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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 151 181 221
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +40
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 74 47 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 0.84% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.58% 16.32% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 8
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,500 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £81,000 £70,000
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
301 288 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.08% 5.13% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 223 263 205
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +31 51 £88,750 +77.50% 3
Windsor - 14 £40,000 - 1
Slough - 3 £38,750 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £52,500 -
Newbury +5 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 94 (65.28%) Microsoft
2 87 (60.42%) Windows
3 66 (45.83%) Office 365
4 48 (33.33%) C#
5 41 (28.47%) .NET
6 39 (27.08%) SQL
7 38 (26.39%) SQL Server
8 37 (25.69%) Mentoring
9 36 (25.00%) Degree
10 35 (24.31%) MS Excel
11 34 (23.61%) Service Delivery
12 30 (20.83%) Hyper-V
12 30 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (17.36%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (17.36%) Finance
13 25 (17.36%) ITIL
14 24 (16.67%) SharePoint
15 22 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (15.28%) ASP.NET
15 22 (15.28%) Web Services
15 22 (15.28%) HTML
15 22 (15.28%) JavaScript
16 21 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (14.58%) Project Management
17 20 (13.89%) Active Directory
17 20 (13.89%) WCF
17 20 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (13.19%) Business Development
18 19 (13.19%) Enterprise Software
18 19 (13.19%) ERP

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 13 (9.03%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (8.33%) IIS
4 11 (7.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (6.25%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.47%) Lync
7 3 (2.08%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (24.31%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (2.08%) Agresso
4 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 66 (45.83%) Office 365
2 15 (10.42%) SaaS
3 10 (6.94%) IaaS
4 9 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.78%) PaaS
6 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) Firewall
2 5 (3.47%) DNS
3 4 (2.78%) IPv4
3 4 (2.78%) IPv6
3 4 (2.78%) SAN
3 4 (2.78%) PBX
3 4 (2.78%) VLAN
3 4 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.78%) VPN
3 4 (2.78%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.08%) FTP
5 2 (1.39%) Internet
6 1 (0.69%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.69%) DHCP
6 1 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (11.81%) Big Data
4 12 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (7.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (6.94%) MS Access
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.39%) MySQL
8 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.69%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (9.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (8.33%) Selenium
3 8 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.47%) MSBuild
General
1 25 (17.36%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.94%) Marketing
4 6 (4.17%) Games
5 2 (1.39%) Hungarian Language
5 2 (1.39%) Electronics
5 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.39%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (17.36%) Architect
2 23 (15.97%) Developer
3 20 (13.89%) Consultant
3 20 (13.89%) Account Manager
3 20 (13.89%) Technical Account Manager
3 20 (13.89%) Technical Manager
4 17 (11.81%) Enterprise Architect
5 16 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 16 (11.11%) Development Engineer
6 15 (10.42%) Software Development Engineer
6 15 (10.42%) Microsoft Consultant
7 11 (7.64%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (7.64%) Administrator
8 10 (6.94%) .NET Developer
8 10 (6.94%) C# Software Engineer
8 10 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.56%) IT Administrator
9 8 (5.56%) CRM Consultant
9 8 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 8 (5.56%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.47%) .NET
2 22 (15.28%) ASP.NET
2 22 (15.28%) Web Services
2 22 (15.28%) HTML
3 20 (13.89%) WCF
4 19 (13.19%) XML
5 17 (11.81%) jQuery
6 16 (11.11%) CSS
7 13 (9.03%) .NET Framework
7 13 (9.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 12 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (7.64%) LINQ
10 10 (6.94%) HTML5
10 10 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 10 (6.94%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (5.56%) AngularJS
11 8 (5.56%) Kendo UI
11 8 (5.56%) CSS3
11 8 (5.56%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.19%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (11.81%) User Experience
3 17 (11.81%) PMI
4 15 (10.42%) Computer Science
5 14 (9.72%) IPTV
6 6 (4.17%) Open Source
6 6 (4.17%) Kindle
7 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.39%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.39%) DTV
7 2 (1.39%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 87 (60.42%) Windows
2 20 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (11.81%) Windows Phone 8
3 17 (11.81%) Windows Phone
4 12 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 12 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.47%) Linux
7 4 (2.78%) UNIX
8 3 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (2.08%) Android
9 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.69%) Mentoring
2 34 (23.61%) Service Delivery
3 25 (17.36%) ITIL
4 22 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (14.58%) Project Management
5 21 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (13.19%) ERP
6 19 (13.19%) Business Development
7 17 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (11.81%) Risk Management
7 17 (11.81%) CMMI
7 17 (11.81%) OpenUP
8 15 (10.42%) MVC
9 12 (8.33%) Scrum
10 11 (7.64%) Migration
10 11 (7.64%) SOA
11 10 (6.94%) OOD
11 10 (6.94%) CRM
12 8 (5.56%) OOP
12 8 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.33%) C#
2 39 (27.08%) SQL
3 22 (15.28%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.81%) C
5 14 (9.72%) T-SQL
6 10 (6.94%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.78%) Python
7 4 (2.78%) Ruby
7 4 (2.78%) Perl
7 4 (2.78%) Java
8 2 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (25.00%) Degree
2 17 (11.81%) PMI Certification
3 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.17%) MCITP
4 6 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (0.69%) ISEB
5 1 (0.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 30 (20.83%) Hyper-V
2 20 (13.89%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.78%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.78%) vSphere
3 4 (2.78%) Xen
3 4 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.69%) UAG
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) Windows Intune
1 5 (3.47%) SCCM
1 5 (3.47%) SCOM
2 4 (2.78%) WSUS
3 2 (1.39%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.39%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 94 (65.28%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.64%) VMware
3 8 (5.56%) Telerik
4 6 (4.17%) BMC
4 6 (4.17%) Remedy
5 4 (2.78%) Citrix
6 3 (2.08%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle
7 2 (1.39%) SAP
7 2 (1.39%) Siebel
8 1 (0.69%) HP
8 1 (0.69%) NetApp
8 1 (0.69%) Huawei
Reading, Berkshire
eCom Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago