Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 6 months to 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 6 44
Rank change year-on-year +2 +38 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 188 164 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.88% 18.34% 4.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 56.29% 58.99% 33.53%
Number of salaries quoted 170 157 58
Bedfordshire median annual salary £51,250 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.87% +21.05% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £34,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £59,125
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -

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

All Cloud Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 334 278 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 33.53% 31.10% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 294 254 136
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +27.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £66,875
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -5.26%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure 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 in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -5 65 £65,000 - 3
Bedford +5 54 £47,500 - 5
Dunstable +22 38 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Microsoft Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 78 (41.49%) Microsoft
2 58 (30.85%) Windows
3 53 (28.19%) SQL Server
4 52 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
5 45 (23.94%) Active Directory
6 38 (20.21%) DevOps
7 36 (19.15%) High Availability
8 34 (18.09%) Office 365
8 34 (18.09%) Terraform
8 34 (18.09%) SQL
8 34 (18.09%) .NET
9 33 (17.55%) DNS
9 33 (17.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (15.96%) Git (software)
10 30 (15.96%) Linux
11 29 (15.43%) VMware
11 29 (15.43%) Windows Server
12 28 (14.89%) C#
13 25 (13.30%) DHCP
13 25 (13.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (13.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 22 (11.70%) SaaS
14 22 (11.70%) SSL
15 21 (11.17%) Web Services
15 21 (11.17%) Bash Shell
15 21 (11.17%) TeamCity
15 21 (11.17%) Deployment Automation
15 21 (11.17%) Octopus Deploy
15 21 (11.17%) Ansible
16 20 (10.64%) Open Source

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 17 (9.04%) nginx
2 15 (7.98%) Apache
3 12 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (5.32%) IIS
5 8 (4.26%) MS Exchange
5 8 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.13%) CMS
6 4 (2.13%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.13%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.13%) WordPress
7 2 (1.06%) JBoss
7 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (7.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (18.09%) Office 365
3 22 (11.70%) SaaS
4 14 (7.45%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (5.85%) IaaS
7 7 (3.72%) Power Platform
8 6 (3.19%) PaaS
9 5 (2.66%) Akamai
10 4 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (1.06%) Azure Functions
12 2 (1.06%) npm
12 2 (1.06%) Serverless
13 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.55%) DNS
2 25 (13.30%) DHCP
3 22 (11.70%) SSL
4 20 (10.64%) Firewall
5 17 (9.04%) HTTP
5 17 (9.04%) TCP/IP
6 15 (7.98%) IP Telephony
6 15 (7.98%) MPLS
7 11 (5.85%) VRRP
8 8 (4.26%) Internet
9 5 (2.66%) LAN
9 5 (2.66%) VLAN
9 5 (2.66%) WAN
10 4 (2.13%) Skype
11 3 (1.60%) BIG-IP
11 3 (1.60%) VPN
11 3 (1.60%) VSAN
12 2 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.06%) SNMP
12 2 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (28.19%) SQL Server
2 33 (17.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (6.91%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (6.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (5.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (4.79%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.79%) Redis
7 7 (3.72%) Power BI
8 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.13%) MySQL
10 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.06%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (1.06%) DB2
11 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (15.96%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 21 (11.17%) TeamCity
3 20 (10.64%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.79%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.79%) Mercurial
4 9 (4.79%) Subversion
5 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.06%) Bower
6 2 (1.06%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.06%) Grunt
6 2 (1.06%) gulp
6 2 (1.06%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.06%) Selenium
6 2 (1.06%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.53%) Ant
General
1 18 (9.57%) Finance
2 5 (2.66%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.13%) Law
4 2 (1.06%) Hindi Language
4 2 (1.06%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (23.94%) Developer
2 18 (9.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (9.04%) .NET Developer
3 17 (9.04%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (8.51%) Consultant
5 13 (6.91%) Analyst
5 13 (6.91%) CRM Consultant
5 13 (6.91%) Infrastructure Manager
5 13 (6.91%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 13 (6.91%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.38%) Azure Engineer
6 12 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (5.85%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (5.85%) SQL Developer
8 10 (5.32%) IT Analyst
8 10 (5.32%) Team Leader
9 9 (4.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (4.79%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (4.26%) Architect
10 8 (4.26%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.09%) .NET
2 21 (11.17%) Web Services
3 17 (9.04%) Elastic Stack
4 15 (7.98%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (5.85%) LAMP
5 11 (5.85%) LINQ
6 10 (5.32%) .NET Framework
6 10 (5.32%) CSS
6 10 (5.32%) Entity Framework
6 10 (5.32%) HTML
7 9 (4.79%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.19%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.19%) HTML5
8 6 (3.19%) JSON
8 6 (3.19%) XML
9 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.66%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (2.66%) Velocity
10 4 (2.13%) Ajax
10 4 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.98%) Fat Client
1 15 (7.98%) PKI
1 15 (7.98%) Thin Client
2 8 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.26%) Internet of Things
3 6 (3.19%) Private Cloud
4 5 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.66%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.13%) Replication
6 3 (1.60%) CESG
6 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.53%) Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (30.85%) Windows
2 30 (15.96%) Linux
3 29 (15.43%) Windows Server
4 18 (9.57%) Windows 10
4 18 (9.57%) Windows 7
5 17 (9.04%) CentOS
6 16 (8.51%) Solaris
7 9 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.13%) Unix
10 1 (0.53%) Android
10 1 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.21%) DevOps
2 36 (19.15%) High Availability
3 21 (11.17%) Deployment Automation
4 20 (10.64%) ITIL
4 20 (10.64%) Load Balancing
4 20 (10.64%) Open Source
5 18 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (9.57%) Workflow
6 17 (9.04%) Infrastructure as Code
7 16 (8.51%) Migration
7 16 (8.51%) PRINCE2
7 16 (8.51%) Trend Analysis
8 15 (7.98%) Coaching
8 15 (7.98%) Configuration Management
8 15 (7.98%) CRM
8 15 (7.98%) Email Migration
8 15 (7.98%) Microservices
8 15 (7.98%) Proactive Monitoring
9 14 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (7.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.09%) SQL
2 28 (14.89%) C#
3 21 (11.17%) Bash Shell
4 19 (10.11%) PHP
4 19 (10.11%) PowerShell
5 13 (6.91%) PHP 5
5 13 (6.91%) PHP 7
6 10 (5.32%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.26%) VBScript
8 4 (2.13%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.60%) C
9 3 (1.60%) Java
9 3 (1.60%) Python
10 2 (1.06%) C++
10 2 (1.06%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.06%) Perl
11 1 (0.53%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (1.60%) CISSP
2 3 (1.60%) Degree
2 3 (1.60%) GCIA
2 3 (1.60%) MCSA
2 3 (1.60%) MCSE
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.53%) ISEB
3 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.91%) SLA
3 5 (2.66%) GDPR
4 4 (2.13%) QA
5 3 (1.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.60%) RMADS
6 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (23.94%) Active Directory
2 25 (13.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.79%) Docker
4 3 (1.60%) vCloud
5 2 (1.06%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (18.09%) Terraform
2 21 (11.17%) Ansible
3 17 (9.04%) Nagios
4 15 (7.98%) HAProxy
4 15 (7.98%) Prometheus
4 15 (7.98%) yum
5 12 (6.38%) Kibana
6 11 (5.85%) Kubernetes
7 9 (4.79%) logstash
7 9 (4.79%) Rsyslog
8 6 (3.19%) SCCM
9 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (1.60%) Puppet
11 2 (1.06%) Observium
12 1 (0.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 78 (41.49%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.43%) VMware
3 19 (10.11%) Google
4 16 (8.51%) Sybase
5 15 (7.98%) Citrix
6 10 (5.32%) Cisco
7 5 (2.66%) NetApp
7 5 (2.66%) Oracle
8 4 (2.13%) F5
9 3 (1.60%) HP
9 3 (1.60%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.60%) Veeam
9 3 (1.60%) Zerto
10 2 (1.06%) IBM
10 2 (1.06%) Meraki
10 2 (1.06%) Xamarin