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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 102 119 125
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 43 27 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.68% 1.11% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.38% 22.88% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 6
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £53,550 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
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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
163 118 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.38% 4.84% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 122 103 76
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £84,500 £55,000
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 22 October 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 75 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 58 (66.67%) Office 365
3 56 (64.37%) Windows
4 34 (39.08%) Service Delivery
4 34 (39.08%) Mentoring
5 26 (29.89%) MS Excel
6 24 (27.59%) Degree
7 23 (26.44%) Hyper-V
7 23 (26.44%) Finance
8 21 (24.14%) ITIL
8 21 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (20.69%) C#
10 17 (19.54%) Business Development
10 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (19.54%) OpenUP
10 17 (19.54%) C
10 17 (19.54%) ERP
10 17 (19.54%) CMMI
10 17 (19.54%) Risk Management
10 17 (19.54%) PMI
10 17 (19.54%) PMI Certification
10 17 (19.54%) Project Management
10 17 (19.54%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (19.54%) User Experience
10 17 (19.54%) Windows Phone 8
10 17 (19.54%) Windows Phone
10 17 (19.54%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (19.54%) Big Data
11 15 (17.24%) .NET
12 13 (14.94%) SQL Server

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 12 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.30%) IIS
6 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.15%) Lync
6 1 (1.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 26 (29.89%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 58 (66.67%) Office 365
2 7 (8.05%) SaaS
3 5 (5.75%) PaaS
4 3 (3.45%) IaaS
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (2.30%) IPv4
1 2 (2.30%) IPv6
1 2 (2.30%) SAN
1 2 (2.30%) Firewall
1 2 (2.30%) iSCSI
1 2 (2.30%) VLAN
2 1 (1.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) Big Data
2 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.05%) MS Access
4 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Visual Studio
1 8 (9.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.05%) Selenium
3 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.75%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.60%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.15%) Fiddler
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.60%) Games
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 21 (24.14%) Architect
2 18 (20.69%) Account Manager
2 18 (20.69%) Technical Manager
2 18 (20.69%) Technical Account Manager
3 17 (19.54%) Enterprise Architect
4 10 (11.49%) Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Administrator
5 8 (9.20%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.20%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Software Development Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Development Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (5.75%) IT Administrator
7 5 (5.75%) Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.60%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.24%) .NET
2 11 (12.64%) CSS
2 11 (12.64%) HTML
3 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
3 10 (11.49%) jQuery
4 9 (10.34%) XML
5 5 (5.75%) XSLT
5 5 (5.75%) Web Services
5 5 (5.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.45%) WCF
7 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (2.30%) LINQ
8 2 (2.30%) WF
9 1 (1.15%) WinForms
9 1 (1.15%) Ajax
9 1 (1.15%) Ext JS
9 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (1.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (19.54%) PMI
2 17 (19.54%) User Experience
2 17 (19.54%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.75%) IPTV
5 3 (3.45%) Open Source
6 2 (2.30%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 56 (64.37%) Windows
2 17 (19.54%) Windows Phone 8
2 17 (19.54%) Windows Phone
3 9 (10.34%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.05%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.30%) UNIX
5 2 (2.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.08%) Service Delivery
1 34 (39.08%) Mentoring
2 21 (24.14%) ITIL
3 17 (19.54%) Business Development
3 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (19.54%) OpenUP
3 17 (19.54%) ERP
3 17 (19.54%) CMMI
3 17 (19.54%) Risk Management
3 17 (19.54%) Project Management
3 17 (19.54%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (11.49%) MVC
5 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.90%) Migration
7 5 (5.75%) Scrum
8 4 (4.60%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (3.45%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.45%) Automated Testing
9 3 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.69%) C#
2 17 (19.54%) C
3 11 (12.64%) SQL
4 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.30%) Python
6 2 (2.30%) Perl
6 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.30%) Ruby
7 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) Degree
2 17 (19.54%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.30%) MCSE
5 1 (1.15%) MCITP
System Software
1 23 (26.44%) Hyper-V
2 9 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) Xen
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) Windows Intune
2 3 (3.45%) SCCM
3 2 (2.30%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.30%) SCSM
3 2 (2.30%) SCOM
3 2 (2.30%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 75 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) BMC
2 3 (3.45%) Remedy
3 2 (2.30%) Citrix
3 2 (2.30%) VMware
4 1 (1.15%) Telerik
4 1 (1.15%) HP
Reading, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
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