Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 118 160
Rank change year-on-year +2 +42 +16
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 62 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.01% 1.33% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.53% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 46 18 22
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £20,500 £37,125 £33,625
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +13.33%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2731 1967 2853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.73% 87.42% 88.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2063 1666 2413
Cheshire median annual salary £44,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -28 17 £40,500 -10.00% 1
Warrington -1 10 £21,000 -53.33%
Wilmslow +15 7 £33,000 -17.50%
Daresbury - 2 £42,500 -
Crewe -1 1 £32,500 -22.62% 1
Chester -7 1 - -
Configuration Management
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 28 (45.16%) Banking
2 26 (41.94%) Windows
3 23 (37.10%) ITIL
4 21 (33.87%) Unix
4 21 (33.87%) Finance
5 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
6 16 (25.81%) SDLC
7 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (22.58%) Middleware
9 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Excel
9 13 (20.97%) MS Access
9 13 (20.97%) Ganglia
9 13 (20.97%) Degree
9 13 (20.97%) Data Extraction
9 13 (20.97%) Tableau
9 13 (20.97%) ServiceNow
9 13 (20.97%) OpenShift
9 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 12 (19.35%) Oracle
10 12 (19.35%) Ethernet
10 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
10 12 (19.35%) Computer Science
11 11 (17.74%) Teradata
11 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
11 11 (17.74%) Change Control
11 11 (17.74%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (16.13%) Release Management
12 10 (16.13%) Waterfall
13 9 (14.52%) Incident Management

Configuration Management
Co-occurring 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 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) Apache
2 1 (1.61%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.97%) OpenShift
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) Ethernet
2 7 (11.29%) Profibus
2 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.06%) SAN
3 5 (8.06%) SSH
4 2 (3.23%) WebEx
5 1 (1.61%) DHCP
5 1 (1.61%) DNS
5 1 (1.61%) Internet
5 1 (1.61%) LAN
5 1 (1.61%) NAS
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.97%) MS Access
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
General
1 28 (45.16%) Banking
2 21 (33.87%) Finance
3 6 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Banking Analyst
3 12 (19.35%) Data Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Release Manager
5 7 (11.29%) Commissioning Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Release Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Administrator
6 6 (9.68%) Field Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) Delivery Project Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) Middleware
2 4 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.23%) ActiveX
3 2 (3.23%) COM
3 2 (3.23%) J2EE
3 2 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) CSS3
4 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) HTML5
4 1 (1.61%) JMS
4 1 (1.61%) JSON
4 1 (1.61%) RESTful
4 1 (1.61%) Spring
4 1 (1.61%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.29%) PMI
2 7 (11.29%) SCADA
3 6 (9.68%) Driving Licence
4 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.45%) Clustering
6 3 (4.84%) User Experience
7 2 (3.23%) CMDB
7 2 (3.23%) EPoS
8 1 (1.61%) Contactless
8 1 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Windows
2 21 (33.87%) Unix
3 8 (12.90%) Linux
4 6 (9.68%) AIX
4 6 (9.68%) Solaris
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) ITIL
2 16 (25.81%) SDLC
3 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.97%) Data Extraction
5 11 (17.74%) Change Control
5 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
6 10 (16.13%) Release Management
6 10 (16.13%) Waterfall
7 9 (14.52%) Incident Management
7 9 (14.52%) Project Management
8 7 (11.29%) CMMI
8 7 (11.29%) People Management
8 7 (11.29%) PRINCE
8 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
8 7 (11.29%) RUP
8 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
8 7 (11.29%) Supplier Management
9 6 (9.68%) Capacity Management
9 6 (9.68%) Resource Allocation
9 6 (9.68%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) Java
3 3 (4.84%) C#
4 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.23%) Perl
4 2 (3.23%) Python
4 2 (3.23%) Ruby
4 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.23%) VB
4 2 (3.23%) VB6
5 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Degree
2 11 (17.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (11.29%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Docker
2 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.61%) KVM
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) Ganglia
2 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) Ansible
3 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.61%) Mesos
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) ServiceNow
1 13 (20.97%) Tableau
2 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.35%) Oracle
3 11 (17.74%) Teradata
4 7 (11.29%) Rockwell
4 7 (11.29%) Siemens
5 4 (6.45%) Veritas
6 2 (3.23%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) McAfee
7 1 (1.61%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.61%) Splunk
7 1 (1.61%) Symantec
7 1 (1.61%) VMware