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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 95 107 94
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 31 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.75% 0.38% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 0.48% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 19
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,100 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
1478 1464 1294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.50% 80.35% 76.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1177 1296 1093
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 May 2015.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 29 (69.05%) SQL
2 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 18 (42.86%) Scrum
3 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
4 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
5 16 (38.10%) C#
5 16 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (35.71%) Subversion
6 15 (35.71%) MVC
6 15 (35.71%) .NET
6 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
7 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
7 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
7 13 (30.95%) TDD
7 13 (30.95%) .NET Framework
8 11 (26.19%) Firewall
9 10 (23.81%) ITIL
10 9 (21.43%) Linux
10 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
11 8 (19.05%) Apache
11 8 (19.05%) PHP
12 7 (16.67%) Perl
12 7 (16.67%) UNIX
12 7 (16.67%) VoIP
12 7 (16.67%) Cisco

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 8 (19.05%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) Drupal
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) CMS
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) VoIP
3 3 (7.14%) WAN
4 2 (4.76%) MPLS
4 2 (4.76%) LAN
4 2 (4.76%) VLAN
5 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.38%) Wireless
5 1 (2.38%) DECT
5 1 (2.38%) FTP
5 1 (2.38%) OSPF
5 1 (2.38%) DSL
5 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.38%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 16 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) MariaDB
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Subversion
2 3 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.38%) Ranorex
3 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (30.95%) C# .NET Developer
2 13 (30.95%) .NET Developer
2 13 (30.95%) C# Developer
2 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.38%) Report Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) .NET
2 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
2 13 (30.95%) .NET Framework
3 5 (11.90%) CSS
3 5 (11.90%) HTML
4 2 (4.76%) Spring MVC
4 2 (4.76%) JPA
4 2 (4.76%) CSS3
4 2 (4.76%) HTML5
4 2 (4.76%) Struts
4 2 (4.76%) J2EE
4 2 (4.76%) Spring
4 2 (4.76%) Java EE
4 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.76%) LAMP
5 1 (2.38%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) XSD
5 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Handset
1 3 (7.14%) Open Source
2 2 (4.76%) CMDB
2 2 (4.76%) Derivative
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) UNIX
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) Solaris
4 2 (4.76%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Scrum
1 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) MVC
2 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (30.95%) TDD
4 10 (23.81%) ITIL
5 6 (14.29%) Change Control
6 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
7 4 (9.52%) Service Management
8 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Content Management
8 3 (7.14%) Data Management
8 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.76%) Kanban
9 2 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) SQL
2 16 (38.10%) C#
3 8 (19.05%) PHP
4 7 (16.67%) Perl
5 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.52%) Java
6 4 (9.52%) Python
6 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.14%) VBA
8 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.76%) C++
8 2 (4.76%) C
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby
8 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.38%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.38%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
1 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.29%) CCNP
3 5 (11.90%) CCNA
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.38%) ISEB
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Nagios
2 2 (4.76%) Ansible
2 2 (4.76%) BladeLogic
2 2 (4.76%) Unicenter
2 2 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.76%) Control-M
3 1 (2.38%) Cacti
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Cisco
3 6 (14.29%) Avaya
3 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 6 (14.29%) Mitel
4 5 (11.90%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
5 2 (4.76%) Sybase
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.38%) Brocade
6 1 (2.38%) Telerik
6 1 (2.38%) F5