Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 28 82
Rank change year-on-year +17 +54 +56
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 336 175 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 15.63% 7.42% 3.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.99% 33.85% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 312 144 100
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -2.91% -4.19%
10th Percentile £35,875 £27,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £70,125
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +2.33%

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 659 517 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 30.65% 21.93% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 596 416 480
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £28,625 £27,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £79,000 £75,000 £75,250
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 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 175 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 133 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (36.31%) C#
4 111 (33.04%) .NET
5 103 (30.65%) SQL
6 102 (30.36%) SQL Server
7 98 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
8 96 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 96 (28.57%) Windows
9 84 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 83 (24.70%) Office 365
11 78 (23.21%) Web Services
12 67 (19.94%) Active Directory
13 65 (19.35%) Linux
13 65 (19.35%) DevOps
14 64 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
14 64 (19.05%) Software Engineering
15 60 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
16 58 (17.26%) CSS
17 55 (16.37%) OO
17 55 (16.37%) SaaS
18 53 (15.77%) REST
19 52 (15.48%) API Development
20 49 (14.58%) Visual Studio
20 49 (14.58%) HTML
20 49 (14.58%) VMware
21 48 (14.29%) Presales
22 47 (13.99%) Continuous Delivery
22 47 (13.99%) Social Media
23 42 (12.50%) MVC

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 17 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (4.17%) IIS
4 9 (2.68%) nginx
4 9 (2.68%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.38%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.38%) MS Exchange
6 7 (2.08%) Apache Pig
6 7 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.49%) Apache
8 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.19%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.60%) CMS
9 2 (0.60%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.60%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.30%) JBoss
10 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.19%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 98 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (24.70%) Office 365
3 55 (16.37%) SaaS
4 34 (10.12%) PaaS
5 29 (8.63%) IaaS
6 24 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (5.36%) GitHub
7 18 (5.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (4.46%) Azure Data Factory
9 15 (4.46%) Serverless
10 13 (3.87%) Amazon EMR
10 13 (3.87%) Amazon S3
10 13 (3.87%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (3.87%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (2.98%) IBM Cloud
12 9 (2.68%) Amazon Kinesis
12 9 (2.68%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (2.68%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.33%) Firewall
2 27 (8.04%) VPN
3 22 (6.55%) DNS
4 17 (5.06%) Network Security
5 15 (4.46%) DHCP
5 15 (4.46%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.27%) VoIP
7 10 (2.98%) Skype
8 9 (2.68%) HTTP
9 5 (1.49%) SAN
10 4 (1.19%) SNMP
11 3 (0.89%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.89%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.89%) SSL
11 3 (0.89%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.89%) WAN
12 2 (0.60%) BGP
12 2 (0.60%) Internet
12 2 (0.60%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.04%) Big Data
2 27 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (8.04%) Power BI
2 27 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (7.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (5.95%) MySQL
5 18 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 18 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (4.76%) Data Lake
7 15 (4.46%) Azure SQL Database
7 15 (4.46%) NoSQL
7 15 (4.46%) RDBMS
8 14 (4.17%) Cosmos DB
9 13 (3.87%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (2.98%) Hadoop
12 9 (2.68%) Amazon Redshift
12 9 (2.68%) MongoDB
12 9 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 49 (14.58%) Visual Studio
2 36 (10.71%) webpack
3 31 (9.23%) Jenkins
4 26 (7.74%) Git (software)
5 13 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (3.57%) JIRA
7 10 (2.98%) Subversion
7 10 (2.98%) Vagrant
8 7 (2.08%) gulp
8 7 (2.08%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (1.79%) Selenium
9 6 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (1.49%) Babel
10 5 (1.49%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.49%) Hudson
10 5 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.19%) Gerrit
11 4 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (5.95%) Finance
2 17 (5.06%) Marketing
3 10 (2.98%) Legal
4 9 (2.68%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.38%) Automotive
5 8 (2.38%) Electronics
6 7 (2.08%) Advertising
7 6 (1.79%) Retail
8 4 (1.19%) Back Office
8 4 (1.19%) Games
9 2 (0.60%) Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Billing
9 2 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 77 (22.92%) Developer
2 42 (12.50%) Architect
3 35 (10.42%) Azure Engineer
4 33 (9.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (9.82%) Software Engineer
5 30 (8.93%) Consultant
6 27 (8.04%) .NET Software Engineer
6 27 (8.04%) C# Software Engineer
7 26 (7.74%) .NET Developer
7 26 (7.74%) Senior Developer
8 24 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (6.85%) Angular Developer
10 22 (6.55%) JavaScript Developer
11 21 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
11 21 (6.25%) Support Engineer
12 19 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (5.36%) Administrator
14 17 (5.06%) C# Developer
15 16 (4.76%) Azure Software Engineer
15 16 (4.76%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (33.04%) .NET
2 84 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 78 (23.21%) Web Services
4 58 (17.26%) CSS
5 53 (15.77%) REST
6 49 (14.58%) HTML
7 39 (11.61%) ASP.NET
8 30 (8.93%) React
9 27 (8.04%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (7.14%) Angular 2
11 20 (5.95%) XML
12 16 (4.76%) jQuery
12 16 (4.76%) RESTful
13 14 (4.17%) Kafka
14 13 (3.87%) JSON
15 11 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (2.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (2.98%) WCF
17 9 (2.68%) Elastic Stack
17 9 (2.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.99%) Social Media
2 36 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.93%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.46%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.57%) Public Cloud
6 10 (2.98%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.38%) Clustering
7 8 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.08%) EPoS
9 6 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.79%) NHS
9 6 (1.79%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.79%) User Experience
10 5 (1.49%) Blog
11 4 (1.19%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.89%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.60%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 96 (28.57%) Windows
2 65 (19.35%) Linux
3 30 (8.93%) Windows Server
4 19 (5.65%) Unix
5 17 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.98%) CentOS
8 10 (2.98%) Windows 10
9 9 (2.68%) Windows 7
10 7 (2.08%) AIX
11 5 (1.49%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.19%) DC/OS
12 4 (1.19%) HPUX
12 4 (1.19%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.19%) Solaris
13 3 (0.89%) VMS
14 2 (0.60%) Debian
14 2 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (19.35%) DevOps
3 64 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 64 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 60 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (16.37%) OO
6 52 (15.48%) API Development
7 48 (14.29%) Presales
8 47 (13.99%) Continuous Delivery
9 42 (12.50%) MVC
9 42 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
10 40 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
11 38 (11.31%) Scrum
11 38 (11.31%) Web Development
12 31 (9.23%) Mobile Development
13 29 (8.63%) CRM
13 29 (8.63%) Migration
14 28 (8.33%) Front End Development
15 27 (8.04%) Analytics
16 25 (7.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 122 (36.31%) C#
2 103 (30.65%) SQL
3 96 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 39 (11.61%) Java
5 33 (9.82%) PowerShell
6 28 (8.33%) Python
7 21 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 14 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.57%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.27%) Ruby
11 9 (2.68%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.38%) Go
13 7 (2.08%) Scala
13 7 (2.08%) VBA
14 6 (1.79%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.49%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.89%) R
16 3 (0.89%) U-SQL
17 2 (0.60%) F#
17 2 (0.60%) ML
Qualifications
1 41 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (11.31%) Degree
3 32 (9.52%) MCSE
4 25 (7.44%) MCSA
5 14 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (3.27%) Security Cleared
8 10 (2.98%) MCP
9 6 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.49%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.19%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.19%) RHCE
11 4 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.89%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.60%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.60%) MCITP
13 2 (0.60%) VCP6
14 1 (0.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.06%) QA
2 3 (0.89%) COBIT
2 3 (0.89%) GDPR
2 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (19.94%) Active Directory
2 41 (12.20%) Docker
3 35 (10.42%) Hyper-V
4 34 (10.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (2.08%) HDFS
7 6 (1.79%) VirtualBox
7 6 (1.79%) vSphere
8 4 (1.19%) Apache Flume
8 4 (1.19%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.89%) iptables
9 3 (0.89%) vCloud
9 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.89%) Xen
10 2 (0.60%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.60%) Firmware
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.30%) XenApp
11 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (12.20%) Ansible
2 24 (7.14%) Puppet
3 22 (6.55%) Terraform
4 20 (5.95%) Kubernetes
5 18 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (5.06%) SCCM
7 12 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (3.27%) Nagios
9 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (2.98%) SCOM
10 8 (2.38%) Grafana
11 7 (2.08%) Kibana
12 6 (1.79%) Graylog
12 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (1.79%) Packer
13 5 (1.49%) Salt
14 4 (1.19%) Consul
14 4 (1.19%) Mesos
14 4 (1.19%) Oozie
14 4 (1.19%) Rancher
Vendors
1 175 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 49 (14.58%) VMware
3 21 (6.25%) Google
4 17 (5.06%) Tableau
5 15 (4.46%) IBM
5 15 (4.46%) Oracle
6 14 (4.17%) Citrix
7 13 (3.87%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.38%) Hortonworks
9 8 (2.38%) SAP
10 7 (2.08%) Splunk
10 7 (2.08%) Sybase
11 6 (1.79%) Cisco
11 6 (1.79%) EMC
11 6 (1.79%) HP
12 4 (1.19%) Alteryx
12 4 (1.19%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.19%) New Relic
13 3 (0.89%) Blue Prism