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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 94 100 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.11% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.52% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £36,000 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -2.35%
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
758 955 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.48% 85.34% 74.25%
Number of salaries quoted 689 770 538
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) IP Telephony
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (37.50%) Line Management
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) VMS
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) COBIT
6 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (12.50%) Network Management
6 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (12.50%) Marketing

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) IP Telephony
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Release Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (37.50%) Line Management
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) ITSM
6 1 (12.50%) Security Management
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (12.50%) Network Management
6 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) SAP