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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Engineer
Rank 843 866 837
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 37 13 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.012% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.013% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 52
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £40,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Configuration Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Configuration Engineer
Top 9 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 24 December 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 +22 36 £50,000 +11.11% 4
London +8 26 £60,000 +31.86% 3
Leicestershire - 8 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 8 £40,000 -
Leicester - 4 £41,000 -
City of London +13 3 £68,000 +18.26% 3
East of England -17 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Essex - 2 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £50,000 -

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (48.39%) DevOps
2 27 (43.55%) Configuration Management
3 24 (38.71%) Linux
4 23 (37.10%) Jenkins
5 20 (32.26%) Java
6 16 (25.81%) Subversion
6 16 (25.81%) QA
6 16 (25.81%) Performance Management
7 15 (24.19%) .NET
7 15 (24.19%) Ant
8 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
9 13 (20.97%) Maven
9 13 (20.97%) Release Management
9 13 (20.97%) Hudson
10 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
10 12 (19.35%) VMware
11 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
12 10 (16.13%) Bugzilla
12 10 (16.13%) TeamCity
13 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
13 9 (14.52%) Change Management
14 8 (12.90%) C
14 8 (12.90%) C#
14 8 (12.90%) SQL
14 8 (12.90%) Windows
14 8 (12.90%) JIRA
15 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
16 6 (9.68%) Project Management
16 6 (9.68%) Management Information System

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (6.45%) Apache
1 4 (6.45%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.23%) CMS
2 2 (3.23%) JBoss
2 2 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) Jetty
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) 3G
1 2 (3.23%) Wireless
1 2 (3.23%) LTE
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (37.10%) Jenkins
2 16 (25.81%) Subversion
3 15 (24.19%) Ant
4 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
5 13 (20.97%) Hudson
5 13 (20.97%) Maven
6 10 (16.13%) Bugzilla
6 10 (16.13%) TeamCity
7 8 (12.90%) JIRA
8 6 (9.68%) Gradle
9 4 (6.45%) Mercurial
10 2 (3.23%) MSBuild
10 2 (3.23%) CMake
10 2 (3.23%) Liquibase
10 2 (3.23%) CruiseControl
10 2 (3.23%) ClearCase
10 2 (3.23%) ClearQuest
11 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (9.68%) Retail
2 3 (4.84%) Games
3 2 (3.23%) Advertising
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) .NET
2 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (3.23%) Grails
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) XML
4 1 (1.61%) Flash
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) Windows
3 4 (6.45%) UNIX
4 3 (4.84%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) DevOps
2 27 (43.55%) Configuration Management
3 16 (25.81%) Performance Management
4 13 (20.97%) Release Management
5 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
6 9 (14.52%) Change Management
7 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.68%) Data Management
8 6 (9.68%) Scrum
8 6 (9.68%) Project Management
8 6 (9.68%) Business Development
8 6 (9.68%) OWASP
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.68%) Change Control
9 5 (8.06%) Supply Chain Management
10 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.45%) Validation
10 4 (6.45%) Migration
10 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.45%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) Java
2 8 (12.90%) C
2 8 (12.90%) C#
2 8 (12.90%) SQL
3 5 (8.06%) Perl
3 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.45%) Python
4 4 (6.45%) C++
5 3 (4.84%) Ruby
6 2 (3.23%) Groovy
6 2 (3.23%) Winbatch
6 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.23%) PHP
6 2 (3.23%) VBScript
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Puppet
2 4 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (3.23%) SCCM
4 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
1 12 (19.35%) VMware
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) BMC
3 4 (6.45%) Siemens
3 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.45%) Remedy
4 3 (4.84%) IBM
5 2 (3.23%) MKS
5 2 (3.23%) Perforce
5 2 (3.23%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.23%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.61%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe
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