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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 169 172 164
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 81 84 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.23% 1.17% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.42% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 63 45 86
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5507 5922 5836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.55% 82.63% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4400 4797 4803
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 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 53 £37,500 -12.48% 3
Cheshire -6 19 £50,000 +17.64% 8
Lancashire +4 5 £32,500 -12.45% 3
Merseyside +9 3 £50,000 +81.81% 2
Cumbria -7 1 £27,500 - 1
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 35 (24.48%) Change Control
2 34 (23.78%) ITIL
3 30 (20.98%) SQL
4 28 (19.58%) Microsoft
4 28 (19.58%) Finance
5 27 (18.88%) C#
6 26 (18.18%) Linux
7 25 (17.48%) Web Services
7 25 (17.48%) Degree
8 23 (16.08%) Service Management
8 23 (16.08%) SQL Server
9 21 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (14.69%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (14.69%) Puppet
10 20 (13.99%) .NET
11 19 (13.29%) Python
11 19 (13.29%) Problem Management
12 18 (12.59%) VMware
12 18 (12.59%) Windows
12 18 (12.59%) HTML
13 17 (11.89%) JavaScript
13 17 (11.89%) jQuery
13 17 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (11.19%) Amazon EC2
14 16 (11.19%) PHP
14 16 (11.19%) CSS
15 15 (10.49%) XML
15 15 (10.49%) Oracle
15 15 (10.49%) Service Delivery
15 15 (10.49%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 13 (9.09%) Apache
2 11 (7.69%) nginx
3 6 (4.20%) IIS
4 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.80%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.80%) Confluence
6 2 (1.40%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.40%) WordPress
6 2 (1.40%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.40%) SAS
6 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.70%) JBoss
7 1 (0.70%) Site Server
7 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.70%) CMS
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.90%) MS Office
3 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.69%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.19%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.50%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (2.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.10%) SaaS
6 2 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.70%) GitHub
7 1 (0.70%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.99%) TCP/IP
1 10 (6.99%) Internet
2 9 (6.29%) NAS
3 7 (4.90%) SAN
4 6 (4.20%) MPLS
5 4 (2.80%) Firewall
6 3 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.10%) WAN
6 3 (2.10%) BGP
6 3 (2.10%) VPN
6 3 (2.10%) Network Security
7 2 (1.40%) 4G
7 2 (1.40%) SSL
7 2 (1.40%) IPv6
7 2 (1.40%) ADSL
7 2 (1.40%) ISDN
7 2 (1.40%) HTTP
8 1 (0.70%) IPsec
8 1 (0.70%) DSL
8 1 (0.70%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.69%) MySQL
3 5 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.80%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.80%) DB2
5 3 (2.10%) Aerospike
5 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.40%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.40%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.40%) HBase
6 2 (1.40%) Big Data
6 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.70%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (8.39%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.20%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.20%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.80%) PVCS
3 4 (2.80%) Subversion
3 4 (2.80%) Maven
3 4 (2.80%) JIRA
4 3 (2.10%) JUnit
4 3 (2.10%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.40%) Gradle
5 2 (1.40%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.40%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.70%) WiX
6 1 (0.70%) Hudson
6 1 (0.70%) Calabash
6 1 (0.70%) FxCop
6 1 (0.70%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.70%) Moq
General
1 28 (19.58%) Finance
2 8 (5.59%) Banking
3 5 (3.50%) Retail
3 5 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.80%) Billing
4 4 (2.80%) Electronics
5 2 (1.40%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (17.48%) Developer
2 24 (16.78%) Analyst
3 19 (13.29%) Administrator
4 11 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 11 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 11 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 10 (6.99%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (6.29%) Service Management Consultant
6 9 (6.29%) Storage Administrator
6 9 (6.29%) Web Developer
6 9 (6.29%) Consultant
6 9 (6.29%) Management Consultant
7 8 (5.59%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.59%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (5.59%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (4.90%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.90%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Applications Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.48%) Web Services
2 20 (13.99%) .NET
3 18 (12.59%) HTML
4 17 (11.89%) jQuery
5 16 (11.19%) CSS
6 15 (10.49%) XML
7 11 (7.69%) Ajax
8 10 (6.99%) XSLT
8 10 (6.99%) XHTML
8 10 (6.99%) REST
9 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET
10 6 (4.20%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.50%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.50%) Ninject
11 5 (3.50%) JSON
11 5 (3.50%) WCF
11 5 (3.50%) LINQ
12 4 (2.80%) RESTful
12 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (2.80%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.39%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.59%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.90%) PMI
5 5 (3.50%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.50%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.50%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.80%) Physics
6 4 (2.80%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.80%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.80%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.80%) CMDB
6 4 (2.80%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.10%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.40%) Open Source
8 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.40%) Clustering
8 2 (1.40%) PKI
8 2 (1.40%) Statistics
8 2 (1.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.18%) Linux
2 18 (12.59%) Windows
3 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.80%) CentOS
4 4 (2.80%) Debian
5 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.40%) UNIX
7 1 (0.70%) Solaris
7 1 (0.70%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.48%) Change Control
2 34 (23.78%) ITIL
3 23 (16.08%) Service Management
4 21 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (13.29%) Problem Management
6 15 (10.49%) Scrum
6 15 (10.49%) Service Delivery
7 14 (9.79%) Mentoring
8 12 (8.39%) Service Desk Management
9 11 (7.69%) Project Management
9 11 (7.69%) Release Management
9 11 (7.69%) Wealth Management
9 11 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (6.99%) Web Development
10 10 (6.99%) Software Engineering
10 10 (6.99%) DevOps
11 9 (6.29%) Line Management
11 9 (6.29%) People Management
11 9 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.29%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.98%) SQL
2 27 (18.88%) C#
3 19 (13.29%) Python
4 17 (11.89%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.19%) PHP
6 14 (9.79%) Java
7 10 (6.99%) Perl
7 10 (6.99%) Ruby
8 9 (6.29%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.90%) C
10 4 (2.80%) C++
10 4 (2.80%) RPG
10 4 (2.80%) Embedded C
10 4 (2.80%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.10%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.10%) XPath
11 3 (2.10%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.10%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.40%) R
12 2 (1.40%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 25 (17.48%) Degree
2 8 (5.59%) ISEB
3 7 (4.90%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.10%) CCNP
4 3 (2.10%) CCNA
5 2 (1.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.70%) CISM
6 1 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.70%) CISSP
6 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.50%) QA
3 4 (2.80%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.80%) Firmware
3 4 (2.80%) vSphere
3 4 (2.80%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.40%) XenApp
4 2 (1.40%) Varnish
4 2 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (14.69%) Puppet
2 14 (9.79%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.20%) Nagios
4 3 (2.10%) Netcool
4 3 (2.10%) Ansible
5 2 (1.40%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.40%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.40%) Cacti
6 1 (0.70%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.70%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.70%) WSUS
6 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (19.58%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.59%) VMware
3 15 (10.49%) Oracle
4 11 (7.69%) IBM
5 7 (4.90%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.90%) EMC
6 6 (4.20%) Cisco
7 5 (3.50%) SAP
7 5 (3.50%) Wonderware
8 4 (2.80%) Percona
8 4 (2.80%) Perforce
9 3 (2.10%) BT
9 3 (2.10%) Citrix
9 3 (2.10%) HP
9 3 (2.10%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.40%) Veeam
10 2 (1.40%) Apple
10 2 (1.40%) Google
11 1 (0.70%) Aquila
11 1 (0.70%) Dell
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