The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 105 98 100
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 42 46 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.61% 1.91% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.44% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 15
Average salary £40,000 £48,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £64,550 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
Configuration Management
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2038 1884 1515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 78.26% 78.04% 75.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1460 1238
Average salary £51,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Reading

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in Reading

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 28 (40.58%) ITIL
1 28 (40.58%) Windows
1 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
2 25 (36.23%) Active Directory
2 25 (36.23%) Security Cleared
3 24 (34.78%) DV Cleared
4 22 (31.88%) SC Cleared
5 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (28.99%) MCSE
6 17 (24.64%) Linux
6 17 (24.64%) EMC
6 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (23.19%) HP
8 15 (21.74%) MCP
8 15 (21.74%) SQL
9 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
9 14 (20.29%) Service Delivery
9 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (17.39%) Project Management
12 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
13 10 (14.49%) Network Management
13 10 (14.49%) Puppet
13 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
13 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
13 10 (14.49%) Finance
13 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (13.04%) Java
14 9 (13.04%) SharePoint

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (13.04%) SharePoint
1 9 (13.04%) Documentum
2 5 (7.25%) IIS
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.80%) MS Project
3 4 (5.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) SaaS
2 4 (5.80%) PaaS
2 4 (5.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) SAN
1 5 (7.25%) NAS
2 3 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.45%) BGP
4 1 (1.45%) SNMP
4 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.45%) VPN
4 1 (1.45%) OSPF
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) RSpec
2 3 (4.35%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Marketing
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
2 4 (5.80%) Billing
3 3 (4.35%) Advertising
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) French Language
5 1 (1.45%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Security Support Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (8.70%) Consultant
4 6 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 5 (7.25%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) SAN Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Test Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Change Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (4.35%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) Web Services
2 6 (8.70%) Java EE
2 6 (8.70%) Spring
3 4 (5.80%) jQuery
3 4 (5.80%) HTML5
3 4 (5.80%) CSS3
3 4 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (5.80%) CSS
3 4 (5.80%) HTML
4 2 (2.90%) J2EE
5 1 (1.45%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Replication
2 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (7.25%) CMDB
3 4 (5.80%) Open Source
4 3 (4.35%) User Experience
5 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.58%) Windows
2 17 (24.64%) Linux
2 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
5 9 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.25%) Windows 2000
6 5 (7.25%) UNIX
7 3 (4.35%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.90%) SUSE
9 1 (1.45%) Debian
9 1 (1.45%) OpenBSD
9 1 (1.45%) Solaris
9 1 (1.45%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) ITIL
2 14 (20.29%) Service Delivery
3 12 (17.39%) Project Management
4 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.49%) Network Management
5 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.04%) DevOps
7 8 (11.59%) Service Management
8 7 (10.14%) TDD
8 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
8 7 (10.14%) SOA
9 6 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (8.70%) Release Management
9 6 (8.70%) Capacity Management
9 6 (8.70%) OOD
9 6 (8.70%) UML
9 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.70%) eTOM
9 6 (8.70%) Change Management
9 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) SQL
2 9 (13.04%) Java
3 8 (11.59%) Perl
4 5 (7.25%) Ruby
5 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.35%) Python
7 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) Security Cleared
2 24 (34.78%) DV Cleared
3 22 (31.88%) SC Cleared
4 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (28.99%) MCSE
5 15 (21.74%) MCP
6 7 (10.14%) Degree
7 5 (7.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (5.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (5.80%) A+ Certification
8 4 (5.80%) ISEB
9 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.45%) RHCE
10 1 (1.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) QA
System Software
1 25 (36.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) vSphere
3 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.35%) KVM
5 1 (1.45%) Ceph
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Puppet
2 9 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (13.04%) SCCM
2 9 (13.04%) SCOM
3 8 (11.59%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.25%) NetBackup
4 5 (7.25%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (4.35%) Netcool
5 3 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (4.35%) Tivoli
5 3 (4.35%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (1.45%) Nagios
6 1 (1.45%) Ganeti
6 1 (1.45%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.45%) Cacti
Vendors
1 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.64%) EMC
3 16 (23.19%) HP
4 6 (8.70%) Symantec
4 6 (8.70%) Remedy
5 5 (7.25%) VMware
5 5 (7.25%) IBM
5 5 (7.25%) StorageTek
5 5 (7.25%) Sun
5 5 (7.25%) Brocade
6 3 (4.35%) Amdocs
6 3 (4.35%) Cramer
6 3 (4.35%) NetCracker
6 3 (4.35%) Ericsson
6 3 (4.35%) Cisco
6 3 (4.35%) Borland
6 3 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.90%) Huawei
8 1 (1.45%) ProCurve
Reading, Berkshire
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