Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 37 32
Rank change year-on-year +28 -5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 25 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 14.88% 7.32% 4.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 64.10% 27.36% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 17
Chester median annual salary £33,750 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.50% +42.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £41,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,750 £65,000 £44,500
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +20.69%

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 39 106 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 23.21% 26.77% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 32 98 31
Chester median annual salary £36,250 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.71% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,775 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £61,500 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £47,125 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.72% +12.50% +14.29%

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 23 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) DevOps
3 9 (36.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) .NET
3 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (32.00%) Windows
5 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (28.00%) MVC
5 7 (28.00%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (24.00%) Serverless
6 6 (24.00%) Office 365
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (24.00%) DHCP
6 6 (24.00%) DNS
7 5 (20.00%) Project Management
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.00%) SaltStack
7 5 (20.00%) Salt
7 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (20.00%) Terraform
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
8 4 (16.00%) Git (software)

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 3 (12.00%) Confluence
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (28.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (24.00%) Office 365
3 6 (24.00%) Serverless
4 5 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (12.00%) GitHub
5 3 (12.00%) PaaS
5 3 (12.00%) SaaS
6 2 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (8.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) DHCP
1 6 (24.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) NAS
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) OLAP
2 1 (4.00%) Power BI
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
1 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.00%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Games
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (12.00%) Node.js
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Core
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.00%) CSS
6 1 (4.00%) HTML
6 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.00%) LINQ
6 1 (4.00%) MDX
6 1 (4.00%) Ninject
6 1 (4.00%) React
6 1 (4.00%) RESTful
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.00%) WCF
6 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Replication
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) EPoS
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) DevOps
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) Decision-Making
6 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) Microservices
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Change Control
7 2 (8.00%) CRM
7 2 (8.00%) DNA
7 2 (8.00%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
8 1 (4.00%) Runbook
8 1 (4.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C#
1 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCSA
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CISA
2 1 (4.00%) CISM
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (20.00%) Salt
1 5 (20.00%) Terraform
2 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) SaltStack
3 4 (16.00%) HP
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) Google
5 2 (8.00%) Veeam
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (4.00%) Xamarin