Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 28 43
Rank change year-on-year +24 +15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 218 71 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 20.32% 6.95% 5.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 66.06% 37.37% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 187 68 89
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,875 £36,087
90th Percentile £69,250 £84,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 330 190 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 30.75% 18.61% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 271 155 168
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,200 £28,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,000 £77,500
East of England median annual salary £50,340 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.68% +5.26% +5.56%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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
Bedford +31 85 £53,750 -24.56% 8
Luton +26 71 £58,000 -20.00% 17
Dunstable +3 31 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Shefford - 6 £29,000 -
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £35,000 -
Microsoft Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 103 (47.25%) Microsoft
2 92 (42.20%) .NET
3 75 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (33.03%) SQL Server
4 72 (33.03%) Amazon AWS
5 71 (32.57%) Windows
6 59 (27.06%) DevOps
7 57 (26.15%) C#
8 56 (25.69%) Office 365
9 47 (21.56%) Active Directory
10 41 (18.81%) SQL
10 41 (18.81%) Linux
10 41 (18.81%) Analytics
11 39 (17.89%) Migration
12 37 (16.97%) Microservices
13 36 (16.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 36 (16.51%) IP Telephony
14 35 (16.06%) MPLS
14 35 (16.06%) ITIL
14 35 (16.06%) Email Migration
14 35 (16.06%) SaaS
15 33 (15.14%) CRM
15 33 (15.14%) Service Delivery
15 33 (15.14%) Firewall
16 32 (14.68%) PRINCE2
16 32 (14.68%) Big Data
17 31 (14.22%) ASP.NET
18 29 (13.30%) JIRA
18 29 (13.30%) Visual Studio
19 28 (12.84%) Windows Server

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 20 (9.17%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.96%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.21%) IIS
4 6 (2.75%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.29%) nginx
5 5 (2.29%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.83%) Apache
7 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.46%) Confluence
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.75%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 72 (33.03%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (25.69%) Office 365
3 35 (16.06%) SaaS
4 6 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.75%) IaaS
5 5 (2.29%) Azure Functions
5 5 (2.29%) Mimecast
5 5 (2.29%) PaaS
5 5 (2.29%) Serverless
6 4 (1.83%) Akamai
6 4 (1.83%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.46%) Boomi
8 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.46%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.51%) IP Telephony
2 35 (16.06%) MPLS
3 33 (15.14%) Firewall
4 22 (10.09%) DNS
5 12 (5.50%) LAN
5 12 (5.50%) WAN
6 8 (3.67%) SSL
7 7 (3.21%) VPN
8 6 (2.75%) Skype
8 6 (2.75%) VPLS
9 5 (2.29%) DHCP
10 4 (1.83%) HTTP
10 4 (1.83%) Internet
10 4 (1.83%) Network Security
10 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.83%) VLAN
10 4 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.38%) VSAN
12 2 (0.92%) VRRP
13 1 (0.46%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (33.03%) SQL Server
2 32 (14.68%) Big Data
3 13 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (5.96%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (5.96%) SQL Server 2016
4 12 (5.50%) Power BI
5 11 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (4.13%) Cosmos DB
6 9 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.67%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.46%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 29 (13.30%) JIRA
1 29 (13.30%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.34%) Ant
3 10 (4.59%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (3.67%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.29%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 25 (11.47%) Finance
2 8 (3.67%) Marketing
3 2 (0.92%) Legal
4 1 (0.46%) Advertising
4 1 (0.46%) Law
4 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (21.56%) Developer
2 30 (13.76%) .NET Developer
2 30 (13.76%) Project Manager
3 27 (12.39%) Big Data Manager
3 27 (12.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (11.47%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (11.01%) AWS DevOps
5 24 (11.01%) DevOps Manager
5 24 (11.01%) Release Manager
6 22 (10.09%) Infrastructure Manager
6 22 (10.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 14 (6.42%) Analyst
8 13 (5.96%) DBA
8 13 (5.96%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.96%) SQL DBA
9 12 (5.50%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.59%) Azure Developer
10 10 (4.59%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (4.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (42.20%) .NET
2 31 (14.22%) ASP.NET
3 24 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (11.01%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (6.42%) .NET Core
4 14 (6.42%) LINQ
5 12 (5.50%) AngularJS
6 11 (5.05%) HTML
7 9 (4.13%) CSS
8 5 (2.29%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.29%) Ajax
8 5 (2.29%) Entity Framework
8 5 (2.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.83%) HTML5
9 4 (1.83%) Velocity
10 3 (1.38%) LAMP
10 3 (1.38%) React
11 2 (0.92%) CSS3
11 2 (0.92%) MvvmCross
11 2 (0.92%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.39%) Mobile App
2 22 (10.09%) Fat Client
2 22 (10.09%) Thin Client
3 21 (9.63%) Management Information System
4 16 (7.34%) User Experience
5 15 (6.88%) Replication
6 12 (5.50%) Client/Server
6 12 (5.50%) Clustering
7 9 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.21%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.83%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.83%) PKI
9 4 (1.83%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.46%) Smart City
11 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (32.57%) Windows
2 41 (18.81%) Linux
3 28 (12.84%) Windows Server
4 27 (12.39%) Windows 10
4 27 (12.39%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.29%) CentOS
8 3 (1.38%) Solaris
9 2 (0.92%) Android
9 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (27.06%) DevOps
3 41 (18.81%) Analytics
4 39 (17.89%) Migration
5 37 (16.97%) Microservices
6 36 (16.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 35 (16.06%) Email Migration
7 35 (16.06%) ITIL
8 33 (15.14%) CRM
8 33 (15.14%) Service Delivery
9 32 (14.68%) PRINCE2
10 26 (11.93%) MVC
10 26 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (11.93%) TDD
11 24 (11.01%) Change Management
11 24 (11.01%) Release Management
11 24 (11.01%) Service Delivery Management
11 24 (11.01%) Software Engineering
11 24 (11.01%) Transition Management
12 22 (10.09%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 57 (26.15%) C#
2 41 (18.81%) SQL
3 24 (11.01%) PowerShell
4 12 (5.50%) Bash Shell
5 11 (5.05%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.13%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.29%) VBScript
8 3 (1.38%) PHP
9 2 (0.92%) Java
10 1 (0.46%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.46%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 8 (3.67%) Degree
1 8 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.29%) MCSA
3 5 (2.29%) MCSE
4 4 (1.83%) CISSP
4 4 (1.83%) GCIA
5 3 (1.38%) ISEB
5 3 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.46%) CCNA
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.46%) MCP
6 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.13%) QA
2 7 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.92%) GDPR
3 2 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (21.56%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.96%) Docker
4 10 (4.59%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.83%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.38%) vCloud
7 2 (0.92%) LXC
7 2 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.92%) vSphere
8 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (8.26%) SCCM
2 13 (5.96%) Kibana
3 11 (5.05%) Terraform
4 10 (4.59%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.75%) FortiGate
5 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (2.29%) SCOM
7 4 (1.83%) HAProxy
7 4 (1.83%) yum
8 2 (0.92%) Ansible
8 2 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.92%) Nagios
8 2 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.92%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.92%) Puppet
9 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.46%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.46%) vRealize
Vendors
1 103 (47.25%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.93%) Citrix
3 25 (11.47%) VMware
4 14 (6.42%) Google
5 13 (5.96%) Cisco
6 11 (5.05%) Juniper
7 9 (4.13%) HP
7 9 (4.13%) Meraki
8 8 (3.67%) Cloudera
8 8 (3.67%) IBM
9 7 (3.21%) Dell
9 7 (3.21%) Xamarin
10 6 (2.75%) McAfee
11 5 (2.29%) Nortel
12 4 (1.83%) Oracle
12 4 (1.83%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.83%) Tableau
13 3 (1.38%) NetApp
13 3 (1.38%) Sybase
13 3 (1.38%) Zerto