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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 215 225 200
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1554 1353 1684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.36% 1.25% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.53% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 947 1326
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +11.56%

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
93449 88194 90945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.52% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75330 72495 76583
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 £71,000 £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 20 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 20 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 +17 1469 £47,500 - 234
London +2 609 £55,000 +4.76% 84
South East +22 329 £41,750 -7.22% 46
City of London +27 160 £52,500 -4.54% 20
East of England +15 116 £45,000 - 15
Yorkshire -19 100 £40,000 -5.88% 29
South West +10 98 £39,000 -6.02% 13
Berkshire +22 96 £40,000 -16.23% 10
West Yorkshire 0 81 £40,000 -9.09% 22
Surrey +13 72 £42,500 -15.00% 10
East Midlands +13 68 £42,500 +21.42% 7
North West -5 68 £37,500 +4.89% 19
Leeds +6 65 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Hampshire -9 55 £42,500 +6.25% 12
West Midlands -14 55 £40,000 -15.78% 14
Manchester +5 46 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Scotland +2 44 £38,500 -3.75% 4
Reading -12 42 £40,000 -16.66% 8
Nottinghamshire 0 40 £42,500 +32.81% 5
Nottingham +17 39 £42,500 +32.81% 5
Essex +9 36 £45,000 -14.28% 3
East Sussex +18 35 £42,500 -
Bristol +9 30 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 30 £47,500 +1.06% 9
Glasgow +12 29 £38,500 +1.98%
Brighton +10 27 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +9 27 £42,500 +14.86% 4
Wales +21 26 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Windsor - 25 £57,500 -
Wiltshire +1 24 £39,000 -30.66% 4

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 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 1269 (38.61%) Linux
2 891 (27.11%) Windows
3 785 (23.88%) ITIL
4 735 (22.36%) Finance
5 728 (22.15%) Puppet
6 722 (21.97%) Java
7 692 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 664 (20.20%) SQL
9 647 (19.68%) Microsoft
10 595 (18.10%) Degree
11 564 (17.16%) UNIX
12 538 (16.37%) Opscode Chef
13 522 (15.88%) Python
14 501 (15.24%) DevOps
15 468 (14.24%) Oracle
16 462 (14.06%) SQL Server
17 453 (13.78%) VMware
18 420 (12.78%) Perl
19 407 (12.38%) MySQL
20 402 (12.23%) Subversion
21 400 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
22 386 (11.74%) Software Engineering
23 380 (11.56%) .NET
24 369 (11.23%) Ruby
25 368 (11.20%) Change Management
26 365 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
27 360 (10.95%) Jenkins
27 360 (10.95%) Bash Shell
28 356 (10.83%) Web Services
29 343 (10.44%) VMware Infrastructure

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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
1 257 (7.82%) Apache
2 197 (5.99%) IIS
3 182 (5.54%) SharePoint
4 168 (5.11%) Tomcat
5 135 (4.11%) MS Exchange
6 101 (3.07%) OpenStack
7 96 (2.92%) nginx
8 78 (2.37%) JBoss
9 73 (2.22%) WebLogic
10 68 (2.07%) CMS
11 66 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
12 63 (1.92%) WebSphere
13 59 (1.79%) Node.js
14 44 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
15 43 (1.31%) Confluence
16 25 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
16 25 (0.76%) Jetty
17 24 (0.73%) Apache Solr
17 24 (0.73%) Lync
17 24 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 318 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 152 (4.62%) MS Office
3 51 (1.55%) MS Project
4 37 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 36 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (0.64%) Simulink
7 19 (0.58%) InfoPath
8 17 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (0.37%) TargetLink
9 12 (0.37%) Stateflow
10 10 (0.30%) Photoshop
11 8 (0.24%) SPSS
12 3 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.061%) Stata
13 2 (0.061%) Mathematica
14 1 (0.030%) Doxygen
14 1 (0.030%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 43 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (0.94%) SAP FI
2 31 (0.94%) SAP CO
3 30 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
4 29 (0.88%) SAP MM
5 28 (0.85%) SAP PS
5 28 (0.85%) SAP HR
5 28 (0.85%) SAP PM
5 28 (0.85%) SAP R/3
5 28 (0.85%) SAP GTS
6 21 (0.64%) Magento
7 20 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
8 18 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
8 18 (0.55%) Markit EDM
9 17 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
10 14 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
11 11 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
11 11 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
12 9 (0.27%) SAP CRM
13 7 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 141 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (3.80%) SaaS
3 61 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
4 43 (1.31%) IaaS
5 40 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 29 (0.88%) PaaS
8 17 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 17 (0.52%) Office 365
9 15 (0.46%) Google App Engine
10 14 (0.43%) Route 53
11 13 (0.40%) GitHub
12 11 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (0.24%) 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
1 273 (8.31%) TCP/IP
2 249 (7.58%) DNS
3 240 (7.30%) Firewall
4 158 (4.81%) SAN
5 140 (4.26%) HTTP
6 139 (4.23%) Internet
7 108 (3.29%) VPN
8 99 (3.01%) DHCP
9 93 (2.83%) LAN
10 90 (2.74%) WAN
11 68 (2.07%) NAS
12 67 (2.04%) Network Security
13 59 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
14 56 (1.70%) LDAP
15 52 (1.58%) SSL
15 52 (1.58%) VLAN
16 50 (1.52%) VoIP
17 47 (1.43%) SSH
18 43 (1.31%) BGP
19 41 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 407 (12.38%) MySQL
3 256 (7.79%) Relational Database
4 165 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
5 129 (3.92%) MongoDB
6 128 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 127 (3.86%) RDBMS
8 122 (3.71%) NoSQL
9 120 (3.65%) Oracle Database
10 77 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
10 77 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
11 76 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 73 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 70 (2.13%) Redis
14 66 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 57 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
16 56 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
17 45 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
18 40 (1.22%) Hadoop
19 34 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 402 (12.23%) Subversion
2 360 (10.95%) Jenkins
3 322 (9.80%) Git (software)
4 156 (4.75%) JIRA
5 139 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 138 (4.20%) Maven
7 113 (3.44%) Hudson
8 94 (2.86%) Ant
9 87 (2.65%) Visual Studio
10 68 (2.07%) CruiseControl
11 64 (1.95%) NUnit
12 62 (1.89%) TeamCity
13 53 (1.61%) Selenium
13 53 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
14 42 (1.28%) Eclipse
14 42 (1.28%) JUnit
15 34 (1.03%) MSBuild
16 31 (0.94%) Mercurial
17 27 (0.82%) Gradle
18 25 (0.76%) ClearCase
General
1 735 (22.36%) Finance
2 219 (6.66%) Telecoms
3 168 (5.11%) Banking
4 98 (2.98%) Retail
5 78 (2.37%) Legal
6 71 (2.16%) Aerospace
7 56 (1.70%) Investment Banking
8 54 (1.64%) Advertising
9 52 (1.58%) Electronics
10 50 (1.52%) Law
11 46 (1.40%) Marketing
12 43 (1.31%) Games
13 38 (1.16%) Front Office
14 34 (1.03%) Manufacturing
15 33 (1.00%) Military
16 31 (0.94%) Financial Institution
17 27 (0.82%) Back Office
18 26 (0.79%) Publishing
19 23 (0.70%) Automotive
20 22 (0.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 478 (14.54%) Developer
2 402 (12.23%) Analyst
3 392 (11.93%) Administrator
4 286 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 208 (6.33%) Linux Administrator
6 207 (6.30%) DevOps Engineer
7 202 (6.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 172 (5.23%) Software Engineer
9 137 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
10 128 (3.89%) Consultant
11 117 (3.56%) Senior Developer
12 110 (3.35%) Support Analyst
13 104 (3.16%) Java Developer
14 99 (3.01%) Project Manager
15 96 (2.92%) Service Manager
16 95 (2.89%) Support Engineer
17 85 (2.59%) Systems Engineer
18 83 (2.53%) Architect
19 75 (2.28%) Applications Support
20 67 (2.04%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (11.56%) .NET
2 356 (10.83%) Web Services
3 250 (7.61%) HTML
4 230 (7.00%) XML
5 164 (4.99%) CSS
6 156 (4.75%) LAMP
7 155 (4.72%) ASP.NET
8 116 (3.53%) HTML5
9 112 (3.41%) Middleware
10 104 (3.16%) jQuery
11 101 (3.07%) Spring
12 100 (3.04%) WCF
13 86 (2.62%) .NET Framework
14 82 (2.49%) JSON
14 82 (2.49%) CSS3
15 79 (2.40%) Ajax
16 77 (2.34%) J2EE
17 72 (2.19%) Hibernate
18 60 (1.83%) WPF
19 55 (1.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 365 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
2 283 (8.61%) Open Source
3 257 (7.82%) Computer Science
4 238 (7.24%) Management Information System
5 179 (5.45%) CMDB
6 96 (2.92%) Replication
7 63 (1.92%) Clustering
8 56 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 50 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 44 (1.34%) Mathematics
11 41 (1.25%) GIS
11 41 (1.25%) User Experience
12 38 (1.16%) PKI
13 37 (1.13%) Equities
13 37 (1.13%) Algorithms
14 34 (1.03%) Data Structures
14 34 (1.03%) LPAR
14 34 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
15 30 (0.91%) Blackberry
16 29 (0.88%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1269 (38.61%) Linux
2 891 (27.11%) Windows
3 564 (17.16%) UNIX
4 226 (6.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 192 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 143 (4.35%) CentOS
7 121 (3.68%) Solaris
8 108 (3.29%) Ubuntu
9 107 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 101 (3.07%) Debian
11 93 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 91 (2.77%) Windows 7
13 46 (1.40%) AIX
14 38 (1.16%) Android
15 36 (1.10%) Mac OS X
16 33 (1.00%) Windows XP
17 30 (0.91%) Apple iOS
17 30 (0.91%) SUSE
18 21 (0.64%) Fedora
19 19 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 785 (23.88%) ITIL
2 692 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 501 (15.24%) DevOps
4 400 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
5 386 (11.74%) Software Engineering
6 368 (11.20%) Change Management
7 312 (9.49%) Release Management
8 309 (9.40%) Project Management
9 283 (8.61%) Change Control
10 264 (8.03%) Service Management
11 261 (7.94%) OO
12 240 (7.30%) E-Commerce
13 235 (7.15%) Performance Tuning
14 217 (6.60%) Scrum
15 191 (5.81%) PRINCE2
16 186 (5.66%) Problem Management
17 179 (5.45%) Mentoring
18 178 (5.42%) Continuous Improvement
19 169 (5.14%) Service Delivery
20 162 (4.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 722 (21.97%) Java
2 664 (20.20%) SQL
3 522 (15.88%) Python
4 420 (12.78%) Perl
5 369 (11.23%) Ruby
6 360 (10.95%) Bash Shell
7 332 (10.10%) C#
8 248 (7.54%) C++
9 230 (7.00%) C
10 229 (6.97%) PHP
11 220 (6.69%) Shell Script
12 205 (6.24%) JavaScript
13 120 (3.65%) PowerShell
14 73 (2.22%) PL/SQL
15 58 (1.76%) T-SQL
16 56 (1.70%) Korn
17 50 (1.52%) Groovy
18 47 (1.43%) VBA
19 43 (1.31%) VB
20 39 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 595 (18.10%) Degree
2 287 (8.73%) Security Cleared
3 187 (5.69%) SC Cleared
4 140 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 102 (3.10%) MCSE
6 86 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
7 85 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
8 83 (2.53%) DV Cleared
9 77 (2.34%) MCP
10 56 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 53 (1.61%) CCNA
12 49 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 47 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 38 (1.16%) ISEB
15 36 (1.10%) CCNP
16 32 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 25 (0.76%) MCSA
18 20 (0.61%) PMI Certification
18 20 (0.61%) ISTQB
19 19 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (7.00%) QA
2 209 (6.36%) SLA
3 31 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 31 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 31 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 30 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 12 (0.37%) COBIT
7 9 (0.27%) JTAG
8 8 (0.24%) TickIT
9 5 (0.15%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.12%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.12%) GxP
10 4 (0.12%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.091%) P3O
11 3 (0.091%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.061%) HL7
12 2 (0.061%) BS15000
13 1 (0.030%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 343 (10.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 312 (9.49%) Active Directory
3 124 (3.77%) KVM
4 105 (3.19%) vSphere
5 79 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 79 (2.40%) Xen
6 59 (1.79%) XenApp
7 56 (1.70%) Varnish
8 52 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
9 48 (1.46%) NFS
10 43 (1.31%) Snort
11 32 (0.97%) VMware ESX
12 29 (0.88%) UAG
13 28 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
14 27 (0.82%) XenDesktop
15 24 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
16 22 (0.67%) XenServer
16 22 (0.67%) LXC
17 21 (0.64%) Docker
18 20 (0.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 728 (22.15%) Puppet
2 538 (16.37%) Opscode Chef
3 242 (7.36%) Nagios
4 95 (2.89%) Ansible
5 79 (2.40%) SCCM
6 71 (2.16%) Cacti
7 64 (1.95%) Vagrant
8 57 (1.73%) Salt
9 55 (1.67%) SCOM
10 44 (1.34%) CFEngine
11 41 (1.25%) Tivoli
12 36 (1.10%) NetBackup
13 35 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 32 (0.97%) Opsview
15 30 (0.91%) HAProxy
16 28 (0.85%) Data Guard
16 28 (0.85%) ZABBIX
17 27 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 24 (0.73%) Ganglia
19 22 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 647 (19.68%) Microsoft
2 468 (14.24%) Oracle
3 453 (13.78%) VMware
4 289 (8.79%) Red Hat
5 240 (7.30%) Cisco
6 137 (4.17%) HP
7 119 (3.62%) EMC
8 115 (3.50%) Citrix
9 110 (3.35%) IBM
10 68 (2.07%) SAP
11 59 (1.79%) Remedy
12 56 (1.70%) Fujitsu
13 44 (1.34%) NetApp
14 41 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
14 41 (1.25%) F5
14 41 (1.25%) ServiceNow
15 40 (1.22%) Dell
16 39 (1.19%) Rackspace
17 37 (1.13%) CheckPoint
17 37 (1.13%) MKS
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus overtime and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + High bonus + package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Attractive Package Available
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 43.5k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £39000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Barclays Corporate Bank
Posted: Yesterday
London
Net-A-Porter Group LTD
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
University of Westminster
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago