The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 204 213 200
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1668 1440 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.43% 1.33% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.68% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1268 1100 1292
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94009 85540 91016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.78% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75646 69804 77415
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +6 1573 £47,750 +0.52% 191
London +7 751 £55,000 - 82
South East -11 309 £42,500 -5.55% 38
City of London +13 208 £50,000 -9.09% 24
East of England +33 139 £45,000 +7.14% 16
North West +14 89 £42,000 +5.00% 10
East Midlands +4 86 £45,000 +8.43% 12
South West +38 85 £41,500 +27.69% 15
Surrey -19 79 £44,500 -1.11% 9
Manchester +49 71 £43,000 +9.56% 7
Yorkshire -22 65 £40,000 - 7
West Yorkshire -19 63 £39,000 -8.23% 5
Berkshire +10 55 £40,000 -23.80% 8
Bedfordshire +36 50 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Wales +32 44 £37,500 +36.36% 5
Leeds -18 44 £38,000 -5.00% 4
Hampshire -20 44 £32,000 -28.88% 12
Cambridgeshire +14 43 £47,500 +15.85% 10
West Midlands -39 40 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East Sussex +4 38 £40,000 -5.88%
Guildford +26 37 £42,500 -5.55% 1
South Wales +22 36 £37,500 +36.36% 4
Cambridge +12 36 £45,000 +16.12% 9
Northamptonshire +10 35 £47,500 -29.62% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 33 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Leicestershire +20 32 £42,500 +5.59% 3
Scotland 0 32 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Milton Keynes +12 31 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Luton +10 30 £46,000 +22.66% 1
Brighton -2 29 £37,500 -11.76%

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1228 (35.13%) Linux
2 860 (24.60%) Windows
3 853 (24.40%) Finance
4 819 (23.43%) Java
5 774 (22.14%) ITIL
6 733 (20.97%) SQL
7 669 (19.14%) Microsoft
8 651 (18.62%) Degree
9 621 (17.76%) Puppet
10 600 (17.16%) UNIX
11 517 (14.79%) SQL Server
12 506 (14.47%) Oracle
13 502 (14.36%) Python
14 500 (14.30%) Software Engineering
15 488 (13.96%) Agile Software Development
16 479 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
17 474 (13.56%) Perl
18 470 (13.44%) Subversion
19 462 (13.22%) DevOps
20 461 (13.19%) Web Services
21 450 (12.87%) .NET
22 437 (12.50%) MySQL
23 431 (12.33%) C#
24 425 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
25 390 (11.16%) VMware
26 368 (10.53%) Git (software)
27 366 (10.47%) Jenkins
28 365 (10.44%) Project Management
29 353 (10.10%) Release Management
30 351 (10.04%) Change Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 296 (8.47%) Apache
2 216 (6.18%) IIS
3 205 (5.86%) Tomcat
4 193 (5.52%) SharePoint
5 138 (3.95%) MS Exchange
6 93 (2.66%) OpenStack
7 83 (2.37%) nginx
8 70 (2.00%) WebSphere
9 62 (1.77%) Confluence
10 59 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 59 (1.69%) CMS
10 59 (1.69%) WebLogic
11 46 (1.32%) Node.js
12 41 (1.17%) Drupal
13 39 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
14 38 (1.09%) Apache Solr
15 36 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
16 31 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
17 29 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
18 22 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 350 (10.01%) MS Excel
2 108 (3.09%) MS Office
3 50 (1.43%) MS Project
4 30 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (0.51%) Simulink
7 17 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (0.43%) SPSS
9 13 (0.37%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.17%) Windchill
10 6 (0.17%) Stateflow
10 6 (0.17%) TargetLink
11 5 (0.14%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.057%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.029%) FastStats
14 1 (0.029%) Pro/ENGINEER
14 1 (0.029%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 27 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
1 27 (0.77%) SAP MM
2 25 (0.72%) SAP GTS
2 25 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
2 25 (0.72%) SAP PS
2 25 (0.72%) SAP R/3
2 25 (0.72%) SAP FI
2 25 (0.72%) SAP HR
2 25 (0.72%) SAP CO
2 25 (0.72%) SAP PM
2 25 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 22 (0.63%) Markit EDM
4 17 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (0.49%) Magento
5 13 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 12 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 9 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.23%) Cordys
9 7 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 151 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (3.72%) SaaS
3 95 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
4 42 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (1.14%) IaaS
6 31 (0.89%) PaaS
6 31 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (0.60%) Office 365
8 20 (0.57%) Joyent
9 19 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
9 19 (0.54%) Amazon S3
10 14 (0.40%) Route 53
10 14 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (0.31%) GitHub
12 8 (0.23%) Google App Engine
13 6 (0.17%) Heroku
13 6 (0.17%) Google Apps
14 5 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
14 5 (0.14%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.086%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 273 (7.81%) TCP/IP
2 235 (6.72%) DNS
3 233 (6.66%) Firewall
4 195 (5.58%) HTTP
5 188 (5.38%) Internet
6 176 (5.03%) SAN
7 129 (3.69%) VPN
8 85 (2.43%) DHCP
9 81 (2.32%) LAN
10 78 (2.23%) WAN
11 77 (2.20%) LDAP
12 74 (2.12%) SSL
13 69 (1.97%) NAS
14 54 (1.54%) SMTP
15 53 (1.52%) Wireless
16 49 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
17 46 (1.32%) VoIP
18 43 (1.23%) FTP
19 40 (1.14%) SSH
20 38 (1.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 517 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 437 (12.50%) MySQL
3 316 (9.04%) Relational Database
4 169 (4.83%) RDBMS
5 152 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 139 (3.98%) NoSQL
7 137 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
8 135 (3.86%) Oracle Database
9 129 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 120 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
11 107 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 88 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 75 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
14 65 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
15 64 (1.83%) Redis
16 50 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
17 49 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
18 48 (1.37%) Big Data
19 47 (1.34%) Hadoop
19 47 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 470 (13.44%) Subversion
2 368 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 366 (10.47%) Jenkins
4 182 (5.21%) JIRA
5 179 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 159 (4.55%) Maven
7 121 (3.46%) Visual Studio
8 118 (3.38%) Hudson
9 109 (3.12%) CruiseControl
10 98 (2.80%) NUnit
11 76 (2.17%) Ant
12 72 (2.06%) Selenium
13 58 (1.66%) TeamCity
14 56 (1.60%) MSBuild
15 49 (1.40%) ClearCase
16 46 (1.32%) JUnit
17 39 (1.12%) Mercurial
18 35 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
18 35 (1.00%) Eclipse
19 33 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 853 (24.40%) Finance
2 272 (7.78%) Telecoms
3 211 (6.04%) Banking
4 153 (4.38%) Retail
5 95 (2.72%) Legal
6 85 (2.43%) Advertising
7 75 (2.15%) Investment Banking
8 70 (2.00%) Electronics
8 70 (2.00%) Games
9 64 (1.83%) Military
10 61 (1.74%) Front Office
11 57 (1.63%) Aerospace
11 57 (1.63%) Financial Institution
12 45 (1.29%) Law
12 45 (1.29%) Marketing
13 35 (1.00%) Manufacturing
14 25 (0.72%) Back Office
15 22 (0.63%) Publishing
16 14 (0.40%) Automotive
17 11 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 560 (16.02%) Developer
2 399 (11.41%) Analyst
3 389 (11.13%) Administrator
4 309 (8.84%) Systems Administrator
5 203 (5.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 201 (5.75%) Linux Administrator
7 191 (5.46%) Software Engineer
8 177 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
9 151 (4.32%) Configuration Manager
10 147 (4.20%) Senior Developer
10 147 (4.20%) Project Manager
11 145 (4.15%) Consultant
12 128 (3.66%) Java Developer
13 101 (2.89%) Architect
14 97 (2.77%) Systems Engineer
15 93 (2.66%) Support Analyst
15 93 (2.66%) Service Manager
16 90 (2.57%) Linux Engineer
17 82 (2.35%) Support Engineer
18 75 (2.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 461 (13.19%) Web Services
2 450 (12.87%) .NET
3 341 (9.75%) HTML
4 255 (7.29%) XML
5 212 (6.06%) CSS
6 193 (5.52%) ASP.NET
7 160 (4.58%) HTML5
8 131 (3.75%) JSON
9 130 (3.72%) LAMP
9 130 (3.72%) WCF
10 129 (3.69%) jQuery
11 127 (3.63%) Spring
12 112 (3.20%) J2EE
12 112 (3.20%) .NET Framework
13 103 (2.95%) CSS3
14 94 (2.69%) REST
15 93 (2.66%) Ajax
16 85 (2.43%) Middleware
17 78 (2.23%) SOAP
18 73 (2.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 311 (8.90%) Open Source
2 301 (8.61%) Management Information System
3 254 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 183 (5.23%) CMDB
5 113 (3.23%) Replication
6 75 (2.15%) Clustering
7 64 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 58 (1.66%) Equities
9 47 (1.34%) Mathematics
10 43 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 42 (1.20%) PKI
12 41 (1.17%) Blackberry
12 41 (1.17%) Firmware
13 35 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
14 34 (0.97%) Statistics
14 34 (0.97%) Social Media
15 30 (0.86%) Visualisation
16 29 (0.83%) Hedge funds
16 29 (0.83%) N-Tier
17 28 (0.80%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1228 (35.13%) Linux
2 860 (24.60%) Windows
3 600 (17.16%) UNIX
4 206 (5.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 196 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 131 (3.75%) CentOS
7 128 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 124 (3.55%) Ubuntu
9 118 (3.38%) Solaris
10 113 (3.23%) Debian
11 93 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 79 (2.26%) AIX
13 78 (2.23%) Windows 7
14 44 (1.26%) Windows XP
15 40 (1.14%) Android
16 26 (0.74%) Windows 2000
16 26 (0.74%) Mac OS X
16 26 (0.74%) Apple iOS
17 22 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
18 20 (0.57%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 774 (22.14%) ITIL
2 500 (14.30%) Software Engineering
3 488 (13.96%) Agile Software Development
4 462 (13.22%) DevOps
5 425 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
6 365 (10.44%) Project Management
7 353 (10.10%) Release Management
8 351 (10.04%) Change Management
9 319 (9.12%) Service Management
10 295 (8.44%) Change Control
11 286 (8.18%) OO
12 277 (7.92%) E-Commerce
13 260 (7.44%) Scrum
14 240 (6.86%) PRINCE2
15 216 (6.18%) Service Delivery
16 209 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
16 209 (5.98%) Performance Tuning
17 202 (5.78%) TDD
18 197 (5.64%) Unit Testing
19 178 (5.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 819 (23.43%) Java
2 733 (20.97%) SQL
3 502 (14.36%) Python
4 474 (13.56%) Perl
5 431 (12.33%) C#
6 328 (9.38%) Ruby
7 312 (8.92%) Bash Shell
8 297 (8.50%) JavaScript
9 266 (7.61%) C
10 236 (6.75%) C++
10 236 (6.75%) Shell Script
11 216 (6.18%) PHP
12 131 (3.75%) PowerShell
13 81 (2.32%) T-SQL
14 60 (1.72%) Groovy
15 53 (1.52%) Scala
16 52 (1.49%) MATLAB
17 51 (1.46%) VBA
18 49 (1.40%) PL/SQL
19 43 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 651 (18.62%) Degree
2 340 (9.73%) Security Cleared
3 211 (6.04%) SC Cleared
4 190 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 134 (3.83%) MCSE
6 95 (2.72%) MCP
7 91 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 86 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
9 79 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 70 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 65 (1.86%) DV Cleared
12 57 (1.63%) ISEB
13 53 (1.52%) CCNA
14 43 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 43 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 38 (1.09%) MCSA
16 35 (1.00%) RHCE
17 34 (0.97%) CCNP
18 33 (0.94%) ISTQB
19 31 (0.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (8.09%) QA
2 145 (4.15%) SLA
3 40 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 35 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 30 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (0.80%) PCI DSS
7 27 (0.77%) TickIT
8 17 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 14 (0.40%) ISO 9000
9 14 (0.40%) HL7
10 10 (0.29%) JTAG
11 8 (0.23%) COBIT
12 7 (0.20%) Data Quality
13 6 (0.17%) P3O
14 4 (0.11%) GxP
15 3 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 3 (0.086%) DO-178B
16 2 (0.057%) ISO 14001
16 2 (0.057%) Solvency II
17 1 (0.029%) BS15000
System Software
1 298 (8.52%) Active Directory
1 298 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 132 (3.78%) KVM
3 95 (2.72%) Hyper-V
4 92 (2.63%) vSphere
5 91 (2.60%) XenApp
6 72 (2.06%) Varnish
7 69 (1.97%) Xen
8 50 (1.43%) NFS
9 49 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
10 42 (1.20%) XenServer
10 42 (1.20%) XenDesktop
10 42 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
11 28 (0.80%) Samba
12 25 (0.72%) VMware ESX
13 24 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
14 19 (0.54%) Postfix
14 19 (0.54%) UAG
15 18 (0.51%) Snort
16 15 (0.43%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 621 (17.76%) Puppet
2 479 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
3 231 (6.61%) Nagios
4 81 (2.32%) SCCM
5 63 (1.80%) Salt
6 61 (1.74%) Tivoli
7 56 (1.60%) Vagrant
8 52 (1.49%) Cacti
9 50 (1.43%) Ansible
10 48 (1.37%) SCOM
11 44 (1.26%) CFEngine
12 43 (1.23%) HAProxy
12 43 (1.23%) Ganglia
13 41 (1.17%) NetBackup
14 35 (1.00%) Opsview
15 31 (0.89%) Netcool
16 28 (0.80%) logstash
17 27 (0.77%) StatsD
17 27 (0.77%) ZABBIX
17 27 (0.77%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 669 (19.14%) Microsoft
2 506 (14.47%) Oracle
3 390 (11.16%) VMware
4 259 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 211 (6.04%) Cisco
6 192 (5.49%) HP
7 168 (4.81%) IBM
8 146 (4.18%) Citrix
9 94 (2.69%) JBoss
10 93 (2.66%) EMC
11 92 (2.63%) Fujitsu
12 58 (1.66%) SAP
13 57 (1.63%) Google
14 55 (1.57%) Rackspace
15 45 (1.29%) Remedy
16 41 (1.17%) BMC
17 38 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
18 37 (1.06%) Twitter
18 37 (1.06%) MKS
18 37 (1.06%) NetApp
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Capita
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £57,000 per annum plus great Benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus (10%) + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £45k + pkg
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent training / benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DOE + package
Posted: Yesterday