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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Engineer
Rank 876 832 866
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 23 41 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.039% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.041% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 13 38 18
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +22.22%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
England -54 19 £44,500 -1.11% 5
London -15 9 £58,750 +23.68% 1
East of England -9 5 £39,450 -7.17% 1
Leeds -25 4 £44,000 +10.00%
West Yorkshire -35 4 £44,000 +10.00%
Yorkshire -43 4 £44,000 +10.00%
Cambridge - 4 £35,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £35,500 -
City of London -9 3 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Scotland -18 3 £30,500 -23.75%
Glasgow - 2 - -
South East -25 1 - - 2
Essex - 1 £39,450 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £30,500 -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £39,450 - 1
Livingston - 1 £30,500 -

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 33 (70.21%) Linux
2 26 (55.32%) Configuration Management
3 21 (44.68%) Shell Script
3 21 (44.68%) Git (software)
4 20 (42.55%) Jenkins
5 19 (40.43%) Java
6 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (31.91%) Maven
7 13 (27.66%) Subversion
8 12 (25.53%) SQL
8 12 (25.53%) Ant
9 11 (23.40%) Perforce
10 10 (21.28%) UNIX
11 9 (19.15%) Oracle
11 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
11 9 (19.15%) Ubuntu
12 8 (17.02%) Degree
12 8 (17.02%) Mercurial
12 8 (17.02%) Windows
12 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (14.89%) WebLogic
14 6 (12.77%) JBoss
14 6 (12.77%) Apache
14 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
14 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
14 6 (12.77%) Jetty
14 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (12.77%) Release Management
14 6 (12.77%) VMware

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (14.89%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.77%) Apache
2 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.77%) Jetty
3 2 (4.26%) Confluence
3 2 (4.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Wireshark
2 3 (6.38%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) 3G
3 2 (4.26%) Wireless
3 2 (4.26%) LTE
4 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Git (software)
2 20 (42.55%) Jenkins
3 15 (31.91%) Maven
4 13 (27.66%) Subversion
5 12 (25.53%) Ant
6 8 (17.02%) Mercurial
7 4 (8.51%) Hudson
8 3 (6.38%) JIRA
8 3 (6.38%) AnthillPro
8 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
9 2 (4.26%) MSBuild
9 2 (4.26%) CMake
9 2 (4.26%) ClearCase
9 2 (4.26%) ClearQuest
9 2 (4.26%) CruiseControl
9 2 (4.26%) Bugzilla
9 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.13%) Psake
10 1 (2.13%) Log4Net
10 1 (2.13%) JMeter
General
1 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Electronics
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.13%) MSMQ
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
1 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.13%) CMDB
3 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (70.21%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) UNIX
3 9 (19.15%) Ubuntu
4 8 (17.02%) Windows
5 6 (12.77%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.26%) AIX
7 2 (4.26%) Solaris
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Configuration Management
2 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (12.77%) Release Management
5 5 (10.64%) DevOps
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.51%) Network Design
6 4 (8.51%) Workflow
7 3 (6.38%) Migration
7 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Software Deployment
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (4.26%) Scrum
8 2 (4.26%) PDM
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.26%) TDD
8 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) Shell Script
2 19 (40.43%) Java
3 12 (25.53%) SQL
4 5 (10.64%) Perl
5 4 (8.51%) PHP
5 4 (8.51%) Python
6 3 (6.38%) BeanShell
6 3 (6.38%) Ruby
6 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.26%) C
7 2 (4.26%) C#
7 2 (4.26%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) Winbatch
8 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.13%) VBScript
8 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) CCIE
2 2 (4.26%) CCNP
2 2 (4.26%) CCIP
2 2 (4.26%) CCNA
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.64%) Puppet
3 3 (6.38%) Nagios
4 2 (4.26%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (2.13%) SCCM
5 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Perforce
2 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) JBoss
3 6 (12.77%) VMware
4 3 (6.38%) Mercator
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) MKS
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
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