The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 82 132 159
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 104 49 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.08% 1.48% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.23% 19.60% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 92 48 31
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 Manchester region.

Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
344 250 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.19% 7.54% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 281 211 158
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Manchester

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Stockport +21 10 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Bolton +1 4 £40,750 -4.11% 1
Cheadle - 4 £47,500 - 1
Wigan +10 1 £45,000 +63.63%
Altrincham - 1 £50,000 - 2
Bury - 1 £47,500 - 1
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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

1 124 (55.86%) SQL Server
2 116 (52.25%) Windows
3 113 (50.90%) Microsoft
4 110 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (44.14%) C#
6 92 (41.44%) .NET
7 76 (34.23%) MVC
8 75 (33.78%) Amazon AWS
9 70 (31.53%) MS Excel
10 56 (25.23%) ASP.NET
11 55 (24.77%) SQL
11 55 (24.77%) TDD
11 55 (24.77%) WPF
11 55 (24.77%) Windows Server
12 53 (23.87%) VMware
12 53 (23.87%) Active Directory
13 52 (23.42%) Internet
13 52 (23.42%) Software Engineering
14 50 (22.52%) Analytical Skills
15 46 (20.72%) WCF
15 46 (20.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 42 (18.92%) Java
16 42 (18.92%) JavaScript
17 41 (18.47%) AngularJS
18 40 (18.02%) OO
18 40 (18.02%) Scrum
19 39 (17.57%) Windows 10
20 38 (17.12%) Git (software)
21 36 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
21 36 (16.22%) Office 365

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 23 (10.36%) Node.js
2 13 (5.86%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (5.86%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.86%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.05%) OpenStack
4 8 (3.60%) Umbraco
5 6 (2.70%) CMS
6 5 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.25%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.80%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.45%) nginx
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 70 (31.53%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 75 (33.78%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (16.22%) Office 365
3 20 (9.01%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.70%) SaaS
5 3 (1.35%) PaaS
5 3 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.90%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.90%) Heroku
6 2 (0.90%) IaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.45%) Force.com
7 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.45%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 52 (23.42%) Internet
2 31 (13.96%) Firewall
3 20 (9.01%) LAN
3 20 (9.01%) VPN
4 19 (8.56%) VLAN
5 17 (7.66%) WAN
6 16 (7.21%) HTTP
7 13 (5.86%) SAN
8 4 (1.80%) DNS
8 4 (1.80%) IPsec
8 4 (1.80%) MPLS
9 3 (1.35%) BGP
9 3 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (1.35%) Multicast
9 3 (1.35%) OSPF
9 3 (1.35%) tcpdump
9 3 (1.35%) Wireless
9 3 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (55.86%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.71%) Azure SQL Database
2 26 (11.71%) MongoDB
3 22 (9.91%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (3.15%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.15%) MySQL
6 6 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.70%) Neo4j
7 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.35%) DB2
8 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (17.12%) Git (software)
2 31 (13.96%) NUnit
3 20 (9.01%) Visual Studio
4 19 (8.56%) TeamCity
5 18 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (5.86%) JIRA
7 10 (4.50%) Jenkins
8 7 (3.15%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.70%) Maven
9 6 (2.70%) Mercurial
9 6 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (2.70%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.70%) Subversion
9 6 (2.70%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.80%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.80%) Selenium
11 3 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.45%) JUnit
General
1 17 (7.66%) Finance
2 11 (4.95%) Games
3 4 (1.80%) Legal
4 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.90%) Marketing
5 2 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (29.28%) Developer
2 31 (13.96%) .NET Developer
3 24 (10.81%) Tester
4 21 (9.46%) C# Developer
5 20 (9.01%) Senior Developer
6 19 (8.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 19 (8.56%) Software Manager
7 17 (7.66%) QA Tester
8 15 (6.76%) C# Software Engineer
8 15 (6.76%) Software Engineer
9 14 (6.31%) .NET Software Engineer
9 14 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (6.31%) QA Engineer
9 14 (6.31%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 14 (6.31%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 14 (6.31%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (5.86%) Junior
10 13 (5.86%) Lead Tester
10 13 (5.86%) Senior Tester
11 11 (4.95%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (41.44%) .NET
2 56 (25.23%) ASP.NET
3 55 (24.77%) WPF
4 46 (20.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 46 (20.72%) WCF
5 41 (18.47%) AngularJS
6 36 (16.22%) HTML
7 35 (15.77%) .NET Framework
7 35 (15.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 34 (15.32%) Web Services
9 30 (13.51%) Entity Framework
10 26 (11.71%) CSS
10 26 (11.71%) REST
11 22 (9.91%) RESTful
12 20 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 18 (8.11%) MSMQ
14 16 (7.21%) XML
15 15 (6.76%) Java EE
15 15 (6.76%) SignalR
16 14 (6.31%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 50 (22.52%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.56%) Data Centre
3 16 (7.21%) N-Tier
4 11 (4.95%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.70%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.25%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.25%) Xbox
7 4 (1.80%) Clustering
7 4 (1.80%) Replication
8 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.35%) User Experience
9 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.45%) Blog
10 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.45%) iPad
10 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.45%) PKI
10 1 (0.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 116 (52.25%) Windows
2 55 (24.77%) Windows Server
3 39 (17.57%) Windows 10
4 26 (11.71%) Mac OS X
5 16 (7.21%) Windows 8
6 15 (6.76%) Linux
7 14 (6.31%) Windows 7
8 12 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.35%) Android
11 2 (0.90%) CentOS
12 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (34.23%) MVC
3 55 (24.77%) TDD
4 52 (23.42%) Software Engineering
5 40 (18.02%) OO
5 40 (18.02%) Scrum
6 36 (16.22%) SOA
7 34 (15.32%) Mentoring
8 33 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (13.06%) Automated Testing
10 28 (12.61%) Multithreading
11 24 (10.81%) BDD
12 23 (10.36%) ITIL
13 21 (9.46%) Analytics
13 21 (9.46%) DevOps
13 21 (9.46%) Web Development
14 20 (9.01%) Kanban
15 18 (8.11%) Coaching
15 18 (8.11%) Data Analytics
15 18 (8.11%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 98 (44.14%) C#
2 55 (24.77%) SQL
3 42 (18.92%) Java
3 42 (18.92%) JavaScript
4 19 (8.56%) Ruby
5 18 (8.11%) TypeScript
6 13 (5.86%) Scala
7 11 (4.95%) F#
8 10 (4.50%) VBA
9 7 (3.15%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.70%) Clojure
10 6 (2.70%) Groovy
11 5 (2.25%) PHP
11 5 (2.25%) Python
11 5 (2.25%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.35%) C++
13 1 (0.45%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (10.81%) ISEB
2 16 (7.21%) CCNP
2 16 (7.21%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (6.76%) CCNA
4 11 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.60%) Degree
6 7 (3.15%) MCSE
7 6 (2.70%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.70%) MCSA
8 3 (1.35%) MCT
8 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.35%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.90%) CCSA
9 2 (0.90%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (0.90%) HND
9 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.41%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (23.87%) Active Directory
2 36 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.80%) vCloud
4 4 (1.80%) XenApp
5 2 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.90%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.90%) vSphere
5 2 (0.90%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.90%) XenServer
6 1 (0.45%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.45%) NDS
6 1 (0.45%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (4.95%) Kibana
2 10 (4.50%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (4.50%) Puppet
3 9 (4.05%) SCCM
4 6 (2.70%) Grafana
4 6 (2.70%) Graphite
4 6 (2.70%) Packer
4 6 (2.70%) Terraform
4 6 (2.70%) Uchiwa
5 3 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.90%) SCOM
7 1 (0.45%) Ansible
7 1 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.45%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.45%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 113 (50.90%) Microsoft
2 53 (23.87%) VMware
3 22 (9.91%) Google
4 16 (7.21%) Juniper
5 10 (4.50%) Cisco
6 8 (3.60%) HP
6 8 (3.60%) Sitecore
7 6 (2.70%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.70%) MuleSoft
7 6 (2.70%) WSO2
7 6 (2.70%) Xamarin
8 5 (2.25%) Citrix
9 4 (1.80%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.80%) Intel Security
9 4 (1.80%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.35%) Apple
10 3 (1.35%) EMC
10 3 (1.35%) F5
10 3 (1.35%) IBM
10 3 (1.35%) SolarWinds
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum extensive training, bonus etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 Per Month
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright HR
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and bens
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Bright HR
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Altrincham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
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