The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford 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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 10 15 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 23 25 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 17.42% 14.12% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.49% 96.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 0
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 43 26 21
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 32.58% 14.69% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 35 26 12
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure 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 in Bedford.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Bedford

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Bedford over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Bedford

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
3 16 (43.24%) Windows
4 15 (40.54%) IIS
4 15 (40.54%) .NET
4 15 (40.54%) PowerShell
4 15 (40.54%) AngularJS
4 15 (40.54%) Windows Server
5 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (37.84%) SQL
5 14 (37.84%) C#
5 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
5 14 (37.84%) TDD
6 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (32.43%) HTML5
7 12 (32.43%) Scrum
7 12 (32.43%) HTML
8 11 (29.73%) ITIL
8 11 (29.73%) SaaS
8 11 (29.73%) BDD
8 11 (29.73%) SOLID
9 10 (27.03%) Xamarin
10 9 (24.32%) Web Development
11 8 (21.62%) SDLC
11 8 (21.62%) DevOps
11 8 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
12 6 (16.22%) SLA

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 (40.54%) IIS
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) SaaS
2 5 (13.51%) Office 365
3 4 (10.81%) PaaS
4 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) SAN
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) MySQL
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.41%) Grunt
1 2 (5.41%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Bower
2 1 (2.70%) JDeveloper
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) .NET Developer
2 12 (32.43%) C# Developer
3 11 (29.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Angular Developer
5 8 (21.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (18.92%) HTML Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) Azure DevOps
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) Operations Manager
8 4 (10.81%) Storage Manager
8 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Administrator
9 3 (8.11%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Server Administrator
9 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (8.11%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
1 15 (40.54%) AngularJS
2 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (32.43%) HTML
3 12 (32.43%) HTML5
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) CSS3
5 2 (5.41%) jQuery
5 2 (5.41%) LAMP
5 2 (5.41%) LESS
5 2 (5.41%) Node.js
5 2 (5.41%) RESTful
5 2 (5.41%) WebSockets
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.70%) Middleware
6 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows Server
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) TDD
3 12 (32.43%) Scrum
4 11 (29.73%) BDD
4 11 (29.73%) ITIL
4 11 (29.73%) SOLID
5 9 (24.32%) Web Development
6 8 (21.62%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (21.62%) DevOps
6 8 (21.62%) SDLC
7 5 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (13.51%) High Availability
7 5 (13.51%) ITIL V3
7 5 (13.51%) MVC
7 5 (13.51%) Performance Improvement
7 5 (13.51%) Trend Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.81%) Data Centre Operations
8 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
8 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) PowerShell
2 14 (37.84%) C#
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.51%) VBScript
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) MCP
1 6 (16.22%) MCSA
1 6 (16.22%) MCSE
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) CCIP
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) CCNP
2 1 (2.70%) CCSP
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Xamarin
3 5 (13.51%) VMware
4 4 (10.81%) 3PAR
4 4 (10.81%) CommVault
4 4 (10.81%) Dell
4 4 (10.81%) IBM
4 4 (10.81%) Veritas
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) Intel