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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 121 156 134
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -22
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 125 68 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.09% 1.27% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.55% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 81 49 61
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +0.60%
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
4993 4374 4243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.34% 81.94% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4152 3688 3726
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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
(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 +28 47 £61,000 +87.69% 11
Gloucestershire +7 34 £33,500 -16.25% 3
Wiltshire +10 21 £44,500 +11.25% 2
Somerset +8 10 £41,250 +14.58% 1
Dorset -20 7 £42,500 -
Devon +1 3 £24,500 -12.50% 6
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 123 (50.62%) Windows
2 106 (43.62%) Linux
3 79 (32.51%) VMware
4 77 (31.69%) ITIL
5 69 (28.40%) Microsoft
6 67 (27.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 61 (25.10%) Puppet
7 61 (25.10%) Python
8 60 (24.69%) DevOps
9 59 (24.28%) Java
10 56 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (20.58%) Opscode Chef
12 49 (20.16%) Firewall
13 47 (19.34%) Perl
14 46 (18.93%) Finance
15 45 (18.52%) Active Directory
15 45 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 43 (17.70%) SQL
17 42 (17.28%) Bash Shell
18 41 (16.87%) Degree
18 41 (16.87%) Change Management
19 40 (16.46%) C
19 40 (16.46%) Security Cleared
20 39 (16.05%) Oracle
21 38 (15.64%) C++
21 38 (15.64%) Apache
22 37 (15.23%) Red Hat
23 36 (14.81%) Cisco
23 36 (14.81%) SQL Server
23 36 (14.81%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 38 (15.64%) Apache
2 32 (13.17%) IIS
3 18 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 17 (7.00%) SharePoint
5 15 (6.17%) MS Exchange
6 12 (4.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (3.70%) nginx
8 8 (3.29%) Node.js
9 7 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.65%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (1.23%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.82%) JBoss
12 2 (0.82%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 2 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (10.29%) MS Office
2 18 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.53%) SaaS
2 7 (2.88%) PaaS
2 7 (2.88%) IaaS
3 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.65%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.41%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 49 (20.16%) Firewall
2 34 (13.99%) LAN
3 25 (10.29%) WAN
4 21 (8.64%) DNS
5 20 (8.23%) TCP/IP
5 20 (8.23%) VPN
6 19 (7.82%) DHCP
7 17 (7.00%) Internet
8 13 (5.35%) VLAN
9 12 (4.94%) Wireshark
9 12 (4.94%) tcpdump
10 10 (4.12%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (3.70%) Network Security
11 9 (3.70%) MPLS
12 8 (3.29%) Ethernet
13 7 (2.88%) SAN
14 5 (2.06%) NAS
14 5 (2.06%) IPsec
14 5 (2.06%) LDAP
14 5 (2.06%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 34 (13.99%) MySQL
3 10 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.70%) CouchDB
4 9 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 9 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.29%) Big Data
6 7 (2.88%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.47%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.65%) Hazelcast
8 4 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.82%) TKPROF
10 2 (0.82%) OLTP
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 18 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (7.00%) Hudson
4 13 (5.35%) Git (software)
5 12 (4.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 11 (4.53%) Visual Studio
7 9 (3.70%) Subversion
8 8 (3.29%) ClearQuest
8 8 (3.29%) MSI
8 8 (3.29%) InstallShield
9 7 (2.88%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (1.23%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.82%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.82%) FindBugs
11 2 (0.82%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.82%) PHPUnit
General
1 46 (18.93%) Finance
2 15 (6.17%) Military
3 14 (5.76%) Retail
4 9 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.70%) Back Office
5 7 (2.88%) Banking
6 6 (2.47%) Law
6 6 (2.47%) Electronics
6 6 (2.47%) Marketing
7 5 (2.06%) Legal
8 4 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.23%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.82%) Billing
10 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (13.17%) Analyst
2 29 (11.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (11.52%) Administrator
4 25 (10.29%) Software Engineer
5 20 (8.23%) Service Manager
6 19 (7.82%) Systems Engineer
7 18 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (5.76%) Developer
9 12 (4.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.53%) Service Transition Manager
10 11 (4.53%) Transition Manager
10 11 (4.53%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (4.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 10 (4.12%) IT Administrator
11 10 (4.12%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.29%) Server Administrator
12 8 (3.29%) Technical Manager
12 8 (3.29%) Software Manager
13 7 (2.88%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.99%) .NET
2 21 (8.64%) HTML
2 21 (8.64%) Middleware
3 20 (8.23%) XML
4 15 (6.17%) J2EE
5 13 (5.35%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (4.53%) Hibernate
6 11 (4.53%) CSS
7 10 (4.12%) HTML5
8 9 (3.70%) Spring
9 8 (3.29%) Web Services
10 7 (2.88%) CSS3
10 7 (2.88%) Apache Camel
11 6 (2.47%) WebCenter
11 6 (2.47%) MCollective
12 5 (2.06%) Struts
13 4 (1.65%) JSP
13 4 (1.65%) POSIX
13 4 (1.65%) ActiveMQ
14 3 (1.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.93%) Management Information System
2 19 (7.82%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.58%) Client/Server
4 14 (5.76%) Clustering
4 14 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.35%) Open Source
6 12 (4.94%) CMDB
6 12 (4.94%) Blackberry
7 11 (4.53%) Replication
8 9 (3.70%) PKI
8 9 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (3.29%) Mathematics
10 7 (2.88%) Visualisation
11 6 (2.47%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.65%) DTV
12 4 (1.65%) Statistics
12 4 (1.65%) LPAR
13 2 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.82%) Machine to Machine
13 2 (0.82%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 123 (50.62%) Windows
2 106 (43.62%) Linux
3 45 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (14.81%) UNIX
5 32 (13.17%) CentOS
6 20 (8.23%) Ubuntu
7 19 (7.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (4.53%) Debian
10 10 (4.12%) Android
11 9 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (3.29%) Apple iOS
12 8 (3.29%) Mac OS X
12 8 (3.29%) Fedora
12 8 (3.29%) Solaris
13 6 (2.47%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.65%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.82%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.82%) AIX
15 2 (0.82%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (31.69%) ITIL
2 60 (24.69%) DevOps
3 56 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (16.87%) Change Management
5 35 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (12.76%) Software Engineering
7 30 (12.35%) Release Management
8 29 (11.93%) Service Management
9 28 (11.52%) Service Delivery
10 25 (10.29%) Scrum
11 24 (9.88%) Time Management
12 19 (7.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (7.41%) Load Balancing
14 17 (7.00%) Problem Management
14 17 (7.00%) Project Management
14 17 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (7.00%) PRINCE2
14 17 (7.00%) Mentoring
15 16 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (6.58%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 61 (25.10%) Python
2 59 (24.28%) Java
3 47 (19.34%) Perl
4 43 (17.70%) SQL
5 42 (17.28%) Bash Shell
6 40 (16.46%) C
7 38 (15.64%) C++
8 32 (13.17%) Ruby
9 30 (12.35%) PHP
10 19 (7.82%) JavaScript
11 12 (4.94%) Shell Script
12 10 (4.12%) PL/SQL
13 9 (3.70%) PowerShell
14 8 (3.29%) Lua
14 8 (3.29%) Objective-C
14 8 (3.29%) Embedded C++
15 7 (2.88%) C#
16 6 (2.47%) Jython
17 5 (2.06%) Embedded C
18 4 (1.65%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 41 (16.87%) Degree
2 40 (16.46%) Security Cleared
3 20 (8.23%) SC Cleared
4 19 (7.82%) DV Cleared
5 16 (6.58%) CCNA
5 16 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (4.94%) ISEB
7 10 (4.12%) MCP
7 10 (4.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (3.29%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (3.29%) RHCSA
10 7 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (2.06%) PhD
12 4 (1.65%) MCITP
13 3 (1.23%) HND
14 2 (0.82%) MCSA
14 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.41%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.23%) SLA
1 20 (8.23%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 67 (27.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 20 (8.23%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.76%) VirtualBox
5 9 (3.70%) ISA Server
5 9 (3.70%) Samba
5 9 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 8 (3.29%) XenServer
6 8 (3.29%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.88%) vSphere
8 6 (2.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (2.06%) Firmware
9 5 (2.06%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.06%) Docker
10 4 (1.65%) NFS
10 4 (1.65%) XenApp
10 4 (1.65%) KVM
11 3 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.82%) Postfix
12 2 (0.82%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 61 (25.10%) Puppet
2 50 (20.58%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (7.82%) Ansible
4 15 (6.17%) Salt
5 12 (4.94%) Nagios
6 11 (4.53%) SCOM
7 10 (4.12%) Vagrant
8 9 (3.70%) Zenoss
8 9 (3.70%) HP SIM
9 8 (3.29%) OpenView
10 6 (2.47%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (1.23%) SCCM
11 3 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (1.23%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.23%) Graphite
12 2 (0.82%) Oracle Flashback
12 2 (0.82%) Icinga
12 2 (0.82%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 79 (32.51%) VMware
2 69 (28.40%) Microsoft
3 39 (16.05%) Oracle
4 37 (15.23%) Red Hat
5 36 (14.81%) Cisco
6 19 (7.82%) HP
7 15 (6.17%) Citrix
8 13 (5.35%) Dell
9 9 (3.70%) SAP
10 8 (3.29%) IBM
11 4 (1.65%) NetApp
11 4 (1.65%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.23%) Sun
12 3 (1.23%) Symantec
12 3 (1.23%) McAfee
12 3 (1.23%) F5
13 2 (0.82%) Brocade
13 2 (0.82%) Apple
14 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.41%) Siemens
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