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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 46 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 2 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.56% 1.02% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.14% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 6
Average salary - £30,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.05%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.75%
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
286 437 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 80.79% 89.00% 86.56%
Number of salaries quoted 242 381 322
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £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 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 13 February 2016. 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 -12 2 - -
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (63.16%) Change Control
2 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
3 9 (47.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (36.84%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (36.84%) People Management
4 7 (36.84%) QA
4 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
4 7 (36.84%) Time Management
4 7 (36.84%) Validation
4 7 (36.84%) HL7
4 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
5 6 (31.58%) Defect Management
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
6 5 (26.32%) Data Management
7 4 (21.05%) Migration
7 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
7 4 (21.05%) Resource Management
7 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (21.05%) CRM
7 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (21.05%) MS Project
7 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
7 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
7 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Project
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Test Leader
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Programme Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Programme Test Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Software Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Test Programme Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Change Control
2 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (36.84%) People Management
3 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
3 7 (36.84%) Time Management
3 7 (36.84%) Validation
4 6 (31.58%) Defect Management
5 5 (26.32%) Data Management
5 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
6 4 (21.05%) CRM
6 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
6 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) Resource Management
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) HL7
1 7 (36.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Capita