Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 79 82
Rank change year-on-year +23 +3 -18
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 22 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.60% 1.33% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 1.46% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 10
Merseyside median annual salary £22,500 £52,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -57.14% +45.83% -26.15%
10th Percentile £20,250 £25,050 £23,625
90th Percentile £39,917 £60,000 £46,375
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% +6.25%

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 770 893 1,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.91% 91.03% 89.64%
Number of salaries quoted 593 651 743
Merseyside median annual salary £40,349 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.87% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +13 12 £21,500 -59.05% 1
Bootle -5 6 £23,000 -
Wirral - 1 £36,000 -
Configuration Management
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Incident Management
3 16 (72.73%) Statistics
3 16 (72.73%) Problem Management
3 16 (72.73%) SharePoint
3 16 (72.73%) Skype for Business
3 16 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 16 (72.73%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (68.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (68.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (68.18%) MS Exchange
4 15 (68.18%) Service Management
5 14 (63.64%) Management Information System
5 14 (63.64%) Data Quality
6 13 (59.09%) Remedy
7 9 (40.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) Internet
9 6 (27.27%) Driving Licence
10 5 (22.73%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
12 2 (9.09%) Project Management
12 2 (9.09%) Wireless
12 2 (9.09%) Middleware
12 2 (9.09%) Citrix
12 2 (9.09%) LAN
12 2 (9.09%) WAN

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 16 (72.73%) SharePoint
1 16 (72.73%) Skype for Business
2 15 (68.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (68.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 15 (68.18%) MS Exchange
3 9 (40.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
1 12 (54.55%) Service Desk Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Service Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 5 (22.73%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) ICT Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Support
3 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) ICT Support
4 4 (18.18%) ICT Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 6 (27.27%) Driving Licence
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.09%) Clustering
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) AS400
5 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
5 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Incident Management
1 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 16 (72.73%) Problem Management
2 16 (72.73%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (72.73%) Statistics
3 15 (68.18%) Service Management
4 5 (22.73%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Compliance Audit
6 1 (4.55%) Decision-Making
6 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C#
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (63.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) KVM
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Remedy
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) VMware