The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 183 214 214
Rank change year-on-year
+31 0
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1905 1568 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.74% 1.37% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.65% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1408 1185 1027
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(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 +33 1782 £50,000 +5.26% 229
London +32 774 £60,000 +9.09% 90
South East +36 379 £45,000 +5.88% 32
South West +62 184 £41,250 +7.84% 35
City of London -6 147 £62,500 +19.04% 20
East of England +16 145 £45,000 - 14
Berkshire +43 111 £50,000 +17.64% 10
Surrey +33 108 £50,000 +13.63% 9
Yorkshire +43 106 £45,000 +12.50% 13
North West -1 87 £40,000 -5.88% 21
Hampshire +36 75 £43,000 +1.17% 4
Reading +41 70 £47,500 +46.15% 6
West Yorkshire +8 70 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Leeds +34 66 £45,000 +18.42% 9
Manchester -2 63 £40,000 -7.51% 10
Scotland +21 57 £42,500 +21.42% 13
West Midlands +6 56 £45,000 +20.00% 8
East Midlands -33 49 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Bristol +13 48 £42,500 +41.66% 9
Gloucestershire +10 47 £41,000 +13.88% 6
Edinburgh +29 44 £43,500 +20.83% 7
Hertfordshire +18 41 £45,000 -7.21% 5
Cambridgeshire +17 40 £55,000 +12.82% 5
Bedfordshire +13 38 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Cambridge +21 36 £57,500 +24.32% 4
Dorset +29 35 £80,000 +88.23% 2
Bournemouth +29 34 £80,000 +14.28%
Oxfordshire +24 34 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Leatherhead +19 33 £55,000 - 1
Wiltshire +16 32 £32,500 -16.66% 13

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Configuration Management also 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 that cited Configuration Management.

1 1720 (45.16%) Linux
2 1245 (32.69%) Puppet
3 1088 (28.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1087 (28.54%) DevOps
5 1019 (26.75%) Windows
6 940 (24.68%) Python
7 897 (23.55%) Opscode Chef
8 891 (23.39%) SQL
9 884 (23.21%) Java
10 875 (22.97%) ITIL
11 757 (19.87%) Finance
12 672 (17.64%) VMware
13 665 (17.46%) Perl
14 653 (17.14%) Microsoft
15 632 (16.59%) Oracle
16 627 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
17 590 (15.49%) Ruby
18 576 (15.12%) Apache
19 575 (15.10%) Amazon AWS
20 548 (14.39%) Jenkins
21 534 (14.02%) UNIX
22 526 (13.81%) Degree
23 517 (13.57%) Bash Shell
24 506 (13.28%) SQL Server
25 503 (13.21%) Git (software)
26 465 (12.21%) .NET
27 463 (12.16%) MySQL
28 458 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
29 417 (10.95%) Red Hat
30 416 (10.92%) Ansible

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Configuration Management also 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 that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 576 (15.12%) Apache
2 309 (8.11%) IIS
3 303 (7.95%) Tomcat
4 238 (6.25%) nginx
5 161 (4.23%) JBoss
6 147 (3.86%) MS Exchange
7 121 (3.18%) OpenStack
8 120 (3.15%) Node.js
9 99 (2.60%) WebLogic
10 92 (2.42%) SharePoint
11 84 (2.21%) WebSphere
12 82 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
13 80 (2.10%) CMS
14 59 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
15 54 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
16 42 (1.10%) SAS
16 42 (1.10%) Drupal
17 37 (0.97%) Apache Pig
18 34 (0.89%) Confluence
18 34 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 377 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 154 (4.04%) MS Office
3 47 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 41 (1.08%) MS Project
5 31 (0.81%) SPSS
6 26 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (0.32%) InfoPath
8 11 (0.29%) PowerPivot
9 8 (0.21%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.11%) Simulink
10 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.026%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.026%) HipChat
11 1 (0.026%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 32 (0.84%) Temenos T24
1 32 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
2 25 (0.66%) SAP GTS
2 25 (0.66%) SAP HR
2 25 (0.66%) SAP R/3
2 25 (0.66%) SAP FI
2 25 (0.66%) SAP MM
2 25 (0.66%) SAP PS
2 25 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
2 25 (0.66%) SAP CO
2 25 (0.66%) SAP PM
3 24 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
4 16 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 10 (0.26%) RMDS
5 10 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.21%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.18%) Eikon
8 6 (0.16%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 575 (15.10%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
3 105 (2.76%) SaaS
4 91 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
5 89 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 88 (2.31%) PaaS
7 71 (1.86%) IaaS
8 55 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 40 (1.05%) Amazon S3
10 37 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
11 33 (0.87%) Office 365
12 32 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
12 32 (0.84%) GitHub
13 26 (0.68%) Route 53
14 24 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
15 22 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 14 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 14 (0.37%) CloudFront
18 12 (0.32%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 346 (9.08%) DNS
2 300 (7.88%) Firewall
3 259 (6.80%) TCP/IP
4 192 (5.04%) Internet
5 184 (4.83%) SAN
6 180 (4.73%) HTTP
7 142 (3.73%) WAN
7 142 (3.73%) VPN
8 138 (3.62%) DHCP
9 137 (3.60%) LAN
10 118 (3.10%) LDAP
11 107 (2.81%) SSL
12 102 (2.68%) SMTP
13 93 (2.44%) NAS
14 81 (2.13%) VLAN
15 71 (1.86%) VoIP
16 64 (1.68%) Network Security
17 62 (1.63%) iSCSI
18 60 (1.58%) SNMP
19 50 (1.31%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 463 (12.16%) MySQL
3 303 (7.95%) Relational Database
4 231 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 196 (5.15%) NoSQL
5 196 (5.15%) Oracle Database
6 155 (4.07%) Big Data
7 146 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
8 141 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 107 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
10 105 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 101 (2.65%) Redis
12 95 (2.49%) Hadoop
13 94 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
14 90 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
15 86 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 85 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
17 78 (2.05%) DB2
18 56 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 51 (1.34%) HBase
Development Applications
1 548 (14.39%) Jenkins
2 503 (13.21%) Git (software)
3 374 (9.82%) Subversion
4 208 (5.46%) JIRA
5 174 (4.57%) Maven
6 166 (4.36%) Hudson
7 149 (3.91%) TeamCity
8 114 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 108 (2.84%) Selenium
10 93 (2.44%) Ant
11 85 (2.23%) JUnit
12 82 (2.15%) Visual Studio
13 55 (1.44%) ClearCase
14 54 (1.42%) NUnit
14 54 (1.42%) Gradle
15 46 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
16 41 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 39 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 35 (0.92%) Mercurial
18 35 (0.92%) MSBuild
General
1 757 (19.87%) Finance
2 278 (7.30%) Banking
3 164 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 136 (3.57%) Retail
5 80 (2.10%) Financial Institution
6 76 (2.00%) Marketing
7 68 (1.79%) Games
8 60 (1.58%) Aerospace
9 56 (1.47%) Law
10 50 (1.31%) Legal
11 45 (1.18%) Publishing
12 41 (1.08%) Advertising
12 41 (1.08%) Military
13 35 (0.92%) Manufacturing
14 29 (0.76%) Electronics
15 26 (0.68%) Back Office
16 22 (0.58%) Investment Banking
17 20 (0.53%) Front Office
18 19 (0.50%) Billing
18 19 (0.50%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 592 (15.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 476 (12.50%) Developer
3 391 (10.27%) Administrator
4 387 (10.16%) Analyst
5 274 (7.19%) Systems Administrator
6 194 (5.09%) Software Engineer
7 187 (4.91%) Architect
8 164 (4.31%) Linux Administrator
9 155 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
10 151 (3.96%) Linux Engineer
11 145 (3.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 143 (3.75%) Configuration Manager
13 130 (3.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 126 (3.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 112 (2.94%) Support Analyst
16 102 (2.68%) Service Manager
17 99 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 87 (2.28%) .NET Developer
19 86 (2.26%) Release Manager
20 81 (2.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 465 (12.21%) .NET
2 390 (10.24%) Web Services
3 341 (8.95%) HTML
4 274 (7.19%) CSS
5 202 (5.30%) XML
6 189 (4.96%) Middleware
7 167 (4.38%) HTML5
8 163 (4.28%) jQuery
9 129 (3.39%) ASP.NET
10 118 (3.10%) LAMP
11 116 (3.05%) Spring
12 105 (2.76%) J2EE
13 82 (2.15%) CSS3
14 76 (2.00%) REST
15 72 (1.89%) Hibernate
16 68 (1.79%) .NET Framework
17 56 (1.47%) RESTful
18 55 (1.44%) AngularJS
19 53 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
20 52 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 382 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
2 302 (7.93%) Management Information System
3 272 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 253 (6.64%) Computer Science
5 211 (5.54%) CMDB
6 128 (3.36%) Replication
7 100 (2.63%) Mobile App
8 93 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
9 59 (1.55%) Private Cloud
9 59 (1.55%) Mathematics
10 57 (1.50%) Clustering
10 57 (1.50%) Visualisation
11 55 (1.44%) GIS
12 52 (1.37%) User Experience
13 48 (1.26%) Statistics
14 39 (1.02%) EqualLogic
15 37 (0.97%) Digital Media
15 37 (0.97%) Public Cloud
16 36 (0.95%) Mainframe
17 35 (0.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1720 (45.16%) Linux
2 1019 (26.75%) Windows
3 534 (14.02%) UNIX
4 318 (8.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 265 (6.96%) CentOS
6 213 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 188 (4.94%) Ubuntu
8 153 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 136 (3.57%) Windows 7
10 118 (3.10%) Debian
11 92 (2.42%) Solaris
12 85 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 45 (1.18%) Android
14 41 (1.08%) Apple iOS
15 36 (0.95%) Windows 8
16 31 (0.81%) Windows XP
17 25 (0.66%) AIX
18 20 (0.53%) Mac OS X
19 18 (0.47%) Scientific Linux
20 16 (0.42%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1088 (28.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1087 (28.54%) DevOps
3 875 (22.97%) ITIL
4 627 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
5 377 (9.90%) Change Management
6 363 (9.53%) Software Engineering
7 352 (9.24%) Service Management
8 329 (8.64%) SDLC
9 326 (8.56%) Project Management
10 304 (7.98%) Scrum
11 303 (7.95%) Open Source
12 301 (7.90%) Release Management
13 262 (6.88%) Performance Tuning
14 243 (6.38%) TDD
15 233 (6.12%) OO
16 224 (5.88%) Service Delivery
17 193 (5.07%) Mentoring
18 187 (4.91%) Continuous Improvement
19 186 (4.88%) E-Commerce
20 185 (4.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 940 (24.68%) Python
2 891 (23.39%) SQL
3 884 (23.21%) Java
4 665 (17.46%) Perl
5 590 (15.49%) Ruby
6 517 (13.57%) Bash Shell
7 401 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 345 (9.06%) PHP
9 325 (8.53%) PowerShell
10 288 (7.56%) C#
11 245 (6.43%) C++
12 231 (6.06%) Shell Script
13 228 (5.99%) C
14 119 (3.12%) PL/SQL
15 65 (1.71%) T-SQL
16 54 (1.42%) VBScript
17 45 (1.18%) Korn
18 42 (1.10%) Scala
19 37 (0.97%) R
20 36 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 526 (13.81%) Degree
2 288 (7.56%) Security Cleared
3 174 (4.57%) SC Cleared
4 137 (3.60%) DV Cleared
5 134 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
6 103 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 93 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
8 82 (2.15%) MCSE
9 80 (2.10%) CCNA
10 68 (1.79%) CCNP
11 39 (1.02%) MCP
12 37 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 34 (0.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 29 (0.76%) ISEB
15 28 (0.74%) RHCE
15 28 (0.74%) MCITP
16 26 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 22 (0.58%) MCSA
18 16 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 15 (0.39%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 312 (8.19%) QA
2 251 (6.59%) SLA
3 68 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 53 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 40 (1.05%) ISO 9001
6 34 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.47%) TickIT
8 11 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.18%) JTAG
10 5 (0.13%) COBIT
11 4 (0.11%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.11%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.079%) DO-178B
12 3 (0.079%) DICOM
13 2 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.026%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.026%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 458 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 336 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 123 (3.23%) Docker
4 110 (2.89%) vSphere
5 80 (2.10%) VMware ESX
6 75 (1.97%) Hyper-V
7 71 (1.86%) Xen
7 71 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
8 65 (1.71%) Varnish
9 56 (1.47%) KVM
10 42 (1.10%) XenApp
11 40 (1.05%) qmail
12 38 (1.00%) VirtualBox
13 36 (0.95%) vCloud
14 35 (0.92%) NFS
15 34 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
15 34 (0.89%) XenServer
15 34 (0.89%) iptables
16 33 (0.87%) Firmware
17 32 (0.84%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1245 (32.69%) Puppet
2 897 (23.55%) Opscode Chef
3 416 (10.92%) Ansible
4 372 (9.77%) Nagios
5 187 (4.91%) Salt
6 118 (3.10%) Vagrant
7 107 (2.81%) SCCM
8 86 (2.26%) Graphite
9 83 (2.18%) Cacti
10 82 (2.15%) ZABBIX
11 63 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
12 61 (1.60%) Data Guard
13 54 (1.42%) Zenoss
14 50 (1.31%) logstash
15 49 (1.29%) HAProxy
16 47 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 47 (1.23%) Tivoli
17 43 (1.13%) Capistrano
18 40 (1.05%) WSUS
19 39 (1.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 672 (17.64%) VMware
2 653 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 632 (16.59%) Oracle
4 417 (10.95%) Red Hat
5 255 (6.69%) Cisco
6 153 (4.02%) IBM
7 150 (3.94%) Citrix
8 145 (3.81%) HP
9 95 (2.49%) Rackspace
10 87 (2.28%) Google
11 84 (2.21%) SAP
12 77 (2.02%) NetApp
13 74 (1.94%) Dell
14 72 (1.89%) Remedy
15 63 (1.65%) SaltStack
16 60 (1.58%) F5
17 59 (1.55%) ServiceNow
17 59 (1.55%) EMC
18 55 (1.44%) Splunk
19 46 (1.21%) Informatica
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens +oncall
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to 15% bonus and career growth op
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago