Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 30 42
Rank change year-on-year +24 +12 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 200 84 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 19.80% 6.69% 5.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 61.92% 38.53% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 191 83 102
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £36,375
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,000 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%

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 323 218 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 31.98% 17.36% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 286 158 214
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 £30,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £77,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +46 111 £57,500 -11.54% 3
Bedford +16 38 £42,500 -10.53% 6
Leighton Buzzard - 8 £35,000 -
Dunstable -7 7 £45,000 +2.86%
Shefford - 5 £29,000 - 5
Microsoft Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 140 (70.00%) .NET
2 112 (56.00%) Amazon AWS
3 104 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (48.00%) DevOps
5 93 (46.50%) SQL Server
6 91 (45.50%) C#
7 77 (38.50%) Microsoft
8 70 (35.00%) TDD
9 58 (29.00%) Microservices
10 55 (27.50%) Visual Studio
11 53 (26.50%) SQL
11 53 (26.50%) Linux
12 52 (26.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 50 (25.00%) Analytics
14 48 (24.00%) Big Data
14 48 (24.00%) CRM
15 46 (23.00%) Google
16 44 (22.00%) SaaS
17 41 (20.50%) ITIL
18 39 (19.50%) Mobile App
19 37 (18.50%) CQRS
19 37 (18.50%) Elasticsearch
19 37 (18.50%) Kibana
19 37 (18.50%) .NET Core
19 37 (18.50%) LINQ
20 35 (17.50%) Dependency Injection
21 32 (16.00%) Windows
21 32 (16.00%) Service Delivery
21 32 (16.00%) Change Management
22 31 (15.50%) JIRA

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 37 (18.50%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (10.50%) Apache Spark
3 10 (5.00%) IIS
4 9 (4.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.50%) Apache
6 1 (0.50%) Confluence
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 112 (56.00%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (22.00%) SaaS
3 12 (6.00%) Amazon EMR
3 12 (6.00%) Amazon Kinesis
3 12 (6.00%) Amazon S3
4 9 (4.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (4.00%) Office 365
6 5 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.00%) PaaS
8 2 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.50%) Firewall
2 9 (4.50%) Skype
3 6 (3.00%) LAN
3 6 (3.00%) WAN
4 5 (2.50%) VPLS
4 5 (2.50%) VPN
5 4 (2.00%) Internet
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.50%) DHCP
6 1 (0.50%) DNS
6 1 (0.50%) FTP
6 1 (0.50%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.50%) IPsec
6 1 (0.50%) NAS
6 1 (0.50%) Network Security
6 1 (0.50%) SAN
6 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (46.50%) SQL Server
2 48 (24.00%) Big Data
3 21 (10.50%) Hadoop
4 12 (6.00%) Amazon QuickSight
4 12 (6.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 12 (6.00%) HBase
4 12 (6.00%) Impala
4 12 (6.00%) Parquet
4 12 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (6.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 12 (6.00%) Sqoop
5 2 (1.00%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (1.00%) Power BI
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (27.50%) Visual Studio
2 31 (15.50%) JIRA
3 20 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (7.00%) Ant
5 8 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
General
1 13 (6.50%) Marketing
2 10 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (0.50%) Advertising
3 1 (0.50%) Banking
3 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (33.50%) Developer
2 52 (26.00%) .NET Developer
3 32 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 27 (13.50%) AWS DevOps
4 27 (13.50%) DevOps Manager
5 23 (11.50%) Release Manager
6 20 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 14 (7.00%) Architect
8 13 (6.50%) C# Developer
8 13 (6.50%) Data Architect
9 12 (6.00%) Big Data Architect
9 12 (6.00%) Cloud Architect
9 12 (6.00%) Data Analytics Architect
9 12 (6.00%) DBA
9 12 (6.00%) SQL DBA
9 12 (6.00%) Technical Architect
10 11 (5.50%) Software Engineer
11 10 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.50%) Head of Analytics
12 9 (4.50%) Head of Big Data
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (70.00%) .NET
2 52 (26.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 37 (18.50%) .NET Core
3 37 (18.50%) LINQ
4 25 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 25 (12.50%) HTML
5 24 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (9.00%) CSS
7 13 (6.50%) AngularJS
8 12 (6.00%) Apache Avro
8 12 (6.00%) Kafka
9 10 (5.00%) HTML5
10 8 (4.00%) JSON
10 8 (4.00%) XML
11 4 (2.00%) jQuery
12 3 (1.50%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.50%) Angular 2
12 3 (1.50%) CSS3
13 2 (1.00%) Entity Framework
14 1 (0.50%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.50%) Mobile App
2 21 (10.50%) Management Information System
2 21 (10.50%) User Experience
3 11 (5.50%) Client/Server
3 11 (5.50%) Clustering
3 11 (5.50%) Replication
4 5 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.00%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) Fintech
7 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (26.50%) Linux
2 32 (16.00%) Windows
3 31 (15.50%) Windows Server
4 12 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.50%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.00%) Solaris
8 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (48.00%) DevOps
3 70 (35.00%) TDD
4 58 (29.00%) Microservices
5 50 (25.00%) Analytics
6 48 (24.00%) CRM
7 41 (20.50%) ITIL
8 37 (18.50%) CQRS
9 35 (17.50%) Dependency Injection
10 32 (16.00%) Change Management
10 32 (16.00%) Service Delivery
11 31 (15.50%) Mentoring
12 29 (14.50%) Software Engineering
13 27 (13.50%) Release Management
13 27 (13.50%) Service Delivery Management
13 27 (13.50%) Transition Management
14 24 (12.00%) MVC
15 22 (11.00%) Scrum
16 21 (10.50%) BDD
17 19 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 91 (45.50%) C#
2 53 (26.50%) SQL
3 27 (13.50%) PowerShell
4 19 (9.50%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.50%) Java
6 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.00%) MCP
2 4 (2.00%) MCSA
2 4 (2.00%) MCSE
2 4 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.00%) CCNA
3 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.00%) Degree
4 1 (0.50%) CCNP
4 1 (0.50%) CISSP
4 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.50%) QA
2 10 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.00%) GDPR
4 5 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (7.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (6.00%) Apache Flume
2 12 (6.00%) HDFS
2 12 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.50%) Docker
4 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (18.50%) Kibana
2 12 (6.00%) Oozie
3 5 (2.50%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (1.50%) SCCM
4 3 (1.50%) SCOM
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 77 (38.50%) Microsoft
2 46 (23.00%) Google
3 19 (9.50%) Capita
4 14 (7.00%) VMware
5 12 (6.00%) SAP
6 9 (4.50%) Xamarin
7 6 (3.00%) Citrix
7 6 (3.00%) Oracle
8 5 (2.50%) Dell
8 5 (2.50%) Juniper
8 5 (2.50%) McAfee
9 4 (2.00%) Micro Focus
10 3 (1.50%) NetApp
10 3 (1.50%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.00%) Cisco
11 2 (1.00%) Tableau
12 1 (0.50%) HP
12 1 (0.50%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.50%) Trend Micro