Period
to 17 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 47 111
Rank change year-on-year +31 +64 +29
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 239 149 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.82% 5.82% 2.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.51% 28.33% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 216 141 88
Reading median annual salary £56,250 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -13.64% -4.35%
10th Percentile £32,000 £26,250 £38,250
90th Percentile £78,125 £68,750 £73,250
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -4.35%

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 Reading with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 590 526 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 24.24% 20.55% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 520 418 526
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,375 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Reading

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Reading over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 124 (51.88%) Microsoft
2 102 (42.68%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (28.03%) SQL
4 66 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (27.20%) Office 365
6 63 (26.36%) C#
7 58 (24.27%) Windows
8 55 (23.01%) .NET
8 55 (23.01%) Active Directory
9 52 (21.76%) SQL Server
10 48 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (18.83%) VMware
11 45 (18.83%) DevOps
12 42 (17.57%) AngularJS
13 40 (16.74%) JavaScript
14 39 (16.32%) Web Services
15 36 (15.06%) Microsoft Certification
15 36 (15.06%) Migration
15 36 (15.06%) IaaS
16 35 (14.64%) SaaS
16 35 (14.64%) Python
17 34 (14.23%) Presales
18 32 (13.39%) ITIL
18 32 (13.39%) Software Engineering
19 31 (12.97%) Degree
20 30 (12.55%) Linux
21 29 (12.13%) Ansible
22 28 (11.72%) PaaS
23 26 (10.88%) CSS
23 26 (10.88%) Windows Server

Microsoft 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 15 (6.28%) OpenStack
1 15 (6.28%) Skype for Business
2 10 (4.18%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.18%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.77%) Apache
3 9 (3.77%) IIS
4 6 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.09%) JBoss
6 4 (1.67%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.67%) Liferay
6 4 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.67%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.26%) Confluence
7 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 102 (42.68%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (27.20%) Office 365
3 36 (15.06%) IaaS
4 35 (14.64%) SaaS
5 28 (11.72%) PaaS
6 18 (7.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (7.11%) Amazon S3
8 15 (6.28%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (6.28%) Amazon Glacier
8 15 (6.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 12 (5.02%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (4.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (3.77%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (2.93%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (2.09%) OneDrive
14 3 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (1.26%) Datadog
14 3 (1.26%) Serverless
15 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.18%) Skype
2 9 (3.77%) Network Security
3 8 (3.35%) Internet
4 7 (2.93%) Firewall
4 7 (2.93%) VoIP
4 7 (2.93%) VPN
5 6 (2.51%) SAN
6 5 (2.09%) LAN
6 5 (2.09%) WAN
7 4 (1.67%) DNS
8 3 (1.26%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.26%) VLAN
9 2 (0.84%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.84%) DHCP
9 2 (0.84%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.84%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.84%) Wireless
9 2 (0.84%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (21.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 13 (5.44%) MySQL
4 12 (5.02%) Cosmos DB
5 11 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.60%) Power BI
5 11 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.18%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.77%) Data Lake
8 8 (3.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.51%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.51%) HDInsight
10 6 (2.51%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.67%) DB2
12 4 (1.67%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (9.62%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.86%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (5.02%) Vagrant
5 11 (4.60%) JIRA
6 9 (3.77%) Git (software)
6 9 (3.77%) Selenium
7 8 (3.35%) Hudson
7 8 (3.35%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.93%) Bitbucket
8 7 (2.93%) webpack
9 5 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.67%) Travis CI
11 3 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.42%) JUnit
12 1 (0.42%) Maven
12 1 (0.42%) Mockito
12 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 13 (5.44%) Finance
2 10 (4.18%) Advertising
3 9 (3.77%) Marketing
4 7 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.26%) Law
6 2 (0.84%) Automotive
6 2 (0.84%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) French Language
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) German Language
7 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.42%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (18.83%) Developer
2 43 (17.99%) Consultant
3 30 (12.55%) Architect
4 22 (9.21%) Cloud Engineer
5 19 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (6.69%) Support Engineer
7 15 (6.28%) Azure Engineer
8 14 (5.86%) .NET Developer
8 14 (5.86%) Azure Consultant
9 13 (5.44%) AWS Engineer
9 13 (5.44%) Azure Architect
9 13 (5.44%) C# Developer
9 13 (5.44%) Software Engineer
9 13 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (5.02%) Administrator
10 12 (5.02%) C# Software Engineer
10 12 (5.02%) IT Engineer
11 11 (4.60%) .NET Software Engineer
11 11 (4.60%) Senior Consultant
12 10 (4.18%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (23.01%) .NET
2 42 (17.57%) AngularJS
3 39 (16.32%) Web Services
4 26 (10.88%) CSS
5 21 (8.79%) HTML
6 19 (7.95%) REST
7 18 (7.53%) ASP.NET
8 14 (5.86%) Angular 2
9 9 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (3.35%) .NET Core
11 7 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (2.93%) HTML5
12 6 (2.51%) J2EE
13 5 (2.09%) Ajax
13 5 (2.09%) JSON
13 5 (2.09%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (2.09%) Middleware
13 5 (2.09%) React
13 5 (2.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (1.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.46%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.69%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.69%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (6.69%) Social Media
3 15 (6.28%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.77%) Clustering
5 9 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (3.35%) NHS
7 7 (2.93%) EPoS
7 7 (2.93%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.26%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.26%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.84%) Blog
9 2 (0.84%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.84%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.84%) FMCG
9 2 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (24.27%) Windows
2 30 (12.55%) Linux
3 26 (10.88%) Windows Server
4 17 (7.11%) Unix
5 11 (4.60%) Windows 10
6 10 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.51%) CentOS
7 6 (2.51%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.67%) DC/OS
9 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.26%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.26%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.84%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.42%) AIX
12 1 (0.42%) HPUX
12 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (18.83%) DevOps
4 36 (15.06%) Migration
5 34 (14.23%) Presales
6 32 (13.39%) ITIL
6 32 (13.39%) Software Engineering
7 23 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (9.62%) Web Development
8 20 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (8.37%) OO
9 19 (7.95%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (7.53%) API Development
10 18 (7.53%) MVC
10 18 (7.53%) OOA/OOD
11 17 (7.11%) Front End Development
11 17 (7.11%) Mentoring
12 16 (6.69%) Analytics
13 15 (6.28%) Open Source
14 14 (5.86%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 67 (28.03%) SQL
2 63 (26.36%) C#
3 40 (16.74%) JavaScript
4 35 (14.64%) Python
5 18 (7.53%) Java
5 18 (7.53%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.02%) TypeScript
7 9 (3.77%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.77%) Ruby
7 9 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.35%) Go
9 6 (2.51%) VBA
10 3 (1.26%) Scala
11 2 (0.84%) C
11 2 (0.84%) C++
11 2 (0.84%) Perl
11 2 (0.84%) PHP
11 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (15.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (12.97%) Degree
3 18 (7.53%) MCSE
4 17 (7.11%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (5.86%) MCSA
6 6 (2.51%) MCP
6 6 (2.51%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.67%) CEH
8 4 (1.67%) CISM
8 4 (1.67%) CISSP
8 4 (1.67%) GCIH
8 4 (1.67%) GIAC
8 4 (1.67%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (1.26%) AWS Certification
9 3 (1.26%) CCNA
10 2 (0.84%) CCIE
10 2 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.84%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.35%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) COBIT
2 4 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.84%) GCP
System Software
1 55 (23.01%) Active Directory
2 24 (10.04%) Docker
2 24 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (9.62%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.51%) HDFS
4 6 (2.51%) vSphere
5 4 (1.67%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.26%) XenApp
6 3 (1.26%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.42%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (12.13%) Ansible
2 23 (9.62%) SCCM
3 22 (9.21%) Kubernetes
4 16 (6.69%) Docker Swarm
5 14 (5.86%) Terraform
6 13 (5.44%) Puppet
7 12 (5.02%) Packer
8 10 (4.18%) Microsoft Intune
8 10 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (3.77%) Nagios
10 8 (3.35%) Consul
10 8 (3.35%) SCOM
11 6 (2.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (2.09%) Tivoli
13 4 (1.67%) NetBackup
14 3 (1.26%) Backup Exec
15 2 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
15 2 (0.84%) Nessus
15 2 (0.84%) Nmap
15 2 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 124 (51.88%) Microsoft
2 45 (18.83%) VMware
3 18 (7.53%) Oracle
4 13 (5.44%) Citrix
5 9 (3.77%) Google
6 7 (2.93%) Capita
6 7 (2.93%) Symantec
7 6 (2.51%) Splunk
8 5 (2.09%) Cisco
8 5 (2.09%) HP
8 5 (2.09%) Sybase
9 4 (1.67%) IBM
9 4 (1.67%) Informatica
9 4 (1.67%) NetApp
9 4 (1.67%) Talend
10 3 (1.26%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.26%) Dell
10 3 (1.26%) EMC
10 3 (1.26%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.26%) Veeam