Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 47 105
Rank change year-on-year +19 +58 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 114 80 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.53% 5.47% 2.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.18% 42.33% 21.65%
Number of salaries quoted 100 65 36
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -23.81% -19.23%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £62,875 £62,500 £70,625
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 264 189 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.07% 12.92% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 233 147 158
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £22,550 £22,300 £22,850
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £67,900
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +17 21 £40,000 +23.08% 2
West Malling -1 13 £55,000 +69.23% 10
Rochester +1 7 £60,000 +71.43%
Dover - 7 £27,500 - 1
Maidstone -7 6 £38,415 -16.94% 2
Sevenoaks +7 5 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Chatham +16 3 £35,000 -
Tonbridge -7 3 £32,500 -44.68% 3
Dartford 0 1 £32,500 -31.58%
Aylesford - 1 £30,000 -
Stansted - 1 £40,000 -
Whitstable - 1 £32,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 53 (46.49%) .NET
2 50 (43.86%) C#
2 50 (43.86%) SQL Server
3 46 (40.35%) Finance
4 42 (36.84%) MVC
4 42 (36.84%) Windows
5 38 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 37 (32.46%) ASP.NET
7 36 (31.58%) Cisco
8 34 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (28.95%) Microsoft
9 33 (28.95%) CCNA
9 33 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (28.07%) .NET Framework
11 31 (27.19%) Citrix
11 31 (27.19%) LAN
11 31 (27.19%) WAN
12 30 (26.32%) SQL
13 27 (23.68%) SolarWinds
14 26 (22.81%) VLAN
14 26 (22.81%) VPN
14 26 (22.81%) MPLS
14 26 (22.81%) Change Management
14 26 (22.81%) AngularJS
15 25 (21.93%) HTML
15 25 (21.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 25 (21.93%) Capacity Planning
15 25 (21.93%) WPF
15 25 (21.93%) Problem Management

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 (14.04%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.63%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.88%) CMS
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Elite 3E
2 4 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 38 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (15.79%) Office 365
3 11 (9.65%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.63%) NuGet
5 2 (1.75%) npm
5 2 (1.75%) PaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.88%) IaaS
6 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (27.19%) LAN
1 31 (27.19%) WAN
2 26 (22.81%) MPLS
2 26 (22.81%) VLAN
2 26 (22.81%) VPN
3 24 (21.05%) DMZ
3 24 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 24 (21.05%) NetScaler
3 24 (21.05%) VPLS
3 24 (21.05%) WLAN
4 7 (6.14%) DNS
5 6 (5.26%) DHCP
6 5 (4.39%) Firewall
7 4 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.75%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (1.75%) SAN
8 2 (1.75%) VoIP
9 1 (0.88%) Network Security
9 1 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (43.86%) SQL Server
2 25 (21.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (21.05%) SQL Server 2016
4 23 (20.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (15.79%) Relational Database
6 17 (14.91%) MongoDB
7 11 (9.65%) RavenDB
8 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (6.14%) RDBMS
9 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (3.51%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (2.63%) Power BI
11 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (8.77%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (6.14%) TeamCity
3 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.63%) JIRA
5 2 (1.75%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.75%) Bower
5 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.75%) Selenium
5 2 (1.75%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.88%) NUnit
6 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.88%) TestRail
6 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 46 (40.35%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Legal
3 7 (6.14%) Games
4 4 (3.51%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (39.47%) Developer
2 35 (30.70%) .NET Developer
3 26 (22.81%) Network Engineer
4 14 (12.28%) C# Developer
5 12 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (8.77%) SQL Developer
7 9 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
7 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (7.89%) IT Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) Support Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (6.14%) .NET Team Leader
9 7 (6.14%) Administrator
9 7 (6.14%) IT Support
9 7 (6.14%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Team Leader
9 7 (6.14%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Wintel Support
9 7 (6.14%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (46.49%) .NET
2 37 (32.46%) ASP.NET
3 34 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (28.07%) .NET Framework
5 26 (22.81%) AngularJS
6 25 (21.93%) HTML
6 25 (21.93%) WPF
7 21 (18.42%) Entity Framework
7 21 (18.42%) HTML5
8 18 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (13.16%) CSS
10 14 (12.28%) MSMQ
11 12 (10.53%) JSON
11 12 (10.53%) Web Services
12 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (9.65%) CSS3
13 9 (7.89%) Ajax
13 9 (7.89%) WCF
14 8 (7.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.05%) Private Cloud
2 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.26%) Fintech
4 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.63%) Clustering
6 2 (1.75%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.84%) Windows
2 18 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.39%) Unix
6 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.84%) MVC
2 33 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (22.81%) Change Management
4 25 (21.93%) Capacity Planning
4 25 (21.93%) Problem Management
5 24 (21.05%) Data Security
5 24 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
5 24 (21.05%) Load Balancing
5 24 (21.05%) Network Architecture
5 24 (21.05%) Risk Management
5 24 (21.05%) Service Management
6 18 (15.79%) Web Application Development
7 16 (14.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 16 (14.04%) OO
7 16 (14.04%) OOD
7 16 (14.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 15 (13.16%) Scrum
9 12 (10.53%) Migration
10 10 (8.77%) TDD
11 9 (7.89%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.86%) C#
2 30 (26.32%) SQL
3 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.65%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.89%) XAML
6 7 (6.14%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.14%) R
6 7 (6.14%) Ruby
7 6 (5.26%) F#
8 5 (4.39%) VBA
9 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.51%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.88%) Java
10 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (28.95%) CCNA
1 33 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (21.05%) CCIE
2 24 (21.05%) CCNP
3 13 (11.40%) MCSE
3 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.89%) MCP
5 7 (6.14%) A+ Certification
6 5 (4.39%) Degree
7 4 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (3.51%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.75%) MCITP
8 2 (1.75%) MCSA
8 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.26%) GDPR
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.75%) Docker
5 2 (1.75%) MetaFrame
5 2 (1.75%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.75%) XenApp
5 2 (1.75%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.88%) Firmware
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) Kibana
2 3 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (31.58%) Cisco
2 33 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 31 (27.19%) Citrix
4 27 (23.68%) SolarWinds
5 24 (21.05%) Blue Coat
5 24 (21.05%) F5
5 24 (21.05%) Forcepoint
5 24 (21.05%) Zscaler
6 22 (19.30%) VMware
7 13 (11.40%) Infragistics
8 8 (7.02%) Google
9 6 (5.26%) Xamarin
10 5 (4.39%) Aderant
10 5 (4.39%) LexisNexis
11 4 (3.51%) Meraki
11 4 (3.51%) Oracle
12 2 (1.75%) Avaya
12 2 (1.75%) Capita
12 2 (1.75%) SAP
13 1 (0.88%) Veeam