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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 154 173 180
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 75 72 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 1.18% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.34% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 57 53 37
Median salary £45,000 £36,500 £37,123
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -1.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £98,500 £46,600
UK excluding London median 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
4702 5388 5792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.94% 88.40% 85.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3971 4292 4651
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 £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
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 May 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 May 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 +28 64 £45,000 +28.57% 13
Merseyside - 6 £31,500 -
Cheshire +9 2 - -
Lancashire +4 1 - - 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 71 (47.33%) Linux
2 70 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (42.67%) ITIL
4 56 (37.33%) Puppet
5 52 (34.67%) Python
6 49 (32.67%) Windows
7 48 (32.00%) Ruby
8 45 (30.00%) SQL
8 45 (30.00%) Bash Shell
8 45 (30.00%) DevOps
9 44 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (28.67%) Unix
11 41 (27.33%) Microsoft
11 41 (27.33%) Opscode Chef
12 35 (23.33%) Shell Script
13 32 (21.33%) Cobbler
14 28 (18.67%) .NET
15 27 (18.00%) Firewall
15 27 (18.00%) VMware
16 26 (17.33%) Scrum
17 25 (16.67%) Oracle
17 25 (16.67%) OpenStack
18 23 (15.33%) Web Services
19 22 (14.67%) Service Management
20 21 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
21 20 (13.33%) Jenkins
21 20 (13.33%) Java
22 19 (12.67%) WebLogic
22 19 (12.67%) DSDM
22 19 (12.67%) JBoss

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 25 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 19 (12.67%) Apache
2 19 (12.67%) JBoss
2 19 (12.67%) WebLogic
3 18 (12.00%) CloudStack
3 18 (12.00%) WebSphere
4 13 (8.67%) nginx
5 8 (5.33%) IIS
6 5 (3.33%) Apache Spark
6 5 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.67%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.67%) GitHub
3 6 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.33%) PaaS
5 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.67%) Engine Yard
6 1 (0.67%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.00%) Firewall
2 10 (6.67%) VPN
3 8 (5.33%) NAS
4 5 (3.33%) MRTG
5 4 (2.67%) DNS
5 4 (2.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.33%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (1.33%) DHCP
6 2 (1.33%) LAN
6 2 (1.33%) SAN
6 2 (1.33%) WAN
6 2 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.00%) MySQL
2 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.00%) SQLite
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.00%) Maven
3 8 (5.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.67%) Selenium
5 6 (4.00%) JIRA
6 5 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (3.33%) gulp
6 5 (3.33%) Ranorex
6 5 (3.33%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.67%) Gerrit
7 4 (2.67%) MSTest
7 4 (2.67%) NUnit
7 4 (2.67%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.67%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.00%) FxCop
8 3 (2.00%) JUnit
8 3 (2.00%) Moq
8 3 (2.00%) StyleCop
8 3 (2.00%) WiX
General
1 11 (7.33%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Banking
2 6 (4.00%) Games
2 6 (4.00%) Law
2 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.33%) iGaming
4 3 (2.00%) Legal
4 3 (2.00%) Retail
5 2 (1.33%) Billing
6 1 (0.67%) Electronics
6 1 (0.67%) German Language
6 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (12.67%) Analyst
3 16 (10.67%) Developer
4 11 (7.33%) Release Manager
5 10 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 10 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 9 (6.00%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 9 (6.00%) Tester
7 8 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (5.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 8 (5.33%) Automation Tester
7 8 (5.33%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.33%) Linux Support
7 8 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (5.33%) Technical Support
7 8 (5.33%) Technical Support Analyst
8 7 (4.67%) Administrator
9 6 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.67%) .NET
2 23 (15.33%) Web Services
3 13 (8.67%) HTML
4 10 (6.67%) jQuery
4 10 (6.67%) XML
5 9 (6.00%) CSS
6 7 (4.67%) Hibernate
6 7 (4.67%) REST
7 6 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.00%) HTML5
7 6 (4.00%) LAPP Stack
7 6 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (3.33%) Ajax
8 5 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.33%) Backbone.js
8 5 (3.33%) HTML5 Canvas
8 5 (3.33%) JAX-RS
8 5 (3.33%) Kafka
8 5 (3.33%) React
8 5 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.33%) iPad
3 5 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.67%) CMDB
5 2 (1.33%) Clustering
5 2 (1.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.33%) Handset
6 1 (0.67%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (47.33%) Linux
2 49 (32.67%) Windows
3 43 (28.67%) Unix
4 18 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (6.67%) CentOS
5 10 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.33%) Android
6 8 (5.33%) Apple iOS
6 8 (5.33%) Debian
7 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.33%) CoreOS
9 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.33%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.67%) AIX
11 1 (0.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (42.67%) ITIL
3 45 (30.00%) DevOps
4 44 (29.33%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (17.33%) Scrum
6 22 (14.67%) Service Management
7 19 (12.67%) Change Management
7 19 (12.67%) DSDM
7 19 (12.67%) RUP
7 19 (12.67%) TDD
8 18 (12.00%) OWASP
8 18 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 15 (10.00%) BDD
10 13 (8.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (8.67%) Release Management
10 13 (8.67%) Test Automation
10 13 (8.67%) Test Scripting
11 12 (8.00%) Automated Testing
11 12 (8.00%) SDLC
11 12 (8.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (34.67%) Python
2 48 (32.00%) Ruby
3 45 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 45 (30.00%) SQL
4 35 (23.33%) Shell Script
5 20 (13.33%) Java
6 17 (11.33%) C#
6 17 (11.33%) JavaScript
7 14 (9.33%) Perl
7 14 (9.33%) PHP
8 7 (4.67%) C++
9 5 (3.33%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.67%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.67%) C
10 1 (0.67%) Groovy
10 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.00%) Degree
2 8 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (4.67%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.00%) ISEB
5 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.67%) CISM
6 4 (2.67%) CISMP
6 4 (2.67%) CISSP
7 2 (1.33%) MCSA
7 2 (1.33%) MCSE
7 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.33%) RHCE
7 2 (1.33%) RHCT
7 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.67%) QA
2 4 (2.67%) SLA
3 2 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (12.00%) vSphere
2 18 (12.00%) Xen
2 18 (12.00%) XenServer
3 10 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.00%) Docker
4 6 (4.00%) Varnish
5 5 (3.33%) Squid
6 2 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 56 (37.33%) Puppet
2 41 (27.33%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (21.33%) Cobbler
4 19 (12.67%) Tivoli
5 7 (4.67%) Ansible
5 7 (4.67%) Nagios
6 6 (4.00%) Munin
7 5 (3.33%) HAProxy
7 5 (3.33%) Kubernetes
7 5 (3.33%) Zenoss
8 3 (2.00%) Wonderware InTouch
9 2 (1.33%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.67%) Cacti
10 1 (0.67%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.67%) SCCM
10 1 (0.67%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 41 (27.33%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.00%) VMware
3 25 (16.67%) Oracle
4 18 (12.00%) EnterpriseDB
5 10 (6.67%) Citrix
6 9 (6.00%) Cisco
7 7 (4.67%) F5
7 7 (4.67%) HP
7 7 (4.67%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.33%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.33%) SaltStack
8 5 (3.33%) Telerik
9 3 (2.00%) Wonderware
10 2 (1.33%) BroadSoft
10 2 (1.33%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.33%) GENBAND
10 2 (1.33%) SAP
10 2 (1.33%) Sonus
11 1 (0.67%) BMC
11 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow
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