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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 157 174 103
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -71
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 85 38 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.38% 0.75% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.92% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 62 32 104
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £69,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.74% +8.75%
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
5000 4138 4393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.02% 81.63% 75.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4088 3561 3858
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 £57,500 £55,000
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 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -5 23 £32,000 +6.66% 7
Wiltshire +5 22 £39,000 +0.64% 1
Gloucestershire - 21 £36,000 - 1
Somerset -17 10 £47,750 -15.11% 2
Dorset +4 8 £42,500 -8.10% 3
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 74 (38.54%) Windows
2 62 (32.29%) ITIL
2 62 (32.29%) Linux
3 61 (31.77%) SQL
4 51 (26.56%) Microsoft
5 39 (20.31%) Change Management
5 39 (20.31%) Security Cleared
6 38 (19.79%) VMware
6 38 (19.79%) Active Directory
7 37 (19.27%) Service Management
8 36 (18.75%) Problem Management
9 35 (18.23%) Software Engineering
9 35 (18.23%) SLA
10 33 (17.19%) MS Excel
11 30 (15.63%) Python
11 30 (15.63%) Oracle
12 28 (14.58%) SQL Server
13 27 (14.06%) Management Information System
13 27 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (13.54%) Degree
15 25 (13.02%) Subversion
15 25 (13.02%) Java
16 24 (12.50%) MS Exchange
16 24 (12.50%) UNIX
17 23 (11.98%) HTML
18 22 (11.46%) XML
19 21 (10.94%) C
19 21 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
20 20 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
20 20 (10.42%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.73%) IIS
5 10 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (4.69%) Apache
6 9 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (3.65%) WebSphere
8 6 (3.13%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.56%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.56%) Mule
11 1 (0.52%) CMS
11 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 33 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.65%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.56%) SaaS
1 3 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.56%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.04%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.42%) VPN
2 19 (9.90%) Firewall
3 14 (7.29%) SSL
4 12 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 12 (6.25%) DNS
5 10 (5.21%) SAN
5 10 (5.21%) LDAP
6 8 (4.17%) Network Security
6 8 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.17%) DHCP
7 6 (3.13%) MPLS
7 6 (3.13%) LAN
8 5 (2.60%) ISDN
8 5 (2.60%) WAN
8 5 (2.60%) Internet
8 5 (2.60%) VLAN
9 4 (2.08%) VoIP
10 3 (1.56%) SNMP
10 3 (1.56%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.69%) RDBMS
3 9 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.65%) MySQL
5 4 (2.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.56%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.56%) Hazelcast
6 3 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.04%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (13.02%) Subversion
2 7 (3.65%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (2.08%) Selenium
3 4 (2.08%) NUnit
3 4 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (2.08%) Ant
4 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.56%) Hudson
4 3 (1.56%) MSBuild
4 3 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.04%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.52%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.52%) Maven
6 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (9.38%) Finance
2 17 (8.85%) Military
3 13 (6.77%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.69%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.08%) Legal
5 4 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.08%) Advertising
6 2 (1.04%) French Language
6 2 (1.04%) Electronics
6 2 (1.04%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (14.58%) Software Engineer
2 21 (10.94%) Administrator
3 14 (7.29%) Analyst
4 13 (6.77%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (6.25%) Support Specialist
6 10 (5.21%) IT Support
6 10 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.21%) SQL DBA
6 10 (5.21%) DBA
7 9 (4.69%) Technical Manager
8 8 (4.17%) Service Manager
8 8 (4.17%) IT Support Specialist
8 8 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (4.17%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.65%) Developer
9 7 (3.65%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.65%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (3.65%) Head of Service Management
10 6 (3.13%) Build and Release Engineer
10 6 (3.13%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.98%) HTML
2 22 (11.46%) XML
3 16 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 10 (5.21%) LAMP
5 8 (4.17%) jQuery
5 8 (4.17%) JSF
5 8 (4.17%) Web Services
6 7 (3.65%) CSS
6 7 (3.65%) .NET
6 7 (3.65%) Swing
7 6 (3.13%) J2EE
7 6 (3.13%) EJB
8 5 (2.60%) Spring
9 4 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (2.08%) Middleware
9 4 (2.08%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.56%) PrimeFaces
11 2 (1.04%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.04%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.06%) Management Information System
2 18 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.81%) Open Source
4 11 (5.73%) PKI
5 10 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.21%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.13%) CMDB
6 6 (3.13%) Firmware
7 5 (2.60%) Clustering
7 5 (2.60%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.08%) User Experience
8 4 (2.08%) AS400
9 3 (1.56%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.56%) Replication
9 3 (1.56%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.56%) EqualLogic
10 2 (1.04%) SCADA
10 2 (1.04%) LPAR
10 2 (1.04%) iSeries
10 2 (1.04%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 74 (38.54%) Windows
2 62 (32.29%) Linux
3 24 (12.50%) UNIX
4 21 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (8.33%) Solaris
7 12 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (5.73%) CentOS
9 9 (4.69%) Windows XP
9 9 (4.69%) Mac OS X
10 8 (4.17%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.60%) Fedora
11 5 (2.60%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.60%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.60%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.56%) zOS
12 3 (1.56%) Debian
12 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.29%) ITIL
2 39 (20.31%) Change Management
3 37 (19.27%) Service Management
4 36 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 35 (18.23%) Software Engineering
6 20 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 19 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (8.33%) Release Management
9 14 (7.29%) CRM
10 13 (6.77%) UML
10 13 (6.77%) ITSM
10 13 (6.77%) Mentoring
10 13 (6.77%) Change Control
11 12 (6.25%) Identity Management
11 12 (6.25%) Process Management
11 12 (6.25%) Service Delivery
11 12 (6.25%) Asset Management
12 11 (5.73%) PRINCE2
12 11 (5.73%) Information Security
12 11 (5.73%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (31.77%) SQL
2 30 (15.63%) Python
3 25 (13.02%) Java
4 21 (10.94%) C
5 20 (10.42%) C#
6 18 (9.38%) C++
7 16 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.69%) Ruby
9 7 (3.65%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.65%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.13%) PHP
11 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.08%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.08%) Perl
11 4 (2.08%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.56%) Groovy
12 3 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.56%) PHP5
13 2 (1.04%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.04%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 39 (20.31%) Security Cleared
2 26 (13.54%) Degree
3 18 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 16 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 11 (5.73%) MCP
5 11 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.17%) MCSE
7 6 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.60%) MCTS
9 4 (2.08%) MCITP
10 3 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.04%) CCDA
12 1 (0.52%) PhD
12 1 (0.52%) HNC
12 1 (0.52%) HND
12 1 (0.52%) CCA
12 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.52%) CCIE
12 1 (0.52%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (18.23%) SLA
2 6 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.52%) DO-178B
System Software
1 38 (19.79%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.25%) GPFS
3 12 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.21%) Samba
4 10 (5.21%) NFS
5 9 (4.69%) Xen
6 5 (2.60%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.60%) XenApp
7 4 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (2.08%) vSphere
8 2 (1.04%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.52%) XenServer
9 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (7.81%) Puppet
2 9 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.17%) Bcfg2
4 5 (2.60%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.56%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (1.04%) Nagios
7 1 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.52%) SCCM
7 1 (0.52%) SCOM
7 1 (0.52%) WSUS
7 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 51 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 38 (19.79%) VMware
3 30 (15.63%) Oracle
4 16 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 13 (6.77%) Cisco
6 11 (5.73%) Citrix
7 10 (5.21%) HP
8 9 (4.69%) IBM
9 7 (3.65%) LANDesk
10 6 (3.13%) JBoss
11 5 (2.60%) Dell
11 5 (2.60%) Juniper
12 4 (2.08%) Sage
12 4 (2.08%) Remedy
12 4 (2.08%) Siebel
13 3 (1.56%) webMethods
14 2 (1.04%) hybris
14 2 (1.04%) Akamai
14 2 (1.04%) McAfee
15 1 (0.52%) SAP
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