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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 193 187 194
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 70 55 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 0.81% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.01% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 39 40 45
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,300 £51,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
6315 5451 5652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.92% 80.32% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5292 4577 4871
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +22 49 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Cheshire -19 16 £30,000 -16.08% 1
Lancashire +3 3 £37,500 - 4
Cumbria -4 2 £55,000 +139.13%
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 62 (38.27%) Linux
2 56 (34.57%) SQL
3 51 (31.48%) Web Services
4 47 (29.01%) Windows
5 45 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 45 (27.78%) Change Control
6 39 (24.07%) Java
7 35 (21.60%) Apache
7 35 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (19.75%) Finance
9 30 (18.52%) ITIL
9 30 (18.52%) Puppet
10 27 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 27 (16.67%) Scrum
11 24 (14.81%) VMware
11 24 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
12 23 (14.20%) Service Delivery
12 23 (14.20%) JUnit
13 22 (13.58%) Software Engineering
14 21 (12.96%) MySQL
14 21 (12.96%) C#
14 21 (12.96%) Project Management
14 21 (12.96%) Degree
14 21 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (12.35%) Gradle
15 20 (12.35%) Jenkins
15 20 (12.35%) Relational Database
15 20 (12.35%) Internet
15 20 (12.35%) Perl
15 20 (12.35%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 35 (21.60%) Apache
2 14 (8.64%) IIS
3 13 (8.02%) nginx
4 11 (6.79%) Confluence
5 10 (6.17%) JBoss
6 7 (4.32%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.09%) MS Exchange
7 5 (3.09%) SAS
7 5 (3.09%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.09%) Jetty
7 5 (3.09%) Lync
7 5 (3.09%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.85%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (7.41%) MS Office
2 9 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.09%) SPSS
4 4 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.23%) SAP QM
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.64%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (6.79%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.09%) Google App Engine
4 5 (3.09%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (2.47%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (2.47%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.23%) SaaS
7 1 (0.62%) PaaS
7 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.35%) Internet
2 12 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 12 (7.41%) DNS
2 12 (7.41%) Firewall
3 9 (5.56%) IPsec
3 9 (5.56%) AMQP
4 8 (4.94%) iSCSI
4 8 (4.94%) SAN
5 7 (4.32%) HTTP
6 5 (3.09%) DHCP
6 5 (3.09%) FTP
6 5 (3.09%) NAS
7 4 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (2.47%) VLAN
7 4 (2.47%) SNMP
7 4 (2.47%) LDAP
8 3 (1.85%) VoIP
8 3 (1.85%) SMTP
8 3 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.96%) MySQL
3 20 (12.35%) Relational Database
4 14 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (6.79%) Oracle Database
6 9 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (4.32%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.70%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (3.09%) Hadoop
10 5 (3.09%) Apache Hive
10 5 (3.09%) HBase
10 5 (3.09%) Big Data
10 5 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.09%) Data Mining
10 5 (3.09%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.09%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (14.20%) JUnit
2 20 (12.35%) Eclipse
2 20 (12.35%) Gradle
2 20 (12.35%) Jenkins
3 16 (9.88%) Git (software)
4 13 (8.02%) JIRA
5 11 (6.79%) Selenium
6 10 (6.17%) Mercurial
7 9 (5.56%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.70%) Maven
8 6 (3.70%) Gerrit
9 4 (2.47%) Subversion
10 3 (1.85%) NUnit
10 3 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.85%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.23%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.23%) FxCop
11 2 (1.23%) StyleCop
11 2 (1.23%) Moq
12 1 (0.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 32 (19.75%) Finance
2 5 (3.09%) Aerospace
2 5 (3.09%) Banking
2 5 (3.09%) German Language
2 5 (3.09%) Italian Language
2 5 (3.09%) Turkish Language
3 4 (2.47%) Retail
4 3 (1.85%) Local Government
4 3 (1.85%) Automotive
4 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Electronics
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
5 2 (1.23%) Military
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (22.22%) Analyst
2 35 (21.60%) Developer
3 20 (12.35%) Support Analyst
4 17 (10.49%) Applications Support
4 17 (10.49%) Applications Support Analyst
5 14 (8.64%) Software Engineer
6 12 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.41%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.32%) Architect
9 7 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.32%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.09%) Service Manager
11 5 (3.09%) Data Architect
11 5 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (31.48%) Web Services
2 19 (11.73%) .NET
3 15 (9.26%) Spring
4 13 (8.02%) Hibernate
4 13 (8.02%) WCF
5 12 (7.41%) JSON
6 11 (6.79%) LINQ
6 11 (6.79%) JSP
7 10 (6.17%) Ninject
8 9 (5.56%) EJB
8 9 (5.56%) JMS
8 9 (5.56%) Java EE
9 8 (4.94%) J2EE
9 8 (4.94%) ASP.NET
10 7 (4.32%) CSS
10 7 (4.32%) HTML
11 5 (3.09%) Servlets
12 4 (2.47%) Grails
12 4 (2.47%) RESTful
12 4 (2.47%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.26%) CMDB
1 15 (9.26%) Open Source
1 15 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.02%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.09%) Blog
4 5 (3.09%) Replication
4 5 (3.09%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.47%) W3C
5 4 (2.47%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.23%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.23%) DTV
7 2 (1.23%) Clustering
8 1 (0.62%) SecurID
8 1 (0.62%) PKI
8 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 62 (38.27%) Linux
2 47 (29.01%) Windows
3 13 (8.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (6.17%) UNIX
5 9 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.32%) Debian
8 3 (1.85%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.23%) AIX
9 2 (1.23%) zOS
9 2 (1.23%) MVS
9 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.23%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.62%) Android
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.78%) Change Control
2 35 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (18.52%) ITIL
4 27 (16.67%) Scrum
5 23 (14.20%) Service Delivery
6 22 (13.58%) Software Engineering
7 21 (12.96%) Project Management
8 19 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (10.49%) Automated Testing
9 17 (10.49%) Wealth Management
10 15 (9.26%) Change Management
10 15 (9.26%) Coaching
11 14 (8.64%) Problem Management
12 13 (8.02%) Business Continuity
12 13 (8.02%) Service Management
13 12 (7.41%) MVC
13 12 (7.41%) Release Management
13 12 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
14 11 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (34.57%) SQL
2 39 (24.07%) Java
3 21 (12.96%) C#
4 20 (12.35%) Perl
5 16 (9.88%) PHP
5 16 (9.88%) Ruby
6 10 (6.17%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.94%) Python
8 7 (4.32%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.09%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.09%) R
10 4 (2.47%) Groovy
11 3 (1.85%) C
12 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.23%) Scala
12 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.23%) C++
13 1 (0.62%) XPath
13 1 (0.62%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 21 (12.96%) Degree
2 14 (8.64%) SC Cleared
2 14 (8.64%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.56%) MCSE
3 9 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.32%) CCNA
5 2 (1.23%) MCP
5 2 (1.23%) APMP
5 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.62%) ISEB
6 1 (0.62%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.73%) QA
2 7 (4.32%) SLA
3 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.17%) vSphere
2 10 (6.17%) vCloud
3 9 (5.56%) Varnish
4 7 (4.32%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.32%) Squid
5 6 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (3.70%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.09%) Apache Flume
6 5 (3.09%) Xen
7 4 (2.47%) Postfix
8 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.23%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (18.52%) Puppet
2 24 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.32%) Nagios
3 7 (4.32%) SCOM
4 6 (3.70%) SCCM
5 5 (3.09%) Ansible
6 4 (2.47%) Icinga
6 4 (2.47%) OpenNMS
6 4 (2.47%) Hyperic
7 3 (1.85%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.23%) OpenView
8 2 (1.23%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.62%) SCSM
Vendors
1 45 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.81%) VMware
3 19 (11.73%) Cisco
4 18 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 16 (9.88%) Oracle
6 10 (6.17%) Wonderware
6 10 (6.17%) Atlassian
7 6 (3.70%) Citrix
8 5 (3.09%) Hitachi
8 5 (3.09%) Google
9 4 (2.47%) HP
9 4 (2.47%) Dell
9 4 (2.47%) Veeam
9 4 (2.47%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.47%) Acronis
10 3 (1.85%) LANDesk
10 3 (1.85%) IBM
11 2 (1.23%) SAP
11 2 (1.23%) Remedy
11 2 (1.23%) Capita
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
BAE Systems
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £37,250 to £55,000 per annum dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Blackburn
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 subject to experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago