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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 35 34
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 9 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 7.26% 4.78% 4.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.13% 35.71% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 11
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26%  
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 23 28 30
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 18.55% 13.40% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 28
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 25 (78.13%) SQL Server
2 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (53.13%) Windows
5 16 (50.00%) IIS
5 16 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 15 (46.88%) SDLC
6 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (43.75%) SQL
7 14 (43.75%) .NET
7 14 (43.75%) TDD
8 12 (37.50%) HTML
8 12 (37.50%) SaaS
9 11 (34.38%) BDD
9 11 (34.38%) SOLID
9 11 (34.38%) MVC
10 9 (28.13%) DevOps
11 8 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (25.00%) C#
11 8 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 8 (25.00%) ITIL
12 7 (21.88%) MCP
12 7 (21.88%) CSS
12 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring 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 16 (50.00%) IIS
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) SaaS
2 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (18.75%) Office 365
4 5 (15.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (78.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (18.75%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) NUnit
2 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.25%) Grunt
3 2 (6.25%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Azure Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (12.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Server Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Angular Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) HTML
3 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
3 7 (21.88%) CSS
4 6 (18.75%) HTML5
5 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.25%) LAMP
6 2 (6.25%) LESS
6 2 (6.25%) Node.js
6 2 (6.25%) RESTful
6 2 (6.25%) WebSockets
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (3.13%) CSS3
7 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) SDLC
3 14 (43.75%) TDD
4 11 (34.38%) BDD
4 11 (34.38%) MVC
4 11 (34.38%) SOLID
5 9 (28.13%) DevOps
6 8 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (25.00%) ITIL
6 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
8 6 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
8 6 (18.75%) High Availability
8 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
8 6 (18.75%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (18.75%) OOD
8 6 (18.75%) Performance Improvement
8 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
8 6 (18.75%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) C#
3 8 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (18.75%) VBScript
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) MCP
1 7 (21.88%) MCSA
1 7 (21.88%) MCSE
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CCIP
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
3 1 (3.13%) CCSP
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Perforce
3 5 (15.63%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
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