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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 187 169 199
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 43 53 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.79% 0.98% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.93% 17.79% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 21
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
288 298 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.30% 5.53% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 253 227 169
Average salary £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -2 26 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Newbury - 5 £55,000 -
Windsor - 2 £42,500 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 75 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 55 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (44.14%) .NET
4 45 (40.54%) C#
5 43 (38.74%) JavaScript
6 37 (33.33%) jQuery
7 36 (32.43%) ASP.NET
8 35 (31.53%) Office 365
9 34 (30.63%) MVC
10 32 (28.83%) Windows
11 31 (27.93%) HTML
12 30 (27.03%) Scrum
13 27 (24.32%) .NET Framework
13 27 (24.32%) SQL Server
13 27 (24.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 27 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (22.52%) AngularJS
14 25 (22.52%) CSS
15 24 (21.62%) KnockoutJS
15 24 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
15 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (20.72%) Mentoring
17 21 (18.92%) MS Excel
18 19 (17.12%) Web Services
19 18 (16.22%) SQL
19 18 (16.22%) ITIL
20 17 (15.32%) Migration
21 16 (14.41%) Service Delivery
21 16 (14.41%) Project Management
21 16 (14.41%) PMI

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (11.71%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.31%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.70%) IIS
3 3 (2.70%) Lync
4 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.90%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.01%) MS Office
3 8 (7.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (31.53%) Office 365
2 9 (8.11%) PaaS
3 8 (7.21%) Yammer
4 5 (4.50%) SaaS
5 4 (3.60%) IaaS
6 3 (2.70%) Terremark
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) Internet
2 5 (4.50%) SAN
3 4 (3.60%) iSCSI
3 4 (3.60%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (2.70%) Firewall
4 3 (2.70%) DNS
4 3 (2.70%) OpenFlow
5 2 (1.80%) SMTP
5 2 (1.80%) HTTP
5 2 (1.80%) VPN
5 2 (1.80%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.80%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.80%) Wireless
6 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.51%) Big Data
3 14 (12.61%) NoSQL
4 12 (10.81%) CouchDB
5 11 (9.91%) RavenDB
5 11 (9.91%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.50%) MS Access
6 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.80%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (11.71%) Visual Studio
3 11 (9.91%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.41%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.80%) Fiddler
General
1 13 (11.71%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.41%) Marketing
4 4 (3.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (36.04%) Developer
2 24 (21.62%) .NET Developer
3 22 (19.82%) Consultant
4 17 (15.32%) Architect
5 12 (10.81%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (9.91%) Enterprise Architect
6 11 (9.91%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 8 (7.21%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 8 (7.21%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.21%) Account Manager
7 8 (7.21%) Senior Manager
7 8 (7.21%) Technical Account Manager
7 8 (7.21%) Technical Manager
7 8 (7.21%) Senior Project Manager
7 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Consultant
7 8 (7.21%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (7.21%) CRM Consultant
8 7 (6.31%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (44.14%) .NET
2 37 (33.33%) jQuery
3 36 (32.43%) ASP.NET
4 31 (27.93%) HTML
5 27 (24.32%) .NET Framework
5 27 (24.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 27 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (22.52%) AngularJS
6 25 (22.52%) CSS
7 24 (21.62%) KnockoutJS
7 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (17.12%) Web Services
9 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 14 (12.61%) XML
9 14 (12.61%) LINQ
9 14 (12.61%) WCF
10 13 (11.71%) CSS3
10 13 (11.71%) HTML5
10 13 (11.71%) Ext JS
10 13 (11.71%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) PMI
2 8 (7.21%) Kindle
2 8 (7.21%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.21%) User Experience
2 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.60%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.80%) iPhone
4 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.83%) Windows
2 10 (9.01%) Windows Phone
3 8 (7.21%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.41%) Android
5 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.63%) MVC
3 30 (27.03%) Scrum
4 23 (20.72%) Mentoring
5 18 (16.22%) ITIL
6 17 (15.32%) Migration
7 16 (14.41%) Service Delivery
7 16 (14.41%) Project Management
8 14 (12.61%) OOD
9 13 (11.71%) OOP
9 13 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (9.91%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.21%) OpenUP
11 8 (7.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (7.21%) BDD
11 8 (7.21%) ERP
11 8 (7.21%) CRM
11 8 (7.21%) PRINCE
11 8 (7.21%) CMMI
11 8 (7.21%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.54%) C#
2 43 (38.74%) JavaScript
3 18 (16.22%) SQL
4 8 (7.21%) C
5 7 (6.31%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.60%) Lua
8 3 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) PMI Certification
2 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (10.81%) Degree
4 8 (7.21%) MAPM
5 5 (4.50%) MCSE
6 3 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.90%) MCITP
7 1 (0.90%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.01%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) Windows Intune
2 4 (3.60%) SCOrch
2 4 (3.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (3.60%) SCSM
2 4 (3.60%) SCCM
2 4 (3.60%) SCOM
2 4 (3.60%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.71%) Telerik
3 5 (4.50%) Business Objects
3 5 (4.50%) Tableau
4 3 (2.70%) VMware
4 3 (2.70%) Google
4 3 (2.70%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle
6 1 (0.90%) NetApp
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