The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 50 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.92% 1.06% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.50% 16.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Average salary £33,750 £23,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.73% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Cloud Services Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
16 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.13% 6.36% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 2
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Bedford region.

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Bedford

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) HTTP
2 5 (71.43%) Apple
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Xamarin
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) HTTPS

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) VRRP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Product Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) CCSP
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) CCIP
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
1 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (28.57%) UAG
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Apple
2 5 (71.43%) Xamarin
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) VMware