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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 52 50
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 39 38 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.47% 4.21% 4.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.24% 29.92% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 49
Median salary £47,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,500 £68,000
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 102 127 137
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 16.92% 14.06% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 69 110 124
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,506 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £80,000 £67,500
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 Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable +9 12 £45,000 -25.00%
Bedford +12 9 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Luton -1 5 £74,000 +13.84% 1
Microsoft Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 49 (72.06%) Microsoft
2 41 (60.29%) SQL Server
3 34 (50.00%) SQL
4 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (29.41%) .NET
5 20 (29.41%) Windows
5 20 (29.41%) SDLC
6 18 (26.47%) PowerShell
7 17 (25.00%) TDD
7 17 (25.00%) IIS
7 17 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (23.53%) MVC
9 15 (22.06%) T-SQL
10 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (20.59%) BDD
10 14 (20.59%) SOLID
11 12 (17.65%) SaaS
11 12 (17.65%) HTML
11 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
12 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
12 11 (16.18%) Mentoring
13 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (13.24%) Perforce
14 9 (13.24%) Scrum
14 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (13.24%) C#
14 9 (13.24%) ITIL

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 (25.00%) IIS
2 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.94%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.94%) Confluence
4 2 (2.94%) Drupal
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Infor CloudSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.65%) SaaS
3 9 (13.24%) Office 365
4 5 (7.35%) PaaS
5 4 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (1.47%) DNS
2 1 (1.47%) PBX
2 1 (1.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (60.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (10.29%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.94%) MySQL
9 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (8.82%) NUnit
5 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.94%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.94%) Grunt
5 2 (2.94%) JIRA
5 2 (2.94%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Developer
2 15 (22.06%) .NET Developer
3 8 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Administrator
6 5 (7.35%) Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.35%) IT Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) SQL BI Developer
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) Azure Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (5.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.41%) .NET
2 12 (17.65%) HTML
3 7 (10.29%) AngularJS
3 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (10.29%) CSS
4 6 (8.82%) HTML5
5 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.41%) jQuery
6 3 (4.41%) Web Services
7 2 (2.94%) LAMP
7 2 (2.94%) LESS
7 2 (2.94%) Node.js
7 2 (2.94%) RESTful
7 2 (2.94%) WebSockets
8 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (1.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Windows
2 17 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.41%) SDLC
3 17 (25.00%) TDD
4 16 (23.53%) MVC
5 14 (20.59%) BDD
5 14 (20.59%) SOLID
6 11 (16.18%) Mentoring
6 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (13.24%) DevOps
7 9 (13.24%) Front End Development
7 9 (13.24%) ITIL
7 9 (13.24%) Mobile Application Development
7 9 (13.24%) OO
7 9 (13.24%) OOD
7 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
7 9 (13.24%) Scrum
7 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (11.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (26.47%) PowerShell
3 15 (22.06%) T-SQL
4 9 (13.24%) C#
5 7 (10.29%) VBScript
6 2 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (11.76%) MCP
2 8 (11.76%) MCSA
2 8 (11.76%) MCSE
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.88%) ISEB
4 1 (1.47%) CCIP
4 1 (1.47%) CCNA
4 1 (1.47%) CCNP
4 1 (1.47%) CCSP
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (72.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) Perforce
3 7 (10.29%) Oracle
4 5 (7.35%) Xamarin
5 4 (5.88%) Infor
5 4 (5.88%) SAP
5 4 (5.88%) Workday
6 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco
6 2 (2.94%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.94%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.47%) Dell
7 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.47%) HP
7 1 (1.47%) IBM
7 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.47%) Veritas
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