Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 44 51
Rank change year-on-year +38 +7 +30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 167 57 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.89% 4.66% 5.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 60.29% 34.76% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 160 57 90
Bedfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% - +0.80%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £59,250 £73,300
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +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 277 164 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 31.33% 13.40% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 254 128 190
Bedfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% +6.10%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £77,250
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +9.83%

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 May 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 20 May 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 +52 102 £65,000 +31.31% 8
Bedford +8 36 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Leighton Buzzard - 6 £35,000 - 1
Dunstable +12 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Microsoft Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 101 (60.48%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (58.68%) .NET
3 72 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (41.32%) DevOps
5 66 (39.52%) SQL Server
6 64 (38.32%) Microsoft
7 59 (35.33%) C#
8 58 (34.73%) TDD
9 45 (26.95%) Linux
10 42 (25.15%) ITIL
10 42 (25.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 40 (23.95%) Google
12 39 (23.35%) SaaS
12 39 (23.35%) Big Data
12 39 (23.35%) Analytics
12 39 (23.35%) CRM
13 38 (22.75%) Windows
14 37 (22.16%) Microservices
15 36 (21.56%) Visual Studio
16 35 (20.96%) SQL
17 33 (19.76%) Windows Server
18 32 (19.16%) .NET Core
18 32 (19.16%) Kibana
18 32 (19.16%) CQRS
18 32 (19.16%) Elasticsearch
18 32 (19.16%) LINQ
19 30 (17.96%) PowerShell
19 30 (17.96%) Dependency Injection
19 30 (17.96%) Service Delivery
20 29 (17.37%) Change Management

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 32 (19.16%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (15.57%) Apache Spark
3 8 (4.79%) IIS
4 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.80%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.20%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.60%) nginx
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 101 (60.48%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (23.35%) SaaS
3 18 (10.78%) Amazon EMR
3 18 (10.78%) Amazon Kinesis
3 18 (10.78%) Amazon S3
4 9 (5.39%) PaaS
5 8 (4.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (3.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (2.99%) IaaS
7 5 (2.99%) Office 365
8 4 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.99%) Firewall
2 7 (4.19%) Skype
3 3 (1.80%) Internet
4 1 (0.60%) DNS
4 1 (0.60%) Network Security
4 1 (0.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (39.52%) SQL Server
2 39 (23.35%) Big Data
3 26 (15.57%) Hadoop
4 18 (10.78%) Amazon QuickSight
4 18 (10.78%) Amazon Redshift
4 18 (10.78%) HBase
4 18 (10.78%) Impala
4 18 (10.78%) Parquet
4 18 (10.78%) Sqoop
5 7 (4.19%) Power BI
6 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.20%) MySQL
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (21.56%) Visual Studio
2 16 (9.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (7.78%) JIRA
4 5 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 29 (17.37%) Finance
2 21 (12.57%) Marketing
3 7 (4.19%) Billing
4 3 (1.80%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (29.94%) Developer
2 38 (22.75%) .NET Developer
3 23 (13.77%) Senior Developer
4 20 (11.98%) Architect
5 19 (11.38%) Data Architect
6 18 (10.78%) Big Data Architect
6 18 (10.78%) Cloud Architect
6 18 (10.78%) Data Analytics Architect
6 18 (10.78%) Technical Architect
7 16 (9.58%) Head of Managed Services
8 13 (7.78%) AWS DevOps
8 13 (7.78%) C# Developer
8 13 (7.78%) DevOps Manager
8 13 (7.78%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (5.39%) Release Manager
9 9 (5.39%) Security Engineer
9 9 (5.39%) Transition Manager
10 8 (4.79%) Head of Big Data
10 8 (4.79%) Head of Development
10 8 (4.79%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (58.68%) .NET
2 42 (25.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 32 (19.16%) .NET Core
3 32 (19.16%) LINQ
4 21 (12.57%) HTML
5 18 (10.78%) Apache Avro
5 18 (10.78%) Kafka
6 17 (10.18%) CSS
7 10 (5.99%) AngularJS
8 8 (4.79%) ASP.NET
8 8 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (4.19%) HTML5
10 5 (2.99%) JSON
10 5 (2.99%) XML
11 3 (1.80%) Angular 2
11 3 (1.80%) CSS3
11 3 (1.80%) jQuery
12 2 (1.20%) Web Services
13 1 (0.60%) LAMP
13 1 (0.60%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.37%) Mobile App
2 17 (10.18%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.18%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.39%) Fintech
4 7 (4.19%) User Experience
5 5 (2.99%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.99%) Clustering
5 5 (2.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.95%) Linux
2 38 (22.75%) Windows
3 33 (19.76%) Windows Server
4 17 (10.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (7.78%) Solaris
6 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.20%) CentOS
7 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (41.32%) DevOps
3 58 (34.73%) TDD
4 42 (25.15%) ITIL
5 39 (23.35%) Analytics
5 39 (23.35%) CRM
6 37 (22.16%) Microservices
7 32 (19.16%) CQRS
8 30 (17.96%) Dependency Injection
8 30 (17.96%) Service Delivery
9 29 (17.37%) Change Management
10 27 (16.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (11.38%) Information Security
12 18 (10.78%) Customer Analytics
12 18 (10.78%) Open Source
13 16 (9.58%) Business Development
13 16 (9.58%) Contingency Planning
13 16 (9.58%) Presales
13 16 (9.58%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
13 16 (9.58%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (35.33%) C#
2 35 (20.96%) SQL
3 30 (17.96%) PowerShell
4 15 (8.98%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.39%) Java
6 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.59%) MCSE
3 5 (2.99%) MCP
3 5 (2.99%) MCSA
4 3 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.20%) CCNA
5 2 (1.20%) CCNP
5 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CISSP
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.57%) QA
2 25 (14.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (13.77%) GDPR
4 16 (9.58%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.80%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (10.78%) Apache Flume
1 18 (10.78%) HDFS
2 17 (10.18%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (19.16%) Kibana
2 18 (10.78%) Oozie
3 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (1.80%) SCCM
3 3 (1.80%) SCOM
3 3 (1.80%) WSUS
4 2 (1.20%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.60%) Ansible
5 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (38.32%) Microsoft
2 40 (23.95%) Google
3 18 (10.78%) SAP
4 15 (8.98%) Oracle
5 14 (8.38%) Citrix
6 13 (7.78%) Micro Focus
7 10 (5.99%) VMware
8 5 (2.99%) Capita
9 4 (2.40%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.80%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.80%) NetApp
10 3 (1.80%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.60%) Cisco
11 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.60%) Sybase
11 1 (0.60%) Trend Micro