The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Configuration Management
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 152 187
Rank change year-on-year +18 +35  
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 147 85 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.15% 1.52% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.72% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 114 67 51
Median salary £46,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.23% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £54,750 £115,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.52% +9.41%  

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6156 4952 5674
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.91% 88.30% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19927 16677 18480
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £62,500 £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 the North West

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in the North West

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Configuration Management in the North West

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Configuration Management in the North West

Configuration Management
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Manchester +10 120 £46,000 +8.23% 19
Cheshire -23 13 £47,500 -
Merseyside -3 8 £26,500 -15.87% 4
Cumbria - 5 £37,500 -
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 151 (48.87%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (40.78%) Linux
3 115 (37.22%) Puppet
4 107 (34.63%) DevOps
5 92 (29.77%) Opscode Chef
6 86 (27.83%) Python
7 85 (27.51%) Continuous Integration
8 80 (25.89%) Unix
9 77 (24.92%) SQL
10 68 (22.01%) Java
11 65 (21.04%) ITIL
11 65 (21.04%) Jenkins
12 61 (19.74%) Windows
13 58 (18.77%) Oracle
14 55 (17.80%) Scrum
14 55 (17.80%) Amazon AWS
15 53 (17.15%) Active Directory
16 52 (16.83%) Ruby
17 50 (16.18%) Test Automation
18 44 (14.24%) Bash Shell
18 44 (14.24%) TDD
18 44 (14.24%) SDLC
19 42 (13.59%) Cisco
20 40 (12.94%) Test Scripting
21 39 (12.62%) Ansible
21 39 (12.62%) BDD
22 38 (12.30%) Docker
23 37 (11.97%) C#
24 35 (11.33%) Red Hat
24 35 (11.33%) Finance

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 30 (9.71%) OpenStack
2 29 (9.39%) CloudStack
3 13 (4.21%) Apache
3 13 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (4.21%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.91%) Apache Pig
4 9 (2.91%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.59%) nginx
6 7 (2.27%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.94%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.94%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.62%) JBoss
9 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.65%) CMS
10 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.65%) SAS
11 1 (0.32%) Confluence
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 55 (17.80%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (8.74%) GitHub
3 14 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.53%) SaaS
4 13 (4.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.29%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.65%) Office 365
8 2 (0.65%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.65%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.32%) IaaS
9 1 (0.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.00%) Firewall
2 26 (8.41%) WAN
3 23 (7.44%) DNS
4 22 (7.12%) Internet
5 18 (5.83%) Ethernet
6 17 (5.50%) LAN
6 17 (5.50%) NetScaler
7 16 (5.18%) TCP/IP
8 15 (4.85%) Broadband
8 15 (4.85%) TACACS
8 15 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (4.53%) VoIP
10 13 (4.21%) BGP
10 13 (4.21%) MRTG
10 13 (4.21%) SNMP
11 11 (3.56%) MPLS
11 11 (3.56%) Unified Communications
12 7 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (1.94%) VoWiFi
13 6 (1.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.83%) MySQL
3 12 (3.88%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.56%) Hadoop
5 10 (3.24%) Big Data
5 10 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.91%) Apache Hive
6 9 (2.91%) HBase
6 9 (2.91%) Impala
7 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.62%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.29%) MS Access
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.97%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.65%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 65 (21.04%) Jenkins
2 30 (9.71%) Selenium
3 28 (9.06%) Cucumber
3 28 (9.06%) WebDriver
4 26 (8.41%) Git (software)
5 18 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (5.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (3.88%) Hudson
7 12 (3.88%) TeamCity
8 11 (3.56%) GoCD
9 8 (2.59%) Maven
9 8 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (2.59%) Subversion
10 7 (2.27%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.62%) MSBuild
12 4 (1.29%) JUnit
13 3 (0.97%) Ant
13 3 (0.97%) ClearCase
13 3 (0.97%) CruiseControl
13 3 (0.97%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (11.33%) Finance
2 30 (9.71%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.18%) Retail
4 14 (4.53%) Banking
5 6 (1.94%) Legal
6 5 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.65%) Games
7 2 (0.65%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (25.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (13.92%) Platform Engineer
3 29 (9.39%) Automation Tester
3 29 (9.39%) Tester
4 26 (8.41%) Developer
5 25 (8.09%) Senior Automation Tester
5 25 (8.09%) Senior Tester
6 23 (7.44%) Network Engineer
7 21 (6.80%) Analyst
8 20 (6.47%) Cloud Engineer
9 18 (5.83%) AWS Engineer
10 17 (5.50%) Linux Engineer
11 15 (4.85%) Administrator
11 15 (4.85%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (4.53%) Linux Administrator
12 14 (4.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 13 (4.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 13 (4.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 12 (3.88%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.06%) Gherkin
2 24 (7.77%) .NET
3 21 (6.80%) Web Services
4 13 (4.21%) LAMP
5 10 (3.24%) Kafka
5 10 (3.24%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (2.59%) HTML
7 7 (2.27%) JSON
8 6 (1.94%) J2EE
9 5 (1.62%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.62%) FreeSWITCH
9 5 (1.62%) Spring
10 4 (1.29%) RESTful
11 3 (0.97%) Apache Camel
11 3 (0.97%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.97%) CSS
11 3 (0.97%) Middleware
11 3 (0.97%) Node.js
11 3 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (0.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.12%) iPad
3 19 (6.15%) CMDB
4 12 (3.88%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.56%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.59%) Handset
6 8 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.27%) Clustering
7 7 (2.27%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.94%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.62%) PMI
10 3 (0.97%) User Experience
10 3 (0.97%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.32%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 126 (40.78%) Linux
2 80 (25.89%) Unix
3 61 (19.74%) Windows
4 26 (8.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (7.44%) Windows Server
6 17 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (4.85%) Windows 7
8 13 (4.21%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.59%) CentOS
10 7 (2.27%) Ubuntu
10 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.29%) HPUX
11 4 (1.29%) Solaris
11 4 (1.29%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.97%) AIX
12 3 (0.97%) Debian
13 2 (0.65%) Android
13 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (48.87%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (34.63%) DevOps
3 85 (27.51%) Continuous Integration
4 65 (21.04%) ITIL
5 55 (17.80%) Scrum
6 50 (16.18%) Test Automation
7 44 (14.24%) SDLC
7 44 (14.24%) TDD
8 40 (12.94%) Test Scripting
9 39 (12.62%) BDD
10 32 (10.36%) RUP
11 30 (9.71%) DSDM
12 29 (9.39%) Change Management
12 29 (9.39%) Service Management
12 29 (9.39%) System Integration Testing
13 28 (9.06%) Software Engineering
14 24 (7.77%) Mentoring
14 24 (7.77%) Open Source
15 22 (7.12%) Load Balancing
16 20 (6.47%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (27.83%) Python
2 77 (24.92%) SQL
3 68 (22.01%) Java
4 52 (16.83%) Ruby
5 44 (14.24%) Bash Shell
6 37 (11.97%) C#
7 29 (9.39%) Shell Script
8 25 (8.09%) Perl
9 22 (7.12%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.88%) PHP
11 10 (3.24%) Go
12 9 (2.91%) C++
13 7 (2.27%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.62%) JavaScript
15 4 (1.29%) Korn
15 4 (1.29%) VBScript
16 3 (0.97%) Groovy
16 3 (0.97%) VBA
17 2 (0.65%) C
17 2 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (7.77%) CCNP
3 20 (6.47%) Degree
4 12 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (3.56%) CCIE
5 11 (3.56%) ISEB
5 11 (3.56%) JNCIP
5 11 (3.56%) MCP
5 11 (3.56%) MCSA
5 11 (3.56%) MCSE
5 11 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.62%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.29%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.65%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.65%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.44%) SLA
2 16 (5.18%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.94%) QA
4 3 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 53 (17.15%) Active Directory
2 38 (12.30%) Docker
3 29 (9.39%) vSphere
3 29 (9.39%) Xen
3 29 (9.39%) XenServer
4 20 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (3.24%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.91%) HDFS
7 8 (2.59%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.29%) KVM
9 2 (0.65%) NFS
9 2 (0.65%) vCloud
10 1 (0.32%) etcd
10 1 (0.32%) flannel
10 1 (0.32%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 115 (37.22%) Puppet
2 92 (29.77%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (12.62%) Ansible
4 30 (9.71%) Cobbler
4 30 (9.71%) Tivoli
5 24 (7.77%) Terraform
6 18 (5.83%) Nagios
7 15 (4.85%) OpenNMS
7 15 (4.85%) RANCID
7 15 (4.85%) SCCM
8 14 (4.53%) Cacti
9 12 (3.88%) Packer
10 10 (3.24%) Kubernetes
11 7 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (2.27%) Salt
12 6 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.65%) Ganglia
13 2 (0.65%) SCOM
14 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
14 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 58 (18.77%) Oracle
2 42 (13.59%) Cisco
3 35 (11.33%) Red Hat
4 34 (11.00%) Microsoft
5 29 (9.39%) EnterpriseDB
6 27 (8.74%) Juniper
7 22 (7.12%) Google
7 22 (7.12%) VMware
8 20 (6.47%) Ericsson
9 17 (5.50%) Citrix
10 15 (4.85%) Huawei
11 11 (3.56%) F5
11 11 (3.56%) Riverbed
12 8 (2.59%) BroadSoft
13 7 (2.27%) Veeam
13 7 (2.27%) Zerto
14 6 (1.94%) GENBAND
14 6 (1.94%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.94%) Sonus
15 5 (1.62%) Aquila
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £58000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 15 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago