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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 139 150 174
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 48 34 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.15% 0.91% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.87% 34.69% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 4
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +41.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £21,625
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £49,000 £43,200
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
193 98 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.63% 2.62% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 137 89 43
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £61,500 £62,500
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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
Wigan -9 6 £32,500 -10.34%
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 70 (64.22%) Microsoft
2 63 (57.80%) Windows
3 48 (44.04%) Office 365
4 46 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (41.28%) C#
6 42 (38.53%) .NET
7 39 (35.78%) ASP.NET
8 37 (33.94%) SQL Server
9 32 (29.36%) E-Commerce
9 32 (29.36%) Mentoring
10 31 (28.44%) Service Delivery
11 30 (27.52%) HTML
12 28 (25.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 27 (24.77%) Project Management
13 27 (24.77%) Web Development
14 25 (22.94%) WCF
14 25 (22.94%) MVC
14 25 (22.94%) Windows Phone
15 24 (22.02%) .NET Framework
16 22 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (20.18%) JavaScript
16 22 (20.18%) OO
17 21 (19.27%) UML
17 21 (19.27%) SQL
17 21 (19.27%) Enterprise Architecture
17 21 (19.27%) TDD
17 21 (19.27%) LINQ
17 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 19 (17.43%) HTML5

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.83%) CMS
2 2 (1.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (16.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 48 (44.04%) Office 365
2 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) VPN
1 1 (0.92%) SSL
1 1 (0.92%) SAN
1 1 (0.92%) Internet
1 1 (0.92%) Firewall
1 1 (0.92%) VLAN
1 1 (0.92%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.68%) Big Data
3 6 (5.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.75%) MySQL
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Selenium
1 7 (6.42%) Selenium IDE
2 3 (2.75%) Subversion
2 3 (2.75%) JIRA
3 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (14.68%) Finance
2 1 (0.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (40.37%) Developer
2 32 (29.36%) C# Developer
3 31 (28.44%) C# .NET Developer
4 23 (21.10%) Agile C# Developer
5 22 (20.18%) Senior C# Developer
5 22 (20.18%) Senior Developer
6 16 (14.68%) Architect
6 16 (14.68%) Enterprise Architect
7 15 (13.76%) Technical Account Manager
7 15 (13.76%) Technical Manager
7 15 (13.76%) Account Manager
8 10 (9.17%) Applications Developer
8 10 (9.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 10 (9.17%) Mobile Developer
9 8 (7.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Software Tester
10 7 (6.42%) Tester
11 4 (3.67%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.67%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (38.53%) .NET
2 39 (35.78%) ASP.NET
3 30 (27.52%) HTML
4 28 (25.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 25 (22.94%) WCF
6 24 (22.02%) .NET Framework
7 22 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (19.27%) LINQ
8 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 19 (17.43%) HTML5
10 10 (9.17%) Ajax
10 10 (9.17%) CSS
10 10 (9.17%) AngularJS
11 9 (8.26%) Web Services
12 7 (6.42%) COM
12 7 (6.42%) jQuery
13 4 (3.67%) XML
13 4 (3.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
14 3 (2.75%) Silverlight
15 1 (0.92%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.68%) PMI
3 15 (13.76%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (13.76%) User Experience
4 10 (9.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.75%) EMV
5 3 (2.75%) W3C
5 3 (2.75%) APACS
6 1 (0.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 63 (57.80%) Windows
2 25 (22.94%) Windows Phone
3 15 (13.76%) Windows Phone 8
4 10 (9.17%) Android
4 10 (9.17%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.75%) Linux
7 2 (1.83%) Fedora
7 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.83%) CentOS
7 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.83%) UNIX
8 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.36%) E-Commerce
2 32 (29.36%) Mentoring
3 31 (28.44%) Service Delivery
4 27 (24.77%) Project Management
4 27 (24.77%) Web Development
5 25 (22.94%) MVC
6 22 (20.18%) OO
7 21 (19.27%) UML
7 21 (19.27%) TDD
7 21 (19.27%) Enterprise Architecture
8 17 (15.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (14.68%) Risk Management
9 16 (14.68%) ITIL
9 16 (14.68%) CMMI
9 16 (14.68%) ERP
9 16 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (14.68%) Business Development
10 15 (13.76%) OpenUP
11 9 (8.26%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (41.28%) C#
2 22 (20.18%) JavaScript
3 21 (19.27%) SQL
4 16 (14.68%) C
5 7 (6.42%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.75%) Java
6 3 (2.75%) PHP
6 3 (2.75%) Scala
7 2 (1.83%) Perl
7 2 (1.83%) Python
8 1 (0.92%) Ruby
8 1 (0.92%) XPath
8 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (17.43%) Degree
2 16 (14.68%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.67%) MCSE
3 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.75%) MCP
5 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.68%) QA
System Software
1 18 (16.51%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Puppet
2 2 (1.83%) SCCM
2 2 (1.83%) SCOM
3 1 (0.92%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.92%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.92%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 70 (64.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.75%) SaltStack
3 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.83%) VMware
3 2 (1.83%) Capita
3 2 (1.83%) Rackspace
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