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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 156 164 189
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +25
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 103 94 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.62% 1.40% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.58% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 84 56 38
Median salary £45,000 £42,049 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.01% -1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £30,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,215 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
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
5612 5939 6417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.20% 88.46% 86.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4688 4921 5272
Median salary £42,500 £42,049 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.07% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 74 £45,000 +7.01% 16
Cheshire +29 15 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Merseyside -28 9 £36,000 +20.00% 1
Cumbria - 3 £27,500 - 1
Lancashire +8 2 £56,250 +56.25% 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 91 (48.66%) Linux
2 88 (47.06%) Puppet
3 74 (39.57%) Windows
4 73 (39.04%) Python
5 66 (35.29%) ITIL
5 66 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (32.62%) SQL
6 61 (32.62%) Opscode Chef
7 55 (29.41%) Firewall
8 54 (28.88%) Microsoft
9 49 (26.20%) Unix
9 49 (26.20%) DevOps
10 43 (22.99%) Bash Shell
11 39 (20.86%) Ruby
12 38 (20.32%) Shell Script
12 38 (20.32%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (19.79%) vSphere
13 37 (19.79%) .NET
13 37 (19.79%) VMware
14 34 (18.18%) Oracle
14 34 (18.18%) Perl
15 33 (17.65%) Apache
15 33 (17.65%) Jenkins
16 31 (16.58%) Active Directory
17 30 (16.04%) Telecoms
18 29 (15.51%) WebLogic
18 29 (15.51%) Cobbler
18 29 (15.51%) Amazon AWS
19 28 (14.97%) Finance
20 27 (14.44%) Scrum

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 (17.65%) Apache
2 29 (15.51%) WebLogic
3 26 (13.90%) OpenStack
4 25 (13.37%) CloudStack
4 25 (13.37%) JBoss
4 25 (13.37%) WebSphere
5 14 (7.49%) nginx
6 9 (4.81%) IIS
7 8 (4.28%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.67%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (4.28%) MS Excel
1 8 (4.28%) MS Office
2 3 (1.60%) MS Project
2 3 (1.60%) Open Workbench
2 3 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.07%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.53%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.51%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.42%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.28%) GitHub
4 8 (4.28%) Office 365
5 7 (3.74%) Amazon S3
5 7 (3.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (3.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (2.67%) PaaS
8 4 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (2.14%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (2.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (29.41%) Firewall
2 27 (14.44%) Internet
3 20 (10.70%) DNS
4 16 (8.56%) VoIP
5 14 (7.49%) Broadband
5 14 (7.49%) Ethernet
5 14 (7.49%) IPv6
5 14 (7.49%) TACACS
5 14 (7.49%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (6.95%) Asterisk PBX
7 11 (5.88%) SNMP
7 11 (5.88%) WAN
8 10 (5.35%) VPN
9 9 (4.81%) MRTG
10 8 (4.28%) BGP
10 8 (4.28%) HSRP
10 8 (4.28%) Junos
10 8 (4.28%) OSPF
10 8 (4.28%) VLAN
10 8 (4.28%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.63%) MySQL
3 7 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.07%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.53%) Redis
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 24 (12.83%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.42%) JIRA
4 9 (4.81%) Subversion
5 7 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.21%) Maven
7 5 (2.67%) gulp
8 4 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.60%) Ranorex
9 3 (1.60%) Selenium
10 2 (1.07%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.07%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.07%) NuGet
10 2 (1.07%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (1.07%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.07%) Travis CI
10 2 (1.07%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.53%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.53%) Gradle
General
1 30 (16.04%) Telecoms
2 28 (14.97%) Finance
3 11 (5.88%) Banking
4 10 (5.35%) Retail
5 9 (4.81%) Games
6 5 (2.67%) iGaming
6 5 (2.67%) Law
7 4 (2.14%) Electronics
7 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.14%) Marketing
8 2 (1.07%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.07%) Avionics
8 2 (1.07%) Publishing
9 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (24.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (10.16%) Applications Support
3 17 (9.09%) Developer
4 15 (8.02%) Support Engineer
5 12 (6.42%) Service Manager
6 11 (5.88%) Administrator
6 11 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (5.88%) Designer
6 11 (5.88%) Linux Support
7 10 (5.35%) Lead Designer
7 10 (5.35%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (5.35%) Network Designer
7 10 (5.35%) Release Manager
8 9 (4.81%) Applications Engineer
8 9 (4.81%) Applications Support Engineer
8 9 (4.81%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (4.28%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) ITIL Manager
10 7 (3.74%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.79%) .NET
2 19 (10.16%) HTML
3 16 (8.56%) Web Services
4 12 (6.42%) CSS
5 11 (5.88%) jQuery
6 10 (5.35%) AngularJS
6 10 (5.35%) XML
7 9 (4.81%) JSON
8 8 (4.28%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.21%) HTML5
9 6 (3.21%) LAMP
9 6 (3.21%) LAPP Stack
9 6 (3.21%) Middleware
9 6 (3.21%) REST
9 6 (3.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (2.67%) Backbone.js
10 5 (2.67%) HTML5 Canvas
10 5 (2.67%) JAX-RS
10 5 (2.67%) Kafka
10 5 (2.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.35%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.74%) iPad
3 7 (3.74%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.14%) PKI
5 3 (1.60%) CMDB
5 3 (1.60%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.60%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.60%) Replication
6 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.07%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.53%) Handset
7 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.53%) User Experience
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 91 (48.66%) Linux
2 74 (39.57%) Windows
3 49 (26.20%) Unix
4 23 (12.30%) Windows Server
5 18 (9.63%) CentOS
6 16 (8.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (7.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (6.95%) Debian
8 13 (6.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.21%) AIX
9 6 (3.21%) Android
10 5 (2.67%) CoreOS
11 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.60%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.07%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.53%) Solaris
13 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 66 (35.29%) ITIL
2 49 (26.20%) DevOps
3 38 (20.32%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (14.44%) Scrum
5 26 (13.90%) Change Management
5 26 (13.90%) OWASP
6 25 (13.37%) DSDM
6 25 (13.37%) RUP
7 21 (11.23%) Service Management
8 19 (10.16%) Release Management
9 17 (9.09%) Network Management
10 16 (8.56%) Service Delivery
11 14 (7.49%) Incident Management
11 14 (7.49%) Project Management
12 13 (6.95%) Change Control
12 13 (6.95%) Mentoring
12 13 (6.95%) Problem Management
12 13 (6.95%) Software Engineering
13 12 (6.42%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 73 (39.04%) Python
2 61 (32.62%) SQL
3 43 (22.99%) Bash Shell
4 39 (20.86%) Ruby
5 38 (20.32%) Shell Script
6 34 (18.18%) Perl
7 27 (14.44%) Java
7 27 (14.44%) PHP
8 25 (13.37%) JavaScript
9 19 (10.16%) PowerShell
10 16 (8.56%) C#
11 13 (6.95%) C++
12 5 (2.67%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.07%) ANSI C
13 2 (1.07%) C
14 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (11.76%) Degree
2 12 (6.42%) ISEB
2 12 (6.42%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (5.35%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.81%) CCNP
5 8 (4.28%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.28%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.21%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.07%) CCNA
8 2 (1.07%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.56%) QA
2 14 (7.49%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.14%) ISO 9000
5 2 (1.07%) DO-178B
System Software
1 37 (19.79%) vSphere
2 31 (16.58%) Active Directory
3 25 (13.37%) Xen
3 25 (13.37%) XenServer
4 23 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (6.42%) Hyper-V
6 10 (5.35%) vCloud
7 8 (4.28%) Varnish
8 7 (3.74%) Docker
9 3 (1.60%) NFS
10 2 (1.07%) Squid
10 2 (1.07%) VirtualBox
10 2 (1.07%) XenApp
11 1 (0.53%) iptables
11 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 88 (47.06%) Puppet
2 61 (32.62%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (15.51%) Cobbler
4 25 (13.37%) Nagios
4 25 (13.37%) Tivoli
5 23 (12.30%) SCCM
6 18 (9.63%) RANCID
7 15 (8.02%) Ansible
7 15 (8.02%) Cacti
8 14 (7.49%) OpenNMS
9 11 (5.88%) SCOM
10 7 (3.74%) Backup Exec
10 7 (3.74%) Munin
11 5 (2.67%) HAProxy
11 5 (2.67%) Kubernetes
11 5 (2.67%) vMotion
12 4 (2.14%) PowerCLI
12 4 (2.14%) vRealize
13 2 (1.07%) Salt
13 2 (1.07%) Terraform
Vendors
1 54 (28.88%) Microsoft
2 37 (19.79%) VMware
3 34 (18.18%) Oracle
4 27 (14.44%) Cisco
5 25 (13.37%) EnterpriseDB
6 18 (9.63%) Juniper
7 14 (7.49%) Brocade
7 14 (7.49%) Ericsson
7 14 (7.49%) Foundry
7 14 (7.49%) Huawei
7 14 (7.49%) ZyXEL
8 11 (5.88%) Zerto
9 9 (4.81%) Citrix
10 8 (4.28%) Veeam
11 7 (3.74%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.67%) Atlassian
12 5 (2.67%) Dell
12 5 (2.67%) EMC
12 5 (2.67%) SAP
13 4 (2.14%) HP
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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