The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Engineer
Rank 877 814 848
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 27 61 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.056% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.059% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 14 56 39
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,269 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £38,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+9.86% +20.63%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 23 July 2014 within the UK.

Configuration Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Configuration Engineer
Top 15 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 23 July 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 -71 24 £44,500 +11.25% 6
London -41 9 £57,500 +21.05% 3
South East -20 6 £40,895 +7.61% 1
Leeds -31 5 £44,500 +53.44% 1
West Yorkshire -32 5 £44,500 +53.44% 1
Yorkshire -37 5 £44,500 +53.44% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 4 £35,500 -13.41%
Cambridge -1 4 £35,500 -13.41%
East of England -18 4 £35,500 -16.47% 1
Reading - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
City of London -8 3 £53,750 -2.27% 1
Hampshire -3 2 £40,895 +6.22% 1
Scotland -11 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 38 (66.67%) Linux
2 30 (52.63%) Configuration Management
3 27 (47.37%) Java
3 27 (47.37%) Git (software)
4 25 (43.86%) Jenkins
5 22 (38.60%) Shell Script
6 21 (36.84%) Maven
7 17 (29.82%) Ant
8 16 (28.07%) Subversion
9 14 (24.56%) Mercurial
9 14 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (21.05%) Perforce
11 11 (19.30%) UNIX
11 11 (19.30%) Perl
11 11 (19.30%) Oracle
12 10 (17.54%) SQL
12 10 (17.54%) Red Hat
12 10 (17.54%) Ubuntu
12 10 (17.54%) Degree
12 10 (17.54%) Hudson
12 10 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (15.79%) JBoss
13 9 (15.79%) Tomcat
13 9 (15.79%) E-Commerce
14 8 (14.04%) Release Management
15 7 (12.28%) Jetty
15 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (12.28%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (12.28%) VMware
15 7 (12.28%) Windows

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.28%) Jetty
2 7 (12.28%) WebLogic
2 7 (12.28%) Apache
3 2 (3.51%) IIS
3 2 (3.51%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Wireshark
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) 3G
3 2 (3.51%) Wireless
3 2 (3.51%) LTE
4 1 (1.75%) LDAP
4 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (10.53%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 25 (43.86%) Jenkins
3 21 (36.84%) Maven
4 17 (29.82%) Ant
5 16 (28.07%) Subversion
6 14 (24.56%) Mercurial
7 10 (17.54%) Hudson
8 6 (10.53%) Gradle
8 6 (10.53%) JMeter
8 6 (10.53%) JUnit
9 3 (5.26%) JIRA
9 3 (5.26%) AnthillPro
9 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.51%) Bugzilla
10 2 (3.51%) CMake
11 1 (1.75%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.75%) Log4Net
11 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.77%) Legal
3 4 (7.02%) Multimedia
4 3 (5.26%) Electronics
5 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.75%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Mathematics
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Open Source
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.75%) CMDB
4 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (66.67%) Linux
2 11 (19.30%) UNIX
3 10 (17.54%) Ubuntu
4 7 (12.28%) Windows
4 7 (12.28%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) AIX
6 2 (3.51%) Solaris
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Configuration Management
2 14 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 8 (14.04%) Release Management
6 6 (10.53%) BDD
6 6 (10.53%) DevOps
6 6 (10.53%) SOA
6 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.77%) Data Management
7 5 (8.77%) PDM
8 4 (7.02%) Network Design
8 4 (7.02%) Workflow
9 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.51%) TDD
10 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
10 2 (3.51%) Performance Management
10 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) Java
2 22 (38.60%) Shell Script
3 11 (19.30%) Perl
4 10 (17.54%) SQL
5 5 (8.77%) Python
6 4 (7.02%) PHP
6 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.26%) BeanShell
7 3 (5.26%) Ruby
8 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.51%) C
8 2 (3.51%) C#
8 2 (3.51%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.75%) VB
9 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) CCIE
2 2 (3.51%) CCNP
2 2 (3.51%) CCIP
2 2 (3.51%) CCNA
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (12.28%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.75%) NFS
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.77%) Puppet
3 3 (5.26%) Nagios
4 2 (3.51%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Perforce
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle
3 10 (17.54%) Red Hat
4 9 (15.79%) JBoss
5 7 (12.28%) VMware
6 3 (5.26%) Mercator
7 2 (3.51%) MKS
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco
8 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.75%) NetApp
8 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
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