Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 46 61
Rank change year-on-year +33 +15 +31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 88 71 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 9.82% 4.84% 4.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.60% 40.34% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 85 66 72
Bedfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -21.74%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,875 £36,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,875 £54,875
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 193 176 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 21.54% 12.01% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 186 159 148
Bedfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,600 £30,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £46,900 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.94% +4.22% -

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Luton +44 42 £72,500 +34.88% 8
Bedford +5 19 £57,500 +24.32% 10
Dunstable +9 16 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £75,000 -
Microsoft Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 48 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 39 (44.32%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (34.09%) Windows
3 30 (34.09%) Finance
4 28 (31.82%) ITIL
5 27 (30.68%) SQL Server
6 25 (28.41%) Windows Server
7 24 (27.27%) .NET
8 22 (25.00%) SaaS
9 20 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 19 (21.59%) SQL
11 18 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (20.45%) GDPR
12 17 (19.32%) Data Centre
12 17 (19.32%) Active Directory
13 16 (18.18%) Management Information System
13 16 (18.18%) Information Security
13 16 (18.18%) PowerShell
14 15 (17.05%) C#
15 14 (15.91%) Change Management
15 14 (15.91%) Business Development
15 14 (15.91%) Google
16 13 (14.77%) Microservices
16 13 (14.77%) Service Delivery
16 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (14.77%) Visual Studio
16 13 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (13.64%) ISO 9001
17 12 (13.64%) Linux

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 9 (10.23%) Apache Spark
1 9 (10.23%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.27%) IIS
2 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) Apache
3 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.14%) nginx
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Finacle
1 1 (1.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 39 (44.32%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (25.00%) SaaS
3 11 (12.50%) Office 365
4 9 (10.23%) PaaS
5 7 (7.95%) Amazon EMR
5 7 (7.95%) Amazon Kinesis
5 7 (7.95%) Amazon S3
6 6 (6.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (5.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (5.68%) IaaS
8 3 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) Firewall
2 4 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) DNS
3 1 (1.14%) LAN
3 1 (1.14%) PBX
3 1 (1.14%) SAN
3 1 (1.14%) Skype
3 1 (1.14%) VLAN
3 1 (1.14%) VoIP
3 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) Big Data
2 9 (10.23%) Hadoop
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.95%) Amazon QuickSight
4 7 (7.95%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (7.95%) HBase
4 7 (7.95%) Impala
4 7 (7.95%) Parquet
4 7 (7.95%) Power BI
4 7 (7.95%) Sqoop
5 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.14%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.14%) MySQL
7 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (34.09%) Finance
2 12 (13.64%) Marketing
3 7 (7.95%) Billing
4 4 (4.55%) Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
5 2 (2.27%) Retail
5 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (19.32%) Developer
2 12 (13.64%) Head of Managed Services
3 11 (12.50%) Architect
4 10 (11.36%) Cloud Architect
5 9 (10.23%) Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 7 (7.95%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Big Data Architect
7 7 (7.95%) Data Analytics Architect
7 7 (7.95%) Data Architect
7 7 (7.95%) Technical Specialist
7 7 (7.95%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Security Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.27%) .NET
2 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (10.23%) .NET Core
3 9 (10.23%) LINQ
4 7 (7.95%) Apache Avro
4 7 (7.95%) Kafka
5 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.55%) Web Services
6 2 (2.27%) CSS
6 2 (2.27%) HTML
7 1 (1.14%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.14%) CSS3
7 1 (1.14%) HTML5
7 1 (1.14%) LAMP
7 1 (1.14%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (1.14%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Data Centre
2 16 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.09%) Fintech
4 5 (5.68%) User Experience
5 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.14%) Handset
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.09%) Windows
2 25 (28.41%) Windows Server
3 18 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (13.64%) Linux
4 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.36%) Solaris
6 1 (1.14%) CentOS
6 1 (1.14%) Unix
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) ITIL
2 18 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (18.18%) Information Security
4 14 (15.91%) Business Development
4 14 (15.91%) Change Management
5 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (14.77%) Microservices
5 13 (14.77%) Service Delivery
6 12 (13.64%) Contingency Planning
6 12 (13.64%) DevOps
6 12 (13.64%) Presales
6 12 (13.64%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
6 12 (13.64%) TDD
7 10 (11.36%) BCP
7 10 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (11.36%) Strategic Planning
8 9 (10.23%) CRM
8 9 (10.23%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (10.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.59%) SQL
2 16 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 15 (17.05%) C#
4 6 (6.82%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.41%) Java
6 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.09%) MCSE
3 7 (7.95%) MCP
4 6 (6.82%) ISEB
5 5 (5.68%) CCNA
5 5 (5.68%) CCNP
5 5 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.41%) MCSA
7 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.14%) CISSP
8 1 (1.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (20.45%) GDPR
3 12 (13.64%) ISO 9001
4 9 (10.23%) QA
5 3 (3.41%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (19.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.95%) Apache Flume
2 7 (7.95%) HDFS
3 6 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Kibana
2 7 (7.95%) Oozie
3 4 (4.55%) Ansible
4 3 (3.41%) Puppet
4 3 (3.41%) WSUS
5 2 (2.27%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.27%) SCCM
5 2 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.91%) Google
3 12 (13.64%) Citrix
4 10 (11.36%) Micro Focus
4 10 (11.36%) Oracle
4 10 (11.36%) VMware
5 7 (7.95%) SAP
6 3 (3.41%) Capita
6 3 (3.41%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.27%) NetApp
7 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.14%) arcserve
8 1 (1.14%) Avaloq
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco
8 1 (1.14%) FIS
8 1 (1.14%) Fiserv
8 1 (1.14%) Misys
8 1 (1.14%) Sophos
8 1 (1.14%) Sybase