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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 30 29 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.90% 0.51% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.60% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £50,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,977 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +7.44%
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
87 168 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 78.38% 86.15% 87.21%
Number of salaries quoted 77 146 114
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) RightScale
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Route 53
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (66.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Gradle
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Auto-Scaling
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) RightScale