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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 181 153 193
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +40
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 72 99 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 1.43% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.73% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 50 65 56
Average salary £35,000 £37,123 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
5557 5720 6003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.85% 82.54% 80.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4504 4554 5135
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -26 42 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Cheshire -1 22 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Merseyside - 4 £50,000 -
Lancashire -13 3 £25,000 -32.65% 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 38 (24.36%) ITIL
2 35 (22.44%) Service Management
2 35 (22.44%) Puppet
3 34 (21.79%) Linux
4 32 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (19.87%) C#
5 31 (19.87%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (19.23%) DevOps
7 29 (18.59%) Microsoft
8 28 (17.95%) SQL Server
9 27 (17.31%) PHP
9 27 (17.31%) SQL
10 26 (16.67%) .NET
10 26 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 25 (16.03%) Degree
11 25 (16.03%) jQuery
11 25 (16.03%) JavaScript
12 24 (15.38%) Web Services
12 24 (15.38%) Finance
13 23 (14.74%) Scrum
13 23 (14.74%) HTML
13 23 (14.74%) Java
13 23 (14.74%) Python
14 22 (14.10%) Mentoring
15 21 (13.46%) CSS
16 20 (12.82%) XML
16 20 (12.82%) MySQL
16 20 (12.82%) Windows
16 20 (12.82%) Software Engineering
16 20 (12.82%) Amazon EC2

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (7.69%) Apache
2 10 (6.41%) nginx
3 6 (3.85%) Confluence
4 5 (3.21%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.21%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.21%) IIS
5 4 (2.56%) SAS
5 4 (2.56%) Jetty
5 4 (2.56%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.56%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.92%) WordPress
6 3 (1.92%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.28%) JBoss
7 2 (1.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.64%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 12 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (12.82%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (5.13%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.85%) SaaS
5 5 (3.21%) Route 53
5 5 (3.21%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.92%) PaaS
8 2 (1.28%) GitHub
8 2 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.64%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.62%) Network Security
2 12 (7.69%) VPN
3 9 (5.77%) Firewall
3 9 (5.77%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.13%) SAN
5 7 (4.49%) NAS
6 6 (3.85%) Internet
6 6 (3.85%) DNS
7 5 (3.21%) DHCP
7 5 (3.21%) MPLS
8 3 (1.92%) HTTP
8 3 (1.92%) WAN
9 2 (1.28%) 4G
9 2 (1.28%) ADSL
9 2 (1.28%) ISDN
10 1 (0.64%) LAN
10 1 (0.64%) SSL
10 1 (0.64%) IPv6
10 1 (0.64%) BGP
10 1 (0.64%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.82%) MySQL
3 8 (5.13%) DB2
4 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.49%) Big Data
5 5 (3.21%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.56%) HBase
6 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.56%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.92%) Aerospike
8 1 (0.64%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.64%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.64%) SQLite
8 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (10.26%) JIRA
2 15 (9.62%) Selenium
3 14 (8.97%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 10 (6.41%) Git (software)
6 8 (5.13%) Maven
6 8 (5.13%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.85%) JUnit
7 6 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.21%) Subversion
8 5 (3.21%) Hudson
9 4 (2.56%) Gradle
9 4 (2.56%) PVCS
9 4 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.92%) Calabash
10 3 (1.92%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.28%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.28%) Ant
12 1 (0.64%) FxCop
12 1 (0.64%) StyleCop
General
1 24 (15.38%) Finance
2 10 (6.41%) Banking
3 6 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.21%) Retail
5 4 (2.56%) Billing
5 4 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.56%) Electronics
6 2 (1.28%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (18.59%) Developer
2 14 (8.97%) Consultant
3 13 (8.33%) Analyst
3 13 (8.33%) Management Consultant
3 13 (8.33%) Administrator
3 13 (8.33%) Service Management Consultant
4 12 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 12 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 12 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 11 (7.05%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (3.85%) Applications Developer
8 6 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.85%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
8 6 (3.85%) Storage Administrator
8 6 (3.85%) Test Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.67%) .NET
2 25 (16.03%) jQuery
3 24 (15.38%) Web Services
4 23 (14.74%) HTML
5 21 (13.46%) CSS
6 20 (12.82%) XML
7 14 (8.97%) ASP.NET
8 13 (8.33%) XSLT
9 11 (7.05%) Ajax
10 10 (6.41%) XHTML
10 10 (6.41%) REST
11 9 (5.77%) LAMP
12 8 (5.13%) AngularJS
13 7 (4.49%) Spring
14 6 (3.85%) .NET Framework
14 6 (3.85%) JSON
14 6 (3.85%) RESTful
15 5 (3.21%) WCF
16 4 (2.56%) Apache Flex
16 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.87%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.90%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.49%) CMDB
6 6 (3.85%) Visualisation
7 5 (3.21%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.21%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.21%) PMI
7 5 (3.21%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.56%) User Experience
8 4 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.56%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.56%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.56%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.56%) Physics
8 4 (2.56%) Statistics
8 4 (2.56%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.92%) Clustering
9 3 (1.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.79%) Linux
2 20 (12.82%) Windows
3 10 (6.41%) Android
3 10 (6.41%) CentOS
3 10 (6.41%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.92%) AIX
6 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.64%) Debian
8 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.36%) ITIL
2 35 (22.44%) Service Management
3 32 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (19.23%) DevOps
5 23 (14.74%) Scrum
6 22 (14.10%) Mentoring
7 20 (12.82%) Software Engineering
8 17 (10.90%) Change Control
8 17 (10.90%) Service Desk Management
9 16 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (9.62%) SDLC
11 14 (8.97%) Problem Management
12 11 (7.05%) Web Development
12 11 (7.05%) Project Management
12 11 (7.05%) MVC
13 10 (6.41%) TDD
13 10 (6.41%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.41%) Manual Testing
13 10 (6.41%) Dependency Injection
13 10 (6.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.87%) C#
2 27 (17.31%) PHP
2 27 (17.31%) SQL
3 25 (16.03%) JavaScript
4 23 (14.74%) Java
4 23 (14.74%) Python
5 15 (9.62%) C++
6 13 (8.33%) Ruby
7 11 (7.05%) C
8 8 (5.13%) Perl
8 8 (5.13%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.21%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.56%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.56%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.56%) Embedded C++
11 4 (2.56%) RPG
11 4 (2.56%) R
11 4 (2.56%) ANSI C
12 3 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (16.03%) Degree
2 9 (5.77%) ISEB
3 5 (3.21%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.28%) CCNP
5 2 (1.28%) CCNA
6 1 (0.64%) MCSE
6 1 (0.64%) MCSA
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.64%) RHCE
6 1 (0.64%) CISSP
6 1 (0.64%) CISM
6 1 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.64%) HP ASE
6 1 (0.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.64%) NCDA
6 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.64%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.13%) QA
3 4 (2.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.05%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.13%) Docker
4 4 (2.56%) vSphere
4 4 (2.56%) Firmware
4 4 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.28%) XenApp
5 2 (1.28%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.28%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.64%) KVM
6 1 (0.64%) Varnish
6 1 (0.64%) Ceph
6 1 (0.64%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.64%) iptables
6 1 (0.64%) Xen
6 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (22.44%) Puppet
2 14 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (8.33%) Vagrant
4 6 (3.85%) Ansible
5 5 (3.21%) Nagios
6 4 (2.56%) Netcool
7 2 (1.28%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.28%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.28%) WSUS
7 2 (1.28%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.64%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.64%) Plesk
8 1 (0.64%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.64%) SCCM
8 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.64%) Cacti
8 1 (0.64%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.64%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.64%) cPanel
Vendors
1 29 (18.59%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.54%) Oracle
2 18 (11.54%) VMware
3 12 (7.69%) IBM
4 9 (5.77%) SAP
5 8 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.49%) EMC
7 6 (3.85%) Cisco
8 4 (2.56%) HP
8 4 (2.56%) Perforce
8 4 (2.56%) RightScale
8 4 (2.56%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.92%) Veeam
9 3 (1.92%) BT
9 3 (1.92%) Citrix
10 2 (1.28%) ATG
10 2 (1.28%) Apple
10 2 (1.28%) hybris
10 2 (1.28%) Google
10 2 (1.28%) Wonderware
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Vodafone
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Moneysupermarket
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago