Period
to 30 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
South East > Kent
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 9 30
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21 +31
Permanent jobs citing Azure 70 153 103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Kent 10.37% 16.98% 8.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.36% 55.23% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 67 138 97
Median annual salary £51,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.44% -10.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £62,000 £68,750 £78,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 151 277 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.37% 30.74% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 142 224 203
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,075 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,625 £67,125 £67,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Kent

Azure
Salary Trend in Kent

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in Kent.

Salary trend for Azure in Kent

Azure
Salary Histogram in Kent

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Kent over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in Kent

Azure
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Kent region over the 6 months to 30 March 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling 0 17 £51,500 +94.34% 2
Tunbridge Wells -2 17 £52,500 +40.00% 6
Maidstone +3 12 £48,250 +7.22% 2
Sittingbourne -3 7 £34,088 -29.72% 1
Rochester -4 2 £45,000 -30.77% 1
Dartford -8 2 £37,500 -31.82%
Folkestone -1 1 £42,500 -
Canterbury -1 1 £70,000 +59.09%
Chatham -3 1 £85,000 +25.93%
Sevenoaks - 1 £72,500 -
Stansted - 1 - -
Whitstable - 1 £45,000 - 2
Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, IT jobs citing Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Azure.

1 31 (44.29%) PowerShell
2 30 (42.86%) C#
3 29 (41.43%) Microsoft
4 28 (40.00%) DevOps
4 28 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (38.57%) Visual Studio Team System
5 27 (38.57%) Git (software)
5 27 (38.57%) AWS
5 27 (38.57%) MVC
6 26 (37.14%) TDD
6 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
6 26 (37.14%) CSS
6 26 (37.14%) Windows
7 25 (35.71%) HTML
7 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 25 (35.71%) Office 365
8 23 (32.86%) Windows Server
8 23 (32.86%) Active Directory
9 22 (31.43%) .NET
9 22 (31.43%) REST
9 22 (31.43%) Unit Testing
10 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
10 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 19 (27.14%) Visual Studio
12 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (25.71%) SQL
14 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
14 17 (24.29%) Scrum

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.57%) IIS
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 27 (38.57%) AWS
2 25 (35.71%) Office 365
3 13 (18.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.29%) PaaS
5 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.43%) Google Play
5 1 (1.43%) Heroku
5 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.86%) Firewall
2 6 (8.57%) Internet
2 6 (8.57%) SAN
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (5.71%) DNS
3 4 (5.71%) VLAN
4 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.29%) VPN
4 3 (4.29%) WAN
5 2 (2.86%) LAN
5 2 (2.86%) Skype
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.43%) NAS
6 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.86%) Azure SQL Database
3 15 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Big Data
5 1 (1.43%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.43%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (1.43%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 27 (38.57%) Git (software)
1 27 (38.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 19 (27.14%) Visual Studio
3 12 (17.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (17.14%) TeamCity
4 7 (10.00%) JIRA
4 7 (10.00%) webpack
5 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.43%) Maven
6 1 (1.43%) Protractor
6 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Advertising
2 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.43%) Games
3 1 (1.43%) Law
3 1 (1.43%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Technical Leader
2 14 (20.00%) Developer
3 13 (18.57%) Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) Support Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Software Developer
7 7 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Angular Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) .NET Developer
9 5 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (7.14%) DevOps Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Operations Support Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) IT Support
11 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.14%) CSS
2 25 (35.71%) HTML
3 22 (31.43%) .NET
3 22 (31.43%) REST
4 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
7 16 (22.86%) Entity Framework
8 15 (21.43%) OAuth
8 15 (21.43%) OpenID
8 15 (21.43%) SOAP
8 15 (21.43%) WCF
9 12 (17.14%) JSON
10 11 (15.71%) AngularJS
11 9 (12.86%) HTML5
12 7 (10.00%) Sass
13 2 (2.86%) .NET Core
13 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 2 (2.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.43%) CCTV
3 1 (1.43%) Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.43%) Derivative
3 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.43%) iPhone
3 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.14%) Windows
2 23 (32.86%) Windows Server
3 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.14%) Linux
5 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.86%) Unix
9 1 (1.43%) Android
9 1 (1.43%) CentOS
9 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) DevOps
1 28 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (38.57%) MVC
3 26 (37.14%) TDD
4 22 (31.43%) Unit Testing
5 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (24.29%) Scrum
8 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (22.86%) Product Roadmap
9 15 (21.43%) Architectural Design
9 15 (21.43%) Architecture Roadmap
9 15 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (21.43%) Deployment Automation
9 15 (21.43%) Integration Testing
9 15 (21.43%) IT Strategy
9 15 (21.43%) Mentoring
9 15 (21.43%) SOLID
9 15 (21.43%) Strategic Roadmap
10 12 (17.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) PowerShell
2 30 (42.86%) C#
3 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 18 (25.71%) SQL
5 7 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) Java
7 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) LFCE
1 2 (2.86%) LFCS
1 2 (2.86%) Linux+ Certification
1 2 (2.86%) MCSA
1 2 (2.86%) MCSE
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.86%) RHCE
1 2 (2.86%) RHCSA
1 2 (2.86%) VCAP
2 1 (1.43%) CCNA
2 1 (1.43%) CCNP
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (32.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.14%) DFS Replication
3 7 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.86%) Docker
6 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.86%) vCloud
6 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) SCCM
2 5 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.86%) Terraform
3 2 (2.86%) WSUS
4 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Cisco
3 9 (12.86%) VMware
4 7 (10.00%) Citrix
5 5 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 5 (7.14%) HP
5 5 (7.14%) NetApp
6 3 (4.29%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.43%) Google
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.43%) Twitter
7 1 (1.43%) Xamarin