The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 108 106 86
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 26 29 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.11% 1.28% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.84% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 36
Average salary £35,500 £46,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.65% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £30,650 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £66,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1724 1574 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.64% 69.68% 76.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1189 1226 1450
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Configuration Management
Berkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 29 (36.25%) Linux
2 27 (33.75%) ITIL
3 24 (30.00%) Puppet
3 24 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (27.50%) SC Cleared
4 22 (27.50%) Security Cleared
4 22 (27.50%) Project Management
5 20 (25.00%) Perl
5 20 (25.00%) IBM
5 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (23.75%) Telecoms
6 19 (23.75%) Finance
7 18 (22.50%) HP
7 18 (22.50%) MySQL
7 18 (22.50%) SaaS
8 17 (21.25%) Windows
8 17 (21.25%) EMC
9 16 (20.00%) Web Services
9 16 (20.00%) Service Management
9 16 (20.00%) DevOps
9 16 (20.00%) DV Cleared
10 15 (18.75%) MCSE
10 15 (18.75%) BMC
10 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (18.75%) Active Directory
10 15 (18.75%) OpenView
11 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
11 14 (17.50%) Ruby
11 14 (17.50%) Change Control
12 13 (16.25%) MS Excel

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (15.00%) Apache
2 10 (12.50%) Drupal
2 10 (12.50%) nginx
2 10 (12.50%) Eucalyptus
3 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.50%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.00%) Documentum
4 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.00%) MS Project Server
4 4 (5.00%) IIS
5 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.25%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.75%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.50%) SaaS
2 12 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (10.00%) PaaS
4 4 (5.00%) IaaS
5 2 (2.50%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.50%) CloudFront
5 2 (2.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (10.00%) OSPF
2 8 (10.00%) BGP
2 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.25%) SAN
4 4 (5.00%) Internet
4 4 (5.00%) NAS
5 3 (3.75%) DNS
6 2 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.50%) HTTP
7 1 (1.25%) SNMP
7 1 (1.25%) VPN
7 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.25%) GGSN
7 1 (1.25%) SGSN
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.25%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) MySQL
2 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.50%) EDRMS
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.25%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.25%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.50%) Subversion
3 4 (5.00%) RSpec
4 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.50%) StarTeam
General
1 19 (23.75%) Telecoms
1 19 (23.75%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Retail
3 4 (5.00%) Military
3 4 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) French Language
5 1 (1.25%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (16.25%) Support Engineer
2 12 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 8 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Security Support Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Change Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) Security Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.50%) Administrator
6 6 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Tester
7 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.00%) Web Services
2 10 (12.50%) Sensu
3 8 (10.00%) LAMP
4 1 (1.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) CMDB
2 10 (12.50%) Open Source
3 5 (6.25%) Replication
4 4 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 4 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.25%) Linux
2 17 (21.25%) Windows
3 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.00%) CentOS
4 8 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.25%) UNIX
5 5 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) ITIL
2 22 (27.50%) Project Management
3 16 (20.00%) Service Management
3 16 (20.00%) DevOps
4 14 (17.50%) Change Control
5 13 (16.25%) SOA
6 12 (15.00%) ITSM
7 11 (13.75%) Service Delivery
7 11 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2
7 11 (13.75%) Performance Management
8 10 (12.50%) Fault Management
9 9 (11.25%) eTOM
10 8 (10.00%) Resource Management
10 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.75%) Change Management
12 6 (7.50%) Risk Management
12 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.00%) Perl
2 14 (17.50%) Ruby
3 12 (15.00%) Python
4 10 (12.50%) PHP
5 8 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.50%) SQL
7 4 (5.00%) COBOL
8 2 (2.50%) Java
9 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) SC Cleared
1 22 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 15 (18.75%) MCSE
3 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (13.75%) MCP
5 9 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (10.00%) RHCE
7 7 (8.75%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (6.25%) Degree
9 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) SLA
2 6 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 15 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.50%) Varnish
3 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.00%) vSphere
5 2 (2.50%) Postfix
5 2 (2.50%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (30.00%) Puppet
1 24 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (18.75%) OpenView
3 12 (15.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (12.50%) Nagios
4 10 (12.50%) Cacti
4 10 (12.50%) Ganglia
5 9 (11.25%) NSN NetAct
5 9 (11.25%) Tivoli
5 9 (11.25%) Netcool
6 5 (6.25%) HP NNM
6 5 (6.25%) TeMIP
6 5 (6.25%) NetBackup
6 5 (6.25%) OVPI
7 4 (5.00%) SCCM
7 4 (5.00%) SCOM
7 4 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (2.50%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) IBM
1 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.50%) HP
3 17 (21.25%) EMC
4 15 (18.75%) BMC
5 10 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 10 (12.50%) Splunk
6 9 (11.25%) Ericsson
6 9 (11.25%) Cisco
7 8 (10.00%) Sun
7 8 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (10.00%) Symantec
8 6 (7.50%) Huawei
8 6 (7.50%) Fujitsu
9 5 (6.25%) Brocade
9 5 (6.25%) VMware
10 4 (5.00%) Amdocs
10 4 (5.00%) NetCracker
10 4 (5.00%) Cramer
10 4 (5.00%) Remedy
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £57000 - £60000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 20 days ago