Period
to 21 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 13 8
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Azure 87 51 110
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Warrington 34.52% 11.86% 16.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 90.63% 43.22% 60.77%
Number of salaries quoted 78 47 94
Median annual salary £58,750 £47,125 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.67% -5.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,500 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,250 £61,750 £66,250
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%

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 Warrington with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Warrington
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 96 118 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 38.10% 27.44% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 84 97 148
Median annual salary £57,500 £44,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.68% -1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £34,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £73,250 £63,500 £66,250
Cheshire median annual salary £48,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.94% - +6.25%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Warrington.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Warrington

Azure
Salary Trend in Warrington

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in Warrington.

Salary trend for Azure in Warrington

Azure
Salary Histogram in Warrington

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Warrington over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, IT jobs citing 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Azure.

1 44 (50.57%) DevOps
2 36 (41.38%) SQL Server
3 35 (40.23%) .NET
3 35 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (36.78%) C#
5 29 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 28 (32.18%) React
7 27 (31.03%) Security Monitoring
8 25 (28.74%) Proactive Monitoring
9 24 (27.59%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
11 19 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (20.69%) Finance
13 17 (19.54%) AWS
13 17 (19.54%) Microservices
14 16 (18.39%) OWASP
14 16 (18.39%) Security Architecture
15 15 (17.24%) Data Architecture
15 15 (17.24%) JavaScript
15 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (16.09%) Windows
16 14 (16.09%) VMware
16 14 (16.09%) .NET Framework
17 13 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (14.94%) REST
17 13 (14.94%) ETL
17 13 (14.94%) AngularJS
17 13 (14.94%) Windows Server
17 13 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 12 (13.79%) Active Directory

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (27.59%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (19.54%) AWS
3 8 (9.20%) Office 365
4 5 (5.75%) GCP
4 5 (5.75%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.30%) PaaS
6 1 (1.15%) GitHub
6 1 (1.15%) SaaS
6 1 (1.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) Firewall
1 7 (8.05%) Remote Desktop
1 7 (8.05%) VLAN
2 1 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.75%) Power BI
4 3 (3.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.15%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.15%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (9.20%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.20%) TeamCity
3 6 (6.90%) Bitbucket
4 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.45%) JIRA
6 2 (2.30%) Cypress.io
6 2 (2.30%) NUnit
6 2 (2.30%) Selenium
6 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.15%) Maven
7 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Games
2 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
3 1 (1.15%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Architect
2 26 (29.89%) Solutions Architect
3 20 (22.99%) Security Specialist
4 19 (21.84%) Cloud Specialist
5 14 (16.09%) .NET Architect
5 14 (16.09%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 13 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Developer
8 5 (5.75%) IT Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) DevOps Specialist
9 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Cloud Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.23%) .NET
2 28 (32.18%) React
3 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (16.09%) .NET Framework
5 13 (14.94%) AngularJS
5 13 (14.94%) REST
6 11 (12.64%) Middleware
7 7 (8.05%) .NET Core
7 7 (8.05%) Swagger
8 3 (3.45%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.45%) NHibernate
9 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.30%) CSS
9 2 (2.30%) Vue.js
10 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Core
10 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Data Centre
1 7 (8.05%) Fat Client
1 7 (8.05%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.15%) Blog
3 1 (1.15%) Cyberattack
3 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.15%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Windows
2 13 (14.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.57%) DevOps
2 35 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 27 (31.03%) Security Monitoring
5 25 (28.74%) Proactive Monitoring
6 19 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (19.54%) Microservices
8 16 (18.39%) OWASP
8 16 (18.39%) Security Architecture
9 15 (17.24%) Data Architecture
10 13 (14.94%) ETL
10 13 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (12.64%) IT Strategy
11 11 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (9.20%) Secure Coding
13 7 (8.05%) Commercial Awareness
13 7 (8.05%) Requirements Gathering
14 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (6.90%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.78%) C#
2 15 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.64%) SQL
4 8 (9.20%) Python
5 7 (8.05%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.60%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (2.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.20%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.05%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) Ansible
2 7 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.90%) Puppet
4 5 (5.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.09%) VMware
3 7 (8.05%) Cisco
3 7 (8.05%) Draytek
3 7 (8.05%) Sophos
3 7 (8.05%) webMethods
4 4 (4.60%) Google
5 2 (2.30%) McAfee
5 2 (2.30%) Qualys
6 1 (1.15%) F5
6 1 (1.15%) New Relic