Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 59 119
Rank change year-on-year +26 +60 +119
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 408 337 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.34% 4.04% 2.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.29% 27.60% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 347 309 266
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £79,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 1190 1221 1207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.48% 14.63% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 919 982 999
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,300 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £76,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 2017. 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 +51 169 £52,500 +5.00% 16
Maidenhead -2 49 £60,000 +4.35% 7
Slough -7 42 £41,250 -28.26% 2
Bracknell +32 40 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Newbury -3 33 £37,000 -17.78% 1
Wokingham +18 25 £45,000 -29.69% 2
Windsor - 5 £80,000 -
Thatcham - 2 £34,000 -
Ascot - 1 £57,500 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 216 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 152 (37.25%) Amazon AWS
3 124 (30.39%) SQL
4 120 (29.41%) Windows
5 113 (27.70%) C#
6 110 (26.96%) VMware
7 107 (26.23%) .NET
7 107 (26.23%) SQL Server
8 104 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
9 98 (24.02%) Office 365
10 96 (23.53%) JavaScript
11 90 (22.06%) Active Directory
12 81 (19.85%) Linux
13 75 (18.38%) HTML
14 65 (15.93%) DevOps
15 64 (15.69%) Windows Server
15 64 (15.69%) Hyper-V
16 63 (15.44%) CSS
17 62 (15.20%) Python
17 62 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
18 53 (12.99%) MVC
19 50 (12.25%) ITIL
19 50 (12.25%) Java
20 49 (12.01%) Firewall
21 48 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
21 48 (11.76%) Docker
21 48 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
21 48 (11.76%) Puppet
22 47 (11.52%) PowerShell
23 46 (11.27%) ASP.NET

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 45 (11.03%) MS Exchange
2 38 (9.31%) SharePoint
3 25 (6.13%) IIS
4 21 (5.15%) Confluence
4 21 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (4.90%) OpenStack
6 15 (3.68%) Skype for Business
7 9 (2.21%) Apache
8 8 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.96%) Jetty
8 8 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.96%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.47%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.47%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.98%) CMS
11 4 (0.98%) JBoss
12 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.74%) WildFly
Applications
1 31 (7.60%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.98%) InVision
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (6.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.25%) Maximo
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 152 (37.25%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (24.02%) Office 365
3 36 (8.82%) IaaS
4 28 (6.86%) PaaS
5 26 (6.37%) SaaS
6 14 (3.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (3.43%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (2.70%) GitHub
7 11 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (2.21%) Mimecast
9 6 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.98%) Azure Machine Learning
11 4 (0.98%) Bluemix
11 4 (0.98%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.98%) Yammer
12 3 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.74%) Boomi
12 3 (0.74%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 49 (12.01%) Firewall
2 24 (5.88%) LAN
2 24 (5.88%) WAN
3 23 (5.64%) DNS
3 23 (5.64%) TCP/IP
4 22 (5.39%) Internet
5 19 (4.66%) Network Security
6 14 (3.43%) Skype
7 12 (2.94%) SAN
7 12 (2.94%) VLAN
8 11 (2.70%) BGP
8 11 (2.70%) DHCP
9 8 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (1.96%) OSPF
10 6 (1.47%) EIGRP
11 4 (0.98%) HTTP
11 4 (0.98%) MPLS
11 4 (0.98%) RIP
12 3 (0.74%) SNMP
12 3 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (26.23%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 22 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.43%) MySQL
6 12 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.21%) Big Data
9 9 (2.21%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.21%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.21%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.96%) Power BI
11 7 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.23%) Data Lake
12 5 (1.23%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (9.07%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.11%) Jenkins
3 24 (5.88%) JIRA
4 19 (4.66%) Maven
5 12 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.70%) Subversion
7 10 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (2.21%) Gradle
8 9 (2.21%) Vagrant
9 8 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.96%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (1.23%) Ant
10 5 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.23%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (0.98%) GitLab
11 4 (0.98%) Selenium
12 3 (0.74%) Hudson
12 3 (0.74%) webpack
General
1 26 (6.37%) Finance
2 20 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.41%) Marketing
4 17 (4.17%) Advertising
5 14 (3.43%) Retail
6 7 (1.72%) Publishing
7 5 (1.23%) Legal
8 3 (0.74%) Electronics
8 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.49%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (26.72%) Developer
2 60 (14.71%) Architect
3 35 (8.58%) IT Support
4 32 (7.84%) .NET Developer
4 32 (7.84%) Consultant
4 32 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 29 (7.11%) Support Engineer
6 25 (6.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 23 (5.64%) Analyst
8 22 (5.39%) Software Developer
9 19 (4.66%) Cloud Engineer
9 19 (4.66%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.41%) Java Developer
11 17 (4.17%) C# Developer
11 17 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
11 17 (4.17%) Lead Architect
12 16 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support
12 16 (3.92%) IT Analyst
12 16 (3.92%) IT Support Analyst
12 16 (3.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (26.23%) .NET
2 75 (18.38%) HTML
3 63 (15.44%) CSS
4 46 (11.27%) ASP.NET
5 44 (10.78%) AngularJS
5 44 (10.78%) Web Services
6 28 (6.86%) jQuery
6 28 (6.86%) REST
7 27 (6.62%) .NET Framework
8 26 (6.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (5.39%) XML
10 21 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (5.15%) React
11 20 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (4.66%) HTML5
13 17 (4.17%) CSS3
14 16 (3.92%) Entity Framework
15 15 (3.68%) Node.js
15 15 (3.68%) RESTful
16 14 (3.43%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.13%) Computer Science
2 23 (5.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 22 (5.39%) Clustering
4 20 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.90%) Data Centre
5 19 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.19%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.21%) PDA
7 9 (2.21%) User Experience
7 9 (2.21%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.96%) Replication
9 6 (1.47%) iPhone
9 6 (1.47%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.47%) Social Media
10 5 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.23%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.23%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.23%) Smart Home
11 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 120 (29.41%) Windows
2 81 (19.85%) Linux
3 64 (15.69%) Windows Server
4 48 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (5.15%) Windows 10
6 20 (4.90%) CentOS
7 18 (4.41%) Ubuntu
7 18 (4.41%) Windows 7
8 14 (3.43%) Unix
9 13 (3.19%) Apple iOS
9 13 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (2.94%) Android
11 9 (2.21%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (1.23%) Debian
14 3 (0.74%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (15.93%) DevOps
3 53 (12.99%) MVC
4 50 (12.25%) ITIL
5 46 (11.27%) Presales
6 43 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (8.82%) Microservices
7 36 (8.82%) TDD
8 34 (8.33%) Scrum
9 32 (7.84%) Open Source
10 30 (7.35%) Software Engineering
11 29 (7.11%) CRM
12 28 (6.86%) Migration
12 28 (6.86%) OO
13 27 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (5.88%) Project Management
14 24 (5.88%) Test Automation
14 24 (5.88%) Time Management
15 23 (5.64%) Continuous Delivery
15 23 (5.64%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 124 (30.39%) SQL
2 113 (27.70%) C#
3 96 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 62 (15.20%) Python
5 50 (12.25%) Java
6 47 (11.52%) PowerShell
7 30 (7.35%) Bash Shell
8 21 (5.15%) Perl
8 21 (5.15%) T-SQL
9 17 (4.17%) PHP
10 16 (3.92%) Ruby
11 10 (2.45%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.96%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.72%) VB
14 6 (1.47%) C++
14 6 (1.47%) F#
15 5 (1.23%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.23%) Go
15 5 (1.23%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (9.56%) Degree
3 27 (6.62%) MCSE
4 22 (5.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (3.68%) Security Cleared
6 14 (3.43%) MCP
7 12 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (1.72%) CCIE
9 7 (1.72%) MCSA
9 7 (1.72%) MCSD
10 3 (0.74%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.49%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.49%) CCNP
11 2 (0.49%) HND
11 2 (0.49%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.25%) CCNA
12 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.72%) QA
3 6 (1.47%) SLA
4 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.74%) ISO 22301
5 3 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 90 (22.06%) Active Directory
2 64 (15.69%) Hyper-V
3 62 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (11.76%) Docker
5 22 (5.39%) vSphere
6 17 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.23%) XenApp
9 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.74%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.25%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.25%) KVM
11 1 (0.25%) vCloud
11 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 48 (11.76%) Puppet
2 42 (10.29%) Ansible
3 35 (8.58%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (6.86%) Kubernetes
5 26 (6.37%) SCCM
6 15 (3.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 14 (3.43%) Terraform
8 10 (2.45%) Microsoft Intune
9 9 (2.21%) Backup Exec
10 8 (1.96%) SCOM
11 7 (1.72%) Nagios
12 5 (1.23%) Salt
12 5 (1.23%) WSUS
13 4 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (0.98%) vCenter Server
14 3 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
14 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 3 (0.74%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 216 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 110 (26.96%) VMware
3 43 (10.54%) Cisco
4 28 (6.86%) Google
5 24 (5.88%) Oracle
5 24 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 16 (3.92%) Symantec
7 15 (3.68%) Apple
7 15 (3.68%) Citrix
8 13 (3.19%) Juniper
8 13 (3.19%) Xamarin
9 10 (2.45%) CA
9 10 (2.45%) F5
10 8 (1.96%) Dell
11 7 (1.72%) Rackspace
11 7 (1.72%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.72%) Veeam
12 6 (1.47%) SAP
12 6 (1.47%) Veritas
13 4 (0.98%) NetApp