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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 131 97 85
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -12
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 7 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 1.42% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.75% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 17
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 £30,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £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
1890 1713 1207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.39% 81.22% 70.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1645 1543 1003
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 30 September 2014.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Service Management
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) CMDB
4 4 (28.57%) Release Management
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) J2EE
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) Solaris
5 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Scala
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
6 2 (14.29%) Twitter
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
6 2 (14.29%) Subversion

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) FileNet
1 2 (14.29%) LiveCycle
1 2 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Hudson
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Configuration Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Manager
4 1 (7.14%) QA Manager
4 1 (7.14%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Metrics Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) XSLT
2 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) JSF
2 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) CMDB
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Release Management
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) RUP
5 2 (14.29%) DSDM
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) ITSM
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Groovy
4 2 (14.29%) Scala
4 2 (14.29%) Clojure
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MOS
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) BMC
2 2 (14.29%) Remedy
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Twitter
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
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