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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 114 141 155
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +14
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 64 41 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.87% 1.25% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.42% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 52 34 24
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
3015 2894 3300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.13% 88.20% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2587 2374 2706
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 5 - -
Stockport +18 4 £38,250 - 3
Altrincham +11 2 £35,250 +30.55% 1
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 62 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (43.59%) Linux
3 49 (41.88%) Puppet
4 46 (39.32%) ITIL
5 44 (37.61%) Python
5 44 (37.61%) DevOps
6 43 (36.75%) Ruby
7 41 (35.04%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (34.19%) Opscode Chef
9 38 (32.48%) Bash Shell
9 38 (32.48%) Unix
10 36 (30.77%) Shell Script
11 33 (28.21%) Windows
12 32 (27.35%) Cobbler
13 31 (26.50%) Microsoft
14 30 (25.64%) SQL
15 28 (23.93%) .NET
16 25 (21.37%) OpenStack
17 24 (20.51%) Oracle
17 24 (20.51%) Scrum
18 20 (17.09%) Tivoli
18 20 (17.09%) Firewall
18 20 (17.09%) RUP
18 20 (17.09%) DSDM
19 19 (16.24%) JBoss
19 19 (16.24%) WebLogic
19 19 (16.24%) Service Management
19 19 (16.24%) vSphere
19 19 (16.24%) XenServer
19 19 (16.24%) EnterpriseDB

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (21.37%) OpenStack
2 19 (16.24%) CloudStack
2 19 (16.24%) JBoss
2 19 (16.24%) WebLogic
2 19 (16.24%) WebSphere
3 11 (9.40%) Apache
4 6 (5.13%) nginx
5 5 (4.27%) Apache Spark
5 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.13%) GitHub
3 5 (4.27%) PaaS
4 4 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.09%) Firewall
2 4 (3.42%) DNS
2 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.71%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (1.71%) DHCP
3 2 (1.71%) LAN
3 2 (1.71%) VPN
3 2 (1.71%) WAN
3 2 (1.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) MySQL
2 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.56%) SQLite
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.13%) Maven
3 5 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (4.27%) gulp
3 5 (4.27%) Ranorex
3 5 (4.27%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.42%) MSTest
4 4 (3.42%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.56%) FxCop
5 3 (2.56%) Gerrit
5 3 (2.56%) Moq
5 3 (2.56%) NUnit
5 3 (2.56%) StyleCop
5 3 (2.56%) WiX
6 2 (1.71%) Selenium
6 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.85%) Ant
7 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.85%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (8.55%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Law
3 5 (4.27%) Games
3 5 (4.27%) iGaming
4 4 (3.42%) Banking
5 3 (2.56%) Legal
5 3 (2.56%) Retail
5 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) German Language
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (11.11%) Developer
3 11 (9.40%) Release Manager
4 9 (7.69%) Analyst
4 9 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 8 (6.84%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Agile Tester
7 6 (5.13%) Deployment Manager
7 6 (5.13%) IT Manager
7 6 (5.13%) QA Tester
7 6 (5.13%) Tester
8 5 (4.27%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 5 (4.27%) Service Manager
8 5 (4.27%) Software Tester
8 5 (4.27%) Team Leader
8 5 (4.27%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.93%) .NET
2 18 (15.38%) Web Services
3 8 (6.84%) HTML
3 8 (6.84%) jQuery
3 8 (6.84%) XML
4 7 (5.98%) CSS
4 7 (5.98%) REST
5 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.27%) Backbone.js
5 5 (4.27%) Hibernate
5 5 (4.27%) HTML5
5 5 (4.27%) HTML5 Canvas
5 5 (4.27%) JAX-RS
5 5 (4.27%) Kafka
5 5 (4.27%) React
5 5 (4.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (4.27%) WCF
6 4 (3.42%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.56%) Ajax
7 3 (2.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.84%) iPad
3 4 (3.42%) CMDB
4 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.71%) Handset
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (43.59%) Linux
2 38 (32.48%) Unix
3 33 (28.21%) Windows
4 5 (4.27%) CoreOS
4 5 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.71%) CentOS
6 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.85%) Debian
7 1 (0.85%) SUSE
7 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (39.32%) ITIL
3 44 (37.61%) DevOps
4 41 (35.04%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (20.51%) Scrum
6 20 (17.09%) DSDM
6 20 (17.09%) RUP
7 19 (16.24%) OWASP
7 19 (16.24%) Service Management
8 18 (15.38%) Change Management
9 17 (14.53%) Software Engineering
10 15 (12.82%) TDD
11 13 (11.11%) Release Management
12 12 (10.26%) BDD
13 11 (9.40%) ITSM
13 11 (9.40%) Service Delivery
13 11 (9.40%) Test Automation
14 10 (8.55%) Test Scripting
15 9 (7.69%) Automated Testing
15 9 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.61%) Python
2 43 (36.75%) Ruby
3 38 (32.48%) Bash Shell
4 36 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 30 (25.64%) SQL
6 15 (12.82%) C#
7 13 (11.11%) Java
8 9 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.98%) Perl
10 6 (5.13%) C++
11 5 (4.27%) PHP
11 5 (4.27%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.85%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.85%) C
12 1 (0.85%) Groovy
12 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Degree
2 7 (5.98%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (5.13%) ISEB
3 6 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.42%) CISM
4 4 (3.42%) CISMP
4 4 (3.42%) CISSP
5 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.71%) RHCE
6 2 (1.71%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) SLA
3 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (16.24%) vSphere
1 19 (16.24%) Xen
1 19 (16.24%) XenServer
2 11 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.13%) Docker
4 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 49 (41.88%) Puppet
2 40 (34.19%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (27.35%) Cobbler
4 20 (17.09%) Tivoli
5 5 (4.27%) Ansible
5 5 (4.27%) HAProxy
5 5 (4.27%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.56%) Wonderware InTouch
7 1 (0.85%) SCCM
7 1 (0.85%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 31 (26.50%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.51%) Oracle
3 19 (16.24%) EnterpriseDB
4 16 (13.68%) VMware
5 5 (4.27%) Atlassian
5 5 (4.27%) Telerik
6 4 (3.42%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.56%) Citrix
7 3 (2.56%) Wonderware
8 2 (1.71%) BroadSoft
8 2 (1.71%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.71%) GENBAND
8 2 (1.71%) Sonus
9 1 (0.85%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.85%) SAP
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Subject to Experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
DataCentred
Salary: Up to £25,000 (Depending on experience) + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago