2017 IT Employability Trend: CompTIA’s A+ Certification Program


In today’s IT world the growing popularity of the CompTIA certification track continues to boom. That is why Brighton College is pleased to offer the most up to date courses covering A+ (exam 901 & 902), Network + and Security + for good reason.

Our goal is to help you acquire employability skills and a perfect starting point is by getting your A+ certification. This article validates that the best Help Desk Certification by far is CompTIA’s and according to SimplyHired, the average salary for a help desk technician in the U.S. is $33,373, capping at around $55,000. Glassdoor reports the national average at $36,000. However, stepping into a help desk management position boosts the salary to about $60,000, which can climb above $90,000 depending on company and location.

Additionally, Computerworld’s recent 10 hottest tech skills for 2017 listed IT Help Desk as the second most popular as 35% of respondents with hiring plans said they will be seeking people with this skill in the next 12 months.

Contact us today for more information on how Brighton College’s CompTIA Certificate program can help improve your employability skills by entering the IT career field and aligns to entry level in-demand jobs