Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 113 144
Rank change year-on-year +2 +31 +36
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 207 221 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.84% 2.75% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 2.97% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 160 194 123
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £32,375 £28,000 £32,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £51,250 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.89% +11.76% +6.25%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,605 7,434 6,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.62% 92.42% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5,476 6,161 5,681
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Manchester

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Configuration Management in Manchester

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in Manchester

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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
Altrincham - 10 £50,000 -
Salford -11 8 £46,250 -26.00% 1
Stockport -8 3 £42,250 +33.07%
Cheadle +1 2 £21,500 -
Rochdale -12 2 £25,500 -44.57% 1
Bolton +15 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Configuration Management
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 154 (74.40%) DevOps
2 134 (64.73%) Amazon AWS
3 125 (60.39%) Opscode Chef
4 124 (59.90%) Puppet
5 110 (53.14%) Linux
6 109 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
7 108 (52.17%) Python
8 106 (51.21%) Ansible
9 105 (50.72%) Continuous Integration
10 96 (46.38%) Microsoft Azure
11 88 (42.51%) Docker
12 85 (41.06%) Jenkins
13 80 (38.65%) Ruby
14 69 (33.33%) Kubernetes
15 61 (29.47%) Java
16 57 (27.54%) Terraform
17 55 (26.57%) Google Cloud Platform
17 55 (26.57%) Windows
18 39 (18.84%) Packer
19 37 (17.87%) TDD
20 34 (16.43%) Open Source
21 33 (15.94%) Bash Shell
21 33 (15.94%) Git (software)
21 33 (15.94%) Deployment Automation
22 32 (15.46%) BDD
22 32 (15.46%) SQL
23 31 (14.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
24 30 (14.49%) Degree
24 30 (14.49%) Microsoft
25 29 (14.01%) Firewall

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 15 (7.25%) OpenStack
2 12 (5.80%) WebLogic
3 11 (5.31%) JBoss
3 11 (5.31%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.86%) Apache Solr
4 8 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.38%) Apache
5 7 (3.38%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (3.38%) CloudStack
6 6 (2.90%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.97%) Confluence
7 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.97%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.48%) CMS
8 1 (0.48%) Drupal
8 1 (0.48%) IIS
8 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Elite 3E
1 1 (0.48%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 134 (64.73%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (46.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (26.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (6.28%) OpenShift
6 12 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (5.31%) IBM Cloud
8 9 (4.35%) IaaS
9 8 (3.86%) SaaS
10 7 (3.38%) GitHub
11 6 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (2.90%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.01%) Firewall
2 22 (10.63%) SSL
3 15 (7.25%) VPN
3 15 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (6.76%) HTTP
5 13 (6.28%) Bluetooth
5 13 (6.28%) Internet
6 12 (5.80%) TCP/IP
7 9 (4.35%) DNS
8 7 (3.38%) SAN
9 6 (2.90%) NAS
10 3 (1.45%) Broadband
10 3 (1.45%) WAN
11 2 (0.97%) xDSL
12 1 (0.48%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.48%) LAN
12 1 (0.48%) SNMP
12 1 (0.48%) VLAN
12 1 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.25%) MongoDB
3 14 (6.76%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.80%) MySQL
5 9 (4.35%) Big Data
6 8 (3.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.38%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.90%) Amazon Athena
8 6 (2.90%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (2.90%) Flink
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 85 (41.06%) Jenkins
2 33 (15.94%) Git (software)
3 31 (14.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 28 (13.53%) Vagrant
5 24 (11.59%) JIRA
6 16 (7.73%) Hudson
7 15 (7.25%) Travis CI
8 14 (6.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (6.76%) Selenium
8 14 (6.76%) Subversion
9 13 (6.28%) WebDriver
10 12 (5.80%) Maven
10 12 (5.80%) SoapUI
11 10 (4.83%) TeamCity
12 9 (4.35%) Bitbucket
13 7 (3.38%) CocoaPods
14 3 (1.45%) SonarQube
15 1 (0.48%) Gradle
15 1 (0.48%) Ranorex
15 1 (0.48%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (4.35%) Law
2 7 (3.38%) Finance
3 6 (2.90%) Back Office
3 6 (2.90%) Retail
4 3 (1.45%) Automotive
4 3 (1.45%) Marketing
5 2 (0.97%) Games
6 1 (0.48%) Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 114 (55.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (15.94%) Senior DevOps
2 33 (15.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 29 (14.01%) Developer
4 24 (11.59%) AWS DevOps
5 20 (9.66%) AWS Engineer
6 17 (8.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 16 (7.73%) Linux Engineer
8 15 (7.25%) Platform Engineer
8 15 (7.25%) Software Engineer
8 15 (7.25%) Software Test Engineer
8 15 (7.25%) Test Engineer
9 13 (6.28%) Development Engineer
10 12 (5.80%) Developer in Test
10 12 (5.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 12 (5.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 12 (5.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 12 (5.80%) Software Development Engineer
10 12 (5.80%) Test Development Engineer
11 10 (4.83%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.70%) Web Services
2 15 (7.25%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (7.25%) JSON
2 15 (7.25%) Sensu
2 15 (7.25%) XML
3 13 (6.28%) RESTful
4 9 (4.35%) .NET
5 7 (3.38%) Cocoa
5 7 (3.38%) Cocoa Touch
5 7 (3.38%) Core Animation
5 7 (3.38%) Core Data
5 7 (3.38%) Dagger
5 7 (3.38%) RxJava
5 7 (3.38%) RxSwift
6 6 (2.90%) Kafka
6 6 (2.90%) Retrofit
6 6 (2.90%) Spark Streaming
7 3 (1.45%) Node.js
8 1 (0.48%) Laravel
8 1 (0.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 19 (9.18%) Public Cloud
3 14 (6.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 12 (5.80%) User Experience
5 10 (4.83%) Cloud Native
6 7 (3.38%) Animation
6 7 (3.38%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.90%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.42%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.97%) CMDB
9 2 (0.97%) Smart City
10 1 (0.48%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 110 (53.14%) Linux
2 55 (26.57%) Windows
3 27 (13.04%) Unix
4 12 (5.80%) CentOS
5 8 (3.86%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.38%) Android
7 6 (2.90%) Debian
7 6 (2.90%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.90%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.97%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.48%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (74.40%) DevOps
2 109 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (50.72%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (17.87%) TDD
5 34 (16.43%) Open Source
6 33 (15.94%) Deployment Automation
7 32 (15.46%) BDD
8 26 (12.56%) Test Automation
9 21 (10.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (10.14%) Software Engineering
10 20 (9.66%) Microservices
11 19 (9.18%) Scrum
12 18 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
12 18 (8.70%) ITIL
13 17 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (7.73%) High Availability
15 14 (6.76%) Analytics
15 14 (6.76%) Load Balancing
15 14 (6.76%) Product Management
15 14 (6.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 108 (52.17%) Python
2 80 (38.65%) Ruby
3 61 (29.47%) Java
4 33 (15.94%) Bash Shell
5 32 (15.46%) SQL
6 26 (12.56%) Go
7 22 (10.63%) Perl
8 15 (7.25%) Shell Script
9 13 (6.28%) C#
10 12 (5.80%) PHP
11 11 (5.31%) PowerShell
12 9 (4.35%) JavaScript
13 8 (3.86%) Objective-C
14 7 (3.38%) Apple Swift
15 6 (2.90%) Scala
16 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (14.49%) Degree
2 21 (10.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.86%) AWS Certification
4 6 (2.90%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.93%) RHCE
5 4 (1.93%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.45%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.97%) CCNA
7 2 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.97%) PMP
7 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.48%) CSQA
8 1 (0.48%) ISEB
8 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.48%) MCITP
8 1 (0.48%) MCP
8 1 (0.48%) MCSA
8 1 (0.48%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.73%) QA
2 7 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.93%) PMO
4 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.97%) SLA
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 88 (42.51%) Docker
2 22 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.76%) Xen
4 12 (5.80%) Active Directory
5 10 (4.83%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (3.86%) VirtualBox
6 8 (3.86%) vSphere
7 7 (3.38%) KVM
7 7 (3.38%) XenServer
8 2 (0.97%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 125 (60.39%) Opscode Chef
2 124 (59.90%) Puppet
3 106 (51.21%) Ansible
4 69 (33.33%) Kubernetes
5 57 (27.54%) Terraform
6 39 (18.84%) Packer
7 29 (14.01%) Graphite
8 21 (10.14%) Salt
9 20 (9.66%) Consul
10 16 (7.73%) Nagios
11 15 (7.25%) Prometheus
12 14 (6.76%) Docker Swarm
12 14 (6.76%) Grafana
12 14 (6.76%) Opsview
12 14 (6.76%) ZABBIX
13 10 (4.83%) Cobbler
14 9 (4.35%) SCCM
15 2 (0.97%) SCOM
16 1 (0.48%) Cacti
16 1 (0.48%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 30 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.53%) Google
3 24 (11.59%) VMware
4 22 (10.63%) Oracle
5 21 (10.14%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.83%) Intapp
7 9 (4.35%) Aquila
8 8 (3.86%) Apple
9 7 (3.38%) IBM
10 6 (2.90%) CA Agile Central
11 5 (2.42%) Citrix
12 4 (1.93%) SaltStack
13 3 (1.45%) Cisco
14 2 (0.97%) Atlassian
15 1 (0.48%) Brocade
15 1 (0.48%) EnterpriseDB
15 1 (0.48%) Foundry
15 1 (0.48%) Huawei
15 1 (0.48%) Qualys
15 1 (0.48%) ZyXEL