The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 66 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 15 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.97% 0.81% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.01% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 14
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,324 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £35,000 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Configuration Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
623 497 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.97% 80.42% 76.65%
Number of salaries quoted 516 414 419
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,158 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in the North East

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in the North East

Configuration Management
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Tyne and Wear -6 12 £30,390 +16.88%
Durham +3 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 13 (46.43%) Linux
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (39.29%) Open Source
3 10 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 7 (25.00%) ITIL
6 7 (25.00%) Windows
7 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 5 (17.86%) HP
8 5 (17.86%) Service Management
8 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
8 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (14.29%) UNIX
9 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 3 (10.71%) HTML
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.71%) MS Office
10 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
10 3 (10.71%) SLA
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
10 3 (10.71%) Workflow
10 3 (10.71%) Web Development
10 3 (10.71%) QA
10 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
10 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.57%) nginx
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 9 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Web Engineer
1 9 (32.14%) Operations Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Tester
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX Support
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) AIX Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) SOAP
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Open Source
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) HACMP
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) DTV
4 1 (3.57%) RIA
4 1 (3.57%) iPhone
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.57%) iPad
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) AIX
5 2 (7.14%) Solaris
5 2 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (3.57%) CentOS
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) Service Management
5 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
6 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.71%) Web Development
6 3 (10.71%) Workflow
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.14%) Web Design
7 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma
7 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 2 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (3.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Java
1 2 (7.14%) Python
1 2 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) C++
2 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
2 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) MCP
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) IBM AIX Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCDST
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Firmware
2 2 (7.14%) XenApp
2 2 (7.14%) XenServer
2 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 2 (7.14%) GPFS
3 1 (3.57%) Xen
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
1 1 (3.57%) Cacti
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Remedy
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) Peregrine
3 2 (7.14%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.57%) Percona
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) SAP