The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 147 153 165
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 49 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.18% 0.81% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.02% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 25
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £52,500 £59,900
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3456 3038 3330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 83.18% 79.61% 79.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2951 2570 2990
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Manchester

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in Manchester

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
Stockport - 11 £33,500 -
Altrincham -8 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 51 (43.59%) Linux
2 47 (40.17%) Change Control
3 45 (38.46%) SQL
4 42 (35.90%) Web Services
5 37 (31.62%) Windows
6 36 (30.77%) Java
7 34 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (28.21%) Apache
9 30 (25.64%) Scrum
10 29 (24.79%) Microsoft
11 26 (22.22%) Finance
12 25 (21.37%) Service Delivery
13 24 (20.51%) Software Engineering
14 22 (18.80%) JUnit
15 21 (17.95%) Wealth Management
15 21 (17.95%) VMware
15 21 (17.95%) Puppet
16 20 (17.09%) Gradle
16 20 (17.09%) Jenkins
16 20 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (17.09%) MySQL
16 20 (17.09%) C#
16 20 (17.09%) Eclipse
17 19 (16.24%) QA
17 19 (16.24%) Degree
17 19 (16.24%) Opscode Chef
18 18 (15.38%) Git (software)
19 17 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
19 17 (14.53%) Automated Testing
19 17 (14.53%) .NET

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 33 (28.21%) Apache
2 12 (10.26%) nginx
3 11 (9.40%) Confluence
3 11 (9.40%) IIS
4 10 (8.55%) JBoss
5 7 (5.98%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.27%) SAS
6 5 (4.27%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.27%) Jetty
6 5 (4.27%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.85%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.85%) Lync
7 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.85%) FileNet
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS Office
2 5 (4.27%) SPSS
3 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (9.40%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.27%) Google App Engine
4 5 (4.27%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (4.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.56%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.71%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.26%) Internet
2 9 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.69%) DNS
2 9 (7.69%) AMQP
3 8 (6.84%) Firewall
4 7 (5.98%) HTTP
4 7 (5.98%) IPsec
5 5 (4.27%) DHCP
5 5 (4.27%) FTP
6 4 (3.42%) LDAP
6 4 (3.42%) SAN
6 4 (3.42%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.56%) Wireless
8 2 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.71%) NAS
8 2 (1.71%) VLAN
8 2 (1.71%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.71%) 4G
8 2 (1.71%) VoIP
8 2 (1.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.09%) MySQL
2 14 (11.97%) Relational Database
3 13 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 12 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (8.55%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (5.13%) MongoDB
7 6 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (5.13%) NoSQL
8 5 (4.27%) HBase
8 5 (4.27%) Big Data
8 5 (4.27%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.27%) Apache Hive
8 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.27%) Data Mining
8 5 (4.27%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.27%) Sqoop
8 5 (4.27%) Triplestore
9 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (18.80%) JUnit
2 20 (17.09%) Eclipse
2 20 (17.09%) Gradle
2 20 (17.09%) Jenkins
3 18 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 12 (10.26%) JIRA
5 11 (9.40%) Selenium
6 10 (8.55%) Mercurial
7 9 (7.69%) Visual Studio
8 6 (5.13%) Subversion
8 6 (5.13%) Maven
8 6 (5.13%) Gerrit
9 4 (3.42%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.56%) NUnit
10 3 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.71%) FxCop
11 2 (1.71%) StyleCop
11 2 (1.71%) Moq
11 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.85%) Grunt
General
1 26 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) German Language
2 5 (4.27%) Italian Language
2 5 (4.27%) Turkish Language
3 3 (2.56%) Retail
3 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Electronics
4 2 (1.71%) Military
4 2 (1.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.85%) Automotive
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (23.93%) Analyst
2 25 (21.37%) Developer
3 23 (19.66%) Support Analyst
4 21 (17.95%) Applications Support
4 21 (17.95%) Applications Support Analyst
5 13 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 10 (8.55%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.55%) C# Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Architect
9 7 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Data Architect
11 5 (4.27%) Big Data Architect
12 4 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (3.42%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (35.90%) Web Services
2 17 (14.53%) .NET
3 14 (11.97%) WCF
4 13 (11.11%) LINQ
4 13 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 13 (11.11%) Spring
5 12 (10.26%) Ninject
6 11 (9.40%) JSP
7 10 (8.55%) JSON
8 9 (7.69%) Java EE
8 9 (7.69%) EJB
8 9 (7.69%) JMS
9 8 (6.84%) J2EE
10 7 (5.98%) CSS
10 7 (5.98%) HTML
11 5 (4.27%) Servlets
12 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET
12 4 (3.42%) Grails
12 4 (3.42%) Memcached
13 3 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Open Source
2 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.98%) CMDB
4 5 (4.27%) Blog
4 5 (4.27%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.71%) Clustering
6 2 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.71%) DTV
6 2 (1.71%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.85%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.85%) SecurID
7 1 (0.85%) PKI
7 1 (0.85%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.85%) Handset
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 51 (43.59%) Linux
2 37 (31.62%) Windows
3 14 (11.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.84%) Debian
5 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.56%) UNIX
8 1 (0.85%) CentOS
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.17%) Change Control
2 34 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (25.64%) Scrum
4 25 (21.37%) Service Delivery
5 24 (20.51%) Software Engineering
6 21 (17.95%) Wealth Management
7 20 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (14.53%) Automated Testing
9 12 (10.26%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (9.40%) Problem Management
10 11 (9.40%) MVC
10 11 (9.40%) Coaching
11 10 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (8.55%) Project Management
11 10 (8.55%) ITIL
12 9 (7.69%) Test Strategy
13 7 (5.98%) DevOps
13 7 (5.98%) BDD
13 7 (5.98%) Unit Testing
13 7 (5.98%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.46%) SQL
2 36 (30.77%) Java
3 20 (17.09%) C#
4 16 (13.68%) Perl
5 14 (11.97%) PHP
5 14 (11.97%) Ruby
6 9 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 8 (6.84%) Python
8 7 (5.98%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.27%) R
10 4 (3.42%) Groovy
11 3 (2.56%) C
12 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.71%) Scala
12 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.71%) C++
13 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.85%) XPath
13 1 (0.85%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) Degree
2 11 (9.40%) SC Cleared
2 11 (9.40%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) MCSE
3 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.56%) CCNA
4 3 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.71%) APMP
6 1 (0.85%) ISEB
6 1 (0.85%) CCNP
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.24%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) SLA
3 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.98%) vSphere
2 7 (5.98%) vCloud
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (5.13%) Varnish
4 5 (4.27%) Apache Flume
4 5 (4.27%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.27%) Xen
5 4 (3.42%) Squid
5 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.42%) Postfix
5 4 (3.42%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.71%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.71%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (17.95%) Puppet
2 19 (16.24%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.27%) Nagios
3 5 (4.27%) Ansible
4 4 (3.42%) Icinga
4 4 (3.42%) SCCM
4 4 (3.42%) Hyperic
5 2 (1.71%) SCOM
5 2 (1.71%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.85%) OpenView
6 1 (0.85%) Cacti
6 1 (0.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 29 (24.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.95%) VMware
3 17 (14.53%) Red Hat
4 12 (10.26%) Wonderware
4 12 (10.26%) Oracle
5 11 (9.40%) Cisco
6 10 (8.55%) Atlassian
7 5 (4.27%) Google
7 5 (4.27%) Hitachi
8 4 (3.42%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.56%) Percona
9 3 (2.56%) Citrix
9 3 (2.56%) HP
10 2 (1.71%) Dell
10 2 (1.71%) IBM
10 2 (1.71%) Acronis
10 2 (1.71%) Veeam
11 1 (0.85%) Twitter
11 1 (0.85%) Adobe
11 1 (0.85%) Remedy
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