The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 139 150 145
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 90 78 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.50% 1.38% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.80% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 47 55 51
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Configuration Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4674 4339 4168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.10% 76.88% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3111 3243 3380
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Berkshire

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 43 £40,000 -16.66% 8
Slough +15 17 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Windsor - 17 £57,500 -
Bracknell - 5 - -
Newbury +2 2 £37,500 -10.71%
Wokingham -11 2 £37,500 +50.00%
Maidenhead -18 1 £60,000 -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management.

1 64 (43.24%) ITIL
2 47 (31.76%) Linux
3 43 (29.05%) Security Cleared
4 41 (27.70%) Microsoft
5 40 (27.03%) SC Cleared
6 39 (26.35%) Service Management
7 38 (25.68%) Finance
8 36 (24.32%) Windows
9 34 (22.97%) Project Management
10 33 (22.30%) EMC
10 33 (22.30%) Telecoms
11 30 (20.27%) VMware
11 30 (20.27%) SQL
12 29 (19.59%) Puppet
13 28 (18.92%) MS Excel
14 27 (18.24%) SLA
14 27 (18.24%) PRINCE2
15 25 (16.89%) Cisco
15 25 (16.89%) Active Directory
15 25 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (15.54%) Retail
17 23 (15.54%) MCSE
17 23 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (15.54%) Remedy
17 23 (15.54%) DV Cleared
18 22 (14.86%) SAN
18 22 (14.86%) HP
19 21 (14.19%) Degree
19 21 (14.19%) Change Control

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.08%) SharePoint
1 9 (6.08%) Documentum
2 5 (3.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.38%) IIS
3 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.68%) nginx
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.05%) MS Project
3 6 (4.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) SaaS
2 5 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.38%) Google App Engine
3 4 (2.70%) PaaS
3 4 (2.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Office 365
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.86%) SAN
2 6 (4.05%) DSL
3 5 (3.38%) Internet
3 5 (3.38%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (2.70%) SNMP
4 4 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.70%) VPN
4 4 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.70%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.70%) NAS
5 3 (2.03%) OSPF
5 3 (2.03%) BGP
5 3 (2.03%) DOCSIS
6 2 (1.35%) VLAN
6 2 (1.35%) LTE
6 2 (1.35%) LAN
6 2 (1.35%) 3G
6 2 (1.35%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.68%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.43%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (4.73%) MySQL
4 5 (3.38%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) OLTP
7 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.68%) DataStage
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.68%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.68%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (7.43%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.73%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.38%) Gradle
4 5 (3.38%) Ant
5 4 (2.70%) RSpec
6 3 (2.03%) Hudson
7 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.68%) JMeter
7 1 (0.68%) Subversion
7 1 (0.68%) Selenium
7 1 (0.68%) TestNG
7 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.68%) JUnit
General
1 38 (25.68%) Finance
2 33 (22.30%) Telecoms
3 23 (15.54%) Retail
4 10 (6.76%) Legal
5 6 (4.05%) Billing
6 5 (3.38%) Marketing
7 4 (2.70%) French Language
7 4 (2.70%) Italian Language
8 3 (2.03%) German Language
8 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.03%) Advertising
8 3 (2.03%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.35%) Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Front Office
10 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (15.54%) Administrator
2 19 (12.84%) Project Manager
3 18 (12.16%) Support Engineer
4 17 (11.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 17 (11.49%) Infrastructure Manager
5 13 (8.78%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (8.11%) Developer
7 10 (6.76%) Security Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (6.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) Security Support Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (5.41%) Technical Support
9 8 (5.41%) Release Manager
9 8 (5.41%) Analyst
9 8 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Network Administrator
10 7 (4.73%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.11%) Spring
2 9 (6.08%) J2EE
3 8 (5.41%) HTML
3 8 (5.41%) Web Services
4 6 (4.05%) Java EE
4 6 (4.05%) Hibernate
5 5 (3.38%) .NET
6 4 (2.70%) CSS
6 4 (2.70%) jQuery
6 4 (2.70%) HTML5
6 4 (2.70%) CSS3
6 4 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.03%) COM
8 2 (1.35%) XML
9 1 (0.68%) XSLT
9 1 (0.68%) Middleware
9 1 (0.68%) Memcached
9 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.78%) CMDB
3 11 (7.43%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.38%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.70%) Replication
5 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.03%) User Experience
6 3 (2.03%) Open Source
7 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.68%) PKI
8 1 (0.68%) EMV
8 1 (0.68%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 47 (31.76%) Linux
2 36 (24.32%) Windows
3 19 (12.84%) SUSE
4 18 (12.16%) UNIX
5 15 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (6.76%) Windows 7
8 9 (6.08%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.38%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.03%) CentOS
11 2 (1.35%) Solaris
12 1 (0.68%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.68%) Debian
12 1 (0.68%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (43.24%) ITIL
2 39 (26.35%) Service Management
3 34 (22.97%) Project Management
4 27 (18.24%) PRINCE2
5 24 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (14.19%) Change Control
7 20 (13.51%) Risk Management
8 19 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (12.84%) Service Delivery
9 17 (11.49%) Quality Management
9 17 (11.49%) Risk Assessment
10 16 (10.81%) Programme Management
11 15 (10.14%) DevOps
12 14 (9.46%) Release Management
13 13 (8.78%) Network Management
14 12 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (6.76%) Unit Testing
15 10 (6.76%) ITSM
15 10 (6.76%) SOA
16 8 (5.41%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.27%) SQL
2 16 (10.81%) Java
3 11 (7.43%) Perl
3 11 (7.43%) PL/SQL
4 8 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.38%) Python
5 5 (3.38%) Ruby
6 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.68%) Jython
7 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (0.68%) C#
7 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.68%) PHP
7 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (29.05%) Security Cleared
2 40 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 23 (15.54%) DV Cleared
3 23 (15.54%) MCSE
3 23 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (14.19%) Degree
5 18 (12.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (11.49%) MCP
7 7 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.38%) ISEB
8 5 (3.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (2.70%) CCNP
9 4 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.03%) CIMA
10 3 (2.03%) RHCE
10 3 (2.03%) AAT
11 2 (1.35%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (18.24%) SLA
2 7 (4.73%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) BS15000
System Software
1 25 (16.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.38%) vSphere
4 3 (2.03%) KVM
5 1 (0.68%) Ceph
5 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.68%) Xen
5 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (19.59%) Puppet
2 18 (12.16%) Nagios
3 10 (6.76%) SCOM
4 9 (6.08%) SCCM
4 9 (6.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.38%) NSN NetAct
6 5 (3.38%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (2.03%) Netcool
8 3 (2.03%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.68%) Cacti
9 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.68%) Ganeti
9 1 (0.68%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 41 (27.70%) Microsoft
2 33 (22.30%) EMC
3 30 (20.27%) VMware
4 25 (16.89%) Cisco
5 23 (15.54%) Remedy
6 22 (14.86%) HP
7 17 (11.49%) Fujitsu
8 14 (9.46%) Oracle
9 9 (6.08%) IBM
9 9 (6.08%) Symantec
10 5 (3.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 5 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (3.38%) Google
10 5 (3.38%) Huawei
10 5 (3.38%) Ericsson
11 4 (2.70%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.70%) StorageTek
11 4 (2.70%) Sun
11 4 (2.70%) Brocade
11 4 (2.70%) ProCurve
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