Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 37 60
Rank change year-on-year +7 +23 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 30 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.37% 3.56% 1.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.10% 32.26% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 8
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.94% +10.71%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,525 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,250 £44,875
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +21.79% +4.00% -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 73 31 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 17.94% 11.03% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 70 25 43
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £53,000 £64,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -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 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Chester region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 16 (53.33%) C#
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (43.33%) Web Services
5 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (40.00%) MVC
6 11 (36.67%) Retail
6 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
7 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 10 (33.33%) Windows
8 9 (30.00%) CSS
8 9 (30.00%) SQL
8 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
8 9 (30.00%) HTML
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (23.33%) DevOps
9 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
9 7 (23.33%) Project Management
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (20.00%) JIRA
11 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (16.67%) Office 365
11 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 5 (16.67%) Web Development

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 4 (13.33%) Umbraco
2 3 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (13.33%) IaaS
3 3 (10.00%) PaaS
3 3 (10.00%) SaaS
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (10.00%) DB2
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.67%) Big Data
6 2 (6.67%) Data Lake
6 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.00%) JIRA
3 4 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (36.67%) Retail
2 4 (13.33%) Games
3 3 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Cloud Specialist
2 5 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Integration Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (6.67%) WPF Developer
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) SQL BI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
2 13 (43.33%) Web Services
3 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
5 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 9 (30.00%) CSS
6 9 (30.00%) HTML
7 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (13.33%) HTML5
8 4 (13.33%) jQuery
8 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
9 2 (6.67%) REST
9 2 (6.67%) SignalR
9 2 (6.67%) SOAP
9 2 (6.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 2 (6.67%) WCF
9 2 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (13.33%) FMCG
2 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) MVC
3 7 (23.33%) DevOps
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Web Development
5 4 (13.33%) Build Automation
6 3 (10.00%) High Availability
6 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) Break/Fix
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.67%) ETL
7 2 (6.67%) Microservices
7 2 (6.67%) MVVM
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) Workflow
8 1 (3.33%) B2B
8 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) MCSE
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ambari
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
2 2 (6.67%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.33%) Avaya
3 1 (3.33%) NetApp
3 1 (3.33%) Veeam
3 1 (3.33%) VMware