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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 206 230 199
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -31
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1623 1383 1664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.43% 1.27% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.55% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1178 961 1309
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.74% +8.75%

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
93401 88946 88786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.12% 81.57% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75687 73070 74912
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 31 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 31 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 +20 1534 £47,500 - 230
London -2 618 £55,000 +4.76% 85
South East +17 329 £40,000 -11.11% 48
City of London +43 164 £52,500 -4.54% 22
East of England +29 134 £45,000 - 10
Yorkshire -12 120 £41,000 -8.88% 23
South West +9 110 £39,000 -2.50% 26
Berkshire +39 99 £40,000 -15.78% 8
West Yorkshire +5 95 £41,000 -8.88% 13
Leeds +4 75 £41,000 -8.88% 11
Surrey +2 71 £39,250 -21.50% 10
East Midlands +16 68 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North West -10 67 £37,500 -6.25% 9
West Midlands +1 63 £39,250 -7.64% 19
Hampshire +1 58 £42,500 -5.02% 11
Essex +29 48 £45,000 - 1
Scotland +8 47 £38,500 -3.75% 6
Manchester +5 47 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Reading -13 45 £40,000 -16.66% 5
Nottinghamshire +7 42 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Nottingham +21 41 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 36 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Bristol +13 32 £32,500 -7.14% 4
East Sussex +11 32 £41,250 +3.12%
Wiltshire -2 29 £39,000 -5.45% 10
Cambridge -5 26 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Wales +24 25 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Glasgow +15 25 £38,500 +8.45% 2
Brighton +6 25 £41,250 -
Buckinghamshire -2 24 £45,000 +12.50% 5

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 1283 (38.99%) Linux
2 909 (27.62%) Windows
3 780 (23.70%) ITIL
4 756 (22.97%) Puppet
5 728 (22.12%) Java
6 726 (22.06%) Finance
7 695 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
8 663 (20.15%) SQL
9 646 (19.63%) Microsoft
10 588 (17.87%) Degree
11 562 (17.08%) UNIX
12 554 (16.83%) Opscode Chef
13 549 (16.68%) Python
14 525 (15.95%) DevOps
15 480 (14.59%) VMware
16 458 (13.92%) Oracle
17 448 (13.61%) SQL Server
18 412 (12.52%) Perl
19 410 (12.46%) MySQL
20 404 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
21 399 (12.12%) Subversion
22 387 (11.76%) Ruby
23 372 (11.30%) Jenkins
24 369 (11.21%) Bash Shell
25 366 (11.12%) Analytical Skills
25 366 (11.12%) Web Services
26 364 (11.06%) Change Management
26 364 (11.06%) Software Engineering
26 364 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
27 362 (11.00%) .NET

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 270 (8.20%) Apache
2 199 (6.05%) IIS
3 183 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 182 (5.53%) SharePoint
5 141 (4.28%) MS Exchange
6 108 (3.28%) OpenStack
7 106 (3.22%) nginx
8 81 (2.46%) JBoss
9 80 (2.43%) WebLogic
9 80 (2.43%) CMS
10 70 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 63 (1.91%) Node.js
12 62 (1.88%) WebSphere
13 43 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
13 43 (1.31%) Confluence
14 31 (0.94%) Jetty
15 25 (0.76%) Lync
16 24 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
17 22 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
17 22 (0.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 321 (9.75%) MS Excel
2 164 (4.98%) MS Office
3 54 (1.64%) MS Project
4 42 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 39 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 23 (0.70%) Simulink
7 19 (0.58%) InfoPath
7 19 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.40%) TargetLink
8 13 (0.40%) Stateflow
9 11 (0.33%) SPSS
10 8 (0.24%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.061%) Stata
12 2 (0.061%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.030%) Doxygen
13 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 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 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
8 18 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
9 17 (0.52%) Markit EDM
10 16 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
11 15 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
12 13 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
13 10 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
14 9 (0.27%) SAP CRM
15 8 (0.24%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 154 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (3.74%) SaaS
3 67 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 47 (1.43%) IaaS
5 43 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 41 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (1.06%) PaaS
8 18 (0.55%) Amazon S3
9 17 (0.52%) Office 365
10 15 (0.46%) Google App Engine
11 14 (0.43%) Route 53
11 14 (0.43%) GitHub
12 10 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
13 7 (0.21%) Joyent
13 7 (0.21%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
14 5 (0.15%) ElastiCache
14 5 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 4 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 279 (8.48%) TCP/IP
2 265 (8.05%) DNS
3 244 (7.41%) Firewall
4 162 (4.92%) SAN
5 138 (4.19%) HTTP
6 134 (4.07%) Internet
7 109 (3.31%) DHCP
8 107 (3.25%) VPN
9 100 (3.04%) LAN
10 94 (2.86%) WAN
11 70 (2.13%) NAS
12 67 (2.04%) Network Security
13 62 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
14 56 (1.70%) LDAP
15 52 (1.58%) SSL
16 51 (1.55%) VLAN
17 47 (1.43%) VoIP
18 46 (1.40%) SNMP
18 46 (1.40%) BGP
19 45 (1.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 448 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 410 (12.46%) MySQL
3 241 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 163 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
5 133 (4.04%) MongoDB
6 127 (3.86%) NoSQL
7 124 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 124 (3.77%) RDBMS
8 121 (3.68%) Oracle Database
9 81 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
10 79 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 78 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
12 73 (2.22%) Redis
13 70 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
14 68 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 54 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
16 52 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
17 44 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
18 43 (1.31%) Hadoop
19 38 (1.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 399 (12.12%) Subversion
2 372 (11.30%) Jenkins
3 341 (10.36%) Git (software)
4 158 (4.80%) JIRA
5 140 (4.25%) Maven
6 134 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 106 (3.22%) Hudson
8 101 (3.07%) Ant
9 81 (2.46%) Visual Studio
10 62 (1.88%) CruiseControl
11 58 (1.76%) NUnit
11 58 (1.76%) TeamCity
12 56 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
13 53 (1.61%) Selenium
14 52 (1.58%) JUnit
15 44 (1.34%) Eclipse
16 37 (1.12%) Mercurial
17 30 (0.91%) MSBuild
17 30 (0.91%) Gradle
18 27 (0.82%) ClearCase
General
1 726 (22.06%) Finance
2 196 (5.96%) Telecoms
3 153 (4.65%) Banking
4 90 (2.73%) Retail
5 71 (2.16%) Aerospace
6 70 (2.13%) Legal
7 52 (1.58%) Advertising
8 51 (1.55%) Law
9 50 (1.52%) Investment Banking
9 50 (1.52%) Electronics
10 48 (1.46%) Marketing
11 40 (1.22%) Games
12 34 (1.03%) Manufacturing
13 33 (1.00%) Military
13 33 (1.00%) Front Office
14 31 (0.94%) Back Office
15 27 (0.82%) Financial Institution
16 25 (0.76%) Publishing
17 24 (0.73%) Automotive
18 23 (0.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 465 (14.13%) Developer
2 397 (12.06%) Analyst
3 395 (12.00%) Administrator
4 285 (8.66%) Systems Administrator
5 219 (6.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 211 (6.41%) Linux Administrator
7 203 (6.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 177 (5.38%) Software Engineer
9 134 (4.07%) Configuration Manager
10 126 (3.83%) Consultant
11 115 (3.49%) Support Analyst
12 109 (3.31%) Senior Developer
13 101 (3.07%) Java Developer
14 100 (3.04%) Support Engineer
15 99 (3.01%) Systems Engineer
16 97 (2.95%) Service Manager
17 95 (2.89%) Project Manager
18 87 (2.64%) Architect
19 78 (2.37%) Applications Support
20 72 (2.19%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (11.12%) Web Services
2 362 (11.00%) .NET
3 254 (7.72%) HTML
4 220 (6.68%) XML
5 160 (4.86%) CSS
6 153 (4.65%) LAMP
7 140 (4.25%) ASP.NET
8 112 (3.40%) Middleware
8 112 (3.40%) HTML5
9 102 (3.10%) jQuery
10 100 (3.04%) Spring
11 90 (2.73%) WCF
12 84 (2.55%) .NET Framework
13 81 (2.46%) CSS3
14 80 (2.43%) JSON
15 78 (2.37%) Ajax
16 76 (2.31%) Hibernate
17 74 (2.25%) J2EE
18 56 (1.70%) SOAP
18 56 (1.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 366 (11.12%) Analytical Skills
2 277 (8.42%) Open Source
3 258 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 231 (7.02%) Management Information System
5 176 (5.35%) CMDB
6 94 (2.86%) Replication
7 69 (2.10%) Clustering
8 60 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 49 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 49 (1.49%) Mathematics
10 45 (1.37%) User Experience
11 42 (1.28%) GIS
12 39 (1.19%) PKI
13 37 (1.12%) Blackberry
14 36 (1.09%) Algorithms
15 35 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
16 34 (1.03%) Derivative
17 32 (0.97%) Equities
18 30 (0.91%) LPAR
18 30 (0.91%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1283 (38.99%) Linux
2 909 (27.62%) Windows
3 562 (17.08%) UNIX
4 246 (7.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 194 (5.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 152 (4.62%) CentOS
7 121 (3.68%) Solaris
8 108 (3.28%) Ubuntu
9 104 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 96 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 95 (2.89%) Debian
12 93 (2.83%) Windows 7
13 44 (1.34%) AIX
14 43 (1.31%) Mac OS X
15 38 (1.15%) Android
16 32 (0.97%) Apple iOS
17 30 (0.91%) Windows XP
18 29 (0.88%) SUSE
19 21 (0.64%) Fedora
20 19 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 780 (23.70%) ITIL
2 695 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
3 525 (15.95%) DevOps
4 404 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
5 364 (11.06%) Software Engineering
5 364 (11.06%) Change Management
6 306 (9.30%) Release Management
7 297 (9.02%) Project Management
8 284 (8.63%) Change Control
9 266 (8.08%) OO
10 255 (7.75%) Service Management
11 243 (7.38%) E-Commerce
12 242 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
13 219 (6.65%) Scrum
14 184 (5.59%) PRINCE2
15 183 (5.56%) Problem Management
16 169 (5.14%) Continuous Improvement
17 163 (4.95%) Service Delivery
18 161 (4.89%) Mentoring
19 159 (4.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 728 (22.12%) Java
2 663 (20.15%) SQL
3 549 (16.68%) Python
4 412 (12.52%) Perl
5 387 (11.76%) Ruby
6 369 (11.21%) Bash Shell
7 320 (9.72%) C#
8 253 (7.69%) C++
9 245 (7.44%) PHP
10 235 (7.14%) C
11 234 (7.11%) Shell Script
12 205 (6.23%) JavaScript
13 118 (3.59%) PowerShell
14 80 (2.43%) PL/SQL
15 57 (1.73%) Korn
16 56 (1.70%) T-SQL
17 45 (1.37%) VBA
18 44 (1.34%) VB
18 44 (1.34%) Groovy
19 41 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 588 (17.87%) Degree
2 289 (8.78%) Security Cleared
3 179 (5.44%) SC Cleared
4 133 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 94 (2.86%) MCSE
6 93 (2.83%) DV Cleared
7 83 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
8 82 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
9 74 (2.25%) MCP
10 51 (1.55%) CCNA
10 51 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 49 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 42 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 36 (1.09%) ISEB
13 36 (1.09%) CCNP
14 31 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 24 (0.73%) MCSA
16 21 (0.64%) ISTQB
16 21 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 20 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (7.11%) QA
2 213 (6.47%) SLA
3 34 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 31 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 29 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (0.82%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 12 (0.36%) COBIT
8 8 (0.24%) JTAG
8 8 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.21%) TickIT
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%) P3O
12 3 (0.091%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.061%) DO-178B
13 2 (0.061%) HL7
13 2 (0.061%) BS15000
System Software
1 364 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 321 (9.75%) Active Directory
3 120 (3.65%) KVM
4 104 (3.16%) vSphere
5 84 (2.55%) Hyper-V
6 79 (2.40%) Xen
7 60 (1.82%) Varnish
8 58 (1.76%) XenApp
9 53 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
10 47 (1.43%) NFS
11 42 (1.28%) Snort
12 33 (1.00%) VMware ESX
13 29 (0.88%) UAG
14 27 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
14 27 (0.82%) XenServer
14 27 (0.82%) XenDesktop
14 27 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
14 27 (0.82%) Docker
15 22 (0.67%) LXC
15 22 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 756 (22.97%) Puppet
2 554 (16.83%) Opscode Chef
3 253 (7.69%) Nagios
4 103 (3.13%) Ansible
5 84 (2.55%) SCCM
6 72 (2.19%) Cacti
7 71 (2.16%) Vagrant
8 66 (2.01%) Salt
9 57 (1.73%) SCOM
10 45 (1.37%) CFEngine
11 38 (1.15%) Tivoli
11 38 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 37 (1.12%) ZABBIX
13 36 (1.09%) NetBackup
14 33 (1.00%) Opsview
15 32 (0.97%) HAProxy
16 27 (0.82%) Data Guard
17 24 (0.73%) WSUS
18 22 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
18 22 (0.67%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 646 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 480 (14.59%) VMware
3 458 (13.92%) Oracle
4 300 (9.12%) Red Hat
5 241 (7.32%) Cisco
6 145 (4.41%) HP
7 121 (3.68%) EMC
8 114 (3.46%) Citrix
9 113 (3.43%) IBM
10 68 (2.07%) SAP
11 59 (1.79%) Remedy
12 48 (1.46%) NetApp
13 46 (1.40%) Fujitsu
13 46 (1.40%) F5
13 46 (1.40%) Splunk
14 45 (1.37%) Rackspace
15 43 (1.31%) Dell
16 41 (1.25%) CheckPoint
16 41 (1.25%) ServiceNow
17 39 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
CapQuest Debt Recovery Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum plus £3750 shift allowance and benef
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Market Leading Salary. Excellent Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton, Cambridgeshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Posted: Yesterday