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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 80 90
Rank change year-on-year +40 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 44 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.47% 2.46% 0.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.44% 23.73% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 23 5
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,625 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.36% +1.38%  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 99 118 61
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 12.31% 10.36% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 75 101 52
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 17 £47,500 - 1
West Malling +6 5 £23,000 -
Tonbridge +4 4 £58,750 -
Canterbury - 4 £32,500 -
Sittingbourne +5 1 £32,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +2 1 - -
Chatham - 1 - -
Rochester - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 48 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 45 (68.18%) C#
3 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (48.48%) .NET
5 27 (40.91%) SQL Server
6 25 (37.88%) AngularJS
6 25 (37.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 24 (36.36%) TDD
7 24 (36.36%) MVC
8 23 (34.85%) ASP.NET
9 22 (33.33%) Ruby
9 22 (33.33%) DevOps
9 22 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
9 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
10 19 (28.79%) TeamCity
10 19 (28.79%) Node.js
11 18 (27.27%) Web Application Development
11 18 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
11 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 17 (25.76%) Kibana
12 17 (25.76%) KnockoutJS
12 17 (25.76%) F#
12 17 (25.76%) RESTful
12 17 (25.76%) Dependency Injection
12 17 (25.76%) MongoDB
12 17 (25.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 17 (25.76%) WSUS

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 18 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (16.67%) IIS
3 5 (7.58%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.52%) Site Server
6 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.58%) Heroku
2 5 (7.58%) PaaS
3 4 (6.06%) Office 365
4 1 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.52%) GitHub
4 1 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Firewall
2 3 (4.55%) LAN
2 3 (4.55%) VPN
2 3 (4.55%) WAN
3 2 (3.03%) DNS
3 2 (3.03%) HTTP
3 2 (3.03%) Network Security
3 2 (3.03%) SSL
4 1 (1.52%) DHCP
4 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.52%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) Skype
4 1 (1.52%) SMTP
4 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (25.76%) MongoDB
4 6 (9.09%) DocumentDB
4 6 (9.09%) RavenDB
5 4 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (6.06%) Redis
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.03%) Power BI
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.52%) Big Data
8 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) TeamCity
2 9 (13.64%) JIRA
3 8 (12.12%) Visual Studio
4 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (7.58%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.52%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.52%) gulp
7 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.52%) Moq
7 1 (1.52%) NUnit
7 1 (1.52%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.52%) Selenium
7 1 (1.52%) Subversion
7 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (3.03%) Electronics
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Developer
2 20 (30.30%) .NET Developer
3 17 (25.76%) Messaging Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (6.06%) Automation Test Lead
7 4 (6.06%) Junior
7 4 (6.06%) Lead Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.55%) Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Network Administrator
9 2 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (48.48%) .NET
2 25 (37.88%) AngularJS
2 25 (37.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 23 (34.85%) ASP.NET
4 22 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
4 22 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 19 (28.79%) Node.js
6 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 17 (25.76%) KnockoutJS
7 17 (25.76%) MSMQ
7 17 (25.76%) RESTful
7 17 (25.76%) WPF
8 8 (12.12%) CSS
8 8 (12.12%) HTML
9 6 (9.09%) EDI
9 6 (9.09%) WCF
9 6 (9.09%) XML
10 5 (7.58%) JSON
10 5 (7.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) Blog
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.36%) MVC
2 24 (36.36%) TDD
3 22 (33.33%) DevOps
4 18 (27.27%) Web Application Development
5 17 (25.76%) Dependency Injection
5 17 (25.76%) Kanban
5 17 (25.76%) Multithreading
5 17 (25.76%) OO
6 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
6 8 (12.12%) Scrum
7 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.61%) Service Management
8 6 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.58%) High Availability
9 5 (7.58%) Performance Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Software Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.06%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 45 (68.18%) C#
2 22 (33.33%) Ruby
3 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.76%) F#
5 14 (21.21%) PowerShell
6 13 (19.70%) SQL
7 5 (7.58%) Go
7 5 (7.58%) Java
8 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.06%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.03%) Python
10 1 (1.52%) C++
10 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) ISEB
1 5 (7.58%) ISTQB
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.55%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) MCSE
3 2 (3.03%) MCP
3 2 (3.03%) MCSA
3 2 (3.03%) MCSD
4 1 (1.52%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Docker
1 7 (10.61%) Hyper-V
2 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.58%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (7.58%) vSphere
4 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (25.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 17 (25.76%) Kibana
1 17 (25.76%) WSUS
2 6 (9.09%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.52%) Ansible
3 1 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) New Relic
3 4 (6.06%) VMware
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco
4 2 (3.03%) Citrix
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Veeam
5 1 (1.52%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.52%) Mitel
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) Telerik
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