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

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 55 47
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 22 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.91% 1.43% 2.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.00% 13.46% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 11
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -19.04%  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 50 52 31
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 8.90% 10.63% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 45 35 25
Median salary £50,000 £46,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -11.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £28,400 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,100 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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 27 March 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 27 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
Liverpool +13 14 £50,000 +14.28% 6
St Helens - 4 £31,000 -
Birkenhead - 2 £35,000 - 1
Wirral - 1 £56,500 -
Microsoft Azure
North West

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 63 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 51 (60.71%) Windows
3 44 (52.38%) Hyper-V
4 43 (51.19%) Windows Server
5 37 (44.05%) Finance
6 36 (42.86%) Data Centre
7 35 (41.67%) PowerShell
8 33 (39.29%) SQL Server
9 32 (38.10%) ITIL
10 29 (34.52%) Office 365
11 28 (33.33%) Private Cloud
11 28 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
12 27 (32.14%) SQL
13 22 (26.19%) Banking
14 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (23.81%) VMware
15 19 (22.62%) Linux
16 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (16.67%) Active Directory
17 14 (16.67%) .NET
17 14 (16.67%) ITIL V3
18 13 (15.48%) DevOps
18 13 (15.48%) SCOrch
18 13 (15.48%) SCCM
18 13 (15.48%) SCVMM
18 13 (15.48%) C#
18 13 (15.48%) MS Excel
18 13 (15.48%) Cisco
19 12 (14.29%) EMC

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 9 (10.71%) IIS
2 6 (7.14%) Apache
2 6 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (7.14%) JBoss
2 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.57%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.38%) GroupWise
4 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.19%) Confluence
5 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (15.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (34.52%) Office 365
2 20 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (11.90%) IaaS
3 10 (11.90%) PaaS
4 7 (8.33%) SaaS
5 2 (2.38%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.19%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.19%) Heroku
6 1 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) VPN
2 8 (9.52%) DHCP
2 8 (9.52%) DNS
3 6 (7.14%) SAN
4 4 (4.76%) Firewall
5 3 (3.57%) VoIP
6 2 (2.38%) Internet
6 2 (2.38%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.38%) VLAN
7 1 (1.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.14%) MySQL
3 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.76%) Big Data
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.19%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.19%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.57%) JIRA
3 3 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.19%) GoCD
4 1 (1.19%) Travis CI
General
1 37 (44.05%) Finance
2 22 (26.19%) Banking
3 6 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.38%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Cloud Engineer
2 18 (21.43%) Server Engineer
2 18 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
3 17 (20.24%) Windows Server Engineer
4 12 (14.29%) Architect
5 11 (13.10%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (11.90%) Cloud Architect
7 9 (10.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (9.52%) DBA
8 8 (9.52%) Developer
8 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (9.52%) SQL DBA
9 7 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
10 6 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (5.95%) .NET Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Consultant
11 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 4 (4.76%) Administrator
13 3 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
13 3 (3.57%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) .NET
2 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 11 (13.10%) HTML
4 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (8.33%) Middleware
5 6 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 6 (7.14%) CSS
6 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (5.95%) Entity Framework
6 5 (5.95%) LINQ
6 5 (5.95%) WPF
7 4 (4.76%) jQuery
7 4 (4.76%) Web Services
8 3 (3.57%) Ember.js
8 3 (3.57%) Handlebars
9 1 (1.19%) .NET Core
9 1 (1.19%) Angular 2
9 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.19%) Play Framework
9 1 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 28 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 28 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 9 (10.71%) Replication
4 8 (9.52%) Public Cloud
5 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.14%) Clustering
5 6 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.57%) User Experience
7 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.19%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 51 (60.71%) Windows
2 43 (51.19%) Windows Server
3 19 (22.62%) Linux
4 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.95%) VMS
6 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.10%) ITIL
2 14 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 13 (15.48%) DevOps
4 11 (13.10%) Operations Management
5 9 (10.71%) IT Strategy
5 9 (10.71%) Migration
5 9 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 9 (10.71%) TOGAF
6 8 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.52%) Converged Infrastructure
6 8 (9.52%) MVC
7 7 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (8.33%) Line Management
8 6 (7.14%) Database Security
8 6 (7.14%) Identity Management
8 6 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (7.14%) Wealth Management
9 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 27 (32.14%) SQL
3 13 (15.48%) C#
4 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.19%) Go
6 1 (1.19%) Java
6 1 (1.19%) Python
6 1 (1.19%) Scala
6 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.90%) MCSE
3 6 (7.14%) CCNA
3 6 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.14%) Degree
3 6 (7.14%) EMC Certification
4 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) MCSD
5 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.19%) CCA
6 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
6 1 (1.19%) VCAP
System Software
1 44 (52.38%) Hyper-V
2 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.38%) NDS
4 2 (2.38%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.38%) vSphere
5 1 (1.19%) Docker
5 1 (1.19%) pfSense
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) SCCM
1 13 (15.48%) SCOrch
1 13 (15.48%) SCVMM
2 12 (14.29%) SCOM
3 11 (13.10%) NetBackup
4 6 (7.14%) AirWatch
5 5 (5.95%) Puppet
6 3 (3.57%) Icinga
6 3 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.57%) vRealize
7 1 (1.19%) Ansible
7 1 (1.19%) Nagios
7 1 (1.19%) Terraform
7 1 (1.19%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 63 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.81%) VMware
3 13 (15.48%) Cisco
4 12 (14.29%) EMC
5 10 (11.90%) Citrix
6 9 (10.71%) Oracle
7 6 (7.14%) IBM
7 6 (7.14%) Software AG
8 4 (4.76%) Dell
8 4 (4.76%) RedGate
8 4 (4.76%) Xamarin
9 3 (3.57%) HP
9 3 (3.57%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.38%) Mitel
10 2 (2.38%) NetApp
10 2 (2.38%) SaltStack
10 2 (2.38%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.19%) Google
11 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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