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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 113 97 126
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 23 46 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.04% 1.94% 0.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.30% 28.93% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 11
Average salary £45,000 £105,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.14% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £105,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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
277 159 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.50% 6.70% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 167 118 169
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,500 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 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 37 (54.41%) .NET
1 37 (54.41%) SQL Server
1 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (52.94%) MVC
2 36 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 33 (48.53%) C#
4 32 (47.06%) ASP.NET
5 31 (45.59%) TDD
6 30 (44.12%) Amazon AWS
7 29 (42.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (42.65%) HTML
8 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
8 28 (41.18%) Scrum
8 28 (41.18%) AngularJS
9 26 (38.24%) CSS
10 24 (35.29%) Windows
11 21 (30.88%) NoSQL
11 21 (30.88%) KnockoutJS
12 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (29.41%) CouchDB
13 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (17.65%) Analytics
14 12 (17.65%) MongoDB
14 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
15 10 (14.71%) .NET Framework
15 10 (14.71%) jQuery
15 10 (14.71%) Big Data
15 10 (14.71%) Mentoring
15 10 (14.71%) Business Analytics
16 9 (13.24%) Entity Framework

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 4 (5.88%) CMS
1 4 (5.88%) Lync
1 4 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.41%) IIS
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.47%) Node.js
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.47%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Project
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (44.12%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.82%) SaaS
3 5 (7.35%) Office 365
4 3 (4.41%) IaaS
5 2 (2.94%) PaaS
5 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.47%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.47%) Nimbula
6 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Internet
2 4 (5.88%) DNS
3 3 (4.41%) VPN
4 2 (2.94%) HTTP
4 2 (2.94%) DHCP
4 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.94%) SSL
4 2 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.47%) ATM
5 1 (1.47%) LAN
5 1 (1.47%) VoIP
5 1 (1.47%) WAN
5 1 (1.47%) Firewall
5 1 (1.47%) Frame Relay
5 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.47%) NAS
5 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (54.41%) SQL Server
2 21 (30.88%) NoSQL
3 20 (29.41%) CouchDB
4 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (17.65%) MongoDB
6 10 (14.71%) Big Data
7 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.41%) MySQL
8 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
1 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.41%) SoapUI
1 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.47%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.47%) MSTest
2 1 (1.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.47%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Developer
2 20 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 18 (26.47%) Architect
4 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Architect
5 9 (13.24%) Consultant
6 8 (11.76%) .NET Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) .NET Technical Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Development Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.88%) .NET Development Manager
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Junior DBA
10 2 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.94%) SQL Server DBA
10 2 (2.94%) SQL DBA
10 2 (2.94%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (54.41%) .NET
2 32 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 29 (42.65%) HTML
3 29 (42.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (41.18%) AngularJS
5 26 (38.24%) CSS
6 21 (30.88%) KnockoutJS
7 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (14.71%) jQuery
8 10 (14.71%) .NET Framework
9 9 (13.24%) Entity Framework
9 9 (13.24%) REST
10 8 (11.76%) SOAP
11 7 (10.29%) WCF
12 5 (7.35%) Ajax
12 5 (7.35%) XML
13 4 (5.88%) Sass
14 3 (4.41%) XSL
15 2 (2.94%) Web Services
15 2 (2.94%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) BYOD
3 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.47%) PMI
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.47%) Replication
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) Streaming Media
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.47%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
3 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) UNIX
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (52.94%) MVC
3 31 (45.59%) TDD
4 28 (41.18%) Scrum
5 12 (17.65%) Analytics
6 10 (14.71%) Business Analytics
6 10 (14.71%) Mentoring
7 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (5.88%) Migration
8 4 (5.88%) OO
8 4 (5.88%) ITIL
8 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.88%) Software Delivery
8 4 (5.88%) API Development
8 4 (5.88%) API Integration
8 4 (5.88%) DevOps
8 4 (5.88%) BDD
9 3 (4.41%) Test Strategy
9 3 (4.41%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 33 (48.53%) C#
3 7 (10.29%) SQL
4 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.35%) Java
5 4 (5.88%) PHP
5 4 (5.88%) Python
5 4 (5.88%) Ruby
6 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.41%) Perl
7 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.82%) Degree
3 5 (7.35%) MCITP
4 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.41%) MCSE
4 3 (4.41%) ISEB
5 2 (2.94%) MCP
5 2 (2.94%) MCTS
6 1 (1.47%) MCPD
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.47%) MCSA
6 1 (1.47%) CCNA
6 1 (1.47%) PMP
6 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) UAG
2 1 (1.47%) vCloud
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) SCCM
2 3 (4.41%) SCOM
2 3 (4.41%) Nagios
2 3 (4.41%) ZABBIX
2 3 (4.41%) Cacti
2 3 (4.41%) Puppet
2 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.41%) Ansible
3 2 (2.94%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.94%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.94%) SCSM
3 2 (2.94%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.47%) WSUS
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Sitecore
2 4 (5.88%) Rackspace
3 3 (4.41%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco
4 2 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) Google
5 1 (1.47%) Brocade
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.47%) F5
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) EMC
5 1 (1.47%) Juniper
5 1 (1.47%) CA
5 1 (1.47%) NetApp
5 1 (1.47%) Novell
5 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.47%) Symantec
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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