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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 69 117 132
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 125 66 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.58% 1.96% 1.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.42% 23.57% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 116 63 32
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £49,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
374 280 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.71% 8.32% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 316 241 187
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,650 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Stockport +29 19 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Bolton -4 4 £40,750 -4.11%
Cheadle - 3 £47,500 -
Wigan - 3 £45,000 - 1
Bury - 2 £52,500 -
Altrincham +4 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 131 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (50.42%) SQL Server
3 116 (49.15%) Microsoft
4 109 (46.19%) C#
5 108 (45.76%) .NET
6 99 (41.95%) Windows
7 90 (38.14%) MVC
8 85 (36.02%) Amazon AWS
9 71 (30.08%) ASP.NET
10 67 (28.39%) MS Excel
11 65 (27.54%) TDD
12 64 (27.12%) SQL
13 58 (24.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 58 (24.58%) WPF
14 54 (22.88%) AngularJS
15 52 (22.03%) JavaScript
15 52 (22.03%) Scrum
16 51 (21.61%) Software Engineering
16 51 (21.61%) WCF
17 48 (20.34%) VMware
17 48 (20.34%) HTML
18 47 (19.92%) .NET Framework
19 45 (19.07%) Java
20 44 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
21 42 (17.80%) Windows Server
22 40 (16.95%) Git (software)
22 40 (16.95%) OO
23 39 (16.53%) Web Services
23 39 (16.53%) Active Directory
23 39 (16.53%) ASP.NET Web API

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 21 (8.90%) SharePoint
2 19 (8.05%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (5.08%) MS Exchange
4 10 (4.24%) OpenStack
4 10 (4.24%) Umbraco
5 8 (3.39%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.97%) CMS
7 6 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.54%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.69%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.69%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 67 (28.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 85 (36.02%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (10.59%) Office 365
3 9 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.97%) SaaS
5 4 (1.69%) IaaS
6 3 (1.27%) PaaS
7 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.85%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.85%) Heroku
7 2 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) Force.com
8 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.42%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.42%) Trello
8 1 (0.42%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.10%) Internet
2 16 (6.78%) Firewall
2 16 (6.78%) HTTP
3 12 (5.08%) SAN
4 6 (2.54%) Broadband
4 6 (2.54%) DNS
4 6 (2.54%) LAN
4 6 (2.54%) VPN
5 5 (2.12%) WAN
6 4 (1.69%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.69%) VLAN
7 2 (0.85%) Skype
7 2 (0.85%) SMTP
7 2 (0.85%) VoIP
8 1 (0.42%) DHCP
8 1 (0.42%) Intranet
8 1 (0.42%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.42%) IPsec
8 1 (0.42%) IPv4
8 1 (0.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (50.42%) SQL Server
2 39 (16.53%) MongoDB
3 29 (12.29%) Azure SQL Database
4 26 (11.02%) SQL Server 2014
5 21 (8.90%) NoSQL
6 13 (5.51%) MySQL
7 11 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.39%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (2.97%) Neo4j
11 6 (2.54%) DB2
11 6 (2.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.85%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 40 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 31 (13.14%) NUnit
3 26 (11.02%) TeamCity
4 18 (7.63%) Visual Studio
5 16 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (6.36%) JIRA
7 12 (5.08%) Jenkins
8 10 (4.24%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (3.39%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.97%) Maven
10 7 (2.97%) Subversion
10 7 (2.97%) Vagrant
11 6 (2.54%) Mercurial
12 5 (2.12%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.69%) Selenium
14 3 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (0.85%) JBehave
15 2 (0.85%) JUnit
15 2 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (8.05%) Finance
2 16 (6.78%) Games
3 9 (3.81%) Legal
4 5 (2.12%) Retail
5 3 (1.27%) Marketing
6 2 (0.85%) Law
6 2 (0.85%) Publishing
6 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (36.02%) Developer
2 45 (19.07%) .NET Developer
3 26 (11.02%) C# Developer
4 24 (10.17%) Senior Developer
4 24 (10.17%) Tester
5 18 (7.63%) Junior
5 18 (7.63%) QA Tester
5 18 (7.63%) Software Manager
6 17 (7.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (6.78%) Graduate
7 16 (6.78%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 16 (6.78%) Graduate Developer
7 16 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (6.78%) Junior .NET Developer
7 16 (6.78%) Junior Developer
7 16 (6.78%) QA Engineer
8 15 (6.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 15 (6.36%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (5.93%) Software Engineer
10 13 (5.51%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (45.76%) .NET
2 71 (30.08%) ASP.NET
3 58 (24.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 58 (24.58%) WPF
4 54 (22.88%) AngularJS
5 51 (21.61%) WCF
6 48 (20.34%) HTML
7 47 (19.92%) .NET Framework
8 39 (16.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 39 (16.53%) Web Services
9 35 (14.83%) CSS
10 34 (14.41%) Entity Framework
11 29 (12.29%) RESTful
12 23 (9.75%) Node.js
12 23 (9.75%) REST
13 20 (8.47%) MSMQ
14 19 (8.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 18 (7.63%) jQuery
15 18 (7.63%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.93%) N-Tier
4 8 (3.39%) Clustering
4 8 (3.39%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.39%) Replication
4 8 (3.39%) Xbox
5 6 (2.54%) Social Media
6 5 (2.12%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.12%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.12%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.12%) User Experience
7 3 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.27%) iPad
8 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.85%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.85%) PKI
8 2 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 99 (41.95%) Windows
2 42 (17.80%) Windows Server
3 25 (10.59%) Windows 10
4 24 (10.17%) Mac OS X
5 16 (6.78%) Linux
6 10 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.12%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.27%) Android
9 3 (1.27%) CentOS
9 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (38.14%) MVC
3 65 (27.54%) TDD
4 52 (22.03%) Scrum
5 51 (21.61%) Software Engineering
6 40 (16.95%) OO
7 36 (15.25%) SOA
8 35 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (14.41%) BDD
9 34 (14.41%) Mentoring
10 33 (13.98%) Web Development
11 32 (13.56%) Multithreading
12 29 (12.29%) Kanban
13 25 (10.59%) Automated Testing
13 25 (10.59%) DevOps
14 23 (9.75%) E-Commerce
15 22 (9.32%) Web Application Development
16 21 (8.90%) Analytics
17 18 (7.63%) Data Analytics
17 18 (7.63%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 109 (46.19%) C#
2 64 (27.12%) SQL
3 52 (22.03%) JavaScript
4 45 (19.07%) Java
5 25 (10.59%) Ruby
6 16 (6.78%) F#
6 16 (6.78%) TypeScript
7 15 (6.36%) Scala
8 13 (5.51%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.97%) Clojure
9 7 (2.97%) Groovy
9 7 (2.97%) VBA
10 6 (2.54%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.54%) Python
11 5 (2.12%) PHP
12 3 (1.27%) C++
13 2 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (9.75%) ISEB
2 12 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.12%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.69%) Degree
5 3 (1.27%) MCSA
5 3 (1.27%) MCSE
5 3 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.85%) CCNA
6 2 (0.85%) CCNP
6 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.85%) MCT
7 1 (0.42%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (13.98%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (16.53%) Active Directory
2 32 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.69%) vCloud
4 4 (1.69%) vSphere
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.85%) XenApp
5 2 (0.85%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.85%) XenServer
6 1 (0.42%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.42%) NDS
6 1 (0.42%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.42%) NFS
6 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (6.78%) Kibana
2 12 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (4.66%) Puppet
4 9 (3.81%) SCCM
5 7 (2.97%) Grafana
5 7 (2.97%) Graphite
5 7 (2.97%) Packer
5 7 (2.97%) Terraform
5 7 (2.97%) Uchiwa
6 2 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.85%) SCOM
7 1 (0.42%) Ansible
7 1 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.42%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 116 (49.15%) Microsoft
2 48 (20.34%) VMware
3 28 (11.86%) Google
4 9 (3.81%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.97%) Atlassian
5 7 (2.97%) MuleSoft
5 7 (2.97%) WSO2
5 7 (2.97%) Xamarin
6 6 (2.54%) Cisco
6 6 (2.54%) HP
6 6 (2.54%) IBM
6 6 (2.54%) RedGate
7 4 (1.69%) EMC
7 4 (1.69%) Intel Security
7 4 (1.69%) Juniper
7 4 (1.69%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.27%) Citrix
8 3 (1.27%) Oracle
9 2 (0.85%) Dell
9 2 (0.85%) NetApp
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