The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 45 77 55
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -22
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 9 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.37% 1.40% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 1.71% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 1
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Configuration Management
Leicestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
292 469 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 77.04% 81.99% 81.76%
Number of salaries quoted 254 394 250
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Leicester

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (39.13%) Degree
3 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (30.43%) DevOps
5 6 (26.09%) Change Management
5 6 (26.09%) Java
5 6 (26.09%) Business Development
5 6 (26.09%) Performance Management
5 6 (26.09%) OWASP
5 6 (26.09%) QA
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
5 6 (26.09%) Aerospace
6 5 (21.74%) Retail
6 5 (21.74%) Release Management
6 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
7 4 (17.39%) Linux
7 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
7 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) Life Science
8 3 (13.04%) Puppet
8 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (13.04%) Ansible
8 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (8.70%) MCSE
9 2 (8.70%) SQL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) MPLS
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (26.09%) Aerospace
2 5 (21.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Support Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Systems Support
2 8 (34.78%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Systems Support Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Configuration Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Web Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) DBA
6 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (30.43%) DevOps
3 6 (26.09%) Change Management
3 6 (26.09%) Business Development
3 6 (26.09%) Performance Management
3 6 (26.09%) OWASP
4 5 (21.74%) Release Management
4 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 2 (8.70%) MCSM
3 2 (8.70%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) ProCurve
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco