The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 21 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 61 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.12% 1.51% 1.09%
As % of the Cloud Services category 59.80% 23.53% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 5
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.80%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Cloud Services Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
102 34 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.92% 6.42% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 66 24 18
Median salary £50,000 £43,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Merseyside region.

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Merseyside

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Liverpool +31 49 £50,000 +36.98% 5
St Helens - 4 £32,500 - 2
Wirral - 2 £56,500 -
Bootle - 1 £36,000 -
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 67 (72.04%) Microsoft
2 59 (63.44%) Windows
3 46 (49.46%) Hyper-V
3 46 (49.46%) Windows Server
4 43 (46.24%) Data Centre
5 40 (43.01%) PowerShell
6 39 (41.94%) ITIL
7 38 (40.86%) Finance
8 36 (38.71%) SQL Server
9 34 (36.56%) Amazon AWS
10 33 (35.48%) Hybrid Cloud
11 30 (32.26%) Office 365
11 30 (32.26%) VMware
12 29 (31.18%) Banking
13 28 (30.11%) Private Cloud
14 27 (29.03%) SQL
14 27 (29.03%) Linux
14 27 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (24.73%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (22.58%) DevOps
16 21 (22.58%) ITIL V3
17 20 (21.51%) Cisco
18 19 (20.43%) Active Directory
19 18 (19.35%) EMC
19 18 (19.35%) Citrix
20 16 (17.20%) IaaS
21 15 (16.13%) PaaS
21 15 (16.13%) PRINCE2
21 15 (16.13%) Oracle
22 14 (15.05%) SCOrch

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 12 (12.90%) IIS
2 11 (11.83%) Apache
2 11 (11.83%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (11.83%) JBoss
2 11 (11.83%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.15%) GroupWise
3 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) CMS
4 1 (1.08%) Confluence
4 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (13.98%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.90%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 34 (36.56%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (32.26%) Office 365
3 16 (17.20%) IaaS
4 15 (16.13%) PaaS
5 14 (15.05%) SaaS
6 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.08%) Bluemix
7 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.08%) Heroku
7 1 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.05%) VPN
2 13 (13.98%) DHCP
2 13 (13.98%) DNS
3 11 (11.83%) SAN
4 7 (7.53%) Firewall
5 3 (3.23%) VoIP
6 2 (2.15%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.15%) VLAN
7 1 (1.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.45%) Big Data
4 5 (5.38%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (5.38%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.38%) MySQL
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.15%) SAP BW
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.23%) JIRA
2 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.08%) GoCD
3 1 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.08%) Travis CI
General
1 38 (40.86%) Finance
2 29 (31.18%) Banking
3 7 (7.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (23.66%) Cloud Engineer
2 21 (22.58%) Architect
3 19 (20.43%) Windows Engineer
4 18 (19.35%) Infrastructure Architect
4 18 (19.35%) Server Engineer
5 17 (18.28%) Windows Server Engineer
6 15 (16.13%) Cloud Architect
6 15 (16.13%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) DBA
8 7 (7.53%) SQL DBA
9 6 (6.45%) Developer
9 6 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (6.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Administrator
10 4 (4.30%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.23%) Cloud Consultant
11 3 (3.23%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.90%) Middleware
2 8 (8.60%) .NET
2 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.53%) HTML
4 6 (6.45%) Web Services
5 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (5.38%) LINQ
6 4 (4.30%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.30%) CSS
6 4 (4.30%) jQuery
6 4 (4.30%) WPF
7 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.23%) Ember.js
7 3 (3.23%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.23%) Handlebars
8 2 (2.15%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.08%) Node.js
9 1 (1.08%) REST
9 1 (1.08%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 43 (46.24%) Data Centre
2 33 (35.48%) Hybrid Cloud
3 28 (30.11%) Private Cloud
4 14 (15.05%) Public Cloud
5 11 (11.83%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (8.60%) Replication
8 5 (5.38%) Clustering
9 4 (4.30%) Driving Licence
10 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
10 3 (3.23%) User Experience
11 2 (2.15%) Statistics
12 1 (1.08%) Blockchain
12 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
12 1 (1.08%) Economics
12 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (1.08%) Hedge funds
12 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
12 1 (1.08%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 59 (63.44%) Windows
2 46 (49.46%) Windows Server
3 27 (29.03%) Linux
4 11 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.38%) VMS
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.08%) AIX
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.94%) ITIL
2 21 (22.58%) DevOps
2 21 (22.58%) ITIL V3
3 15 (16.13%) PRINCE2
4 14 (15.05%) TOGAF
5 12 (12.90%) Line Management
5 12 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.83%) Identity Management
6 11 (11.83%) Load Balancing
6 11 (11.83%) Mobile Device Management
6 11 (11.83%) Operations Management
6 11 (11.83%) Wealth Management
7 8 (8.60%) Converged Infrastructure
7 8 (8.60%) Migration
8 7 (7.53%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.45%) MVC
10 5 (5.38%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.38%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.01%) PowerShell
2 27 (29.03%) SQL
3 9 (9.68%) C#
3 9 (9.68%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.60%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.08%) C
5 1 (1.08%) Go
5 1 (1.08%) Java
5 1 (1.08%) Python
5 1 (1.08%) Scala
5 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (24.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (13.98%) MCSE
3 11 (11.83%) CCNA
3 11 (11.83%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (11.83%) Degree
3 11 (11.83%) EMC Certification
4 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) CCA
6 1 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.08%) MBA
6 1 (1.08%) MCSA
6 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.08%) VCAP
6 1 (1.08%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (49.46%) Hyper-V
2 27 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (20.43%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.15%) NDS
4 2 (2.15%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.15%) vSphere
5 1 (1.08%) Docker
5 1 (1.08%) pfSense
5 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) SCOrch
2 13 (13.98%) SCCM
2 13 (13.98%) SCOM
2 13 (13.98%) SCVMM
3 11 (11.83%) AirWatch
3 11 (11.83%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.38%) Puppet
5 3 (3.23%) Icinga
5 3 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.23%) vRealize
6 2 (2.15%) Nagios
7 1 (1.08%) Ansible
7 1 (1.08%) Terraform
7 1 (1.08%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 67 (72.04%) Microsoft
2 30 (32.26%) VMware
3 20 (21.51%) Cisco
4 18 (19.35%) Citrix
4 18 (19.35%) EMC
5 15 (16.13%) Oracle
6 13 (13.98%) IBM
7 11 (11.83%) Software AG
8 5 (5.38%) Dell
9 3 (3.23%) RedGate
9 3 (3.23%) SAP
9 3 (3.23%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.15%) Adobe
10 2 (2.15%) Google
10 2 (2.15%) HP
10 2 (2.15%) Mitel
10 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.15%) SaltStack
10 2 (2.15%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.15%) Xamarin
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Acorn Insurance
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Modis International
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
ECOM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago