The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 155 176 167
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 90 69 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 0.95% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.22% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 60 59 59
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,400 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £53,650 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5778 5651 5721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.19% 77.86% 76.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4597 4797 5028
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Configuration Management
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 +38 69 £42,500 +8.29% 3
Cheshire -19 12 £37,500 -27.53% 1
Lancashire - 5 £37,123 - 2
Cumbria +4 4 - -
Merseyside -13 1 £41,500 +3.75% 1
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 67 (38.07%) Windows
2 59 (33.52%) SQL
3 54 (30.68%) Web Services
4 48 (27.27%) ITIL
5 45 (25.57%) SQL Server
5 45 (25.57%) Linux
6 42 (23.86%) Microsoft
7 41 (23.30%) Finance
8 30 (17.05%) Cisco
9 28 (15.91%) Java
10 26 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (14.20%) Oracle
11 25 (14.20%) Migration
11 25 (14.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (13.64%) Data Migration
13 23 (13.07%) Problem Management
14 22 (12.50%) Capacity Management
14 22 (12.50%) Project Management
14 22 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (12.50%) MCSE
14 22 (12.50%) VMware
15 21 (11.93%) Scrum
15 21 (11.93%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (11.93%) C#
15 21 (11.93%) Change Control
15 21 (11.93%) Opscode Chef
15 21 (11.93%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (10.80%) Perl
16 19 (10.80%) JUnit
16 19 (10.80%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 17 (9.66%) Apache
2 13 (7.39%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.25%) Confluence
4 10 (5.68%) IIS
5 9 (5.11%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.41%) SAS
6 6 (3.41%) Apache Pig
7 5 (2.84%) nginx
8 4 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.70%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.57%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.57%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.57%) FileNet
Applications
1 8 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.41%) SPSS
3 5 (2.84%) MS Office
4 4 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.41%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (2.84%) Office 365
6 4 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (2.27%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.14%) SaaS
8 1 (0.57%) PaaS
8 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.09%) SAN
1 16 (9.09%) Firewall
2 15 (8.52%) Internet
3 14 (7.95%) SMS
4 9 (5.11%) DNS
4 9 (5.11%) AMQP
5 8 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 8 (4.55%) VoIP
6 6 (3.41%) NAS
7 5 (2.84%) tcpdump
7 5 (2.84%) Wireshark
7 5 (2.84%) SMTP
7 5 (2.84%) SNMP
7 5 (2.84%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.27%) LDAP
8 4 (2.27%) Wireless
8 4 (2.27%) IPsec
8 4 (2.27%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.27%) VLAN
8 4 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (25.57%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (10.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (10.23%) Oracle Database
5 15 (8.52%) Relational Database
5 15 (8.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (5.68%) MySQL
9 9 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (4.55%) MongoDB
11 7 (3.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (3.98%) NoSQL
12 6 (3.41%) HBase
12 6 (3.41%) Big Data
12 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (3.41%) Data Mining
12 6 (3.41%) RDBMS
12 6 (3.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (10.80%) JUnit
1 19 (10.80%) JIRA
2 15 (8.52%) Eclipse
3 12 (6.82%) Gradle
4 10 (5.68%) Mercurial
5 9 (5.11%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.55%) Selenium
6 8 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 8 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.84%) Gerrit
7 5 (2.84%) Maven
8 4 (2.27%) Rational Rose
8 4 (2.27%) NUnit
9 3 (1.70%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (1.70%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.70%) SilkPerformer
9 3 (1.70%) QALoad
9 3 (1.70%) jMock
9 3 (1.70%) TestPartner
9 3 (1.70%) EasyMock
General
1 41 (23.30%) Finance
2 9 (5.11%) Retail
3 7 (3.98%) Banking
4 6 (3.41%) Advertising
5 5 (2.84%) Local Government
5 5 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.27%) Electronics
6 4 (2.27%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.27%) Military
7 2 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (13.64%) Developer
2 22 (12.50%) Analyst
3 20 (11.36%) Architect
4 19 (10.80%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (7.39%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.68%) Software Engineer
7 8 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 8 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (3.98%) Java Developer
8 7 (3.98%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (3.98%) Storage Engineer
9 6 (3.41%) Big Data Architect
9 6 (3.41%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.41%) Change Manager
9 6 (3.41%) Configuration Manager
9 6 (3.41%) Administrator
9 6 (3.41%) Data Architect
9 6 (3.41%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.84%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (30.68%) Web Services
2 18 (10.23%) .NET
3 17 (9.66%) WCF
4 12 (6.82%) ASP.NET
5 10 (5.68%) .NET Framework
5 10 (5.68%) JSON
5 10 (5.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (5.11%) WF
6 9 (5.11%) Java EE
6 9 (5.11%) JMS
6 9 (5.11%) EJB
7 8 (4.55%) Spring
7 8 (4.55%) LINQ
8 7 (3.98%) Ninject
8 7 (3.98%) HTML
8 7 (3.98%) J2EE
9 6 (3.41%) CSS
9 6 (3.41%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.41%) MapReduce
10 4 (2.27%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.66%) Replication
2 15 (8.52%) CMDB
3 14 (7.95%) N-Tier
4 13 (7.39%) Open Source
5 7 (3.98%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.84%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.27%) PMI
8 4 (2.27%) W3C
8 4 (2.27%) Firmware
9 2 (1.14%) DTV
9 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.14%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.14%) Clustering
10 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.57%) Human Factors
10 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.57%) FMCG
10 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (38.07%) Windows
2 45 (25.57%) Linux
3 22 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.68%) MVS
5 10 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.68%) UNIX
6 8 (4.55%) zOS
6 8 (4.55%) AIX
6 8 (4.55%) Windows 2000
6 8 (4.55%) Windows NT
6 8 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.84%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.14%) Android
8 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.27%) ITIL
2 25 (14.20%) Migration
3 24 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 23 (13.07%) Problem Management
5 22 (12.50%) Project Management
5 22 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 21 (11.93%) Change Control
6 21 (11.93%) Scrum
6 21 (11.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (10.80%) SOA
8 17 (9.66%) Service Delivery
9 15 (8.52%) PRINCE2
9 15 (8.52%) Software Engineering
10 13 (7.39%) Incident Management
10 13 (7.39%) Service Management
10 13 (7.39%) Change Management
10 13 (7.39%) Business Continuity
11 12 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 59 (33.52%) SQL
2 28 (15.91%) Java
3 21 (11.93%) C#
4 19 (10.80%) Perl
5 16 (9.09%) PHP
6 14 (7.95%) Ruby
7 9 (5.11%) Python
8 8 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.98%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.41%) R
11 5 (2.84%) C
12 4 (2.27%) Groovy
12 4 (2.27%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.70%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.57%) XPath
15 1 (0.57%) Scala
15 1 (0.57%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 26 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (12.50%) MCSE
3 17 (9.66%) CCNA
3 17 (9.66%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (9.66%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.66%) Security Cleared
4 14 (7.95%) Degree
5 12 (6.82%) MCP
6 4 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.27%) PMP
6 4 (2.27%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.27%) MCDST
7 3 (1.70%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.70%) ISEB
7 3 (1.70%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.14%) APMP
8 2 (1.14%) CISSP
8 2 (1.14%) CISMP
8 2 (1.14%) MCITP
8 2 (1.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.95%) HL7
2 12 (6.82%) QA
3 11 (6.25%) SLA
4 7 (3.98%) ISO 9001
5 4 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (11.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (9.66%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.68%) XenDesktop
4 9 (5.11%) vSphere
4 9 (5.11%) Varnish
4 9 (5.11%) Squid
4 9 (5.11%) vCloud
5 7 (3.98%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (3.41%) Apache Flume
7 5 (2.84%) XenApp
8 4 (2.27%) XenServer
8 4 (2.27%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.27%) Postfix
9 3 (1.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (11.93%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (10.23%) Puppet
3 10 (5.68%) Tivoli
3 10 (5.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (5.11%) Nagios
4 9 (5.11%) SCOM
5 8 (4.55%) OpenView
5 8 (4.55%) SCCM
6 5 (2.84%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.27%) OpenNMS
8 2 (1.14%) Hyperic
8 2 (1.14%) Legato
9 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.57%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 42 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.05%) Cisco
3 25 (14.20%) Oracle
4 22 (12.50%) VMware
5 15 (8.52%) Red Hat
6 14 (7.95%) HP
7 12 (6.82%) IBM
8 11 (6.25%) Remedy
9 10 (5.68%) Citrix
9 10 (5.68%) Atlassian
10 7 (3.98%) Wonderware
10 7 (3.98%) LANDesk
11 5 (2.84%) Hitachi
12 4 (2.27%) Avaya
12 4 (2.27%) Dell
12 4 (2.27%) Teradata
12 4 (2.27%) ProCurve
12 4 (2.27%) Veeam
12 4 (2.27%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.27%) Acronis
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 22 days ago
Liverpool
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35,000 circa
Posted: 24 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago