Period
to 14 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 14 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
14 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 17 42
Rank change year-on-year +11 +25 +54
Permanent jobs citing Azure 835 787 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.67% 12.03% 5.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.74% 47.35% 31.87%
Number of salaries quoted 670 625 311
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +9.38% -4.00%

Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,749 1,662 1,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.74% 25.41% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,409 1,337 914
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £29,400
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Berkshire

Azure
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Azure in Berkshire

Azure
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Berkshire over the 6 months to 14 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in Berkshire

Azure
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 14 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 460 £52,500 -8.70% 68
Maidenhead +2 111 £60,000 - 16
Slough +11 76 £58,750 - 12
Bracknell +12 75 £60,000 +17.07% 3
Newbury +23 54 £50,000 -11.11% 2
Wokingham +20 32 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Windsor +4 1 - - 2
Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 14 September 2019, IT jobs citing Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Azure.

1 309 (37.01%) AWS
2 302 (36.17%) Microsoft
3 258 (30.90%) .NET
3 258 (30.90%) DevOps
4 255 (30.54%) C#
5 247 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
6 197 (23.59%) Windows
7 192 (22.99%) JavaScript
8 175 (20.96%) Docker
9 153 (18.32%) SQL
10 148 (17.72%) SQL Server
11 144 (17.25%) PowerShell
12 141 (16.89%) ASP.NET
13 139 (16.65%) Linux
14 137 (16.41%) VMware
15 136 (16.29%) GCP
16 127 (15.21%) Office 365
17 125 (14.97%) Active Directory
18 124 (14.85%) Ansible
19 118 (14.13%) Kubernetes
20 114 (13.65%) Jenkins
21 109 (13.05%) Git (software)
22 108 (12.93%) Degree
23 106 (12.69%) Windows Server
24 104 (12.46%) HTML
25 101 (12.10%) MVC
26 96 (11.50%) TDD
27 95 (11.38%) Python
28 93 (11.14%) Software Engineering
29 91 (10.90%) Google

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 34 (4.07%) Confluence
2 33 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 30 (3.59%) CMS
4 26 (3.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 21 (2.51%) Drupal
5 21 (2.51%) MS Exchange
6 20 (2.40%) IIS
7 19 (2.28%) Apache
7 19 (2.28%) WebLogic
8 17 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (2.04%) WordPress
9 15 (1.80%) SugarCRM
10 11 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
10 11 (1.32%) Skype for Business
11 10 (1.20%) Apache Spark
12 8 (0.96%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.96%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.72%) nginx
15 4 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 309 (37.01%) AWS
2 136 (16.29%) GCP
3 127 (15.21%) Office 365
4 87 (10.42%) SaaS
5 62 (7.43%) PaaS
6 58 (6.95%) IaaS
7 50 (5.99%) Azure Active Directory
8 38 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
9 34 (4.07%) GitHub
10 33 (3.95%) Power Platform
11 29 (3.47%) Serverless
12 25 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
13 23 (2.75%) npm
14 22 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
14 22 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
15 19 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
16 16 (1.92%) Amazon S3
17 13 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
18 12 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
19 8 (0.96%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 78 (9.34%) Firewall
2 50 (5.99%) DNS
3 49 (5.87%) VPN
4 45 (5.39%) DHCP
5 28 (3.35%) SAN
5 28 (3.35%) TCP/IP
6 23 (2.75%) LAN
7 22 (2.63%) Skype
8 19 (2.28%) VoIP
9 16 (1.92%) Network Security
9 16 (1.92%) WAN
10 14 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (1.56%) Internet
12 11 (1.32%) WLAN
13 9 (1.08%) NAS
14 7 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (0.84%) SMTP
15 6 (0.72%) VLAN
15 6 (0.72%) Wireshark
16 5 (0.60%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 57 (6.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (5.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (3.83%) Power BI
5 31 (3.71%) MongoDB
6 30 (3.59%) Data Lake
7 26 (3.11%) Azure SQL Database
8 23 (2.75%) Relational Database
9 19 (2.28%) Big Data
10 18 (2.16%) NoSQL
11 17 (2.04%) Cosmos DB
12 13 (1.56%) MySQL
13 11 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (1.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (0.84%) Neo4j
16 7 (0.84%) Redis
17 6 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 114 (13.65%) Jenkins
2 109 (13.05%) Git (software)
3 57 (6.83%) JIRA
4 45 (5.39%) Visual Studio Team System
5 38 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (2.87%) GitLab
6 24 (2.87%) Mocha
7 23 (2.75%) CircleCI
7 23 (2.75%) Visual Studio
8 20 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (2.16%) Selenium
9 18 (2.16%) Subversion
10 17 (2.04%) Babel
10 17 (2.04%) gulp
10 17 (2.04%) webpack
11 11 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (1.20%) NUnit
12 10 (1.20%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.96%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.84%) Bitbucket
General
1 49 (5.87%) Finance
2 37 (4.43%) Retail
3 26 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.63%) Legal
5 19 (2.28%) Banking
6 18 (2.16%) German Language
6 18 (2.16%) Italian Language
6 18 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.32%) Public Sector
8 10 (1.20%) Publishing
9 9 (1.08%) Law
10 8 (0.96%) Marketing
11 7 (0.84%) Automotive
12 6 (0.72%) Games
13 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.36%) Electronics
15 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.12%) Fire and Rescue
16 1 (0.12%) Military
16 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 229 (27.43%) Developer
2 103 (12.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 95 (11.38%) Architect
4 89 (10.66%) .NET Developer
5 75 (8.98%) Consultant
6 67 (8.02%) Software Engineer
7 58 (6.95%) Software Developer
8 52 (6.23%) Azure Engineer
8 52 (6.23%) Senior Developer
9 47 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 39 (4.67%) Cloud Engineer
10 39 (4.67%) IT Engineer
11 36 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
12 34 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
13 30 (3.59%) Junior
14 28 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
15 26 (3.11%) Graduate
16 25 (2.99%) Junior Developer
16 25 (2.99%) Senior .NET Developer
17 24 (2.87%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (30.90%) .NET
2 141 (16.89%) ASP.NET
3 104 (12.46%) HTML
4 76 (9.10%) CSS
5 74 (8.86%) Node.js
6 72 (8.62%) AngularJS
7 64 (7.66%) .NET Framework
7 64 (7.66%) Web Services
8 62 (7.43%) React
9 55 (6.59%) .NET Core
10 54 (6.47%) RESTful
11 47 (5.63%) jQuery
12 46 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 44 (5.27%) JSON
14 40 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web API
15 39 (4.67%) Entity Framework
16 35 (4.19%) HTML5
16 35 (4.19%) REST
17 28 (3.35%) OAuth
18 25 (2.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (4.91%) Data Centre
2 41 (4.91%) Public Cloud
2 41 (4.91%) Self-Motivation
3 40 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 20 (2.40%) CESG
7 19 (2.28%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (2.16%) EMC VMAX
8 18 (2.16%) Private Cloud
9 17 (2.04%) iPad
10 14 (1.68%) Clustering
11 12 (1.44%) User Experience
12 10 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (1.08%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.08%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.08%) PKI
14 8 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 197 (23.59%) Windows
2 139 (16.65%) Linux
3 106 (12.69%) Windows Server
4 47 (5.63%) Windows 10
5 44 (5.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (3.11%) Apple iOS
8 21 (2.51%) Windows 7
9 17 (2.04%) Android
10 11 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.72%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.72%) Unix
11 6 (0.72%) VMS
12 5 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.36%) CentOS
14 1 (0.12%) AIX
14 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.12%) Solaris
14 1 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (30.90%) DevOps
2 247 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (12.10%) MVC
4 96 (11.50%) TDD
5 93 (11.14%) Software Engineering
6 89 (10.66%) Scrum
7 76 (9.10%) Problem-Solving
8 69 (8.26%) Computer Science
8 69 (8.26%) Microservices
9 68 (8.14%) Test Automation
10 67 (8.02%) ITIL
11 64 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (7.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 59 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
14 58 (6.95%) Analytics
15 53 (6.35%) Presales
16 51 (6.11%) Infrastructure as Code
17 50 (5.99%) CRM
18 47 (5.63%) B2B
19 46 (5.51%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 255 (30.54%) C#
2 192 (22.99%) JavaScript
3 153 (18.32%) SQL
4 144 (17.25%) PowerShell
5 95 (11.38%) Python
6 89 (10.66%) Java
7 56 (6.71%) Bash Shell
8 39 (4.67%) TypeScript
9 37 (4.43%) VB.NET
10 28 (3.35%) Ruby
11 23 (2.75%) ES6
12 20 (2.40%) Objective-C
13 18 (2.16%) T-SQL
14 17 (2.04%) PHP
15 16 (1.92%) Kotlin
16 12 (1.44%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.32%) C++
18 10 (1.20%) Scala
19 7 (0.84%) Go
20 6 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 108 (12.93%) Degree
2 64 (7.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (4.07%) MCSE
5 26 (3.11%) MCITP
6 19 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (1.92%) Security Cleared
8 14 (1.68%) CCNA
8 14 (1.68%) CCNP
9 11 (1.32%) TOGAF Certification
10 10 (1.20%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.60%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.48%) CCIE
13 4 (0.48%) CISSP
13 4 (0.48%) MCP
13 4 (0.48%) MCSA
14 2 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.47%) NIST
2 20 (2.40%) NCSC
3 16 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.56%) QA
5 12 (1.44%) GDPR
5 12 (1.44%) SLA
6 11 (1.32%) PCI DSS
7 9 (1.08%) COBIT
7 9 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.72%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.24%) PMO
9 2 (0.24%) PSD2
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 175 (20.96%) Docker
2 125 (14.97%) Active Directory
3 86 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 77 (9.22%) Hyper-V
5 26 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (1.80%) vCloud
7 12 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.84%) vSphere
9 6 (0.72%) iptables
9 6 (0.72%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.72%) Xen
10 4 (0.48%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.36%) XenApp
12 2 (0.24%) Firmware
12 2 (0.24%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.12%) NFS
13 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 124 (14.85%) Ansible
2 118 (14.13%) Kubernetes
3 80 (9.58%) Terraform
4 67 (8.02%) Puppet
5 41 (4.91%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
6 27 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 16 (1.92%) vCenter Server
8 14 (1.68%) Microsoft Clustering
8 14 (1.68%) SCCM
9 10 (1.20%) Grafana
9 10 (1.20%) Kibana
9 10 (1.20%) SCOM
10 8 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.96%) Nagios
11 6 (0.72%) Graphite
11 6 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.72%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 302 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 137 (16.41%) VMware
3 91 (10.90%) Google
4 60 (7.19%) Cisco
5 35 (4.19%) Oracle
6 28 (3.35%) Sitecore
7 27 (3.23%) NetApp
8 23 (2.75%) Citrix
8 23 (2.75%) hybris
9 22 (2.63%) IBM
10 20 (2.40%) HP
11 19 (2.28%) EMC
12 18 (2.16%) Dell
13 16 (1.92%) CheckPoint
13 16 (1.92%) ServiceNow
14 15 (1.80%) Sage
14 15 (1.80%) SAP
15 13 (1.56%) Atlassian
16 12 (1.44%) AppDynamics
17 10 (1.20%) Veeam