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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 76 142
Rank change year-on-year +29 +66  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 213 111 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.43% 3.25% 1.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.24% 34.05% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 172 102 47
Median salary £43,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.94% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 557 326 219
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.19% 9.56% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 463 262 186
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Wigan - 9 £40,000 -
Salford - 7 £35,000 - 1
Bolton - 6 £40,000 -
Altrincham - 5 £40,000 - 2
Rochdale -1 4 £40,000 +60.00%
Cheadle 0 3 £27,500 -42.10% 1
Stockport -7 3 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Bury -5 2 £50,000 +5.26%
Oldham -29 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 203 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 187 (53.74%) SQL Server
3 171 (49.14%) C#
4 161 (46.26%) .NET
5 149 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
6 139 (39.94%) ASP.NET
7 134 (38.51%) Microsoft
8 130 (37.36%) MVC
9 118 (33.91%) SQL
10 107 (30.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 104 (29.89%) AngularJS
12 92 (26.44%) TDD
13 89 (25.57%) VMware
14 83 (23.85%) Web Services
15 82 (23.56%) JavaScript
16 81 (23.28%) Windows
16 81 (23.28%) DevOps
17 74 (21.26%) ASP.NET Web API
18 65 (18.68%) Google
18 65 (18.68%) .NET Framework
19 63 (18.10%) Entity Framework
20 60 (17.24%) CSS
20 60 (17.24%) HTML
21 58 (16.67%) SOA
22 56 (16.09%) jQuery
23 52 (14.94%) Scrum
24 50 (14.37%) MS Excel
24 50 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
24 50 (14.37%) Web Application Development
24 50 (14.37%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 36 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (6.32%) Tomcat
3 19 (5.46%) OpenStack
4 13 (3.74%) IIS
4 13 (3.74%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.45%) Skype for Business
6 9 (2.59%) Apache Spark
6 9 (2.59%) Jetty
6 9 (2.59%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.30%) Apache Solr
7 8 (2.30%) CMS
7 8 (2.30%) JBoss
7 8 (2.30%) MS Exchange
7 8 (2.30%) Umbraco
7 8 (2.30%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.01%) Confluence
8 7 (2.01%) EPiServer
8 7 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 50 (14.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 203 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (9.20%) PaaS
3 30 (8.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 26 (7.47%) Office 365
5 23 (6.61%) SaaS
6 21 (6.03%) IaaS
7 9 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (2.30%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (2.30%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.72%) GitHub
10 5 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.86%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.86%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.29%) DigitalOcean
13 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.03%) Internet
2 16 (4.60%) LAN
3 15 (4.31%) DNS
3 15 (4.31%) HTTP
4 14 (4.02%) WAN
5 12 (3.45%) DHCP
5 12 (3.45%) Firewall
5 12 (3.45%) Skype
6 10 (2.87%) VoIP
7 7 (2.01%) SAN
8 6 (1.72%) Network Security
9 5 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.44%) IPsec
9 5 (1.44%) VPN
10 4 (1.15%) BGP
11 3 (0.86%) MPLS
11 3 (0.86%) SSL
11 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.86%) Wireless
11 3 (0.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (53.74%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.93%) MongoDB
3 39 (11.21%) SQL Server 2014
4 24 (6.90%) Big Data
5 23 (6.61%) NoSQL
6 22 (6.32%) MySQL
7 21 (6.03%) Hadoop
8 20 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (4.31%) Azure SQL Database
12 13 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (2.30%) Couchbase
14 8 (2.30%) Redis
14 8 (2.30%) Riak
14 8 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (10.06%) TeamCity
2 28 (8.05%) Git (software)
3 23 (6.61%) Jenkins
4 21 (6.03%) JIRA
5 15 (4.31%) Subversion
6 14 (4.02%) Selenium
7 13 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (3.45%) Visual Studio
9 11 (3.16%) Maven
10 7 (2.01%) GoCD
11 5 (1.44%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.15%) NUnit
12 4 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.86%) Ant
14 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.57%) Fiddler
14 2 (0.57%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.57%) Moq
14 2 (0.57%) ReSharper
General
1 40 (11.49%) Finance
2 27 (7.76%) Retail
3 26 (7.47%) Games
4 25 (7.18%) Manufacturing
5 24 (6.90%) Local Government
6 11 (3.16%) Banking
7 10 (2.87%) Legal
8 9 (2.59%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.01%) Marketing
10 5 (1.44%) Electronics
11 4 (1.15%) Back Office
12 3 (0.86%) Advertising
13 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 162 (46.55%) Developer
2 86 (24.71%) .NET Developer
3 59 (16.95%) C# Developer
4 54 (15.52%) Senior Developer
5 44 (12.64%) Architect
6 38 (10.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 35 (10.06%) Cloud Architect
8 34 (9.77%) ASP.NET Developer
8 34 (9.77%) Junior
9 32 (9.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (8.05%) Senior .NET Developer
11 26 (7.47%) Graduate
11 26 (7.47%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 26 (7.47%) Graduate Developer
11 26 (7.47%) Junior .NET Developer
11 26 (7.47%) Junior Developer
11 26 (7.47%) Senior C# Developer
12 25 (7.18%) Software Developer
13 23 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 23 (6.61%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (46.26%) .NET
2 139 (39.94%) ASP.NET
3 107 (30.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 104 (29.89%) AngularJS
5 83 (23.85%) Web Services
6 74 (21.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 65 (18.68%) .NET Framework
8 63 (18.10%) Entity Framework
9 60 (17.24%) CSS
9 60 (17.24%) HTML
10 56 (16.09%) jQuery
11 50 (14.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 43 (12.36%) RESTful
13 41 (11.78%) KnockoutJS
13 41 (11.78%) REST
14 40 (11.49%) WPF
15 39 (11.21%) WCF
16 30 (8.62%) Node.js
17 26 (7.47%) MSMQ
18 22 (6.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.93%) iPad
2 32 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 26 (7.47%) Mobile App
4 25 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (5.17%) Management Information System
7 15 (4.31%) Data Centre
7 15 (4.31%) N-Tier
8 9 (2.59%) Internet of Things
8 9 (2.59%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.59%) Replication
9 6 (1.72%) Life Science
9 6 (1.72%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.44%) User Experience
11 4 (1.15%) Clustering
12 3 (0.86%) FlexPod
12 3 (0.86%) iSeries
12 3 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
14 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 81 (23.28%) Windows
2 47 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 37 (10.63%) Linux
4 19 (5.46%) Android
4 19 (5.46%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.74%) Unix
6 11 (3.16%) Windows 10
6 11 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.01%) Mac OS X
10 6 (1.72%) CentOS
10 6 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.15%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.15%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.57%) Debian
13 1 (0.29%) Solaris
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (37.36%) MVC
3 92 (26.44%) TDD
4 81 (23.28%) DevOps
5 58 (16.67%) SOA
6 52 (14.94%) Scrum
7 50 (14.37%) Web Application Development
8 49 (14.08%) Web Development
9 41 (11.78%) Kanban
10 39 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (10.63%) Multithreading
12 36 (10.34%) ITIL
13 34 (9.77%) Dependency Injection
14 32 (9.20%) Mentoring
14 32 (9.20%) OO
15 31 (8.91%) BDD
16 28 (8.05%) Migration
17 25 (7.18%) Mobile Development
17 25 (7.18%) SDLC
17 25 (7.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 171 (49.14%) C#
2 118 (33.91%) SQL
3 82 (23.56%) JavaScript
4 49 (14.08%) Ruby
5 45 (12.93%) Java
6 34 (9.77%) Python
7 26 (7.47%) F#
8 22 (6.32%) PowerShell
9 19 (5.46%) T-SQL
9 19 (5.46%) VB.NET
10 18 (5.17%) PHP
11 15 (4.31%) Perl
12 12 (3.45%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.45%) Go
13 7 (2.01%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.72%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.72%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.15%) VBScript
16 3 (0.86%) VB
16 3 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (5.17%) MCSE
3 15 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (4.02%) ISEB
5 13 (3.74%) CCNA
6 12 (3.45%) MCSA
7 10 (2.87%) MCP
8 7 (2.01%) Degree
8 7 (2.01%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.01%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.72%) AWS Certification
10 4 (1.15%) CCNP
10 4 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.86%) CCIE
11 3 (0.86%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.86%) MCITP
11 3 (0.86%) NCDA
11 3 (0.86%) NCIE
11 3 (0.86%) VCAP
12 2 (0.57%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.17%) QA
2 11 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.01%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.01%) SLA
4 5 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.29%) GCP
System Software
1 50 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 35 (10.06%) Docker
4 14 (4.02%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.30%) vCloud
5 8 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.72%) vSphere
7 3 (0.86%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.86%) Xen
8 2 (0.57%) KVM
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.29%) Postfix
9 1 (0.29%) Varnish
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 42 (12.07%) Puppet
2 36 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (9.77%) Kibana
4 30 (8.62%) Ansible
5 13 (3.74%) Terraform
6 9 (2.59%) Salt
7 8 (2.30%) logstash
7 8 (2.30%) Packer
7 8 (2.30%) SCCM
8 7 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (1.15%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.15%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.15%) WSUS
10 3 (0.86%) Cacti
11 2 (0.57%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.29%) Graphite
12 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.29%) Icinga
Vendors
1 134 (38.51%) Microsoft
2 89 (25.57%) VMware
3 65 (18.68%) Google
4 21 (6.03%) Rackspace
5 19 (5.46%) Cisco
6 12 (3.45%) Xamarin
7 11 (3.16%) Citrix
7 11 (3.16%) HP
7 11 (3.16%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.87%) Oracle
9 9 (2.59%) NetApp
9 9 (2.59%) Symantec
10 8 (2.30%) PayPal
10 8 (2.30%) SolarWinds
11 7 (2.01%) Atlassian
11 7 (2.01%) Dell
11 7 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (2.01%) Sitecore
11 7 (2.01%) Tableau
12 5 (1.44%) EMC
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
ECOM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + 20% bonus, exc bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 days ago