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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 110 109 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -28
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 11 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.64% 0.89% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.06% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 27
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £29,950 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £47,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1504 1605 1303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.19% 83.99% 81.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1277 1035
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 - 9 £45,000 - 3
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) Maven
3 10 (33.33%) DevOps
3 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (30.00%) SDLC
4 9 (30.00%) QA
4 9 (30.00%) Web Services
5 8 (26.67%) .NET
5 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (26.67%) CentOS
5 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
5 8 (26.67%) Puppet
6 7 (23.33%) RightScale
6 7 (23.33%) Hudson
6 7 (23.33%) Vagrant
6 7 (23.33%) Auto-Scaling
6 7 (23.33%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (23.33%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (23.33%) Amazon S3
6 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
6 7 (23.33%) DHCP
6 7 (23.33%) DNS
6 7 (23.33%) Firewall
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.00%) Jetty
2 3 (10.00%) nginx
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.00%) SAS
2 3 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Pig
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) Confluence
4 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon S3
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (20.00%) Route 53
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (10.00%) SaaS
4 3 (10.00%) PaaS
5 2 (6.67%) GitHub
6 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DHCP
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) Network Security
3 3 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) Big Data
3 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.00%) HBase
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (33.33%) Maven
3 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (23.33%) Hudson
5 4 (13.33%) JUnit
5 4 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (10.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (10.00%) Calabash
7 2 (6.67%) Gradle
7 2 (6.67%) Ant
7 2 (6.67%) JIRA
7 2 (6.67%) Selenium
8 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
8 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Web Services
2 8 (26.67%) .NET
3 6 (20.00%) jQuery
3 6 (20.00%) RESTful
4 5 (16.67%) Spring
5 4 (13.33%) HTML
5 4 (13.33%) CSS
5 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.33%) SignalR
5 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (10.00%) WCF
6 3 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (10.00%) Servlets
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.67%) NHibernate
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.67%) HTML5
7 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.67%) CSS3
7 2 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.33%) CMDB
2 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 3 (10.00%) Statistics
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) User Experience
3 3 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.33%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) CentOS
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (33.33%) DevOps
4 9 (30.00%) SDLC
5 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (23.33%) Auto-Scaling
7 6 (20.00%) Open Source
7 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 6 (20.00%) TDD
7 6 (20.00%) Pair Programming
7 6 (20.00%) Service Management
7 6 (20.00%) Scrum
8 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 4 (13.33%) ITIL
9 4 (13.33%) ITSM
9 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
9 4 (13.33%) Refactoring
9 4 (13.33%) Kanban
9 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) C#
5 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Python
6 4 (13.33%) C
6 4 (13.33%) Ruby
7 3 (10.00%) R
7 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Puppet
2 7 (23.33%) Vagrant
3 3 (10.00%) Netcool
4 1 (3.33%) Ganglia
4 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
1 7 (23.33%) RightScale
2 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) ATG
3 2 (6.67%) hybris
4 1 (3.33%) Google
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