The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 127 154 137
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 98 71 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.69% 1.32% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.70% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 69 56 71
Average salary £40,000 £34,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.10% -7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,544 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,250 £55,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4639 4186 4361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.91% 77.98% 77.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3856 3678 3713
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Configuration Management
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +13 31 £39,000 +11.42% 1
Gloucestershire +27 30 £40,750 +8.66% 6
Wiltshire -29 11 £40,000 +15.94% 4
Dorset -9 8 £43,250 -9.42% 7
Somerset -2 6 £34,163 -24.08% 3
Devon -3 5 £28,000 +20.43%
Cornwall - 1 £55,000 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 81 (46.29%) Linux
2 70 (40.00%) Windows
3 51 (29.14%) VMware
4 49 (28.00%) UNIX
5 44 (25.14%) SQL
6 41 (23.43%) Microsoft
6 41 (23.43%) Security Cleared
7 40 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (20.57%) Python
9 35 (20.00%) C
10 34 (19.43%) ITIL
10 34 (19.43%) Software Engineering
11 33 (18.86%) Oracle
11 33 (18.86%) Puppet
12 29 (16.57%) Opscode Chef
13 28 (16.00%) MS Exchange
13 28 (16.00%) TCP/IP
14 27 (15.43%) DNS
15 24 (13.71%) Firewall
15 24 (13.71%) Java
16 23 (13.14%) C++
16 23 (13.14%) Solaris
16 23 (13.14%) Finance
16 23 (13.14%) Ruby
17 22 (12.57%) MS Excel
17 22 (12.57%) VPN
17 22 (12.57%) Network Monitoring
17 22 (12.57%) Bash Shell
18 21 (12.00%) Degree
18 21 (12.00%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.71%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.14%) Apache
6 7 (4.00%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (2.86%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.14%) nginx
8 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.29%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.43%) MS Office
4 3 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.57%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.71%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.14%) SaaS
2 7 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.86%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.29%) PaaS
4 4 (2.29%) IaaS
5 2 (1.14%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 27 (15.43%) DNS
3 24 (13.71%) Firewall
4 22 (12.57%) VPN
5 21 (12.00%) SAN
6 18 (10.29%) SSL
6 18 (10.29%) DHCP
7 16 (9.14%) LAN
8 14 (8.00%) Internet
9 13 (7.43%) Network Security
9 13 (7.43%) Fibre Channel
10 12 (6.86%) iSCSI
10 12 (6.86%) LDAP
10 12 (6.86%) HTTP
11 11 (6.29%) NAS
12 10 (5.71%) IPsec
13 6 (3.43%) Wireshark
13 6 (3.43%) tcpdump
13 6 (3.43%) SNMP
13 6 (3.43%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.86%) MySQL
2 11 (6.29%) MongoDB
2 11 (6.29%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.43%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.86%) HBase
6 5 (2.86%) Big Data
6 5 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (2.86%) CouchDB
6 5 (2.86%) Voldemort
6 5 (2.86%) Hazelcast
6 5 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 17 (9.71%) Subversion
2 12 (6.86%) RSpec
3 8 (4.57%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.00%) NUnit
5 6 (3.43%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (2.86%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (2.29%) Selenium
8 3 (1.71%) JDeveloper
9 2 (1.14%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.14%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.57%) Hudson
10 1 (0.57%) Redmine
10 1 (0.57%) JIRA
10 1 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.57%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 23 (13.14%) Finance
2 15 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.86%) Military
4 5 (2.86%) Retail
5 4 (2.29%) Publishing
6 3 (1.71%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.71%) Legal
7 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.14%) Electronics
7 2 (1.14%) Avionics
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (14.86%) Systems Engineer
2 22 (12.57%) Software Engineer
3 20 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
4 18 (10.29%) Developer
4 18 (10.29%) Administrator
5 15 (8.57%) Analyst
6 13 (7.43%) Support Specialist
7 12 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.57%) IT Support Specialist
9 8 (4.57%) Web Engineer
9 8 (4.57%) IT Support
10 7 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.00%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (3.43%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.43%) Windows Support Engineer
12 5 (2.86%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.43%) Web Services
2 17 (9.71%) HTML
3 14 (8.00%) XML
4 11 (6.29%) .NET
5 10 (5.71%) J2EE
6 8 (4.57%) LAMP
6 8 (4.57%) JSF
7 7 (4.00%) POSIX
7 7 (4.00%) jQuery
7 7 (4.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (3.43%) STL
8 6 (3.43%) EJB
8 6 (3.43%) Middleware
9 5 (2.86%) CSS
9 5 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (1.71%) Spring
10 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.71%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.71%) WCF
11 2 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.43%) Firmware
2 15 (8.57%) Blackberry
2 15 (8.57%) Clustering
3 13 (7.43%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.86%) PKI
4 12 (6.86%) Open Source
4 12 (6.86%) Digital Media
5 9 (5.14%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.00%) CMDB
6 7 (4.00%) Device Driver
7 6 (3.43%) Cryptography
7 6 (3.43%) SCADA
7 6 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.71%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.71%) Replication
9 2 (1.14%) Handset
9 2 (1.14%) iPhone
10 1 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 81 (46.29%) Linux
2 70 (40.00%) Windows
3 49 (28.00%) UNIX
4 23 (13.14%) Solaris
5 15 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (6.29%) Windows 7
8 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.57%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.86%) CentOS
11 4 (2.29%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.71%) AIX
13 2 (1.14%) Android
13 2 (1.14%) Debian
13 2 (1.14%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.57%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.43%) ITIL
1 34 (19.43%) Software Engineering
2 22 (12.57%) Network Monitoring
3 20 (11.43%) UML
4 15 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (8.00%) SOA
5 14 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (7.43%) Scrum
7 12 (6.86%) Identity Management
7 12 (6.86%) Network Load Balancing
8 11 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (5.71%) Software Architecture
9 10 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (5.71%) Change Management
10 9 (5.14%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.57%) Kanban
11 8 (4.57%) Workflow
11 8 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (4.57%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (25.14%) SQL
2 36 (20.57%) Python
3 35 (20.00%) C
4 24 (13.71%) Java
5 23 (13.14%) C++
5 23 (13.14%) Ruby
6 22 (12.57%) Bash Shell
7 17 (9.71%) C#
8 12 (6.86%) PHP
9 10 (5.71%) PL/SQL
9 10 (5.71%) JavaScript
9 10 (5.71%) Perl
10 7 (4.00%) Assembly Language
11 5 (2.86%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.86%) PHP5
11 5 (2.86%) Groovy
12 4 (2.29%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.71%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (23.43%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.00%) Degree
3 19 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (9.71%) SC Cleared
5 16 (9.14%) MCSE
6 13 (7.43%) DV Cleared
7 12 (6.86%) MCP
7 12 (6.86%) CCA
7 12 (6.86%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (4.00%) ISEB
9 6 (3.43%) HND
10 4 (2.29%) MCTS
11 2 (1.14%) MCITP
11 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.14%) HNC
11 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.43%) SLA
2 17 (9.71%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) JTAG
4 1 (0.57%) DO-178B
System Software
1 40 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 17 (9.71%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.43%) ISA Server
5 12 (6.86%) Samba
5 12 (6.86%) XenApp
6 11 (6.29%) XenServer
6 11 (6.29%) XenDesktop
7 10 (5.71%) NFS
8 9 (5.14%) Varnish
9 8 (4.57%) Xen
10 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 33 (18.86%) Puppet
2 29 (16.57%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (9.14%) SCCM
4 12 (6.86%) SCOM
5 11 (6.29%) WSUS
6 8 (4.57%) Bcfg2
7 7 (4.00%) HAProxy
8 6 (3.43%) Backup Exec
9 4 (2.29%) Nagios
10 2 (1.14%) Cacti
10 2 (1.14%) Ganglia
10 2 (1.14%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.57%) MOM
11 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (29.14%) VMware
2 41 (23.43%) Microsoft
3 33 (18.86%) Oracle
4 18 (10.29%) HP
5 17 (9.71%) Citrix
6 15 (8.57%) Dell
7 10 (5.71%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.71%) IBM
8 6 (3.43%) NetApp
8 6 (3.43%) JBoss
9 3 (1.71%) Cognos
9 3 (1.71%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.71%) Kofax
9 3 (1.71%) Symantec
10 2 (1.14%) Remedy
10 2 (1.14%) Infoblox
10 2 (1.14%) hybris
10 2 (1.14%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.14%) Veritas
10 2 (1.14%) Sage
Somerset
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Cobham
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum and excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: Market related
Posted: 23 days ago