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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 82 147 164
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 102 40 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.96% 1.12% 0.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.08% 18.18% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 90 39 29
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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
318 220 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.22% 6.18% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 249 182 132
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 6 £47,500 - 2
Stockport +13 3 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Oldham - 2 £25,000 -
Rochdale - 2 £25,000 -
Bolton +11 1 £44,000 +3.52%
Bury - 1 £47,500 -
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 120 (58.25%) SQL Server
2 115 (55.83%) Windows
3 105 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (48.06%) Microsoft
5 94 (45.63%) C#
6 87 (42.23%) .NET
7 71 (34.47%) MVC
8 69 (33.50%) Amazon AWS
9 58 (28.16%) MS Excel
10 55 (26.70%) WPF
11 54 (26.21%) ASP.NET
11 54 (26.21%) TDD
12 52 (25.24%) SQL
12 52 (25.24%) Internet
12 52 (25.24%) Windows Server
13 51 (24.76%) Software Engineering
14 49 (23.79%) Active Directory
15 48 (23.30%) VMware
15 48 (23.30%) Analytical Skills
16 44 (21.36%) WCF
16 44 (21.36%) ASP.NET MVC
17 40 (19.42%) OO
18 39 (18.93%) JavaScript
18 39 (18.93%) AngularJS
19 37 (17.96%) Git (software)
19 37 (17.96%) Java
19 37 (17.96%) Web Services
19 37 (17.96%) SOA
20 36 (17.48%) Scrum
20 36 (17.48%) Windows 10

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (11.17%) Node.js
2 12 (5.83%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.85%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.40%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.91%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.43%) CMS
7 5 (2.43%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.94%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.49%) nginx
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (28.16%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 69 (33.50%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (16.50%) Office 365
3 19 (9.22%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.94%) SaaS
5 3 (1.46%) PaaS
5 3 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.97%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.97%) Heroku
6 2 (0.97%) IaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.49%) Force.com
7 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.49%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.49%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.49%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 52 (25.24%) Internet
2 32 (15.53%) Firewall
3 21 (10.19%) VPN
4 19 (9.22%) HTTP
4 19 (9.22%) VLAN
5 18 (8.74%) LAN
6 17 (8.25%) WAN
7 13 (6.31%) SAN
8 5 (2.43%) IPsec
9 4 (1.94%) MPLS
10 3 (1.46%) BGP
10 3 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.46%) DNS
10 3 (1.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (1.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (1.46%) Multicast
10 3 (1.46%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.46%) OSPF
10 3 (1.46%) Wireless
10 3 (1.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (58.25%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 22 (10.68%) NoSQL
4 16 (7.77%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.37%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.94%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.94%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.46%) MySQL
9 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.97%) DB2
10 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.49%) Redis
11 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (17.96%) Git (software)
2 33 (16.02%) NUnit
3 20 (9.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (9.71%) Visual Studio
4 16 (7.77%) TeamCity
5 12 (5.83%) JIRA
6 8 (3.88%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.40%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.91%) Mercurial
8 6 (2.91%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.91%) SpecFlow
8 6 (2.91%) Subversion
9 4 (1.94%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.94%) Maven
9 4 (1.94%) Selenium
9 4 (1.94%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (7.28%) Finance
2 8 (3.88%) Games
3 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.97%) Legal
4 2 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (29.61%) Developer
2 28 (13.59%) .NET Developer
3 23 (11.17%) C# Developer
4 20 (9.71%) Software Manager
5 19 (9.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 18 (8.74%) Tester
7 16 (7.77%) C# Software Engineer
7 16 (7.77%) Senior Developer
7 16 (7.77%) Software Engineer
8 15 (7.28%) .NET Software Engineer
8 15 (7.28%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 15 (7.28%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 15 (7.28%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (6.31%) SQL Developer
10 12 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (5.83%) QA Engineer
10 12 (5.83%) QA Tester
11 11 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (4.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (4.85%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (42.23%) .NET
2 55 (26.70%) WPF
3 54 (26.21%) ASP.NET
4 44 (21.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (21.36%) WCF
5 39 (18.93%) AngularJS
6 37 (17.96%) Web Services
7 35 (16.99%) .NET Framework
8 34 (16.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 34 (16.50%) HTML
9 30 (14.56%) Entity Framework
9 30 (14.56%) REST
10 25 (12.14%) CSS
11 21 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 18 (8.74%) RESTful
13 17 (8.25%) MSMQ
14 16 (7.77%) Java EE
14 16 (7.77%) SignalR
15 15 (7.28%) WinForms
15 15 (7.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (23.30%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.22%) N-Tier
3 18 (8.74%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.37%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.91%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.91%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.43%) Replication
7 4 (1.94%) Xbox
8 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.46%) Statistics
9 2 (0.97%) Clustering
9 2 (0.97%) User Experience
10 1 (0.49%) Animation
10 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.49%) Blog
10 1 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 115 (55.83%) Windows
2 52 (25.24%) Windows Server
3 36 (17.48%) Windows 10
4 22 (10.68%) Mac OS X
5 16 (7.77%) Windows 8
6 14 (6.80%) Windows 7
7 12 (5.83%) Linux
8 11 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.46%) Android
11 2 (0.97%) CentOS
11 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (34.47%) MVC
3 54 (26.21%) TDD
4 51 (24.76%) Software Engineering
5 40 (19.42%) OO
6 37 (17.96%) SOA
7 36 (17.48%) Scrum
8 35 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (16.50%) Mentoring
10 26 (12.62%) Multithreading
11 25 (12.14%) Automated Testing
12 21 (10.19%) Analytics
12 21 (10.19%) ITIL
13 19 (9.22%) BDD
14 18 (8.74%) Coaching
14 18 (8.74%) Data Analytics
14 18 (8.74%) Machine Learning
15 17 (8.25%) Web Development
16 16 (7.77%) DevOps
17 15 (7.28%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 94 (45.63%) C#
2 52 (25.24%) SQL
3 39 (18.93%) JavaScript
4 37 (17.96%) Java
5 19 (9.22%) TypeScript
6 14 (6.80%) Ruby
7 12 (5.83%) VBA
8 11 (5.34%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.88%) F#
9 8 (3.88%) Scala
10 6 (2.91%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.43%) PHP
12 4 (1.94%) Clojure
12 4 (1.94%) Groovy
12 4 (1.94%) Python
13 3 (1.46%) C++
14 1 (0.49%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (9.71%) ISEB
2 17 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (7.77%) CCNA
3 16 (7.77%) CCNP
4 9 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.88%) Degree
6 7 (3.40%) MCSE
7 6 (2.91%) ISTQB
8 5 (2.43%) MCSA
9 3 (1.46%) MCT
9 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.97%) CCSA
10 2 (0.97%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (0.97%) HND
11 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.62%) QA
System Software
1 49 (23.79%) Active Directory
2 32 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.37%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.43%) XenApp
5 4 (1.94%) vCloud
6 3 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.46%) vSphere
6 3 (1.46%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.46%) XenServer
7 2 (0.97%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.49%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.49%) NDS
8 1 (0.49%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.37%) SCCM
2 8 (3.88%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.88%) Kibana
2 8 (3.88%) Puppet
3 4 (1.94%) Grafana
3 4 (1.94%) Graphite
3 4 (1.94%) Packer
3 4 (1.94%) Terraform
3 4 (1.94%) Uchiwa
4 3 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.46%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.97%) SCOM
6 1 (0.49%) Ansible
6 1 (0.49%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.49%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.49%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.49%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 99 (48.06%) Microsoft
2 48 (23.30%) VMware
3 16 (7.77%) Google
3 16 (7.77%) Juniper
4 11 (5.34%) Cisco
5 7 (3.40%) HP
6 6 (2.91%) Citrix
6 6 (2.91%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.43%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.94%) AppSense
8 4 (1.94%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.94%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.94%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.94%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.94%) WSO2
9 3 (1.46%) Apple
9 3 (1.46%) EMC
9 3 (1.46%) F5
9 3 (1.46%) Intel Security
9 3 (1.46%) SolarWinds
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