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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 191 185 202
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 65 54 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 0.81% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.02% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 34 42 37
Average salary £42,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,800 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
6260 5280 5696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.40% 79.52% 79.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5176 4428 4863
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +14 43 £42,500 -2.29% 6
Cheshire -14 15 £36,250 +5.07% 6
Lancashire -4 4 £37,500 - 4
Cumbria -2 2 £55,000 +139.13%
Merseyside +3 1 £41,500 +3.75%
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 58 (35.37%) Linux
2 57 (34.76%) SQL
3 54 (32.93%) Web Services
3 54 (32.93%) Windows
4 45 (27.44%) Microsoft
5 37 (22.56%) ITIL
6 35 (21.34%) Finance
6 35 (21.34%) Change Control
7 34 (20.73%) SQL Server
8 31 (18.90%) Java
9 30 (18.29%) Apache
10 29 (17.68%) Puppet
11 27 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (14.63%) C#
12 24 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
13 23 (14.02%) Oracle
13 23 (14.02%) Scrum
14 22 (13.41%) VMware
14 22 (13.41%) .NET
15 20 (12.20%) Perl
15 20 (12.20%) Project Management
15 20 (12.20%) Cisco
15 20 (12.20%) Software Engineering
15 20 (12.20%) Problem Management
15 20 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
16 19 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (11.59%) Service Delivery
17 18 (10.98%) Red Hat
17 18 (10.98%) PHP
17 18 (10.98%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 30 (18.29%) Apache
2 13 (7.93%) nginx
2 13 (7.93%) IIS
3 11 (6.71%) Confluence
4 5 (3.05%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.05%) Jetty
4 5 (3.05%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.05%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.05%) SAS
4 5 (3.05%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.44%) Lync
6 3 (1.83%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.61%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (6.71%) MS Office
2 8 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.05%) SPSS
5 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.22%) SAP QM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.54%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (6.10%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.05%) Google App Engine
4 5 (3.05%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (2.44%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.22%) SaaS
7 1 (0.61%) PaaS
7 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.76%) Internet
2 14 (8.54%) DNS
3 12 (7.32%) Firewall
4 11 (6.71%) SAN
5 10 (6.10%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.49%) IPsec
6 9 (5.49%) AMQP
7 8 (4.88%) iSCSI
8 6 (3.66%) NAS
9 5 (3.05%) Wireshark
9 5 (3.05%) tcpdump
9 5 (3.05%) SMTP
9 5 (3.05%) DHCP
9 5 (3.05%) FTP
9 5 (3.05%) HTTP
10 4 (2.44%) SNMP
10 4 (2.44%) LDAP
10 4 (2.44%) SMS
10 4 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.37%) MySQL
3 16 (9.76%) Oracle Database
4 15 (9.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (8.54%) Relational Database
6 13 (7.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (4.27%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.66%) NoSQL
10 5 (3.05%) HBase
10 5 (3.05%) Big Data
10 5 (3.05%) Sqoop
10 5 (3.05%) Triplestore
10 5 (3.05%) Hadoop
10 5 (3.05%) Apache Hive
10 5 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (10.37%) JUnit
1 17 (10.37%) JIRA
2 16 (9.76%) Eclipse
2 16 (9.76%) Gradle
3 14 (8.54%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.32%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.10%) Mercurial
6 9 (5.49%) Visual Studio
7 7 (4.27%) Selenium
8 4 (2.44%) Subversion
8 4 (2.44%) Maven
8 4 (2.44%) Gerrit
9 3 (1.83%) NUnit
10 2 (1.22%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.22%) FxCop
10 2 (1.22%) StyleCop
10 2 (1.22%) Moq
11 1 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.61%) RSpec
General
1 35 (21.34%) Finance
2 10 (6.10%) Banking
3 7 (4.27%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.05%) Advertising
4 5 (3.05%) Local Government
4 5 (3.05%) German Language
4 5 (3.05%) Italian Language
4 5 (3.05%) Turkish Language
5 4 (2.44%) Retail
6 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.83%) Automotive
7 2 (1.22%) Electronics
7 2 (1.22%) Military
7 2 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (20.12%) Developer
2 31 (18.90%) Analyst
3 17 (10.37%) Support Analyst
4 12 (7.32%) Applications Support
4 12 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
5 11 (6.71%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (6.71%) Architect
6 10 (6.10%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.49%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.88%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.66%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (3.05%) Service Manager
10 5 (3.05%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (3.05%) Data Architect
10 5 (3.05%) Business Manager
10 5 (3.05%) Storage Engineer
10 5 (3.05%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (32.93%) Web Services
2 22 (13.41%) .NET
3 18 (10.98%) WCF
4 11 (6.71%) LINQ
5 10 (6.10%) Ninject
5 10 (6.10%) ASP.NET
5 10 (6.10%) JSON
6 9 (5.49%) Java EE
6 9 (5.49%) JMS
6 9 (5.49%) Hibernate
6 9 (5.49%) Spring
6 9 (5.49%) EJB
7 8 (4.88%) J2EE
7 8 (4.88%) .NET Framework
7 8 (4.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (4.27%) WF
8 7 (4.27%) JSP
9 5 (3.05%) Servlets
9 5 (3.05%) CSS
9 5 (3.05%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.15%) Open Source
3 13 (7.93%) CMDB
4 11 (6.71%) Computer Science
5 10 (6.10%) Replication
6 7 (4.27%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.05%) Visualisation
7 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.05%) Blog
8 4 (2.44%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.44%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.44%) W3C
9 2 (1.22%) DTV
9 2 (1.22%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.22%) Clustering
9 2 (1.22%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.61%) Human Factors
10 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.61%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 58 (35.37%) Linux
2 54 (32.93%) Windows
3 16 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (7.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (7.93%) UNIX
6 8 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.05%) Debian
7 5 (3.05%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.05%) AIX
7 5 (3.05%) zOS
7 5 (3.05%) MVS
7 5 (3.05%) Windows 2000
7 5 (3.05%) Windows NT
7 5 (3.05%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.22%) Android
8 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.56%) ITIL
2 35 (21.34%) Change Control
3 27 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (14.02%) Scrum
5 20 (12.20%) Project Management
5 20 (12.20%) Software Engineering
5 20 (12.20%) Problem Management
6 19 (11.59%) Service Delivery
7 17 (10.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (9.15%) Business Continuity
8 15 (9.15%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (8.54%) Capacity Management
9 14 (8.54%) Coaching
9 14 (8.54%) Release Management
10 13 (7.93%) Automated Testing
10 13 (7.93%) Change Management
10 13 (7.93%) Service Management
11 12 (7.32%) Wealth Management
12 11 (6.71%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (34.76%) SQL
2 31 (18.90%) Java
3 24 (14.63%) C#
4 20 (12.20%) Perl
5 18 (10.98%) PHP
6 16 (9.76%) Ruby
7 10 (6.10%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.66%) Python
9 5 (3.05%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.05%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.05%) C
9 5 (3.05%) R
10 3 (1.83%) Groovy
11 2 (1.22%) Scala
11 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.22%) C++
12 1 (0.61%) XPath
12 1 (0.61%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 18 (10.98%) Degree
2 14 (8.54%) SC Cleared
2 14 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.32%) MCSE
3 12 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.49%) CCNA
4 9 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.05%) MCP
6 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.22%) APMP
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.37%) QA
2 9 (5.49%) SLA
3 4 (2.44%) HL7
4 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.10%) vSphere
2 10 (6.10%) vCloud
3 9 (5.49%) Varnish
3 9 (5.49%) Squid
4 7 (4.27%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.27%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (3.66%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.05%) Xen
6 5 (3.05%) Apache Flume
7 4 (2.44%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.44%) Postfix
8 2 (1.22%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 29 (17.68%) Puppet
2 24 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.49%) SCOM
3 9 (5.49%) Nagios
4 6 (3.66%) OpenView
5 5 (3.05%) Tivoli
5 5 (3.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (3.05%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.05%) SCCM
5 5 (3.05%) Ansible
6 4 (2.44%) Icinga
6 4 (2.44%) OpenNMS
7 2 (1.22%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 45 (27.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.02%) Oracle
3 22 (13.41%) VMware
4 20 (12.20%) Cisco
5 18 (10.98%) Red Hat
6 10 (6.10%) Atlassian
6 10 (6.10%) Wonderware
7 7 (4.27%) IBM
7 7 (4.27%) HP
8 6 (3.66%) JBoss
8 6 (3.66%) Remedy
9 5 (3.05%) Citrix
9 5 (3.05%) Hitachi
9 5 (3.05%) Google
10 4 (2.44%) Veeam
10 4 (2.44%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.44%) Acronis
10 4 (2.44%) Dell
11 3 (1.83%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.22%) SAP
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rossendale
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Chorley
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Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
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Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Manchester
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