The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 72 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 27 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.03% 2.33% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 3.08% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 16
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £39,700 £22,835
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,050 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Configuration Management
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1130 1072 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 84.96% 75.55% 73.67%
Number of salaries quoted 914 872 595
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,285 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Essex

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in Essex

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Brentwood -3 10 - -
Chelmsford -2 3 £36,000 -20.00%
Basildon +2 1 £55,000 -26.66%
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 23 (38.98%) SQL
2 21 (35.59%) Incident Management
3 20 (33.90%) Finance
3 20 (33.90%) RPG
3 20 (33.90%) iSeries
4 18 (30.51%) DataPower
4 18 (30.51%) Splunk
4 18 (30.51%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (30.51%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (30.51%) VisualVM
4 18 (30.51%) Opsview
4 18 (30.51%) WebLogic
4 18 (30.51%) IIS
4 18 (30.51%) COM+
4 18 (30.51%) Apache
4 18 (30.51%) Tomcat
4 18 (30.51%) JBoss
4 18 (30.51%) IBM
4 18 (30.51%) Nagios
4 18 (30.51%) Middleware
5 17 (28.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (28.81%) AS400
5 17 (28.81%) DB2
5 17 (28.81%) COBOL
5 17 (28.81%) Performance Management
6 8 (13.56%) ITIL
7 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
7 6 (10.17%) .NET
7 6 (10.17%) Windows
7 6 (10.17%) EMC

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 18 (30.51%) WebLogic
1 18 (30.51%) IIS
1 18 (30.51%) Apache
1 18 (30.51%) Tomcat
1 18 (30.51%) JBoss
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
1 1 (1.69%) IPsec
1 1 (1.69%) Firewall
1 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) DB2
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (30.51%) VisualVM
2 6 (10.17%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (5.08%) Selenium
3 3 (5.08%) Moq
3 3 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (5.08%) SpecFlow
3 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Analyst
1 21 (35.59%) Support Analyst
2 17 (28.81%) Technical Support
2 17 (28.81%) AS400 Support
3 9 (15.25%) Middleware Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Applications Support Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Applications Support
4 6 (10.17%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Production Support Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) AWS Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Database Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) COM+
1 18 (30.51%) Middleware
2 6 (10.17%) .NET
3 3 (5.08%) HTML
3 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.08%) CSS
3 3 (5.08%) Ajax
3 3 (5.08%) jQuery
3 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (5.08%) HTML5
3 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) iSeries
2 18 (30.51%) DataPower
2 18 (30.51%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (28.81%) AS400
4 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.78%) CMDB
6 3 (5.08%) User Experience
7 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Incident Management
2 18 (30.51%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (28.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (28.81%) Performance Management
4 8 (13.56%) ITIL
5 6 (10.17%) Change Management
5 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.17%) Requirements Management
5 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
5 6 (10.17%) Change Control
6 4 (6.78%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.08%) DSDM
7 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.08%) MVC
7 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.69%) IT Asset Management
8 1 (1.69%) Analytics
8 1 (1.69%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.69%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) SQL
2 20 (33.90%) RPG
3 17 (28.81%) COBOL
4 3 (5.08%) C#
4 3 (5.08%) Java
4 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) MCSE
2 1 (1.69%) MCSA
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) ISO 9000
1 6 (10.17%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (30.51%) Opsview
1 18 (30.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Splunk
1 18 (30.51%) IBM
2 6 (10.17%) EMC
3 4 (6.78%) ServiceNow
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.69%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.69%) Citrix
5 1 (1.69%) HP