Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 78 112
Rank change year-on-year +33 +34 +73
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 520 278 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.52% 3.71% 2.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.68% 29.80% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 468 259 154
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,350 £22,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £53,375
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +11.25%

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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1591 933 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.95% 12.44% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1410 827 577
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +1.27%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,250 £25,450
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Manchester

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Manchester

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Manchester

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 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
Stockport -9 32 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Cheadle -5 11 £52,500 +54.41% 2
Rochdale +23 7 £36,000 -37.39% 1
Bolton +5 7 £37,500 -
Altrincham -7 7 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Oldham - 6 £42,500 - 3
Salford - 5 £41,000 - 3
Wigan +2 4 £33,250 -26.11%
Bury +7 2 £47,500 -9.52%
Audenshaw - 2 £57,500 -
Microsoft Azure
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 281 (54.04%) Amazon AWS
2 272 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
3 226 (43.46%) .NET
4 202 (38.85%) SQL Server
5 183 (35.19%) C#
6 164 (31.54%) DevOps
7 149 (28.65%) ASP.NET
8 148 (28.46%) MVC
9 140 (26.92%) Finance
10 133 (25.58%) Microsoft
11 119 (22.88%) AngularJS
12 114 (21.92%) Google
13 112 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC
14 110 (21.15%) .NET Framework
15 109 (20.96%) TDD
16 106 (20.38%) SQL
17 97 (18.65%) Windows
18 92 (17.69%) Scrum
19 88 (16.92%) JavaScript
20 87 (16.73%) ASP.NET Web API
21 83 (15.96%) HTML
21 83 (15.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 81 (15.58%) CSS
23 78 (15.00%) VMware
24 77 (14.81%) MongoDB
25 69 (13.27%) Entity Framework
25 69 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
26 68 (13.08%) Python
26 68 (13.08%) Office 365
27 67 (12.88%) Ansible

Microsoft Azure
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 34 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.85%) CMS
4 19 (3.65%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (3.27%) Apache Spark
6 14 (2.69%) Skype for Business
7 12 (2.31%) IBM Notes
7 12 (2.31%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (2.12%) MS Exchange
8 11 (2.12%) Umbraco
9 9 (1.73%) SAS
10 6 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (1.15%) IIS
10 6 (1.15%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.15%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.96%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 281 (54.04%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (13.08%) Office 365
3 63 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 27 (5.19%) IaaS
5 19 (3.65%) SaaS
6 14 (2.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (1.92%) PaaS
8 9 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.35%) Serverless
10 5 (0.96%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.77%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.58%) Bluemix
12 3 (0.58%) GitHub
12 3 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.38%) npm
13 2 (0.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.31%) Firewall
2 31 (5.96%) VPN
3 28 (5.38%) LAN
4 27 (5.19%) WAN
5 26 (5.00%) DHCP
5 26 (5.00%) DNS
6 21 (4.04%) Network Security
7 19 (3.65%) BGP
7 19 (3.65%) EIGRP
8 17 (3.27%) Skype
9 16 (3.08%) SAN
10 15 (2.88%) MPLS
11 11 (2.12%) HTTP
11 11 (2.12%) IPsec
12 10 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (1.92%) OSPF
12 10 (1.92%) TCP/IP
13 9 (1.73%) DMZ
13 9 (1.73%) SSL
13 9 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (38.85%) SQL Server
2 77 (14.81%) MongoDB
3 39 (7.50%) Big Data
3 39 (7.50%) MySQL
3 39 (7.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 38 (7.31%) SQL Server 2016
5 35 (6.73%) Hadoop
6 32 (6.15%) RavenDB
7 30 (5.77%) Relational Database
8 25 (4.81%) Power BI
8 25 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (2.88%) NoSQL
12 13 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.73%) CouchDB
15 8 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (1.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 53 (10.19%) TeamCity
2 51 (9.81%) Jenkins
3 31 (5.96%) Git (software)
4 17 (3.27%) Selenium
4 17 (3.27%) Visual Studio
5 14 (2.69%) Maven
6 11 (2.12%) SoapUI
7 7 (1.35%) Subversion
7 7 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (1.15%) JIRA
8 6 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.96%) Gradle
9 5 (0.96%) Hudson
10 4 (0.77%) JUnit
10 4 (0.77%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.77%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.58%) GitLab
11 3 (0.58%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.38%) NuGet
General
1 140 (26.92%) Finance
2 44 (8.46%) Retail
3 36 (6.92%) Games
4 35 (6.73%) Manufacturing
5 34 (6.54%) Telecoms
6 32 (6.15%) Marketing
7 30 (5.77%) Electronics
8 8 (1.54%) Advertising
9 7 (1.35%) Back Office
9 7 (1.35%) Banking
10 6 (1.15%) Automotive
10 6 (1.15%) Local Government
11 3 (0.58%) Billing
11 3 (0.58%) French Language
11 3 (0.58%) Front Office
11 3 (0.58%) German Language
11 3 (0.58%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.58%) Law
11 3 (0.58%) Publishing
12 2 (0.38%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 199 (38.27%) Developer
2 110 (21.15%) .NET Developer
3 85 (16.35%) Architect
4 51 (9.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 44 (8.46%) C# Developer
6 39 (7.50%) Junior
7 38 (7.31%) Graduate
8 33 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 33 (6.35%) Junior Developer
9 32 (6.15%) Cloud Architect
9 32 (6.15%) Consultant
9 32 (6.15%) Senior Developer
10 31 (5.96%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 31 (5.96%) Graduate Developer
10 31 (5.96%) Junior .NET Developer
11 26 (5.00%) Cloud Developer
11 26 (5.00%) Software Engineer
12 24 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
12 24 (4.62%) PHP Developer
13 22 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (43.46%) .NET
2 149 (28.65%) ASP.NET
3 119 (22.88%) AngularJS
4 112 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 110 (21.15%) .NET Framework
6 87 (16.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 83 (15.96%) HTML
7 83 (15.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 81 (15.58%) CSS
9 69 (13.27%) Entity Framework
10 59 (11.35%) Web Services
11 54 (10.38%) WCF
12 51 (9.81%) HTML5
12 51 (9.81%) RESTful
13 49 (9.42%) MSMQ
14 45 (8.65%) KnockoutJS
15 40 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 38 (7.31%) WPF
17 37 (7.12%) CSS3
17 37 (7.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.42%) Fintech
2 43 (8.27%) Computer Science
3 33 (6.35%) Public Cloud
4 29 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (4.81%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.46%) Data Centre
6 18 (3.46%) iPad
7 16 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (2.88%) User Experience
9 9 (1.73%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.35%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.15%) Clustering
12 5 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.77%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.77%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.77%) Xbox
14 3 (0.58%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.58%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 97 (18.65%) Windows
2 45 (8.65%) Linux
3 35 (6.73%) Unix
4 29 (5.58%) Windows Server
5 18 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (3.27%) Windows 7
7 14 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.31%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.73%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.54%) Android
11 7 (1.35%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.35%) CentOS
11 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.19%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (31.54%) DevOps
3 148 (28.46%) MVC
4 109 (20.96%) TDD
5 92 (17.69%) Scrum
6 69 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
7 66 (12.69%) Web Application Development
8 53 (10.19%) Kanban
9 52 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (9.62%) ITIL
11 45 (8.65%) Dependency Injection
11 45 (8.65%) Machine Learning
11 45 (8.65%) Software Engineering
12 44 (8.46%) Analytics
12 44 (8.46%) BDD
12 44 (8.46%) Open Source
13 41 (7.88%) SOA
14 39 (7.50%) Test Automation
15 38 (7.31%) Migration
16 37 (7.12%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 183 (35.19%) C#
2 106 (20.38%) SQL
3 88 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 68 (13.08%) Python
5 60 (11.54%) Java
6 51 (9.81%) Ruby
7 33 (6.35%) PHP
8 31 (5.96%) F#
9 30 (5.77%) Go
9 30 (5.77%) Shell Script
10 28 (5.38%) C++
11 27 (5.19%) PowerShell
12 26 (5.00%) Bash Shell
13 17 (3.27%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.73%) Objective-C
15 8 (1.54%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.15%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.96%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.77%) Scala
18 4 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (7.88%) Degree
2 28 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.27%) MCSE
4 16 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.31%) MCSA
6 10 (1.92%) CCNP
7 7 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.35%) MCITP
8 6 (1.15%) CCNA
9 5 (0.96%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.96%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.77%) CISM
10 4 (0.77%) CISSP
10 4 (0.77%) HND
10 4 (0.77%) MCTS
11 3 (0.58%) CISA
11 3 (0.58%) MCP
11 3 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.38%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.38%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.12%) QA
2 10 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.58%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.19%) GDPR
4 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (10.38%) Active Directory
2 47 (9.04%) Hyper-V
3 37 (7.12%) Docker
4 35 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.35%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 67 (12.88%) Ansible
2 60 (11.54%) Puppet
3 56 (10.77%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (5.96%) Kibana
5 20 (3.85%) Terraform
6 18 (3.46%) Kubernetes
7 16 (3.08%) Mesos
8 13 (2.50%) SCCM
9 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (1.15%) Cacti
11 5 (0.96%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.96%) Packer
12 4 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.58%) Marathon
13 3 (0.58%) rkt
14 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
15 1 (0.19%) Ambari
15 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 1 (0.19%) SCOM
15 1 (0.19%) SCSM
Vendors
1 133 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 114 (21.92%) Google
3 78 (15.00%) VMware
4 37 (7.12%) SAP
5 34 (6.54%) Cisco
6 27 (5.19%) Citrix
7 24 (4.62%) Zend
8 16 (3.08%) Xamarin
9 14 (2.69%) Rackspace
10 13 (2.50%) Oracle
11 12 (2.31%) Lotus
11 12 (2.31%) Red Hat
11 12 (2.31%) Sitecore
11 12 (2.31%) Tableau
12 11 (2.12%) IronPort
13 9 (1.73%) F5
13 9 (1.73%) Juniper
13 9 (1.73%) Polycom
14 8 (1.54%) Siemens
14 8 (1.54%) SolarWinds