The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 79 54 85
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +31
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 16 31 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.34% 3.07% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 3.73% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 5
Average salary £32,500 £48,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.29% +37.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £32,400 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,700 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Configuration Management
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
952 830 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 79.93% 82.26% 74.95%
Number of salaries quoted 818 701 706
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in South Wales

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in South Wales

Configuration Management
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Torfaen - 6 £30,000 -
Cardiff -12 5 £49,000 -6.66%
Bridgend +2 1 £16,000 -54.28%
Newport -16 1 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Configuration Management
Wales

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (33.33%) C++
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Linux
3 10 (27.78%) VMware
3 10 (27.78%) Degree
3 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (25.00%) Finance
4 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.22%) C
5 8 (22.22%) IIS
6 7 (19.44%) .NET
6 7 (19.44%) Java
6 7 (19.44%) OO
6 7 (19.44%) DTV
6 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
7 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 6 (16.67%) Apache
7 6 (16.67%) Perl
8 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
8 5 (13.89%) Change Management
8 5 (13.89%) Puppet
8 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (13.89%) DevOps
8 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
8 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (11.11%) CentOS
9 4 (11.11%) SaaS

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (22.22%) IIS
2 6 (16.67%) Apache
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) SaaS
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.78%) Route 53
4 1 (2.78%) GitHub
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
1 4 (11.11%) VPN
1 4 (11.11%) SAN
2 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (5.56%) VLAN
3 2 (5.56%) EIGRP
3 2 (5.56%) IGRP
3 2 (5.56%) PPTP
3 2 (5.56%) IPsec
3 2 (5.56%) SNMP
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
3 2 (5.56%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.78%) SSDT
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Multimedia
2 4 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 4 (11.11%) Automotive
3 3 (8.33%) Military
3 3 (8.33%) Welsh Language
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (13.89%) Developer
1 5 (13.89%) Analyst
1 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
1 5 (13.89%) C++ Developer
2 4 (11.11%) Software Manager
2 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Multimedia Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Development Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Software Delivery Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Network Operations Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Release Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Network Manager
4 2 (5.56%) MI Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) POCO
3 1 (2.78%) CGI
3 1 (2.78%) COM
3 1 (2.78%) COM+
3 1 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (19.44%) DTV
2 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.11%) Physics
3 4 (11.11%) Over-the-Top Content
4 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 3 (8.33%) CMDB
5 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.78%) PlayStation
6 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (11.11%) CentOS
4 4 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 3 (8.33%) UNIX
5 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.78%) Solaris
6 1 (2.78%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) OO
2 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (13.89%) Change Management
3 5 (13.89%) DevOps
4 4 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 4 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.11%) UML
4 4 (11.11%) OOP
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) OOD
5 3 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (8.33%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Cyber Security
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.33%) Matrix Management
6 2 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) C++
2 8 (22.22%) C
3 7 (19.44%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 6 (16.67%) Perl
5 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
6 4 (11.11%) Python
7 3 (8.33%) PHP
7 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.56%) Ruby
8 2 (5.56%) C#
9 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.78%) SQL
9 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.56%) CCNP
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Firmware
3 1 (2.78%) KVM
3 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
1 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.33%) Nagios
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.78%) yum
3 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.78%) Ansible
3 1 (2.78%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) VMware
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) Green Hills
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.11%) Apple
4 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco
4 3 (8.33%) EMC
5 2 (5.56%) Brocade
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) Dell
5 2 (5.56%) Nokia
5 2 (5.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) PTC