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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 131 117 124
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 13 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.51% 1.25% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.12% 22.96% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 9
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,800 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
86 135 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.37% 5.43% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 77 108 92
Average salary £51,250 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.46%

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 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 50 (81.97%) Microsoft
2 38 (62.30%) Office 365
3 35 (57.38%) Windows
4 22 (36.07%) Service Delivery
4 22 (36.07%) Mentoring
5 18 (29.51%) C#
5 18 (29.51%) .NET
6 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
7 16 (26.23%) Finance
8 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
8 15 (24.59%) ASP.NET
8 15 (24.59%) MVC
8 15 (24.59%) jQuery
9 14 (22.95%) ITIL
9 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (21.31%) HTML
10 13 (21.31%) CSS
10 13 (21.31%) Degree
10 13 (21.31%) Hyper-V
10 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (19.67%) Windows Phone
12 11 (18.03%) C
12 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
12 11 (18.03%) ERP
12 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (18.03%) PMI
12 11 (18.03%) PMI Certification
12 11 (18.03%) Project Management
12 11 (18.03%) CMMI
12 11 (18.03%) Risk Management

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (62.30%) Office 365
2 6 (9.84%) PaaS
3 3 (4.92%) SaaS
3 3 (4.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) SAN
1 2 (3.28%) iSCSI
1 2 (3.28%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
1 11 (18.03%) Big Data
2 5 (8.20%) CouchDB
2 5 (8.20%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.20%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.20%) RavenDB
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
1 8 (13.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.84%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.28%) MSBuild
4 2 (3.28%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) Fiddler
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Games
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Architect
1 15 (24.59%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) .NET Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Account Manager
3 11 (18.03%) Technical Account Manager
3 11 (18.03%) Technical Manager
3 11 (18.03%) Enterprise Architect
4 8 (13.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Administrator
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) IT Administrator
7 2 (3.28%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) .NET
2 15 (24.59%) ASP.NET
2 15 (24.59%) jQuery
3 13 (21.31%) HTML
3 13 (21.31%) CSS
4 9 (14.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (13.11%) XML
5 8 (13.11%) .NET Framework
6 6 (9.84%) XSLT
6 6 (9.84%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
6 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.92%) MSMQ
8 2 (3.28%) Web Services
8 2 (3.28%) WCF
8 2 (3.28%) LINQ
8 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (1.64%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (1.64%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.03%) PMI
2 11 (18.03%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (18.03%) User Experience
3 2 (3.28%) IPTV
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) iPhone
4 1 (1.64%) Open Source
4 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (57.38%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Windows Phone
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Service Delivery
1 22 (36.07%) Mentoring
2 15 (24.59%) MVC
3 14 (22.95%) ITIL
3 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (18.03%) Business Development
4 11 (18.03%) OpenUP
4 11 (18.03%) ERP
4 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (18.03%) Risk Management
4 11 (18.03%) Project Management
4 11 (18.03%) CMMI
5 9 (14.75%) Scrum
6 7 (11.48%) TDD
7 6 (9.84%) BDD
8 5 (8.20%) Migration
9 4 (6.56%) SOA
10 2 (3.28%) MOF
10 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) C#
2 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.03%) C
4 6 (9.84%) SQL
5 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Degree
2 11 (18.03%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.28%) MCSE
5 1 (1.64%) MCITP
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) Hyper-V
2 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Windows Intune
2 3 (4.92%) SCCM
3 2 (3.28%) SCOM
3 2 (3.28%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.28%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.28%) SCSM
Vendors
1 50 (81.97%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) BMC
2 1 (1.64%) Remedy
2 1 (1.64%) VMware
2 1 (1.64%) Telerik
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