The table below looks at the statistics for the Configuration Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Engineer
Rank 860 872 859
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 37 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.025% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.026% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 37
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £23,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Configuration Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Configuration Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Configuration Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Engineer within the UK.

Configuration Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Configuration Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Engineer over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 within the UK.

Configuration Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Configuration Engineer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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
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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
England -8 36 £42,500 -5.55% 5
London +15 18 £47,500 +4.39%
Leicestershire - 12 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 12 £40,000 - 1
Leicester - 6 £41,000 -
City of London +31 4 £57,500 -4.16%
Surrey -12 3 £32,500 -44.68%
South East -12 3 £32,500 +18.18% 1
East of England -20 3 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Woking - 3 £32,500 -
Essex - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire -16 1 £50,000 +25.00%

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Configuration Engineer in their job title 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 with Configuration Engineer in their job title.

1 36 (56.25%) Configuration Management
2 34 (53.13%) Linux
3 24 (37.50%) Java
4 19 (29.69%) DevOps
5 18 (28.13%) Jenkins
6 16 (25.00%) QA
6 16 (25.00%) Release Management
6 16 (25.00%) Performance Management
7 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (21.88%) Maven
7 14 (21.88%) .NET
7 14 (21.88%) Shell Script
7 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
8 13 (20.31%) Ant
9 12 (18.75%) Subversion
10 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
11 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
11 9 (14.06%) UNIX
11 9 (14.06%) Windows
11 9 (14.06%) Change Management
12 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
12 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.94%) Perforce
13 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
13 7 (10.94%) SQL
13 7 (10.94%) C
13 7 (10.94%) Puppet
14 6 (9.38%) Hudson
14 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (9.38%) C#

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Configuration Engineer in their job title 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 with Configuration Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.69%) JBoss
2 3 (4.69%) Apache
2 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.13%) Jetty
4 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.13%) LTE
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) 3G
2 2 (3.13%) Wireless
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Jenkins
2 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 14 (21.88%) Maven
3 13 (20.31%) Ant
4 12 (18.75%) Subversion
5 6 (9.38%) Hudson
6 5 (7.81%) Mercurial
7 3 (4.69%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.69%) Gradle
7 3 (4.69%) Bugzilla
8 2 (3.13%) CruiseControl
8 2 (3.13%) ClearCase
8 2 (3.13%) ClearQuest
8 2 (3.13%) AnthillPro
8 2 (3.13%) MSBuild
8 2 (3.13%) CMake
9 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.56%) JIRA
9 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
1 6 (9.38%) Retail
2 4 (6.25%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.56%) Local Government
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) .NET
2 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (3.13%) Grails
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Open Source
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Wiki
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.13%) Linux
2 9 (14.06%) UNIX
2 9 (14.06%) Windows
3 5 (7.81%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (3.13%) AIX
5 2 (3.13%) Solaris
6 1 (1.56%) Android
6 1 (1.56%) CentOS
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (56.25%) Configuration Management
2 19 (29.69%) DevOps
3 16 (25.00%) Release Management
3 16 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
6 9 (14.06%) Change Management
7 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.38%) Business Development
8 6 (9.38%) OWASP
8 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.81%) Change Control
9 5 (7.81%) Project Management
10 4 (6.25%) Workflow
10 4 (6.25%) Validation
10 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.25%) Data Management
10 4 (6.25%) Network Design
10 4 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
10 4 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) Java
2 14 (21.88%) Shell Script
3 7 (10.94%) C
3 7 (10.94%) SQL
4 6 (9.38%) Perl
4 6 (9.38%) C#
4 6 (9.38%) Python
5 4 (6.25%) C++
6 3 (4.69%) Ruby
7 2 (3.13%) Groovy
7 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.13%) BeanShell
7 2 (3.13%) PHP
7 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.56%) VBScript
8 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.56%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) CCIE
3 2 (3.13%) CCNP
3 2 (3.13%) CCIP
3 2 (3.13%) CCNA
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Puppet
2 5 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.13%) CFEngine
3 2 (3.13%) Nagios
4 1 (1.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.56%) SCCM
4 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Perforce
3 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle
5 4 (6.25%) BMC
5 4 (6.25%) Siemens
5 4 (6.25%) VMware
5 4 (6.25%) Remedy
6 2 (3.13%) MKS
6 2 (3.13%) AccuRev
6 2 (3.13%) Mercator
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) Adobe
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