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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
England / North West
Rank 106 156 176
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +20
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 163 73 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.74% 1.31% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 1.49% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 137 57 67
Median salary £52,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £24,600 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

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
5357 4908 6020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 89.99% 88.04% 87.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4464 4075 5038
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +45 133 £52,500 +23.52% 17
Cheshire +23 22 £47,500 +50.79% 2
Merseyside +2 8 £45,000 +28.57%
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 134 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (43.00%) Puppet
3 126 (41.04%) Linux
4 105 (34.20%) Python
5 104 (33.88%) DevOps
6 102 (33.22%) Opscode Chef
7 99 (32.25%) Continuous Integration
8 79 (25.73%) Jenkins
9 76 (24.76%) Java
9 76 (24.76%) SQL
10 69 (22.48%) Windows
11 60 (19.54%) ITIL
12 57 (18.57%) Ruby
13 56 (18.24%) Ansible
13 56 (18.24%) Unix
13 56 (18.24%) Scrum
14 54 (17.59%) Amazon AWS
15 53 (17.26%) TDD
15 53 (17.26%) Microsoft
16 52 (16.94%) Oracle
16 52 (16.94%) Firewall
17 49 (15.96%) Perl
18 48 (15.64%) Bash Shell
19 47 (15.31%) Finance
20 46 (14.98%) Active Directory
21 45 (14.66%) SDLC
22 44 (14.33%) Shell Script
23 43 (14.01%) VMware
24 40 (13.03%) Automated Testing
25 38 (12.38%) Test Automation

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 33 (10.75%) OpenStack
2 28 (9.12%) CloudStack
3 23 (7.49%) WebLogic
4 14 (4.56%) JBoss
4 14 (4.56%) WebSphere
5 13 (4.23%) Apache
6 10 (3.26%) IIS
7 5 (1.63%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.63%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.30%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.30%) nginx
9 3 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.65%) Confluence
10 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.65%) GroupWise
10 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (2.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.98%) MS Office
2 3 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.65%) MS Project
3 2 (0.65%) Open Workbench
3 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.65%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 54 (17.59%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.17%) SaaS
3 18 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (5.21%) GitHub
5 8 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (2.61%) Office 365
6 7 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.28%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.63%) IaaS
8 3 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.98%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.65%) PaaS
10 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 52 (16.94%) Firewall
2 36 (11.73%) Internet
3 27 (8.79%) WAN
4 26 (8.47%) DNS
5 23 (7.49%) Broadband
5 23 (7.49%) LAN
6 18 (5.86%) Ethernet
6 18 (5.86%) TACACS
6 18 (5.86%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (4.56%) VoIP
8 12 (3.91%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (3.91%) TCP/IP
9 11 (3.58%) Asterisk PBX
9 11 (3.58%) NetScaler
10 10 (3.26%) IPv6
11 8 (2.61%) BGP
11 8 (2.61%) MPLS
11 8 (2.61%) MRTG
11 8 (2.61%) SNMP
12 6 (1.95%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.56%) MySQL
3 8 (2.61%) Big Data
4 7 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.28%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.63%) Apache Hive
5 5 (1.63%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.63%) HBase
5 5 (1.63%) Impala
5 5 (1.63%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.63%) Redis
6 4 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.98%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 79 (25.73%) Jenkins
2 37 (12.05%) Git (software)
3 28 (9.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (7.82%) Selenium
5 19 (6.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (6.19%) TeamCity
6 15 (4.89%) Cucumber
6 15 (4.89%) WebDriver
7 13 (4.23%) Hudson
7 13 (4.23%) MSBuild
7 13 (4.23%) Vagrant
8 12 (3.91%) GoCD
9 11 (3.58%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (3.26%) Subversion
11 9 (2.93%) JIRA
11 9 (2.93%) Mercurial
12 7 (2.28%) Ant
12 7 (2.28%) Bitbucket
12 7 (2.28%) Gradle
12 7 (2.28%) Maven
General
1 47 (15.31%) Finance
2 21 (6.84%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.51%) Retail
4 10 (3.26%) Banking
5 9 (2.93%) Games
6 3 (0.98%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.98%) Avionics
6 3 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (27.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (10.10%) Linux Engineer
3 27 (8.79%) Developer
3 27 (8.79%) Platform Engineer
4 22 (7.17%) Test Engineer
5 21 (6.84%) AWS Engineer
5 21 (6.84%) Software Engineer
5 21 (6.84%) Test Automation Engineer
6 17 (5.54%) Cloud Engineer
6 17 (5.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 17 (5.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 16 (5.21%) Automation Tester
7 16 (5.21%) Tester
8 15 (4.89%) Automation Engineer
9 14 (4.56%) Consultant
10 13 (4.23%) Environment Manager
10 13 (4.23%) Senior Automation Tester
10 13 (4.23%) Senior Tester
10 13 (4.23%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.23%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.75%) Web Services
2 26 (8.47%) .NET
3 15 (4.89%) Gherkin
4 12 (3.91%) HTML
4 12 (3.91%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (2.93%) JSON
6 7 (2.28%) AngularJS
6 7 (2.28%) Apache Camel
6 7 (2.28%) LAMP
7 6 (1.95%) J2EE
7 6 (1.95%) REST
7 6 (1.95%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (1.95%) Spring
8 5 (1.63%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.63%) HTML5
8 5 (1.63%) Kafka
8 5 (1.63%) Middleware
8 5 (1.63%) Node.js
9 4 (1.30%) Play Framework
9 4 (1.30%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.26%) CMDB
4 9 (2.93%) Clustering
5 8 (2.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (2.61%) iPad
6 7 (2.28%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.95%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.65%) Handset
9 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.65%) PMI
9 2 (0.65%) User Experience
9 2 (0.65%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.33%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 126 (41.04%) Linux
2 69 (22.48%) Windows
3 56 (18.24%) Unix
4 26 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (8.47%) Windows Server
5 19 (6.19%) CentOS
6 14 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (3.58%) Debian
8 10 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.61%) Android
9 8 (2.61%) Solaris
10 7 (2.28%) AIX
11 6 (1.95%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.63%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.98%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.33%) Fedora
15 1 (0.33%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (33.88%) DevOps
3 99 (32.25%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (19.54%) ITIL
5 56 (18.24%) Scrum
6 53 (17.26%) TDD
7 45 (14.66%) SDLC
8 40 (13.03%) Automated Testing
9 38 (12.38%) BDD
9 38 (12.38%) Test Automation
10 37 (12.05%) Test Scripting
11 34 (11.07%) Change Management
12 31 (10.10%) Software Engineering
13 30 (9.77%) RUP
14 29 (9.45%) DSDM
15 27 (8.79%) System Integration Testing
16 23 (7.49%) Microservices
17 21 (6.84%) E-Commerce
18 20 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
18 20 (6.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 105 (34.20%) Python
2 76 (24.76%) Java
2 76 (24.76%) SQL
3 57 (18.57%) Ruby
4 49 (15.96%) Perl
5 48 (15.64%) Bash Shell
6 44 (14.33%) Shell Script
7 38 (12.38%) PowerShell
8 25 (8.14%) C#
9 22 (7.17%) Go
10 19 (6.19%) PHP
11 14 (4.56%) C++
12 9 (2.93%) C
13 7 (2.28%) Korn
13 7 (2.28%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.95%) JavaScript
15 5 (1.63%) Groovy
16 4 (1.30%) Scala
17 3 (0.98%) ANSI C
18 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (5.86%) CCNP
3 14 (4.56%) ISEB
4 12 (3.91%) Security Cleared
5 11 (3.58%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.61%) JNCIP
7 7 (2.28%) Degree
8 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.65%) RHCE
10 2 (0.65%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.33%) CCNA
11 1 (0.33%) CISM
11 1 (0.33%) CISMP
11 1 (0.33%) CISSP
11 1 (0.33%) MCSE
11 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.19%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.93%) QA
3 5 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.63%) SLA
4 4 (1.30%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.98%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.33%) GCP
System Software
1 46 (14.98%) Active Directory
2 38 (12.38%) vSphere
3 33 (10.75%) Docker
4 29 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (9.45%) Xen
5 28 (9.12%) XenServer
6 18 (5.86%) vCloud
7 16 (5.21%) Hyper-V
8 8 (2.61%) VirtualBox
9 5 (1.63%) HDFS
10 3 (0.98%) XenApp
11 2 (0.65%) KVM
11 2 (0.65%) NDS
11 2 (0.65%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 2 (0.65%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.65%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.33%) iptables
12 1 (0.33%) NFS
12 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 132 (43.00%) Puppet
2 102 (33.22%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (18.24%) Ansible
4 32 (10.42%) SCCM
5 31 (10.10%) Cobbler
6 29 (9.45%) Tivoli
7 23 (7.49%) Terraform
8 22 (7.17%) Nagios
9 18 (5.86%) OpenNMS
9 18 (5.86%) RANCID
10 16 (5.21%) Salt
11 10 (3.26%) vMotion
12 9 (2.93%) Cacti
12 9 (2.93%) Packer
13 2 (0.65%) CFEngine
13 2 (0.65%) Kubernetes
13 2 (0.65%) Rundeck
14 1 (0.33%) Mesos
14 1 (0.33%) Rancher
14 1 (0.33%) rkt
Vendors
1 53 (17.26%) Microsoft
2 52 (16.94%) Oracle
3 43 (14.01%) VMware
4 37 (12.05%) Cisco
5 29 (9.45%) Red Hat
6 28 (9.12%) EnterpriseDB
7 20 (6.51%) Ericsson
8 19 (6.19%) Juniper
9 18 (5.86%) Huawei
10 17 (5.54%) Google
11 14 (4.56%) Zerto
12 11 (3.58%) SolarWinds
13 10 (3.26%) Brocade
13 10 (3.26%) Foundry
13 10 (3.26%) Veeam
13 10 (3.26%) ZyXEL
14 9 (2.93%) Citrix
15 6 (1.95%) Remedy
16 5 (1.63%) Aquila
17 4 (1.30%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + training programme
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £70000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Pension & Flexitime
Posted: 11 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Mobica
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
iKas international
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive salary & Excellent benef
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago