The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 38 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 8 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.21% 2.17% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 2.70% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
Configuration Management
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 259 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 80.32% 80.43% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 157 199 122
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,902 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Solihull

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 16 (72.73%) Telecoms
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
1 16 (72.73%) Retail
1 16 (72.73%) Fujitsu
1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle
4 10 (45.45%) PL/SQL
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (45.45%) Workflow
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (36.36%) ITIL
5 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (31.82%) VMware
7 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
8 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) IIS
8 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
8 5 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (22.73%) CMS
8 5 (22.73%) Supply Chain Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 10 (45.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 5 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (22.73%) CMS
2 5 (22.73%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (22.73%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
1 5 (22.73%) VLAN
2 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
2 3 (13.64%) MGCP
2 3 (13.64%) SCCP
2 3 (13.64%) H.323
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) VoIP
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (13.64%) Unified Communications
3 2 (9.09%) FTP
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) Ranorex
General
1 16 (72.73%) Telecoms
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
1 16 (72.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Business Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Server Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Communications Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Communications Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) XMPP
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) Workflow
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 5 (22.73%) Supply Chain Management
4 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
4 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (13.64%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) vSphere
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Fujitsu
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) EPiServer
5 3 (13.64%) EMC
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Telerik