The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 92 101 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -48
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 13 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.22% 0.36% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.42% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 19
Average salary £75,000 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.16% -2.63%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Configuration Management
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
896 949 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.37% 84.96% 70.25%
Number of salaries quoted 796 812 445
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,598 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Kent

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in Kent

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £75,000 -
West Malling - 2 £45,000 -
Maidstone +14 1 £32,500 -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (46.43%) Linux
5 12 (42.86%) VMware
5 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (39.29%) Java
6 11 (39.29%) DevOps
7 8 (28.57%) Migration
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (25.00%) Operations Management
8 7 (25.00%) QA
8 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (25.00%) IBM
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle
9 6 (21.43%) UNIX
9 6 (21.43%) OO
9 6 (21.43%) Mainframe
9 6 (21.43%) vSphere
9 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (21.43%) Puppet
10 5 (17.86%) Social Media
10 5 (17.86%) Build Automation
10 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
10 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
10 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) GitHub
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
1 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (17.86%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (14.29%) NUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) PVCS
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Build Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Quality Manager
5 2 (7.14%) QA Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Trainee
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (21.43%) Mainframe
3 5 (17.86%) Social Media
3 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
3 5 (17.86%) Open Source
4 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (3.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (21.43%) UNIX
4 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Solaris
6 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) DevOps
3 8 (28.57%) Migration
4 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (25.00%) Operations Management
5 6 (21.43%) OO
6 5 (17.86%) Build Automation
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.86%) EAI
6 5 (17.86%) SOA
6 5 (17.86%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (17.86%) DSDM
6 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.86%) People Management
7 4 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) Release Management
8 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) ISO 9000
2 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 6 (21.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (25.00%) IBM
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (17.86%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Sun
6 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
6 1 (3.57%) Websense
6 1 (3.57%) SaltStack