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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 75 69
Rank change year-on-year +34 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 38 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.68% 1.55% 3.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.30% 22.39% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 30
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% -19.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

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 92 67 129
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 13.75% 6.91% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 75 48 122
Median salary £35,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.32% -7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £32,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Tunbridge Wells +7 8 £32,500 -45.83%
Maidstone +7 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Rochester - 7 £35,000 -
Sevenoaks -2 3 £52,500 -27.58%
West Malling - 3 £46,250 - 1
Sittingbourne - 2 £36,250 -
Dartford - 1 £47,500 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 53 (65.43%) Microsoft
2 46 (56.79%) C#
3 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (45.68%) Windows
5 35 (43.21%) .NET
6 32 (39.51%) JavaScript
7 29 (35.80%) SQL Server
8 27 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 26 (32.10%) DevOps
10 24 (29.63%) MVC
11 23 (28.40%) ASP.NET
12 22 (27.16%) PowerShell
12 22 (27.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (25.93%) Windows Server
14 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (22.22%) Active Directory
15 18 (22.22%) CSS
15 18 (22.22%) HTML
16 17 (20.99%) Scrum
16 17 (20.99%) Hyper-V
17 16 (19.75%) SQL
18 15 (18.52%) Finance
18 15 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (18.52%) Node.js
18 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
19 14 (17.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 14 (17.28%) Office 365
19 14 (17.28%) TDD
19 14 (17.28%) Web Services

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 10 (12.35%) IIS
2 8 (9.88%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.23%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (17.28%) Office 365
3 6 (7.41%) PaaS
4 5 (6.17%) IaaS
5 3 (3.70%) Heroku
6 2 (2.47%) GitHub
6 2 (2.47%) SaaS
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) WAN
2 11 (13.58%) Firewall
2 11 (13.58%) LAN
3 8 (9.88%) VPN
4 6 (7.41%) Network Security
5 2 (2.47%) DNS
5 2 (2.47%) HTTP
5 2 (2.47%) SAN
5 2 (2.47%) Skype
5 2 (2.47%) SSL
5 2 (2.47%) VoIP
5 2 (2.47%) Wireless
6 1 (1.23%) DHCP
6 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.23%) Internet
6 1 (1.23%) SMTP
6 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.80%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (9.88%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (9.88%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.88%) Power BI
4 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (7.41%) DocumentDB
5 6 (7.41%) RavenDB
6 3 (3.70%) MySQL
7 2 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.47%) Redis
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.23%) Big Data
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (11.11%) JIRA
2 9 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 9 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.64%) SpecFlow
4 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.47%) Selenium
7 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.23%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.23%) gulp
7 1 (1.23%) Moq
7 1 (1.23%) NUnit
7 1 (1.23%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.23%) Subversion
7 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Games
2 5 (6.17%) Marketing
3 4 (4.94%) Electronics
3 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Developer
2 12 (14.81%) .NET Developer
2 12 (14.81%) Architect
3 11 (13.58%) Software Developer
4 8 (9.88%) Azure DevOps
4 8 (9.88%) Azure Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Administrator
5 7 (8.64%) IT Support
5 7 (8.64%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Messaging Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Automation Test Lead
7 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) IT Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Junior
7 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.21%) .NET
2 27 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 23 (28.40%) ASP.NET
4 22 (27.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (22.22%) CSS
6 18 (22.22%) HTML
7 15 (18.52%) Node.js
8 14 (17.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (17.28%) Web Services
8 14 (17.28%) XML
9 12 (14.81%) .NET Framework
10 11 (13.58%) HTML5
10 11 (13.58%) WCF
11 10 (12.35%) React
12 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (9.88%) RESTful
13 8 (9.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.64%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.47%) Blog
3 2 (2.47%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.47%) iPhone
3 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.47%) Replication
3 2 (2.47%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (45.68%) Windows
2 21 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.17%) Linux
6 2 (2.47%) Android
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) DevOps
3 24 (29.63%) MVC
4 17 (20.99%) Scrum
5 14 (17.28%) TDD
6 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.11%) Kanban
8 9 (11.11%) Web Application Development
9 8 (9.88%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (9.88%) High Availability
9 8 (9.88%) Multithreading
10 7 (8.64%) OO
10 7 (8.64%) Service Management
10 7 (8.64%) Test Automation
11 6 (7.41%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (7.41%) ITIL
11 6 (7.41%) Performance Testing
11 6 (7.41%) Software Testing
12 5 (6.17%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.79%) C#
2 32 (39.51%) JavaScript
3 22 (27.16%) PowerShell
4 16 (19.75%) SQL
5 11 (13.58%) Ruby
6 8 (9.88%) F#
7 6 (7.41%) Bash Shell
8 5 (6.17%) Python
8 5 (6.17%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.70%) Go
9 3 (3.70%) Java
10 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.23%) C++
11 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.81%) MCP
3 11 (13.58%) MCSE
4 6 (7.41%) ISEB
4 6 (7.41%) ISTQB
4 6 (7.41%) MCSA
5 5 (6.17%) A+ Certification
5 5 (6.17%) CCNA
5 5 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.17%) MCSD
6 4 (4.94%) Degree
7 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) QA
3 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.99%) Hyper-V
3 11 (13.58%) Docker
3 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.88%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) Kibana
2 6 (7.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 6 (7.41%) Perfmon
2 6 (7.41%) WSUS
3 4 (4.94%) Ansible
3 4 (4.94%) Puppet
4 1 (1.23%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (65.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.05%) VMware
3 8 (9.88%) Cisco
4 6 (7.41%) New Relic
5 4 (4.94%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) Citrix
6 2 (2.47%) Google
6 2 (2.47%) Mitel
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle
6 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.47%) Veeam
7 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.23%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) Intel
7 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.23%) Telerik
Maidstone, Kent
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Salary: Great Company Benefits including Contribution Pension and PMI
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