The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 122 108 120
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 7 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.37% 0.92% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.13% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 15
Average salary £20,000 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.94% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £32,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £51,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Configuration Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1645 1410 1640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.86% 81.46% 82.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1138 1375
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Cheshire region.

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Cheshire

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +9 4 £19,750 -48.70% 1
Warrington -5 1 £30,000 -15.49%
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management.

1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Change Management
3 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
4 5 (21.74%) Puppet
4 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (21.74%) ITSM
4 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Service Management
4 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 4 (17.39%) OO
5 4 (17.39%) MS Office
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) ETL
5 4 (17.39%) W3C
5 4 (17.39%) Internet
5 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (17.39%) Degree
5 4 (17.39%) Lync
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (17.39%) Change Control
5 4 (17.39%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Lync
2 3 (13.04%) ColdFusion
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Automotive
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Database Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Service Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Database Developer
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Database Developer
4 3 (13.04%) ColdFusion Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Mac Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) Spring
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) W3C
3 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) CMDB
3 3 (13.04%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) ITSM
3 5 (21.74%) Service Management
4 4 (17.39%) ETL
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) Release Management
4 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Change Control
4 4 (17.39%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Data Entry
6 2 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
1 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Apple
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