The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 77 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 17 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.76% 1.48% 0.079%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.61% 30.00% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 1
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% -23.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Cloud Services Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
72 60 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.47% 4.92% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 65 51 21
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Kent region.

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Kent

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Kent

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling +6 3 £77,500 +44.18%
Tunbridge Wells -7 3 £32,500 -
Dartford - 1 £37,500 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) .NET
3 17 (77.27%) C#
3 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
4 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
5 13 (59.09%) HTML
5 13 (59.09%) CSS
5 13 (59.09%) Scrum
5 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (54.55%) Visual Studio
6 12 (54.55%) AngularJS
7 10 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (40.91%) TypeScript
8 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
8 9 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (40.91%) Windows 8
8 9 (40.91%) ReSharper
8 9 (40.91%) Fiddler
8 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
8 9 (40.91%) HTML5
8 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
8 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
8 9 (40.91%) HTTP
9 8 (36.36%) SOA
9 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
9 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (31.82%) SQL
11 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
11 6 (27.27%) SOAP

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) Lync
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) HTTP
2 5 (22.73%) SSL
2 5 (22.73%) Internet
2 5 (22.73%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
3 3 (13.64%) Redis
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 9 (40.91%) ReSharper
2 9 (40.91%) Fiddler
3 4 (18.18%) Subversion
3 4 (18.18%) Hudson
3 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Head of Architecture
3 5 (22.73%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Architect
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) HTML
2 13 (59.09%) CSS
3 12 (54.55%) AngularJS
4 10 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (40.91%) HTML5
6 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 6 (27.27%) SOAP
7 6 (27.27%) Web Services
7 6 (27.27%) XML
7 6 (27.27%) WCF
8 5 (22.73%) JSON
8 5 (22.73%) VRML
8 5 (22.73%) CSS3
8 5 (22.73%) EDI
8 5 (22.73%) CGI
8 5 (22.73%) SGML
9 4 (18.18%) MSMQ
9 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (18.18%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Blog
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows 8
2 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) CentOS
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Scrum
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
2 9 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (36.36%) SOA
4 5 (22.73%) Software Architecture
4 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
4 5 (22.73%) Data Privacy
5 4 (18.18%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
5 4 (18.18%) Software Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.64%) Content Management
6 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 3 (13.64%) Web Design
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) TypeScript
2 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCTS
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (18.18%) HAProxy
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe
2 3 (13.64%) NetApp
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter
3 1 (4.55%) Apigee
3 1 (4.55%) Mashery