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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Engineer
Rank 859 910 820
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -90
Permanent jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 37 30 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.025% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.027% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 52
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £34,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.57%

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
104431 113016 104618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.61% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85383 91912 87037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £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 £38,000
% 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 4 May 2015 within the UK.

Configuration Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Configuration Engineer
Top 23 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 4 May 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 +40 37 £45,000 -14.28%
London +29 11 £62,500 +16.27%
East of England +32 8 £35,750 -12.80%
East Midlands -2 8 £45,000 +38.46%
North West - 8 £45,000 -
Shropshire - 8 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 8 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 8 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 8 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 8 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire +16 7 £47,500 -
Luton +5 6 - -
South West -9 6 - -
Somerset - 6 - -
Bath - 6 - -
South East +19 4 £49,000 +40.00%
Surrey - 3 £49,000 -
Staines - 3 £49,000 -
Ealing - 2 £52,000 -
Cambridgeshire +14 1 £24,000 -41.46%
Cambridge +12 1 £24,000 -41.46%
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £40,000 -

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 34 (46.58%) DevOps
2 32 (43.84%) JIRA
3 27 (36.99%) Jenkins
4 26 (35.62%) Configuration Management
5 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
6 23 (31.51%) .NET
7 21 (28.77%) VMware
8 20 (27.40%) MS Excel
8 20 (27.40%) PowerShell
8 20 (27.40%) TeamCity
8 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
9 17 (23.29%) Hudson
9 17 (23.29%) Subversion
9 17 (23.29%) IIS
9 17 (23.29%) Bugzilla
10 16 (21.92%) ITIL
11 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
11 15 (20.55%) Remedy
11 15 (20.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (16.44%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (13.70%) Maven
14 10 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (13.70%) Java
14 10 (13.70%) Windows
15 9 (12.33%) Oracle
15 9 (12.33%) Change Management
15 9 (12.33%) Finance
15 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (10.96%) XML

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 17 (23.29%) IIS
2 7 (9.59%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (9.59%) CMS
3 6 (8.22%) Apache
4 5 (6.85%) Umbraco
5 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.48%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.74%) Jetty
6 2 (2.74%) Confluence
7 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (27.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) assyst
2 5 (6.85%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.22%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) LDAP
1 2 (2.74%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.74%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 32 (43.84%) JIRA
2 27 (36.99%) Jenkins
3 20 (27.40%) TeamCity
3 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
4 17 (23.29%) Hudson
4 17 (23.29%) Subversion
4 17 (23.29%) Bugzilla
5 15 (20.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (13.70%) Maven
7 8 (10.96%) Ant
8 6 (8.22%) Gradle
8 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
9 5 (6.85%) MSTest
10 2 (2.74%) Gerrit
10 2 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.74%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.74%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Advertising
2 4 (5.48%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.51%) .NET
2 8 (10.96%) XML
3 6 (8.22%) Web Services
4 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.74%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) CMDB
3 1 (1.37%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Linux
3 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) UNIX
4 2 (2.74%) Solaris
4 2 (2.74%) Android
4 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) DevOps
2 26 (35.62%) Configuration Management
3 16 (21.92%) ITIL
4 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (16.44%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (12.33%) Change Management
7 8 (10.96%) Kanban
7 8 (10.96%) Scrum
7 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.96%) Release Management
8 7 (9.59%) Content Management
9 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
9 6 (8.22%) MVC
9 6 (8.22%) Business Analysis
10 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.11%) Change Control
11 3 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.11%) Project Management
12 2 (2.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.40%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.70%) Java
3 6 (8.22%) C#
3 6 (8.22%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.85%) SQL
5 2 (2.74%) Python
5 2 (2.74%) Perl
6 1 (1.37%) Winbatch
6 1 (1.37%) VBScript
6 1 (1.37%) VB
6 1 (1.37%) C
6 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) MCP
4 1 (1.37%) PMP
4 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.74%) XenApp
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.74%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.22%) Puppet
3 2 (2.74%) SCCM
3 2 (2.74%) WSUS
4 1 (1.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.77%) VMware
3 15 (20.55%) Remedy
4 9 (12.33%) Oracle
5 8 (10.96%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.74%) Citrix
6 2 (2.74%) Altiris
6 2 (2.74%) MobileIron
6 2 (2.74%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.37%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat