The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 77 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 25 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.16% 0.57% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.72% 12.00% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 3
Average salary £55,000 £23,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+139.13% -61.66%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -5.26%
Cloud Services Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
72 50 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.23% 4.72% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 51 49 49
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 20 £57,500 - 3
Bedford -11 2 £37,500 +63.04%
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 45 (91.84%) Windows
2 42 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 34 (69.39%) E-Commerce
4 25 (51.02%) SQL Server
4 25 (51.02%) IIS
5 22 (44.90%) .NET
5 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET
5 22 (44.90%) DNS
6 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 18 (36.73%) MVC
7 18 (36.73%) TDD
8 17 (34.69%) PowerShell
8 17 (34.69%) Scrum
8 17 (34.69%) DHCP
8 17 (34.69%) FTP
8 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
9 16 (32.65%) Web Services
9 16 (32.65%) SLA
9 16 (32.65%) SCOM
10 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (30.61%) Database Security
11 14 (28.57%) Visual Studio
12 13 (26.53%) COM
12 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
12 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (24.49%) Marketing
13 12 (24.49%) DevOps
13 12 (24.49%) C#
13 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
14 11 (22.45%) HTML

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 25 (51.02%) IIS
2 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.24%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.90%) DNS
2 17 (34.69%) DHCP
2 17 (34.69%) FTP
3 6 (12.24%) VPN
4 5 (10.20%) HTTP
4 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.20%) HTTPS
4 5 (10.20%) SSL
4 5 (10.20%) Internet
4 5 (10.20%) VRRP
4 5 (10.20%) Firewall
4 5 (10.20%) VLAN
4 5 (10.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (51.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.04%) Log4Net
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 12 (24.49%) Marketing
2 7 (14.29%) Finance
3 6 (12.24%) Legal
3 6 (12.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Web Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Web Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Test Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Web Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Junior
8 1 (2.04%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Configuration Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Software Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) .NET
1 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET
2 16 (32.65%) Web Services
3 13 (26.53%) COM
4 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (22.45%) HTML
5 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.04%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (2.04%) CSS
5 1 (2.04%) MSMQ
5 1 (2.04%) Ajax
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) LINQ
5 1 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Replication
1 6 (12.24%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.20%) Firmware
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 45 (91.84%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Vista
4 5 (10.20%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) E-Commerce
2 18 (36.73%) MVC
2 18 (36.73%) TDD
3 17 (34.69%) Scrum
4 15 (30.61%) Database Security
5 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (24.49%) DevOps
7 9 (18.37%) Network Load Balancing
7 9 (18.37%) BDD
8 6 (12.24%) Change Control
8 6 (12.24%) Agile Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Test Management
8 6 (12.24%) ITIL
8 6 (12.24%) Web Development
8 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) PowerShell
2 12 (24.49%) C#
2 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.20%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) MCP
2 2 (4.08%) MCSE
2 2 (4.08%) MCSA
2 2 (4.08%) CCSP
2 2 (4.08%) CCNP
2 2 (4.08%) CCIP
2 2 (4.08%) CCNA
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.65%) SLA
2 5 (10.20%) QA
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) ISA Server
2 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (10.20%) UAG
3 5 (10.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) SCOM
2 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Progress
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Posted: Yesterday
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