The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 209 207 192
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1417 1356 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.43% 1.42% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.72% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 903 1213
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Configuration Management
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81768 78776 82778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.75% 82.36% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 67914 63526 70746
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in England

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in England

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in England

Configuration Management
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 585 £55,000 -4.34% 85
South East +1 311 £42,500 -5.55% 49
East of England +20 119 £45,000 - 15
Yorkshire +15 112 £45,000 +28.57% 25
South West +14 100 £40,000 +14.28% 21
West Midlands +18 71 £40,000 +6.66% 6
North West -6 69 £37,500 -10.71% 13
East Midlands -8 29 £44,750 +13.29% 9
North East -14 7 £38,500 +10.00% 3
Midlands - 5 - -
Configuration Management
UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 1091 (37.35%) Linux
2 900 (30.81%) Windows
3 717 (24.55%) Puppet
4 683 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
5 678 (23.21%) Microsoft
6 661 (22.63%) ITIL
7 646 (22.12%) SQL
8 643 (22.01%) Java
9 569 (19.48%) Finance
10 525 (17.97%) DevOps
11 510 (17.46%) Opscode Chef
12 502 (17.19%) Python
13 482 (16.50%) Degree
14 479 (16.40%) VMware
15 464 (15.88%) Oracle
16 434 (14.86%) SQL Server
17 427 (14.62%) UNIX
18 401 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
19 400 (13.69%) Bash Shell
20 366 (12.53%) .NET
21 365 (12.50%) MS Excel
22 364 (12.46%) Perl
23 363 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
24 346 (11.85%) MySQL
24 346 (11.85%) Ruby
25 342 (11.71%) Change Management
26 341 (11.67%) Jenkins
27 334 (11.43%) Subversion
28 328 (11.23%) Active Directory
29 319 (10.92%) Apache

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 319 (10.92%) Apache
2 234 (8.01%) Tomcat
3 200 (6.85%) IIS
4 194 (6.64%) SharePoint
5 192 (6.57%) MS Exchange
6 119 (4.07%) nginx
7 99 (3.39%) WebLogic
8 91 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 82 (2.81%) JBoss
10 80 (2.74%) CMS
11 78 (2.67%) OpenStack
12 65 (2.23%) Node.js
13 45 (1.54%) WebSphere
14 38 (1.30%) Jetty
15 37 (1.27%) Lync
16 28 (0.96%) Apache Solr
17 24 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 24 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
18 22 (0.75%) Confluence
19 21 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 365 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 211 (7.22%) MS Office
3 36 (1.23%) MS Project
4 34 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (0.82%) InfoPath
7 10 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.27%) Simulink
9 7 (0.24%) TargetLink
9 7 (0.24%) Stateflow
9 7 (0.24%) SPSS
10 6 (0.21%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.068%) Stata
12 2 (0.068%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.034%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 63 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
3 31 (1.06%) SAP CO
3 31 (1.06%) SAP FI
4 30 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
4 30 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
5 27 (0.92%) SAP GTS
5 27 (0.92%) SAP PM
5 27 (0.92%) SAP HR
5 27 (0.92%) SAP R/3
5 27 (0.92%) SAP MM
5 27 (0.92%) SAP PS
6 19 (0.65%) Markit EDM
6 19 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
7 13 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
8 10 (0.34%) SAP CRM
8 10 (0.34%) Magento
8 10 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
8 10 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
8 10 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 144 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (2.91%) SaaS
3 60 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
4 49 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 45 (1.54%) IaaS
6 42 (1.44%) PaaS
7 27 (0.92%) Amazon S3
8 23 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (0.58%) Office 365
10 13 (0.45%) Route 53
11 12 (0.41%) GitHub
12 10 (0.34%) Joyent
13 8 (0.27%) CloudFront
13 8 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (0.24%) Terremark
14 7 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (0.21%) Google App Engine
15 6 (0.21%) Google Apps
16 5 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
17 4 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 279 (9.55%) Firewall
2 246 (8.42%) TCP/IP
2 246 (8.42%) DNS
3 185 (6.33%) SAN
4 147 (5.03%) LAN
5 144 (4.93%) Internet
6 142 (4.86%) HTTP
7 141 (4.83%) WAN
8 123 (4.21%) DHCP
9 115 (3.94%) VPN
10 66 (2.26%) LDAP
11 63 (2.16%) SNMP
12 62 (2.12%) Network Security
13 58 (1.99%) NAS
14 49 (1.68%) iSCSI
15 46 (1.57%) MPLS
15 46 (1.57%) VLAN
16 45 (1.54%) BGP
17 41 (1.40%) SSH
17 41 (1.40%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 346 (11.85%) MySQL
3 155 (5.31%) Relational Database
4 143 (4.90%) Oracle Database
5 137 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 129 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
7 128 (4.38%) NoSQL
8 118 (4.04%) MongoDB
9 95 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
10 94 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 92 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
12 87 (2.98%) RDBMS
13 79 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 58 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
15 55 (1.88%) Redis
16 53 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
17 52 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 49 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
19 40 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
20 38 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 341 (11.67%) Jenkins
2 334 (11.43%) Subversion
3 288 (9.86%) Git (software)
4 165 (5.65%) JIRA
5 135 (4.62%) Maven
6 130 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 110 (3.77%) Ant
8 109 (3.73%) Hudson
9 79 (2.70%) NUnit
10 77 (2.64%) Oracle Forms
10 77 (2.64%) JUnit
11 75 (2.57%) Visual Studio
12 61 (2.09%) TeamCity
13 58 (1.99%) Selenium
14 38 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 34 (1.16%) Eclipse
16 31 (1.06%) Mercurial
16 31 (1.06%) Artifactory
16 31 (1.06%) CruiseControl
17 30 (1.03%) VisualVM
General
1 569 (19.48%) Finance
2 112 (3.83%) Telecoms
3 76 (2.60%) Banking
4 68 (2.33%) Aerospace
5 63 (2.16%) Law
6 59 (2.02%) Games
7 58 (1.99%) Retail
8 44 (1.51%) Billing
9 43 (1.47%) Legal
10 41 (1.40%) Advertising
11 34 (1.16%) Publishing
12 33 (1.13%) Manufacturing
13 32 (1.10%) Electronics
14 30 (1.03%) Marketing
15 29 (0.99%) Military
16 25 (0.86%) Back Office
17 20 (0.68%) Automotive
18 9 (0.31%) Investment Banking
19 8 (0.27%) Front Office
19 8 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 436 (14.93%) Developer
2 339 (11.61%) Administrator
3 338 (11.57%) Analyst
4 269 (9.21%) DevOps Engineer
5 216 (7.39%) Systems Administrator
6 178 (6.09%) Linux Administrator
7 152 (5.20%) Systems Engineer
8 139 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 119 (4.07%) Support Analyst
10 116 (3.97%) Software Engineer
11 95 (3.25%) Support Engineer
12 94 (3.22%) Consultant
13 88 (3.01%) Senior Developer
14 86 (2.94%) Architect
15 85 (2.91%) Service Manager
16 79 (2.70%) Java Developer
17 74 (2.53%) Linux Engineer
18 73 (2.50%) Project Manager
19 71 (2.43%) Team Leader
20 69 (2.36%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (12.53%) .NET
2 299 (10.24%) Web Services
3 242 (8.28%) HTML
4 185 (6.33%) XML
5 169 (5.79%) CSS
6 139 (4.76%) LAMP
7 110 (3.77%) jQuery
8 109 (3.73%) ASP.NET
9 105 (3.59%) Middleware
10 93 (3.18%) .NET Framework
11 92 (3.15%) HTML5
12 91 (3.12%) Spring
13 82 (2.81%) Ajax
14 72 (2.46%) Hibernate
15 69 (2.36%) J2EE
16 68 (2.33%) WCF
17 67 (2.29%) CSS3
18 55 (1.88%) RESTful
19 54 (1.85%) JSON
20 53 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 272 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 244 (8.35%) Open Source
3 208 (7.12%) Computer Science
4 175 (5.99%) Management Information System
5 123 (4.21%) CMDB
6 101 (3.46%) Replication
7 77 (2.64%) Clustering
8 55 (1.88%) Mathematics
9 51 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 44 (1.51%) Mobile App
11 43 (1.47%) User Experience
12 42 (1.44%) Client/Server
13 41 (1.40%) GIS
14 40 (1.37%) Blackberry
15 27 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
15 27 (0.92%) iPad
15 27 (0.92%) Derivative
16 25 (0.86%) DataPower
17 24 (0.82%) Mainframe
18 21 (0.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1091 (37.35%) Linux
2 900 (30.81%) Windows
3 427 (14.62%) UNIX
4 224 (7.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 209 (7.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 155 (5.31%) CentOS
7 122 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 110 (3.77%) Windows 7
9 92 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 91 (3.12%) Solaris
11 89 (3.05%) Ubuntu
12 64 (2.19%) Debian
13 59 (2.02%) Mac OS X
14 37 (1.27%) Android
15 32 (1.10%) Apple iOS
16 29 (0.99%) AIX
17 27 (0.92%) SUSE
18 26 (0.89%) Windows XP
19 24 (0.82%) HPUX
20 14 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
2 661 (22.63%) ITIL
3 525 (17.97%) DevOps
4 401 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
5 342 (11.71%) Change Management
6 289 (9.89%) Release Management
7 262 (8.97%) Change Control
8 253 (8.66%) Project Management
9 236 (8.08%) Service Management
10 219 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
11 213 (7.29%) Scrum
12 209 (7.16%) OO
13 207 (7.09%) E-Commerce
14 198 (6.78%) Software Engineering
15 168 (5.75%) Unit Testing
16 162 (5.55%) Service Delivery
17 146 (5.00%) Problem Management
18 141 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
19 137 (4.69%) PRINCE2
20 131 (4.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 646 (22.12%) SQL
2 643 (22.01%) Java
3 502 (17.19%) Python
4 400 (13.69%) Bash Shell
5 364 (12.46%) Perl
6 346 (11.85%) Ruby
7 271 (9.28%) C#
8 249 (8.52%) PHP
9 194 (6.64%) JavaScript
10 182 (6.23%) C++
11 174 (5.96%) Shell Script
12 165 (5.65%) PowerShell
13 157 (5.37%) C
14 111 (3.80%) PL/SQL
15 55 (1.88%) T-SQL
15 55 (1.88%) VBScript
16 48 (1.64%) VB
17 42 (1.44%) VB.NET
18 41 (1.40%) Groovy
19 33 (1.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 482 (16.50%) Degree
2 245 (8.39%) Security Cleared
3 136 (4.66%) SC Cleared
4 97 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 94 (3.22%) ITIL Certification
6 90 (3.08%) DV Cleared
7 78 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
8 55 (1.88%) CCNA
8 55 (1.88%) MCSE
9 49 (1.68%) MCP
10 36 (1.23%) ISEB
10 36 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 32 (1.10%) CCNP
12 30 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 25 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 18 (0.62%) PMI Certification
15 17 (0.58%) ISTQB
16 16 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 16 (0.55%) RHCE
17 15 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (7.53%) QA
2 187 (6.40%) SLA
3 38 (1.30%) ISO 9001
4 30 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.41%) TickIT
8 11 (0.38%) IEC 61508
9 9 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.31%) ISO 9000
10 7 (0.24%) COBIT
11 5 (0.17%) DO-178B
12 4 (0.14%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.14%) DO-254
13 2 (0.068%) BS15000
13 2 (0.068%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.034%) P3O
14 1 (0.034%) BS25999
14 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.034%) HL7
System Software
1 363 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 328 (11.23%) Active Directory
3 117 (4.01%) vSphere
4 106 (3.63%) Hyper-V
5 69 (2.36%) KVM
6 60 (2.05%) XenServer
7 56 (1.92%) XenApp
8 52 (1.78%) Xen
9 51 (1.75%) NFS
10 48 (1.64%) Varnish
11 39 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
12 38 (1.30%) VMware ESX
13 33 (1.13%) XenDesktop
14 29 (0.99%) Snort
15 28 (0.96%) Terminal Services
16 25 (0.86%) Docker
17 24 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
18 21 (0.72%) Firmware
19 20 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
20 19 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 717 (24.55%) Puppet
2 510 (17.46%) Opscode Chef
3 269 (9.21%) Nagios
4 135 (4.62%) Ansible
5 92 (3.15%) Salt
6 87 (2.98%) SCCM
7 74 (2.53%) Cacti
8 65 (2.23%) Vagrant
9 57 (1.95%) ZABBIX
10 52 (1.78%) SCOM
11 49 (1.68%) WSUS
12 48 (1.64%) Tivoli
13 35 (1.20%) Cobbler
14 34 (1.16%) NetBackup
15 28 (0.96%) Opsview
15 28 (0.96%) CFEngine
16 27 (0.92%) Zenoss
17 26 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
18 25 (0.86%) logstash
18 25 (0.86%) Icinga
Vendors
1 678 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 479 (16.40%) VMware
3 464 (15.88%) Oracle
4 285 (9.76%) Red Hat
5 218 (7.46%) Cisco
6 154 (5.27%) HP
7 116 (3.97%) Citrix
8 114 (3.90%) IBM
9 110 (3.77%) EMC
10 84 (2.88%) SAP
11 69 (2.36%) NetApp
12 60 (2.05%) Remedy
13 55 (1.88%) Splunk
14 53 (1.81%) Dell
15 47 (1.61%) F5
16 45 (1.54%) CheckPoint
17 44 (1.51%) Juniper
18 42 (1.44%) Rackspace
19 38 (1.30%) Symantec
20 32 (1.10%) Google
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Candidate Source
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10% of B
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package including 25 days holiday.
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Candidate Source
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Candidate Source
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Solutio
Salary: Salary negotiable for the right experience + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Kainos
Posted: 2 days ago