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

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 65 137
Rank change year-on-year +34 +72 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 174 116 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 6.82% 3.79% 1.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.54% 21.25% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 161 113 80
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £70,125
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,750
% change year-on-year -13.04% +3.14% +1.36%

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 589 546 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 23.10% 17.83% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 488 420 444
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.80% +3.00%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 89 (51.15%) Microsoft
2 79 (45.40%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (39.66%) SQL
4 55 (31.61%) C#
5 54 (31.03%) .NET
6 49 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (25.86%) SQL Server
8 42 (24.14%) VMware
9 40 (22.99%) Windows
9 40 (22.99%) Linux
10 39 (22.41%) JavaScript
11 38 (21.84%) HTML
12 31 (17.82%) MVC
13 30 (17.24%) DevOps
14 29 (16.67%) Active Directory
15 28 (16.09%) Office 365
16 27 (15.52%) AngularJS
16 27 (15.52%) Python
17 26 (14.94%) ASP.NET
18 23 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (13.22%) Hyper-V
19 22 (12.64%) Docker
19 22 (12.64%) Microservices
19 22 (12.64%) CSS
20 20 (11.49%) Test Automation
20 20 (11.49%) Puppet
21 19 (10.92%) NoSQL
21 19 (10.92%) Degree
21 19 (10.92%) Ansible
21 19 (10.92%) Kubernetes

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 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.32%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.32%) OpenStack
2 11 (6.32%) Skype for Business
3 8 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.02%) Apache
5 5 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.87%) IIS
6 4 (2.30%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.30%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.72%) Confluence
7 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.57%) CMS
8 1 (0.57%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (8.05%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 79 (45.40%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (16.09%) Office 365
3 17 (9.77%) IaaS
4 14 (8.05%) SaaS
5 12 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (4.02%) PaaS
7 6 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (3.45%) GitHub
8 5 (2.87%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (2.30%) Amazon S3
9 4 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (2.30%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (2.30%) Yammer
10 3 (1.72%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (1.72%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 2 (1.15%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (1.15%) Serverless
11 2 (1.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.20%) TCP/IP
2 15 (8.62%) Firewall
3 12 (6.90%) DNS
4 11 (6.32%) Skype
5 10 (5.75%) Internet
6 9 (5.17%) DHCP
7 8 (4.60%) SAN
8 6 (3.45%) VLAN
9 5 (2.87%) LAN
9 5 (2.87%) WAN
10 4 (2.30%) BGP
10 4 (2.30%) EIGRP
10 4 (2.30%) MPLS
10 4 (2.30%) OSPF
10 4 (2.30%) RIP
11 3 (1.72%) BIG-IP
11 3 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.72%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.72%) Network Security
11 3 (1.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.92%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.60%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.60%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.02%) Big Data
4 7 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.87%) HBase
6 5 (2.87%) Redis
7 4 (2.30%) Data Lake
7 4 (2.30%) Power BI
7 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.72%) HDInsight
8 3 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.17%) Selenium
3 8 (4.60%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.60%) JIRA
4 7 (4.02%) Vagrant
5 6 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.30%) Ant
7 4 (2.30%) GitLab
7 4 (2.30%) Maven
7 4 (2.30%) Subversion
7 4 (2.30%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.30%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.72%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.15%) NUnit
9 2 (1.15%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.57%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (6.32%) Finance
2 6 (3.45%) Advertising
2 6 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.30%) Marketing
4 3 (1.72%) Electronics
4 3 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Automotive
6 1 (0.57%) Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (24.71%) Developer
2 24 (13.79%) Architect
3 15 (8.62%) .NET Developer
3 15 (8.62%) Consultant
3 15 (8.62%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (7.47%) Administrator
4 13 (7.47%) Software Engineer
4 13 (7.47%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (5.75%) C# Developer
5 10 (5.75%) Desktop Support
5 10 (5.75%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 8 (4.60%) .NET Software Engineer
7 8 (4.60%) Azure Engineer
7 8 (4.60%) C# Software Engineer
7 8 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (4.60%) IT Support
7 8 (4.60%) Microsoft Engineer
8 7 (4.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (31.03%) .NET
2 38 (21.84%) HTML
3 27 (15.52%) AngularJS
4 26 (14.94%) ASP.NET
5 22 (12.64%) CSS
6 17 (9.77%) Web Services
7 15 (8.62%) HTML5
8 14 (8.05%) REST
9 12 (6.90%) CSS3
10 11 (6.32%) React
11 10 (5.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (5.17%) JSON
12 9 (5.17%) XML
13 8 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (4.02%) .NET Framework
14 7 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (3.45%) .NET Core
16 5 (2.87%) jQuery
16 5 (2.87%) RESTful
16 5 (2.87%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.20%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.75%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.45%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.45%) Social Media
5 5 (2.87%) Clustering
5 5 (2.87%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.72%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.57%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.57%) Handset
8 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.99%) Linux
1 40 (22.99%) Windows
2 14 (8.05%) CentOS
2 14 (8.05%) Ubuntu
3 12 (6.90%) Unix
4 11 (6.32%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.02%) Windows 10
5 7 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.45%) Android
6 6 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.87%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.30%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.72%) Kali Linux
10 2 (1.15%) Debian
10 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (17.82%) MVC
3 30 (17.24%) DevOps
4 22 (12.64%) Microservices
5 20 (11.49%) Test Automation
6 19 (10.92%) ITIL
7 18 (10.34%) Presales
7 18 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 17 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (9.20%) Scrum
10 12 (6.90%) TDD
10 12 (6.90%) Web Development
11 11 (6.32%) Analytics
11 11 (6.32%) Migration
11 11 (6.32%) Waterfall
12 10 (5.75%) API Development
12 10 (5.75%) BDD
12 10 (5.75%) Mentoring
12 10 (5.75%) OO
12 10 (5.75%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 69 (39.66%) SQL
2 55 (31.61%) C#
3 39 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 27 (15.52%) Python
5 14 (8.05%) Bash Shell
6 13 (7.47%) TypeScript
7 12 (6.90%) Perl
8 11 (6.32%) T-SQL
9 10 (5.75%) Java
9 10 (5.75%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.87%) Scala
11 3 (1.72%) C
11 3 (1.72%) PHP
12 2 (1.15%) C++
12 2 (1.15%) R
13 1 (0.57%) C-shell
13 1 (0.57%) ES6
13 1 (0.57%) ES7
13 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (10.92%) Degree
2 9 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.30%) CCIE
4 4 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.30%) JNCIE
4 4 (2.30%) MCSE
5 2 (1.15%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.15%) HND
6 1 (0.57%) CFA
6 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.57%) MCP
6 1 (0.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.60%) QA
2 2 (1.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 29 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 23 (13.22%) Hyper-V
2 23 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (12.64%) Docker
4 16 (9.20%) vSphere
5 4 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.57%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (11.49%) Puppet
2 19 (10.92%) Ansible
2 19 (10.92%) Kubernetes
3 16 (9.20%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (8.05%) SCCM
5 7 (4.02%) Nagios
6 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (2.87%) SCOM
8 4 (2.30%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.30%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.30%) Salt
8 4 (2.30%) Terraform
9 3 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.72%) Nessus
9 3 (1.72%) Nmap
10 2 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.57%) cPanel
11 1 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 89 (51.15%) Microsoft
2 42 (24.14%) VMware
3 16 (9.20%) Oracle
4 14 (8.05%) Google
5 11 (6.32%) Red Hat
6 9 (5.17%) Citrix
7 7 (4.02%) Rackspace
8 6 (3.45%) Xamarin
9 5 (2.87%) Cisco
10 4 (2.30%) AppDynamics
10 4 (2.30%) Capita
10 4 (2.30%) CommVault
10 4 (2.30%) Dell
10 4 (2.30%) EMC
10 4 (2.30%) NetApp
10 4 (2.30%) New Relic
10 4 (2.30%) SAP
10 4 (2.30%) Teradata
10 4 (2.30%) Veeam
11 3 (1.72%) FireEye