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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 122 98 126
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +28
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 23 42 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.01% 1.75% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.10% 27.63% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 10
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,500 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £105,000 £95,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
284 152 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.45% 6.32% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 169 117 153
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £90,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 43 (53.09%) .NET
2 41 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (46.91%) SQL Server
3 38 (46.91%) Microsoft
4 37 (45.68%) C#
4 37 (45.68%) MVC
5 36 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 36 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 35 (43.21%) Amazon AWS
7 32 (39.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (37.04%) AngularJS
8 30 (37.04%) TDD
9 29 (35.80%) Scrum
10 27 (33.33%) HTML
11 24 (29.63%) CSS
12 23 (28.40%) NoSQL
13 22 (27.16%) KnockoutJS
13 22 (27.16%) CouchDB
13 22 (27.16%) Windows
14 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (20.99%) Big Data
16 15 (18.52%) Analytics
16 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
17 14 (17.28%) SQL
17 14 (17.28%) Mentoring
18 13 (16.05%) Business Analytics
18 13 (16.05%) MongoDB
18 13 (16.05%) jQuery
19 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
20 11 (13.58%) Entity Framework

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (6.17%) IIS
1 5 (6.17%) Lync
2 4 (4.94%) CMS
2 4 (4.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.23%) Node.js
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.23%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS Project
4 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 35 (43.21%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.88%) Office 365
3 7 (8.64%) SaaS
4 5 (6.17%) PaaS
5 3 (3.70%) IaaS
5 3 (3.70%) Terremark
6 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.23%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.23%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) Internet
2 5 (6.17%) VPN
3 4 (4.94%) DNS
3 4 (4.94%) HTTPS
3 4 (4.94%) HTTP
4 3 (3.70%) OpenFlow
4 3 (3.70%) Firewall
5 2 (2.47%) Wireless
5 2 (2.47%) SSL
5 2 (2.47%) SAN
5 2 (2.47%) SMTP
5 2 (2.47%) DHCP
6 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.23%) ATM
6 1 (1.23%) LAN
6 1 (1.23%) VoIP
6 1 (1.23%) WAN
6 1 (1.23%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (46.91%) SQL Server
2 23 (28.40%) NoSQL
3 22 (27.16%) CouchDB
4 17 (20.99%) Big Data
5 13 (16.05%) MongoDB
6 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.70%) MySQL
9 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.23%) RavenDB
10 1 (1.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.23%) MSTest
5 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.23%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Developer
2 23 (28.40%) Architect
3 21 (25.93%) .NET Developer
4 14 (17.28%) Consultant
5 13 (16.05%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (9.88%) .NET Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (4.94%) .NET Technical Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Cloud Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (2.47%) Junior DBA
11 2 (2.47%) SQL DBA
11 2 (2.47%) C# Developer
11 2 (2.47%) SQL Server DBA
11 2 (2.47%) DBA
11 2 (2.47%) Development Manager
11 2 (2.47%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (53.09%) .NET
2 36 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 32 (39.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (37.04%) AngularJS
5 27 (33.33%) HTML
6 24 (29.63%) CSS
7 22 (27.16%) KnockoutJS
8 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (16.05%) jQuery
10 11 (13.58%) Entity Framework
10 11 (13.58%) .NET Framework
11 8 (9.88%) Web Services
12 6 (7.41%) WCF
13 5 (6.17%) REST
14 4 (4.94%) SOAP
14 4 (4.94%) XML
15 3 (3.70%) Ajax
16 2 (2.47%) Silverlight
16 2 (2.47%) Sass
17 1 (1.23%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Internet of Things
1 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.47%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) BYOD
4 1 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.23%) PMI
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.23%) Replication
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) Streaming Media
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.16%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) Android
3 4 (4.94%) Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) UNIX
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (45.68%) MVC
3 30 (37.04%) TDD
4 29 (35.80%) Scrum
5 15 (18.52%) Analytics
6 14 (17.28%) Mentoring
7 13 (16.05%) Business Analytics
8 8 (9.88%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (8.64%) ITIL
9 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.17%) OO
10 5 (6.17%) Migration
10 5 (6.17%) BDD
11 4 (4.94%) DevOps
11 4 (4.94%) Data Security
12 3 (3.70%) Service Management
12 3 (3.70%) eTOM
13 2 (2.47%) Software Engineering
13 2 (2.47%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.68%) C#
2 36 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.28%) SQL
4 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.17%) Java
6 4 (4.94%) PHP
6 4 (4.94%) Python
6 4 (4.94%) Ruby
6 4 (4.94%) Lua
7 3 (3.70%) Perl
7 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.64%) Degree
3 6 (7.41%) MCITP
4 4 (4.94%) MCSE
5 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.47%) MCSA
6 2 (2.47%) MCP
6 2 (2.47%) MCTS
7 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.23%) MCPD
7 1 (1.23%) CCNA
7 1 (1.23%) ISEB
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.23%) PMP
7 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.23%) UAG
3 1 (1.23%) vCloud
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) SCCM
2 3 (3.70%) SCOM
2 3 (3.70%) Nagios
2 3 (3.70%) ZABBIX
2 3 (3.70%) Cacti
2 3 (3.70%) Puppet
2 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.70%) Ansible
3 2 (2.47%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.47%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.47%) SCSM
3 2 (2.47%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.23%) WSUS
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 38 (46.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Rackspace
3 4 (4.94%) Sitecore
3 4 (4.94%) Google
4 3 (3.70%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco
5 2 (2.47%) VMware
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.23%) Brocade
6 1 (1.23%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.23%) F5
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) EMC
6 1 (1.23%) Juniper
6 1 (1.23%) CA
6 1 (1.23%) NetApp
6 1 (1.23%) Novell
6 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.23%) Symantec
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