The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 47 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.39% 0.86% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.11% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.43%
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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
363 361 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 84.03% 77.47% 77.31%
Number of salaries quoted 322 311 327
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Lancashire

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Chorley - 3 £39,500 - 2
Ormskirk - 2 £29,500 - 1
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (62.50%) Project Planning
1 5 (62.50%) Change Control
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Data Management
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
1 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Planning
1 5 (62.50%) Change Control
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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