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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 86 106
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 13 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.90% 0.21% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.24% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 14
Median salary £47,500 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 - £113,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.52% +9.41%  

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 1264 822 1552
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.66% 85.36% 90.76%
Number of salaries quoted 926 708 1228
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 June 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 June 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
Knutsford -29 10 £47,500 -
Chester - 1 - -
Crewe - 1 £60,000 -
Warrington - 1 £22,500 - 2
Configuration Management
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 21 (53.85%) ITIL
2 17 (43.59%) Finance
3 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.77%) Oracle
4 12 (30.77%) SaaS
5 10 (25.64%) Risk Management
6 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
6 9 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (20.51%) Java
7 8 (20.51%) Windows
8 7 (17.95%) Unix
8 7 (17.95%) Linux
8 7 (17.95%) Banking
8 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (15.38%) Hadoop
9 6 (15.38%) Apache Hive
9 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
9 6 (15.38%) MapReduce
9 6 (15.38%) HBase
9 6 (15.38%) Big Data
9 6 (15.38%) Kafka
9 6 (15.38%) Apache Pig
9 6 (15.38%) HDFS
9 6 (15.38%) Impala
9 6 (15.38%) Apache Spark
9 6 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
9 6 (15.38%) Release 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 6 (15.38%) Apache Pig
1 6 (15.38%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) SaaS
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.13%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) DHCP
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.13%) SSH
3 2 (5.13%) WebEx
4 1 (2.56%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) NAS
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Apache Hive
1 6 (15.38%) Big Data
1 6 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 6 (15.38%) HBase
1 6 (15.38%) Impala
1 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) MS Access
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) Spark SQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) JUnit
3 2 (5.13%) Maven
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Environment Manager
2 6 (15.38%) Data Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Hadoop Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Release and Configuration Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Release Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Service Transition Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (15.38%) Kafka
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) JSON
3 3 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) J2EE
4 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
4 1 (2.56%) Servlets
4 1 (2.56%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) PMI
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) CMDB
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Contactless
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Unix
3 3 (7.69%) AIX
3 3 (7.69%) Solaris
3 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) ITIL
2 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Risk Management
4 9 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.38%) Change Management
5 6 (15.38%) Data Architecture
5 6 (15.38%) MapReduce
5 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 6 (15.38%) Release Management
5 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.38%) Service Management
6 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
6 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) SDLC
6 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
6 5 (12.82%) Wealth Management
7 4 (10.26%) Capacity Management
7 4 (10.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) Perl
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.69%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) Ruby
3 3 (7.69%) VBScript
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) HDFS
2 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) Docker
3 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.13%) KVM
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.13%) Ansible
2 2 (5.13%) Ganglia
2 2 (5.13%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.13%) Sun
3 2 (5.13%) Tableau
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.56%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee
4 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) Splunk
4 1 (2.56%) Symantec
4 1 (2.56%) Talend