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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Engineer
Rank 856 884 832
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 37 23 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.020% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.021% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 38
Average salary £44,250 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.56% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +6.49%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Configuration Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Configuration Engineer
Top 22 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 28 August 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
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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 +20 35 £47,500 +6.74% 4
London +15 12 £55,000 -6.38% 1
East Midlands - 10 £28,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 10 £28,000 - 1
Leicester - 7 £28,000 -
Bath - 5 £47,500 -
Somerset - 5 £47,500 -
South West - 5 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
North West - 3 £29,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £40,000 -
Manchester - 3 £29,000 -
Bolton - 2 £29,000 -
City of London +23 1 £55,000 -4.34% 1
South East +15 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £40,000 -
South Wales - 1 £19,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £19,000 -
Wales - 1 £19,000 -

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 27 (38.57%) Configuration Management
2 25 (35.71%) Java
3 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
4 20 (28.57%) DevOps
5 19 (27.14%) .NET
5 19 (27.14%) Oracle
6 18 (25.71%) IIS
7 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
7 17 (24.29%) Subversion
8 16 (22.86%) PowerShell
8 16 (22.86%) Finance
8 16 (22.86%) Jenkins
9 15 (21.43%) Change Management
9 15 (21.43%) Internet
9 15 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (20.00%) Maven
10 14 (20.00%) T-SQL
11 13 (18.57%) SQL
11 13 (18.57%) Windows
11 13 (18.57%) Service Delivery
11 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (15.71%) Remedy
12 11 (15.71%) ITIL
12 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
12 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
13 10 (14.29%) Performance Management
14 9 (12.86%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (12.86%) QA
14 9 (12.86%) DB2

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 18 (25.71%) IIS
2 3 (4.29%) CMS
2 3 (4.29%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Tridion
1 3 (4.29%) assyst
1 3 (4.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) SaaS
2 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) Internet
2 9 (12.86%) ATM
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) DB2
3 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) MarkLogic
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (24.29%) Subversion
2 16 (22.86%) Jenkins
3 15 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (20.00%) Maven
5 7 (10.00%) JIRA
6 6 (8.57%) Hudson
7 4 (5.71%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.29%) Mercurial
8 3 (4.29%) MSTest
8 3 (4.29%) CruiseControl
8 3 (4.29%) Gradle
9 2 (2.86%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.86%) PyUnit
9 2 (2.86%) Ant
9 2 (2.86%) JUnit
9 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.43%) ClearQuest
10 1 (1.43%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Electronics
3 1 (1.43%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) .NET
2 8 (11.43%) XML
3 3 (4.29%) Web Services
3 3 (4.29%) Middleware
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.43%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) EFT
2 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.00%) CMDB
3 4 (5.71%) NHS
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) PACS
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Browser Games
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
1 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) UNIX
4 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.86%) Solaris
5 1 (1.43%) Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Android
5 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Configuration Management
2 20 (28.57%) DevOps
3 15 (21.43%) Change Management
4 13 (18.57%) Service Delivery
5 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
5 11 (15.71%) ITIL
5 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 9 (12.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
8 8 (11.43%) Release Management
9 7 (10.00%) OWASP
9 7 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.00%) Change Control
9 7 (10.00%) Quality Management
9 7 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (8.57%) SDLC
10 6 (8.57%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.71%) Java
2 16 (22.86%) PowerShell
3 14 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 13 (18.57%) SQL
5 4 (5.71%) Perl
6 2 (2.86%) C#
6 2 (2.86%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) Groovy
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Puppet
1 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.14%) Oracle
3 11 (15.71%) Remedy
4 3 (4.29%) VMware
4 3 (4.29%) BMC
4 3 (4.29%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.86%) Sage
5 2 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) IBM
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
6 1 (1.43%) Serena
6 1 (1.43%) Altiris
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