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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 71 140 151
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 109 56 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.35% 1.39% 0.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.21% 27.45% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 103 53 25
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £30,000 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average 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
301 204 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.26% 5.08% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 253 168 113
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -13.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +12 18 £45,000 +50.00%
Cheadle +8 12 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Rochdale - 3 £27,500 -
Oldham - 2 £25,000 -
Salford +10 1 £41,500 -
Altrincham +5 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 146 (72.64%) Windows
2 135 (67.16%) SQL Server
3 107 (53.23%) Microsoft
4 106 (52.74%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (40.80%) Windows Server
6 78 (38.81%) C#
7 68 (33.83%) .NET
7 68 (33.83%) MS Excel
8 65 (32.34%) SQL
9 62 (30.85%) Amazon AWS
10 48 (23.88%) Active Directory
10 48 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
11 47 (23.38%) VMware
12 46 (22.89%) MVC
13 45 (22.39%) Internet
14 44 (21.89%) TDD
15 43 (21.39%) ASP.NET
15 43 (21.39%) Web Services
16 41 (20.40%) Windows 10
17 40 (19.90%) REST
17 40 (19.90%) WPF
18 39 (19.40%) ISEB
19 37 (18.41%) QA
19 37 (18.41%) ASP.NET MVC
20 36 (17.91%) SOA
21 35 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
22 34 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
22 34 (16.92%) .NET Framework
23 33 (16.42%) Automated Testing
24 32 (15.92%) Entity Framework

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 26 (12.94%) Node.js
2 6 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.99%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.99%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.49%) CMS
4 3 (1.49%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.50%) nginx
6 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 68 (33.83%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (30.85%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (13.43%) Office 365
3 20 (9.95%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.49%) IaaS
4 3 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.50%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (22.39%) Internet
2 27 (13.43%) HTTP
3 26 (12.94%) Firewall
4 21 (10.45%) VPN
5 18 (8.96%) LAN
5 18 (8.96%) VLAN
6 17 (8.46%) WAN
7 9 (4.48%) SAN
8 4 (1.99%) IPsec
8 4 (1.99%) MPLS
8 4 (1.99%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.49%) BGP
9 3 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (1.49%) Multicast
9 3 (1.49%) OSPF
9 3 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.49%) tcpdump
9 3 (1.49%) Wireless
9 3 (1.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (67.16%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.94%) NoSQL
3 22 (10.95%) Azure SQL Database
3 22 (10.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (9.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (5.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.50%) Big Data
9 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.50%) MySQL
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (15.42%) NUnit
3 27 (13.43%) Git (software)
4 24 (11.94%) Visual Studio
5 21 (10.45%) JIRA
6 11 (5.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 9 (4.48%) Cucumber
7 9 (4.48%) SpecFlow
8 6 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.99%) Selenium
8 6 (2.99%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.99%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.99%) Subversion
10 3 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (10.45%) Finance
2 4 (1.99%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.49%) Retail
4 2 (1.00%) Games
4 2 (1.00%) Legal
4 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.50%) Electronics
5 1 (0.50%) Marketing
5 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (26.37%) Developer
2 36 (17.91%) C# Developer
3 32 (15.92%) Tester
4 30 (14.93%) .NET Developer
5 24 (11.94%) QA Tester
6 23 (11.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (11.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (10.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (10.45%) SQL Developer
9 20 (9.95%) DBA
9 20 (9.95%) SQL DBA
9 20 (9.95%) SQL Server DBA
10 18 (8.96%) Lead Tester
10 18 (8.96%) QA Leader
10 18 (8.96%) Senior Penetration Tester
10 18 (8.96%) Senior Tester
11 16 (7.96%) C# Software Engineer
11 16 (7.96%) Software Engineer
12 15 (7.46%) QA Engineer
12 15 (7.46%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (33.83%) .NET
2 43 (21.39%) ASP.NET
2 43 (21.39%) Web Services
3 40 (19.90%) REST
3 40 (19.90%) WPF
4 37 (18.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (16.92%) .NET Framework
6 32 (15.92%) Entity Framework
7 30 (14.93%) AngularJS
8 29 (14.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (12.44%) WCF
10 20 (9.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 20 (9.95%) HTML
11 19 (9.45%) CSS
12 18 (8.96%) LINQ
13 17 (8.46%) Java EE
13 17 (8.46%) SignalR
14 16 (7.96%) WinForms
15 14 (6.97%) jQuery
15 14 (6.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (13.43%) N-Tier
3 21 (10.45%) Replication
4 18 (8.96%) Data Centre
5 11 (5.47%) Statistics
6 9 (4.48%) Clustering
7 6 (2.99%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.99%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.49%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.00%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.00%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.50%) Animation
11 1 (0.50%) Blog
11 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.50%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.50%) FMCG
11 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 146 (72.64%) Windows
2 82 (40.80%) Windows Server
3 41 (20.40%) Windows 10
4 28 (13.93%) Mac OS X
5 16 (7.96%) Windows 8
5 16 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (6.97%) Windows 7
6 14 (6.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (3.98%) Linux
9 3 (1.49%) Android
10 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (52.74%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (22.89%) MVC
3 44 (21.89%) TDD
4 36 (17.91%) SOA
5 33 (16.42%) Automated Testing
6 30 (14.93%) Software Engineering
7 28 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (13.93%) ITIL
8 27 (13.43%) OO
9 25 (12.44%) Mentoring
10 23 (11.44%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (9.45%) Multithreading
12 18 (8.96%) Case Management
12 18 (8.96%) Defect Tracking
13 17 (8.46%) Scrum
13 17 (8.46%) Test Scripting
14 15 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (6.47%) Database Mirroring
15 13 (6.47%) UML
16 12 (5.97%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (38.81%) C#
2 65 (32.34%) SQL
3 31 (15.42%) JavaScript
4 27 (13.43%) Java
5 23 (11.44%) PowerShell
6 20 (9.95%) T-SQL
7 17 (8.46%) TypeScript
8 16 (7.96%) VBA
9 6 (2.99%) PHP
10 5 (2.49%) C++
11 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.00%) Python
12 1 (0.50%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.50%) Perl
12 1 (0.50%) Ruby
12 1 (0.50%) Scala
12 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (19.40%) ISEB
2 18 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (7.96%) CCNA
3 16 (7.96%) CCNP
4 15 (7.46%) Degree
5 9 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.48%) MCSE
8 5 (2.49%) MCSA
9 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.49%) MCT
9 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.00%) CCSA
10 2 (1.00%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (18.41%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (23.88%) Active Directory
2 35 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.49%) XenApp
5 3 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.49%) vSphere
5 3 (1.49%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.49%) XenServer
6 2 (1.00%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (6.97%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (5.47%) Perfmon
3 5 (2.49%) Puppet
3 5 (2.49%) SCCM
4 3 (1.49%) AppDNA
4 3 (1.49%) EdgeSight
4 3 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.49%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.50%) SCOM
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 107 (53.23%) Microsoft
2 47 (23.38%) VMware
3 15 (7.46%) Juniper
4 9 (4.48%) Hitachi
5 8 (3.98%) Cisco
5 8 (3.98%) Citrix
6 5 (2.49%) Intel Security
7 4 (1.99%) AppSense
7 4 (1.99%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.99%) HP
7 4 (1.99%) Oracle
8 3 (1.49%) Apple
8 3 (1.49%) F5
8 3 (1.49%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.49%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.49%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.49%) ThinPrint
9 2 (1.00%) Google
9 2 (1.00%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.00%) SAP
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