Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 46 60
Rank change year-on-year +21 +14 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 85 82 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 7.76% 5.17% 4.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.72% 43.39% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 81 87 83
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -18.18%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,185 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £74,500 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -7.22%

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 214 189 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 19.53% 11.91% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 177 172 219
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -6.74%
10th Percentile £27,300 £28,325 £30,950
90th Percentile £77,000 £77,500 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Dunstable - 34 £42,500 -
Luton +6 20 £72,500 +31.82% 2
Bedford +1 11 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Microsoft Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 52 (61.18%) Microsoft
2 30 (35.29%) SQL
3 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
4 23 (27.06%) SDLC
5 19 (22.35%) MS Visio
5 19 (22.35%) Finance
6 18 (21.18%) Project Management
7 16 (18.82%) Business Analysis
7 16 (18.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (17.65%) ISEB
8 15 (17.65%) Translating Business Requirements
8 15 (17.65%) Office 365
9 14 (16.47%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (16.47%) .NET
9 14 (16.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (14.12%) C#
11 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (12.94%) Retail
12 11 (12.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (12.94%) T-SQL
12 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 10 (11.76%) Windows
14 9 (10.59%) MVC
14 9 (10.59%) SaaS
15 8 (9.41%) Data Integration
15 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
15 8 (9.41%) TOGAF
16 7 (8.24%) VMware

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 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.35%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (22.35%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (1.18%) Finacle
2 1 (1.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.65%) Office 365
2 14 (16.47%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (10.59%) SaaS
4 7 (8.24%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.35%) Serverless
7 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (3.53%) Internet
3 2 (2.35%) SAN
3 2 (2.35%) Skype
4 1 (1.18%) DHCP
4 1 (1.18%) DNS
4 1 (1.18%) LAN
4 1 (1.18%) PBX
4 1 (1.18%) VLAN
4 1 (1.18%) VoIP
4 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (16.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (12.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.18%) Big Data
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.35%) NUnit
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Architect
2 20 (23.53%) Analyst
3 15 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 15 (17.65%) Developer
4 14 (16.47%) IT Analyst
4 14 (16.47%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (11.76%) Business IT Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) IT Business Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) SQL Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (10.59%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 9 (10.59%) SQL BI Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Azure Architect
7 6 (7.06%) ERP Architect
8 5 (5.88%) .NET Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) .NET
2 7 (8.24%) Web Services
3 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.53%) HTML
6 2 (2.35%) CSS
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.88%) iPad
3 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.71%) User Experience
4 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.35%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.18%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Windows
2 6 (7.06%) Windows Server
2 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.53%) Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Android
4 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.18%) Unix
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) SDLC
2 18 (21.18%) Project Management
3 16 (18.82%) Business Analysis
4 15 (17.65%) Translating Business Requirements
5 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.59%) MVC
8 8 (9.41%) Data Integration
8 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
8 8 (9.41%) TOGAF
9 7 (8.24%) ERP
9 7 (8.24%) ITIL
9 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.06%) Coaching
10 6 (7.06%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (7.06%) Performance Management
10 6 (7.06%) Service Management
11 5 (5.88%) Data Architecture
11 5 (5.88%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.29%) SQL
2 12 (14.12%) C#
3 11 (12.94%) T-SQL
4 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.18%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.18%) Java
5 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) ISEB
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.88%) MCP
3 5 (5.88%) MCSE
4 4 (4.71%) CCNA
4 4 (4.71%) CCNP
4 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.18%) MCSA
6 1 (1.18%) MCSD
6 1 (1.18%) MCT
6 1 (1.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Ansible
2 2 (2.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (61.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.24%) Infor
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle
2 7 (8.24%) SAP
2 7 (8.24%) VMware
2 7 (8.24%) Workday
3 3 (3.53%) Google
4 2 (2.35%) Capita
4 2 (2.35%) Citrix
4 2 (2.35%) Perforce
5 1 (1.18%) arcserve
5 1 (1.18%) Avaloq
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco
5 1 (1.18%) FIS
5 1 (1.18%) Fiserv
5 1 (1.18%) Misys
5 1 (1.18%) Sophos
5 1 (1.18%) Xamarin