The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 39 38 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.78% 3.50% 5.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.00% 57.89% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 5
Median salary £49,750 £59,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.38% +83.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.55% +0.55%  

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 Luton with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 25 19 34
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 9.73% 6.05% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 19
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,250 £74,100
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Luton.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Luton

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Luton region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 13 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Data Integration
4 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (43.75%) OLAP
4 7 (43.75%) Web Services
4 7 (43.75%) SLA
4 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 7 (43.75%) SDLC
5 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
6 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (31.25%) DevOps
7 4 (25.00%) High Availability
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) ETL
7 4 (25.00%) LAN
7 4 (25.00%) WAN
7 4 (25.00%) OLTP
7 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (25.00%) Replication
8 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
8 3 (18.75%) Puppet

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) EPiServer
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
1 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 7 (43.75%) OLAP
3 4 (25.00%) OLTP
4 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) DBA
2 6 (37.50%) SQL DBA
3 4 (25.00%) Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Azure Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Data Integration
2 7 (43.75%) SDLC
3 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) DevOps
4 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
5 4 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (25.00%) High Availability
6 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) Statistics
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
8 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore