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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 135 152 152
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 49 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.27% 0.81% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.63% 26.61% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 47 28 36
Average salary £45,000 £42,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% +9.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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
160 124 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.14% 3.04% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 142 99 110
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 £52,500 -
Wigan - 2 £26,250 -
Salford - 2 £50,000 -
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure.

1 67 (75.28%) .NET
2 64 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (70.79%) C#
4 56 (62.92%) SQL Server
5 53 (59.55%) Windows
6 51 (57.30%) ASP.NET
7 49 (55.06%) Microsoft
8 35 (39.33%) TDD
9 32 (35.96%) MVC
10 29 (32.58%) Web Services
10 29 (32.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (30.34%) HTML
11 27 (30.34%) JavaScript
11 27 (30.34%) WCF
12 26 (29.21%) CSS
12 26 (29.21%) NUnit
13 24 (26.97%) SQL
14 22 (24.72%) LINQ
15 21 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (22.47%) Web Development
17 19 (21.35%) .NET Framework
17 19 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (20.22%) Entity Framework
19 17 (19.10%) UML
19 17 (19.10%) WPF
19 17 (19.10%) HTML5
20 16 (17.98%) SharePoint
20 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
20 16 (17.98%) Ajax
21 15 (16.85%) OO

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Azure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (17.98%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.36%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.62%) CMS
3 5 (5.62%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.25%) Lync
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.25%) SaaS
2 2 (2.25%) Office 365
2 2 (2.25%) IaaS
3 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.12%) VPN
2 1 (1.12%) SSL
2 1 (1.12%) SAN
2 1 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) Firewall
2 1 (1.12%) VLAN
2 1 (1.12%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (62.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.74%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 26 (29.21%) NUnit
2 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.11%) Subversion
3 9 (10.11%) MSTest
3 9 (10.11%) Moq
4 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.37%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.12%) JIRA
7 1 (1.12%) Selenium
7 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.12%) Selenium IDE
General
1 13 (14.61%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Billing
3 1 (1.12%) Marketing
3 1 (1.12%) Advertising
3 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (64.04%) Developer
2 42 (47.19%) C# Developer
3 24 (26.97%) C# .NET Developer
4 19 (21.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (19.10%) Agile C# Developer
6 15 (16.85%) Software Developer
7 12 (13.48%) C# Software Developer
8 11 (12.36%) Architect
9 10 (11.24%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (10.11%) Web Developer
10 9 (10.11%) C# Web Developer
11 8 (8.99%) .NET Developer
12 7 (7.87%) DBA
12 7 (7.87%) SQL Server DBA
12 7 (7.87%) SQL DBA
12 7 (7.87%) Senior Developer
13 6 (6.74%) Senior C# Developer
14 5 (5.62%) Applications Developer
14 5 (5.62%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 5 (5.62%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (75.28%) .NET
2 51 (57.30%) ASP.NET
3 29 (32.58%) Web Services
3 29 (32.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (30.34%) HTML
4 27 (30.34%) WCF
5 26 (29.21%) CSS
6 22 (24.72%) LINQ
7 19 (21.35%) .NET Framework
8 18 (20.22%) Entity Framework
9 17 (19.10%) HTML5
9 17 (19.10%) WPF
10 16 (17.98%) Ajax
11 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (15.73%) SOAP
13 13 (14.61%) XML
13 13 (14.61%) REST
14 12 (13.48%) jQuery
14 12 (13.48%) MSMQ
15 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Replication
2 7 (7.87%) Statistics
2 7 (7.87%) Data Integration
3 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.12%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.12%) Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (59.55%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Android
2 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.62%) Windows Phone
3 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (39.33%) TDD
3 32 (35.96%) MVC
4 20 (22.47%) Web Development
5 19 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (19.10%) UML
7 16 (17.98%) Software Engineering
8 15 (16.85%) OO
9 11 (12.36%) TOGAF
10 10 (11.24%) ERP
10 10 (11.24%) Migration
10 10 (11.24%) E-business
10 10 (11.24%) SOA
11 9 (10.11%) E-Commerce
11 9 (10.11%) OOD
12 8 (8.99%) Scrum
13 7 (7.87%) Data Architecture
13 7 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (7.87%) Database Mirroring
14 6 (6.74%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 63 (70.79%) C#
2 27 (30.34%) JavaScript
3 24 (26.97%) SQL
4 12 (13.48%) VBA
5 9 (10.11%) VB
5 9 (10.11%) VB.NET
6 8 (8.99%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.25%) C
7 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.12%) Ruby
8 1 (1.12%) XPath
8 1 (1.12%) Python
8 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.12%) Perl
8 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.25%) MCSE
4 1 (1.12%) MCSA
4 1 (1.12%) CCA
4 1 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.12%) MCITP
4 1 (1.12%) Degree
4 1 (1.12%) VCDX
4 1 (1.12%) VCP4
4 1 (1.12%) VCAP
4 1 (1.12%) CCEE
4 1 (1.12%) CCAA
4 1 (1.12%) CCIA
4 1 (1.12%) VCP5
4 1 (1.12%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
1 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) SCCM
2 3 (3.37%) SCOM
3 2 (2.25%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.25%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 49 (55.06%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) Telerik
4 5 (5.62%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.25%) VMware
5 2 (2.25%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.12%) Citrix
6 1 (1.12%) NetApp
6 1 (1.12%) Twitter
6 1 (1.12%) Rackspace
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
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