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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 103 91 67
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 19 27 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.03% 1.68% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 2.08% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 66
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £33,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -1.23%
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
1568 1299 1666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.62% 80.93% 83.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 982 1329
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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
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 March 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
Warrington +12 9 £50,000 +33.33%
Wilmslow - 6 £45,000 -
Knutsford -3 1 £45,000 +7.14%
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 9 (36.00%) Performance Management
1 9 (36.00%) Problem Management
2 8 (32.00%) NAS
3 7 (28.00%) EMC
3 7 (28.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) IBM
4 6 (24.00%) SAN
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (20.00%) Puppet
6 4 (16.00%) Confluence
6 4 (16.00%) Product Management
6 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (16.00%) Line Management
6 4 (16.00%) Billing
6 4 (16.00%) Degree
6 4 (16.00%) JIRA
6 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (16.00%) Apache Flex
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 4 (16.00%) Perforce
6 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (16.00%) RPG
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle
6 4 (16.00%) DB2
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 3 (12.00%) Middleware

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (16.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Lync
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.00%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) NAS
2 6 (24.00%) SAN
3 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) DB2
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (16.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Administrator
1 9 (36.00%) Storage Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Production Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Database Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Apache Flex
2 3 (12.00%) RESTful
2 3 (12.00%) Middleware
2 3 (12.00%) Spring
2 3 (12.00%) JSON
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) CMDB
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Problem Management
1 9 (36.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (16.00%) Product Management
2 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (16.00%) Validation
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) Line Management
3 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (12.00%) TDD
3 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Data Entry
4 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) RUP
5 1 (4.00%) ETL
5 1 (4.00%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) RPG
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) PHP
3 3 (12.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
2 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) EMC
2 6 (24.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.00%) Perforce
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) BT
5 1 (4.00%) Google