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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 37 69 91
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 63 26 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.18% 2.23% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.45% 27.66% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 56 9 4
Average salary £46,125 £55,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.13% +139.13%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.55%
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
145 94 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.22% 8.08% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 132 72 49
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £76,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +14 27 £42,500 -26.08% 2
Bedford +26 24 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 68 (69.39%) Microsoft
2 64 (65.31%) SQL Server
2 64 (65.31%) Windows
3 50 (51.02%) .NET
3 50 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (48.98%) ASP.NET
5 46 (46.94%) C#
6 41 (41.84%) MVC
7 39 (39.80%) Scrum
8 38 (38.78%) JavaScript
9 37 (37.76%) HTML
10 36 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (35.71%) TDD
11 35 (35.71%) MS Excel
12 30 (30.61%) SharePoint
13 27 (27.55%) jQuery
14 25 (25.51%) E-Commerce
15 24 (24.49%) Web Services
15 24 (24.49%) ITIL
15 24 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (23.47%) Capacity Planning
17 22 (22.45%) HTML5
18 21 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
18 21 (21.43%) SQL
19 20 (20.41%) WCF
19 20 (20.41%) PowerShell
20 19 (19.39%) Git (software)
20 19 (19.39%) .NET Framework
20 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2003
21 18 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 30 (30.61%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.27%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (10.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (8.16%) IIS
6 7 (7.14%) NServiceBus
7 6 (6.12%) Lync
8 5 (5.10%) CMS
Applications
1 35 (35.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (17.35%) Office 365
3 4 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.31%) DHCP
1 15 (15.31%) DNS
2 14 (14.29%) SAN
3 7 (7.14%) FTP
4 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.12%) PBX
5 5 (5.10%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.04%) Firewall
6 2 (2.04%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (65.31%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.16%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (19.39%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 14 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (13.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (12.24%) JIRA
4 12 (12.24%) TeamCity
5 7 (7.14%) NSubstitute
5 7 (7.14%) Moq
5 7 (7.14%) FinalBuilder
5 7 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 7 (7.14%) Jasmine
5 7 (7.14%) Log4Net
5 7 (7.14%) NUnit
6 5 (5.10%) Bitbucket
6 5 (5.10%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (4.08%) Subversion
8 1 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 7 (7.14%) Legal
2 6 (6.12%) Publishing
2 6 (6.12%) Back Office
3 4 (4.08%) Finance
4 3 (3.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Billing
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (46.94%) Developer
2 25 (25.51%) .NET Developer
3 23 (23.47%) Senior Developer
4 19 (19.39%) C# Developer
5 18 (18.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (14.29%) Web Developer
7 13 (13.27%) DBA
8 11 (11.22%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (10.20%) SQL DBA
9 10 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (9.18%) Server Engineer
10 9 (9.18%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (8.16%) SQL Server DBA
12 7 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (6.12%) Senior Web Developer
13 6 (6.12%) Administrator
13 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 5 (5.10%) Office 365 Engineer
15 4 (4.08%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (51.02%) .NET
2 48 (48.98%) ASP.NET
3 37 (37.76%) HTML
4 36 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (27.55%) jQuery
6 24 (24.49%) Web Services
7 22 (22.45%) HTML5
8 20 (20.41%) WCF
9 19 (19.39%) .NET Framework
10 18 (18.37%) Entity Framework
10 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (17.35%) Ajax
12 13 (13.27%) CSS
13 12 (12.24%) WPF
13 12 (12.24%) LINQ
14 11 (11.22%) AngularJS
14 11 (11.22%) COM
14 11 (11.22%) ADO.NET
15 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 8 (8.16%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Clustering
2 7 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 6 (6.12%) Replication
4 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.06%) PKI
5 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.02%) Wiki
7 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.02%) GIS
7 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 64 (65.31%) Windows
2 21 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.06%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.06%) Android
5 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (41.84%) MVC
3 39 (39.80%) Scrum
4 35 (35.71%) TDD
5 25 (25.51%) E-Commerce
6 24 (24.49%) ITIL
7 23 (23.47%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (14.29%) OO
8 14 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (12.24%) Multithreading
9 12 (12.24%) BDD
9 12 (12.24%) High Availability
10 11 (11.22%) Performance Management
10 11 (11.22%) Kanban
10 11 (11.22%) Web Development
10 11 (11.22%) Migration
10 11 (11.22%) Project Management
11 10 (10.20%) Coaching
12 9 (9.18%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (9.18%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (46.94%) C#
2 38 (38.78%) JavaScript
3 21 (21.43%) SQL
4 20 (20.41%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 7 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (2.04%) R
7 1 (1.02%) C
7 1 (1.02%) C++
7 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (14.29%) Degree
3 8 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (7.14%) MCSE
5 3 (3.06%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.02%) CCNP
6 1 (1.02%) CCNA
6 1 (1.02%) PMP
6 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.12%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) SCCM
2 7 (7.14%) SCOM
2 7 (7.14%) MOM
2 7 (7.14%) logstash
3 6 (6.12%) Windows Intune
4 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 68 (69.39%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.27%) Citrix
3 9 (9.18%) VMware
4 8 (8.16%) Akamai
4 8 (8.16%) Oracle
5 7 (7.14%) Cisco
6 4 (4.08%) Mitel
7 2 (2.04%) F5
7 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedfordshire
RSPB
Posted: 20 days ago