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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 87 100
Rank change year-on-year +34 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 63 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.73% 2.63% 1.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.83% 17.61% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 53 49 29
Median salary £47,500 £51,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.76% -6.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £68,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 276 284 277
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.72% 14.94% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 230 268 186
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £87,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 78 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 62 (49.21%) C#
3 61 (48.41%) SQL
3 61 (48.41%) .NET
4 50 (39.68%) AngularJS
5 42 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 35 (27.78%) Office 365
7 30 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 28 (22.22%) HTML
8 28 (22.22%) Windows
9 27 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 27 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (19.84%) CSS
11 23 (18.25%) MVC
11 23 (18.25%) Mobile App
11 23 (18.25%) Social Media
12 22 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 20 (15.87%) VMware
14 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
15 19 (15.08%) Windows Server
16 18 (14.29%) Web Application Development
17 17 (13.49%) OO
18 16 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
18 16 (12.70%) SCCM
19 15 (11.90%) Web Development
19 15 (11.90%) Visual Studio
20 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
20 14 (11.11%) SharePoint

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 14 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.32%) CMS
3 12 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (9.52%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.97%) Apache
4 5 (3.97%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.97%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.38%) nginx
6 3 (2.38%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.79%) Confluence
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 35 (27.78%) Office 365
2 22 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (10.32%) IaaS
4 10 (7.94%) PaaS
5 9 (7.14%) SaaS
6 8 (6.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (3.97%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.94%) Internet
2 9 (7.14%) DNS
3 7 (5.56%) VPN
4 5 (3.97%) Intranet
5 4 (3.17%) Firewall
5 4 (3.17%) Skype
6 3 (2.38%) HTTP
6 3 (2.38%) IPv4
6 3 (2.38%) LAN
6 3 (2.38%) SAN
6 3 (2.38%) WAN
7 2 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.59%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.79%) DHCP
8 1 (0.79%) Extranet
8 1 (0.79%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.79%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.79%) VLAN
8 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.52%) Redis
3 10 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.35%) Big Data
5 6 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (3.17%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.38%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.38%) Riak
8 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.59%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (1.59%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (1.59%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 13 (10.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 6 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.97%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.97%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.17%) JIRA
5 4 (3.17%) Selenium
6 3 (2.38%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.38%) Subversion
6 3 (2.38%) Trac
7 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.79%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.79%) MSTest
7 1 (0.79%) NUnit
7 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (0.79%) Billing
3 1 (0.79%) Marketing
3 1 (0.79%) Music Industry
3 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (46.03%) Developer
2 34 (26.98%) .NET Developer
3 30 (23.81%) C# Developer
4 28 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (12.70%) Azure Developer
6 15 (11.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (10.32%) Support Engineer
8 12 (9.52%) Consultant
9 11 (8.73%) HTML CSS Developer
9 11 (8.73%) HTML Developer
9 11 (8.73%) Junior
9 11 (8.73%) Junior Developer
10 9 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (7.14%) Senior Developer
10 9 (7.14%) Software Developer
11 8 (6.35%) Android Developer
11 8 (6.35%) Architect
11 8 (6.35%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (6.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (48.41%) .NET
2 50 (39.68%) AngularJS
3 28 (22.22%) HTML
4 27 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 25 (19.84%) CSS
6 21 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 13 (10.32%) WPF
8 12 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (6.35%) HTML5
10 8 (6.35%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (6.35%) React
10 8 (6.35%) XML
11 7 (5.56%) .NET Core
11 7 (5.56%) CSS3
11 7 (5.56%) Web Services
12 6 (4.76%) jQuery
13 5 (3.97%) REST
14 4 (3.17%) Handlebars
14 4 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.25%) Mobile App
1 23 (18.25%) Social Media
2 13 (10.32%) Clustering
3 12 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (8.73%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.17%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.17%) PKI
7 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.38%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.59%) Replication
9 1 (0.79%) Blog
9 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.22%) Windows
2 19 (15.08%) Windows Server
3 12 (9.52%) Linux
4 10 (7.94%) Android
5 7 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (18.25%) MVC
4 18 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 17 (13.49%) OO
6 15 (11.90%) Web Development
7 14 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 13 (10.32%) MVVM
8 13 (10.32%) SDLC
9 12 (9.52%) Service Delivery
10 11 (8.73%) Presales
11 10 (7.94%) ITIL
12 9 (7.14%) DevOps
12 9 (7.14%) Service Delivery Management
12 9 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
13 7 (5.56%) Migration
13 7 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (5.56%) OOD
13 7 (5.56%) Scrum
13 7 (5.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 62 (49.21%) C#
2 61 (48.41%) SQL
3 42 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.32%) Java
5 11 (8.73%) TypeScript
6 8 (6.35%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.56%) ES6
8 6 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.17%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.17%) Python
10 2 (1.59%) C
10 2 (1.59%) C++
11 1 (0.79%) Perl
11 1 (0.79%) PHP
11 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.32%) Degree
2 13 (10.32%) SC Cleared
2 13 (10.32%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.35%) MCSE
4 7 (5.56%) CCNA
4 7 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.76%) MCSA
6 2 (1.59%) CCNP
6 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.79%) CISA
7 1 (0.79%) CISM
7 1 (0.79%) CISSP
7 1 (0.79%) MCP
7 1 (0.79%) VCP5
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) ISO 9000
1 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.32%) Hyper-V
2 13 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.17%) Docker
4 3 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (2.38%) HDFS
4 3 (2.38%) KVM
4 3 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.38%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.79%) vCloud
6 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (12.70%) SCCM
2 12 (9.52%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.17%) Puppet
5 3 (2.38%) Ambari
5 3 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (2.38%) Icinga
5 3 (2.38%) Kibana
5 3 (2.38%) SCOM
5 3 (2.38%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.38%) vRealize
6 2 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.59%) SCSM
7 1 (0.79%) Ansible
7 1 (0.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 78 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.87%) VMware
3 13 (10.32%) DevExpress
3 13 (10.32%) Telerik
4 12 (9.52%) Veeam
5 5 (3.97%) Cisco
5 5 (3.97%) Cognos
6 4 (3.17%) Google
6 4 (3.17%) Oracle
6 4 (3.17%) Tableau
7 3 (2.38%) Dell
7 3 (2.38%) EMC
7 3 (2.38%) HP
7 3 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.38%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.38%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.38%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.59%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.79%) IBM
9 1 (0.79%) Zerto
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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