The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 182 199 213
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +14
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1779 1858 1770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.81% 1.70% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.95% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 1362 1338
Median salary £51,000 £46,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86444 95076 101495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.85% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 72313 77694 82267
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Configuration Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the UK.

Configuration Management Salary Trend in the UK

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 within the UK.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 1661 £52,500 +10.52% 193
London +34 839 £60,000 +4.34% 83
South East -48 246 £50,000 +11.11% 23
South West -23 149 £45,000 +12.50% 28
City of London +37 140 £57,500 +4.54% 16
East of England +15 103 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Berkshire -3 100 £50,000 - 7
Yorkshire +17 94 £42,500 - 8
West Midlands +22 90 £42,750 +0.58% 14
North West +34 85 £42,500 +21.42% 20
Manchester +32 69 £42,500 +30.76% 11
Reading +24 65 £50,000 - 4
Scotland -1 64 £45,000 +5.88% 8
West Yorkshire -13 61 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Surrey +18 60 £50,000 +14.94% 9
East Midlands +20 58 £44,000 -2.22% 8
Leeds +7 51 £42,500 -11.91% 4
Gloucestershire +11 46 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Bristol -14 41 £37,500 -11.76% 12
Essex +36 39 £50,000 -30.55% 4
Glasgow +6 38 £45,000 +24.13% 3
Birmingham +1 38 £50,000 +14.28% 3
Hampshire -10 38 £48,750 +16.07% 2
Nottinghamshire +18 33 £47,500 +18.75% 5
South Yorkshire +39 30 £40,000 +16.78% 4
Nottingham +21 30 £48,750 +21.87% 5
Suffolk +29 26 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Somerset +10 26 £40,750 +10.13% 4
Sheffield +37 25 £40,000 +29.03% 4
Hertfordshire +20 25 £62,500 +38.88% 1

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 1917 (53.52%) Linux
2 1514 (42.27%) Puppet
3 1384 (38.64%) DevOps
4 1268 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
5 1032 (28.81%) Opscode Chef
6 1024 (28.59%) Python
7 942 (26.30%) Java
8 911 (25.43%) Continuous Integration
9 858 (23.95%) Jenkins
10 847 (23.65%) Amazon AWS
11 812 (22.67%) Windows
12 799 (22.31%) Ansible
13 778 (21.72%) Finance
14 747 (20.85%) Bash Shell
15 675 (18.84%) ITIL
16 668 (18.65%) SQL
17 662 (18.48%) VMware
18 648 (18.09%) Git (software)
19 647 (18.06%) Ruby
20 633 (17.67%) Unix
21 594 (16.58%) Microsoft
22 583 (16.28%) Perl
23 519 (14.49%) Oracle
24 517 (14.43%) Docker
25 482 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
26 466 (13.01%) Apache
27 461 (12.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 423 (11.81%) Red Hat
29 409 (11.42%) Web Services
30 394 (11.00%) Scrum

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 466 (13.01%) Apache
2 309 (8.63%) Tomcat
3 275 (7.68%) OpenStack
4 205 (5.72%) JBoss
5 179 (5.00%) nginx
6 159 (4.44%) IIS
7 151 (4.22%) WebLogic
8 133 (3.71%) WebSphere
9 108 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
10 92 (2.57%) CloudStack
11 65 (1.81%) CMS
12 54 (1.51%) MS Exchange
13 51 (1.42%) Confluence
14 43 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
15 41 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
15 41 (1.14%) Jetty
16 39 (1.09%) SharePoint
17 31 (0.87%) Apache Solr
18 29 (0.81%) Drupal
19 23 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 241 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 87 (2.43%) MS Office
3 30 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.61%) MS Project
5 21 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.20%) Simulink
7 2 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.056%) Windchill
8 1 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.028%) HipChat
8 1 (0.028%) Maya
8 1 (0.028%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.028%) SPSS
8 1 (0.028%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 33 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
2 22 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.34%) Siebel Analytics
5 9 (0.25%) SAP PS
6 8 (0.22%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.20%) Maximo
7 7 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.20%) Temenos T24
8 6 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.11%) assyst
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.11%) SAP CO
10 4 (0.11%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.11%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.11%) SAP MM
10 4 (0.11%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 847 (23.65%) Amazon AWS
2 194 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 160 (4.47%) IaaS
4 154 (4.30%) PaaS
5 133 (3.71%) Amazon EC2
6 82 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
7 77 (2.15%) GitHub
8 70 (1.95%) Amazon S3
9 69 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
10 67 (1.87%) SaaS
11 54 (1.51%) Office 365
12 52 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 40 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 36 (1.01%) CloudBees
15 22 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
16 20 (0.56%) Route 53
17 19 (0.53%) SoftLayer
18 17 (0.47%) CloudFront
18 17 (0.47%) OpenShift
19 15 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 391 (10.92%) Firewall
2 263 (7.34%) TCP/IP
3 257 (7.17%) DNS
4 140 (3.91%) LAN
5 131 (3.66%) SAN
6 130 (3.63%) Internet
6 130 (3.63%) VPN
7 120 (3.35%) HTTP
7 120 (3.35%) WAN
8 99 (2.76%) LDAP
9 78 (2.18%) DHCP
10 58 (1.62%) SSL
11 47 (1.31%) Network Security
12 46 (1.28%) NAS
13 44 (1.23%) SMTP
14 39 (1.09%) VLAN
15 38 (1.06%) VoIP
16 37 (1.03%) BGP
17 33 (0.92%) NetScaler
17 33 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (10.75%) MySQL
2 327 (9.13%) SQL Server
3 169 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 154 (4.30%) NoSQL
5 145 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
6 134 (3.74%) Oracle Database
7 111 (3.10%) MongoDB
8 96 (2.68%) Big Data
9 94 (2.62%) Redis
10 77 (2.15%) Hadoop
11 61 (1.70%) RDBMS
12 58 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
13 56 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
14 44 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
15 43 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
16 40 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
17 36 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 33 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
19 31 (0.87%) GIS
20 27 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 858 (23.95%) Jenkins
2 648 (18.09%) Git (software)
3 323 (9.02%) Subversion
4 295 (8.24%) JIRA
5 230 (6.42%) Maven
6 132 (3.69%) TeamCity
7 118 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 109 (3.04%) Ant
9 103 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 101 (2.82%) Hudson
11 92 (2.57%) Selenium
12 89 (2.48%) Visual Studio
13 87 (2.43%) Vagrant
14 59 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
15 58 (1.62%) NUnit
16 57 (1.59%) Travis CI
17 55 (1.54%) JUnit
18 44 (1.23%) Eclipse
19 43 (1.20%) Cucumber
20 36 (1.01%) Bitbucket
General
1 778 (21.72%) Finance
2 188 (5.25%) Retail
3 177 (4.94%) Banking
4 134 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 126 (3.52%) Games
6 120 (3.35%) Law
7 98 (2.74%) Marketing
8 55 (1.54%) Publishing
9 47 (1.31%) Advertising
10 42 (1.17%) Manufacturing
11 36 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 35 (0.98%) Back Office
12 35 (0.98%) Legal
13 33 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
14 32 (0.89%) Aerospace
15 29 (0.81%) Electronics
16 23 (0.64%) Investment Banking
17 18 (0.50%) Billing
18 12 (0.34%) Military
19 11 (0.31%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 800 (22.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 469 (13.09%) Developer
3 407 (11.36%) Linux Engineer
4 282 (7.87%) Administrator
5 258 (7.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 205 (5.72%) Analyst
7 203 (5.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 201 (5.61%) Linux Administrator
9 199 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
10 195 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
11 191 (5.33%) AWS Engineer
12 185 (5.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 180 (5.03%) Architect
14 165 (4.61%) Senior DevOps
15 161 (4.49%) AWS DevOps
16 143 (3.99%) Cloud Engineer
16 143 (3.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 122 (3.41%) Software Engineer
18 121 (3.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
19 112 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (11.42%) Web Services
2 380 (10.61%) .NET
3 302 (8.43%) LAMP
4 225 (6.28%) HTML
5 181 (5.05%) XML
6 180 (5.03%) CSS
7 131 (3.66%) ASP.NET
8 129 (3.60%) jQuery
9 128 (3.57%) JSON
10 122 (3.41%) REST
11 118 (3.29%) Middleware
12 100 (2.79%) J2EE
13 99 (2.76%) AngularJS
14 91 (2.54%) HTML5
15 78 (2.18%) SOAP
16 77 (2.15%) RESTful
17 75 (2.09%) ELK Stack
18 74 (2.07%) Spring
19 71 (1.98%) Node.js
20 69 (1.93%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 274 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 206 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 194 (5.42%) Computer Science
4 192 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 152 (4.24%) CMDB
6 112 (3.13%) Fintech
7 74 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 74 (2.07%) Virtual Team
8 67 (1.87%) Clustering
9 62 (1.73%) Private Cloud
9 62 (1.73%) Public Cloud
10 59 (1.65%) Replication
10 59 (1.65%) User Experience
11 56 (1.56%) Mobile App
12 48 (1.34%) Visualisation
13 43 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 41 (1.14%) Mathematics
15 40 (1.12%) Smartphone
16 39 (1.09%) Statistics
17 34 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1917 (53.52%) Linux
2 812 (22.67%) Windows
3 633 (17.67%) Unix
4 461 (12.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 329 (9.18%) CentOS
6 295 (8.24%) Windows Server
7 199 (5.56%) Ubuntu
8 120 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 110 (3.07%) Solaris
10 102 (2.85%) Debian
11 84 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 79 (2.21%) AIX
13 46 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
14 43 (1.20%) Windows 7
15 40 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 36 (1.01%) Android
17 32 (0.89%) SUSE
18 27 (0.75%) Apple iOS
19 25 (0.70%) CoreOS
20 23 (0.64%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1384 (38.64%) DevOps
2 1268 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
3 911 (25.43%) Continuous Integration
4 675 (18.84%) ITIL
5 394 (11.00%) Scrum
6 342 (9.55%) Open Source
7 300 (8.38%) High Availability
8 272 (7.59%) Change Management
9 265 (7.40%) SDLC
10 258 (7.20%) Project Management
10 258 (7.20%) Software Engineering
11 256 (7.15%) TDD
12 253 (7.06%) Continuous Delivery
13 250 (6.98%) Service Management
14 248 (6.92%) Release Management
15 217 (6.06%) E-Commerce
15 217 (6.06%) Mentoring
16 212 (5.92%) Service Delivery
17 177 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
18 168 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1024 (28.59%) Python
2 942 (26.30%) Java
3 747 (20.85%) Bash Shell
4 668 (18.65%) SQL
5 647 (18.06%) Ruby
6 583 (16.28%) Perl
7 312 (8.71%) PHP
8 301 (8.40%) JavaScript
9 266 (7.43%) C#
10 262 (7.31%) PowerShell
11 249 (6.95%) Shell Script
12 197 (5.50%) C++
13 194 (5.42%) C
14 104 (2.90%) PL/SQL
15 72 (2.01%) T-SQL
16 65 (1.81%) VB
17 61 (1.70%) Scala
18 48 (1.34%) Groovy
19 45 (1.26%) VBScript
20 37 (1.03%) Korn
Qualifications
1 374 (10.44%) Degree
2 297 (8.29%) Security Cleared
3 118 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 98 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
5 93 (2.60%) DV Cleared
6 57 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 56 (1.56%) RHCE
8 45 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (1.01%) ISEB
10 30 (0.84%) CCNP
11 29 (0.81%) AWS Certification
12 26 (0.73%) MCSE
13 25 (0.70%) ISTQB
13 25 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 20 (0.56%) CCNA
14 20 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 18 (0.50%) MCITP
16 16 (0.45%) MCSA
17 15 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 7 (0.20%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (7.20%) QA
2 108 (3.02%) SLA
3 26 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.31%) COBIT
9 9 (0.25%) ISO 8583
10 8 (0.22%) COSO
11 7 (0.20%) ISO 9000
12 6 (0.17%) ISO22301
12 6 (0.17%) JSP 440
13 5 (0.14%) ISO19770
14 4 (0.11%) DO-178B
15 3 (0.084%) Disclosure Scotland
15 3 (0.084%) IEC 61508
15 3 (0.084%) MiFID
16 2 (0.056%) GCP
16 2 (0.056%) P3O
System Software
1 517 (14.43%) Docker
2 482 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 256 (7.15%) Active Directory
4 159 (4.44%) vSphere
5 139 (3.88%) Xen
6 115 (3.21%) KVM
7 90 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
8 82 (2.29%) XenServer
9 78 (2.18%) Virtual Machines
10 72 (2.01%) Hyper-V
11 58 (1.62%) NFS
12 49 (1.37%) Varnish
13 35 (0.98%) Squid
14 31 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
15 27 (0.75%) VMware ESX
16 23 (0.64%) LXC
17 22 (0.61%) Samba
18 19 (0.53%) Snort
19 18 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
20 16 (0.45%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1514 (42.27%) Puppet
2 1032 (28.81%) Opscode Chef
3 799 (22.31%) Ansible
4 271 (7.57%) Nagios
5 172 (4.80%) Salt
6 133 (3.71%) Cobbler
7 124 (3.46%) ZABBIX
8 122 (3.41%) Kubernetes
9 95 (2.65%) HAProxy
10 92 (2.57%) SCCM
11 88 (2.46%) Tivoli
12 86 (2.40%) CFEngine
13 75 (2.09%) Cacti
14 64 (1.79%) logstash
15 62 (1.73%) Terraform
16 61 (1.70%) Graphite
17 53 (1.48%) Mesos
18 38 (1.06%) Kibana
19 31 (0.87%) Zenoss
20 29 (0.81%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 662 (18.48%) VMware
2 594 (16.58%) Microsoft
3 519 (14.49%) Oracle
4 423 (11.81%) Red Hat
5 238 (6.64%) Cisco
6 140 (3.91%) HP
7 122 (3.41%) IBM
8 96 (2.68%) Rackspace
9 95 (2.65%) Splunk
10 79 (2.21%) EnterpriseDB
11 73 (2.04%) Google
11 73 (2.04%) NetApp
12 68 (1.90%) Citrix
13 64 (1.79%) ServiceNow
14 63 (1.76%) Remedy
15 58 (1.62%) Juniper
16 55 (1.54%) F5
17 52 (1.45%) EMC
17 52 (1.45%) New Relic
18 46 (1.28%) Atlassian
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum +10% annual bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £57,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £78000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £48,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-60,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens +oncall
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £57,000
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £60k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday