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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 126 94 84
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -10
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 8 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 1.54% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.90% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 28 19
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.74% +8.75%
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
1859 1739 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.09% 80.92% 69.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1566 997
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,998
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) OO
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) J2EE
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) CMDB
5 3 (17.65%) Release Management
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
5 3 (17.65%) C++
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) Solaris
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (11.76%) Twitter
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.76%) SLA
6 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) JBoss
6 2 (11.76%) Adobe
6 2 (11.76%) Active Directory

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) FileNet
1 2 (11.76%) LiveCycle
1 2 (11.76%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) Maven
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Hudson
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Developer
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Configuration Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Quality Manager
3 1 (5.88%) QA Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) J2EE
2 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) XSLT
3 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) JSF
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (5.88%) Kendo UI
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) CMDB
2 2 (11.76%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Solaris
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Release Management
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) ITSM
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) RUP
6 2 (11.76%) DSDM
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) Groovy
4 2 (11.76%) Scala
4 2 (11.76%) Clojure
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) BMC
2 2 (11.76%) Remedy
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Twitter
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) EMC