Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 30 53
Rank change year-on-year +21 +23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 54 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 18.31% 4.98% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.43% 35.71% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 52 19 2
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.87% +2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £37,875 £29,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £41,250
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

Microsoft Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 103 42 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 34.92% 13.95% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 97 38 49
Chester median annual salary £47,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% -13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £56,375 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Chester

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Chester

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Chester over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Chester

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 39 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
4 18 (33.33%) SQL
5 17 (31.48%) .NET
5 17 (31.48%) DevOps
6 15 (27.78%) MVC
6 15 (27.78%) Degree
7 14 (25.93%) Java
8 13 (24.07%) C#
8 13 (24.07%) Big Data
9 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 10 (18.52%) REST
10 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
10 10 (18.52%) Web Services
10 10 (18.52%) Linux
11 9 (16.67%) OOP
11 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
11 9 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
12 8 (14.81%) Apache Spark
12 8 (14.81%) HTML
12 8 (14.81%) CSS
12 8 (14.81%) Python
13 7 (12.96%) TDD
13 7 (12.96%) Node.js
13 7 (12.96%) Software Audit
14 6 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 8 (14.81%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.41%) Umbraco
3 3 (5.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 39 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (7.41%) Office 365
4 3 (5.56%) IaaS
4 3 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Skype
1 2 (3.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) Big Data
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) JIRA
2 4 (7.41%) JIRA Agile
2 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Architect
2 11 (20.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Administrator
4 7 (12.96%) Cloud Administrator
4 7 (12.96%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
5 6 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) .NET
2 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
2 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (18.52%) REST
2 10 (18.52%) Web Services
3 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 8 (14.81%) CSS
4 8 (14.81%) HTML
5 7 (12.96%) Node.js
6 6 (11.11%) Kafka
7 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
7 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (9.26%) jQuery
7 5 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (9.26%) WPF
8 3 (5.56%) HTML5
8 3 (5.56%) JSON
8 3 (5.56%) RESTful
9 2 (3.70%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) NHS
3 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) DevOps
3 15 (27.78%) MVC
4 9 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
4 9 (16.67%) OOP
5 7 (12.96%) Software Audit
5 7 (12.96%) TDD
6 6 (11.11%) Data Engineering
6 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (11.11%) High Availability
6 6 (11.11%) Scrum
7 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.26%) Kanban
7 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.41%) Data Security
8 4 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) SQL
2 14 (25.93%) Java
3 13 (24.07%) C#
4 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.81%) Python
6 3 (5.56%) Scala
7 2 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (7.41%) MCSE
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) GCP
2 2 (3.70%) GDPR
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Google
3 3 (5.56%) Cloudera
3 3 (5.56%) Talend
3 3 (5.56%) Twitter
4 1 (1.85%) SaltStack