Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 31 52
Rank change year-on-year +20 +21 +34
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 763 444 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.48% 6.78% 4.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.77% 34.31% 29.83%
Number of salaries quoted 562 368 348
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.70% +3.14%
10th Percentile £38,750 £29,450 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 1,503 1,294 1,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.55% 19.77% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,134 983 958
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £79,125
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +21 305 £57,500 +9.52% 68
Slough +36 134 £57,500 +58.62% 12
Maidenhead -4 104 £60,000 - 8
Bracknell +14 86 £60,000 +26.32% 15
Newbury +23 49 £55,000 +48.65% 7
Windsor +7 12 £65,000 -18.75% 1
Wokingham -9 6 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Thatcham +6 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Microsoft Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 412 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 267 (34.99%) Amazon AWS
3 255 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
4 207 (27.13%) SQL
5 191 (25.03%) .NET
6 186 (24.38%) Windows
7 183 (23.98%) C#
8 179 (23.46%) Active Directory
9 175 (22.94%) SQL Server
10 170 (22.28%) JavaScript
11 165 (21.63%) Office 365
12 150 (19.66%) Degree
13 137 (17.96%) Analytics
14 134 (17.56%) Scrum
15 132 (17.30%) Linux
16 126 (16.51%) Business Intelligence
17 123 (16.12%) AngularJS
17 123 (16.12%) DevOps
18 120 (15.73%) VMware
19 113 (14.81%) Python
20 112 (14.68%) SaaS
21 110 (14.42%) Data Modelling
22 102 (13.37%) Presales
23 101 (13.24%) HTML
23 101 (13.24%) SAP
24 97 (12.71%) CSS
25 96 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
26 95 (12.45%) Java
27 94 (12.32%) Data Engineering
28 93 (12.19%) 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 64 (8.39%) Apache
2 56 (7.34%) Apache Spark
3 47 (6.16%) IIS
4 44 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 41 (5.37%) SAS
6 27 (3.54%) Skype for Business
7 23 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (3.01%) MS Exchange
8 21 (2.75%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.44%) nginx
10 10 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.92%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.79%) CMS
14 5 (0.66%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.66%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.66%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 29 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.52%) Scribe Insight
3 2 (0.26%) Maximo
4 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 267 (34.99%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (21.63%) Office 365
3 112 (14.68%) SaaS
4 84 (11.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 77 (10.09%) PaaS
6 65 (8.52%) Serverless
7 62 (8.13%) IaaS
8 55 (7.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 44 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
10 39 (5.11%) AWS Lambda
11 35 (4.59%) Amazon S3
12 34 (4.46%) Amazon EMR
13 30 (3.93%) Amazon Kinesis
13 30 (3.93%) Amazon SQS
13 30 (3.93%) npm
14 26 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
15 24 (3.15%) IBM Cloud
16 23 (3.01%) GitHub
17 12 (1.57%) Azure Functions
18 11 (1.44%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.34%) Firewall
2 46 (6.03%) DNS
3 40 (5.24%) Network Security
4 37 (4.85%) TCP/IP
5 35 (4.59%) VPN
6 32 (4.19%) WAN
7 27 (3.54%) DHCP
7 27 (3.54%) Skype
8 18 (2.36%) LAN
9 11 (1.44%) VoIP
10 10 (1.31%) HTTP
11 9 (1.18%) SAN
12 7 (0.92%) Wireless
13 6 (0.79%) NetScaler
13 6 (0.79%) SSL
14 5 (0.66%) MPLS
14 5 (0.66%) SNMP
14 5 (0.66%) Unified Communications
15 4 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
16 3 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 88 (11.53%) Big Data
3 74 (9.70%) Power BI
4 49 (6.42%) Hadoop
4 49 (6.42%) SAP BW
4 49 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (6.29%) Relational Database
6 46 (6.03%) Apache Hive
7 41 (5.37%) SAP HANA
7 41 (5.37%) Text Mining
8 39 (5.11%) RDBMS
9 36 (4.72%) Cosmos DB
9 36 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 35 (4.59%) Amazon RDS
11 30 (3.93%) Amazon Redshift
12 29 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (3.41%) MongoDB
14 25 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (2.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 67 (8.78%) Git (software)
2 53 (6.95%) Visual Studio
3 52 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 42 (5.50%) webpack
5 30 (3.93%) JIRA
6 26 (3.41%) Subversion
7 25 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (2.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 20 (2.62%) gulp
10 18 (2.36%) Babel
10 18 (2.36%) Maven
11 15 (1.97%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.70%) Jasmine
13 12 (1.57%) Cucumber
13 12 (1.57%) Mocha
13 12 (1.57%) NUnit
14 11 (1.44%) IntelliJ
14 11 (1.44%) TeamCity
14 11 (1.44%) Vagrant
15 10 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 79 (10.35%) Finance
2 57 (7.47%) Telecoms
3 51 (6.68%) Retail
4 17 (2.23%) Marketing
5 9 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.05%) Electronics
6 8 (1.05%) Games
6 8 (1.05%) Legal
7 7 (0.92%) Automotive
8 6 (0.79%) Advertising
9 5 (0.66%) Banking
9 5 (0.66%) Publishing
10 4 (0.52%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
11 1 (0.13%) German Language
11 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.13%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 176 (23.07%) Developer
2 106 (13.89%) Architect
3 70 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 68 (8.91%) Solutions Architect
5 58 (7.60%) .NET Developer
6 54 (7.08%) Data Engineer
7 48 (6.29%) Cloud Architect
8 47 (6.16%) Consultant
9 46 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
10 44 (5.77%) Software Engineer
11 43 (5.64%) Senior Developer
12 41 (5.37%) Data Scientist
13 37 (4.85%) Azure Engineer
13 37 (4.85%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 35 (4.59%) Lead Architect
15 33 (4.33%) C# Developer
16 26 (3.41%) Lead Solutions Architect
16 26 (3.41%) Senior Data Scientist
16 26 (3.41%) Web Developer
17 25 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (25.03%) .NET
2 123 (16.12%) AngularJS
3 101 (13.24%) HTML
4 97 (12.71%) CSS
5 93 (12.19%) Web Services
6 84 (11.01%) ASP.NET
7 74 (9.70%) React
8 71 (9.31%) ASP.NET Web API
9 70 (9.17%) REST
10 58 (7.60%) Node.js
11 56 (7.34%) Kafka
12 44 (5.77%) RESTful
13 42 (5.50%) jQuery
14 41 (5.37%) D3.js
14 41 (5.37%) ggplot
15 40 (5.24%) HTML5
16 38 (4.98%) .NET Framework
17 35 (4.59%) XML
18 28 (3.67%) CSS3
19 25 (3.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (6.42%) Algorithms
2 49 (6.42%) FMCG
3 41 (5.37%) Social Network
4 37 (4.85%) Private Cloud
5 31 (4.06%) Data Centre
6 30 (3.93%) Social Media
7 28 (3.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 21 (2.75%) Management Information System
9 20 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (1.83%) Mobile App
11 14 (1.83%) User Experience
12 13 (1.70%) CESG
12 13 (1.70%) Clustering
13 12 (1.57%) Driving Licence
13 12 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
14 11 (1.44%) Public Cloud
15 6 (0.79%) Cloud Native
16 4 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 186 (24.38%) Windows
2 132 (17.30%) Linux
3 92 (12.06%) Windows Server
4 28 (3.67%) CentOS
5 21 (2.75%) Windows 10
6 19 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (2.36%) Unix
8 17 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.05%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.92%) AIX
11 7 (0.92%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.79%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.66%) Android
13 5 (0.66%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 4 (0.52%) DC/OS
15 3 (0.39%) HPUX
15 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (33.42%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (17.96%) Analytics
3 134 (17.56%) Scrum
4 126 (16.51%) Business Intelligence
5 123 (16.12%) DevOps
6 110 (14.42%) Data Modelling
7 102 (13.37%) Presales
8 94 (12.32%) Data Engineering
9 92 (12.06%) Data Security
10 90 (11.80%) Data Science
11 79 (10.35%) ETL
11 79 (10.35%) Software Engineering
12 78 (10.22%) Enterprise Architecture
13 71 (9.31%) Microservices
14 70 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 70 (9.17%) TDD
15 67 (8.78%) MVC
16 62 (8.13%) Artificial Intelligence
17 61 (7.99%) Data Management
18 57 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 207 (27.13%) SQL
2 183 (23.98%) C#
3 170 (22.28%) JavaScript
4 113 (14.81%) Python
5 95 (12.45%) Java
6 72 (9.44%) PowerShell
7 49 (6.42%) TypeScript
8 43 (5.64%) R
9 41 (5.37%) Bash Shell
10 38 (4.98%) T-SQL
11 37 (4.85%) Shell Script
12 29 (3.80%) PL/SQL
13 28 (3.67%) Scala
14 23 (3.01%) Objective-C
15 20 (2.62%) PHP
16 14 (1.83%) VB.NET
17 13 (1.70%) Ruby
18 8 (1.05%) C
18 8 (1.05%) C++
19 7 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 150 (19.66%) Degree
2 84 (11.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (8.39%) MCSE
4 47 (6.16%) MCSA
5 30 (3.93%) Security Cleared
6 28 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (3.15%) MCITP
8 6 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.79%) MCTS
9 5 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.66%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.52%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.39%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.39%) PMP
11 3 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.39%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.50%) QA
2 27 (3.54%) GDPR
3 5 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.26%) COBIT
5 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.26%) PMO
5 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 179 (23.46%) Active Directory
2 96 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (11.93%) Hyper-V
4 70 (9.17%) Docker
5 26 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (1.70%) vSphere
8 8 (1.05%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.79%) HDFS
9 6 (0.79%) vCloud
9 6 (0.79%) XenApp
10 5 (0.66%) iptables
10 5 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.66%) Xen
10 5 (0.66%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.52%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.52%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.52%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 61 (7.99%) Ansible
2 51 (6.68%) Puppet
3 41 (5.37%) Hadoop YARN
3 41 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (4.85%) Kubernetes
5 33 (4.33%) Terraform
6 27 (3.54%) SCCM
7 24 (3.15%) vCenter Server
8 16 (2.10%) Microsoft Intune
9 15 (1.97%) Single Sign-On
10 14 (1.83%) SCVMM
11 12 (1.57%) Nagios
12 9 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
12 9 (1.18%) NetBackup
13 8 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
14 7 (0.92%) Grafana
14 7 (0.92%) Kibana
15 6 (0.79%) SCOM
16 5 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
16 5 (0.66%) Graylog
Vendors
1 412 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 120 (15.73%) VMware
3 101 (13.24%) SAP
4 65 (8.52%) Google
5 58 (7.60%) Tableau
6 43 (5.64%) Citrix
7 30 (3.93%) IBM
8 29 (3.80%) Oracle
9 25 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (3.01%) Red Hat
11 21 (2.75%) BMC
11 21 (2.75%) ServiceNow
12 20 (2.62%) Cisco
13 14 (1.83%) Symantec
13 14 (1.83%) Veeam
14 10 (1.31%) F5
14 10 (1.31%) HP
15 9 (1.18%) Hortonworks
15 9 (1.18%) MuleSoft
16 8 (1.05%) Splunk