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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 214 224 196
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -28
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1578 1374 1684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.38% 1.26% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.55% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 958 1332
Average salary £47,500 £46,908 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +9.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%

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
93506 88688 89250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.05% 81.54% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75545 72933 75228
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014 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 24 October 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 +13 1496 £47,500 - 228
London +1 606 £55,000 +4.76% 80
South East +30 327 £40,000 -11.11% 40
City of London +30 163 £52,500 -4.54% 19
East of England +23 123 £45,000 - 14
Yorkshire -24 111 £40,000 -11.11% 32
South West +4 103 £39,000 -4.29% 18
Berkshire +10 95 £40,000 -16.66% 7
West Yorkshire -6 89 £40,500 -10.00% 22
East Midlands +19 70 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Leeds +15 70 £40,500 -4.70% 17
Surrey +7 70 £41,750 -16.50% 9
North West -6 70 £37,500 -6.25% 15
West Midlands -5 61 £39,250 -17.36% 15
Hampshire -10 57 £42,500 -5.02% 9
Manchester +22 49 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Essex +23 42 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Nottinghamshire +1 42 £42,500 +26.86% 8
Scotland +1 42 £38,500 -3.75% 3
Reading -6 42 £40,000 -16.66% 4
Nottingham +24 41 £42,500 +26.86% 8
East Sussex +16 35 £42,500 +6.25%
Cambridgeshire +11 33 £46,250 -7.50% 6
Bristol +9 30 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Brighton +2 26 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +2 26 £42,500 +7.59% 1
Wales +16 25 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Glasgow +7 25 £38,500 -3.75%
Wiltshire -8 25 £39,000 -5.45% 5
Windsor - 24 £57,500 -

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1277 (38.62%) Linux
2 903 (27.31%) Windows
3 793 (23.98%) ITIL
4 740 (22.38%) Puppet
5 739 (22.35%) Finance
6 729 (22.04%) Java
7 696 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 668 (20.20%) SQL
9 647 (19.56%) Microsoft
10 590 (17.84%) Degree
11 562 (16.99%) UNIX
12 547 (16.54%) Opscode Chef
13 534 (16.15%) Python
14 512 (15.48%) DevOps
15 470 (14.21%) VMware
16 467 (14.12%) Oracle
17 463 (14.00%) SQL Server
18 418 (12.64%) Perl
19 411 (12.43%) MySQL
20 406 (12.28%) Subversion
21 403 (12.19%) Continuous Integration
22 377 (11.40%) .NET
23 376 (11.37%) Software Engineering
23 376 (11.37%) Ruby
24 373 (11.28%) Change Management
25 367 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
26 364 (11.01%) Jenkins
27 363 (10.98%) Bash Shell
28 359 (10.86%) Web Services
29 355 (10.73%) VMware Infrastructure

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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
1 264 (7.98%) Apache
2 197 (5.96%) IIS
3 184 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 175 (5.29%) Tomcat
5 140 (4.23%) MS Exchange
6 105 (3.18%) OpenStack
7 98 (2.96%) nginx
8 81 (2.45%) JBoss
9 75 (2.27%) WebLogic
10 72 (2.18%) CMS
11 69 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
12 63 (1.91%) WebSphere
13 60 (1.81%) Node.js
14 44 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
15 43 (1.30%) Confluence
16 25 (0.76%) Lync
16 25 (0.76%) Jetty
17 24 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
17 24 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
18 22 (0.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 319 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 159 (4.81%) MS Office
3 53 (1.60%) MS Project
4 39 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 37 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (0.67%) Simulink
7 19 (0.57%) InfoPath
7 19 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.39%) TargetLink
8 13 (0.39%) Stateflow
9 10 (0.30%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.24%) SPSS
11 3 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.060%) Stata
12 2 (0.060%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.030%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.030%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 44 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (0.91%) SAP FI
2 30 (0.91%) SAP CO
3 29 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 28 (0.85%) SAP MM
5 27 (0.82%) SAP PS
5 27 (0.82%) SAP HR
5 27 (0.82%) SAP PM
5 27 (0.82%) SAP R/3
5 27 (0.82%) SAP GTS
6 21 (0.64%) Magento
7 19 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
8 18 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
8 18 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
9 17 (0.51%) Markit EDM
10 15 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
11 12 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
12 11 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
13 9 (0.27%) SAP CRM
14 7 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 145 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (3.75%) SaaS
3 63 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
4 43 (1.30%) IaaS
5 40 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 39 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 30 (0.91%) PaaS
8 18 (0.54%) Office 365
9 17 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 15 (0.45%) Google App Engine
11 14 (0.42%) GitHub
12 13 (0.39%) Route 53
13 10 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (0.21%) Joyent
14 7 (0.21%) CloudFront
15 6 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
16 5 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
16 5 (0.15%) ElastiCache
16 5 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 4 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 274 (8.29%) TCP/IP
2 256 (7.74%) DNS
3 239 (7.23%) Firewall
4 159 (4.81%) SAN
5 143 (4.32%) HTTP
6 138 (4.17%) Internet
7 105 (3.18%) VPN
8 103 (3.11%) DHCP
9 95 (2.87%) LAN
10 91 (2.75%) WAN
11 68 (2.06%) NAS
12 65 (1.97%) Network Security
13 61 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
14 56 (1.69%) LDAP
15 53 (1.60%) SSL
16 49 (1.48%) VLAN
17 47 (1.42%) SSH
17 47 (1.42%) VoIP
18 45 (1.36%) BGP
19 42 (1.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 463 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 411 (12.43%) MySQL
3 253 (7.65%) Relational Database
4 168 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
5 128 (3.87%) RDBMS
5 128 (3.87%) MongoDB
6 126 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 123 (3.72%) NoSQL
8 121 (3.66%) Oracle Database
9 77 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
9 77 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
10 75 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 73 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
12 71 (2.15%) Redis
13 65 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 55 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
15 54 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
16 45 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
17 42 (1.27%) Hadoop
18 36 (1.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 406 (12.28%) Subversion
2 364 (11.01%) Jenkins
3 329 (9.95%) Git (software)
4 154 (4.66%) JIRA
5 140 (4.23%) Maven
6 138 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 113 (3.42%) Hudson
8 96 (2.90%) Ant
9 86 (2.60%) Visual Studio
10 69 (2.09%) CruiseControl
11 62 (1.87%) TeamCity
12 61 (1.84%) NUnit
13 54 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
14 53 (1.60%) Selenium
15 47 (1.42%) JUnit
16 44 (1.33%) Eclipse
17 33 (1.00%) MSBuild
18 32 (0.97%) Mercurial
19 29 (0.88%) Gradle
20 26 (0.79%) ClearCase
General
1 739 (22.35%) Finance
2 207 (6.26%) Telecoms
3 166 (5.02%) Banking
4 95 (2.87%) Retail
5 75 (2.27%) Legal
6 70 (2.12%) Aerospace
7 54 (1.63%) Advertising
7 54 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 51 (1.54%) Electronics
9 49 (1.48%) Law
10 48 (1.45%) Marketing
11 43 (1.30%) Games
12 36 (1.09%) Front Office
13 34 (1.03%) Manufacturing
14 33 (1.00%) Military
15 30 (0.91%) Financial Institution
16 29 (0.88%) Back Office
17 27 (0.82%) Publishing
18 25 (0.76%) Automotive
19 22 (0.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 474 (14.33%) Developer
2 402 (12.16%) Analyst
3 397 (12.00%) Administrator
4 286 (8.65%) Systems Administrator
5 216 (6.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 211 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
7 204 (6.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 175 (5.29%) Software Engineer
9 137 (4.14%) Configuration Manager
10 126 (3.81%) Consultant
11 112 (3.39%) Senior Developer
12 109 (3.30%) Support Analyst
13 103 (3.11%) Java Developer
14 96 (2.90%) Project Manager
15 95 (2.87%) Support Engineer
15 95 (2.87%) Service Manager
16 92 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
17 85 (2.57%) Architect
18 76 (2.30%) Applications Support
19 69 (2.09%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (11.40%) .NET
2 359 (10.86%) Web Services
3 253 (7.65%) HTML
4 230 (6.95%) XML
5 162 (4.90%) CSS
6 157 (4.75%) LAMP
7 149 (4.51%) ASP.NET
8 113 (3.42%) HTML5
9 112 (3.39%) Middleware
10 102 (3.08%) jQuery
11 100 (3.02%) Spring
12 97 (2.93%) WCF
13 86 (2.60%) .NET Framework
14 81 (2.45%) JSON
15 80 (2.42%) Ajax
16 79 (2.39%) CSS3
17 76 (2.30%) J2EE
18 74 (2.24%) Hibernate
19 59 (1.78%) WPF
20 56 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 367 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
2 281 (8.50%) Open Source
3 259 (7.83%) Computer Science
4 237 (7.17%) Management Information System
5 182 (5.50%) CMDB
6 96 (2.90%) Replication
7 65 (1.97%) Clustering
8 59 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 50 (1.51%) Mobile App
10 46 (1.39%) Mathematics
11 44 (1.33%) User Experience
12 41 (1.24%) GIS
13 39 (1.18%) PKI
14 36 (1.09%) Algorithms
15 35 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
15 35 (1.06%) Equities
16 33 (1.00%) LPAR
17 32 (0.97%) Data Structures
17 32 (0.97%) Blackberry
18 31 (0.94%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1277 (38.62%) Linux
2 903 (27.31%) Windows
3 562 (16.99%) UNIX
4 235 (7.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 195 (5.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 145 (4.38%) CentOS
7 124 (3.75%) Solaris
8 106 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 106 (3.21%) Ubuntu
9 101 (3.05%) Debian
10 97 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 93 (2.81%) Windows 7
12 45 (1.36%) AIX
13 39 (1.18%) Mac OS X
13 39 (1.18%) Android
14 32 (0.97%) Windows XP
15 31 (0.94%) Apple iOS
16 30 (0.91%) SUSE
17 21 (0.64%) Fedora
18 19 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 793 (23.98%) ITIL
2 696 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 512 (15.48%) DevOps
4 403 (12.19%) Continuous Integration
5 376 (11.37%) Software Engineering
6 373 (11.28%) Change Management
7 311 (9.40%) Release Management
8 308 (9.31%) Project Management
9 286 (8.65%) Change Control
10 261 (7.89%) OO
11 260 (7.86%) Service Management
12 244 (7.38%) E-Commerce
13 239 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
14 224 (6.77%) Scrum
15 188 (5.68%) PRINCE2
16 187 (5.65%) Problem Management
17 178 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
18 174 (5.26%) Mentoring
19 168 (5.08%) Service Delivery
20 162 (4.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 729 (22.04%) Java
2 668 (20.20%) SQL
3 534 (16.15%) Python
4 418 (12.64%) Perl
5 376 (11.37%) Ruby
6 363 (10.98%) Bash Shell
7 331 (10.01%) C#
8 248 (7.50%) C++
9 233 (7.05%) PHP
9 233 (7.05%) C
10 223 (6.74%) Shell Script
11 205 (6.20%) JavaScript
12 119 (3.60%) PowerShell
13 76 (2.30%) PL/SQL
14 57 (1.72%) Korn
15 56 (1.69%) T-SQL
16 50 (1.51%) Groovy
17 46 (1.39%) VBA
18 44 (1.33%) VB
19 40 (1.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 590 (17.84%) Degree
2 289 (8.74%) Security Cleared
3 184 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 138 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 99 (2.99%) MCSE
6 90 (2.72%) DV Cleared
7 88 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
8 83 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
9 76 (2.30%) MCP
10 53 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 51 (1.54%) CCNA
12 50 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 44 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 39 (1.18%) ISEB
15 36 (1.09%) CCNP
16 32 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 25 (0.76%) MCSA
18 21 (0.64%) ISTQB
18 21 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 20 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (6.99%) QA
2 210 (6.35%) SLA
3 33 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 31 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 31 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 30 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 12 (0.36%) COBIT
8 8 (0.24%) TickIT
8 8 (0.24%) JTAG
9 7 (0.21%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.15%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.12%) GxP
11 4 (0.12%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.091%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.091%) P3O
13 2 (0.060%) BS15000
13 2 (0.060%) HL7
14 1 (0.030%) WCAG
System Software
1 355 (10.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 320 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 126 (3.81%) KVM
4 105 (3.18%) vSphere
5 84 (2.54%) Hyper-V
6 81 (2.45%) Xen
7 58 (1.75%) XenApp
7 58 (1.75%) Varnish
8 53 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
9 48 (1.45%) NFS
10 44 (1.33%) Snort
11 32 (0.97%) VMware ESX
12 29 (0.88%) UAG
13 28 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
14 27 (0.82%) XenDesktop
15 25 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
16 24 (0.73%) XenServer
16 24 (0.73%) Docker
17 22 (0.67%) LXC
18 20 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 740 (22.38%) Puppet
2 547 (16.54%) Opscode Chef
3 248 (7.50%) Nagios
4 97 (2.93%) Ansible
5 82 (2.48%) SCCM
6 73 (2.21%) Cacti
7 68 (2.06%) Vagrant
8 60 (1.81%) Salt
9 57 (1.72%) SCOM
10 45 (1.36%) CFEngine
11 41 (1.24%) Tivoli
12 35 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 35 (1.06%) NetBackup
13 33 (1.00%) Opsview
14 32 (0.97%) ZABBIX
15 30 (0.91%) HAProxy
16 28 (0.85%) Data Guard
17 25 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 23 (0.70%) Ganglia
19 22 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 647 (19.56%) Microsoft
2 470 (14.21%) VMware
3 467 (14.12%) Oracle
4 292 (8.83%) Red Hat
5 242 (7.32%) Cisco
6 140 (4.23%) HP
7 119 (3.60%) EMC
8 113 (3.42%) Citrix
9 112 (3.39%) IBM
10 66 (2.00%) SAP
11 60 (1.81%) Remedy
12 52 (1.57%) Fujitsu
13 45 (1.36%) F5
13 45 (1.36%) NetApp
14 41 (1.24%) Rackspace
14 41 (1.24%) ServiceNow
15 40 (1.21%) Dell
15 40 (1.21%) Splunk
16 39 (1.18%) CheckPoint
16 39 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Preston, Lancashire
BAE Systems
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25870 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Devon
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £41,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa Upto 57K per annum + Profit Share + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
North
Resource On Demand Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago