Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 57 84
Rank change year-on-year +36 +27 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 97 52 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.44% 4.11% 2.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.78% 38.81% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 85 41 54
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -25.58% -14.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £60,250 £63,750 £86,750
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.29%

Microsoft 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 203 134 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.75% 10.59% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 177 105 144
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £24,300
90th Percentile £64,750 £63,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure 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 in Kent.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Kent

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Kent over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Kent

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the Kent region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
Tunbridge Wells +24 32 £40,000 +23.08% 4
Maidstone -7 14 £47,500 +18.75% 6
West Malling +4 10 £48,000 +3.78% 10
Tonbridge - 9 £34,000 -
Rochester +6 5 £60,000 +71.43%
Sevenoaks +3 3 £32,000 -39.05% 1
Stansted - 2 £41,250 -
Dover - 2 £27,500 -
Dartford +1 1 £32,500 -33.33% 3
Chatham 0 1 £65,000 - 1
Whitstable - 1 £32,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure.

1 58 (59.79%) .NET
2 52 (53.61%) C#
3 47 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (46.39%) SQL Server
5 44 (45.36%) ASP.NET
6 41 (42.27%) MVC
7 39 (40.21%) AngularJS
8 37 (38.14%) Windows
9 36 (37.11%) .NET Framework
10 35 (36.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (35.05%) Amazon AWS
11 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
12 29 (29.90%) SQL
13 27 (27.84%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (26.80%) Entity Framework
15 25 (25.77%) WPF
16 24 (24.74%) TDD
16 24 (24.74%) Finance
16 24 (24.74%) SQL Server 2016
17 23 (23.71%) Windows Server
17 23 (23.71%) WCF
18 22 (22.68%) HTML
18 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
19 20 (20.62%) Google
19 20 (20.62%) BDD
19 20 (20.62%) Web Application Development
19 20 (20.62%) KnockoutJS
20 19 (19.59%) Office 365
20 19 (19.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 19 (19.59%) MongoDB

Microsoft 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 16 (16.49%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (14.43%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.19%) IIS
5 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.09%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.06%) CMS
7 2 (2.06%) MS Project Server
7 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.03%) NServiceBus
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) Acrobat
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.03%) Abaqus
3 1 (1.03%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.06%) Elite 3E
2 2 (2.06%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.03%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 34 (35.05%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (19.59%) Office 365
3 8 (8.25%) PaaS
4 7 (7.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (5.15%) IaaS
6 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (4.12%) SaaS
7 3 (3.09%) NuGet
8 2 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (2.06%) Google Analytics
8 2 (2.06%) Serverless
9 1 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.03%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (1.03%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.03%) npm
9 1 (1.03%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.03%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) LAN
1 9 (9.28%) WAN
2 8 (8.25%) VPN
3 7 (7.22%) DNS
4 6 (6.19%) Firewall
4 6 (6.19%) Internet
4 6 (6.19%) VLAN
5 5 (5.15%) DHCP
6 4 (4.12%) DMZ
6 4 (4.12%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (4.12%) MPLS
6 4 (4.12%) NetScaler
6 4 (4.12%) VPLS
6 4 (4.12%) WLAN
7 2 (2.06%) Skype
8 1 (1.03%) CTI
8 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.03%) H.323
8 1 (1.03%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (46.39%) SQL Server
2 24 (24.74%) SQL Server 2016
3 19 (19.59%) MongoDB
4 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (13.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (9.28%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (4.12%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.09%) RavenDB
8 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.06%) Big Data
9 2 (2.06%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (2.06%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (18.56%) TeamCity
2 9 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.22%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.22%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.15%) Selenium
5 5 (5.15%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.12%) JIRA
7 3 (3.09%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.09%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.06%) NUnit
8 2 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio Code
9 1 (1.03%) Bower
9 1 (1.03%) git-flow
9 1 (1.03%) Protractor
9 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.03%) TestRail
9 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (24.74%) Finance
2 16 (16.49%) Games
3 5 (5.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Back Office
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Law
4 1 (1.03%) Publishing
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (48.45%) Developer
2 36 (37.11%) .NET Developer
3 11 (11.34%) C# Developer
4 7 (7.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Administrator
5 6 (6.19%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (6.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.19%) Office 365 Engineer
5 6 (6.19%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Software Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (5.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (5.15%) IT Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) IT Support
6 5 (5.15%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (59.79%) .NET
2 44 (45.36%) ASP.NET
3 39 (40.21%) AngularJS
4 36 (37.11%) .NET Framework
5 35 (36.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (27.84%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (26.80%) Entity Framework
8 25 (25.77%) WPF
9 23 (23.71%) WCF
10 22 (22.68%) HTML
11 20 (20.62%) KnockoutJS
12 19 (19.59%) RESTful
12 19 (19.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (18.56%) CSS
13 18 (18.56%) MSMQ
14 10 (10.31%) React
15 9 (9.28%) HTML5
16 8 (8.25%) .NET Core
16 8 (8.25%) JSON
16 8 (8.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Private Cloud
2 5 (5.15%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.06%) PDA
5 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.03%) Fintech
5 1 (1.03%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.14%) Windows
2 23 (23.71%) Windows Server
3 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.12%) Unix
6 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (42.27%) MVC
3 24 (24.74%) TDD
4 20 (20.62%) BDD
4 20 (20.62%) Web Application Development
5 18 (18.56%) Dependency Injection
5 18 (18.56%) Kanban
6 17 (17.53%) Web Development
7 16 (16.49%) Multithreading
8 13 (13.40%) DevOps
9 12 (12.37%) Scrum
10 9 (9.28%) OO
11 8 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.25%) Migration
11 8 (8.25%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (7.22%) Microservices
12 7 (7.22%) OOD
12 7 (7.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (53.61%) C#
2 29 (29.90%) SQL
3 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.53%) Ruby
5 16 (16.49%) F#
6 15 (15.46%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.19%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.09%) R
9 3 (3.09%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.09%) XAML
10 2 (2.06%) Java
10 2 (2.06%) Python
10 2 (2.06%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.06%) VBA
10 2 (2.06%) VBScript
11 1 (1.03%) Perl
11 1 (1.03%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) CCNA
1 9 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.19%) MCSE
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.15%) A+ Certification
3 5 (5.15%) Degree
3 5 (5.15%) MCP
4 4 (4.12%) CCIE
4 4 (4.12%) CCNP
4 4 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.12%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.03%) CISA
6 1 (1.03%) CISM
6 1 (1.03%) CISSP
6 1 (1.03%) ISEB
6 1 (1.03%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.12%) GDPR
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.46%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.43%) Hyper-V
3 12 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.06%) Firmware
5 1 (1.03%) Docker
5 1 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (16.49%) Kibana
2 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.09%) Puppet
3 2 (2.06%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.06%) SCOM
4 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.62%) Google
3 14 (14.43%) VMware
4 7 (7.22%) Cisco
5 5 (5.15%) Citrix
5 5 (5.15%) Oracle
6 4 (4.12%) Blue Coat
6 4 (4.12%) F5
6 4 (4.12%) Forcepoint
6 4 (4.12%) Infragistics
6 4 (4.12%) SolarWinds
6 4 (4.12%) Zscaler
7 3 (3.09%) MuleSoft
7 3 (3.09%) SAP
7 3 (3.09%) Xamarin
8 2 (2.06%) Adobe
8 2 (2.06%) Compaq
8 2 (2.06%) HP
8 2 (2.06%) Sage
8 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com