The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 45 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 10 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.61% 1.19% 1.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% 33.33% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 8
Median salary £43,750 £27,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -56.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £36,250 £66,450
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
Microsoft Azure
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Cloud Services Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
20 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.22% 3.56% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 19
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -13.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,100 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Lancashire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Blackpool - 4 £68,750 -
Blackburn - 3 £42,500 -
Chorley +1 1 £38,500 +40.00%
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 10 (52.63%) JSON
3 10 (52.63%) MVC
3 10 (52.63%) Scrum
3 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 10 (52.63%) .NET
3 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
3 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (52.63%) jQuery
3 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (36.84%) OO
6 7 (36.84%) CSS
7 6 (31.58%) XML
7 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
7 6 (31.58%) Retail
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (31.58%) iPad
7 6 (31.58%) BDD
7 6 (31.58%) REST
7 6 (31.58%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (26.32%) Office 365
8 5 (26.32%) Supplier Management

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) CMS
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (31.58%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (26.32%) Office 365
4 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MSTest
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (15.79%) ASP Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Head of IT
5 3 (15.79%) Senior ASP Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Head of CRM
6 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
1 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
1 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (52.63%) jQuery
1 10 (52.63%) JSON
2 7 (36.84%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) REST
3 6 (31.58%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (21.05%) Ajax
4 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
4 4 (21.05%) Sass
4 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
5 3 (15.79%) WCF
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) iPad
2 4 (21.05%) Fintech
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (52.63%) MVC
2 10 (52.63%) Scrum
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) OO
4 6 (31.58%) BDD
5 5 (26.32%) CRM
5 5 (26.32%) ERP
5 5 (26.32%) Supplier Management
6 4 (21.05%) Kanban
6 4 (21.05%) OOP
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (21.05%) Software Architecture
6 4 (21.05%) SOLID
6 4 (21.05%) Web Development
7 3 (15.79%) Change Management
7 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) Remedy
2 1 (5.26%) VMware