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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 89 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 5 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.49% 0.85% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.51% 47.62% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 0
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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
37 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.64% 1.79% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 1
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.67%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
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 21 October 2014. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £50,000 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
3 9 (56.25%) ITIL
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (43.75%) IaaS
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) SAN
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) MCSE
7 5 (31.25%) Foglight
7 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (25.00%) IIS
8 4 (25.00%) .NET
9 3 (18.75%) C#
9 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (18.75%) PaaS
9 3 (18.75%) SCOrch
9 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (18.75%) SCOM

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) IaaS
2 3 (18.75%) PaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
3 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) MPLS
3 2 (12.50%) OSPF
3 2 (12.50%) BGP
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) ReSharper
2 2 (12.50%) Fiddler
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) NUnit
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Release Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) COM
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Use Case
4 2 (12.50%) Network Design
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Data Privacy
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) MOF
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) TypeScript
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCSE
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Foglight
2 3 (18.75%) SCOrch
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) SCVMM
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (12.50%) SCSM
3 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Dell