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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 145 164 208
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +44
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 74 63 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.35% 1.11% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.37% 16.54% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 41 60 15
Average salary £55,000 £51,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £33,650 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £72,750 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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
452 381 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.27% 6.73% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 351 308 167
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £78,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +28 56 £56,250 +12.50% 6
Maidenhead -1 3 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Slough -2 3 £55,000 +80.32% 1
Windsor - 1 £42,500 -
Newbury - 1 £55,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £36,000 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 56 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (51.89%) Microsoft
3 49 (46.23%) .NET
4 46 (43.40%) JavaScript
4 46 (43.40%) SQL Server
5 45 (42.45%) C#
6 42 (39.62%) ASP.NET
7 41 (38.68%) MVC
8 38 (35.85%) Scrum
9 37 (34.91%) jQuery
10 34 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (32.08%) KnockoutJS
11 33 (31.13%) AngularJS
12 32 (30.19%) NoSQL
13 31 (29.25%) HTML
13 31 (29.25%) CSS
13 31 (29.25%) CouchDB
14 23 (21.70%) TDD
14 23 (21.70%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (20.75%) MongoDB
16 20 (18.87%) Web Services
17 18 (16.98%) Mentoring
18 17 (16.04%) .NET Framework
18 17 (16.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 17 (16.04%) Big Data
19 15 (14.15%) Migration
19 15 (14.15%) Analytics
20 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
20 14 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
21 13 (12.26%) Telecoms

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 5 (4.72%) Lync
2 4 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.83%) IIS
3 3 (2.83%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.89%) Node.js
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) MS Project
2 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.43%) SaaS
1 10 (9.43%) PaaS
2 9 (8.49%) Office 365
3 4 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.83%) IaaS
4 3 (2.83%) Terremark
5 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.94%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) Internet
2 3 (2.83%) Firewall
2 3 (2.83%) DNS
2 3 (2.83%) SAN
2 3 (2.83%) OpenFlow
3 2 (1.89%) VPN
3 2 (1.89%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.89%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.89%) SMTP
3 2 (1.89%) HTTP
3 2 (1.89%) Wireless
4 1 (0.94%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (43.40%) SQL Server
2 32 (30.19%) NoSQL
3 31 (29.25%) CouchDB
4 22 (20.75%) MongoDB
5 17 (16.04%) Big Data
6 12 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (10.38%) RavenDB
8 9 (8.49%) MS Access
9 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.83%) MySQL
11 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.94%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (10.38%) Visual Studio
3 10 (9.43%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.72%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.94%) Fiddler
General
1 13 (12.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.83%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Retail
3 2 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (0.94%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (42.45%) Developer
2 26 (24.53%) .NET Developer
3 23 (21.70%) Architect
4 15 (14.15%) Consultant
5 13 (12.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 12 (11.32%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.49%) Systems Developer
8 8 (7.55%) Senior Project Manager
8 8 (7.55%) Senior Manager
8 8 (7.55%) Project Manager
8 8 (7.55%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (7.55%) .NET Architect
8 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (4.72%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (4.72%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.77%) .NET Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (46.23%) .NET
2 42 (39.62%) ASP.NET
3 37 (34.91%) jQuery
4 34 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (32.08%) KnockoutJS
5 33 (31.13%) AngularJS
6 31 (29.25%) HTML
6 31 (29.25%) CSS
7 23 (21.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (18.87%) Web Services
9 17 (16.04%) .NET Framework
9 17 (16.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (6.60%) XML
11 6 (5.66%) XSLT
12 5 (4.72%) WCF
12 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 4 (3.77%) CSS3
13 4 (3.77%) HTML5
13 4 (3.77%) Kendo UI
13 4 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) PMI
2 4 (3.77%) Internet of Things
3 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.89%) Kindle
4 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.89%) iPhone
5 1 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.94%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.94%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.32%) Windows
2 8 (7.55%) Android
3 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.83%) Linux
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (38.68%) MVC
3 38 (35.85%) Scrum
4 23 (21.70%) TDD
5 18 (16.98%) Mentoring
6 15 (14.15%) Analytics
6 15 (14.15%) Migration
7 13 (12.26%) Business Analytics
8 11 (10.38%) Waterfall
9 8 (7.55%) Web Development
9 8 (7.55%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (7.55%) Project Management
9 8 (7.55%) ITIL
9 8 (7.55%) SOA
9 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.55%) PRINCE
10 7 (6.60%) BDD
11 5 (4.72%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.72%) OOD
11 5 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.40%) JavaScript
2 45 (42.45%) C#
3 12 (11.32%) SQL
4 7 (6.60%) Java
5 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.77%) Lua
7 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.89%) Python
8 2 (1.89%) Ruby
8 2 (1.89%) Perl
8 2 (1.89%) PHP
8 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.55%) PMI Certification
2 8 (7.55%) MAPM
3 4 (3.77%) MCITP
3 4 (3.77%) Degree
3 4 (3.77%) MCSE
4 3 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.89%) MCSA
5 2 (1.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (10.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) SCCM
1 3 (2.83%) SCOM
1 3 (2.83%) SCVMM
1 3 (2.83%) SCOrch
1 3 (2.83%) SCSM
2 2 (1.89%) Ansible
2 2 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.89%) Nagios
2 2 (1.89%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.89%) Cacti
2 2 (1.89%) Puppet
2 2 (1.89%) Windows Intune
2 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.94%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (51.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.55%) Business Objects
2 8 (7.55%) Tableau
3 6 (5.66%) Rackspace
4 4 (3.77%) Telerik
5 3 (2.83%) Google
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle
5 3 (2.83%) VMware
6 2 (1.89%) SAP
7 1 (0.94%) NetApp
Reading
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Training (External/Internal),
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £4000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead
Cognitive Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago