The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 139 149 106
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -43
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 98 67 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.56% 1.27% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.55% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 75 52 96
Average salary £39,000 £41,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.02% +20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £70,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +11.56%
Configuration Management
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5142 4322 4176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.63% 81.96% 75.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4229 3742 3638
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 the South West

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in the South West

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in the South West

Configuration Management
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +9 30 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Wiltshire +1 24 £39,000 -30.66% 5
Gloucestershire +5 19 £41,650 -12.31% 2
Dorset -1 9 £42,500 - 2
Somerset -11 8 £47,750 -
Devon -20 6 £29,500 -15.71% 1
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 72 (40.22%) ITIL
2 70 (39.11%) Windows
3 61 (34.08%) SQL
4 55 (30.73%) Linux
5 52 (29.05%) Microsoft
6 50 (27.93%) Change Management
7 48 (26.82%) Active Directory
8 44 (24.58%) Problem Management
9 42 (23.46%) Service Management
10 41 (22.91%) SLA
11 39 (21.79%) VMware
12 34 (18.99%) SQL Server
13 33 (18.44%) Degree
14 30 (16.76%) MS Excel
15 29 (16.20%) Firewall
16 27 (15.08%) Management Information System
16 27 (15.08%) VPN
17 26 (14.53%) Java
17 26 (14.53%) Security Cleared
17 26 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (13.41%) Software Engineering
18 24 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (13.41%) Oracle
18 24 (13.41%) MS Exchange
19 23 (12.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 23 (12.85%) Release Management
20 22 (12.29%) Subversion
21 21 (11.73%) Python
22 20 (11.17%) Cisco
23 19 (10.61%) Red Hat

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 24 (13.41%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.06%) SharePoint
3 15 (8.38%) IIS
4 14 (7.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (5.59%) Apache
6 8 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.91%) WebSphere
8 6 (3.35%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.68%) Mule
10 3 (1.68%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.68%) JBoss
10 3 (1.68%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (16.76%) MS Excel
2 19 (10.61%) MS Office
3 4 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.35%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.68%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.68%) SaaS
1 3 (1.68%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.20%) Firewall
2 27 (15.08%) VPN
3 18 (10.06%) DNS
4 14 (7.82%) Network Security
5 12 (6.70%) MPLS
5 12 (6.70%) TCP/IP
5 12 (6.70%) DHCP
6 11 (6.15%) SSL
6 11 (6.15%) VLAN
6 11 (6.15%) Internet
7 10 (5.59%) LAN
8 9 (5.03%) ISDN
9 8 (4.47%) WAN
9 8 (4.47%) tcpdump
9 8 (4.47%) Wireshark
10 6 (3.35%) SAN
11 5 (2.79%) LDAP
11 5 (2.79%) IPsec
11 5 (2.79%) NAS
12 4 (2.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.15%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.59%) MySQL
4 8 (4.47%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.47%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.68%) CouchDB
5 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.68%) Hazelcast
5 3 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 22 (12.29%) Subversion
2 6 (3.35%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.68%) Ant
3 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.68%) Hudson
3 3 (1.68%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.12%) NUnit
4 2 (1.12%) Selenium
5 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.56%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.56%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.56%) MSBuild
General
1 16 (8.94%) Finance
2 11 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.59%) Military
4 8 (4.47%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.79%) Legal
6 4 (2.23%) Advertising
7 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.68%) Back Office
8 2 (1.12%) Electronics
8 2 (1.12%) Law
8 2 (1.12%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Retail
9 1 (0.56%) Billing
9 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (12.29%) Software Engineer
1 22 (12.29%) Administrator
2 19 (10.61%) Service Manager
3 17 (9.50%) Analyst
4 12 (6.70%) DBA
4 12 (6.70%) SQL DBA
5 11 (6.15%) Service Desk Manager
6 10 (5.59%) Support Engineer
7 9 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.47%) Transition Manager
8 8 (4.47%) Service Transition Manager
9 7 (3.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (3.91%) Technical Manager
10 6 (3.35%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (3.35%) Head of Service Management
11 5 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (2.79%) Problem Manager
11 5 (2.79%) Applications Support
12 4 (2.23%) 3rd Line Support
12 4 (2.23%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.06%) XML
2 16 (8.94%) HTML
3 13 (7.26%) Hibernate
4 6 (3.35%) Swing
4 6 (3.35%) J2EE
5 5 (2.79%) CSS
6 4 (2.23%) .NET
6 4 (2.23%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (2.23%) Web Services
7 3 (1.68%) Spring
7 3 (1.68%) JSF
7 3 (1.68%) jQuery
7 3 (1.68%) EJB
8 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.12%) Middleware
8 2 (1.12%) LAMP
8 2 (1.12%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.12%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.08%) Management Information System
2 24 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.38%) Blackberry
4 12 (6.70%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.91%) PKI
6 6 (3.35%) CMDB
6 6 (3.35%) Clustering
7 4 (2.23%) AS400
7 4 (2.23%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.23%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.68%) LPAR
8 3 (1.68%) Open Source
8 3 (1.68%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.68%) Replication
8 3 (1.68%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.68%) Statistics
9 2 (1.12%) SCADA
9 2 (1.12%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (39.11%) Windows
2 55 (30.73%) Linux
3 23 (12.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (10.61%) UNIX
5 15 (8.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (7.82%) CentOS
7 5 (2.79%) Fedora
7 5 (2.79%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.79%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.79%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.23%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.23%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.23%) Solaris
8 4 (2.23%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.68%) Android
9 3 (1.68%) Debian
9 3 (1.68%) zOS
9 3 (1.68%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (40.22%) ITIL
2 50 (27.93%) Change Management
3 44 (24.58%) Problem Management
4 42 (23.46%) Service Management
5 24 (13.41%) Software Engineering
6 23 (12.85%) Release Management
7 19 (10.61%) Mentoring
8 18 (10.06%) CRM
8 18 (10.06%) ITSM
9 17 (9.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (9.50%) Change Control
10 16 (8.94%) PRINCE2
11 13 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (6.70%) Asset Management
12 12 (6.70%) ITIL V3
12 12 (6.70%) Software Deployment
13 11 (6.15%) Coaching
14 10 (5.59%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (5.59%) Process Management
14 10 (5.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (34.08%) SQL
2 26 (14.53%) Java
3 21 (11.73%) Python
4 18 (10.06%) C
4 18 (10.06%) C++
5 13 (7.26%) C#
6 8 (4.47%) Perl
6 8 (4.47%) PHP
6 8 (4.47%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.91%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.35%) Ruby
9 5 (2.79%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.79%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.23%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.68%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.68%) Lua
11 3 (1.68%) PHP5
11 3 (1.68%) Groovy
12 2 (1.12%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.12%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 33 (18.44%) Degree
2 26 (14.53%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.82%) MCP
4 12 (6.70%) DV Cleared
5 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.47%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.91%) MCSE
8 6 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.79%) MCTS
10 4 (2.23%) MCITP
10 4 (2.23%) HND
10 4 (2.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.68%) PhD
12 2 (1.12%) CCDA
12 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.56%) MBA
13 1 (0.56%) ISEB
13 1 (0.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (22.91%) SLA
2 10 (5.59%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (26.82%) Active Directory
2 26 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.03%) Terminal Services
5 5 (2.79%) Samba
5 5 (2.79%) XenApp
6 4 (2.23%) vSphere
6 4 (2.23%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.68%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.68%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.68%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.68%) NFS
7 3 (1.68%) Docker
8 2 (1.12%) Firmware
8 2 (1.12%) XenServer
9 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.56%) KVM
9 1 (0.56%) Xen
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 19 (10.61%) Puppet
2 12 (6.70%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.23%) Vagrant
3 4 (2.23%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.68%) OMEGAMON
4 3 (1.68%) SCOM
4 3 (1.68%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.68%) OpenView
4 3 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.12%) Nagios
6 1 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 52 (29.05%) Microsoft
2 39 (21.79%) VMware
3 24 (13.41%) Oracle
4 20 (11.17%) Cisco
5 19 (10.61%) Red Hat
6 14 (7.82%) Citrix
7 13 (7.26%) HP
8 10 (5.59%) Dell
9 9 (5.03%) IBM
10 7 (3.91%) LANDesk
11 5 (2.79%) McAfee
11 5 (2.79%) Juniper
12 4 (2.23%) NetApp
12 4 (2.23%) Symantec
12 4 (2.23%) Remedy
12 4 (2.23%) Sage
13 3 (1.68%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.68%) webMethods
13 3 (1.68%) Akamai
13 3 (1.68%) F5
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Barclays Corporate Bank
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
South West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £28500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £27000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago