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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 67 100 89
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -11
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 40 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.70% 0.54% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 0.63% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 5
Average salary £44,250 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.91% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £39,900 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
1316 1270 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.68% 85.58% 85.15%
Number of salaries quoted 840 842 647
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 39 (59.09%) Linux
2 37 (56.06%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (51.52%) Finance
4 32 (48.48%) Puppet
5 31 (46.97%) Python
6 28 (42.42%) Degree
7 26 (39.39%) DevOps
8 22 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (33.33%) Perl
8 22 (33.33%) Java
8 22 (33.33%) Banking
9 20 (30.30%) SQL
10 19 (28.79%) Web Services
10 19 (28.79%) Ruby
11 13 (19.70%) Relational Database
11 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
11 13 (19.70%) Telecoms
11 13 (19.70%) Windows
11 13 (19.70%) RDBMS
12 12 (18.18%) Nagios
12 12 (18.18%) UNIX
12 12 (18.18%) Apache
12 12 (18.18%) VMware
13 11 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
14 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (15.15%) SDLC
14 10 (15.15%) Red Hat
14 10 (15.15%) .NET
14 10 (15.15%) MySQL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (18.18%) Apache
2 9 (13.64%) IIS
3 6 (9.09%) JBoss
3 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.58%) SAS
4 5 (7.58%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.03%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.52%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (7.58%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (7.58%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) LDAP
1 6 (9.09%) HTTP
1 6 (9.09%) SSL
2 4 (6.06%) SAN
3 1 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) Network Security
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) RDBMS
1 13 (19.70%) Relational Database
2 10 (15.15%) MySQL
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.58%) DB2
3 5 (7.58%) Pentaho
3 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
3 5 (7.58%) Apache Hive
3 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.58%) HBase
3 5 (7.58%) Mahout
3 5 (7.58%) Big Data
3 5 (7.58%) Sqoop
3 5 (7.58%) Triplestore
4 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.58%) AccuRev
2 5 (7.58%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (7.58%) TeamCity
2 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
2 5 (7.58%) Subversion
2 5 (7.58%) Maven
2 5 (7.58%) Hudson
2 5 (7.58%) MSBuild
3 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.03%) VectorCAST
5 1 (1.52%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 34 (51.52%) Finance
2 22 (33.33%) Banking
3 13 (19.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Military
4 2 (3.03%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.03%) Avionics
5 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Administrator
3 11 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.58%) Data Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (7.58%) Release Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Big Data Architect
5 4 (6.06%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.03%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) Web Services
2 10 (15.15%) .NET
3 5 (7.58%) XML
3 5 (7.58%) MLlib
3 5 (7.58%) HTML
4 2 (3.03%) JDBC
4 2 (3.03%) JSP
4 2 (3.03%) Servlets
4 2 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.06%) Replication
5 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.03%) Physics
5 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.52%) Xbox
6 1 (1.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (59.09%) Linux
2 13 (19.70%) Windows
3 12 (18.18%) UNIX
4 6 (9.09%) Debian
4 6 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.58%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.03%) VxWorks
7 2 (3.03%) Solaris
8 1 (1.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) DevOps
2 11 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
3 10 (15.15%) SDLC
4 8 (12.12%) Software Deployment
5 7 (10.61%) Open Source
5 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.61%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.58%) MapReduce
7 5 (7.58%) Analytics
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (7.58%) Business Development
7 5 (7.58%) Wealth Management
7 5 (7.58%) Time Management
7 5 (7.58%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.58%) ETL
7 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.97%) Python
2 22 (33.33%) Java
2 22 (33.33%) Perl
3 20 (30.30%) SQL
4 19 (28.79%) Ruby
5 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
6 8 (12.12%) Shell Script
7 6 (9.09%) PHP
7 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.58%) R
9 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.03%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.03%) Korn
9 2 (3.03%) C++
10 1 (1.52%) Ada
10 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (42.42%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) SLA
2 5 (7.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (7.58%) Apache Flume
2 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 37 (56.06%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (48.48%) Puppet
3 12 (18.18%) Nagios
4 8 (12.12%) Capistrano
4 8 (12.12%) Ansible
5 6 (9.09%) Graphite
5 6 (9.09%) Munin
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (3.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) VMware
2 10 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.61%) Oracle
4 7 (10.61%) Rackspace
5 6 (9.09%) F5
5 6 (9.09%) Splunk
6 5 (7.58%) Vertica
6 5 (7.58%) Netezza
6 5 (7.58%) Greenplum
6 5 (7.58%) Talend
6 5 (7.58%) Cognos
6 5 (7.58%) Informatica
6 5 (7.58%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (7.58%) Teradata
7 3 (4.55%) Google
7 3 (4.55%) Perforce
7 3 (4.55%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (3.03%) Wind River
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