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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
UK
Rank 150 210 227
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +17
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1776 1613 1483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.14% 1.62% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.84% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1419 1236 1154
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,540 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+6.64% +1.22%

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
73134 87529 90334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.13% 87.67% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 60219 72776 74467
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 £31,000
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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +66 1700 £55,000 +10.00% 226
London +64 859 £60,000 - 104
South East +28 233 £47,500 +5.55% 35
North West +62 163 £52,500 +31.25% 22
City of London +62 152 £57,500 - 20
East of England +65 132 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Manchester +52 126 £52,500 +17.97% 16
Yorkshire 0 92 £50,000 +5.26% 18
West Midlands +31 86 £50,000 +28.20% 15
West Yorkshire +8 81 £51,250 +7.89% 13
Leeds +31 78 £52,500 +10.52% 11
South West -13 77 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Essex +59 67 £44,000 -12.00% 5
Surrey +25 64 £48,500 +2.10% 11
Berkshire +55 62 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Hampshire +22 45 £45,000 +2.85% 5
East Midlands -5 41 £42,500 - 5
Gloucestershire -16 36 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Birmingham +10 33 £45,000 +15.38% 7
Cambridgeshire +13 31 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Scotland +6 27 £43,250 -3.88% 2
Colchester +31 26 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Cambridge +11 26 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 26 £45,000 -10.00%
Reading +34 25 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Hertfordshire +21 24 £53,750 +34.37% 1
Kent +29 23 £47,500 -29.62% 2
Cheshire +14 23 £44,000 +10.00% 4
Nottingham +1 22 £45,000 +24.13%
Reigate +37 20 £52,500 +9.94% 4

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 1731 (49.47%) Linux
2 1588 (45.38%) Puppet
3 1515 (43.30%) DevOps
4 1293 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
5 1208 (34.52%) Opscode Chef
6 1154 (32.98%) Python
7 1021 (29.18%) Continuous Integration
8 1017 (29.07%) Ansible
9 919 (26.26%) Jenkins
10 870 (24.86%) Amazon AWS
11 861 (24.61%) Windows
12 815 (23.29%) Java
13 720 (20.58%) Finance
14 706 (20.18%) Ruby
15 661 (18.89%) Bash Shell
16 650 (18.58%) Git (software)
17 630 (18.01%) SQL
18 583 (16.66%) ITIL
18 583 (16.66%) Microsoft
19 578 (16.52%) Unix
20 554 (15.83%) Docker
21 496 (14.18%) Perl
22 485 (13.86%) Scrum
23 476 (13.60%) .NET
24 465 (13.29%) Web Services
25 444 (12.69%) VMware
26 428 (12.23%) PowerShell
27 427 (12.20%) Apache
28 418 (11.95%) Oracle
29 403 (11.52%) Open Source

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
1 427 (12.20%) Apache
2 311 (8.89%) IIS
3 240 (6.86%) OpenStack
4 226 (6.46%) Tomcat
5 181 (5.17%) WebSphere
6 175 (5.00%) CMS
7 154 (4.40%) nginx
8 150 (4.29%) JBoss
9 116 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
10 111 (3.17%) WebLogic
11 104 (2.97%) CloudStack
12 73 (2.09%) SharePoint
13 70 (2.00%) Confluence
14 47 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
15 45 (1.29%) Apache Spark
16 37 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
17 36 (1.03%) MS Exchange
18 34 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
19 32 (0.91%) Apache ServiceMix
20 28 (0.80%) Mule
Applications
1 227 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 89 (2.54%) MS Office
3 27 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.23%) MS Project
7 5 (0.14%) SPSS
8 3 (0.086%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.086%) Simulink
8 3 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.057%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.057%) HipChat
9 2 (0.057%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 20 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
1 20 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.54%) assyst
3 18 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.37%) Sentinel
5 8 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 6 (0.17%) Magento
7 6 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.11%) Eloqua
8 4 (0.11%) Maximo
9 2 (0.057%) Misys Equation
9 2 (0.057%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.029%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.029%) JDE OneWorld
10 1 (0.029%) Remedy AR System
10 1 (0.029%) Summit
10 1 (0.029%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 870 (24.86%) Amazon AWS
2 345 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (3.12%) Amazon EC2
4 93 (2.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 92 (2.63%) SaaS
6 75 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 71 (2.03%) PaaS
8 67 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
9 64 (1.83%) Amazon S3
10 60 (1.71%) IaaS
11 58 (1.66%) GitHub
12 57 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 55 (1.57%) Office 365
14 39 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
15 33 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
16 30 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
17 25 (0.71%) CloudBees
18 19 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 18 (0.51%) Heroku
20 17 (0.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 294 (8.40%) Firewall
2 249 (7.12%) Internet
3 223 (6.37%) TCP/IP
4 189 (5.40%) DNS
5 146 (4.17%) HTTP
6 112 (3.20%) LAN
7 99 (2.83%) Intranet
8 85 (2.43%) SAN
9 81 (2.31%) LDAP
10 79 (2.26%) WAN
11 77 (2.20%) Network Security
12 63 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
13 58 (1.66%) VPN
14 55 (1.57%) DHCP
15 53 (1.51%) Wireless
16 51 (1.46%) SSL
17 50 (1.43%) NAS
18 47 (1.34%) Kerberos
19 45 (1.29%) VoIP
20 40 (1.14%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 381 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 342 (9.77%) MySQL
3 224 (6.40%) NoSQL
4 158 (4.52%) MongoDB
4 158 (4.52%) Relational Database
5 136 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 116 (3.32%) SQL Server 2014
7 87 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
8 86 (2.46%) Redis
9 85 (2.43%) Hadoop
10 81 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 80 (2.29%) Big Data
12 61 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
13 59 (1.69%) RDBMS
14 53 (1.51%) Oracle Database
15 52 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
16 46 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 36 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
18 29 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 27 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 919 (26.26%) Jenkins
2 650 (18.58%) Git (software)
3 336 (9.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 324 (9.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 308 (8.80%) TeamCity
6 263 (7.52%) Subversion
7 247 (7.06%) Octopus Deploy
8 200 (5.72%) JIRA
9 181 (5.17%) MSBuild
10 176 (5.03%) Hudson
11 150 (4.29%) Maven
11 150 (4.29%) Selenium
12 135 (3.86%) Vagrant
13 123 (3.52%) Visual Studio
14 97 (2.77%) Ant
15 63 (1.80%) Cucumber
16 58 (1.66%) GoCD
17 54 (1.54%) GitLab
17 54 (1.54%) JUnit
18 50 (1.43%) HP UFT
General
1 720 (20.58%) Finance
2 274 (7.83%) Banking
3 187 (5.34%) Retail
4 140 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 104 (2.97%) Games
6 69 (1.97%) Marketing
7 58 (1.66%) Electronics
8 55 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 53 (1.51%) Advertising
10 44 (1.26%) Law
11 37 (1.06%) Publishing
12 35 (1.00%) Military
13 29 (0.83%) Back Office
13 29 (0.83%) Online Betting
14 27 (0.77%) Investment Banking
15 26 (0.74%) Legal
16 21 (0.60%) Financial Institution
16 21 (0.60%) Front Office
17 12 (0.34%) Automotive
18 9 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 907 (25.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 437 (12.49%) Developer
3 332 (9.49%) Linux Engineer
4 270 (7.72%) Administrator
5 216 (6.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 207 (5.92%) Systems Administrator
7 205 (5.86%) Analyst
8 189 (5.40%) AWS Engineer
9 182 (5.20%) Senior DevOps
10 172 (4.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 167 (4.77%) AWS DevOps
12 166 (4.74%) Systems Engineer
13 165 (4.72%) Software Engineer
14 164 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 154 (4.40%) .NET Developer
15 154 (4.40%) Linux Administrator
16 142 (4.06%) Architect
17 134 (3.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 133 (3.80%) C# Developer
19 129 (3.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 476 (13.60%) .NET
2 465 (13.29%) Web Services
3 298 (8.52%) HTML
4 232 (6.63%) XML
5 215 (6.14%) CSS
6 194 (5.54%) ASP.NET
7 182 (5.20%) LAMP
8 141 (4.03%) RESTful
9 138 (3.94%) REST
10 134 (3.83%) Middleware
11 131 (3.74%) HTML5
11 131 (3.74%) Node.js
12 117 (3.34%) Spring
13 114 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 114 (3.26%) XSLT
14 107 (3.06%) JSON
15 104 (2.97%) CSS3
16 103 (2.94%) .NET Framework
17 101 (2.89%) AngularJS
18 99 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 219 (6.26%) Data Centre
2 195 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
3 164 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 151 (4.32%) Computer Science
5 130 (3.72%) User Experience
6 91 (2.60%) CMDB
7 75 (2.14%) Mathematics
8 71 (2.03%) Public Cloud
9 60 (1.71%) Clustering
10 59 (1.69%) Online Banking
11 39 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
11 39 (1.11%) Hedge funds
12 37 (1.06%) PKI
13 35 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
13 35 (1.00%) Visualisation
14 32 (0.91%) Online Games
15 31 (0.89%) Algorithms
16 30 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
17 29 (0.83%) Physics
17 29 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1731 (49.47%) Linux
2 861 (24.61%) Windows
3 578 (16.52%) Unix
4 338 (9.66%) Windows Server
5 325 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 284 (8.12%) CentOS
7 184 (5.26%) Ubuntu
8 122 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 87 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 80 (2.29%) Solaris
11 79 (2.26%) Debian
12 50 (1.43%) Mac OS X
13 45 (1.29%) CoreOS
14 44 (1.26%) Windows 7
15 32 (0.91%) AIX
16 31 (0.89%) Fedora
17 29 (0.83%) Android
18 24 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
18 24 (0.69%) FreeBSD
19 21 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1515 (43.30%) DevOps
2 1293 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
3 1021 (29.18%) Continuous Integration
4 583 (16.66%) ITIL
5 485 (13.86%) Scrum
6 403 (11.52%) Open Source
7 379 (10.83%) Software Engineering
8 337 (9.63%) SDLC
9 335 (9.57%) Change Management
10 291 (8.32%) Release Management
11 254 (7.26%) TDD
12 222 (6.34%) Continuous Delivery
13 219 (6.26%) Microservices
14 208 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
15 207 (5.92%) OO
16 205 (5.86%) E-Commerce
17 200 (5.72%) Service Management
18 195 (5.57%) Mentoring
19 185 (5.29%) Project Management
20 183 (5.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1154 (32.98%) Python
2 815 (23.29%) Java
3 706 (20.18%) Ruby
4 661 (18.89%) Bash Shell
5 630 (18.01%) SQL
6 496 (14.18%) Perl
7 428 (12.23%) PowerShell
8 377 (10.77%) JavaScript
9 333 (9.52%) C#
10 287 (8.20%) Shell Script
11 281 (8.03%) PHP
12 188 (5.37%) C
13 179 (5.12%) C++
14 124 (3.54%) Go
15 110 (3.14%) XPath
16 95 (2.72%) Groovy
17 53 (1.51%) Scala
18 48 (1.37%) Korn
19 44 (1.26%) PL/SQL
20 30 (0.86%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 324 (9.26%) Degree
2 233 (6.66%) Security Cleared
3 98 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 81 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
5 79 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (1.77%) DV Cleared
6 62 (1.77%) ISTQB
7 60 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 50 (1.43%) CCNP
8 50 (1.43%) ISEB
9 39 (1.11%) CCNA
10 37 (1.06%) AWS Certification
11 34 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 19 (0.54%) RHCE
13 15 (0.43%) BC Cleared
14 14 (0.40%) CISM
14 14 (0.40%) CISSP
14 14 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 14 (0.40%) MCITP
14 14 (0.40%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (9.12%) QA
2 90 (2.57%) PCI DSS
3 79 (2.26%) SLA
4 60 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.71%) GCP
6 21 (0.60%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 19 (0.54%) SDET
9 16 (0.46%) COBIT
9 16 (0.46%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.17%) ISO 9000
10 6 (0.17%) ISO13485
11 5 (0.14%) DO-178B
11 5 (0.14%) IEC 61508
12 3 (0.086%) MiFID
12 3 (0.086%) MISRA
12 3 (0.086%) MISRA C
13 2 (0.057%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.057%) JTAG
14 1 (0.029%) ISO26262
System Software
1 554 (15.83%) Docker
2 281 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 233 (6.66%) Active Directory
4 175 (5.00%) vSphere
5 107 (3.06%) Xen
6 101 (2.89%) XenServer
7 64 (1.83%) Hyper-V
8 63 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
9 47 (1.34%) vCloud
10 39 (1.11%) Firmware
10 39 (1.11%) Varnish
11 32 (0.91%) KVM
12 27 (0.77%) VMware ESX
13 26 (0.74%) NFS
13 26 (0.74%) VirtualBox
14 23 (0.66%) Dovecot
15 22 (0.63%) LXC
15 22 (0.63%) Samba
16 20 (0.57%) Postfix
17 15 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1588 (45.38%) Puppet
2 1208 (34.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1017 (29.07%) Ansible
4 291 (8.32%) Nagios
5 225 (6.43%) Terraform
6 168 (4.80%) Kubernetes
7 135 (3.86%) Salt
8 105 (3.00%) SCCM
9 102 (2.92%) Cobbler
10 97 (2.77%) Graphite
11 91 (2.60%) Mesos
12 90 (2.57%) Tivoli
13 74 (2.11%) ZABBIX
14 58 (1.66%) rkt
15 52 (1.49%) Cacti
15 52 (1.49%) HAProxy
16 48 (1.37%) Kibana
17 45 (1.29%) CFEngine
18 35 (1.00%) Rundeck
19 34 (0.97%) StatsD
Vendors
1 583 (16.66%) Microsoft
2 444 (12.69%) VMware
3 418 (11.95%) Oracle
4 374 (10.69%) Red Hat
5 162 (4.63%) Cisco
6 121 (3.46%) Google
7 116 (3.32%) New Relic
8 102 (2.92%) Splunk
9 100 (2.86%) Atlassian
10 98 (2.80%) EPiServer
11 82 (2.34%) EnterpriseDB
12 80 (2.29%) SaltStack
13 78 (2.23%) IBM
14 76 (2.17%) HP
15 73 (2.09%) ServiceNow
16 61 (1.74%) Citrix
17 52 (1.49%) SAP
18 50 (1.43%) Rackspace
19 46 (1.31%) AppDynamics
20 45 (1.29%) CheckPoint
Central London / West End
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Send
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Livedrive
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oakham, Leicestershire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Up to £45,000 (neg) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Candidate Source
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum 20% bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Recann
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + training programme
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Send
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent progression opportunities
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago