The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
North West / Cheshire
Rank 67 92 104
Rank change year-on-year +25 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 26 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.43% 0.53% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 0.63% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 13
Median salary £55,000 £31,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +74.60% -29.99%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 933 1120 1579
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.28% 85.50% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 742 943 1203
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Cheshire

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Configuration Management in Cheshire

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in Cheshire

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow +2 12 £55,000 +46.66%
Knutsford +2 5 £46,000 +46.03%
Chester - 4 £55,000 - 1
Crewe - 1 £55,000 -
Warrington - 1 £65,000 -
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 26 (53.06%) ITIL
2 25 (51.02%) Finance
3 19 (38.78%) SaaS
4 17 (34.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (32.65%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (30.61%) Non-Functional Testing
6 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (26.53%) Oracle Fusion
7 13 (26.53%) Oracle
8 12 (24.49%) Linux
9 10 (20.41%) Java
10 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
10 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (14.29%) Data Architecture
11 7 (14.29%) Hadoop
11 7 (14.29%) Unix
11 7 (14.29%) AIX
11 7 (14.29%) Solaris
11 7 (14.29%) Change Management
11 7 (14.29%) Kafka
11 7 (14.29%) Apache Pig
11 7 (14.29%) Big Data
11 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
11 7 (14.29%) Apache Hive
11 7 (14.29%) MapReduce
11 7 (14.29%) HBase
11 7 (14.29%) Apache Spark
11 7 (14.29%) HDFS
11 7 (14.29%) Impala
12 6 (12.24%) Mentoring

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.29%) Apache Pig
1 7 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) nginx
2 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.78%) SaaS
2 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.12%) IaaS
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.08%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) DNS
3 3 (6.12%) Internet
3 3 (6.12%) SSL
4 2 (4.08%) DHCP
4 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.08%) HTTP
4 2 (4.08%) SAN
4 2 (4.08%) SSH
5 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 7 (14.29%) Big Data
1 7 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 7 (14.29%) HBase
1 7 (14.29%) Impala
1 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) Spark SQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.16%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) Maven
4 1 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.04%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (51.02%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
2 3 (6.12%) Corporate Banking
2 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.04%) Avionics
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Environment Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Configuration Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Hadoop Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Release and Configuration Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Release Manager
4 4 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) AIX Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Solaris Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) Unix Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (14.29%) Kafka
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) Servlets
3 2 (4.08%) WSGI
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.04%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) PMI
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) CMDB
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) AIX
2 7 (14.29%) Solaris
2 7 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) ITIL
2 17 (34.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (14.29%) Change Management
4 7 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 7 (14.29%) MapReduce
5 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
6 5 (10.20%) DevOps
6 5 (10.20%) ETL
6 5 (10.20%) Problem Management
6 5 (10.20%) Release Management
6 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.20%) SDLC
6 5 (10.20%) Service Management
7 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.12%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) Java
2 6 (12.24%) Python
3 4 (8.16%) Perl
3 4 (8.16%) SQL
4 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.12%) Ruby
5 2 (4.08%) C
5 2 (4.08%) C++
5 2 (4.08%) PHP
5 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.08%) VBScript
6 1 (2.04%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.08%) RHCE
2 2 (4.08%) RHCSA
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 9000
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) HDFS
2 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) Docker
3 2 (4.08%) PowerHA
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) KVM
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.20%) Puppet
3 3 (6.12%) Ansible
3 3 (6.12%) Salt
4 2 (4.08%) CFEngine
4 2 (4.08%) Nagios
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.08%) Veritas
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.04%) Splunk
4 1 (2.04%) Talend
4 1 (2.04%) TOWER Software
Chester, Cheshire
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