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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 177 156 173
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 74 92 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 1.29% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.55% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 48 62 61
Average salary £36,250 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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
5658 5929 5849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.17% 83.31% 79.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4589 4721 4977
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
Manchester -18 49 £35,000 -15.15% 13
Cheshire +6 18 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Merseyside +10 4 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Lancashire -12 2 - - 1
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 43 (28.86%) ITIL
2 36 (24.16%) Service Management
3 35 (23.49%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (22.15%) Linux
5 32 (21.48%) Puppet
6 30 (20.13%) C#
7 29 (19.46%) Microsoft
7 29 (19.46%) DevOps
8 26 (17.45%) JavaScript
8 26 (17.45%) PHP
9 25 (16.78%) .NET
10 24 (16.11%) SQL
10 24 (16.11%) SQL Server
10 24 (16.11%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (16.11%) jQuery
11 23 (15.44%) Web Services
11 23 (15.44%) HTML
12 22 (14.77%) Java
12 22 (14.77%) MySQL
12 22 (14.77%) Python
12 22 (14.77%) Scrum
12 22 (14.77%) Degree
13 21 (14.09%) Windows
13 21 (14.09%) CSS
14 20 (13.42%) Software Engineering
15 19 (12.75%) Management Information System
15 19 (12.75%) Finance
15 19 (12.75%) XML
15 19 (12.75%) Amazon EC2

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 11 (7.38%) Apache
2 8 (5.37%) nginx
3 4 (2.68%) SAS
3 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.68%) IIS
3 4 (2.68%) Jetty
3 4 (2.68%) Confluence
3 4 (2.68%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.68%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.01%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.01%) WordPress
4 3 (2.01%) JBoss
4 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.34%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.67%) Node.js
6 1 (0.67%) Joomla!
Applications
1 12 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.37%) MS Office
3 4 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.11%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (12.75%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (6.04%) Amazon S3
4 6 (4.03%) SaaS
4 6 (4.03%) Route 53
4 6 (4.03%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (2.01%) PaaS
7 2 (1.34%) GitHub
8 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.07%) Network Security
2 11 (7.38%) VPN
2 11 (7.38%) Firewall
3 8 (5.37%) DNS
4 7 (4.70%) DHCP
5 6 (4.03%) SAN
5 6 (4.03%) Internet
6 5 (3.36%) NAS
6 5 (3.36%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.01%) ISDN
7 3 (2.01%) MPLS
7 3 (2.01%) WAN
7 3 (2.01%) HTTP
8 2 (1.34%) DMZ
8 2 (1.34%) ADSL
8 2 (1.34%) 4G
9 1 (0.67%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.67%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.67%) LAN
9 1 (0.67%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.77%) MySQL
3 7 (4.70%) Big Data
4 6 (4.03%) DB2
5 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.36%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.68%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.68%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.68%) HBase
6 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.01%) Aerospike
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.67%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.67%) Redis
8 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (10.74%) Selenium
2 15 (10.07%) Jenkins
3 14 (9.40%) JIRA
4 13 (8.72%) Git (software)
5 11 (7.38%) Visual Studio
6 9 (6.04%) Maven
7 8 (5.37%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.70%) JUnit
9 6 (4.03%) Hudson
10 5 (3.36%) Gradle
10 5 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.36%) Subversion
11 4 (2.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (2.01%) Calabash
12 3 (2.01%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.01%) PVCS
12 3 (2.01%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.34%) Ant
13 2 (1.34%) Gerrit
14 1 (0.67%) FxCop
General
1 19 (12.75%) Finance
2 10 (6.71%) Banking
3 5 (3.36%) Retail
4 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.68%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.01%) Electronics
6 2 (1.34%) Legal
6 2 (1.34%) Billing
7 1 (0.67%) Automotive
7 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (18.79%) Developer
2 16 (10.74%) Consultant
3 13 (8.72%) Analyst
3 13 (8.72%) Management Consultant
3 13 (8.72%) Software Engineer
3 13 (8.72%) Web Developer
3 13 (8.72%) Service Management Consultant
4 12 (8.05%) .NET Developer
5 11 (7.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.37%) Administrator
7 6 (4.03%) Test Engineer
7 6 (4.03%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.03%) Applications Developer
7 6 (4.03%) Web Applications Developer
7 6 (4.03%) Software Manager
8 5 (3.36%) Software Asset Manager
8 5 (3.36%) Tester
8 5 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.36%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.36%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.78%) .NET
2 24 (16.11%) jQuery
3 23 (15.44%) Web Services
3 23 (15.44%) HTML
4 21 (14.09%) CSS
5 19 (12.75%) XML
6 14 (9.40%) XSLT
7 13 (8.72%) ASP.NET
8 11 (7.38%) Ajax
9 10 (6.71%) XHTML
9 10 (6.71%) REST
10 9 (6.04%) LAMP
11 8 (5.37%) Spring
12 6 (4.03%) RESTful
12 6 (4.03%) AngularJS
13 5 (3.36%) WCF
14 4 (2.68%) SAP Basis
14 4 (2.68%) Hibernate
14 4 (2.68%) JSON
14 4 (2.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.49%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.75%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.05%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.04%) CMDB
5 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.03%) Visualisation
7 5 (3.36%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.68%) Clustering
8 4 (2.68%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.68%) Physics
8 4 (2.68%) Statistics
8 4 (2.68%) User Experience
9 3 (2.01%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.01%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.01%) PMI
9 3 (2.01%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.34%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.34%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.34%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.34%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.15%) Linux
2 21 (14.09%) Windows
3 12 (8.05%) CentOS
4 10 (6.71%) Android
4 10 (6.71%) Apple iOS
5 8 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.68%) AIX
7 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.34%) Debian
8 2 (1.34%) UNIX
8 2 (1.34%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.67%) Solaris
9 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.86%) ITIL
2 36 (24.16%) Service Management
3 33 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (19.46%) DevOps
5 22 (14.77%) Scrum
6 20 (13.42%) Software Engineering
7 19 (12.75%) Service Desk Management
8 17 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (11.41%) Change Control
8 17 (11.41%) Mentoring
8 17 (11.41%) Project Management
9 14 (9.40%) Problem Management
10 13 (8.72%) Change Management
11 12 (8.05%) Service Delivery
11 12 (8.05%) Web Development
11 12 (8.05%) Release Management
12 11 (7.38%) MVC
12 11 (7.38%) Incident Management
13 10 (6.71%) Asset Management
13 10 (6.71%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.13%) C#
2 26 (17.45%) JavaScript
2 26 (17.45%) PHP
3 24 (16.11%) SQL
4 22 (14.77%) Java
4 22 (14.77%) Python
5 16 (10.74%) C++
6 12 (8.05%) Ruby
7 11 (7.38%) C
8 7 (4.70%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.36%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.36%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.36%) Perl
10 4 (2.68%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.68%) R
11 3 (2.01%) ANSI C
11 3 (2.01%) XPath
11 3 (2.01%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.01%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.01%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 22 (14.77%) Degree
2 10 (6.71%) ISEB
3 3 (2.01%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.34%) CISM
4 2 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.34%) CISSP
4 2 (1.34%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.67%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.67%) NCDA
5 1 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.67%) HP ASE
5 1 (0.67%) MCSE
5 1 (0.67%) MCSA
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.67%) RHCE
5 1 (0.67%) CCNP
5 1 (0.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (7.38%) QA
3 2 (1.34%) SLA
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.38%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.37%) Docker
4 4 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.01%) Firmware
6 2 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.34%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.34%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.34%) XenApp
6 2 (1.34%) vSphere
7 1 (0.67%) KVM
7 1 (0.67%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.67%) iptables
7 1 (0.67%) Ceph
7 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.67%) Varnish
7 1 (0.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (21.48%) Puppet
2 15 (10.07%) Vagrant
3 10 (6.71%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.36%) Nagios
5 4 (2.68%) Netcool
5 4 (2.68%) Ansible
6 3 (2.01%) WSUS
7 2 (1.34%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.34%) SCCM
7 2 (1.34%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.34%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.67%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.67%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.67%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.67%) cPanel
8 1 (0.67%) Plesk
8 1 (0.67%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.67%) Cacti
8 1 (0.67%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.41%) VMware
3 15 (10.07%) Oracle
4 10 (6.71%) Red Hat
4 10 (6.71%) SAP
5 9 (6.04%) IBM
6 7 (4.70%) Cisco
7 5 (3.36%) RightScale
7 5 (3.36%) EMC
8 4 (2.68%) HP
8 4 (2.68%) Citrix
8 4 (2.68%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.01%) Veeam
10 2 (1.34%) ATG
10 2 (1.34%) Perforce
10 2 (1.34%) Wonderware
10 2 (1.34%) Apple
10 2 (1.34%) hybris
11 1 (0.67%) New Relic
11 1 (0.67%) Rackspace
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