Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 32 117
Rank change year-on-year +20 +85 +20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 326 163 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.98% 6.83% 2.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.85% 33.61% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 305 144 76
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £42,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £70,000 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 654 485 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 28.04% 20.34% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 596 415 492
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +15.79%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £72,500
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 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 180 (55.21%) Microsoft
2 111 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (31.90%) C#
4 101 (30.98%) Office 365
5 96 (29.45%) SQL Server
6 93 (28.53%) .NET
7 92 (28.22%) SQL
8 91 (27.91%) Windows
9 83 (25.46%) Amazon AWS
10 75 (23.01%) Active Directory
11 74 (22.70%) JavaScript
12 71 (21.78%) Web Services
13 70 (21.47%) AngularJS
14 69 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
15 66 (20.25%) Software Engineering
16 58 (17.79%) SaaS
17 57 (17.48%) API Development
18 56 (17.18%) REST
19 54 (16.56%) OO
20 53 (16.26%) Visual Studio
21 52 (15.95%) CSS
21 52 (15.95%) Microsoft Certification
22 51 (15.64%) Social Media
23 50 (15.34%) DevOps
23 50 (15.34%) Presales
24 48 (14.72%) Business Intelligence
25 47 (14.42%) OOA/OOD
26 46 (14.11%) Continuous Delivery
27 43 (13.19%) Migration
27 43 (13.19%) Web Development

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 21 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.60%) Skype for Business
3 11 (3.37%) IIS
4 7 (2.15%) Apache
4 7 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.15%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.84%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.23%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.23%) Appian
6 4 (1.23%) JBoss
6 4 (1.23%) Liferay
6 4 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.92%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (4.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.23%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 101 (30.98%) Office 365
2 83 (25.46%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (17.79%) SaaS
4 42 (12.88%) IaaS
5 37 (11.35%) PaaS
6 30 (9.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (4.60%) Amazon S3
7 15 (4.60%) Azure Data Factory
8 14 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (4.29%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (2.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (2.76%) Serverless
10 8 (2.45%) GitHub
11 7 (2.15%) Amazon EMR
11 7 (2.15%) Amazon Glacier
11 7 (2.15%) Amazon Kinesis
11 7 (2.15%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.83%) Network Security
1 19 (5.83%) VPN
2 16 (4.91%) Firewall
3 14 (4.29%) VoIP
4 13 (3.99%) DNS
5 12 (3.68%) Skype
5 12 (3.68%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.76%) SAN
7 8 (2.45%) DHCP
8 5 (1.53%) Internet
9 4 (1.23%) WAN
10 3 (0.92%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.61%) HTTP
11 2 (0.61%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.61%) LAN
11 2 (0.61%) NAS
11 2 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.61%) VLAN
12 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (29.45%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.20%) Power BI
3 24 (7.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (7.06%) Azure SQL Database
5 22 (6.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (5.21%) Cosmos DB
8 14 (4.29%) Data Lake
9 12 (3.68%) MySQL
9 12 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (3.37%) Hadoop
11 10 (3.07%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 10 (3.07%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.76%) NoSQL
13 8 (2.45%) HDInsight
13 8 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
14 7 (2.15%) DB2
14 7 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (2.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (16.26%) Visual Studio
2 29 (8.90%) webpack
3 17 (5.21%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (3.07%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.76%) JIRA
5 9 (2.76%) Vagrant
6 8 (2.45%) Hudson
6 8 (2.45%) TeamCity
7 7 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.23%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.61%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.31%) Grunt
12 1 (0.31%) gulp
12 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 19 (5.83%) Finance
2 13 (3.99%) Advertising
3 10 (3.07%) Marketing
4 7 (2.15%) Automotive
4 7 (2.15%) Legal
5 4 (1.23%) Back Office
5 4 (1.23%) Games
5 4 (1.23%) Retail
6 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.61%) Billing
7 2 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (19.02%) Developer
2 49 (15.03%) Consultant
3 39 (11.96%) Architect
4 31 (9.51%) Software Engineer
5 30 (9.20%) Azure Engineer
5 30 (9.20%) C# Software Engineer
6 29 (8.90%) .NET Software Engineer
7 28 (8.59%) Cloud Engineer
8 27 (8.28%) Support Engineer
9 25 (7.67%) Angular Developer
9 25 (7.67%) DevOps Engineer
10 21 (6.44%) JavaScript Developer
11 17 (5.21%) Azure Software Engineer
11 17 (5.21%) Senior Consultant
11 17 (5.21%) Web Engineer
12 16 (4.91%) .NET Developer
12 16 (4.91%) IT Engineer
12 16 (4.91%) IT Support
13 14 (4.29%) Cloud Architect
13 14 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (28.53%) .NET
2 71 (21.78%) Web Services
3 70 (21.47%) AngularJS
4 56 (17.18%) REST
5 52 (15.95%) CSS
6 38 (11.66%) HTML
7 34 (10.43%) ASP.NET
8 29 (8.90%) Angular 2
9 23 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (6.75%) React
11 14 (4.29%) XML
12 10 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (2.76%) JSON
14 8 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (2.45%) Elastic Stack
14 8 (2.45%) jQuery
14 8 (2.45%) Kafka
15 6 (1.84%) SOAP
15 6 (1.84%) WCF
16 5 (1.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.64%) Social Media
2 39 (11.96%) Data Centre
3 24 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.99%) EPoS
6 12 (3.68%) Clustering
6 12 (3.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (3.68%) NHS
7 10 (3.07%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.07%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.15%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.15%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.53%) Blog
10 4 (1.23%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.23%) User Experience
11 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.61%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 91 (27.91%) Windows
2 40 (12.27%) Linux
3 25 (7.67%) Windows Server
4 21 (6.44%) Unix
5 16 (4.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (3.37%) Windows 10
8 8 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.15%) AIX
9 7 (2.15%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.23%) HPUX
11 4 (1.23%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.23%) Solaris
12 3 (0.92%) CentOS
12 3 (0.92%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.92%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.61%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.61%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.31%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
3 66 (20.25%) Software Engineering
4 57 (17.48%) API Development
5 54 (16.56%) OO
6 50 (15.34%) DevOps
6 50 (15.34%) Presales
7 48 (14.72%) Business Intelligence
8 47 (14.42%) OOA/OOD
9 46 (14.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 43 (13.19%) Migration
10 43 (13.19%) Web Development
11 41 (12.58%) ITIL
12 38 (11.66%) MVC
13 35 (10.74%) Mobile Development
13 35 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (9.51%) Front End Development
15 22 (6.75%) CRM
15 22 (6.75%) Project Management
15 22 (6.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 104 (31.90%) C#
2 92 (28.22%) SQL
3 74 (22.70%) JavaScript
4 33 (10.12%) PowerShell
5 23 (7.06%) Java
5 23 (7.06%) Python
6 17 (5.21%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.45%) VBA
8 7 (2.15%) Go
8 7 (2.15%) Ruby
9 5 (1.53%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.23%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.92%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.92%) R
11 3 (0.92%) Scala
12 2 (0.61%) C++
12 2 (0.61%) F#
12 2 (0.61%) ML
13 1 (0.31%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (15.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (10.74%) MCSE
3 30 (9.20%) Degree
4 27 (8.28%) MCSA
5 25 (7.67%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (3.68%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.07%) MCP
8 9 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.84%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.53%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.53%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (1.23%) AWS Certification
11 4 (1.23%) CISSP
11 4 (1.23%) RHCE
12 3 (0.92%) CEH
12 3 (0.92%) CISM
12 3 (0.92%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.92%) GCIH
12 3 (0.92%) GIAC
12 3 (0.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.15%) QA
2 6 (1.84%) COBIT
3 5 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.61%) GDPR
5 1 (0.31%) GCP
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (23.01%) Active Directory
2 32 (9.82%) Hyper-V
3 27 (8.28%) Docker
4 23 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (2.45%) HDFS
5 8 (2.45%) vSphere
6 2 (0.61%) vCloud
6 2 (0.61%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (7.36%) Ansible
1 24 (7.36%) SCCM
2 17 (5.21%) Kubernetes
3 16 (4.91%) Terraform
4 14 (4.29%) Docker Swarm
5 12 (3.68%) Puppet
6 10 (3.07%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (3.07%) SCOM
7 8 (2.45%) Nagios
7 8 (2.45%) Packer
8 7 (2.15%) Consul
8 7 (2.15%) Grafana
9 6 (1.84%) Graylog
9 6 (1.84%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (1.23%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 180 (55.21%) Microsoft
2 41 (12.58%) VMware
3 15 (4.60%) Citrix
4 11 (3.37%) Google
4 11 (3.37%) IBM
5 10 (3.07%) Oracle
6 8 (2.45%) Cisco
6 8 (2.45%) Sybase
7 7 (2.15%) EMC
7 7 (2.15%) HP
7 7 (2.15%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.15%) Splunk
7 7 (2.15%) Tableau
8 5 (1.53%) NetApp
8 5 (1.53%) Symantec
9 4 (1.23%) Informatica
9 4 (1.23%) Juniper
9 4 (1.23%) Rackspace
9 4 (1.23%) Talend