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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 105 76 126
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +50
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 36 61 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.61% 2.46% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.90% 31.94% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 11
Average salary £52,500 £105,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +110.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £105,000 £65,000
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
279 191 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.45% 7.69% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 164 138 150
Average salary £47,500 £56,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.17% +28.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 August 2015.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (55.38%) .NET
2 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 35 (53.85%) Windows
3 33 (50.77%) SQL Server
3 33 (50.77%) MVC
3 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (46.15%) C#
5 29 (44.62%) HTML
6 27 (41.54%) TDD
6 27 (41.54%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 25 (38.46%) CSS
9 24 (36.92%) Scrum
10 21 (32.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (30.77%) AngularJS
11 20 (30.77%) MS Excel
11 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (23.08%) NoSQL
13 13 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (18.46%) CouchDB
14 12 (18.46%) .NET Framework
15 11 (16.92%) MongoDB
15 11 (16.92%) REST
16 10 (15.38%) WCF
16 10 (15.38%) SOAP
17 9 (13.85%) SQL
17 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (13.85%) Entity Framework
17 9 (13.85%) IaaS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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%) Lync
2 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.15%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.15%) IIS
3 4 (6.15%) CMS
4 2 (3.08%) Node.js
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.54%) Eucalyptus
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (7.69%) Photoshop
3 4 (6.15%) MS Office
4 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (41.54%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.85%) IaaS
2 9 (13.85%) SaaS
3 8 (12.31%) Office 365
4 4 (6.15%) Yammer
5 1 (1.54%) Nimbula
5 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.54%) PaaS
5 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Internet
2 5 (7.69%) VPN
3 4 (6.15%) DNS
4 3 (4.62%) SAN
4 3 (4.62%) HTTPS
4 3 (4.62%) HTTP
4 3 (4.62%) LAN
4 3 (4.62%) VoIP
4 3 (4.62%) WAN
5 2 (3.08%) DHCP
5 2 (3.08%) SSL
5 2 (3.08%) MPLS
6 1 (1.54%) Firewall
6 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.54%) Frame Relay
6 1 (1.54%) ATM
6 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.54%) NAS
6 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (50.77%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 12 (18.46%) CouchDB
4 11 (16.92%) MongoDB
5 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.62%) MySQL
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (3.08%) Big Data
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
7 2 (3.08%) Text Mining
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (6.15%) Axure RP
4 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.54%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.54%) MSTest
General
1 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Electronics
2 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Developer
2 19 (29.23%) .NET Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) .NET Development Manager
4 6 (9.23%) Development Manager
5 5 (7.69%) UI Developer
5 5 (7.69%) UI Designer
5 5 (7.69%) Designer
5 5 (7.69%) UI Programmer
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.62%) .NET Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (55.38%) .NET
2 29 (44.62%) HTML
3 26 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 25 (38.46%) CSS
5 21 (32.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (30.77%) AngularJS
6 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (18.46%) .NET Framework
9 11 (16.92%) REST
10 10 (15.38%) WCF
10 10 (15.38%) SOAP
11 9 (13.85%) Entity Framework
12 7 (10.77%) jQuery
12 7 (10.77%) Sass
13 6 (9.23%) Ajax
14 5 (7.69%) Web Services
14 5 (7.69%) XML
15 3 (4.62%) XSL
16 2 (3.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) User Experience
1 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.15%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (6.15%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.62%) PMI
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) BYOD
4 1 (1.54%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.54%) Streaming Media
4 1 (1.54%) Social Network
4 1 (1.54%) Social Media
4 1 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.62%) CentOS
4 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.08%) Android
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.77%) MVC
1 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (41.54%) TDD
3 24 (36.92%) Scrum
4 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.77%) ITIL
5 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.23%) Software Delivery
6 6 (9.23%) API Development
6 6 (9.23%) API Integration
7 5 (7.69%) DevOps
7 5 (7.69%) OO
7 5 (7.69%) CRM
7 5 (7.69%) Web Development
7 5 (7.69%) Time Management
7 5 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
7 5 (7.69%) BDD
8 4 (6.15%) Analytics
9 3 (4.62%) API Testing
9 3 (4.62%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 30 (46.15%) C#
3 9 (13.85%) SQL
4 7 (10.77%) Java
5 5 (7.69%) Python
5 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.69%) Ruby
6 4 (6.15%) PHP
7 3 (4.62%) Perl
7 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.54%) C
8 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.23%) Degree
3 5 (7.69%) MCITP
4 3 (4.62%) PMP
4 3 (4.62%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.62%) ISEB
4 3 (4.62%) MCSE
4 3 (4.62%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.08%) MCTS
5 2 (3.08%) MCP
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.54%) CCNA
6 1 (1.54%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.62%) Xen
4 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.54%) Firmware
5 1 (1.54%) UAG
5 1 (1.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) SCCM
2 3 (4.62%) Ansible
2 3 (4.62%) Nagios
2 3 (4.62%) ZABBIX
2 3 (4.62%) Cacti
2 3 (4.62%) Puppet
2 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
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
4 1 (1.54%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.54%) WSUS
4 1 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Rackspace
3 6 (9.23%) VMware
4 5 (7.69%) Adobe
4 5 (7.69%) Xamarin
5 4 (6.15%) Sitecore
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco
6 2 (3.08%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.08%) HP
6 2 (3.08%) NetApp
7 1 (1.54%) CA
7 1 (1.54%) Symantec
7 1 (1.54%) Novell
7 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.54%) Juniper
7 1 (1.54%) Dell
7 1 (1.54%) EMC
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle
7 1 (1.54%) Brocade
7 1 (1.54%) Google
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