The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 75 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.14% 2.24% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 3.00% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 14
Average salary £55,000 £42,250 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.17% -17.56%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Configuration Management
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
547 701 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 76.40% 74.65% 74.97%
Number of salaries quoted 467 613 546
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Oxford

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Python
3 13 (81.25%) Perl
3 13 (81.25%) Git (software)
4 10 (62.50%) Windows
5 9 (56.25%) Ant
5 9 (56.25%) InstallShield
5 9 (56.25%) Perforce
5 9 (56.25%) Maven
5 9 (56.25%) Gerrit
5 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
6 8 (50.00%) JIRA
6 8 (50.00%) QA
7 7 (43.75%) MySQL
8 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
9 5 (31.25%) Puppet
9 5 (31.25%) Ruby
9 5 (31.25%) UNIX
9 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
10 4 (25.00%) Debian
10 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
10 4 (25.00%) MCollective
11 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
11 3 (18.75%) Nagios
12 2 (12.50%) RTP
12 2 (12.50%) Cisco
12 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
12 2 (12.50%) Citrix

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) RTP
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Git (software)
2 9 (56.25%) Ant
2 9 (56.25%) InstallShield
2 9 (56.25%) Maven
2 9 (56.25%) Gerrit
2 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
3 8 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) MCollective
2 2 (12.50%) FreeSWITCH
2 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) Debian
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Python
2 13 (81.25%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Dovecot
1 2 (12.50%) Kamailio
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Perforce
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Percona
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat