Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 124 109
Rank change year-on-year +25 -15 +62
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 221 183 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.25% 2.47% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 2.65% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 157 167 191
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.84% +20.00%
10th Percentile £37,000 £37,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +11.76%

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 6,180 6,901 6,856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.99% 92.99% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,144 5,683 5,917
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -9 8 £50,000 +19.05%
Stockport +13 4 £21,000 -40.00% 5
Rochdale +2 4 £49,000 +40.00% 2
Cheadle - 3 £21,500 -
Salford -9 2 - - 3
Configuration Management
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 159 (71.95%) DevOps
2 135 (61.09%) Amazon AWS
3 128 (57.92%) Python
4 119 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (46.61%) Linux
6 97 (43.89%) Puppet
7 91 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
8 90 (40.72%) Java
9 88 (39.82%) Continuous Integration
10 83 (37.56%) Degree
11 81 (36.65%) Docker
12 71 (32.13%) Microsoft Azure
13 70 (31.67%) Ansible
14 69 (31.22%) Jenkins
15 67 (30.32%) Kubernetes
16 66 (29.86%) Cloud Computing
17 64 (28.96%) TDD
18 62 (28.05%) Ruby
18 62 (28.05%) Open Source
19 57 (25.79%) JIRA
19 57 (25.79%) Computer Science
20 55 (24.89%) Computer Science Degree
21 53 (23.98%) Google Cloud Platform
21 53 (23.98%) NoSQL
22 50 (22.62%) MongoDB
22 50 (22.62%) Change Management
23 48 (21.72%) Apache
24 47 (21.27%) Bash Shell
25 44 (19.91%) Web Services
26 42 (19.00%) Hadoop

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 48 (21.72%) Apache
2 41 (18.55%) Apache Spark
3 13 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 11 (4.98%) IIS
5 9 (4.07%) JBoss
5 9 (4.07%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.71%) Apache Solr
7 6 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.71%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.71%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.26%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.81%) Confluence
9 4 (1.81%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (1.36%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.45%) Drupal
12 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 135 (61.09%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (32.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (29.86%) Cloud Computing
4 53 (23.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 41 (18.55%) Amazon EC2
5 41 (18.55%) Amazon EMR
6 16 (7.24%) IBM Cloud
7 11 (4.98%) SaaS
8 7 (3.17%) IaaS
8 7 (3.17%) OpenShift
9 6 (2.71%) GitHub
10 5 (2.26%) PaaS
11 4 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.90%) Algolia
12 2 (0.90%) Firebase
13 1 (0.45%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.29%) Internet
2 26 (11.76%) Firewall
3 25 (11.31%) SSL
4 18 (8.14%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (7.69%) DNS
6 12 (5.43%) HTTP
7 10 (4.52%) VPN
8 9 (4.07%) Bluetooth
9 7 (3.17%) TCP/IP
9 7 (3.17%) VLAN
10 6 (2.71%) BGP
10 6 (2.71%) Broadband
10 6 (2.71%) LAN
10 6 (2.71%) OSPF
10 6 (2.71%) WAN
11 5 (2.26%) BIG-IP
11 5 (2.26%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (2.26%) DMVPN
11 5 (2.26%) NX-OS
11 5 (2.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.98%) NoSQL
2 50 (22.62%) MongoDB
3 42 (19.00%) Hadoop
4 41 (18.55%) Amazon Athena
4 41 (18.55%) Amazon Redshift
4 41 (18.55%) Big Data
4 41 (18.55%) Flink
5 16 (7.24%) SQL Server
6 10 (4.52%) MySQL
7 9 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.90%) Endeca
9 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.90%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.90%) QlikView
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.45%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.45%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 69 (31.22%) Jenkins
2 57 (25.79%) JIRA
3 34 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 25 (11.31%) Git (software)
5 17 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 16 (7.24%) Travis CI
7 12 (5.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (4.98%) Vagrant
9 10 (4.52%) Hudson
9 10 (4.52%) Maven
9 10 (4.52%) Selenium
9 10 (4.52%) SoapUI
9 10 (4.52%) Subversion
9 10 (4.52%) WebDriver
10 8 (3.62%) Bitbucket
11 6 (2.71%) GitLab
12 5 (2.26%) Appium
12 5 (2.26%) CircleCI
12 5 (2.26%) CocoaPods
12 5 (2.26%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (4.52%) Law
2 6 (2.71%) Retail
3 4 (1.81%) Finance
3 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.45%) Billing
4 1 (0.45%) Legal
4 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (33.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (12.22%) Senior DevOps
2 27 (12.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 25 (11.31%) Developer
4 24 (10.86%) AWS DevOps
5 22 (9.95%) Big Data Engineer
5 22 (9.95%) Data Engineer
5 22 (9.95%) Senior Data Engineer
6 21 (9.50%) Trainer
7 19 (8.60%) Architect
7 19 (8.60%) Data Architect
7 19 (8.60%) Senior Architect
7 19 (8.60%) Senior Data Architect
8 17 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
9 16 (7.24%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (6.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 13 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 13 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 10 (4.52%) Developer in Test
12 10 (4.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (19.91%) Web Services
2 41 (18.55%) Kafka
2 41 (18.55%) Spark Streaming
3 23 (10.41%) Elastic Stack
4 17 (7.69%) Sensu
5 14 (6.33%) JSON
5 14 (6.33%) XML
6 7 (3.17%) Dagger
6 7 (3.17%) RxJava
7 6 (2.71%) Node.js
7 6 (2.71%) RESTful
8 5 (2.26%) Cocoa
8 5 (2.26%) Cocoa Touch
8 5 (2.26%) Core Animation
8 5 (2.26%) Core Data
8 5 (2.26%) Gherkin
8 5 (2.26%) React Native
8 5 (2.26%) ReactiveCocoa
8 5 (2.26%) RxSwift
9 4 (1.81%) Retrofit
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.57%) Public Cloud
2 19 (8.60%) Internet of Things
3 11 (4.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (3.17%) Cloud Native
5 6 (2.71%) CMDB
5 6 (2.71%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.71%) User Experience
6 5 (2.26%) Animation
6 5 (2.26%) Infotainment
7 3 (1.36%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.36%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.45%) Replication
9 1 (0.45%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 103 (46.61%) Linux
2 34 (15.38%) Windows
3 30 (13.57%) Unix
4 20 (9.05%) CentOS
5 15 (6.79%) Ubuntu
6 12 (5.43%) Android
6 12 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (4.52%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.71%) Windows 10
8 6 (2.71%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.81%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.36%) watchOS
10 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (71.95%) DevOps
2 119 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (39.82%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (28.96%) TDD
5 62 (28.05%) Open Source
6 57 (25.79%) Computer Science
7 50 (22.62%) Change Management
8 41 (18.55%) Data Engineering
8 41 (18.55%) Data Ingestion
8 41 (18.55%) Data Modelling
8 41 (18.55%) Mathematics
9 27 (12.22%) BDD
10 26 (11.76%) Load Balancing
11 25 (11.31%) Microservices
12 22 (9.95%) Data Analysis
12 22 (9.95%) Time Management
13 21 (9.50%) ITIL
14 19 (8.60%) Data Architecture
15 18 (8.14%) Deployment Automation
15 18 (8.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 128 (57.92%) Python
2 90 (40.72%) Java
3 62 (28.05%) Ruby
4 47 (21.27%) Bash Shell
5 41 (18.55%) Scala
6 22 (9.95%) Perl
7 19 (8.60%) SQL
8 15 (6.79%) Go
9 11 (4.98%) JavaScript
10 10 (4.52%) C#
11 8 (3.62%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.71%) PHP
13 5 (2.26%) Apple Swift
13 5 (2.26%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (37.56%) Degree
2 55 (24.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (18.55%) Numerate Degree
4 12 (5.43%) AWS Certification
5 5 (2.26%) CCIE
5 5 (2.26%) CCNA
5 5 (2.26%) CCNP
5 5 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.81%) RHCE
6 4 (1.81%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.90%) MCITP
7 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.90%) PMP
7 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.67%) QA
2 5 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 5 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.81%) PMO
4 3 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.90%) GDPR
5 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (36.65%) Docker
2 17 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (2.71%) Terminal Server
5 4 (1.81%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.36%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.36%) vSphere
7 2 (0.90%) Xen
7 2 (0.90%) XenServer
8 1 (0.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 97 (43.89%) Puppet
2 91 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (31.67%) Ansible
4 67 (30.32%) Kubernetes
5 38 (17.19%) Terraform
6 31 (14.03%) Graphite
7 26 (11.76%) Packer
8 20 (9.05%) Prometheus
9 17 (7.69%) Consul
9 17 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
10 14 (6.33%) Grafana
11 11 (4.98%) Nagios
11 11 (4.98%) Salt
11 11 (4.98%) ZABBIX
12 10 (4.52%) Opsview
13 9 (4.07%) Cobbler
14 5 (2.26%) CFEngine
15 2 (0.90%) Tivoli
16 1 (0.45%) Cacti
16 1 (0.45%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 41 (18.55%) CA Agile Central
2 18 (8.14%) VMware
3 14 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.33%) Red Hat
4 12 (5.43%) Oracle
5 10 (4.52%) Cisco
6 8 (3.62%) Aquila
6 8 (3.62%) Google
7 7 (3.17%) Citrix
8 6 (2.71%) Apple
8 6 (2.71%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.26%) F5
9 5 (2.26%) Meraki
10 4 (1.81%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.81%) Intapp
11 2 (0.90%) EnterpriseDB
11 2 (0.90%) FatWire
11 2 (0.90%) hybris
12 1 (0.45%) Foundry
12 1 (0.45%) Pega