The table below looks at the statistics for Release 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 Release Management over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 78 93 75
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 19 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.78% 1.32% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.59% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 3
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -6.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £41,100 £46,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £61,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Release 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
892 1006 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.68% 82.73% 75.30%
Number of salaries quoted 766 882 504
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Release Management
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Release Management Salary Trend in Kent

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Management across the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Release Management Salary Histogram in Kent

Release 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 Release Management within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
Dover - 4 £62,500 -
Chatham +3 2 £35,000 -30.00%
Release Management
South East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Release 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 Release Management.

1 20 (60.61%) Windows
1 20 (60.61%) MS Excel
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
1 20 (60.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (54.55%) Firewall
2 18 (54.55%) ITIL
2 18 (54.55%) IP Telephony
3 17 (51.52%) Cisco
3 17 (51.52%) LAN
3 17 (51.52%) WAN
4 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
5 12 (36.36%) MS Office
5 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (36.36%) Service Management
5 12 (36.36%) Supplier Management
6 10 (30.30%) Degree
6 10 (30.30%) Service Delivery
7 8 (24.24%) Change Management
7 8 (24.24%) Migration
7 8 (24.24%) SQL
7 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (24.24%) Line Management
7 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (21.21%) VMS
8 7 (21.21%) SAN
8 7 (21.21%) VMware

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Release 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 Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (60.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (36.36%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) Firewall
1 18 (54.55%) IP Telephony
2 17 (51.52%) LAN
2 17 (51.52%) WAN
3 7 (21.21%) SAN
4 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (6.06%) Internet
7 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (18.18%) DTS
4 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.06%) SSDT
4 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (3.03%) PVCS
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Marketing
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Electronics
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Head of Infrastructure
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Quality Manager
5 2 (6.06%) QA Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.03%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) Spring
2 1 (3.03%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Data Structures
3 3 (9.09%) DTV
4 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (54.55%) ITIL
3 12 (36.36%) Service Management
3 12 (36.36%) Supplier Management
4 10 (30.30%) Service Delivery
5 8 (24.24%) Change Management
5 8 (24.24%) Migration
5 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (24.24%) Line Management
6 7 (21.21%) Security Management
7 6 (18.18%) ETL
7 6 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (18.18%) Network Management
8 5 (15.15%) Capacity Management
8 5 (15.15%) Performance Management
9 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
10 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
10 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (30.30%) Degree
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) COBIT
2 2 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO 9000
2 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco
3 7 (21.21%) VMware
4 6 (18.18%) Red Gate
5 3 (9.09%) SAP
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) IBM