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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 50 43 53
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.96% 2.41% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.11% 47.06% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 36 17 22
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 8.63% 5.12% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 21
Median salary £22,500 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.05% +14.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
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 25 March 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 - 2 £38,500 -
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) GroupWise

Microsoft Azure
Top Related 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 (40.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) GroupWise
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) NDS
3 1 (20.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
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