Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 33 73
Rank change year-on-year +19 +40 +77
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 798 394 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.89% 6.22% 3.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.52% 33.85% 25.54%
Number of salaries quoted 610 325 279
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £36,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

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 1,549 1,164 1,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.03% 18.38% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,190 891 1,009
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,900 £27,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +18 341 £57,500 +15.00% 46
Maidenhead +12 140 £60,000 +4.35% 12
Slough +20 114 £60,000 +33.33% 7
Bracknell +18 70 £60,000 +9.09% 12
Newbury +33 55 £55,000 +52.78% 7
Windsor +6 15 £65,000 -18.75% 2
Wokingham +1 7 £47,500 +20.25%
Thatcham +8 2 £45,000 +32.35%
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 429 (53.76%) Microsoft
2 281 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
3 249 (31.20%) Amazon AWS
4 225 (28.20%) SQL
5 216 (27.07%) SQL Server
6 209 (26.19%) Windows
7 196 (24.56%) C#
8 193 (24.19%) .NET
8 193 (24.19%) Active Directory
9 175 (21.93%) JavaScript
10 172 (21.55%) Office 365
11 156 (19.55%) Degree
12 150 (18.80%) VMware
13 140 (17.54%) Linux
14 129 (16.17%) Business Intelligence
14 129 (16.17%) Scrum
15 125 (15.66%) AngularJS
16 114 (14.29%) CSS
17 110 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 110 (13.78%) DevOps
17 110 (13.78%) Windows Server
18 109 (13.66%) Analytics
19 108 (13.53%) Web Services
20 105 (13.16%) HTML
21 103 (12.91%) Hyper-V
22 96 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
23 93 (11.65%) Python
24 92 (11.53%) SaaS
25 91 (11.40%) Data Modelling
26 90 (11.28%) Java

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 58 (7.27%) IIS
2 46 (5.76%) Apache
3 41 (5.14%) Apache Spark
4 33 (4.14%) SAS
4 33 (4.14%) Tomcat
5 32 (4.01%) SharePoint
6 20 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (2.13%) MS Exchange
8 15 (1.88%) Skype for Business
9 11 (1.38%) nginx
10 7 (0.88%) Apache Pig
10 7 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.75%) CMS
12 5 (0.63%) Confluence
12 5 (0.63%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.63%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.50%) Scribe Insight
2 4 (0.50%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (0.25%) Maximo
4 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 249 (31.20%) Amazon AWS
2 172 (21.55%) Office 365
3 92 (11.53%) SaaS
4 75 (9.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 68 (8.52%) PaaS
6 61 (7.64%) Serverless
7 54 (6.77%) IaaS
8 44 (5.51%) Amazon EC2
9 33 (4.14%) Amazon S3
10 32 (4.01%) Amazon EMR
10 32 (4.01%) AWS Lambda
11 30 (3.76%) Google Cloud Platform
12 29 (3.63%) Amazon SQS
13 28 (3.51%) Amazon Kinesis
14 26 (3.26%) GitHub
15 22 (2.76%) Azure Data Factory
16 21 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
17 20 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
18 17 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
19 16 (2.01%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.02%) Firewall
2 46 (5.76%) Network Security
3 42 (5.26%) VPN
4 37 (4.64%) DNS
5 31 (3.88%) WAN
6 28 (3.51%) TCP/IP
7 27 (3.38%) DHCP
8 23 (2.88%) VoIP
9 20 (2.51%) LAN
10 19 (2.38%) SAN
11 15 (1.88%) Skype
12 14 (1.75%) Wireless
13 8 (1.00%) HTTP
14 7 (0.88%) NetScaler
14 7 (0.88%) SSL
15 6 (0.75%) SNMP
16 5 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (0.63%) MPLS
17 4 (0.50%) Unified Communications
18 3 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (27.07%) SQL Server
2 87 (10.90%) Power BI
3 63 (7.89%) Big Data
4 47 (5.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (5.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (5.51%) Hadoop
7 41 (5.14%) Relational Database
7 41 (5.14%) SAP BW
8 39 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (4.76%) RDBMS
10 37 (4.64%) Apache Hive
11 36 (4.51%) Cosmos DB
12 33 (4.14%) SAP HANA
12 33 (4.14%) Text Mining
13 32 (4.01%) Amazon RDS
14 28 (3.51%) Amazon Redshift
15 26 (3.26%) MySQL
15 26 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 25 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 64 (8.02%) Visual Studio
2 59 (7.39%) Git (software)
3 55 (6.89%) Jenkins
4 37 (4.64%) webpack
5 35 (4.39%) Subversion
6 29 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (3.38%) JIRA
8 22 (2.76%) Eclipse
8 22 (2.76%) Visual Studio Team System
9 21 (2.63%) Maven
10 18 (2.26%) IntelliJ
11 14 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (1.75%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.63%) Gradle
13 12 (1.50%) CruiseControl
13 12 (1.50%) Vagrant
14 9 (1.13%) Cucumber
14 9 (1.13%) Jasmine
15 8 (1.00%) Mocha
15 8 (1.00%) NUnit
General
1 73 (9.15%) Finance
2 50 (6.27%) Telecoms
3 42 (5.26%) Retail
4 23 (2.88%) Marketing
5 17 (2.13%) Advertising
6 14 (1.75%) Automotive
7 10 (1.25%) Banking
7 10 (1.25%) Games
7 10 (1.25%) Legal
8 9 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.00%) Electronics
10 7 (0.88%) German Language
10 7 (0.88%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.50%) Back Office
12 3 (0.38%) French Language
12 3 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.38%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.25%) Billing
13 2 (0.25%) Law
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 178 (22.31%) Developer
2 116 (14.54%) Architect
3 79 (9.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 68 (8.52%) Solutions Architect
5 61 (7.64%) .NET Developer
6 58 (7.27%) Cloud Architect
7 55 (6.89%) DevOps Engineer
8 54 (6.77%) Data Engineer
9 50 (6.27%) Consultant
10 47 (5.89%) Software Engineer
11 44 (5.51%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 42 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
12 42 (5.26%) C# Developer
13 39 (4.89%) Senior Developer
14 36 (4.51%) Lead Architect
15 35 (4.39%) Support Engineer
16 34 (4.26%) .NET Software Engineer
17 33 (4.14%) C# Software Engineer
17 33 (4.14%) Data Scientist
18 27 (3.38%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (24.19%) .NET
2 125 (15.66%) AngularJS
3 114 (14.29%) CSS
4 108 (13.53%) Web Services
5 105 (13.16%) HTML
6 87 (10.90%) ASP.NET
7 79 (9.90%) REST
8 73 (9.15%) React
9 69 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web API
10 51 (6.39%) jQuery
11 49 (6.14%) Kafka
12 39 (4.89%) HTML5
13 37 (4.64%) XML
14 34 (4.26%) .NET Framework
15 33 (4.14%) D3.js
15 33 (4.14%) ggplot
16 27 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (3.38%) CSS3
16 27 (3.38%) Node.js
17 26 (3.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 51 (6.39%) Private Cloud
4 48 (6.02%) Social Media
5 45 (5.64%) Algorithms
6 41 (5.14%) Computer Science
6 41 (5.14%) FMCG
7 33 (4.14%) Social Network
8 26 (3.26%) Hybrid Cloud
9 24 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (2.51%) Public Cloud
11 19 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
12 18 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
13 17 (2.13%) CESG
13 17 (2.13%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.63%) Clustering
15 11 (1.38%) Mobile App
15 11 (1.38%) User Experience
16 8 (1.00%) EPoS
17 7 (0.88%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 209 (26.19%) Windows
2 140 (17.54%) Linux
3 110 (13.78%) Windows Server
4 25 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (2.38%) CentOS
5 19 (2.38%) Unix
6 17 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.13%) Windows 10
7 16 (2.01%) Ubuntu
8 12 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.13%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.00%) AIX
11 6 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 4 (0.50%) HPUX
13 4 (0.50%) Solaris
14 3 (0.38%) DC/OS
14 3 (0.38%) VMS
15 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (16.17%) Business Intelligence
2 129 (16.17%) Scrum
3 110 (13.78%) DevOps
4 109 (13.66%) Analytics
5 91 (11.40%) Data Modelling
6 88 (11.03%) Presales
7 84 (10.53%) MVC
8 82 (10.28%) Software Engineering
9 81 (10.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 78 (9.77%) Data Engineering
10 78 (9.77%) Data Science
11 76 (9.52%) Data Security
12 75 (9.40%) ETL
13 72 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
14 70 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
15 68 (8.52%) Migration
16 64 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
17 63 (7.89%) OO
18 62 (7.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 225 (28.20%) SQL
2 196 (24.56%) C#
3 175 (21.93%) JavaScript
4 93 (11.65%) Python
5 90 (11.28%) Java
6 76 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 50 (6.27%) T-SQL
8 38 (4.76%) R
9 33 (4.14%) Shell Script
10 30 (3.76%) Scala
11 28 (3.51%) Bash Shell
12 25 (3.13%) TypeScript
13 24 (3.01%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.63%) Ruby
15 12 (1.50%) Java 8
15 12 (1.50%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.13%) PHP
17 8 (1.00%) Go
17 8 (1.00%) VBA
18 5 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 156 (19.55%) Degree
2 96 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (9.52%) MCSE
4 48 (6.02%) MCSA
5 33 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 31 (3.88%) Security Cleared
7 24 (3.01%) MCITP
8 13 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.25%) MCP
9 10 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.00%) CCIE
11 7 (0.88%) CCNA
11 7 (0.88%) EMC Certification
11 7 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.75%) CCIE Data Center
12 6 (0.75%) CCIE Service Provider
12 6 (0.75%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.75%) VCAP
12 6 (0.75%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.14%) QA
2 17 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.25%) GDPR
4 5 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.38%) COBIT
5 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 193 (24.19%) Active Directory
2 110 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (12.91%) Hyper-V
4 64 (8.02%) Docker
5 41 (5.14%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (1.50%) vSphere
8 8 (1.00%) HDFS
9 7 (0.88%) vCloud
9 7 (0.88%) Xen
10 6 (0.75%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.63%) iptables
11 5 (0.63%) XenApp
11 5 (0.63%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.50%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.50%) KVM
12 4 (0.50%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.50%) XenServer
13 2 (0.25%) Firmware
13 2 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 51 (6.39%) Ansible
2 38 (4.76%) vCenter Server
3 33 (4.14%) Hadoop YARN
4 32 (4.01%) Kubernetes
4 32 (4.01%) Terraform
5 31 (3.88%) Puppet
6 29 (3.63%) SCCM
7 26 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (2.13%) Nagios
9 13 (1.63%) Docker Swarm
9 13 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
10 12 (1.50%) SCOM
11 11 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
12 10 (1.25%) Grafana
12 10 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
13 9 (1.13%) Kibana
13 9 (1.13%) NetBackup
14 8 (1.00%) Graylog
15 7 (0.88%) SCVMM
16 6 (0.75%) Packer
Vendors
1 429 (53.76%) Microsoft
2 150 (18.80%) VMware
3 86 (10.78%) SAP
4 53 (6.64%) Tableau
5 48 (6.02%) Google
6 36 (4.51%) BMC
6 36 (4.51%) Citrix
6 36 (4.51%) ServiceNow
7 34 (4.26%) Oracle
8 26 (3.26%) Cisco
9 23 (2.88%) Red Hat
9 23 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (2.63%) IBM
11 17 (2.13%) F5
12 16 (2.01%) EMC
13 15 (1.88%) Splunk
14 14 (1.75%) NetApp
15 12 (1.50%) Dell
15 12 (1.50%) HP
16 11 (1.38%) Symantec