Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 28 51
Rank change year-on-year +14 +23 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 48 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 15.53% 5.32% 0.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.15% 38.46% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 47 19 6
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +25.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £36,188 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £62,500 £41,250
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -

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 104 39 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 33.66% 13.83% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 98 36 51
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,725 £26,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,875 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +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 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 18 (37.50%) Degree
5 17 (35.42%) DevOps
6 15 (31.25%) MVC
7 13 (27.08%) C#
8 12 (25.00%) Scrum
9 11 (22.92%) SQL
9 11 (22.92%) .NET
10 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
10 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (20.83%) MCSE
10 10 (20.83%) Linux
10 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (20.83%) Office 365
11 9 (18.75%) REST
11 9 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (18.75%) OOP
11 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 9 (18.75%) Big Data
12 8 (16.67%) Java
12 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
13 7 (14.58%) HTML
13 7 (14.58%) CSS
13 7 (14.58%) Web Services
13 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
13 7 (14.58%) Apache Spark

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 7 (14.58%) Apache Spark
2 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.33%) Umbraco
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.83%) Office 365
3 9 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (12.50%) IaaS
4 6 (12.50%) PaaS
4 6 (12.50%) SaaS
5 3 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Network Security
2 2 (4.17%) Skype
2 2 (4.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) Big Data
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
2 5 (10.42%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.33%) JIRA
3 4 (8.33%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Administrator
5 7 (14.58%) Cloud Administrator
5 7 (14.58%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (12.50%) AWS Administrator
6 6 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Azure Administrator
6 6 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (12.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) .NET
2 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
2 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (18.75%) REST
4 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 7 (14.58%) CSS
5 7 (14.58%) HTML
5 7 (14.58%) Web Services
6 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
6 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (10.42%) jQuery
6 5 (10.42%) Kafka
6 5 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (10.42%) WPF
7 3 (6.25%) RESTful
8 2 (4.17%) HTML5
8 2 (4.17%) JSON
9 1 (2.08%) Apache Wicket
9 1 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.33%) NHS
3 3 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) DevOps
3 15 (31.25%) MVC
4 12 (25.00%) Scrum
5 9 (18.75%) OOP
6 7 (14.58%) Software Audit
7 6 (12.50%) Break/Fix
7 6 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (12.50%) High Availability
7 6 (12.50%) TDD
8 5 (10.42%) Data Engineering
8 5 (10.42%) Kanban
8 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.33%) Data Security
9 4 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) C#
2 11 (22.92%) SQL
3 8 (16.67%) Java
3 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.42%) Python
5 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.25%) Scala
6 2 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Degree
2 10 (20.83%) MCSE
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) GDPR
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Ansible
3 1 (2.08%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Google
3 3 (6.25%) Veeam
4 2 (4.17%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.17%) Talend
4 2 (4.17%) Twitter
5 1 (2.08%) SaltStack