The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England / North West
Rank 59 88 137
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +49
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 269 164 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.49% 2.90% 1.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.45% 30.83% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 215 152 116
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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

Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
738 532 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.31% 9.41% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 613 450 340
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 the North West

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in the North West

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Microsoft Azure Salary Histogram in the North West

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Manchester +8 179 £47,500 +5.55% 35
Merseyside +33 44 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Cheshire +22 43 £50,000 +27.38% 7
Lancashire -10 1 £35,500 -16.47% 2
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 North West region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 261 (52.30%) SQL Server
2 253 (50.70%) Microsoft
3 232 (46.49%) Amazon AWS
4 208 (41.68%) C#
5 203 (40.68%) .NET
6 179 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
7 175 (35.07%) SQL
8 172 (34.47%) ASP.NET
9 166 (33.27%) MVC
10 154 (30.86%) Windows
11 123 (24.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 121 (24.25%) TDD
13 119 (23.85%) AngularJS
14 112 (22.44%) VMware
15 109 (21.84%) Windows Server
16 95 (19.04%) JavaScript
17 94 (18.84%) ASP.NET Web API
18 93 (18.64%) Finance
19 92 (18.44%) .NET Framework
20 88 (17.64%) Web Services
20 88 (17.64%) DevOps
21 81 (16.23%) Entity Framework
22 75 (15.03%) HTML
23 72 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
24 71 (14.23%) Hyper-V
24 71 (14.23%) Linux
24 71 (14.23%) MS Excel
25 70 (14.03%) ITIL
25 70 (14.03%) Active Directory
25 70 (14.03%) MongoDB

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 48 (9.62%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (6.81%) Tomcat
3 32 (6.41%) IIS
4 20 (4.01%) OpenStack
5 18 (3.61%) JBoss
6 16 (3.21%) MS Exchange
6 16 (3.21%) SharePoint
7 15 (3.01%) CMS
8 12 (2.40%) Apache
8 12 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (2.00%) Jetty
9 10 (2.00%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.80%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.80%) Apache Spark
10 9 (1.80%) Skype for Business
10 9 (1.80%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (1.60%) Umbraco
12 6 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (1.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 71 (14.23%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.21%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 232 (46.49%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (13.63%) Office 365
3 43 (8.62%) PaaS
4 41 (8.22%) IaaS
5 36 (7.21%) SaaS
6 26 (5.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.00%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.80%) GitHub
12 3 (0.60%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (0.60%) Heroku
13 2 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.20%) Bluemix
14 1 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.81%) DNS
2 22 (4.41%) Firewall
3 19 (3.81%) DHCP
4 18 (3.61%) SAN
4 18 (3.61%) VPN
5 17 (3.41%) Internet
5 17 (3.41%) VoIP
6 14 (2.81%) HTTP
6 14 (2.81%) LAN
7 10 (2.00%) WAN
8 9 (1.80%) Skype
9 6 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (1.20%) IPsec
9 6 (1.20%) MPLS
9 6 (1.20%) VLAN
10 5 (1.00%) NAS
10 5 (1.00%) Network Security
11 4 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (52.30%) SQL Server
2 70 (14.03%) MongoDB
3 65 (13.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 44 (8.82%) MySQL
5 42 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (7.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 35 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (6.01%) Big Data
10 28 (5.61%) NoSQL
11 27 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
12 22 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (3.61%) Hadoop
15 14 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 9 (1.80%) Couchbase
17 9 (1.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (9.42%) Git (software)
2 43 (8.62%) TeamCity
3 29 (5.81%) JIRA
4 28 (5.61%) Jenkins
5 20 (4.01%) Subversion
6 16 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (2.61%) Maven
7 13 (2.61%) NUnit
8 12 (2.40%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (1.60%) Selenium
11 7 (1.40%) GoCD
12 6 (1.20%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.80%) Ant
13 4 (0.80%) Gradle
14 3 (0.60%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.60%) Travis CI
15 2 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (0.40%) Fiddler
General
1 93 (18.64%) Finance
2 36 (7.21%) Banking
3 30 (6.01%) Retail
4 26 (5.21%) Games
5 21 (4.21%) Local Government
6 18 (3.61%) Manufacturing
7 17 (3.41%) Legal
8 10 (2.00%) Marketing
8 10 (2.00%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.60%) Advertising
10 7 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.80%) Back Office
12 2 (0.40%) Automotive
12 2 (0.40%) Electronics
12 2 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 202 (40.48%) Developer
2 119 (23.85%) .NET Developer
3 72 (14.43%) C# Developer
4 61 (12.22%) Senior Developer
5 52 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 51 (10.22%) Architect
7 40 (8.02%) ASP.NET Developer
8 39 (7.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 39 (7.82%) Cloud Architect
9 38 (7.62%) Junior
10 34 (6.81%) Senior C# Developer
11 33 (6.61%) Senior .NET Developer
12 32 (6.41%) Cloud Engineer
12 32 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 29 (5.81%) DBA
13 29 (5.81%) Junior Developer
13 29 (5.81%) SQL DBA
14 27 (5.41%) Consultant
14 27 (5.41%) Junior .NET Developer
14 27 (5.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (40.68%) .NET
2 172 (34.47%) ASP.NET
3 123 (24.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 119 (23.85%) AngularJS
5 94 (18.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 92 (18.44%) .NET Framework
7 88 (17.64%) Web Services
8 81 (16.23%) Entity Framework
9 75 (15.03%) HTML
10 67 (13.43%) CSS
10 67 (13.43%) WPF
11 62 (12.42%) WCF
12 57 (11.42%) RESTful
13 56 (11.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 48 (9.62%) jQuery
15 47 (9.42%) REST
16 45 (9.02%) KnockoutJS
17 39 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 39 (7.82%) Node.js
18 37 (7.41%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.42%) Data Centre
2 46 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (8.02%) Private Cloud
4 36 (7.21%) iPad
5 35 (7.01%) Hybrid Cloud
6 34 (6.81%) Computer Science
6 34 (6.81%) Mobile App
7 27 (5.41%) Replication
8 22 (4.41%) Management Information System
9 21 (4.21%) Public Cloud
10 20 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (3.61%) Clustering
12 14 (2.81%) N-Tier
13 13 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (1.80%) User Experience
15 7 (1.40%) Internet of Things
15 7 (1.40%) Xbox
16 5 (1.00%) Driving Licence
17 4 (0.80%) Fintech
17 4 (0.80%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 154 (30.86%) Windows
2 109 (21.84%) Windows Server
3 71 (14.23%) Linux
4 21 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (3.81%) Android
6 17 (3.41%) Apple iOS
7 16 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (2.40%) Windows 10
10 9 (1.80%) Unix
11 8 (1.60%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.20%) CentOS
13 5 (1.00%) VMS
14 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.60%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.40%) Debian
16 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.20%) AIX
17 1 (0.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (33.27%) MVC
3 121 (24.25%) TDD
4 88 (17.64%) DevOps
5 70 (14.03%) ITIL
6 69 (13.83%) Scrum
7 60 (12.02%) Web Development
8 56 (11.22%) Kanban
9 54 (10.82%) Web Application Development
10 53 (10.62%) Dependency Injection
11 49 (9.82%) Multithreading
12 45 (9.02%) Migration
13 44 (8.82%) SOA
14 42 (8.42%) OO
15 40 (8.02%) Performance Tuning
15 40 (8.02%) Software Engineering
16 38 (7.62%) Mentoring
17 37 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
18 35 (7.01%) BDD
18 35 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 208 (41.68%) C#
2 175 (35.07%) SQL
3 95 (19.04%) JavaScript
4 68 (13.63%) PowerShell
5 57 (11.42%) Ruby
6 43 (8.62%) Java
7 41 (8.22%) T-SQL
8 36 (7.21%) F#
9 33 (6.61%) Python
10 23 (4.61%) PHP
11 17 (3.41%) VB.NET
12 16 (3.21%) Perl
13 14 (2.81%) Go
14 13 (2.61%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.00%) Scala
16 4 (0.80%) VBA
17 3 (0.60%) C
17 3 (0.60%) R
17 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 48 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (5.61%) MCSE
3 25 (5.01%) Degree
4 22 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (4.01%) CCNA
6 13 (2.61%) ISEB
7 9 (1.80%) EMC Certification
8 7 (1.40%) MCP
8 7 (1.40%) MCSA
9 5 (1.00%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.80%) CCNP
10 4 (0.80%) MCITP
10 4 (0.80%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.60%) CCIE
11 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.40%) CCA
12 2 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.20%) CCDP
13 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.21%) QA
2 8 (1.60%) SLA
3 7 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.80%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) GCP
System Software
1 72 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (14.23%) Hyper-V
3 70 (14.03%) Active Directory
4 28 (5.61%) Docker
5 8 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.20%) vCloud
7 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.00%) vSphere
8 4 (0.80%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.80%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.60%) Xen
10 2 (0.40%) KVM
10 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.40%) NDS
10 2 (0.40%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.20%) pfSense
11 1 (0.20%) Varnish
11 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (9.42%) Puppet
2 45 (9.02%) Kibana
3 38 (7.62%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (6.01%) Ansible
5 24 (4.81%) SCCM
6 16 (3.21%) SCOM
7 14 (2.81%) SCOrch
7 14 (2.81%) Terraform
7 14 (2.81%) WSUS
8 13 (2.61%) NetBackup
8 13 (2.61%) SCVMM
9 10 (2.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 10 (2.00%) Salt
10 9 (1.80%) AirWatch
10 9 (1.80%) logstash
11 8 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (1.60%) Packer
12 5 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.80%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.80%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 253 (50.70%) Microsoft
2 112 (22.44%) VMware
3 63 (12.63%) Google
4 39 (7.82%) Cisco
5 27 (5.41%) Oracle
6 24 (4.81%) Citrix
7 21 (4.21%) EMC
8 17 (3.41%) PayPal
8 17 (3.41%) Rackspace
9 14 (2.81%) IBM
10 12 (2.40%) Symantec
11 11 (2.20%) Sophos
12 10 (2.00%) Dell
12 10 (2.00%) Red Hat
12 10 (2.00%) Tableau
13 9 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.80%) Software AG
14 8 (1.60%) RedGate
14 8 (1.60%) Xamarin
15 7 (1.40%) ServiceNow
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