The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 111 114 134
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 40 29 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.66% 1.20% 0.094%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.27% 15.59% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 2
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £76,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -34.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £61,250
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £62,500 £91,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Cloud Services Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
262 186 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 10.88% 7.72% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 171 152 95
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £73,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Reading region.

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 36 (50.70%) .NET
1 36 (50.70%) SQL Server
1 36 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (49.30%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (45.07%) C#
4 31 (43.66%) ASP.NET
4 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
4 31 (43.66%) MVC
5 30 (42.25%) JavaScript
6 29 (40.85%) Scrum
6 29 (40.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (38.03%) CouchDB
7 27 (38.03%) NoSQL
7 27 (38.03%) KnockoutJS
7 27 (38.03%) AngularJS
8 26 (36.62%) TDD
8 26 (36.62%) HTML
9 24 (33.80%) CSS
10 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (25.35%) MongoDB
12 17 (23.94%) Big Data
12 17 (23.94%) jQuery
13 15 (21.13%) Analytics
14 14 (19.72%) Mentoring
15 13 (18.31%) Business Analytics
16 12 (16.90%) SQL
17 11 (15.49%) Windows
17 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (14.08%) Office 365
19 8 (11.27%) Entity Framework

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 6 (8.45%) Lync
2 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.82%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Office
2 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 35 (49.30%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (14.08%) Office 365
3 5 (7.04%) SaaS
4 4 (5.63%) PaaS
5 3 (4.23%) Terremark
6 2 (2.82%) IaaS
6 2 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.41%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Internet
2 3 (4.23%) OpenFlow
3 2 (2.82%) SMTP
3 2 (2.82%) HTTP
3 2 (2.82%) VPN
3 2 (2.82%) DNS
3 2 (2.82%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.82%) Wireless
3 2 (2.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (50.70%) SQL Server
2 27 (38.03%) CouchDB
2 27 (38.03%) NoSQL
3 18 (25.35%) MongoDB
4 17 (23.94%) Big Data
5 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (8.45%) RavenDB
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.23%) MySQL
8 2 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
1 6 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.41%) MSTest
General
1 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Architect
2 21 (29.58%) Developer
3 19 (26.76%) .NET Developer
4 13 (18.31%) Enterprise Architect
4 13 (18.31%) Consultant
5 8 (11.27%) .NET Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) .NET Technical Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Cloud Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.70%) .NET
2 31 (43.66%) ASP.NET
3 29 (40.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (38.03%) KnockoutJS
4 27 (38.03%) AngularJS
5 26 (36.62%) HTML
6 24 (33.80%) CSS
7 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (23.94%) jQuery
9 8 (11.27%) Entity Framework
9 8 (11.27%) .NET Framework
10 7 (9.86%) Web Services
11 3 (4.23%) MSMQ
12 2 (2.82%) XML
12 2 (2.82%) WCF
13 1 (1.41%) Ajax
13 1 (1.41%) WF
13 1 (1.41%) Silverlight
13 1 (1.41%) WinForms
13 1 (1.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Internet of Things
2 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
2 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.82%) iPhone
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Streaming Media
3 1 (1.41%) Clustering
3 1 (1.41%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.41%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Android
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (43.66%) MVC
3 29 (40.85%) Scrum
4 26 (36.62%) TDD
5 15 (21.13%) Analytics
6 14 (19.72%) Mentoring
7 13 (18.31%) Business Analytics
8 6 (8.45%) BDD
8 6 (8.45%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.04%) Migration
10 4 (5.63%) DevOps
10 4 (5.63%) SOA
10 4 (5.63%) Data Security
11 3 (4.23%) eTOM
11 3 (4.23%) ITIL
12 2 (2.82%) Waterfall
12 2 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (2.82%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.07%) C#
2 30 (42.25%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.90%) SQL
4 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.63%) Lua
4 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.23%) Ruby
5 3 (4.23%) Java
5 3 (4.23%) Perl
5 3 (4.23%) PHP
5 3 (4.23%) Python
5 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (5.63%) MCITP
2 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.82%) MCP
3 2 (2.82%) MCSE
3 2 (2.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) ZABBIX
1 3 (4.23%) Cacti
1 3 (4.23%) Nagios
1 3 (4.23%) Ansible
1 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.23%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) SCCM
3 1 (1.41%) WSUS
3 1 (1.41%) SCOM
3 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.41%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.41%) SCSM
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Rackspace
3 3 (4.23%) Google
3 3 (4.23%) VMware
4 1 (1.41%) Symantec
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle
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