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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England / North West
Rank 68 120 148
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +28
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 242 120 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.07% 2.16% 1.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.93% 24.44% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 190 108 108
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £34,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,600
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 North West region.

Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
758 491 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.74% 8.83% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 640 424 344
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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 20 January 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 20 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
Manchester +19 150 £47,500 - 33
Merseyside +36 61 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Cheshire +27 30 £50,000 +48.14% 7
Lancashire - 1 £36,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 North West region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 245 (52.69%) SQL Server
2 241 (51.83%) Microsoft
3 207 (44.52%) Amazon AWS
4 194 (41.72%) C#
5 186 (40.00%) .NET
6 170 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
7 158 (33.98%) SQL
8 152 (32.69%) MVC
9 151 (32.47%) ASP.NET
9 151 (32.47%) Windows
10 116 (24.95%) TDD
11 109 (23.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 105 (22.58%) Windows Server
13 103 (22.15%) AngularJS
14 99 (21.29%) VMware
15 98 (21.08%) .NET Framework
16 93 (20.00%) Entity Framework
17 92 (19.78%) Finance
18 90 (19.35%) JavaScript
19 82 (17.63%) ASP.NET Web API
20 75 (16.13%) DevOps
21 74 (15.91%) MS Excel
22 73 (15.70%) Web Services
23 70 (15.05%) Scrum
24 69 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
25 67 (14.41%) Hyper-V
26 66 (14.19%) MongoDB
27 65 (13.98%) PowerShell
27 65 (13.98%) ITIL
28 64 (13.76%) HTML

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 43 (9.25%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (6.88%) IIS
2 32 (6.88%) Tomcat
3 18 (3.87%) JBoss
4 16 (3.44%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (3.23%) CMS
5 15 (3.23%) OpenStack
5 15 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.01%) MS Exchange
7 13 (2.80%) Apache
8 10 (2.15%) Skype for Business
9 9 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.72%) Apache Spark
11 7 (1.51%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.51%) Jetty
11 7 (1.51%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.51%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.86%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 74 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.30%) MS Office
3 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 207 (44.52%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (13.55%) Office 365
3 38 (8.17%) IaaS
3 38 (8.17%) PaaS
4 31 (6.67%) SaaS
5 18 (3.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.86%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.65%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.43%) GitHub
10 2 (0.43%) Heroku
11 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.59%) DNS
2 24 (5.16%) Firewall
3 23 (4.95%) VPN
4 22 (4.73%) SAN
5 18 (3.87%) DHCP
6 12 (2.58%) Internet
6 12 (2.58%) LAN
7 10 (2.15%) HTTP
7 10 (2.15%) Skype
8 9 (1.94%) VoIP
9 8 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (1.72%) IPsec
10 7 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.51%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (1.51%) Network Security
10 7 (1.51%) OpenScape
10 7 (1.51%) SSL
10 7 (1.51%) Wireless
10 7 (1.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (52.69%) SQL Server
2 66 (14.19%) MongoDB
3 60 (12.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 44 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (8.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (8.17%) MySQL
7 36 (7.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 36 (7.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (5.59%) Azure SQL Database
9 24 (5.16%) Big Data
10 23 (4.95%) NoSQL
10 23 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (4.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (3.66%) Hadoop
12 17 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (2.58%) Relational Database
14 10 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
16 8 (1.72%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 49 (10.54%) Git (software)
2 37 (7.96%) TeamCity
3 29 (6.24%) JIRA
4 24 (5.16%) Jenkins
5 20 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (4.09%) Subversion
7 16 (3.44%) NUnit
8 11 (2.37%) Maven
8 11 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (2.15%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.08%) Selenium
11 5 (1.08%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.86%) Ant
12 4 (0.86%) Gradle
13 3 (0.65%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.43%) Bower
14 2 (0.43%) gulp
14 2 (0.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 92 (19.78%) Finance
2 36 (7.74%) Banking
3 26 (5.59%) Games
4 22 (4.73%) Retail
5 17 (3.66%) Legal
6 14 (3.01%) Local Government
7 11 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.94%) Marketing
9 7 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.08%) Back Office
11 3 (0.65%) Advertising
11 3 (0.65%) Law
12 2 (0.43%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) Military
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 180 (38.71%) Developer
2 108 (23.23%) .NET Developer
3 70 (15.05%) C# Developer
4 53 (11.40%) Senior Developer
5 50 (10.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 45 (9.68%) Architect
7 41 (8.82%) Junior
8 36 (7.74%) ASP.NET Developer
9 35 (7.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 34 (7.31%) Software Developer
11 32 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 31 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
12 31 (6.67%) DBA
12 31 (6.67%) SQL DBA
13 30 (6.45%) Junior Developer
13 30 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
14 28 (6.02%) Senior .NET Developer
15 27 (5.81%) Cloud Engineer
15 27 (5.81%) Junior .NET Developer
16 26 (5.59%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (40.00%) .NET
2 151 (32.47%) ASP.NET
3 109 (23.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 103 (22.15%) AngularJS
5 98 (21.08%) .NET Framework
6 93 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 82 (17.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 73 (15.70%) Web Services
9 64 (13.76%) HTML
10 63 (13.55%) WPF
11 60 (12.90%) WCF
12 58 (12.47%) CSS
13 54 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 50 (10.75%) RESTful
15 42 (9.03%) REST
16 38 (8.17%) jQuery
17 35 (7.53%) KnockoutJS
17 35 (7.53%) MSMQ
18 32 (6.88%) Node.js
19 27 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 50 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (8.82%) Private Cloud
4 38 (8.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 34 (7.31%) Computer Science
6 33 (7.10%) Mobile App
7 29 (6.24%) Replication
8 24 (5.16%) iPad
9 21 (4.52%) Public Cloud
10 18 (3.87%) Clustering
10 18 (3.87%) Management Information System
10 18 (3.87%) Video Conferencing
11 17 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (2.37%) User Experience
13 10 (2.15%) N-Tier
14 9 (1.94%) Xbox
15 6 (1.29%) Driving Licence
15 6 (1.29%) Statistics
16 5 (1.08%) Kindle
17 3 (0.65%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 151 (32.47%) Windows
2 105 (22.58%) Windows Server
3 56 (12.04%) Linux
4 19 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (3.66%) Android
5 17 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (3.66%) Windows 10
6 15 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (3.01%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.58%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.51%) VMS
10 6 (1.29%) Unix
11 5 (1.08%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.86%) CentOS
13 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.43%) Debian
14 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.22%) AIX
15 1 (0.22%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (32.69%) MVC
3 116 (24.95%) TDD
4 75 (16.13%) DevOps
5 70 (15.05%) Scrum
6 65 (13.98%) ITIL
7 61 (13.12%) Web Development
8 53 (11.40%) Dependency Injection
9 52 (11.18%) Kanban
10 43 (9.25%) Multithreading
11 42 (9.03%) Migration
11 42 (9.03%) Web Application Development
12 39 (8.39%) BDD
12 39 (8.39%) Performance Tuning
13 38 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
13 38 (8.17%) Mentoring
13 38 (8.17%) Software Engineering
14 37 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (6.67%) OO
16 23 (4.95%) UML
Programming Languages
1 194 (41.72%) C#
2 158 (33.98%) SQL
3 90 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 65 (13.98%) PowerShell
5 44 (9.46%) Ruby
6 36 (7.74%) Java
6 36 (7.74%) T-SQL
7 31 (6.67%) F#
8 26 (5.59%) Python
9 19 (4.09%) PHP
10 13 (2.80%) Perl
10 13 (2.80%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.37%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.37%) Go
12 7 (1.51%) VBA
13 6 (1.29%) R
13 6 (1.29%) Scala
14 4 (0.86%) C
15 3 (0.65%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (9.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (5.59%) Degree
3 24 (5.16%) MCSE
4 20 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (4.30%) ISEB
5 18 (3.87%) CCNA
6 11 (2.37%) EMC Certification
7 6 (1.29%) MCSA
8 5 (1.08%) MCITP
9 4 (0.86%) CCNP
9 4 (0.86%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.65%) CCIE
10 3 (0.65%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.43%) CCA
11 2 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.22%) CCDP
12 1 (0.22%) MBA
12 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.22%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.73%) QA
2 7 (1.51%) SLA
3 6 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.86%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) GCP
System Software
1 69 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (14.41%) Hyper-V
3 64 (13.76%) Active Directory
4 16 (3.44%) Docker
5 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.86%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.86%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.86%) vSphere
8 3 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.65%) vCloud
9 2 (0.43%) NDS
9 2 (0.43%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (0.43%) Xen
10 1 (0.22%) pfSense
10 1 (0.22%) Varnish
10 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (9.03%) Puppet
2 38 (8.17%) Kibana
3 31 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (5.59%) SCCM
5 20 (4.30%) Ansible
6 17 (3.66%) SCOM
7 15 (3.23%) SCOrch
8 14 (3.01%) SCVMM
9 12 (2.58%) NetBackup
10 11 (2.37%) AirWatch
11 10 (2.15%) WSUS
12 8 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (1.72%) Salt
12 8 (1.72%) Terraform
13 7 (1.51%) logstash
14 6 (1.29%) Cacti
15 5 (1.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 4 (0.86%) Backup Exec
16 4 (0.86%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 241 (51.83%) Microsoft
2 99 (21.29%) VMware
3 49 (10.54%) Google
4 39 (8.39%) Cisco
5 25 (5.38%) Citrix
6 24 (5.16%) Oracle
7 22 (4.73%) EMC
8 17 (3.66%) PayPal
9 16 (3.44%) IBM
10 11 (2.37%) Dell
10 11 (2.37%) Rackspace
10 11 (2.37%) Software AG
10 11 (2.37%) Teradata
11 9 (1.94%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.94%) RedGate
12 8 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.72%) Sophos
12 8 (1.72%) Symantec
12 8 (1.72%) Tableau
13 7 (1.51%) Xamarin
Liverpool, Merseyside
Randstad Technologies
Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCI Com
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCI Com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + company bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Acorn Insurance
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent progression opportunities
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Modis International
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus to 10% + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 50000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + 5600 car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago