Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 81 107
Rank change year-on-year +38 +26 +34
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 72 50 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.43% 2.90% 1.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.06% 32.68% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 59 55 39
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £38,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,750 £71,250 £68,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 153 153 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.55% 8.87% 11.12%
Number of salaries quoted 122 139 230
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £22,625 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £61,250 £62,625
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +9 16 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Maidstone +12 13 £40,000 -28.89% 2
West Malling - 8 £33,750 -
Dartford +1 5 £50,000 -23.08%
Chatham - 2 £32,500 -
Tonbridge +1 1 £72,500 +45.00%
Sittingbourne - 1 £32,500 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 46 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 37 (51.39%) Windows
3 34 (47.22%) SQL
4 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 30 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 29 (40.28%) .NET
6 24 (33.33%) C#
7 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
7 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (25.00%) HTML
8 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 16 (22.22%) Advertising
10 15 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (19.44%) JSON
11 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
11 14 (19.44%) Office 365
11 14 (19.44%) AngularJS
12 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (18.06%) VMware
12 13 (18.06%) Firewall
12 13 (18.06%) CSS
12 13 (18.06%) SOAP
12 13 (18.06%) XML
12 13 (18.06%) EDI
13 12 (16.67%) WAN
13 12 (16.67%) Internet
13 12 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (16.67%) PowerShell
13 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (16.67%) Power BI

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 6 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) Office 365
2 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (9.72%) PaaS
4 6 (8.33%) IaaS
5 5 (6.94%) Serverless
6 4 (5.56%) SaaS
7 2 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.78%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) Firewall
2 12 (16.67%) Internet
2 12 (16.67%) WAN
3 10 (13.89%) AMQP
3 10 (13.89%) HTTP
3 10 (13.89%) LAN
3 10 (13.89%) SMTP
3 10 (13.89%) SSL
4 6 (8.33%) Network Security
4 6 (8.33%) VPN
5 4 (5.56%) SAN
6 3 (4.17%) Skype
6 3 (4.17%) VoIP
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (2.78%) VPLS
7 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.78%) Wireless
8 1 (1.39%) DNS
8 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (16.67%) Power BI
4 7 (9.72%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (6.94%) DocumentDB
6 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.56%) OLAP
7 4 (5.56%) OLTP
8 2 (2.78%) Redis
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.39%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.39%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) NUnit
3 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.39%) Selenium
3 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (22.22%) Advertising
2 5 (6.94%) Electronics
2 5 (6.94%) Swedish Language
3 4 (5.56%) Finance
4 3 (4.17%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Architect
2 13 (18.06%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (12.50%) Developer
4 8 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Business Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Information Manager
6 5 (6.94%) IT Support
6 5 (6.94%) Lead Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Business Information Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) IT Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.28%) .NET
2 18 (25.00%) HTML
3 14 (19.44%) AngularJS
3 14 (19.44%) JSON
4 13 (18.06%) CSS
4 13 (18.06%) EDI
4 13 (18.06%) SOAP
4 13 (18.06%) XML
5 11 (15.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (11.11%) WCF
7 7 (9.72%) CSS3
7 7 (9.72%) HTML5
7 7 (9.72%) RESTful
8 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.33%) Entity Framework
8 6 (8.33%) WPF
9 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
9 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.94%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) Data Structures
2 5 (6.94%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.17%) Clustering
3 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.17%) Fintech
3 3 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.78%) Replication
4 2 (2.78%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 37 (51.39%) Windows
2 30 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (15.28%) Windows 8
5 10 (13.89%) Windows 10
6 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (15.28%) TDD
4 8 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 7 (9.72%) Dashboard Development
5 7 (9.72%) High Availability
5 7 (9.72%) MVC
6 6 (8.33%) Analytics
6 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.33%) Microservices
7 5 (6.94%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.94%) ITIL
7 5 (6.94%) Machine Learning
7 5 (6.94%) OO
7 5 (6.94%) OOP
7 5 (6.94%) Prototyping
7 5 (6.94%) SOA
8 4 (5.56%) ETL
8 4 (5.56%) Migration
8 4 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.22%) SQL
2 24 (33.33%) C#
3 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 11 (15.28%) T-SQL
6 8 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 7 (9.72%) Java
8 5 (6.94%) TypeScript
9 4 (5.56%) Python
9 4 (5.56%) Ruby
10 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.78%) F#
10 2 (2.78%) Go
11 1 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.11%) MCP
3 7 (9.72%) MCSE
4 6 (8.33%) MCSA
5 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.56%) MCSD
6 2 (2.78%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.78%) CCNA
7 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.39%) Degree
7 1 (1.39%) MCITP
7 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) GDPR
2 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.78%) vSphere
6 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Kibana
2 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 46 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.06%) VMware
3 10 (13.89%) Cisco
4 4 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (2.78%) Aruba
5 2 (2.78%) Avaya
5 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.78%) Google
5 2 (2.78%) HP
5 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.39%) EMC
6 1 (1.39%) Mitel
6 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds