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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
England / North West
Rank 100 156 203
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +47
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 167 76 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.82% 1.40% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 1.59% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 136 53 45
Median salary £52,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.50% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +2.29%

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
5272 4766 5790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.96% 87.55% 86.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4421 3962 4954
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +48 127 £52,500 +17.97% 15
Cheshire +14 23 £44,000 +10.00% 5
Merseyside +1 16 £43,750 +34.61%
Lancashire -20 1 £57,500 - 1
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 136 (48.40%) Puppet
2 122 (43.42%) Linux
3 113 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (37.37%) Python
5 99 (35.23%) Opscode Chef
6 98 (34.88%) DevOps
7 85 (30.25%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (26.69%) SQL
9 72 (25.62%) Windows
10 68 (24.20%) Jenkins
11 65 (23.13%) Java
12 56 (19.93%) Microsoft
12 56 (19.93%) Ruby
13 55 (19.57%) Firewall
13 55 (19.57%) ITIL
13 55 (19.57%) Ansible
14 52 (18.51%) Perl
15 50 (17.79%) Unix
15 50 (17.79%) Amazon AWS
16 47 (16.73%) Shell Script
16 47 (16.73%) TDD
17 46 (16.37%) Finance
17 46 (16.37%) Scrum
17 46 (16.37%) Active Directory
18 45 (16.01%) Bash Shell
19 44 (15.66%) Oracle
20 38 (13.52%) Internet
20 38 (13.52%) vSphere
20 38 (13.52%) Git (software)
21 37 (13.17%) PowerShell

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 32 (11.39%) OpenStack
2 27 (9.61%) CloudStack
3 26 (9.25%) WebLogic
4 20 (7.12%) Apache
5 16 (5.69%) JBoss
5 16 (5.69%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.91%) IIS
7 8 (2.85%) nginx
8 3 (1.07%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.07%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.07%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.71%) Confluence
9 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.71%) GroupWise
9 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (2.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.07%) MS Project
2 3 (1.07%) Open Workbench
2 3 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.71%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.36%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 50 (17.79%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.69%) SaaS
4 12 (4.27%) GitHub
5 9 (3.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (3.20%) Office 365
6 8 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (2.85%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.42%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (1.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.42%) IaaS
7 4 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.07%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.71%) PaaS
10 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 55 (19.57%) Firewall
2 38 (13.52%) Internet
3 26 (9.25%) DNS
3 26 (9.25%) WAN
4 24 (8.54%) Broadband
5 19 (6.76%) Ethernet
5 19 (6.76%) TACACS
5 19 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
6 16 (5.69%) LAN
6 16 (5.69%) VoIP
7 15 (5.34%) Asterisk PBX
8 14 (4.98%) IPv6
9 13 (4.63%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (2.49%) NetScaler
11 6 (2.14%) BGP
11 6 (2.14%) IPsec
11 6 (2.14%) MRTG
11 6 (2.14%) SNMP
12 5 (1.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.34%) MySQL
3 8 (2.85%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.14%) Big Data
5 5 (1.78%) Redis
5 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.42%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.07%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.07%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.07%) HBase
7 3 (1.07%) Impala
7 3 (1.07%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 68 (24.20%) Jenkins
2 38 (13.52%) Git (software)
3 24 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (6.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (6.05%) Selenium
5 16 (5.69%) TeamCity
6 12 (4.27%) Vagrant
7 11 (3.91%) JIRA
7 11 (3.91%) MSBuild
7 11 (3.91%) Subversion
8 9 (3.20%) Hudson
8 9 (3.20%) Mercurial
8 9 (3.20%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (2.85%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.85%) GoCD
9 8 (2.85%) WebDriver
10 7 (2.49%) Ant
10 7 (2.49%) Gradle
10 7 (2.49%) Maven
11 6 (2.14%) NuGet
General
1 46 (16.37%) Finance
2 22 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.69%) Retail
4 10 (3.56%) Banking
5 9 (3.20%) Games
6 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.42%) Marketing
7 3 (1.07%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.07%) Avionics
7 3 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.07%) Electronics
7 3 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (29.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (11.39%) Linux Engineer
3 23 (8.19%) Test Engineer
4 22 (7.83%) Developer
4 22 (7.83%) Test Automation Engineer
5 20 (7.12%) Platform Engineer
6 19 (6.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 19 (6.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 19 (6.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 19 (6.76%) Software Engineer
7 17 (6.05%) AWS Engineer
8 15 (5.34%) Automation Engineer
9 14 (4.98%) Designer
9 14 (4.98%) Network Designer
9 14 (4.98%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.63%) VMware Engineer
11 11 (3.91%) Applications Support
11 11 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (3.91%) Principal Engineer
11 11 (3.91%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.68%) .NET
2 29 (10.32%) Web Services
3 13 (4.63%) HTML
4 9 (3.20%) JSON
5 8 (2.85%) AngularJS
5 8 (2.85%) Gherkin
5 8 (2.85%) LAMP
5 8 (2.85%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (2.49%) Apache Camel
6 7 (2.49%) Middleware
6 7 (2.49%) Spring
7 6 (2.14%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.14%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (1.78%) HTML5
8 5 (1.78%) REST
9 4 (1.42%) Node.js
9 4 (1.42%) Play Framework
9 4 (1.42%) RESTful
9 4 (1.42%) Spring Integration
9 4 (1.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.56%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.20%) CMDB
4 7 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.14%) Clustering
5 6 (2.14%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.78%) iPad
6 5 (1.78%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.07%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.07%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.71%) Statistics
10 1 (0.36%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.36%) User Experience
10 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 122 (43.42%) Linux
2 72 (25.62%) Windows
3 50 (17.79%) Unix
4 27 (9.61%) Windows Server
5 25 (8.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (7.12%) CentOS
7 17 (6.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (4.27%) Debian
8 12 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.85%) Android
10 7 (2.49%) AIX
11 6 (2.14%) Solaris
12 5 (1.78%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.78%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.07%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.36%) Fedora
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (34.88%) DevOps
3 85 (30.25%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (19.57%) ITIL
5 47 (16.73%) TDD
6 46 (16.37%) Scrum
7 36 (12.81%) SDLC
8 33 (11.74%) Automated Testing
9 32 (11.39%) BDD
9 32 (11.39%) Test Scripting
10 31 (11.03%) Test Automation
11 28 (9.96%) Change Management
11 28 (9.96%) RUP
12 27 (9.61%) DSDM
12 27 (9.61%) Software Engineering
13 20 (7.12%) OWASP
13 20 (7.12%) System Integration Testing
14 19 (6.76%) Network Management
14 19 (6.76%) Service Delivery
15 18 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 105 (37.37%) Python
2 75 (26.69%) SQL
3 65 (23.13%) Java
4 56 (19.93%) Ruby
5 52 (18.51%) Perl
6 47 (16.73%) Shell Script
7 45 (16.01%) Bash Shell
8 37 (13.17%) PowerShell
9 25 (8.90%) PHP
10 18 (6.41%) Go
11 17 (6.05%) C#
12 13 (4.63%) C++
13 9 (3.20%) C
13 9 (3.20%) JavaScript
14 5 (1.78%) Groovy
14 5 (1.78%) Korn
15 4 (1.42%) Scala
15 4 (1.42%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.07%) ANSI C
17 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (7.12%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (6.76%) CCNP
3 15 (5.34%) ISEB
4 14 (4.98%) Security Cleared
5 13 (4.63%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.56%) Degree
7 5 (1.78%) JNCIP
8 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.71%) CCNA
10 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.71%) RHCE
10 2 (0.71%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.36%) MCSE
11 1 (0.36%) VCAP
11 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.12%) PCI DSS
2 11 (3.91%) QA
3 7 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.14%) ISO 9000
5 3 (1.07%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.71%) SLA
7 1 (0.36%) GCP
System Software
1 46 (16.37%) Active Directory
2 38 (13.52%) vSphere
3 28 (9.96%) Xen
4 27 (9.61%) XenServer
5 24 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (8.19%) Docker
7 19 (6.76%) vCloud
8 16 (5.69%) Hyper-V
9 8 (2.85%) VirtualBox
10 3 (1.07%) HDFS
10 3 (1.07%) XenApp
11 2 (0.71%) NDS
11 2 (0.71%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 2 (0.71%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.71%) Varnish
11 2 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.36%) iptables
12 1 (0.36%) KVM
12 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 136 (48.40%) Puppet
2 99 (35.23%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (19.57%) Ansible
4 34 (12.10%) SCCM
5 30 (10.68%) Cobbler
6 27 (9.61%) Tivoli
7 23 (8.19%) Nagios
8 19 (6.76%) OpenNMS
8 19 (6.76%) RANCID
9 18 (6.41%) Terraform
10 16 (5.69%) Salt
11 11 (3.91%) vMotion
12 8 (2.85%) Cacti
13 4 (1.42%) HAProxy
13 4 (1.42%) Packer
14 2 (0.71%) CFEngine
14 2 (0.71%) Kubernetes
14 2 (0.71%) Rundeck
15 1 (0.36%) Munin
15 1 (0.36%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 56 (19.93%) Microsoft
2 44 (15.66%) Oracle
3 37 (13.17%) VMware
4 33 (11.74%) Cisco
5 27 (9.61%) EnterpriseDB
6 21 (7.47%) Red Hat
7 19 (6.76%) Ericsson
7 19 (6.76%) Huawei
7 19 (6.76%) Juniper
8 15 (5.34%) Zerto
9 14 (4.98%) Brocade
9 14 (4.98%) Foundry
9 14 (4.98%) ZyXEL
10 12 (4.27%) Google
11 11 (3.91%) Veeam
12 8 (2.85%) Citrix
13 7 (2.49%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.14%) Remedy
15 4 (1.42%) Atlassian
15 4 (1.42%) EMC
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Salary: Benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: From £60,000 to £68,000 per annum
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