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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 34 65
Rank change year-on-year -8 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 29 54 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.47% 6.47% 2.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.95% 55.67% 36.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26 53 9
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £74,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,625 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.36% +1.38%  

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 88 97 73
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 13.56% 11.63% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 69 95 46
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Bedford +3 23 £45,000 -
Dunstable - 3 £47,500 -
Luton -4 2 £49,750 -16.38%
Microsoft Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 36 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 29 (46.03%) SQL
2 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (41.27%) Windows
4 25 (39.68%) PowerShell
5 23 (36.51%) Windows Server
6 22 (34.92%) .NET
7 20 (31.75%) IIS
7 20 (31.75%) ITIL
7 20 (31.75%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (31.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (26.98%) C#
8 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (25.40%) TDD
9 16 (25.40%) SDLC
10 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (23.81%) SLA
11 14 (22.22%) HTML
11 14 (22.22%) MS Excel
11 14 (22.22%) AngularJS
12 13 (20.63%) DevOps
12 13 (20.63%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (20.63%) Scrum
12 13 (20.63%) Problem Management
13 12 (19.05%) MCSE
13 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (19.05%) SaaS
13 12 (19.05%) BDD
13 12 (19.05%) HTML5

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 (31.75%) IIS
2 10 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (15.87%) MS Exchange
3 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.17%) Drupal
6 1 (1.59%) CMS
6 1 (1.59%) Confluence
6 1 (1.59%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.75%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (19.05%) SaaS
3 7 (11.11%) Office 365
4 4 (6.35%) PaaS
5 3 (4.76%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) LAN
1 5 (7.94%) WAN
2 4 (6.35%) DNS
3 3 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) HTTP
4 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 7 (11.11%) OLAP
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (9.52%) OLTP
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.17%) Grunt
2 2 (3.17%) PHPUnit
2 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.59%) Bower
3 1 (1.59%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
3 1 (1.59%) NUnit
3 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Developer
2 15 (23.81%) .NET Developer
3 13 (20.63%) C# Developer
4 12 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (15.87%) DBA
6 9 (14.29%) Administrator
6 9 (14.29%) Angular Developer
6 9 (14.29%) SQL DBA
7 8 (12.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) HTML Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (6.35%) Azure DevOps
10 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
11 3 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (4.76%) Operations Manager
11 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) .NET
2 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 14 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 14 (22.22%) HTML
4 12 (19.05%) HTML5
5 10 (15.87%) Web Services
6 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET
7 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.94%) jQuery
9 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 2 (3.17%) CSS
10 2 (3.17%) CSS3
10 2 (3.17%) LAMP
10 2 (3.17%) LESS
10 2 (3.17%) Node.js
10 2 (3.17%) RESTful
10 2 (3.17%) WebSockets
11 1 (1.59%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (1.59%) Middleware
11 1 (1.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Replication
2 4 (6.35%) Clustering
2 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) iPad
5 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Windows
2 23 (36.51%) Windows Server
3 20 (31.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.94%) Linux
6 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) ITIL
3 16 (25.40%) SDLC
3 16 (25.40%) TDD
4 13 (20.63%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (20.63%) DevOps
4 13 (20.63%) Problem Management
4 13 (20.63%) Scrum
5 12 (19.05%) BDD
6 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
6 11 (17.46%) High Availability
6 11 (17.46%) SOLID
7 10 (15.87%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (14.29%) MVC
8 9 (14.29%) Web Development
9 8 (12.70%) ITIL V3
9 8 (12.70%) Performance Improvement
10 7 (11.11%) Data Integration
11 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) SQL
2 25 (39.68%) PowerShell
3 17 (26.98%) C#
4 11 (17.46%) T-SQL
5 10 (15.87%) VBScript
6 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) MCSE
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.29%) MCP
2 9 (14.29%) MCSA
3 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.76%) CCDP
5 1 (1.59%) CCIP
5 1 (1.59%) CCNA
5 1 (1.59%) CCNP
5 1 (1.59%) CCSP
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.81%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Xamarin
3 7 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (6.35%) Cisco
5 3 (4.76%) 3PAR
5 3 (4.76%) CommVault
5 3 (4.76%) Dell
5 3 (4.76%) F5
5 3 (4.76%) IBM
5 3 (4.76%) Veritas
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
6 1 (1.59%) Intel
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle
6 1 (1.59%) Perforce
6 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
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