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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 78 131 176
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +45
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 230 123 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.62% 1.97% 1.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.00% 24.65% 22.20%
Number of salaries quoted 182 102 99
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
Microsoft Azure
England

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
793 499 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.47% 8.01% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 673 416 366
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 £25,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 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
Manchester +28 142 £45,000 - 24
Merseyside +19 54 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Cheshire +31 35 £37,500 - 3
Lancashire - 1 £36,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 226 (51.95%) Microsoft
2 216 (49.66%) SQL Server
3 187 (42.99%) C#
4 179 (41.15%) .NET
5 167 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
6 161 (37.01%) Amazon AWS
7 158 (36.32%) Windows
8 147 (33.79%) SQL
9 138 (31.72%) MVC
10 137 (31.49%) ASP.NET
11 120 (27.59%) TDD
12 107 (24.60%) .NET Framework
13 97 (22.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 96 (22.07%) Entity Framework
14 96 (22.07%) AngularJS
15 95 (21.84%) Windows Server
16 91 (20.92%) JavaScript
17 84 (19.31%) VMware
18 83 (19.08%) MS Excel
19 79 (18.16%) Finance
20 77 (17.70%) Active Directory
21 73 (16.78%) WCF
22 72 (16.55%) Scrum
23 71 (16.32%) HTML
24 68 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
24 68 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
25 64 (14.71%) DevOps
25 64 (14.71%) Web Development
26 63 (14.48%) ITIL
27 62 (14.25%) 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 36 (8.28%) Elasticsearch
1 36 (8.28%) IIS
2 27 (6.21%) SharePoint
3 23 (5.29%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (4.37%) Tomcat
5 18 (4.14%) CMS
5 18 (4.14%) JBoss
5 18 (4.14%) MS Exchange
6 15 (3.45%) Apache
7 12 (2.76%) OpenStack
8 9 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (1.84%) Skype for Business
10 7 (1.61%) Umbraco
11 6 (1.38%) Apache Solr
11 6 (1.38%) Apache Spark
11 6 (1.38%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.15%) Jetty
12 5 (1.15%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 83 (19.08%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.22%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 161 (37.01%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (12.18%) Office 365
3 35 (8.05%) IaaS
4 33 (7.59%) PaaS
5 30 (6.90%) SaaS
6 15 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.46%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.46%) Heroku
10 2 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.46%) Yammer
11 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.23%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.23%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.23%) GitHub
11 1 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.67%) VPN
2 28 (6.44%) DNS
2 28 (6.44%) Firewall
3 27 (6.21%) SAN
4 18 (4.14%) DHCP
4 18 (4.14%) LAN
5 12 (2.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (2.76%) IPsec
6 11 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (2.53%) Cisco Wireless
6 11 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (2.53%) Network Security
6 11 (2.53%) OpenScape
6 11 (2.53%) SSL
6 11 (2.53%) Wireless
6 11 (2.53%) WLAN
7 10 (2.30%) Cisco ISE
7 10 (2.30%) IP Telephony
8 9 (2.07%) Internet
9 8 (1.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (49.66%) SQL Server
2 62 (14.25%) MongoDB
3 50 (11.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 37 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (7.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (7.36%) MySQL
7 32 (7.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
9 23 (5.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (4.37%) Big Data
12 16 (3.68%) NoSQL
13 14 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (2.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 11 (2.53%) Hadoop
15 11 (2.53%) Relational Database
16 9 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (2.07%) Data Mining
17 8 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (11.95%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.59%) TeamCity
3 32 (7.36%) JIRA
4 24 (5.52%) Jenkins
4 24 (5.52%) NUnit
5 20 (4.60%) Subversion
6 17 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (2.53%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.61%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.61%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.15%) Selenium
11 4 (0.92%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.69%) Maven
12 3 (0.69%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.69%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.46%) Bower
13 2 (0.46%) gulp
13 2 (0.46%) Hudson
General
1 79 (18.16%) Finance
2 33 (7.59%) Banking
3 25 (5.75%) Games
4 16 (3.68%) Legal
5 15 (3.45%) Retail
5 15 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.99%) Marketing
7 7 (1.61%) Back Office
7 7 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.38%) Publishing
9 5 (1.15%) Law
10 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.46%) Advertising
11 2 (0.46%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
12 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 171 (39.31%) Developer
2 111 (25.52%) .NET Developer
3 86 (19.77%) C# Developer
4 61 (14.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (10.57%) Senior Developer
6 45 (10.34%) Software Developer
7 43 (9.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (8.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 33 (7.59%) Junior
9 33 (7.59%) Senior C# Developer
10 32 (7.36%) Architect
11 31 (7.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 31 (7.13%) Tester
12 30 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
13 29 (6.67%) QA Tester
14 28 (6.44%) C# Software Developer
14 28 (6.44%) DBA
14 28 (6.44%) Junior Developer
14 28 (6.44%) SQL DBA
15 27 (6.21%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (41.15%) .NET
2 137 (31.49%) ASP.NET
3 107 (24.60%) .NET Framework
4 97 (22.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 96 (22.07%) AngularJS
5 96 (22.07%) Entity Framework
6 73 (16.78%) WCF
7 71 (16.32%) HTML
8 68 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
9 61 (14.02%) CSS
10 59 (13.56%) Web Services
11 58 (13.33%) WPF
12 47 (10.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 41 (9.43%) REST
14 39 (8.97%) RESTful
15 35 (8.05%) jQuery
15 35 (8.05%) XML
16 33 (7.59%) MSMQ
17 32 (7.36%) LINQ
18 29 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (11.03%) Data Centre
3 33 (7.59%) Mobile App
3 33 (7.59%) Private Cloud
4 31 (7.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 29 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 29 (6.67%) Replication
6 23 (5.29%) Video Conferencing
7 21 (4.83%) iPad
8 20 (4.60%) Public Cloud
9 16 (3.68%) Clustering
10 13 (2.99%) Xbox
11 11 (2.53%) Management Information System
11 11 (2.53%) User Experience
12 9 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.38%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.38%) Kindle
13 6 (1.38%) Social Media
14 4 (0.92%) Statistics
15 3 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 158 (36.32%) Windows
2 95 (21.84%) Windows Server
3 58 (13.33%) Linux
4 22 (5.06%) Windows 10
5 19 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (4.14%) Mac OS X
7 14 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (2.99%) Android
9 11 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (2.30%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.84%) VMS
12 6 (1.38%) Unix
13 4 (0.92%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.69%) CentOS
15 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.23%) AIX
16 1 (0.23%) Debian
16 1 (0.23%) Solaris
16 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (31.72%) MVC
3 120 (27.59%) TDD
4 72 (16.55%) Scrum
5 64 (14.71%) DevOps
5 64 (14.71%) Web Development
6 63 (14.48%) ITIL
7 49 (11.26%) Dependency Injection
8 47 (10.80%) Kanban
9 46 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (10.34%) BDD
11 37 (8.51%) Software Engineering
12 36 (8.28%) Multithreading
13 35 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (8.05%) Mentoring
14 33 (7.59%) Migration
15 27 (6.21%) Performance Tuning
16 25 (5.75%) ITIL V3
16 25 (5.75%) Web Application Development
17 24 (5.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 187 (42.99%) C#
2 147 (33.79%) SQL
3 91 (20.92%) JavaScript
4 49 (11.26%) PowerShell
5 35 (8.05%) Ruby
6 32 (7.36%) T-SQL
7 25 (5.75%) F#
8 19 (4.37%) Java
9 18 (4.14%) Python
10 11 (2.53%) PHP
11 10 (2.30%) VBA
12 9 (2.07%) Go
13 8 (1.84%) Perl
13 8 (1.84%) Scala
14 6 (1.38%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.38%) R
15 4 (0.92%) C
16 3 (0.69%) Clojure
16 3 (0.69%) VB
16 3 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (6.67%) ISEB
3 26 (5.98%) MCSE
4 22 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (5.06%) Degree
5 20 (4.60%) CCNA
6 13 (2.99%) EMC Certification
7 6 (1.38%) MCSA
8 5 (1.15%) MCITP
8 5 (1.15%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.92%) CCNP
9 4 (0.92%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.69%) CCIE
10 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.46%) CCA
11 2 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.23%) CCDP
12 1 (0.23%) MBA
12 1 (0.23%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.05%) QA
2 9 (2.07%) SLA
3 8 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.38%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.92%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) GCP
System Software
1 77 (17.70%) Active Directory
2 68 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (13.56%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.99%) Docker
5 7 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.61%) vSphere
6 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.92%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.92%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.46%) NDS
9 2 (0.46%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (0.46%) Xen
10 1 (0.23%) KVM
10 1 (0.23%) pfSense
10 1 (0.23%) Varnish
10 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (8.74%) Puppet
2 30 (6.90%) Kibana
3 23 (5.29%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (4.37%) SCCM
5 15 (3.45%) Ansible
6 13 (2.99%) AirWatch
7 12 (2.76%) NetBackup
8 11 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (2.53%) SCOM
9 9 (2.07%) Cacti
9 9 (2.07%) SCOrch
9 9 (2.07%) SCVMM
9 9 (2.07%) Terraform
10 8 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (1.38%) Salt
11 6 (1.38%) WSUS
12 5 (1.15%) logstash
13 4 (0.92%) Grafana
13 4 (0.92%) Graphite
13 4 (0.92%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 226 (51.95%) Microsoft
2 84 (19.31%) VMware
3 41 (9.43%) Google
4 37 (8.51%) Cisco
5 26 (5.98%) Citrix
6 21 (4.83%) EMC
6 21 (4.83%) Oracle
7 18 (4.14%) IBM
8 17 (3.91%) PayPal
9 13 (2.99%) Software AG
10 12 (2.76%) RedGate
10 12 (2.76%) Teradata
11 11 (2.53%) IronPort
11 11 (2.53%) Siemens
12 10 (2.30%) Barracuda Networks
12 10 (2.30%) Dell
12 10 (2.30%) Polycom
13 9 (2.07%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.84%) HP
14 8 (1.84%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Thomas Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £43000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £47530 - £71296 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Rutherford Grant
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright HR
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
St. Helens
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester, North West, United Kingdom
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago