Period
to 17 November 2017

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

Configuration Management
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 131 177
Rank change year-on-year +2 +46 -4
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 201 167 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.53% 2.24% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.46% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 180 152 74
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,274
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +6.45% +12.73%
10th Percentile £31,000 £32,650 £29,900
90th Percentile £64,000 £61,250 £52,500
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 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 7233 6796 6793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.03% 91.11% 91.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5988 5834 5628
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £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 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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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
Stockport +8 19 £31,000 +2.48%
Rochdale +4 14 £43,000 -15.69% 4
Salford - 7 £62,500 -
Bury +7 6 £24,500 -53.33%
Bolton +6 4 £40,000 -3.61%
Wigan -1 3 £22,500 -47.06%
Altrincham -12 2 £42,000 +13.51%
Configuration Management
North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 113 (56.22%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (55.22%) Linux
3 107 (53.23%) Puppet
4 98 (48.76%) DevOps
5 82 (40.80%) Opscode Chef
6 71 (35.32%) Python
7 68 (33.83%) Jenkins
8 62 (30.85%) Java
9 60 (29.85%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (28.86%) Unix
11 53 (26.37%) Ruby
12 48 (23.88%) Test Automation
12 48 (23.88%) Bash Shell
13 47 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
14 45 (22.39%) Scrum
15 41 (20.40%) SQL
16 39 (19.40%) Windows
16 39 (19.40%) Ansible
17 34 (16.92%) Oracle
17 34 (16.92%) Selenium
18 32 (15.92%) TDD
19 31 (15.42%) Docker
19 31 (15.42%) BDD
20 30 (14.93%) C#
20 30 (14.93%) Terraform
21 29 (14.43%) SDLC
21 29 (14.43%) Cucumber
21 29 (14.43%) Test Scripting
22 28 (13.93%) GitHub
23 27 (13.43%) Gherkin

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 20 (9.95%) OpenStack
2 19 (9.45%) CloudStack
3 9 (4.48%) Apache
4 8 (3.98%) nginx
5 4 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.00%) CMS
7 2 (1.00%) Confluence
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.50%) IIS
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (13.93%) GitHub
3 15 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (6.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (4.98%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (4.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.49%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.49%) Office 365
7 3 (1.49%) Serverless
8 2 (1.00%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.00%) SaaS
9 1 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.50%) Loggly
9 1 (0.50%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.50%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.43%) Firewall
2 16 (7.96%) Internet
3 15 (7.46%) VPN
4 11 (5.47%) Ethernet
4 11 (5.47%) WAN
5 10 (4.98%) BGP
5 10 (4.98%) Broadband
5 10 (4.98%) DNS
5 10 (4.98%) MRTG
5 10 (4.98%) SNMP
5 10 (4.98%) TACACS
5 10 (4.98%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (4.48%) VoIP
7 8 (3.98%) LAN
7 8 (3.98%) TCP/IP
8 7 (3.48%) MPLS
9 6 (2.99%) VoWiFi
10 5 (2.49%) NetScaler
10 5 (2.49%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.49%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.46%) MySQL
2 8 (3.98%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.48%) Big Data
3 7 (3.48%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.99%) Redis
5 5 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.49%) CouchDB
6 3 (1.49%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.49%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.50%) IDOL
8 1 (0.50%) Riak
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 68 (33.83%) Jenkins
2 34 (16.92%) Selenium
3 29 (14.43%) Cucumber
4 27 (13.43%) WebDriver
5 19 (9.45%) Git (software)
6 17 (8.46%) Vagrant
7 12 (5.97%) JIRA
8 8 (3.98%) Maven
8 8 (3.98%) Robot Framework
9 6 (2.99%) JUnit
10 5 (2.49%) JSUnit
10 5 (2.49%) Ranorex
10 5 (2.49%) Subversion
10 5 (2.49%) Travis CI
11 4 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.99%) Hudson
11 4 (1.99%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.00%) NUnit
12 2 (1.00%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.00%) TestNG
General
1 15 (7.46%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.98%) Automotive
2 10 (4.98%) Finance
3 8 (3.98%) French Language
3 8 (3.98%) German Language
3 8 (3.98%) Japanese Language
4 6 (2.99%) Retail
5 4 (1.99%) Games
6 3 (1.49%) Legal
7 2 (1.00%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 64 (31.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (15.92%) Platform Engineer
3 31 (15.42%) Tester
4 27 (13.43%) Automation Tester
5 23 (11.44%) Senior Automation Tester
5 23 (11.44%) Senior Tester
6 19 (9.45%) AWS DevOps
7 18 (8.96%) AWS Engineer
8 16 (7.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 16 (7.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 15 (7.46%) Administrator
9 15 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (6.97%) Linux Administrator
10 14 (6.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 14 (6.97%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (6.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 12 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (5.97%) Network Engineer
13 9 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
14 8 (3.98%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.43%) Gherkin
2 26 (12.94%) Web Services
3 17 (8.46%) Node.js
4 12 (5.97%) HTML
4 12 (5.97%) LAMP
5 10 (4.98%) CSS
5 10 (4.98%) XML
6 7 (3.48%) HTML5
7 6 (2.99%) .NET
7 6 (2.99%) AngularJS
7 6 (2.99%) CSS3
8 5 (2.49%) Java EE
8 5 (2.49%) jQuery
8 5 (2.49%) JSON
8 5 (2.49%) RESTful
9 4 (1.99%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.99%) Spring
10 3 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.47%) iPad
2 10 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.98%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.98%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (2.99%) Handset
6 5 (2.49%) CMDB
6 5 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.49%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.49%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.00%) Clustering
8 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) SCADA
8 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 111 (55.22%) Linux
2 58 (28.86%) Unix
3 39 (19.40%) Windows
4 19 (9.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (7.96%) CentOS
6 13 (6.47%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.99%) Debian
8 4 (1.99%) HPUX
9 3 (1.49%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.50%) Fedora
11 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (56.22%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (48.76%) DevOps
3 60 (29.85%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (23.88%) Test Automation
5 45 (22.39%) Scrum
6 32 (15.92%) TDD
7 31 (15.42%) BDD
8 29 (14.43%) SDLC
8 29 (14.43%) Test Scripting
9 25 (12.44%) DSDM
9 25 (12.44%) RUP
10 24 (11.94%) Open Source
11 23 (11.44%) System Integration Testing
12 18 (8.96%) Software Engineering
13 15 (7.46%) ITIL
14 14 (6.97%) Service Management
15 12 (5.97%) Continuous Deployment
15 12 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (5.97%) Mentoring
15 12 (5.97%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 71 (35.32%) Python
2 62 (30.85%) Java
3 53 (26.37%) Ruby
4 48 (23.88%) Bash Shell
5 41 (20.40%) SQL
6 30 (14.93%) C#
7 26 (12.94%) Shell Script
8 15 (7.46%) JavaScript
9 13 (6.47%) PowerShell
10 12 (5.97%) PHP
11 8 (3.98%) Perl
12 6 (2.99%) C++
13 3 (1.49%) C
14 2 (1.00%) Go
15 1 (0.50%) Scala
15 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (11.94%) Degree
2 14 (6.97%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (5.97%) CCNP
4 6 (2.99%) JNCIP
5 5 (2.49%) CCIE
5 5 (2.49%) ISEB
5 5 (2.49%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.49%) MCP
5 5 (2.49%) MCSA
5 5 (2.49%) MCSE
5 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.49%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.00%) CCNA
7 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.97%) QA
2 11 (5.47%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.98%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (15.42%) Docker
2 25 (12.44%) Active Directory
3 19 (9.45%) vSphere
3 19 (9.45%) Xen
3 19 (9.45%) XenServer
4 14 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.99%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.49%) vCloud
7 2 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.00%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 107 (53.23%) Puppet
2 82 (40.80%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (19.40%) Ansible
4 30 (14.93%) Terraform
5 25 (12.44%) Cobbler
6 24 (11.94%) Tivoli
7 22 (10.95%) Kubernetes
7 22 (10.95%) Packer
8 14 (6.97%) Salt
9 12 (5.97%) Nagios
10 11 (5.47%) Cacti
10 11 (5.47%) SCCM
11 10 (4.98%) OpenNMS
11 10 (4.98%) RANCID
12 6 (2.99%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (2.49%) Cisco CUCM
14 3 (1.49%) SCOM
15 1 (0.50%) Kibana
15 1 (0.50%) logstash
15 1 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (16.92%) Oracle
2 25 (12.44%) Red Hat
3 24 (11.94%) EnterpriseDB
4 23 (11.44%) Cisco
5 20 (9.95%) VMware
6 15 (7.46%) Juniper
6 15 (7.46%) Microsoft
7 14 (6.97%) SaltStack
8 12 (5.97%) Google
9 11 (5.47%) Ericsson
10 10 (4.98%) Huawei
11 7 (3.48%) Citrix
12 6 (2.99%) BroadSoft
12 6 (2.99%) GENBAND
12 6 (2.99%) Sonus
13 5 (2.49%) F5
13 5 (2.49%) Riverbed
14 4 (1.99%) NetApp
14 4 (1.99%) Veeam
14 4 (1.99%) Zerto