Period
to 23 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 10 28
Rank change year-on-year +6 +18 +75
Permanent jobs citing Azure 413 338 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.14% 15.15% 7.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.97% 48.22% 34.79%
Number of salaries quoted 359 313 141
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% -13.64%
10th Percentile £33,000 £34,219 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -9.09%

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 Reading with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 861 701 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.73% 31.42% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 722 637 417
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -13.64%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Reading

Azure
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure in Reading.

Salary trend for Azure in Reading

Azure
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Reading over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, IT jobs citing 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 Reading region with a requirement for Azure.

1 151 (36.56%) Microsoft
2 144 (34.87%) AWS
3 133 (32.20%) DevOps
4 131 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (28.81%) .NET
6 113 (27.36%) C#
7 104 (25.18%) JavaScript
8 96 (23.24%) Windows
9 88 (21.31%) Docker
10 82 (19.85%) SQL
11 81 (19.61%) VMware
11 81 (19.61%) PowerShell
12 80 (19.37%) Office 365
13 77 (18.64%) GCP
14 75 (18.16%) Git (software)
15 67 (16.22%) SQL Server
16 61 (14.77%) Java
16 61 (14.77%) Software Engineering
16 61 (14.77%) Jenkins
17 60 (14.53%) Linux
18 59 (14.29%) ASP.NET
18 59 (14.29%) Degree
19 57 (13.80%) MVC
20 56 (13.56%) Active Directory
21 54 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
22 53 (12.83%) Ansible
23 52 (12.59%) Kubernetes
23 52 (12.59%) Windows Server
23 52 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
24 51 (12.35%) Test Automation

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 24 (5.81%) CMS
1 24 (5.81%) Confluence
1 24 (5.81%) SharePoint
1 24 (5.81%) Sitecore CMS
2 17 (4.12%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.63%) Apache
3 15 (3.63%) Drupal
3 15 (3.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 15 (3.63%) WordPress
4 14 (3.39%) SugarCRM
5 11 (2.66%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.69%) Apache Solr
8 6 (1.45%) IIS
8 6 (1.45%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.97%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.73%) Anypoint
11 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 144 (34.87%) AWS
2 80 (19.37%) Office 365
3 77 (18.64%) GCP
4 46 (11.14%) PaaS
5 45 (10.90%) IaaS
6 39 (9.44%) SaaS
7 25 (6.05%) Power Platform
7 25 (6.05%) Serverless
8 22 (5.33%) Dynamics 365
9 20 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (4.84%) GitHub
10 19 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (3.87%) Amazon S3
11 16 (3.87%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (3.87%) Azure Active Directory
12 15 (3.63%) npm
13 14 (3.39%) Amazon SQS
14 13 (3.15%) AWS Lambda
15 12 (2.91%) IBM Cloud
16 6 (1.45%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 40 (9.69%) Firewall
2 26 (6.30%) DNS
3 24 (5.81%) VPN
4 22 (5.33%) DHCP
5 19 (4.60%) TCP/IP
6 14 (3.39%) VoIP
7 9 (2.18%) Internet
7 9 (2.18%) SAN
7 9 (2.18%) Skype
8 7 (1.69%) NAS
9 4 (0.97%) WAN
10 3 (0.73%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.73%) LAN
10 3 (0.73%) SSL
11 2 (0.48%) DMARC
11 2 (0.48%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.48%) Network Security
11 2 (0.48%) SMTP
11 2 (0.48%) VLAN
11 2 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.57%) Power BI
2 23 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (3.87%) MongoDB
4 15 (3.63%) Data Lake
5 13 (3.15%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
6 12 (2.91%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.66%) Big Data
8 10 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.45%) Blockchain
10 6 (1.45%) MySQL
10 6 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.45%) SAP HANA
11 5 (1.21%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (1.21%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 75 (18.16%) Git (software)
2 61 (14.77%) Jenkins
3 41 (9.93%) JIRA
4 25 (6.05%) Visual Studio Team System
5 22 (5.33%) CircleCI
5 22 (5.33%) Visual Studio
6 17 (4.12%) Mocha
7 15 (3.63%) GitLab
8 12 (2.91%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (2.91%) Selenium
9 11 (2.66%) Subversion
10 10 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (2.18%) Babel
11 9 (2.18%) gulp
11 9 (2.18%) webpack
12 7 (1.69%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.69%) Maven
12 7 (1.69%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.21%) NUnit
General
1 20 (4.84%) Finance
2 14 (3.39%) Retail
3 10 (2.42%) Banking
4 9 (2.18%) Automotive
4 9 (2.18%) Legal
5 7 (1.69%) German Language
5 7 (1.69%) Italian Language
5 7 (1.69%) Law
5 7 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (1.69%) Publishing
5 7 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.45%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.73%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 100 (24.21%) Developer
2 58 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 48 (11.62%) Architect
4 40 (9.69%) Software Engineer
5 39 (9.44%) Consultant
6 32 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 32 (7.75%) Software Developer
7 30 (7.26%) IT Engineer
8 28 (6.78%) Azure Engineer
8 28 (6.78%) Senior Software Engineer
9 26 (6.30%) Senior Developer
10 24 (5.81%) .NET Developer
11 20 (4.84%) Azure DevOps
12 18 (4.36%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 18 (4.36%) Lead DevOps
13 17 (4.12%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (4.12%) Junior
14 16 (3.87%) Graduate
15 15 (3.63%) ServiceNow Developer
15 15 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (28.81%) .NET
2 59 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 45 (10.90%) Node.js
4 40 (9.69%) .NET Framework
5 39 (9.44%) React
6 38 (9.20%) AngularJS
7 37 (8.96%) HTML
8 30 (7.26%) Web Services
9 24 (5.81%) CSS
9 24 (5.81%) RESTful
10 23 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (4.60%) Jest
11 19 (4.60%) jQuery
11 19 (4.60%) JSON
12 18 (4.36%) Entity Framework
13 17 (4.12%) Chai
13 17 (4.12%) Elastic Stack
13 17 (4.12%) Enzyme
14 16 (3.87%) .NET Core
15 14 (3.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
1 28 (6.78%) Public Cloud
2 26 (6.30%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (5.33%) Data Centre
4 19 (4.60%) Private Cloud
5 17 (4.12%) iPad
5 17 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (2.66%) Clustering
8 8 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
10 5 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.97%) Equities
11 4 (0.97%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.97%) User Experience
12 3 (0.73%) Replication
12 3 (0.73%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.48%) Augmented Reality
13 2 (0.48%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.48%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 96 (23.24%) Windows
2 60 (14.53%) Linux
3 52 (12.59%) Windows Server
4 31 (7.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (6.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.63%) Windows 10
7 11 (2.66%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.21%) Android
9 5 (1.21%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.24%) AIX
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
10 1 (0.24%) Solaris
10 1 (0.24%) SUSE
10 1 (0.24%) Unix
10 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (32.20%) DevOps
2 131 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (14.77%) Software Engineering
4 57 (13.80%) MVC
5 52 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
6 51 (12.35%) Test Automation
7 50 (12.11%) Analytics
7 50 (12.11%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (11.86%) TDD
9 45 (10.90%) Scrum
10 44 (10.65%) Microservices
11 39 (9.44%) Presales
12 38 (9.20%) Computer Science
13 37 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
14 34 (8.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 33 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
16 31 (7.51%) ITIL
17 30 (7.26%) Product Roadmap
18 27 (6.54%) Kanban
19 26 (6.30%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 113 (27.36%) C#
2 104 (25.18%) JavaScript
3 82 (19.85%) SQL
4 81 (19.61%) PowerShell
5 61 (14.77%) Java
6 23 (5.57%) Bash Shell
6 23 (5.57%) Python
7 16 (3.87%) ES6
8 15 (3.63%) Kotlin
8 15 (3.63%) TypeScript
9 14 (3.39%) VB.NET
10 12 (2.91%) Objective-C
11 11 (2.66%) PHP
12 6 (1.45%) Scala
12 6 (1.45%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.21%) ABAP
14 3 (0.73%) Java 8
14 3 (0.73%) R
14 3 (0.73%) Ruby
14 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (14.29%) Degree
2 36 (8.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.69%) MCSE
5 6 (1.45%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.21%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.97%) MCITP
8 3 (0.73%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.73%) CCNA
8 3 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.73%) MCP
9 2 (0.48%) CCNP
9 2 (0.48%) MCSA
9 2 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.24%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.24%) CEH
10 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.24%) PMP
10 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.94%) QA
2 6 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.73%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 88 (21.31%) Docker
2 56 (13.56%) Active Directory
3 54 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (9.44%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.63%) vCloud
6 12 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.48%) Firmware
8 1 (0.24%) iptables
8 1 (0.24%) NFS
8 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.24%) vSphere
8 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (12.83%) Ansible
2 52 (12.59%) Kubernetes
3 43 (10.41%) Terraform
4 31 (7.51%) Puppet
5 21 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (4.36%) Docker Swarm
7 15 (3.63%) vCenter Server
8 11 (2.66%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (2.66%) Microsoft Intune
9 9 (2.18%) SCCM
10 8 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (1.69%) Grafana
11 7 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (1.45%) SCOM
13 5 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
13 5 (1.21%) Kibana
14 4 (0.97%) logstash
15 3 (0.73%) Nagios
15 3 (0.73%) Prometheus
16 2 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 151 (36.56%) Microsoft
2 81 (19.61%) VMware
3 44 (10.65%) Google
4 33 (7.99%) Oracle
5 25 (6.05%) Cisco
5 25 (6.05%) Sitecore
6 21 (5.08%) hybris
7 20 (4.84%) ServiceNow
8 16 (3.87%) AppDynamics
8 16 (3.87%) Sage
9 15 (3.63%) HP
9 15 (3.63%) NetApp
10 13 (3.15%) Citrix
11 12 (2.91%) IBM
12 11 (2.66%) SAP
13 8 (1.94%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.69%) Dell
14 7 (1.69%) EMC
15 6 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (1.45%) Veeam