The first table below looks at the demand for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 48 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 9 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.62% 0.99% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 1.26% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Average salary £42,500 £37,702 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.72% +50.80%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
269 238 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 78.20% 78.29% 81.35%
Number of salaries quoted 189 214 236
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Configuration Management
Suffolk

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Ipswich

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 15 (93.75%) Java
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) UNIX
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Web Services
3 9 (56.25%) VPN
3 9 (56.25%) DNS
3 9 (56.25%) SAN
3 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) Puppet
4 8 (50.00%) Subversion
4 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
5 7 (43.75%) Sun Certification
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 7 (43.75%) Replication
5 7 (43.75%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
5 7 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (43.75%) KVM
5 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
6 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (37.50%) Open Source
6 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 6 (37.50%) Hudson
6 6 (37.50%) CentOS

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (37.50%) Apache
2 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 6 (37.50%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) VPN
1 9 (56.25%) DNS
1 9 (56.25%) SAN
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (43.75%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (12.50%) tcpdump
3 2 (12.50%) NAS
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) SMTP
3 2 (12.50%) HTTP
3 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.25%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Subversion
2 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) Hudson
2 6 (37.50%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Operations Manager
1 6 (37.50%) Development Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Real Time Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Replication
2 6 (37.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) UNIX
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (12.50%) Debian
5 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Release Management
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
3 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (43.75%) KVM
2 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) NFS
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Puppet
2 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (12.50%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp