Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 47 94
Rank change year-on-year +26 +47 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 108 67 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.83% 4.94% 2.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.72% 41.10% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 90 56 45
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.81% -16.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £59,125 £62,500 £87,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% +11.11%

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 247 163 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.47% 12.01% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 207 133 134
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £64,250
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +27 29 £40,000 +23.08% 3
West Malling +4 10 £55,000 +18.92% 2
Maidstone -8 8 £42,958 +7.39% 3
Sevenoaks +5 7 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Rochester +2 7 £60,000 +71.43%
Tonbridge -1 6 £32,500 -40.91%
Dover - 5 £27,500 - 1
Stansted - 2 £41,250 -
Chatham +5 1 £65,000 -
Dartford -1 1 £32,500 -31.58%
Whitstable - 1 £32,000 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 60 (55.56%) .NET
2 56 (51.85%) C#
3 55 (50.93%) SQL Server
4 49 (45.37%) MVC
5 47 (43.52%) ASP.NET
6 43 (39.81%) Windows
7 42 (38.89%) .NET Framework
8 41 (37.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 36 (33.33%) Finance
11 35 (32.41%) Microsoft
11 35 (32.41%) AngularJS
12 31 (28.70%) WPF
13 30 (27.78%) Entity Framework
14 28 (25.93%) SQL Server 2016
15 27 (25.00%) SQL
16 25 (23.15%) HTML
17 23 (21.30%) CCNA
17 23 (21.30%) Cisco Certification
17 23 (21.30%) Web Application Development
18 22 (20.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 22 (20.37%) MS Exchange
18 22 (20.37%) Cisco
18 22 (20.37%) MongoDB
18 22 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 21 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 21 (19.44%) WAN
19 21 (19.44%) LAN
19 21 (19.44%) MSMQ

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 22 (20.37%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.04%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.63%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.70%) IIS
6 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.70%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.85%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.93%) CMS
8 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.85%) Acrobat
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.93%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.93%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Elite 3E
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.85%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.93%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 36 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (15.74%) Office 365
3 10 (9.26%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.70%) PaaS
5 3 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.85%) IaaS
6 2 (1.85%) NuGet
6 2 (1.85%) SaaS
7 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.93%) npm
7 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.44%) LAN
1 21 (19.44%) WAN
2 16 (14.81%) MPLS
2 16 (14.81%) VLAN
2 16 (14.81%) VPN
3 14 (12.96%) DMZ
3 14 (12.96%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (12.96%) NetScaler
3 14 (12.96%) VPLS
3 14 (12.96%) WLAN
4 7 (6.48%) DNS
5 6 (5.56%) Firewall
6 5 (4.63%) DHCP
7 4 (3.70%) Internet
8 2 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.85%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.85%) Skype
8 2 (1.85%) VoIP
9 1 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (50.93%) SQL Server
2 28 (25.93%) SQL Server 2016
3 22 (20.37%) MongoDB
3 22 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (14.81%) Relational Database
6 9 (8.33%) RavenDB
7 7 (6.48%) RDBMS
7 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.85%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.93%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) TeamCity
2 11 (10.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.78%) JIRA
5 3 (2.78%) Selenium
5 3 (2.78%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.85%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.85%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.93%) Bower
7 1 (0.93%) NUnit
7 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.93%) Protractor
7 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.93%) TestRail
7 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 36 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (12.04%) Games
3 8 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Law
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (46.30%) Developer
2 42 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 16 (14.81%) Network Engineer
4 14 (12.96%) C# Developer
5 12 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (9.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Administrator
7 9 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (6.48%) .NET Software Developer
9 7 (6.48%) .NET Team Leader
9 7 (6.48%) Hyper-V Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) IT Support
9 7 (6.48%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Team Leader
9 7 (6.48%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Wintel Support
9 7 (6.48%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (55.56%) .NET
2 47 (43.52%) ASP.NET
3 42 (38.89%) .NET Framework
4 41 (37.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 35 (32.41%) AngularJS
6 31 (28.70%) WPF
7 30 (27.78%) Entity Framework
8 25 (23.15%) HTML
9 22 (20.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 21 (19.44%) MSMQ
11 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (17.59%) HTML5
12 18 (16.67%) WCF
13 16 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (13.89%) CSS
14 15 (13.89%) RESTful
15 13 (12.04%) Web Services
16 12 (11.11%) JSON
17 9 (8.33%) Ajax
17 9 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Private Cloud
2 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.70%) Fintech
5 2 (1.85%) PDA
5 2 (1.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.81%) Windows
2 20 (18.52%) Windows Server
2 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.70%) Unix
5 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.85%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.37%) MVC
2 40 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.30%) Web Application Development
4 17 (15.74%) TDD
5 16 (14.81%) BDD
5 16 (14.81%) OO
5 16 (14.81%) OOD
6 15 (13.89%) Change Management
6 15 (13.89%) Kanban
6 15 (13.89%) Problem Management
7 14 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (12.96%) Data Security
7 14 (12.96%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (12.96%) Load Balancing
7 14 (12.96%) Network Architecture
7 14 (12.96%) Risk Management
7 14 (12.96%) Service Management
7 14 (12.96%) Web Development
8 13 (12.04%) Multithreading
8 13 (12.04%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (51.85%) C#
2 27 (25.00%) SQL
3 20 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.96%) Ruby
5 13 (12.04%) F#
6 9 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 9 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 9 (8.33%) XAML
7 7 (6.48%) R
8 5 (4.63%) VBA
9 4 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.78%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.85%) VBScript
12 1 (0.93%) Java
12 1 (0.93%) Perl
12 1 (0.93%) Python
12 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (21.30%) CCNA
1 23 (21.30%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (12.96%) CCIE
2 14 (12.96%) CCNP
3 11 (10.19%) MCSE
3 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.48%) A+ Certification
4 7 (6.48%) Degree
4 7 (6.48%) MCP
5 6 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.70%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.93%) ISEB
8 1 (0.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) GDPR
1 7 (6.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 18 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 15 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.85%) Firmware
4 2 (1.85%) MetaFrame
4 2 (1.85%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (12.04%) Kibana
2 3 (2.78%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.85%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.85%) Puppet
4 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (32.41%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.37%) Cisco
3 19 (17.59%) VMware
4 17 (15.74%) Citrix
5 16 (14.81%) Google
6 14 (12.96%) Blue Coat
6 14 (12.96%) F5
6 14 (12.96%) Forcepoint
6 14 (12.96%) SolarWinds
6 14 (12.96%) Zscaler
7 13 (12.04%) Infragistics
8 6 (5.56%) Xamarin
9 5 (4.63%) Aderant
9 5 (4.63%) LexisNexis
10 4 (3.70%) Meraki
10 4 (3.70%) Oracle
11 2 (1.85%) Adobe
11 2 (1.85%) Compaq
11 2 (1.85%) HP
11 2 (1.85%) SAP