Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 86 73
Rank change year-on-year +33 -13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 25 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.89% 0.97% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 1.06% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 17
Merseyside median annual salary £35,979 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.07% -3.33% -40.00%
10th Percentile £20,250 £26,300 £26,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £44,900 £46,900
North West median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.00% +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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 794 941 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 91.79% 91.45% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 638 686 663
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Merseyside

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Configuration Management in Merseyside

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Merseyside over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in Merseyside

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Liverpool +26 19 £36,740 +26.69% 1
Bootle - 2 - -
Wirral - 1 £36,000 -
Configuration Management
North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (48.00%) Incident Management
4 11 (44.00%) Statistics
4 11 (44.00%) Problem Management
4 11 (44.00%) SharePoint
4 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
4 11 (44.00%) ITIL
4 11 (44.00%) Skype for Business
4 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (44.00%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (40.00%) Linux
6 9 (36.00%) Remedy
6 9 (36.00%) Management Information System
6 9 (36.00%) Service Management
6 9 (36.00%) Data Quality
7 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (32.00%) Nagios
7 8 (32.00%) PHP
8 6 (24.00%) Ansible
8 6 (24.00%) DevOps
8 6 (24.00%) Driving Licence
8 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 5 (20.00%) Internet
9 5 (20.00%) Python

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (44.00%) SharePoint
1 11 (44.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (16.00%) Apache
3 4 (16.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon S3
2 4 (16.00%) Route 53
2 4 (16.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 5 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
5 4 (16.00%) ICT Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) ICT Support
5 4 (16.00%) ICT Support Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) Web Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Web Hosting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) LAMP
1 4 (16.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (24.00%) Driving Licence
3 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) AS400
5 1 (4.00%) Clustering
5 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (16.00%) CentOS
4 4 (16.00%) Debian
4 4 (16.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Incident Management
2 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) Problem Management
2 11 (44.00%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (44.00%) Statistics
3 9 (36.00%) Service Management
4 6 (24.00%) DevOps
5 5 (20.00%) Server Management
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.00%) High Availability
6 4 (16.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (16.00%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) Change Control
8 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (32.00%) PHP
2 5 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) C++
3 4 (16.00%) Groovy
3 4 (16.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) Ruby
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Varnish
3 1 (4.00%) Docker
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) KVM
3 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Nagios
2 6 (24.00%) Ansible
3 4 (16.00%) Grafana
3 4 (16.00%) Graphite
3 4 (16.00%) HAProxy
4 2 (8.00%) Puppet
5 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Remedy
2 4 (16.00%) Capita
2 4 (16.00%) New Relic
2 4 (16.00%) Splunk
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) VMware