The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 82 73 104
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +31
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 16 31 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.25% 2.25% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.60% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 6
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £33,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £41,053
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +7.50%
Configuration Management
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1153 1194 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.36% 86.77% 86.29%
Number of salaries quoted 768 753 799
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 41 (74.55%) Linux
2 32 (58.18%) Puppet
3 27 (49.09%) DevOps
4 25 (45.45%) Ruby
5 24 (43.64%) Finance
5 24 (43.64%) High Availability
5 24 (43.64%) Data Centre
6 23 (41.82%) MySQL
7 22 (40.00%) Perl
8 21 (38.18%) Windows
8 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (36.36%) Apache
9 20 (36.36%) Tomcat
9 20 (36.36%) Java
10 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
11 18 (32.73%) Bash Shell
11 18 (32.73%) Nagios
11 18 (32.73%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (29.09%) VMware
13 15 (27.27%) Banking
13 15 (27.27%) F5
14 14 (25.45%) Jenkins
15 13 (23.64%) Cisco
15 13 (23.64%) Korn
16 12 (21.82%) Spring
16 12 (21.82%) Open Source
16 12 (21.82%) Scala
16 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (21.82%) Scrum
16 12 (21.82%) Opsview

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 20 (36.36%) Apache
1 20 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.27%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.91%) DigitalOcean
3 6 (10.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.82%) Office 365
4 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) NAS
1 6 (10.91%) SAN
2 5 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) DHCP
4 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.82%) HTTP
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
4 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.82%) MySQL
2 6 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.27%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
2 14 (25.45%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
4 4 (7.27%) MSBuild
4 4 (7.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) WinDbg
General
1 24 (43.64%) Finance
2 15 (27.27%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
4 5 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Administrator
3 12 (21.82%) Operations Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (20.00%) Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 7 (12.73%) Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (10.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) Senior PMO
8 5 (9.09%) Senior PMO Analyst
9 4 (7.27%) Monitoring Specialist
9 4 (7.27%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (5.45%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 3 (5.45%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
11 2 (3.64%) Senior Unix Administrator
11 2 (3.64%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) ELK Stack
1 12 (21.82%) Spring
2 6 (10.91%) HTML
2 6 (10.91%) Web Services
3 3 (5.45%) LAMP
4 1 (1.82%) Middleware
4 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (43.64%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.36%) Replication
3 5 (9.09%) EqualLogic
4 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) PKI
6 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (74.55%) Linux
2 21 (38.18%) Windows
3 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.09%) Debian
4 5 (9.09%) Unix
5 4 (7.27%) VMS
6 2 (3.64%) AIX
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Solaris
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) DevOps
2 24 (43.64%) High Availability
3 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.82%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (21.82%) Open Source
4 12 (21.82%) Scrum
5 10 (18.18%) Web Development
6 7 (12.73%) Line Management
7 6 (10.91%) ITIL
8 5 (9.09%) Change Control
8 5 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (9.09%) Project Management
9 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.27%) Ticket Management
9 4 (7.27%) Time Management
10 3 (5.45%) Network Design
11 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
11 2 (3.64%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) Ruby
2 22 (40.00%) Perl
3 20 (36.36%) Java
4 18 (32.73%) Bash Shell
5 13 (23.64%) Korn
6 12 (21.82%) Scala
7 10 (18.18%) Python
8 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
9 6 (10.91%) VB
10 5 (9.09%) SQL
11 4 (7.27%) C#
11 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Docker
2 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) VMware ESX
3 5 (9.09%) vSphere
4 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.64%) Xen
6 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.82%) XenApp
6 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (58.18%) Puppet
2 18 (32.73%) Nagios
2 18 (32.73%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (21.82%) Graphite
3 12 (21.82%) Opsview
4 6 (10.91%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 6 (10.91%) HP UCMDB
5 5 (9.09%) Ansible
6 3 (5.45%) BMC Marimba
6 3 (5.45%) Cacti
6 3 (5.45%) Capistrano
6 3 (5.45%) Check_MK
7 2 (3.64%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (1.82%) SCCM
8 1 (1.82%) SCOM
8 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) VMware
2 15 (27.27%) F5
3 13 (23.64%) Cisco
4 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.55%) HP
6 6 (10.91%) Dynatrace
6 6 (10.91%) Google
6 6 (10.91%) Rackspace
7 5 (9.09%) Dell
8 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.45%) New Relic
9 3 (5.45%) Perforce
9 3 (5.45%) Veeam
10 1 (1.82%) CA
10 1 (1.82%) Citrix
10 1 (1.82%) Symantec
10 1 (1.82%) Varonis