The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 148 183 172
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -11
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 84 67 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 1.05% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.19% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 66 49 62
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,061
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £110,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4807 5635 6033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.83% 88.34% 85.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4064 4583 4815
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £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 the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 the North West

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in the North West

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in the North West

Configuration Management
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Manchester +30 69 £42,500 +30.76% 9
Merseyside +8 8 £29,500 -39.48% 1
Lancashire +12 3 £26,500 +6.00% 4
Cheshire +26 2 - - 4
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 77 (46.95%) Linux
2 75 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (41.46%) ITIL
4 66 (40.24%) Puppet
5 62 (37.80%) Python
6 55 (33.54%) Windows
7 54 (32.93%) SQL
8 52 (31.71%) Unix
9 51 (31.10%) Ruby
9 51 (31.10%) Bash Shell
10 48 (29.27%) DevOps
11 47 (28.66%) Microsoft
12 46 (28.05%) Opscode Chef
13 45 (27.44%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (23.78%) Shell Script
15 37 (22.56%) Cobbler
16 35 (21.34%) Firewall
17 32 (19.51%) .NET
18 31 (18.90%) Oracle
19 29 (17.68%) VMware
19 29 (17.68%) OpenStack
20 28 (17.07%) vSphere
21 27 (16.46%) Scrum
22 24 (14.63%) WebLogic
22 24 (14.63%) RUP
22 24 (14.63%) DSDM
22 24 (14.63%) Tivoli
23 23 (14.02%) JBoss
23 23 (14.02%) Java
23 23 (14.02%) XenServer

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 29 (17.68%) OpenStack
2 24 (14.63%) WebLogic
3 23 (14.02%) CloudStack
3 23 (14.02%) JBoss
3 23 (14.02%) WebSphere
4 22 (13.41%) Apache
5 14 (8.54%) nginx
6 7 (4.27%) IIS
7 5 (3.05%) Apache Spark
7 5 (3.05%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.83%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.61%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.27%) GitHub
3 6 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.05%) PaaS
5 2 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) Engine Yard
6 1 (0.61%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 35 (21.34%) Firewall
2 13 (7.93%) DNS
2 13 (7.93%) VPN
3 10 (6.10%) MRTG
4 8 (4.88%) Internet
4 8 (4.88%) SNMP
5 6 (3.66%) LAN
6 5 (3.05%) BGP
6 5 (3.05%) Broadband
6 5 (3.05%) DHCP
6 5 (3.05%) Ethernet
6 5 (3.05%) HSRP
6 5 (3.05%) IPv6
6 5 (3.05%) LLU
6 5 (3.05%) OSPF
6 5 (3.05%) TACACS
6 5 (3.05%) VLAN
6 5 (3.05%) VoIP
6 5 (3.05%) VRRP
6 5 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.10%) MySQL
3 9 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.83%) SQLite
7 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (11.59%) Jenkins
2 11 (6.71%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.27%) JIRA
3 7 (4.27%) Maven
3 7 (4.27%) Ranorex
3 7 (4.27%) Selenium
4 5 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (3.05%) gulp
5 4 (2.44%) MSTest
5 4 (2.44%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.44%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.83%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.83%) NUnit
6 3 (1.83%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (1.83%) Subversion
7 2 (1.22%) FxCop
7 2 (1.22%) Moq
7 2 (1.22%) StyleCop
General
1 16 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.10%) Finance
3 8 (4.88%) Banking
4 6 (3.66%) Games
5 5 (3.05%) iGaming
5 5 (3.05%) Law
5 5 (3.05%) Retail
6 2 (1.22%) Billing
6 2 (1.22%) Legal
6 2 (1.22%) Publishing
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (26.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (10.98%) Developer
3 13 (7.93%) Release Manager
4 12 (7.32%) Tester
5 11 (6.71%) Analyst
6 10 (6.10%) Administrator
6 10 (6.10%) Automation Tester
6 10 (6.10%) Linux Support
6 10 (6.10%) Support Engineer
6 10 (6.10%) Test Automation Engineer
6 10 (6.10%) Test Engineer
7 9 (5.49%) Agile Tester
7 9 (5.49%) QA Tester
8 7 (4.27%) Applications Support
8 7 (4.27%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.27%) Deployment Manager
8 7 (4.27%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (4.27%) Service Manager
8 7 (4.27%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.51%) .NET
2 22 (13.41%) Web Services
3 15 (9.15%) HTML
4 12 (7.32%) XML
5 11 (6.71%) CSS
6 10 (6.10%) jQuery
7 8 (4.88%) REST
8 6 (3.66%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.66%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.66%) Hibernate
8 6 (3.66%) HTML5
8 6 (3.66%) LAPP Stack
8 6 (3.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (3.05%) Ajax
9 5 (3.05%) Backbone.js
9 5 (3.05%) HTML5 Canvas
9 5 (3.05%) JAX-RS
9 5 (3.05%) Kafka
9 5 (3.05%) React
10 4 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.49%) iPad
3 7 (4.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.83%) CMDB
4 3 (1.83%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.83%) Handset
4 3 (1.83%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.83%) PKI
4 3 (1.83%) Replication
5 2 (1.22%) Clustering
5 2 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.22%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.22%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.61%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (46.95%) Linux
2 55 (33.54%) Windows
3 52 (31.71%) Unix
4 18 (10.98%) Windows Server
5 11 (6.71%) CentOS
6 10 (6.10%) Debian
6 10 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.05%) Android
9 5 (3.05%) CoreOS
10 4 (2.44%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.22%) AIX
11 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (41.46%) ITIL
3 48 (29.27%) DevOps
4 45 (27.44%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (16.46%) Scrum
6 24 (14.63%) DSDM
6 24 (14.63%) RUP
7 23 (14.02%) OWASP
8 20 (12.20%) Change Management
9 19 (11.59%) Service Management
10 17 (10.37%) Release Management
10 17 (10.37%) TDD
11 15 (9.15%) BDD
11 15 (9.15%) Software Engineering
12 14 (8.54%) Test Scripting
13 13 (7.93%) Test Automation
14 12 (7.32%) Automated Testing
14 12 (7.32%) Service Delivery
15 11 (6.71%) Change Control
15 11 (6.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 62 (37.80%) Python
2 54 (32.93%) SQL
3 51 (31.10%) Bash Shell
3 51 (31.10%) Ruby
4 39 (23.78%) Shell Script
5 23 (14.02%) Java
6 21 (12.80%) JavaScript
7 19 (11.59%) Perl
8 18 (10.98%) C#
8 18 (10.98%) PHP
9 7 (4.27%) C++
10 5 (3.05%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.83%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (11.59%) Degree
2 12 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (6.10%) ISTQB
4 9 (5.49%) ISEB
5 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.22%) CCNP
6 2 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.22%) JNCIP
6 2 (1.22%) MCSA
6 2 (1.22%) MCSE
6 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.22%) RHCE
6 2 (1.22%) RHCT
6 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.61%) CISM
7 1 (0.61%) CISMP
7 1 (0.61%) CISSP
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.15%) QA
2 6 (3.66%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (17.07%) vSphere
2 23 (14.02%) Xen
2 23 (14.02%) XenServer
3 21 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (9.15%) Active Directory
5 10 (6.10%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.88%) Varnish
7 6 (3.66%) Docker
7 6 (3.66%) Squid
8 3 (1.83%) NFS
8 3 (1.83%) vCloud
9 2 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 66 (40.24%) Puppet
2 46 (28.05%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (22.56%) Cobbler
4 24 (14.63%) Tivoli
5 16 (9.76%) Nagios
6 9 (5.49%) SCCM
7 8 (4.88%) RANCID
7 8 (4.88%) SCOM
8 7 (4.27%) Ansible
8 7 (4.27%) Cacti
8 7 (4.27%) Munin
9 5 (3.05%) HAProxy
9 5 (3.05%) Kubernetes
9 5 (3.05%) OpenNMS
9 5 (3.05%) Zenoss
10 3 (1.83%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.83%) vRealize
11 2 (1.22%) Wonderware InTouch
12 1 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.61%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 47 (28.66%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.90%) Oracle
3 29 (17.68%) VMware
4 23 (14.02%) EnterpriseDB
5 17 (10.37%) Cisco
6 9 (5.49%) Citrix
6 9 (5.49%) HP
7 8 (4.88%) Juniper
8 7 (4.27%) Ericsson
8 7 (4.27%) F5
8 7 (4.27%) Telerik
9 5 (3.05%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.05%) Brocade
9 5 (3.05%) Dell
9 5 (3.05%) Foundry
9 5 (3.05%) Huawei
9 5 (3.05%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.05%) SaltStack
9 5 (3.05%) ZyXEL
10 3 (1.83%) Veeam
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