The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 93 119 131
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 44 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.84% 0.62% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.14% 9.72% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 7
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £46,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £95,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £43,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.06% -9.47%
Cloud Services Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
151 144 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.33% 6.37% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 111 136 100
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +27.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £67,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
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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 July 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 44 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 36 (50.00%) Windows
3 29 (40.28%) Office 365
4 28 (38.89%) C#
5 24 (33.33%) .NET
6 22 (30.56%) Degree
7 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
8 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 16 (22.22%) Service Delivery
9 15 (20.83%) Hyper-V
10 14 (19.44%) Finance
11 13 (18.06%) Selenium
11 13 (18.06%) SQL
11 13 (18.06%) SaaS
12 12 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
13 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (15.28%) ITIL
14 10 (13.89%) Web Services
14 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (12.50%) Project Management
15 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
15 9 (12.50%) MS Office
15 9 (12.50%) ERP
15 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
15 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (12.50%) Business Development
15 9 (12.50%) IPTV
16 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (11.11%) OpenUP

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (11.11%) IIS
2 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.78%) Apache
7 1 (1.39%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (40.28%) Office 365
2 13 (18.06%) SaaS
3 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.17%) PaaS
4 3 (4.17%) IaaS
5 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) VLAN
1 4 (5.56%) Firewall
1 4 (5.56%) IPv4
1 4 (5.56%) IPv6
2 2 (2.78%) DHCP
2 2 (2.78%) DNS
2 2 (2.78%) LDAP
3 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (11.11%) Big Data
3 6 (8.33%) MS Access
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Selenium
2 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.94%) MSBuild
4 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.94%) Games
4 3 (4.17%) Marketing
5 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.78%) Hungarian Language
5 2 (2.78%) Electronics
6 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.39%) Publishing
6 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Architect
1 13 (18.06%) Development Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
3 11 (15.28%) Technical Account Manager
3 11 (15.28%) Technical Manager
3 11 (15.28%) Account Manager
4 10 (13.89%) Developer
5 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (9.72%) Administrator
6 7 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.72%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) IT Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (5.56%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (13.89%) Web Services
3 7 (9.72%) CSS
4 6 (8.33%) WCF
4 6 (8.33%) HTML
5 4 (5.56%) NHibernate
5 4 (5.56%) JSON
5 4 (5.56%) Apache Flex
5 4 (5.56%) LINQ
5 4 (5.56%) jQuery
5 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.17%) XML
6 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.17%) Silverlight
7 2 (2.78%) WF
7 2 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.50%) IPTV
3 8 (11.11%) PMI
4 2 (2.78%) DTV
4 2 (2.78%) Open Source
4 2 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.39%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 36 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Windows Phone 8
2 8 (11.11%) Windows Phone
3 7 (9.72%) Windows 8
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.33%) Linux
4 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.56%) UNIX
6 1 (1.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (15.28%) ITIL
3 9 (12.50%) Project Management
3 9 (12.50%) ERP
3 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (12.50%) Business Development
4 8 (11.11%) OpenUP
4 8 (11.11%) CMMI
4 8 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 6 (8.33%) MVC
5 6 (8.33%) Workflow
6 5 (6.94%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (6.94%) Web Development
6 5 (6.94%) Migration
7 4 (5.56%) DevOps
8 3 (4.17%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (4.17%) Automation Testing
8 3 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) C#
2 13 (18.06%) SQL
3 8 (11.11%) C
4 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.56%) Ruby
5 4 (5.56%) Perl
5 4 (5.56%) Python
5 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.17%) Java
7 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) Degree
2 8 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.17%) ISEB
4 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 15 (20.83%) Hyper-V
2 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.56%) Xen
Vendors
1 44 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) VMware
3 6 (8.33%) Citrix
4 3 (4.17%) Rackspace
4 3 (4.17%) BMC
4 3 (4.17%) Remedy
5 2 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) Siebel
6 1 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) Huawei
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