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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 196 205 196
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1626 1476 1578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.52% 1.40% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.70% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1241 991 1143
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.49% -1.23%

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
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 2015. 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 -4 1492 £47,500 +5.55% 236
London -3 605 £55,000 -4.34% 79
South East +5 327 £43,000 -2.27% 53
City of London -6 138 £55,000 -4.34% 29
East of England -3 122 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Yorkshire +25 111 £45,000 +28.57% 25
South West +22 103 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Surrey +29 98 £48,000 +18.51% 6
West Yorkshire +24 95 £42,500 +21.42% 17
North West +2 91 £39,500 -7.05% 16
West Midlands +21 81 £41,500 +10.66% 6
Hampshire +10 78 £40,000 -11.11% 20
Leeds +7 77 £45,000 +28.57% 15
Berkshire -23 69 £53,750 +19.44% 13
Manchester +22 60 £37,500 -16.66% 10
Scotland +37 49 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Reading -27 44 £52,500 +19.31% 10
Bristol +16 39 £67,500 +82.43% 9
East Midlands +9 37 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Essex -4 33 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Hertfordshire -3 32 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Wales -12 32 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 30 £42,977 +10.90% 5
Edinburgh +22 27 £50,000 +14.28% 5
Bedfordshire +3 27 £38,000 -5.00% 8
Gloucestershire +9 26 £31,500 -22.22% 2
Cambridgeshire +3 23 £37,000 -26.00% 11
Glasgow +30 22 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Milton Keynes +19 21 £42,977 -14.04% 4
South Wales -17 21 £48,000 +6.66% 1

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (37.53%) Linux
2 959 (29.31%) Windows
3 828 (25.31%) Agile Software Development
4 804 (24.57%) Puppet
5 779 (23.81%) Java
6 723 (22.10%) ITIL
7 713 (21.79%) SQL
7 713 (21.79%) Microsoft
8 681 (20.81%) DevOps
9 664 (20.29%) Finance
10 605 (18.49%) Opscode Chef
11 604 (18.46%) Python
12 540 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
13 530 (16.20%) Degree
14 518 (15.83%) VMware
15 509 (15.56%) Oracle
16 500 (15.28%) SQL Server
17 442 (13.51%) UNIX
18 423 (12.93%) Ruby
19 418 (12.78%) Bash Shell
20 417 (12.74%) MS Excel
21 410 (12.53%) .NET
22 409 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
23 391 (11.95%) Perl
24 375 (11.46%) Web Services
25 374 (11.43%) Apache
26 362 (11.06%) Change Management
27 357 (10.91%) Jenkins
28 356 (10.88%) MySQL
29 345 (10.54%) Subversion

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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
1 374 (11.43%) Apache
2 271 (8.28%) Tomcat
3 204 (6.23%) IIS
4 200 (6.11%) SharePoint
5 191 (5.84%) MS Exchange
6 133 (4.06%) nginx
7 100 (3.06%) OpenStack
8 93 (2.84%) WebLogic
9 88 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 78 (2.38%) CMS
11 73 (2.23%) JBoss
12 59 (1.80%) Node.js
13 52 (1.59%) WebSphere
14 43 (1.31%) Lync
15 39 (1.19%) Apache Solr
16 36 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
17 34 (1.04%) Jetty
18 29 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 28 (0.86%) Confluence
20 24 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 417 (12.74%) MS Excel
2 206 (6.30%) MS Office
3 36 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 35 (1.07%) MS Project
5 19 (0.58%) InfoPath
6 14 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.21%) SPSS
9 7 (0.21%) Simulink
10 6 (0.18%) Stateflow
11 5 (0.15%) TargetLink
12 2 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.061%) Stata
12 2 (0.061%) Mathematica
12 2 (0.061%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.061%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.031%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 64 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
3 34 (1.04%) SAP CO
3 34 (1.04%) SAP FI
4 33 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
4 33 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 28 (0.86%) SAP PS
6 26 (0.79%) SAP R/3
6 26 (0.79%) SAP MM
6 26 (0.79%) SAP HR
6 26 (0.79%) SAP PM
6 26 (0.79%) SAP GTS
7 19 (0.58%) Markit EDM
8 18 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
9 16 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
10 11 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
11 10 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
11 10 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
11 10 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
11 10 (0.31%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 214 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (3.21%) SaaS
3 83 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
4 67 (2.05%) PaaS
5 64 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 64 (1.96%) IaaS
6 40 (1.22%) Amazon S3
7 28 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (0.67%) Office 365
9 18 (0.55%) Route 53
10 15 (0.46%) GitHub
11 14 (0.43%) Joyent
12 9 (0.28%) CloudFront
12 9 (0.28%) Terremark
13 8 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.18%) Google Apps
15 6 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
15 6 (0.18%) OpenShift
16 3 (0.092%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 314 (9.60%) Firewall
2 254 (7.76%) DNS
3 240 (7.33%) TCP/IP
4 192 (5.87%) SAN
5 165 (5.04%) HTTP
6 160 (4.89%) LAN
7 159 (4.86%) WAN
8 152 (4.65%) Internet
9 129 (3.94%) VPN
9 129 (3.94%) DHCP
10 67 (2.05%) Network Security
11 66 (2.02%) LDAP
12 60 (1.83%) NAS
13 57 (1.74%) SNMP
14 52 (1.59%) VLAN
15 51 (1.56%) SMTP
16 49 (1.50%) MPLS
17 48 (1.47%) BGP
17 48 (1.47%) FTP
17 48 (1.47%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 500 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 356 (10.88%) MySQL
3 192 (5.87%) Relational Database
4 157 (4.80%) Oracle Database
5 151 (4.61%) NoSQL
6 146 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
6 146 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 143 (4.37%) MongoDB
8 97 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
9 96 (2.93%) RDBMS
10 87 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 86 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
12 81 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 69 (2.11%) Redis
14 61 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
15 59 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
16 56 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
17 53 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 47 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
19 46 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 357 (10.91%) Jenkins
2 345 (10.54%) Subversion
3 302 (9.23%) Git (software)
4 184 (5.62%) JIRA
5 168 (5.13%) Maven
6 133 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 125 (3.82%) Ant
8 112 (3.42%) Hudson
9 101 (3.09%) JUnit
10 95 (2.90%) NUnit
11 82 (2.51%) Visual Studio
12 72 (2.20%) TeamCity
13 68 (2.08%) Selenium
14 66 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
15 44 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 43 (1.31%) Eclipse
17 32 (0.98%) Mercurial
18 31 (0.95%) Moq
19 29 (0.89%) Gradle
20 27 (0.83%) ClearCase
General
1 664 (20.29%) Finance
2 135 (4.13%) Telecoms
3 117 (3.58%) Banking
4 80 (2.44%) Retail
5 77 (2.35%) Games
6 67 (2.05%) Aerospace
7 64 (1.96%) Law
8 51 (1.56%) Legal
9 46 (1.41%) Advertising
9 46 (1.41%) Billing
10 41 (1.25%) Marketing
11 39 (1.19%) Publishing
11 39 (1.19%) Manufacturing
12 36 (1.10%) Electronics
13 33 (1.01%) Military
14 23 (0.70%) Back Office
15 19 (0.58%) Automotive
16 10 (0.31%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.24%) Front Office
18 7 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 507 (15.50%) Developer
2 358 (10.94%) Administrator
3 356 (10.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 323 (9.87%) Analyst
5 239 (7.30%) Systems Administrator
6 185 (5.65%) Linux Administrator
7 148 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
8 146 (4.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 116 (3.55%) Support Analyst
10 114 (3.48%) Software Engineer
11 112 (3.42%) Java Developer
12 106 (3.24%) Senior Developer
13 102 (3.12%) Support Engineer
13 102 (3.12%) Architect
13 102 (3.12%) Consultant
14 93 (2.84%) Linux Engineer
15 88 (2.69%) Service Manager
16 80 (2.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 75 (2.29%) Team Leader
17 75 (2.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 410 (12.53%) .NET
2 375 (11.46%) Web Services
3 292 (8.92%) HTML
4 217 (6.63%) CSS
5 195 (5.96%) XML
6 137 (4.19%) LAMP
7 132 (4.03%) Spring
8 129 (3.94%) ASP.NET
9 124 (3.79%) jQuery
10 118 (3.61%) HTML5
11 107 (3.27%) Middleware
12 104 (3.18%) .NET Framework
13 98 (3.00%) Hibernate
14 94 (2.87%) Ajax
15 85 (2.60%) J2EE
16 82 (2.51%) CSS3
17 69 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
18 64 (1.96%) WCF
19 62 (1.89%) RESTful
20 56 (1.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 301 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 258 (7.89%) Open Source
3 228 (6.97%) Computer Science
4 198 (6.05%) Management Information System
5 127 (3.88%) CMDB
6 100 (3.06%) Replication
7 86 (2.63%) Clustering
8 55 (1.68%) Mathematics
8 55 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 52 (1.59%) User Experience
10 51 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 48 (1.47%) Client/Server
12 43 (1.31%) Blackberry
13 40 (1.22%) GIS
14 34 (1.04%) Derivative
15 30 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
16 28 (0.86%) N-Tier
17 25 (0.76%) iPad
18 24 (0.73%) Mainframe
19 21 (0.64%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1228 (37.53%) Linux
2 959 (29.31%) Windows
3 442 (13.51%) UNIX
4 252 (7.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 189 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 188 (5.75%) CentOS
7 124 (3.79%) Ubuntu
8 121 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 111 (3.39%) Windows 7
10 90 (2.75%) Debian
11 83 (2.54%) Solaris
12 81 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 61 (1.86%) Mac OS X
14 42 (1.28%) Android
15 34 (1.04%) Apple iOS
16 27 (0.83%) AIX
16 27 (0.83%) HPUX
17 21 (0.64%) Windows XP
18 17 (0.52%) SUSE
19 13 (0.40%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 828 (25.31%) Agile Software Development
2 723 (22.10%) ITIL
3 681 (20.81%) DevOps
4 540 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
5 362 (11.06%) Change Management
6 306 (9.35%) Release Management
7 279 (8.53%) Project Management
8 266 (8.13%) Change Control
9 260 (7.95%) E-Commerce
10 243 (7.43%) OO
10 243 (7.43%) Service Management
11 241 (7.37%) Scrum
12 221 (6.75%) Software Engineering
13 211 (6.45%) Unit Testing
13 211 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
14 190 (5.81%) Service Delivery
15 183 (5.59%) Mentoring
16 176 (5.38%) TDD
17 171 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
18 159 (4.86%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 779 (23.81%) Java
2 713 (21.79%) SQL
3 604 (18.46%) Python
4 423 (12.93%) Ruby
5 418 (12.78%) Bash Shell
6 391 (11.95%) Perl
7 305 (9.32%) C#
8 274 (8.37%) PHP
9 273 (8.34%) JavaScript
10 195 (5.96%) PowerShell
11 193 (5.90%) C++
12 175 (5.35%) C
13 170 (5.20%) Shell Script
14 114 (3.48%) PL/SQL
15 64 (1.96%) T-SQL
16 58 (1.77%) VBScript
17 50 (1.53%) VB
18 49 (1.50%) VB.NET
19 43 (1.31%) Groovy
20 26 (0.79%) Korn
Qualifications
1 530 (16.20%) Degree
2 268 (8.19%) Security Cleared
3 155 (4.74%) SC Cleared
4 104 (3.18%) DV Cleared
4 104 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
5 101 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
6 91 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 71 (2.17%) CCNA
8 55 (1.68%) MCSE
9 53 (1.62%) ISEB
10 44 (1.34%) CCNP
11 42 (1.28%) VCP4
12 41 (1.25%) MCP
13 30 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 28 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 24 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 20 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 19 (0.58%) ISTQB
17 19 (0.58%) PMI Certification
18 15 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (7.67%) QA
2 169 (5.17%) SLA
3 39 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 29 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 27 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.46%) TickIT
8 11 (0.34%) IEC 61508
9 9 (0.28%) ISO 9000
10 8 (0.24%) COBIT
10 8 (0.24%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.15%) DO-178B
12 4 (0.12%) DO-254
13 3 (0.092%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.061%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.061%) PMBOK
15 1 (0.031%) BS25999
15 1 (0.031%) P3O
15 1 (0.031%) DICOM
System Software
1 409 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 330 (10.09%) Active Directory
3 116 (3.55%) Hyper-V
4 109 (3.33%) vSphere
5 59 (1.80%) KVM
6 58 (1.77%) XenServer
7 52 (1.59%) XenApp
8 51 (1.56%) Varnish
9 49 (1.50%) NFS
9 49 (1.50%) VMware ESX
10 39 (1.19%) Xen
11 35 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
12 34 (1.04%) Docker
13 33 (1.01%) Terminal Services
14 32 (0.98%) XenDesktop
15 29 (0.89%) Firmware
16 26 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
17 25 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
18 23 (0.70%) VirtualBox
19 18 (0.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 804 (24.57%) Puppet
2 605 (18.49%) Opscode Chef
3 282 (8.62%) Nagios
4 182 (5.56%) Ansible
5 122 (3.73%) Salt
6 96 (2.93%) SCCM
7 95 (2.90%) Vagrant
8 67 (2.05%) Cacti
9 62 (1.89%) ZABBIX
10 56 (1.71%) Graphite
11 54 (1.65%) WSUS
12 52 (1.59%) SCOM
13 50 (1.53%) Tivoli
14 45 (1.38%) logstash
15 37 (1.13%) Cobbler
16 36 (1.10%) NetBackup
17 34 (1.04%) Zenoss
18 27 (0.83%) CFEngine
19 26 (0.79%) Icinga
20 25 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 713 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 518 (15.83%) VMware
3 509 (15.56%) Oracle
4 310 (9.47%) Red Hat
5 237 (7.24%) Cisco
6 194 (5.93%) HP
7 123 (3.76%) IBM
8 116 (3.55%) Citrix
9 114 (3.48%) SAP
10 94 (2.87%) EMC
11 66 (2.02%) NetApp
11 66 (2.02%) Rackspace
12 58 (1.77%) Dell
13 57 (1.74%) Splunk
14 54 (1.65%) Juniper
14 54 (1.65%) CheckPoint
15 52 (1.59%) SaltStack
16 51 (1.56%) Remedy
17 46 (1.41%) F5
18 43 (1.31%) Symantec
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TUI Group
Salary: Excellent basic + fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excelent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
SG Gaming
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum 15% bonus and company pension
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent +bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive + pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Stock Options + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10% of B
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday