Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 44 92
Rank change year-on-year +28 +48 +91
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 798 361 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.19% 5.77% 3.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.80% 33.61% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 630 308 236
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,700 £37,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +9.29%

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 1,571 1,074 1,224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.00% 17.17% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,255 858 1,012
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £32,625
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +20 326 £57,500 +21.05% 19
Maidenhead +22 211 £60,000 +4.35% 11
Slough +7 66 £58,750 +2.17% 7
Bracknell +19 63 £52,500 -16.00% 18
Newbury +22 39 £55,000 +4.76% 11
Windsor +11 22 £61,250 -18.33%
Wokingham -10 12 £50,000 +32.45% 2
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 425 (53.26%) Microsoft
2 244 (30.58%) SQL Server
3 242 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
4 240 (30.08%) Windows
4 240 (30.08%) Amazon AWS
5 205 (25.69%) Active Directory
6 204 (25.56%) SQL
7 194 (24.31%) VMware
8 187 (23.43%) C#
9 167 (20.93%) .NET
10 155 (19.42%) Linux
11 154 (19.30%) Office 365
12 142 (17.79%) JavaScript
13 138 (17.29%) Windows Server
14 130 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 128 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
16 123 (15.41%) DevOps
17 119 (14.91%) PowerShell
18 114 (14.29%) Hyper-V
19 105 (13.16%) Degree
20 100 (12.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 99 (12.41%) Scrum
22 98 (12.28%) AngularJS
23 97 (12.16%) SaaS
23 97 (12.16%) MCSE
24 96 (12.03%) ITIL
25 95 (11.90%) CSS
26 94 (11.78%) REST
27 92 (11.53%) Firewall
28 91 (11.40%) Web Services

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 53 (6.64%) IIS
2 32 (4.01%) SharePoint
3 25 (3.13%) Apache
4 22 (2.76%) Tomcat
5 18 (2.26%) Oracle Service Bus
5 18 (2.26%) Skype for Business
6 15 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (1.75%) Apache Spark
8 12 (1.50%) SAS
9 11 (1.38%) NServiceBus
10 10 (1.25%) MS Exchange
11 8 (1.00%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.75%) JBoss
12 6 (0.75%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.75%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.63%) Confluence
13 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (2.51%) MS Visio
2 14 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.50%) Scribe Insight
2 4 (0.50%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (0.25%) Maximo
4 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 240 (30.08%) Amazon AWS
2 154 (19.30%) Office 365
3 97 (12.16%) SaaS
4 77 (9.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 73 (9.15%) PaaS
6 62 (7.77%) IaaS
7 44 (5.51%) IBM Cloud
8 38 (4.76%) Serverless
9 30 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
10 27 (3.38%) Google Cloud Platform
11 26 (3.26%) Amazon S3
12 20 (2.51%) Azure Data Factory
13 19 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
14 18 (2.26%) Amazon SQS
15 17 (2.13%) Amazon EMR
15 17 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
15 17 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
16 16 (2.01%) Azure Functions
16 16 (2.01%) GitHub
17 11 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 92 (11.53%) Firewall
2 70 (8.77%) Network Security
3 58 (7.27%) WAN
4 40 (5.01%) DNS
5 39 (4.89%) LAN
6 38 (4.76%) VPN
7 32 (4.01%) DHCP
8 30 (3.76%) SAN
9 26 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (3.13%) WLAN
11 20 (2.51%) VoIP
12 17 (2.13%) TCP/IP
13 15 (1.88%) Skype
14 13 (1.63%) Wireless
15 7 (0.88%) VLAN
16 6 (0.75%) SSL
17 5 (0.63%) Internet
18 4 (0.50%) NetScaler
19 3 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
19 3 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (30.58%) SQL Server
2 65 (8.15%) Power BI
3 34 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (4.01%) Azure SQL Database
4 32 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (3.76%) Big Data
6 29 (3.63%) Cosmos DB
7 27 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (2.88%) Hadoop
10 22 (2.76%) MongoDB
10 22 (2.76%) Relational Database
11 20 (2.51%) NoSQL
12 18 (2.26%) Data Lake
12 18 (2.26%) MySQL
12 18 (2.26%) RDBMS
13 17 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
13 17 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (1.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 75 (9.40%) Visual Studio
2 57 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 48 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 30 (3.76%) Visual Studio Team System
4 30 (3.76%) webpack
5 25 (3.13%) Subversion
6 22 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 17 (2.13%) IntelliJ
8 16 (2.01%) JIRA
9 15 (1.88%) Maven
10 14 (1.75%) TeamCity
11 13 (1.63%) Gradle
12 12 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.50%) CruiseControl
13 10 (1.25%) Vagrant
14 8 (1.00%) Hudson
14 8 (1.00%) NUnit
15 6 (0.75%) Selenium
15 6 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 40 (5.01%) Finance
2 27 (3.38%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.63%) Retail
4 20 (2.51%) Advertising
4 20 (2.51%) Publishing
5 16 (2.01%) Marketing
6 13 (1.63%) Automotive
7 12 (1.50%) Banking
8 11 (1.38%) German Language
8 11 (1.38%) Italian Language
9 10 (1.25%) Games
10 8 (1.00%) Legal
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
Job Titles
1 147 (18.42%) Developer
2 125 (15.66%) Architect
3 84 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 69 (8.65%) Cloud Architect
5 58 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 56 (7.02%) Consultant
6 56 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
7 50 (6.27%) Cloud Engineer
8 46 (5.76%) .NET Developer
9 45 (5.64%) Software Engineer
10 43 (5.39%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 41 (5.14%) Support Engineer
12 36 (4.51%) Azure Engineer
13 34 (4.26%) .NET Software Engineer
13 34 (4.26%) C# Software Engineer
14 33 (4.14%) C# Developer
15 28 (3.51%) Technical Architect
16 26 (3.26%) Angular Developer
17 25 (3.13%) Data Engineer
17 25 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (20.93%) .NET
2 98 (12.28%) AngularJS
3 95 (11.90%) CSS
4 94 (11.78%) REST
5 91 (11.40%) Web Services
6 81 (10.15%) HTML
7 65 (8.15%) ASP.NET
8 53 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 52 (6.52%) Middleware
10 48 (6.02%) React
11 35 (4.39%) .NET Framework
11 35 (4.39%) jQuery
12 33 (4.14%) JSON
13 30 (3.76%) XML
14 29 (3.63%) Angular 2
14 29 (3.63%) Node.js
15 25 (3.13%) HTML5
16 22 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
17 21 (2.63%) Kafka
18 20 (2.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (10.40%) Data Centre
2 59 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (7.27%) Private Cloud
4 51 (6.39%) Social Media
5 41 (5.14%) Computer Science
6 39 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (4.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 30 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
9 24 (3.01%) Algorithms
9 24 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
10 23 (2.88%) Public Cloud
11 21 (2.63%) CESG
12 17 (2.13%) Clustering
13 13 (1.63%) EPoS
14 12 (1.50%) FMCG
14 12 (1.50%) NHS
14 12 (1.50%) Social Network
15 11 (1.38%) EMC VMAX
16 9 (1.13%) Management Information System
16 9 (1.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 240 (30.08%) Windows
2 155 (19.42%) Linux
3 138 (17.29%) Windows Server
4 40 (5.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (3.13%) Unix
7 17 (2.13%) Windows 10
8 16 (2.01%) Ubuntu
9 13 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.00%) AIX
10 8 (1.00%) CentOS
11 7 (0.88%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.75%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.63%) Android
13 5 (0.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 4 (0.50%) DC/OS
14 4 (0.50%) HPUX
14 4 (0.50%) Solaris
15 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (15.41%) DevOps
3 100 (12.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 99 (12.41%) Scrum
5 96 (12.03%) ITIL
6 89 (11.15%) Migration
7 85 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
7 85 (10.65%) Presales
8 84 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 81 (10.15%) Business Intelligence
9 81 (10.15%) Logistics
10 75 (9.40%) OO
11 74 (9.27%) MVC
12 63 (7.89%) Service Management
13 60 (7.52%) Continuous Delivery
14 59 (7.39%) API Development
15 58 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
15 58 (7.27%) Project Management
16 57 (7.14%) Analytics
17 53 (6.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 204 (25.56%) SQL
2 187 (23.43%) C#
3 142 (17.79%) JavaScript
4 119 (14.91%) PowerShell
5 89 (11.15%) Python
6 77 (9.65%) Java
7 37 (4.64%) T-SQL
8 19 (2.38%) Scala
9 18 (2.26%) VB.NET
10 17 (2.13%) R
11 15 (1.88%) Bash Shell
11 15 (1.88%) PL/SQL
12 14 (1.75%) Shell Script
13 13 (1.63%) TypeScript
14 12 (1.50%) Java 8
14 12 (1.50%) Ruby
15 8 (1.00%) Go
15 8 (1.00%) VBA
16 4 (0.50%) Lua
16 4 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 128 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 105 (13.16%) Degree
3 97 (12.16%) MCSE
4 57 (7.14%) MCSA
5 36 (4.51%) Security Cleared
6 33 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 30 (3.76%) MCITP
8 25 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.88%) MCP
11 14 (1.75%) CCIE
11 14 (1.75%) SC Cleared
12 13 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (1.50%) MCSD
14 11 (1.38%) EMC Certification
15 10 (1.25%) CCIE Data Center
15 10 (1.25%) CCIE Service Provider
15 10 (1.25%) CCNA
15 10 (1.25%) VCAP
15 10 (1.25%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (2.88%) QA
3 21 (2.63%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.75%) COBIT
5 4 (0.50%) GDPR
6 3 (0.38%) GCP
6 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.38%) SLA
7 2 (0.25%) PMO
7 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 205 (25.69%) Active Directory
2 130 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 70 (8.77%) Docker
5 43 (5.39%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (1.88%) vSphere
7 8 (1.00%) HDFS
8 6 (0.75%) NFS
8 6 (0.75%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.50%) KVM
9 4 (0.50%) Xen
9 4 (0.50%) XenApp
9 4 (0.50%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.50%) XenServer
10 3 (0.38%) vCloud
11 2 (0.25%) iptables
11 2 (0.25%) Varnish
11 2 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 66 (8.27%) Ansible
2 45 (5.64%) vCenter Server
3 32 (4.01%) Puppet
3 32 (4.01%) SCCM
4 29 (3.63%) Kubernetes
5 26 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (2.51%) Terraform
7 17 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
8 12 (1.50%) Grafana
8 12 (1.50%) Hadoop YARN
8 12 (1.50%) Nagios
9 11 (1.38%) Graylog
9 11 (1.38%) SCOM
10 10 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (1.00%) Consul
12 8 (1.00%) Packer
13 7 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (0.63%) Icinga
Vendors
1 425 (53.26%) Microsoft
2 194 (24.31%) VMware
3 66 (8.27%) Oracle
4 54 (6.77%) Cisco
5 41 (5.14%) IBM
6 37 (4.64%) BMC
6 37 (4.64%) Google
6 37 (4.64%) ServiceNow
7 33 (4.14%) CheckPoint
8 32 (4.01%) Citrix
9 30 (3.76%) HP
10 29 (3.63%) SAP
11 24 (3.01%) Tableau
12 20 (2.51%) Dell
13 19 (2.38%) EMC
14 18 (2.26%) Red Hat
14 18 (2.26%) Splunk
15 17 (2.13%) F5
15 17 (2.13%) Zscaler
16 16 (2.01%) NetApp