Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 44 88
Rank change year-on-year +29 +44 +125
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 741 351 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.08% 5.29% 3.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.91% 31.62% 23.95%
Number of salaries quoted 553 323 257
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,150 £37,000
90th Percentile £77,200 £78,500 £77,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +8.70%

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 1,515 1,110 1,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.65% 16.72% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,185 913 1,046
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,100 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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 +31 281 £57,500 +21.05% 47
Maidenhead +21 219 £60,000 +9.09% 9
Bracknell +31 54 £50,000 -28.57% 9
Slough 0 47 £50,000 -20.00% 5
Newbury -1 27 £48,750 +2.63% 3
Wokingham -8 26 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Windsor - 21 £60,000 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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.

1 363 (48.99%) Microsoft
2 262 (35.36%) Amazon AWS
3 242 (32.66%) Windows
4 212 (28.61%) SQL Server
5 202 (27.26%) Active Directory
6 195 (26.32%) SQL
7 194 (26.18%) VMware
8 187 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
9 152 (20.51%) Linux
10 151 (20.38%) Office 365
11 150 (20.24%) C#
12 143 (19.30%) Windows Server
13 138 (18.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 137 (18.49%) PowerShell
15 127 (17.14%) DevOps
16 118 (15.92%) .NET
16 118 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
17 113 (15.25%) ITIL
18 111 (14.98%) JavaScript
19 109 (14.71%) Firewall
20 108 (14.57%) Hyper-V
21 98 (13.23%) MCSE
22 89 (12.01%) Python
23 87 (11.74%) Migration
24 85 (11.47%) Oracle
24 85 (11.47%) Logistics
24 85 (11.47%) Data Centre
25 83 (11.20%) Scrum
26 81 (10.93%) WAN
27 80 (10.80%) Ansible

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 34 (4.59%) IIS
1 34 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 29 (3.91%) Oracle Service Bus
3 22 (2.97%) Skype for Business
4 20 (2.70%) OpenStack
5 18 (2.43%) Apache
6 16 (2.16%) MS Exchange
6 16 (2.16%) NServiceBus
7 14 (1.89%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.94%) JBoss
11 7 (0.94%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.81%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.67%) Confluence
13 5 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 17 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.54%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 262 (35.36%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (20.38%) Office 365
3 69 (9.31%) PaaS
4 68 (9.18%) SaaS
5 66 (8.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 59 (7.96%) IaaS
7 56 (7.56%) IBM Cloud
8 36 (4.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 25 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
10 23 (3.10%) Amazon S3
11 16 (2.16%) Azure Data Factory
12 15 (2.02%) Amazon Glacier
12 15 (2.02%) Dynamics 365
12 15 (2.02%) Serverless
12 15 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 13 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (1.21%) GitHub
15 8 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (1.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 109 (14.71%) Firewall
2 81 (10.93%) WAN
3 69 (9.31%) Network Security
4 57 (7.69%) LAN
5 37 (4.99%) DNS
6 33 (4.45%) VPN
7 31 (4.18%) SAN
8 30 (4.05%) DHCP
9 26 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (3.51%) WLAN
10 24 (3.24%) VoIP
11 17 (2.29%) Skype
12 16 (2.16%) Wireless
13 13 (1.75%) TCP/IP
14 11 (1.48%) Internet
15 6 (0.81%) VLAN
16 5 (0.67%) Sourcefire
17 3 (0.40%) DMVPN
17 3 (0.40%) MPLS
18 2 (0.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (28.61%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.48%) Power BI
3 34 (4.59%) NoSQL
4 33 (4.45%) MongoDB
5 32 (4.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 25 (3.37%) MySQL
7 24 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (2.70%) Big Data
9 20 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (2.43%) Cosmos DB
11 18 (2.43%) Oracle Database
12 17 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (2.02%) Relational Database
14 13 (1.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.75%) Data Lake
14 13 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 55 (7.42%) Jenkins
2 53 (7.15%) Visual Studio
3 41 (5.53%) Git (software)
4 28 (3.78%) Visual Studio Team System
5 18 (2.43%) Subversion
6 17 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (2.02%) Eclipse
7 15 (2.02%) IntelliJ
8 13 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (1.75%) Vagrant
9 11 (1.48%) JIRA
9 11 (1.48%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.21%) Hudson
10 9 (1.21%) Maven
10 9 (1.21%) Selenium
10 9 (1.21%) webpack
11 7 (0.94%) CruiseControl
11 7 (0.94%) Gradle
12 6 (0.81%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 28 (3.78%) Finance
1 28 (3.78%) Publishing
2 21 (2.83%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.29%) Advertising
4 16 (2.16%) Marketing
5 15 (2.02%) Banking
6 14 (1.89%) German Language
6 14 (1.89%) Italian Language
7 10 (1.35%) Automotive
8 6 (0.81%) Legal
9 5 (0.67%) Games
9 5 (0.67%) Law
9 5 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.40%) French Language
10 3 (0.40%) Retail
10 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 126 (17.00%) Developer
2 124 (16.73%) Architect
3 68 (9.18%) Cloud Architect
4 61 (8.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 60 (8.10%) Consultant
6 53 (7.15%) DevOps Engineer
7 46 (6.21%) Cloud Engineer
8 45 (6.07%) Solutions Architect
9 38 (5.13%) .NET Developer
10 36 (4.86%) C# Developer
11 35 (4.72%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 34 (4.59%) Azure Engineer
12 34 (4.59%) Support Engineer
13 31 (4.18%) Administrator
14 29 (3.91%) Technical Architect
15 27 (3.64%) Senior Developer
16 26 (3.51%) Software Engineer
17 22 (2.97%) Analyst
17 22 (2.97%) IT Engineer
17 22 (2.97%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (15.92%) .NET
2 74 (9.99%) Middleware
3 69 (9.31%) AngularJS
4 65 (8.77%) CSS
5 61 (8.23%) Web Services
6 59 (7.96%) HTML
6 59 (7.96%) REST
7 49 (6.61%) ASP.NET
8 34 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 29 (3.91%) React
10 28 (3.78%) Node.js
11 27 (3.64%) JSON
12 20 (2.70%) .NET Framework
12 20 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (2.43%) HTML5
13 18 (2.43%) jQuery
14 17 (2.29%) Spring
15 15 (2.02%) Hibernate
16 14 (1.89%) SAML
16 14 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.47%) Data Centre
2 59 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 43 (5.80%) Private Cloud
5 40 (5.40%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (4.72%) Computer Science
6 35 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (4.32%) Public Cloud
8 24 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (2.97%) Social Media
10 17 (2.29%) CESG
11 15 (2.02%) Clustering
12 14 (1.89%) Mainframe
13 13 (1.75%) EMC VMAX
13 13 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
14 12 (1.62%) EPoS
14 12 (1.62%) NHS
15 7 (0.94%) Driving Licence
15 7 (0.94%) PKI
15 7 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 242 (32.66%) Windows
2 152 (20.51%) Linux
3 143 (19.30%) Windows Server
4 37 (4.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (3.24%) Ubuntu
7 23 (3.10%) Windows 10
8 21 (2.83%) Unix
9 18 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (2.02%) CentOS
11 13 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.21%) Android
12 9 (1.21%) DC/OS
12 9 (1.21%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.54%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.27%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (17.14%) DevOps
3 113 (15.25%) ITIL
4 87 (11.74%) Migration
5 85 (11.47%) Logistics
6 83 (11.20%) Scrum
7 72 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (9.72%) Presales
8 62 (8.37%) Strategic Thinking
9 58 (7.83%) Project Management
10 54 (7.29%) MVC
11 53 (7.15%) Business Intelligence
12 50 (6.75%) OO
13 49 (6.61%) Test Automation
14 48 (6.48%) Problem-Solving
15 46 (6.21%) Configuration Management
15 46 (6.21%) Enterprise Architecture
15 46 (6.21%) Software Engineering
16 45 (6.07%) Open Source
17 43 (5.80%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 195 (26.32%) SQL
2 150 (20.24%) C#
3 137 (18.49%) PowerShell
4 111 (14.98%) JavaScript
5 89 (12.01%) Python
6 71 (9.58%) Java
7 29 (3.91%) T-SQL
8 21 (2.83%) TypeScript
9 16 (2.16%) Ruby
10 12 (1.62%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.62%) Scala
10 12 (1.62%) VB.NET
11 10 (1.35%) Go
12 8 (1.08%) Java 8
12 8 (1.08%) VBA
13 5 (0.67%) PHP
14 4 (0.54%) Lua
14 4 (0.54%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.40%) F#
15 3 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 138 (18.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (13.23%) MCSE
3 78 (10.53%) Degree
4 67 (9.04%) MCSA
5 34 (4.59%) MCITP
6 27 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 26 (3.51%) Security Cleared
8 24 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (2.43%) CCIE
10 17 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (2.16%) CCNA
11 16 (2.16%) MCP
11 16 (2.16%) MCSD
12 13 (1.75%) CCIE Data Center
12 13 (1.75%) CCIE Service Provider
12 13 (1.75%) EMC Certification
12 13 (1.75%) MCTS
13 12 (1.62%) VCAP
13 12 (1.62%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.75%) QA
4 5 (0.67%) COBIT
4 5 (0.67%) GAMP
4 5 (0.67%) PMO
5 4 (0.54%) GCP
6 2 (0.27%) SLA
7 1 (0.13%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 202 (27.26%) Active Directory
2 118 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (14.57%) Hyper-V
4 67 (9.04%) Docker
5 31 (4.18%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (1.75%) NFS
7 13 (1.75%) VMware NSX
7 13 (1.75%) vSphere
8 8 (1.08%) XenApp
9 7 (0.94%) HDFS
10 6 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.67%) vCloud
11 5 (0.67%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.54%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.40%) KVM
13 3 (0.40%) NDS
13 3 (0.40%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 3 (0.40%) Xen
13 3 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 80 (10.80%) Ansible
2 48 (6.48%) SCCM
3 36 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (4.86%) Puppet
4 35 (4.72%) vCenter Server
5 28 (3.78%) Kubernetes
6 22 (2.97%) Docker Swarm
7 16 (2.16%) Terraform
8 15 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
9 14 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 13 (1.75%) Nagios
10 13 (1.75%) Packer
11 12 (1.62%) SCOM
12 9 (1.21%) Consul
13 7 (0.94%) CASB
13 7 (0.94%) Grafana
13 7 (0.94%) Graylog
13 7 (0.94%) NetBackup
13 7 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 5 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 363 (48.99%) Microsoft
2 194 (26.18%) VMware
3 85 (11.47%) Oracle
4 56 (7.56%) Cisco
5 53 (7.15%) IBM
6 43 (5.80%) Google
7 40 (5.40%) CheckPoint
8 33 (4.45%) HP
9 32 (4.32%) Citrix
10 26 (3.51%) Dell
11 22 (2.97%) NetApp
12 21 (2.83%) EMC
12 21 (2.83%) ServiceNow
13 19 (2.56%) Red Hat
13 19 (2.56%) Splunk
13 19 (2.56%) Veeam
14 18 (2.43%) BMC
15 17 (2.29%) Symantec
15 17 (2.29%) Zscaler
16 16 (2.16%) CommVault