Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 106 144
Rank change year-on-year -25 +38 +36
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 165 243 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.33% 3.03% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 3.28% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 137 213 111
Manchester median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% +17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £69,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +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 6,468 7,413 6,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.52% 92.57% 91.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5,391 6,271 5,212
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 19 June 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 19 June 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
Rochdale -6 8 £25,500 -44.57%
Salford +5 7 £46,250 - 1
Altrincham +7 4 £45,000 -
Stockport -12 4 £34,500 +6.15%
Bolton - 1 £32,500 - 2
Configuration Management
North West

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 99 (60.00%) DevOps
2 88 (53.33%) Puppet
3 84 (50.91%) Python
4 82 (49.70%) Opscode Chef
5 81 (49.09%) Linux
6 79 (47.88%) Amazon AWS
7 73 (44.24%) Ansible
8 68 (41.21%) Continuous Integration
9 64 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (38.18%) Ruby
11 61 (36.97%) Jenkins
12 54 (32.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 51 (30.91%) Windows
14 46 (27.88%) Test Automation
15 45 (27.27%) Microsoft
16 42 (25.45%) SQL
17 41 (24.85%) Docker
18 40 (24.24%) Terraform
18 40 (24.24%) Java
19 38 (23.03%) Bash Shell
20 37 (22.42%) JIRA
21 34 (20.61%) Kubernetes
22 33 (20.00%) Git (software)
23 30 (18.18%) Oracle
24 29 (17.58%) SQL Server
25 28 (16.97%) Google
26 27 (16.36%) Web Services
26 27 (16.36%) Packer
27 26 (15.76%) Vagrant
28 25 (15.15%) Google Cloud Platform

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 16 (9.70%) IIS
2 12 (7.27%) Apache
2 12 (7.27%) OpenStack
3 8 (4.85%) nginx
4 6 (3.64%) Confluence
5 5 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (3.03%) CloudStack
6 3 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.61%) CMS
7 1 (0.61%) Drupal
7 1 (0.61%) JBoss
7 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (9.09%) Elite 3E
1 15 (9.09%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 79 (47.88%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (32.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (15.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (11.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (4.85%) GitHub
6 6 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (3.03%) IaaS
8 3 (1.82%) Serverless
9 2 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.73%) Firewall
2 20 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.67%) DNS
4 8 (4.85%) Broadband
4 8 (4.85%) HTTP
4 8 (4.85%) SAN
4 8 (4.85%) VPN
5 7 (4.24%) Internet
5 7 (4.24%) NAS
5 7 (4.24%) WAN
6 5 (3.03%) Ethernet
6 5 (3.03%) SSL
6 5 (3.03%) xDSL
7 3 (1.82%) DHCP
7 3 (1.82%) FTP
7 3 (1.82%) IPsec
7 3 (1.82%) Profibus
8 2 (1.21%) VoIP
9 1 (0.61%) IPv6
9 1 (0.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (8.48%) MySQL
4 4 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.82%) Big Data
5 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.61%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (36.97%) Jenkins
2 37 (22.42%) JIRA
3 33 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 26 (15.76%) Vagrant
5 23 (13.94%) Selenium
6 17 (10.30%) Maven
6 17 (10.30%) WebDriver
7 16 (9.70%) SoapUI
8 13 (7.88%) Subversion
9 9 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (3.64%) SonarQube
11 5 (3.03%) Hudson
12 4 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (2.42%) Ranorex
12 4 (2.42%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.42%) Travis CI
13 3 (1.82%) Telerik Test Studio
13 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (1.21%) JSUnit
14 2 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (3.03%) Automotive
2 5 (3.03%) Retail
3 4 (2.42%) Back Office
4 3 (1.82%) Games
5 2 (1.21%) French Language
5 2 (1.21%) German Language
5 2 (1.21%) Japanese Language
5 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Law
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (49.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 41 (24.85%) Developer
3 22 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 19 (11.52%) Software Test Engineer
4 19 (11.52%) Test Engineer
5 17 (10.30%) Applications Support
5 17 (10.30%) Development Engineer
6 16 (9.70%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (9.70%) Developer in Test
6 16 (9.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 16 (9.70%) Software Development Engineer
6 16 (9.70%) Test Development Engineer
7 15 (9.09%) Applications Developer
7 15 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (8.48%) Platform Engineer
9 13 (7.88%) AWS DevOps
9 13 (7.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 13 (7.88%) Senior DevOps
9 13 (7.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 11 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.36%) Web Services
2 25 (15.15%) .NET
3 15 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 13 (7.88%) Node.js
5 6 (3.64%) JSON
5 6 (3.64%) RESTful
6 5 (3.03%) Servlets
7 4 (2.42%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (2.42%) Sensu
7 4 (2.42%) WSGI
8 3 (1.82%) COM
8 3 (1.82%) CSS
8 3 (1.82%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.82%) LAMP
8 3 (1.82%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (1.82%) Spring
8 3 (1.82%) Spring MVC
8 3 (1.82%) Velocity
8 3 (1.82%) XML
9 2 (1.21%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.64%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.03%) Cloud Native
3 5 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.82%) SCADA
6 2 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.21%) Smart City
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) PMI
7 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (49.09%) Linux
2 51 (30.91%) Windows
3 20 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 15 (9.09%) Unix
5 10 (6.06%) CentOS
6 8 (4.85%) Debian
7 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.21%) Kali Linux
8 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.21%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.61%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (60.00%) DevOps
2 68 (41.21%) Continuous Integration
3 64 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (27.88%) Test Automation
5 24 (14.55%) TDD
6 23 (13.94%) Deployment Automation
6 23 (13.94%) Service Management
7 22 (13.33%) BDD
7 22 (13.33%) ITIL
7 22 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (11.52%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (10.30%) API Testing
11 17 (10.30%) Open Source
11 17 (10.30%) SDET
12 16 (9.70%) Change Control
12 16 (9.70%) Continuous Deployment
12 16 (9.70%) Test Scripting
13 15 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 84 (50.91%) Python
2 63 (38.18%) Ruby
3 42 (25.45%) SQL
4 40 (24.24%) Java
5 38 (23.03%) Bash Shell
6 22 (13.33%) C#
7 15 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 15 (9.09%) VBA
8 14 (8.48%) Shell Script
9 11 (6.67%) Perl
10 10 (6.06%) PHP
10 10 (6.06%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.64%) Go
12 4 (2.42%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.42%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.82%) Java 8
14 2 (1.21%) C++
14 2 (1.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (10.30%) Degree
2 15 (9.09%) MCP
2 15 (9.09%) MCSA
2 15 (9.09%) MCSE
2 15 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.24%) CCNA
3 7 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.64%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.42%) ISEB
5 4 (2.42%) RHCE
5 4 (2.42%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.82%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.61%) CSQA
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.12%) QA
2 8 (4.85%) GCP
2 8 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 15765
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (24.85%) Docker
2 23 (13.94%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.27%) Xen
4 11 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.85%) VirtualBox
6 7 (4.24%) KVM
7 5 (3.03%) vSphere
7 5 (3.03%) XenServer
8 3 (1.82%) GlusterFS
8 3 (1.82%) Varnish
9 1 (0.61%) NFS
9 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 88 (53.33%) Puppet
2 82 (49.70%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (44.24%) Ansible
4 40 (24.24%) Terraform
5 34 (20.61%) Kubernetes
6 27 (16.36%) Packer
7 24 (14.55%) Salt
8 10 (6.06%) Consul
9 9 (5.45%) Graphite
10 7 (4.24%) Nagios
10 7 (4.24%) SCCM
11 5 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (3.03%) Grafana
11 5 (3.03%) Opsview
11 5 (3.03%) ZABBIX
12 4 (2.42%) Prometheus
13 2 (1.21%) Nessus
14 1 (0.61%) RANCID
14 1 (0.61%) SCOM
14 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 30 (18.18%) Oracle
3 28 (16.97%) Google
4 16 (9.70%) Intapp
4 16 (9.70%) VMware
5 15 (9.09%) Reuters
5 15 (9.09%) SAP
6 13 (7.88%) Red Hat
7 12 (7.27%) SaltStack
8 8 (4.85%) Cisco
9 7 (4.24%) IBM
10 4 (2.42%) Apple
10 4 (2.42%) Citrix
11 3 (1.82%) Capita
11 3 (1.82%) Rockwell
11 3 (1.82%) Siemens
11 3 (1.82%) Sun
11 3 (1.82%) Telerik
12 2 (1.21%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.21%) Qualys