Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 31 51
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 34 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.25% 5.00% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.56% 53.85% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 5
Chester median annual salary £47,500 £35,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.80% +18.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £30,750 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,000 £44,375 £37,250
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -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 93 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 22.57% 9.29% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 87 23 24
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £22,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £47,250 £63,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +21.62% -1.33% -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 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 16 (47.06%) DevOps
4 12 (35.29%) C#
4 12 (35.29%) .NET
4 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 11 (32.35%) Web Services
6 10 (29.41%) Windows
6 10 (29.41%) MCSE
6 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (26.47%) IaaS
7 9 (26.47%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (26.47%) SaaS
7 9 (26.47%) Office 365
7 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
8 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
8 8 (23.53%) CSS
8 8 (23.53%) HTML
8 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
8 8 (23.53%) SQL
8 8 (23.53%) Degree
8 8 (23.53%) MVC
8 8 (23.53%) Scrum
8 8 (23.53%) PaaS
8 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (23.53%) Break/Fix
9 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
9 7 (20.59%) Retail
9 7 (20.59%) Project Management

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 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Umbraco
3 3 (8.82%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (26.47%) IaaS
1 9 (26.47%) Office 365
1 9 (26.47%) SaaS
2 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (23.53%) PaaS
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Network Security
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) VoIP
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (8.82%) Big Data
5 2 (5.88%) Data Lake
5 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
2 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.65%) JIRA
3 4 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.88%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (20.59%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Games
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Cloud Specialist
3 6 (17.65%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Lead Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) .NET
2 11 (32.35%) Web Services
3 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 8 (23.53%) CSS
3 8 (23.53%) HTML
4 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (17.65%) Entity Framework
6 4 (11.76%) HTML5
6 4 (11.76%) jQuery
6 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (8.82%) SOAP
8 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.88%) REST
8 2 (5.88%) SignalR
8 2 (5.88%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 2 (5.88%) WCF
8 2 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.71%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.88%) iPhone
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) FMCG
4 1 (2.94%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) VMS
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) DevOps
3 8 (23.53%) Break/Fix
3 8 (23.53%) MVC
3 8 (23.53%) Scrum
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
5 4 (11.76%) Build Automation
5 4 (11.76%) Identity Management
5 4 (11.76%) Web Development
6 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.88%) Analytics
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) ETL
7 2 (5.88%) High Availability
7 2 (5.88%) Microservices
7 2 (5.88%) MVVM
7 2 (5.88%) Workflow
8 1 (2.94%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) C#
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) MCSE
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (23.53%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) Ambari
3 2 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Veeam
3 2 (5.88%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) VMware