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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Engineer
Rank 867 833 879
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 29 34 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.032% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.034% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 21
Average salary £41,000 £45,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.89% +19.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £26,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £33,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -20.58%

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
107743 99984 109245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.34% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87440 83008 92915
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 2014 within the UK.

Configuration Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Configuration Engineer
Top 18 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 2 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 -16 26 £41,000 -10.86% 4
London -30 10 £47,500 - 2
Leicestershire - 8 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands - 8 £40,000 - 2
East of England -7 5 £34,725 -13.18%
City of London +3 4 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Leicester - 4 £41,000 - 1
South East -6 3 £32,500 +20.37%
Surrey -20 3 £32,500 -44.68%
Woking - 3 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £30,000 -
Essex - 2 £39,450 -
Cambridge - 2 £30,000 -
Scotland -12 1 £30,500 -23.75%
Hertfordshire -17 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Chelmsford - 1 £39,450 -
Livingston - 1 £30,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £30,500 -

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 (59.02%) Configuration Management
2 34 (55.74%) Linux
3 22 (36.07%) Java
4 20 (32.79%) Git (software)
4 20 (32.79%) Jenkins
5 19 (31.15%) Shell Script
6 18 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (26.23%) Maven
8 15 (24.59%) Release Management
9 13 (21.31%) Subversion
9 13 (21.31%) .NET
9 13 (21.31%) DevOps
10 12 (19.67%) Ant
10 12 (19.67%) UNIX
10 12 (19.67%) QA
11 11 (18.03%) Perforce
12 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (16.39%) SQL
13 9 (14.75%) WebLogic
13 9 (14.75%) Windows
13 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
13 9 (14.75%) Performance Management
14 7 (11.48%) Degree
14 7 (11.48%) Change Management
14 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
14 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
14 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
14 7 (11.48%) Oracle
14 7 (11.48%) Perl
14 7 (11.48%) Puppet

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 9 (14.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.92%) Apache
2 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.92%) Jetty
3 2 (3.28%) Confluence
3 2 (3.28%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.28%) LTE
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) 3G
2 2 (3.28%) Wireless
3 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Git (software)
1 20 (32.79%) Jenkins
2 16 (26.23%) Maven
3 13 (21.31%) Subversion
4 12 (19.67%) Ant
5 6 (9.84%) Mercurial
6 5 (8.20%) Hudson
7 3 (4.92%) AnthillPro
7 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.92%) JIRA
8 2 (3.28%) CruiseControl
8 2 (3.28%) ClearCase
8 2 (3.28%) ClearQuest
8 2 (3.28%) Bugzilla
8 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.28%) MSBuild
8 2 (3.28%) CMake
8 2 (3.28%) Gradle
9 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.64%) Log4Net
General
1 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
2 4 (6.56%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.64%) Local Government
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) .NET
2 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.28%) Web Services
3 2 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (3.28%) Grails
4 1 (1.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.64%) XML
4 1 (1.64%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.92%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.92%) Open Source
5 1 (1.64%) CMDB
5 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) Linux
2 12 (19.67%) UNIX
3 9 (14.75%) Windows
4 6 (9.84%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) AIX
6 2 (3.28%) Solaris
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Configuration Management
2 18 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (24.59%) Release Management
4 13 (21.31%) DevOps
5 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
6 9 (14.75%) Performance Management
7 7 (11.48%) Change Management
8 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.20%) Workflow
10 4 (6.56%) Validation
10 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.56%) Network Design
10 4 (6.56%) Business Development
10 4 (6.56%) OWASP
10 4 (6.56%) Requirements Engineering
11 3 (4.92%) Change Control
11 3 (4.92%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) Java
2 19 (31.15%) Shell Script
3 10 (16.39%) SQL
4 7 (11.48%) Perl
5 6 (9.84%) Python
5 6 (9.84%) C#
6 5 (8.20%) C
7 3 (4.92%) PHP
7 3 (4.92%) Ruby
7 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.92%) C++
7 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.92%) BeanShell
8 2 (3.28%) Groovy
8 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.64%) Winbatch
9 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.64%) VBScript
9 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) CCIE
2 2 (3.28%) CCNP
2 2 (3.28%) CCIP
2 2 (3.28%) CCNA
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Puppet
1 7 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.92%) Nagios
3 2 (3.28%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.64%) SCCM
4 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Perforce
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.56%) Siemens
4 3 (4.92%) Mercator
4 3 (4.92%) JBoss
4 3 (4.92%) VMware
5 2 (3.28%) AccuRev
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco
5 2 (3.28%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) MKS
6 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
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