Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 76 86
Rank change year-on-year +11 +10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 20 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.27% 1.31% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.62% 24.49% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 6
Lancashire median annual salary £45,000 £39,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.65% +42.73% -56.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £33,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,500 £72,500 £36,875
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.05% +8.13%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 97 49 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 11.01% 5.34% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 64 45 34
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +16.67% -17.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,200 £22,650
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,700 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newton-le-Willows - 6 £62,500 -
Blackpool +15 4 £42,500 -36.57%
Blackburn +2 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Preston - 1 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Validation
4 6 (30.00%) Migration
4 6 (30.00%) Product Management
4 6 (30.00%) QA
4 6 (30.00%) Google
4 6 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (25.00%) Office 365
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (20.00%) DTS
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (20.00%) Change Control
6 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
6 4 (20.00%) Database Tuning
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning

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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Liferay
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (25.00%) Office 365
4 3 (15.00%) IaaS
4 3 (15.00%) OneDrive
4 3 (15.00%) PaaS
4 3 (15.00%) SaaS
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) Skype
1 2 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (20.00%) DTS
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Power BI
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Administrator
1 6 (30.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) DBA
3 4 (20.00%) Data Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Technician
5 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Virtualisation Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
1 6 (30.00%) Product Management
1 6 (30.00%) Validation
2 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Change Control
3 4 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (10.00%) Data Security
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Web Filtering
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (20.00%) Perfmon
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 6 (30.00%) Google
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat