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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 155 153 191
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +38
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 38 26 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.91% 0.70% 0.069%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.75% 32.10% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 3
Average salary £37,500 £44,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.73% +27.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,500 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
167 81 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.01% 2.18% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 141 63 105
Average salary £35,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.46%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -7 6 £32,500 -9.72%
Stockport - 2 £30,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £60,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 61 (67.78%) Microsoft
2 53 (58.89%) Windows
3 48 (53.33%) .NET
4 45 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 45 (50.00%) C#
5 44 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (42.22%) SQL Server
7 34 (37.78%) HTML
8 29 (32.22%) E-Commerce
9 28 (31.11%) MVC
9 28 (31.11%) HTML5
10 26 (28.89%) JavaScript
11 24 (26.67%) Office 365
12 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (25.56%) Web Development
13 22 (24.44%) CSS
14 21 (23.33%) Web Services
14 21 (23.33%) .NET Framework
14 21 (23.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 21 (23.33%) Windows Phone
15 20 (22.22%) TDD
15 20 (22.22%) SQL
16 18 (20.00%) OO
16 18 (20.00%) Ajax
16 18 (20.00%) WCF
16 18 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 18 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (18.89%) LINQ
17 17 (18.89%) Project Management
18 16 (17.78%) Mentoring

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 7 (7.78%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.11%) CMS
2 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.11%) Lync
2 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.67%) Office 365
2 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.11%) SaaS
4 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) VPN
1 1 (1.11%) SSL
1 1 (1.11%) SAN
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
1 1 (1.11%) Firewall
1 1 (1.11%) VLAN
1 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (7.78%) Big Data
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Subversion
2 4 (4.44%) NUnit
3 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.33%) MSTest
3 3 (3.33%) Moq
4 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.11%) JIRA
5 1 (1.11%) Selenium
5 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.11%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Advertising
2 1 (1.11%) Games
2 1 (1.11%) Billing
2 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (57.78%) Developer
2 34 (37.78%) C# Developer
3 30 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (17.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (17.78%) Senior Developer
5 15 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
6 14 (15.56%) Agile C# Developer
6 14 (15.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 14 (15.56%) Mobile Developer
6 14 (15.56%) Applications Developer
6 14 (15.56%) Architect
7 7 (7.78%) Account Manager
7 7 (7.78%) Technical Account Manager
7 7 (7.78%) Technical Manager
7 7 (7.78%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.44%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Build Manager
10 3 (3.33%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (53.33%) .NET
2 45 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 34 (37.78%) HTML
4 28 (31.11%) HTML5
5 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (24.44%) CSS
7 21 (23.33%) Web Services
7 21 (23.33%) .NET Framework
7 21 (23.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 18 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 18 (20.00%) WCF
8 18 (20.00%) Ajax
9 17 (18.89%) LINQ
10 13 (14.44%) jQuery
11 11 (12.22%) AngularJS
12 4 (4.44%) XML
13 3 (3.33%) COM
13 3 (3.33%) WPF
13 3 (3.33%) WF
13 3 (3.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.56%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.89%) PMI
4 7 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.78%) User Experience
5 3 (3.33%) EMV
5 3 (3.33%) W3C
5 3 (3.33%) APACS
5 3 (3.33%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (58.89%) Windows
2 21 (23.33%) Windows Phone
3 14 (15.56%) Apple iOS
3 14 (15.56%) Android
4 7 (7.78%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) Linux
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.22%) E-Commerce
3 28 (31.11%) MVC
4 23 (25.56%) Web Development
5 20 (22.22%) TDD
6 18 (20.00%) OO
7 17 (18.89%) Project Management
8 16 (17.78%) Mentoring
9 15 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 15 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (15.56%) UML
11 13 (14.44%) ERP
12 11 (12.22%) Unit Testing
12 11 (12.22%) Web Application Development
13 9 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
13 9 (10.00%) ITIL
13 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (8.89%) Risk Management
14 8 (8.89%) Business Development
14 8 (8.89%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 45 (50.00%) C#
2 26 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 20 (22.22%) SQL
4 9 (10.00%) C
5 3 (3.33%) VB
5 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.11%) Python
6 1 (1.11%) Ruby
6 1 (1.11%) XPath
6 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.11%) Perl
6 1 (1.11%) Java
6 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Degree
2 8 (8.89%) PMI Certification
3 5 (5.56%) MCSE
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.33%) MCP
5 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) VCDX
6 1 (1.11%) VCP4
6 1 (1.11%) VCAP
6 1 (1.11%) CCEE
6 1 (1.11%) CCAA
6 1 (1.11%) CCIA
6 1 (1.11%) VCP5
6 1 (1.11%) MCSD
6 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.11%) MCITP
6 1 (1.11%) MCSA
6 1 (1.11%) CCA
6 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) SCOM
3 2 (2.22%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.22%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 61 (67.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (3.33%) Telerik
4 2 (2.22%) Capita
4 2 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (1.11%) Citrix
5 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
Cheadle
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Home Working / MS Certs
Posted: 27 days ago