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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 125 142 183
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +41
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 55 39 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.35% 1.03% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.65% 40.63% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 3
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +73.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,400 £40,500
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
192 96 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.73% 2.53% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 136 90 33
Average salary £41,000 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.65% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,890 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £63,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -11 4 £32,500 -10.95% 2
Oldham - 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 73 (66.97%) Microsoft
2 65 (59.63%) Windows
3 49 (44.95%) C#
4 47 (43.12%) Office 365
5 46 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (35.78%) .NET
6 39 (35.78%) SQL Server
7 36 (33.03%) ASP.NET
8 32 (29.36%) E-Commerce
8 32 (29.36%) WCF
8 32 (29.36%) Mentoring
9 31 (28.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 31 (28.44%) Service Delivery
10 27 (24.77%) Project Management
10 27 (24.77%) Web Development
11 25 (22.94%) HTML
12 24 (22.02%) MVC
12 24 (22.02%) .NET Framework
13 23 (21.10%) Windows Phone
14 22 (20.18%) MS Excel
15 21 (19.27%) UML
15 21 (19.27%) OO
15 21 (19.27%) LINQ
15 21 (19.27%) TDD
15 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (18.35%) Enterprise Architecture
17 19 (17.43%) Degree
17 19 (17.43%) SQL

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.83%) CMS
2 2 (1.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (20.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 47 (43.12%) Office 365
2 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) VPN
1 1 (0.92%) SSL
1 1 (0.92%) SAN
1 1 (0.92%) Internet
1 1 (0.92%) Firewall
1 1 (0.92%) VLAN
1 1 (0.92%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (35.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.68%) Big Data
3 4 (3.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.75%) MySQL
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Selenium
1 7 (6.42%) Selenium IDE
2 3 (2.75%) Subversion
3 2 (1.83%) JIRA
3 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (14.68%) Finance
2 1 (0.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (39.45%) Developer
2 31 (28.44%) C# Developer
3 29 (26.61%) C# .NET Developer
4 23 (21.10%) Agile C# Developer
5 21 (19.27%) Senior C# Developer
5 21 (19.27%) Senior Developer
6 16 (14.68%) Architect
6 16 (14.68%) Enterprise Architect
7 15 (13.76%) Technical Account Manager
7 15 (13.76%) Technical Manager
7 15 (13.76%) Account Manager
8 8 (7.34%) Applications Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Mobile Developer
9 7 (6.42%) C# Software Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Software Tester
9 7 (6.42%) Tester
9 7 (6.42%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.78%) .NET
2 36 (33.03%) ASP.NET
3 32 (29.36%) WCF
4 31 (28.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 25 (22.94%) HTML
6 24 (22.02%) .NET Framework
7 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (19.27%) LINQ
7 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 15 (13.76%) HTML5
9 11 (10.09%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 8 (7.34%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.42%) Ajax
11 7 (6.42%) COM
11 7 (6.42%) CSS
11 7 (6.42%) Web Services
12 4 (3.67%) WinForms
12 4 (3.67%) jQuery
13 3 (2.75%) Silverlight
13 3 (2.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.68%) PMI
3 15 (13.76%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (13.76%) User Experience
4 8 (7.34%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.75%) EMV
5 3 (2.75%) W3C
5 3 (2.75%) APACS
6 1 (0.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 65 (59.63%) Windows
2 23 (21.10%) Windows Phone
3 15 (13.76%) Windows Phone 8
4 8 (7.34%) Android
4 8 (7.34%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.75%) Linux
7 2 (1.83%) Fedora
7 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.83%) UNIX
7 2 (1.83%) CentOS
7 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.20%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.36%) E-Commerce
2 32 (29.36%) Mentoring
3 31 (28.44%) Service Delivery
4 27 (24.77%) Project Management
4 27 (24.77%) Web Development
5 24 (22.02%) MVC
6 21 (19.27%) TDD
6 21 (19.27%) UML
6 21 (19.27%) OO
7 20 (18.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 17 (15.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (14.68%) Risk Management
9 16 (14.68%) ITIL
9 16 (14.68%) CMMI
9 16 (14.68%) ERP
9 16 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (14.68%) Business Development
10 15 (13.76%) OpenUP
11 10 (9.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.95%) C#
2 19 (17.43%) SQL
3 17 (15.60%) JavaScript
4 16 (14.68%) C
5 7 (6.42%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.67%) C++
7 3 (2.75%) PHP
7 3 (2.75%) Scala
8 2 (1.83%) Java
9 1 (0.92%) Perl
9 1 (0.92%) Python
9 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (17.43%) Degree
2 16 (14.68%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.75%) MCP
3 3 (2.75%) MCSE
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.76%) QA
System Software
1 17 (15.60%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.92%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.92%) SCCM
2 1 (0.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (66.97%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.75%) SaltStack
3 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.83%) VMware
3 2 (1.83%) Capita
3 2 (1.83%) Rackspace
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