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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 220 232 201
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1551 1303 1706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.36% 1.22% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.51% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1146 936 1338
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,450 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £64,550
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%

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
93494 86460 92834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.95% 81.20% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 74681 71102 78432
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
(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 +13 1455 £47,500 - 208
London +11 647 £55,000 +4.76% 61
South East +19 335 £42,500 -5.55% 44
City of London +43 171 £53,000 -3.63% 19
East of England +25 107 £45,000 - 23
Berkshire +9 86 £40,000 -16.66% 12
South West +9 83 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Surrey +1 78 £42,500 -15.00% 8
North West -2 75 £43,000 +7.50% 19
Yorkshire -34 74 £40,000 +11.11% 18
East Midlands +3 68 £45,000 +30.43% 13
West Yorkshire -1 65 £40,000 -8.57% 13
Manchester +26 53 £45,000 - 9
Hampshire -18 53 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Leeds -2 50 £37,500 -11.76% 11
West Midlands -32 45 £37,500 -21.05% 5
Reading -11 40 £39,750 -17.18% 9
Wales +30 37 £42,500 +46.55% 11
East Sussex +14 37 £42,500 -
Scotland -15 37 £38,000 -5.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +16 32 £47,500 +9.19% 2
Brighton +11 31 £41,875 -1.47%
Cambridgeshire +8 29 £45,000 +9.09% 6
South Wales +23 27 £40,000 +26.98% 4
Bedfordshire +3 26 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Nottinghamshire -19 26 £42,500 +34.92% 8
Nottingham +11 25 £42,500 +34.92% 8
Glasgow -9 25 £36,750 -8.12% 2
Milton Keynes +1 24 £45,875 +5.45% 2
Bristol 0 23 £32,000 +6.66% 7

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1263 (36.99%) Linux
2 885 (25.92%) Windows
3 806 (23.61%) Finance
4 790 (23.14%) ITIL
5 769 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
6 765 (22.41%) Java
7 704 (20.62%) SQL
8 696 (20.39%) Puppet
9 675 (19.77%) Microsoft
10 646 (18.92%) Degree
11 586 (17.16%) UNIX
12 530 (15.52%) Python
13 522 (15.29%) Opscode Chef
14 504 (14.76%) Oracle
15 489 (14.32%) SQL Server
15 489 (14.32%) DevOps
16 453 (13.27%) Software Engineering
17 450 (13.18%) Perl
18 443 (12.98%) Subversion
19 437 (12.80%) VMware
20 424 (12.42%) MySQL
21 419 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
22 417 (12.21%) .NET
23 385 (11.28%) C#
24 383 (11.22%) Web Services
25 379 (11.10%) Change Management
26 371 (10.87%) Jenkins
27 368 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
28 364 (10.66%) Bash Shell
29 363 (10.63%) Ruby

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 261 (7.64%) Apache
2 209 (6.12%) IIS
3 186 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 172 (5.04%) Tomcat
5 142 (4.16%) MS Exchange
6 87 (2.55%) OpenStack
7 83 (2.43%) nginx
8 70 (2.05%) WebLogic
9 67 (1.96%) WebSphere
10 66 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
11 64 (1.87%) Node.js
12 56 (1.64%) CMS
13 54 (1.58%) Confluence
14 42 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
15 32 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
16 30 (0.88%) Apache Solr
17 25 (0.73%) Drupal
18 24 (0.70%) Jetty
19 23 (0.67%) Lync
19 23 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 336 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 136 (3.98%) MS Office
3 48 (1.41%) MS Project
4 34 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.64%) Simulink
7 16 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.47%) InfoPath
8 15 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.32%) TargetLink
9 11 (0.32%) Stateflow
10 8 (0.23%) SPSS
11 4 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.029%) FastStats
12 1 (0.029%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.029%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 35 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (0.88%) SAP FI
2 30 (0.88%) SAP CO
3 29 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 29 (0.85%) SAP MM
4 28 (0.82%) SAP PS
4 28 (0.82%) SAP HR
4 28 (0.82%) SAP PM
4 28 (0.82%) SAP R/3
4 28 (0.82%) SAP GTS
5 24 (0.70%) Magento
6 22 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
7 21 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
8 17 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
8 17 (0.50%) Markit EDM
9 13 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
10 11 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
11 9 (0.26%) SAP CRM
12 7 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 6 (0.18%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 136 (3.98%) SaaS
2 122 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
4 40 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
4 40 (1.17%) IaaS
5 35 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (0.79%) PaaS
7 17 (0.50%) Office 365
7 17 (0.50%) Joyent
8 15 (0.44%) Google App Engine
8 15 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 15 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
9 9 (0.26%) Route 53
9 9 (0.26%) GitHub
10 7 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
10 7 (0.21%) Google Apps
11 5 (0.15%) CloudFront
11 5 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
12 4 (0.12%) ElastiCache
12 4 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 271 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 244 (7.15%) DNS
3 219 (6.41%) Firewall
4 160 (4.69%) HTTP
5 158 (4.63%) SAN
5 158 (4.63%) Internet
6 111 (3.25%) VPN
7 97 (2.84%) DHCP
8 95 (2.78%) LAN
9 94 (2.75%) WAN
10 78 (2.28%) LDAP
11 71 (2.08%) NAS
12 62 (1.82%) SSL
13 56 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
14 53 (1.55%) Network Security
15 51 (1.49%) VoIP
16 47 (1.38%) SSH
17 46 (1.35%) FTP
18 45 (1.32%) VLAN
19 41 (1.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 489 (14.32%) SQL Server
2 424 (12.42%) MySQL
3 276 (8.08%) Relational Database
4 158 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
5 138 (4.04%) MongoDB
6 136 (3.98%) RDBMS
7 127 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 123 (3.60%) Oracle Database
9 119 (3.49%) NoSQL
10 91 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 84 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
12 76 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 72 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
14 66 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
15 65 (1.90%) Redis
15 65 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
16 63 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
17 44 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
18 37 (1.08%) Hadoop
19 35 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 443 (12.98%) Subversion
2 371 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 342 (10.02%) Git (software)
4 180 (5.27%) JIRA
5 158 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 135 (3.95%) Maven
7 120 (3.51%) Hudson
8 101 (2.96%) Visual Studio
9 92 (2.69%) CruiseControl
10 83 (2.43%) Ant
11 73 (2.14%) NUnit
12 62 (1.82%) Selenium
13 61 (1.79%) TeamCity
14 51 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
15 48 (1.41%) MSBuild
16 39 (1.14%) JUnit
17 38 (1.11%) ClearCase
17 38 (1.11%) Eclipse
18 29 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
18 29 (0.85%) Mercurial
General
1 806 (23.61%) Finance
2 263 (7.70%) Telecoms
3 202 (5.92%) Banking
4 125 (3.66%) Retail
5 89 (2.61%) Legal
6 75 (2.20%) Aerospace
7 67 (1.96%) Investment Banking
8 66 (1.93%) Advertising
9 63 (1.85%) Electronics
10 54 (1.58%) Games
11 53 (1.55%) Military
12 48 (1.41%) Financial Institution
12 48 (1.41%) Front Office
13 44 (1.29%) Law
13 44 (1.29%) Marketing
14 37 (1.08%) Manufacturing
15 25 (0.73%) Automotive
16 23 (0.67%) Back Office
17 21 (0.62%) Publishing
17 21 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 513 (15.03%) Developer
2 420 (12.30%) Analyst
3 385 (11.28%) Administrator
4 295 (8.64%) Systems Administrator
5 204 (5.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 200 (5.86%) Linux Administrator
7 195 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 193 (5.65%) Software Engineer
9 152 (4.45%) Configuration Manager
10 136 (3.98%) Consultant
11 126 (3.69%) Project Manager
12 123 (3.60%) Senior Developer
13 109 (3.19%) Java Developer
14 101 (2.96%) Support Analyst
15 94 (2.75%) Service Manager
16 89 (2.61%) Systems Engineer
17 88 (2.58%) Support Engineer
18 77 (2.26%) Architect
19 75 (2.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 68 (1.99%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 417 (12.21%) .NET
2 383 (11.22%) Web Services
3 310 (9.08%) HTML
4 265 (7.76%) XML
5 207 (6.06%) CSS
6 173 (5.07%) ASP.NET
7 163 (4.77%) LAMP
8 141 (4.13%) HTML5
9 123 (3.60%) jQuery
10 119 (3.49%) WCF
11 113 (3.31%) Spring
12 103 (3.02%) Middleware
12 103 (3.02%) JSON
13 102 (2.99%) .NET Framework
14 100 (2.93%) CSS3
15 96 (2.81%) J2EE
16 87 (2.55%) Ajax
17 71 (2.08%) Hibernate
18 69 (2.02%) REST
19 63 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 368 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 321 (9.40%) Open Source
3 276 (8.08%) Management Information System
4 262 (7.67%) Computer Science
5 186 (5.45%) CMDB
6 95 (2.78%) Replication
7 58 (1.70%) Clustering
7 58 (1.70%) Mobile App
8 50 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 49 (1.44%) Equities
10 47 (1.38%) User Experience
11 42 (1.23%) PKI
12 40 (1.17%) Mathematics
12 40 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
13 39 (1.14%) GIS
14 34 (1.00%) LPAR
15 33 (0.97%) Blackberry
16 32 (0.94%) Social Media
17 29 (0.85%) Derivative
18 25 (0.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1263 (36.99%) Linux
2 885 (25.92%) Windows
3 586 (17.16%) UNIX
4 210 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 204 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 130 (3.81%) CentOS
7 124 (3.63%) Ubuntu
7 124 (3.63%) Solaris
8 115 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 110 (3.22%) Debian
10 99 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 84 (2.46%) Windows 7
12 60 (1.76%) AIX
13 43 (1.26%) Windows XP
14 35 (1.03%) Android
15 33 (0.97%) Mac OS X
16 24 (0.70%) Apple iOS
17 21 (0.62%) Mac OS
17 21 (0.62%) SUSE
17 21 (0.62%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (23.14%) ITIL
2 769 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
3 489 (14.32%) DevOps
4 453 (13.27%) Software Engineering
5 419 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
6 379 (11.10%) Change Management
7 355 (10.40%) Release Management
8 338 (9.90%) Project Management
9 288 (8.44%) OO
10 284 (8.32%) Change Control
11 278 (8.14%) Service Management
12 249 (7.29%) E-Commerce
13 248 (7.26%) Scrum
14 232 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
15 220 (6.44%) Mentoring
16 215 (6.30%) PRINCE2
17 197 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
18 184 (5.39%) Service Delivery
19 177 (5.18%) Problem Management
20 174 (5.10%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 765 (22.41%) Java
2 704 (20.62%) SQL
3 530 (15.52%) Python
4 450 (13.18%) Perl
5 385 (11.28%) C#
6 364 (10.66%) Bash Shell
7 363 (10.63%) Ruby
8 262 (7.67%) C++
9 259 (7.59%) C
10 239 (7.00%) JavaScript
11 221 (6.47%) Shell Script
12 215 (6.30%) PHP
13 122 (3.57%) PowerShell
14 69 (2.02%) T-SQL
15 65 (1.90%) PL/SQL
16 58 (1.70%) Groovy
17 55 (1.61%) VBA
18 50 (1.46%) Korn
19 43 (1.26%) MATLAB
19 43 (1.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 646 (18.92%) Degree
2 325 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 211 (6.18%) SC Cleared
4 158 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 118 (3.46%) MCSE
6 87 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
7 86 (2.52%) MCP
8 84 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
8 84 (2.46%) DV Cleared
9 73 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 67 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 48 (1.41%) CCNA
12 47 (1.38%) ISEB
12 47 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 37 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 35 (1.03%) CCNP
15 30 (0.88%) MCSA
16 26 (0.76%) RHCE
17 23 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 21 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (7.09%) QA
2 189 (5.54%) SLA
3 30 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 29 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 13 (0.38%) TickIT
7 11 (0.32%) COBIT
8 10 (0.29%) JTAG
9 8 (0.23%) HL7
10 5 (0.15%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.12%) GxP
11 4 (0.12%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.12%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.059%) P3O
12 2 (0.059%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.059%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.059%) BS15000
System Software
1 335 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 320 (9.37%) Active Directory
3 116 (3.40%) KVM
4 101 (2.96%) vSphere
5 85 (2.49%) Hyper-V
6 82 (2.40%) Xen
7 74 (2.17%) XenApp
8 53 (1.55%) NFS
9 52 (1.52%) Varnish
10 49 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
11 37 (1.08%) Snort
12 34 (1.00%) XenServer
12 34 (1.00%) XenDesktop
13 33 (0.97%) VMware ESX
14 28 (0.82%) UAG
15 26 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
16 25 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
17 24 (0.70%) Samba
18 15 (0.44%) Nmap
18 15 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 696 (20.39%) Puppet
2 522 (15.29%) Opscode Chef
3 256 (7.50%) Nagios
4 83 (2.43%) SCCM
5 71 (2.08%) Ansible
6 62 (1.82%) Cacti
7 54 (1.58%) SCOM
8 51 (1.49%) Salt
9 50 (1.46%) Vagrant
9 50 (1.46%) CFEngine
10 49 (1.44%) Tivoli
11 41 (1.20%) Opsview
12 36 (1.05%) Ganglia
13 34 (1.00%) NetBackup
14 32 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 32 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 27 (0.79%) Data Guard
15 27 (0.79%) HAProxy
16 26 (0.76%) WSUS
17 23 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 675 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 504 (14.76%) Oracle
3 437 (12.80%) VMware
4 269 (7.88%) Red Hat
5 226 (6.62%) Cisco
6 145 (4.25%) HP
7 139 (4.07%) IBM
8 133 (3.90%) Citrix
9 123 (3.60%) EMC
10 80 (2.34%) Fujitsu
11 72 (2.11%) JBoss
12 65 (1.90%) SAP
13 55 (1.61%) Remedy
14 47 (1.38%) Google
15 43 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
16 41 (1.20%) Rackspace
17 40 (1.17%) MKS
17 40 (1.17%) NetApp
17 40 (1.17%) ServiceNow
18 38 (1.11%) Adobe
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits / Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 + benefits (flexible hrs) and 27 days holiday
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% bonus & benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000 per annum + on call + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: Yesterday