7
Permanent jobs citing A+ Certification 17 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.21% 0.73% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.54% 2.40% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 3
Kent median annual salary £24,000 £27,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.73% +37.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £19,450 £22,575 £14,900
90th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £24,000
South East median annual salary £21,750 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% - +7.14%

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 307 625 492
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 21.77% 30.27% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 259 551 418
Kent median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% - -
10th Percentile £21,850 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

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 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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 +8 9 £21,000 -20.75%
Tunbridge Wells +8 6 £32,500 +38.30%
Maidstone +1 1 £37,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £18,000 -
A+ Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 16 (94.12%) MCP
2 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) AS400
3 9 (52.94%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (47.06%) CCNA
5 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
6 6 (35.29%) MCSE
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (35.29%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) Office 365
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
7 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco
7 5 (29.41%) Citrix
8 4 (23.53%) Wireless
9 3 (17.65%) Migration
9 3 (17.65%) LAN
9 3 (17.65%) WAN
10 2 (11.76%) MCSA
10 2 (11.76%) HP
10 2 (11.76%) 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Wireless
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) IT Support
2 8 (47.06%) IT Technician
3 7 (41.18%) IT Support Technician
3 7 (41.18%) Support Technician
4 6 (35.29%) IT Engineer
4 6 (35.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
4 6 (35.29%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (29.41%) Wintel Support
5 5 (29.41%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 4 (23.53%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (23.53%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 4 (23.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (23.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
6 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 3 (17.65%) Office 365 Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) AS400
2 2 (11.76%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Break/Fix
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) MCP
2 8 (47.06%) CCNA
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (35.29%) MCSE
4 2 (11.76%) MCSA
5 1 (5.88%) CCENT
5 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) MCITP
5 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) 3Com
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Draytek
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) NETGEAR
4 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
4 1 (5.88%) ZyXEL