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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 192 176 205
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 58 68 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 1.00% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.24% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 41 46 61
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
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
6113 5485 6366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.98% 80.76% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5259 4570 5624
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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 +3 49 £37,500 -16.57% 4
Cheshire -16 8 £43,500 +2.35%
Lancashire -4 1 £39,500 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 56 (42.11%) Change Control
2 49 (36.84%) Linux
3 42 (31.58%) SQL
4 40 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (28.57%) Web Services
6 36 (27.07%) Java
7 33 (24.81%) Apache
8 30 (22.56%) Finance
9 28 (21.05%) Scrum
9 28 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 26 (19.55%) Windows
11 25 (18.80%) Puppet
12 24 (18.05%) Software Engineering
13 22 (16.54%) Service Delivery
14 21 (15.79%) MySQL
14 21 (15.79%) Degree
15 19 (14.29%) C#
15 19 (14.29%) JUnit
15 19 (14.29%) VMware
15 19 (14.29%) Wealth Management
15 19 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (13.53%) Jenkins
17 17 (12.78%) Gradle
17 17 (12.78%) Automated Testing
17 17 (12.78%) Spring
18 16 (12.03%) QA
18 16 (12.03%) Eclipse
18 16 (12.03%) Git (software)
18 16 (12.03%) Dependency Injection
18 16 (12.03%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 33 (24.81%) Apache
2 13 (9.77%) nginx
3 10 (7.52%) IIS
3 10 (7.52%) JBoss
4 8 (6.02%) Confluence
5 7 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.76%) Lync
6 5 (3.76%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.76%) Jetty
7 3 (2.26%) SAS
7 3 (2.26%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.75%) FileNet
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.75%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (7.52%) MS Office
2 7 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.26%) SPSS
5 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) SAP QM
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.28%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.27%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (6.77%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.76%) Google App Engine
4 5 (3.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.26%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (2.26%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.50%) SaaS
6 2 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.75%) PaaS
7 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.27%) Internet
2 9 (6.77%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.26%) DNS
3 7 (5.26%) HTTP
3 7 (5.26%) Firewall
3 7 (5.26%) IPsec
4 6 (4.51%) AMQP
5 5 (3.76%) DHCP
5 5 (3.76%) FTP
6 4 (3.01%) NAS
7 3 (2.26%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.26%) VPN
8 2 (1.50%) BGP
8 2 (1.50%) SSL
8 2 (1.50%) IPv6
8 2 (1.50%) SAN
8 2 (1.50%) SNMP
8 2 (1.50%) LDAP
8 2 (1.50%) Network Security
8 2 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.79%) MySQL
2 14 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.02%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.76%) Data Mining
7 5 (3.76%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.01%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.26%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.26%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.26%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.26%) HBase
9 3 (2.26%) Big Data
9 3 (2.26%) Sqoop
9 3 (2.26%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 19 (14.29%) JUnit
2 18 (13.53%) Jenkins
3 17 (12.78%) Gradle
4 16 (12.03%) Eclipse
4 16 (12.03%) Git (software)
5 10 (7.52%) Selenium
6 8 (6.02%) JIRA
7 7 (5.26%) Mercurial
7 7 (5.26%) Subversion
7 7 (5.26%) Maven
8 6 (4.51%) Visual Studio
9 5 (3.76%) Gerrit
10 4 (3.01%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.75%) NUnit
12 1 (0.75%) Hudson
12 1 (0.75%) RSpec
12 1 (0.75%) FxCop
12 1 (0.75%) StyleCop
General
1 30 (22.56%) Finance
2 5 (3.76%) German Language
2 5 (3.76%) Italian Language
2 5 (3.76%) Turkish Language
3 4 (3.01%) Banking
4 3 (2.26%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.75%) Automotive
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Military
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (25.56%) Analyst
2 32 (24.06%) Developer
3 20 (15.04%) Support Analyst
4 19 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 19 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
5 12 (9.02%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.02%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.02%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.52%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.02%) Administrator
8 7 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Architect
10 5 (3.76%) Junior
10 5 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.76%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (3.01%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (28.57%) Web Services
2 17 (12.78%) Spring
3 14 (10.53%) Hibernate
3 14 (10.53%) .NET
4 13 (9.77%) WCF
4 13 (9.77%) LINQ
4 13 (9.77%) Ninject
5 11 (8.27%) JSP
6 10 (7.52%) JSON
7 9 (6.77%) J2EE
8 7 (5.26%) Java EE
9 6 (4.51%) JMS
9 6 (4.51%) EJB
10 5 (3.76%) CSS
10 5 (3.76%) Servlets
10 5 (3.76%) HTML
11 4 (3.01%) RESTful
11 4 (3.01%) Grails
12 3 (2.26%) Middleware
12 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Open Source
2 10 (7.52%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.76%) CMDB
4 5 (3.76%) Blog
5 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.26%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.26%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.50%) PKI
7 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.50%) PMI
7 2 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.75%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.75%) Handset
8 1 (0.75%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 49 (36.84%) Linux
2 26 (19.55%) Windows
3 12 (9.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.77%) Debian
5 6 (4.51%) UNIX
5 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) CentOS
7 1 (0.75%) Solaris
7 1 (0.75%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.11%) Change Control
2 40 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (21.05%) Scrum
4 24 (18.05%) Software Engineering
5 22 (16.54%) Service Delivery
6 19 (14.29%) Wealth Management
6 19 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (12.78%) Automated Testing
8 16 (12.03%) Dependency Injection
8 16 (12.03%) ITIL
9 13 (9.77%) Change Management
10 12 (9.02%) Release Management
11 11 (8.27%) Problem Management
11 11 (8.27%) MVC
11 11 (8.27%) Coaching
12 10 (7.52%) Project Management
13 9 (6.77%) Test Strategy
14 8 (6.02%) DevOps
14 8 (6.02%) Service Management
15 7 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 42 (31.58%) SQL
2 36 (27.07%) Java
3 19 (14.29%) C#
4 15 (11.28%) Ruby
5 14 (10.53%) Perl
6 13 (9.77%) PHP
7 9 (6.77%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.26%) Python
9 6 (4.51%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.01%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.01%) Groovy
11 3 (2.26%) C
11 3 (2.26%) R
12 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.50%) Scala
12 2 (1.50%) C++
13 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.75%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 21 (15.79%) Degree
2 6 (4.51%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.26%) CCNA
4 2 (1.50%) CCNP
4 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.75%) MCSE
5 1 (0.75%) ISEB
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.51%) vSphere
2 6 (4.51%) vCloud
3 5 (3.76%) Xen
4 4 (3.01%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (3.01%) Varnish
5 3 (2.26%) Apache Flume
5 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.50%) Postfix
6 2 (1.50%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.50%) Squid
6 2 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.75%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.75%) XenApp
7 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (18.80%) Puppet
2 16 (12.03%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.76%) Ansible
4 4 (3.01%) Hyperic
4 4 (3.01%) SCCM
5 3 (2.26%) Nagios
6 2 (1.50%) OpenNMS
6 2 (1.50%) SCOM
6 2 (1.50%) Icinga
7 1 (0.75%) Cacti
7 1 (0.75%) SCSM
Vendors
1 28 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.29%) VMware
3 15 (11.28%) Red Hat
4 13 (9.77%) Wonderware
5 9 (6.77%) Oracle
6 8 (6.02%) Cisco
7 7 (5.26%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.76%) Google
9 3 (2.26%) Percona
9 3 (2.26%) Hitachi
10 2 (1.50%) Citrix
10 2 (1.50%) SAP
10 2 (1.50%) Dell
10 2 (1.50%) Veeam
10 2 (1.50%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.50%) Acronis
11 1 (0.75%) Twitter
11 1 (0.75%) EMC
11 1 (0.75%) Adobe
11 1 (0.75%) HP
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Mortimer Spinks
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