Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 23 43
Rank change year-on-year +16 +20 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 181 85 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.87% 7.56% 5.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 62.41% 37.44% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 173 83 94
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.94% +7.45%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £36,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,400 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -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 290 227 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 28.63% 20.20% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 260 184 203
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £28,650
90th Percentile £71,250 £73,750 £76,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +14.12%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +38 84 £57,500 -20.69% 8
Bedford +25 55 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Dunstable -15 10 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Shefford - 6 £29,000 - 2
Leighton Buzzard - 4 £35,000 -
Microsoft Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 111 (61.33%) .NET
2 99 (54.70%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (44.75%) Amazon AWS
4 74 (40.88%) DevOps
5 71 (39.23%) C#
6 69 (38.12%) Microsoft
7 66 (36.46%) SQL Server
8 48 (26.52%) Analytics
9 47 (25.97%) Linux
10 44 (24.31%) TDD
11 43 (23.76%) CRM
11 43 (23.76%) Big Data
12 41 (22.65%) Microservices
12 41 (22.65%) SQL
13 39 (21.55%) Windows
14 37 (20.44%) Visual Studio
15 36 (19.89%) Mobile App
16 34 (18.78%) JIRA
17 33 (18.23%) SaaS
17 33 (18.23%) ITIL
18 32 (17.68%) Migration
19 31 (17.13%) ASP.NET Web API
20 29 (16.02%) Office 365
20 29 (16.02%) Service Delivery
20 29 (16.02%) PRINCE2
21 28 (15.47%) Change Management
21 28 (15.47%) Release Management
21 28 (15.47%) Transition Management
21 28 (15.47%) Service Delivery Management
22 27 (14.92%) Mentoring

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 21 (11.60%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (7.73%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.87%) Apache Spark
4 6 (3.31%) IIS
5 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.55%) Confluence
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 81 (44.75%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (18.23%) SaaS
3 29 (16.02%) Office 365
4 5 (2.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.21%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.10%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.55%) Boomi
7 1 (0.55%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.05%) IP Telephony
2 19 (10.50%) MPLS
3 15 (8.29%) Firewall
4 8 (4.42%) LAN
4 8 (4.42%) WAN
5 6 (3.31%) DNS
5 6 (3.31%) VPLS
5 6 (3.31%) VPN
6 4 (2.21%) Skype
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.55%) DHCP
7 1 (0.55%) FTP
7 1 (0.55%) Internet
7 1 (0.55%) IPsec
7 1 (0.55%) NAS
7 1 (0.55%) SAN
7 1 (0.55%) SSL
7 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (36.46%) SQL Server
2 43 (23.76%) Big Data
3 15 (8.29%) Hadoop
4 13 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (7.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (7.18%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (7.18%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (3.87%) Power BI
6 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.21%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.10%) Amazon QuickSight
8 2 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.10%) HBase
8 2 (1.10%) Impala
8 2 (1.10%) Parquet
8 2 (1.10%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 37 (20.44%) Visual Studio
2 34 (18.78%) JIRA
3 16 (8.84%) Ant
4 10 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.55%) Selenium
General
1 13 (7.18%) Finance
1 13 (7.18%) Marketing
2 1 (0.55%) Advertising
2 1 (0.55%) Legal
2 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (27.07%) Developer
2 37 (20.44%) .NET Developer
3 28 (15.47%) AWS DevOps
3 28 (15.47%) DevOps Manager
3 28 (15.47%) Release Manager
4 24 (13.26%) Senior Developer
5 23 (12.71%) Project Manager
6 22 (12.15%) Big Data Manager
7 16 (8.84%) Senior .NET Developer
8 15 (8.29%) Infrastructure Manager
8 15 (8.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 14 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (7.18%) DBA
10 13 (7.18%) SQL DBA
11 11 (6.08%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (5.52%) C# Developer
12 10 (5.52%) Software Engineer
13 9 (4.97%) Senior Software Engineer
14 8 (4.42%) Marketing Manager
14 8 (4.42%) Marketing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (61.33%) .NET
2 31 (17.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 23 (12.71%) ASP.NET
4 22 (12.15%) .NET Core
5 21 (11.60%) LINQ
6 19 (10.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (8.29%) HTML
8 12 (6.63%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.97%) HTML5
10 7 (3.87%) CSS
11 4 (2.21%) JSON
11 4 (2.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (2.21%) XML
12 3 (1.66%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.10%) Apache Avro
13 2 (1.10%) Entity Framework
13 2 (1.10%) Kafka
13 2 (1.10%) MvvmCross
13 2 (1.10%) React
13 2 (1.10%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.89%) Mobile App
2 18 (9.94%) Management Information System
3 16 (8.84%) User Experience
4 15 (8.29%) Fat Client
4 15 (8.29%) Thin Client
5 12 (6.63%) Client/Server
5 12 (6.63%) Clustering
5 12 (6.63%) Replication
6 5 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.97%) Linux
2 39 (21.55%) Windows
3 20 (11.05%) Windows 10
3 20 (11.05%) Windows 7
4 19 (10.50%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.10%) Android
7 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.55%) CentOS
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (54.70%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (40.88%) DevOps
3 48 (26.52%) Analytics
4 44 (24.31%) TDD
5 43 (23.76%) CRM
6 41 (22.65%) Microservices
7 33 (18.23%) ITIL
8 32 (17.68%) Migration
9 29 (16.02%) PRINCE2
9 29 (16.02%) Service Delivery
10 28 (15.47%) Change Management
10 28 (15.47%) Release Management
10 28 (15.47%) Service Delivery Management
10 28 (15.47%) Transition Management
11 27 (14.92%) Mentoring
11 27 (14.92%) Software Engineering
12 25 (13.81%) Scrum
13 21 (11.60%) CQRS
13 21 (11.60%) MVC
13 21 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 71 (39.23%) C#
2 41 (22.65%) SQL
3 20 (11.05%) PowerShell
4 12 (6.63%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.87%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.87%) Java
6 4 (2.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.87%) Degree
2 5 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.10%) MCSA
4 2 (1.10%) MCSE
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) CCNA
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.55%) ISEB
5 1 (0.55%) MCP
5 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.84%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) GDPR
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (14.36%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.63%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.42%) Docker
5 2 (1.10%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.10%) HDFS
6 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (11.60%) Kibana
2 7 (3.87%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.87%) SCCM
3 6 (3.31%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.76%) SCOM
5 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.10%) Oozie
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 69 (38.12%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.92%) Google
3 17 (9.39%) Citrix
4 16 (8.84%) VMware
5 13 (7.18%) Xamarin
6 8 (4.42%) Cloudera
6 8 (4.42%) IBM
6 8 (4.42%) Juniper
7 7 (3.87%) Dell
8 6 (3.31%) McAfee
9 4 (2.21%) Tableau
10 3 (1.66%) Cisco
10 3 (1.66%) HP
10 3 (1.66%) NetApp
10 3 (1.66%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.10%) Meraki
11 2 (1.10%) Nortel
11 2 (1.10%) SAP
12 1 (0.55%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.55%) Nimble Storage