Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 114 107
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7 +37
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 39 59 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.82% 1.84% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 2.01% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 71 46 25
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £46,750 £24,625 £36,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +11.76%

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 2,017 2,938 1,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 94.08% 91.50% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,519 2,188 1,627
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £60,200
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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
Chester +39 19 £55,000 -
Knutsford +22 8 £39,000 +16.42% 2
Warrington +2 3 £34,000 +61.90% 2
Wilmslow -16 1 £56,000 +69.70%
Configuration Management
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 27 (69.23%) Opscode Chef
1 27 (69.23%) Ansible
1 27 (69.23%) DevOps
2 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (56.41%) Finance
3 22 (56.41%) Git (software)
4 20 (51.28%) Puppet
4 20 (51.28%) Docker
5 19 (48.72%) Data Analytics
5 19 (48.72%) Analytics
6 17 (43.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (35.90%) Banking
8 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 13 (33.33%) Mesos
9 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
9 12 (30.77%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
10 10 (25.64%) Wealth Management
10 10 (25.64%) Investment Banking
10 10 (25.64%) Risk Management
11 9 (23.08%) Linux
11 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (23.08%) Coaching
12 8 (20.51%) Kubernetes
12 8 (20.51%) TeamCity
12 8 (20.51%) Python
12 8 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (17.95%) Cryptography

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 1 (2.56%) Confluence
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.95%) IaaS
2 7 (17.95%) PaaS
3 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.56%) GitHub
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) IPsec
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.26%) GIS
3 1 (2.56%) InfluxDB
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
3 8 (20.51%) TeamCity
4 7 (17.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.13%) Gradle
5 2 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.56%) TestRail
6 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 14 (35.90%) Banking
3 10 (25.64%) Investment Banking
4 6 (15.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Architect
2 7 (17.95%) DevOps Architect
2 7 (17.95%) Security Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Python Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Ruby Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior PMO
6 2 (5.13%) Senior PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
1 2 (5.13%) Spring
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (5.13%) PMI
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) DevOps
2 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (48.72%) Analytics
3 19 (48.72%) Data Analytics
4 17 (43.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
7 10 (25.64%) Risk Management
7 10 (25.64%) Wealth Management
8 9 (23.08%) Coaching
9 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (17.95%) Cryptography
10 7 (17.95%) Presales
10 7 (17.95%) Secure Coding
11 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (10.26%) Information Security
12 4 (10.26%) Technical Leadership
13 3 (7.69%) Change Management
13 3 (7.69%) Project Management
13 3 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) Python
2 7 (17.95%) Go
2 7 (17.95%) Ruby
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.56%) CIMA
3 1 (2.56%) MCITP
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) PMO
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) Docker
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (69.23%) Ansible
1 27 (69.23%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (51.28%) Puppet
3 13 (33.33%) Mesos
4 12 (30.77%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (20.51%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.56%) Grafana
6 1 (2.56%) Kibana
6 1 (2.56%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (5.13%) VMware
2 1 (2.56%) Intel
2 1 (2.56%) Remedy
2 1 (2.56%) Splunk