Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 50 95
Rank change year-on-year +18 +45 +136
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 433 358 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.66% 4.52% 3.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.96% 29.56% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 354 347 320
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +1.77% +2.73%
10th Percentile £29,825 £32,500 £30,875
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £79,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1,275 1,211 1,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.62% 15.30% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 967 960 1,061
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 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £77,500
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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +38 172 £52,500 +5.00% 50
Maidenhead +8 74 £60,000 +4.35% 9
Bracknell +44 50 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Newbury -5 29 £33,500 -29.47% 4
Wokingham +11 28 £45,000 -29.69% 3
Slough -18 23 £37,500 -34.78% 6
Windsor - 5 £80,000 -
Thatcham - 1 £40,000 -
Ascot - 1 £57,500 -
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 242 (55.89%) Microsoft
2 161 (37.18%) Amazon AWS
3 138 (31.87%) VMware
4 136 (31.41%) SQL
5 135 (31.18%) Windows
6 131 (30.25%) SQL Server
7 122 (28.18%) C#
8 115 (26.56%) .NET
9 112 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
10 94 (21.71%) JavaScript
11 93 (21.48%) Office 365
12 91 (21.02%) Active Directory
13 83 (19.17%) Linux
14 80 (18.48%) Hyper-V
15 76 (17.55%) HTML
15 76 (17.55%) Windows Server
16 75 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
17 62 (14.32%) PowerShell
18 61 (14.09%) ITIL
18 61 (14.09%) Python
18 61 (14.09%) Firewall
18 61 (14.09%) Windows Server 2012
18 61 (14.09%) DevOps
19 59 (13.63%) CSS
19 59 (13.63%) Microsoft Certification
20 51 (11.78%) MVC
21 50 (11.55%) Cisco
21 50 (11.55%) Degree
22 49 (11.32%) Oracle
22 49 (11.32%) MS Exchange

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 49 (11.32%) MS Exchange
2 40 (9.24%) SharePoint
3 31 (7.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (5.54%) IIS
5 16 (3.70%) Skype for Business
6 15 (3.46%) Confluence
7 14 (3.23%) OpenStack
8 12 (2.77%) Apache
8 12 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
10 8 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.39%) Apache Spark
11 6 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.15%) JBoss
13 4 (0.92%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.69%) CMS
14 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.69%) WildFly
Applications
1 33 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.92%) InVision
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.23%) Maximo
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 161 (37.18%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (21.48%) Office 365
3 36 (8.31%) IaaS
4 34 (7.85%) PaaS
5 29 (6.70%) SaaS
6 18 (4.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
8 15 (3.46%) Bluemix
8 15 (3.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (2.77%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (2.08%) GitHub
10 9 (2.08%) Mimecast
11 6 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (1.15%) Serverless
13 4 (0.92%) Akamai
13 4 (0.92%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.92%) Azure Machine Learning
13 4 (0.92%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 61 (14.09%) Firewall
2 42 (9.70%) WAN
3 41 (9.47%) LAN
4 25 (5.77%) DNS
5 21 (4.85%) Network Security
6 20 (4.62%) TCP/IP
7 19 (4.39%) Internet
8 16 (3.70%) SAN
8 16 (3.70%) Skype
9 15 (3.46%) DHCP
10 8 (1.85%) VLAN
11 5 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.15%) MPLS
11 5 (1.15%) VPN
12 4 (0.92%) BGP
12 4 (0.92%) EIGRP
12 4 (0.92%) OSPF
12 4 (0.92%) RIP
13 3 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (30.25%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.39%) NoSQL
3 22 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 17 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (3.00%) Big Data
8 13 (3.00%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.08%) MySQL
9 9 (2.08%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.85%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.85%) Power BI
10 8 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 35 (8.08%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.31%) JIRA
3 22 (5.08%) Jenkins
4 14 (3.23%) Selenium
5 13 (3.00%) TeamCity
5 13 (3.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 11 (2.54%) Maven
6 11 (2.54%) Subversion
7 10 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.85%) Vagrant
8 8 (1.85%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.15%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.92%) Ant
10 4 (0.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 4 (0.92%) GitLab
11 3 (0.69%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.69%) Hudson
11 3 (0.69%) JUnit
General
1 22 (5.08%) Finance
2 21 (4.85%) Marketing
3 16 (3.70%) Publishing
4 14 (3.23%) Advertising
5 12 (2.77%) Retail
5 12 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.92%) Legal
7 3 (0.69%) Electronics
7 3 (0.69%) Games
7 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Automotive
8 1 (0.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (22.63%) Developer
2 74 (17.09%) Architect
3 39 (9.01%) Support Engineer
4 34 (7.85%) .NET Developer
5 33 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (6.93%) IT Support
7 29 (6.70%) Consultant
8 27 (6.24%) Cloud Architect
9 25 (5.77%) Administrator
10 23 (5.31%) VMware Engineer
11 22 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
13 20 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
13 20 (4.62%) Windows Engineer
14 18 (4.16%) Azure Engineer
14 18 (4.16%) Lead Architect
14 18 (4.16%) Software Developer
15 17 (3.93%) IT Engineer
16 16 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
16 16 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (26.56%) .NET
2 76 (17.55%) HTML
3 59 (13.63%) CSS
4 48 (11.09%) ASP.NET
5 40 (9.24%) Web Services
6 35 (8.08%) AngularJS
7 30 (6.93%) jQuery
8 28 (6.47%) .NET Framework
9 27 (6.24%) Middleware
10 23 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (5.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 22 (5.08%) JSON
11 22 (5.08%) XML
12 21 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (4.62%) HTML5
14 19 (4.39%) REST
15 17 (3.93%) CSS3
15 17 (3.93%) Entity Framework
16 14 (3.23%) React
16 14 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.08%) Computer Science
2 26 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
5 19 (4.39%) Clustering
5 19 (4.39%) Data Centre
5 19 (4.39%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.08%) PDA
6 9 (2.08%) User Experience
7 8 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.39%) iPhone
8 6 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.39%) Social Media
8 6 (1.39%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.15%) Internet of Things
9 5 (1.15%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.15%) Replication
9 5 (1.15%) Smart Home
10 4 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 135 (31.18%) Windows
2 83 (19.17%) Linux
3 76 (17.55%) Windows Server
4 61 (14.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (6.00%) Windows 10
6 21 (4.85%) Windows 7
7 18 (4.16%) CentOS
8 15 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (3.46%) Ubuntu
8 15 (3.46%) Unix
9 12 (2.77%) Apple iOS
10 11 (2.54%) Android
11 9 (2.08%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.15%) Debian
15 3 (0.69%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (14.09%) DevOps
2 61 (14.09%) ITIL
3 51 (11.78%) MVC
4 41 (9.47%) Presales
5 40 (9.24%) Test Automation
6 39 (9.01%) Scrum
7 35 (8.08%) Migration
8 33 (7.62%) Enterprise Architecture
9 32 (7.39%) Open Source
10 30 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (6.93%) Microservices
11 29 (6.70%) OO
12 27 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (6.24%) TDD
13 26 (6.00%) Project Management
14 25 (5.77%) Software Engineering
15 24 (5.54%) Configuration Management
15 24 (5.54%) CRM
15 24 (5.54%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (31.41%) SQL
2 122 (28.18%) C#
3 94 (21.71%) JavaScript
4 62 (14.32%) PowerShell
5 61 (14.09%) Python
6 33 (7.62%) Bash Shell
6 33 (7.62%) Java
7 23 (5.31%) T-SQL
8 20 (4.62%) Perl
9 17 (3.93%) PHP
10 16 (3.70%) Ruby
11 15 (3.46%) TypeScript
12 9 (2.08%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.85%) VB
14 7 (1.62%) F#
15 5 (1.15%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.15%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.15%) Scala
16 3 (0.69%) C
16 3 (0.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 59 (13.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (11.55%) Degree
3 36 (8.31%) MCSE
4 23 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (3.93%) Security Cleared
6 15 (3.46%) MCSA
7 14 (3.23%) MCP
8 13 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (2.77%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (2.77%) MCSD
10 8 (1.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.92%) CCIE
12 4 (0.92%) JNCIE
13 2 (0.46%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.46%) HND
13 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.23%) QA
3 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.69%) PMO
5 2 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.46%) GDPR
5 2 (0.46%) SLA
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 91 (21.02%) Active Directory
2 80 (18.48%) Hyper-V
3 75 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (8.78%) Docker
5 27 (6.24%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (4.16%) vSphere
7 15 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.39%) NFS
8 6 (1.39%) VMware NSX
9 5 (1.15%) XenApp
10 3 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.69%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 45 (10.39%) Ansible
2 44 (10.16%) Puppet
3 31 (7.16%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (6.47%) Kubernetes
5 24 (5.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 21 (4.85%) SCCM
7 13 (3.00%) vCenter Server
8 12 (2.77%) Backup Exec
8 12 (2.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 10 (2.31%) Terraform
10 9 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (1.85%) SCOM
11 8 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (1.62%) Nagios
13 4 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (0.92%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.92%) Salt
14 3 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 242 (55.89%) Microsoft
2 138 (31.87%) VMware
3 50 (11.55%) Cisco
4 49 (11.32%) Oracle
5 28 (6.47%) Google
6 25 (5.77%) Red Hat
6 25 (5.77%) Symantec
7 18 (4.16%) Apple
8 17 (3.93%) IBM
9 15 (3.46%) Citrix
10 14 (3.23%) Xamarin
11 12 (2.77%) CA
11 12 (2.77%) F5
12 11 (2.54%) Juniper
12 11 (2.54%) Veritas
13 9 (2.08%) Veeam
14 8 (1.85%) Altiris
14 8 (1.85%) CommVault
14 8 (1.85%) Forcepoint
14 8 (1.85%) SAP