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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 162 164 143
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 91 81 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.31% 1.24% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.50% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 72 54 116
Average salary £39,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £32,500 £28,425
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.49% -1.23%
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
5776 5395 6019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.04% 82.77% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4812 4461 5018
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +22 60 £37,500 -16.66% 10
Cheshire -13 19 £45,000 +7.14%
Lancashire +1 7 £32,500 -17.72% 4
Merseyside +11 5 £50,000 +81.81% 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 50 (33.33%) Change Control
2 38 (25.33%) SQL
3 37 (24.67%) Finance
4 33 (22.00%) Linux
5 32 (21.33%) Microsoft
6 28 (18.67%) ITIL
7 27 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (17.33%) Degree
9 24 (16.00%) Puppet
10 22 (14.67%) VMware
11 21 (14.00%) C#
11 21 (14.00%) Apache
12 20 (13.33%) Windows
12 20 (13.33%) Java
12 20 (13.33%) Service Delivery
13 19 (12.67%) Wealth Management
13 19 (12.67%) Problem Management
14 17 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (11.33%) Scrum
14 17 (11.33%) SQL Server
15 16 (10.67%) .NET
15 16 (10.67%) Web Services
16 15 (10.00%) MySQL
16 15 (10.00%) nginx
17 14 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (9.33%) Oracle
17 14 (9.33%) Project Management
18 13 (8.67%) PHP
18 13 (8.67%) Software Engineering
18 13 (8.67%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 21 (14.00%) Apache
2 15 (10.00%) nginx
3 7 (4.67%) IIS
4 5 (3.33%) JBoss
4 5 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.67%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.67%) Confluence
6 2 (1.33%) Lync
7 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.67%) Site Server
7 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.67%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.67%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.00%) SaaS
5 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.67%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.67%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.00%) Internet
2 9 (6.00%) NAS
3 7 (4.67%) SAN
4 6 (4.00%) Firewall
5 5 (3.33%) MPLS
5 5 (3.33%) VPN
6 4 (2.67%) BGP
6 4 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.67%) Network Security
7 3 (2.00%) HTTP
7 3 (2.00%) SSL
7 3 (2.00%) IPv6
8 2 (1.33%) WAN
8 2 (1.33%) ADSL
8 2 (1.33%) ISDN
8 2 (1.33%) IPsec
8 2 (1.33%) 4G
9 1 (0.67%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.00%) MySQL
3 9 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.67%) DB2
6 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.00%) Aerospike
7 2 (1.33%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.67%) SQLite
8 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 10 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.33%) JUnit
3 6 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.00%) Subversion
4 5 (3.33%) Selenium
4 5 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.33%) Gradle
5 4 (2.67%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.67%) PVCS
5 4 (2.67%) Maven
5 4 (2.67%) JIRA
6 3 (2.00%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.33%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.67%) NUnit
8 1 (0.67%) Hudson
8 1 (0.67%) WiX
8 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.67%) FxCop
General
1 37 (24.67%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Banking
2 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.33%) Retail
4 4 (2.67%) Billing
4 4 (2.67%) Electronics
5 2 (1.33%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.33%) Automotive
6 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.67%) German Language
6 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.67%) Turkish Language
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (26.00%) Analyst
2 22 (14.67%) Developer
3 20 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 19 (12.67%) Applications Support
4 19 (12.67%) Administrator
4 19 (12.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 12 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.00%) Storage Administrator
8 8 (5.33%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (5.33%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (4.67%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.67%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Software Manager
11 5 (3.33%) Software Asset Manager
11 5 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.67%) .NET
1 16 (10.67%) Web Services
2 10 (6.67%) HTML
2 10 (6.67%) Spring
2 10 (6.67%) CSS
3 9 (6.00%) jQuery
4 8 (5.33%) XML
5 7 (4.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.67%) JSON
5 7 (4.67%) Hibernate
6 6 (4.00%) JSP
7 5 (3.33%) Ajax
7 5 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.33%) WCF
7 5 (3.33%) LINQ
7 5 (3.33%) Ninject
8 4 (2.67%) REST
8 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.67%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.67%) PMI
3 6 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.33%) CMDB
5 4 (2.67%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.67%) Physics
5 4 (2.67%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.67%) Device Driver
5 4 (2.67%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.67%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.00%) PKI
7 2 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.33%) Open Source
7 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.33%) Clustering
8 1 (0.67%) SecurID
8 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.00%) Linux
2 20 (13.33%) Windows
3 8 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.67%) Debian
5 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.00%) CentOS
6 3 (2.00%) UNIX
6 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.67%) Solaris
7 1 (0.67%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.33%) Change Control
2 28 (18.67%) ITIL
3 27 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 19 (12.67%) Wealth Management
5 19 (12.67%) Problem Management
6 17 (11.33%) Scrum
7 14 (9.33%) Project Management
8 13 (8.67%) Software Engineering
8 13 (8.67%) Release Management
9 12 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 10 (6.67%) Change Management
10 10 (6.67%) PRINCE2
11 9 (6.00%) Service Management
11 9 (6.00%) MVC
11 9 (6.00%) Performance Management
11 9 (6.00%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.33%) SQL
2 21 (14.00%) C#
3 20 (13.33%) Java
4 13 (8.67%) PHP
5 12 (8.00%) Perl
6 11 (7.33%) JavaScript
6 11 (7.33%) Python
6 11 (7.33%) Bash Shell
7 9 (6.00%) Ruby
8 5 (3.33%) C++
8 5 (3.33%) C
9 4 (2.67%) RPG
9 4 (2.67%) Embedded C
9 4 (2.67%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.00%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.67%) XPath
11 1 (0.67%) Groovy
11 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (17.33%) Degree
2 8 (5.33%) ISEB
3 7 (4.67%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.33%) CCNA
5 4 (2.67%) CCNP
6 3 (2.00%) VCP4
7 2 (1.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.67%) MCSE
8 1 (0.67%) CISSP
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.00%) QA
2 3 (2.00%) SLA
3 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.67%) Firmware
4 4 (2.67%) vSphere
5 2 (1.33%) Varnish
5 2 (1.33%) XenApp
5 2 (1.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (16.00%) Puppet
2 13 (8.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.33%) Nagios
4 3 (2.00%) Ansible
5 2 (1.33%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.33%) SCCM
5 2 (1.33%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.67%) SCSM
6 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 32 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.67%) VMware
3 14 (9.33%) Oracle
4 11 (7.33%) IBM
5 10 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.33%) Cisco
7 7 (4.67%) EMC
8 6 (4.00%) SAP
9 5 (3.33%) Wonderware
10 4 (2.67%) Perforce
10 4 (2.67%) Citrix
10 4 (2.67%) HP
10 4 (2.67%) Percona
11 3 (2.00%) BT
12 2 (1.33%) Google
12 2 (1.33%) Veeam
13 1 (0.67%) Polycom
13 1 (0.67%) Tandberg
13 1 (0.67%) Aquila
13 1 (0.67%) Dell
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