Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 31 56
Rank change year-on-year +19 +25 +31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 822 632 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.15% 8.50% 4.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.85% 35.39% 33.39%
Number of salaries quoted 670 568 326
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £52,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +16.11% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £71,250
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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 1,649 1,786 1,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 26.38% 24.03% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,335 1,563 983
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,850 £26,000 £22,800
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,400 £65,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year +11.11% +11.80% -5.29%

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 +20 53 £60,000 +4.35% 2
Salford +14 37 £47,500 +26.67% 7
Stockport +17 18 £44,000 -2.22% 11
Oldham +15 6 £45,000 +91.49% 6
Bolton +9 5 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Wigan +8 5 £40,000 -27.27%
Rochdale +4 4 £70,000 +10.24% 1
Bury +19 3 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Cheadle -1 3 £40,000 -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 2 £50,000 -
Sale - 2 £41,500 -
Microsoft Azure
North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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.

1 467 (56.81%) Amazon AWS
2 363 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
3 336 (40.88%) Microsoft
4 271 (32.97%) C#
5 249 (30.29%) .NET
6 247 (30.05%) DevOps
7 235 (28.59%) Windows
8 213 (25.91%) SQL Server
9 203 (24.70%) JavaScript
10 200 (24.33%) SQL
11 192 (23.36%) Linux
12 180 (21.90%) HTML
13 178 (21.65%) CSS
14 166 (20.19%) ASP.NET
15 158 (19.22%) Active Directory
16 157 (19.10%) MVC
17 150 (18.25%) Google Cloud Platform
18 146 (17.76%) Git (software)
19 144 (17.52%) AngularJS
20 122 (14.84%) Python
21 117 (14.23%) ASP.NET MVC
22 111 (13.50%) Docker
22 111 (13.50%) Microservices
22 111 (13.50%) Google
23 109 (13.26%) Ansible
24 108 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
25 105 (12.77%) Software Engineering
26 99 (12.04%) RESTful
27 98 (11.92%) Finance
28 97 (11.80%) TDD

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 49 (5.96%) IIS
2 41 (4.99%) Confluence
3 36 (4.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 36 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (3.41%) MS Exchange
5 24 (2.92%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (1.70%) Apache Spark
8 12 (1.46%) Apache
8 12 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (1.22%) Skype for Business
9 10 (1.22%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.85%) CMS
11 6 (0.73%) nginx
12 5 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.61%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.36%) WordPress
15 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (2.55%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.24%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 18 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.61%) Magento
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 467 (56.81%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (18.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 86 (10.46%) Office 365
4 60 (7.30%) GitHub
5 57 (6.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 55 (6.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 47 (5.72%) SaaS
8 45 (5.47%) Cloud Computing
9 42 (5.11%) IaaS
10 33 (4.01%) PaaS
11 31 (3.77%) Amazon S3
12 27 (3.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 26 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
13 26 (3.16%) Amazon SQS
14 24 (2.92%) Serverless
15 16 (1.95%) Azure Data Factory
16 15 (1.82%) Google Play
16 15 (1.82%) Heroku
17 14 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
18 8 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (6.33%) Firewall
2 35 (4.26%) DNS
3 29 (3.53%) Broadband
4 28 (3.41%) DHCP
5 24 (2.92%) Internet
6 18 (2.19%) Skype
7 16 (1.95%) SAN
8 11 (1.34%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.34%) WAN
9 9 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (0.97%) LAN
10 8 (0.97%) Unified Communications
10 8 (0.97%) VLAN
11 7 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (0.85%) HTTP
11 7 (0.85%) Kerberos
11 7 (0.85%) MPLS
12 6 (0.73%) VPN
12 6 (0.73%) Wireless
13 4 (0.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (25.91%) SQL Server
2 93 (11.31%) NoSQL
3 64 (7.79%) MongoDB
4 47 (5.72%) MySQL
5 45 (5.47%) SQL Server 2016
6 41 (4.99%) Relational Database
7 35 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (4.01%) Big Data
9 31 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
10 30 (3.65%) Neo4j
11 28 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
13 23 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 22 (2.68%) Power BI
15 21 (2.55%) Redis
16 19 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
18 16 (1.95%) RavenDB
19 13 (1.58%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 146 (17.76%) Git (software)
2 92 (11.19%) TeamCity
3 85 (10.34%) Jenkins
4 76 (9.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 51 (6.20%) GitLab
5 51 (6.20%) JIRA
6 48 (5.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 34 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (3.16%) Bitbucket Server
9 20 (2.43%) Visual Studio
10 17 (2.07%) Selenium
11 11 (1.34%) Vagrant
12 9 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (0.97%) CircleCI
14 7 (0.85%) JMeter
14 7 (0.85%) NUnit
14 7 (0.85%) SpecFlow
15 6 (0.73%) Codeship
15 6 (0.73%) GoCD
15 6 (0.73%) SoapUI
General
1 98 (11.92%) Finance
2 82 (9.98%) Retail
3 42 (5.11%) Games
4 30 (3.65%) Automotive
4 30 (3.65%) Banking
5 28 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.16%) Marketing
7 23 (2.80%) Law
8 18 (2.19%) Retail Banking
9 15 (1.82%) Legal
9 15 (1.82%) Local Government
9 15 (1.82%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.22%) Electronics
11 5 (0.61%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 225 (27.37%) Developer
2 135 (16.42%) .NET Developer
3 90 (10.95%) Architect
4 81 (9.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 74 (9.00%) Consultant
6 72 (8.76%) C# Developer
7 66 (8.03%) Software Engineer
8 60 (7.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 57 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 50 (6.08%) Senior Developer
11 42 (5.11%) Cloud Architect
11 42 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
12 40 (4.87%) Information Manager
12 40 (4.87%) Information Security Manager
12 40 (4.87%) Security Manager
13 37 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 35 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
15 34 (4.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 34 (4.14%) Senior .NET Developer
16 31 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (30.29%) .NET
2 180 (21.90%) HTML
3 178 (21.65%) CSS
4 166 (20.19%) ASP.NET
5 144 (17.52%) AngularJS
6 117 (14.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 99 (12.04%) RESTful
8 96 (11.68%) Node.js
9 87 (10.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 78 (9.49%) .NET Core
11 66 (8.03%) .NET Framework
12 64 (7.79%) React
13 59 (7.18%) HTML5
14 48 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 44 (5.35%) Web Services
16 42 (5.11%) CSS3
17 39 (4.74%) RabbitMQ
18 37 (4.50%) jQuery
19 31 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 30 (3.65%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.30%) Fintech
2 50 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (5.60%) User Experience
5 44 (5.35%) Mobile App
6 41 (4.99%) Private Cloud
6 41 (4.99%) Public Cloud
7 38 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (3.77%) Management Information System
9 27 (3.28%) Cloud Native
10 24 (2.92%) Replication
11 22 (2.68%) Data Centre
12 19 (2.31%) Data Structures
13 18 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
14 16 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
14 16 (1.95%) iPhone
15 12 (1.46%) Blog
16 9 (1.09%) Blackberry
17 8 (0.97%) Driving Licence
17 8 (0.97%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 235 (28.59%) Windows
2 192 (23.36%) Linux
3 63 (7.66%) Windows Server
4 33 (4.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (3.41%) Windows 10
6 25 (3.04%) Android
7 19 (2.31%) Unix
8 11 (1.34%) CentOS
9 10 (1.22%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.09%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.09%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.73%) SUSE
12 4 (0.49%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.36%) Debian
13 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.12%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (30.05%) DevOps
3 157 (19.10%) MVC
4 111 (13.50%) Microservices
5 108 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
6 105 (12.77%) Software Engineering
7 97 (11.80%) TDD
8 80 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
9 75 (9.12%) SDLC
10 73 (8.88%) Mentoring
11 69 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
12 67 (8.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 66 (8.03%) Information Security
14 63 (7.66%) Web Application Development
15 62 (7.54%) Software Delivery
16 60 (7.30%) Open Source
16 60 (7.30%) SOA
17 58 (7.06%) Scrum
18 56 (6.81%) OOP
19 54 (6.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 271 (32.97%) C#
2 203 (24.70%) JavaScript
3 200 (24.33%) SQL
4 122 (14.84%) Python
5 69 (8.39%) T-SQL
6 66 (8.03%) Java
7 60 (7.30%) PowerShell
8 45 (5.47%) Ruby
9 36 (4.38%) Bash Shell
10 35 (4.26%) TypeScript
11 31 (3.77%) PHP
12 23 (2.80%) ES6
13 14 (1.70%) Go
14 12 (1.46%) Scala
15 11 (1.34%) Objective-C
15 11 (1.34%) Perl
16 10 (1.22%) C
17 8 (0.97%) JSX
18 7 (0.85%) Kotlin
19 6 (0.73%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 83 (10.10%) Degree
2 57 (6.93%) CISSP
3 55 (6.69%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (6.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 42 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (2.68%) MCSA
6 22 (2.68%) MCSE
7 19 (2.31%) PMP
8 13 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (0.97%) CEH
9 8 (0.97%) CESG Certified Professional
9 8 (0.97%) CISM
10 7 (0.85%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.73%) Security Cleared
12 5 (0.61%) CCSP
12 5 (0.61%) CISA
12 5 (0.61%) MCP
13 4 (0.49%) CCNP
13 4 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.49%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (4.99%) QA
3 14 (1.70%) GDPR
4 12 (1.46%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.34%) SLA
6 4 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 158 (19.22%) Active Directory
2 111 (13.50%) Docker
3 43 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (4.87%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (2.80%) Hyper-V
6 17 (2.07%) vSphere
7 16 (1.95%) XenDesktop
8 14 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (1.22%) XenApp
10 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.85%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.49%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.36%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.24%) Varnish
14 2 (0.24%) vCloud
14 2 (0.24%) XenServer
15 1 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 109 (13.26%) Ansible
2 79 (9.61%) Kubernetes
3 54 (6.57%) Puppet
4 49 (5.96%) Terraform
5 30 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (3.65%) Salt
6 27 (3.28%) SCCM
7 13 (1.58%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (1.58%) Packer
8 12 (1.46%) Consul
8 12 (1.46%) Docker Swarm
8 12 (1.46%) SQL Sentry
9 9 (1.09%) WSUS
10 8 (0.97%) Grafana
10 8 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.73%) CFEngine
11 6 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (0.73%) Graphite
11 6 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.73%) Mesos
Vendors
1 336 (40.88%) Microsoft
2 111 (13.50%) Google
3 89 (10.83%) VMware
4 45 (5.47%) Cisco
5 28 (3.41%) Trend Micro
6 27 (3.28%) New Relic
7 24 (2.92%) Citrix
8 20 (2.43%) NetApp
9 16 (1.95%) Rackspace
9 16 (1.95%) Sitecore
10 13 (1.58%) Xamarin
11 12 (1.46%) IDERA
11 12 (1.46%) RedGate
12 11 (1.34%) IBM
13 10 (1.22%) SAP
14 9 (1.09%) Fortinet
14 9 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (0.97%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.97%) Veeam
16 7 (0.85%) Cognos