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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 120 138
Rank change year-on-year +38 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 131 61 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.36% 1.81% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 2.01% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 115 53 42
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,149 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.59% -1.89%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3569 3032 3336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.58% 89.89% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3009 2504 2751
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,275
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 8 £40,000 - 2
Altrincham -10 6 £45,000 +87.50%
Cheadle - 4 £21,000 -
Stockport 0 3 £23,000 -54.00% 4
Sale - 2 £47,500 -
Salford - 1 - -
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 135 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (47.28%) Puppet
3 102 (42.68%) DevOps
4 98 (41.00%) Linux
5 95 (39.75%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (36.82%) Python
7 85 (35.56%) Opscode Chef
8 73 (30.54%) SQL
9 71 (29.71%) Java
10 68 (28.45%) Jenkins
11 60 (25.10%) Scrum
12 58 (24.27%) Ruby
13 55 (23.01%) Unix
14 53 (22.18%) TDD
15 49 (20.50%) Windows
16 47 (19.67%) Ansible
17 45 (18.83%) SDLC
18 44 (18.41%) Automated Testing
19 42 (17.57%) Test Automation
19 42 (17.57%) BDD
20 41 (17.15%) Bash Shell
20 41 (17.15%) Test Scripting
20 41 (17.15%) Oracle
21 40 (16.74%) Amazon AWS
22 38 (15.90%) Active Directory
22 38 (15.90%) Shell Script
23 37 (15.48%) Git (software)
24 35 (14.64%) vSphere
25 34 (14.23%) Cisco
26 33 (13.81%) Docker

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 31 (12.97%) OpenStack
2 29 (12.13%) CloudStack
3 17 (7.11%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.77%) JBoss
4 9 (3.77%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.51%) IIS
5 6 (2.51%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.67%) Apache
7 3 (1.26%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.26%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.84%) SAS
8 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.42%) Confluence
9 1 (0.42%) nginx
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (2.93%) MS Office
2 5 (2.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.74%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.53%) GitHub
3 12 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.51%) SaaS
5 5 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.84%) IaaS
7 2 (0.84%) PaaS
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.42%) Office 365
8 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.97%) Firewall
2 24 (10.04%) WAN
3 22 (9.21%) DNS
3 22 (9.21%) Internet
3 22 (9.21%) LAN
4 20 (8.37%) Broadband
5 15 (6.28%) Ethernet
5 15 (6.28%) TACACS
5 15 (6.28%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (5.86%) NetScaler
7 12 (5.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (4.60%) VoIP
9 8 (3.35%) Asterisk PBX
9 8 (3.35%) BGP
9 8 (3.35%) MPLS
9 8 (3.35%) MRTG
9 8 (3.35%) SNMP
10 7 (2.93%) IPv6
11 6 (2.51%) DHCP
11 6 (2.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.09%) Big Data
4 5 (2.09%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.09%) MySQL
4 5 (2.09%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.09%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.67%) Redis
5 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.26%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.26%) HBase
6 3 (1.26%) Impala
6 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.84%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.84%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 68 (28.45%) Jenkins
2 37 (15.48%) Git (software)
3 29 (12.13%) Selenium
4 19 (7.95%) Cucumber
4 19 (7.95%) WebDriver
5 18 (7.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (7.53%) TeamCity
6 14 (5.86%) GoCD
6 14 (5.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (5.44%) Hudson
8 11 (4.60%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (4.60%) Vagrant
9 8 (3.35%) Maven
9 8 (3.35%) Subversion
10 7 (2.93%) Ant
10 7 (2.93%) Bitbucket
10 7 (2.93%) Gradle
10 7 (2.93%) Mercurial
10 7 (2.93%) MSBuild
11 5 (2.09%) GitLab
General
1 19 (7.95%) Retail
2 18 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.18%) Finance
4 3 (1.26%) Banking
4 3 (1.26%) Games
5 2 (0.84%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (33.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (15.90%) Platform Engineer
3 26 (10.88%) Developer
4 21 (8.79%) Linux Engineer
4 21 (8.79%) Test Engineer
5 20 (8.37%) Automation Tester
5 20 (8.37%) AWS Engineer
5 20 (8.37%) Test Automation Engineer
5 20 (8.37%) Tester
6 18 (7.53%) Software Engineer
7 17 (7.11%) Senior Automation Tester
7 17 (7.11%) Senior Tester
8 16 (6.69%) Cloud Engineer
9 15 (6.28%) Consultant
10 14 (5.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 14 (5.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 14 (5.86%) Principal Engineer
11 13 (5.44%) Network Engineer
12 12 (5.02%) AWS Developer
13 11 (4.60%) Network Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.88%) Web Services
2 19 (7.95%) Gherkin
3 18 (7.53%) .NET
4 9 (3.77%) HTML
4 9 (3.77%) JSON
5 8 (3.35%) AngularJS
6 7 (2.93%) REST
7 6 (2.51%) Apache Camel
7 6 (2.51%) HTML5
7 6 (2.51%) J2EE
7 6 (2.51%) Node.js
7 6 (2.51%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (2.51%) Spring
8 5 (2.09%) RESTful
8 5 (2.09%) Spring Integration
9 3 (1.26%) FreeSWITCH
9 3 (1.26%) Kafka
9 3 (1.26%) LAMP
9 3 (1.26%) Play Framework
10 2 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.86%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.77%) iPad
4 8 (3.35%) CMDB
4 8 (3.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (2.93%) Clustering
6 5 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.26%) Handset
7 3 (1.26%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.84%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.42%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 98 (41.00%) Linux
2 55 (23.01%) Unix
3 49 (20.50%) Windows
4 22 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (8.37%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.60%) CentOS
7 8 (3.35%) Debian
7 8 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.51%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.51%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.67%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.84%) Android
11 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.84%) Solaris
12 1 (0.42%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.42%) Fedora
12 1 (0.42%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (42.68%) DevOps
3 95 (39.75%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (25.10%) Scrum
5 53 (22.18%) TDD
6 45 (18.83%) SDLC
7 44 (18.41%) Automated Testing
8 42 (17.57%) BDD
8 42 (17.57%) Test Automation
9 41 (17.15%) Test Scripting
10 31 (12.97%) RUP
11 30 (12.55%) DSDM
11 30 (12.55%) System Integration Testing
12 26 (10.88%) Microservices
12 26 (10.88%) Software Engineering
13 24 (10.04%) ITIL
14 22 (9.21%) Change Management
15 20 (8.37%) E-Commerce
16 18 (7.53%) Network Design
16 18 (7.53%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (36.82%) Python
2 73 (30.54%) SQL
3 71 (29.71%) Java
4 58 (24.27%) Ruby
5 41 (17.15%) Bash Shell
6 38 (15.90%) Shell Script
7 30 (12.55%) Perl
8 29 (12.13%) C#
9 24 (10.04%) PowerShell
10 20 (8.37%) Go
11 13 (5.44%) C++
12 11 (4.60%) PHP
13 7 (2.93%) JavaScript
13 7 (2.93%) Korn
13 7 (2.93%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.09%) C
15 4 (1.67%) Groovy
16 3 (1.26%) Scala
17 2 (0.84%) R
18 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (7.53%) CCNP
1 18 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (5.86%) ISEB
3 8 (3.35%) JNCIP
4 5 (2.09%) Degree
5 4 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.26%) CCIE
6 3 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.26%) MCP
6 3 (1.26%) MCSA
6 3 (1.26%) MCSE
6 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.42%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.42%) CISM
8 1 (0.42%) CISSP
8 1 (0.42%) CLAS
8 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.11%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.51%) SLA
3 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) GCP
4 1 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (15.90%) Active Directory
2 35 (14.64%) vSphere
3 33 (13.81%) Docker
4 30 (12.55%) Xen
5 29 (12.13%) XenServer
6 18 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (5.44%) vCloud
8 7 (2.93%) Hyper-V
9 6 (2.51%) VirtualBox
10 4 (1.67%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.26%) HDFS
11 3 (1.26%) KVM
12 1 (0.42%) NFS
12 1 (0.42%) OpenSIPS
12 1 (0.42%) Varnish
12 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 113 (47.28%) Puppet
2 85 (35.56%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (19.67%) Ansible
4 31 (12.97%) Cobbler
5 30 (12.55%) Tivoli
6 25 (10.46%) SCCM
7 24 (10.04%) Terraform
8 17 (7.11%) Nagios
9 15 (6.28%) OpenNMS
9 15 (6.28%) RANCID
10 11 (4.60%) Salt
11 9 (3.77%) Packer
12 8 (3.35%) Cacti
13 6 (2.51%) vMotion
14 5 (2.09%) Kubernetes
15 3 (1.26%) Docker Swarm
16 2 (0.84%) Rundeck
17 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 41 (17.15%) Oracle
2 34 (14.23%) Cisco
3 32 (13.39%) Microsoft
4 29 (12.13%) EnterpriseDB
5 27 (11.30%) Red Hat
6 26 (10.88%) VMware
7 19 (7.95%) Google
7 19 (7.95%) Juniper
8 18 (7.53%) Ericsson
9 15 (6.28%) Huawei
10 11 (4.60%) SolarWinds
11 8 (3.35%) Brocade
12 7 (2.93%) Foundry
12 7 (2.93%) Zerto
12 7 (2.93%) ZyXEL
13 6 (2.51%) Citrix
13 6 (2.51%) Veeam
14 5 (2.09%) Aquila
15 3 (1.26%) F5
15 3 (1.26%) Riverbed
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Large Pension + Flexible Bonus's
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum dep on experience + on call allowance + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net-Recruit.co.uk
Salary: £25,000 - £32,000 DOE
Posted: 27 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago