Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 19 46
Rank change year-on-year +7 +27 +28
Permanent jobs citing Azure 112 97 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 13.37% 11.45% 5.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.34% 48.26% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 107 85 60
Kent median annual salary £51,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.44% -10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £33,702 £29,450 £32,500
90th Percentile £59,250 £70,750 £80,750
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 214 201 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 25.54% 23.73% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 195 155 145
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £77,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Kent

Azure
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Azure in Kent

Azure
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Kent over the 6 months to 20 January 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 20 January 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 +5 30 £51,500 +28.75% 4
Tunbridge Wells -2 22 £52,500 +23.53% 8
Maidstone -8 14 £54,000 +20.00% 7
Canterbury - 13 £34,205 - 1
Sittingbourne -6 9 £34,088 -24.25% 1
Tonbridge +6 3 £55,000 +61.76% 2
Dartford -7 2 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Folkestone +8 1 £42,500 - 1
Rochester -3 1 £45,000 - 3
Stansted - 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £72,500 -
Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 65 (58.04%) C#
2 55 (49.11%) .NET
3 53 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (45.54%) Git (software)
5 47 (41.96%) JavaScript
6 45 (40.18%) SQL Server
6 45 (40.18%) Microsoft
6 45 (40.18%) PowerShell
7 41 (36.61%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (34.82%) AWS
9 37 (33.04%) Visual Studio Team System
9 37 (33.04%) Problem-Solving
10 36 (32.14%) DevOps
10 36 (32.14%) CSS
11 35 (31.25%) HTML
11 35 (31.25%) MVC
12 33 (29.46%) .NET Framework
13 32 (28.57%) SQL
13 32 (28.57%) ASP.NET
13 32 (28.57%) Office 365
14 31 (27.68%) Unit Testing
14 31 (27.68%) TDD
15 29 (25.89%) ASP.NET MVC
16 28 (25.00%) Entity Framework
16 28 (25.00%) REST
16 28 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 28 (25.00%) Windows
17 27 (24.11%) Visual Studio
17 27 (24.11%) Scrum
18 26 (23.21%) SQL Server 2012

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 12 (10.71%) IIS
2 10 (8.93%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 39 (34.82%) AWS
2 32 (28.57%) Office 365
3 15 (13.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (10.71%) Serverless
5 3 (2.68%) IaaS
5 3 (2.68%) NuGet
5 3 (2.68%) PaaS
6 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.79%) npm
6 2 (1.79%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.79%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.89%) AWS IoT
7 1 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.89%) GCP
7 1 (0.89%) Google Play
7 1 (0.89%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.07%) Firewall
2 10 (8.93%) SAN
3 8 (7.14%) Internet
4 7 (6.25%) VLAN
5 6 (5.36%) DNS
6 4 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.68%) BGP
7 3 (2.68%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.68%) DHCP
7 3 (2.68%) NetScaler
7 3 (2.68%) OSPF
8 2 (1.79%) HTTP
8 2 (1.79%) NAS
8 2 (1.79%) Skype
8 2 (1.79%) VPN
8 2 (1.79%) WAN
9 1 (0.89%) DKIM
9 1 (0.89%) DMARC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (40.18%) SQL Server
2 26 (23.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (22.32%) Azure SQL Database
4 16 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.79%) MySQL
5 2 (1.79%) Power BI
5 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.89%) Big Data
6 1 (0.89%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.89%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (45.54%) Git (software)
2 37 (33.04%) Visual Studio Team System
3 27 (24.11%) Visual Studio
4 26 (23.21%) TeamCity
5 16 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 15 (13.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (11.61%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.68%) JIRA
8 3 (2.68%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.68%) webpack
9 2 (1.79%) Bower
9 2 (1.79%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.79%) Selenium
10 1 (0.89%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.89%) Postman
General
1 11 (9.82%) Finance
2 2 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.89%) Games
3 1 (0.89%) Law
3 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.89%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 42 (37.50%) Developer
2 23 (20.54%) Technical Leader
3 17 (15.18%) Analyst
4 12 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.82%) .NET Developer
5 11 (9.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (8.93%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Operations Support Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.25%) DevOps Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Angular Developer
9 5 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Integration Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) IT Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (49.11%) .NET
2 36 (32.14%) CSS
3 35 (31.25%) HTML
4 33 (29.46%) .NET Framework
5 32 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 29 (25.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 28 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 28 (25.00%) REST
8 26 (23.21%) WCF
9 25 (22.32%) SOAP
10 23 (20.54%) OAuth
10 23 (20.54%) OpenID
11 20 (17.86%) JSON
12 17 (15.18%) Node.js
13 14 (12.50%) AngularJS
13 14 (12.50%) React
14 12 (10.71%) Spring Boot
15 9 (8.04%) .NET Core
16 7 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Data Structures
2 12 (10.71%) Algorithms
3 11 (9.82%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.89%) Derivative
7 1 (0.89%) iPhone
7 1 (0.89%) PKI
7 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.00%) Windows
2 26 (23.21%) Windows Server
3 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.79%) Linux
4 2 (1.79%) Unix
4 2 (1.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.89%) Android
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.61%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (33.04%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (32.14%) DevOps
5 35 (31.25%) MVC
6 31 (27.68%) TDD
6 31 (27.68%) Unit Testing
7 27 (24.11%) Scrum
8 25 (22.32%) Deployment Automation
8 25 (22.32%) Integration Testing
8 25 (22.32%) Mentoring
8 25 (22.32%) Product Roadmap
8 25 (22.32%) SOLID
9 24 (21.43%) IT Strategy
9 24 (21.43%) Strategic Roadmap
10 23 (20.54%) Architectural Design
10 23 (20.54%) Architecture Roadmap
10 23 (20.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (19.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 20 (17.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 65 (58.04%) C#
2 47 (41.96%) JavaScript
3 45 (40.18%) PowerShell
4 32 (28.57%) SQL
5 19 (16.96%) Java
6 13 (11.61%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.46%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.89%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.89%) ES6
8 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.89%) CCNA
3 1 (0.89%) CCNP
3 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) GxP
2 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.29%) Docker
3 13 (11.61%) DFS Replication
3 13 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.14%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.68%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (12.50%) SCCM
2 13 (11.61%) Kubernetes
3 8 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (4.46%) Puppet
5 4 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (40.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.07%) Cisco
3 14 (12.50%) VMware
4 12 (10.71%) Citrix
5 11 (9.82%) HP
6 8 (7.14%) 3PAR
6 8 (7.14%) NetApp
7 4 (3.57%) Veeam
8 3 (2.68%) F5
8 3 (2.68%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.68%) Symantec
9 2 (1.79%) Google
9 2 (1.79%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.89%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.89%) IronPort
10 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.89%) Twitter
10 1 (0.89%) webMethods