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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 146 162 213
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +51
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 80 52 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 0.92% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.32% 16.67% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 32 49 9
Average salary £50,000 £61,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
316 312 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.47% 5.52% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 239 286 220
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £67,500 £75,000
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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +46 61 £105,000 +100.00% 10
Windsor -10 6 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Maidenhead - 5 £65,000 - 1
Slough - 2 £38,750 -
Newbury -1 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 90 (61.22%) Windows
2 88 (59.86%) Microsoft
3 61 (41.50%) Office 365
4 52 (35.37%) C#
4 52 (35.37%) SQL Server
5 48 (32.65%) .NET
6 39 (26.53%) SQL
7 36 (24.49%) MS Excel
8 34 (23.13%) Degree
9 33 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (21.77%) Service Delivery
11 29 (19.73%) Hyper-V
12 27 (18.37%) WCF
13 24 (16.33%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (16.33%) ITIL
14 23 (15.65%) ASP.NET
14 23 (15.65%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (14.97%) Finance
15 22 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
16 20 (13.61%) Business Development
16 20 (13.61%) Project Management
17 19 (12.93%) Web Services
17 19 (12.93%) XML
18 18 (12.24%) ERP
18 18 (12.24%) Active Directory
18 18 (12.24%) SaaS
19 17 (11.56%) SQL Server 2005
19 17 (11.56%) BizTalk Server
20 16 (10.88%) PMI
20 16 (10.88%) PMI Certification

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 17 (11.56%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (10.88%) SharePoint
3 14 (9.52%) IIS
4 12 (8.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.40%) Lync
5 5 (3.40%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (24.49%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.04%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 61 (41.50%) Office 365
2 18 (12.24%) SaaS
3 11 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.48%) IaaS
4 4 (2.72%) PaaS
5 3 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) Firewall
2 6 (4.08%) VPN
2 6 (4.08%) DNS
3 5 (3.40%) FTP
3 5 (3.40%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.72%) VLAN
4 4 (2.72%) Unified Communications
4 4 (2.72%) PBX
4 4 (2.72%) IPv4
4 4 (2.72%) IPv6
5 3 (2.04%) SAN
6 2 (1.36%) Internet
7 1 (0.68%) DHCP
7 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (35.37%) SQL Server
2 33 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (11.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (10.88%) Big Data
5 12 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (6.80%) MS Access
7 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (9.52%) Selenium
2 12 (8.16%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.40%) MSBuild
General
1 22 (14.97%) Finance
2 16 (10.88%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.44%) Marketing
4 5 (3.40%) Games
5 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.72%) Electronics
6 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.36%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.36%) Hungarian Language
7 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (21.77%) Developer
2 20 (13.61%) Architect
3 19 (12.93%) Account Manager
3 19 (12.93%) Technical Account Manager
3 19 (12.93%) Technical Manager
4 17 (11.56%) Development Engineer
5 16 (10.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 15 (10.20%) Software Engineer
6 15 (10.20%) Software Development Engineer
7 14 (9.52%) Consultant
8 11 (7.48%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (7.48%) .NET Developer
8 11 (7.48%) Administrator
9 10 (6.80%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (6.80%) BizTalk Developer
10 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Consultant
11 8 (5.44%) IT Administrator
12 7 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.08%) C# Developer
13 6 (4.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.65%) .NET
2 27 (18.37%) WCF
3 23 (15.65%) ASP.NET
4 19 (12.93%) Web Services
4 19 (12.93%) XML
5 14 (9.52%) CSS
5 14 (9.52%) HTML
6 13 (8.84%) jQuery
7 11 (7.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (6.80%) AppFabric
9 9 (6.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (6.12%) .NET Framework
10 8 (5.44%) LINQ
11 7 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (4.76%) JSON
12 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (4.08%) HTML5
12 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 5 (3.40%) MSMQ
14 4 (2.72%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.33%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (10.88%) PMI
3 15 (10.20%) Computer Science
4 14 (9.52%) IPTV
5 6 (4.08%) Open Source
6 4 (2.72%) DTV
7 3 (2.04%) Kindle
8 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.36%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.36%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 90 (61.22%) Windows
2 22 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (10.88%) Windows Phone 8
3 16 (10.88%) Windows Phone
4 12 (8.16%) Windows 8
5 11 (7.48%) Windows 7
6 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.40%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (3.40%) Linux
9 4 (2.72%) UNIX
10 2 (1.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.77%) Service Delivery
2 24 (16.33%) ITIL
3 23 (15.65%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (13.61%) Project Management
4 20 (13.61%) Business Development
5 18 (12.24%) ERP
6 16 (10.88%) CMMI
6 16 (10.88%) Risk Management
6 16 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (10.88%) OpenUP
7 14 (9.52%) SOA
8 12 (8.16%) MVC
9 9 (6.12%) Workflow
9 9 (6.12%) Migration
10 7 (4.76%) OOD
10 7 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (4.08%) CRM
11 6 (4.08%) Scrum
11 6 (4.08%) Web Development
11 6 (4.08%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (35.37%) C#
2 39 (26.53%) SQL
3 16 (10.88%) C
4 14 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.84%) T-SQL
5 13 (8.84%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.72%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.72%) Python
6 4 (2.72%) Ruby
6 4 (2.72%) Perl
6 4 (2.72%) Java
7 3 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (23.13%) Degree
2 16 (10.88%) PMI Certification
3 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.08%) MCITP
5 5 (3.40%) MCSE
6 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.04%) ISEB
8 1 (0.68%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.08%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) QA
2 3 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (19.73%) Hyper-V
2 18 (12.24%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.40%) VMware ESX
3 5 (3.40%) vSphere
3 5 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.72%) Xen
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.68%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) WSUS
2 4 (2.72%) SCCM
2 4 (2.72%) SCOM
3 2 (1.36%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 88 (59.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.52%) VMware
3 6 (4.08%) Remedy
3 6 (4.08%) BMC
4 4 (2.72%) Citrix
4 4 (2.72%) SAP
4 4 (2.72%) Telerik
5 3 (2.04%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.36%) Siebel
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle
7 1 (0.68%) NetApp
7 1 (0.68%) Symantec
7 1 (0.68%) HP
7 1 (0.68%) Huawei
Windsor, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35 - £55 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Wokingham
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Microsoft
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Microsoft
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Microsoft
Posted: 22 days ago
UK - Reading/Manchester/London/Edinburgh
Microsoft
Salary: £105,000 depending on skills and experience plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
UK - Reading/Manchester/London/Edinburgh
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
UK - Reading/Manchester/London/Edinburgh
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago