The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank - 51 49
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 0 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 2.24% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.92% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 14
Average salary - £35,232 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.53%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.43%
Configuration Management
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
464 343 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 78.25% 76.91% 79.40%
Number of salaries quoted 405 296 417
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Tyne and Wear region.

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Open Source
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) HACMP
6 2 (18.18%) Middleware
6 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) AIX
6 2 (18.18%) Solaris
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) SLA
6 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 2 (18.18%) IBM AIX Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Data Protection

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Web Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Support
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) HACMP
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (9.09%) DTV
3 1 (9.09%) RIA
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (36.36%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
2 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) GPFS
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Cacti
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Peregrine
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) Percona