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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank - 57 60
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 0 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 2.46% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.27% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 11
Average salary - £35,232 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.53%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
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
615 551 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 77.46% 75.27% 75.88%
Number of salaries quoted 511 463 476
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,050 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) IBM AIX Certification
3 2 (22.22%) HACMP
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) QA Tester
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) AIX Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX Support
2 2 (22.22%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
1 2 (22.22%) HACMP
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
2 1 (11.11%) RIA
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
2 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) IBM AIX Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) GPFS
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) Cacti
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Peregrine
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Percona
3 1 (11.11%) SAP