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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 169 168 172
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 87 90 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 1.23% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.47% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 50 53 58
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
5777 6128 5466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.90% 83.50% 79.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4790 4867 4629
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 August 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 -2 63 £40,000 -7.51% 10
Cheshire -1 11 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Merseyside +17 10 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Lancashire +4 2 £25,961 -30.77% 3
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 49 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.16%) ITIL
2 36 (24.16%) Linux
2 36 (24.16%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (22.82%) Service Management
4 32 (21.48%) Puppet
5 31 (20.81%) DevOps
6 29 (19.46%) Java
7 27 (18.12%) Web Services
8 26 (17.45%) Microsoft
8 26 (17.45%) SQL
8 26 (17.45%) SQL Server
9 25 (16.78%) JavaScript
10 24 (16.11%) MySQL
10 24 (16.11%) PHP
10 24 (16.11%) Windows
10 24 (16.11%) Degree
11 23 (15.44%) Project Management
12 22 (14.77%) C#
12 22 (14.77%) HTML
13 21 (14.09%) .NET
13 21 (14.09%) Python
13 21 (14.09%) Change Management
13 21 (14.09%) Finance
13 21 (14.09%) Scrum
13 21 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (14.09%) Change Control
13 21 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (13.42%) CSS
15 19 (12.75%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (6.04%) Apache
2 5 (3.36%) IIS
2 5 (3.36%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.68%) Jetty
3 4 (2.68%) JBoss
3 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.68%) SAS
3 4 (2.68%) nginx
3 4 (2.68%) Apache Pig
3 4 (2.68%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.01%) Node.js
4 3 (2.01%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.01%) WordPress
4 3 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.34%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.34%) Confluence
5 2 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (6.71%) MS Office
2 5 (3.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.07%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (5.37%) Amazon S3
3 8 (5.37%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (4.70%) Route 53
5 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.01%) SaaS
6 3 (2.01%) PaaS
7 2 (1.34%) GitHub
8 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.74%) Network Security
2 13 (8.72%) Firewall
3 12 (8.05%) VPN
3 12 (8.05%) DNS
4 11 (7.38%) DHCP
5 4 (2.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.01%) HTTP
6 3 (2.01%) SAN
6 3 (2.01%) DMZ
7 2 (1.34%) Internet
7 2 (1.34%) LAN
7 2 (1.34%) WAN
7 2 (1.34%) NAS
8 1 (0.67%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.67%) ISDN
8 1 (0.67%) PSTN
8 1 (0.67%) VoIP
8 1 (0.67%) Wireless
8 1 (0.67%) IPsec
8 1 (0.67%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.45%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.11%) MySQL
3 10 (6.71%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.70%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.70%) Big Data
5 6 (4.03%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.68%) HBase
7 4 (2.68%) DB2
7 4 (2.68%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.68%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.01%) Redis
9 2 (1.34%) SQLite
10 1 (0.67%) Cognos Impromptu
10 1 (0.67%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 19 (12.75%) Jenkins
2 16 (10.74%) Selenium
3 15 (10.07%) Git (software)
4 12 (8.05%) Maven
4 12 (8.05%) JIRA
5 8 (5.37%) Visual Studio
5 8 (5.37%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.70%) Hudson
6 7 (4.70%) JUnit
7 6 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.36%) Subversion
8 5 (3.36%) Gradle
9 4 (2.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (2.01%) Ant
10 3 (2.01%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.01%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.01%) Calabash
10 3 (2.01%) Gerrit
11 2 (1.34%) WiX
11 2 (1.34%) FxCop
General
1 21 (14.09%) Finance
2 5 (3.36%) Banking
3 4 (2.68%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.34%) Legal
5 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.67%) Law
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (18.12%) Developer
2 16 (10.74%) Consultant
2 16 (10.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (9.40%) Analyst
4 11 (7.38%) Management Consultant
4 11 (7.38%) Software Engineer
4 11 (7.38%) Service Management Consultant
5 10 (6.71%) Web Developer
5 10 (6.71%) Designer
6 9 (6.04%) .NET Developer
7 8 (5.37%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.70%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (4.03%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.03%) Service Manager
10 5 (3.36%) Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.36%) Lead Designer
10 5 (3.36%) Tester
10 5 (3.36%) Software Tester
10 5 (3.36%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.36%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.12%) Web Services
2 22 (14.77%) HTML
3 21 (14.09%) .NET
4 20 (13.42%) CSS
5 18 (12.08%) jQuery
6 13 (8.72%) Spring
6 13 (8.72%) XML
7 11 (7.38%) RESTful
8 10 (6.71%) XSLT
8 10 (6.71%) ASP.NET
9 9 (6.04%) LAMP
9 9 (6.04%) Hibernate
10 8 (5.37%) HTML5
11 7 (4.70%) Ajax
12 6 (4.03%) WCF
12 6 (4.03%) XHTML
12 6 (4.03%) REST
13 5 (3.36%) Middleware
13 5 (3.36%) Swing
13 5 (3.36%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.16%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.74%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.05%) Mobile App
4 11 (7.38%) CMDB
5 10 (6.71%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.03%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.68%) Statistics
7 4 (2.68%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.68%) User Experience
8 3 (2.01%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.01%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.01%) PMI
8 3 (2.01%) Clustering
8 3 (2.01%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.34%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.67%) Physics
10 1 (0.67%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.16%) Linux
2 24 (16.11%) Windows
3 14 (9.40%) CentOS
4 10 (6.71%) Apple iOS
4 10 (6.71%) Android
5 7 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.36%) AIX
7 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.68%) Debian
7 4 (2.68%) UNIX
8 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.34%) Solaris
9 2 (1.34%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.16%) ITIL
3 34 (22.82%) Service Management
4 31 (20.81%) DevOps
5 23 (15.44%) Project Management
6 21 (14.09%) Scrum
6 21 (14.09%) Change Management
6 21 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (14.09%) Change Control
7 18 (12.08%) Software Engineering
8 16 (10.74%) Service Delivery
9 15 (10.07%) Incident Management
9 15 (10.07%) Release Management
9 15 (10.07%) People Management
9 15 (10.07%) Service Desk Management
9 15 (10.07%) SDLC
10 14 (9.40%) Mentoring
10 14 (9.40%) Open Source
10 14 (9.40%) MVC
11 13 (8.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (19.46%) Java
2 26 (17.45%) SQL
3 25 (16.78%) JavaScript
4 24 (16.11%) PHP
5 22 (14.77%) C#
6 21 (14.09%) Python
7 18 (12.08%) Ruby
8 15 (10.07%) C++
9 7 (4.70%) C
9 7 (4.70%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.36%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.36%) Perl
11 4 (2.68%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.68%) R
12 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.34%) XPath
14 1 (0.67%) LINC
14 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (16.11%) Degree
2 6 (4.03%) ISEB
3 3 (2.01%) CISSP
3 3 (2.01%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.01%) CISM
4 2 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.34%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.34%) HND
5 1 (0.67%) MCSE
5 1 (0.67%) MCSA
5 1 (0.67%) CCNP
5 1 (0.67%) CCNA
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.67%) RHCE
5 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) HP ASE
5 1 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.67%) NCDA
5 1 (0.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (11.41%) QA
2 10 (6.71%) SLA
3 3 (2.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.37%) Docker
3 2 (1.34%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.67%) XenApp
4 1 (0.67%) vSphere
4 1 (0.67%) Varnish
4 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.67%) Xen
4 1 (0.67%) KVM
4 1 (0.67%) Ceph
4 1 (0.67%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 32 (21.48%) Puppet
2 19 (12.75%) Vagrant
3 8 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.36%) SCCM
5 4 (2.68%) Netcool
5 4 (2.68%) Ansible
5 4 (2.68%) WSUS
6 2 (1.34%) Ganglia
6 2 (1.34%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.67%) Plesk
7 1 (0.67%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.67%) Nagios
7 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.67%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.67%) Cacti
7 1 (0.67%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.67%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.67%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.67%) cPanel
Vendors
1 26 (17.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.72%) Oracle
3 11 (7.38%) Red Hat
3 11 (7.38%) VMware
4 7 (4.70%) RightScale
5 6 (4.03%) Cisco
6 5 (3.36%) SAP
7 4 (2.68%) Citrix
7 4 (2.68%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.01%) Wonderware
8 3 (2.01%) EMC
9 2 (1.34%) Sun
9 2 (1.34%) IBM
9 2 (1.34%) Apple
9 2 (1.34%) webMethods
9 2 (1.34%) ATG
9 2 (1.34%) Capita
9 2 (1.34%) New Relic
9 2 (1.34%) hybris
10 1 (0.67%) Dell Compellent
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £42081.00 - £64281.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Betting Appointments
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Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42840.00 - £64281.00 per annum + benefits package
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £38k - 44k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £70,000- £90,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Chester
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
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Chorley
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Chorley
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Excellent
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