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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 84 121 105
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 49 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.78% 1.25% 1.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.69% 11.15% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 46 17 22
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £33,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -
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
277 260 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.74% 11.22% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 265 179 124
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £34,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 49 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (47.62%) OpenStack
4 39 (46.43%) Linux
5 35 (41.67%) VMware
6 34 (40.48%) Microsoft
7 33 (39.29%) Python
7 33 (39.29%) Hadoop
7 33 (39.29%) Docker
8 32 (38.10%) DevOps
8 32 (38.10%) nginx
9 31 (36.90%) Jenkins
10 29 (34.52%) Firewall
11 27 (32.14%) Ruby
11 27 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
12 26 (30.95%) Web Services
13 25 (29.76%) Visualisation
14 24 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (28.57%) Perl
14 24 (28.57%) JBoss
14 24 (28.57%) TCP/IP
14 24 (28.57%) DNS
15 23 (27.38%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (27.38%) Scrum
15 23 (27.38%) Data Protection
15 23 (27.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (27.38%) Customer Engagement
15 23 (27.38%) Data Visualisation
15 23 (27.38%) F5
16 22 (26.19%) SQL

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (47.62%) OpenStack
2 32 (38.10%) nginx
3 24 (28.57%) JBoss
4 11 (13.10%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (10.71%) Apache
6 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (5.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.19%) CloudStack
8 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.19%) IIS
8 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Office
3 5 (5.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 49 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (22.62%) IaaS
3 14 (16.67%) Office 365
4 10 (11.90%) PaaS
5 5 (5.95%) SaaS
6 4 (4.76%) Google Apps
7 3 (3.57%) OneDrive
7 3 (3.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.52%) Firewall
2 24 (28.57%) DNS
2 24 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.90%) IPv4
4 8 (9.52%) HTTP
4 8 (9.52%) SAN
5 5 (5.95%) NAS
6 4 (4.76%) VPN
7 3 (3.57%) LAN
7 3 (3.57%) MPLS
7 3 (3.57%) NetScaler
7 3 (3.57%) VoIP
7 3 (3.57%) WAN
8 1 (1.19%) DHCP
8 1 (1.19%) Network Security
8 1 (1.19%) NFC
8 1 (1.19%) RFID
8 1 (1.19%) Skype
8 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.29%) Hadoop
2 23 (27.38%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (13.10%) MongoDB
3 11 (13.10%) Redis
4 10 (11.90%) Big Data
5 9 (10.71%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (9.52%) Riak
7 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.38%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.19%) MySQL
10 1 (1.19%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 31 (36.90%) Jenkins
2 23 (27.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (9.52%) Bugzilla
3 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.52%) JIRA
3 8 (9.52%) Selenium
3 8 (9.52%) Subversion
3 8 (9.52%) Trac
4 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (1.19%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Games
2 1 (1.19%) Legal
2 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Architect
2 16 (19.05%) Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Consultant
4 10 (11.90%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.95%) Hadoop Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Office 365 Consultant
5 5 (5.95%) SharePoint Consultant
5 5 (5.95%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.76%) Azure Architect
6 4 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
6 4 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.76%) Network Architect
6 4 (4.76%) Network Security Architect
6 4 (4.76%) Open Source Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Security Architect
7 3 (3.57%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.95%) Web Services
2 14 (16.67%) HTML
3 11 (13.10%) AngularJS
4 10 (11.90%) JSON
4 10 (11.90%) REST
4 10 (11.90%) XML
5 8 (9.52%) Kafka
5 8 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (9.52%) WebSockets
6 6 (7.14%) .NET
6 6 (7.14%) CSS
7 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.76%) CSS3
7 4 (4.76%) HTML5
8 3 (3.57%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (3.57%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.38%) Handlebars
9 2 (2.38%) SOAP
10 1 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.76%) Visualisation
2 10 (11.90%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.52%) PKI
4 5 (5.95%) Clustering
5 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.57%) PMI
7 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.19%) Replication
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.43%) Linux
2 16 (19.05%) Ubuntu
3 13 (15.48%) Windows
4 12 (14.29%) CentOS
5 9 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.19%) Android
8 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.19%) Debian
8 1 (1.19%) Solaris
8 1 (1.19%) SUSE
8 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (38.10%) DevOps
3 23 (27.38%) Customer Engagement
3 23 (27.38%) Data Protection
3 23 (27.38%) Data Visualisation
3 23 (27.38%) Scrum
4 19 (22.62%) Presales
5 10 (11.90%) High Availability
5 10 (11.90%) Open Source
5 10 (11.90%) SOA
5 10 (11.90%) Test Automation
5 10 (11.90%) User Stories
6 8 (9.52%) Automated Testing
6 8 (9.52%) Defensive Programming
6 8 (9.52%) Logistics
6 8 (9.52%) Memory Management
7 7 (8.33%) MVC
8 5 (5.95%) Customer Analysis
8 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.29%) Python
2 27 (32.14%) Ruby
3 24 (28.57%) Perl
4 22 (26.19%) SQL
5 17 (20.24%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.10%) Bash Shell
7 10 (11.90%) Java
8 6 (7.14%) C#
9 5 (5.95%) PHP
10 3 (3.57%) ES6
10 3 (3.57%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) SC Cleared
1 10 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.57%) PMP
3 2 (2.38%) Degree
3 2 (2.38%) HP MASE
3 2 (2.38%) MCITP
3 2 (2.38%) MCSD
3 2 (2.38%) NCDA
3 2 (2.38%) VCP4
3 2 (2.38%) VCP5
3 2 (2.38%) VCP6
3 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.19%) CCNA
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (39.29%) Docker
2 24 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 11 (13.10%) KVM
5 10 (11.90%) VirtualBox
6 8 (9.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (9.52%) HDFS
7 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
8 4 (4.76%) vCloud
8 4 (4.76%) vSphere
9 3 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (3.57%) Terminal Services
9 3 (3.57%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.57%) XenApp
9 3 (3.57%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.19%) qmail
10 1 (1.19%) Squid
10 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.19%) Xen
10 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (10.71%) Puppet
3 8 (9.52%) Ambari
3 8 (9.52%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (9.52%) Kibana
4 7 (8.33%) SCCM
5 4 (4.76%) CFEngine
5 4 (4.76%) SCDPM
5 4 (4.76%) SCOM
5 4 (4.76%) SCSM
6 3 (3.57%) SCVMM
6 3 (3.57%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.19%) logstash
7 1 (1.19%) Nagios
7 1 (1.19%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (41.67%) VMware
2 34 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 23 (27.38%) F5
4 20 (23.81%) Red Hat
5 19 (22.62%) Cisco
6 17 (20.24%) Citrix
7 15 (17.86%) EMC
8 13 (15.48%) NetApp
9 12 (14.29%) HP
10 5 (5.95%) Adobe
10 5 (5.95%) Dell
11 4 (4.76%) 3PAR
11 4 (4.76%) Google
11 4 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (4.76%) Splunk
12 2 (2.38%) IBM
12 2 (2.38%) Oracle
12 2 (2.38%) Talend
12 2 (2.38%) Trillium
13 1 (1.19%) SAP
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