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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 77 163 161
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 150 67 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.09% 1.22% 1.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.91% 13.01% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 121 40 61
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,750 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £92,500 £75,000
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
579 515 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.92% 9.35% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 481 371 328
Average salary £51,500 £54,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,300 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 +12 50 £51,500 -6.36% 5
Maidenhead +25 22 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Newbury - 16 £37,500 -
Slough +13 13 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Bracknell +1 8 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Wokingham - 4 £58,500 -
Crowthorne - 1 £32,500 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 160 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 147 (39.10%) Windows
3 126 (33.51%) SQL
4 125 (33.24%) VMware
5 119 (31.65%) Linux
6 116 (30.85%) PowerShell
6 116 (30.85%) Hyper-V
7 110 (29.26%) Amazon AWS
8 103 (27.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 100 (26.60%) SQL Server
10 89 (23.67%) Firewall
11 78 (20.74%) Windows Server
12 74 (19.68%) MS Excel
13 71 (18.88%) ITIL
14 70 (18.62%) Active Directory
15 68 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
16 65 (17.29%) DNS
17 61 (16.22%) C#
17 61 (16.22%) Red Hat
18 60 (15.96%) Oracle
19 58 (15.43%) .NET
20 57 (15.16%) DevOps
21 55 (14.63%) JavaScript
21 55 (14.63%) LAN
21 55 (14.63%) WAN
22 54 (14.36%) Microsoft Certification
23 53 (14.10%) Middleware
24 52 (13.83%) SaaS
25 49 (13.03%) Python
26 48 (12.77%) Ruby

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 45 (11.97%) OpenStack
2 33 (8.78%) nginx
3 28 (7.45%) SharePoint
4 25 (6.65%) JBoss
5 16 (4.26%) IIS
6 13 (3.46%) Apache
7 9 (2.39%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.60%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.60%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.33%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.27%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 74 (19.68%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.05%) MS Office
3 5 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 110 (29.26%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (13.83%) SaaS
3 33 (8.78%) Office 365
4 19 (5.05%) IaaS
5 15 (3.99%) PaaS
6 6 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.33%) Yammer
8 4 (1.06%) SoftLayer
9 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.80%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 89 (23.67%) Firewall
2 65 (17.29%) DNS
3 55 (14.63%) LAN
3 55 (14.63%) WAN
4 28 (7.45%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.99%) VoIP
6 10 (2.66%) IPv4
7 9 (2.39%) SAN
8 8 (2.13%) HTTP
8 8 (2.13%) SSL
9 4 (1.06%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.06%) LDAP
9 4 (1.06%) NAS
9 4 (1.06%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.06%) S/MIME
9 4 (1.06%) Skype
10 3 (0.80%) DHCP
10 3 (0.80%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.80%) Network Security
11 2 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (26.60%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.84%) Hadoop
3 34 (9.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 30 (7.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (4.52%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 16 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
9 14 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (3.46%) Big Data
11 12 (3.19%) MongoDB
12 10 (2.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (2.39%) MySQL
13 9 (2.39%) Power BI
13 9 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (2.13%) Redis
14 8 (2.13%) Riak
Development Applications
1 32 (8.51%) Jenkins
2 24 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 23 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.13%) Bugzilla
4 8 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.13%) JIRA
4 8 (2.13%) Selenium
4 8 (2.13%) Subversion
4 8 (2.13%) Trac
4 8 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.60%) MSTest
6 5 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.06%) Toad
8 2 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.27%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.27%) MSI
9 1 (0.27%) NUnit
9 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 23 (6.12%) Publishing
2 15 (3.99%) Manufacturing
3 14 (3.72%) Retail
4 8 (2.13%) Finance
5 6 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.80%) Games
7 2 (0.53%) Automotive
7 2 (0.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (26.06%) Architect
2 78 (20.74%) Developer
3 71 (18.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 48 (12.77%) Cloud Architect
5 44 (11.70%) Administrator
6 42 (11.17%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 39 (10.37%) Cloud Administrator
8 37 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
9 35 (9.31%) Azure Engineer
10 34 (9.04%) Azure Architect
11 30 (7.98%) .NET Developer
12 28 (7.45%) Consultant
13 24 (6.38%) Analyst
13 24 (6.38%) Azure Administrator
14 23 (6.12%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 23 (6.12%) Junior
15 22 (5.85%) Senior Windows Engineer
15 22 (5.85%) Windows Engineer
16 21 (5.59%) Junior Developer
17 18 (4.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (15.43%) .NET
2 53 (14.10%) Middleware
3 47 (12.50%) HTML
4 45 (11.97%) ASP.NET
5 37 (9.84%) CSS
6 28 (7.45%) Web Services
7 25 (6.65%) JSON
8 24 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (6.38%) REST
8 24 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (5.59%) AngularJS
10 20 (5.32%) CSS3
10 20 (5.32%) HTML5
11 16 (4.26%) XML
12 11 (2.93%) OAuth
12 11 (2.93%) SignalR
13 10 (2.66%) .NET Framework
13 10 (2.66%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (2.66%) Entity Framework
14 8 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.97%) Hybrid Cloud
2 26 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.91%) Visualisation
3 21 (5.59%) User Experience
4 18 (4.79%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.66%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.39%) Clustering
6 9 (2.39%) Data Integration
7 8 (2.13%) PKI
8 5 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.33%) Replication
9 4 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.06%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.06%) VCE vBlock
10 3 (0.80%) Blog
10 3 (0.80%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 147 (39.10%) Windows
2 119 (31.65%) Linux
3 78 (20.74%) Windows Server
4 47 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (7.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (5.05%) Mac OS X
7 15 (3.99%) Ubuntu
8 13 (3.46%) CentOS
9 8 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.33%) Android
11 5 (1.33%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.80%) SUSE
13 2 (0.53%) Unix
13 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.27%) Debian
14 1 (0.27%) Solaris
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (18.88%) ITIL
2 68 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (15.16%) DevOps
4 48 (12.77%) Migration
5 38 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (10.11%) Presales
6 30 (7.98%) Scrum
7 29 (7.71%) Data Protection
8 28 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (7.18%) Logistics
9 27 (7.18%) MVC
9 27 (7.18%) Web Development
10 24 (6.38%) Customer Engagement
10 24 (6.38%) Data Visualisation
10 24 (6.38%) Information Security
11 23 (6.12%) Open Source
12 19 (5.05%) High Availability
13 18 (4.79%) Enterprise Architecture
13 18 (4.79%) SOA
14 16 (4.26%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 126 (33.51%) SQL
2 116 (30.85%) PowerShell
3 61 (16.22%) C#
4 55 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 49 (13.03%) Python
6 48 (12.77%) Ruby
7 25 (6.65%) Perl
8 21 (5.59%) T-SQL
8 21 (5.59%) VB.NET
9 13 (3.46%) Bash Shell
9 13 (3.46%) Java
10 9 (2.39%) XAML
11 8 (2.13%) VBScript
12 7 (1.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.53%) COBOL
14 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (14.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (7.71%) MCSE
3 16 (4.26%) MCSA
4 15 (3.99%) MCSD
5 10 (2.66%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.66%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.06%) Degree
6 4 (1.06%) MCITP
6 4 (1.06%) VCDX
7 3 (0.80%) MCTS
7 3 (0.80%) PhD
7 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.53%) MCP
9 1 (0.27%) CCNA
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.27%) CISSP
9 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.27%) NCDA
9 1 (0.27%) VCP4
9 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.60%) SLA
2 5 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 116 (30.85%) Hyper-V
2 103 (27.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (18.62%) Active Directory
4 37 (9.84%) Docker
5 34 (9.04%) vSphere
6 12 (3.19%) VMware ESX
7 11 (2.93%) KVM
8 10 (2.66%) VirtualBox
9 9 (2.39%) vCloud
10 8 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (2.13%) HDFS
11 7 (1.86%) XenApp
12 4 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.06%) Samba
13 3 (0.80%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.80%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.80%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.27%) qmail
14 1 (0.27%) Xen
14 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (12.77%) Puppet
2 45 (11.97%) SCCM
3 34 (9.04%) SCOM
4 32 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (7.45%) SCVMM
6 24 (6.38%) Windows Intune
7 18 (4.79%) Ansible
8 8 (2.13%) Ambari
8 8 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
8 8 (2.13%) Kibana
9 7 (1.86%) SCSM
10 5 (1.33%) CFEngine
10 5 (1.33%) SCDPM
11 4 (1.06%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.53%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.53%) vRealize
13 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
13 1 (0.27%) logstash
13 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 160 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 125 (33.24%) VMware
3 61 (16.22%) Red Hat
4 60 (15.96%) Oracle
5 44 (11.70%) Cisco
6 27 (7.18%) Citrix
7 25 (6.65%) F5
7 25 (6.65%) RightScale
8 23 (6.12%) HP
9 18 (4.79%) EMC
10 17 (4.52%) IBM
10 17 (4.52%) NetApp
11 12 (3.19%) Dell
12 5 (1.33%) Adobe
12 5 (1.33%) CA
12 5 (1.33%) Splunk
12 5 (1.33%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.80%) 3PAR
13 3 (0.80%) CheckPoint
14 2 (0.53%) Trillium
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Health, Life, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Car Allow £6k + Bonus 17% + 15% Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + free parking
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus & Car Allowance
Posted: 16 days ago