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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 139 146 181
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +35
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 50 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.25% 0.84% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.89% 33.33% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 48 24 12
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +23.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £38,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
152 93 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.80% 2.53% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 136 73 127
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £35,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Wigan -7 5 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Stockport - 4 £30,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £60,000 - 4
Cheadle - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 68 (73.12%) Microsoft
2 59 (63.44%) .NET
3 56 (60.22%) C#
4 55 (59.14%) ASP.NET
5 54 (58.06%) Windows
6 50 (53.76%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (47.31%) SQL Server
8 33 (35.48%) MVC
9 32 (34.41%) HTML
9 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
10 28 (30.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (29.03%) Web Development
12 26 (27.96%) CSS
13 25 (26.88%) Web Services
13 25 (26.88%) TDD
14 24 (25.81%) HTML5
15 22 (23.66%) SQL
16 20 (21.51%) OO
16 20 (21.51%) E-Commerce
16 20 (21.51%) .NET Framework
17 19 (20.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 19 (20.43%) Ajax
18 17 (18.28%) Office 365
18 17 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (18.28%) WCF
19 16 (17.20%) LINQ
19 16 (17.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 15 (16.13%) ERP
20 15 (16.13%) Software Engineering
20 15 (16.13%) Windows Phone

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (13.98%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.83%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.15%) Lync
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.28%) Office 365
2 10 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.38%) Yammer
4 3 (3.23%) IaaS
5 1 (1.08%) SaaS
5 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) VLAN
1 2 (2.15%) Firewall
1 2 (2.15%) SSL
1 2 (2.15%) Internet
1 2 (2.15%) SAN
1 2 (2.15%) VPN
1 2 (2.15%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.15%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (47.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.83%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (5.38%) Big Data
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) NUnit
2 10 (10.75%) Subversion
3 9 (9.68%) MSTest
3 9 (9.68%) Moq
4 3 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.08%) Selenium
5 1 (1.08%) JIRA
5 1 (1.08%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Billing
3 1 (1.08%) Games
3 1 (1.08%) Advertising
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (59.14%) Developer
2 39 (41.94%) C# Developer
3 32 (34.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 22 (23.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (17.20%) Architect
6 12 (12.90%) Senior Developer
7 11 (11.83%) Senior C# Developer
7 11 (11.83%) Agile C# Developer
8 10 (10.75%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 10 (10.75%) Mobile Developer
8 10 (10.75%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (10.75%) Applications Developer
9 9 (9.68%) C# Web Developer
9 9 (9.68%) Web Developer
10 6 (6.45%) .NET Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Account Manager
11 5 (5.38%) Technical Account Manager
11 5 (5.38%) Technical Manager
11 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (63.44%) .NET
2 55 (59.14%) ASP.NET
3 32 (34.41%) HTML
4 28 (30.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (27.96%) CSS
6 25 (26.88%) Web Services
7 24 (25.81%) HTML5
8 20 (21.51%) .NET Framework
9 19 (20.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 19 (20.43%) Ajax
10 17 (18.28%) WCF
11 16 (17.20%) LINQ
11 16 (17.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 13 (13.98%) jQuery
13 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 7 (7.53%) AngularJS
15 6 (6.45%) WPF
16 5 (5.38%) WF
17 4 (4.30%) XML
18 3 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.75%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.53%) Data Integration
4 6 (6.45%) User Experience
5 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.38%) PMI
6 2 (2.15%) APACS
6 2 (2.15%) Clustering
6 2 (2.15%) EMV
6 2 (2.15%) W3C
7 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.08%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (58.06%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) Windows Phone
3 10 (10.75%) Android
3 10 (10.75%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.38%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (53.76%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.48%) MVC
3 27 (29.03%) Web Development
4 25 (26.88%) TDD
5 20 (21.51%) OO
5 20 (21.51%) E-Commerce
6 15 (16.13%) ERP
6 15 (16.13%) Software Engineering
7 11 (11.83%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (11.83%) TOGAF
7 11 (11.83%) UML
7 11 (11.83%) Project Management
7 11 (11.83%) Unit Testing
7 11 (11.83%) Web Application Development
7 11 (11.83%) Mentoring
8 10 (10.75%) SOA
8 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
8 10 (10.75%) E-business
8 10 (10.75%) Migration
9 9 (9.68%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 56 (60.22%) C#
2 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
3 22 (23.66%) SQL
4 9 (9.68%) VB
4 9 (9.68%) VB.NET
5 7 (7.53%) C
6 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.08%) XPath
7 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.08%) Python
7 1 (1.08%) VBA
7 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.08%) Perl
7 1 (1.08%) Java
7 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.38%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.30%) MCSE
3 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) MCP
5 1 (1.08%) VCDX
5 1 (1.08%) VCP4
5 1 (1.08%) CCEE
5 1 (1.08%) CCAA
5 1 (1.08%) CCIA
5 1 (1.08%) VCAP
5 1 (1.08%) VCP5
5 1 (1.08%) CCA
5 1 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.08%) MCSD
5 1 (1.08%) MCSA
5 1 (1.08%) MCITP
5 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.08%) vCloud
4 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) SCCM
2 4 (4.30%) SCOM
3 2 (2.15%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.15%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 68 (73.12%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.75%) Oracle
3 6 (6.45%) Telerik
4 3 (3.23%) VMware
5 2 (2.15%) Capita
6 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.08%) Twitter
6 1 (1.08%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.08%) NetApp
6 1 (1.08%) Citrix
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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