The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 11 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 7.14% - 3.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.86% - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £27,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Microsoft Azure
Manchester

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

Cloud Services Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
7 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 16.67% 9.09% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Average salary £35,000 £70,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £50,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Rochdale region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Microsoft Azure Salary Trend in Rochdale

Microsoft Azure
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Server Support
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) HP