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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 100 99 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 19 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.11% 1.21% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.49% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 21
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £114,500 £42,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1506 1413 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.61% 81.68% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1196 1089 1167
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,907 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 +3 7 £42,500 - 5
Knutsford -9 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Northwich - 1 £37,500 -
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 12 (31.58%) Java
1 12 (31.58%) SDLC
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Problem Management
3 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
4 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) Web Services
4 9 (23.68%) Linux
5 8 (21.05%) .NET
5 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (21.05%) Puppet
6 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
6 7 (18.42%) Line Management
6 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
6 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
6 7 (18.42%) Python
6 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
6 7 (18.42%) Degree
6 7 (18.42%) Finance
7 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (15.79%) JIRA
7 6 (15.79%) Service Management
7 6 (15.79%) IBM
7 6 (15.79%) EMC
7 6 (15.79%) SAN
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle
7 6 (15.79%) C#
7 6 (15.79%) Confluence
7 6 (15.79%) Cucumber

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 6 (15.79%) Confluence
2 3 (7.89%) Apache Pig
2 3 (7.89%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) SAS
2 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Jetty
3 2 (5.26%) nginx
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.26%) SaaS
4 2 (5.26%) PaaS
4 2 (5.26%) Route 53
4 2 (5.26%) GitHub
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.63%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) SAN
1 6 (15.79%) NAS
2 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) DHCP
3 2 (5.26%) HTTP
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) DB2
2 5 (13.16%) Big Data
3 3 (7.89%) Data Mining
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.89%) HBase
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
2 6 (15.79%) JIRA
3 5 (13.16%) Maven
4 4 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (7.89%) JUnit
5 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
5 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.89%) Hudson
5 3 (7.89%) Calabash
6 2 (5.26%) Gradle
6 2 (5.26%) Ant
7 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.63%) Subversion
7 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Billing
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) Storage Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Production Manager
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Junior
6 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Debt Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) Web Services
2 8 (21.05%) .NET
3 5 (13.16%) jQuery
3 5 (13.16%) RESTful
4 4 (10.53%) Apache Flex
4 4 (10.53%) Spring
4 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.53%) SignalR
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (7.89%) HTML
5 3 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.89%) CSS
5 3 (7.89%) WCF
6 2 (5.26%) NHibernate
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.26%) Servlets
6 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.63%) CSS3
7 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.53%) CMDB
3 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.89%) User Experience
4 3 (7.89%) Statistics
5 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.63%) iDTV
6 1 (2.63%) PMI
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) SDLC
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Problem Management
3 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
4 7 (18.42%) Line Management
5 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.79%) Performance Management
5 6 (15.79%) Service Management
6 5 (13.16%) Scrum
6 5 (13.16%) TDD
6 5 (13.16%) Pair Programming
6 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
6 5 (13.16%) DevOps
7 4 (10.53%) People Management
7 4 (10.53%) Product Management
7 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Validation
7 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.53%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Java
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.42%) Python
4 6 (15.79%) C#
5 5 (13.16%) Ruby
6 4 (10.53%) RPG
6 4 (10.53%) C
6 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.89%) Perl
7 3 (7.89%) PHP
7 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.89%) R
7 3 (7.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Puppet
2 5 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.89%) Netcool
4 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.63%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
1 6 (15.79%) IBM
1 6 (15.79%) EMC
2 4 (10.53%) Perforce
3 3 (7.89%) BT
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.26%) RightScale
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) hybris
5 1 (2.63%) ATG
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