Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 127 134
Rank change year-on-year +27 +7 +42
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 213 198 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.91% 2.49% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 2.70% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 153 177 154
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% +6.45%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,250 £32,950
90th Percentile £77,500 £64,000 £61,250
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 6,609 7,325 6,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.42% 92.06% 92.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5,467 6,061 5,946
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -2 10 £50,000 +19.05%
Salford -11 4 £49,500 -20.80% 1
Cheadle - 3 £21,500 -
Stockport -3 2 £35,500 +14.52% 4
Configuration Management
North West

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 160 (75.12%) DevOps
2 144 (67.61%) Amazon AWS
3 123 (57.75%) Python
4 113 (53.05%) Puppet
4 113 (53.05%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (52.58%) Opscode Chef
6 102 (47.89%) Linux
7 96 (45.07%) Continuous Integration
8 93 (43.66%) Ansible
9 91 (42.72%) Microsoft Azure
10 90 (42.25%) Docker
11 80 (37.56%) Jenkins
12 76 (35.68%) Java
13 75 (35.21%) Ruby
14 71 (33.33%) Kubernetes
15 59 (27.70%) Degree
16 56 (26.29%) TDD
17 53 (24.88%) Google Cloud Platform
18 50 (23.47%) Terraform
19 49 (23.00%) Open Source
20 47 (22.07%) Windows
21 44 (20.66%) Computer Science
22 42 (19.72%) Computer Science Degree
23 41 (19.25%) Cloud Computing
24 40 (18.78%) JIRA
25 39 (18.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
26 38 (17.84%) NoSQL
27 37 (17.37%) Bash Shell
27 37 (17.37%) Graphite
28 35 (16.43%) MongoDB

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 28 (13.15%) Apache
2 25 (11.74%) Apache Spark
3 15 (7.04%) OpenStack
4 14 (6.57%) WebLogic
5 11 (5.16%) JBoss
5 11 (5.16%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.76%) Apache Solr
6 8 (3.76%) CloudStack
6 8 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.82%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.88%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.41%) Confluence
9 3 (1.41%) IIS
9 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 144 (67.61%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (42.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (24.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 41 (19.25%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (11.74%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (11.74%) Amazon EMR
6 16 (7.51%) IBM Cloud
7 13 (6.10%) OpenShift
8 9 (4.23%) SaaS
9 8 (3.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (3.29%) IaaS
11 6 (2.82%) GitHub
12 1 (0.47%) Akamai
12 1 (0.47%) Algolia
12 1 (0.47%) Firebase
12 1 (0.47%) PaaS
12 1 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.15%) Firewall
2 27 (12.68%) SSL
3 24 (11.27%) Internet
4 20 (9.39%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (7.51%) HTTP
6 14 (6.57%) Bluetooth
6 14 (6.57%) VPN
7 13 (6.10%) DNS
8 4 (1.88%) BGP
8 4 (1.88%) OSPF
8 4 (1.88%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.88%) VLAN
9 3 (1.41%) Broadband
9 3 (1.41%) LAN
9 3 (1.41%) WAN
10 2 (0.94%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.94%) SMTP
10 2 (0.94%) SNMP
10 2 (0.94%) TACACS
10 2 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.84%) NoSQL
2 35 (16.43%) MongoDB
3 27 (12.68%) Big Data
4 26 (12.21%) Hadoop
5 25 (11.74%) Amazon Athena
5 25 (11.74%) Amazon Redshift
5 25 (11.74%) Flink
6 15 (7.04%) SQL Server
7 9 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (3.76%) MySQL
9 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.47%) Endeca
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 80 (37.56%) Jenkins
2 40 (18.78%) JIRA
3 39 (18.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 22 (10.33%) Git (software)
5 19 (8.92%) Travis CI
6 17 (7.98%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (7.51%) Hudson
8 15 (7.04%) Vagrant
9 13 (6.10%) TeamCity
10 11 (5.16%) Selenium
10 11 (5.16%) Subversion
10 11 (5.16%) WebDriver
11 10 (4.69%) Maven
11 10 (4.69%) SoapUI
12 9 (4.23%) Bitbucket
13 8 (3.76%) CocoaPods
14 4 (1.88%) GitLab
15 3 (1.41%) SonarQube
16 2 (0.94%) Gradle
17 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (4.23%) Law
2 7 (3.29%) Finance
3 6 (2.82%) Retail
4 5 (2.35%) Back Office
5 2 (0.94%) Marketing
5 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 95 (44.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (16.43%) Senior DevOps
2 35 (16.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 28 (13.15%) Developer
4 26 (12.21%) AWS DevOps
5 20 (9.39%) AWS Engineer
6 17 (7.98%) Linux Engineer
6 17 (7.98%) Platform Engineer
7 16 (7.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 13 (6.10%) Architect
8 13 (6.10%) Data Architect
8 13 (6.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 13 (6.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 13 (6.10%) Senior Architect
8 13 (6.10%) Senior Data Architect
8 13 (6.10%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.10%) Software Test Engineer
8 13 (6.10%) Test Engineer
9 12 (5.63%) Big Data Engineer
9 12 (5.63%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.68%) Web Services
2 25 (11.74%) Kafka
2 25 (11.74%) Spark Streaming
3 24 (11.27%) Elastic Stack
4 19 (8.92%) Sensu
5 17 (7.98%) JSON
5 17 (7.98%) XML
6 12 (5.63%) RESTful
7 8 (3.76%) .NET
7 8 (3.76%) Cocoa
7 8 (3.76%) Cocoa Touch
7 8 (3.76%) Core Animation
7 8 (3.76%) Core Data
7 8 (3.76%) Dagger
7 8 (3.76%) ReactiveCocoa
7 8 (3.76%) RxJava
7 8 (3.76%) RxSwift
8 6 (2.82%) CarPlay
8 6 (2.82%) Retrofit
9 2 (0.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.66%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.27%) Public Cloud
3 15 (7.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (6.10%) Internet of Things
5 12 (5.63%) User Experience
6 9 (4.23%) Cloud Native
7 8 (3.76%) Animation
8 6 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.82%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.88%) CMDB
10 2 (0.94%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.47%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 102 (47.89%) Linux
2 47 (22.07%) Windows
3 27 (12.68%) Unix
4 18 (8.45%) CentOS
5 12 (5.63%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.76%) Android
6 8 (3.76%) Apple iOS
7 7 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.88%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.88%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.94%) watchOS
9 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.47%) Debian
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (75.12%) DevOps
2 113 (53.05%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (45.07%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (26.29%) TDD
5 49 (23.00%) Open Source
6 33 (15.49%) Change Management
7 31 (14.55%) BDD
8 30 (14.08%) Deployment Automation
9 26 (12.21%) Microservices
10 25 (11.74%) Data Engineering
10 25 (11.74%) Data Ingestion
10 25 (11.74%) Data Modelling
10 25 (11.74%) Mathematics
11 22 (10.33%) ITIL
12 21 (9.86%) Load Balancing
13 20 (9.39%) High Availability
14 19 (8.92%) Continuous Deployment
14 19 (8.92%) Scrum
15 17 (7.98%) IT Strategy
15 17 (7.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 123 (57.75%) Python
2 76 (35.68%) Java
3 75 (35.21%) Ruby
4 37 (17.37%) Bash Shell
5 33 (15.49%) SQL
6 26 (12.21%) Go
7 25 (11.74%) Scala
8 20 (9.39%) Perl
9 12 (5.63%) Shell Script
10 11 (5.16%) C#
10 11 (5.16%) JavaScript
11 9 (4.23%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.76%) Apple Swift
12 8 (3.76%) Objective-C
13 7 (3.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 59 (27.70%) Degree
2 42 (19.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (11.74%) Numerate Degree
4 13 (6.10%) AWS Certification
5 5 (2.35%) RHCE
5 5 (2.35%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.94%) CCIE
6 2 (0.94%) CCNA
6 2 (0.94%) CCNP
6 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.94%) MCITP
6 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.94%) PMP
6 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.57%) QA
2 4 (1.88%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.88%) PMO
3 3 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 90 (42.25%) Docker
2 14 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.23%) vSphere
3 9 (4.23%) Xen
4 8 (3.76%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (3.76%) XenServer
5 4 (1.88%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.47%) KVM
7 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 113 (53.05%) Puppet
2 112 (52.58%) Opscode Chef
3 93 (43.66%) Ansible
4 71 (33.33%) Kubernetes
5 50 (23.47%) Terraform
6 37 (17.37%) Graphite
7 30 (14.08%) Packer
8 23 (10.80%) Prometheus
9 19 (8.92%) Consul
10 18 (8.45%) Docker Swarm
10 18 (8.45%) Grafana
10 18 (8.45%) Salt
11 16 (7.51%) Nagios
12 14 (6.57%) Opsview
12 14 (6.57%) ZABBIX
13 12 (5.63%) Cobbler
14 9 (4.23%) SCCM
15 3 (1.41%) SCOM
15 3 (1.41%) Tivoli
16 2 (0.94%) Cacti
Vendors
1 25 (11.74%) CA Agile Central
2 22 (10.33%) Oracle
3 18 (8.45%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.98%) Red Hat
5 16 (7.51%) VMware
6 14 (6.57%) Google
7 9 (4.23%) Aquila
7 9 (4.23%) Intapp
8 8 (3.76%) Apple
9 6 (2.82%) Cisco
10 5 (2.35%) Citrix
11 3 (1.41%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.41%) EnterpriseDB
12 2 (0.94%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.94%) Ericsson
12 2 (0.94%) F5
12 2 (0.94%) Foundry
12 2 (0.94%) Huawei
12 2 (0.94%) Juniper
12 2 (0.94%) Meraki