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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 187 186 204
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 75 62 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 0.91% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.15% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 39 51 43
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £53,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.74% +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
6197 5414 5838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.87% 79.30% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5042 4584 5021
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 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +27 53 £45,000 - 9
Cheshire -24 15 £36,250 -7.64% 4
Lancashire +1 4 £37,500 - 4
Cumbria -2 2 £55,000 +139.13%
Merseyside 0 1 £41,500 +3.75%
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (34.52%) SQL
1 58 (34.52%) Web Services
1 58 (34.52%) Windows
2 57 (33.93%) Linux
3 48 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 40 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 39 (23.21%) ITIL
6 37 (22.02%) Finance
7 33 (19.64%) Change Control
8 31 (18.45%) Java
9 30 (17.86%) Puppet
10 29 (17.26%) Apache
11 27 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (15.48%) C#
12 26 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
13 24 (14.29%) Oracle
13 24 (14.29%) .NET
14 23 (13.69%) Scrum
14 23 (13.69%) VMware
15 22 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (12.50%) Problem Management
17 20 (11.90%) WCF
17 20 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (11.90%) Software Engineering
17 20 (11.90%) Project Management
17 20 (11.90%) Cisco
18 19 (11.31%) Perl
18 19 (11.31%) Disaster Recovery
18 19 (11.31%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 29 (17.26%) Apache
2 13 (7.74%) IIS
3 12 (7.14%) nginx
4 11 (6.55%) Confluence
5 7 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.57%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.98%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.98%) SAS
7 5 (2.98%) Apache Pig
7 5 (2.98%) Jetty
7 5 (2.98%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.38%) Lync
8 4 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.79%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.60%) FileNet
11 1 (0.60%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 10 (5.95%) MS Office
2 8 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.98%) SPSS
5 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) SAP QM
1 2 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.57%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (2.98%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (2.98%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.19%) SaaS
7 1 (0.60%) IaaS
7 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.71%) Internet
2 14 (8.33%) DNS
3 13 (7.74%) SAN
4 12 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 12 (7.14%) Firewall
5 11 (6.55%) IPsec
6 10 (5.95%) iSCSI
7 9 (5.36%) AMQP
8 8 (4.76%) NAS
9 6 (3.57%) SNMP
9 6 (3.57%) SMS
10 5 (2.98%) SMTP
10 5 (2.98%) DHCP
10 5 (2.98%) FTP
10 5 (2.98%) HTTP
10 5 (2.98%) tcpdump
10 5 (2.98%) Wireshark
11 4 (2.38%) VLAN
11 4 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (10.12%) Oracle Database
5 16 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (9.52%) MySQL
6 15 (8.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 13 (7.74%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (4.17%) MongoDB
11 6 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (3.57%) NoSQL
12 5 (2.98%) Data Mining
12 5 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.98%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.98%) Sqoop
12 5 (2.98%) Big Data
12 5 (2.98%) HBase
12 5 (2.98%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 19 (11.31%) JIRA
2 17 (10.12%) JUnit
3 16 (9.52%) Gradle
3 16 (9.52%) Eclipse
4 14 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 12 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 10 (5.95%) Mercurial
7 9 (5.36%) Visual Studio
8 7 (4.17%) Selenium
9 4 (2.38%) Gerrit
9 4 (2.38%) Maven
9 4 (2.38%) Subversion
10 3 (1.79%) NUnit
11 2 (1.19%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.19%) Moq
11 2 (1.19%) StyleCop
11 2 (1.19%) FxCop
12 1 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
General
1 37 (22.02%) Finance
2 10 (5.95%) Banking
3 7 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.57%) Advertising
5 5 (2.98%) Local Government
5 5 (2.98%) German Language
5 5 (2.98%) Italian Language
5 5 (2.98%) Turkish Language
6 4 (2.38%) Retail
7 3 (1.79%) Automotive
7 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.19%) Electronics
8 2 (1.19%) Military
9 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (20.24%) Developer
2 31 (18.45%) Analyst
3 16 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 13 (7.74%) Architect
4 13 (7.74%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (5.95%) Applications Support
5 10 (5.95%) Applications Support Analyst
5 10 (5.95%) Software Engineer
6 9 (5.36%) C# Developer
7 8 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 8 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (2.98%) Data Architect
9 5 (2.98%) Service Manager
9 5 (2.98%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (2.98%) Business Manager
9 5 (2.98%) Storage Engineer
9 5 (2.98%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (34.52%) Web Services
2 24 (14.29%) .NET
3 20 (11.90%) WCF
4 12 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 11 (6.55%) LINQ
6 10 (5.95%) JSON
6 10 (5.95%) .NET Framework
6 10 (5.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (5.95%) Ninject
7 9 (5.36%) EJB
7 9 (5.36%) JMS
7 9 (5.36%) Spring
7 9 (5.36%) Hibernate
7 9 (5.36%) Java EE
7 9 (5.36%) WF
8 8 (4.76%) J2EE
9 7 (4.17%) JSP
10 5 (2.98%) Servlets
10 5 (2.98%) CSS
10 5 (2.98%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.93%) Open Source
3 13 (7.74%) CMDB
4 11 (6.55%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.95%) Replication
6 6 (3.57%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.98%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.98%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.98%) Blog
8 4 (2.38%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.38%) W3C
9 2 (1.19%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.19%) Clustering
9 2 (1.19%) DTV
9 2 (1.19%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.60%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (34.52%) Windows
2 57 (33.93%) Linux
3 18 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (7.74%) UNIX
5 12 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.98%) AIX
7 5 (2.98%) Windows 2000
7 5 (2.98%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.98%) Windows NT
7 5 (2.98%) MVS
7 5 (2.98%) zOS
7 5 (2.98%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.38%) Debian
9 2 (1.19%) Android
9 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.21%) ITIL
2 33 (19.64%) Change Control
3 27 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (13.69%) Scrum
5 21 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 20 (11.90%) Software Engineering
6 20 (11.90%) Project Management
7 19 (11.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (10.12%) Service Delivery
8 17 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (9.52%) Capacity Management
10 15 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (8.93%) Coaching
11 14 (8.33%) Release Management
11 14 (8.33%) Business Continuity
12 13 (7.74%) Change Management
12 13 (7.74%) Service Management
12 13 (7.74%) Automated Testing
12 13 (7.74%) Incident Management
13 12 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 58 (34.52%) SQL
2 31 (18.45%) Java
3 26 (15.48%) C#
4 19 (11.31%) Perl
5 17 (10.12%) PHP
6 16 (9.52%) Ruby
7 9 (5.36%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.57%) Python
9 5 (2.98%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.98%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.98%) C
9 5 (2.98%) R
10 3 (1.79%) Groovy
11 2 (1.19%) Scala
11 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.19%) C++
12 1 (0.60%) Clojure
12 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (9.52%) Degree
2 14 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 14 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.14%) MCSE
3 12 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (5.36%) CCNA
5 5 (2.98%) MCP
6 2 (1.19%) APMP
6 2 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.12%) QA
2 9 (5.36%) SLA
3 6 (3.57%) HL7
4 2 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.14%) vSphere
2 12 (7.14%) vCloud
3 9 (5.36%) Varnish
3 9 (5.36%) Squid
4 7 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (3.57%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.98%) Apache Flume
6 5 (2.98%) Xen
7 4 (2.38%) Postfix
7 4 (2.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.19%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (17.86%) Puppet
2 26 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (6.55%) SCOM
4 9 (5.36%) Nagios
5 8 (4.76%) OpenView
6 7 (4.17%) SCCM
7 6 (3.57%) OpenNMS
8 5 (2.98%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (2.98%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.98%) Ansible
9 4 (2.38%) Icinga
10 2 (1.19%) Hyperic
11 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 48 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.29%) Oracle
3 23 (13.69%) VMware
4 20 (11.90%) Cisco
5 17 (10.12%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.95%) Atlassian
6 10 (5.95%) Wonderware
7 9 (5.36%) HP
7 9 (5.36%) IBM
8 8 (4.76%) Remedy
9 6 (3.57%) Veeam
9 6 (3.57%) Acronis
9 6 (3.57%) Dell
9 6 (3.57%) JBoss
10 5 (2.98%) Citrix
10 5 (2.98%) Hitachi
10 5 (2.98%) Google
11 4 (2.38%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.79%) LANDesk
13 2 (1.19%) Capita
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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