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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 209 207 196
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1611 1451 1707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.40% 1.33% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.68% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1225 1075 1369
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 £32,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
93065 86613 92507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.64% 79.38% 77.74%
Number of salaries quoted 74277 70760 78574
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 August 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 +9 1518 £47,500 - 181
London +9 709 £55,000 - 72
South East -7 304 £42,500 -5.55% 38
City of London +15 196 £52,500 -4.54% 22
East of England +25 119 £45,000 +9.75% 17
North West +8 93 £42,500 +7.26% 9
East Midlands -6 87 £45,000 +7.14% 11
South West +39 83 £39,000 +20.00% 12
Surrey -15 76 £44,000 -7.36% 6
Manchester +43 70 £43,000 +9.56% 4
Yorkshire -32 67 £40,000 +5.26% 12
Berkshire -5 65 £42,500 -22.72% 9
West Yorkshire -7 63 £40,000 -5.88% 11
West Midlands -30 46 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Hampshire -27 45 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Leeds -6 44 £38,000 -7.87% 8
Bedfordshire +21 40 £42,500 +41.66% 3
East Sussex +6 38 £40,000 -5.88%
Cambridgeshire +4 38 £48,750 +21.87% 6
Wales +22 36 £37,500 +29.31% 7
Northamptonshire +4 36 £45,000 -33.33%
Scotland -11 36 £32,500 -8.45% 8
Brighton +6 33 £40,000 -5.88%
Guildford +30 32 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Leicestershire +28 32 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 32 £42,500 -2.29% 4
Cambridge +4 32 £46,250 +23.33% 6
Milton Keynes +4 30 £42,500 -2.29% 1
South Wales +13 29 £37,500 +16.27% 6
Leicester +27 28 £42,500 -5.55% 1

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1252 (35.99%) Linux
2 864 (24.83%) Windows
3 834 (23.97%) Finance
4 800 (23.00%) Java
5 793 (22.79%) ITIL
6 720 (20.70%) SQL
7 674 (19.37%) Microsoft
8 662 (19.03%) Puppet
9 657 (18.88%) Degree
10 603 (17.33%) UNIX
11 530 (15.23%) Python
12 502 (14.43%) Oracle
13 498 (14.31%) Opscode Chef
14 497 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 492 (14.14%) Software Engineering
16 480 (13.80%) DevOps
17 470 (13.51%) Perl
18 467 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
19 465 (13.37%) Subversion
20 441 (12.68%) .NET
20 441 (12.68%) MySQL
21 439 (12.62%) Web Services
22 419 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
23 417 (11.99%) C#
24 408 (11.73%) VMware
25 380 (10.92%) Jenkins
26 368 (10.58%) Change Management
27 366 (10.52%) Git (software)
28 362 (10.41%) Release Management
29 347 (9.97%) Project Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 293 (8.42%) Apache
2 220 (6.32%) IIS
3 200 (5.75%) Tomcat
4 193 (5.55%) SharePoint
5 140 (4.02%) MS Exchange
6 90 (2.59%) nginx
7 89 (2.56%) OpenStack
8 66 (1.90%) CMS
9 63 (1.81%) WebSphere
10 62 (1.78%) WebLogic
10 62 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
11 60 (1.72%) Confluence
12 54 (1.55%) Node.js
13 41 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
13 41 (1.18%) Drupal
14 38 (1.09%) Apache Solr
15 36 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
16 33 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
17 26 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
18 24 (0.69%) Jetty
Applications
1 330 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 112 (3.22%) MS Office
3 47 (1.35%) MS Project
4 33 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.57%) Simulink
7 15 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.40%) SPSS
9 13 (0.37%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.26%) InfoPath
11 8 (0.23%) Stateflow
11 8 (0.23%) TargetLink
12 5 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.057%) Windchill
13 2 (0.057%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.029%) Pro/ENGINEER
14 1 (0.029%) Doxygen
14 1 (0.029%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 34 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (0.80%) SAP MM
3 26 (0.75%) SAP PS
3 26 (0.75%) SAP HR
3 26 (0.75%) SAP R/3
3 26 (0.75%) SAP FI
3 26 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
3 26 (0.75%) SAP CO
3 26 (0.75%) SAP PM
3 26 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (0.75%) SAP GTS
4 25 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
5 22 (0.63%) Markit EDM
6 20 (0.57%) Magento
7 18 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
8 15 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
9 9 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
10 8 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 8 (0.23%) Cordys
11 7 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 150 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 141 (4.05%) SaaS
3 96 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
4 44 (1.26%) IaaS
5 42 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
7 32 (0.92%) PaaS
8 20 (0.57%) Amazon S3
8 20 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
9 18 (0.52%) Joyent
10 17 (0.49%) Office 365
11 13 (0.37%) Route 53
11 13 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
12 12 (0.34%) Google App Engine
13 10 (0.29%) GitHub
14 7 (0.20%) Google Apps
14 7 (0.20%) Heroku
15 6 (0.17%) CloudFront
16 5 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
17 4 (0.11%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 281 (8.08%) TCP/IP
2 248 (7.13%) DNS
3 228 (6.55%) Firewall
4 195 (5.61%) HTTP
5 180 (5.17%) Internet
6 167 (4.80%) SAN
7 118 (3.39%) VPN
8 102 (2.93%) DHCP
9 83 (2.39%) LAN
10 81 (2.33%) LDAP
10 81 (2.33%) WAN
11 75 (2.16%) NAS
12 73 (2.10%) SSL
13 54 (1.55%) SMTP
13 54 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
14 48 (1.38%) FTP
14 48 (1.38%) Wireless
15 47 (1.35%) VoIP
16 42 (1.21%) SSH
17 41 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 497 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 441 (12.68%) MySQL
3 289 (8.31%) Relational Database
4 151 (4.34%) RDBMS
4 151 (4.34%) MongoDB
5 144 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
6 130 (3.74%) NoSQL
7 118 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 118 (3.39%) Oracle Database
8 107 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 106 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
10 83 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 73 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 64 (1.84%) Redis
13 63 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 54 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
14 54 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
15 45 (1.29%) Hadoop
15 45 (1.29%) Big Data
16 44 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 465 (13.37%) Subversion
2 380 (10.92%) Jenkins
3 366 (10.52%) Git (software)
4 187 (5.38%) JIRA
5 174 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 151 (4.34%) Maven
7 122 (3.51%) Hudson
8 118 (3.39%) Visual Studio
9 106 (3.05%) CruiseControl
10 85 (2.44%) NUnit
11 79 (2.27%) Ant
12 64 (1.84%) Selenium
13 57 (1.64%) TeamCity
14 56 (1.61%) MSBuild
15 48 (1.38%) ClearCase
16 43 (1.24%) JUnit
17 42 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
18 35 (1.01%) Mercurial
19 34 (0.98%) Eclipse
20 33 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
General
1 834 (23.97%) Finance
2 272 (7.82%) Telecoms
3 211 (6.06%) Banking
4 149 (4.28%) Retail
5 98 (2.82%) Legal
6 80 (2.30%) Advertising
7 72 (2.07%) Investment Banking
8 68 (1.95%) Games
9 67 (1.93%) Electronics
10 60 (1.72%) Military
11 59 (1.70%) Financial Institution
12 58 (1.67%) Front Office
12 58 (1.67%) Aerospace
13 51 (1.47%) Law
14 45 (1.29%) Marketing
15 36 (1.03%) Manufacturing
16 23 (0.66%) Back Office
17 20 (0.57%) Publishing
18 16 (0.46%) Automotive
19 14 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 551 (15.84%) Developer
2 419 (12.04%) Analyst
3 380 (10.92%) Administrator
4 300 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
5 202 (5.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 197 (5.66%) Software Engineer
7 196 (5.63%) Linux Administrator
8 185 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
9 163 (4.69%) Configuration Manager
10 140 (4.02%) Project Manager
11 137 (3.94%) Consultant
11 137 (3.94%) Senior Developer
12 123 (3.54%) Java Developer
13 97 (2.79%) Systems Engineer
14 96 (2.76%) Support Analyst
15 93 (2.67%) Architect
15 93 (2.67%) Service Manager
16 80 (2.30%) Linux Engineer
17 77 (2.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 69 (1.98%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 441 (12.68%) .NET
2 439 (12.62%) Web Services
3 329 (9.46%) HTML
4 259 (7.44%) XML
5 210 (6.04%) CSS
6 183 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 153 (4.40%) HTML5
8 142 (4.08%) LAMP
9 130 (3.74%) JSON
10 125 (3.59%) WCF
11 124 (3.56%) jQuery
12 117 (3.36%) Spring
13 107 (3.08%) J2EE
14 105 (3.02%) .NET Framework
15 99 (2.85%) CSS3
16 92 (2.64%) REST
17 91 (2.62%) Middleware
18 86 (2.47%) Ajax
19 77 (2.21%) SOAP
20 67 (1.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 321 (9.23%) Open Source
2 300 (8.62%) Management Information System
3 261 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 186 (5.35%) CMDB
5 102 (2.93%) Replication
6 63 (1.81%) Mobile App
7 62 (1.78%) Clustering
8 58 (1.67%) Equities
9 51 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 50 (1.44%) Mathematics
11 41 (1.18%) PKI
12 39 (1.12%) Blackberry
13 38 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
14 37 (1.06%) Firmware
15 33 (0.95%) Social Media
16 32 (0.92%) Statistics
17 31 (0.89%) Visualisation
18 29 (0.83%) Hedge funds
18 29 (0.83%) LPAR
19 28 (0.80%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1252 (35.99%) Linux
2 864 (24.83%) Windows
3 603 (17.33%) UNIX
4 206 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 187 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 129 (3.71%) CentOS
7 128 (3.68%) Ubuntu
8 117 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 114 (3.28%) Solaris
10 113 (3.25%) Debian
11 99 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 82 (2.36%) Windows 7
13 67 (1.93%) AIX
14 42 (1.21%) Windows XP
15 37 (1.06%) Android
16 30 (0.86%) Mac OS X
17 25 (0.72%) Apple iOS
18 23 (0.66%) Windows 8
19 22 (0.63%) Mac OS
20 21 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 793 (22.79%) ITIL
2 492 (14.14%) Software Engineering
3 480 (13.80%) DevOps
4 467 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
5 419 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
6 368 (10.58%) Change Management
7 362 (10.41%) Release Management
8 347 (9.97%) Project Management
9 310 (8.91%) Service Management
10 288 (8.28%) Change Control
11 278 (7.99%) OO
12 262 (7.53%) E-Commerce
13 255 (7.33%) Scrum
14 236 (6.78%) PRINCE2
15 227 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
16 211 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
17 204 (5.86%) Service Delivery
18 191 (5.49%) TDD
19 185 (5.32%) Unit Testing
20 172 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 800 (23.00%) Java
2 720 (20.70%) SQL
3 530 (15.23%) Python
4 470 (13.51%) Perl
5 417 (11.99%) C#
6 347 (9.97%) Ruby
7 345 (9.92%) Bash Shell
8 271 (7.79%) JavaScript
9 261 (7.50%) C
10 243 (6.98%) C++
11 234 (6.73%) Shell Script
12 209 (6.01%) PHP
13 127 (3.65%) PowerShell
14 76 (2.18%) T-SQL
15 59 (1.70%) Groovy
16 57 (1.64%) PL/SQL
17 54 (1.55%) VBA
17 54 (1.55%) Scala
18 50 (1.44%) MATLAB
19 44 (1.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 657 (18.88%) Degree
2 338 (9.72%) Security Cleared
3 215 (6.18%) SC Cleared
4 175 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 123 (3.54%) MCSE
6 93 (2.67%) MCP
7 90 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
8 85 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
9 79 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 69 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 68 (1.95%) DV Cleared
12 56 (1.61%) ISEB
13 48 (1.38%) CCNA
13 48 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 37 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 37 (1.06%) MCSA
15 34 (0.98%) CCNP
16 31 (0.89%) ISTQB
17 29 (0.83%) RHCE
18 26 (0.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (7.73%) QA
2 168 (4.83%) SLA
3 34 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 33 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 30 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 29 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (0.69%) TickIT
8 17 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 15 (0.43%) HL7
10 10 (0.29%) JTAG
11 8 (0.23%) Data Quality
11 8 (0.23%) COBIT
11 8 (0.23%) ISO 9000
12 6 (0.17%) P3O
13 4 (0.11%) GxP
13 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.086%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.057%) BS15000
15 2 (0.057%) Solvency II
16 1 (0.029%) DO-178B
System Software
1 311 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 300 (8.62%) Active Directory
3 124 (3.56%) KVM
4 99 (2.85%) vSphere
5 91 (2.62%) Hyper-V
6 87 (2.50%) XenApp
7 74 (2.13%) Xen
8 65 (1.87%) Varnish
9 56 (1.61%) NFS
10 45 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
11 43 (1.24%) XenServer
12 42 (1.21%) XenDesktop
13 39 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
14 29 (0.83%) VMware ESX
15 28 (0.80%) UAG
16 27 (0.78%) Samba
17 26 (0.75%) Snort
18 25 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
19 19 (0.55%) Postfix
20 15 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 662 (19.03%) Puppet
2 498 (14.31%) Opscode Chef
3 253 (7.27%) Nagios
4 76 (2.18%) SCCM
5 61 (1.75%) Cacti
6 60 (1.72%) Tivoli
7 56 (1.61%) Ansible
7 56 (1.61%) Salt
8 52 (1.49%) Vagrant
9 48 (1.38%) SCOM
10 46 (1.32%) Ganglia
11 45 (1.29%) CFEngine
12 41 (1.18%) Opsview
13 37 (1.06%) NetBackup
14 36 (1.03%) HAProxy
15 27 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 27 (0.78%) Netcool
15 27 (0.78%) Data Guard
16 25 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 24 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 674 (19.37%) Microsoft
2 502 (14.43%) Oracle
3 408 (11.73%) VMware
4 260 (7.47%) Red Hat
5 225 (6.47%) Cisco
6 166 (4.77%) HP
7 154 (4.43%) IBM
8 146 (4.20%) Citrix
9 111 (3.19%) EMC
10 95 (2.73%) Fujitsu
11 91 (2.62%) JBoss
12 61 (1.75%) Google
13 59 (1.70%) SAP
14 53 (1.52%) Remedy
15 47 (1.35%) Rackspace
16 46 (1.32%) BMC
17 43 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
18 41 (1.18%) NetApp
19 39 (1.12%) Adobe
20 38 (1.09%) Dell
Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Life and more
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Rolls Royce
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: bonus+benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
UK
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday