The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 141 166 217
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +51
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 66 52 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.21% 0.95% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.56% 16.56% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31 50 13
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -14.00%
Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
321 314 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.87% 5.74% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 240 288 241
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
South East

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +41 44 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Maidenhead -3 5 £65,000 +73.33%
Newbury +5 1 - -
Slough - 1 £31,500 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 79 (59.40%) Windows
2 67 (50.38%) Microsoft
3 62 (46.62%) SQL Server
4 60 (45.11%) C#
5 57 (42.86%) .NET
6 41 (30.83%) SQL
7 39 (29.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 37 (27.82%) Office 365
9 31 (23.31%) WCF
10 27 (20.30%) MS Excel
11 26 (19.55%) ASP.NET
11 26 (19.55%) Degree
12 22 (16.54%) SQL Server 2005
13 21 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (15.04%) Hyper-V
14 20 (15.04%) IIS
15 19 (14.29%) XML
15 19 (14.29%) Active Directory
15 19 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
15 19 (14.29%) SaaS
16 18 (13.53%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (12.78%) Web Services
17 17 (12.78%) VMware
18 16 (12.03%) Telecoms
18 16 (12.03%) Finance
18 16 (12.03%) Service Delivery
18 16 (12.03%) Visual Studio
18 16 (12.03%) T-SQL
18 16 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (12.03%) Selenium

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (15.04%) IIS
2 19 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (9.77%) SharePoint
4 11 (8.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (4.51%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.76%) Lync
6 5 (3.76%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.50%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (20.30%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (3.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.26%) Agresso
4 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (27.82%) Office 365
2 19 (14.29%) SaaS
3 12 (9.02%) IaaS
3 12 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.51%) PaaS
5 3 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.26%) Firewall
1 7 (5.26%) VPN
1 7 (5.26%) DNS
2 6 (4.51%) FTP
3 4 (3.01%) PBX
3 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.01%) IPv4
3 4 (3.01%) IPv6
3 4 (3.01%) VLAN
3 4 (3.01%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.26%) DHCP
5 2 (1.50%) LDAP
5 2 (1.50%) Internet
5 2 (1.50%) SAN
6 1 (0.75%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (46.62%) SQL Server
2 39 (29.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (16.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (8.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (6.77%) MS Access
6 8 (6.02%) Big Data
7 2 (1.50%) MySQL
7 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Visual Studio
1 16 (12.03%) Selenium
2 11 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.76%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (12.03%) Telecoms
1 16 (12.03%) Finance
2 6 (4.51%) Marketing
3 5 (3.76%) Games
4 4 (3.01%) Electronics
4 4 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.50%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.50%) Hungarian Language
6 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (27.82%) Developer
2 18 (13.53%) Development Engineer
3 17 (12.78%) Architect
4 15 (11.28%) Software Development Engineer
4 15 (11.28%) Software Engineer
4 15 (11.28%) .NET Developer
5 13 (9.77%) Consultant
6 11 (8.27%) BizTalk Developer
6 11 (8.27%) Account Manager
6 11 (8.27%) Technical Account Manager
6 11 (8.27%) Technical Manager
7 10 (7.52%) C# Developer
7 10 (7.52%) C# Software Engineer
7 10 (7.52%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.52%) Administrator
8 9 (6.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (6.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (6.77%) Web Developer
8 9 (6.77%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.02%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (42.86%) .NET
2 31 (23.31%) WCF
3 26 (19.55%) ASP.NET
4 19 (14.29%) XML
5 17 (12.78%) Web Services
6 14 (10.53%) CSS
6 14 (10.53%) jQuery
7 13 (9.77%) HTML
8 11 (8.27%) AppFabric
9 9 (6.77%) JSON
9 9 (6.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (6.02%) .NET Framework
11 7 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (4.51%) MSMQ
13 5 (3.76%) HTML5
13 5 (3.76%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (3.76%) SignalR
13 5 (3.76%) AutoMapper
13 5 (3.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (3.01%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (11.28%) Computer Science
2 15 (11.28%) IPTV
3 8 (6.02%) PMI
4 5 (3.76%) Open Source
5 4 (3.01%) DTV
6 3 (2.26%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.50%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.50%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 79 (59.40%) Windows
2 21 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (8.27%) Windows 8
4 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (7.52%) Windows 7
5 8 (6.02%) Windows Phone 8
5 8 (6.02%) Windows Phone
6 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.51%) Linux
7 6 (4.51%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (3.01%) UNIX
9 2 (1.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.03%) Service Delivery
1 16 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (11.28%) SOA
2 15 (11.28%) ITIL
3 12 (9.02%) MVC
3 12 (9.02%) Project Management
3 12 (9.02%) Business Development
4 11 (8.27%) Migration
5 10 (7.52%) ERP
5 10 (7.52%) Workflow
6 9 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.02%) CMMI
7 8 (6.02%) Risk Management
7 8 (6.02%) OpenUP
8 7 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.51%) OO
9 6 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.51%) Web Development
9 6 (4.51%) DevOps
10 5 (3.76%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (45.11%) C#
2 41 (30.83%) SQL
3 16 (12.03%) T-SQL
4 12 (9.02%) PowerShell
5 11 (8.27%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.02%) C
7 7 (5.26%) Java
8 4 (3.01%) Python
8 4 (3.01%) Perl
8 4 (3.01%) Ruby
8 4 (3.01%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.26%) VB
10 1 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (19.55%) Degree
2 8 (6.02%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.76%) MCITP
4 5 (3.76%) MCSE
5 3 (2.26%) ISEB
6 1 (0.75%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) QA
System Software
1 20 (15.04%) Hyper-V
2 19 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.01%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.01%) Xen
4 4 (3.01%) vSphere
5 1 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.75%) UAG
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) WSUS
1 4 (3.01%) SCOM
2 3 (2.26%) SCCM
3 2 (1.50%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.75%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.75%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 67 (50.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.78%) VMware
3 6 (4.51%) Citrix
3 6 (4.51%) BMC
3 6 (4.51%) Remedy
3 6 (4.51%) Rackspace
4 4 (3.01%) SAP
5 2 (1.50%) Siebel
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle
6 1 (0.75%) Huawei
6 1 (0.75%) HP
6 1 (0.75%) Symantec
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