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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 65 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 34 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.06% 1.23% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.31% 28.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 31 14 0
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
116 49 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.45% 4.29% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 109 43 58
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,250 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Tunbridge Wells -15 9 £32,500 -40.90%
West Malling +7 4 £42,500 -43.78%
Dartford - 2 £53,750 -
Tonbridge - 2 £65,000 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 40 (93.02%) .NET
2 38 (88.37%) C#
3 33 (76.74%) Windows
4 27 (62.79%) ASP.NET
5 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
5 26 (60.47%) Scrum
5 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (51.16%) IIS
7 20 (46.51%) MSMQ
7 20 (46.51%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (46.51%) Puppet
7 20 (46.51%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (44.19%) DevOps
9 18 (41.86%) HAProxy
9 18 (41.86%) SignalR
9 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
9 18 (41.86%) Subversion
9 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
10 17 (39.53%) Linux
10 17 (39.53%) PowerShell
10 17 (39.53%) Hudson
11 16 (37.21%) HTML
11 16 (37.21%) CSS
11 16 (37.21%) Software Delivery
12 15 (34.88%) Docker
12 15 (34.88%) Data Centre
12 15 (34.88%) SOA
12 15 (34.88%) CentOS
12 15 (34.88%) ISO/IEC 27001

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 22 (51.16%) IIS
2 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (13.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (13.95%) Photoshop
3 2 (4.65%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (46.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) HTTP
2 5 (11.63%) SSL
2 5 (11.63%) Internet
2 5 (11.63%) SMTP
3 2 (4.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) Redis
3 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Subversion
1 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
2 17 (39.53%) Hudson
3 13 (30.23%) Visual Studio
4 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
5 9 (20.93%) ReSharper
5 9 (20.93%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.30%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Architect
2 10 (23.26%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Applications Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Head of Architecture
5 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Junior
8 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (93.02%) .NET
2 27 (62.79%) ASP.NET
3 20 (46.51%) MSMQ
3 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (41.86%) SignalR
5 16 (37.21%) HTML
5 16 (37.21%) CSS
6 13 (30.23%) AngularJS
7 12 (27.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (27.91%) HTML5
8 7 (16.28%) jQuery
8 7 (16.28%) CSS3
9 6 (13.95%) SOAP
9 6 (13.95%) Web Services
9 6 (13.95%) XML
9 6 (13.95%) WCF
10 5 (11.63%) JSON
10 5 (11.63%) EDI
10 5 (11.63%) CGI
10 5 (11.63%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Data Centre
2 11 (25.58%) Blog
3 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.65%) PMI
6 2 (4.65%) W3C
7 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Linux
3 15 (34.88%) CentOS
4 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
4 9 (20.93%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Scrum
1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) DevOps
3 16 (37.21%) Software Delivery
4 15 (34.88%) SOA
5 11 (25.58%) SDLC
6 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
6 9 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (18.60%) ITIL
8 7 (16.28%) MVC
9 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
9 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
9 5 (11.63%) Software Architecture
9 5 (11.63%) Data Privacy
9 5 (11.63%) Change Management
10 4 (9.30%) Content Management
10 4 (9.30%) Web Development
10 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (9.30%) Web Design
10 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 38 (88.37%) C#
2 17 (39.53%) PowerShell
3 13 (30.23%) SQL
4 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.93%) TypeScript
5 9 (20.93%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.65%) PHP
7 2 (4.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) Docker
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (46.51%) Puppet
1 20 (46.51%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (41.86%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Adobe
3 3 (6.98%) NetApp
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Twitter
4 1 (2.33%) Apigee
4 1 (2.33%) Mashery