Period
to 16 April 2021

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 106 175 252
Rank change year-on-year +69 +77 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 95 52 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.55% 1.08% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 1.12% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 90 47 16
10th Percentile " £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,875 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +15.85% -18.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,813
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £79,375
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +21.95% -18.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 3,570 4,646 6,016
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.09% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,073 3,767 4,907
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,946 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,500 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,192
Median % change year-on-year - +8.25% +2.65%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,313 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Azure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Engineer in Manchester

Azure Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure Engineer in Manchester.

Salary trend for Azure Engineer in Manchester

Azure Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Engineer in Manchester

Azure Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 16 April 2021. 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
Wigan - 3 £50,000 -
Salford +18 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Bolton -7 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Azure Engineer
North West

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, Azure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 95 (100.00%) Azure
2 66 (69.47%) DevOps
3 59 (62.11%) Windows
3 59 (62.11%) Microsoft
4 57 (60.00%) SQL
5 44 (46.32%) Infrastructure as Code
6 43 (45.26%) Migration
7 41 (43.16%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (37.89%) PowerShell
9 35 (36.84%) Terraform
10 33 (34.74%) Oracle
11 31 (32.63%) Data Security
11 31 (32.63%) EnterpriseDB
12 22 (23.16%) Active Directory
13 20 (21.05%) Windows Server
13 20 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 19 (20.00%) IaaS
14 19 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (16.84%) VMware
15 16 (16.84%) SQL Server
15 16 (16.84%) PaaS
16 15 (15.79%) Puppet
16 15 (15.79%) Cosmos DB
16 15 (15.79%) Kubernetes
17 14 (14.74%) Ansible
17 14 (14.74%) Opscode Chef
17 14 (14.74%) SaaS
18 13 (13.68%) Azure Active Directory
19 12 (12.63%) Microsoft 365
19 12 (12.63%) Linux

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.21%) IIS
2 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.16%) Confluence
3 3 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.05%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 95 (100.00%) Azure
2 19 (20.00%) IaaS
3 16 (16.84%) PaaS
4 14 (14.74%) SaaS
5 13 (13.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (12.63%) Microsoft 365
7 11 (11.58%) Serverless
8 10 (10.53%) Azure Functions
9 9 (9.47%) AWS
10 8 (8.42%) Power Platform
11 7 (7.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (7.37%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (5.26%) GCP
13 3 (3.16%) GitHub
14 2 (2.11%) Azure Stack
14 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (2.11%) Datadog
14 2 (2.11%) OneDrive
14 2 (2.11%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) WAN
2 5 (5.26%) DNS
3 4 (4.21%) LAN
3 4 (4.21%) NAS
3 4 (4.21%) SAN
4 3 (3.16%) Firewall
4 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.11%) MPLS
5 2 (2.11%) Network Security
5 2 (2.11%) SSL
5 2 (2.11%) VLAN
6 1 (1.05%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.05%) DHCP
6 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.84%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.79%) Cosmos DB
3 11 (11.58%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (8.42%) Power BI
5 4 (4.21%) Data Lake
5 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.21%) MySQL
6 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.11%) BigQuery
7 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.11%) MariaDB
7 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.11%) Redis
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.11%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.21%) JIRA
3 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.05%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.05%) GitLab
4 1 (1.05%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (4.21%) Public Sector
2 3 (3.16%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) Electronics
3 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.11%) Marketing
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.05%) Automotive
4 1 (1.05%) Back Office
4 1 (1.05%) Billing
4 1 (1.05%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.05%) .NET
2 1 (1.05%) .NET Core
2 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.05%) COM
2 1 (1.05%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.05%) JSON
2 1 (1.05%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.37%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.21%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.21%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.16%) Clustering
5 2 (2.11%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.11%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 59 (62.11%) Windows
2 20 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.63%) Linux
4 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (69.47%) DevOps
2 44 (46.32%) Infrastructure as Code
3 43 (45.26%) Migration
4 41 (43.16%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (32.63%) Data Security
6 20 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 19 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (9.47%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (7.37%) Analytics
9 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.32%) IT Strategy
10 6 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (5.26%) Technical Leadership
12 4 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (4.21%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.21%) People Management
12 4 (4.21%) Project Delivery
12 4 (4.21%) Project Management
12 4 (4.21%) Server Building
12 4 (4.21%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 57 (60.00%) SQL
2 36 (37.89%) PowerShell
3 11 (11.58%) Python
4 5 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.16%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.16%) C#
6 3 (3.16%) Java
7 2 (2.11%) Go
7 2 (2.11%) Groovy
7 2 (2.11%) PHP
7 2 (2.11%) R
7 2 (2.11%) Ruby
7 2 (2.11%) Scala
7 2 (2.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.11%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) Degree
3 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (23.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.37%) Docker
4 3 (3.16%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 35 (36.84%) Terraform
2 15 (15.79%) Kubernetes
2 15 (15.79%) Puppet
3 14 (14.74%) Ansible
3 14 (14.74%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (4.21%) Grafana
5 4 (4.21%) Prometheus
5 4 (4.21%) SCCM
6 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.11%) Packer
6 2 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.05%) Consul
7 1 (1.05%) Graphite
7 1 (1.05%) Opsview
Vendors
1 59 (62.11%) Microsoft
2 33 (34.74%) Oracle
3 31 (32.63%) EnterpriseDB
4 16 (16.84%) VMware
5 6 (6.32%) Databricks
6 4 (4.21%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.11%) EMC
7 2 (2.11%) Google
7 2 (2.11%) NetApp
7 2 (2.11%) New Relic
7 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.11%) SAP
7 2 (2.11%) Sophos
7 2 (2.11%) Veeam
8 1 (1.05%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.05%) Dynatrace