Period
to 19 January 2019

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

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 31 68
Rank change year-on-year +21 +37 +62
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 305 176 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 15.48% 6.89% 3.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.19% 29.73% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 281 168 113
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -8.70% +3.14%

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 620 592 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.47% 23.17% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 564 491 416
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £27,150 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £77,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 149 (48.85%) Microsoft
2 127 (41.64%) Amazon AWS
3 124 (40.66%) C#
4 111 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (36.07%) .NET
6 104 (34.10%) JavaScript
7 89 (29.18%) AngularJS
8 86 (28.20%) SQL Server
9 85 (27.87%) Windows
10 80 (26.23%) SQL
11 71 (23.28%) DevOps
12 70 (22.95%) Linux
13 63 (20.66%) SaaS
14 60 (19.67%) Software Engineering
14 60 (19.67%) Active Directory
15 59 (19.34%) Web Services
16 57 (18.69%) CSS
17 56 (18.36%) HTML
17 56 (18.36%) Java
18 55 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
18 55 (18.03%) Ansible
19 51 (16.72%) Continuous Integration
19 51 (16.72%) Office 365
20 49 (16.07%) VMware
20 49 (16.07%) Docker
21 48 (15.74%) Presales
22 45 (14.75%) Git (software)
23 43 (14.10%) REST
23 43 (14.10%) Visual Studio
24 42 (13.77%) Google Cloud Platform

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 (4.92%) IIS
2 14 (4.59%) Apache Spark
3 13 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (3.61%) Apache
4 11 (3.61%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.28%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.95%) nginx
7 8 (2.62%) Skype for Business
7 8 (2.62%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.97%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.31%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.66%) CMS
10 2 (0.66%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.66%) JBoss
10 2 (0.66%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.31%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 127 (41.64%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (20.66%) SaaS
3 51 (16.72%) Office 365
4 42 (13.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (7.54%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (7.54%) IBM Cloud
5 23 (7.54%) PaaS
6 20 (6.56%) IaaS
6 20 (6.56%) npm
7 18 (5.90%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (5.57%) GitHub
9 16 (5.25%) Serverless
10 15 (4.92%) AWS Lambda
11 14 (4.59%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (3.28%) Amazon EMR
12 10 (3.28%) Amazon S3
12 10 (3.28%) Azure Data Factory
12 10 (3.28%) Mimecast
13 7 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (1.97%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.87%) DNS
1 24 (7.87%) VPN
2 23 (7.54%) Firewall
3 16 (5.25%) DHCP
4 13 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.28%) HTTP
5 10 (3.28%) Network Security
6 8 (2.62%) Skype
7 6 (1.97%) VoIP
8 4 (1.31%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (1.31%) SNMP
9 3 (0.98%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.98%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.98%) SAN
9 3 (0.98%) SSL
9 3 (0.98%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.98%) WAN
10 2 (0.66%) Internet
10 2 (0.66%) OSPF
10 2 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (28.20%) SQL Server
2 38 (12.46%) Big Data
3 29 (9.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (6.89%) MySQL
5 20 (6.56%) NoSQL
5 20 (6.56%) Relational Database
5 20 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (5.90%) Data Lake
8 16 (5.25%) MongoDB
9 15 (4.92%) Power BI
10 13 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (3.93%) RDBMS
12 10 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (2.95%) Cosmos DB
14 7 (2.30%) Hadoop
14 7 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (2.30%) Redis
15 6 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 45 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 43 (14.10%) Visual Studio
3 42 (13.77%) webpack
4 35 (11.48%) Jenkins
5 20 (6.56%) gulp
6 18 (5.90%) Babel
7 17 (5.57%) JIRA
7 17 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (3.28%) Subversion
8 10 (3.28%) Vagrant
8 10 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (2.62%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (2.30%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.30%) Maven
10 7 (2.30%) Selenium
10 7 (2.30%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (1.64%) Ant
12 5 (1.64%) SonarQube
General
1 17 (5.57%) Finance
2 12 (3.93%) Marketing
2 12 (3.93%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.95%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.62%) Electronics
5 7 (2.30%) Automotive
6 6 (1.97%) Games
6 6 (1.97%) Legal
6 6 (1.97%) Retail
7 5 (1.64%) Publishing
8 4 (1.31%) Back Office
9 3 (0.98%) Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 89 (29.18%) Developer
2 39 (12.79%) Architect
3 32 (10.49%) Software Engineer
4 31 (10.16%) .NET Developer
5 30 (9.84%) Senior Developer
6 28 (9.18%) Solutions Architect
7 26 (8.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 25 (8.20%) Azure Engineer
9 24 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (7.21%) Consultant
10 22 (7.21%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (5.90%) Senior Software Engineer
12 17 (5.57%) Angular Developer
13 16 (5.25%) Support Engineer
14 15 (4.92%) Administrator
14 15 (4.92%) C# Developer
14 15 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
15 14 (4.59%) HTML CSS Developer
15 14 (4.59%) HTML Developer
15 14 (4.59%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (36.07%) .NET
2 89 (29.18%) AngularJS
3 59 (19.34%) Web Services
4 57 (18.69%) CSS
5 56 (18.36%) HTML
6 43 (14.10%) REST
7 38 (12.46%) ASP.NET
8 36 (11.80%) RESTful
9 30 (9.84%) Node.js
10 27 (8.85%) React
11 26 (8.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (6.89%) XML
13 18 (5.90%) JSON
14 17 (5.57%) jQuery
15 16 (5.25%) Angular 2
16 15 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (4.92%) WCF
17 13 (4.26%) HTML5
17 13 (4.26%) Kafka
18 12 (3.93%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.84%) Social Media
2 25 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.28%) User Experience
5 9 (2.95%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.62%) Clustering
7 7 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.97%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.97%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.64%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.31%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.98%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.98%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.98%) EPoS
11 3 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.98%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 85 (27.87%) Windows
2 70 (22.95%) Linux
3 34 (11.15%) Windows Server
4 18 (5.90%) Unix
5 13 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (3.61%) Windows 10
8 10 (3.28%) CentOS
9 8 (2.62%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.97%) AIX
11 5 (1.64%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.31%) DC/OS
12 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.98%) HPUX
13 3 (0.98%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.98%) Solaris
13 3 (0.98%) VMS
14 2 (0.66%) Debian
15 1 (0.33%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (23.28%) DevOps
3 60 (19.67%) Software Engineering
4 55 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (16.72%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (15.74%) Presales
7 41 (13.44%) OO
8 40 (13.11%) Scrum
9 39 (12.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 38 (12.46%) MVC
11 36 (11.80%) TDD
12 35 (11.48%) Analytics
13 34 (11.15%) API Development
13 34 (11.15%) Microservices
14 30 (9.84%) Web Development
15 29 (9.51%) OOA/OOD
16 28 (9.18%) Test Automation
17 25 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
18 24 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 22 (7.21%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 124 (40.66%) C#
2 104 (34.10%) JavaScript
3 80 (26.23%) SQL
4 56 (18.36%) Java
5 36 (11.80%) TypeScript
6 32 (10.49%) Python
7 27 (8.85%) PowerShell
8 23 (7.54%) Objective-C
9 14 (4.59%) Bash Shell
10 13 (4.26%) Ruby
10 13 (4.26%) Shell Script
11 10 (3.28%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.30%) C
12 7 (2.30%) C++
12 7 (2.30%) Perl
12 7 (2.30%) PHP
12 7 (2.30%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.64%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.64%) Go
13 5 (1.64%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 28 (9.18%) Degree
2 23 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.92%) MCSE
4 13 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (3.93%) MCSA
6 6 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.97%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.31%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.31%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.98%) VCP6
9 2 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.66%) MCP
10 1 (0.33%) CCIE
10 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.33%) MCITP
10 1 (0.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.18%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) GDPR
2 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.66%) COBIT
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 49 (16.07%) Docker
3 38 (12.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (9.84%) Hyper-V
5 14 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (2.62%) VirtualBox
7 5 (1.64%) HDFS
8 4 (1.31%) Apache Flume
8 4 (1.31%) BitLocker
8 4 (1.31%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.98%) Firmware
9 3 (0.98%) iptables
9 3 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.98%) Xen
9 3 (0.98%) XenApp
9 3 (0.98%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.66%) vCloud
10 2 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (18.03%) Ansible
2 41 (13.44%) Puppet
3 37 (12.13%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (6.56%) Kubernetes
5 18 (5.90%) Terraform
6 14 (4.59%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (4.26%) SCCM
8 8 (2.62%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (2.62%) Nagios
9 7 (2.30%) Kibana
10 6 (1.97%) Grafana
11 4 (1.31%) Graylog
11 4 (1.31%) Mesos
11 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.31%) Oozie
11 4 (1.31%) Packer
11 4 (1.31%) Rancher
11 4 (1.31%) Rundeck
11 4 (1.31%) Salt
11 4 (1.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 149 (48.85%) Microsoft
2 49 (16.07%) VMware
3 36 (11.80%) Google
4 27 (8.85%) IBM
5 19 (6.23%) Oracle
6 17 (5.57%) Citrix
6 17 (5.57%) Tableau
7 11 (3.61%) Red Hat
7 11 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.62%) Hortonworks
8 8 (2.62%) SAP
9 7 (2.30%) Splunk
10 6 (1.97%) EMC
10 6 (1.97%) HP
11 5 (1.64%) New Relic
12 4 (1.31%) Alteryx
12 4 (1.31%) Cisco
12 4 (1.31%) Cloudera
13 3 (0.98%) F5
13 3 (0.98%) NetApp