Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 49 82
Rank change year-on-year +26 +33 +61
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 717 504 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 9.88% 6.16% 3.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.72% 34.66% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 616 450 231
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 1,805 1,454 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.87% 17.77% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,544 1,262 635
Manchester median annual salary £46,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,450 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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
Altrincham +14 27 £60,000 +50.00% 5
Stockport +8 23 £46,000 -12.38% 3
Rochdale +14 17 £65,000 +71.05% 1
Salford +3 14 £24,000 -31.43% 2
Cheadle -1 10 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Bolton +9 5 £61,250 +53.13% 7
Bury -2 4 £50,000 - 2
Wigan +1 3 £40,000 - 1
Oldham +12 2 £23,500 -60.83%
Microsoft Azure
North West

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 422 (58.86%) Amazon AWS
2 379 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
3 264 (36.82%) .NET
4 250 (34.87%) DevOps
5 249 (34.73%) C#
6 236 (32.91%) Microsoft
7 234 (32.64%) SQL Server
8 227 (31.66%) Windows
9 195 (27.20%) Linux
10 193 (26.92%) SQL
11 168 (23.43%) AngularJS
12 160 (22.32%) MVC
13 156 (21.76%) ASP.NET
14 154 (21.48%) JavaScript
15 151 (21.06%) Ansible
16 146 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
17 144 (20.08%) ASP.NET Web API
18 136 (18.97%) Python
19 133 (18.55%) CSS
19 133 (18.55%) Finance
20 129 (17.99%) HTML
21 127 (17.71%) ASP.NET MVC
22 126 (17.57%) Google
23 125 (17.43%) Active Directory
24 119 (16.60%) TeamCity
25 116 (16.18%) Jenkins
26 115 (16.04%) Git (software)
27 109 (15.20%) TDD
28 108 (15.06%) Docker
29 106 (14.78%) Google Cloud Platform

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 60 (8.37%) IIS
2 42 (5.86%) SharePoint
3 41 (5.72%) Confluence
4 37 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
5 36 (5.02%) MS Exchange
6 25 (3.49%) Skype for Business
7 23 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (1.95%) Apache
8 14 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
8 14 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
9 13 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (1.81%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.26%) CMS
12 6 (0.84%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.84%) CloudStack
12 6 (0.84%) nginx
12 6 (0.84%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.84%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.42%) Magento
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 422 (58.86%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (14.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 78 (10.88%) Office 365
4 72 (10.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 56 (7.81%) IaaS
6 49 (6.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 42 (5.86%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (5.58%) Amazon S3
9 36 (5.02%) Amazon SQS
10 35 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 32 (4.46%) SaaS
12 30 (4.18%) PaaS
13 22 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
14 16 (2.23%) GitHub
15 13 (1.81%) OpenShift
16 11 (1.53%) IBM Cloud
17 10 (1.39%) Azure Data Factory
18 7 (0.98%) Google Play
18 7 (0.98%) NuGet
18 7 (0.98%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.97%) Firewall
2 35 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 33 (4.60%) Skype
4 31 (4.32%) VPN
5 22 (3.07%) DNS
6 18 (2.51%) Internet
6 18 (2.51%) Unified Communications
7 16 (2.23%) SAN
8 15 (2.09%) LAN
8 15 (2.09%) VLAN
9 14 (1.95%) HTTP
10 12 (1.67%) DHCP
11 8 (1.12%) WAN
12 7 (0.98%) iSCSI
13 6 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.84%) SSL
14 4 (0.56%) Kerberos
14 4 (0.56%) NetScaler
14 4 (0.56%) VSAN
14 4 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (32.64%) SQL Server
2 75 (10.46%) MongoDB
3 67 (9.34%) SQL Server 2016
4 44 (6.14%) NoSQL
5 35 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
5 35 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 29 (4.04%) RavenDB
7 28 (3.91%) MySQL
8 27 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (3.49%) Azure SQL Database
10 20 (2.79%) Big Data
10 20 (2.79%) RDBMS
11 18 (2.51%) Redis
12 17 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.95%) Amazon Redshift
13 14 (1.95%) Blockchain
13 14 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (1.81%) Power BI
14 13 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (1.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 119 (16.60%) TeamCity
2 116 (16.18%) Jenkins
3 115 (16.04%) Git (software)
4 85 (11.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 65 (9.07%) JIRA
6 62 (8.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 31 (4.32%) Selenium
7 31 (4.32%) Visual Studio
8 20 (2.79%) Vagrant
9 18 (2.51%) Cucumber
9 18 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (2.37%) SpecFlow
11 15 (2.09%) Hudson
12 13 (1.81%) NUnit
13 10 (1.39%) Grunt
13 10 (1.39%) gulp
13 10 (1.39%) webpack
14 9 (1.26%) GitLab
14 9 (1.26%) MSBuild
15 8 (1.12%) Travis CI
General
1 133 (18.55%) Finance
2 50 (6.97%) Games
3 45 (6.28%) Retail
4 32 (4.46%) Manufacturing
5 27 (3.77%) Electronics
6 25 (3.49%) Marketing
6 25 (3.49%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.81%) Automotive
8 12 (1.67%) Law
9 11 (1.53%) Local Government
10 9 (1.26%) Back Office
11 7 (0.98%) Advertising
12 6 (0.84%) Banking
12 6 (0.84%) Legal
13 4 (0.56%) French Language
13 4 (0.56%) German Language
13 4 (0.56%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.42%) Front Office
15 2 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 266 (37.10%) Developer
2 157 (21.90%) .NET Developer
3 119 (16.60%) DevOps Engineer
4 77 (10.74%) C# Developer
5 70 (9.76%) Architect
6 65 (9.07%) C# .NET Developer
7 49 (6.83%) Senior Developer
8 41 (5.72%) Full Stack Developer
9 34 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 32 (4.46%) Software Engineer
11 30 (4.18%) ASP.NET Developer
11 30 (4.18%) Software Developer
12 29 (4.04%) Junior
13 28 (3.91%) Analyst
13 28 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
14 27 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 27 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 25 (3.49%) DevOps Manager
16 24 (3.35%) Junior Developer
16 24 (3.35%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (36.82%) .NET
2 168 (23.43%) AngularJS
3 156 (21.76%) ASP.NET
4 144 (20.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 133 (18.55%) CSS
6 129 (17.99%) HTML
7 127 (17.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 101 (14.09%) .NET Framework
9 89 (12.41%) React
10 69 (9.62%) Node.js
10 69 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 60 (8.37%) RESTful
12 57 (7.95%) HTML5
13 56 (7.81%) Web Services
14 54 (7.53%) Entity Framework
15 53 (7.39%) .NET Core
16 46 (6.42%) CSS3
17 44 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 38 (5.30%) WCF
19 32 (4.46%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
2 50 (6.97%) Fintech
3 41 (5.72%) Private Cloud
4 31 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 31 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.79%) Data Centre
5 20 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.79%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.23%) Public Cloud
6 16 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (1.81%) Replication
7 13 (1.81%) User Experience
8 12 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (1.53%) Blog
9 11 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (1.12%) iPhone
10 8 (1.12%) Smartphone
11 7 (0.98%) Cloud Native
11 7 (0.98%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 227 (31.66%) Windows
2 195 (27.20%) Linux
3 73 (10.18%) Windows Server
4 37 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (2.51%) Android
7 15 (2.09%) Windows 10
8 11 (1.53%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.12%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.98%) CentOS
10 7 (0.98%) Unix
11 5 (0.70%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.42%) SUSE
13 2 (0.28%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.14%) AIX
14 1 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (34.87%) DevOps
3 160 (22.32%) MVC
4 146 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
5 109 (15.20%) TDD
6 97 (13.53%) Open Source
7 91 (12.69%) Software Engineering
8 89 (12.41%) Microservices
9 85 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
10 83 (11.58%) Configuration Management
10 83 (11.58%) Scrum
11 76 (10.60%) Web Application Development
12 68 (9.48%) BDD
13 52 (7.25%) SOA
14 50 (6.97%) Kanban
15 48 (6.69%) Test Automation
16 44 (6.14%) Continuous Delivery
17 42 (5.86%) Asset Management
17 42 (5.86%) Wealth Management
18 41 (5.72%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 249 (34.73%) C#
2 193 (26.92%) SQL
3 154 (21.48%) JavaScript
4 136 (18.97%) Python
5 95 (13.25%) Ruby
6 76 (10.60%) Java
7 62 (8.65%) T-SQL
8 42 (5.86%) PowerShell
9 35 (4.88%) Go
10 30 (4.18%) TypeScript
11 26 (3.63%) Bash Shell
12 22 (3.07%) F#
13 19 (2.65%) Perl
14 8 (1.12%) PHP
14 8 (1.12%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.98%) Scala
16 4 (0.56%) Apple Swift
16 4 (0.56%) Bourne shell
16 4 (0.56%) ES6
16 4 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 51 (7.11%) Degree
2 32 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (3.77%) CISSP
4 25 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (2.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 18 (2.51%) MCSA
6 11 (1.53%) HNC
7 10 (1.39%) MCSE
8 8 (1.12%) CISM
8 8 (1.12%) MCP
9 7 (0.98%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (0.84%) CCNP
10 6 (0.84%) SANS
11 5 (0.70%) MCITP
11 5 (0.70%) MCTS
11 5 (0.70%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.56%) RHCE
12 4 (0.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.53%) GCP
2 52 (7.25%) QA
3 35 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (3.07%) SLA
5 6 (0.84%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.70%) GDPR
7 4 (0.56%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.28%) PMO
9 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 125 (17.43%) Active Directory
2 108 (15.06%) Docker
3 53 (7.39%) Virtual Machines
4 46 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (6.28%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.09%) vSphere
7 13 (1.81%) Xen
8 7 (0.98%) KVM
8 7 (0.98%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.84%) XenServer
10 5 (0.70%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.56%) vCloud
11 4 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.56%) XenApp
11 4 (0.56%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.28%) NFS
13 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.14%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 151 (21.06%) Ansible
2 102 (14.23%) Puppet
3 92 (12.83%) Opscode Chef
4 81 (11.30%) Kubernetes
5 67 (9.34%) Terraform
6 36 (5.02%) SCCM
7 28 (3.91%) Salt
8 23 (3.21%) Kibana
8 23 (3.21%) Packer
9 17 (2.37%) Graphite
10 15 (2.09%) Consul
11 13 (1.81%) Prometheus
12 11 (1.53%) Backup Exec
13 10 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (1.39%) Nagios
13 10 (1.39%) SCVMM
14 9 (1.26%) Failover Clustering
14 9 (1.26%) Grafana
14 9 (1.26%) Opsview
14 9 (1.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 236 (32.91%) Microsoft
2 126 (17.57%) Google
3 101 (14.09%) VMware
4 49 (6.83%) Cisco
5 35 (4.88%) New Relic
5 35 (4.88%) Trend Micro
6 30 (4.18%) Citrix
7 23 (3.21%) SAP
8 22 (3.07%) Veeam
9 20 (2.79%) Oracle
10 16 (2.23%) IBM
10 16 (2.23%) Tableau
11 11 (1.53%) HP
11 11 (1.53%) Rackspace
11 11 (1.53%) Xamarin
12 9 (1.26%) Intapp
12 9 (1.26%) NetApp
12 9 (1.26%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.12%) F5
13 8 (1.12%) Mitel