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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 161 173 171
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 94 86 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.53% 1.28% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.44% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 85 49 53
Median salary £42,500 £42,049 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £30,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
5430 5966 6308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.15% 88.67% 85.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4523 4944 5005
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +14 71 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Cheshire +31 9 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Merseyside -17 8 £36,000 -28.00% 1
Lancashire - 4 £50,000 -
Cumbria - 2 £27,500 - 1
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 76 (45.24%) Linux
1 76 (45.24%) Puppet
2 71 (42.26%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (39.29%) ITIL
3 66 (39.29%) Python
4 59 (35.12%) SQL
5 58 (34.52%) Windows
6 54 (32.14%) Unix
7 50 (29.76%) Opscode Chef
8 47 (27.98%) DevOps
9 46 (27.38%) Microsoft
10 45 (26.79%) Bash Shell
11 44 (26.19%) Firewall
12 42 (25.00%) Ruby
13 38 (22.62%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (22.02%) Shell Script
15 35 (20.83%) .NET
16 34 (20.24%) Oracle
16 34 (20.24%) vSphere
17 33 (19.64%) Cobbler
18 29 (17.26%) Telecoms
19 27 (16.07%) Scrum
19 27 (16.07%) WebLogic
19 27 (16.07%) Apache
20 26 (15.48%) JavaScript
20 26 (15.48%) OpenStack
21 25 (14.88%) CloudStack
21 25 (14.88%) OWASP
21 25 (14.88%) XenServer
21 25 (14.88%) EnterpriseDB

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 27 (16.07%) Apache
1 27 (16.07%) WebLogic
2 26 (15.48%) OpenStack
3 25 (14.88%) CloudStack
3 25 (14.88%) JBoss
3 25 (14.88%) WebSphere
4 13 (7.74%) nginx
5 7 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.57%) IIS
7 5 (2.98%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.19%) MS Project
3 2 (1.19%) Open Workbench
3 2 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (4.76%) GitHub
2 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.98%) PaaS
4 4 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.19%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.19%) Office 365
6 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.60%) Engine Yard
6 1 (0.60%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 44 (26.19%) Firewall
2 19 (11.31%) DNS
2 19 (11.31%) Internet
3 13 (7.74%) Broadband
3 13 (7.74%) Ethernet
3 13 (7.74%) IPv6
3 13 (7.74%) TACACS
3 13 (7.74%) VoIP
3 13 (7.74%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (7.14%) Asterisk PBX
5 11 (6.55%) SNMP
6 10 (5.95%) VPN
7 9 (5.36%) MRTG
8 8 (4.76%) BGP
8 8 (4.76%) HSRP
8 8 (4.76%) Junos
8 8 (4.76%) LLU
8 8 (4.76%) OSPF
8 8 (4.76%) VLAN
8 8 (4.76%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.55%) MySQL
3 7 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.60%) Redis
7 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 21 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.76%) JIRA
4 7 (4.17%) Subversion
5 6 (3.57%) Maven
6 5 (2.98%) gulp
7 4 (2.38%) Selenium
7 4 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.79%) Ranorex
8 3 (1.79%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.19%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.19%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.19%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.60%) Ant
10 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.60%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.60%) NUnit
10 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.60%) WinRunner
General
1 29 (17.26%) Telecoms
2 18 (10.71%) Finance
3 10 (5.95%) Banking
4 9 (5.36%) Retail
5 6 (3.57%) Games
6 5 (2.98%) iGaming
6 5 (2.98%) Law
7 4 (2.38%) Electronics
7 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.38%) Marketing
8 2 (1.19%) Publishing
9 1 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (26.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (10.71%) Developer
3 16 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 12 (7.14%) Release Manager
5 11 (6.55%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.95%) Administrator
6 10 (5.95%) Designer
6 10 (5.95%) Service Manager
7 9 (5.36%) Lead Designer
7 9 (5.36%) Network Designer
8 8 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (4.76%) Applications Support Engineer
8 8 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (4.76%) Linux Support
8 8 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (4.76%) Test Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) Deployment Manager
9 7 (4.17%) Service Transition Manager
9 7 (4.17%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.83%) .NET
2 17 (10.12%) HTML
3 14 (8.33%) Web Services
4 13 (7.74%) CSS
5 12 (7.14%) XML
6 11 (6.55%) AngularJS
6 11 (6.55%) jQuery
7 8 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.76%) JSON
7 8 (4.76%) REST
8 6 (3.57%) HTML5
8 6 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
8 6 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (2.98%) Backbone.js
9 5 (2.98%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.98%) HTML5 Canvas
9 5 (2.98%) JAX-RS
9 5 (2.98%) Kafka
9 5 (2.98%) React
10 4 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.95%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.36%) iPad
4 6 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.38%) PKI
6 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.79%) Replication
7 2 (1.19%) Clustering
7 2 (1.19%) CMDB
7 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.19%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.19%) Handset
7 2 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.60%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 76 (45.24%) Linux
2 58 (34.52%) Windows
3 54 (32.14%) Unix
4 17 (10.12%) Windows Server
5 14 (8.33%) CentOS
6 12 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (6.55%) Debian
7 11 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.98%) AIX
9 5 (2.98%) CoreOS
10 3 (1.79%) Android
11 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.19%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.60%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (42.26%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (39.29%) ITIL
3 47 (27.98%) DevOps
4 38 (22.62%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (16.07%) Scrum
6 25 (14.88%) DSDM
6 25 (14.88%) OWASP
6 25 (14.88%) RUP
7 23 (13.69%) Change Management
8 20 (11.90%) Service Management
9 18 (10.71%) Release Management
10 16 (9.52%) Network Management
11 14 (8.33%) TDD
12 13 (7.74%) BDD
12 13 (7.74%) Service Delivery
13 12 (7.14%) Incident Management
13 12 (7.14%) Project Management
13 12 (7.14%) Test Scripting
14 11 (6.55%) Network Planning
14 11 (6.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 66 (39.29%) Python
2 59 (35.12%) SQL
3 45 (26.79%) Bash Shell
4 42 (25.00%) Ruby
5 37 (22.02%) Shell Script
6 26 (15.48%) JavaScript
7 25 (14.88%) Java
7 25 (14.88%) Perl
7 25 (14.88%) PHP
8 17 (10.12%) C#
9 11 (6.55%) C++
10 7 (4.17%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.98%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.60%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (14.29%) Degree
2 13 (7.74%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (5.95%) ISEB
4 8 (4.76%) CCNP
4 8 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.57%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.19%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.60%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.60%) CCNA
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.33%) QA
2 13 (7.74%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 34 (20.24%) vSphere
2 25 (14.88%) Xen
2 25 (14.88%) XenServer
3 21 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 14 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (4.76%) Varnish
6 7 (4.17%) vCloud
7 6 (3.57%) Docker
8 5 (2.98%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.79%) NFS
10 2 (1.19%) Squid
10 2 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 76 (45.24%) Puppet
2 50 (29.76%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (19.64%) Cobbler
4 25 (14.88%) Tivoli
5 24 (14.29%) Nagios
6 19 (11.31%) SCCM
7 17 (10.12%) RANCID
8 14 (8.33%) Cacti
9 13 (7.74%) OpenNMS
10 11 (6.55%) SCOM
11 10 (5.95%) Ansible
12 7 (4.17%) Backup Exec
12 7 (4.17%) Munin
13 5 (2.98%) Kubernetes
14 4 (2.38%) HAProxy
14 4 (2.38%) vRealize
15 2 (1.19%) vMotion
16 1 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
16 1 (0.60%) Salt
16 1 (0.60%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 46 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 34 (20.24%) Oracle
3 25 (14.88%) EnterpriseDB
4 24 (14.29%) VMware
5 23 (13.69%) Cisco
6 17 (10.12%) Juniper
7 14 (8.33%) Ericsson
8 13 (7.74%) Brocade
8 13 (7.74%) Foundry
8 13 (7.74%) Huawei
8 13 (7.74%) ZyXEL
9 7 (4.17%) Citrix
10 5 (2.98%) Dell
10 5 (2.98%) SAP
10 5 (2.98%) Veeam
10 5 (2.98%) Zerto
11 4 (2.38%) HP
11 4 (2.38%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.79%) Cognizant
12 3 (1.79%) EMC
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