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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 124 148 215
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +67
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 149 95 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.39% 1.54% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.76% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 112 63 39
Median salary £46,000 £44,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.37% +18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
5505 5404 6509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.18% 87.77% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4622 4442 5578
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,746 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +39 105 £46,500 +3.33% 19
Cheshire +18 24 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Merseyside -5 18 £40,000 +33.33%
Lancashire -19 1 £57,500 +53.33%
Cumbria - 1 - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 121 (49.19%) Puppet
2 119 (48.37%) Linux
3 93 (37.80%) Python
4 91 (36.99%) Windows
5 83 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (30.49%) Opscode Chef
7 73 (29.67%) SQL
8 72 (29.27%) DevOps
9 64 (26.02%) Continuous Integration
10 62 (25.20%) Microsoft
11 61 (24.80%) Firewall
12 54 (21.95%) ITIL
13 52 (21.14%) Active Directory
14 51 (20.73%) Unix
15 50 (20.33%) Java
16 48 (19.51%) Perl
16 48 (19.51%) Jenkins
17 47 (19.11%) Ruby
18 44 (17.89%) Shell Script
19 43 (17.48%) VMware
19 43 (17.48%) vSphere
20 41 (16.67%) Bash Shell
20 41 (16.67%) Internet
21 40 (16.26%) Finance
21 40 (16.26%) Amazon AWS
22 39 (15.85%) Git (software)
23 38 (15.45%) SCCM
24 35 (14.23%) Windows Server
25 34 (13.82%) Ansible
25 34 (13.82%) Oracle

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 (11.79%) OpenStack
1 29 (11.79%) WebLogic
2 27 (10.98%) Apache
3 25 (10.16%) CloudStack
4 20 (8.13%) JBoss
4 20 (8.13%) WebSphere
5 15 (6.10%) IIS
6 12 (4.88%) nginx
7 3 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.22%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.81%) Confluence
8 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.81%) GroupWise
8 2 (0.81%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.81%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.44%) MS Office
3 3 (1.22%) MS Project
3 3 (1.22%) Open Workbench
3 3 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.81%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.26%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (3.66%) Office 365
4 8 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (3.25%) Amazon S3
4 8 (3.25%) SaaS
5 6 (2.44%) GitHub
5 6 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (1.63%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (1.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.22%) IaaS
7 3 (1.22%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (24.80%) Firewall
2 41 (16.67%) Internet
3 31 (12.60%) DNS
4 24 (9.76%) Broadband
5 20 (8.13%) WAN
6 19 (7.72%) Ethernet
6 19 (7.72%) TACACS
6 19 (7.72%) VoIP
6 19 (7.72%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (6.91%) IPv6
8 16 (6.50%) Asterisk PBX
9 13 (5.28%) LAN
9 13 (5.28%) SNMP
10 12 (4.88%) TCP/IP
10 12 (4.88%) VPN
11 10 (4.07%) BGP
11 10 (4.07%) MRTG
12 9 (3.66%) DHCP
13 8 (3.25%) OSPF
13 8 (3.25%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.50%) MySQL
3 8 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.63%) Big Data
5 4 (1.63%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.22%) Redis
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.41%) HBase
8 1 (0.41%) Impala
8 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 48 (19.51%) Jenkins
2 39 (15.85%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.28%) JIRA
3 13 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.47%) Selenium
5 10 (4.07%) Vagrant
6 9 (3.66%) Subversion
7 6 (2.44%) MSBuild
7 6 (2.44%) NuGet
8 5 (2.03%) GitLab
8 5 (2.03%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.03%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.22%) Ant
10 3 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.22%) Gradle
10 3 (1.22%) JUnit
10 3 (1.22%) Maven
10 3 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (1.22%) Travis CI
General
1 40 (16.26%) Finance
2 33 (13.41%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.88%) Banking
4 11 (4.47%) Retail
5 9 (3.66%) Games
6 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.63%) Marketing
7 3 (1.22%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.22%) Avionics
7 3 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.22%) Electronics
7 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.81%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (25.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (9.35%) Linux Engineer
3 19 (7.72%) Applications Support
3 19 (7.72%) Support Engineer
4 18 (7.32%) Test Engineer
5 17 (6.91%) Cloud Engineer
5 17 (6.91%) Test Automation Engineer
6 16 (6.50%) VMware Engineer
7 14 (5.69%) Designer
7 14 (5.69%) Developer
7 14 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (5.28%) Network Designer
8 13 (5.28%) Platform Engineer
9 12 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
9 12 (4.88%) Software Engineer
10 11 (4.47%) Applications Support Engineer
10 11 (4.47%) Network Engineer
11 10 (4.07%) Administrator
11 10 (4.07%) Lead Designer
11 10 (4.07%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.20%) .NET
2 21 (8.54%) Web Services
3 14 (5.69%) HTML
4 11 (4.47%) JSON
5 10 (4.07%) XML
6 9 (3.66%) AngularJS
7 8 (3.25%) LAMP
8 6 (2.44%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.44%) CSS
8 6 (2.44%) LAPP Stack
8 6 (2.44%) Middleware
8 6 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (1.63%) Apache Camel
9 4 (1.63%) Play Framework
9 4 (1.63%) RESTful
9 4 (1.63%) Spring
10 3 (1.22%) ELK Stack
10 3 (1.22%) jQuery
10 3 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (1.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.69%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.25%) CMDB
4 6 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.03%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.63%) PKI
7 3 (1.22%) Blockchain
7 3 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.22%) Replication
8 2 (0.81%) Clustering
8 2 (0.81%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.81%) Statistics
8 2 (0.81%) User Experience
9 1 (0.41%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 119 (48.37%) Linux
2 91 (36.99%) Windows
3 51 (20.73%) Unix
4 35 (14.23%) Windows Server
5 21 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (7.72%) CentOS
7 18 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (6.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (5.28%) Debian
10 10 (4.07%) Android
11 9 (3.66%) AIX
12 6 (2.44%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.44%) Solaris
13 4 (1.63%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (29.27%) DevOps
3 64 (26.02%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (21.95%) ITIL
5 33 (13.41%) TDD
6 31 (12.60%) Scrum
7 26 (10.57%) RUP
8 25 (10.16%) Change Management
8 25 (10.16%) DSDM
9 22 (8.94%) Automated Testing
9 22 (8.94%) Network Management
9 22 (8.94%) OWASP
9 22 (8.94%) SDLC
9 22 (8.94%) Test Scripting
10 21 (8.54%) BDD
11 20 (8.13%) Test Automation
12 19 (7.72%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (7.72%) Incident Management
13 17 (6.91%) Problem Management
13 17 (6.91%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 93 (37.80%) Python
2 73 (29.67%) SQL
3 50 (20.33%) Java
4 48 (19.51%) Perl
5 47 (19.11%) Ruby
6 44 (17.89%) Shell Script
7 41 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 32 (13.01%) PowerShell
9 30 (12.20%) PHP
10 15 (6.10%) JavaScript
11 13 (5.28%) C++
12 12 (4.88%) C#
13 10 (4.07%) Go
14 9 (3.66%) C
15 4 (1.63%) Scala
16 3 (1.22%) ANSI C
17 1 (0.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (5.69%) CCNP
2 14 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.28%) Degree
3 13 (5.28%) ISEB
3 13 (5.28%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.63%) JNCIP
5 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.81%) CCNA
7 2 (0.81%) RHCE
7 2 (0.81%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) MCSE
8 1 (0.41%) VCAP
8 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.72%) PCI DSS
2 17 (6.91%) QA
3 7 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.44%) ISO 9000
5 3 (1.22%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.81%) SLA
7 1 (0.41%) GCP
System Software
1 52 (21.14%) Active Directory
2 43 (17.48%) vSphere
3 28 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (10.57%) Xen
5 25 (10.16%) XenServer
6 18 (7.32%) vCloud
7 16 (6.50%) Hyper-V
8 9 (3.66%) Docker
9 8 (3.25%) VirtualBox
10 7 (2.85%) Varnish
11 3 (1.22%) NFS
11 3 (1.22%) XenApp
12 2 (0.81%) NDS
12 2 (0.81%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 2 (0.81%) PowerHA
12 2 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.41%) HDFS
13 1 (0.41%) iptables
13 1 (0.41%) KVM
13 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 121 (49.19%) Puppet
2 75 (30.49%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (15.45%) SCCM
4 34 (13.82%) Ansible
5 30 (12.20%) Nagios
6 28 (11.38%) Cobbler
7 25 (10.16%) Tivoli
8 23 (9.35%) RANCID
9 19 (7.72%) OpenNMS
10 16 (6.50%) Cacti
11 11 (4.47%) SCOM
11 11 (4.47%) vMotion
12 7 (2.85%) Terraform
13 5 (2.03%) Backup Exec
13 5 (2.03%) Munin
13 5 (2.03%) Salt
14 4 (1.63%) HAProxy
14 4 (1.63%) PowerCLI
14 4 (1.63%) vRealize
15 2 (0.81%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 62 (25.20%) Microsoft
2 43 (17.48%) VMware
3 34 (13.82%) Oracle
4 33 (13.41%) Cisco
5 25 (10.16%) EnterpriseDB
6 23 (9.35%) Juniper
7 19 (7.72%) Ericsson
7 19 (7.72%) Huawei
8 18 (7.32%) Zerto
9 17 (6.91%) Brocade
9 17 (6.91%) Foundry
9 17 (6.91%) ZyXEL
10 14 (5.69%) Veeam
11 12 (4.88%) Red Hat
12 8 (3.25%) Citrix
13 6 (2.44%) EMC
14 5 (2.03%) Dell
14 5 (2.03%) Remedy
15 4 (1.63%) Atlassian
15 4 (1.63%) Google
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Pension & Flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary Details - Please contact for details
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + training programme
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £47530 - £71296 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 17 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago