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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 138 157 160
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 38 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.08% 0.83% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.69% 20.25% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 34
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,000 £44,500
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
193 158 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.50% 4.07% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 170 124 118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Bolton - 4 £42,500 - 1
Wigan - 2 £26,250 - 1
Stockport +6 1 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Salford - 1 £50,000 -
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (71.74%) .NET
3 63 (68.48%) SQL Server
4 62 (67.39%) C#
5 60 (65.22%) Windows
6 49 (53.26%) Microsoft
7 48 (52.17%) ASP.NET
8 36 (39.13%) TDD
9 30 (32.61%) MVC
9 30 (32.61%) Web Services
10 29 (31.52%) NUnit
11 28 (30.43%) WCF
12 27 (29.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (28.26%) SQL
14 25 (27.17%) HTML
14 25 (27.17%) JavaScript
14 25 (27.17%) CSS
15 22 (23.91%) LINQ
15 22 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (22.83%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (21.74%) SharePoint
18 19 (20.65%) WPF
19 18 (19.57%) Web Development
19 18 (19.57%) .NET Framework
20 17 (18.48%) UML
20 17 (18.48%) Entity Framework
21 16 (17.39%) HTML5
21 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
21 16 (17.39%) SOAP
21 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 20 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.96%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (6.52%) CMS
3 6 (6.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.17%) Lync
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.52%) Office 365
3 2 (2.17%) IaaS
3 2 (2.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.09%) PaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.09%) VPN
2 1 (1.09%) SSL
2 1 (1.09%) SAN
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.09%) VLAN
2 1 (1.09%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (68.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.43%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 29 (31.52%) NUnit
2 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (9.78%) MSTest
4 9 (9.78%) Moq
4 9 (9.78%) Subversion
5 5 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.09%) Selenium
8 1 (1.09%) Selenium IDE
General
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Billing
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
3 1 (1.09%) Advertising
3 1 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (59.78%) Developer
2 40 (43.48%) C# Developer
3 21 (22.83%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (19.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (18.48%) Software Developer
5 17 (18.48%) Agile C# Developer
6 14 (15.22%) C# Software Developer
7 11 (11.96%) Architect
8 10 (10.87%) DBA
8 10 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (10.87%) SQL Server DBA
8 10 (10.87%) SQL DBA
9 9 (9.78%) C# Web Developer
9 9 (9.78%) Web Developer
10 8 (8.70%) .NET Developer
11 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
12 4 (4.35%) Applications Developer
12 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (4.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (71.74%) .NET
2 48 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 30 (32.61%) Web Services
4 28 (30.43%) WCF
5 27 (29.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (27.17%) HTML
6 25 (27.17%) CSS
7 22 (23.91%) LINQ
8 19 (20.65%) WPF
9 18 (19.57%) .NET Framework
10 17 (18.48%) Entity Framework
11 16 (17.39%) HTML5
11 16 (17.39%) SOAP
12 15 (16.30%) Ajax
12 15 (16.30%) REST
13 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (15.22%) XML
13 14 (15.22%) MSMQ
14 11 (11.96%) jQuery
15 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.87%) Replication
2 10 (10.87%) Statistics
3 7 (7.61%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.09%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.09%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (65.22%) Windows
2 4 (4.35%) Android
2 4 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.35%) Windows Phone
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (39.13%) TDD
3 30 (32.61%) MVC
4 21 (22.83%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (19.57%) Web Development
6 17 (18.48%) UML
7 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 12 (13.04%) OO
9 11 (11.96%) TOGAF
10 10 (10.87%) ERP
10 10 (10.87%) Migration
10 10 (10.87%) E-business
10 10 (10.87%) SOA
10 10 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (10.87%) Database Mirroring
11 9 (9.78%) Scrum
11 9 (9.78%) OOD
12 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.61%) Change Control
12 7 (7.61%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (67.39%) C#
2 26 (28.26%) SQL
3 25 (27.17%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.22%) VBA
5 11 (11.96%) T-SQL
5 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
6 9 (9.78%) VB
6 9 (9.78%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.17%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.09%) MCITP
3 1 (1.09%) Degree
3 1 (1.09%) MCSD
3 1 (1.09%) MCSE
3 1 (1.09%) MCSA
3 1 (1.09%) CCA
3 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.09%) VCDX
3 1 (1.09%) VCP4
3 1 (1.09%) VCAP
3 1 (1.09%) CCEE
3 1 (1.09%) CCAA
3 1 (1.09%) CCIA
3 1 (1.09%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) SCOM
3 1 (1.09%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.09%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 49 (53.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.87%) Oracle
3 7 (7.61%) Telerik
4 6 (6.52%) Sitecore
4 6 (6.52%) VMware
5 5 (5.43%) Apigee
6 2 (2.17%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.09%) Citrix
7 1 (1.09%) NetApp
7 1 (1.09%) Twitter
7 1 (1.09%) Rackspace
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 40,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Wigan
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago