The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 118 120 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -44
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 9 2 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.11% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.13% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 24
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
Configuration Management
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1692 1483 1214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.66% 80.03% 73.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1525 1310 1052
Average salary £44,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Birmingham

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 6 (37.50%) CMDB
4 5 (31.25%) Change Management
4 5 (31.25%) Service Management
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) MS Office
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Release Management
6 3 (18.75%) SCCM
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Legal
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) PHP
7 2 (12.50%) UNIX
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (12.50%) CSS
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (12.50%) C++
7 2 (12.50%) HTML

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) FileNet
2 1 (6.25%) Drupal
2 1 (6.25%) LiveCycle
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) MPLS
1 1 (6.25%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) MariaDB
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Hudson
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Configuration Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) MI Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Metrics Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Quality Manager
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 2 (12.50%) Spring
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) JSF
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
2 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.25%) JPA
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) CSS3
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Struts
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSLT
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) CMDB
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Derivative
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) FreeBSD
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) Release Management
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 2 (12.50%) ITSM
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) OO
7 1 (6.25%) RUP
7 1 (6.25%) DSDM
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) OOD
7 1 (6.25%) SOA
7 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
4 1 (6.25%) Clojure
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Groovy
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) BMC
2 2 (12.50%) Remedy
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) AppSense
3 1 (6.25%) LANDesk
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) EMC