The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 56 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 37 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.48% 2.73% 1.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.91% 38.55% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 14
Average salary £47,250 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.09% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
Microsoft Azure
East of England

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

Cloud Services Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
106 83 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.97% 7.07% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 91 61 59
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -1.12%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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 +6 22 £47,000 -18.26% 1
Bedford +29 5 £52,500 +76.47% 3
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 42 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (61.40%) Microsoft
4 34 (59.65%) .NET
5 33 (57.89%) Scrum
6 32 (56.14%) ASP.NET
6 32 (56.14%) C#
7 31 (54.39%) HTML
7 31 (54.39%) MVC
8 30 (52.63%) JavaScript
9 29 (50.88%) Windows
9 29 (50.88%) TDD
10 26 (45.61%) E-Commerce
11 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (31.58%) PowerShell
13 18 (31.58%) Web Services
14 17 (29.82%) TeamCity
14 17 (29.82%) Git (software)
14 17 (29.82%) BDD
15 16 (28.07%) HTML5
16 15 (26.32%) COM
16 15 (26.32%) WCF
17 14 (24.56%) jQuery
18 13 (22.81%) Rhino Mocks
18 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET Web API
19 12 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
19 12 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
19 12 (21.05%) Ruby
19 12 (21.05%) OO

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 11 (19.30%) NServiceBus
3 5 (8.77%) CMS
3 5 (8.77%) IIS
4 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.51%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Office 365
3 2 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) DHCP
2 7 (12.28%) DNS
3 5 (8.77%) SAN
3 5 (8.77%) FTP
4 2 (3.51%) PBX
4 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) TeamCity
1 17 (29.82%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.81%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (19.30%) Log4Net
4 11 (19.30%) NUnit
4 11 (19.30%) JIRA
4 11 (19.30%) SpecFlow
4 11 (19.30%) FinalBuilder
4 11 (19.30%) NSubstitute
4 11 (19.30%) Jasmine
5 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.51%) Moq
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
1 4 (7.02%) Publishing
2 3 (5.26%) Legal
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) Web Developer
3 15 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Server Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.53%) DBA
6 5 (8.77%) Development Manager
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Web Developer
6 5 (8.77%) SQL DBA
6 5 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.51%) Office 365 Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Head of Development
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (59.65%) .NET
2 32 (56.14%) ASP.NET
3 31 (54.39%) HTML
4 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (31.58%) Web Services
6 16 (28.07%) HTML5
7 15 (26.32%) COM
7 15 (26.32%) WCF
8 14 (24.56%) jQuery
9 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (19.30%) Castle Windsor
12 4 (7.02%) Entity Framework
12 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
12 4 (7.02%) CSS
13 3 (5.26%) Ajax
13 3 (5.26%) Silverlight
14 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
14 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 2 (3.51%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) Replication
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) PKI
3 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.75%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (57.89%) Scrum
3 31 (54.39%) MVC
4 29 (50.88%) TDD
5 26 (45.61%) E-Commerce
6 17 (29.82%) BDD
7 12 (21.05%) OO
8 11 (19.30%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (17.54%) Kanban
9 10 (17.54%) OOP
10 8 (14.04%) Project Management
10 8 (14.04%) Coaching
11 7 (12.28%) DevOps
12 6 (10.53%) Performance Management
12 6 (10.53%) ITIL
12 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (8.77%) SEO
13 5 (8.77%) Web Development
13 5 (8.77%) Software Architecture
13 5 (8.77%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) C#
2 30 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 18 (31.58%) PowerShell
4 12 (21.05%) Ruby
5 8 (14.04%) SQL
6 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) VBScript
7 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) VCP4
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (3.51%) CCA
1 2 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.51%) vSphere
3 2 (3.51%) XenApp
3 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) logstash
2 7 (12.28%) SCCM
3 5 (8.77%) SCOM
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Intune
4 2 (3.51%) MOM
Vendors
1 35 (61.40%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Citrix
3 4 (7.02%) Akamai
3 4 (7.02%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) Mitel
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