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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 119 103 110
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 8 18 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.42% 1.06% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.31% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 31
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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
1642 1373 1850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.65% 80.96% 83.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1084 1604
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 £25,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +17 5 £19,750 -
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) ITSM
3 5 (21.74%) Service Management
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (21.74%) Puppet
3 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 4 (17.39%) Lync
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (17.39%) MS Office
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%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (17.39%) ETL
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.04%) Problem Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 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 2 (8.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Service Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Database Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Database Developer
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Database Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Junior
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Storage Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Mac Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
1 3 (13.04%) Spring
1 3 (13.04%) JSON
1 3 (13.04%) RESTful
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) CMDB
2 3 (13.04%) Open Source
3 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%) 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%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Data Entry
7 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
1 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) 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%) EMC
2 1 (4.35%) Apple