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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 121 130 147
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 63 54 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.82% 1.50% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.73% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 54 42 25
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,850
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -18.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,450 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
3072 3116 3415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.63% 86.34% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2599 2556 2828
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Oldham - 3 - - 1
Altrincham +6 1 £24,000 -11.11%
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 55 (50.93%) Linux
2 51 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (42.59%) Puppet
4 43 (39.81%) Ruby
5 42 (38.89%) Python
6 40 (37.04%) DevOps
7 39 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
7 39 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (35.19%) ITIL
9 35 (32.41%) Bash Shell
10 33 (30.56%) Unix
10 33 (30.56%) Shell Script
11 32 (29.63%) Windows
12 28 (25.93%) Cobbler
13 23 (21.30%) OpenStack
13 23 (21.30%) SQL
13 23 (21.30%) Microsoft
14 22 (20.37%) .NET
14 22 (20.37%) Scrum
15 19 (17.59%) VMware
16 18 (16.67%) Oracle
17 17 (15.74%) Web Services
18 16 (14.81%) JBoss
18 16 (14.81%) RUP
18 16 (14.81%) DSDM
18 16 (14.81%) Finance
18 16 (14.81%) Tivoli
18 16 (14.81%) Service Management
18 16 (14.81%) Firewall
19 15 (13.89%) WebLogic

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 23 (21.30%) OpenStack
2 16 (14.81%) JBoss
3 15 (13.89%) CloudStack
3 15 (13.89%) WebLogic
3 15 (13.89%) WebSphere
4 10 (9.26%) Apache
5 5 (4.63%) nginx
6 3 (2.78%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.93%) Node.js
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.70%) GitHub
3 3 (2.78%) PaaS
4 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.81%) Firewall
2 6 (5.56%) DNS
3 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.85%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (1.85%) DHCP
4 2 (1.85%) LAN
4 2 (1.85%) VPN
4 2 (1.85%) WAN
4 2 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.04%) MySQL
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.70%) SQLite
6 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Redis
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (4.63%) Gerrit
5 4 (3.70%) FxCop
5 4 (3.70%) Maven
5 4 (3.70%) Moq
5 4 (3.70%) MSTest
5 4 (3.70%) NUnit
5 4 (3.70%) Ranorex
5 4 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 4 (3.70%) StyleCop
5 4 (3.70%) WiX
6 3 (2.78%) gulp
7 2 (1.85%) Selenium
7 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.85%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.93%) JUnit
General
1 16 (14.81%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Banking
3 4 (3.70%) Law
4 3 (2.78%) Games
4 3 (2.78%) iGaming
4 3 (2.78%) Legal
5 2 (1.85%) Retail
5 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (10.19%) Analyst
3 10 (9.26%) Developer
4 9 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 9 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Release Manager
6 6 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Information Analyst
6 6 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (5.56%) Security Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Consultant
7 5 (4.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) IT Manager
7 5 (4.63%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 5 (4.63%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.70%) QA Automation Tester
8 4 (3.70%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.37%) .NET
2 17 (15.74%) Web Services
3 8 (7.41%) HTML
4 7 (6.48%) XML
5 6 (5.56%) LAMP
6 5 (4.63%) CSS
6 5 (4.63%) REST
7 4 (3.70%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.70%) jQuery
7 4 (3.70%) LINQ
7 4 (3.70%) Ninject
7 4 (3.70%) Regular Expression
7 4 (3.70%) WCF
7 4 (3.70%) WPF
8 3 (2.78%) Ajax
8 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.78%) Backbone.js
8 3 (2.78%) HTML5
8 3 (2.78%) JAX-RS
8 3 (2.78%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.63%) iPad
3 4 (3.70%) CMDB
4 2 (1.85%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.85%) Handset
5 1 (0.93%) iPhone
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (50.93%) Linux
2 33 (30.56%) Unix
3 32 (29.63%) Windows
4 6 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.78%) CentOS
6 3 (2.78%) CoreOS
7 2 (1.85%) Debian
8 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.93%) SUSE
8 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (37.04%) DevOps
3 39 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (35.19%) ITIL
5 22 (20.37%) Scrum
6 16 (14.81%) DSDM
6 16 (14.81%) RUP
6 16 (14.81%) Service Management
7 15 (13.89%) OWASP
8 13 (12.04%) Change Management
8 13 (12.04%) Software Engineering
8 13 (12.04%) TDD
9 11 (10.19%) ITSM
10 10 (9.26%) Service Delivery
10 10 (9.26%) Test Automation
11 9 (8.33%) Automated Testing
11 9 (8.33%) BDD
11 9 (8.33%) SDLC
11 9 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
11 9 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.81%) Ruby
2 42 (38.89%) Python
3 35 (32.41%) Bash Shell
4 33 (30.56%) Shell Script
5 23 (21.30%) SQL
6 11 (10.19%) C#
7 10 (9.26%) Java
7 10 (9.26%) Perl
8 6 (5.56%) PHP
9 5 (4.63%) C++
9 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.78%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.78%) VB
11 1 (0.93%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.93%) C
11 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) CISM
2 6 (5.56%) CISMP
2 6 (5.56%) CISSP
3 5 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.70%) ISEB
4 4 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) RHCE
5 2 (1.85%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 4 (3.70%) QA
1 4 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (13.89%) vSphere
1 15 (13.89%) Xen
1 15 (13.89%) XenServer
2 13 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.70%) Docker
4 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 46 (42.59%) Puppet
2 39 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (25.93%) Cobbler
4 16 (14.81%) Tivoli
5 6 (5.56%) Ansible
6 4 (3.70%) HAProxy
6 4 (3.70%) Wonderware InTouch
7 3 (2.78%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (2.78%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (2.78%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.93%) DameWare
8 1 (0.93%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.93%) SCCM
8 1 (0.93%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 23 (21.30%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.59%) VMware
3 18 (16.67%) Oracle
4 15 (13.89%) EnterpriseDB
5 4 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.70%) Citrix
5 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.70%) Telerik
5 4 (3.70%) Wonderware
6 3 (2.78%) HP
7 2 (1.85%) BroadSoft
7 2 (1.85%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.85%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.85%) GENBAND
7 2 (1.85%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.85%) Sonus
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe
8 1 (0.93%) BMC
8 1 (0.93%) Quark
8 1 (0.93%) SaltStack
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