The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 172 161 194
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +33
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 84 98 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 1.34% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.71% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 45 86 37
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,250 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Configuration Management
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 40 £42,850 +7.12% 5
Cheshire -15 32 £42,500 - 8
Merseyside -17 5 £27,500 -24.86%
Lancashire +9 3 £37,123 +48.49% 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 57 (37.75%) Windows
2 54 (35.76%) SQL
3 46 (30.46%) ITIL
4 44 (29.14%) SQL Server
5 40 (26.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (22.52%) Finance
7 30 (19.87%) Replication
7 30 (19.87%) Microsoft
8 28 (18.54%) Migration
9 27 (17.88%) Data Migration
10 26 (17.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (15.89%) Cisco
12 22 (14.57%) MCSE
12 22 (14.57%) Change Management
13 20 (13.25%) SOA
13 20 (13.25%) CCNA
13 20 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (12.58%) Java
14 19 (12.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (12.58%) Cloud Computing
14 19 (12.58%) Capacity Management
15 18 (11.92%) Degree
16 17 (11.26%) VMware
16 17 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (10.60%) Problem Management
17 16 (10.60%) HL7
17 16 (10.60%) Active Directory
17 16 (10.60%) HP
17 16 (10.60%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (10.60%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (9.93%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.95%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.30%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.65%) IIS
5 3 (1.99%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.32%) Apache
6 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.66%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.66%) nginx
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.66%) SAS
7 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) MS Office
2 4 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.32%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.58%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (7.28%) Office 365
3 3 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.60%) SMS
2 13 (8.61%) SAN
3 11 (7.28%) VoIP
3 11 (7.28%) Firewall
4 7 (4.64%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.64%) Internet
5 4 (2.65%) IP Telephony
5 4 (2.65%) SDH
6 3 (1.99%) SNMP
7 2 (1.32%) IPsec
7 2 (1.32%) Wireless
7 2 (1.32%) NAS
7 2 (1.32%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.66%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.66%) VPN
8 1 (0.66%) DNS
8 1 (0.66%) SMTP
8 1 (0.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (29.14%) SQL Server
2 40 (26.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (12.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (10.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (9.27%) Relational Database
6 12 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (7.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 10 (6.62%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (6.62%) Informix
8 10 (6.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (5.96%) Oracle Database
10 8 (5.30%) DTS
10 8 (5.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.32%) MySQL
12 2 (1.32%) DB2
13 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (7.28%) Subversion
2 8 (5.30%) Rational Rose
3 6 (3.97%) Selenium
4 5 (3.31%) JUnit
4 5 (3.31%) JIRA
5 4 (2.65%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (1.99%) EasyMock
6 3 (1.99%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.99%) SilkPerformer
6 3 (1.99%) TestPartner
6 3 (1.99%) QALoad
6 3 (1.99%) jMock
7 2 (1.32%) Maven
7 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.66%) FxCop
8 1 (0.66%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.66%) Moq
General
1 34 (22.52%) Finance
2 11 (7.28%) Banking
3 6 (3.97%) Retail
4 4 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.99%) Advertising
6 2 (1.32%) Electronics
6 2 (1.32%) Military
6 2 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Local Government
7 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (11.92%) Analyst
1 18 (11.92%) Administrator
2 17 (11.26%) Developer
2 17 (11.26%) Architect
3 15 (9.93%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (7.28%) DBA
4 11 (7.28%) Windows Administrator
5 10 (6.62%) Cisco Support
5 10 (6.62%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 10 (6.62%) SQL DBA
5 10 (6.62%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (6.62%) Systems Support
5 10 (6.62%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.30%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.30%) Delivery Project Manager
7 7 (4.64%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (4.64%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.64%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.64%) Service Manager
7 7 (4.64%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.61%) Web Services
2 12 (7.95%) .NET
3 11 (7.28%) HTML
4 9 (5.96%) J2EE
5 7 (4.64%) WCF
6 6 (3.97%) WF
6 6 (3.97%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.97%) Spring
6 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (3.31%) CSS
8 4 (2.65%) JSON
8 4 (2.65%) CSS3
8 4 (2.65%) HTML5
8 4 (2.65%) RESTful
8 4 (2.65%) jQuery
9 3 (1.99%) REST
9 3 (1.99%) Middleware
10 1 (0.66%) LINQ
10 1 (0.66%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.87%) Replication
2 16 (10.60%) N-Tier
3 8 (5.30%) Clustering
3 8 (5.30%) PMI
4 7 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.31%) Open Source
5 5 (3.31%) CMDB
6 4 (2.65%) Firmware
7 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.32%) FMCG
9 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.66%) SCADA
9 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (37.75%) Windows
2 16 (10.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (9.27%) Linux
4 13 (8.61%) UNIX
5 11 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.28%) MVS
6 9 (5.96%) Windows NT
6 9 (5.96%) Windows XP
6 9 (5.96%) Windows 2000
6 9 (5.96%) AIX
6 9 (5.96%) zOS
7 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.46%) ITIL
2 28 (18.54%) Migration
3 27 (17.88%) Data Migration
4 22 (14.57%) Change Management
5 20 (13.25%) SOA
6 19 (12.58%) Capacity Management
7 16 (10.60%) Problem Management
8 15 (9.93%) E-Commerce
9 13 (8.61%) PRINCE2
9 13 (8.61%) Project Management
9 13 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (7.95%) Scrum
10 12 (7.95%) Service Delivery
11 11 (7.28%) Software Deployment
11 11 (7.28%) Change Control
11 11 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (7.28%) Performance Management
12 10 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (6.62%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 54 (35.76%) SQL
2 19 (12.58%) Java
3 16 (10.60%) Perl
4 15 (9.93%) C
5 13 (8.61%) Shell Script
6 12 (7.95%) T-SQL
7 11 (7.28%) PowerShell
7 11 (7.28%) JavaScript
7 11 (7.28%) Python
8 10 (6.62%) Ruby
8 10 (6.62%) Uniface
9 8 (5.30%) C#
9 8 (5.30%) PHP
10 3 (1.99%) PowerHouse
11 2 (1.32%) C++
11 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.66%) Groovy
12 1 (0.66%) R
12 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (17.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (14.57%) MCSE
3 20 (13.25%) CCNA
3 20 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (11.92%) Degree
5 13 (8.61%) MCP
6 8 (5.30%) PMP
6 8 (5.30%) PMI Certification
6 8 (5.30%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.65%) MCDST
7 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.65%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.99%) ISEB
8 3 (1.99%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (1.99%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.32%) CISM
9 2 (1.32%) MCITP
9 2 (1.32%) CISMP
9 2 (1.32%) CISSP
10 1 (0.66%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.60%) HL7
2 7 (4.64%) QA
3 6 (3.97%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.65%) SLA
5 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (10.60%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.31%) XenApp
4 4 (2.65%) XenServer
4 4 (2.65%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.32%) vCloud
5 2 (1.32%) vSphere
6 1 (0.66%) Varnish
6 1 (0.66%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.66%) KVM
6 1 (0.66%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.66%) Squid
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (7.28%) Puppet
2 11 (7.28%) Tivoli
2 11 (7.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (5.96%) Legato
4 7 (4.64%) CFEngine
5 6 (3.97%) SCCM
6 5 (3.31%) OpenView
7 3 (1.99%) SCOM
8 2 (1.32%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.66%) Nagios
9 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (19.87%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.89%) Cisco
3 17 (11.26%) VMware
4 16 (10.60%) HP
5 12 (7.95%) Teradata
5 12 (7.95%) Oracle
6 10 (6.62%) Avaya
6 10 (6.62%) ProCurve
7 9 (5.96%) IBM
7 9 (5.96%) Remedy
8 5 (3.31%) Citrix
9 4 (2.65%) LANDesk
9 4 (2.65%) BMC
9 4 (2.65%) Nokia
10 3 (1.99%) Adobe
10 3 (1.99%) TOWER Software
11 2 (1.32%) Dell
11 2 (1.32%) EMC
11 2 (1.32%) SAP
11 2 (1.32%) Acronis
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