The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank - 31 43
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 0 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 3.88% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.88% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 1
Average salary - £34,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +60.46%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Configuration Management
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
236 205 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 81.10% 79.46% 62.81%
Number of salaries quoted 157 156 101
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Chester

Configuration Management
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 4 (80.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) CMDB
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Change and Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft