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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 202 209 195
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1548 1438 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.46% 1.40% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.70% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1189 960 1254
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,201 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
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 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -2 1417 £47,500 +5.55% 226
London -10 585 £55,000 -4.34% 84
South East +1 311 £42,500 -5.55% 49
City of London +3 146 £52,500 -8.69% 27
East of England +20 119 £45,000 - 15
Yorkshire +15 112 £45,000 +28.57% 25
Surrey +31 109 £39,000 -17.89% 8
South West +14 100 £40,000 +14.28% 21
West Yorkshire +18 88 £45,000 +28.57% 19
Leeds +16 80 £45,000 +28.57% 13
West Midlands +18 71 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Hampshire -9 71 £42,500 -5.55% 18
North West -6 69 £37,500 -10.71% 13
Berkshire -33 67 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Scotland +29 53 £47,500 +10.46% 10
Manchester +3 46 £37,500 -16.62% 4
Reading -25 41 £38,775 -17.50% 6
Essex -1 32 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Wiltshire +8 30 £41,000 +26.15% 2
Wales -7 30 £48,000 +20.00% 5
Bristol +8 29 £57,500 +64.28% 8
East Midlands -8 29 £44,750 +13.29% 9
Glasgow +35 27 £40,000 +28.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +9 27 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Edinburgh +25 26 £48,750 +27.45% 7
Hertfordshire -1 26 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Gloucestershire +7 23 £31,500 -3.81% 5
Cambridge +2 21 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Reigate -11 21 £32,500 -16.12%
Bedfordshire +12 20 £40,000 -5.88% 5

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1180 (37.60%) Linux
2 945 (30.11%) Windows
3 785 (25.02%) Puppet
4 765 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
5 736 (23.45%) Java
6 713 (22.72%) Microsoft
7 697 (22.21%) ITIL
8 679 (21.64%) SQL
9 634 (20.20%) Finance
10 595 (18.96%) DevOps
11 573 (18.26%) Opscode Chef
12 554 (17.65%) Python
13 528 (16.83%) Degree
14 499 (15.90%) VMware
15 478 (15.23%) Oracle
16 466 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
17 462 (14.72%) SQL Server
18 443 (14.12%) UNIX
19 412 (13.13%) Bash Shell
20 392 (12.49%) Ruby
21 389 (12.40%) .NET
22 383 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
23 381 (12.14%) MS Excel
24 380 (12.11%) Perl
25 368 (11.73%) MySQL
26 360 (11.47%) Change Management
27 356 (11.34%) Jenkins
28 350 (11.15%) Subversion
29 349 (11.12%) Web Services
30 336 (10.71%) Apache

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 336 (10.71%) Apache
2 247 (7.87%) Tomcat
3 207 (6.60%) IIS
4 202 (6.44%) SharePoint
5 196 (6.25%) MS Exchange
6 123 (3.92%) nginx
7 99 (3.15%) WebLogic
8 95 (3.03%) OpenStack
8 95 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
9 83 (2.64%) JBoss
10 80 (2.55%) CMS
11 65 (2.07%) Node.js
12 51 (1.63%) WebSphere
13 41 (1.31%) Jetty
13 41 (1.31%) Lync
14 30 (0.96%) Apache Solr
15 28 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
16 27 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 24 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
18 23 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 381 (12.14%) MS Excel
2 217 (6.92%) MS Office
3 38 (1.21%) MS Project
4 34 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (0.76%) InfoPath
7 10 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.25%) Simulink
9 7 (0.22%) Stateflow
9 7 (0.22%) SPSS
9 7 (0.22%) TargetLink
10 6 (0.19%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.064%) Stata
12 2 (0.064%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.032%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.032%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 63 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
3 31 (0.99%) SAP FI
3 31 (0.99%) SAP CO
4 30 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 30 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
5 27 (0.86%) SAP MM
5 27 (0.86%) SAP PS
5 27 (0.86%) SAP R/3
5 27 (0.86%) SAP HR
5 27 (0.86%) SAP PM
5 27 (0.86%) SAP GTS
6 19 (0.61%) Markit EDM
6 19 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
7 14 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
8 11 (0.35%) SAP CRM
9 10 (0.32%) Magento
9 10 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
9 10 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 178 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (3.09%) SaaS
3 70 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
4 54 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 53 (1.69%) IaaS
6 50 (1.59%) PaaS
7 29 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (0.86%) Amazon S3
9 17 (0.54%) Office 365
10 13 (0.41%) Route 53
11 12 (0.38%) GitHub
12 11 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.32%) Joyent
14 9 (0.29%) Google App Engine
15 8 (0.25%) CloudFront
15 8 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (0.22%) Terremark
17 6 (0.19%) Google Apps
18 5 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
19 4 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 294 (9.37%) Firewall
2 261 (8.32%) TCP/IP
2 261 (8.32%) DNS
3 190 (6.05%) SAN
4 152 (4.84%) HTTP
5 151 (4.81%) LAN
6 145 (4.62%) WAN
7 144 (4.59%) Internet
8 134 (4.27%) DHCP
9 123 (3.92%) VPN
10 75 (2.39%) Network Security
11 68 (2.17%) SNMP
12 67 (2.14%) LDAP
13 61 (1.94%) NAS
14 50 (1.59%) iSCSI
15 48 (1.53%) VLAN
16 47 (1.50%) BGP
17 46 (1.47%) MPLS
18 44 (1.40%) SMTP
18 44 (1.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 368 (11.73%) MySQL
3 179 (5.70%) Relational Database
4 155 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
5 146 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 145 (4.62%) Oracle Database
7 139 (4.43%) MongoDB
8 137 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 97 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
10 94 (3.00%) RDBMS
10 94 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 92 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
12 79 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 69 (2.20%) Redis
14 60 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
15 53 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
16 52 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 49 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
18 40 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
19 39 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 356 (11.34%) Jenkins
2 350 (11.15%) Subversion
3 295 (9.40%) Git (software)
4 176 (5.61%) JIRA
5 137 (4.37%) Maven
6 131 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 111 (3.54%) Ant
8 109 (3.47%) Hudson
9 81 (2.58%) NUnit
10 78 (2.49%) JUnit
11 77 (2.45%) Visual Studio
11 77 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
12 65 (2.07%) TeamCity
13 59 (1.88%) Selenium
14 38 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 36 (1.15%) Eclipse
16 31 (0.99%) CruiseControl
16 31 (0.99%) Artifactory
16 31 (0.99%) Mercurial
17 30 (0.96%) VisualVM
General
1 634 (20.20%) Finance
2 137 (4.37%) Telecoms
3 100 (3.19%) Banking
4 68 (2.17%) Games
4 68 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 63 (2.01%) Law
6 60 (1.91%) Retail
7 44 (1.40%) Legal
7 44 (1.40%) Billing
8 43 (1.37%) Advertising
9 38 (1.21%) Marketing
10 37 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 34 (1.08%) Publishing
12 33 (1.05%) Electronics
13 29 (0.92%) Military
14 25 (0.80%) Back Office
15 20 (0.64%) Automotive
16 12 (0.38%) Investment Banking
17 11 (0.35%) Multimedia
18 9 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 478 (15.23%) Developer
2 352 (11.22%) Administrator
3 349 (11.12%) Analyst
4 308 (9.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 226 (7.20%) Systems Administrator
6 186 (5.93%) Linux Administrator
7 152 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
8 147 (4.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 122 (3.89%) Support Analyst
9 122 (3.89%) Software Engineer
10 99 (3.15%) Java Developer
11 95 (3.03%) Support Engineer
12 94 (3.00%) Consultant
13 93 (2.96%) Senior Developer
14 90 (2.87%) Architect
15 88 (2.80%) Service Manager
16 79 (2.52%) Configuration Manager
17 77 (2.45%) Project Manager
18 74 (2.36%) Linux Engineer
19 72 (2.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (12.40%) .NET
2 349 (11.12%) Web Services
3 265 (8.44%) HTML
4 194 (6.18%) XML
5 189 (6.02%) CSS
6 143 (4.56%) LAMP
7 116 (3.70%) ASP.NET
8 112 (3.57%) jQuery
9 108 (3.44%) HTML5
10 107 (3.41%) Middleware
11 104 (3.31%) Spring
12 95 (3.03%) .NET Framework
13 84 (2.68%) Hibernate
14 83 (2.64%) Ajax
15 79 (2.52%) CSS3
16 73 (2.33%) J2EE
17 71 (2.26%) WCF
18 62 (1.98%) RESTful
19 58 (1.85%) JSON
20 55 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 288 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 264 (8.41%) Open Source
3 223 (7.11%) Computer Science
4 186 (5.93%) Management Information System
5 132 (4.21%) CMDB
6 106 (3.38%) Replication
7 81 (2.58%) Clustering
8 56 (1.78%) Mathematics
9 55 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 48 (1.53%) Mobile App
10 48 (1.53%) User Experience
11 44 (1.40%) Client/Server
12 43 (1.37%) GIS
12 43 (1.37%) Blackberry
13 28 (0.89%) Derivative
14 27 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
14 27 (0.86%) iPad
15 26 (0.83%) Mainframe
16 25 (0.80%) DataPower
17 23 (0.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1180 (37.60%) Linux
2 945 (30.11%) Windows
3 443 (14.12%) UNIX
4 231 (7.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 212 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 160 (5.10%) CentOS
7 124 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 110 (3.51%) Windows 7
9 96 (3.06%) Solaris
9 96 (3.06%) Ubuntu
10 92 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 70 (2.23%) Debian
12 59 (1.88%) Mac OS X
13 39 (1.24%) Android
14 34 (1.08%) Apple iOS
15 32 (1.02%) AIX
16 27 (0.86%) SUSE
17 26 (0.83%) Windows XP
18 24 (0.76%) HPUX
19 14 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 765 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
2 697 (22.21%) ITIL
3 595 (18.96%) DevOps
4 466 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
5 360 (11.47%) Change Management
6 307 (9.78%) Release Management
7 272 (8.67%) Change Control
8 268 (8.54%) Project Management
9 253 (8.06%) OO
10 249 (7.93%) Service Management
11 226 (7.20%) Scrum
12 224 (7.14%) E-Commerce
13 222 (7.07%) Software Engineering
14 221 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
15 188 (5.99%) Unit Testing
16 172 (5.48%) Service Delivery
17 154 (4.91%) Problem Management
17 154 (4.91%) TDD
18 153 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
19 147 (4.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 736 (23.45%) Java
2 679 (21.64%) SQL
3 554 (17.65%) Python
4 412 (13.13%) Bash Shell
5 392 (12.49%) Ruby
6 380 (12.11%) Perl
7 288 (9.18%) C#
8 260 (8.29%) PHP
9 234 (7.46%) JavaScript
10 201 (6.41%) C++
11 180 (5.74%) Shell Script
12 175 (5.58%) PowerShell
13 165 (5.26%) C
14 113 (3.60%) PL/SQL
15 56 (1.78%) T-SQL
16 55 (1.75%) VBScript
17 51 (1.63%) VB
18 47 (1.50%) VB.NET
19 41 (1.31%) Groovy
20 34 (1.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 528 (16.83%) Degree
2 255 (8.13%) Security Cleared
3 141 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 100 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 97 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
6 90 (2.87%) DV Cleared
7 82 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
8 58 (1.85%) CCNA
9 56 (1.78%) MCSE
10 50 (1.59%) MCP
11 36 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 36 (1.15%) ISEB
12 35 (1.12%) CCNP
13 30 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 25 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 18 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 18 (0.57%) PMI Certification
15 18 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 18 (0.57%) RHCE
16 17 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (7.52%) QA
2 194 (6.18%) SLA
3 39 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 30 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.38%) TickIT
8 11 (0.35%) IEC 61508
9 9 (0.29%) ISO 9000
9 9 (0.29%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.22%) COBIT
11 5 (0.16%) DO-178B
12 4 (0.13%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.13%) DO-254
13 2 (0.064%) HL7
13 2 (0.064%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.064%) BS15000
14 1 (0.032%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.032%) P3O
14 1 (0.032%) BS25999
System Software
1 383 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 329 (10.48%) Active Directory
3 118 (3.76%) vSphere
4 109 (3.47%) Hyper-V
5 73 (2.33%) KVM
6 63 (2.01%) XenServer
7 56 (1.78%) XenApp
8 55 (1.75%) Xen
9 53 (1.69%) NFS
10 48 (1.53%) Varnish
11 43 (1.37%) VMware ESX
12 40 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
13 33 (1.05%) Terminal Services
13 33 (1.05%) XenDesktop
14 29 (0.92%) Snort
15 27 (0.86%) Docker
16 25 (0.80%) Firmware
17 24 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
18 20 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
18 20 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 785 (25.02%) Puppet
2 573 (18.26%) Opscode Chef
3 287 (9.15%) Nagios
4 155 (4.94%) Ansible
5 108 (3.44%) Salt
6 94 (3.00%) SCCM
7 82 (2.61%) Vagrant
8 76 (2.42%) Cacti
9 57 (1.82%) ZABBIX
10 52 (1.66%) SCOM
11 49 (1.56%) WSUS
12 48 (1.53%) Tivoli
12 48 (1.53%) Graphite
13 40 (1.27%) logstash
14 37 (1.18%) NetBackup
15 35 (1.12%) Cobbler
16 30 (0.96%) Zenoss
17 28 (0.89%) CFEngine
17 28 (0.89%) Opsview
18 26 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 713 (22.72%) Microsoft
2 499 (15.90%) VMware
3 478 (15.23%) Oracle
4 295 (9.40%) Red Hat
5 228 (7.27%) Cisco
6 157 (5.00%) HP
7 121 (3.86%) Citrix
8 119 (3.79%) IBM
9 114 (3.63%) EMC
10 89 (2.84%) SAP
11 69 (2.20%) NetApp
12 62 (1.98%) Remedy
13 56 (1.78%) Rackspace
14 55 (1.75%) Dell
14 55 (1.75%) Splunk
15 54 (1.72%) CheckPoint
16 51 (1.63%) Juniper
17 47 (1.50%) F5
18 43 (1.37%) SaltStack
19 40 (1.27%) Symantec
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Candidate Source
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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
RBS - AMS
Salary: Competitive + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package including 25 days holiday.
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Candidate Source
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Candidate Source
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea
Kainos
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago