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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 179 173 162
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 69 66 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 1.02% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.24% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 57 48 99
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +6.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
5743 5334 6320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.56% 82.23% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4924 4457 5446
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 46 £37,500 -16.62% 5
Cheshire -10 14 £45,000 +7.14% 3
Lancashire -7 5 £30,000 -24.05% 2
Merseyside +10 4 £66,250 +65.62% 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 54 (40.00%) Change Control
2 38 (28.15%) Finance
3 37 (27.41%) SQL
4 34 (25.19%) Linux
5 31 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (21.48%) Microsoft
7 26 (19.26%) Apache
8 25 (18.52%) Degree
8 25 (18.52%) Puppet
9 23 (17.04%) Java
10 21 (15.56%) ITIL
11 20 (14.81%) Windows
11 20 (14.81%) Service Delivery
12 19 (14.07%) VMware
12 19 (14.07%) Wealth Management
13 18 (13.33%) Scrum
13 18 (13.33%) Web Services
14 17 (12.59%) C#
14 17 (12.59%) MySQL
14 17 (12.59%) Problem Management
15 16 (11.85%) SQL Server
16 15 (11.11%) .NET
16 15 (11.11%) Project Management
16 15 (11.11%) Automated Testing
16 15 (11.11%) Software Engineering
16 15 (11.11%) Release Management
17 14 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (10.37%) nginx
17 14 (10.37%) Jenkins
17 14 (10.37%) Opscode Chef

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 26 (19.26%) Apache
2 14 (10.37%) nginx
3 12 (8.89%) IIS
4 7 (5.19%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.44%) JBoss
6 5 (3.70%) Lync
7 4 (2.96%) Jetty
7 4 (2.96%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.48%) Confluence
9 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (7.41%) MS Office
2 7 (5.19%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.96%) Google App Engine
5 3 (2.22%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.48%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.63%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.93%) NAS
3 7 (5.19%) Internet
3 7 (5.19%) IPsec
4 6 (4.44%) HTTP
4 6 (4.44%) SAN
5 5 (3.70%) Firewall
5 5 (3.70%) VPN
6 4 (2.96%) Network Security
6 4 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.96%) DNS
6 4 (2.96%) DHCP
6 4 (2.96%) FTP
6 4 (2.96%) MPLS
6 4 (2.96%) BGP
7 3 (2.22%) IPv6
7 3 (2.22%) SSL
7 3 (2.22%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.48%) SNMP
9 1 (0.74%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.59%) MySQL
2 16 (11.85%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.48%) DB2
7 2 (1.48%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.74%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (10.37%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.67%) JUnit
4 7 (5.19%) Subversion
4 7 (5.19%) Gradle
5 6 (4.44%) Selenium
5 6 (4.44%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.70%) Maven
7 4 (2.96%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.22%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.48%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.48%) JIRA
9 2 (1.48%) PVCS
10 1 (0.74%) NUnit
10 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.74%) FxCop
10 1 (0.74%) Grunt
10 1 (0.74%) WiX
General
1 38 (28.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Banking
3 4 (2.96%) German Language
3 4 (2.96%) Italian Language
3 4 (2.96%) Turkish Language
4 3 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.48%) Billing
5 2 (1.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Automotive
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (27.41%) Analyst
2 23 (17.04%) Developer
3 20 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 19 (14.07%) Applications Support
4 19 (14.07%) Applications Support Analyst
5 14 (10.37%) Administrator
6 10 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (5.19%) Storage Administrator
9 7 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Service Manager
9 7 (5.19%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (2.96%) Build Manager
11 4 (2.96%) SQL Database Developer
11 4 (2.96%) Database Developer
11 4 (2.96%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.33%) Web Services
2 15 (11.11%) .NET
3 11 (8.15%) Spring
4 8 (5.93%) Hibernate
5 7 (5.19%) JSP
5 7 (5.19%) JSON
5 7 (5.19%) LINQ
5 7 (5.19%) WCF
5 7 (5.19%) Ninject
6 6 (4.44%) HTML
6 6 (4.44%) J2EE
6 6 (4.44%) CSS
7 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.96%) RESTful
8 4 (2.96%) jQuery
8 4 (2.96%) Servlets
8 4 (2.96%) XML
9 3 (2.22%) Middleware
9 3 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.19%) PMI
3 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.96%) Open Source
5 4 (2.96%) CMDB
5 4 (2.96%) Blog
6 3 (2.22%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.22%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.22%) PKI
6 3 (2.22%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.48%) Physics
7 2 (1.48%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.74%) AS400
8 1 (0.74%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.19%) Linux
2 20 (14.81%) Windows
3 9 (6.67%) Debian
4 5 (3.70%) UNIX
4 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.74%) Solaris
5 1 (0.74%) CentOS
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.00%) Change Control
2 31 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.56%) ITIL
4 20 (14.81%) Service Delivery
5 19 (14.07%) Wealth Management
6 18 (13.33%) Scrum
7 17 (12.59%) Problem Management
8 15 (11.11%) Project Management
8 15 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 15 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 15 (11.11%) Release Management
9 13 (9.63%) Change Management
9 13 (9.63%) Dependency Injection
9 13 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.41%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.67%) PRINCE2
11 9 (6.67%) OO
11 9 (6.67%) MVC
11 9 (6.67%) DevOps
11 9 (6.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.41%) SQL
2 23 (17.04%) Java
3 17 (12.59%) C#
4 11 (8.15%) Perl
5 10 (7.41%) Ruby
5 10 (7.41%) PHP
6 9 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.19%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.44%) Python
9 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.96%) C++
10 3 (2.22%) C
11 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.48%) RPG
11 2 (1.48%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.48%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.74%) Groovy
12 1 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (18.52%) Degree
2 7 (5.19%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.70%) CCNA
4 4 (2.96%) ISEB
4 4 (2.96%) CCNP
5 2 (1.48%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.74%) CISSP
6 1 (0.74%) CISM
6 1 (0.74%) MCSE
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.70%) vSphere
3 4 (2.96%) Xen
3 4 (2.96%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.48%) Varnish
5 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.48%) vCloud
5 2 (1.48%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.48%) Firmware
6 1 (0.74%) XenApp
6 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (18.52%) Puppet
2 14 (10.37%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.44%) Ansible
4 4 (2.96%) SCCM
5 2 (1.48%) Hyperic
5 2 (1.48%) OpenNMS
5 2 (1.48%) SCOM
6 1 (0.74%) Nagios
6 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.74%) Cacti
6 1 (0.74%) SCSM
Vendors
1 29 (21.48%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.07%) VMware
3 9 (6.67%) Oracle
4 8 (5.93%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.19%) Cisco
5 7 (5.19%) Wonderware
6 5 (3.70%) IBM
6 5 (3.70%) EMC
6 5 (3.70%) Google
7 3 (2.22%) SAP
7 3 (2.22%) Veeam
7 3 (2.22%) Percona
8 2 (1.48%) Acronis
8 2 (1.48%) Perforce
8 2 (1.48%) BT
8 2 (1.48%) HP
8 2 (1.48%) Dell
8 2 (1.48%) Citrix
9 1 (0.74%) Aquila
9 1 (0.74%) Polycom
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