The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 162 160 208
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +48
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 69 67 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 1.16% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.61% 16.54% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 40 62 22
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £34,100 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £74,750 £82,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
507 405 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.19% 7.03% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 360 331 213
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Berkshire region.

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +17 50 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Maidenhead -2 7 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Bracknell - 4 £40,000 -
Slough 0 3 £55,000 +80.32% 1
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 53 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (47.66%) .NET
3 50 (46.73%) JavaScript
3 50 (46.73%) SQL Server
3 50 (46.73%) Microsoft
4 49 (45.79%) Amazon AWS
5 47 (43.93%) C#
6 45 (42.06%) ASP.NET
7 44 (41.12%) MVC
8 43 (40.19%) Scrum
9 41 (38.32%) KnockoutJS
10 39 (36.45%) NoSQL
10 39 (36.45%) CouchDB
11 37 (34.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 36 (33.64%) jQuery
13 35 (32.71%) AngularJS
14 33 (30.84%) HTML
15 31 (28.97%) CSS
16 30 (28.04%) MongoDB
17 26 (24.30%) TDD
17 26 (24.30%) ASP.NET Web API
18 24 (22.43%) Web Services
19 18 (16.82%) Mentoring
20 17 (15.89%) Big Data
21 15 (14.02%) Analytics
21 15 (14.02%) Entity Framework
21 15 (14.02%) .NET Framework
21 15 (14.02%) Telecoms
22 13 (12.15%) SQL
22 13 (12.15%) Windows

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.54%) Apache Pig
2 6 (5.61%) Lync
3 5 (4.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.80%) IIS
4 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.93%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) MS Office
1 7 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 49 (45.79%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.15%) SaaS
3 10 (9.35%) Office 365
4 9 (8.41%) PaaS
5 3 (2.80%) Terremark
6 2 (1.87%) IaaS
6 2 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.93%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) Internet
2 3 (2.80%) Firewall
2 3 (2.80%) DNS
2 3 (2.80%) OpenFlow
3 2 (1.87%) VPN
3 2 (1.87%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.87%) SAN
3 2 (1.87%) SMTP
3 2 (1.87%) HTTP
3 2 (1.87%) Wireless
4 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (46.73%) SQL Server
2 39 (36.45%) CouchDB
2 39 (36.45%) NoSQL
3 30 (28.04%) MongoDB
4 17 (15.89%) Big Data
5 12 (11.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (10.28%) RavenDB
7 9 (8.41%) MS Access
8 8 (7.48%) Relational Database
9 7 (6.54%) Hadoop
10 4 (3.74%) MySQL
11 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.48%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.80%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.93%) MSTest
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.93%) Fiddler
General
1 15 (14.02%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.74%) Games
3 3 (2.80%) Finance
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (42.99%) Developer
2 27 (25.23%) .NET Developer
3 23 (21.50%) Architect
4 14 (13.08%) Consultant
5 13 (12.15%) Enterprise Architect
6 11 (10.28%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Systems Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Developer
8 8 (7.48%) .NET Architect
9 6 (5.61%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (4.67%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.67%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (3.74%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.74%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (3.74%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Design Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Senior Project Manager
11 4 (3.74%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (47.66%) .NET
2 45 (42.06%) ASP.NET
3 41 (38.32%) KnockoutJS
4 37 (34.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (33.64%) jQuery
6 35 (32.71%) AngularJS
7 33 (30.84%) HTML
8 31 (28.97%) CSS
9 26 (24.30%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (22.43%) Web Services
11 15 (14.02%) .NET Framework
11 15 (14.02%) Entity Framework
12 8 (7.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (7.48%) Ajax
13 7 (6.54%) XML
14 5 (4.67%) XSLT
15 4 (3.74%) WCF
15 4 (3.74%) Protocol Buffers
15 4 (3.74%) Apache Thrift
16 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.74%) Internet of Things
2 4 (3.74%) PMI
3 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.87%) iPhone
3 2 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.87%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (0.93%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.93%) Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) Streaming Media
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Windows
2 11 (10.28%) Android
3 7 (6.54%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.74%) Linux
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.12%) MVC
3 43 (40.19%) Scrum
4 26 (24.30%) TDD
5 18 (16.82%) Mentoring
6 15 (14.02%) Analytics
7 13 (12.15%) Business Analytics
8 11 (10.28%) SOA
9 10 (9.35%) Migration
10 8 (7.48%) Web Development
10 8 (7.48%) Customer Engagement
10 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.61%) ITIL
11 6 (5.61%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.61%) BDD
12 5 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.67%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.67%) Project Management
12 5 (4.67%) Software Engineering
13 4 (3.74%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 50 (46.73%) JavaScript
2 47 (43.93%) C#
3 13 (12.15%) SQL
4 10 (9.35%) Java
5 5 (4.67%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.74%) Lua
6 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.80%) Python
7 3 (2.80%) Ruby
7 3 (2.80%) Perl
7 3 (2.80%) PHP
7 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.67%) Degree
3 4 (3.74%) MAPM
3 4 (3.74%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.74%) MCITP
4 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.87%) MCP
5 2 (1.87%) MCSE
5 2 (1.87%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) vSphere
4 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) ZABBIX
1 3 (2.80%) Cacti
1 3 (2.80%) Puppet
1 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.80%) Nagios
1 3 (2.80%) Ansible
2 2 (1.87%) WSUS
2 2 (1.87%) SCCM
3 1 (0.93%) SCOM
3 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.93%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.93%) SCSM
Vendors
1 50 (46.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.48%) Business Objects
2 8 (7.48%) Tableau
3 7 (6.54%) Rackspace
4 4 (3.74%) SAP
4 4 (3.74%) VMware
5 3 (2.80%) Google
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle
6 2 (1.87%) Telerik
7 1 (0.93%) NetApp
7 1 (0.93%) Symantec
Slough, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + + 10% bonus + pensions + medical
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago