Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 28 45
Rank change year-on-year +21 +17 +63
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 192 113 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 21.50% 9.51% 5.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 61.34% 42.80% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 177 99 66
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -23.81%
10th Percentile £25,750 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 313 264 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 35.05% 22.22% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 277 232 162
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,375 £22,600
90th Percentile £66,000 £62,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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 +19 48 £46,500 +16.25% 3
West Malling +16 41 £26,500 -51.82% 1
Maidstone +15 28 £45,000 +17.14% 1
Chatham -1 22 £67,500 +92.86%
Canterbury - 10 £38,750 - 2
Sittingbourne - 6 £50,500 -
Tonbridge +6 5 £52,500 +61.54%
Dartford +1 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Rochester 0 4 £70,500 +17.50% 1
Stansted +3 1 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Sevenoaks -15 1 £22,500 -40.00%
Edenbridge - 1 £43,000 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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.

1 109 (56.77%) C#
2 106 (55.21%) .NET
3 93 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (46.35%) Amazon AWS
5 70 (36.46%) Microsoft
6 60 (31.25%) MVC
7 56 (29.17%) Office 365
8 55 (28.65%) SQL Server
9 50 (26.04%) Scrum
9 50 (26.04%) Microservices
10 47 (24.48%) DevOps
11 44 (22.92%) SQL
12 43 (22.40%) ASP.NET
13 42 (21.88%) Active Directory
14 40 (20.83%) PowerShell
15 38 (19.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 36 (18.75%) VMware
17 35 (18.23%) Finance
18 34 (17.71%) Windows
19 32 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
20 28 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (14.58%) SCCM
20 28 (14.58%) ITIL
21 27 (14.06%) JavaScript
21 27 (14.06%) Hyper-V
21 27 (14.06%) .NET Framework
21 27 (14.06%) Octopus Deploy
21 27 (14.06%) Serverless
21 27 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
22 26 (13.54%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (11.46%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.13%) IIS
5 5 (2.60%) CMS
5 5 (2.60%) NServiceBus
5 5 (2.60%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.60%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 89 (46.35%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (29.17%) Office 365
3 27 (14.06%) Serverless
4 20 (10.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (5.73%) npm
7 9 (4.69%) IaaS
7 9 (4.69%) Power Platform
8 8 (4.17%) PaaS
8 8 (4.17%) PowerApps
8 8 (4.17%) SaaS
9 7 (3.65%) Azure Functions
10 5 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.56%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (1.04%) AWS IoT
12 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (1.04%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.90%) LAN
2 18 (9.38%) Skype
3 14 (7.29%) VoIP
4 13 (6.77%) DNS
4 13 (6.77%) Internet
5 9 (4.69%) SAN
6 8 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (3.65%) DHCP
7 7 (3.65%) Firewall
7 7 (3.65%) NAS
8 6 (3.13%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (2.60%) WAN
10 4 (2.08%) VPN
11 3 (1.56%) MPLS
11 3 (1.56%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.56%) TCP/IP
12 2 (1.04%) DKIM
12 2 (1.04%) DMARC
12 2 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (28.65%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.85%) Big Data
2 17 (8.85%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (7.81%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (7.29%) Cosmos DB
5 12 (6.25%) Data Lake
6 10 (5.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 10 (5.21%) Geospatial Data
6 10 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (4.17%) Power BI
9 6 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (3.13%) Redis
10 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 27 (14.06%) Octopus Deploy
2 26 (13.54%) Git (software)
3 25 (13.02%) TeamCity
4 15 (7.81%) Visual Studio Team System
5 11 (5.73%) Sinon.JS
5 11 (5.73%) webpack
6 10 (5.21%) git-flow
7 9 (4.69%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.13%) JIRA
9 5 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.04%) NUnit
10 2 (1.04%) TestRail
11 1 (0.52%) Calabash
11 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.52%) JMeter
11 1 (0.52%) JUnit
11 1 (0.52%) Selenium
11 1 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 35 (18.23%) Finance
2 16 (8.33%) Advertising
3 3 (1.56%) Banking
4 2 (1.04%) Billing
4 2 (1.04%) Front Office
4 2 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 88 (45.83%) Developer
2 60 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 27 (14.06%) C# Developer
4 26 (13.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (9.90%) Analyst
6 16 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 15 (7.81%) Junior
7 15 (7.81%) Junior Developer
8 14 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (6.25%) Graduate
9 12 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 12 (6.25%) Software Developer
10 11 (5.73%) Cloud Engineer
10 11 (5.73%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (5.73%) Senior Developer
11 10 (5.21%) IT Support
11 10 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (4.69%) Azure Engineer
12 9 (4.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 9 (4.69%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (55.21%) .NET
2 43 (22.40%) ASP.NET
3 38 (19.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (14.06%) .NET Framework
5 26 (13.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 23 (11.98%) React
7 20 (10.42%) CSS
7 20 (10.42%) HTML
8 18 (9.38%) AngularJS
8 18 (9.38%) REST
8 18 (9.38%) Web Services
9 14 (7.29%) JSON
10 13 (6.77%) SOAP
11 11 (5.73%) Jest
11 11 (5.73%) YAML
12 10 (5.21%) Entity Framework
13 9 (4.69%) Node.js
14 8 (4.17%) WCF
15 7 (3.65%) OAuth
15 7 (3.65%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.65%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.04%) User Experience
6 1 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.52%) Clustering
6 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.52%) FMCG
6 1 (0.52%) iPhone
6 1 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.71%) Windows
2 25 (13.02%) Windows Server
3 13 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.60%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.04%) Android
7 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (31.25%) MVC
3 50 (26.04%) Microservices
3 50 (26.04%) Scrum
4 47 (24.48%) DevOps
5 28 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (14.58%) ITIL
6 27 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (13.02%) Project Management
7 25 (13.02%) Software Engineering
8 20 (10.42%) Mobile Device Management
8 20 (10.42%) OpenUP
9 17 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 17 (8.85%) TDD
10 16 (8.33%) Computer Science
10 16 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (7.29%) PRINCE2
12 13 (6.77%) Mentoring
12 13 (6.77%) Migration
13 12 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 109 (56.77%) C#
2 44 (22.92%) SQL
3 40 (20.83%) PowerShell
4 27 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.73%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.60%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.60%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.52%) C
7 1 (0.52%) Java
7 1 (0.52%) Kotlin
7 1 (0.52%) Ruby
7 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (6.25%) HNC
2 11 (5.73%) Degree
3 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.13%) MCP
5 5 (2.60%) MCSE
6 4 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.08%) MCITP
7 2 (1.04%) CCNA
7 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.52%) CCNP
8 1 (0.52%) CISM
8 1 (0.52%) CISSP
8 1 (0.52%) MCSA
8 1 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 32 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (14.06%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 6 (3.13%) Docker
6 4 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.52%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.52%) Firmware
9 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (14.58%) SCCM
2 17 (8.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (3.13%) Terraform
4 4 (2.08%) Ansible
5 3 (1.56%) SCOM
6 2 (1.04%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.52%) MIIS
Vendors
1 70 (36.46%) Microsoft
2 36 (18.75%) VMware
3 18 (9.38%) Google
4 16 (8.33%) Avaya
5 13 (6.77%) Cisco
6 12 (6.25%) Databricks
7 10 (5.21%) Citrix
8 5 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.56%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.04%) IronPort
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle
10 2 (1.04%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.04%) Veeam
11 1 (0.52%) CommVault
11 1 (0.52%) Dell
11 1 (0.52%) F5
11 1 (0.52%) HP
11 1 (0.52%) Mitel
11 1 (0.52%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.52%) Symantec