The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 48 65
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 17 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.83% 2.41% 1.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.08% 30.56% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 7
Median salary £37,000 £48,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.91% +74.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £38,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

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

Cloud Computing Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 53 36 36
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 11.94% 7.89% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 32
Median salary £35,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.47% +11.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £46,800 £67,200
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Lancashire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Lancashire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Lancashire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Lancashire

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancaster - 4 £37,000 -
Blackpool +8 3 £43,000 -37.45%
Chorley +4 3 £35,500 -7.79%
Blackburn -4 2 £19,000 -57.77%
Preston - 1 £35,500 - 1
Microsoft Azure
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Migration
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 10 (45.45%) VMware
5 9 (40.91%) .NET
5 9 (40.91%) Office 365
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (31.82%) Line Management
6 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
6 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
6 7 (31.82%) CMS
6 7 (31.82%) Content Management
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) MVC
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle
7 5 (22.73%) CSS
7 5 (22.73%) C#
7 5 (22.73%) HTML
8 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (18.18%) DTS
8 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (31.82%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Liferay
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Office 365
2 4 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (18.18%) PaaS
3 3 (13.64%) IaaS
3 3 (13.64%) SaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) Skype
1 1 (4.55%) VLAN
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (18.18%) DTS
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) DocumentDB
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Team Leader
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Data Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) DBA
4 3 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (18.18%) CSS3
3 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.55%) Ajax
6 1 (4.55%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (4.55%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) LAMP
6 1 (4.55%) LESS
6 1 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Life Science
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Migration
2 7 (31.82%) Content Management
2 7 (31.82%) Line Management
3 5 (22.73%) MVC
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (18.18%) Change Control
4 4 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (18.18%) Database Tuning
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.64%) Front End Development
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile First
5 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Time Management
5 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (18.18%) Perfmon
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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