The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 185 183 235
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +52
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1743 1942 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.83% 1.77% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 2.03% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1376 1451 1081
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,625
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%

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
84063 95842 96288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.50% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 69897 79175 77025
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 1634 £55,000 +4.76% 240
London +22 837 £60,000 - 106
South East -13 235 £50,000 - 42
South West -46 118 £41,500 - 16
City of London +26 117 £55,000 -11.29% 27
East of England -3 114 £55,000 +15.78% 21
North West +4 103 £45,000 +7.01% 18
Yorkshire -13 79 £42,500 -8.60% 18
Hampshire +23 74 £50,000 +17.64% 10
Manchester +9 74 £45,000 +7.01% 12
East Midlands +16 71 £42,500 +6.25% 6
West Yorkshire +10 66 £42,500 -8.60% 12
Berkshire +13 65 £55,000 +7.31% 7
Scotland +29 50 £46,500 +9.41% 5
Leeds +1 46 £42,500 -8.60% 9
Surrey -33 46 £60,000 +14.28% 11
Reading +12 44 £50,000 +11.73% 4
West Midlands -23 42 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Essex +20 38 £52,000 +9.47% 1
Bristol -1 34 £62,500 +48.80% 6
Leicestershire +14 33 £42,500 +51.78%
Leicester +12 32 £42,500 +51.78%
Glasgow +31 31 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Hertfordshire +3 31 £65,000 +40.54% 6
Nottinghamshire -3 28 £45,000 +18.42% 4
Nottingham -5 28 £45,000 +19.20% 3
Southampton +14 27 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Cambridgeshire +3 26 £50,000 - 9
Gloucestershire -37 26 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Wales +7 24 £48,750 +14.70% 5

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 1875 (53.24%) Linux
2 1659 (47.10%) Puppet
3 1483 (42.11%) DevOps
4 1224 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
5 1155 (32.79%) Python
6 1151 (32.68%) Opscode Chef
7 998 (28.34%) Amazon AWS
8 929 (26.38%) Ansible
9 919 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
10 902 (25.61%) Windows
11 888 (25.21%) Java
12 862 (24.47%) Jenkins
13 711 (20.19%) Bash Shell
14 709 (20.13%) Finance
15 691 (19.62%) Ruby
16 678 (19.25%) VMware
17 653 (18.54%) SQL
18 648 (18.40%) Git (software)
19 637 (18.09%) Perl
20 614 (17.43%) ITIL
21 590 (16.75%) Unix
22 589 (16.72%) Microsoft
23 557 (15.81%) Docker
24 550 (15.62%) Apache
25 457 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
26 446 (12.66%) Web Services
27 429 (12.18%) .NET
27 429 (12.18%) Scrum
28 417 (11.84%) Oracle
29 416 (11.81%) PHP

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 550 (15.62%) Apache
2 281 (7.98%) Tomcat
3 259 (7.35%) OpenStack
4 238 (6.76%) IIS
5 214 (6.08%) nginx
6 169 (4.80%) JBoss
7 153 (4.34%) WebSphere
8 137 (3.89%) WebLogic
9 108 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
10 101 (2.87%) CloudStack
11 91 (2.58%) CMS
12 60 (1.70%) SharePoint
13 57 (1.62%) MS Exchange
14 53 (1.50%) Confluence
15 46 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
16 44 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
17 38 (1.08%) Apache Solr
18 36 (1.02%) Drupal
19 27 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
20 26 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 247 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 74 (2.10%) MS Office
3 20 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.45%) MS Project
5 9 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.26%) Simulink
5 9 (0.26%) SPSS
6 6 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.085%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.057%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.057%) HipChat
8 2 (0.057%) Windchill
9 1 (0.028%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.028%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 19 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.23%) Maximo
5 7 (0.20%) assyst
5 7 (0.20%) Magento
6 6 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.14%) Siebel Analytics
8 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.11%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.085%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.085%) HFM
9 3 (0.085%) LatentZero
9 3 (0.085%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.085%) SDL Web 8
9 3 (0.085%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.057%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.057%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 998 (28.34%) Amazon AWS
2 258 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
4 128 (3.63%) PaaS
5 108 (3.07%) IaaS
6 105 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
7 94 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 90 (2.56%) GitHub
9 81 (2.30%) Office 365
10 77 (2.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 76 (2.16%) Amazon S3
12 60 (1.70%) SaaS
13 43 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
14 33 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 30 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
16 25 (0.71%) OpenShift
17 22 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
17 22 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
18 20 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 19 (0.54%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 391 (11.10%) Firewall
2 271 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 205 (5.82%) DNS
4 157 (4.46%) Internet
5 129 (3.66%) VPN
6 123 (3.49%) SAN
7 122 (3.46%) HTTP
8 118 (3.35%) LAN
9 84 (2.39%) LDAP
10 72 (2.04%) Network Security
11 68 (1.93%) WAN
12 63 (1.79%) BGP
13 60 (1.70%) VLAN
14 57 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
15 53 (1.50%) IPsec
15 53 (1.50%) OSPF
15 53 (1.50%) SSL
16 51 (1.45%) NAS
17 50 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
18 49 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (10.93%) MySQL
2 348 (9.88%) SQL Server
3 199 (5.65%) NoSQL
4 123 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
5 119 (3.38%) MongoDB
6 118 (3.35%) Relational Database
7 99 (2.81%) Big Data
8 76 (2.16%) Hadoop
9 75 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 72 (2.04%) Redis
11 69 (1.96%) Oracle Database
12 62 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 56 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 53 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
15 49 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
16 41 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
17 40 (1.14%) RDBMS
18 36 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
19 26 (0.74%) Apache Hive
19 26 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 862 (24.47%) Jenkins
2 648 (18.40%) Git (software)
3 334 (9.48%) Subversion
4 292 (8.29%) JIRA
5 196 (5.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 179 (5.08%) TeamCity
7 175 (4.97%) Maven
8 169 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 112 (3.18%) Hudson
10 97 (2.75%) Ant
11 95 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
12 85 (2.41%) Visual Studio
13 83 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
14 81 (2.30%) Vagrant
15 78 (2.21%) Selenium
16 75 (2.13%) MSBuild
17 57 (1.62%) Bitbucket
18 56 (1.59%) Travis CI
19 45 (1.28%) Cucumber
20 44 (1.25%) NUnit
General
1 709 (20.13%) Finance
2 220 (6.25%) Banking
3 178 (5.05%) Retail
4 125 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 121 (3.44%) Law
6 114 (3.24%) Games
7 75 (2.13%) Marketing
8 54 (1.53%) Publishing
9 49 (1.39%) Advertising
10 48 (1.36%) Back Office
11 45 (1.28%) Manufacturing
12 43 (1.22%) Electronics
13 34 (0.97%) Financial Institution
14 32 (0.91%) Legal
15 29 (0.82%) Investment Banking
16 22 (0.62%) Aerospace
17 21 (0.60%) Military
18 17 (0.48%) Online Betting
19 16 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
20 15 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 864 (24.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 493 (14.00%) Developer
3 393 (11.16%) Linux Engineer
4 293 (8.32%) Administrator
5 251 (7.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 227 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 212 (6.02%) AWS Engineer
8 196 (5.57%) Senior DevOps
9 192 (5.45%) Linux Administrator
10 188 (5.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 184 (5.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 179 (5.08%) AWS DevOps
12 179 (5.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 161 (4.57%) Systems Engineer
14 157 (4.46%) Cloud Engineer
15 155 (4.40%) Architect
16 151 (4.29%) Analyst
17 136 (3.86%) Software Engineer
18 115 (3.27%) Java Developer
19 110 (3.12%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 446 (12.66%) Web Services
2 429 (12.18%) .NET
3 298 (8.46%) LAMP
4 258 (7.33%) HTML
5 194 (5.51%) CSS
6 169 (4.80%) ASP.NET
7 159 (4.51%) XML
8 144 (4.09%) REST
9 131 (3.72%) jQuery
10 129 (3.66%) JSON
11 120 (3.41%) HTML5
12 119 (3.38%) AngularJS
13 113 (3.21%) RESTful
14 98 (2.78%) CSS3
15 96 (2.73%) Middleware
16 87 (2.47%) Node.js
16 87 (2.47%) Spring
17 82 (2.33%) J2EE
18 78 (2.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 77 (2.19%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 213 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
1 213 (6.05%) Data Centre
2 175 (4.97%) Computer Science
3 169 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 112 (3.18%) CMDB
5 81 (2.30%) Fintech
6 67 (1.90%) Public Cloud
7 63 (1.79%) User Experience
8 51 (1.45%) Virtual Team
9 49 (1.39%) Private Cloud
9 49 (1.39%) Visualisation
10 45 (1.28%) Clustering
10 45 (1.28%) Mobile App
11 44 (1.25%) Smartphone
12 42 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
12 42 (1.19%) Mathematics
12 42 (1.19%) PKI
13 38 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
14 37 (1.05%) Digital Media
15 35 (0.99%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1875 (53.24%) Linux
2 902 (25.61%) Windows
3 590 (16.75%) Unix
4 354 (10.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 349 (9.91%) Windows Server
6 277 (7.86%) CentOS
7 180 (5.11%) Ubuntu
8 111 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 97 (2.75%) Solaris
10 93 (2.64%) Debian
10 93 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 63 (1.79%) AIX
12 38 (1.08%) Windows 7
13 36 (1.02%) FreeBSD
14 33 (0.94%) Android
15 30 (0.85%) Mac OS X
16 28 (0.80%) Windows Phone
17 27 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
18 23 (0.65%) SUSE
18 23 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1483 (42.11%) DevOps
2 1224 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
3 919 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 614 (17.43%) ITIL
5 429 (12.18%) Scrum
6 415 (11.78%) Open Source
7 300 (8.52%) Software Engineering
8 276 (7.84%) SDLC
9 269 (7.64%) Release Management
10 255 (7.24%) TDD
11 253 (7.18%) E-Commerce
12 252 (7.16%) Continuous Delivery
13 250 (7.10%) Change Management
14 239 (6.79%) Service Management
15 225 (6.39%) High Availability
16 221 (6.27%) Project Management
17 212 (6.02%) Mentoring
18 211 (5.99%) Service Delivery
19 205 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
20 166 (4.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1155 (32.79%) Python
2 888 (25.21%) Java
3 711 (20.19%) Bash Shell
4 691 (19.62%) Ruby
5 653 (18.54%) SQL
6 637 (18.09%) Perl
7 416 (11.81%) PHP
8 336 (9.54%) JavaScript
9 328 (9.31%) PowerShell
10 326 (9.26%) C#
11 245 (6.96%) Shell Script
12 196 (5.57%) C
13 185 (5.25%) C++
14 98 (2.78%) Groovy
15 68 (1.93%) Scala
16 62 (1.76%) Go
17 57 (1.62%) PL/SQL
18 50 (1.42%) T-SQL
19 43 (1.22%) Korn
20 37 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 349 (9.91%) Degree
2 238 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 107 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
4 80 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 75 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 69 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (1.56%) RHCE
8 52 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (1.11%) AWS Certification
10 35 (0.99%) ISTQB
11 34 (0.97%) CCNP
12 32 (0.91%) CCNA
13 27 (0.77%) ISEB
14 25 (0.71%) BC Cleared
15 16 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 15 (0.43%) MCSE
17 13 (0.37%) MCSA
18 12 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 12 (0.34%) MCP
19 9 (0.26%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (7.75%) QA
2 93 (2.64%) SLA
3 43 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 41 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 18 (0.51%) GCP
8 14 (0.40%) COBIT
8 14 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.28%) DO-178B
10 9 (0.26%) IEC 61508
11 8 (0.23%) ISO 9000
12 6 (0.17%) ISO 8583
12 6 (0.17%) ISO13485
13 3 (0.085%) MISRA
13 3 (0.085%) MISRA C
14 1 (0.028%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.028%) ISO26262
14 1 (0.028%) P3O
14 1 (0.028%) PMBOK
System Software
1 557 (15.81%) Docker
2 457 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 296 (8.40%) Active Directory
4 185 (5.25%) vSphere
5 109 (3.09%) Xen
6 103 (2.92%) Hyper-V
7 88 (2.50%) XenServer
8 82 (2.33%) KVM
9 72 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
10 63 (1.79%) Varnish
11 50 (1.42%) NFS
12 48 (1.36%) VMware ESX
13 45 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
14 33 (0.94%) Samba
15 31 (0.88%) vCloud
16 26 (0.74%) LXC
16 26 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
17 21 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 21 (0.60%) Postfix
18 19 (0.54%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1659 (47.10%) Puppet
2 1151 (32.68%) Opscode Chef
3 929 (26.38%) Ansible
4 291 (8.26%) Nagios
5 176 (5.00%) Salt
6 147 (4.17%) Kubernetes
7 131 (3.72%) Terraform
8 111 (3.15%) ZABBIX
9 110 (3.12%) SCCM
10 106 (3.01%) Cobbler
11 97 (2.75%) HAProxy
12 87 (2.47%) Tivoli
13 85 (2.41%) Cacti
14 79 (2.24%) Mesos
15 64 (1.82%) Graphite
16 48 (1.36%) rkt
17 46 (1.31%) logstash
18 42 (1.19%) CFEngine
19 35 (0.99%) Kibana
20 32 (0.91%) yum
Vendors
1 678 (19.25%) VMware
2 589 (16.72%) Microsoft
3 417 (11.84%) Oracle
4 415 (11.78%) Red Hat
5 253 (7.18%) Cisco
6 122 (3.46%) HP
7 112 (3.18%) Rackspace
8 94 (2.67%) Splunk
9 85 (2.41%) Atlassian
10 80 (2.27%) EnterpriseDB
11 77 (2.19%) IBM
12 67 (1.90%) ServiceNow
13 66 (1.87%) NetApp
14 65 (1.85%) Google
15 64 (1.82%) New Relic
16 62 (1.76%) Citrix
17 56 (1.59%) EMC
18 55 (1.56%) SaltStack
19 51 (1.45%) Apple
19 51 (1.45%) CheckPoint
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Stock options + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PHI, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum +bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday