The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 55 45 74
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +29
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 6 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.12% 3.02% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 3.75% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 1
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £30,403
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +48.01%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.49% -1.23%
Configuration Management
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
399 373 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 74.72% 80.56% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 319 286 394
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Configuration Management
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Configuration Management Salary Trend in Suffolk

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Configuration Management
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Ipswich -11 3 £27,000 -40.00%
Newmarket - 2 £38,500 -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 17 (68.00%) Windows
3 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (60.00%) Java
4 15 (60.00%) PowerShell
5 14 (56.00%) Puppet
5 14 (56.00%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (52.00%) UNIX
7 10 (40.00%) DevOps
8 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
8 8 (32.00%) ITIL
9 7 (28.00%) Firewall
9 7 (28.00%) SQL
9 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (24.00%) Build Automation
10 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
10 6 (24.00%) DNS
11 5 (20.00%) Sun Certification
11 5 (20.00%) SAN
11 5 (20.00%) Replication
11 5 (20.00%) Service Management
11 5 (20.00%) Ruby
11 5 (20.00%) Web Services
11 5 (20.00%) XML
11 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 5 (20.00%) VPN
11 5 (20.00%) AWS Certification
11 5 (20.00%) NoSQL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Lync
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.00%) VPN
3 5 (20.00%) SAN
3 5 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) HTTP
5 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
5 1 (4.00%) DHCP
5 1 (4.00%) SSL
5 1 (4.00%) LDAP
5 1 (4.00%) X.509
5 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (16.00%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
1 5 (20.00%) XML
1 5 (20.00%) JSON
2 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) J2EE
3 1 (4.00%) OAuth
3 1 (4.00%) SPNEGO
3 1 (4.00%) SAML
3 1 (4.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 17 (68.00%) Windows
3 13 (52.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) DevOps
2 8 (32.00%) ITIL
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (24.00%) Build Automation
5 5 (20.00%) Service Management
6 4 (16.00%) CRM
6 4 (16.00%) Change Control
7 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (4.00%) E-business
9 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
9 1 (4.00%) Use Case
9 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (4.00%) High Availability
9 1 (4.00%) UML
9 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
1 15 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (20.00%) Ruby
6 4 (16.00%) C#
7 3 (12.00%) C
7 3 (12.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Sun Certification
1 5 (20.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (56.00%) Puppet
1 14 (56.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) EMC
2 2 (8.00%) NetApp
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) ForgeRock
3 1 (4.00%) Siemens