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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 116 122 122
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 22 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 0.97% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.75% 13.45% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 5
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
106 171 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.48% 7.22% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 93 126 83
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 23 January 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 52 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (58.46%) Office 365
3 31 (47.69%) Windows
4 22 (33.85%) .NET
5 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
6 19 (29.23%) Mentoring
7 18 (27.69%) C#
7 18 (27.69%) Service Delivery
8 17 (26.15%) ASP.NET
9 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
9 16 (24.62%) MVC
9 16 (24.62%) jQuery
10 14 (21.54%) Finance
10 14 (21.54%) ITIL
11 13 (20.00%) CSS
11 13 (20.00%) HTML
11 13 (20.00%) Big Data
12 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
12 12 (18.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
12 12 (18.46%) Visual Studio
12 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
13 11 (16.92%) MS Office
13 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
13 11 (16.92%) Windows Phone
14 10 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (15.38%) Scrum
14 10 (15.38%) Degree

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.62%) Lync
3 3 (4.62%) IIS
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.54%) Node.js
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (58.46%) Office 365
2 9 (13.85%) PaaS
3 4 (6.15%) SaaS
4 3 (4.62%) IaaS
5 2 (3.08%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
2 2 (3.08%) SAN
2 2 (3.08%) Wireless
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) SMTP
2 2 (3.08%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) VPN
2 2 (3.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.08%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (3.08%) OpenFlow
3 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) Big Data
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.23%) RavenDB
3 6 (9.23%) CouchDB
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (18.46%) Visual Studio
2 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.23%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.54%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Retail
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Architect
3 13 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Consultant
5 9 (13.85%) Account Manager
5 9 (13.85%) Technical Account Manager
5 9 (13.85%) Technical Manager
5 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (12.31%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Solutions Consultant
10 2 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Cloud Consultant
11 1 (1.54%) WPF Developer
11 1 (1.54%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) .NET
2 17 (26.15%) ASP.NET
3 16 (24.62%) jQuery
4 13 (20.00%) CSS
4 13 (20.00%) HTML
5 10 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
6 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (12.31%) XML
8 7 (10.77%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.77%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (9.23%) XSLT
9 6 (9.23%) Web Services
10 3 (4.62%) MSMQ
11 2 (3.08%) WCF
11 2 (3.08%) LINQ
11 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (1.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.85%) PMI
2 9 (13.85%) User Experience
2 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.15%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.08%) iPhone
4 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 31 (47.69%) Windows
2 11 (16.92%) Windows Phone
3 9 (13.85%) Windows Phone 8
4 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.15%) Android
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) Mentoring
3 18 (27.69%) Service Delivery
4 16 (24.62%) MVC
5 14 (21.54%) ITIL
6 10 (15.38%) Scrum
7 9 (13.85%) CMMI
7 9 (13.85%) Project Management
7 9 (13.85%) ERP
7 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.85%) Business Development
7 9 (13.85%) Risk Management
7 9 (13.85%) OpenUP
8 7 (10.77%) Migration
8 7 (10.77%) TDD
9 6 (9.23%) BDD
10 5 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (6.15%) Data Security
11 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) C#
2 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.38%) SQL
4 9 (13.85%) C
5 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.15%) Lua
6 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 9 (13.85%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.62%) MCSE
5 2 (3.08%) MCITP
5 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.54%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
1 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Windows Intune
2 3 (4.62%) SCCM
3 2 (3.08%) SCOM
3 2 (3.08%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.08%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.08%) SCSM
Vendors
1 52 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) VMware
2 2 (3.08%) Google
2 2 (3.08%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.54%) Telerik
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