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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 162 179 179
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 76 79 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 1.20% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.37% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 63 61 45
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £48,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
4912 5748 6113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.71% 87.44% 85.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4140 4573 4925
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,300 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +13 60 £45,000 +28.57% 16
Merseyside +16 7 £30,000 -40.00%
Cheshire +11 4 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Cumbria +11 3 £27,500 -
Lancashire 0 1 £58,000 +61.11% 4
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 75 (51.02%) Linux
2 65 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (36.73%) Puppet
4 53 (36.05%) ITIL
5 50 (34.01%) Python
5 50 (34.01%) Ruby
6 48 (32.65%) Windows
7 42 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (28.57%) DevOps
8 41 (27.89%) Bash Shell
8 41 (27.89%) Unix
9 40 (27.21%) Opscode Chef
10 38 (25.85%) Microsoft
10 38 (25.85%) SQL
11 33 (22.45%) Shell Script
12 30 (20.41%) VMware
13 29 (19.73%) Cobbler
14 26 (17.69%) .NET
15 24 (16.33%) Firewall
15 24 (16.33%) Scrum
15 24 (16.33%) OpenStack
16 23 (15.65%) Web Services
17 22 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (13.61%) Oracle
19 19 (12.93%) Service Management
19 19 (12.93%) RUP
20 18 (12.24%) Jenkins
20 18 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (11.56%) Java
21 17 (11.56%) Finance

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 24 (16.33%) OpenStack
2 16 (10.88%) Apache
2 16 (10.88%) JBoss
2 16 (10.88%) WebLogic
3 15 (10.20%) CloudStack
3 15 (10.20%) WebSphere
4 10 (6.80%) nginx
5 8 (5.44%) IIS
6 4 (2.72%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.72%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.68%) Node.js
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS Project
2 1 (0.68%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Lorenzo
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.08%) GitHub
3 5 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.72%) PaaS
5 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.68%) Engine Yard
6 1 (0.68%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.33%) Firewall
2 10 (6.80%) VPN
3 8 (5.44%) NAS
4 6 (4.08%) DNS
5 5 (3.40%) MRTG
6 4 (2.72%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.36%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (1.36%) DHCP
7 2 (1.36%) LAN
7 2 (1.36%) SAN
7 2 (1.36%) WAN
7 2 (1.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.20%) MySQL
2 13 (8.84%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.72%) SQLite
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.68%) Redis
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (12.24%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.48%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.12%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.76%) Maven
5 6 (4.08%) JIRA
5 6 (4.08%) Selenium
6 5 (3.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (3.40%) Gerrit
6 5 (3.40%) NUnit
7 4 (2.72%) FxCop
7 4 (2.72%) gulp
7 4 (2.72%) Moq
7 4 (2.72%) MSTest
7 4 (2.72%) Ranorex
7 4 (2.72%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.72%) StyleCop
7 4 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.72%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.72%) WiX
8 3 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (11.56%) Finance
2 6 (4.08%) Banking
3 5 (3.40%) Law
3 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.72%) Games
4 4 (2.72%) iGaming
5 3 (2.04%) Legal
6 2 (1.36%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Billing
7 1 (0.68%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (25.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (13.61%) Analyst
3 16 (10.88%) Developer
4 10 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (6.80%) Support Analyst
4 10 (6.80%) Test Automation Engineer
4 10 (6.80%) Test Engineer
5 9 (6.12%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 8 (5.44%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 8 (5.44%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (5.44%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (5.44%) Technical Support
6 8 (5.44%) Technical Support Analyst
7 7 (4.76%) Administrator
7 7 (4.76%) Automation Tester
7 7 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 7 (4.76%) Linux Support
7 7 (4.76%) Release Manager
7 7 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.69%) .NET
2 23 (15.65%) Web Services
3 13 (8.84%) HTML
4 10 (6.80%) jQuery
5 8 (5.44%) XML
6 7 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 7 (4.76%) CSS
6 7 (4.76%) WCF
7 6 (4.08%) Hibernate
7 6 (4.08%) LAMP
7 6 (4.08%) REST
8 5 (3.40%) Ajax
8 5 (3.40%) HTML5
8 5 (3.40%) LAPP Stack
8 5 (3.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (2.72%) Kafka
9 4 (2.72%) LINQ
9 4 (2.72%) Ninject
9 4 (2.72%) React
9 4 (2.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.40%) iPad
4 4 (2.72%) CMDB
5 3 (2.04%) PMI
6 2 (1.36%) Clustering
6 2 (1.36%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.36%) Handset
7 1 (0.68%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.68%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 75 (51.02%) Linux
2 48 (32.65%) Windows
3 41 (27.89%) Unix
4 16 (10.88%) Windows Server
5 12 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (6.12%) CentOS
7 8 (5.44%) Android
7 8 (5.44%) Apple iOS
8 7 (4.76%) Debian
9 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.72%) CoreOS
11 3 (2.04%) AIX
12 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.68%) SUSE
13 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (36.05%) ITIL
3 42 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (28.57%) DevOps
4 24 (16.33%) Scrum
5 19 (12.93%) RUP
5 19 (12.93%) Service Management
6 17 (11.56%) TDD
7 16 (10.88%) DSDM
7 16 (10.88%) Test Scripting
8 15 (10.20%) OWASP
8 15 (10.20%) SDLC
9 14 (9.52%) Change Management
9 14 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 12 (8.16%) Automated Testing
10 12 (8.16%) BDD
10 12 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (8.16%) Test Automation
10 12 (8.16%) Time Management
11 11 (7.48%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 50 (34.01%) Python
1 50 (34.01%) Ruby
2 41 (27.89%) Bash Shell
3 38 (25.85%) SQL
4 33 (22.45%) Shell Script
5 17 (11.56%) Java
6 15 (10.20%) C#
6 15 (10.20%) Perl
7 14 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 14 (9.52%) PHP
8 6 (4.08%) C++
9 4 (2.72%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.04%) VB
10 3 (2.04%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.68%) C
11 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.16%) Degree
2 6 (4.08%) CISM
2 6 (4.08%) CISMP
2 6 (4.08%) CISSP
2 6 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.40%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.72%) ISEB
5 3 (2.04%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.36%) MCSA
6 2 (1.36%) MCSE
6 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.36%) RHCE
6 2 (1.36%) RHCT
6 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.16%) QA
2 5 (3.40%) SLA
3 4 (2.72%) HL7
3 4 (2.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.20%) vSphere
2 15 (10.20%) Xen
2 15 (10.20%) XenServer
3 11 (7.48%) Active Directory
4 8 (5.44%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.40%) Docker
5 5 (3.40%) Squid
6 4 (2.72%) Varnish
7 2 (1.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 54 (36.73%) Puppet
2 40 (27.21%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (19.73%) Cobbler
4 16 (10.88%) Tivoli
5 8 (5.44%) Ansible
6 6 (4.08%) Nagios
7 5 (3.40%) Munin
7 5 (3.40%) Zenoss
8 4 (2.72%) HAProxy
8 4 (2.72%) Kubernetes
8 4 (2.72%) Wonderware InTouch
9 3 (2.04%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 3 (2.04%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.68%) DameWare
10 1 (0.68%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.68%) SCCM
10 1 (0.68%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 38 (25.85%) Microsoft
2 30 (20.41%) VMware
3 20 (13.61%) Oracle
4 15 (10.20%) EnterpriseDB
5 9 (6.12%) Citrix
5 9 (6.12%) HP
6 8 (5.44%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.76%) Cisco
8 6 (4.08%) SaltStack
9 5 (3.40%) F5
10 4 (2.72%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.72%) Telerik
10 4 (2.72%) Wonderware
11 2 (1.36%) BMC
11 2 (1.36%) BroadSoft
11 2 (1.36%) Dynatrace
11 2 (1.36%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.36%) GENBAND
11 2 (1.36%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.36%) Sonus
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