Period
to 11 April 2021

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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
North West > Manchester
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 108 113 107
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +29
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 89 115 182
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.40% 2.35% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 2.50% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 53 80 136
10th Percentile £43,000 £31,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £48,125 £40,000 £46,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
75th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £82,250 £70,000 £78,750
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -5.41% +19.35%

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 3,475 4,594 5,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 93.82% 93.95% 92.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,955 3,701 4,673
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,528
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,660 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Manchester

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in Manchester.

Salary trend for Configuration Management in Manchester

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Configuration Management in Manchester over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

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 11 April 2021. 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
Salford +18 1 £45,000 -16.20% 3
Bolton 0 1 £42,500 -26.09% 1
Configuration Management
North West

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, 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 70 (78.65%) DevOps
2 66 (74.16%) AWS
3 61 (68.54%) Linux
4 60 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (60.67%) Puppet
6 53 (59.55%) Python
7 51 (57.30%) Docker
8 47 (52.81%) Ansible
9 46 (51.69%) Infrastructure as Code
10 43 (48.31%) Terraform
10 43 (48.31%) Bash Shell
11 41 (46.07%) Azure
11 41 (46.07%) Kubernetes
12 37 (41.57%) Opscode Chef
13 31 (34.83%) Jenkins
14 30 (33.71%) Unix
14 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
14 30 (33.71%) PowerShell
15 26 (29.21%) VMware
15 26 (29.21%) Oracle
15 26 (29.21%) Public Cloud
16 23 (25.84%) Git (software)
17 22 (24.72%) ITIL
18 21 (23.60%) Windows
18 21 (23.60%) RHCE
19 20 (22.47%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (22.47%) Deployment Automation
20 19 (21.35%) VLAN
21 17 (19.10%) Security Cleared
21 17 (19.10%) 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 14 (15.73%) Confluence
2 7 (7.87%) Apache
3 6 (6.74%) Apache Solr
3 6 (6.74%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.49%) IIS
4 4 (4.49%) JBoss
4 4 (4.49%) nginx
5 3 (3.37%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (3.37%) CloudStack
5 3 (3.37%) CMS
5 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.37%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.25%) ColdFusion
6 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) SAP QM
1 2 (2.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 66 (74.16%) AWS
2 41 (46.07%) Azure
3 17 (19.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (17.98%) PaaS
5 14 (15.73%) Pulumi
6 12 (13.48%) Amazon EKS
6 12 (13.48%) IaaS
7 9 (10.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (10.11%) GCP
7 9 (10.11%) SaaS
8 7 (7.87%) Serverless
9 6 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (6.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (6.74%) CloudFront
9 6 (6.74%) Route 53
10 5 (5.62%) Datadog
10 5 (5.62%) OpenShift
11 4 (4.49%) Logic Apps
12 3 (3.37%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (3.37%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.35%) VLAN
2 17 (19.10%) Firewall
3 14 (15.73%) IPv4
3 14 (15.73%) OSPF
3 14 (15.73%) VPN
4 8 (8.99%) DNS
5 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.25%) MPLS
6 2 (2.25%) SSL
6 2 (2.25%) WAN
7 1 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) MySQL
2 9 (10.11%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.74%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (6.74%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (5.62%) MariaDB
4 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.62%) Redis
5 3 (3.37%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.25%) Big Data
6 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (34.83%) Jenkins
2 23 (25.84%) Git (software)
3 14 (15.73%) JIRA
3 14 (15.73%) Subversion
4 13 (14.61%) GitLab
5 12 (13.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.49%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.49%) Selenium
6 4 (4.49%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.37%) Gradle
7 3 (3.37%) Maven
8 2 (2.25%) Hudson
8 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.25%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (1.12%) TestRail
9 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.87%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Retail
3 5 (5.62%) Law
4 4 (4.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.25%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (39.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (29.21%) Linux Engineer
3 25 (28.09%) AWS Engineer
4 20 (22.47%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 20 (22.47%) Systems Engineer
5 17 (19.10%) AWS DevOps
6 16 (17.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 14 (15.73%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 14 (15.73%) Platform Engineer
8 10 (11.24%) Senior DevOps
9 9 (10.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 7 (7.87%) Azure Engineer
11 5 (5.62%) Architect
11 5 (5.62%) Developer
11 5 (5.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (5.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 5 (5.62%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 4 (4.49%) Software Developer
13 3 (3.37%) Azure Architect
13 3 (3.37%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) Web Services
2 8 (8.99%) Node.js
3 5 (5.62%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (5.62%) React
4 4 (4.49%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.37%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (3.37%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.25%) CSS
6 2 (2.25%) HTML
6 2 (2.25%) Vue.js
7 1 (1.12%) .NET
7 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.12%) JSON
7 1 (1.12%) Laravel
7 1 (1.12%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.21%) Public Cloud
2 10 (11.24%) Enterprise Cloud
3 7 (7.87%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.49%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.37%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.37%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.25%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.25%) User Experience
7 1 (1.12%) Clustering
7 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.12%) FMCG
7 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 61 (68.54%) Linux
2 30 (33.71%) Unix
3 21 (23.60%) Windows
4 14 (15.73%) CentOS
5 12 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.49%) Alpine Linux
6 4 (4.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (78.65%) DevOps
2 60 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (51.69%) Infrastructure as Code
4 22 (24.72%) ITIL
5 20 (22.47%) Deployment Automation
6 16 (17.98%) Data Science
6 16 (17.98%) SDLC
7 15 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (16.85%) Scrum
7 15 (16.85%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 15 (16.85%) Software Testing
8 14 (15.73%) Cyber Intelligence
8 14 (15.73%) DevSecOps
8 14 (15.73%) Machine Learning
8 14 (15.73%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 14 (15.73%) Service Management
8 14 (15.73%) Task Automation
9 13 (14.61%) Open Source
9 13 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (13.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (59.55%) Python
2 43 (48.31%) Bash Shell
3 30 (33.71%) PowerShell
4 14 (15.73%) Go
4 14 (15.73%) Ruby
4 14 (15.73%) SQL
5 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.11%) PHP
6 8 (8.99%) C#
7 7 (7.87%) Java
7 7 (7.87%) Perl
8 4 (4.49%) C++
9 2 (2.25%) Groovy
9 2 (2.25%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) RHCE
2 17 (19.10%) Security Cleared
3 14 (15.73%) GIAC
4 12 (13.48%) SC Cleared
5 11 (12.36%) AWS Certification
6 6 (6.74%) Degree
7 4 (4.49%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.25%) RHCSA
8 2 (2.25%) SAP Certification
9 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) OpenSCAP
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (57.30%) Docker
2 20 (22.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.73%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (10.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 54 (60.67%) Puppet
2 47 (52.81%) Ansible
3 43 (48.31%) Terraform
4 41 (46.07%) Kubernetes
5 37 (41.57%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (7.87%) CFEngine
6 7 (7.87%) Prometheus
7 6 (6.74%) Grafana
8 4 (4.49%) Consul
8 4 (4.49%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (4.49%) Graphite
8 4 (4.49%) Packer
9 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (2.25%) Nagios
9 2 (2.25%) Opsview
9 2 (2.25%) Salt
9 2 (2.25%) SCCM
9 2 (2.25%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (2.25%) ZABBIX
10 1 (1.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
2 26 (29.21%) Oracle
2 26 (29.21%) VMware
3 16 (17.98%) Red Hat
4 13 (14.61%) SaltStack
5 6 (6.74%) Splunk
6 3 (3.37%) Google
7 2 (2.25%) Adobe
7 2 (2.25%) New Relic
7 2 (2.25%) Pega
7 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.25%) SAP
7 2 (2.25%) Veeam
8 1 (1.12%) Atlassian