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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 153 147 174
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 56 67 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 1.19% 0.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.72% 19.42% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 51 30 50
Average salary £52,500 £61,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £105,000 £82,500
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
478 345 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.59% 6.15% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 316 255 356
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £86,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -16 23 £45,000 -57.14% 7
Maidenhead +9 11 £60,000 -7.69%
Newbury +22 10 £27,500 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £40,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 65 (53.72%) JavaScript
2 61 (50.41%) Microsoft
3 57 (47.11%) .NET
4 54 (44.63%) SQL Server
5 53 (43.80%) C#
6 51 (42.15%) ASP.NET
7 47 (38.84%) HTML
8 46 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (37.19%) MVC
10 44 (36.36%) CSS
11 43 (35.54%) Amazon AWS
12 37 (30.58%) Scrum
13 35 (28.93%) Windows
14 31 (25.62%) TDD
15 30 (24.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (24.79%) NoSQL
15 30 (24.79%) KnockoutJS
16 29 (23.97%) AngularJS
16 29 (23.97%) CouchDB
17 27 (22.31%) jQuery
17 27 (22.31%) SaaS
18 21 (17.36%) MongoDB
19 20 (16.53%) ASP.NET Web API
20 17 (14.05%) Active Directory
21 16 (13.22%) Web Services
21 16 (13.22%) SQL Server 2012
22 15 (12.40%) Web Development
23 14 (11.57%) Ajax
23 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
23 14 (11.57%) Java

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (7.44%) Apache Pig
2 8 (6.61%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.31%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.31%) CMS
3 4 (3.31%) Lync
3 4 (3.31%) IIS
4 2 (1.65%) Node.js
4 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.83%) Eucalyptus
5 1 (0.83%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.31%) MS Office
3 3 (2.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (35.54%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (22.31%) SaaS
3 11 (9.09%) PaaS
4 8 (6.61%) Office 365
4 8 (6.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (5.79%) IaaS
6 4 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.83%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.83%) Nimbula
7 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.83%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.09%) SAN
2 9 (7.44%) DNS
3 5 (4.13%) VPN
3 5 (4.13%) DHCP
3 5 (4.13%) Internet
4 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.48%) WAN
6 2 (1.65%) LAN
6 2 (1.65%) HTTP
6 2 (1.65%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.65%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.65%) SSL
6 2 (1.65%) Firewall
6 2 (1.65%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.83%) NAS
7 1 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.83%) MPLS
7 1 (0.83%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (44.63%) SQL Server
2 30 (24.79%) NoSQL
3 29 (23.97%) CouchDB
4 21 (17.36%) MongoDB
5 16 (13.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (9.92%) Big Data
7 9 (7.44%) Hadoop
8 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (4.13%) MS Access
10 4 (3.31%) MySQL
11 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.48%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.48%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.83%) MSTest
3 1 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.83%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.83%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.13%) Games
3 3 (2.48%) Finance
4 2 (1.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 51 (42.15%) Developer
2 39 (32.23%) .NET Developer
3 22 (18.18%) Architect
4 13 (10.74%) Consultant
5 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (8.26%) Enterprise Architect
6 9 (7.44%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.61%) .NET Architect
8 7 (5.79%) Junior
9 5 (4.13%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Junior .NET Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Junior Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) .NET Technical Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Software Design Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Design Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (47.11%) .NET
2 51 (42.15%) ASP.NET
3 47 (38.84%) HTML
4 44 (36.36%) CSS
5 30 (24.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (24.79%) KnockoutJS
6 29 (23.97%) AngularJS
7 27 (22.31%) jQuery
8 20 (16.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (13.22%) Web Services
10 14 (11.57%) Ajax
11 13 (10.74%) XML
12 11 (9.09%) HTML5
13 10 (8.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (8.26%) CSS3
13 10 (8.26%) .NET Framework
14 9 (7.44%) Entity Framework
14 9 (7.44%) REST
15 8 (6.61%) XSLT
15 8 (6.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) User Experience
2 10 (8.26%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.44%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.83%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) BYOD
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.83%) PMI
6 1 (0.83%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.93%) Windows
2 10 (8.26%) Android
2 10 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (8.26%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.96%) Linux
5 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.48%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.83%) UNIX
8 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (37.19%) MVC
3 37 (30.58%) Scrum
4 31 (25.62%) TDD
5 15 (12.40%) Web Development
6 12 (9.92%) Analytics
7 11 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 11 (9.09%) Time Management
8 10 (8.26%) SEO
8 10 (8.26%) SOA
8 10 (8.26%) Business Analytics
9 9 (7.44%) Migration
10 8 (6.61%) ITIL
11 7 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.79%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.96%) Service Management
13 5 (4.13%) DevOps
13 5 (4.13%) Customer Engagement
14 4 (3.31%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (53.72%) JavaScript
2 53 (43.80%) C#
3 14 (11.57%) Java
4 10 (8.26%) VB.NET
5 8 (6.61%) SQL
6 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.13%) Python
6 5 (4.13%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.31%) Ruby
7 4 (3.31%) PHP
8 3 (2.48%) Perl
8 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.65%) VBScript
10 1 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (7.44%) Degree
2 7 (5.79%) MCITP
3 5 (4.13%) MCSE
4 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.48%) ISEB
4 3 (2.48%) MCP
5 2 (1.65%) MCTS
5 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.65%) MCSA
6 1 (0.83%) CCNP
6 1 (0.83%) CCNA
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.83%) PMP
6 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.83%) MCPD
6 1 (0.83%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 17 (14.05%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.48%) UAG
4 2 (1.65%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.65%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.83%) vSphere
5 1 (0.83%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (8.26%) SCCM
2 6 (4.96%) SCVMM
2 6 (4.96%) SCOrch
2 6 (4.96%) SCSM
3 5 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.13%) SCOM
4 3 (2.48%) Nagios
4 3 (2.48%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.48%) Cacti
4 3 (2.48%) Puppet
4 3 (2.48%) Ansible
5 2 (1.65%) WSUS
5 2 (1.65%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 61 (50.41%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.09%) VMware
3 7 (5.79%) HP
4 6 (4.96%) NetApp
5 5 (4.13%) Dell
5 5 (4.13%) Cisco
6 4 (3.31%) SAP
6 4 (3.31%) Sitecore
6 4 (3.31%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.48%) Xamarin
7 3 (2.48%) Tableau
8 2 (1.65%) Splunk
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle
8 2 (1.65%) EMC
8 2 (1.65%) Juniper
9 1 (0.83%) CA
9 1 (0.83%) Adobe
9 1 (0.83%) Novell
9 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
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