Period
to 15 January 2021

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 15 January 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 178 271
Rank change year-on-year +69 +93 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 64 55 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.08% 0.96% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.00% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 81 67 9
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -12.62% -6.36%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £83,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -12.62% +3.00%

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 2,974 5,517 6,573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 96.70% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,637 4,477 5,597
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,650 £25,900
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 15 January 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 15 January 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
Salford +20 2 £52,500 +23.53%
Bolton +11 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Stockport - 1 £50,000 -
Azure Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 64 (100.00%) Azure
2 41 (64.06%) Windows
2 41 (64.06%) DevOps
3 38 (59.38%) PowerShell
4 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
5 25 (39.06%) SQL
5 25 (39.06%) Terraform
6 24 (37.50%) Migration
7 21 (32.81%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (28.13%) Infrastructure as Code
9 17 (26.56%) Oracle
10 16 (25.00%) PaaS
10 16 (25.00%) IaaS
11 15 (23.44%) EnterpriseDB
11 15 (23.44%) Linux
11 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
11 15 (23.44%) Data Security
12 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
12 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (20.31%) Kubernetes
13 11 (17.19%) Cosmos DB
13 11 (17.19%) Windows Server
13 11 (17.19%) Azure Active Directory
13 11 (17.19%) DNS
14 10 (15.63%) SaaS
14 10 (15.63%) Public Cloud
14 10 (15.63%) Serverless
15 9 (14.06%) Azure Functions
15 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 9 (14.06%) Azure SQL Database

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 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) Confluence
2 3 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 64 (100.00%) Azure
2 16 (25.00%) IaaS
2 16 (25.00%) PaaS
3 11 (17.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (15.63%) SaaS
4 10 (15.63%) Serverless
5 9 (14.06%) Azure Functions
6 8 (12.50%) AWS
7 6 (9.38%) Office 365
8 3 (4.69%) OneDrive
9 2 (3.13%) GitHub
10 1 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.56%) Mimecast
10 1 (1.56%) Power Automate
10 1 (1.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) DNS
2 7 (10.94%) DHCP
3 3 (4.69%) Firewall
3 3 (4.69%) MPLS
3 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.69%) VLAN
3 3 (4.69%) WAN
4 2 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (1.56%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.56%) BGP
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.56%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.56%) NAS
5 1 (1.56%) Network Security
5 1 (1.56%) OSPF
5 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.56%) SSL
5 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.19%) Cosmos DB
3 9 (14.06%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) SonarQube
1 5 (7.81%) TeamCity
2 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.25%) JIRA
3 2 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.56%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.56%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.56%) GitLab
4 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Law
3 5 (7.81%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Electronics
4 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
1 2 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.56%) CSS
2 1 (1.56%) LDAP
2 1 (1.56%) REST
2 1 (1.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) WinForms
2 1 (1.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Public Cloud
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.69%) Clustering
5 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.56%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 41 (64.06%) Windows
2 15 (23.44%) Linux
3 11 (17.19%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.56%) VMS
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (64.06%) DevOps
2 24 (37.50%) Migration
3 21 (32.81%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (28.13%) Infrastructure as Code
5 15 (23.44%) Data Security
6 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (9.38%) IT Strategy
10 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (7.81%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (7.81%) Identity Management
10 5 (7.81%) Performance Management
10 5 (7.81%) Runbook
10 5 (7.81%) Technical Leadership
11 4 (6.25%) Architectural Design
11 4 (6.25%) Cryptography
11 4 (6.25%) Information Security
11 4 (6.25%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) PowerShell
2 25 (39.06%) SQL
3 6 (9.38%) Python
4 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.56%) C#
5 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) Docker
3 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (39.06%) Terraform
2 13 (20.31%) Kubernetes
3 8 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (12.50%) Puppet
4 5 (7.81%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (7.81%) SCCM
4 5 (7.81%) WSUS
5 3 (4.69%) Ansible
5 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.56%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.56%) Grafana
7 1 (1.56%) Packer
7 1 (1.56%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.56%) Oracle
3 15 (23.44%) EnterpriseDB
4 3 (4.69%) NetApp
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
5 2 (3.13%) EMC
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.13%) SaltStack
5 2 (3.13%) SAP
5 2 (3.13%) Sophos
5 2 (3.13%) Veeam
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco
6 1 (1.56%) Dell
6 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.56%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) Juniper
6 1 (1.56%) Meraki
6 1 (1.56%) NETGEAR
6 1 (1.56%) Splunk
6 1 (1.56%) Wyse