Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 16 51
Rank change year-on-year +7 +35 +18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 794 676 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.03% 9.70% 5.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.92% 41.81% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 624 502 342
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.68% +6.67% -4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,875 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Microsoft 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 1,657 1,617 1,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 29.28% 23.20% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,370 1,242 947
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,900 £77,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Berkshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Berkshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Berkshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Berkshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 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 +16 404 £50,000 -13.04% 24
Maidenhead -12 96 £70,000 +16.67%
Bracknell +10 94 £60,000 +23.71% 3
Slough +28 80 £57,500 +27.78% 6
Newbury +21 34 £50,000 -13.79% 5
Wokingham -3 28 £50,250 +0.50% 4
Windsor +9 4 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure.

1 357 (44.96%) Microsoft
2 309 (38.92%) Amazon AWS
3 236 (29.72%) .NET
4 228 (28.72%) C#
5 199 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
6 198 (24.94%) Windows
7 182 (22.92%) DevOps
8 176 (22.17%) JavaScript
9 173 (21.79%) Linux
10 160 (20.15%) Active Directory
11 158 (19.90%) SQL
12 154 (19.40%) Office 365
13 145 (18.26%) SaaS
14 136 (17.13%) Docker
15 133 (16.75%) SQL Server
16 130 (16.37%) Google Cloud Platform
17 123 (15.49%) ASP.NET
18 121 (15.24%) VMware
19 117 (14.74%) Python
20 115 (14.48%) Degree
21 113 (14.23%) Google
22 109 (13.73%) Windows Server
23 107 (13.48%) Ansible
24 102 (12.85%) AngularJS
24 102 (12.85%) PowerShell
25 96 (12.09%) Puppet
26 95 (11.96%) HTML
27 94 (11.84%) Java
28 93 (11.71%) Node.js
29 89 (11.21%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft 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 54 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.90%) Skype for Business
3 28 (3.53%) IIS
4 24 (3.02%) Apache
5 23 (2.90%) MS Exchange
6 19 (2.39%) WebLogic
7 18 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.26%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.26%) Confluence
9 8 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.01%) nginx
10 6 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.50%) SAS
11 4 (0.50%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.38%) CMS
12 3 (0.38%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (4.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 309 (38.92%) Amazon AWS
2 154 (19.40%) Office 365
3 145 (18.26%) SaaS
4 130 (16.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 88 (11.08%) PaaS
6 84 (10.58%) IaaS
7 83 (10.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 62 (7.81%) Cloud Computing
9 50 (6.30%) npm
10 48 (6.05%) Power Platform
11 42 (5.29%) IBM Cloud
12 35 (4.41%) Serverless
13 26 (3.27%) AWS CloudFormation
14 19 (2.39%) GitHub
15 16 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
16 15 (1.89%) Amazon S3
16 15 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
17 11 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
18 10 (1.26%) Firebase
18 10 (1.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 78 (9.82%) Firewall
2 65 (8.19%) DNS
3 58 (7.30%) TCP/IP
4 53 (6.68%) DHCP
4 53 (6.68%) VPN
5 47 (5.92%) Skype
6 21 (2.64%) Network Security
7 20 (2.52%) LAN
8 16 (2.02%) VoIP
8 16 (2.02%) Wireless
9 15 (1.89%) BGP
9 15 (1.89%) WAN
10 13 (1.64%) Internet
11 10 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (1.01%) HTTP
12 8 (1.01%) SMTP
13 7 (0.88%) Ethernet
13 7 (0.88%) MPLS
13 7 (0.88%) SAN
13 7 (0.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (16.75%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.05%) Power BI
3 42 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (4.79%) MongoDB
5 36 (4.53%) Big Data
6 34 (4.28%) Azure SQL Database
6 34 (4.28%) Relational Database
7 31 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (3.27%) Data Lake
9 22 (2.77%) NoSQL
10 16 (2.02%) Cosmos DB
11 15 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.51%) Hadoop
14 11 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (1.13%) Redis
15 9 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 85 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 82 (10.33%) Git (software)
3 39 (4.91%) Babel
3 39 (4.91%) webpack
4 38 (4.79%) gulp
5 34 (4.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 32 (4.03%) Visual Studio Team System
7 31 (3.90%) Visual Studio
8 24 (3.02%) JIRA
9 19 (2.39%) Selenium
10 18 (2.27%) GitLab
11 15 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (1.26%) NUnit
13 9 (1.13%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.01%) Mocha
15 7 (0.88%) Bower
15 7 (0.88%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.88%) Grunt
15 7 (0.88%) Maven
15 7 (0.88%) Moq
General
1 36 (4.53%) Finance
2 29 (3.65%) Telecoms
3 24 (3.02%) Retail
4 18 (2.27%) Games
5 15 (1.89%) Legal
6 13 (1.64%) Law
7 12 (1.51%) Banking
7 12 (1.51%) Marketing
8 7 (0.88%) Publishing
9 6 (0.76%) German Language
9 6 (0.76%) Italian Language
9 6 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.38%) Automotive
10 3 (0.38%) Electronics
10 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 228 (28.72%) Developer
2 73 (9.19%) .NET Developer
3 71 (8.94%) Consultant
4 68 (8.56%) Architect
5 67 (8.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 57 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 57 (7.18%) Software Engineer
7 51 (6.42%) Senior Developer
8 38 (4.79%) Senior Software Engineer
9 35 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
10 33 (4.16%) Software Developer
11 32 (4.03%) Subject Matter Expert
12 28 (3.53%) Administrator
12 28 (3.53%) C# Developer
13 27 (3.40%) Senior Consultant
14 26 (3.27%) Systems Administrator
15 25 (3.15%) Senior .NET Developer
16 23 (2.90%) Cloud Architect
16 23 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
17 22 (2.77%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (29.72%) .NET
2 123 (15.49%) ASP.NET
3 102 (12.85%) AngularJS
4 95 (11.96%) HTML
5 93 (11.71%) Node.js
6 79 (9.95%) CSS
7 67 (8.44%) React
8 61 (7.68%) .NET Framework
9 60 (7.56%) Web Services
10 58 (7.30%) RESTful
11 54 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
12 49 (6.17%) .NET Core
13 45 (5.67%) Entity Framework
14 42 (5.29%) jQuery
14 42 (5.29%) REST
15 38 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 37 (4.66%) JSON
17 35 (4.41%) HTML5
17 35 (4.41%) SAML
18 30 (3.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (5.79%) Data Centre
3 41 (5.16%) Public Cloud
4 37 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.65%) CESG
6 26 (3.27%) Linux Command Line
7 24 (3.02%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
9 17 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (2.02%) Driving Licence
10 16 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.89%) User Experience
12 12 (1.51%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.39%) Clustering
13 11 (1.39%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (1.26%) Private Cloud
15 9 (1.13%) Virtual Team
16 6 (0.76%) EMC VMAX
17 5 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 198 (24.94%) Windows
2 173 (21.79%) Linux
3 109 (13.73%) Windows Server
4 46 (5.79%) Windows 10
5 34 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (3.02%) Apple iOS
8 23 (2.90%) Android
9 21 (2.64%) Windows 7
10 16 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (1.51%) CentOS
12 9 (1.13%) VMS
13 8 (1.01%) Unix
14 6 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.76%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.25%) DC/OS
15 2 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (22.92%) DevOps
3 89 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
3 89 (11.21%) Scrum
4 86 (10.83%) Presales
5 82 (10.33%) TDD
6 76 (9.57%) Analytics
7 75 (9.45%) MVC
8 74 (9.32%) Computer Science
9 71 (8.94%) Software Engineering
10 67 (8.44%) ITIL
10 67 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
10 67 (8.44%) Test Automation
11 58 (7.30%) Microservices
12 57 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 55 (6.93%) Project Management
14 49 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
15 48 (6.05%) Configuration Management
16 45 (5.67%) CRM
17 43 (5.42%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 228 (28.72%) C#
2 176 (22.17%) JavaScript
3 158 (19.90%) SQL
4 117 (14.74%) Python
5 102 (12.85%) PowerShell
6 94 (11.84%) Java
7 63 (7.93%) TypeScript
8 61 (7.68%) Bash Shell
9 44 (5.54%) Objective-C
10 34 (4.28%) Ruby
11 22 (2.77%) Shell Script
12 19 (2.39%) C++
12 19 (2.39%) PHP
13 18 (2.27%) Scala
14 16 (2.02%) Perl
15 15 (1.89%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.64%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.13%) Go
18 8 (1.01%) ES6
18 8 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 115 (14.48%) Degree
2 72 (9.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 63 (7.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 58 (7.30%) MCSE
5 43 (5.42%) MCITP
6 24 (3.02%) Security Cleared
7 22 (2.77%) MCSA
8 15 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.76%) CCIE
10 13 (1.64%) AWS Certification
10 13 (1.64%) CCNP
10 13 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.88%) CCNA
11 7 (0.88%) JNCIE
11 7 (0.88%) JNCIP
11 7 (0.88%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.76%) CISSP
13 5 (0.63%) HND
13 5 (0.63%) MCTS
14 4 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.90%) GDPR
2 17 (2.14%) QA
3 9 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.76%) SLA
6 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.25%) PSD2
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.13%) PMO
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 160 (20.15%) Active Directory
2 136 (17.13%) Docker
3 88 (11.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 77 (9.70%) Hyper-V
5 35 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (1.89%) vSphere
7 12 (1.51%) VirtualBox
8 10 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.01%) iptables
9 8 (1.01%) Xen
10 4 (0.50%) XenApp
11 3 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.38%) vCloud
11 3 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.25%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.25%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 107 (13.48%) Ansible
2 96 (12.09%) Puppet
3 75 (9.45%) Kubernetes
4 69 (8.69%) Opscode Chef
5 50 (6.30%) Terraform
6 21 (2.64%) SCCM
7 16 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
8 13 (1.64%) Nagios
9 10 (1.26%) SCVMM
10 9 (1.13%) Kibana
11 8 (1.01%) Graphite
11 8 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (1.01%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
12 6 (0.76%) vCenter Server
13 5 (0.63%) Capistrano
13 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.63%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.63%) SCOM
13 5 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 357 (44.96%) Microsoft
2 121 (15.24%) VMware
3 113 (14.23%) Google
4 52 (6.55%) Cisco
5 42 (5.29%) IBM
6 29 (3.65%) Citrix
7 22 (2.77%) Juniper
8 21 (2.64%) Oracle
9 20 (2.52%) CyberArk
10 15 (1.89%) NetApp
10 15 (1.89%) SolarWinds
10 15 (1.89%) Veeam
11 11 (1.39%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.26%) F5
12 10 (1.26%) HP
12 10 (1.26%) SAP
12 10 (1.26%) Symantec
12 10 (1.26%) Xamarin
13 8 (1.01%) Centreon
13 8 (1.01%) Dell