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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 85 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 10 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.09% 0.89% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.57% 14.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 0
Average salary £51,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
35 67 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.81% 5.99% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 27 55 4
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -41.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -1.11%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +12 2 £77,500 +19.23%
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Fiddler
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) ReSharper
4 6 (50.00%) HTTP
4 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) C#
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 6 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) CSS3
6 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) SSL
2 3 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (25.00%) SMTP
3 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 6 (50.00%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Head of Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (25.00%) SOAP
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) EDI
2 3 (25.00%) CGI
2 3 (25.00%) SGML
2 3 (25.00%) VRML
2 3 (25.00%) JSON
2 3 (25.00%) WCF
2 3 (25.00%) HTML5
2 3 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Data Privacy
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) MOF
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCTS
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
1 2 (16.67%) SCVMM
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Intune
1 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
1 2 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (16.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) NetApp
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco