The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
North West > Merseyside
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 34 -
Rank change year-on-year -26 -  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4 25 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.74% 5.29% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.00% 46.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 0
Merseyside median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% -  
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 40 54 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 7.43% 11.42% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 62 78 4
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +9.19%  
10th Percentile £32,500 £21,250 £32,900
90th Percentile £62,500 £46,750 £71,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Merseyside

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Merseyside

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Merseyside over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Merseyside

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 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
Liverpool -15 4 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Microsoft Azure
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) .NET
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) C#
4 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
5 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (23.08%) Office 365
5 6 (23.08%) VMware
5 6 (23.08%) HTML
5 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 6 (23.08%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (15.38%) EMC
7 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 4 (15.38%) Finance
7 4 (15.38%) Linux
7 4 (15.38%) Web Services
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle
7 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 4 (15.38%) Migration
8 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
8 3 (11.54%) Database Security
8 3 (11.54%) Private Cloud

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (7.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) FTP
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Architect
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Virtualisation Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Integration Architect
4 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.69%) WPF
5 2 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) Ember.js
6 1 (3.85%) Handlebars
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (11.54%) Private Cloud
2 3 (11.54%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
1 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (11.54%) Database Security
2 3 (11.54%) DevOps
2 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (11.54%) MVC
2 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Database Optimisation
3 2 (7.69%) IT Strategy
3 2 (7.69%) ITSM
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCSD
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.85%) Docker
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Icinga
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) vRealize
3 1 (3.85%) Nagios
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) EMC
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) Dell
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) RedGate
5 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 2 (7.69%) Xamarin
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) Meraki
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) Temenos
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