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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 71 124
Rank change year-on-year +30 +53  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 274 126 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.54% 3.60% 1.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.48% 32.98% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 234 115 57
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 712 382 276
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 16.99% 10.92% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 618 320 235
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -22 13 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Cheadle +2 12 £50,000 +5.26%
Wigan -9 9 £35,000 -17.64%
Bolton -1 2 £32,500 -20.24%
Bury -7 2 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Altrincham -7 2 - - 1
Oldham - 2 £57,500 - 1
Salford - 2 £35,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 282 (58.75%) Amazon AWS
2 265 (55.21%) .NET
3 233 (48.54%) SQL Server
3 233 (48.54%) C#
4 225 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 196 (40.83%) ASP.NET
6 190 (39.58%) MVC
7 151 (31.46%) Microsoft
8 150 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 145 (30.21%) AngularJS
10 143 (29.79%) SQL
11 136 (28.33%) DevOps
12 128 (26.67%) JavaScript
13 123 (25.63%) TDD
14 110 (22.92%) Finance
15 106 (22.08%) Web Services
16 104 (21.67%) Windows
17 103 (21.46%) CSS
18 100 (20.83%) HTML
19 98 (20.42%) ASP.NET Web API
20 96 (20.00%) Java
21 94 (19.58%) Google
22 92 (19.17%) jQuery
23 91 (18.96%) VMware
24 88 (18.33%) .NET Framework
25 87 (18.13%) SOA
26 81 (16.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 70 (14.58%) Python
27 70 (14.58%) iPad
28 68 (14.17%) Entity Framework

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 33 (6.88%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (5.21%) CMS
3 22 (4.58%) Apache Spark
3 22 (4.58%) Tomcat
4 21 (4.38%) Umbraco
5 20 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
6 16 (3.33%) OpenStack
6 16 (3.33%) Skype for Business
7 15 (3.13%) MS Exchange
8 14 (2.92%) SharePoint
9 12 (2.50%) IBM Notes
10 10 (2.08%) Apache
10 10 (2.08%) EPiServer
11 9 (1.88%) IIS
11 9 (1.88%) JBoss
12 7 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (1.46%) Confluence
13 6 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 35 (7.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 282 (58.75%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (12.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 40 (8.33%) Office 365
4 37 (7.71%) SaaS
5 26 (5.42%) PaaS
6 25 (5.21%) IaaS
7 11 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (2.29%) GitHub
8 10 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (1.67%) Amazon Kinesis
9 8 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.04%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.63%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.21%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.63%) DNS
2 24 (5.00%) DHCP
3 21 (4.38%) HTTP
4 20 (4.17%) LAN
5 18 (3.75%) WAN
6 17 (3.54%) Skype
7 15 (3.13%) Internet
8 13 (2.71%) Firewall
9 11 (2.29%) VoIP
10 8 (1.67%) SAN
11 6 (1.25%) BGP
11 6 (1.25%) Network Security
11 6 (1.25%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.25%) VPN
12 4 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.83%) IPsec
12 4 (0.83%) SSL
12 4 (0.83%) VLAN
12 4 (0.83%) WLAN
13 3 (0.63%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (48.54%) SQL Server
2 59 (12.29%) MongoDB
3 44 (9.17%) Hadoop
4 43 (8.96%) Big Data
5 41 (8.54%) SQL Server 2014
6 35 (7.29%) MySQL
7 32 (6.67%) NoSQL
8 25 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (5.00%) Relational Database
10 17 (3.54%) SQL Server 2016
11 14 (2.92%) RavenDB
12 13 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (2.29%) CouchDB
14 11 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
17 6 (1.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 55 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 45 (9.38%) TeamCity
3 34 (7.08%) Jenkins
4 24 (5.00%) Selenium
5 19 (3.96%) Maven
5 19 (3.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 19 (3.96%) Visual Studio
6 16 (3.33%) JIRA
7 13 (2.71%) Subversion
8 11 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (2.08%) GoCD
9 10 (2.08%) Gradle
10 6 (1.25%) Ant
10 6 (1.25%) NUnit
11 5 (1.04%) JUnit
11 5 (1.04%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.83%) Moq
12 4 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 110 (22.92%) Finance
2 51 (10.63%) Manufacturing
3 35 (7.29%) Electronics
3 35 (7.29%) Marketing
3 35 (7.29%) Telecoms
4 32 (6.67%) Games
5 23 (4.79%) Retail
6 19 (3.96%) Local Government
7 9 (1.88%) Banking
8 7 (1.46%) Publishing
9 5 (1.04%) Advertising
9 5 (1.04%) Legal
10 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 216 (45.00%) Developer
2 103 (21.46%) .NET Developer
3 92 (19.17%) C# Developer
4 73 (15.21%) Architect
5 57 (11.88%) Senior Developer
6 51 (10.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 49 (10.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 41 (8.54%) Cloud Architect
9 39 (8.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 38 (7.92%) Senior C# Developer
11 36 (7.50%) Junior
12 34 (7.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 32 (6.67%) Software Developer
14 31 (6.46%) Graduate
15 28 (5.83%) Graduate Developer
15 28 (5.83%) Junior Developer
16 27 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 27 (5.63%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 27 (5.63%) Junior .NET Developer
17 26 (5.42%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (55.21%) .NET
2 196 (40.83%) ASP.NET
3 150 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 145 (30.21%) AngularJS
5 106 (22.08%) Web Services
6 103 (21.46%) CSS
7 100 (20.83%) HTML
8 98 (20.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 92 (19.17%) jQuery
10 88 (18.33%) .NET Framework
11 81 (16.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 68 (14.17%) Entity Framework
13 54 (11.25%) REST
14 52 (10.83%) HTML5
15 51 (10.63%) KnockoutJS
16 49 (10.21%) RESTful
17 45 (9.38%) WCF
18 42 (8.75%) Node.js
19 37 (7.71%) MSMQ
20 36 (7.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.58%) iPad
2 36 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 28 (5.83%) N-Tier
4 26 (5.42%) Mobile App
4 26 (5.42%) Public Cloud
5 20 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.75%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (3.13%) Fintech
8 15 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (2.92%) Data Centre
10 12 (2.50%) User Experience
11 9 (1.88%) Internet of Things
12 8 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.67%) Replication
13 6 (1.25%) Life Science
14 3 (0.63%) Clustering
14 3 (0.63%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.63%) Online Banking
14 3 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 104 (21.67%) Windows
2 55 (11.46%) Linux
3 41 (8.54%) Windows Server
4 30 (6.25%) Unix
5 20 (4.17%) Android
6 17 (3.54%) Apple iOS
6 17 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.92%) Windows 7
8 14 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.71%) Windows 10
9 13 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.67%) CentOS
11 4 (0.83%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.83%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (39.58%) MVC
3 136 (28.33%) DevOps
4 123 (25.63%) TDD
5 87 (18.13%) SOA
6 67 (13.96%) Web Application Development
7 64 (13.33%) Scrum
8 62 (12.92%) Open Source
9 59 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
10 54 (11.25%) ITIL
10 54 (11.25%) Software Engineering
11 53 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
12 50 (10.42%) Web Development
13 47 (9.79%) SDLC
14 44 (9.17%) BDD
15 39 (8.13%) Mentoring
15 39 (8.13%) OO
16 35 (7.29%) Digital Marketing
16 35 (7.29%) Multithreading
16 35 (7.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 233 (48.54%) C#
2 143 (29.79%) SQL
3 128 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 96 (20.00%) Java
5 70 (14.58%) Python
6 57 (11.88%) Ruby
7 31 (6.46%) PowerShell
8 29 (6.04%) C++
9 28 (5.83%) PHP
10 27 (5.63%) F#
10 27 (5.63%) Shell Script
11 24 (5.00%) Go
12 23 (4.79%) VB.NET
13 22 (4.58%) Bash Shell
14 19 (3.96%) T-SQL
15 17 (3.54%) Objective-C
16 12 (2.50%) VBScript
17 11 (2.29%) VB
18 9 (1.88%) C
19 7 (1.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (5.00%) Degree
3 18 (3.75%) MCSE
4 15 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.29%) CCNA
6 11 (2.29%) MCP
6 11 (2.29%) MCSA
7 9 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.25%) AWS Certification
9 5 (1.04%) ISEB
10 3 (0.63%) CCNP
10 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.63%) MCITP
10 3 (0.63%) NCDA
10 3 (0.63%) NCIE
10 3 (0.63%) VCAP
10 3 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.42%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.54%) QA
2 8 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (1.25%) SLA
4 3 (0.63%) HIPAA
4 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) GCP
System Software
1 54 (11.25%) Active Directory
2 48 (10.00%) Docker
3 39 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 19 (3.96%) vSphere
6 11 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.25%) vCloud
8 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.42%) Xen
10 1 (0.21%) KVM
10 1 (0.21%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 65 (13.54%) Puppet
2 64 (13.33%) Ansible
2 64 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (6.25%) Kibana
4 13 (2.71%) Kubernetes
5 10 (2.08%) Mesos
5 10 (2.08%) Terraform
6 7 (1.46%) Packer
7 5 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.63%) logstash
8 3 (0.63%) Salt
8 3 (0.63%) SCCM
8 3 (0.63%) SCOM
9 2 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.42%) Nagios
10 1 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.21%) Cacti
10 1 (0.21%) Nessus
10 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 151 (31.46%) Microsoft
2 94 (19.58%) Google
3 91 (18.96%) VMware
4 37 (7.71%) SAP
5 25 (5.21%) Xamarin
6 23 (4.79%) Rackspace
7 20 (4.17%) Sitecore
8 18 (3.75%) Cisco
9 16 (3.33%) Citrix
9 16 (3.33%) Oracle
10 15 (3.13%) HP
11 12 (2.50%) Lotus
11 12 (2.50%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.88%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.46%) NetApp
14 6 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (1.25%) SaltStack
14 6 (1.25%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.25%) Symantec
14 6 (1.25%) Tableau
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Analysys Mason
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 85k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday + flexible bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% performance bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus on call and flexible benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Salary: Highly Competitive Plus Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago