Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 49 79
Rank change year-on-year +31 +30 +35
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 823 504 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.30% 6.49% 3.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.55% 32.56% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 694 454 259
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,150 £22,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £69,500 £66,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +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 1,807 1,548 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.80% 19.93% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,517 1,367 743
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,250
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +23 71 £60,000 +50.00% 6
Stockport +4 20 £46,000 -12.38% 10
Rochdale +16 18 £48,750 +37.32% 3
Salford 0 15 £24,000 -34.25% 4
Cheadle 0 11 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Bolton +18 8 £55,000 +46.67% 5
Heywood - 7 £47,500 - 2
Bury +2 4 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Wigan -7 2 £46,250 +23.33% 2
Microsoft Azure
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 482 (58.57%) Amazon AWS
2 381 (46.29%) Agile Software Development
3 307 (37.30%) C#
3 307 (37.30%) .NET
4 286 (34.75%) Windows
5 277 (33.66%) DevOps
6 265 (32.20%) Microsoft
7 255 (30.98%) Linux
8 242 (29.40%) SQL Server
9 209 (25.39%) JavaScript
10 205 (24.91%) SQL
11 199 (24.18%) MVC
12 189 (22.96%) AngularJS
13 186 (22.60%) ASP.NET
14 183 (22.24%) Ansible
15 179 (21.75%) Active Directory
16 176 (21.39%) ASP.NET Web API
17 169 (20.53%) HTML
18 166 (20.17%) Python
19 161 (19.56%) Continuous Integration
20 160 (19.44%) CSS
21 158 (19.20%) ASP.NET MVC
22 144 (17.50%) Finance
23 139 (16.89%) Jenkins
24 138 (16.77%) Git (software)
25 134 (16.28%) Docker
26 132 (16.04%) TeamCity
27 120 (14.58%) Puppet
28 117 (14.22%) Google Cloud Platform
29 115 (13.97%) Google

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 61 (7.41%) IIS
2 52 (6.32%) Confluence
3 44 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
4 35 (4.25%) MS Exchange
5 34 (4.13%) SharePoint
6 22 (2.67%) Skype for Business
7 18 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (1.82%) OpenStack
9 14 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
10 13 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (1.58%) nginx
11 12 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (1.22%) Apache
12 10 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.97%) CloudStack
14 6 (0.73%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.73%) CMS
15 5 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 482 (58.57%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (14.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 84 (10.21%) AWS CloudFormation
3 84 (10.21%) Office 365
4 53 (6.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 46 (5.59%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (5.47%) Amazon S3
7 43 (5.22%) IaaS
8 41 (4.98%) Amazon SQS
9 40 (4.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 40 (4.86%) SaaS
10 31 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
11 23 (2.79%) GitHub
12 21 (2.55%) IBM Cloud
12 21 (2.55%) PaaS
13 16 (1.94%) Google Play
13 16 (1.94%) OpenShift
14 10 (1.22%) NuGet
15 9 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
16 8 (0.97%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 58 (7.05%) Firewall
2 33 (4.01%) DNS
2 33 (4.01%) VPN
3 31 (3.77%) Skype
4 26 (3.16%) TCP/IP
5 24 (2.92%) Internet
6 19 (2.31%) SAN
7 18 (2.19%) DHCP
8 17 (2.07%) Unified Communications
9 13 (1.58%) iSCSI
9 13 (1.58%) LAN
9 13 (1.58%) VLAN
10 12 (1.46%) HTTP
11 8 (0.97%) VoIP
11 8 (0.97%) WAN
12 6 (0.73%) VSAN
12 6 (0.73%) Wireless
13 5 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (29.40%) SQL Server
2 61 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 57 (6.93%) SQL Server 2016
4 55 (6.68%) MongoDB
5 40 (4.86%) Amazon RDS
6 29 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (3.16%) RavenDB
8 24 (2.92%) Relational Database
9 21 (2.55%) Big Data
10 20 (2.43%) MySQL
11 19 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
12 18 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (1.46%) Blockchain
15 12 (1.46%) Power BI
16 11 (1.34%) Redis
17 10 (1.22%) RDBMS
18 9 (1.09%) Couchbase
18 9 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 139 (16.89%) Jenkins
2 138 (16.77%) Git (software)
3 132 (16.04%) TeamCity
4 105 (12.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 91 (11.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 78 (9.48%) JIRA
7 34 (4.13%) Selenium
8 28 (3.40%) Visual Studio
9 24 (2.92%) SpecFlow
9 24 (2.92%) Vagrant
10 23 (2.79%) Hudson
11 20 (2.43%) Cucumber
12 18 (2.19%) Travis CI
13 15 (1.82%) Subversion
14 13 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (1.34%) Bitbucket
15 11 (1.34%) NUnit
15 11 (1.34%) SoapUI
16 10 (1.22%) GitLab
17 9 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 144 (17.50%) Finance
2 54 (6.56%) Games
3 38 (4.62%) Retail
4 32 (3.89%) Manufacturing
5 28 (3.40%) Electronics
6 26 (3.16%) Marketing
7 25 (3.04%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.58%) Law
9 8 (0.97%) Automotive
9 8 (0.97%) Back Office
9 8 (0.97%) Local Government
10 7 (0.85%) Banking
11 5 (0.61%) Legal
12 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.24%) Advertising
13 2 (0.24%) Billing
13 2 (0.24%) French Language
13 2 (0.24%) German Language
13 2 (0.24%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 289 (35.12%) Developer
2 188 (22.84%) .NET Developer
3 128 (15.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 107 (13.00%) C# Developer
5 89 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 61 (7.41%) Security Manager
7 60 (7.29%) Information Manager
7 60 (7.29%) Information Security Manager
8 50 (6.08%) ASP.NET Developer
9 49 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 48 (5.83%) Architect
11 46 (5.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 46 (5.59%) Senior Developer
12 38 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
13 35 (4.25%) DevOps Manager
14 33 (4.01%) Senior DevOps
14 33 (4.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 33 (4.01%) Software Engineer
15 31 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 28 (3.40%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (37.30%) .NET
2 189 (22.96%) AngularJS
3 186 (22.60%) ASP.NET
4 176 (21.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 169 (20.53%) HTML
6 160 (19.44%) CSS
7 158 (19.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 113 (13.73%) .NET Framework
9 87 (10.57%) Node.js
10 80 (9.72%) React
11 75 (9.11%) .NET Core
12 69 (8.38%) Entity Framework
13 68 (8.26%) HTML5
14 63 (7.65%) RESTful
15 62 (7.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 59 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 52 (6.32%) CSS3
18 51 (6.20%) Web Services
19 42 (5.10%) RabbitMQ
20 35 (4.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.75%) Greenfield Project
2 62 (7.53%) Fintech
3 47 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (5.71%) Private Cloud
4 29 (3.52%) User Experience
5 24 (2.92%) Public Cloud
6 23 (2.79%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (2.43%) Computer Science
9 19 (2.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 17 (2.07%) iPhone
10 17 (2.07%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.82%) Data Centre
12 12 (1.46%) Blog
13 10 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (1.09%) Replication
15 7 (0.85%) Cloud Native
16 6 (0.73%) Driving Licence
16 6 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
16 6 (0.73%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 286 (34.75%) Windows
2 255 (30.98%) Linux
3 67 (8.14%) Windows Server
4 42 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (3.65%) Android
7 17 (2.07%) Windows 10
8 14 (1.70%) CentOS
9 13 (1.58%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.46%) Ubuntu
11 11 (1.34%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.09%) Unix
13 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.36%) SUSE
14 3 (0.36%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.24%) Debian
16 1 (0.12%) AIX
16 1 (0.12%) HPUX
16 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (46.29%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (33.66%) DevOps
3 199 (24.18%) MVC
4 161 (19.56%) Continuous Integration
5 107 (13.00%) TDD
6 101 (12.27%) Configuration Management
7 95 (11.54%) Microservices
7 95 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 92 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
9 87 (10.57%) Web Application Development
10 84 (10.21%) Open Source
11 82 (9.96%) Scrum
12 79 (9.60%) SIEM
13 74 (8.99%) Incident Management
14 66 (8.02%) BDD
15 65 (7.90%) Information Security
15 65 (7.90%) OWASP
16 62 (7.53%) Risk Management
17 60 (7.29%) Penetration Testing
17 60 (7.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 307 (37.30%) C#
2 209 (25.39%) JavaScript
3 205 (24.91%) SQL
4 166 (20.17%) Python
5 112 (13.61%) Ruby
6 77 (9.36%) Java
7 64 (7.78%) T-SQL
8 50 (6.08%) Go
9 40 (4.86%) PowerShell
10 32 (3.89%) Bash Shell
11 23 (2.79%) TypeScript
12 22 (2.67%) Perl
13 10 (1.22%) F#
14 9 (1.09%) R
14 9 (1.09%) Scala
15 6 (0.73%) Apple Swift
15 6 (0.73%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.61%) C
16 5 (0.61%) ES6
16 5 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 97 (11.79%) Degree
2 65 (7.90%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (7.65%) CISSP
4 60 (7.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 31 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.70%) MCSA
7 10 (1.22%) HNC
8 9 (1.09%) MCSE
9 8 (0.97%) MCP
10 7 (0.85%) AWS Certification
10 7 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (0.73%) RHCE
11 6 (0.73%) RHCSA
12 5 (0.61%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.49%) CCNP
13 4 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.36%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.36%) Security Cleared
14 3 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.24%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (8.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (5.71%) QA
3 22 (2.67%) SLA
4 5 (0.61%) GDPR
5 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) PMO
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 179 (21.75%) Active Directory
2 134 (16.28%) Docker
3 57 (6.93%) Virtual Machines
4 46 (5.59%) Hyper-V
4 46 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (2.19%) vSphere
6 13 (1.58%) Xen
7 8 (0.97%) XenServer
8 6 (0.73%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.61%) KVM
9 5 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.61%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.49%) XenApp
10 4 (0.49%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.24%) NFS
12 2 (0.24%) vCloud
12 2 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 183 (22.24%) Ansible
2 120 (14.58%) Puppet
3 111 (13.49%) Opscode Chef
4 109 (13.24%) Kubernetes
5 91 (11.06%) Terraform
6 51 (6.20%) Salt
7 38 (4.62%) SCCM
8 37 (4.50%) Graphite
9 31 (3.77%) Packer
10 25 (3.04%) Prometheus
11 22 (2.67%) Consul
12 19 (2.31%) Docker Swarm
12 19 (2.31%) Grafana
13 18 (2.19%) Nagios
14 17 (2.07%) Opsview
14 17 (2.07%) ZABBIX
15 10 (1.22%) Kibana
16 9 (1.09%) SCVMM
17 8 (0.97%) Backup Exec
18 7 (0.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 265 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 115 (13.97%) Google
3 105 (12.76%) VMware
4 53 (6.44%) Cisco
5 40 (4.86%) New Relic
5 40 (4.86%) Trend Micro
6 36 (4.37%) Citrix
7 22 (2.67%) SAP
8 21 (2.55%) Oracle
9 19 (2.31%) Veeam
10 14 (1.70%) NetApp
11 13 (1.58%) IBM
11 13 (1.58%) Tableau
12 12 (1.46%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.46%) Xamarin
13 9 (1.09%) Intapp
14 8 (0.97%) F5
14 8 (0.97%) Rackspace
15 7 (0.85%) Atlassian
16 6 (0.73%) HP